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900 Old Main St

Newton, KS 67114

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Celebrating God’s Faithfulness: 50 Years of Stones, Part II

Celebrating God's Faithfulness: 50 Years of Stones, Part II What could be sweeter than this? Throughout this year, 2023, Hershey Chocolate World is celebrating its 50thanniversary. According to their website, so many people regularly wanted to tour the Hershey chocolate factory, that in 1973, the company opened Hershey Chocolate World as a way to all...

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Faithfulness in Freedeom

Jesus answered "We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work" John 9:4 We have an incredible opportunity. Every day, we have the freedom at Newton Bible Christian School to speak God's truth into student's lives. We are free to choose curri...

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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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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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School Programs: Why Do We Have Them?

Do you remember doing a school play or church Christmas program when you were a child? I remember the last few days before a performance. Suddenly it mattered if we stood still and looked at the director. Our usually unruffled teachers decreed that during our songs, no one was allowed to yawn or scratch their nose. We rehearsed until we knew our lines and every lyric perfe...

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Fine Arts Competition

"Art has lost its way because humanity has lost its way and each now imitates the other, drawing the reason for its existence from a lost vision for life and beauty. I pray that Christian musicians and artists will blaze the trail for recovering the true, the good and the beautiful." Ravi Zacharias[1] Observe the world of the Creator. Orderly, precise, complex, filled wit...

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Why Christian Education?

Why Christian Education? There are many possible answers to the question of why Christian education. Chief among them is the key thing that separates Christian education from secular education; that is all subjects are taught from a biblical worldview. Students in a Christian school are taught science, math, history and English from a Christian perspective. They view thes...

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What If?

What if? What if we were having school today? Students would be in their desks, working with a teacher looking over their shoulders. Teachers would be able to say 100 more times the things they have already said 1,000 times this school year. "Hold your pencil like this." "Look at me when I am talking." "Slow down and do your best; it's not a race." Or- What if the privi...

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When Normal Is Broken

When Normal Is Broken New parents who bring home a baby know that life will never be "normal" again, but they excitedly embrace a "new normal," and daily routines begin again. These same parents are filled with dreams and expectations for their baby's life. Parents say things like, "I loved doing, and I can't wait until my child gets to do that." We buy toys that remind u...

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