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Bringing chemical reactions to the classroom, making science real. 7th grade had a greater understanding of the changes made to elements through heat or cold when they made ice cream from scratch. They discussed why salt was needed and why the milk did not become a complete solid. Then they ate their work. The chemical reaction from eating was also enjoyed by the students! ... See MoreSee Less

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This is our first week of Advent a time we prepare for Christmas. In chapel, the students explained advent with a wreath decorated with a manger (Jesus was born and is coming again), an Angel (Christmas brings us Joy), a sheep (the message of Jesus needs to be shared) , a star (God leads His people to Jesus) and gold and myrrh (Jesus is a precious gift). The message of chapel, simply put is that Advent is a time for us, ordinary people, to lead others to the gift of God through our deeds (Blazing God's Light). Let us enjoy the season fully, speaking about and sharing the news of our greatest gift, our Savior Jesus Christ. ... See MoreSee Less

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Many students play or are familiar with the online game Fortnite. But in Mrs. Scheeringa’s class, students were challenged to answer the question: Is Fortnite a game of amusement and entertainment, or is it a game that is causing addictive and worrisome tendencies? Students considered claims from both sides of this argument, and then worked to solve reading comprehension challenges to be the “sole survivor” in a digital escape room. ... See MoreSee Less

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Highland Christian School

Preview Illiana is a great way for prospective parents and students to learn about academics, arts, athletics, spiritual development, student support services, tuition assistance, and admissions at Illiana. Make plans now to join us tomorrow, Thursday, December 5 at 7 p.m. Middle school students will receive a free Illiana t-shirt.
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What had a great night of competition with Calvin Christian School. 6th, 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams played and each game was great fun to watch. To top off the night the 8th grade team won. It was wonderful to hear the crowd getting behind our students and to see appreciation for some great playing from both sides of the gym. This was also the cheerleaders first game. Their enthusiasm was contagious as they led the crowd with cheering. ... See MoreSee Less

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