Focus On Linden SDA School

by NYC Firm Schools on January 14, 2011

Linden Seventh Day Adventist School is a Christian-based elementary school located in Queens, NYC. The philosophy of educators at Linden SDA School is that education is a partnership between the home, the church, and the school, and administrators see themselves in that partnership.

Serving first through eighth grades, teachers put God at the center of education and present man as a steward of God’s creation.

As a part of the Linden SDA partnership with home, parents can retrieve their child’s homework from the school’s website.

The guiding principles behind the curriculum at Linden SDA School include the writings of Ellen G. White, the Bible, and the North American Division of Seventh Day Adventists. Educators at SDA Linden School include:

  • Principal Grafton B. Jones – A product of Seventh Day Adventist schools, Mr. Jones has been an administrator in SDA schools for 15 years.
  • Mrs. Loraine King – The first grade homeroom teacher and an expert in character-building. She has a Masters of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Atlantic Union College.
  • Mr. Sherwin Stone – Third grade homeroom teacher. Mr. Stone also teaches Social Studies and Bible Knowledge to students in grades 6 through 8.
  • Ms. Amy Gallimore – Teaches Spanish, computer, and physical education to all students grades 1 through 8. Ms. Gallimore was born in the Bronx, but is an international traveler.

To see profiles of more staff members at Linden SDA School, visit the school’s website.

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