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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

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

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 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

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

D.R. Trip 2 – Day 3

Happy to report that day three for the team was nothing less than a beautiful blessing. The night before, the teachers and parents challenged the students to love without boundaries, … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 2 – Day 1

The team of 17 students, 10 parents, and two teachers arrived safely to the Dominican Republic after a long, and eventful, day of traveling. The team had an unexpected pit … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

D.R. Trip 1 – Day 4, Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day will never be the same for FCS team members who spent this past week serving El Tamarindo’s most needy children and families. Despite the hot sweaty work of … Continue reading

November 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

D.R. Trip 1 – Day 3, More Joy

Shortly after the noon hour, the gathering crowd of over 200 children and parents begin to press toward the main entrance of the food serving area. A few minutes later, … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

RECAP – Dominican Republic 2013

Written by FCS Parent, Don Reynolds Come to the Dominican Republic. Meet at LAX for your red eye flight. Don’t forget your frozen turkey!  Watch your 8th grade class drag … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

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    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 →
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    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 →
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