In the early ‘90s our family lived in Kiev while we served as missionaries and I taught at a local college. This was after the fall of the Soviet Union, when Ukraine was still governed by the vestiges of a corrupt communist system. The government still seemed to regulate and control almost everything, including when […]
This week, we reached a significant milestone. Thanks to gifts and pledges from parents, grandparents, staff, alumni families, and friends of the school our Annual Fund total passed the 100,000 mark. As of today our total stands $101,645. We rejoice in God’s generous provision and ask that you join us in praying that He provides the remaining $48.355. We seek these funds for three reasons.
the governing board of Myrtle Grove Christian School hosted a parent forum to engage with and form deeper relationships with MGCS parents, who the board refers to as Mission Partners. The ends or goals of the school were discussed at length and an updated version was the outcome of the meeting.
Savannah Starling joined our staff last fall as assistant in Mrs. Boneske’s homeroom. Together with the rest of the kindergarten team, she works to prepare kindergarteners to make the next steps in their academic journey. She enjoys the genuine curiosity of these young students. “They fearlessly ask tough and profound questions about faith and life.” Here are 4 things you might not know about Savannah…
As part of our ongoing commitment to expand outdoor and experiential learning opportunities, we established the Summer Explorers program in the summer of 2019. Our campus buzzes with activity for the month of July as PK-8th graders wonder, explore, problem solve, collaborate, and connect during MGCS Summer Explorers.
The move from 5th grade to middle school is an important right of passage at MGCS. Our 5th grade team works through the year to ensure that students are prepared to make a smooth transition to this next stage in their academic journey. This year, we combined important content from our Manners curriculum with existing instruction about key academic practices to form the Middle School Prep program to equip students for success in the years ahead.
After spending over 20 years in college athletics as a student athlete, coach, and chaplain as well as serving two churches as senior pastor, Dr. David Reid joined our MGCS family this fall to teach 8th grade Bible. His wife Carrie teaches 5th grade at MGCS. They have five children. Here Dr. Reid shares a little bit about some big questions that shaped his journey…
3/25/21 NOTE: We recently added a Holland Lop Rabbit to our school family. This new friend will take up residence in our garden classroom later this spring. If you’ve visited our campus recently you may know that we’ve added gardens by the preschool, a garden classroom behind the STEM modular, and a chicken yard that […]
Every Spring, MGCS 5th graders complete a rigorous manners course that spans several weeks and culminates in a reception where they practice and demonstrate these important life skills.
Good manners honor God and prepare students for success…even during distance learning! Beth Cartner is building on the 5th grade foundation in 6th grade and coaching our 6th graders to develop excellent email etiquette.
Everyone on our team feels called and honored to serve the students and families of MGCS. Lauren Reagan joined our staff this year and has the unique opportunity to work with students in every grade level as both the PK-5th grade Physical Education (PE) teacher and as the Assistant Athletic Director for our Middle School […]