SCCS Home Bulletin

January 5, 2022

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FROM DR. B.

Parents:


I hope all of you had a very merry Christmas!


It’s good to be back at it at Sioux Center Christian School. We missed your kids!


We are hosting candidates for the principal position on campus this week. Could you please continue to hold that entire process up in prayer? We seek to follow God’s will for who will join the leadership team at SCCS. Thank you!


Thanks for your support of Christian education, and thanks for choosing to entrust your students with us. We take seriously our promise to fulfill our mission of high quality, Christian education from the Reformed perspective.


Here’s to a fantastic 2022 and great things ahead!


jb

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ORCHESTRA/BAND MINI-CONCERTS

Our 3rd grade orchestra and 5th grade band gave mini-concerts to share what they have been working on! Click on the link to enjoy the recordings!

https://www.siouxcenterchristian.com/students/music.cfm

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN THE ART ROOM

Mrs. De Jong would love some help in the art room on January 10, 12, and 14. We will be reflecting on our ceramics unit and enjoying some hot chocolate or cider together, so I could use some help setting up and serving the drinks during each class. To sign up click here. Contact Mrs. De Jong (ldejong@siouxcenterchristian.com) if you have questions.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION

  • Please check the online calendar for upcoming events (http://www.siouxcenterchristian.com/calendar.cfm)
  • The 2nd graders will be sharing their storyline today (Wed. Jan. 5) in chapel. You are welcome to join us in the gym at 1:35pm or at the following link: https://www.siouxcenterchristian.com/students/chapel.cfm
  • Transportation information for Friday, Jan. 28 - Sioux Center Community Schools do not have school on January 28 but SCCS does. Only the two Sioux Center Christian School buses (2014 and 2020) will be running the morning and afternoon routes that day. All other students will need to have their own transportation.

Parent Visit Days

We take seriously our calling to partner with parents in the education of their children. We value this partnership! We want to invite you into the school so you can experience what’s happening in the classroom with your students. To do that, every grade level will be hosting a parent visit day. You are invited to join us for some time in the classroom and a free lunch with your child.


3rd grade visit day will be Thursday, January 13 (10:30-11:30- classrooms/11:30-12:00-lunch). Sign up here by Monday, January 10 if you plan to attend!


4th grade visit day will be Thursday, January 20 (10:30-11:45-classrooms/11:45-12:15-lunch) Sign up here by Monday, January 17 if you plan to attend!


More information for the following visit days will be sent out later:

  • Feb. 3 - 5th grade (11:00-12:00- classrooms/12:00-12:30- lunch)
  • Feb. 10 - 6th grade (11:00-12:00- classrooms/12:00-12:30- lunch)
  • March 10- 7th & 8th grade (11:15-12:15- classrooms/12:15-12:45- lunch)

OUTLET 75

Outlet 75 is open on Wednesdays from 11am-8pm, Thursdays from 11am-3pm, plus occasional Saturdays from 10am-1pm (follow on Facebook or Instagram to watch for open Saturdays!)

All profits from our store benefit every family at SCCS!


Are you willing to fill in any of the open shifts in January? We’d love to have you come and experience the joy of volunteering at Outlet 75!! If you can help, please connect with Janey Boogerd (712.449.8106 or info@shopoutlet75.com)

https://www.shopoutlet75.com/ /// Facebook @shopoutlet75 /// Instagram @outlet75

POSITION OPENINGS

PRINCIPAL: Do you have a passion for serving God’s kids and want to be part of a vibrant learning community? Do you have experience in curriculum, instruction, and assessment? Do you want to serve with a strong leadership team and in a well-established yet strategic school?

Sioux Center Christian School is seeking to fill the position of Principal, a key leadership role that partners with the Head of School as a member of the leadership team. This position is designed to fulfill the faith-based mission statement, philosophy, and purpose of Sioux Center Christian School through the diligent, excellent fulfillment of assigned essential requirements and essential responsibilities.

For more details on this position and the application package, go to https://www.siouxcenterchristian.com/about/employment.cfm


SCCS Parents
- thank you for covering this process in prayer and please spread the word to anyone you feel would be a good fit for this leadership position at SCCS.



K-4TH GRADE ART TEACHER: Sioux Center Christian School invites you to consider the opportunity to work with a dedicated faculty and staff, passionate parents, and fantastic students through the position of K-4th grade art teacher, with a start date of August 1, 2022. The ideal candidate loves God, loves kids, and loves learning.

Interested applicants should complete the faculty application package, located at https://www.siouxcenterchristian.com/about/employment.cfm.



PARAPROFESSIONAL (Part- or Full-Time):Do you have a passion for serving God’s kids and want to be part of a vibrant learning community? Sioux Center Christian School is seeking to fill the role of paraprofessional in either a part- or full-time capacity.

For more details on the position and the application package, go to https://www.siouxcenterchristian.com/about/employment.cfm



SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS: We are in need of substitute teachers for this school year. Subs are needed for teachers and paras at all grade levels, kitchen crew and at times a nurse. Please contact the office (sccsoffice@siouxcenterchristian.com) if you are interested in adding your name to the sub list. SCCS will provide all training, and you even get a free lunch when you sub! Qualifications for being a sub include a love of children, the ability to follow teacher lesson plans, flexibility, and a commitment to Christian education. We invite you to join us!

FOOD SERVICE NEWS

  • Thanks to everyone who signed up to help with dishwashing this year! If you would like to help out you can sign up here. If you have questions, contact Carmen Mulder (cmulder@siouxcenterchristian.com).
  • You can find the lunch and dishwashing schedule here.
  • If you would like to eat lunch with your child, please contact school 24 hours in advance.

BLOOD DRIVE

Lorna Moss recently passed away as a result of being struck by a vehicle while riding her bike. Lorna taught many SCCS students swimming lessons. Please see below for an opportunity to give back if you are interested.
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REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sioux Center Recreation Winter Track Classic

NWI AAU Volleyball for Grades 5-8

Western Christian AAU Girls Volleyball for Grades 5-8

Sioux Center Esports League for ages 8 and up

(grab a card from the office if you are interested in joining)

NWI Knights AAU Volleyball for 5th-8th grade girls

  • Staff Member of the Month: Nominate your favorite SCCS faculty or staff member who goes above and beyond for the Pella Staff award! Nomination forms can be found here or are available by the TRIP window. Each month a winner is chosen and receives a $500 gift card from Sioux Center Pella Corp, which can be used to impact learning! Nominations are due by the 25th of each month and can be returned to our school office or mailed/dropped off at Pella Corp.
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SCCS

The mission of Sioux Center Christian School is to disciple God’s children by equipping them with a knowledge and understanding of Christ and His creation so that they can obediently serve God and others as they work and play.

Every Student TREASURED, Every Student TRAINED, Every Student TRANSFORMED