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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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Victorian Faire Weekend is here!

Victorian Faire Weekend is here!

Come join in on the fun, and support the students as they culminate nearly 8 weeks of work. The presentations are great, the games are fun, the fellowship is divine, and basically, a real Towering Time. See you at the Faire!

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Victorian Days Gone by….

Victorian Days Gone by….

Tomorrow is the first show of the 2015 Victorian Faire! And then, there was yesterday….who is this masked man? hint – 2007. I have heard he is now a Board Member? Any guesses?

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The Eiffel Tower is in Candia!

The Eiffel Tower is in Candia!

We have made some grand Humanities Faire sets over the years, but this one probably trumps all – the 2015 Eiffel Tower! Ok Alumni out there, what set from the past can beat this one? Come join the fun, this upcoming weekend at the annual Humanities Faire!

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