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  • Kent Bowden, Osteopathic Surgeon – Class of 1997
    on May 7, 2021 in Alumni Stories

    by Melissa Keeley, Director of Development When COVID-19 first arrived in Michigan in March of 2020, things came to a halt for Kent Bowden (’97). Working as an Osteopathic Surgeon in Cadillac, MI, Kent’s hospital, like hospitals across the country, had to cancel all ... Read more →

  • LCS Teaches for Transformation
    on March 31, 2021 in Education, God, teaching for transformation

    by Dr. Jamie Wernet, Director of Learning/Math Teacher Teaching for Transformation (TfT), developed in partnership with the Center for the Advancement of Christian Education, is the framework we use at LCS to support transformational learning. Incorporating best practices ... Read more →

  • Outdoor Education
    on March 31, 2021 in Education, Christian, Outdoor Education

    by Melissa Keeley, Director of Development One of the positives that have come out of this challenging year is the increased use of our school’s beautiful outdoor space. As the current pandemic has increased everyone’s dependence on technology, being outdoors has ... Read more →

  • A Letter of Thanks to Our Community
    on March 17, 2021 in Education

    by Andrew Kleyn, Middle and High school Principal One year ago, I got on the intercom at school and misspoke. I intended to say, “Grab everything you need from your locker for the next week.” Instead, I said, “Grab everything from your locker.” Few of us could have ... Read more →

  • An Open Letter of Thanks to Our Teachers
    on March 17, 2021 in Education

    by Sheila Dykstra, Elementary Principal A year ago, our world was turned upside down. We packed up students and sent them home with learning materials for what we believed to be a 3 week pause. Those 3 weeks turned into 3 months. In those 3 months, you explored the world of ... Read more →

  • Outdoor Learning
    on February 26, 2021 in Education, elementary, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Learning

    Our students are having a great time being outdoors this winter—exploring the woods, building forts with tree branches, going on prayer walks, and embracing the opportunity to take a break from the mitigation strategies that are necessary inside the building. Being ... Read more →

  • Athletics Reopen at LCS
    on February 11, 2021 in Education, Athletics, high school

    Proverbs 3:5-6Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do, and He will show you which path to take. Until now, our incredible team of basketball coaches and student athletes at Lansing Christian School have ... Read more →

  • Why Outdoor Experiences matter
    on January 29, 2021 in Education, Christian School, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Learning

    Lansing Christian students are enjoying God’s creation on our beautiful outdoor campus! Outdoor experiences enhance classroom learning. Spending time outdoors allows students to develop their creativity, problem-solving, independence, confidence, and more. While ... Read more →

  • WANT TO IMPACT A STUDENT’S LIFE? SO DO WE!
    on December 15, 2020 in Featured Stories, Uncategorized

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  • Parent Survey results
    on November 2, 2020 in Uncategorized, Christian School, elementary, high school, middle school

    Thank you to the more than 200 families who responded to our recent LCS Connects Family Feedback Survey. Below is a summary of the results. Some positive take-aways from the survey responses include: 100% of LCS families agreed that LCS is following health and safety ... Read more →

  • Innovation at LCS Supports Safe In-Person Learning
    on September 24, 2020 in Education, Christian education, elementary

    “I am so happy to be back at school.” This is not normally what you hear on the first day of school from a tenth-grade boy, but it is exactly what I heard from one of our students as he entered the building on August 20, masked and ready to learn. After months of ... Read more →

  • Lansing Christian Back To School
    on August 28, 2020 in Education, back to school, Christian, education, School

    It’s been an amazing first week of school here on our campus! It is so good to see the students again, and it is great to see how much they enjoy being with one another. We experienced joy on our campus every day this week. This is truly something to be grateful for.  ... Read more →

  • Message from Wendy Hofman, LCS Head of School
    on August 18, 2020 in Education

    We continue to finalize plans and procedures for beginning school in-person on August 25. The 2020-2021 Reopening Plan has been developed to support health and safety while we also continue to pursue excellence in Christ-centered learning. As we work to create a learning ... Read more →

  • Finding A Back-To-School Balance
    on August 12, 2020 in Education

    September is a funny month. It’s unique in that it’s welcomed, and yet feared, by many. If you have school-age children, you know all about the excitement that a brand new school year brings and how bright and shiny things look on September 1. However, as surely as the ... Read more →

  • LCS 2020-2021 Reopening Plan
    on July 30, 2020 in Education, School Reopen Plan

    Letter from Wendy Hofman, Head of School At Lansing Christian School, our vision calls us to equip young men and women to engage and transform the world for Jesus Christ. Our core values direct us to pursue excellence, cultivate Christian community, partner with parents, ... Read more →

  • 2020-2021 SAFE, IN-PERSON, ON CAMPUS INSTRUCTION EVERY DAY
    on July 24, 2020 in Education, elementary, high school, middle school, School

    As a private, Christian school in Greater Lansing, we are committed to mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 and we are committed to maintaining a “low risk” learning environment at LCS. We are also committed to meeting or exceeding the state’s requirements ... Read more →

  • Letting God’s Light Shine!
    on July 7, 2020 in Education

    GLORIFYING GOD THROUGH FINE ARTS Throughout the Bible, Jesus used stories, also called parables, to teach valuable life lessons and help us understand how we can be more like Him. In the same way, the students in the Lansing Christian School Creative Arts program utilize ... Read more →

  • Work Hard, Play Hard!
    on June 29, 2020 in Education

    5 REASONS PLAY IS ESSENTIAL TO YOUR CHILD’S EDUCATION All work and no play is no good — especially when it comes to your child’s education. When you think of “play,” your mind probably goes to preschoolers playing with toys or running around the playground. ... Read more →

  • How Important Is Christian Education?
    on June 22, 2020 in Education

    Many parents spend countless hours creating an environment that will encourage development in the Christian faith. They may search for an appropriate church, pray that their children will make the right friends, or monitor technology use to eliminate exposure to harmful ... Read more →

  • God’s Masterpieces
    on June 10, 2020 in Remote Learning

    This past year, our theme for the year was “My Life – God’s Story.” We’ve referenced Eph 2: 10, “For we are God’s handiwork created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” During the 8th grade graduation, we talked ... Read more →

  • LCS Community
    on June 2, 2020 in Remote Learning

    We are closing out the school year and while I am confident that everyone is ready for a much needed break, I also believe that we need our community around us more than ever. As we take this time to rest and recharge, I ask that we continue to uplift our LCS community and ... Read more →

  • Elementary Field Day
    on June 2, 2020 in Remote Learning, Christian, community, elementary

    We had a great field day! Thank you to all the students who participated and to all the parents who kept track of scores and submitted them. Congratulations Mrs. Person’s Class for being our overall field day winner! In second place – Mrs. Holmes’ preschool class and ... Read more →

  • Kindergarten Celebration
    on May 29, 2020 in Remote Learning

    Mrs. Person and Mrs. O’Neill put together an amazing virtual kindergarten celebration! Congratulations 1st graders! ...

  • LCS Community Webinar
    on May 20, 2020 in Remote Learning

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for the LCS Community Webinar on May 20. Wendy Hofman, Head of School, communicated how LCS is responding to the pandemic crisis and talked about initial planning and priorities as we prepare to re-open the school in August. If you were ... Read more →

  • High School Service Week
    on May 19, 2020 in Remote Learning

    This week is officially designated as High School Service Week at Lansing Christian School. While the world around us has changed with COVID-19, that doesn’t mean students are unable to serve others. At LCS, we recognize the value of service and work to encourage service ... Read more →

  • 2020 Top Ten LCS Seniors
    on May 18, 2020 in Education

    Congratulations to our Valedictorians, Salutatorian, and Top Ten students! ...

  • New Pilgrim Post – Senior Tribute Edition
    on May 14, 2020 in Student Work, Christian, high school, Remote Learning, seniors

    We are excited to share the latest edition of The Pilgrim Post, our LCS student newspaper. This edition is a tribute to the Class of 2020. It contains memories from the senior class, advice from alumni, and notes of hope and encouragement. Thank you to our Pilgrim ... Read more →

  • Educational Resources and Teaching Tips
    on May 13, 2020 in Remote Learning, Christian, education, elementary

    We are in the middle of a challenging time in our world and we have more questions than answers. As adults we struggle with the reality of what is going on. We have concerns about health, our jobs, our children’s education, our extended family…the list goes on. We also ... Read more →

  • Developing Resilience
    on May 11, 2020 in Remote Learning

    Resilience is a life skill. Developing resilience is about seizing opportunities and experiences for students to try and fail, learn from their mistakes, and try again. It is about helping students respond to challenges and setbacks in a manner that develops persistence. ... Read more →

  • Teacher Appreciation Week
    on May 9, 2020 in Remote Learning

    It has now been eight weeks since it was first announced that schools would be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While we did not know at that time how long the closure would last, within two days our teachers transitioned to remote learning plans to engage our students ... Read more →

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