Saints Calling

North Clackamas Christian School Newsletter

April 1, 2023

Come to the Auction!

The 2023 Auction is on Saturday, April 15th. We are excited to host this on campus in the NCCS gym, 5-10pm. We hope that you can join us for this fun event! We also encourage you to invite friends & family to join you.

Purchase tickets HERE.

The auction committee has secured many wonderful donations for you to bid on and planned for a special community night of fellowship. If you have any questions, please contact Susan Van Sickle at Thank you for your prayerful and financial support. We look forward to seeing you on April 15th!

Check out the Auction Facebook page here for up to date information on items for bidding. Below area few pictures of student artwork up for bid at the LIVE AUCTION!

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Teachers will meet with parents for Spring conferencs on April 20th and 21st. Appointment times will be available through a sign up form. Please note that there is no school April 19th for teacher inservice and then for the following two days for conferences.

Just a glimps of what happened around the school last month!

Update: Campus Improvement Project

During Spring Break there was major renovation work done in the gym breezeway and music building at the school, this included replacing siding, gutters, windows, lighting and paint, as well as installation of new secure entry doors at the gym breezeway!

We need to raise an additional $100,000 to complete similar renovations of all our buildings. If you are able to give to the Campus Improvement Project, please use the QR code below, or checks/cash are also accepted through our office. We also welcome any efforts to share this need with others in your circle of influence. Questions or inquiries should be directed to Sherri James.

Thank you to those who have already given to this significant project. You are making a difference to the future of NCCS and its mission!

Pastries with Parents: E.N.G.A.G.E.D. - Seven Steps to Raising Christ Centered Kids in a Conventional World

Each month, administration will host a time of community fellowship for parents of children PreK-12th grade. This will be a time of prayer, sharing, learning, and connection, along with some tasty pastries served.

Join us Thursday, April 6 at 8:15-9am, for the next Pastries with Parents, with a focus on Raising E.N.G.A.G.E.D. Kids- A series by Chris Browne (RightNow Media). We will we will continue with our next video in the same series entitled "Can You Hear Me Now? Listening, Hearing, and Being Heard" which talks about how we can differentiate our parenting to our students' specific spiritual needs based on their current walk with Jesus. See you there! Check in at the office and you will be directed to the meeting location.

Notes from the March session are below for those who could not attend. We hope you can join us next month!

Parent Survey Open

We value our parent and school relationship, as partners in raising our children to know God and follow Him. We desire to see where we are doing well and where we could improve as a school, as well as know more about our families. Thank you for taking the time to give us input through completing a survey, follow this link.

Please take a few minutes to complete our survey by April 21.

Thank you for your support!

Pediactric Speach & Language Screening

Ashley Johnson is a pediatric speech-language pathologist, and the owner of Speak Up Speech Therapy, a private speech therapy clinic located in Clackamas, OR. She provides speech and language therapy to children (ages 18mo - 18yo) who have delays in their articulation, language, literacy, and feeding development. Ashely is also a NCCS parent.

We are hosting a free speech and language screening at NCCS this month, offered through Speak Up Speech Therapy clinic and Ashley Johnson. Detailed information, including registration and the permission (due by April 12) for for a student to be screened, is found on the flyer (below). All questions should be directed to

NHS Offering Students Help

National Honor Society students are offering tutoring and homework help on Wednesdays after school. Please contact Mrs. Moore if you would like your student to take advantage of this support.

College/Career Fair

On April 10, sophomores and juniors will go to a college and career fair, hosted by Estacada High School. Here is a list of the College/Career Fair Exhibitors who will be there. There are community colleges, private and public colleges and universities, job training programs of various types, military, and other exhibitors. Permission slips have been sent for participation.
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Volunteers Needed

On Saturday, May 13, we will have a campus work day for various projects: painting, weeding, trimming, spreading bark, cleaning. Parents (and supervised students) are encouraged to sign up. Please use this link to sign up to volunteer. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!!


On May 25, we will have an all school Serve Day. Parent volunteers will be needed to assist with small groups/classes as they serve our community on this day. Look for more information to come and an opportunity to sign up to volunteer.

Where Does Your Family Worship?

**Please make church attendance with your family a priority. It is an expectation, a requirement of enrollment, that THE FAMILY (parents and students) REGULARLY attend a Christian church. If you are looking for a home church, we encourage you to check out our list of local churches where we already have school families attend.

Foothills Community Church ; Eastridge Church ; Oregon City Christian Church ; Athey Creek Christian Fellowship ; Mountain View Community Church ; Oregon City Evangelical Church ; Canby Foursquare ; Canby Christian Church ; New Life Church ; The Source Church ; Gracepointe Milwaukie ; Grace Chapel; Revolution Church ; Oregon City Nazarene ; Clackamas Bible Church ; Faith Bible Community Church

8 Holy Week Prayers: A Palm Sunday Prayer

Student Travel Opportunity: SPAIN 2024

In March 2024, a group from NCCS will go to Spain for an educational tour during Spring Break.

Students currently in grades 8-12th are invited to travel on this tour, as well as interested adults. We can take up to 30 travelers. We still have room and would love to have you join us!

Visit our tour website, enter tour ID SJAMES2024-4. Here, you can get tour information, request for contact or ask questions, and also register to join us! The cost of the tour includes flights and ground transportation, hotels, food, entrance to sites, tour guides, tips, travel insurance, a TON of fun and incredible memories! Get $150 off for enrolling by May 15, 2023. If you have questions, contact Mrs. James.

Korea Mission Trip

Gide USA is now accepting applications for the 2023 VBS English Camp team members. Below is a link to the application and information regarding the mission trip to Korea. Consider applying and/or pass on to potential team members.

Deadline is April 20 however selection process will begin immediately until positions are filled.

Contact Jodi Gill . Application

Monthly Board Meetings

The Board of Directors will share the monthly meeting minutes with the society, attached below. Anyone wanting more detail or to attend a meeting, please reach out to any board member. Contact NCCS Board of Directors by email at

Matt Hixson, Chair

Erika Porter, Vice Chair

Mark Van Sickle, Secretary

Danae Plover, Treasurer

Upcoming Events

April 6 Pastries with Parents, 8:15-9am (Rm 404)

April 7 Good Friday, No School

April 9 Easter Sunday

April 10 Board Meeting, 6:30 (Library)

April 12-15 Online Auction

April 15 Live Auction, 5-10pm (Gym)

April 16-18 Annual Excelsior Choir Tour

April 17-May 4 MAP Testing (K-10th)

April 17-21 Speech & Language Screening

April 19 Teacher Inservice, No School

April 20-21 Spring Parent Teacher Conferences, No School

April 20-21 Spring Book Fair (Library)

2022-23 School Verse Passage

Ephesians 6:13-17 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

NCCS Employment Opportunity

School Year 2023-24 Open Positions: Job Posting and Application
  • HS Advanced Math Teacher, Full Time
  • HS Spanish Teacher, Part Time
  • JH/HS Art Teacher, Part Time
  • Educational Assistant, Part Time

Questions and application to

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Keep up with us on our Facebook page

We have two Facebook pages at NCCS. The general page is and the Parent Teacher Fellowship page is

We are here for you!

Please reach out to us should you need assistance:

Superintendent/Principal: Sherri James (Ext 101)

Dean of Students: Carmen Moore (Ext 214)

Assistant Principal: Rebekah Hardy (Ext 401)

Office Manager: McKenzie Falotico (Ext 100)

Office Front Desk/Attendance: Beth Woody (Ext. 601)

Business Office: Susan Van Sickle (Ext 202)

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