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From the category archives: Grandparents

Grandparents are invited to take an active role in our Christian school's student life. Learn more about how Wilmington grandparents can become involved.

Interdisciplinary Unit Studies...What and Why?

What is a unit study and why do we make them part of the MGCS experience?We believe …All students can learn. They need experiences that build the context for learning. Learning should be meaningful. It should connect to the real world in a real way so that they can make a difference in the sphere of influence they have been given. Learning should empower kids to make positive choices.Learning is collaborative and holistic. Our world functions under the premise of relationship. Often in education we isolate our subjects and our students. Thriving classrooms take time to work together, integrate subject matter, and celebrate successes. For these reasons... We’ve incorporated interdisciplinary unit studies into our K-8 program. These units are designed as extended studies of a broad topic in which teachers collaborate across disciplines. These experiential and holistic learning opportunities help students make connections between subject matter including the arts and sciences. Unit studies c ...

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PTF President Reflects on Another Successful Year

This was my first year as PTF President and I have enjoyed every minute of it.  Myrtle Grove Christian School is a blessing to me and my family and it is my pleasure to serve alongside such wonderful parent-volunteers.    The MGCS Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) exists to support and appreciate our teachers and staff.  Toward that end, we host a number of annual events including the Newcomers Picnic, Boo-Hoo Breakfast for preschool parents, and a number of teacher/staff luncheons.  We also plan a teacher/student basketball game, a talent show, and an essay contest for students.  One of our signature programs is Teacher Appreciation Week, a week-long celebration to honor and thank the teachers and staff.  Each August, PTF provides teachers with gift cards to help purchase supplies as they set up their classrooms.  We raise funds to finance these activities and limit our efforts to fundraising programs that produce the most revenue without driving our parents crazy.&nbs ...

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Grandparents Day 2014: Generations of Faithfulness

Thank you to all who joined us for Grandparents Day at Myrtle Grove Christian School!  I hope you enjoyed your visit.  What a gift it was to see our gym filled twice in one day with generations of faithful support for our students and their education.

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