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Social-Emotional Learning

By Rainbow Bell | February 22, 2021

Social-Emotional Learning: What Is It and Why Is It Important? Written by Dr. Rainbow Bell & Mrs. Kristen Martinez In a time where the world is full of stress and uncertainty, it is more important than ever to understand what social-emotional learning is and how we can help foster it in our children. “Social-emotional learning…

Student Musicians Shine

By Megan Wells | February 19, 2021

Christian Life School (CLS) is excited to announce that three students auditioned for the Wisconsin School Music Association Honors Project: Junior Faith Drummond, violin, Freshman Braeyah Upchurch, viola, and Junior Eliza VanDixhorn, saxophone.  Auditions were submitted virtually in December and if accepted, these young ladies will have the opportunity to attend camp at the University…

Integrating Faith Daily

By Megan Wells | February 8, 2021

“…But God has surely listened and has heard my prayer.” Psalm 66:19 As a school grounded in faith, Christian Life School believes in the power of prayer over their students, staff, and families. This year, CLS Upper School Student Development Coordinator, Kristen Martinez, wanted to take that one step further and ensure that every student and…

Reluctant Readers

By Jaylene Hardtke | February 3, 2021

Written By: Jaylene Hardtke Why are students Reluctant to Read? “I don’t want to read that, it doesn’t interest me.”  “I don’t like reading, it’s boring.” “I don’t get it.” How many have heard that from your child/student? It is not an uncommon statement to hear especially in the digital age where screens are available…

Academic Decathlon Heads to State

By Megan Wells | January 28, 2021

Congrats to the Christian Life School Academic Decathlon Team on qualifying for the Wisconsin Academic Decathlon State Competition. Out of 50 teams competing at the regional level, our team ranked in the top 20. This is the team’s first year participating-quite an impressive accomplishment. CLS’ Coach, Mr. Yosep Lee, had this to say; “As a…

Preschool Tips

By Cinthya Bermudez | January 20, 2021

Tips for Parents from a Preschool Teacher Written by: Cinthya Bermudez The preschool years are an essential time in a child’s life, as this will be the first time they experience the world on their own. They will learn social skills, fine motor skills, and most importantly learn more about being independent.  Preschool can also…

AMC 8 Student Standout

By Megan Wells | January 8, 2021

Congratulations to Sam VanDixhorn for taking 1st place at the AMC 8 (American Mathematics Competitions) competition. Sam also earned the Honor Roll of Distinction title placing his score in the top 1% nationally. The AMC 8 is a middle school mathematics exam designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. The material covered on the…

Prayer and Fasting

By Megan Wells | January 5, 2021

To kick off 2021, all are invited to join the CLS Staff and Students for 7 days of prayer and fasting beginning Wednesday, January 6th. Below is a full list of prayer focus points. Wednesday 6th CLS Administration, Faculty & Staff Spiritual discernment Wisdom & stamina Enthusiastic service Commitment to the vision Relational mindset Thursday…

CLS Wisconsin Academic Decathlon Going to Regionals

By Karen Cervantes | November 21, 2020

Wisconsin Academic Decathlon is a non-profit extracurricular program that provides rigorous curriculum and competitive academic challenges to both public and private high school students. CLS Middle and High School students competed in the local competition on November 10 and will be heading to the regional competition. Each student was challenged to identify their own strengths…

Cory Batz Scholarship Awarded

By Karen Cervantes | October 13, 2020

Cory Batz was a student at Christian Life School whose life affected both his teachers and peers. He was heavily involved in the drama department and displayed his love for the Lord by the way he lived his life and treated others around him. Inspired by their son’s courage and growth during his fight with…

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