BCS Beat: Issue 4.11.19

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Upcoming Events

April 10-12: Achievement Testing
April 12: Compassion Dress Down Day (Bring at least $2)
April 17: ½ Day of School (11:30 Dismissal)
April 18-22: Easter Vacation
April 23: Snow Make Up Day
April 25: Spring Recital
May 7: Serve-a-Thon

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TOMORROW, FRIDAY 12TH

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April 10-12 is our annual Terra Nova testing for 1st-11th grade. Please do not schedule any appointments for your student during those days. Any tests that are missed must be made up. We encourage students to get a good night rest and eat breakfast each morning during the testing days.

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Participating students are those who are taking private music lessons with Mrs. Walls or
Mr. Rappoldt. Students from almost every grade will be represented at the performance.

Performers should dress-up for the occasion. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Reporting time for performers:  6:45 PM
Performances begin:  7:00 PM

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Remember to re-enroll by April 30th if you want to avoid the highest fee. Starting April 1st, prices will go up for re-enrollment. Contact the office if you have questions about the re-enrollment or financial aid process.

Financial Aid

Also remember that all returning families (that's you!) who are interested in financial aid must apply for aid by April 30th. You can apply for aid here tinyurl.com/BCSAid.


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The Green Student Permission Form is due now!

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There is plenty of time to be in the running
for our 3 big prizes!

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SEND THE SPONSOR LETTER VIA EMAIL

You can submit sponsorship requests via email by using this auto-email webpage we've set up.

Additionally, if you would like to take advantage of the Spanish version of our sponsorship letters this year or if you have questions regarding completing your letters, please contact Mrs Bromwell or the school office.

SERVE-A-THON VOLUNTEER MEETINGS

There are mandatory meetings for all Serve-aThon volunteers coming up shortly on Monday, April 15th at 7 pm or Tuesday, April 23rd at 10 am. We will go over what goes on the day of Serve-a-Thon and have you sign any paperwork we may need. Please respond to Mrs Bromwell to let her know if you are able to attend this meeting. If you have any questions please let her know as soon as possible.


FREE FIGHTIN PHILS GAMES!

The Fightin' Phils have partnered with us again this year and have given us free tickets to a baseball game. It is just around the corner.

Choose any of the following games… April 25, April 29, April 30, May 7-May 16

Each student will receive 2 FREE GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS to attend the games. 

Redeem your 2 free tickets & purchase additional tickets for guests, please visit:

baseballtown.org/outstandingstudent

Use promo code LIONS19 to receive your 2 free tickets.

Additional general admission tickets can also be purchased at a discounted price of $5 per ticket.
All you need to do is select Berks Christian School when visiting
baseballtown.org/outstandingstudent to claim your tickets! You can also pick your tickets up
that night, but the Phil's do suggest purchasing/claiming your tickets ahead of time.

FOR EVERY FREE TICKET USED AT THE GAME BCS WILL RECEIVE $1 BACK!

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TRACK & FIELD MEETS

Friday, April 12

VARSITY MEET 3:30 PM
AWAY vs. Tulpehocken  @ Tulpehocken Junior/Senior High School

Saturday, April 13

VARSITY MEET 8:30 AM
AWAY vs. Wilson @ Wilson High School

Friday, April 23

VARSITY MEET 3:45 PM
AWAY vs. Hamburg Area, Tulpehocken @ Hamburg Area Hiigh School

Thursday, April 25

MS MEET (7th & 8th only) 4:00 PM
AWAY vs. Blue Mountain @ Blue Mountain High School

Tuesday, April 30

VARSITY MEET 3:45 PM
vs. Oley Valley, Tulpehocken  @ Tulpehocken Junior/Senior High School

Wednesday, May 1

MS MEET (7th & 8th only) 3:45 PM
AWAY vs. Blue Mountain @ Blue Mountain High School

Thursday, May 9

MS & VARSITY MEET 9:00 AM
AWAY vs. CCAC @ Northern High School

Saturday, May 11

MS & VARSITY MEET 8:30 AM
AWAY vs. vs. ACSI @ Bangor Memorial Park

All meets and practice schedules are available on the CCAC website.
Please use this as your guide each week.

Parents: we are seeking volunteers (with clearances) to join our team on some of the bigger meets to assist with events & crowd control.

Please contact Ben Smither if you are interested. Thanks!

 
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This week APRIL 14 - APRIL 20, specifically, pray the following:

Salvation & Spiritual Growth of our Students
[Holy Week]

  • Pray that each of our students would grow to know and follow Christ.

  • Pray that each of our students would expand their understanding of the freedom they have through Christ this Easter season.

  • Pray that our students would be emboldened to live out their faith as a testimony to their communities in word and deed.

TEACHER APPRECIATION TACO LUNCHEON!

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We sure appreciate our teachers, and we want to celebrate their faithfulness after a long week of Serve-a-Thon with a taco luncheon! Please consider how you can help. Any food needs to be brought in by 11:00 AM on Friday, May 10th.

You can sign up here to send in food or volunteer.

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10C0F4BAEAC2DAAF94-bcsteacher

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Our next meeting, and the last meeting of the school year, is May 20th at 6:30 pm. 

Attention all moms, grandmoms, or spiritual moms of BCS students - you are invited to join us for any of our remaining Moms in Prayer meetings this year, all held in the BCS music room. We have been meeting the second Saturday of each month, from 8-9 AM. The dates for the rest of this school year are:

Saturday, April 13: 8-9 AM

Saturday, May 11: 8-9 AM

Any questions, contact Carrie Warner, carrie.warner@gmail.com

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LUNCH MENU FOR 4/15/19

Monday, April 15
Elementary:
Hamburger On Bun, Lettuce & Tomato Slices, Baked Beans, French Fries, Mand. Oranges
HS Hot: Steak Sandwich, Onion Rings, Steamed Carrots, Fruit Salad
HS Cold: French Toast Slice w/Sausage, Onion Rings, Steamed Carrots, Fruit Salad
Pizza: Mickey’s Cheese Pizza, Onion Rings, Steamed Carrots, Fruit Salad

Tuesday, April 16
Elementary:
Lunch Box Meal, Carrot & Celery Sticks, Apple Snack Pack
HS Hot: Spicy Or Reg. Chicken Tender Wrap, Pasta Salad, Fresh Broccoli w/Dip, Apple Crisp
HS Cold: Pizza Sticks w/Sauce, Pasta Salad, Fresh Broccoli w/Dip, Apple Crisp
Pizza: Stromboli, Pasta Salad, Fresh Broccoli w/Dip, Apple Crisp

Wednesday, April 17
1/2 Day No Lunch

Thursday, April 18
No Lunch

Friday, April 19
No Lunch

BCS Beat: Issue 4.4.19

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Upcoming Events

April 4-6: Mary Poppins Musical
April 9: Preschool Open House, 9 AM - 12 PM
April 10-12: Achievement Testing
April 12: Compassion Dress Down Day (Bring at least $2)
April 17: ½ Day of School (11:30 Dismissal)
April 18-22: Easter Vacation
April 23: Snow Make Up Day

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TONIGHT OPENING NIGHT FOR MARY POPPINS!

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Mary Poppins Tickets On Sale!

Order your tickets soon for our spring musical by clicking the button below or purchase
them at the door on the day of the show.

Thursday, April 4th @ 7 pm

Friday, April 5th @ 7 pm

Saturday, April 6th @ 3 pm

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April 10-12 is our annual Terra Nova testing for 1st-11th grade. Please do not schedule any appointments for your student during those days. Any tests that are missed must be made up. We encourage students to get a good night rest and eat breakfast each morning during the testing days.


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Remember to re-enroll by April 30th if you want to avoid the highest fee. Starting April 1st, prices will go up for re-enrollment. Contact the office if you have questions about the re-enrollment or financial aid process.

Financial Aid

Also remember that all returning families (that's you!) who are interested in financial aid must apply for aid by April 30th. You can apply for aid here tinyurl.com/BCSAid.

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The Green Student Permission Form is due now!

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There is plenty of time to be in the running for our 3 big prizes, awarded to the 3 families who submit the most letters.

Prizes are:

1st Place - $300 gift card
2nd Place - $200 gift card
3rd Place - $100 gift card

You must submit at least 50 letters in order to be eligible for these prizes.

The final day to turn in letters to have them count towards your family’s total is Friday, May 2nd.

SEND THE SPONSOR LETTER VIA EMAIL

You can submit sponsorship requests via email by using this auto-email webpage we've set up.

Additionally, if you would like to take advantage of the Spanish version of our sponsorship letters this year or if you have questions regarding completing your letters, please contact Mrs Bromwell or the school office.


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All meets and practice schedules are available on the CCAC website.
Please use this as your guide each week.

Parents: we are seeking volunteers (with clearances) to join our team on some of the bigger meets to assist with events & crowd control.

Please contact Ben Smither if you are interested. Thanks!

 
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This week APRIL 7 - APRIL 13, specifically, pray the following:

[Achievement Testing] Student Leaders

  • Pray for the Juniors and Seniors as they influence the lives of our elementary students each week in Leadership Legacy.

  • Pray for National Honor Society Members to continue to advance academically and be leaders in their class.

  • Pray for Student Council to continue to develop leadership skills to benefit the student body.

  • Pray for 5th & 8th graders as they lead elementary and middle school and transition to 6th & 9th graders.

  • Pray for the students on worship team as they use their gifts to lead worship in chapel.

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A big thank you to all of the parents, friends, and family who donated items, helped prepare for the sale, spread the word, and worked the sale on Saturday! We saw a good turnout, felt a willing spirit among the helpers, and had a surprising revenue for our first sale. We are eager to allocate these funds for various projects and gifts to benefit our teachers! It was also our privilege to donate many gently used books to our teachers for their classrooms.

Our next meeting will be at 6:30 on Monday, April 8th.

Attention all moms, grandmoms, or spiritual moms of BCS students - you are invited to join us for any of our upcoming Moms in Prayer meetings, all held in the BCS music room. We will be meeting the second Saturday of each month, from 8-9 AM.

The dates for the rest of this year are:
Saturday April 13, 8-9 AM
Saturday May 11, 8-9 AM

Any questions, contact Carrie Warner, carrie.warner@gmail.com.

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LUNCH MENU FOR 4/8/19

Monday, April 8
Elementary:
Meatball sub, steamed broccoli, pineapple
HS Hot: Chicken fajita wrap, guacamole & salsa w/chips, mangos
HS Cold: Calzone w/sauce, guacamole & salsa w/chips, mangos
Pizza: Mickey’s Cheese Pizza, guacamole & salsa w/chips, mangos

Tuesday, April 9
Elementary:
Mickey’s Pizza, jicama fries, side salad, peaches
HS Hot: Salisbury steak w/roll, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, pears
HS Cold: Popcorn chicken w/pierogies, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, pears
Pizza: BBQ Chicken flatbread, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, pears

Wednesday, April 10
Elementary:
All-American Cheeseburger Mac & Cheese, steamed peas, spiced cinnamon apples
HS Hot: Breakfast bar, donut, hash browns, melon cup
HS Cold: Steak sandwich, donut, hash browns, melon cup
Pizza: Buffalo chicken pizza, donut, hash browns, melon cup

Thursday, April 11
Elementary: Baked chicken nuggets w/roll, carrot sticks, fiesta beans, melon cup
HS Hot: Stuffed shells w/garlic bread, steamed broccoli, apple sauce
HS Cold: Pretzel dog, steamed broccoli, apple sauce
Pizza: NY Style Pepperoni or 4 meat pizza, steamed broccoli, apple sauce

Friday, April 12
Elementary: Pancakes w/sausage, hash browns, raisins
HS Hot: Mini corn dogs w/ mac & cheese, fiesta beans, mandarin oranges
HS Cold: Chicken patty sandwich, fiesta beans, mandarin oranges
Pizza: Stuffed Crust Pizza, fiesta beans, mandarin oranges

BCS Beat: Issue 3.28.19

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Upcoming Events

March 29: ½ Day of School (11:30 Dismissal) & BCS OPEN HOUSE
April 4-6: Mary Poppins Musical
April 10-12: Achievement Testing
April 12: Compassion Dress Down Day (Bring at least $2)
April 17: ½ Day of School (11:30 Dismissal)
April 18-22: Easter Vacation
April 23: Snow Make Up Day

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SPREAD THE WORD about our upcoming open house
sharE about our referral program

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April 10-12 is our annual Terra Nova testing for 1st-11th grade. Please do not schedule any appointments for your student during those days. Any tests that are missed must be made up. We encourage students to get a good night rest and eat breakfast each morning during the testing days.


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Remember to re-enroll by THIS MONDAY APRIL 1st if you want to pay the lowest re-enrollment price. Starting April 1st, prices will go up for re-enrollment. Contact the office if you have questions about the re-enrollment or financial aid process.

Financial Aid

Also remember that all returning families (that's you!) who are interested in financial aid must apply for aid by April 30th. You can apply for aid here tinyurl.com/BCSAid.

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The Green Student Permission Form is due now!

SPONSOR LETTERS

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There is plenty of time to be in the running for our 3 big prizes, awarded to the 3 families who submit the most letters.

Prizes are:

1st Place - $300 gift card
2nd Place - $200 gift card
3rd Place - $100 gift card

You must submit at least 50 letters in order to be eligible for these prizes.

The final day to turn in letters to have them count towards your family’s total is Friday, May 2nd.

SEND THE SPONSOR LETTER VIA EMAIL

You can submit sponsorship requests via email by using this auto-email webpage we've set up.

Additionally, if you would like to take advantage of the Spanish version of our sponsorship letters this year or if you have questions regarding completing your letters, please contact Mrs Bromwell or the school office.


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Mary Poppins Tickets On Sale!

Order your tickets soon for our spring musical:

Thursday, April 4th @ 7 pm

Friday, April 5th @ 7 pm

Saturday, April 6th @ 3 pm

HELP WANTED FOR SET BUILDING
SATURDAY MARCH 30: 8 AM - 1 PM

If you are willing to help, please contact Phil Warner pwarner@berkschristian.org

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All meets and practice schedules are available on the CCAC website.
Please use this as your guide each week.

Parents: we are seeking volunteers (with clearances) to join our team on some of the bigger meets to assist with events & crowd control.

Please contact Ben Smither if you are interested. Thanks!

 
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This week MARCH 31 - APRIL 6, specifically, pray the following:

[Play Week] Faculty And Staff

  • Pray for the production of Mary Poppins this week, and all students and staff involved.

  • Pray that God would give wisdom and courage to our teaching staff as they guide the learning of the BCS students.

  • Pray that the faith of each staff member would be strengthened, and that they have opportunities to share their faith with their students.

  • Pray for the unity of the staff as they work together and model the community of Christ to our students.

  • Pray that the needs of our staff and their families would continue to be met as they serve at BCS.

  • Pray for wisdom in decision making for our administrative team: Phil Warner, Rebekah Klase, Ben Smither, and Beth Bromwell.

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A big thank you to all of the parents, friends, and family who donated items, helped prepare for the sale, spread the word, and worked the sale on Saturday! We saw a good turnout, felt a willing spirit among the helpers, and had a surprising revenue for our first sale. We are eager to allocate these funds for various projects and gifts to benefit our teachers! It was also our privilege to donate many gently used books to our teachers for their classrooms.

Our next meeting will be at 6:30 on Monday, April 8th.

Attention all moms, grandmoms, or spiritual moms of BCS students - you are invited to join us for any of our upcoming Moms in Prayer meetings, all held in the BCS music room. We will be meeting the second Saturday of each month, from 8-9 AM.

The dates for the rest of this year are:
Saturday April 13, 8-9 AM
Saturday May 11, 8-9 AM

Any questions, contact Carrie Warner, carrie.warner@gmail.com.

PRESCHOOL VISITS REDNER’S MARKETS

 
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LUNCH MENU FOR 4/1/19

Monday, April 1
Elementary:
Turkey w/Gravy & Roll, Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Apple Sauce
HS Hot: Meatball Sub, Steamed Broccoli, Apple Sauce
HS Cold: Chicken Wings w/Roll, Steamed Broccoli, Apple Sauce
Pizza: Mickey’s Cheese Pizza, Steamed Broccoli, Apple Sauce

Tuesday, April 2
Elementary:
Personal Pizza, Romaine Salad, Fruit Cocktail
HS Hot: Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla w/Salsa, Hummus w/Veggie Dippers, Peaches
HS Cold: Sloppy Joe, Hummus w/Veggie Dippers, Peaches
Pizza: BBQ Chicken flatbread, Hummus w/Veggie Dippers, Peaches

Wednesday, April 3
Elementary:
Walking Taco, Corn, Mangos
HS Hot: Pasta Bar, Salad Greens, Steamed Zucchini, Fruit Salad
HS Cold: Fish Sandwich, Salad Greens, Steamed Zucchini, Fruit Salad
Pizza: Buffalo chicken pizza, Salad Greens, Steamed Zucchini, Fruit Salad

Thursday, April 4
Elementary: Chicken Patty On Bun, Green Beans, Lettuce & Tomato Slices, Strawberries
HS Hot: BBQ Rib Sandwich, Baked Beans, Pineapple
HS Cold: Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Baked Beans, Pineapple
Pizza: NY Style Pepperoni or 4 meat pizza, Baked Beans, Pineapple

Friday, April 5
Elementary: Hot Dog On Bun, Smile Potatoes, Baked Beans, Pears
HS Hot: Bacon Cheeseburger, Sweet Potato Waffle Fries, Broccoli Salad, Melon Cup
HS Cold: Chicken Parm. Sandwich, Sweet Potato Waffle Fries, Broccoli Salad, Melon Cup
Pizza: Stuffed Crust Pizza, Sweet Potato Waffle Fries, Broccoli Salad, Melon Cup