It has been a good week in Grade 2. I was away on Tuesday, and everyone did great with Mrs. Milec in here. Wednesday was PJ day, and we had a lot of fun just being able to be dressed in our comfy, cozy clothes! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend.
Dates to Remember:
Friday, January 28th – Knight Day
List will be introduced on Monday, January 24th and tested on Friday, January 28th,
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.
Reminders and Other Information:
- Complete your daily health check
- it is helpful if you send me an email when your child is going to be away – thanks!
- Home Reading program – read and return your books
- Pizza Orders – please remember to PRE-ORDER if you would like pizza lunch on Tuesdays
- Reminder to send your child with water bottles – we don’t have a fountain in class
Scholastic Orders: If you are placing a scholastic order, you can do so online, and this is the class code that you will need: RC155750
As a school, Highroad has linked with Compelling Love Ministries in Guatemala since 2014. We have built classrooms in 4 villages. If a village can provide a classroom then the government will provide a teacher in Guatemala. The classrooms we have built have changed the futures of these villages and their kids. As the leaders of Compelling Love, Rocky and Karren Chupa work closely with a pastor in the village and this also brings an opportunity for spiritual impact.
For so many reasons it seemed clear that we couldn’t launch a mission trip this year. We are praying that opportunity might be possible in 2023. As a school we feel led to focus on something “outside of our community” and we are planning on building a schoolroom in Guatemala. Looking beyond ourselves will help us to know that God is at work, that we are blessed and that we can still be a blessing. This year’s village, Cerrania Los Mayas, has 45 families and 70 students whose present “school” is pictured on the right.
On February 14th there will be a hot lunch fundraiser with all profits going to the building fund. Please note, too, that larger donations can go through City Life Church and receive a tax receipt. The cost for a classroom to transform a village is about $7000.