APA Concert

APA Concert

It was 6:30 a.m. as my friends and I gathered in the cafeteria for an early breakfast. We ate as quickly as possible so we could begin with our task of setting up the stage for the concert. Time flew and an hour later, we rolled the last instrument carts onto the... read more
Open House 17-18

Open House 17-18

The air was full of Christmas. Blissful music was playing in the back ground; and you could smell the scent of freshly baked cookies and feel the cozy Christmas atmosphere that wakens sweet memories. Everybody was looking forward to the good Christmas Dinner that was... read more
Orchestra Training

Orchestra Training

We have all had them—those teachers who really know how to teach. They are the ones who have mastered the art of getting into a student’s brain, learning how it works, and catering to his or her specific needs. They don’t burden you with excess knowledge and... read more
International Supper

International Supper

  The hustle and bustle of students coming and going from the school building announced clearly that International Supper was well under way. Saturday night had gone by quickly, with people preparing food and starting work on their booths. Now, after a good... read more
Fall Week of Prayer

Fall Week of Prayer

Sovereign, noble, all knowing, honorable, praise-worthy, enduring—beautiful, God is beautiful. God has always been portrayed as someone who is in control. He is the creator and our Redeemer. We know that He is omnipotent, omnipresent and omniscient, but have you my... read more
Squash Harvest

Squash Harvest

There was a looming bite of frost forecasted in the weather for the night. Four acres of squash were still needing to be harvested and with only 30 minutes of work time left, it seemed impossible. Seth, in slight desperation, emailed the staff with a request for... read more
Fall Picnic 2017

Fall Picnic 2017

The smells of rain and wind raced through the valley as we all headed to the orchard for Fall Picnic. Games awaited us everywhere we looked, and the tightrope brought much attention from the crowd as a few humble amateurs endeavored to cross from one side to the... read more
Guy’s Bonding Weekend 2017

Guy’s Bonding Weekend 2017

Just after cresting the ridge and being greeted by a dazzling lake, the beautiful morning began to morph into a dreary afternoon. Colorful tents were erected on the shores of the alpine lake to combat the increasing wind, rain, and dropping temperature. Not to be... read more