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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Grade 8 Chapel

Quote that reads: God has not called me to be successfu. he has called me to be faithful. -Mother Teresa

This week at chapel, our grade 8 class challenged us to think about the difference between success and significance. They reminded us that success can often be fleeting and does not necessarily leave a lasting impact. On the other hand, those who live out a life of significance make a difference in the lives of…

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Leadership Retreat

Overhead image of hockley valley retreat.

Last week, our Admin team, (Mrs. Flokstra, Mrs. McGregor, and myself) had the privilege of attending the Edvance Fall Leadership Retreat held at Hockley Valley. The fall colours were on full display and we were able to observe God’s beautiful creation all around us. It was a wonderful opportunity to connect and have fellowship with…

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Awaken curiosity. Nurture faith. Inspire learning.

Photo of a child sitting with a Bible and laughing.

Dear Parents, Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year here at Trinity! We are thoroughly excited for all the amazing things that God has planned for each one of your children and for our Trinity community. I recently had the opportunity to share our new mission statement to all the students, staff, and parents who were…

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What is Success?

Man standing on a rock in front of a sunset

Dear Parents, According to the dictionary, success is defined as “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose” or a person or thing that achieves desired aims or attains prosperity. While there any many definitions of success and a focus on the later as a society that prioritizes prosperity, it is important to recognize that success…

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Celebration of Learning Preview

Fish-eye shot of buildings and trees

Here’s a preview of the scripture passages that have inspired the class projects that will be featured in our Celebration of Learning (and at our Grandparents & Friends’ Day).   “The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it, the world and all who live in it!” Psalm 24:1 “And God saw all that He…

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4Hs: Head, Heart, Hands, & Health

Hand holding a clover

Dear Parents, Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered. Proverbs 11:25 (ESV) I have fond memories being part of 4H club as a young girl. This rural community club’s motto, “Learn to do by doing,” was represented through 4 Hs: Head: learning to think, to make decisions, and…

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