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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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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Fall Festival 50/50 Draw Results

The winning ticket from the 50/50 draw has been pulled and the winning number is 744414! If this is your ticket, please take a photo of it and e-mail the photo to [email protected] what the total proceeds were? The draw pulled in $498.00, so the winner is receiving $249.00!Watch the video below to see the…

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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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Giving Thanks

1 thessalonians 5:16-18

Dear Parents, Have you noticed the extra nip in the air, the vibrant colours on the leaves, and the return of pumpkin everything to chain restaurants everywhere? It can only mean one thing… Thanksgiving is upon us again! While turkey dinners and family gatherings are wonderful, we were reminded this morning of the importance of…

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The National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

2 kids wearing orange shirts for truth and reconciliation day

Dear Parents, For the first time on Sept. 30th, people across the country are recognizing the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. It has been established as a federal holiday to “recognize the colonial legacy of residential schools, honour Indigenous survivors, and is vital to the ongoing reconciliation process.” The intent is to bring awareness to…

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Rejoice

Psalm 118:24

Dear Parents, A verse that has been coming back to my mind lately is Psalm 118:24, which says, “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” The word rejoice according to the Webster’s Dictionary means to “give joy” or “great delight”. In other words, this day and every…

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