Weekly Newsletter

TCS News – Friday, September 21, 2018

TCS Newsletter – Friday September 21st

Hello TCS families. We hope you had a great week. Here are a few news items that we wanted to share with you.


The 2018 TCS Homecoming is just two weeks away! Please plan to join us on Friday night October 5th and Saturday October 6th as we enjoy another year of homecoming events. If you are interested in helping with homecoming, please email Zach Menke at zachmenke@gmail.com or contact the high school office at 419 227-1644 (Option 2). Below is a basic schedule of events for the weekend.

Friday October 5th

@ TCS Soccer Complex
5:30 – 7:00 Dinner Hot Dog Meal $4.00 Pulled Pork Meal $6.00 * Tickets will be available in both offices starting this coming Monday, September 24th.
5:30 Face Painting
5:45 Corn hole Tournament $10 per team
6:00 – 7:00 Hayrides
7:15 Fall Sports Pep Rally and Homecoming Court Introductions
8:00 TCS Gymnasium Volleyball Games –

TCS Varsity Soccer vs. TCS Varsity Volleyball
TCS Volleyball Alumni vs. TCS Varsity Volleyball

Saturday October 6th

@ TCS Soccer Complex
10:00 Breakfast (Doughnuts)
10:30 Kids vs. Parents Soccer Games (U6 – JH)
11:30 Candy Launcher
11:45 Homecoming Parade
12:00 Crowning of the 2018 Homecoming King and Queen
1:00 Varsity Soccer game vs. Lincolnview

Homecoming Food/Drink Donation requests

Please bring to either office by Thursday Oct. 4th.
Elementary Students – One dozen cookies/bars/desserts – Bring in Oct. 3rd and 4th.
MS/HS boys – A case of pop – Bring in anytime through Oct. 4th.
MS/HS girls – A case of water = Bring in anytime through Oct. 4th.

See You at the Pole

We will be holding this prayer event at the TCS flagpole on Wednesday morning September 26th at 7:30 a.m. All elementary students in grades K4-2nd grade must be accompanied by an adult. Otherwise, they are welcome to sit in the hallway and pray with Miss Mays.

Yearbook Workshop

Yearbook adviser Mrs. Susan Searcy and three leaders of the TCS Yearbook staff (Co-Editors Jennessa Sweeney and Sophie White, as well as returning staffer Brady Vondran) had the opportunity to attend the Jostens Fall Yearbook Workshop at Wapakoneta High School on Tuesday Sept. 18th. They learned many new things about producing yearbooks from keynote speaker, Kari Whistler. They learned about theming, organization, coverage, marketing and other yearbook related topics. They were able to see many other schools’ yearbooks and gain valuable ideas from many good resources. The students learned a lot and had a great time.

Yearbook Award

At the Fall Yearbook Workshop, Temple Christian School yearbook adviser, Mrs. Susan Searcy and staff, were surprised and blessed with learning that they are the recipients of the National Yearbook Program of Excellence Award. This award is a significant honor for a yearbook program. Criteria for receiving the award are that the yearbook staff and adviser have created a yearbook that is meaningful to the entire student body, that the book includes coverage of the majority of the students at least three times throughout the book, and that the staff and adviser have a proven record of effective project management, in terms of meeting deadlines and sales goals. Last year, only five schools in the state of Ohio received this award. We are excited to have received this award and want to thank the 2017-2018 yearbook staff, especially Co-Editors Shelby Feeney and Abby Johnston, and Digital Editor Alexis Waters, for their dedication and work that went into earning the National Yearbook Program of Excellence Award.

Spirit Store Hours

Wed., Thurs., & Fri. 3:00-5:00 P.M. and every high school home basketball game

Attendance Reminders

Please help us with the following few items regarding attendance: Notify office by 9:00 a.m. if your child is going to be out for the day; notify office in advance if your child has an appointment during the school day; notify office well in advance of any planned vacations; send absence verification note to school by the morning of the second day after returning to school. Thanks for your help with these attendance items.

Box Tops

On Monday, September 24th, the elementary office will collect all of the Box Tops that have been gathered throughout the last month. Each elementary grade has a Box Tops basket in their room. On the last Monday of the month, we will collect all Box Top baskets to see which grade has the most. The winning class will receive an extra recess and a tasty treat. If you have any extra Box Tops, please make sure that they are sent to school with your child by Monday, September 24th, to be included in this month’s contest.

This Week’s Sports Events

Sept. 22 J.H. VB at LCC @ 10:00 A.M.
Sept. 22 Varsity VB at Cory Rawson Invitational @ 9:00 A.M.
Sept. 24 Var. Soccer at Ottoville @ 5:00 P.M.
Sept. 24 JV/Var. VB Home vs. Delphos Jefferson @ 5:30 P.M.
Sept. 25 JV/Var. VB Home vs. Lima Senior @ 5:30 P.M.
Sept. 25 J.H. Soccer at Miller City @ 6:30 P.M.
Sept. 27 J.H. VB Home vs. Hardin Northern @ 5:00 P.M.
Sept. 27 Var. Soccer Home vs. Spencerville @ 5:00 P.M. (Senior Night)
Sept. 27 JV/Var. VB at Hardin Northern @ 5:30 P.M.
Sept. 27 J.H. Boys Soccer Tournament at Continental (vs. Lincolnview) @ 6:30 P.M.

Important Dates

Sept. 21 First Quarter Midterm
Sept. 25 First Quarter Midterm reports sent home
Sept. 26 “See you at the Pole” at 7:30 A.M. at TCS flagpole – Prayer event
Oct. 3 Witness Wear Day
Oct. 5 and 6 TCS Homecoming 2018
Oct. 8 No School – Columbus Day

Lunch Menu for the Week of September 24

Monday French toast sticks, Sausage patty, Fruit
Tuesday Pizza $1.00/Slice
Wednesday Grilled cheese sandwich, Yogurt cup, Frosted sugar cookie
Thursday Chicken quesadilla, Yogurt fruit parfait
Friday Pizza $1.00/Slice

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