Busy with the Grads in Bali
May29

Busy with the Grads in Bali

Hi All, This is a quick post just to let you know all is well. It has been a very busy time here for us at the school. In the last couple of weeks we have had AP Exams, Prom, Senior Trip to Bali (I know – but someone has to do it), and Graduation! It has been a great time but it has been very very busy. We still have end of year exams and some wrap up things related to school but we have about a week left and then we are done....

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Here’s to “Journeying On”…
May15

Here’s to “Journeying On”…

Hi all!  Lesley here.  We hope our beloved readers are all keeping in good health and being challenged day to day to live in the incredible Mercy of Christ!  We know, we are. Thought I’d drop a line of some details and reflections, as we prepare for departure here in Singapore.  With our school system starting in August, and ending in May, that means we have only 2 more weeks of school (many of those days filled with special events,...

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Change of summer plans and Weiss news
Apr03

Change of summer plans and Weiss news

Hello everyone.  We would like to inform you that our summer plans will be changing, as will our longterm plans.  We’ll be returning to Canada permanently this summer after this school year.  The decision to leave Singapore has been very recent and we believe the outcome is positive:  Return to Canada; relatives, friends and community, and a beautiful country. The decision to return home is not based on any health issues!  At...

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First time to India- it is Amazing!
Mar20

First time to India- it is Amazing!

Greetings everyone – I have just come back from India as part of our school’s program. Our school sent out 7 different teams to 7 different countries around Asia with our entire high school. Our group went to the southern part of India where we worked with a ministry outside of Chennai. Our group worked alongside the Shalom staff and life trainees as we worked their water conservation projects to help capture rain water to...

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So great to visit the Great White North!
Mar19

So great to visit the Great White North!

Well it was a bit of a whirlwind but I did manage to see some of you in a short period of time as I was enroute to the NICS (Network of International Christian Schools) leadership meetings and teacher recruiting fair in Memphis. Thank-you so much for taking the time- I really appreciate you all so much. I felt very fortunate to see Julia’s last couple of regular season volleyball games in person. I know I said it already but I...

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Happy CNY!
Feb15

Happy CNY!

Happy CNY everyone! Now that I know what that acronym stands for! Up until last week I didn’t really take stock of the “CNY” (Chinese Lunar New Year) acronym. In a conversation with a teacher at our school here at ICS, he mentioned something in passing about ‘CNY’ and I had to ask what he was referring to. I understand now. During this week I have also been trying to glean information from other staff members about what Chinese...

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Oh the rain….
Feb07

Oh the rain….

During the past month or so we have really felt the rainy season here in Singapore. The rains come down warm, furious, and usually for a short thunderstorm like intensity. About a week ago I went through such a storm while coming home from work on bike. I recalled it below. Just as I was leaving school, the heavens opened up and the most intense rain began. I usually take a bike home from school and if it rains, I hold my umbrella in...

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Happy New Year Everyone!
Jan14

Happy New Year Everyone!

As we headed back to school for the second semester at the beginning of January- we certainly felt ready to start the new 2018 year. Now that we have got our little medical issues out of the way- we are raring to go. During the Christmas break, we enjoyed having our girls with us and everyone spending Christmas Eve and Day in a Singaporean hospital is certainly going to be one of the memorable Christmases on the list. The girls all...

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Merry Christmas from Singapore Hospital?
Dec24

Merry Christmas from Singapore Hospital?

Well it is not how we planned it but we all spent Christmas together at the hospital here in Singapore. If you read my previous post, I was dealing with a Staph infection in my right leg and well… it has lead me to stay in the hospital for 4 days and counting. After starting with it a week ago Friday (doctors think it was some kind of insect bite during the night)- after a progression of drugs from oral, to injection- it became...

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Christmas Break has begun!
Dec20

Christmas Break has begun!

We are feeling really excited to start Christmas Break this weekend. Julia and Steph arrived on Thursday and it has been such a great feeling to have everyone together again. We haven’t been together for over a year- so we are not taking it for granted! I have been caught smiling regularly as I hear all three of the girls laughing when something catches their fancy! Each daughter has always had a unique laugh- it hasn’t...

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