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Musings from Midland

 

These short clips are printed each week in the church bulletins of our constituent churches. Here are the most recent Midland Musings...


October 7

Mrs. Frishman’s 3rd and 4th grade students have been studying the life cycle of butterflies over the past few weeks. They watched caterpillars form chrysalis and this past Wednesday morning students were very excited to watch Painted Lady butterflies emerge from their cocoons. The butterflies are now sipping sugar water and will be released on Friday. What a wonderful Creator our God is! Developing passionate followers of Christ, who love God and serve people. 


September 24

This week Mr. Bayer’s 7th graders participated in the first community service project of the school year.  They were privileged to assist at the ReNewed Hope Food Pantry.  Students always come back to school with smiles on their faces after a morning of serving others.  Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.  Follow us on Facebook. 


August 12

Teachers and staff at Midland Adventist Academy are preparing for the start of an exciting new school year. Visit our Midland Academy YouTube channel to view our teacher interviews and learn more about their passion for educating young people. If you are interested in information regarding enrollment, please call the school at 913.268.7400.  Limited seats available.


July 9

We are all getting used to a constantly changing world.  We want to give you peace of mind with a COVID-19 plan, but we are waiting on the report from the KS Department of Education following their July 15 meeting. Our intent is to release Midland's COVID-19 plan for the upcoming school year on the MAA website, July 20. Because of this, we are extending the Early Registration deadline to July 24.

Thank you for being patient with us as we plan for a safe, learning-filled school year.  We appreciate your support.


June 11

Great news! Tuition rates have been frozen for the 2020-2021 school year. We are now accepting applications and you will receive a $50 discount for each student when you register by July 15. For information about registration and scholarships, visit our website www.midlandacademy.org or call the office 913.268.7400. Classrooms can fill up quickly, so apply today!


May 7

Preparations are well underway for an exciting 2020-2021 school year at Midland Adventist Academy. We are expecting a number of applications and it is important to us that your child has a reserved seat in the classroom. If you would like information regarding enrollment, please contact us at maa@midlandacademy.org or 913.268.7400.


April 21

Midland Adventist Academy and College View Academy students enjoyed a joint vespers on Friday evening, organized by the Campus Ministries Team at both schools.  There was music, discussion and a great message by Pastor Mic Henton. God is blessing, even in pandemic times. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


April 1

We’ve just completed the first week of Continuous Learning with our Midland Adventist Academy family. Teachers have been connecting with students daily through various platforms. This is a journey that is just beginning and we appreciate your prayers and support.  We pray daily for our school, our community, our country and our world. “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10.  Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


March 19

Though in-person classes have been suspended, we are excited to finish the school year with Continuous Learning at Midland Adventist Academy.  Our teachers and administrative staff are working diligently this coming week to lay the ground work for our 4th quarter of learning.  Our verse this week has been “When I am afraid, I will trust in You.”  Psalm 56:3. We continue to Develop passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


March 11

In honor of Black History Month, Midland students presented an all school chapel highlighting several outstanding African American individuals and events in our country's history. Included in the program was an acrostic about George Washington Carver, a game of "how many clues do you need to name that person", and an original vocal solo inspired by a Langston Hughes poem.  We're proud of our students!  Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


March 3

Students are putting the final touches on their science fair projects.  Come see the results of their studies on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:00pm in the Midland gym.  Whether discovering what type of structure is the strongest in a storm or observing regeneration of cell body parts in small worms, students have worked hard researching and preparing their presentations.  Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


February 24

Last Sabbath, hearts were blessed as Midland students presented the entire church service at Chapel Oaks. Mrs. Prosser's 1st and 2nd graders offered a wonderful Praise Service, showing how faith and learning are integrated at Midland. High School Diversity vocalists raised the question, "Who Will Be A Witness For My Lord?" Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.  Follow us on Facebook @MAAMustangs


February 18

Our basketball student athletes placed 4th in the Gold division and 3rd in the Red division at the Union College Invitational Tournament last week. We value developing Christ-like characters on and off the court. Follow us on Facebook @ MAAMustangs.


February 11

Last week our high school students lived out part of our Midland mission by serving others in our community. While some assisted with the mobile food pantry at New Haven, others assisted with early spring cleaning at the Beacon Light Church. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


February 5

Thank you to Ms. Kuehmichel and Mrs. Frishman for organizing Career Week for our elementary students.  Students learned how police officers, respiratory therapists and physical therapists help people by using different tools.  Students enjoyed the visuals, exercises and games and learning how they might want to work to help others in the future. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


January 30

Ms. Kuehmichel's seventh and eighth grade Bible class has been studying the sanctuary. As part of their class, they fashioned furniture and made a model of the sanctuary. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


January 15

Mrs. Frishman's 3rd & 4th grade class has been studying earth science. They compared the "layers" of a hard boiled egg to the layers of the earth last week. It was a fascinating lesson. Our creator God is amazing!  Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


January 11

We’re one week into second semester classroom learning and we’re making plans for community service projects and sharing music at local churches.  Please check our website calendar often for updates.  Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


January 8

We’re one week into second semester classroom learning and we’re making plans for community service projects and sharing music at local churches. Please check our website calendar often for updates. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


December 31

We wish you Joy and Happiness as we begin a new year. “May He give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.” - Psalm 20:4 (NIV)  Our mission is Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


December 11

Mr. Karr’s sophomore technology students have built and successfully launched their rockets, completing the unit on “It’s Not Rocket Science”. Ms. Deutsch’s Life Skills class completed their baby project, using flour sack babies. They discovered that parenting is sometimes inconvenient and you get less sleep! Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people. 


December 6

Midland 3rd & 4th graders and Diversity shared their smiles and songs with visitors and associates at Advent Health Shawnee Mission this week.  We too receive a blessing when we share with others.  Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


November 30

Midland Adventist Academy students and staff are thankful for each one of you who supports MAA financially, by your prayers, and by your volunteer hours. Our school is very blessed to have a community who supports Adventist Education.  Happy Thanksgiving!


November 20

Union College’s Academic Roadshow came to the Midland campus to give high school students a small taste of the college classroom experience.  Five Union professors conducted college classes for our students. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people. 


November 16

Ms. Kuehmichel’s 7th & 8th grade class has been studying the Civil War. This week the class finished their lesson by dressing in period clothes and cooking their lunch over an outdoors campfire. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people. 


November 4

Grades K-2 had some special visitors last week; an American Kestrel, a Barred Owl and a Screech Owl! Ask a young Midland student which one calls "Who cooks for you?" or "Who cooks for you too?" Our God is a wonderful creator! You can see these amazing fowl at the Ernie Miller Nature Center. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


October 29

Ms. Kuehmichel’s 8th grade class visited Merriam Gardens to spread some sunshine by singing to the residents and working on a craft with them. ” Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


October 18

Coach Elsey and Midland's soccer team traveled to Walla Walla University to compete in their Fall Classic tournament.  Midland won three of their four games and received the Team Sportsmanship award!  Thank you, Pastor Douglas for being a Godly example to these young men. Congratulations team for a job well done. We are proud of the way you represented Midland on and off the field. Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.

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