Most teachers can’t wait to be off for the summer. No more grading, lesson planning, noisy classrooms or ringing bells. Shortly after summer hits, however, many teachers begin to miss their students, classrooms and joy that being a Christian school teacher brings.
“Calvary School has always had strong church support. Church members who don’t have children in the school are still financially supportive,” says Cynthia Poole, Associate Superintendent of Education for the AEC.
A Blue Mountain Academy bell choir student was recently recognized with an award given to one bell choir student each year from across the North American Division who “demonstrates outstanding leadership in the art of handbells."
American Sign Language (ASL) is a new addition to this year’s high school class options at Spencerville Adventist Academy. The students first developed an interest when a parent presented the opportunity to have a club that would focus on teaching students sign language.
At the Pennsylvania Conference Blue Mountain Academy's recent “Peace of Mind” mental health conference, students and church members from around the area discovered practical help on topics like depression and anxiety.
As the Seventh-day Adventist Church recognized the 175th anniversary of the Great Disappointment last year, the Highlanders traveling choir embarked on a trip to the Adventist heritage site of the William Miller farm in Low Hampton, N.Y.