ZCS Welcomes New School Resource Officer

We are thankful for our partnership with the Zeeland Police Department and their commitment to keeping our school and community safe. At ZCS, we are assigned a School Resource Officer to protect the safety and security of our students, staff, and campus. In addition, they attend many school academic and sporting events and act as…

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Zeeland Christian School Announces Next Middle School Principal

Tim Paauw will be the next middle school Principal for Zeeland Christian School (ZCS). Mr. Paauw is currently the Head of School at Jenison Christian School. Before that Tim was a fourth-grade teacher at Ada Christian School from 2003-2010. Tim attended West Side Christian School through 8th grade and graduated from Calvin Christian High School.…

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Zeeland Christian School Announces Next Elementary Principal

Betsy Koop will be the next elementary principal for Zeeland Christian School (ZCS). She will fill the opening created by the retirement of Sherri Tibbe at the end of the 2020-21 school year. Mrs. Koop taught at ZCS from 2008 – 2013, was an instructional specialist for addalingua from 2013 – 2018, and has been…

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Beginners, Together!

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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Teacher Spotlight- John Buteyn

  I was born in Waupun, Wisconsin, a small town in the central part of Wisconsin in a strong Christian family as the sixth of eight children. My parents were actively involved in both our home church and Christian school. My dad was always involved in serving on either the church council of elders or on…

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What if? Innovation Design Project

  For the last four weeks, our fourth and sixth graders have stepped away from their normal routine and took on a huge challenge that will benefit the students of ZCS for a long time. The “What If? Innovation Project©” challenged the students to design a nature-based playground that encourages play, worship and learning for…

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Third Graders make a difference through Terra Cycle.

  Each year the third graders at Zeeland Christian School are faced with a problem. They know that as God’s children they are called to care for God’s creation and that they have a lot of work to do. Instead of focusing on the huge problem, the kids have learned that if they work hard, they…

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Family Groups

  Once a month the middle schoolers at ZCS head to elementary classrooms to help gather the children in their family groups. On these days it’s common to see piggyback rides and hands being held while the kids chat about their days and find their classrooms. The noise erupting from the halls is both rambunctious…

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ZCS Educational Leadership Team

One of the early joys of my first months at Zeeland Christian School has been engaging with our Educational Leadership team. I was drawn to ZCS in large part because of the opportunity to be a leader of leaders, and I’ve been encouraged with the great work happening here. Throughout the week I meet individually…

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