BCS Beat: Issue 5.23.19

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Upcoming Events

May 23: Preschool Graduation & Open House
May 27: No school, Memorial Day
May 28: Celebrate BCS Night, 6 PM
May 30: K Graduation
May 30-31: Senior Finals
June 1-5: Senior Trip
June 5: Field Day
June 6: Marathon Day / Last day of School
June 7: Senior Graduation

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TONIGHT IS OUR OPEN HOUSE
5:30 - 7:30 PM

This is the perfect time to take advantage of our
Refer A Friend program, you receive a discount and they receive a discount for 2019-2020!

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TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO RSVp FOR THIS FUN EVENT

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If you forgot to buy a yearbook, no worries. The yearbook staff did a wonderful job on the yearbook. Yearbooks are for sale now. Contact Rebekah Klase if you would like to purchase one.

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We are happy to provide After School Zone as a service to our BCS families. Just a reminder that you must call the school office or email attendance@berkschristian.org to let us know when your student is staying for after school zone. Even if you are just running late and will be a few minutes after 3 pm we still need confirmation that you are putting them into After School Zone until you arrive.

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Food Drive Service Project

Four 9th grade students, Saniya, Nicole, Deacon and Kiara are collecting food items for Hope Rescue Mission.

Collecting items till May 25th.


SUMMER MUSIC LESSONS

Summer is a time of many opportunities. Children and youth have hundreds of opportunities to explore new activities as well as hours of extra time to enhance and perfect musical skills they have begun to acquire.

To sign-up for your child’s 2019 summer lessons, complete the registration form and return to the office by May 24 or email it as attachment to lrappoldt@berkschristian.org by June 7. However, summer lesson sign-ups are accepted at any time in May, June or July. Since BCS students live in various school districts, summer lessons may be held either at BCS or your home.

 
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today is the last day to sign up for fall sports

Fall sports registration is open until Thu, May 23rd*. As of 3pm on 5/23, here’s what we have:

  • MS Girls Volleyball**

  • Varsity Girls Volleyball (6 out of a minimum of 8 needed)

  • Cross Country* (MS & Varsity Boys & Girls) (0 out of a minimum of 6 needed)

  • MS Girls Soccer (3 out of a minimum of 13 needed)

  • MS Boys Soccer (8 out of a minimum of 13 needed)

  • Varsity Boys Soccer (5 out of a minimum of 13 needed)

    Please see sign up form attached for full details.

    *We will still accept sign ups signed and returned to the office on Friday, 5/24. Please click the link below!

    **We got 9 so far (enough for a team), but we’ll still take more if they’re out there!

 
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Employment Opportunities at Berks Christian
2019-2020 school year

Berks Christian School has the following openings immediately for the 19-20 school year.  Interested applicants should contact Phil Warner (pwarner@berkschristian.org) or call 610-582-1000.

Preschool Aide

Berks Christian School is seeking a part-time pre-school aide for the 2019-2020 school year. Experience is desirable, but not required. Please contact our Assistant Administrator, Rebekah Klase, rklase@berkschristian.org or by calling 610-582-1000 x 102 for more details. Please attach a resume and written Christian testimony.

High School Science Teacher

Berks Christian School is seeking a High School Science teacher (part or full time) to teach core classes including Physical Science, Earth Science, Chemistry and Biology for the 2019-2020 school year. Applicants should have a degree in Science Education, have a state certification, and have or be willing to apply for ACSI certification. Applicants will be asked to provide written Christian testimony as part of the application. Please contact our Head of School, Mr. Phil Warner by emailing pwarner@berkschristian.org or at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

6th Grade Teacher

Berks Christian School is seeking a 6th grade teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Applicants should have a degree in elementary education, have a state certification, and have or be willing to apply for ACSI certification. Applicants will be asked to provide written Christian testimony as part of the application. Please contact our Head of School, Mr. Phil Warner by emailing pwarner@berkschristian.org or at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

Middle School Girls Volleyball Coach

Berks Christian School is looking for a Middle School Girls Volleyball Coach starting for the 2019 season. Coaching experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume and a written Christian testimony to Athletic Director, Ben Smither at bsmither@berkschristian.org. Also, current PA child abuse, criminal background, and fingerprinting checks are required. Preseason practices begin on August 12th.

Substitute  Teachers

Berks Christian School is seeking substitute teachers for the 2018-2019 school year.
The job requires-
1. Flexible schedule
2. Bachelors degree (it does not have to be in education)
3. PA Criminal Background Clearance
4. PA Child Abuse Clearance
5. FBI Fingerprinting
If you are interested in being added to our sub list, please send your resume and written Christian 4th

3rd grade TRIP TO DANIEL BOONE HOMESTEAd

Photographer: Beth Meissner

 
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LUNCH MENU FOR 5/27/19

Monday, May 27
NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, May 28
Elementary:
Philly steak sandwich w or w/o cheese, 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: BBQ chicken flatbread, pasta salad, fresh broccoli w/dip, apple crisp

Wednesday, May 29
Elementary:
Chicken & waffles, California blend veggies, peaches
HS Hot: Nest nachos, lettuce & tomato, refried beans, corn, mangos
HS Cold: Egg, cheese & sausage sandwich, lettuce & tomato, refried beans, corn, mangos
Pizza: Buffalo Chicken Pizza, lettuce & tomato, refried beans, corn, mangos

Thursday, May 30
Elementary: Sloppy Joe’s, cole slaw, sweet potato waffle fries, pear cup
HS Hot: Steak sandwich, curly fries, green beans, pineapple
HS Cold: Hot roast beef & cheddar, curly fries, green beans, pineapple
Pizza: Ny Style Pepperoni or 4-Meat Pizza, curly fries, green beans, pineapple

Friday, May 31
Elementary: Pizza, spinach salad, green beans, pineapple
HS Hot: Chef’s choice, salad greens, steamed cauliflower, peaches
HS Cold: Pizza, salad greens, steamed cauliflower, peaches
Pizza: n/a

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TEENS AGES 15-18 WORK OUT FOR FREE
AT PLANET FITNESS

MAY 15TH THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1ST

Please note, teens under 18 must sign up in a club with a parent or guardian.

Planet Fitness invites high school teens ages 15-18 to work out for free at any of its more than 1,700 locations in the United States all summer long!

New research shows 91% of teens want to stay active over the summer. Among those who work out, a majority believe exercise positively impacts their mental health (72%) and focus on schoolwork (62%)*.

That's why Planet Fitness - known as the Judgement Free Zone® - is offering teens a safe place where they can get their sweat on in a healthy way. 

All teens who sign up are entered into Planet Fitness' Scholarship Sweepstakes! 51 lucky teens across 50 states and Washington, D.C. will be randomly selected to receive a scholarship toward academic or athletics, including a $5,000 grand prize**.

CLICK HERE TO SHARE MORE DETAILS WITH YOUR STUDENT’S

We hope you'll help us spread the word to your students and parents  and encourage your teens to sign up for the Teen Summer Challenge!