99 Reasons Why!

99 Reasons Why People Love EMS!

1. Christ -centered.  50. Chapel & Gathering.
2. Strong academics. 51. We respect other's beliefs.
3. Faculty who are and listen. 52. Competitive athletics.
4. Prayer is alive. 53. Flexible curriculum.
5. Liberal arts experience. 54. No SOL's.
6. Small classes. 55. Encouragement to think differently.
7. Interactive learning. 56. We think through all sides of issues.
8. Focus on faith development. 57. We extend grace.
9. Engaged & eager learners. 58. Fantastic & fresh dining hall food.
10. Family atmosphere. 59. Feeling safe.
11, Individual attention. 60. Opportunities to explore.
12. We partner with our families. 61. Choirs: Chambers, Touring, Sr/Jr & EMES.
13. All are welcome. 62. Being with others who love to learn.
14. Independent research & honors work. 63. We're inclusive.
15. We trust one another. 64. Commitment to the arts.
16. Friendly families. 65. Neighbor groups.
17. Amazing coaches. 66. Superior music opportunities.
18. Experiential learning. 67. Life-long friendships & connections.
19. Strong church support across varied demonominations. 68. Acceptance of everyone.
20. We're diverse. 69. Excellent drama.
21. Long lunch period. 70. EVERYTHING!
22. Deep relationships are formed. 71. 99 year history.
23. No locks on lockers. 72. Musicals.
24. Community focused. 73. Robotics and 21st century skills.
25. Ping pong in the Commons. 74. Internships & work opportunities.
26. Learning beyond classroom walls. 75. Senior Presentations.
27. Individualized learning plans. 76. Field trips.
28. Restorative practices. 77. Class socials.
29. Fantastic alumni. 78. Community Service Day.
30. We're a great value. 79. Countless college scholarships earned.
31. Faculty/staff that are servant-minded. 80. Excellent financial aid available.
32. Students sing in our hallways. 81. Graduates well prepared for colleges.
33. We celebrate each child's gifts. 82. Each student is known and matters.
34. Creatvity surrounds you. 83. Online learning options.
35. We're passionate about reading. 84. AP & advanced courses.
36. Deep learning through in-class discussions. 85. Over 20 club options.
37. We teach critical and constructive thinking. 86. Universites report our students are extraordinarily well-prepared.
38. Creativity in the curriculum. 87. Liking school is cool.
39. A sense of belonging. 88. Digital photography class.
40. Spirit Weeks/Student committees. 89. Big Brothers/Big Sisters program.
41. Dedicated & experienced faculty. 90. Amazing fine and perofrming arts classes.
42. Curiosity is encouraged & nurtured. 91. FCS classes like Ethnic Foods.
43. E-Term opportunities. 92. Digital Recording studio on campus.
44. Commitment to serve locally & gloabbly. 93. Can earn 32+ high school credits becuase of schedule flexibility.
45. Persistence is taught. 94. Days & years fly by.
46. We try new things. 95. We're student-focused.
47. Excellent writing is taught and expected across the curriculum. 96. Student Council creativity & leadership.
48. Supportive donors. 97. Orchestra & band.
49. Leadership opportunities are everywhere. 98. Lab-dased science courses.
  99. We celebrate our students - no matter what their gifts!

 

. . . AND MANY MORE . . . Just ask any student!

 

 

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