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Cougar Connection

CALHOUN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

COUGAR CONNECTION

September 30, 2022

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.

FALL PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
It is that time of the year already!  Please see below for conference information for your students.
Elementary:  October 10 and 11. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050449A8AD23A6F49-elementary1
Middle School: One meeting on Tuesday, October 11, starting at 6:30 pm
High School: October 11 and 12.  Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050449A8AD23A6F49-high1
 
EXTENDED CARE FULL
We wanted to inform our CCS families that we are completely full in ”before and after school care”, and are unable to accept any additional students, including drop-ins. We will update you if we have openings this school year. Thank you for being so supportive of us!
 
NOVEMBER LUNCH ORDERS
Ordering is now open in Sycamore to order for the month of November.  Please do so by October 19th.
 
Volunteer Opportunities
 
UPDATED PICK UP AND DROP OFF PROCEDURES- PLEASE READ
Please find attached the updated drop off and pick up procedures.  Please familiarize yourself with them. This will help to ensure the safety of our students and staff. Thank you for your time and attention in this.
 
LEGO CLUB
Lego Club is off to a great start!  We can still use some parent volunteers!  There will be no Lego Club on Tuesday, October 11 due to conferences.  
 
THE GREAT CHANGE WAR: PENNIES TO PIE
See the attached flyer to see how you can help raise funds for the junior class mission fund and have FUN doing it! ALL students [and parents] will be encouraged to cast their votes with their coins and dollars.  The buckets will be in the office daily starting October 3-28.  The teacher with the most votes will be “pied” on November 18th. 
 
COLLEGE SHIRT DRESS UP DAY
For $2 you can opt out of chapel wear on October 5.  Wear your favorite college shirt or jersey to support high school missions.
 
PUMPKINS! PUMPKINS! PUMPKINS!
Get your PUMPKINS at Calhoun Christian School on Friday, Oct 7th from 3pm-5pm!
We will have our very own pumpkin patch out by the playground!
All pumpkins are pay what you can afford &&& all $$$$ collected goes towards GARDEN CLUB!
And of course a HUGE “thank you” to Jolo Farms and Services for providing us with pumpkins!!!!
 
RAISERIGHT (FORMERLY SCRIP)
Bonus Fest October 7-30
Earn big with 4 weekends of 3-day bonuses up to 20%.
 
Things to know:
Bonuses start at 12:00 a.m. ET Friday and end at 11:59 p.m. ET Sunday.
Offers will be announced each Friday via email and on Facebook.
All gift card types are included (eGift cards, physical cards, and money added to reloadable cards).
 
How to participate:
Already have a RaiseRight participant account?
View and shop bonuses on the RaiseRight mobile app or at RaiseRight.com
Don’t have an account yet?
Follow the easy steps to get started at Start Earning as a Participant • RaiseRight You will need our school’s unique enrollment code: E6F5E98E4442
Questions: Contact Necia DiTrapani~ necia.ditrapani@calhounchristian.org ~269.213.2424
 
FIELDS OF FAITH
What: Join us and listen to testimonies from fellow students about their walk with Christ, sing along with the Sam Luna Band AND the youth band from Journey Church, meet new people, and become closer with God.
When: Wednesday, October 12 at 6 pm
Where: Lakeview High School Football Stadium [If inclement weather, the LMS gymnasium]
 
AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Hope Begins With You! Thursday, November 17 from 1:00 PM to 6:45 PM CCS will be hosting a blood drive through the American Red Cross. For an appointment visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code: CalhounChristian or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767). See attached flyer for more details.
 
SCHOOL CALENDAR
10/10-12: Evening Mid Quarter Parent/Teacher conferences
10/11: MS Meeting 6:30 pm
10/13: Teacher PD – No School
10/14: Teacher Comp Day – No school
10/21: End of 1st quarter
11/17: Blood Drive
11/23: Grandparents Day-11:30 dismissal for ALL
11/24-25: Thanksgiving Break
12/ 09: 11:30 dismissal for ALL
12/09: Live Nativity 6:30pm
12/19-21: Finals
12/22: Community Service Day
12/23: 11:30 dismissal for ALL; Staff Party
12/23: End of 2nd quarter
12/26-30: Christmas Break
01/ 2-6: Christmas Break continues
01/09: School Resumes
 
SPORTS CALENDAR
09/30: Varsity Boys soccer @ Heritage Christian 5 pm
10/01: St Phil/CCS VS Burr Oak 7 pm [C.W. Post Football Field]
10/04: MS Girls Volleyball VS Tree of Life 4:30 pm
10/05: St Joe MS football VS Athens 5 pm
10/06: Varsity Girls Volleyball @ Jackson Christian 6 pm
10/07: MS Girls Volleyball VS Algoma Christian 5:30 pm
10/07: Varsity Boys Soccer VS Algoma Christian 5:30 pm
10/07: Varsity Girls Volleyball @ Algoma Christian 7 pm
10/07: St Phil/CCS @ Waldron 7 pm
10/11: Varsity Boys Soccer VS Barry County Christian 4:30 pm
10/11: MS Girls Volleyball VS Barry County Christian 4:45 pm
10/11: Varsity Girls Volleyball VS Barry County Christian 5:45 pm
10/12: St Joe MS football VS Bellevue 5 pm
10/13: MS Girls Volleyball AWAY @ Marshall Academy 5:30 pm
10/13: Varsity Girls Volleyball VS Climax-Scotts 6 pm
10/14: St Phil/CCS @ Litchfield 7 pm
10/15: Varsity Girls Volleyball @ All-City Tournament 9 am
10/18: MS Girls Volleyball VS MarLee 5 pm
10/21: MS Girls Volleyball VS Pansophia 6 pm
10/21: Varsity Girls Volleyball VS Pansophia 7 pm
10/22: St Phil/CCS VS Bellevue 7 pm [C.W. Post Football Field]
10/24: MS Girls Volleyball VS Factoryville 5 pm

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