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There has been a lot of buzz in Leamington about the new International Baccalaureate (IB) program set to launch in September, 2019. There have been many questions about what IB actually is, and how a UMEI education compares to an IB education. As a school dedicated to nurturing faith, academics, and leadership, we too are…

Students at UMEI Christian High School are experiencing what it means to be a newcomer to Canada first-hand. The Faith in Action club has been learning about the war in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis for the last year. “I am eager to keep students informed and passionate about what’s happening in the world,”…

It’s no doubt mobile devices have and continue to make a huge impact in our world. One of our alumni is now part of the mobile revolution, working from home, for Microsoft as a Senior Software Engineer, and living just a few kilometers away from his alma mater. While working at the area School Board…

UMEI Admissions Director Chrissy Kelton chats with 2014 Grad Ty Scratch. These interviews with UMEI alumni highlight the stories of past students, their experiences with UMEI, and where they are now. If you are UMEI alumni and are interested in sharing your story, we would love to hear from you. Contact Chrissy Kelton at chrissy.kelton@umei.ca.

My first two years of high school have been a learning curve. Coming out of grade eight, I had made the decision to start my grade nine year off at a local high school. My original thoughts were to attend UMEI; unfortunately, our money situation was not ideal and tuition was costly. So, I scratched…

I just came from a student led chapel where they were talking about the importance of foundations. This led me to think about UMEI’s theme verse, “For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ” (1 Corinthians 3:11). I thought I should begin my blogging journey at…

As an elementary school student, I was not very interested in science whatsoever. The extent of my science knowledge consisted of basic plant anatomy and that static electricity made your hair fly up when you touched a special ball. I remember seeing the “Mad Science” club at my school and thinking that it would be…

With the launching of our new website I was inspired to begin writing a regular blog, but I really had no idea what that meant for me, personally. I read blogs from time to time, following several people, reading about their ups and downs, aspirations and achievements. But what would I write about? After doing…

I will be very honest. I never had any interest in putting on a play. And I will continue to be honest by saying I never have any interest in putting on another one. However, what I did not think would happen is that I consider this play to be a good experience that I…

The end of the school year brings with it a certain amount of nostalgia as we say goodbye to our peers and teachers for the summer. However, this past June was particularly emotional for the UMEI community. Ruth Harnadek, our teacher of 16 years, head of the drama department, chapel coordinator, overall mother figure for…

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