Metro Kids

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Merry Christmas from Metro Kids! With your help, we gave away over 900 Christmas presents at Kids Klub and in our community this year! What a way to spread joy!  “Do you LOVE CHRISTMAS???” a little Syrian boy asked me as I walked through his low income apartment parking lot one afternoon during my usual Thursday afternoon visit to that …

Prayer Team

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God’s provision takes shape as a group of students in baking class. “God’s various gifts are handed out everywhere; but they all originate in God’s Spirit. God’s various ministries are carried out everywhere; but they all originate in God’s Spirit. God’s various expressions of power are in action everywhere; but God himself is behind it all. Each person is given …

Wing and a Prayer

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Sebastian wiped his eyes and pushed back the wool blanket. He blew a wispy breath and shivered. Embers burned in the grate and he knelt to light the spill and carry it sputtering to the small lamp. The walnut oil caught and the small flame sent flickers over the room. Something had woken him. At first, he thought it was …

Rhyming Story Contest

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The 2023 Rhyming Story Contest winner is Serena T. with her submission, “Skinny Love”. Congratulations, Serena! Skinny Love It’s dark outside, Somewhere between four in the morning, maybe five She hums lazily, tears falling down in streams  She knows he only visits her in her dreams  She watches silently, at the orange pill container Its half empty, she wishes that …

Persuasive Writing

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Why Every Middle School Student Should Read an Hour in School  It’s been a long day and all the students are weary of Math, French, and L.A.  They look up to the schedule and see two words. Silent reading. An hour of reading would benefit everyone because…  Firstly, reading provides you with an expanded imagination. It does because as you …

Christmas Programs

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Elementary Christmas Programs December 12 and 14  Students in K-6 are preparing to share a variety of Christmas music with our community in less than three weeks! The performances will be at New West CRC (the church across the street from the elementary campus). This will be a musical celebration of Christ’s peace and joy to us at Christmas and …

Discovery Days

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This month eight JKCS students and Mr. Frank Sun, our Chemistry teacher, had the privilege of attending Discovery Days in Health Sciences hosted by the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.  “Discovery Days in Health Sciences is a one-day event that gives high school students and teachers the opportunity to explore a variety of career options in medicine and the health …

DTES Reflections

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Each month JKCS students work together to make sandwiches, baked goods, and compile nutritious bagged lunches together for residents in Vancouver’s downtown east side (DTES) who are currently experiencing homelessness, food insecurity and financial challenges.  Grade 11 students are tasked with distributing the 200 lunch bags to the people living in DTES.  Here is one student’s thoughts and impressions of …

Gairdner High School Symposium

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Student Reflection: Nick L., Grade 10B The 2023 Gairdnеr High School Symposium was filled with inspiration, knowledge, and a glimpsе into the fascinating world of science. As a high school student attending this еvеnt, I was fortunatе to participate in a sеriеs of lectures and hands-on еxpеriеncеs that left an indelible mark on my understanding of thе scientific rеalm. Thе …

Volunteer Reflection

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During the 2022-2023 school year, I collected a total of 275 hours, which I am proud of because I beat my high score from last year. I enjoy volunteering and working for others. I believe it is a gift from God, and I plan to continue putting my all in volunteering throughout the rest of my high school years.  I …

Ride for Refuge

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Thank you to all the students who came out to the first volunteer opportunity of the 2023-2024 school year.  Students volunteered with Ride for Refuge with Journey Home Community Association (JHC) to help with parking, setting up, decorating bike helmets, face painting, waiting table, cleaning up, cheerleading and disassembling tables and chairs.  Journey Home Community staff said, “John Knox students …

Healthy Schools

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Make dental, hearing and vision checks part of a healthy routine Health screenings help find issues early which can make treatment easier and more effective. It’s important for your child to have regular eye exams and routine dental checkups. It is also important to recognize any hearing loss early as this is essential for speech and language development. Read on …

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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Our school is a gathering of many different histories. We have families who have been attending John Knox for three generations, and we have families who just joined this year. We have families with a long lineage of faith, stretching far back to distant relatives, and we have families who are the first in their household to know Christ. We …

Grade 9

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More photos from the Grade 9 Encounter Days activity: White Water Rafting on the Chilliwack River!

Encounter Days Waivers

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Grade 7 https://johnknoxbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Grade-7-Waiver.pdf Grade 8 https://johnknoxbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Grade-8-Waiver.pdf Grade 9 https://johnknoxbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Grade-9-Waiver.pdf Grade 10 https://johnknoxbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Grade-10-Waiver.pdf Grade 11 https://johnknoxbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Grade-11-Waiver.pdf Grade 12 https://johnknoxbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/Grade-12-Waiver.pdf

Principal’s Welcome

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Be joyful. Grow to Maturity. Encourage each other. Live in harmony and peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you. 2 Corinthians 13:11 (NLT) Dear JKCS Secondary Families, As the warmth of summer begins to wane, I hope that your summer days have been a source of rest, reflection, and cherished moments with loved ones. As …