Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Melissa

This year, we are delighted to welcome Ms. Melissa to our ever-growing staff.  She is a perfect fit because, just like so many of our students, behind her joyful, playful demeanor there hides a history of hardship.  One of her sisters, who was very special to her, died from lymphoma eleven years ago.  She left […]

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Meet Featured Student, Dylan!

Dylan is 6 years old and is a first grader at Jubilee School.  He lives with his parents and his uncle who is a fifth grader at the school.  He likes attending Jubilee School because he gets to see his friends and because the teachers treat him well.  Dylan’s favorite part about school is getting to […]

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Meet Featured Student, Marjorie!

Marjorie is seven years old and is a second grader at Jubilee School.  Last year she missed school a lot because her family did not have enough food to send to school with her.  This year, however, her dad is working on Jubilee’s new school construction; his income is helping to provide food for the […]

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Music with a Mission!

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine.  Imagine the lights in the gymnasium lowering while, up on stage, spotlights shine upon your son, your daughter, your neighbor’s children, or the children of others in your community.  Drum sticks click together, a guitar strums, and initially, a single voice rings out, “Abre mis ojos, oh […]

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Meet Featured Student, Fernando

Fernando is 10 years old and is a second grader at Jubilee School.  He appreciates the opportunities the school gives him to study and learn.  Fernando lives with his mother and little sister, and the family has struggled financially since his step-father left them.  They live in a very dangerous area of the city where […]

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Moving into the 2015 School Year

There is no end to the emotions kids feel on the first day of school, but feeling excited and a bit nervous and scared are probably the most common ones!  Thanks to generous donations, many of the students at Jubilee school were sporting new back packs, and they were delighted to see their classmates and […]

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Strengthening the Foundation: Teacher’s Training 2015

  Last week, Jubilee joyfully welcomed back teacher trainers Kathy DeJong and Aubree Cantrall from The Potter’s House School in Grand Rapids, MI!  They led us through a three day workshop designed to unify and equip the staff for the school year which started on February 9th.  Kathy and Aubree facilitated discussions related to the […]

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Bienvenida–Welcome, Amy!

Please join us in welcoming Amy Haroff who is volunteering with us this year!  She is from Grand Rapids, MI, and shares a little bit about herself below: Several years ago, God instilled a desire in my heart to serve as a missionary in Latin America for a year (or maybe longer), but I knew […]

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Top 5 Highlights from 2014!

This has been a fantastic year and its so hard to choose just 5 highlights from 2014.  This is our best attempt at the top five:  Which one’s are we missing?  What would you like to add to this list?  Did you visit us this year or did you see prayers answered even while being […]

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Graduacion

On December 1st we graduated 96 PreK and Kindergarten students!  Graduation ceremony at the PreK and Kindergarten level is very important in Honduras.  Even though our students come from very poor homes dressing up for special occasions is an extremely important cultural event.  Families will borrow and sometimes buy outfits for their children. 2014 has […]

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