HCOS Newsletter

May 2019

SERVING in order to have an IMPACT

Students experience learning at all levels; heart (spirituality), head (academic) and hands (mission and service). It is important that students are given the opportunity to develop and grow in each of these areas. On paper this sounds relatively easy, but how often do we actually focus on teaching and learning about the “hands”.

At HCOS we want our students and families to value mission and service, to help cultivate a servant heart and to be aware of the impact we...

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Synchronous Cohorts Coming in 2019/2020

During the 2018/2019 school year, HCOS started a pilot project running synchronous cohorts for some online classes in the middle school program. The feedback from families and students showed this has been a very positive experience! This has lead us to the expansion of the program for the 2019/2020 school year.

"My daughter is currently finishing grade 9 and has been homeschooling for four years. This year she she enrolled in the synchronous cohort of online English...

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Say Goodbye to CC12. Say Hello to CR+P12.

It’s the end of an epoch. Comparative Civilizations 12 (with Europe Trip) 2019 was the final incarnation of the current program as a consequence of major curricular changes from the Ministry of Education. After 12 years and 11 trips we are hitting the reset button for 2020. Before we look forward, however, it is important to take a look back, remember, and reflect. As the Psalmist says:

I will remember the deeds of the LORD;
yes, I will remember your wonders of old.
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