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CALHOUN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
COUGAR CONNECTION
May 13, 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.
 
STAFFING CHANGE FOR 22-23 SCHOOL YEAR
We are excited to announce that Mr. Don Hughes has accepted the position of High School Vice Principal and Athletic Director for the coming school year.  He has quickly become an invaluable member of our school community in the last year and a half.  We are so grateful for his willingness to follow the prompting of the Holy Spirit and step into this new role.
 
AWARDS NIGHT
Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our CCS students on Monday, May 16.
  • 4:00 pm- Elementary
  • 5:30 pm- Middle School
  • 7:00 pm- High School
 
Walk For Life Volunteers Needed
Alternatives is having our Walk for Life on May 22 at Woodland Church. A small kids carnival is available for our small supporters after we are done walking. We are in need of 10-12 volunteers to help with the carnival games that morning. This is open to high school students and adults.  The kids carnival is from 9:30-11.They can call/text Dawn Worthington directly if they are interested at 269-274-2691.
 
FUNDRAISER FOR THE YAGER FAMILY
Come support the Yager family as Tiffany is fighting Leukemia.  Woodland Church Marshall Campus will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on Tuesday, June14, 2022 from 5:00-7:00.  All donations will be used towards school tuition for their beautiful daughters. See the flyer for more details!
 
MOTHER AND SON EVENT
May 21st at 10:30am in the cafeteria.  Pajamas and Pancakes for everyone.  Cost is $20.00 per Mother and son(s).  See you there! Please RSVP by May 16th in the school office.
 
LUNCHES
June ordering will be available until May 20th.  Please contact the office with any questions.
 
SENIOR BANQUET
High school students are invited to join us for “A Beautiful Night of Dinner, Tradition, & Dancing” on Friday, May 20, 2022 5:30 pm-8:30 pm.  This event will be held at Old West Eckford Missionary Church at 19697 F Drive South Marshall, MI 49068. 
 
STUDENT COUNCIL NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN
All students in grades 8-11 who would like to run for Student Council should get a nomination form from Mr. Seifer.  Students must gather signatures and turn in their nomination form by Tuesday, May 17th at 3pm.  Candidate speeches and voting will be done on Thursday, May 19th during 4th hour.  If you have questions, see Mr. Seifer.
 
MINI-CONFERENCE IN BATTLE CREEK
TODAY, Grace & Peace for BC, an exploratory church-planting effort led by Pastor Markus Jeromin, will present a conference entitled "United We Stand / Divided We Fall." Speaker: Rev. Tony Myles (New City Fellowship OPC). Time: 6:30-9:00pm. Place: Calhoun Christian School chapel. For more info. and to RSVP please go to: https://www.graceandpeacebattlecreek.org/conference
 
ART CAMP
Sign up now for Art Camp - June 20-24 daily 9 am- Noon!  Students who have completed kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to attend.  You may turn in money and registration forms to the office. See the attached fliers for details.
 
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
If you need volunteer hours to fulfill your service commitment, please follow these links for volunteer opportunities.
 
FIELD DAY
June 1 is FIELD DAY for Elementary. If you need service hours, this would be a great opportunity to make that happen. If you wish to volunteer, please sign in at the office at 7:45 for instructions and preparation. It’s going to be a GREAT DAY! Here is the signup link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050449A8AD23A6F49-field
 
HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES
[These dates will be updated as we receive them.]
Lainey Bomba: June 10, 5-9 pm; 4125 Beckley Road Battle Creek, MI 49015
Nathan DiTrapani: June 4, 6 pm; 115 Hidden Forrest Rd. Battle Creek, MI 49014
Gabe Essex: May 29, 1-7 pm; 14930 9 Mile Rd. Emmett Township, MI 49014
Michael Harrison: June 11, 1-5 pm; 15781 East Ave N. Batle Creek, MI 4017
Sophia Latimer: July 16, 5-8 pm; 7181 St Mary’s Lake Rd Battle Creek, MI 49017
Emily Luzius: June 4, 2-5 pm; 1305 Olive St Battle Creek, MI 49014
Izzy Milory: June 11, 3-7 pm; 52 Lynwood Drive Battle Creek, MI 49015
Kyla Smith: June 3, 5-8 pm; 112 Elsinore Lane, Battle Creek, MI 49015
Hector Troncoso: May 29, 1-7 pm; 14930 9 Mile Rd. Emmett Township, MI 49014
Ava Weessies: June 18, 1-5 pm; 11500 4 Mile Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49015
Eliana Wilson: May 28, 4-7 pm; 10050 Huff Rd. Bellevue, MI 49021
 
COVID-19 AND TEMP CHECKS
Please check your student’s temperature daily BEFORE sending them to school.  Do NOT send your student to school if they have
ONE of the following:
  • Fever of 100.4 or higher
  • Shortness of breath
  • Continuous cough
  • Possible Exposure to Covid-19
OR TWO of the following:
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain/Body aches
  • Congestion/Runny Nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New or loss of taste and smell
If your student tests positive for Covid-19, please contact the office.  Once they are released, please provide a copy of their release document to the office upon returning.  Thanks for helping us all stay safe and healthy.
 
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.”
 
SCHOOL CALENDAR:
05/08-05/14:  High School Mission Trips
05/18:  Students report from trip
05/20: Last day on site for Seniors
05/25: Middle School Finals; ½ day with early dismissal 11:30 am for MS
05/26: Middle School Finals; ½ day with early dismissal 11:30 am for MS
05/27: Middle School Finals; ½ day with early dismissal 11:30 am FOR ALL
05/31-06/03: Middle School End of Year Trip
06/01: Elementary Field Day
06/01-06/03: High School Finals; ½ day with early dismissal 11:30 am for HS
06/03: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL; ½ day with early dismissal 11:30 am FOR ALL
 
SPORTS CALENDAR:
05/13: Varsity Girls Soccer HOME vs. Heritage Christian
05/17: Varsity Girls Soccer HOME vs. Maple Valley 5:30 pm
05/17: MS Girls Soccer HOME vs. Lawton 7:15 pm
05/19: Varsity Girls Soccer AWAY @ Algoma Christian 5 pm
05/20: MS Girls Soccer AWAY @ Plainwell White 5 pm
05/20: Varsity Girls Soccer AWAY @ Algoma Christian 5:30 pm

Cougar Connection May 13, 2022

     Art Camp Registration

     Art Camp Info

     Yager Fundraiser

Cougar Connection May 06, 2022

     Art Camp Registration

     Art Camp Info

     Yager Fundraiser

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     Spring Photos

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     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

Cougar Connection March 11, 2022

     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

Cougar Connection March 04, 2022

     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

Cougar Connection February 25, 2022

     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

Cougar Connection February 16, 2022

     Follies Audition Forms

     Follies Information

Cougar Connection February 11, 2022

Cougar Connection February 04, 2022

     SweetGrams

Cougar Connection January 28, 2022

     SweetGrams

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     SweetGrams

     Ski Club Information

Cougar Connection January 14, 2022

     Ski Club Information

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     Ski Club Information

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         Waiver 2021

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     Pop Can Fundraiser

     Covid Policy 2021-2022

Cougar Connection August 27, 2021

     Pop Can Fundraiser

     Covid Policy 2021-2022