Posts by Peter Jenkins

Nature Rich Initiative: Learn. Worship. Play. pt. 1

Nature Rich Initiative at Zeeland Christian School Learn. Worship. Play. pt. 1 of 3 In an age of electronics and screens, there is a movement toward integrating nature back into the classroom. Zeeland Christian School (ZCS) is taking the initiative to enhance students educational experience without the use of a screen through the Nature Rich…

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For the Love of a Teacher

As soon as her former students see her they rush in for a big hug.  “Ni hao! Ni hao!” (Hi! Hi!) Sonya Sulayman was a teacher in Zeeland Christian’s Mandarin Immersion program up until two years ago. She came back from Indonesia last week for a visit and 13 families hosted a potluck to welcome…

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New Dir. of Learning Innovation – Karyl Morin

EDUCATION INNOVATOR AND PROJECT BASED LEARNING PIONEER JOINS THE TEAM AT ZEELAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL   March 28, 2018 – Karyl Morin will be joining the team at Zeeland Christian School as the Director of Learning Innovation starting this April. Morin has helped shape the landscape of education in West Michigan over the past decade.   Former…

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An “urge”, 3 “words”, and Miss Ady.

The First Perspective: by Sherrie Stuursma, ZCS Inclusion Teacher One day 7 years ago I was leaving school and I felt an incredible “urge” to take a different way home. I felt the urge to go thru downtown Zeeland. As I drove downtown I saw some beautiful butterflies in the window of a store. I…

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