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Beautiful Work

Beautiful Work

I remember when I was a child visiting my grandparent’s house and having my grandfather show me a model steam engine that he built by hand. The amazing thing about this model was the precision that was necessary to allow certain parts to move freely while other parts had to be tight to maintain the […]

Improving Brain Fitness and Function

Improving Brain Fitness and Function

Brain fitness and functioning is something we can work on every day through the ways we think, the structures we use to focus, and the kind of thinking we do. Duncan Todd and I had the pleasure of attending a conference in October hosted by the Learning and the Brain organization. We were among hundreds […]

Maintaining relevancy for future generations

Maintaining relevancy for future generations

About six years ago, a Visionary Committee was established with a Mandate towards identifying the future necessities for HDCH with respect to programs, facilities, marketing, and learning styles. Ideas born by this study are already in place, and we as a Board continue to spend a large portion of our time in ‘planning for success’ […]

Winter Residency: Deeper In and Further Out

Winter Residency: Deeper In and Further Out

Each February, the HDCH staff take two days back-to-back to dig deeply into professional development activities. This set of PD days has come to be known as the “Winter Residency”. The Winter Residency tradition started in 2014 as a response to a staff desire to have PD and project creation opportunities early in second semester. […]

Helping students achieve success

Helping students achieve success

High school is a time of personal change and exploration, which can be both exciting and confusing. The Student Services department at Hamilton District Christian High is dedicated to helping students discover and develop their God-given gifts. To help meet student objectives, the Student Services department offers: academic counseling, academic support, post-secondary planning, leadership and […]

Co-Operative Education: First-hand industry experience

Co-Operative Education: First-hand industry experience

The HDCH Co-Operative Education program provides Grade 11 and 12 students with the opportunity to gain valuable, realistic employment experience, learn valuable first hand lessons about an industry or career field and earn high school credits towards their OSSD. The program is based on successful partnerships between HDCH and a range of businesses and organizations. […]

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