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Back to School: Tips to Readjust to School

Summer has come and gone. And with the first week of classes in the books, students may find it difficult to readjust to school. Some families are proactive about getting their kids back on schedule, but there are still a few things that you can do to help your kid start off on the right […]

Renton City Comic Con 2018 – AI: Is it Real or Hype?

Every year the city of Renton hosts the Renton City Comic Con. The event has numerous panels and showings of comic characters impersonators. However, this event is not only about super-heroes, fictional characters, and cosplay. This past September, Dr. Michelle Zimmerman, Renton Prep’s TEALS Computer Science students, and their teacher attended Renton City Comic Con […]

Renton Prep Students Qualify as Finalists in the American Library of Poetry Competition 2018

The American Library of Poetry Competition is a contest that celebrates students’ creativity through writing. This competition is targeted to school age children from grades 3rd-12th, including tutored at home and home schooled pupils. Each year, they sponsor a writing competition throughout the entire nation. And in order to participate, students must submit a poem written […]

Renton Prep Is Bridging the Gap with Microsoft Translator

We live in a society that is made up of many cultures and languages. Thus, making communication barriers part of our diverse world. Microsoft Translator is a tool that helps alleviate language and communication barriers. And this is no different in the school setting. At Renton Prep, we have become very familiar with this new […]

Hack the Classroom With Paint 3D

One of the greatest challenges in education is finding ways to keep students engaged in the classroom. Indeed, accomplishing this goal is easier said than done in an age when students would rather be staring at a smartphone or tablet screen than a teacher who’s lecturing. That’s where tools like Paint 3D come in. A […]

Digital Learning Is the Future of Education

Once upon a time, students learned a majority of information from reading books or listening to teachers lecture. However, those days are past; today, students and educators alike have access to a wealth of information with the click of a button. In our modern digital era, virtual learning is replacing more old-fashioned strategies, and schools […]

The Benefits of YouTube in Teaching

YouTube has 1.8 billion viewers a month, and many of them are children and young people. From makeup tutorials to music performances, children and teens are watching these videos on TVs, laptops, and even smartphones. Whether or not we acknowledge it, YouTube is clearly playing a crucial role in our children’s lives. So why not […]

Student Data Privacy

Technology enables us to connect students and teachers around the world, but it also comes with certain challenges. Academic institutions may struggle to ensure student data privacy, especially now that teachers can send information with the push of a button. Once upon a time, student data was only visible to teachers and other school officials […]

Educational Summer Activities That Don’t Feel Like School Work

Summer is a great time for kids to relax and recharge free from the pressures of homework and extracurricular commitments. However, that doesn’t mean parents should park kids in front of a screen for the whole summer. According to the Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts, incorporating a little real-world summer learning into your child’s schedule can […]

OneNote, A Platform For Creative Collaboration And Communication

Gone are the days of paper folders and spiral notepads. In our increasingly digital age, educators need to find more effective, efficient ways to organize their teaching materials and communicate with students. That’s where OneNote comes in. Described as a digital three-ring binder, OneNote is a cutting-edge computer program that allows for easy information gathering […]

Renton Prep Students Win the 2018 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest

This year two Renton Prep students won first and third places in the 2018 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest. Representing the Western District of Washington, Julien Johnson and Afomeya Hailu won in two different categories, essay and video. The Ninth Circuit Civics Contest is a competition that targets high school students. And it requires the participants to […]

Robotics And STEM Working Together

It’s no secret that the STEM fields play a crucial role in society. Referring to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, STEM sets the tone for the future, affecting everything from the foods we eat to the energy that powers our homes and cars. However, research shows that the STEM talent pool needs expanding. According to […]

Intercultural Minecraft Project, Global Experience for Renton Prep Students

Renton Prep students from the 6th and 7th grade participated in an intercultural minecraft project with students in Japan. This project was done with students from Ritsumeikan Primary School in Japan. The project required the students at Ritsumeikan to create minecraft worlds that showcased historical Japanese landmarks. Using English block coding and JavaScript, the students programmed […]

Student Spotlight: London Holmes

At Renton Prep Christian School we pride in our students achievements! Today, we highlight the story and journey of our former student London Holmes. Ms. Holmes is pursuing a career in Aviation in the 2-year Aeronautical Science Pathway Program at the Museum of Flight (MOF). London Holmes’ Projects at Renton Prep At Renton Prep, Ms. […]

Renton Prep Teaches Compassion With Tech

Renton Prep has built a reputation for teaching students to harness the power of technology. Not only to enrich education but also to develop responsible and productive citizens. To that end, our school’s educators are passionate about using technology to develop compassion in the student body. And as of late, the world is taking notice. […]

Renton Prep’s Students Leah & Welela WE Day Award

At Renton Prep, we are proud of all of our students. Time and again they have proven to be full of curiosity, intelligence and compassion, making it not only a joy to teach them, but a pleasure to watch them grow. Our students have participated in regional and national seminars showcasing their abilities. From 2018 […]

Faith vs Religion in Christian Education

Faith vs Religion is an important subject because we desire our students to have a living faith beyond being a member of a church. Our doctrine is solidly LCMS and Bible based. The goal is for the students to apply faith to their real life and see how it is woven throughout learning and everyday […]

Renton Prep At E2 | Education Exchange In Singapore 2018

Renton Prep is proud to be a leader in private education both in the state of Washington and among the most innovative Christian preparatory schools in the country. As part of our commitment to providing students with a Christ-centered, technology-enabled education, we were pleased to attend this year’s Microsoft Education Exchange in Singapore. The Purpose […]

Innovation Educators are Diamonds in the Rough

Renton Prep and Amazing Grace are unique environments that require a specific mindset of flexibility and interest in continual learning and innovation. This article focuses on innovation educators and how they aid in the vision of our schools. Innovation educators are truly diamonds to be cherished. Recently Dr. Bernard Bull, Vice President for Curriculum and […]