By Agape Hammond
Mile High Academy will hold a grand opening celebration welcoming students to its new location for the 2015-2016 school year on August 16, 2015. However, before that can happen, there is work to be done.
Currently the roof renovation, a four-phase project, is underway. Soon the interior of the school will receive a whole new makeover. All this is part of a carefully outlined remodel and expansion plan that will bring the property into the 21st century. This will be a school worthy of both our excellent academic standards and the students who walk the halls daily.
The new site, nine miles south of the current location, is in the Highlands Ranch community. After 65 years in its current Denver location, MHA is excited to explore the south Denver area.
The move is intended to provide an opportunity for growth while continuing to provide students excellence in Christ-centered education. There is already an atmosphere of anticipation.
Alexis, a sophomore who will be making the move with us in the fall spoke excitedly about what MHA has meant to her. “I’m not just a number here. I have students and teachers that want me to grow. They challenge me.”
She went on to say that she is excited for the move.
“There will be opportunity for growth. I can’t wait to go to a newer facility, a place where we can expand. And the view— it’s a prettier view.”
Have we mentioned the views from the new location? Looking out the large panoramic lobby windows reminds us again of how much we have been blessed.
The principal, Toakase Vunileva, says, “What an exciting time to watch God move! Every step of the way, I have watched God open doors for the future and the continued growth of excellence at MHA. We read stories about miracles that are both past and present and we may think to ourselves, ‘That’s amazing but it’s never happened to me.’ When we celebrate the opening of our new school, it will be because God saw fit to make it happen and we were tools in the process. What a testimony to the faithfulness of our great God!”
The future of Mile High Academy has been a vision in the making since 2008. From planning to prayer to the hard work and determination of leaders, board members and parents, this is an opportunity that has long been anticipated. We look forward to another hundred years of Christ-centered education through God’s leading.
–Agape Hammond is marketing director at Mile High Academy.