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Linda Westerveld
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Junior Kindergarten
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B.A. Education Kindergarten Specialist Special Education 1 OCT CSTC My passion is learning and discovering new and old places. One of the places that I have learned the most is in our JK room. I love the children's honesty and openness! Together ,we discover, invent, sing ,dream and PRAISE. I also enjoy camping,canoeing, hiking, reading and doing laundry. Past experience includes, working in JK and teaching the primary grades. I'm looking forward to learning with my students this year.
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Victoria Body
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SK
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OCT, B.Ed, B.A (Hons), MTS It is a blessing to be able to teach at a Christian school. I love the idea of both being part of the students and staff faith journey and them being part of mine. It's awesome to be able to speak the name of Jesus freely and share who He is with the students. I have my own counselling practice where I am blessed to meet and walk with people where they are at on their journey. I enjoy travelling and on nice days riding on the back of a Harley Davidson. I like to read and hang out with friends.
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Erica Schuster
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Grade 1
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M. Ed, B.A., B.Ed., OCT, CSTC - Watching children have those moments where everything suddenly makes sense is just one of many reasons why I teach. Everyday holds something new in class and my students and I love seeing the wonders of God's world through our studies. I am currently pursuing my Masters of Education. My three favourite things are shoes, Starbucks, and books. In my free time, I can be found on the beach, reading, or just spending time outdoors.
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Marcia Horinga
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Grade 2
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BA, B Ed, OCT, CSTC - I have taught all elementary grades in a variety of school in Ontario. I am extremely thrilled to be teaching Grade 2 at WCS. I enjoy helping make student's first experience at school a great one. Through play, music, stories and much more I seek to show students who God is and how much He cares of each one of them. When I am not busy with school I enjoy spending time with my husband and four children. I enjoy camping, swimming, music and cake decorating.
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Greg Hiemstra
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Grade 3, Vice Principal
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CSTC, OCT - I have been teaching at WCS in the primary, junior and intermediate grades since graduating from Redeemer and Calvin College. I have always liked math in school, and decided to major in that after tutoring college students. I enjoy the seasonal activities of golfing and curling, and year round of chauffeuring my own children to various activities.
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Jannette Hickey
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Grade 4
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Bachelor of Education Ontario Teacher's Certificate Christian School's Certificate I have taught at WCS my whole career. I have mostly taught in grades 3,4,5. My passion is Phys. Ed. I currently teach Phys. Ed. to grades 1,3,4. I coordinate the intramural program and mileage club. I love to coach cross country, triple ball, and track and field. In my free time I enjoy the outdoors, camping, gardening, and thrift shopping.
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Axel Hiemstra
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Grade 5
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B.A., B.Ed., OCT, CSTC - I feel incredibly blessed to be able to help students develop important life-skills, learn about who God is, and discover His creation. Through teaching at a Christian School I can strengthen my relationship with God and instill Christian values among my pupils; what an amazing gift! Other passions of mine include hanging out with family and friends, going on canoe/fishing trips, playing sports, and traveling the world.
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Natalie Van Andel
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Grade 4
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BA B Ed OTC CSTC I have been teaching at WCS since graduating from Calvin College. I love teaching and leading children to know more about their God, his love for them, and his amazing world. My love for school and learning started the day I went to kindergarten. I also have a love for drama which has lead me to coach many children in the musicals and plays we have performed at WCS.
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Lesa Racicot
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Grade 7
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OCT, B.A., M.Ed. Reading Specialist I have taught grades 6, 3, 1 & JK and currently teach grade 7. I feel blessed and privileged to be working with children!
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Tony Schaafsma
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Grade 8
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B.E., O.C.T., C.S.T.C. - Children are precious and it is an honour to join them in their journey of learning. I trust God will teach me a great deal through the students I teach. I have been teaching since October 2012, I have taught in numerous grades and in different capacities, these include grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. I have spent the majority of my time as a homeroom teacher to grades 5 and 6 students. Moving to grade 8 is thrilling for me and I am excited to share my passion for learning with the students I teach. Before 2012, I was a Youth Pastor in the Christian Reformed Church for 10 years. I have always had a passion for children and young people and I love to walk along with them in their faith. I am married to Lisa and we currently have three children who attend WCS everyday. I enjoy playing and watching baseball, as well as spending time with our family when we do various things together.
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