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Does your child's grade 7 or 8 experience leave him or her looking for something more? More challenge? More opportunities? More fun?
HCCS graduates consistently excel when they enter high school. That's because our program balances strong academics with character and faith building, leadership development, and a commitment to preparing students for high school, university, and life in God's world.
Students win awards for their work in the annual Remembrance Day writing contests and the University of Waterloo Gauss Math Contest. They win top academic and athletic awards in area high schools.
solid academics * leadership opportunities * service projects * Historica Fair * extended French program * outstanding music component: instrumental - vocal - theory - performances * robotics * technology * Bible * fitness * sports * critical thinking * communication skills * presentation skills * Project Based Learning
Our academic program gets better every year. Staff have recently travelled to High Tech High in San Diego, California and the Genessee School in Rochester, New York to study and then bring back best practices for teaching and learning in elementary school. We use hands on learning to make lessons interactive and memorable. Senior students studied Canadian history in 2015-2016 and also spent time baking bread, digging a root cellar, preserving vegetables, making maple syrup, quilting, carving wooden spoons, grinding wheat, preparing tin decorations, and cooking food over an open fire.
Students have opportunities to play sports against teams from other Christian schools. There is a soccer tournament in September, a basketball tournament in January, a softball tournament in May and a track and field competition in June.
Grade 7/8 students take an overnight trip at the end of each school year. These trips alternate between an outdoor experience (like Circle Square Ranch) and a city trip (like Montreal or Quebec City). Hot lunches are sold to students on Thursdays and proceeds go toward the grade 7/8 trip.