Weekly Newsletter

November 17th Newsletter

Hello TCS families. I trust you have had a good week. Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Psalm 100:4-5 says, “Enter His gates with thanksgiving, And His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him; bless His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations”. Here are a few news items that we wanted to share with you. Have a great weekend!

Elementary Thanksgiving Feasts:

The elementary students continued the tradition of having Thanksgiving feasts in their classrooms this week. Students enjoyed delicious turkey, mashed potatoes, corn and all the fixings.We appreciate the parents who donated food items and those who volunteered in the classrooms to make it all happen.
Thanksgiving 2017
We have so much to be grateful for, and we are blessed to be able to celebrate God’s goodness this time of the year and always.

Additional Post-Season Soccer Awards:

Congratulation to Cameron Worsham for being named a 2nd Team All-State soccer player! Congrats Cameron, we are proud of you!  Cameron also was able to participate in the Northwest District Senior All-Star game. Cameron scored a goal in the game! Also, congratulations are in order for Temple head soccer coach BJ McPheron for being named the Northwest District’s private school coach of the year!  Great job Coach McPheron!

Witness Wear Day:

We will be having a Witness Wear Day on Wednesday December 6th.   This date was not on the original school calendar, so we wanted to let everyone know well in advance.

Positive Referral Winner:

Today’s Middle School/High School Positive Referral drawing winner was 7th grader Caleb Kiser! Thank you Caleb for serving others at TCS!

Easy School Fundraiser:

We have arranged a quick and easy fundraiser with Penn Station East Coast Subs that will provide TCS 10% of the profits for all purchases made at the store on Sunday November 19th and Monday November 20th.  You must present a copy of this Coupon. Please feel free to forward the coupon to friends and family.

Elementary Christmas Ministry/Giving Opportunity:

For their Christmas project this year, elementary students have the opportunity of blessing two local organizations with items that they need as they minister to needy individuals and families in our community.  Students received a handout today with specific items needed by Guiding Light Ministry, which is a faith-based organization for women who need help becoming self-sufficient. The organization provides shelter, education, guidance, and faith. The handout also includes items need by the GAP Pantry. This is a ministry, here at the Lima Baptist Temple, which provides needed household items for those in need in our community.

Yearbook Information:

Order your 2017-2018 Temple Christian School yearbook with name personalization before 11/24/17 and you can choose up to four FREE icons to add to your cover!  Our student-created yearbook is $40 and optional name personalization is $5.  Order forms were sent home with students.  Please return the order form with cash or check payable to Temple Christian School (memo line: yearbook) to the Elementary Office or to Mrs. Searcy in the high school, by 11/24/17.  You can also order online at www.jostens.com.

Season Tickets on Sale:

Season tickets for the upcoming high school/junior high boys and girls basketball seasons are on sale in the HS office until 3:30 P.M. today.  We look forward to seeing many of you out supporting our winter sports student athletes.

Toys for Tots:

We have Toys for Tots collection boxes in both buildings.  Please consider donating a new, unwrapped toy to help a needy family.  The Salvation Army will be picking up donations the week of December 4. The last day to donate is Friday, December 1st.

Little Pioneer Learning School – Positions Available:

The Little Pioneer Early Learning School is looking to hire a part-time teaching assistant and a reliable and flexible sub. Both positions provide assistance throughout the daycare and preschool program. Applicants should be willing to work with all age groups, including Infants through Pre-K, and the School Age Program. Both positions are part-time and year round. Qualifications include the following: high school diploma, one year experience (preferred), and Monday through Friday availability during the hours of the program. (6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) Please send resumes to leej@tcspioneers.org.

Parent/Teacher Conferences:

TCS will be holding Parent/Teacher Conferences on Monday Nov. 20th from 1:30 – 7:30 P.M. and Tuesday Nov. 21st from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Important Dates:

Nov. 17          2nd Quarter Midterm
Nov. 20          2nd Quarter Midterm reports sent home
Nov. 20          Early Dismissal 1:00 P.M.  Parent Teacher Conferences
Nov. 20          Parent/Teacher Conferences  1:30 P.M. -7:30 P.M.
Nov. 21          No School – Parent/Teacher Conferences  9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Nov. 22-24    No School – Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27          School Resumes
Dec. 6             Witness Wear Day
Dec. 7             Elementary Christmas Program 6:30 P.M.
Dec. 19           MS/HS Christmas Concert  7:00 P.M.

Lunch Menu for the Week of November 20th:

Monday – Cheeseburger, Hot pretzel sticks, Fruit
Tuesday – No School
Wednesday – No School
Thursday – No School
Friday – No School

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