Learn, Belong & Become: Stories from Calgary Christian School

Lift Helps Student Fulfill Dream to Attend CCHS

Posted on Nov. 5, 2018

The inaugural flight of a wheelchair lift at CCS’s Secondary Campus created quite a stir the Friday before school started. Filling the stairwell around the new device that day was a crowd of curious…

Ending Bible Poverty in Canada? [how a CCS alumna…

Posted on Oct. 23, 2018

Anytime we feel like it, we can hear the Bible read in English or study it for ourselves. We take it for granted that we can read its truths whenever we want. However, there are millions of people who…

Encouraging and Empowering Girls with "Enlighten":…

Posted on Oct. 12, 2018

After passing the 20 year mark since graduation from CCS, I’ve been looking back on this life I have lived and I realize that I never really left the community of Calgary Christian School! I am and…

Wall of Fame Inductee!

Posted on Sep. 24, 2018

Recently inducted into Palliser's "Wall of Fame", recognized for her outstanding work in the area of medicine/dermatology, we want to say a HUGE congratulations to Dr. Susan Poelman (CCS Class of 1993).…

Checking in with CCS Alum, Kimberley (VerHulst) Belez…

Posted on Sep. 21, 2018

We moved from Toronto to Calgary when I was in Grade 6, my sister in Grade 4 and brother in Kindergarten. My dad was a pastor, which meant we did not have a lot of money, but a Christian education was…

Making lemonade!

Posted on Sep. 14, 2018

On one of the hottest days of the summer, our kids decided to have a lemonade stand.  Rather than keeping the money and charging per glass, they decided they would like to raise money for the Alberta…

Class of 1993 Reunites!

Posted on Jul. 23, 2018

While a class reunion might not seem like everyone's favorite event to attend at first glance, there is really something comfortable and reassuring about meeting up with old friends and classmates, even…

CLASS OF 2018 is going to CHANGE THE WORLD!

Posted on Jun. 28, 2018

This bunch of students who are graduating today are going to go out and make a huge difference in the world - we know it! We have one CCS grad heading to MRU to study nursing, one heading overseas with…

"Be the reason someone smiles today..."

Posted on Jun. 20, 2018

One of our grade 4 classes headed out today to share some encouragement with our neighbours by creating beautiful chalk designs and messages on the sidewalks around the school.   It's the little things…

CCS a huge supporter of RUN FOR WATER

Posted on Jun. 15, 2018

There is an organization, called Run for Water, that has been dedicated to bringing clean water to desperate parts of the world, namely Ethiopia, for over 10 years.  The Calgary branch of Run for Water…

Alumni Highlight - Delynne Spencer (Class '83)

Posted on Jun. 1, 2018

In honor of the 35 years since the Class of 1983 graduated, we're shining the spotlight on the lovely Delynne Spencer. Here is a brief update! "I am single Mom of two adult children - Erin, 26 and Cole,…

Our New Logo!

Posted on May. 16, 2018

The large letter C in our logo stands for Calgary, Christian and Christ, who is at the centre of all we do.  The compass needle represents the journey of faith and our need for the Lord’s direction…

Artist in Residence

Posted on May. 10, 2018

Thank-you to Mrs. Jen (DeBoer) VandenBroek (class of 1995) for spending two weeks as our “Artist in Residence” at the Elementary Campus.  Through these workshops, our students experimented with acrylic,…