Thursday, September 29, 2016

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"Before you speak,
Think and be smart, 
It's hard to fix
A wrinkled heart!"

Our school week ended last Friday with our first elementary chapel of the year. My heart overflowed with JOY at the sounds of our Jr. Cougars worshiping the Lord through singing!

We then went to God's Word together to reflect on how we can use our words and even our actions to "love one another" and "to encourage and build each other up."

"Therefore encourage one another and build one another up just as you are doing."
1 Thessalonians 5:11

Together we demonstrated on large, red, paper hearts how wrinkles in the paper hearts are like unkind and hurtful words and actions to our hearts. Just like the wrinkles and folds can be made a bit flatter and better, they are still in the paper, and it is forever changed. Words and actions that hurt our hearts or the hearts of others never totally go away. Even with time and healing, our hearts are forever changed. It takes courage to be encouraging in our words and actions, but with Jesus, and because of His love for us and His example to us, we can love, encourage, and build each other up.

Over this past week classes partnered  together to sign the paper hearts to symbolize our commitment to having the courage to love each other well in our words and actions!

Our next elementary chapel is on Friday, 10/7/16, at 8:30 am in the Multipurpose Room in the High School. All parents are invited to attend!

After chapel, the PTF wants to invite you to a Meet and Greet. During this time of fellowship together, you will connect with other parents and hear more about the PTF (Parent Teacher Fellowship), the events planned for this year, and volunteer opportunities available to you.  

Jr. Cougar Soccer Clinic 
Whoop! Whoop!

boy kicking ball

CCS is excited about a special opportunity for our Jr. Cougars to "Go For The Goal" at a Jr. Cougars Soccer Clinic being sponsored by our Varsity Soccer Team coaches and players!

Here are the specific details:

When: Thursday, 10/6/16, from 3-4 pm (Jr. Cougars who are participating will stay after school on this day. Parent pick up will be promptly at 4 pm in the parking lot in the back of the high school by the soccer field.)

Where: High School Soccer Field 

Who: Interested Jr. Cougars in Grades 1-5, Coach Yoder, Coach Murphy, and the high school Varsity Soccer Team.

Cost: $5.00

RSVP: Please reply by email to Mrs. Brenner at: 
by Tuesday, 10/4, and send in the money in an envelope labeled with  Jr. Cougars Soccer Clinic and your child's name and grade. (Payment can be made with cash or check to CCS by Thursday, 10/6.)

An added highlight to our Jr. Cougar Soccer Clinic will happen Friday night, 10/7/16, with Jr. Cougar Night at CCS sporting events. All Jr. Cougars who wear Cougar gear and/or CCS colors (maroon and gray) will get into all the evenings sporting events for FREE!  These events include:

5:00 pmSoccer - CCAC East: Boys MS Game vs. Dayspring Christian Academy @ Conestoga Christian School
Game Field

5:00 pmVolleyball - Girls JV Game vs. West Shore Christian Academy @ Conestoga Christian School
High School Gym

6:00 pmVolleyball - Girls Varsity Game vs. West Shore Christian Academy @ Conestoga Christian School
7:00 pmSoccer - CCAC East :Boys Varsity Game vs. Dayspring Christian Academy @ Conestoga Christian School
Game Field

Jr. Cougars who participated in the soccer clinic on 10/6 will also get the honor of leading the high school Varsity Soccer team onto the game field at 7 pm as well as participate in a goal kick shoot out at half time.

We are looking forward to a skill stretching, high scoring, and roaring great time at the clinic on Thursday, 10/6, and enJOYing a winning, CCS family fun evening together on Friday, 10/7.  Whoop! Whoop! 

way cool science stuff

The Time Is Now...

to register for the the next sessions of Science Explorers!!! The topics and session dates are:

  • Rock the World on 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, and 11/17
  • Kitchen Chemistry on 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, and 2/23  AND
  • Outta This World on 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, and 4/20.

If your child would like to enroll in any or all of the next 3 topics, please do so as soon as you can at:

Early registration will ensure that we have the enrollment  numbers to host Science Explorers at CCS and to be able to continue to explore, learn, and grow in how SCIENCE ROCKS!

BTW...we did have a blast of a great time at our kickoff assembly last Friday afternoon! Here are a few picture highlights:

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Thank you for allowing CCS
to partner with the Lord and you
to share this part of your child's journey in growing
spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.
GO Jr. COUGARS! Whoop! Whoop!

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