BCS Beat: Issue 9.4

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Upcoming Events

Tonight, September 7: Welcome to Preschool Night for enrolled preschool families
Tonight, September 7: Open House for interested preschool families
September 15: Compassion Dress Down Day
September 16: Varsity volleyball tournament
September 22: Half-Day
September 28-29: High School Retreat
October 3: School Picture Day
October 7: Homecoming

Event Details

Preschool Still Accepting Applicants

Got a friend with a preschool-aged child? Don't forget that BCS Preschool is still accepting applicants for 3 year olds and 4 year olds. Tonight, September 7th, while enrolled preschoolers are attending our Welcome to Preschool Night, interested preschoolers are also welcome to attend! Questions should be directed to Mrs Halter at mhalter@berkschristian.org.

Compassion Dress Down Days

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Berks Christian School sponsors several children through Compassion International. The primary way we raise funds to support these children is through our monthly Dress Down Days. Students are permitted to "dress down" (out of uniform, but following core dress code guidelines) if they also bring at least $2 to help support our Compassion children. Our first Compassion Dress Down Day is Friday, September 15th.


Athletic Practice and Game Schedule

All game and practice schedules are available on the CCAC website. Please use this as your guide each week. It is kept always up to date.

Volunteer Needed for Concessions Manager

We are looking for a parent who is willing to make sure the concessions stand for during our athletic contests is always stocked and ready to go! If you are willing to volunteer for just during volleyball season (September-October) or the entire school year please let Miss Klase know by emailing for rklase@berkschristian.org. You would work with Mr. Godsey and Miss Klase to help raise funds for BCS Athletics through your service as the BCS Concessions Manager.

If you'd like to sign to help serve concessions throughout the season, please sign up here.

High School Guys: Open Gym for Basketball

High School Boys Basketball open gyms will be taking place next week on the following dates:
Sept 14, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

High School Students Needed!

Students are needed as line judges and to run the scoreboard for volleyball this season. If you can help, sign up here.

Buy Your Season Pass

Season passes are available for high school volleyball this year.
Cost breakdown is as follows: 
$10 for a single Student Pass
$60 for a "Couple" Pass, which admits you and any guest
$100 for a Family Pass, which admits anyone in the family

Contact Mr Godsey, Athletic Director, or Coach Rebekah Klase for more info or to request an order form.

News and Updates

BCS Homecoming


Mark October 7th on your calendars now for our annual Homecoming. If you know of a company who may like to donate something to our auction, please contact Mrs Bromwell (bbromwell@berkschristian.org). If you can help on October 7th, please sign up here.

Please watch for a homecoming packet to be coming home next week with your student. It will have information about the event as well as about our class baskets, which are part of the auction. Each class will be creating a class basket and each student will be asked to bring in $10 to contribute toward the basket. The class baskets raised a lot of money for our school last year and we excited to see what they will bring in this year!

Jump In and Join Us

Support BCS with purchases you already make

Box Tops
Box tops earn several hundred dollars per year!! Those little 10-cent squares really add up. Remember to clip your boxtops and send them in to school.

Giant A+ Rewards
Register your membership card at GiantFoodStores.com/aplus any time after September 11. You must re-register your card each school year.

Red Robin's Burgers for Better Schools
1% of your check is designated to BCS when you sign up at redrobin.com/betterschools.

Amazon Smile
Shop often at amazon? Simply go to smile.amazon.com instead of the original amazon site and you’ll be supporting BCS with every purchase!
Head to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-2005505 to get started.

Download the shoparoo app on your smart phone, scan your receipt and earn points for BCS! It's that easy! Go to www.shoparoo.com to learn more.

Redner’s Save-a-Tape
Shop at Redners? Be sure to scan our Redner’s Points Card when you check out, then just submit your receipts to BCS.

Around Campus

Menu for this week

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Friday, September 8
Elementary: French toast stix w ham slice, hash brown starz, grapes
HS Hot: Mini corn dogs, baked beans, sweet potato tots, strawberries
HS Cold: Grilled cheese panini, baked beans, sweet potato tots, strawberries
HS Pizza: NY Pepperoni pizza, baked beans, sweet potato tots, strawberries

Monday, September 11
Elementary: Chicken patty on roll, lettuce/tomato, hummus w carrots/celery, peach slices
HS Hot: Chicken burrito w toppings, black beans & roasted corn, jalepeno relish, watermelon
HS Cold: Pub burger w cheese, black beans & roasted corn, jalepeno relish, watermelon
HS Pizza: Stuffed crust pizza, black beans & roasted corn, jalepeno relish, watermelon

Tuesday, September 12
Elementary: Hot dog, curly fries, baked beans, watermelon
HS Hot: Grilled cheese w tomato soup & croutons, cole slaw, applesauce
HS Cold: Chicken filet sandwich, cole slaw, applesauce
HS Pizza: French bread pizza, cole slaw, applesauce

Wednesday, September 13
Elementary: Fish sticks w roll, steamed peas, tomato salad, cinnamon spiced apples
HS Hot: Chicken and cheese pizza, green beans, carrots/celery w dip, mangoes
HS Cold: Hot roast beef and cheddar, green beans, carrots/celery w dip, mangoes
HS Pizza: Buffalo chicken pizza, green beans, carrots/celery w dip, mangoes

Thursday, September 14
Elementary: Mini pierogies, spinach salad, mixed veggies, fruit cocktail, cookie
HS Hot: Hot ham and cheese on pretzel roll, curly fries, snap peas, watermelon
HS Cold: Pretzel dog, curly fries, snap peas, watermelon
HS Pizza: Cheese pizza, curly fries, snap peas, watermelon

Family Vehicle Numbers

In an effort to promote safety, accountability, and a streamlined process, we are instituting a Family Vehicle Number policy. Your family has been assigned a number and has been provided with a yellow card showing your number. Every time you pick up your child(ren), whether daily or only a few times during the year, you must show your yellow number card through the car window. Having the card on your dashboard does not allow for our dismissal staff to be able to see it. If someone other than you is picking up your child(ren) they must have your family’s number card in order to claim your child(ren). If you would like more than one copy of your yellow number card, contact the school office to request one.