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We’re in This Together

I can picture her standing in line, clutching her lunch pail with an oversized backpack draped behind her shoulders. I can even remember what my daughter was wearing that first … Continue reading

August 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

3 Tips For Healthy Students

I cannot believe that the summer is coming to an end. As a fellow Foothill Christian School parent, I am certainly excited to witness all the wonderful growth and development … Continue reading

August 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 4

Written by Students, Evelyn Ponce & Brooke Bullis From waking up in a bed with a roof over your head, to eating dinner at a nice table with amazing food on … Continue reading

January 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 3

Update on Medical Clinic (by Mr. Gaines) For the 3rd consecutive year, we have been running a medical clinic, which has brought free care and medicine to hundreds of the … Continue reading

January 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2019 – Day 1 & 2

“Americanos! Americanos!” You walk off of the air-conditioned bus into the humid air and this is all you hear. Then you see children running towards you and grabbing your hand. … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Never Again!

Today, all across the country, thousands of high school students walked out of classes at 10:00 AM sharp – time zone by time zone – for precisely 17 minutes. One … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Shine a Light on Slavery Day

Written by Third Grade Teacher, Lindsey Wilson Two hundred years ago, a network known as the “Underground Railroad” helped approximately 100,000 slaves seek freedom. While it seemed like everything would … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Getting to the Heart of Parenting

Written by JD Hettema, Connections Minister at Foothill Church Have you noticed that is nearly impossible to correct someone else’s parenting? Most of us shudder at the thought of a … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 5

Written by student, Ally Davies I have spent months preparing in school for our annual Dominican Republic missions trip whether it was in Spanish class learning how to conjugate verbs … Continue reading

January 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 4

Written by student Lauren Langley Today was a hectic but joyous day. We got to the foundation and immediately started playing with all the kids. Some of us even went … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 3

Written by student, Hannah Khoury “Why has God called me here?” was the question from our devotion. Maybe to make a kid’s day or help make someone feel better emotionally … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 2

Love Needs No Translation Written by FCS Alumni, Sophia Lorey “I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore…” Today I woke up anxious, a good kind of anxious, it was … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2018 – Day 1

Written by student, Emma Cenac-Mehedinti Pulling up to the Manny Mota Foundation in the DR this morning we were greeted by a love that we didn’t expect. First, our parents … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Community Helps Depression

Written by Chris Wilson, High School Teacher and Former Youth Pastor The human experience is not what it was designed to be. One of the primary claims of Genesis 1-3 … Continue reading

October 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Filtering Your Child’s Media Content

Written by Joe Awuah, Director of Technology at Foothill Christian School “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart … Continue reading

October 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Depression from Bullying: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

Written By Michael G Madanat, MD, MBA, MS, FAAP Dr. Madanat practices general pediatrics in San Dimas, CA and is the president of Foothill Pediatric and Adolescent Clinic. He completed … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bias, Bigotry, Bullying

Written by Ebenezer Puplampu, HR Practitioner and Adjunct Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology ‘Bias’ is one word nobody likes to be associated with because it typically carries a negative … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Inside the Heads of Bullies

Written by Paul Coughlin an expert witness regarding bullying and the law, a former newspaper editor and is the author of numerous books, including Raising Bully-Proof Kids. He is the Founder … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Need for Community

Written by Katie Dubransky, Groups Minister at Foothill Church Community has become a bit of a buzzword in the past few years.  Whether we talk about intentional community, missional community, … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

3 Tips to Protect Your Child Online

Written by Charlene Heydorn, Founder and CEO of Redeeming Love After a personal encounter with a young girl who was being trafficked, Charlene Heydorn founded Redeeming Love in January 2014. Redeeming Love is … Continue reading

September 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Parenting with Priorities

Written by Chris Lewis, Lead Pastor of Foothill Church I’m 50 years old. I have 4 kids ages 15 to 23. And the longer I live, parent, pastor, and lead, … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Love & Restoration

Written by Sarah Dykema, former Foothill Christian School student and current Foothill Church attendee. Having two boys at our preschool, she shares a deep passion for the ministry of Foothill. … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

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  • We’re in This Together August 17, 2019
    I can picture her standing in line, clutching her lunch pail with an oversized backpack draped behind her shoulders. I can even remember what my daughter was wearing that first … Continue reading →
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  • 3 Tips For Healthy Students August 5, 2019
    I cannot believe that the summer is coming to an end. As a fellow Foothill Christian School parent, I am certainly excited to witness all the wonderful growth and development … Continue reading →
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