Our school families went for a hay ride out to a barn where we all enjoyed food, facepainting, games and roasting s'mores over a fire.
We've started what we hope will be an annual tradition: lunch with local police officers. Our students had a wonderful surprise and we were able to share our hot lunch with four Galt Police Department officers.
After nearly a year serving in Iraq as a Chinook helicopter pilot, our mom Cynthia Jones surprised her daughters, Naomi and Mary. They were expecting her in a few days, but she came to pick them up from school on Tuesday, September 18. Fox 40 came and recorded the event and broadcast it in their evening news program, which you can see here. Fox40.com/2018/09/18/
Every month Galt Adventist School gives back to our community by dedicating a day to community service. On Friday, September 14 we had our first Community Service Day of this school year––cleaning up along roadsides in our town.
Our students and teachers were excited to start a new school year.
We were happy to participate in National Night Out with other organizations in our community, including the Galt Police Department. Community members could make a free ceramic at our booth.
Galt Adventist School was named Business of the Month by the Galt Chamber of Commerce. Our principal, Cynthia Ackerman, accepted the award which recognizes our contributions in providing excellent education and service to our community.
The 2018 spring musical, titled "The Three Trees," told the story through song and drama of the tree which became the cross of Christ. All our students, grades K-8, were involved and learned through performing and music.