For the past 35 years, Mr. Dick Zylstra has been a steady man of genuine faith, Biblical wisdom, and leadership, in the classroom as a math teacher, coach and most recently, the Dean of Students.
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We understand that home learning can be stressful for students and parents. We realize that not all resources or tools will be a fit for all ages or students, but we will do our best to provide what works well for different ages. Many of these tools may already be familiar to your student from using them in the classroom at school.
“I want every student back,” Matt Davidson exclaims. “I want to keep this team together.”
As the weather gets nicer and the school year winds down, it’s often hard to keep students focused and motivated–and that’s during a normal year! Home learning is anything but normal. Here’s some advice from Lynn van Stee the Director of Educational Support & School Psychologist to help keep your child focused and successfully finish the school year.
Timothy Christian Schools may soon reopen their doors, but not to their own students as Gov. JB Pritzker’s mandate remains in place.
“State! State! State!” The crowd chanted with just a few seconds left in the boys basketball Super-Sectional game at Northern Illinois University.
Steel is strong. When building something structurally to last, steel is the product of choice. In this first-ever men’s event of its kind at Timothy Christian Schools — come to be encouraged, come to be challenged, come to be united, and come to be strengthened. Strengthened in your purpose, strengthened in your courage, and strengthened in your leadership. Strengthened like steel.
Timothy’s mission is to develop servant leaders, who live out their purpose in life for Jesus Christ. And these Renew trips — where they see and experience things that they can’t in the classroom — help students start asking hard questions. Like so many other parents, I sent my son on a Renew trip with the prayer that he would serve others in the name and love of Christ.
Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love the miraculous history and all that it means for us, the reading (and reciting) of Luke 2, candlelight services, carols, our Christmas tree, time with friends and family. I could go on and on. Those first ten days of Christmas break were meaningfully busy and celebratory. Then, it was Thursday — the day after Christmas — and all of a sudden I realized that we still had ELEVEN more days of Christmas break.
Sureya Alex, a junior, interviewed three experts on athletic scholarships: Jon Huizinga, Timothy Christian’s Director of College and Career, Jack LeGrand, Director of Timothy Christian Athletics, and Bill DeRuiter, Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Trinity Christian College. Here are their thoughts and advice.