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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...

 


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.


September 30

Mrs. Frishman's and Mr. Bayer's classrooms enjoyed a field trip to the Louisburg Cider Mill. They learned how apples are turned into cider and they saw how all of the machines work together to make the apple cider donuts perfectly delicious! We are developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.  


September 17

Mr. Hallock and the freshman class spent Tuesday morning serving the community by assisting at the New Haven food pantry.  We are developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people. If you would like to keep up with the happenings at Midland Adventist Academy, email maa@midlandacademy.org and ask to be added to the weekly Mustang Memo list.


August 26

The annual Midland Prayer Walk was a wonderful hour last Sabbath afternoon, spent praying for God’s will to be felt, seen, and heard at Midland this year.  Thank you to each parent, student, board member, teacher, and constituent who supported by their presence and to those who pray daily during their personal devotions for Midland.  Our Mission: Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people. 


August 21

It has been a wonderful first week of school at Midland Adventist Academy. Lots of pictures, locker assignments, Back 2 School Night, and the first soccer game were just some of the activities we enjoyed, but the highlight of the week as the whole school prayer to start the year on Monday morning. – Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


August 5

The halls are buzzing with activity, teachers are putting the finishing touches on their classrooms and everyone is excited for a new school year to begin!  If you missed registration, there are still a few, short days for you to register.  Please come by the school between 9:00am – 3:00pm M-F or call to make an appointment outside these hours. Our Mission – Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people.


July 29

It's Registration Time! Teachers are back and have been in meetings with other teachers from around the Conference this week. We're anxious to see you at the school on Sunday, August 4 from 4:00-6:00pm if you need to begin or finish the registration process. Our Mission is - Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people. 


July 18

As we prepare for the beginning of a new school year, we ask for your support. If you would like to help sponsor a student by giving $25 a month (or more) toward a specific student’s tuition, please contact Mrs. Barbosa at 913.268.7400 or midlandfinance@gmail.com . If you are unable to sponsor a student, please pray that God will bless Midland in a mighty way this year. Our mission is Developing passionate followers of Christ who love God and serve people. 


June 18

Happy summer from Midland Adventist Academy! We are making plans for a year full of fun learning. Field trips, serviced projects, Week of Prayer, new books to read, math games, science experiments, and weekly chapels are a few things in store. We hope you're planning to be part of it! Take advantage of our early enrollment discount through July 1. 


June 3

We're making plans for the new school year at Midland and we'd like to reserve a desk with your name on it! July 1 is the deadline for the $50 early bird registration discount and the deadline for applying for scholarships through FACTS. If you have questions, please call the office at 913.268.7400.


May 14

Thank you to each one who helped sponsor the Mustang Rush jog-a-thon; you helped us reach 100% of our goal!  Our students were amazing!  The average lap count for students in their 30-minute allotted time was 10 laps - that's 2 miles! The money raised will help purchase percussion instruments for elementary music and an electric drum set for our chapel.  Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus.


May 7

Mrs. Murphy and Mrs. Prosser took their students to share with the residents at AdventHealth Care Center Shawnee this week.  Their angelic voices and sweet smiles made the day happier for everyone.  It was a beautiful way for students to serve the community.  Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus. 


April 30

Eight high school students maintained a 3.90 - 4.00 grade point average during the first three quarters of the academic school year.  They enjoyed a special off-campus day planned by Principal Young.  Congratulations to Blake, Jadon, Kareena, Jonah, Gaby, Michael, Bomi and Paige on your academic achievement!  Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus.  


April 15

In science class, Mrs. Murphy’s kindergartners are learning how plants grow through their gardening project.  Students reported planting beans, basil and zinnias.  Seedlings are growing in the classroom and outdoors.  The poor little seeds they put in the dark cupboard aren’t growing.  Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus. 


April 8

Midland's Concert Band and select choir, Diversity, just completed their spring music tour to Colorado. They were great ambassadors for Midland at their performances along the way. Thank you to Mr. Hutchison and the parent sponsors for making this experience possible! Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus. 


April 1

The highlight of the week was our student-led Week of Prayer. The presence of the Lord was felt as students (Victoria Shelton, Jordan Anderson, Daniel Hickman, JoAnna Rockufeler, and Michael Henry) spoke each day. Thank you to our Chaplain, Pastor Kyle Smith, for working with students to make this week a special, spiritual time at Midland. Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus. 


March 23

Union College professors were on Midland's campus to give our high school students an opportunity to experience college classes for a day. Students rotated through classes in Science, Education, Humanities, Graphic Design, and a College Preparation class. Thank you, Union College, for affording our students this fantastic opportunity. Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus.


March 11

Students at MAA have enjoyed a Week of Health Emphasis, courtesy of Home & School and many amazing volunteers! Highlights were Fitness for Life, Teddy Bear Clinic, Dental and Mental Health, Distracted Driving, Kindness Day, and a visit from KC Wolf who talked about the ABC's of Success. Ask a student about their favorite activity! Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus. 


March 6

Congratulations to the Mustangs varsity basketball team. Coach Cowan and his team won the Great Plains Athletic Conference championship game to end their season! We are proud of the team the the way the represented our school. Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus. 


February 25

Grades K-2 enjoyed a field trip to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts where they heard the symphony rendition of Peter and the Wolf. Find a young student and ask them which character's theme they enjoyed most!  Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus.



February 16

Midland Adventist Academy and Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy partner to make Sunday ACT testing available to students six times during the year. This week nine students took the test at Midland. Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus. 


February 9

Mr. Perry's 5th and 6th grade students enjoyed a field trip to the Coterie Theater where they participated in bringing a Civil War story about battlefront women to life, in a production called Secret Soldiers.


February 2

Students in Ms. Kuehmichel's 7th & 8th grade classes enjoy assisting at the New Haven food pantry on Tuesday morning. They love seeing the smiles on the faces of the patrons as their car is loaded with bags of produce. We love seeing the smiles on their faces as they return to school after a job well done! Teaching Minds, Touching Hearts, Training Hands for Jesus. 

 

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