July 2008

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  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    AlaskaLeroy Bovee (2000)Tami Burrell (2000)Lorraine Carpenter (2000)Laurie Cummings (2000)Ken Nelson (2004)IdahoAnn Ferguson (1999)David Goymer (2001)Cathy & Mark Law (2008)Ben Pflugrad (2006)David Pitcher (2003)Allan Sather (1999)Judith Shaner (2...
  • Caring Heart Award Winners for 2008

    Fifteen Northwest academy students received the 2008 Caring Heart Award made possible through funding from a private foundation and the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists. Students were selected by their schools for exemplifying the...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    AlaskaLeroy Bovee (2000)Tami Burrell (2000)Lorraine Carpenter (2000)Laurie Cummings (2000)Ken Nelson (2004)IdahoAnn Ferguson (1999)David Goymer (2001)Cathy & Mark Law (2008)Ben Pflugrad (2006)David Pitcher (2003)Allan Sather (1999)Judith Shaner (2...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Aimee Saddler, seventh- through 10th-grade teacher at Tualatin Valley Jr. Academy in Hillsboro, Oregon, was awarded a 2005 Don Keele Excellence in Education Award, allowing her to participate in a three-week excavation and research project at a si...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Don Keele was the consummate educator and administrator. He led with vision and by example. When he succumbed to a bout with cancer in 1996, the North Pacific Union Conference received significant memorial funds in order to benefit elementary and ...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Aimee Saddler, seventh- through 10th-grade teacher at Tualatin Valley Jr. Academy in Hillsboro, Oregon, was awarded a 2005 Don Keele Excellence in Education Award, allowing her to participate in a three-week excavation and research project at a si...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Don Keele was the consummate educator and administrator. He led with vision and by example. When he succumbed to a bout with cancer in 1996, the North Pacific Union Conference received significant memorial funds in order to benefit elementary and ...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Meet Tonya Wessman, first- and second-grade teacher at Rogers Adventist School in College Place, Washington, and recipient of the 2007 Don Keele Award. With the money she received, Tonya attended the 2008 Iditarod's Winter Conference for Educators...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Gayle Haeger is a cauldron of bubbling enthusiasm. Since a small child, she has been passionate about science and the excitement of discovering new things—a passion she passes on every day in her Upper Columbia Academy classroom and wherever she m...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Meet Tonya Wessman, first- and second-grade teacher at Rogers Adventist School in College Place, Washington, and recipient of the 2007 Don Keele Award. With the money she received, Tonya attended the 2008 Iditarod's Winter Conference for Educators...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Gayle Haeger is a cauldron of bubbling enthusiasm. Since a small child, she has been passionate about science and the excitement of discovering new things—a passion she passes on every day in her Upper Columbia Academy classroom and wherever she m...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Watching Doug Vixie at work reveals the essence of a good science teacher—an irrepressible delight at learning something new, and sharing it with someone else.Although he has always loved the great outdoors, Doug found additional inspiration from ...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Orcas Christian School has operated for nearly 10 years on the San Juan Islands in Washington with an enrollment of nearly 80 students. Tom Roosma, now principal at Orcas, received a Don Keele Award in 2000. The money was used to refurbish a teles...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Watching Doug Vixie at work reveals the essence of a good science teacher—an irrepressible delight at learning something new, and sharing it with someone else.Although he has always loved the great outdoors, Doug found additional inspiration from ...
  • Don Keele Awards

    July 01, 2008
    Orcas Christian School has operated for nearly 10 years on the San Juan Islands in Washington with an enrollment of nearly 80 students. Tom Roosma, now principal at Orcas, received a Don Keele Award in 2000. The money was used to refurbish a teles...

Others

  • Ask PJ

    July 01, 2008
    QUESTION: Do I have a responsibility to tell a family member or friend if they are doing something wrong?Wow, what a question. This is a tough one.Two stories come to mind. The first is in Genesis 4 of Cain who had done something wrong. God asked ...
  • Did You Know July 2008

    July 01, 2008
    The Steam DreamIf we could tap into just 5 percent of the geothermal energy under the United States, it would provide enough steam to generate electricity for 250 million Americans. Currently, the U.S. uses less than 1 percent of its available geo...
  • Feed My Sheep

    The Master gazed at his protege and smiled, remembering how it had begun.He recalled the bushy-headed, eager, impulsive young man, in which he saw great potential—for good, and for disaster. Along with a strong will there was the unmistakably impu...
  • FYI July 2008

    July 01, 2008
    Associate GC Communication Director DiesReger C. Smith Jr., a Seventh-day Adventist musician and designer who served as the world church's associate communication director for public relations, died May 8 at his home in Silver Spring, Md., followi...
  • Products in Perspective

    God didn't mean a lot to her. And Sabbath? Sabbath—church was expected in her family. However, given a choice, she likely wouldn't go.Haley turned in her senior proposal (another expectation) and presented it to the academy staff. Although she did...
  • Did You Know July 2008

    July 01, 2008
    The Steam DreamIf we could tap into just 5 percent of the geothermal energy under the United States, it would provide enough steam to generate electricity for 250 million Americans. Currently, the U.S. uses less than 1 percent of its available geo...
  • Ask PJ

    July 01, 2008
    QUESTION: Do I have a responsibility to tell a family member or friend if they are doing something wrong?Wow, what a question. This is a tough one.Two stories come to mind. The first is in Genesis 4 of Cain who had done something wrong. God asked ...
  • FYI July 2008

    July 01, 2008
    Associate GC Communication Director DiesReger C. Smith Jr., a Seventh-day Adventist musician and designer who served as the world church's associate communication director for public relations, died May 8 at his home in Silver Spring, Md., followi...
  • Feed My Sheep

    The Master gazed at his protege and smiled, remembering how it had begun.He recalled the bushy-headed, eager, impulsive young man, in which he saw great potential—for good, and for disaster. Along with a strong will there was the unmistakably impu...
  • Products in Perspective

    God didn't mean a lot to her. And Sabbath? Sabbath—church was expected in her family. However, given a choice, she likely wouldn't go.Haley turned in her senior proposal (another expectation) and presented it to the academy staff. Although she did...

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