Posted by: Admin | April 15, 2018

Progress of the KMM School

Dear Sponsors and Friends of Kingdom Message Ministry School,

It is with great joy to write this letter concerning the KMM School in the Philippines and the progress that is being made.

At present we have 205 children at the school and their 2017-2018 school term has just ended. Their summer months are in April and May. The new school term of 2018-2019 begins the second week of June.

It has been a very successful year with our second graduation of sixth graders. (In the Philippines, K-6 is elementary, 7-9 is middle school and 10-12 is high school.)

As we have labored in twice-yearly visits at the KMM School, we marvel at its growth and upward progress. The school continues to expand each year beginning with an 8th grade this coming school term. We have also negotiated a new 3-year lease with the landlord. With this new lease we have also acquired the use of another floor in our second building. It was with our previous lease that we began occupying the first floor of the second building. This additional floor will help with extra space to accommodate our growth up to the tenth grade level.

We will begin in April with summer school for those who are in need of reinforcement in reading as well as our summer repairs and reconstruction.

Each year as we add on a grade, it also requires the hiring of an additional teacher. We are very blessed with our current group of teachers and staff at the KMM School. They are very committed and diligent in their vocation to teaching the children. All but one of them will be returning for the new school year.

The greatest blessing is seeing the growth of our children at the school. This will be our 9th year of operation so many that started in Kindergarten will now be in the 8th grade. Many of the children and their parents have expressed great appreciation for the KMM School and the sponsors who enable their children to partake in a private school that, without our help, it would be impossible for them to have a quality Christian education.

Please be assured, beloved sponsors (for that is what they call us in the Philippines), that your contributions and sponsorship of the children is making this all possible.

Thank you and God bless you.

Brother George Herrig
On behalf of the KMMS Stakeholders

Posted by: Admin | January 5, 2018

Teacher’s Day

As each previous year, the Parents’ Association organized the Teacher’s Day to be celebrated in Kingdom Message Ministry School. It was just a small “Thank You” from the children and their parents to the teachers for all their hard work throughout the school year. This year’s Teacher’s Day was a great success. Everybody enjoyed their time together and the teachers were very blessed by the gifts they received.

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Posted by: Admin | January 5, 2018

Educational Awareness

Towards the end of 2017 Kingdom Message Ministry School had a few very special visitors. The local police asked permission to conduct a session with Grade 7 students related to drug usage. Their presentation was very well received. They were also able to join us for our weekly feeding and enjoy the company of our children.

Posted by: Admin | January 5, 2018

Thanksgiving Day

The children of Kingdom Message Ministry School have chosen a day, in which they gave thanks to God for all His goodness towards them during the year of 2017. They would also like to express their gratitude to you, their sponsors and donors, for all you have done for them during this year. Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!!

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Posted by: Admin | November 4, 2017

Hand Washing

Another Department of Education requirement placed upon the Philippine schools was to instruct the students in how to properly wash their hands. Playing with water – what fun we had!

Posted by: Admin | November 4, 2017

Science Lab and Garden Tools

Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors we were able to equip our newly set up science laboratory. Also, we were able to purchase garden tools for agricultural projects as required by the Department of Education for higher grades (Grades 7-8). We are very grateful to all of you who made this possible. Thank you from all our happy pupils.

Posted by: Admin | November 4, 2017

Parents-Teachers Conference

September 22, 2017 marked Parents’ and Teachers’ conference for the first quarter of the school year. Each grade level teacher held meetings with individual parents and their children. The teachers reported the children’s grades to the parents for the first grading period and together they shared ideas how to help their children achieve better grades. They also exchanged thoughts on finding ways to assist the children with their overall improvement.

Posted by: Admin | November 4, 2017

Language Month Celebration

The time had come once again for the Filipinos to celebrate the National Language. In 1937 Filipino was announced to be the official language of the Philippines. This language is a mixture of Spanish words and English alphabets. This year’s celebration theme was called, “Filipino: Wikang Mapagbago” (“Filipino: Language of Change”).

Kingdom Message Ministry School observed the festival by holding a poem, singing, and dancing contest. Our children were divided into two categories. The first category included Kindergarten through Grade 3; the second category included Grades 4 through 7. Pupils of Grade 3 under the advisory of Teacher Adonis Artista won the first category. The second category was won by Grade 5 pupils under the advisory of Teacher Lovella Lapasanda. Everyone enjoyed their time together very much as you can see in their happy faces.

Posted by: Admin | August 28, 2017

Feeding Program Resumed

After numerous changes and activities during the first few weeks things have settled down to a normal routine and we were able to resume our favorite weekly feeding program. As in previous years, the parents took the responsibility for preparing nutritional food for both the children and the staff. You can see the grateful faces of the recipients, which are saying, “Thank you for all your care for us.”

Posted by: Admin | August 28, 2017

2017 Nutrition Month Celebration

As each year, Kingdom Message Ministry School celebrated the mandatory Nutrition Month as prescribed by the Ministry of Education. This year’s theme was “Healthy diet, gawing habit – for life!” (“Healthy diet – make it a habit for life!”)

The National Nutrition Council aimed to achieve the following objectives in the schools with this activity:

  1. Promote the consumption of healthier foods and discourage the eating of unhealthy foods
  2. Encourage families and individuals to eat a balanced diet with a variety of food in the right quantity and maintain an ideal body weight to reduce obesity and non-communicable diseases
  3. Create awareness among them on making the right choices of food
  4. Encourage the food industry, producers, distributors, and farmers to make healthy foods available to all

KMMS’s activities were very successful. Everyone was very cooperative and enjoyed their time together.

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