Columbus Christian School News
November 20, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving Break Crusader Family!
A Note From Mrs. Donnell
May your blessings be many and may you share them with all that you encounter.
“Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, or he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.” Psalms 107: 8-9
CCS Annual Tradition For Elementary Students
Elementary students should have Luke 2:1-20 completely memorized by December 7th.
They will recite this during the Christmas program on December 20th.
Pie in the Face
So Grateful for CCS Kitchen Staff
Kindergarten Thanksgiving Feast
4th and 5th grade Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Feast
This month our CCS MS/HS will be learning what it looks like to show PEACE fearlessly. Please join us in encouraging your student(s) when they demonstrate this "focus-fruit" at home!
We are excited to see how the Holy Spirit will transform the hearts and minds of these young fruit-bearers!
CCS Basketball Fever is here!
NEON FRIDAY - GLOW IN THE DARK!
Wear your brightest neon or glow in the dark colors at the games this Friday, November 23rd. The person wearing the most neon or glow in the dark will earn a prize!
Athletic Parents - sign up for concessions and admissions
Concession Volunteers – An important function that helps fulfill the athletic programs financial need is the selling of concessions at all home athletic events. Parents will be asked to volunteer to work the concession booth for home athletic events on specifically assigned dates. Again, after rosters are set, a list will be published for parents to assist in this endeavor. All efforts will be made so that no parent works during his/her student’s game.
Parent Participation Requirement: Parents should sign up for to help 4 times per basketball season and 2 times during soccer and volleyball for set up, clean up, concession and/or admissions and 1 Track or Stadium date. For any parent that does not sign up they will be assigned times to work that are not during your students games. If you need to switch there will be a master list with contact information and you can switch with someone. If hours are not fulfilled by participating students there will be an additional $200.00 fee. Each event served is equivalent to $40.00. The binder is located in the office.
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Cookie Dough Fundraiser
The grade level that sells the most, gets a pizza party!
Tim Shelton's Very Vintage Christmas - November 29th
Thursday, November 29th, 7pm - downtown at the Commons!
Free family-friendly concert, hosted by CCS to our community! Invite your family, friends and church to join us in welcoming in the season celebrating the birth of our Savior - Vintage style!
MISSING: KITCHEN FLATWARE
Please talk with your child about the importance of taking great care of school property. Used flatware is to be placed in the red tub which is full of water, located in the kitchen window.
The flatware is WALCO brand. You can find the imprint on the back of the flatware. Please return if you find any - the kitchen is running low.
How's the transition going?
Black Friday / Small Business Saturday / Cyber Monday
Reduce your school tuition for 2019-20
If you do any of the following:
- purchase gas, food, clothing
- eat out
- shop Amazon.com
- shop on Black Friday / Small Business Saturday / Cyber Monday
- purchase gifts for Christmas, Birthdays, Anniversaries, etc.
- go on Vacations
- work on your car and purchase parts
- purchase materials or tools for big home improvement projects
It's really simple. All you do is purchase gift cards (called SCRIP cards) through CCS. Order through the office by Tuesday mornings or order SCRIP online...anytime! Call Tammy Harvey, Financial Secretary at (812) 372-3780 to get the enrollment code for ordering online. Start saving on next years tuition today!
Click here to learn more about the program.
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2018-19 Year Calendar, FAQ Sheet, Volunteer Background Check, Family Covenant, Internet & Electronic Device User Agreement, Student Handbook and more.
Now through Tuesday, Nov. 27
Tim Shelton's A Very Vintage Christmas Concert
The Commons / Free concert hosted by CCS
Thursday, November 29
Doors Open at 6:00PM
Concert at 7:00PM
Saturday, December 8
Elementary Christmas Program
Thursday, December 20
Thursday, December 20
End of Nine Weeks
Friday, December 21
Friday, December 21
Is Holiday stress in your future?
What will your family do for the holidays? Is everyone gathering together?
Does even just thinking about that gathering stress you out? While Thanksgiving and Christmas should be joyous times of family bonding, often they're two of the most stressful days of the year. Check out the Focus on the Family®Broadcast, "Reducing Drama in Your Relationships," featuring Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory.