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CALHOUN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

COUGAR CONNECTION
 

September 21, 2018

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.

 

LUNCH MENU

Lunch menus are due today! We do want to mention that the dates are wrong, the food and days of the week are correct but the dates are wrong and we apologize for that mistake. We have attached the updated one with correct dates but the menu is still due today Sept. 21st.

 

CLUB BASKETBALL
We will have a 3rd through 5th Grade Boys Basketball Meeting on September 24 at 6:30pm in the school cafeteria. Followed by some time to play basketball in the gym. Please join the coaches, Bruce Entsminger and Ben Belote, for this information meeting.

 

PARENT VOLUNTEERS

We are looking for parent volunteers who would be willing to come supervise Elementary Lunch recess. Lunch Recess is from 11:20-11:58. This is a great way to get some fresh air and some volunteer hours on your lunch break!

Please call the office to let us know what day you are available to come and help us supervise.

 

SCRIP
Starting October 1st we will be starting a new SCRIP challenge. For every purchase made in the office or online your name will go into a drawing for a $50 gift card of your choice. The more times you buy, the more entries you get into the drawing. Encourage friends and family to enroll in our scrip program and gain entries into the drawing and support your student and our school. This challenge runs from October 1st to the 31st. If you need anymore information please make sure to talk to Summer LaBonte in the office.

 

THANK YOU

We want to say a huge thank you to Kellogg Community Credit Union and Amber Mallernee (Mia Swain’s Mom). KCCU recently donated $2500 to local schools. Employees were able to wear school colors or appear and to each school district represented they donated $100. 25 different schools were represented and Amber Mallernee represented our school.

 

ROSLER - HAPPY HOUR EVENT
HAPPY HOUR AT ROSLER - OCTOBER 3RD, 2018
ROSLER will be hosting a special happy hour event to familiarize parents, school counselors, teachers, and other adults who are interested in helping to shape the career interests of their students, with Manufacturing Day 2018.
Food and drink will be provided from 5:00PM-8:00PM. Tours will be given of both Rosler and Geislinger facilities.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Parents, high school educators, counselors, community partners.
LOCATION:
ROSLER METAL FINISHING
1551 Denso Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49037
RSVP - INVITE YOUR FRIENDS
To rsvp, contact Christina Duckworth at 269-441-3683 or c.duckworth@rosler.com

 

JEN AMO PRESENTATION

Human Trafficking Awareness/Training.

On November 14 we are have Jen at War speak to our 7th-12th grade students from 9:15 to 11:15.  She is also going to be speaking to parents beginning at 6:30.  Attached are a couple fliers.

“I want to share the reality of this issue with the families, communities and professionals

of this nation. Learn more about my story through video at www.jennatwar.com.I look forward to working with you to take your circle of influence and change it into a circle of protection! Awareness is building value by protecting our bodies and guarding our hearts!”

 

 

LIVE NATIVITY

We will be doing the Live Nativity for Christmas again this year. For this event each student will need to be dressed in a costume as if they are from the time of Jesus’ Birth.  Please begin planning now for the costumes for your child(ren).  We will be providing some ideas in the weeks to come.  We believe this will be an incredible opportunity to celebrate Christmas as a school community, but also to invite in those from the Battle Creek community into our building.  Keep your eye out for more information to come. If you would like to volunteer to help with the event please contact Diane Rome or Ginger Eckhart.

Diane.rome@calhounchristian.org

Ginger.eckhart@calhounchristian.org

 

 

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Operation Christmas Child is an international organization that, through the presentation of Christmas boxes filled with toys and goodies for children in third world countries, shares the love of Jesus Christ. Calhoun Christian’s Key Club teams with Operation Christmas Child to pack and send as many boxes as we can, but we need the CCS families’ help! We need shoe boxes! The more boxes we can use from the school families, the less we have to purchase and can use that money for shipping the boxes. Not only do we need boxes, but we need things to fill them! Starting now, as you shop for school supplies, pick up an extra box of crayons or pencils to send with your kids to school. The more items we can store up, the more boxes we can fill! We have loved watching this program grow over the years and are excited to see what we can accomplish this year!

  

 

CALENDAR

Sep. 24            Board Meeting @ 6:30pm

                        3rd-5th Boys basketball meeting @ 6:30pm

Sep. 28            Buddy Day

Oct. 10            PSAT Testing for juniors

Oct. 15-17       Fall Conferences

Oct. 16            Middle School Parent Meeting

Oct. 18            NO SCHOOL – Teacher PD

Oct. 19            NO SCHOOL

Oct. 22            FAFSA Workshop @ 4:30pm

                        Board Meeting @ 6:30pm

Oct. 26            Harvest Party @ 6:00pm

Nov. 2             End of First Quarter

Nov. 9             Fall Banquet

Nov. 15           Jen Amo Presentation

Nov. 17           CCS Christmas Craft and Vendor Show

Nov. 21           Half Day, Grandparents Day

Nov. 22           NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 23           NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 26           Board Meeting @ 6:30pm

Dec. 14            Live Nativity

Dec. 20            Community Service

Dec. 21            Half Day

Dec. 24-Jan 4  CHRISTMAS BREAK

Jan. 7               School Resumes

 

SPORTS CALENDAR

Sep. 21            Varsity Volleyball HOME vs. Rudolf Steiner and Libertas Christian at 5:00pm

                        Varsity Boys Soccer AWAY @ Battle Creek Central at 7:00pm

                        Varsity Football AWAY @ Camden-Frontier at 7:00pm

Sep. 22            Varsity Cross Country AWAY @ Cougar-Falcon Invite at TBD

Sep. 24            Varsity Boys Soccer AWAY @ Maple Valley at 5:30pm

                        JV Volleyball City Quint Match AWAY@ Battle Creek Central at 5:00pm

Sep. 25            Varsity Boys Soccer HOME vs. Rudolf Steiner at 5:30pm

Sep. 26            MS Cross Country AWAY @ Pittsford at 5:00pm

                        Varsity Cross Country AWAY @ SCAA at 5:00pm

Sep. 27            MS Volleyball HOME vs. Marlee at 5:00pm

                        Varsity Volleyball HOME vs. WMAES at 6:00pm

Sep. 28            Varsity Volleyball HOME vs. Pansophia at 6:00pm

                        Varsity Boys Soccer AWAY @ Jackson Christian at 7:00pm

Sep. 29            Varsity Cross Country AWAY @ Otsego Invite at TBD

                        Varsity Volleyball AWAY @ Harper Creek Tournament at 8:30am

                        Varsity Football HOME vs. Portland St. Patricks at 7:00pm

Oct. 2              MS Volleyball AWAY @ Island City at 5:00

Oct. 3              MS Cross Country AWAY @ Lintchfield at5:00

                        Vasity Cross Country AWAY @ SCAA at 5:00

Oct. 5              Varsity Soccer HOME vs. Marshall Academy at 5:00

                        MS Volleyball HOME vs. Marshall Academy at 5:00

                        Varsity Volleyball HOME vs Marshall Academy at 6:00 – PINK OUT

Oct. 6              Varsity Volleyball AWAY @ Hanover-Horton Tournament at 8:30am

                        MS Volleyball AWAY @ WMEAS Tournament at 9:00am

                        Varsity Cross Country AWAY @ Portage Invitational at TBD

                        MS Cross Country AWAY @ Portage Invitational at TBD

Oct. 8              Varsity Boy Soccer HOME vs. Will Carleton at 5:00

Oct. 11            Varsity Boys Soccer HOME vs. Bellevue at 5:00

Oct. 12            MS Volleyball HOME vs Will Carleton at 5:00

                        Varsity Volleyball HOME vs Will Carleton at 6:00

                        Varsity Boys Soccer HOME vs. Kalamazoo Cougars at 5:30

                        Varsity Football HOME vs. Michigan Lutheran

Oct. 13            Varsity Volleyball All City Tournament at 8:00

                        Varsity Cross Country AWAY @ Gabriel Richard Invitational at TBD

 

Cougar Connection September 21, 2018

            Attachments from 9/21/18
             Jen Amo - Bio & Presentation
             Rosler
             Updated Lunch Menu

Cougar Connection September 14, 2018

Cougar Connection September 7, 2018

Cougar Connection August 30, 2018