The Encourager

September 14, 2018Director's Blog

Do you have an encourager in your life? Someone that just stops by to let you know that they appreciate you? Well, I do! Our very own Frau Deisenberger stops by my office every so often just to tell me that she’s glad I’m here. I remember a couple of years ago she said, “I … Read More

Intellectual Character: Courage

September 7, 2018Director's Blog

This year, the elementary school students are learning about intellectual character. A new character trait based on the seven qualities that make up intellectual character will be presented each month. Ms. Fitcher has introduced this idea to the students, and this week she explained the first characteristic: intellectual courage. So what exactly is intellectual character? … Read More

Grit

August 31, 2018Director's Blog

Angela Duckworth, a former math teacher, has dedicated her life to trying to figure out what makes someone successful. When she was in the classroom, she found herself wondering why a student who was really smart didn’t do as well as someone with average intelligence. She set out to figure out why some people make … Read More

Welcome Back!

August 24, 2018Director's Blog

We have missed you this summer and are excited for the 2018-2019 school year to begin! We hope you are enjoying the bright and clean campus, with new paint and pictures throughout the building. Our facilities crew has worked hard to get things ready for you. Be sure to thank them. Our theme for the … Read More

Saying Goodbye to 2017-2018

June 15, 2018Director's Blog

As this is our last Eagle of the year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for allowing us the privilege of partnering with you in the education of your children. We have had a year where we have needed to “Stand United,” as we supported each other through times of … Read More

Happiness is…

June 8, 2018Director's Blog

Something I’ve been thinking about lately is just how fleeting life is. This year, we pretty much just blinked, and it’s over. The older I get, the shorter each year seems. At our last All-Staff Devotions, I shared about how we need to remember that life is short. We need to “redeem the time,” as … Read More

One Body, One Voice

June 1, 2018Director's Blog

Tuesday, May 29, was a packed evening with the Sports Awards, then the Secondary Concert, followed by scenes from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The students were honored for their hard work and dedication in athletics, music, and drama. What an amazing night! I love the theme of the Secondary Concert: One Body, One … Read More

Come and See

May 25, 2018Director's Blog

During the last weekend of April until May 1 I had the privilege of attending the ACSI Administrators’ Conference in Slovenia. Every year administrators from all over Europe and others from Africa and Asia gather together for a time of encouragement, worship, and professional development. This year the two main topics during the professional development … Read More

The Holy Spirit is our Helper

May 18, 2018Director's Blog

This has been a difficult week for us as a school. It is hard to say goodbye to a good friend, especially when that friend is only a teenager. We want to thank you all for your outpouring of support for the Nangu family, for Mongameli’s friends, and for all of us in the ICSV … Read More

Our Story for His Glory

May 11, 2018Director's Blog

A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of visiting beautiful St. Petersburg, Russia. I walked down Nevskiy Prospekt and stood awestruck in the galleries of the Hermitage. I gasped at the magnificence of the Church of the Spilled Blood, and marvelled at the history one could see on almost every corner. What an … Read More