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CALHOUN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

COUGAR CONNECTION

January 27, 2023

MISSION STATEMENT

Calhoun Christian School provides academic excellence while upholding God’s truth and challenging children to serve.

VISION STATEMENT

Calhoun Christian School will be the benchmark of excellence in Christ-centered education.

EMERGENCY SCHOOL CLOSINGS
In the event of emergency situations, a Tornado Watch or Warning, severe weather or snow days, school-closing information will be announced on local radio (WBCK) and television stations (WOOD-TV8, WWMT 3 and WOTV 41) as early in the morning as is possible.
To receive text alerts, go to WWMT.com/weather/closings, scroll down and “sign up to text/email alerts when your school or organization closes by clicking here.”
 
LUNCH ORDERS
March lunches are open and ready for ordering. Please order before February 19. Be sure to select 2023 for the year and scroll all the way down to ensure proper ordering. 
 
LEGO CLUB 2023
Kindergarten - third graders are welcome to come to Lego Free Build Club from 3-4 pm on the following dates:   February 21, March 21, April 18 and May 16.  No sign up needed!  It will be in Room 122 (first grade).  Dismissal will be out the front doors at 4 pm.  If you have questions, ask Mrs. Rome
 
100th DAY
Elementary Students ( grades K-4) will be celebrating 100 next Friday, February 3.  We are asking students to bring in a poster or display with 100 items. Students may dress like they are 100.  We will have some special activities planned that day.  We need to borrow board games that require math to play.  If you could loan us games, please send in by Thursday and please make sure your family name is on it. Thanks for helping us with a fun day for our students.-- Elementary Teachers
 
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD
We are looking for families to help us represent the many wonderful cultures in our school!
If you are interested in helping us with this community event, please contact us!
Ginger.Eckhart@calhounchristian.org  and Diane.Rome@calhounchristian.org
 
SPAGHETTI DINNER
Dinner on a game night can be tricky!  We got you covered!  Come visit the tenth graders for a spaghetti dinner featuring Bob’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce on March 2 from 3 pm-6 pm.  All proceeds will go to help raise funds for the high school mission trip.  Drive through or dine in for a DONATION.  See attached flyer for more details.
 
YARD SALE
ONE DAY ONLY! CCS will be hosting a yard sale inside the school on March 4, 2023 9:00 am-2:00 pm. See the attached PDF for details.
 
BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
We need YOU!  Please sign up to work concessions, scoreboard, scorebook, tickets etc!  Is your student playing a game and you don’t want to miss it?  That’s fine!  Watch your student play then volunteer before or after their game.  Sign up using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050449A8AD23A6F49-sports1
 
SPIRIT WEAR STORE NOW OPEN
Need some winter spirit wear?  We got you covered!  Follow the link below to order.  The store closes on January 29. https://ccswinterapparel23.itemorder.com/
 
SUBS
We are looking to add to our SUBSTITUTE TEACHER pool.  If you would be interested in subbing in a teacher or a paraprofessional capacity, please send a cover letter and resume to jeralyn.belote@calhounchristian.org.
 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
 
HOCO 2023
Tickets will be on sale in the office for $35 starting Monday, January 23 for the HOCO Banquet on Friday February 11.
Theme: “A Night In The City”
Verse: You are the light of the world.  A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Matthew 5:14
 
Dress Up Days:
  • Monday, February 6th -- Lazy Day
  • Tuesday, February 7th -- Out on the Farm Day
  • Wednesday, February 8th -- Dress as Your Favorite Celebrity Day
  • Thursday, February 9th -- Decades Day
  • Friday, February 10th -- Spirit Day (orange and blue)
Join us for Homecoming games Friday, February 10.  Varsity girls play at 6 pm and Varsity boys play at 7:30 pm.  Homecoming Court will make their appearance around 9 pm.  Join us for the crowning of the 2023 HOCO King and Queen
 
GIRLS ON THE RUN
Registration for GOTR Spring 2023 is NOW open for GIRLS 3rd-5th grades
Online registration at https://www.gotrofcalhoun.org/
GOTR Spring 2023 start March 6 – May 20
Teams meet Tuesdays and Thursday 3 – 4:45 pm
We are looking for coaches for all teams
 
Scholarship available with $140 fee which includes:
  • Practice shirt
  • Water bottle
  • Tennis shoes
  • Weekly snack at practice
DADDY DAUGHTER DANCE
February 25, 6:30-8:00 pm.  “Light Up The Night” sign up will be open on MONDAY in the main office!  The cost is $30.  The ticket covers entry to the event, dessert, DJ and dancing, glow wear, nail art and selfie station.  Craft Photography will be onsite for those interested in purchasing photos. 
 
SCHOOL CALENDAR
02/10: Homecoming
02/16: NO SHOOL- Teacher PD
02/17: NO SCHOOL-Winter Break
02/20: NO SCHOOL-President’s Day
02/25: Daddy Daughter Dance 6:30 pm
02/27: Board Meeting 6:30 pm
03/08: Middle School Meeting 6:30pm
03/08: Mid Quarter Parent/Teacher Conference
03/17: End of 3rd quarter
03/17: Teacher Comp Day Half Day 11:30 am dismissal
03/18: Annual Auction Fundraiser
03/27: Board Meeting 6:30 pm
03/27-03/31: SPRING BREAK- NO SCHOOL
04/03: School Resumes
04/07: Good Friday- NO SCHOOL
04/21-22: Follies
04/24: Board Meeting 6:30 pm
05/013: 9th-12th grade Mission Trips
05/15: Awards Night
05/17: Students report from mission trips
05/19: Last day on site for Seniors
05/20: Senior Prom
05/24-25: Finals 11:30 am dismissal MS ONLY
05/26: Half Day 11:30 am dismissal for ALL
05/26: COMMENCEMENT
05/29: Memorial Day- NO SCHOOL
05/30-31: Middle School End of Year Trip
06/01: Middle School End of Year Trip
06/01: Field Day
06/01-02: High School Finals early dismissal 11:30 am [HS ONLY]
06/02: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL; Half day 11:30 am dismissal
06/05: Last day of school FOR TEACHERS
 
SPORTS CALENDAR
01/27: MS Girls Basketball vs Algoma 5 pm
01/30: MS Girls Basketball vs Jackson 5 pm
01/31: JV Boys Basketball @ Will Carleton 4:30 pm
01/31: Varsity Girls Basketball @ Will Carleton 6 pm
01/31: Varsity Boys Basketball @ Will Carleton 6 pm
02/02: MS Girls Basketball vs Mar-Lee 5 pm
02/03: JV Boys Basketball @ Zion 4:30 pm
02/03: Varsity Girls Basketball @ Zion 6 pm
02/03: Varsity Boys Basketball @ Zion 7:30 pm

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     Spaghetti Dinner

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     PNO Waiver

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     Bittersweet Ski Club

     Parents Night Out

     PNO Waiver

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     Bittersweet Ski Club

     American Red Cross

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     PNO Waiver

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     American Red Cross

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     American Red Cross

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     Yager Fundraiser

     Vollleyball Camp

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     Art Camp Registration

     Art Camp Info

     Yager Fundraiser

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     Art Camp Registration

     Art Camp Info

     Yager Fundraiser

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     Art Camp Registration

     Art Camp Info

     Yager Fundraiser

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     Spring Photos

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     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

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     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

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     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

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     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

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     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

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     SweetGrams

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     Ski Club Information

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