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Mission Celebration, Saturday Eve, 5-7pm

Mission Celebration, Saturday Eve, 5-7pm

Did you make your MC rsvp? – if not, there are just a couple days left! We are looking forward to a great night of fun, celebration and inspiration at the annual Mission Celebration Night of Giving coming up on Saturday evening. The guest list is looking great, […]

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Headmaster’s Message

Headmaster’s Message – Many of us gathered over the winter months for one of the Strategic Vision Meetings that Kate and I held at our house. I want to thank all those who attended, and I hope you found the time valuable. I have been involved with […]

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2016 Maple Sugaring Season Underway

2016 Maple Sugaring Season Underway

The JRHS Maple Sugaring Project got off to a really good start this week. A hard working crew put out 300 taps on February 22, and we have been collecting and boiling all week.

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The Mandate of the Christian School – Whole Life Discipleship

The Mandate of the Christian School – Whole Life Discipleship

Although there is no direct reference to the Christian School in the Bible, it was one of the first and most important “ministries” of the early Church. Soon after churches were established in the early centuries, the Christians began focusing on educating their people, to be able […]

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Jan Term at JRHS

This year’s JanTerm is off to a swell start. We have groups of students learning CAD software, making a timber frame barn, presenting their testimonies, reciting poetry, presenting a world issues debate, and making videos. Many thanks to the hard working teachers offering these great mid-winter electives. […]

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God-honoring Learning

I am working through a wonderfully challenging little book this season, “The Liberal Arts: Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual tradition”, by Gene Fant. As our culture constantly re-defines the purpose and outcome of learning, usually to the demise of real, deep, meaningful intellectual pursuit, the Christian school has a […]

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The Season of Thanks

I am challenged to bring a great piece of Christian literature to our Juniors and Seniors this month. Maybe some of you remember or are familiar with Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s little classic, Life Together. It is now a wonderfully inspiring book, almost a devotional, that challenges us deeply to examine relationships […]

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The Key Distinctive of the Christian School

The Key Distinctive of the Christian School

a transcript of Headmaster Philbrick’s address to parents and faculty at the November PT Meeting The purpose tonight is to talk about the progress of student learning. This is an essential part of the academic year. Yet I want to begin for a moment with the direction […]

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The Value is in the People

The Value is in the People

The real value of JRHS is in the teachers God has provided for our great school. Students are taught that their identity is first and foremost in Christ. They are challenged to pursue excellence and see life and learning from a Biblical perspective. Faculty look to provide […]

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Quarter Two

The fall quarter at JRHS comes to a close this week. The Humanities Faire, a grand success, is now in the past. The students have now mastered the routines of the coursework, and do the daily climb towards excellence. The Horton Center retreat is a warm memory, […]

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