Regina Christian School Newsletter

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Mark Your Calendar!

August 23

RCS Summer Work Bee

September 2

Back to school!

Coffee time for parents 8:30am

Corporate Assembly (parents invited) 10:00am

September 4

Back to School BBQ and Meet the Teacher Night 6:00pm

September 8-9

School Photos

September 17-19

HS Dallas Valley Retreat

Back to School BBQ and Meet the Teacher Night

Thursday, September 4th at 6:00 pm in the RCS Gymnasium!

Please bring a salad or dessert to share.

This is a great opportunity to meet your child(ren)'s teacher, see their classroom(s) and enjoy some great fellowship and food!

An info session regarding the 2015 Missions Trip for interested students in Grades 10 to 12 will begin at 8:00 pm. **Please note that correspondence sent home regarding this indicated grades 8 to 10 in error.

Welcome Back Coffee Break!

First Day of School!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in the RCS Gymnasium

Parents/guardians are invited to enjoy muffins, coffee and fellowship to re-connect with other parents as well as welcome new ones to RCS!

8:30 am to 10:00 am

Corporate assembly at 10:00 am

Fall Enrolment

We still have space in each grade for fall enrolments at RCS. Please consider if there are families at your church that would be interested in Christian education. If you refer a Christian family who is accepted to RCS, you will receive a $500 tuition credit which can be applied to your next year's tuition.

Looking to Advertise Your Business?

Regina Christian School sells advertisements for our school directory (a copy is sent home to each family that attends RCS) and yearbook. If you are interested in advertising with us, please complete the attached form and return it to the school before September 3rd. For questions, contact Yvonne Novak at

Volunteers Needed

Summer Work Bee!

On Saturday, August 23rd we will be having a Work Bee at RCS from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. We have lots of tasks to complete for all skill levels so please let us know if you are able to come out for the day and help! For more information or to sign up, contact Nina Brailean at or call 306-775-0919 extension 4.

Back to School BBQ

We need a few volunteers for our annual Back to School BBQ on Thursday, September 4th. If you are able to help, please contact Nina Brailean at or call 306-775-0919 extension 4. A schedule can be viewed here of the time slots we need filled.


An electronic gaming device was found at the school some time ago. If one of your children is missing such an item, you may contact the school office at 306-775-0919.

High School Hours Change for 2014-2015

To accommodate the provision of Choir class before school start time, we have modified our school day schedule as indicated here.


Please note that the Back to School BBQ flyers sent home with your child(ren)'s report card indicated that there will be a mission team meeting on that evening for grades 8 to 10 - this should have read for grades 10 to 12. We apologize for the inconvenience this error may have caused.

Elementary Mathletics

Your child has been encouraged to use Mathletics over the summer. They can review skills learned this year to prepare for the next school year. Your child has access to 24/7 access to Mathletics through a unique username and password which was sent home with your child. Contact Sandra Lichtman with any concerns, questions or requests for passwords.

Homestay Families Needed for Fall

RCS is looking for homestay families for our international students for the coming school year. Being a homestay family is a great experience and also an opportunity to share your faith with our international students.

Our greatest need is for homestay families able to take in high school aged boys, although we may have other students as well. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Mr. Hank Yoo, International Studies Director, at 306-775-0919 or by email to

Information for the 2014/15 School Year

We will not be doing a school mail out this summer. Supply lists and first day back information has been included in each student’s June report cards. To access this information click the appropriate link above.

Summer Certificate Sales

The reception office will be open through the summer on the following Mondays from 8 am to 12:30 pm for certificate sales: July 14, July 21, July 28, August 18 & August 25.

A limited number of Canadian Tire, Superstore, Shopper's Drug Mart, Petro Can and Esso certificates will be available throughout the summer with the regular certificate orders resuming in September.

RCS Classifieds

Kids Can Dance Summer Dance Camps

Kids Can Dance is offering three summer dance camps this year. No Experience Necessary!

Ages 3-5

July 7-10

Ages 6-8
July 7-10

Ages 8 and up
August 5-8

Instruction may include jazz, hip hop, cheerleading, creative movement,
tap, ballet, lyrical, musical theatre and crafts.
Contact Kids Can Dance for more information and pricing at or

Employment Opportunity: Custodial Assistant at Living Hope Alliance Church

The position description is listed below.

To apply for the position, please send your resume and cover letter via email to:

Subject Line: Custodial Assistant Search Team

Your cover letter should indicate any prior experience with indoor cleaning and maintenance and/or exterior grounds maintenance. Phone calls regarding the position will NOT be accepted. Application deadline is open as we are looking for more than 1 hiring to take place between now and September. We are prepared for an immediate hiring for the successful candidate.


Custodial Assistant

Position Type: Part-time.

Hours: The position is guaranteed to average 15 hours/week over the course of a six month period. Time flexibility is important in this role. The successful candidate will be required to work evenings and weekends

Summary of Responsibility: The Custodial Assistant is under the supervision of the Head Custodian.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining a positive working relationship with the church staff and congregation
  • Washroom cleaning: sinks, toilets, walls, and partitions
  • Room setups and take-downs (including worship area and classrooms)
  • Classroom cleaning (table tops, windows, counter-tops)
  • Sweep, mop and vacuum floors throughout the church
  • Emptying garbage and recycling materials into the Loraas bins on site
  • Seasonal responsibilities: grass cutting; snow shovelling
  • Security & supervision during facility rentals
  • Reporting damage and risks to the Head Custodian
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Custodian

Qualifications: Preference will be given to the individual who has demonstrated responsibility and proficiency in previous employment situations. A current Driver’s License is required. If the applicant is over 18 years of age a Criminal Record Check must be submitted.

Opportunities: Where the expected responsibilities require certification or training, the church will cover the costs of training related to the particular need which the employee is being asked to fulfill.

Compensation: Starting rate is $11.00/hour. This rate subject to increase at hiring based on the experience and competencies of the applicant. It can also be increased after the three month probation period given exceptional work performance.

Faith Baptist Church Summer Basketball Camp

Faith Baptist Church is happy to announce that it is holding it's first Basketball Camp this summer! It will take place July 28th to August 1st for children ages 6-10. The players may come for the morning and take part in the main program where they will be taught basketball skills, teamwork, and about a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. In addition the children may also stay for the afternoon and enjoy additional sports activities. We hope that your child will come out and enjoy learning about Christ through sports! Brochures will be sent home with RCS students in grades 1-5. If you would like further information contact the Faith Baptist Church office at: 306-569-3444.

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Kitchen Craft Cabinetry

Shannon Shaugnessy, Design Consultant

1434 Broad Street, Regina, Saskatchewan S4R 1Y9

Tel: (306) 522-8949 Fax: (306) 522-8330

Toll Free: (877) 805-0038

Suya - A V.I.P Treat for your next party or event!

Suya is a popular west African grilled appetizer believed to have originated with the Hausa people from northern West Africa and Nigeria specifically. Grilled suya are African shish kebabs that consist of roasted meat coated with a spicy peanut rub.

It is made with your choice of meat and a peanut spice rub called tankora or peanut powder extract called Kuli-kuli. This speciality is normally served with tankora powder, sliced onions, tomatoes, cucumber and cabbage. Catering is available for small to large groups up to 1,000.

Call Sarah Banks to book or for a free sample! Cell: 306-581-2162, Home: 306-585-2331