It’s been a tradition at RFIS to celebrate Christmas with “secret angel” gifts, games and a talent show on the last day of the first semester. Another part of the celebration is to include children in the area. Some years
The staff at Rain Forest Internaitonal School are mainly volunteers, sent by mission organizations. Among them are several “global personnel” (aka missionaries) with Serve Globally (aka Covenant World Mission). Let’s meet our Covenant colleagues serving together at RFIS.
When a new school year begins there is so much orientation! New staff was oriented first followed by all of us returning staff; whether we’d been there last year or gone for a year.
New Student Orientation
Konroy and Heidi have made quite an impact in Cameroon. Over the years (6 of the last 9 years to be precise)
Heidi has led craft activities in neighborhood Bible clubs, taught lots of pre-schoolers and toddlers, and created 2
Our 2nd week in country was RFIS Staff Orientation week. We got up to speed on new policies, got reminded of the old policies, got child protection training again, reviewed emergency drills, and did planning for new student orientation, all
July 17 was the departure date in our calendars, hearts and minds for months!
It seems Delta had a surprise for us. Due to mechanical difficulties our flight out of Grand Rapids was delayed so long we knew we’d
Part of Ron’s job this year in the US involved purchasing things for Rain Forest International School. Follow the pics to see how it’ll all get there…
- Buy and box it all up – you should have seen the basement
Ladies and Gentlemen, the RFIS Class of 2019! Today was graduation at Rain Forest. The day started with the Senior Breakfast, then grad rehearsal, ending with commencement ceremonies. Yup, graduation is kind of an end but mostly it’s a beginning.
Ron has been learning all about climbing walls and how to build them. He visited one where our kids have membership here in Michigan. When the Operations Manager was assured that Ron is not a local competitor, he offered very