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A Parent’s Perspective of 2021

Wow, what a season it has been! Hi, my name is Sarah Dykema. Not only have I walked FCS’s halls as a former student but I’m also Mom to both … Continue reading

August 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

A 1-Year Trip Around the Country

Mike Uyboco, Class of ‘92 LOOKING BACK AT FOOTHILL CHRISTIAN I owe so much to Foothill Christian School. Most all of my memories at Foothill are relational. Yes, academics were … Continue reading

August 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Teacher’s Perspective on 2021

One of my favorite quotes is “The best view comes after the hardest climb.” This past school year has proved to be a tough climb. There were many challenges that … Continue reading

August 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 4

Every day this week has been busy, busy, busy. The last two days at the Manny Mota Foundation were no exception. It all started with a group of parents getting … Continue reading

January 25, 2020 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 3

Ephesians 6:7 says , “Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people.” On day 3 at the foundation we got to meet and connect with a bunch … Continue reading

January 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 2

The day started out normal, devotion then breakfast at 7:30, then on the bus by 9 AM. Instead of heading straight to the foundation, we went to a school in … Continue reading

January 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2020 – Day 1

It was a  hot day in the Dominican Republic was not only eye opening, but also full of fun and love. The day started when we left the hotel and got … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

Parent-Teacher Relationships: It Takes Two

It’s no secret that teachers and parents, working together, provide the educational ecosystem that helps students succeed in school. Both groups are critically important to the process and where there … Continue reading

September 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Saying Goodbye to 2 Legends

It’s always a mixed bag of emotions when we have to say goodbye to wonderful staff-members and friends. However we have been fortunate to have numerous teachers and staff commit … Continue reading

August 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

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  • A Parent’s Perspective of 2021 August 12, 2021
    Wow, what a season it has been! Hi, my name is Sarah Dykema. Not only have I walked FCS’s halls as a former student but I’m also Mom to both … Continue reading →
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  • A 1-Year Trip Around the Country August 12, 2021
    Mike Uyboco, Class of ‘92 LOOKING BACK AT FOOTHILL CHRISTIAN I owe so much to Foothill Christian School. Most all of my memories at Foothill are relational. Yes, academics were … Continue reading →
    foothillchristianschool