Simply put, the answer is “YES, we are staying the course!” You will likely recall that the project is taking place over the next two summers (2020, 2021). Incredibly, we already have commitments for over $7MM and each of these donors are standing behind their pledge despite the economic volatility. We are receiving positive feedback on the project from other donors, our faculty, and certainly from our students. We will not use long-term debt on the project as we remain fiercely committed to staying debt free. The Timothy Auction, which has been moved to the fall (TBA), will also go toward funding Phase 3.
IDL teacher Jon Hamelinck led the charge to use the laser cutters in the IDL classroom to make face shields for area healthcare workers.
After 15 years of service, Dr. Hoeksema retires leaving a legacy of teachers who are committed to Christ-centered education.
Justin Horne, the new PK-8th grade principal, has an impressive resume, but more importantly, he has a deep desire to inspire others to use their gifts and talents all for the glory of God.
From packed schedules with school work and extracurricular activities, two high school students transition to home learning and deal with the disappointments of canceled events.
Beyond the Classroom With Mrs. Janna Piersma: High school social worker, Mrs. Janna Piersma, is keenly aware of the anxiety the pandemic and home learning causes students, and has developed a system to help them cope.