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Beginners, Together!

By Peter Jenkins | Apr 6, 2020

By Karyl Morin, Director of Learning Innovation at Zeeland Christian School “We will desire to get back to normal, yet I believe we will realize an even better normal after we learn and grow together through this.”   We are all beginners! Each of us is learning and working in new ways and are there ever-growing…

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ZCS Adopts Next Gen Science Standards and Inquiry-Based Learning!

By Peter Jenkins | Mar 3, 2020

Karyl Morin, Dir. of Learning Innovation Curiosity, critical thinking, and active learning are alive and well in science at ZCS! Did you know that our teachers have been trained in Next Gen Science Standards (NGSS) and that ZCS has adopted a new Science curriculum based on NGSS? Phenomenal Science (K-5) and MiStar (6-8) are both…

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New Logo for ZCS

By Peter Jenkins | Feb 5, 2020

We are excited to announce a new Zeeland Christian School logo! This new logo represents the values ZCS has always held dear while bringing a fresh and vibrant look and feel to our school. Throughout the entire history of our school, a flame has been present in each of our four logos. Symbolizing both the…

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PBIS: Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Launch

By Peter Jenkins | Feb 5, 2020

We are excited to introduce our new Positive Behavior framework to ZCS: Christ-like AMOR. The ultimate goal of the framework is to bring clarity and consistency for our students and staff. The students were introduced to our Behavior Expectations on Monday. We will be intentionally acknowledging the positive behaviors that we see every day because…

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The NEA Big Read

By Selena Van Klompenberg | Nov 21, 2019

This year two 8th grade reading classes participated in our city-wide NEA Big Read, led by Hope College. Big Read brings our community together around books and uses this shared experience to explore book themes as a springboard to explore themes and listen to each other. Our 8th graders created two visuals exploring the book, Before…

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Phil and Tasha Saladin – Our Military/ZCS Story

By Peter Jenkins | Nov 11, 2019

Tasha’s Service I served a little over four years as a medic in the Army. I went through basic, medic training and Airborne school, and was first stationed in Germany. In Germany, I served as a medic, and as the unit Armorer. The funny thing about the Army is you never know what job you…

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Zeeland Christian School and Ridge Point Community Church Partner to Offer Nature Preschool Classes

By Selena Van Klompenberg | Sep 30, 2019

We are excited to announce a new ZCS partnership with Ridge Point Community Church. We will be bringing nature preschool classes from a Christian perspective to the Holland/Zeeland area, hopefully starting Fall 2020.  This past spring, Ridge Point reached out to Zeeland Christian asking them to come alongside a vision they had for the future of…

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Harvey and Jennie Jongekrijg’s Legacy Story and Gift

By Selena Van Klompenberg | Sep 12, 2019

Jennie and Harvey Jongekrijg were champions of Christian education throughout West Michigan. They did this with their time, talents, and treasures. They made their living working a farm in Borculo. Their dedication was primarily in using their resources to furthering God’s kingdom. Harvey was a founding planner/originator and school board member of Borculo Christian School.…

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Audrey Veldhof Scholarship

By Peter Jenkins | Jun 10, 2019

Zeeland Christian School is honored to announce the Audrey Veldhof Scholarship. This scholarship, established by Mrs. Veldhof’s daughter and son-in-law, Drs. Gwen and Robert Brandt, will be awarded to students in our summer school program. Families often have additional expenses related to the care and education of their child so the financial assistance of this…

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