Crusader Connection

May 7th-May 13th

“The news you need, not the fluff.”


Be sure to read the newsletter to stay in the know of all the things going on at NHCS. There is a lot of information in the newsletter. Our focus for the month of May is that I was created to do great things-which God prepared beforehand.

Ephesians 2:10 "For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jess for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them."

Registration for the the 2023-2024 school year is under way.


Have a great week.

Mrs. Malekovic

Scholar Bowl

Check teamreach for the the update schedule!

The parent vs student match will be Tuesday, May 16th @ 6PM!!!!

* Make sure that you have joined the scholar bowl teamreach to stay connected with information since both of the coaches are not at school on a regular basis.



Group Code-Scholarbowl


Monday: Practice at CHS @ 3:30-4:30 (state qualifiers only)

Tuesday: Practice at CHS @ 3:30-4:30 (state qualifiers only)

Wednesday: Practice at CHS @ 3:30-4:30 (state qualifiers only)

Thursday: practice at CHS @ TBD


SATURDAY-STATE MEET @ DuQuion- Info coming soon!

Please join the track team reach using the following info:

Crusader Track

Group Code: Crusadertrack

Practice schedules and meet dates are posted on team reach.

SAVE THE DATE- STL Cards Game 2023

New Horizon Christian School will have the opportunity to perform the National Anthem at a STL Cardinals Baseball game.

Game Date: Wednesday, August 2nd vs Minnesota Twins @ 6:45 pm

Performance: National Anthem

Anticipated Price: $15 per ticket

Anticipated Seating Location: Field Box Level (1st Level)

We will be celebrating Ms. Susan's retirement at this game. Get your ticket orders in! Ticket orders are due Wednesday, May 10th!!!

Call the office if you have any questions. 618-533-6910.

Choir Practice

There will be choir practice on Thursday during lunch/recess.

Robotics Club

Robotics Club will meet after school on Tuesday from 3:15-4:15.

Warm Weather and Dress Code

Please make sure that the dress code is being followed. Shorts can be no more than 5 inches above the knee.

The Last Day of School

The last day of school will be Wednesday, May 24th. It is a full attendance day. We will have an end of year awards ceremony that morning followed by an all school play day. More details to come as the time gets closer. If you are a planner and want to help plan an all school field day, please reach out to me.

Teacher Appreciation Week

We will be celebrating our teachers this week, May 8th-12th!!! Be sure to show our teachers how much we appreciate all they do for our students.

Early Dismissal-Friday, May 12th

Friday, we will have a 12pm dismissal for a teacher in-service.
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Playground Updates by George, Carson, & Cobie

Playground Summary

In June of 2022, the NHCS staff worked on plans for changes to the playground. These changes included changing the swings, adding in new seesaws, and putting in a gaga ball pit. Many people don’t know what is next.

INTERVIEWS 7th grade

Eli S.

-What are your thoughts on the playground?

Most of the playground is good for the smaller grades but not as fun for bigger kids.

-What do you think the next thing on the playground is going to be?

Lane P.

-Do you think will be the next thing to be added? the white thing that is by the slide.

-What are your thoughts on gaga ball? Gaga ball needs to be less intense.

The school is almost 30 years old.Do you think something will change in that period of time?Yes.

What is your favorite part of the playground?swings. New or old swings? New swings.

Sage H.

-What rule do you think is not fair to big kids?[not after this interview she said not to interview her again] the fact that we can’t get on the rock wall.

What are your thoughts on gaga ball? It is okay.

Mrs. Hyde-

What are your thoughts on the playground? I think the new rock wall is good for little kids.

What do you think about gaga ball,do you think about gaga ball? It needs to be less rough.

Staff Interviews by Carson, George, Cobie

Mrs. Stevens

What are your thoughts on state testing?

- The test is not important to your grades but knowing how to take the test is important. So I don't want people to stress out.

Mrs. Susan

How do you feel about retiring?

Sad and happy .

What is the best thing about retirement?

Seeing my grandkids.

How long have you been working here?

14 years.

What's the funniest moment over all these years.

dress up days.

Who was your favorite teacher? All of them.

Verse of the Week-Matthew 9:9 by Lane

Matthew 9:9

As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.

I think this is a good example of not judging people by what they do or how they look. Matthew the disciple was a tax collector that everybody hated. Jesus thought differently. He didn't judge Matthew by what he did. He looked on the inside of Matthew. I think we can all admit to judging people by their outside appearances. We all want to be better people and be more godly but God doesn't judge people by what they do or look like so we shouldn't judge people either.The goal on Earth is to spread the word but if we are just going to judge people then we are making God look bad and we don't want to do that. God wants us to spread the word and be godly but we can't do that if we judge people.


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8th Grade Chapel

Matix M. is an 8th grade graduate. He has attended NHCS since preschool. His favorite memory from NHCS is when we had to use the storm shelter during last years graduation. He will miss the bible curriculum next year at CHS. His is looking forward to a bigger school. His favorite verse is Philippian's 4:13. His advice to younger students is if you are about to do something, ask yourself if Jesus would do that? If the answer is no, don't do it.
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