Tag Archives: School

Joshua

We are so happy to see Joshua blossom this year.  Last year was a tough year for him – he didn’t want to be in the USA (he kept asking when we would go home – meaning Cameroon).  He had … Continue reading

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Encouragement

It’s hard to explain the emotional, physical and mental toll of going through transition and adjustment.  We’re trying to give one another grace.  School here is very different than school in Cameroon.  The boys have been on a bumpy school … Continue reading

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Sixth Grade Graduation

There is a gathering that happens every year here – the sixth grade graduation. Our family has been part of the elementary school since 2010. Joshua has attended there since second grade. He has been blessed with terrific teachers for … Continue reading

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August JLS Part Two

This is part two of the Joint Learning Session highlights. At the closing class presentations, Joshua was King Hydrogen.  His class learned about the periodic table and presented a play based on the periodic table. This is Joshua in his … Continue reading

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August JLS Part One

Every academic year is kicked off with a Joint Learning Session (JLS) that when homeschooled children and the children who attend the mission school have “school” together.  The focus is normally on a historic theme.  Below are some highlights. This … Continue reading

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Last Day Flashback

Today is the last day of school.  It’s hard to believe we will have a 4th and 6th grader.  Where did the years go?  My favorite quote from a Barbara Johnson book is, “Days may be long, but years are … Continue reading

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Funny School Discoveries

I try to make a memory yearbook type book for each school year for each boy.  Since we are nomadic, we can’t keep many keepsakes, so I decided long ago to scan and create digital books of their school work.  … Continue reading

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