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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

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

The Heart IS the Problem

Written by Alina Rietze, FCS Alumni and Mom of 2 As parents, we have many hopes and dreams for our children. We hope that they grow up to be contributing … Continue reading

August 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trips 2016-17 Recap

On Thursday night, both our Fall 2016 DR Team and our Winter 2017 DR Team, came together for a reunion dinner. They were able to debrief some of the successes … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 4

Today we went to the schools in the morning and enjoyed playing with all of the kids. The dads are coming a long way with the new walls they are … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 3

Today Tuesday, January 17, the group and I went down to a town called Azua. We went into this village and we saw all of the homes, it was shocking … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip – Day 2

Today was a very long and productive day! The team split up into two groups to visit the big and small schools. As always, the schools were very excited to … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip – Day 1

The second DR team of this school year arrived yesterday after a long day of traveling. After a good night sleep and breakfast- it was time to hit the ground … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 4

Happy Thanksgiving! We never would have thought this would be how we would spend our Thanksgiving, but we wouldn’t have it any other way. This was a Thanksgiving to remember!  … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

D.R. Trip – Day 3

Today we split up boys and girls. The boys went to an orphanage in La Romana where they met 10 boys and bonded with them over sports, pizza, and ice … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 2

Today we started off our day with devotions presented by Bella, Maya and Tiffany. Then my group (the puppet group) went to Charo’s school (the smaller school). We sang three … Continue reading

November 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip – Day 1

Today we started the morning off with our morning devotion on the beautiful beach and then drove to the Manny Mota Foundation. While we were there, we sorted all of … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Celebrating Jewish Passover with APU

You may not know this, but yesterday was the first day of the Jewish Passover. This week long festival commemorates and celebrates the time when God set his people free … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2 – Day 4

Day 4 was quite a busy day for the team. The team split into their respective groups for their morning programs at the two local schools. At Charro’s school, parent … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

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    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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    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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