Tribute to Carver Christian High School

The word evokes images of a workshop
Sawdust floating softly through the air
Caught in golden rays of sunlight falling beautifully through the window

A craftsman
Shaping, trimming, refining with design in mind
Making things of beauty out of organic materials

We are those organic materials.
The parents and students and teachers of this place
Human beings created by his grace
To breathe and live and love and create in the Spirit of Christ

He’s in the middle of our name
He’s one of great fame
Our perfect example
Our mission, our purpose, our vision
Our healer, our leader, the Great Shepherd of our souls
Is the Carver of our lives

Is more than the cobbled collection of buildings
Located at 7650 Sapperton Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Is more than the neverending cream of cinder block walls that line our halls
Is more than the unforgiving glare of fluorescent lights that blind our eyes
Is more than the dilapidated curtain that hangs so forlornly from our gymnasium ceiling
Is more than the depressing windows so high on our basement walls that all we can see are grey and clouds

Is like our second home
A place where we are known
A place where we are grown
Where together we all transform and become something we were not before
Like the dust of this place, the spirit of Carver will never leave us



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