Weekly Newsletter

Friday – March 16th 2018

Hello TCS families. I hope everyone has had a good week. 1 Samuel 12:24 says, “But be sure to fear the LORD and serve Him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things He has done for you”. This is a great reminder for each of us. Here are a few news items that we wanted to share with you.


OSU STEM Steps 2018:

On Monday, March 12, several sophomore and junior girls attended OSU STEM Steps 2018 at the OSU Lima campus.  STEM Steps is an enriching and exciting day filled with hands-on activities in various STEM fields to encourage and stimulate an interest in science. Guest speaker Dr. Manu B. Aggarwal gave a presentation on the challenges that women face in the medical profession. Students also attended four engaging sessions with the STEM faculty. A discussion with a panel of INEOS engineers and scientists concluded the day.


Pi Day:

 Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi) and is observed on March 14th. Students in Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Physics created videos answering the question, “Why is Pi important?” The winning video was submitted by Marc Dominguez, Dillon Grover and Brody Bowman. The video has been posted on Temple’s Facebook page for all to enjoy.


Reading Month:

We are still in need of parent volunteers to help make our big reading month finale a success. If you would like to help, please email Mrs. Lawrence at lawrencej@tcspioneers.org.


Meet the Author Day:

Karen Seelenbinder, our visiting author, spent the day with our elementary students on Wednesday. Karen incorporates her faith and her favorite Scriptures in each of her books and in her presentations.  After sharing some of her ideas about creating stories and characters, she spent time in each classroom either reading her books or helping them write stories of their own. She also signed each book that was purchased with a personalized note to the students.  Our budding authors and illustrators thoroughly enjoyed their time with her.  If you missed out on ordering one of her books, you can check out her website at www.karenseelenbinder.com


Spring Sports Information:

Spring Sports informational packets and registration information has been emailed out regarding Junior High Track, High School Track, and K-6th Grade Track and Field. Youth Track and Field Registration for K5-6th grades closes today, March 16th. You can register at: http://sports.bluesombrero.com/templechristian


Yearbook Order Opportunity:

Don’t miss out on capturing the memories! Order your 2017-2018 Temple Christian School yearbook before 3/30/18 and you can receive the signature package, including your TCS yearbook, name personalization, color autograph section, and 8 multicolor signing markers for $53.00! If you prefer the yearbook only, cost is $40 and optional name personalization is $5. Please return order forms with cash or check payable to TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (memo line: yearbook), to the Elementary Office or to Mrs. Searcy at the high school, by 3/30. You can also order online at www.jostens.com.



Re-enrollment for the 2018-19 school year is well under way. Registration packets have been emailed and are available on our TCS website. Hard copies are available in the elementary office.  Please remember that re-enrollment fees are $100 before March 31st and $150 after. We look forward to the opportunity of continuing to minister to your family in the upcoming school year. Thank you for choosing Temple for your children.


Important Dates:

Mar. 16  End of 3rd Quarter

Mar. 21  Witness Wear

Mar. 22  Early Release for Faculty Development  1:00 P.M.

Mar. 23  Grade Cards Sent Home

Mar. 27  Reading Month Finale

Mar. 27  Early Release for Easter Break  1:00 P.M.

Mar. 28-April 2  Easter Break

Apr.  3 School Resumes


Lunch Menu for the Week of March 19th

Monday         Chicken Strips, Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Pudding

Tuesday         Pizza $1.00/Slice

Wednesday   Chicken Patty Sandwich, Yogurt Parfait

Thursday        Meatball Sub, Tater Tots, Fruit

Friday             Pizza $1.00/Slice

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