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CALHOUN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

COUGAR CONNECTION
September 20, 2019

 

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.

 

 

PARENT STUDENT HANDBOOKS

These went home with your students a couple weeks ago.  Please sign and return the acknowledgement form back ASAP.  If you didn’t receive one, please stop by the office to pick one up.  It is imperative we receive these ASAP.  Thanks for your cooperation.

 

LUNCH

TODAY is the last day to order October lunches. Please be sure to not only place your orders via Sycamore, but also please either pay on line or in the office with a check or cash. 

 

CHAPEL WEAR

CHAPEL WEAR IS IN!  If you ordered by September 1st, please stop by the office to pick up your order.

 

FRONT OF THE SCHOOL PICK UP

Guidelines for afternoon pick up:

-Preschool dismissal- 2:40 pm

-Elementary dismissal- 2:50 pm

-If you decide to walk up to pick your student up, please wait by the benches.

-If picking up your child in a vehicle, please pull all the way forward to one of the three stops. DRIVERS MUST REMAIN IN CARS

-Students will enter the car from the passenger side ONLY.

-If your child is unable to secure their seatbelt, please pull ALL THE WAY forward around the curve, or park and walk to pick up your child.

 

SEE YOU AT THE POLE

September 25th is SYATP [SEE YOU AT THE POLE].  If there has ever been a time to pray for our schools, it is now.  Please join us at the flag pole from 7:45 am to 8:35 am just outside the elementary doors.

 

YEARBOOK DISTRIBUTION

YEARBOOKS ARE HERE! They will be distributed in the next week or two.

 

HARVEST PARTY

September 27th @ 6 pm join us for an evening of fun and food and CCS family time.  New to the school? This is a great opportunity to connect.  Veteran to the school?  This is a great time to connect with new families!  This will be held at the Burkart’s home at 11345 F Dr S Ceresco, MI 49033. FYI- The area has been sprayed for mosquitos.  Feel free to bring your own spray.

 

CHEER CAMP FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL

Varsity Cheer is partnering with CCS as a football force to be reckoned with this season!  Students from both BCACS and CCS are invited to perform the first two quarters and during half time of the Varsity Football game on October 19th at 7 pm.  Camp practice will be October 15th and October 17th at the St Joe Cafeteria from 3 – 4:15 pm.  Cost is $30 which includes a printed sweatshirt. Please see the attached PDF to fill out and bring in to the office by October 3rd.

 

SAVE THE DATES:

PROTECTING YOUR EYES PRESENTATION

Save the date!  October 24th from 6:30-8 PM at CCS there will be a special presentation- Protecting Young Eyes will equip parents by sharing nationally-recognized digital culture content including strategies for every age and stage of life to stay safe in the digital world

 

LOVE KNOWS NO BORDERS GALA FUNDRAISER

Join us for our first annual gala for Calhoun Christian School.
Our goal is to raise $40,000 to help offset the cost of tuition. We will achieve this through ticket sales and games throughout the event.
Event will be from 7-11pm; included in ticket purchase is light appetizers, entrance and rides at the Air Zoo.
*Black Tie encouraged*
Invite your friends & family and come prepared to open your wallets for a GREAT CAUSE and a good time!
Please call or email the school for further information ~ 269-965-5560 or office@calhounchristian.org

 

CALENDAR

Sep. 23             Board Meeting @ 6:30

Sep. 27             Harvest Party @ 6 pm

Oct. 7-9            Fall Conferences

Oct. 8               Middle School Parent Meeting @ 6:30pm

Oct. 10             NO SCHOOL – Teacher PD

Oct. 11             NO SCHOOL

Oct. 16             PSAT Testing (Juniors only, Tentative)

Oct. 25             End of First Quarter

Oct. 28             Board Meeting @ 6:30pm

Nov. 9              Annual Fundraiser

Nov. 16            CCS Christmas Craft and Vendor Show

Nov. 22            Key Club Blood Drive @1:00

Nov. 25            Board Meeting at 6:30pm

Nov. 27            Half Day, Grandparents Day

Nov. 28            NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 29            NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 6              Live Nativity

Dec. 19            Community Service

Dec. 20            Half Day

Dec. 23-Jan 3   CHRISTMAS BREAK

Jan. 6               School Resumes

 

SPORTS CALENDAR

Sept 20            Varsity Football AWAY @ Bellevue 7 pm

Sept 21            Varsity boys Soccer AWAY @ All City Tournament [Lakeview] 8 am

Sept 23            Varsity Cross Country @ Battle Creek All City Time- TBD

Sept 23            Boys Varsity Soccer HOME vs Maple Valley 5:30 pm

Sept 24            Varsity Boys Soccer AWAY @ Hillsdale Academy 5:30 pm

Sept 24            Varsity girls Volleyball AWAY @ Benton Harbor 5:30 pm

Sept 25            Varsity Cross Country AWAY @ Hillside

Sept 25            MS Cross Country AWAY @ Hillsdale Academy 5 pm

Sept 25            MS Football HOME [Walsh Field] 5 pm

Sept 26            Boys Soccer AWAY @ Kzoo Cougars 5:30 pm

Sept 26            JV Volleyball HOME vs BC Academy 7 pm

Sept 27            Varsity Football AWAY @ North Adams

Sept 28            MS & Varsity Cross Country @ Otsego HS Bulldog Invite

Sept 30            JV Volleyball AWAY @ City Quint [BC Central] 5 pm

Sept 30            Varsity Boys Soccer AWAY @ Bellevue 5 pm

Oct 1               Varsity Boys Soccer AWAY @ Rudolf Steiner 5:30 pm

Oct 1               MS Volleyball HOME vs. MarLee 5 pm

Oct 2               MS Football AWAY @ Climax 5 pm

Oct 4               Varsity Boys Soccer HOME vs Barry County 4:30 pm

Oct 4               JV Volleyball AWAY @ Marshall Academy 6:30 pm

Oct 5               Varsity Volleyball AWAY @ Harper Creek Tournament 8 am – 4 pm

Oct 5               MS Girls Volleyball AWAY @ Will Carleton Tournament 8 am – 3 pm

Oct 5               Cross Country AWAY @ Olivet Pink Invite Marshall