Refocusing on God

Dear Parents, Happy New Year! While the hope and excitement of a fresh start seems to be waning already with the return of remote learning and restrictions, it is increasingly clear that we need to look up and find our strength and joy in the Lord alone. Over these past few days, I have been…

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Unspeakable Joy

Dear Parents, Joy unspeakable Joy… this is what God offers us through the birth of His son Jesus. This is what we celebrate in this advent season. While a dictionary definition of joy is great pleasure, happiness or rejoicing, these all fall short of a Biblical definition, which focuses on an unchangeable state that is…

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The Gift of Shalom

Artistic rendering of the word Shalom

Dear Parents, What is it that our hearts and our world long for the most? Arguably peace or Shalom would top our list. In this 2nd week of Advent, we considered what the word Shalom means and some of its implications. While the word peace is often the translation for Shalom, the original Hebrew word…

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Jesus: A Seed of Hope

Colorful metal cutout of the word hope in a garden

Dear Parents, Almost on cue, the energy and excitement levels seemed to increase overnight with the arrival of December 1st. Even as we started our chapel this morning with our regular “Good Morning”, there was a noticeable difference in the volume of the students’ response. Something about the Christmas season sparks something in us. While…

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The Gift of Language

Hello in different languages

Dear Parents, It amazes me how God has brought together such a diverse group of people to form our community at Trinity, which is all the richer because of the numerous cultural backgrounds represented in our school. While English is the primary language that we use to communicate amongst each other, the reality is that…

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Clothe Yourselves with Kindness

Photo of sign that says Be Kind

Dear Parents, One thing I particularly love about Trinity is our chapel time. It’s so special to see each class share spiritual themes that are coming up in their classrooms. Today, we were blessed to have our youngest students in the school challenge us about displaying one of the fruits of the spirit: kindness. In…

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Who Do We Remember?

Dear Parents, Today is Remembrance Day and during today’s chapel, we chose to slow down to remember. This took the form of videos from our military who offered their thoughts on the significance of Remembrance Day. It included a choral reading of “In Flanders Fields” by our grade 8 class. We also paused to listen…

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Hospitality

Dear Parents, Last week, our staff had the opportunity to enjoy some time together as part of the Edvance Annual Gathering. The theme this year was on hospitality. Our guest speaker, Dr. David Smith from Calvin University, went through the Biblical basis for hospitality and reflected on its implications for our curriculum, classrooms, and our…

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Bruce Trail or Bust – By Audrey McGregor

One of my most favourite activities year round is hiking, and I especially love the Bruce Trail. Any chance I get, I try to fit in a hike, and this past Sunday was no exception. I had a window of time in the late afternoon, so I decided to head over to Mt. Nemo. If…

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Virtual Christmas Market & Auction

Virtual Christmas Market & Auction

We are doing things a bit differently this year. Since we cannot have our usual Fall Market & Bazaar we are moving things Online for 2020! Join us for our Virtual Christmas Market to shop for your poinsettias, Christmas Urn inserts, baked goods, and specialty foods! Our Christmas market will be running from November 16…

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