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Education
faithful learning
A few years ago now we chose the motto ‘Faithful Learning, Faithful Living’ for the Senior Secondary at MECS. I think the joy of any catchphrase, motto or vision statement is that depending on how you look at it, it can be meaningfully interpreted in a wide variety of ways. To me, there are a...
As a maths teacher one of the most common questions I am asked in a Secondary classroom is “when will I use this in real life?” Behind this question is an assumption; the purpose of Maths class is to learn a process or formula that I can recall and apply in life after school. A...
As we find ourselves at the tail end of another academic year, it’s crucial to consider the importance of finishing strong. The final stretch of the school year is a time when students often feel the pressure, but it’s also a time when they have a unique opportunity to demonstrate their dedication, commitment, and growth....
With Book Week happening this week at many schools around the country, I thought it was good to remind us of the importance of getting lost in a book! MECS too, will celebrate with some Book Week activities in various year levels in the coming weeks.   Harry S Truman is credited with the following...
“The point of the resurrection… is that the present bodily life is not valueless just because it will die… What you do with your body in the present matters because God has a great future in store for it… What you do in the present—by painting, preaching, singing, sewing, praying, teaching, building hospitals, digging wells,...