Weekly Newsletter

TCS Newsletter – Friday, March 10th

Hello TCS families. Re-enrollment for the 2017-18 school year is underway! We look forward to hearing from you soon. Please remember that re-enrolling by March 31st will save you $50 per child. Here are a few news items that we wanted to share with you. Have a great weekend!

Re-Enrollment Begins:

Re-enrollment has begun for the 2017-18 school year. An email was sent out on Tuesday Feb. 21st with four attachments regarding the re-enrollment process. If you would like a paper packet containing the re-enrollment materials, please stop in the elementary office. Re-enrollment fees if paid by March 31st are $100. Re-enrollment fees after March 31st are $150.

Ed Choice Renewal:

Families who are receiving Ed Choice Scholarships must re-enroll for the 2017-18 school year before you can renew your Ed Choice Scholarships. Ed Choice paperwork must be turned into the Elementary Office by April 11th.

Reading Month Finale:

Parents, we need you for our Reading Roundup! On Friday, March 31st we will have our reading “rodeo” for all of the students who meet their 400 minute reading goal. WE NEED YOU to help us with snacks and games. To help with the fun festivities, we would need you from 12:30-2:30pm. If you can provide snacks and/or help with activities-please email lawrencej@tcslima.org by Friday, March 17th. Designate how you can help and what grade your child(ren) is in. Thanks! Yippee! Let’s lasso some fun!

The Lima News/Scripps Regional Spelling Bee:

Fifth grader Leyton Chambers will be representing Temple Christian School this Saturday, March 11, at the Lima News/Scripps Regional Spelling Bee, which will be held at the Knights of Columbus (810 S. Cable Rd.) at 10:00 a.m. This event is open to the public. The winner of this bee will go to the National Spelling Bee near Washington, D.C., in May. Good luck, Leyton!

Jr. High Track and Field Coach Needed:

Immediate Need! TCS is in need of a JH Track and Field Coach. This is a paid coaching position and lasts from March 13 through May 13. Please contact Athletic Director BJ McPheron (mcpheronbj@tcslima.org) with any leads or interest in the position.

Hello Dolly! Fundraiser:

How many of you are due for a Sara’s Sweets gourmet cupcake or cookie? Has it been a while? Well, now’s your chance to satisfy your sweet tooth AND support the arts at TCS simultaneously! Students involved in the spring production of Hello Dolly! are selling 1/2 dozen packs of cupcakes as well as Take & Bake Cookie Dough. Cupcake boxes come in a variety of flavors such as:
Best Seller’s Box–1 Buckeye, 1 Brownie Batter, 1 Triple Salted Caramel, 1 Confetti, 1 Red Velvet, and 1 Vanilla Raspberry

Death by Chocolate–2 Brownie Batter, 2 Chocolate Caramel Truffle, and 2 Chocolate Lover’s

PB Lover’s–2 Buckeye, 2 Monster Cookie, and 2 PB-Stuffed Hot Fudge

Razzle Dazzle–2 Vanilla Raspberry, 2 Pink Champagne, and 2 Chocolate Raspberry

Plus many more!!

Orders need to be placed by Saturday, March 18 (prepay), and distribution will begin on Tuesday, March 28. Cupcakes and cookie dough can be frozen for later use, but it is recommended you wrap the container in plastic wrap for maximum freshness. Cast members are working hard to continue the tradition of excellence in the theater arts at TCS and would appreciate your support!

Host an exchange student for the 2017 -2018 school year:

We are looking for families interested in hosting an exchange student in their home for 2017-2018 school year. To begin the application process go to www.phs.asse.com. To secure students to Temple Christian School we must have host families. A monthly stipend is available for each student hosted. If you have questions contact Jodi Callahan at callahanj@tcslima.org or 419-227-1644.

Trip Orders:

Please note there is a change in the T.R.I.P. calendar. There is only one more order for this year, and that will be on April 3rd. Online orders need to be in by 8 a.m., and checks need to be turned into the office by 8:30 a.m. on the order date.

TCS Yearbook Announcement:

You still have an opportunity to order the 2016-2017 Temple Christian Yearbook! The TCS Yearbook covers all activities from the elementary to the high school. Our yearbook will be a full-color publication created by the high school yearbook staff. Each yearbook is $40.00. Please fill out the order form and return to either office with cash or check made out to TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL. You can also purchase a yearbook online at http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A06478355. The extended deadline is now March 31st, 2017. Order your yearbook today before it’s too late!

Important Dates:

Mar. 15 Witness Wear
Mar. 16 High School Winter Sports’ Banquet
Mar. 17 End of 3rd Quarter
Mar. 22 Early Release Faculty Development (1:00 P.M.)
Mar. 24 Grade cards sent home
Mar. 31 Reading month finale

Lunch Menu for the Week of March 13th

Monday Spaghetti and Meatballs, Garlic Toast, Side Salad
Tuesday Pizza $1.00/Slice
Wednesday Sloppy Joes, Au Gratin Potatoes, Fruit
Thursday Potato Skins (Cheese, Bacon), Bosco Apple Stick, Fruit
Friday Pizza 1.00/Slice

Have a great weekend everyone!

Bruce Bowman

Interim Superintendent/H.S. Principal

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