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November 9, 2022

UPCOMING DATES - SCHOOL CLOSED

This coming Friday, Nov. 11 school will be closed after Parent Teacher conference week. Classes resume on Monday, Nov.14.


Thanksgiving Break will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 23 through Friday, Nov. 25. Both school offices will be closed. Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 28. Please note, there will be no newsletter published for the week of Nov. 21.

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Thursday, Nov. 10 from 5:00-7:30 pm. All conferences are held at the Elementary.

Baked goods

Did you miss the craft sale? We still have Dutch double crust apple pies left for $12 each and $12 Pig-in-the-blankets, they can be purchased and picked up from the West Campus during office hours. Don't miss out! Get yours today for those holiday parties!

THANKSGIVING BASKETS


This November, the 8th graders will organize 30 Thanksgiving Baskets for area families. The baskets include food for a typical Thanksgiving meal along with at least two other meals. Streams of Hope will provide the families for each basket. Each grade is assigned food items to bring in:


  • Kindergarten/Y5's – cereal
  • 1st Grade – canned corn/canned pears
  • 2nd Grade – canned beans/canned peaches
  • 3rd Grade – jam or jelly/jello
  • 4th Grade – applesauce/soup
  • 5th Grade – muffin mix/peanut butter
  • 6th Grade – brownies/box potatoes
  • 7th Grade – stuffing/Mac n Cheese
  • 8th Grade – bread/ dinner rolls/cookies


The food drive will end on Friday, November 18. Baskets will be delivered on Tuesday, Nov. 22 by our 8th graders. Thank you for your support again this year! The baskets are an important opportunity for our students to learn to be Kingdom Builders and serve our community. If you have any questions, please contact Matt Veltema (mveltema@legacycs.org).


****THANKSGIVING TURKEYS NEEDED*****

We are asking for frozen turkeys from our Legacy families! We know they are in high demand so if you are able to snag an extra one please do so. Thanks so much!

BOOK FAIR: Nov 10

Our Scholastic Book Fair is back again this year! It's an exciting time because the students can purchase books to read, parents can purchase gifts, and through it all our school library benefits!


The Book Fair will be held on Nov. 9 and 10 in our elementary library. It will be open for classrooms to visit during the school day and also for some of the Parent Teacher Conference times.


You may also purchase books from our Book Fair online. Click here to shop!


Class schedule for Book Fair:

  • Thursday - 10th - 2nd- Genzink, 2nd - Gomez, 3rd - Vredevoogd
Book Fair open to all:
  • Wednesday - 9th: 3:00-3:30 pm
  • Thursday - 10th - 8:00-9:45 am, 5:30-7:30 pm

SPECIAL VETERANS WORSHIP

Our 5th-8th grade students would like to invite any Armed Service Personnel and Veterans to join us for a special worship time on Thursday, November 10 at 8:05 a.m. We will welcome, honor and thank you for your service and thank God for you. Please join us at the West Campus for this special time of worship. (To all: If you know a veteran or a service member, please pass this invitation on to them!)

ELEMENTARY WORSHIP - Fridays @ 9:10 am

Join the Elementary Weekly Worship on Fridays at 9:10 am
  • Nov. 11 - NO SCHOOL
  • Nov. 18 - All School Small Groups (8:10 am)
  • Nov. 22 - All School Thanksgiving worship

WEST CAMPUS WORSHIP - Thursdays @ 8:05 am

Join the West Campus Worship on Thursdays at 8:05 am
  • Nov. 10 - Large Group Veteran's Day worship
  • Nov. 18 - All School Small Groups at Elementary (8:10 am)
  • Nov. 22 - All School Thanksgiving Worship

Elementary School Contact Reminder

Please note that to contact the elementary regarding your student's dismissal, absence, or appointment, please email elemoffice@legacycs.org or call at 616-455-0310.

WEST CAMPUS SPORTS

8TH GRADE BOYS BBALL

NOV. 10 - MOLINE - SCHS

NOV. 15 - BYE

NOV. 17 - JENISON - HOME

LEGACY COMMUNITY IN PRAYER

Prayer group will not be meeting this Friday due to No School!

Next meeting will be held on November 18.

BITTERSWEET SKI RESORT DISCOUNT CARDS

For anyone interested in discounted lift tickets to Bittersweet Ski Resort (friends, family, neighbors), please complete the form attached or find one in both school offices. To receive your cards before Thanksgiving Break, please return your form and payment on or before Friday, November 18 to receive by Tuesday, November 22.


By purchasing a Bittersweet ski card for $29, you are able to get discounted lift tickets and rentals for the 2022-2023 season. With this card, a student lift ticket and rentals will be $29 or an adult lift ticket and rentals for $33. (The regular lift ticket cost is $50).


Make checks payable to Bittersweet Ski Resort. If you have any questions, call or text Erin Vander Meyden at 616-443-7664 or email Erinvm10@gmail.com


Please note: More info will be coming about the Legacy Ski Club which is for the 6th-8th graders. Most kids use these discount cards when we go as a group for Legacy.

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Hope Unexpected's Third Annual Christmas Family Sponsorship: Sponsor a West Michigan single mom and her family this Christmas season! We can match you based on budget and location - you provide a gift to the mother and each child equal to $50/person. Contact Info@HopeUnexpected.org to learn more or to sign-up.

  • Chicago Bus Trip: Bring your friends and family (adults only) and head to Chicago for a fun-filled day of shopping and relaxing on Friday, November 18. The bus will depart from the Dutton Christian School North Campus at 8:00 am and will return by 11:00 pm. The cost per person is $40.00. The seats are first-come, first-served, so reserve your spot today by signing up via SignUp Genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49a8af22abfb6-chicago1

    Please contact Brooke VanLaan at brooke.vanlaan@gmail.com for questions and turn your money into the DCS North Campus office. If paying with a check, please make it out to Dutton Christian School.

  • For all interested 7th & 8th grade boys: South Christian will be running a 4-week Saturday morning Boys Basketball Camp that will start November 26 and run through December 17. Click the attached flyer for all important details: South Christian 7th/8th Grade Fall League

UPCOMING DATES AND EVENTS

NOVEMBER

8-10 - Scholastic Book Fair @ Elementary Library

8 & 10 - Parent Teacher Conferences @ Elementary from 5:00-7:30 pm

10 - Special Veterans Worship @ West Campus at 8:05 am

11 - NO SCHOOL

22 - Thanksgiving All School Worship @ Elementary at 8:15 am

22 - 8th graders deliver Thanksgiving Food Baskets

23-25 - NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK

29 - Christmas Concert @ West Campus 5th-8th grade