BASKETBALL GAME TUESDAY DEC. 14: The Boys will play first at 4 pm, with the girls’ team to follow.
ATHLETIC FUN NIGHT CLARIFICATION: Due to a scheduling conflict, the first game on Fun Night (Dec. 14th) will be begin at 5:30 pm not 4:30 pm.
See the updated memo & sign up form for all the time changes.
ATHLETIC FUN NIGHT: Our Athletic Family Fun Night at Hidden Acres (near Dayton) will be held Thursday, December 14th.
All CCS students and families (preschool-8th grade) are invited to enjoy a fun evening of basketball, swimming, and fellowship. A memo with information and a sign-up form is attached. Basketball games begin at 5:30 pm. Cost is $2 per person entrance fee for the game. Each CCS student and family member will be given a free meal ticket, courtesy of the CCS Athletic Department! Meal tickets will be handed out at Hidden Acres. Recreation/swimming will be after the games (approx. 7:45 pm) and will also be free to all CCS families courtesy of the CCS Athletic Department. Please be sure to bring your modest swimming suits and towels. Locker room facilities are available. We will need to have all forms turned in by TOMORROW, so we can submit our meal numbers. PRESCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM reminder: Tuesday, December 12th is the CCS Preschool Christmas Program at 7:00 pm in the chapel. We also have a home basketball game that evening, which will get over shortly before the program begins. Parking may be limited, so please be thoughtful as our basketball fans will be dispersing at the same time as preschool families will be arriving for their program. Thank you!
Organized by the 5th/6th Grade Classroom Economy Students: The 5th/6th Grade Classroom Economy Class is proud to offer the CCS Christmas Shop. The “CCS Christmas Shop” is to provide
our CCS families & the community with a place where they can buy Christmas items and books that celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Our Christmas Shop will be offering books, posters, calendars and gift items for all ages, celebrating the birth of Jesus (prices range from $.25 for candy canes and books starting at $2).
We invite everyone to come shop at our Christmas Shop, before & after the Christmas Programs today, Dec. 5th. The Christmas
Shop may be open other days during the Christmas season as well. Look for us at CCS Home basketball games in December.
TUITION UPDATE: Tuition letters have been sent home. Please take a moment to review the information. We have offered various types of upcoming payment reminders, so please select your choice, sign and return to the office by Friday, December 8th.If you see a discrepancy, please come see us ASAP. If we do not hear from you, the assumption will be made that our records balance.
BOX TOPS/SOUP LABELS: Congratulations to the 5th/6th Class as they collected the most combined Box Tops & Soup Labels. There will be a graph outside of the office, showing the results. The 2nd semester Tops/Labels competition will end April 1st…. so keep collecting.
1st Grade 181
2nd Grade 314
3/4th Grades 231
5/6th Grades 326
7/8th Grades 278
PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION: Preschool registration packets are going out this week. If you do not receive your packet by the end of the week, please call the office. If you know of a family may be interested in attending preschool at CCS next year, please have them get in contact with the office soon to secure a spot and registration packet for 2018.
HELPERS NEEDED AT BASKETBALL GAMES: We are in need of some parent helpers to run the scoreboard and take stats at our home basketball games. Text Fonda (515-571-9701) if you can help.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST: The CCS Athletics Pancake Breakfast is coming up in January. We are putting the ball in motion and will have a planning meeting in the very near future. This is a well-organized event and runs smoothly. All athletes and their families are required to help; others are welcomed and encouraged to help as well. Please keep watching December’s Tuesday Memos for more information regarding the planning meeting.
PTF CHRISTMAS TREE: The teachers and staff have made their Christmas lists which contain gifts that they could use for their students and classrooms. The tags for each teacher can be found in the office on the counter this week. Parents may pick a tag off the tree, purchase the item, and bring in to their teacher or the office by Tuesday, December 19th. What amazing teachers and staff we have at CCS!
CRAFT SHOW AT COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL: Holiday Craft & Vendor show this Saturday, December 9th from
10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the CCS gym. We are looking for crafters and bakers, so please spread the word. Vendor fee is $25 for an 8’ table & 2 chairs. All vendor fees will go directly to CCS. Contact Krista Dunaway at 515-269-8237 for more information or to register today!
BACKPACK BUDDIES: This program is for families that receive free/reduced lunch. If you would like to have your child(ren) considered, please contact this office.
PHASE 1 NIFTY NECKTIE PROJECT: PTF is now collecting all types of men's neckties in the school office for a crafting project
that will begin in January 2018. So, raid grandpa's closet, sort through dad's dresser, and ask other friends/family for their spare neckties! Phase 2 of the Nifty Necktie Project will begin in early 2018 and will include sewing the donated neckties into fashionable/up-cycled handbags, headbands, throw pillows and eyeglass cases.
COME CELEBRATE the 40th ANNIVERSARY YEAR OF CCS: To celebrate entry into CCS’s 40th year, a ‘Family New Year’s Eve Party’ is planned for Sunday, December 31st, 5:30 pm – 12:15 am. Fun, Food, Fellowship and Devotion.
Doors open at 5:30 pm for the Family NYE Party.
Potluck Meal begins at 6 pm, bring a dish to share.
Activities begin at 7 pm for all ages, preschool – 105 (at parental discretion).
This is being facilitated by the 7th& 8th grade class.
Please RSVP now by calling Suzanne Welch at 515-955-2022
or e-mailing/calling the office firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-573-3011. Room is limited.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Dec. 6 Early Dismissal – 1 pm
Dec. 7 Basketball game (home) 4 pm
Dec. 9 Holiday Craft and Vendor Show @ CCS 10-5
Dec. 11 P&F Meeting (new date)
Dec. 12 Basketball game (home) 4 pm
Dec. 12 Preschool Christmas Program (7 pm)
Dec. 14 Basketball game/Family Fun Night (Hidden Acres)