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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

GRANDPARENTS' DAY 2019

Grandparents’ Day 2019 is scheduled for this THURSDAY, May 2! (T/TH Prek-8th grade). If your student(s) does not have grandparents who are able to come on Thursday, they are welcome to invite a special uncle, aunt or neighbor to be their "Speical Friend" for the day!

**Attention Bakers - for those who volunteered to provide baked goods, please have these to the school(s) by Wednesday, no later than 3:00 pm. Thanks so much!

JOB OPENINGS AT LEGACY!

1. Spanish Immersion Kindergarten: Legacy Christian anticipates the need for a long term (maternity leave) substitute teacher in our Spanish Immersion kindergarten classroom for the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. This position will cover the first several months (not to exceed 12 weeks) of the new school year. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Mr. Vince Bonnema, Administrator, at vbonnema@legacycs.org or call (616)455-3860.


2. Spanish Immersion Classroom Aide: Legacy Christian anticipates the need for a part-time classroom aide in one of our Spanish Immersion classrooms during the 2019-2020 school year. Interested parties are encouraged to complete and submit our general application form that can be found under the "contact us" tab at www.legacycs.org.

WALK-A-JOG-A-THON

How's your fundraising going for WAJAT!? Remember to be asking your friends and family to support this important event! We will be walking/jogging at the SCHS Sports Park for an afternoon of fun! Watch for more information coming home in the next few weeks and for opportunities to volunteer!

ANNUAL SOCIETY MEETING

The Legacy Christian School Society will conducts it's annual meeting at 7:00 pm, on Monday, May 13, 2019. The meeting will take place in the west campus commons. A printed agenda was emailed to every school family last week. Printed agendas for other interested society members are available in either school office. Society members must be over 18 years of age and accept the basis, purpose, and objective of the school society. Members must also either be parents of children currently attending the school or church members who contribute not less than $10 per year to the school and faithfully support it.

PTO MEETING


Please join us 30 minutes before the Society Meeting for our Spring PTO meeting at the west campus, on May 13, at 6:30 pm, to learn about what PTO does for our school, how our budget is earned and spent, and how YOU can participate in your child’s education through your involvement with PTO next year.

APPLY FOR TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR 2019-20

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO apply for tuition assistance online through FACTS for next school year (2019-20). Please submit requested supporting documents prior to May 15. Please see the attached information regarding the online process. If you have any questions, please contact a member of the finance committee or Amber VanderMolen in the west campus office (455-3860).

STAFF APPRECIATION

Staff Appreciation week is scheduled for the week of May 6-10 at both campuses. Want to appreciate someone? Be sure to check out the binder of "Staff Favorites" located in both school offices!

NO KENTWOOD BUSING

Please make note that there will be no Kentwood busing for the last week of school (June 3-7). We will dismiss on June 7 at 11:30 am. Please make arrangements for your students!

WEST CAMPUS NEWS AND NOTES

  • IPOD Worship - May 1 - Mrs. Hoekzema NEXT: May 8 - Mrs. Lautenbach
  • WC Worship - May 1 - Small Groups NEXT: May 8 - Middle School Teachers
  • Pizza With SC Varsity Football! We would like to invite any Legacy Christian boys in grades 5-8 who are or might be interested in playing football this fall to have pizza and meet South Christian Varsity Football Coach Danny Brown and some varsity football players, on May 7, in the WC. This is a great opportunity to get information and ask questions about South Christian Football from the coaches and players (both high school and fellow Legacy students) who play currently. South Christian Youth Football offers teams for 3rd & 4th graders, 5th & 6th graders, 7th graders, and 8th graders and is a fun way to learn football and build great teamwork skills. If you currently play or are considering playing we look forward to seeing you!

  • SCHS will provide $20 sports physicals at SCHS on Tuesday, May 7, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. (If necessary, we will wait until 9:00 pm for our away teams to get back.)
    · In order to participate in athletics during the 2019-2020 school year, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) requires a physical after April 15, 2019.
    · Student athletes will not be able to try out, practice, or compete unless the physical is completed and the form is on file in the office.
    Please take advantage of this offer. Also get the form for your physical ahead of time from the SCHS office or clink the link below to download and complete the parent information before that evening. We will have seven doctors and six nurses to help keep the lines moving, while giving each student a thorough exam.
    We are also planning on offering a Summer/Fall session again this year. That date will be Monday, Aug. 5.
  • MSHAA Physical Form - https://southchristiansports.com/score-card-forms-and-information/

ELEMENTARY NEWS AND NOTES

  • Weekly Worship - May 2 - Grandparents' Day Worship. No worship on May 3
    Next: May 10 - Maestra Luna

  • Elementary Field Day 2019 will be held on Wednesday, June 5, and we will need volunteers to help run the different events that will take place. We need your energy! Activities will begin after lunch, approximately 12:00-2:50 (we are asking volunteers to show up at 11:45 to set up, IF ABLE; if you cannot make it that early, do not let that deter you!). If interested in volunteering, please sign up https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0D45AEAC28A7FF2-field

  • Email sveldhouse@legacycs.org with questions.

ORDER YOUR 2018-2019 LEGACY YEARBOOK!

REMINDER that yearbook orders are due this Friday, May 3! Cost is $20.

MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULE

SOFTBALL

MAY 2 - CALVIN (2) - AWAY

MAY 3 - BYRON CENTER - HOME


BASEBALL

MAY 1 - HOLLAND CHR. - AWAY

MAY 11 - TOURNAMENT


SOCCER

MAY 2 - DUTTON - AWAY

MAY 3 - HUDSONVILLE - HOME


TRACK

(All meets are at Unity Chr. - Field events start at 4:00 and running events at 4:30 pm.)

MAY 6 - MEET - UNITY CHR.

MAY 13 - MEET - UNITY CHR.

MAY 21 - MEET - UNITY CHR.


JUNE 1 - CONFERENCE MEET - UNITY CHR.

-FIELD EVENTS START AT 9:00 AM AND RUNNING AT 10:00 AM

-$2/PERSON OR $5/FAMILY (ENTIRE FAMILY MUST ENTER AT THE SAME TIME)


TENNIS - (5:00 pm unless noted)

MAY 7 -- NORTHPOINTE CHR. - AWAY (5:30)

MAY 9 -- CALVIN CHR. - AWAY

MAY 10 - BYRON PUBLIC - AWAY

MAY 15 - UNITY CHR. - HOME

MAY 16 - NORTHPOINTE - HOME

TRASH FOR CASH

We have collected enough receipts to turn in to SpartanNash! We are in the verification phase so stay tuned to the Facebook page to see the check presentation. Keep collecting receipts...let's do it again!!!


New to the Trash for Cash program is another SpartanNash collection. Please start turning in all Our Family brand UPCs. They are worth 5-cents each. (500 = $25) Please place them in the bins found by each office marked Trash for Cash.


PROGRAM ENDING!!! Tyson has decided to end the A+ project program. Check your freezers and make sure all labels are turned in BEFORE the end of the year!


BoxTop checks are in and we had a grand total of $978.20 this year. Keep collecting labels and turning them in frequently. They do expire! Stayed tuned for changes in this program!!

TRIP

Cash and Carry is open on Thursdays from 7:45-10:00 am, at the west campus.


If you want information on how TRIP works or how to sign up for TRIP, please contact Melody Newhouse (243-6472) or email legacytrip@sbcglobal.net. You can find a copy of the TRIP order form on the Legacy website under “Current Parents” heading, then click on “TRIP”.

TERRACYCLE

The 2019 Colgate/Meijer playground challenge has just started. Help us win up to $750 in Meijer gift cards. VOTE for Legacy every day at https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/contests/colgatemeijerplayground2019 . You can vote once a day per email address. Do you have email addresses that you used to vote with in previous years? All of those addresses are still verified and can be voted with immediately.


Each oral care item that we send in during the contest also counts as a vote. What can we send in? Toothbrushes, toothbrush packaging, toothpaste tubes and caps, toothpaste boxes, mouthwash containers, floss picks and floss containers. ANY and ALL brands and ALL sizes are accepted. These and all other TerraCycle items can be dropped off in the rollout located by the TRIP office at the west campus or at the TerraCycle center by the gym at the elementary.

MOMS IN PRAYER

Join us this Friday at 8:45 to pray for our school and students. This week will pray for the following specific staff members: Matt Veltema, Faythe Patterson, Erika Cole and Rachael Morren. As always, you are welcome to submit prayer requests anytime to Gina Huizingh at gsolle44@yahoo.com.

FAMILIES BEING PRAYED FOR THIS WEEK BY LEGACY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Prayer is a powerful gift! LCS has always been able to pray for requests as they arise. Our school has also decided to lift up families weekly in prayer. For the remainder of the school year please read which families are being covered in prayer. During that week each student will receive a prayer tag for them to keep and remember they are being covered in extra prayers.


  • Walter & Margaret Spees - Joanna - PreK
  • Brent & Tricia Springvloed - Brooklyn - 7th
  • Steve & Lisa Struck - Kyle - 8th, Morgan - 5th
  • Karen TenBrink - Jared - 3rd, Rubi - 1st
  • Butch & MaryAnne TenHaaf - Sawyer - 8th, Evie - 5th, Lincoln - 2nd
  • Kap Thang & San Htu - Bu Ra Ruth - 1st
  • Paul & Betsy Thompson - Isabelle - 3rd, Evelyn - 1st, Sam - DK
  • Mark & Jamie Tiemeyer - Kylee - 2nd, Brody - DK

REQUESTED ANNOUNCEMENTS

Eighth grade graduation will be here soon! Mother's Day is just around the corner! And then Father's Day will be here! Here are some great gift ideas for you! This is a fundraiser for the Senior All-Night party after high school graduation. We are offering bleacher seats with the new SCHS logo for only $45 each! We also have stadium blankets - one side is water-resistant and the other side is warm and fleecy - for $30 each! These make great gifts for parents, grandparents, and graduates! If interested, please contact Lisa DeVries via text or phone (616-329-1472) or email (devrieshome6@gmail.com). We appreciate your support!


Mrs. Sinnema's Art Camp is back this summer! Join us for some Art Camp fun! More

information on the camp and what fun things we will be doing is on the parent Facebook

page as well as Mrs. Sinnema's Facebook! Email to sign up at jsinnema@legacycs.org.

The dates are as follows:


  • June 17-21, 5th-8th, 10:00 am-1:00 pm at WC $70
  • June 24-28, 3rd-4th, 12:00-2:00 pm at Elem $60


*more info on what we will be doing at camp is on the parent Facebook page as well as

Mrs. Sinnema’s Facebook! *email to sign up! jsinnema@legacycs.org


Providence CRC is hosting a blood drive on Monday, May 6, from 2:00 pm till 8:00 pm. Please consider letting your life-giving blood be shared so that someone else's life may continue. Appointments are preferred, but walk ins are welcomed and will be served in a first come/open slot format. Make your appointment by visiting below:
https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/119923


Youth Summer Stock auditions Saturday, May 4 (10:00 am) and Monday, May 6 (6:30 pm) for our production of "Stuart Little". We need 24 or more students. Also, camp dates for this summer are July 8-19, Monday-Friday, from 8:50 am to 2:30 pm. For more info call 616-455-1001 or check our website at www.masterarts.org.


15th Annual ART CLUB is coming again! K-5th graders: Join Mrs. Broekhuizen in her backyard for a wonderful 4-day adventure in Art, July 22-29. Call 616-262-0863 to reserve a spot and then grab a registration form at the elementary office to MAIL your payment. (Please do not leave the payment at the school.) Spots do fill quickly! This camp is still only $30.00 which includes all supplies! Sessions are from 9:00-10:30 am, 11:00 am-12:30 pm or 1:00-2:00 pm. See you there!!!


The SC Robotics Team will be having an Open House on Monday, May 6, at 7:00 pm, at South Christian High School. Any interested middle school students and parents are invited to attend. Refreshments will be provided and "Ernie", the robot, will be demonstrated.

Upcoming Dates and Events

MAY

1 - M/W/F Prek Grandparents Visit

2 - Grandparents' Day

3 -Yearbook Order Forms Due

10 - Drop in Preview Day at Elementary (9:00-10:00 am)

10 - Walk-a-Jog-a-Thon - Afternoon at SCHS

13 - LCS Society Meeting at WC (7:00 pm)

23/24 - Last Days of Prek Classes

27 - NO SCHOOL - MEMORIAL DAY

28 - 8th Grade Cedar Point Trip

29 - 8th Grade - NO SCHOOL

30/31 - 8th Grade Projects