Hello TCS families. Isaiah 40:31 says, “But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint”.  This verse is a tremendous encouragement to those of us who place our faith and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ. Here are a few news items that we wanted to share with you.

NHS Ceremony: 

Congratulations to following students on their induction into the TCS National Honor Society:  Leah Beraki, Elizabeth Clevenger, Josephine Deitering, Jordyn Hayes, Caleb Kiser, Kaylee Linhart, Lindsey Stump, and Ilona Szuch. These fine students were inducted for their excellence in academics, character, leadership, and service. Thank you to Mrs. Cooper for her leadership of this important student organization. 

Middle School Guest Speaker: 

The 7th and 8th grade students enjoyed hearing from Mr. Jim Link, Clerk of Court in Allen County, as he presented in class Wednesday. He explained the different positions of government and the importance of voting. The 7th and 8th graders have been studying about the U.S. government and elections. They have even started their own election campaigns, which will culminate on, November 3rd with a general election in the middle school and high school. Mr. Link was also able to give the students some tips on running an effective campaign. Thanks again, Mr. Link, for coming to speak!

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Boston Tea Party:

The 8th graders have started reading Johnny Tremain as a class. The historical fiction novel details the life of a young silversmith apprentice during the start of the American War of Independence. On Wednesday, the class tried different flavors of Twinings of London tea as they learned about The Tea Act imposed on the American colonists. Since Twinings has been in business over 300 years, it was interesting to think that this tea company stretches back to the American Revolution. Students also learned that sugar was very expensive in the 1700s and was cone-shaped and kept under lock and key!

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Virtual Fall Band/Choir Concert: 

The 2020 Fall Band & Choir Concert will be live tonight via YouTube Premiere. The following link will be available at 6:30pm and the video will start at 7:00pm. You can also access the event directly through the TCS website. We will keep the video available through Sunday, November 8th. Thank you to Miss Elisabeth Brokaw and all of our students for their hard work preparing for the program. Enjoy the wonderful concert! 

Band & Choir Concert (link will be live @6:30pm)

Virtual Veteran’s Day Program: 

TCS is preparing a virtual Veteran’s Day Program for Veteran’s Day. The program will be made available via link on the TCS website at 1:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 11th.

Parent/Teacher Conferences:  

TCS will be holding its parent-teacher conferences on November 23rd from 1:30 P.M.- 8:00 P.M.  Parents may schedule in-person conferences or virtual conferences.  Elementary conferences will be set up by each classroom teacher.  Middle school and high school conferences may be set up by contacting the high school office and scheduling a time.

Harvest Market and Pulled Pork Fundraiser:

TCS will be hosting a Flea Market Craft Fair and Pulled Pork Dinner Fundraiser to benefit Temple Christian School’s junior and senior classes on Sat., Nov. 14th from 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.  Tickets for the pulled pork will be sold by TCS juniors and seniors through November 6th.  Meals are $10.00 each. Meals can be picked up at TCS on Nov. 14th from 11:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.  No dine-in area will be available this year.

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Toys for Tots:  

TCS is once again a collection site for Toys for Tots. We have a collection box near the elementary office.  If you would like to donate, please bring a new unwrapped toy by Dec. 4, 2020.  Boxes will be collected the week of Dec. 7, 2020.  Thank you!  

Picture Retakes:  

Our picture retake date was inadvertently left off the printed school calendar.  Lifetouch will be here December 1, 2020 for retakes.

Important Dates:

Oct. 30      End of 1st Quarter

Oct. 30     Virtual Fall Band/Choir Concert for 6th-12 grade (available via link on the TCS


Nov. 4       Witness Wear

Nov. 5       High School Sports Awards Ceremony 6:30 P.M.

Nov. 6       First Quarter Grade Cards Distributed

Nov. 10     OHSAA Winter Sports Meeting for JH/HS athletes (Video Posted online / NO in person meeting 6:00 P.M.)

Nov. 11   Virtual Veteran’s Day Program (Will be made available on TCS website)

Nov. 12   Early Release  1:00 P.M. Faculty Development

Nov. 18   Witness Wear

Nov. 23   Early Release 1:00  Parent/Teacher Conferences begin

Nov. 23   Parent/Teacher Conferences 1:30-8:00 P.M.

Nov. 24   No School - Thanksgiving Break Begins

Nov. 30   School Resumes

Lunch Menu for the Week of Nov. 2

Monday         Cheese Ravioli, Garlic Stick, Fruit

Tuesday         Pizza  $1.00/Slice

Wednesday   Cheeseburger, Fries, Fruit

Thursday       Breakfast Sandwich, Hash Brown, Fruit

Friday           Pizza  $1.00/Slice