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Striving for Excellence (part 3)

Excellence in our Teaching James Stenson once said, “Children develop by what they see, what they hear, and what they are repeatedly led to do.” He is right! For this reason,we must model excellence for our students- it must be

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“Awesome” Science

If you’re looking for the kindergarteners at science time, you might want to check in our classroom where we’re growing carrots to catch a glimpse of edible roots, or perhaps we’re outside tending to our kumquat tree growing on campus. 

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Art Exploration

It is an exciting time in the art room right now.  We are learning art techniques, art history and incorporating literacy standards into our learning.  I am so glad I teach art, because literacy plays such an important role in understanding art

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Seeing Positive Change with Positive Action

Last year, CCS decided it was time to look for some fresh Bible curriculum. Teachers were so excited to evaluate a few curriculums and choose what worked for us here at Calvary! In the end, a committee selected Positive Action

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Who Did It?

The Curse of the Cobra’s Kiss is a murder mystery, consisting of a mysterious series of events that lead up to one question: Who did it? With many unusual and suspicious characters such as a spiteful secretary, a greedy director,

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Classics Club

During CCS teachers’ frequent meetings in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), a lot of brainstorming and discussion takes place. One of the many ideas that originated from a recent PLC meeting is what the 5th and 6th grade teachers have decided

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Slam Dunk

Congratulations to the Calvary Jr. High Boys Basketball Team for placing 2nd in their division! The season started strong and we persevered to the end. Our goals this year included improving our skills as players, reaching the championship game, and

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