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Head of School Note 1.19.22

By Tim McAboy | Jan 19, 2022

Parents and Guardians,  Reflecting on our first few weeks back to school after the holidays, I am encouraged by the many acts of kindness, the sense of family, and the spirit of teamwork I witness each day. It hasn’t been an “easy” beginning to the new year, and yet, the spirit of God and his…

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The Other Benefits of Language Immersion

By Molly Kehrer | Jan 19, 2022

Parents and Guardians, A few weeks ago, we walked into our Wednesday night church dinner and a sweet little girl ran up to my fourth-grade daughter, Greta. Speaking quickly in Spanish, I heard the little girl cheerfully greet her and then ask if they could go play together. My daughter, without missing a beat, turned…

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8th Grade Leadership Camp

By Peter Jenkins | Sep 8, 2021

One of my favorite quotes is, “Begin with the end in mind.” – Dr. Stephen Covey At ZCS we have Threeschool – 8th-grade students in one building at our main campus on Central Ave. One of the reasons for this is the leadership it allows our older students to have, especially once they reach 8th…

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Head of School Note 9.1.21

By Peter Jenkins | Sep 3, 2021

Parents and Guardians, Today was the first day of preschool for many of our families. Our largest preschool class in five years will have their first days this week. Today was so special watching these precious little ones begin or continue their ZCS story. Those of you who sent your children through ZCS preschool know…

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Head of School Note 8.25.21

By Tim McAboy | Aug 25, 2021

ZCS Community, Allow me for a moment to have this proud administrator moment: I’m beginning my 20th year in Christian school leadership, and yesterday was the best first day of school I ever experienced. I walked around the entire day beaming like a proud parent as I watched the students interact with their friends, teachers establish rhythms…

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Zeeland Christian School Mission Statement

By Peter Jenkins | Aug 25, 2021

Mission Mandarin 泽兰基督教学校的使命是在基督教改革宗的信仰基础上,提供高质量的基督教教育。作为基督教家庭的延伸,我们协助家长承担起以基督信仰教育子女的责任。 我们的目标是在当代社会中激发学生作为基督徒的全部潜能,使学生们用爱心顺服神的意志,明白用生命服务他人的伟大意义,以及接受他们对这个世界所承担的责任。 Spanish La misión de Zeeland Christian School es brindar una educación cristiana de calidad basada en los principios de la Iglesia Reformada y su interpretación de la fe.  Esto lo logramos en conjunto con la familia cristiana y como una extensión de ella, apoyando a los padres de familia en su…

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Middle School First Day

By Peter Jenkins | Aug 24, 2021

This morning started with a 7:05 AM circle of middle school ZCS team members gathering for a prayer over the year led by Mr. McAboy as we asked for God’s blessing in all that we do. I have been asked throughout today, “How has  your first day at ZCS gone with the students?” I already love…

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Elementary First Day of School!

By Peter Jenkins | Aug 24, 2021

Parents and Guardians, What a fabulous first day of elementary school it has been! Since this morning, I have sensed God’s presence through the Holy Spirit and witnessed the first day of school jitters calm, kids’ joy spread, and relationships form. If you were one of the 100 (or more!) parents at our Opening Convocation,…

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Fundraising Report: Tim Bosch Fund

By Peter Jenkins | Jul 9, 2021

It’s time to celebrate and praise God!! In June, we let you know about a $40,000 gap in our 2020-21 fundraising goal for Inclusion. Right away, an unexpectedly high number of gifts came in. Then, on June 29, a family stepped up and offered a $15,000 match. Our community overwhelmingly responded with a renewed commitment…

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