Friday, January 29, 2010

Way To Go - 100th Day of School

Pre-kindergarten celebrated the 100th day of school by dressing up and marching around the school. What fun it is to count to 100.

100th Day Celebration

Today, Friday 1/29, is the 100th day of school for the 2009-10 year. SLS always celebrates with special activities. Kids came to school with collections of 100 things. Pictured above you see a little girl with 100 pictures of herself, a boy with 100 little cars and another girl with 100 pez collection. It can be such fun to count to 100.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Nixa Pre-School and Aerodynamics

The PreSchool and Pre-K children at the Nixa campus have been learning lots of interesting things during "J" week. We had a great time graphing jelly bean colors. Using the Quirkles science curriculum, the class learned about aerodynamics from Jazzy Jet. To test out our learning each child made a paper airplane and had fun exploring what keeps a plane in the air.

Pretty Faces Around Redeemer

Do you know who these people are? The IT man and church administrator are on the top row. They are Mr. Wanner and Mr. Moss. Youth man, Mr. Colwell and Redeemer's leading office administrator, Vickie Sims, are the bottom two pictures. What a good looking group of workers we have here at Redeemer.

School Walls - Covered With Art and Posters

Art teacher, Sheir Zinke, does a wonderful job with our art program. Here is a project celebrating the gifts of winter.

Mrs. Stouder's second grade students have a timeline and wonderful photos of each students life. What fun to see a display of the student's life from birth to present.

Who wouldn't want some hot chocolate on a cold winter day. These art projects are just too good not to eat...

This is an example of an idiom on Mrs. Schaller's sixth grade wall. Just like the display says, "You Did Awesome..."

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Mrs. Lynn and 3rd Grade Lead Chapel

Today our weekly chapel worship was lead by Mrs. Lynn and her 3rd grade students. It is always such a blessing to participate in these children led worship times. The students acted out the scripture reading and helped us to arrange the letters E A M N to spell some special things. The 3rd graders played their instruments for music during the offering and as "travel music" at the close of our chapel. What a talented group. I wonder how many english words can be formed from those four letters?

Friday, January 22, 2010

The Change Challenge

The students and staff of SLS have begun collecting change for the kids of Haiti. A huge water jar has been prepared and coins are being collected. If you would like to be a part of this project bring some coins or see Mrs. Appelquist, our change agent, to convert your bills or checks to coins.

Haiti Pictures

These pictures were shared with our upper grade students from the mission work of Ken and Penny Chumbley. They visited Haiti just days before the earthquakes destroyed most of thier buildings and lives.
A great picture of the kids of Haiti.

Work on a construction project at the orphanage. These people work hard but are very poor and struggle to exist.
Both Chumbleys were quite taken with the kids of Haiti. They have such joy...

Father Ken and Wife Penny Share About Haiti Trip

Father Ken and wife, Penny Chumbley visited SLS and talked with our upper grades about thier recent visit to Haiti. Both Ken and Penny visited Haiti and worked in and around Port-au-Prince returning home on Friday just three days before the devestating earthquake demolished much of the capital city and surrounding area. Ken and Penny share of thier mission work and showed us many pictures of this island nation.