10/25/2021 Courier 

 

What Is Coming Soon?  

School Calendar:   https://geneseechristianschool.com/resources/#resources

October 28 – Picture Retake Day and K4 Picture Day

October 29 – Bucks for Bible Day – Great Divide Day – Go Blue! or Go Green!

November 1 – Elementary Report Cards go home

November 5 – MS/HS Report Cards go home

 

General News

 

Picture Retakes THIS THURSDAY – October 28, 2021

Picture retakes will be this Thursday for the Elementary and MS/HS. Please bring the packet of pictures you want retaken.  Additionally, all K4 students will have their pictures taken on Thursday.

 

Lace Up for Learning- 5K Run/Walk

Dr. Wax Orthodontics is giving back to local schools through their Lace Up for Learning 5K Run/Walk. This is an all ages family-friendly event! All speeds (walk/run/trot) are welcome to join us on November 6th at 8:30am at the Deer Run Soccer Complex (16021 Linden Rd, Linden). This is a fun event- with music, prizes and vendors. A portion of each ticket sale will be given back to GCS!  Sign up for the virtual or in-person event at https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Linden/WaxOrthoLaceUpForLearning 

 

Elementary

 

Operation Christmas Child🎁

LAST WEEK! Send in your donations for our shoeboxes. October is our collection month to bring in items for our “Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes!” Boxes will be packed on November 5th.  See the link below for ideas of things to send in and for things to avoid  (liquids, food, toothpaste).  https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/what-goes-in-my-shoebox-suggestions/ 

Last year we packed almost 50 boxes and our goal is to meet that goal again and maybe even surpass it!  If you are interested in helping to financially support this project (shipping: $9 per box), please call the Elementary office for more information.

 

Bookworm Club 

LAST WEEK for October reading! You can still reach your goal! There will be a popcorn treat on November 8th for those who reach their monthly goal and turn in the calendar by November 5th!

 

Box Tops for Education

October 28th is the deadline for our first submission of clipped  Box Tops.  If you have a few sitting in a drawer, please send them in.  Also, please download and use the Box Tops App. Your participation is appreciated.

 

Bucks for Bible Day 

Friday, October 29!  Get ready for the big game!  Support your favorite team: Go Blue! or Go Green!

 

Middle/High School

 

AP Exam – Juniors and Seniors 

Order forms for AP exams are due November 1st.   This is a College Board exam and NO late orders can be taken.  The cost of each exam is $96 (nonrefundable).  Please talk with your student about taking the exam and the benefit of gaining college credit with an acceptable score.  

 

Bucks for Bible Day 

Friday, October 29!  Get ready for the big game!  Support your favorite team: Go Blue! or Go Green!

Fun Friday Update

A big thank you to the families who brought in donuts and cider last week.  They were delicious!  We were able to raise $203 on Friday to go towards our Bible project..  The total that we have raised so far this year is $1,224 towards our goal of $7,000!!

Service Day Friday, November 5th

Permission forms were handed out today for the MS/HS service day.  Please turn in permission forms by this Friday, October 29th. Questions may be directed to kheath@geneseechristianschool.com 

 

Cyber Soldiers – Robotics

Here are the upcoming meetings:

  • Thu Oct 28      Training @ Kettering                  Machine Shop Training 
  •  Mon Nov 1      Workshop @GCS      Programming and Control System Overview

Students, we are excited about your workshops coming up. Don’t hesitate to contact a mentor if you need any assistance or additional information for your presentations. 

 

We have received a few student applications. If you have not completed it, please use the link below.

https://form.jotform.com/212778558474067

 

Don’t forget about the Kettering University Form. This will be needed before the machine shop training and orientation.

https://form.jotform.com/212816289931059

 

Student Fee: The 2022 Robotics Fee for each student is $150.  Please send your payment to Lisa Oliver at the GCS High School by December 1st noting Robotics Fee. 

 

Mark your 2022 Calendars!!! We have been approved for FIM District Event Kettering week #2 March 10-12, and are waiting to hear back about FIM District Event Lakeview (Battle Creek) Week #5 March 31-Apr 2.

 

Athletics

Athletic  Fall Schedule 

You can find the Athletic calendar on the athletic page of the school website – click Fall Schedule 21-22 for practice and game times.https://geneseechristianschool.com/athletics/

 

Home Game Admission Information

MS $3.00 / person or $15.00 family

JV / V $5.00 / person or $20.00 family

 

Cross Country Regional Meet: 

Saturday, 10/30 in Deckerville at 9am

 

Varsity Volleyball Districts begin next week! 

Keep your eye on the athletic calendar for game details.

 

Varsity Soccer Players:  Uniform Return

Please return your soccer uniforms to the athletic office by Monday, November 1st 

 

GCS Winter Spirit Wear Sale Coming Soon

Watch your email for our winter spirit wear sale launch coming soon!  Orders will be filled in time for Christmas!

 

Middle School Girls Volleyball:   WinterSportSchedule  ←Please use link to see the athletic calendar

7th and 8th grade middle school girls volleyball first practice is Thursday, 10/28 at HS Gym from 3:30-4:30.  Current sports physicals  need to be on file in the Athletic Office before attending the first practice.  Sports Fee of $75 is due on Friday, 11/3,  The first game is scheduled for Monday, 11/8.  Use link to print off sports physical form →  sportsphysicalform