MEET NICK JENSEN: We welcome Nick Jensen to the NVCA family! Mr. Jensen desires to use his leadership and musical skills to empower young musicians and to lead others in the worship of Jesus Christ through music. He is the founder and president of Strum University Music School in Phoenix and has 120+ students and instructors teaching voice, piano, guitar, drums, and more. Mr. Jensen will share his love of Christ with our student body by leading chapel worship next year on our new campus!
CHECK OUT OUR NEW CURRICULUM:
PURPOSEFUL DESIGN: The Purposeful Design Curriculum is our new science curriculum for Kindergarten – 8th Grade from Association of Christian Schools International. This science series is taught through a Biblical Worldview so that students can have a deeper understanding of God’s creation. The hands on and inquiry based lessons allow students of all learning styles to succeed. For more detailed information visit http://PDP.ACSI.org/pdp/default.aspx.
STEP UP TO WRITING: This new 4th edition uses a variety of instructional strategies, allows for flexibility, support and use in other subject areas, and differentiation ideas for multilevel learners. The focus is on explicit instruction so that students can have clear and organized writing. This model will allow for a strong foundation, growth, and the honing of skills. For more detailed information go to www.StepUptoWriting.com.
HORIZON PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH K-12TH: Horizon’s Physical and Health Curriculum is for K-12th grade students. This Alpha Omega Publications product integrates a Christian perspective on living a healthy lifestyle in the areas of athletics, nutrition, our bodies, fitness, and peer pressure, etc. The foundation we have in Christ will help lead and guide to make the right decisions in all aspects of our lives.
CONGRATULATIONS AND FAREWELL TO DANA SMITH: Congratulations to Dana Smith who is getting married in June and will become Mrs. Baker! We are saddened to share that she has chosen to move on from NVCA at the end of this year. She is thankful for the many blessings and friendships that she has made over the last 7 years. We will miss her joyful heart and loving spirit that she has shared with each student. We pray many blessings on her upcoming wedding and for her future endeavors.
ENROLL NOW FOR OUR SUMMER PRESCHOOL PROGRAM: Information can be picked up in the school office or from one of the preschool classrooms. The program runs from 8:00-3:00 each day with weeklong sessions from May 30th – July 28th. Before care and after care are available starting at 6:30am and ending at 6:00pm.
CHAPEL OFFERING: The Dollar Challenge for the Phoenix Rescue Mission has increased to $1,142.52! These students are truly amazing. Thank you for helping support the Phoenix Rescue Mission and St. Mary’s Food Bank this year.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND GOD’S BLESSINGS this week to Pierson Sweeny, Kelly Ingegneri, and