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Newton Bible Christian School
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Newton Bible Christian School

900 Old Main St

Newton, KS 67114

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What is Christian School?

What isChristianSchool? If the purpose of school is learning, what earns a school the description of Christian? In the early days of our country, education was tied to religion. The Northwest Ordinance of 1787 states "religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be en...

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What is School?

What is School? According to Merriam Webster's online dictionary, school is "an organization that provides instruction." When it is used as a verb, school means "the process of teaching or learning, especially at a school." In the context of grades K4-8, what then do we mean when we say we are "a school" or that ...

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Buying Truth

Buying Truth How much does the truth cost? At what cost are we willing to obtain it?"Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding." Proverbs 23:23 ESVAs I reflected on these words from Proverbs 23 this week, I considered how they fit with Christian education from the school's perspective, the student's perspective, and the parent's perspecti...

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End of Summer Letter from Mrs. Reiger

Dear Parents and Guardians, Nearly every conversation I have had recently has begun with, "When does school start?" School seems to be on people's minds, so it must be time to begin thinking about it--at least in small doses mixed with lots of summer fun. In reality, plans for this school year started before last school year ended. I would like to share with you our them...

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21-22 Enrollment Open!

It is hard to believe that we are already so close to the end of this school year and beginning to plan for next. As I write this, the band is practicing "Pomp and Circumstance." We are so thankful for each of our students and their families. It is a joy to greet them in the hallways and have them in our classrooms each day. Every one of them brings something unique to our...

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Reflections on Newton Bible Christian School: Our Name

Reflections on Newton Bible Christian School: Our Name Every time I write or type the name of our school, Newton Bible Christian School, I think that it must be the longest organization name that exists, and I wonder if it should somehow be shortened. Thinking through this long name, however, I've concluded that it accurately represents who we want to be. The Newton and S...

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Start of the School Year

What was your favorite new thing as you started school each fall? Was it the new box of sharp crayons? New shoes? Freshly sharpened pencils that still had their erasers? Books with pages that had never been written on or crinkled? A new haircut? The word new is certainly fitting at the beginning of the school year. New classrooms, new lessons, new friends. The launch of t...

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The Cost of Christian Education - Part I

The Cost of Christian Education, part 1 Five Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Investment It's not a secret. Christian education is costly. Parents sacrifice much to send their children to a school that is funded only by tuition payments and donations. Donors invest thousands of dollars in Christian education each year. At Newton Bible our budget expects donations to m...

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The Cost of Christian Education - Part II

The Cost of Christian Education, part 2 Many of you who read this are interested in Newton Bible Christian School, but you are not currently sending children to a Christian school. Last week, I wrote to parents and families about how to make the most of their investment. Perhaps you too, are financially investing in Newton Bible Christian School, but not for your own chil...

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Parent Teacher Conferences: Why Have Them?

Parent Teacher Conferences: Why have them? It used to be that if parents wanted to know their children's grades, they had to attend a parent teacher conference to receive the grade card. With sycamore, parents now have access to grades anytime. So what is the purpose for these short meetings we have two times a year? Is it that teachers love being at school so much, that ...

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