Junior High

Service Day Reflection

Post by: Char DeKoekkoek

On Service Day morning, the junior highers were asked, "Why do we serve?" Replies included: "To make God proud of us," "to share God's love," "to influence a healthier earth," "because it makes me feel awesome," "it helps community," and "to get the feeling we did good in a world that isn't always so good." Read more >> about Service Day Reflection

Lessons from an EMT

This semester in their Explorations class, junior high students have experienced a wide variety of lesson units: from “Married in Middle School” to Fabulous Fridays, to the current Career Speakers series. The purpose of this class is to expose the students to an array of topics different than typical classroom lessons, that their interests may be featured or new interests may be developed. Read more >> about Lessons from an EMT

Junior High Game & Movie Night!

~Post by Julie Alberda, SCS parent

After the parent/board forum on bringing in and maintaining jr high/high school students, one of the results of the evening was the development of parent-sponsored social evenings for the junior high. Judy Guion and Julie Alberda volunteered to help spearhead the events. Here is a brief summary of our first social evening.....

Arms Around You With Hope and Love

On Saturday morning, March 22, a mudslide hit the small town of Oso, Washington. The landslide destroyed homes, covered the highway, and blocked the north fork of the Stillaguamish River, causing flood warnings east as the river backed up, and west as they feared the mud and debris might suddenly break loose. But even more devastating was the loss of family, friends, and loved ones. As the earth settled, the state leapt into action; no one more than Darrington, the small town just east of Oso on state highway 530.

From Player to Coach: Junior High Girls' Basketball Season in Review

I still remember the first day of basketball practice: standing outside, talking myself into entering the gym; convincing myself that I was not coming down with a fatal stomach virus; and mostly, trying not to show how completely inept I was feeling. I still have vivid memories of the insecurities I felt the evening of my very first basketball practice when I was in 5th grade here at Shoreline Christian. And truth be told, it wasn't too different the evening of my first basketball practice as a coach when our junior high girls' basketball season started this past January. Read more >> about From Player to Coach: Junior High Girls' Basketball Season in Review

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