We are well into the third quarter of this school year. In fact, the 100th day of school is reportedly this coming Friday! There's always something to celebrate at ICA. The quests for this quarter are out and ready to challenge our knights and ladies. (see attached) This past quarter we probably had more quest participation than ever! Thank you for encouraging your students to challenge themselves in their personal growth by completing the quests.
The social quests from 2nd quarter included decorating placemats for the folks who come to the Senior Center in Bayview. We received such a nice response from their staff, that I thought I would pass part of it on to you.
"Thank you so very much for the absolutely beautiful holiday placemats that adorned our holiday meal!...You made their day and brightened their lives. We saw many big smiles spread across their faces as they carefully absorbed the gifts you drew for them.
Many of the seniors here don't have families or loved ones who can be with them at the holidays, so the placemats were cherished by each of the seniors..not only because they were lovely, but also because they knew you cared about them. They all treasured the drawings so much that they took them home with them and hung them carefully in their homes.
Thank you for taking time to make a difference in the lives of many isolated and lonely seniors."
What a great blessing it is to make someone else feel loved! May we always look for new ways to accomplish that.
There are several attachments today. In addition to the MT and quests, you'll find an invitation to a series on Resilience that includes a free meal and free childcare sponsored by our host church, South Whidbey Assembly of God.
Celebrating life and the ability to love today,
Island Christian ACademy
Decidedly Academic - Distinctively Christian.
A few of our wax museum participants
Electives week with Detective Farr from Island County
Service Project, Langley
High School students visit the capital building in Olympia
Spelling bee winners
Sno-Isle Skill Center graduate and ICA senior
Secondary Leadership Retreat
Community service project at the Island County Fairgrounds
Northwest Institute of the Literary Arts winners