July 2010

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  • The Face of a Remote and Necessary School

    Nearest Adventist School: Sitka, Alaska, 171.66 miles away, accessible by boat or airplane.Enrollment: 10, expecting 12–13 next year. Grades: 1–8.Staff: One teacher, one volunteer.Remote Value: Our students really have few options other than publi...
  • Caring Heart Award Winners for 2010

    July 01, 2010
    Fourteen Northwest academy students were recipients of the 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 exemplifyi...
  • The Face of a Remote and Necessary School

    Nearest Adventist School: Sitka, Alaska, 171.66 miles away, accessible by boat or airplane.Enrollment: 10, expecting 12–13 next year. Grades: 1–8.Staff: One teacher, one volunteer.Remote Value: Our students really have few options other than publi...
  • Remote and Necessary Schools

    July 01, 2010
    ALASKAAmazing GraceDillinghamGolden HeartJuneauSitkaOREGONCanyonvilleCountrysideGold CoastKlamath FallsMadrasMadroneMilo ElementaryShady PointThe DallesWahkiacusWest ValleyIDAHOBaker ValleyDesert ViewEnterpriseHilltopLa GrandeMcCallSalmonTimberlin...
  • Growing a Remote and Necessary School

    July 01, 2010
    Nearest Adventist School: Olympia, Washington, 25 miles.Current Enrollment: 34 Classrooms: 3 Teachers: 2. Volunteers: Many.Remote Value: Six years ago, the Shelton Valley Christian School in Shelton Washington, considered closing its doors because...
  • Remote and Necessary Schools

    July 01, 2010
    ALASKAAmazing GraceDillinghamGolden HeartJuneauSitkaOREGONCanyonvilleCountrysideGold CoastKlamath FallsMadrasMadroneMilo ElementaryShady PointThe DallesWahkiacusWest ValleyIDAHOBaker ValleyDesert ViewEnterpriseHilltopLa GrandeMcCallSalmonTimberlin...
  • Growing a Remote and Necessary School

    July 01, 2010
    Nearest Adventist School: Olympia, Washington, 25 miles.Current Enrollment: 34 Classrooms: 3 Teachers: 2. Volunteers: Many.Remote Value: Six years ago, the Shelton Valley Christian School in Shelton Washington, considered closing its doors because...
  • Remote and Necessary Adventist Education

    Of the 120 Adventist schools within the Northwest, fully 40 percent are designated as remote and necessary. These small schools receive additional funding from the North Pacific Union Conference according to a process set in motion more than three...
  • Martin Was Remote and Necessary

    I stood at the GLEANER booth in the back of the crowded Rainier Auditorium at Washington Camp Meeting. Admittedly, I hadn't been listening, but suddenly my eyes caught sight of a slightly stooped, older gentleman on stage talking into a microphone...
  • Remote and Necessary Adventist Education

    Of the 120 Adventist schools within the Northwest, fully 40 percent are designated as remote and necessary. These small schools receive additional funding from the North Pacific Union Conference according to a process set in motion more than three...
  • Martin Was Remote and Necessary

    I stood at the GLEANER booth in the back of the crowded Rainier Auditorium at Washington Camp Meeting. Admittedly, I hadn't been listening, but suddenly my eyes caught sight of a slightly stooped, older gentleman on stage talking into a microphone...
  • Necessary Brotherly Love

    July 01, 2010
    BJ Colvin, a 2009 Walla Walla Valley Academy graduate and former Caring Heart award* recipient, walked through the Upper Columbia Academy registration doors firmly, yet humbly — declaring himself the "responsible party."Colvin's parents are disabl...
  • The Face of a Remote and Necessary School

    Nearest Adventist School: Billings, Montana, about a three-hour drive from Glendive.Enrollment: 9 In grades: K, 1, 3 and 5.Staff: One teacher, one aid, one parent volunteer.Remote Value: In a smaller school setting, a teacher gets to know her stud...
  • Necessary Brotherly Love

    July 01, 2010
    BJ Colvin, a 2009 Walla Walla Valley Academy graduate and former Caring Heart award* recipient, walked through the Upper Columbia Academy registration doors firmly, yet humbly — declaring himself the "responsible party."Colvin's parents are disabl...
  • The Face of a Remote and Necessary School

    Nearest Adventist School: Billings, Montana, about a three-hour drive from Glendive.Enrollment: 9 In grades: K, 1, 3 and 5.Staff: One teacher, one aid, one parent volunteer.Remote Value: In a smaller school setting, a teacher gets to know her stud...

Others

  • Remote and Necessary

    No one would ever have mistaken Harvey, North Dakota, for a great United States metropolis. Nor would they have imagined the corner room in the Jamestown Church basement in North Dakota to be a school. But there in those tiny schools I spent three...
  • General Conference session box

    July 01, 2010
    These are changes to the box used for the June issue:Head: We're putting Atlanta in your inboxInside text: Sign up for the GleanerNOW (use graphic) to receive regular Northwest updates in your inbox. Sign up at: www.gleaneronline.org.Bottom text: ...
  • FYI

    July 01, 2010
    Project PATCH Dedicates Family Growth CenterDozens of guests traveled from points throughout the Northwest on Sunday, May 16, for the dedication of a new Project PATCH Family Growth Center in Goldendale, Washington. This new retreat, on 437 acres ...
  • A Road Less Traveled

    July 01, 2010
    "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood ... And I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."— Robert FrostFaced with two options leading into the uncertain territory of our senior year in high school, I and a few free s...
  • Remote and Necessary

    No one would ever have mistaken Harvey, North Dakota, for a great United States metropolis. Nor would they have imagined the corner room in the Jamestown Church basement in North Dakota to be a school. But there in those tiny schools I spent three...
  • No Me Gustaba La Obra Misionera

    July 01, 2010
    "A mi no me gustaba la obra misionera," decía Sonia. "De hecho, cada vez que el director de obra misionera se paraba al frente para hablar de obra misionera yo tomaba a mi hija de la mano y me iba para el baño." Me interesó mucho la historia de So...
  • General Conference session box

    July 01, 2010
    These are changes to the box used for the June issue:Head: We're putting Atlanta in your inboxInside text: Sign up for the GleanerNOW (use graphic) to receive regular Northwest updates in your inbox. Sign up at: www.gleaneronline.org.Bottom text: ...
  • FYI

    July 01, 2010
    Project PATCH Dedicates Family Growth CenterDozens of guests traveled from points throughout the Northwest on Sunday, May 16, for the dedication of a new Project PATCH Family Growth Center in Goldendale, Washington. This new retreat, on 437 acres ...
  • A Road Less Traveled

    July 01, 2010
    "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood ... And I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."— Robert FrostFaced with two options leading into the uncertain territory of our senior year in high school, I and a few free s...
  • No Me Gustaba La Obra Misionera

    July 01, 2010
    "A mi no me gustaba la obra misionera," decía Sonia. "De hecho, cada vez que el director de obra misionera se paraba al frente para hablar de obra misionera yo tomaba a mi hija de la mano y me iba para el baño." Me interesó mucho la historia de So...

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