Pastor John Thomas
Diversity and Marriage Statement: Calvary Chapel Christian School believes that an individual's first responsibility is to the God of the Bible and that a person's whole life should reflect His framework in a context of peace and selfless love. CCCS's standard for diversity is found in the Bible. Individual differences in lifestyle that deny, ignore or reject biblical standards represent diversity in rebellion to God's standards and are unacceptable for the families of CCCS. CCCS holds to the King James Version of the Bible and asserts that marriage is the union between one man and one woman, and that from the beginning of creation God made humans in two distinct sexes, male and female.
Statement of Non-discrimination: It is the commitment of CCCS to provide Christian education by and for God's elect, holy and beloved according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth that is after godliness, and in that context for the purpose does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex and ethnic background. This policy is exercised during student admission, hiring of faculty and staff and all school-administered programs.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Wednesday, November 23rd- ½ Day Thanksgiving Break
Sunday, November 27th - Annual Christmas Tree Trimming 6:00 PM
Thursday, November 24th- Monday, 28th- No School Thanksgiving Break
Wednesday, November 30th- PTF Meeting 8:30 AM
Monday, December 5th - Preschool Christmas Play 6:00 PM
Tuesday December 6th -Middle/High School Choir Concert 6:30 PM
Wednesday, December 7th- Scrip Order Due
Friday, December 9th- K-5th Grade Field Trip
Thursday, December 15th- 9th-12th Grade Field Trip
Wednesday, December 14th(DATE CHANGE)3rd-5th Grade Christmas Program 6:30pm
ALL SCHOOL NEWS
Poinsettia/Door Swag PTF Fundraiser- Hello CCCS Families!
The PTF has thrown together a last-minute fundraiser to help stock the Christmas Shop! Please participate as you see fit, anything is helpful.
If you would rather just make a monetary contribution instead of selling, the profit received from each item will be $5. Contribute an amount you prayerfully choose. Just send in an envelope to the office marked CCCS Christmas Fundraiser Donation. Happy Thanksgiving!
Volunteers of the CCCS PTF
Credit Card Machine- The school credit card machine is currently down. We cannot accept any credit card payments. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Christmas Tree Trimming Event - Please join us at 6:00 PM Sunday evening on November 27th for our annual tree lighting ceremony! Please bring an ornament with you to place on the tree. We will sing Christmas carols, enjoy cookies and hot chocolate and read the Christmas Story!
Student Make Up Work Request- We ask when calling the school, to get work missed for your student who has been absent, please see and follow the guidelines below. The purpose is to give the teachers the added time to properly get all work to your student.
1- All work can be picked up between 3:00 - 3:30 PM.
2- Parents must call in to request work before or at 12:00 noon. Any requests made after 12:00 will be received but work will not be ready until the next school day, at the end of day.
Lunch Orders- We are in need of kitchen help and are hiring a lunch person! The position is full time. Please call the school for more information. Regarding current orders and lunch, we are in the process of doing interviews and taking applications.
Please note we need to pause the lunch program during the transition but will continue to serve pizza on Friday. Questions? Call Heather Bakewell :)
22-23 Yearbook- Work has started on the new CCCS yearbook! If you would like to share pictures from school events please send them to email@example.com.
Student Handbook- Click on the link to read the student handbook for the 2022-23 school year. If you would like a copy of the handbook sent home, please call the office.
Covid Guidelines- Please be aware that the CDC guidelines have changed for Covid. If your child tests positive for Covid please get a doctor excuse. Your child may return to school when they are fever free for 24 hours, and symptom free.
RaiseRight(Formally Scrip)-CCCS participates in the RaiseRight program. RaiseRight is ordering gift cards and 100% of the profit goes toward your student's tuition.
To set up an account start by downloading the RaiseRight App or go to raiseright.com on your computer. For step-by-step instructions, visit RaiseRight.com/m/StartEarning Enrollment Code: 57F395E516665
You can still order plastic gift cards, just turn in your order and check made out to CCCS with Scrip in the memo.
If you have any questions, please call Beth Brovey at 724-986-8862.
Monday, November 14th Order Due for plastic cards
December Orders due- Wednesday December 7th.
REMEMBER* Scrip often has bonus specials close to Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping. Please check their website, RaiseRight.com or check out their app.
For more information and participating retailers please click on the links below.
Peanut Free- CCCS is a peanut free facility. Please do not send in ANYTHING that has peanuts in it for lunch or snack time.
Parent Text Messaging/Remind App- We send text messages for bad weather cancellations and delays, emergency information, general announcements/reminders. Remind is available for all cellular phones, regardless if it is a smart phone or not. The app is free. It is VERY IMPORTANT that every student’s family has this app. Obviously it is used for snow notifications, but should the school experience an emergency or a safety issue, this would be the way we communicate important information to families.
A few things about the Remind app:
1- It is not a two-way text app. The school will not respond to messages received on Remind.
2- Purpose is simply to get important information directly to you in a fast, convenient way.
3-The App is free.
Simply click on this link, from your smartphone and follow the prompts. If you do not have a smartphone, contact the office and we will get you set up on your current cell phone.
Remind Link- https://remind.com/join/ab29ff
Student Attendance: When your student is absent we need an excuse the day the student returns to school. If we do not receive an excuse an online OOPS Reminder will be sent out via email to you to fill out online. Once you receive the OOPS Remind you have 2 days to send the excuse in by the given date or you can send in the excuse with the student/parent, email or fax.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax number: 724-918-9931
If the excuse is a Dr. excuse please do not use the OOPS Reminder. Dr. excuses need to be handed in by the student/parent, emailed or faxed. If we do not receive it within the given date the excuse will become unexcused. Also, tardies and early dismissals that are caused from
Dr. 's Appts. Please remember to get an excuse from the Dr.’s office then that way it will not go against your student’s attendance.
Please note...In the near future our school policy states that once a student reaches 3 unlawful/unexcused absences the school is required to send an Official Notice of Unlawful/Unexcused absence to the school district in which you reside.
*Please see the policy in our Student Handbook under Attendance on the link stated above*
Buses/Vans: If your student is riding the bus/van and you decide for your student not to ride (walkers) the bus/van for any day(s) going home please call the school, send in a note with your student or send an email. email@example.com
School Gear - Forgot to order school gear? No problem! The store will be open all year. Please click on the link to place your order. You can order and pay online. You will have to pay shipping and it will come directly to you.
School Gear Link https://stores.inksoft.com/calvarychapelbrownsville
Interested in CCCS Sports! Click on the link below and visit our website!
Volleyball & Cross Country Games:
Elementary Field Trip K-5- Nutcracker Field Trip
Who: All elementary students Grades K-5
What: The Nutcracker
When: Friday, December 9th @ 10:00 a.m.
Where: The State Theater in Uniontown
Students will depart from the school at 9:00 a.m. and return before lunch. We will have lunch as usual so please be sure to plan accordingly for your child as you would normally do. Parent chaperones will not be required for this trip unless your child's teacher requests parent help for individual students.
Please fill out your child's permission slip and return payment by Monday, December 5th. Tickets are $5.00. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mrs. Bundy. firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks and God Bless!
Permission Form: https://forms.gle/z4FZ4fnwbc4qcejJ6
Early Dismissal- We are asking to please send in a note with your child to give to their teacher if you are picking them up early from school.
9th-12th Grade Field Trip- On Thursday, December 15th the 9th through 12th grade classes will be taking a field trip to the Ross Park Mall to see the Sistine Chapel Exhibit and to PPG Paints Rink for ice skating. Students will be transported by bus to the location. Lunch will be subs at Subway. Cost of the field trip is $35. That covers the exhibit, skating, lunch, and transportation.
Please fill out your child's permission slip ASAP so we can get a head count for tickets, and return payment by Monday, December 12th. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mrs. Gutosky: email@example.com
Permission Form https://forms.gle/6kqzYe9BJd8zxngG8
MS/HS Christmas Choir Concert- Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30 pm. Remember to wear your Christmas best!
Winter sports (Basketball) registration is now open!
Who: All 2022-2023 9th-12th Grade CCCS Students.
When: Registration will run from Monday November 7th to Saturday November 19th.
Where: Go to the sports website, click on sports registration, and fill out the proper registration.
What: Players must have a completed physical in order to begin participation.
CALVARY CHAPEL PARENT/TEACHER FELLOWSHIP
PTF Meeting Dates- If you are interested in being involved in the PTF. Please contact Julie Smiley for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions? Give us a call. 724.785.2777.