Echo, Vol 6, No 6, Jan 2020

Dear Parents, Happy New Year! Have you written all the date correctly? Does 2020 sound strange to you? Each new year brings so many changes and yet, at the end of the “new” year it starts again and the “old” year is so familiar to us. Change is not easy, and in some cases it…

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Echo, Christmas Special, Dec 2019

Dear Parents, I am so glad to be sharing this Christmas season with you, our precious SVAS families. This time of year is special. It is a time to remember that our lives were repurposed with the coming of a baby. A baby that would save us all by dying for our sins.This last Saturday,…

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Echo, Vol 6, No 4, Dec 2019

Dear Parents, December is our month to talk about the beatitude where Jesus said, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness.” Thanksgiving and Christmas are all about good food, family times, and giving to those who are special in our lives. Jesus reminds us that there is a special hunger and thirst. A…

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Echo, Vol 6, No 3, Oct 2019

Dear Parents, November is here and there are 6 weeks until the Christmas program on December 19 at 7:00 pm in our Simi Valley Adventist Church Sanctuary. The students will once again be performing the Christmas Messiah for Young Voice by Handel. We are also scheduled to appear at the Simi Valley Festival of Trees…

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Echo, Vol 6, No 3b, Oct 2019

Dear Parents, October brings about a change in the weather and the mornings can have a little chill. I want to thank Bridget Staubach and the Home and School organization for the sweatshirt order. Its so nice to see our students represent the school with the beautiful purple!Our photos are in, please order your prints…

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Echo, Vol 6, No 2b, Sept 2019

Dear Parents, It’s School Photo day tomorrow! Purple shirts all around! Get good sleep, come in all gussied up in your clean uniform shirt and SMILE for the camera. These photos are for a lifetime of smiles. We have a new photographer and I really want to support her all we can. Please fill out…

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Echo, Vol 6, No 2, Sept 2019

Dear Parents, I want to start by assuring all our parents that SVAS is committed to the highest quality Christian education. We love to be at the cutting edge of educational philosophy while maintaining the traditions that have made Adventist Education successful since 1853 when Martha Byington opened the first known church school for Sabbatarian Adventists…

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Echo, Vol 6, No 1, Sept 2019

Dear Parents, What a great start to a school year! Two weeks into the year and we want to thank ALL of our parents for their attendance at the mandatory meeting. Our Friday Family beach day was wonderful~ and the second week of school flew by without even so much as asking us if we…

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Echo, Vol Summer, No 2, Aug 2019

Dear Parents, Welcome to AUGUST! Are you ready? I bet you are and the students… maybe not quite so ready. I want to update you all on some breaking news and a few important things to consider when you are setting your clocks for the new year. August 19 will come bright and early. School…

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Echo, Vol 5, No 17, May 2019

Dear Parents, We have come to the end of the year and now it is time to celebrate our graduates. All our students have grown and it is especially gratifiying for me as principal to see our youngest graduates move to the first form of formal education. The excitement in their eyes as they feel the first glow of accomplishment…

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