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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New ZCS Preschool Director

Alicia Zandstra is the new preschool director for Zeeland Christian School. She graduated from Holland Christian High School and then received her Bachelor’s of Social Work from Calvin University. She is a lifelong learner and took classes in early childhood education during her time as the Lakeshore Little People’s Place Providence Site Director the past…

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Responding to Ukraine/Russia with Your Children

The following statement was sent to our middle and elementary teachers and staff on the morning of Feb. 24, 2022. Middle School and Elementary Teams, Please read the following information from Tim Paauw regarding the Ukraine/Russia situation. Paauw and I (Betsy Koop) continue to be in prayer for you as teachers who field students many questions…

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Assisting Parents

Parents, we’re here for you. How can we help? The phrase “assisting parents” is included in the mission of ZCS, and we see this aspect of our mission lived out each day in our hallways, classrooms, playgrounds, hiking trails, and specials. Stacy Deters, Dir. of Student Support Services, recently shared this story with our Board,…

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Head of School Note 1.19.22

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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8th Grade Leadership Camp

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

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

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

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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Elementary First Day of School!

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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