And just like that, here we are at the end of another school year. As I take a moment to write this final newsletter piece for 2018, I am resisting the urge to go over all the PCS highlights from the year that’s been, or talk about the new PCS bus and how splendid it is when the green shimmers in the morning sun, or give another childhood story that lends itself to a Christmas analogy. Instead, I’d simply like to say two things as we come to the close of 2018 at PCS, Thank You and Merry Christmas.
Thank You – To you our parent community, thank you for choosing to partner with us in education to help your children become young men and women who are confident, equipped, passionate and happy; ready to go out and make a positive impact on this world. Thank you for allowing us to speak life into your children each and every day, to share the gospel message and to instil in all our students a biblical worldview that says each person is valuable, unique and dearly loved by God, so much that Jesus would come and die for us. The stronger our partnership, the greater chance we have at seeing your children experiencing success across all areas. Like you, we don’t just want to see our students existing and going through the motions of life, but rather, we would see godly young men and women who are excited about life, secure in who they are, and using the God given gifts and talents that each one has been given to thrive in life and impact many for the positive.
Thank you for your support and encouragement in my role as principal. I know that it isn’t all smiles and rainbows, and that as educators we do mess up sometimes. However, if and when those times happen, I trust that you know our heart for you and your children, and our commitment to providing the outstanding education and opportunities that your children deserve.
And finally I’d like to say Merry Christmas (yes I’m a merry, not a happy kind of guy). Jesus is the reason we are here. He is the reason PCS exists and the reason that I love being part of such an incredible community. I pray for all of us, that in the midst of everything else, there will be a moment where each of us will stop, and know that Jesus came as a gift for you. You were worth it. You are no accident. You are loved.
I can’t wait to catch up with you all for another great year of learning and opportunities at PCS in 2019.
Merry Christmas and have a great holiday!