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Canyonside Christian School

Canyonside Christian School

CCS Newsletter February 4-February 8

What an amazing Chapel we had this morning lead by Mrs. Marten’s 2nd Grade class! They put on a terrific skit that involved the well known 3rd – century saint, “Saint Valentine”, and his significance in the tradition of “Valentine’s Day.” They also shared a new song with us that reminds us of God’s never ending LOVE, and began teaching us a new memory verse; Proverbs 3: 3-4 “Don’t lose your grip on love and faithfulness. Bind them around your neck and carve them on your heart, and you will find grace and good understanding in the eyes of God and man.”

CCS Boots and Bling Auction & Dinner

We are looking forward to seeing each of our CCS families and friends at our annual auction on March 2, 2019 at the Jerome County Fair Grounds! This is the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year and it promises to be a great night. As in years past, this year’s auction will include both live and silent auction bidding, fantastic raffles throughout the evening, and a delicious dinner before the live auction begins! There is sure to be something for everyone and every budget! Doors open at 5:30, dinner at 6:30, auction to follow. Tickets this year are; $20 for an individual, $35 for a couple, or you can purchase a table of 8 for $150 or a table of 14 for $250. We also have three amazing items for our raffle, including a Franchi Affinity Compact gun, a Nintendo Switch, and an IROBOT ROOMBA 985 VACUUM! Tickets for the Nintendo Switch and IROBOT vacuum are 1 for $10 or 12 for $100. All dinner and gun raffle tickets are available for purchase in the office, and CCS student’s will be bringing raffle tickets home today (for the Nintendo Switch and IROBOT vacuum) to sell to family and friends!

Auction Basket’s Needed!

We need your help in donating a “special, one of a kind” gift basket for the Boots and Bling auction! A sign- up sheet with suggested basket donation ideas, is located in the main hallway. If you unable to put together a whole basket, but may be able to donate a few items, we would greatly appreciate the thought! All donated items go towards raising money for CCS!
Valentine Grams
Don’t forget to order a special Valentine for your CCS student! You can purchase a Valentine Gram for $5.00 from PTF. This year’s Valentine Gram will include an adorable box filled with candy, a small stuffed animal, and a Valentine pinwheel. All Valentine Grams will be delivered to students on February 14th. Extra order forms are available in the school office and need to be returned with payment by February 7th.

Read Across America

We will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday on Thursday, March 7th. This will be an all school pajama day, along with an all school “Read Out”, and a “Green Eggs and Ham lunch for all students and faculty! There is a sign- up sheet located in the hallway for lunch items needed on this day.

2019-2020 Registration

Registration for all CCS families has started for the fall of 2019. Registration forms can be picked up in the office. If you register your student for the upcoming school year by February 15th, you will receive $50.00 off your registration fee. If you register your student before March 8th, you will receive $25.00 off your registration fee.

MAP Testing

MAP testing results will be coming home on Thursday, February 7th. If you have any questions and/or concerns about your student’s results, please don’t hesitate in contacting your student’s teacher. “Winter testing” went exceptionally well, and I am so proud of the way each student gave it their best! Way to go CCS!

Box Top Winners!

Congratulations to Brinlee Leslie, Daisy Fort, Remy Artho, and June Artho for being our “TOP” Box Top winners for the month of January! All Box Top donations that are received each month are greatly appreciated, and all proceeds go towards purchases for classroom and teaching supplies!

Upcoming Events

February 6: Auction meeting at 2:00 p.m. – and every Wednesday in February
February 7: Valentine Gram orders due
February 14: Valentine’s Day and Valentine Gram delivery!
February 14: Progress Reports go home
February 18: No School, President’s Day – EXCEL available
March 1: Registration open to the public
March 2: CCS Auction
March 7: Dr. Seuss pajama day, read out, and Green Eggs and Ham lunch

Sincerely,
Kim Hinojos & Your CCS Board of Directors, Faculty & Staff
“Greater love has no one than this; to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:3

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