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Welcome to WVCS!

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There are so many words that come to mind when I think about the opportunity we have to send William to private school this year.  I know there are many who want to and can't, whether it be financially, location or otherwise.  I thank the Lord again and again that we are able.  Blessed is the only word that seems adequate.

So many of the people we've met so far at Willamette Valley Christian School (WVCS) will often ask how we found out about the school, fully expecting that we know someone who already attends.  They're often surprised when I tell them, "Nope.  We just found it online."  Odd these days we live in, that you can just research and pick and choose all from the internet.  Of course, we met with some of the staff and even talked with a few parents, but we're looking forward (and expecting) to meeting lots of new faces as we start off the school year in a brand new place.

William's first grade class is one of the largest classes at WVCS at 17 st…

The Land of 10,000 Lakes

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We had been wanting to make another trip to MN to see family.  We were there last 6 years ago for Thanksgiving just before William turned one.  We were due.  Mom let us know they were planning a trip and we figured what better time to go then while they were there too!

God works his perfect timing.  I've seen it happen so many times in my life.  It just so happened that my Grandma (who has suffered from some debilitating dizziness and fairly recent vision issues) was to have a consultation with a doctor after running a multitude of tests to finally determine the reason behind her symptoms.  My mom was able to be there of which she was very grateful-living so far away and never normally getting to be a part of things like this.

They diagnosed Grandma with Posterior Cortical Atrophy, a rare form of Alzheimers that not only effects memory but also vision.  Although it is an extremely difficult diagnosis to get, there are finally answers to the ongoing question of "why" she…