BCS Beat: Issue 9.37

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Upcoming Events

May 24: Preschool Graduation 6:30 pm & Open House 5:30 pm TONIGHT!
May 25: Junior/Senior Banquet
May 28: NO SCHOOL, Memorial Day
May 29: Celebrate BCS Night
May 31: Kindergarten Graduation
June 7: Field Day
June 8: Last day of school & Senior Graduation 7:00 pm

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EVENT DETAILS

 

JOIN US Tonight FOR Open House!

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We are excited about having new families join the BCS community for the 2018-2019 school year! The best way for new families to hear about BCS is from you. Would you consider helping us out? Here are three ways you can win a $25 gift card:

  1. Share our facebook event on your wall about our Open House on Thursday, May 24th https://www.facebook.com/events/187598072058898/
  2. Tell your friends about our Open House on Thursday, May 24th from 5:30-7:30pm. If they come and put your name down you will be entered to win a gift card.
  3. We have new yard signs. If you are willing to put one in your yard please respond to this email and I will send one home with your student.

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All families & staff are invited to join us for our 9th Annual Celebrate BCS on Tuesday, May 29th. This is a time to enjoy a dinner together as a school family and then celebrate the achievements of our students from the entire year. 

The dinner will begin at 6pm. Please RSVP by Thursday, May 24th with how many members of your family will be attending. We ask that each family bring a main dish to share. Also bring a side dish (if your last name starts with A-0) or a dessert (if your last name starts with P-Z). If you want to come only for the awards ceremony that will begin at 7:15pm.

One note for families of Kindergarteners and Seniors, the awards given that night will also be repeated at their graduation ceremonies.


ATHLETICS

Congratulations Tate for representing BCS at PIAA District III Track & Field Championship!

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NEWS AND UPDATES

 

important details on returning tech & supplies

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Please make sure your 9th-12th grade student returns their Chromebook, charger, and case by the end of the school day on Thu, June 7th (Fri, June 1st deadline for seniors). If these items aren’t promptly returned, the student will not be issued a report card and will be charged for a replacement device and case on Renweb.


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T.O.Y.S

(TOYS OF YOUR SELECTION)

Do you have old toys or stuffed animals sitting around your house? Donate them! T.O.Y.S. is a service project similar to Toys for Tots where you donate your old childhood belongings to kids who have none. All toys received will be sent to Genesis Pregnancy Care Center.
All you have to do is bring your old toys and leave them in the boxes places conveniently at school. Thank you for your cooperation! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Drew Keylor.
Please have donations in by 5/25/18.


JOB OPENINGS AT BCS FOR 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Berks Christian School is seeking a full time administrative assistant beginning in June 2018. The position will includes reception, student records, parent communication, and other office functions. Applicants should be able to demonstrate superior communication (verbal and written) skills, organizational skills, and high computer fluency. Applicants will be asked to provide written Christian testimony as part of the application. Please contact our Head of School, Mr. Phil Warner by replying to this posting or at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

SECONDARY SOCIAL STUDIES
Berks Christian School is seeking a High School social studies teacher to teach core classes for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants should have a degree in History 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 replying to this posting or at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

SECONDARY ELA
Berks Christian School is seeking an English Language Arts Teacher to teach core classes for the 2018-2019 school year. Applicants should have a degree in English 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 replying to this posting or at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

MIDDLE SCHOOL CORE CONTENT TEACHER
Berks Christian School is seeking a middle school core teacher for the 2018-2019 school year. The position will include Social Studies courses and 1-2 other courses that fit the applicant's areas of strength and certification. Applicants should have a degree in 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 replying to this posting or at 610-582-1000 for more details. Please attach a resume.

MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL COACH
Berks Christian School is looking for a Middle School Girls Volleyball Coach starting for the 2018 season. Coaching experience is preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume and a written Christian testimony to Athletic Director, Kody Godsey at kgodsey@berkschristian.org. Also, current PA child abuse, criminal background, and fingerprinting checks are required. Preseason practices begin on August 13th.

VAN DRIVER
Berks Christian School is seeking a part-time van driver for morning and afternoon pickups on our extension routes for the 2018-2019 school year.  Commitment is 6:45 AM to 7:45 AM and 2:45-3:45 PM. Pay is $9 an hour. If you are interested please email Rebekah Klase at rklase@berkschristian.org.


PARENT FEEDBACK FORM

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This week we are launching a new parent feedback form.  This form will be linked in every issue of the beat, is on the parent/student website, and linked in renweb.  We always want to hear from our parents: suggestions for improvement, requesting information, looking for help, solving a problem, or sharing positive feedback.  While you can always simply email or pick up the phone, our hope is that this form is a simple tool and constant reminder that we want to hear from you!


AROUND THE CAMPUS

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Read the latest collection of articles by are fabulous students.

This week: 3 ice cream places, two versions of a viral audio clip, and one upcoming holiday weekend.

Ian Fabian finds a summer job surrounded by animals and ice cream.

Maryed Saint-Hilaire passes on two delicious brain-freeze-inducing recommendations.
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Besides ice cream, Lily Mendez provides some other recommendations on holiday weekend activities.

Matt Henderson examines this controversial audio clip that captivated the internet last week.
 


TUTORING

Tutoring is available on the following days and times if any student needs it.
Parents can contact Mr. Warner for details.

Middle School   Monday 3 - 5
High School      Thursday 3 - 5


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    JOIN US ON TUESDAY MORNINGS THIS SUMMER

    Attention moms, grandmoms, aunts, or spiritual moms of BCS students!

    Join us and pray for the next generation ... whether you're sending your little one off to preschool for the first time or experiencing an empty nest, God gives us the privilege -- He calls us -- to intercede for our children. The Lord is able. He is in control. He is the victor.

    Moms in Prayer impacts children and schools worldwide for Christ by gathering mothers to pray. This summer, experience the joy of replacing anxiety with peace and hope when you pray scripturally and specifically for your child and school with another mom.

    What: Moms in Prayer meetings
    When: Tuesdays from 10-11am (Starting June 12th)
    Location: home of Michelle Halter, 806 W. 8th St. Birdsboro, PA 19508
    Contact for more info: Carrie Warner, cwarner@berkschristian.org

    *If you are interested in meeting but the time does not suit, please feel free to contact us as it may be possible to meet at an alternative time.

    *Also, please note that the meetings may occasionally be held at BCS - this info will be communicated ahead of time.


     

    Menu for the week

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    Monday, May 28
    NO SCHOOL

    Tuesday, May 29
    Elementary: Pizza slice, Asparagus tips, Jicama fries w/ dip, pineapple chunks
    HS Hot: Hot dog w/ chili & cheese, waffle fries, baked beans, fruit crisp
    HS Cold: Chicken wings & roll, waffle fries, baked beans, fruit crisp
    HS Pizza: French bread pizza, waffle fries, baked beans, fruit crisp

    Wednesday, May 30
    Elementary:  *Chefs Choice*, sweet corn & peas, watermelon
    HS Hot: Calzone w/ sauce, roasted butternut squash, romaine mix, strawberries
    HS Cold: Chicken parm sandwich, roasted butternut squash, romaine mix, strawberries
    HS Pizza: Buffalo chicken pizza, roasted butternut squash, romaine mix, strawberries

    Thursday, May 31
    Elementary:  Baked chicken nuggets w/ roll, honey glazed carrots, baked beans, strawberries
    HS Hot: Sloppy joe, seasoned cauliflower, red beet salad, mandarin oranges, cookie
    HS Cold: Cheese calzonettes, seasoned cauliflower, red beet salad, mandarin oranges, cookie
    HS Pizza: Cheese pizza, seasoned cauliflower, red beet salad, mandarin oranges, cookie

    Friday, June 1
    Elementary: Pancakes w/ sausage, hash browns, raisins
    HS Hot: Asian bowl w/ rice & beef, steamed oriental veggies, mixed fruit, fortune cookie
    HS Cold: Fish sandwixh, steamed oriental veggies, mixed fruit, fortune cookie
    HS Pizza: Four meat pizza, steamed oriental veggies, mixed fruit, fortune cookie


    COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

    How To Create Secure, Attached Relationships with Your Children, at Any Age

    Do you long to develop joyful, life-giving relationships with your children?  Bring them along for a fun, engaging evening with psychologist Dr. Carmen Morrison on Thursday, May 24th at 6:30 pm at St. James Parish of Reading City Church, 644 W. Penn Ave, West Reading, PA.  Learn hands-on how you can build your child’s emotional stability at any age and enjoy meaningful relationships as a family.  Formerly of Berks County, Carmen and her husband, Bob, now serve as full-time missionaries in Latin America, equipping churches in urban slums to be centers of healing and hope. For more information, contact D Hoffman at 484-855-0901.