BCS Beat: Issue 9.38

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Upcoming Events

May 31: Kindergarten Graduation tonight, 7 pm
June 7: Field Day
June 8: Last day of school (Full day of school)
June 8: Senior Commencement, 7 pm
August 27: Back to school night
August 28: First day of school for 18/19 school year!

 

EVENTS

KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION IS TONIGHT!

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Please join us tonight here at BCS for Kindergarten graduation. We are so proud of these little graduates!

SENIOR COMMENCEMENT

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You are invited to celebrate with us the graduating class of 2018! Please join us as we honor a class that has been invested in the school community.

When: Friday, June 8th
Time: 7 pm
Location: BCS


Next Week: Field Day and Marathon Day

We will be having Field Day on Thursday, June 7th and Marathon Day on Friday, June 8th.  

The students may wear modest shorts (girls' shorts must be at least fingertip length) and a t-shirt in their team color (either gold or maroon) on Thursday and Friday. Shades of red and yellow are acceptable. If you do not have a school "Spirit Wear" t-shirt in the right color, any other appropriate shirt is ok (no tank tops or sleeveless are allowed).

For elementary, if you have any questions about what color your student should wear, please contact their classroom teacher. For 6th-11th graders the students have been emailed their color.

Any student who is not dressed appropriately will be required to change. Thank you!


ATHLETICS

SEEKING A MIDDLE SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL COACH

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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.


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.


Wanna Make Sure You Receive a Report Card?

If any of the following are true of your student, the final report card will be withheld:
1. You have unpaid tuition
2. Your student has unpaid fees
3. Any library books are not returned
4. Service hours not completed (9th-12th)


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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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Don't forget about our referral discounts! Do you have a friend who's still on the fence about their family's schooling decision for next year? Please invite him or her to contact the school office for an educational consultation.

Discount Details

  • The discount for a preschool family, whether they are the
    referring family or the new family, is $150.
  • The discount for a half-day K family, whether they are the
    referring family or the new family, is $250.
  • The discount for a K-12 family, whether they are the
    referring family or the new family, is $500.

The discount is based on the oldest child in the family.

If you refer a friend, neighbor, coworker, or anyone else you know, and they enroll, you will get a discount on your tuition, and so will the new family. Refer-a-Friend post cards will be sent home this week. Give one to someone you know!


HALLWAYS OF HOPE scholarship

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It's our fourth year offering the unique Hallways of Hope Scholarship Program and we're excited about making it possible for some new families to join our BCS community who would be otherwise unable to do so. The scholarship is for newly­ enrolling families with significant financial need who are suggested by a current member of the BCS community. Contact the school office for more details.


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.

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

A very special thanks to Dawn Guy for the fabulous art show that was held on celebrate BCS night!


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Read the latest collection of articles by are fabulous students.

This week: breakfast & burger reviews, a trip to the farm, and snapshots from this year's senior class.

Anna McGrath conveys future plans and messages from the senior class.

Tate Moll describes his leadership legacy group's trip to the farm.
 

Grace DePena recommends two different burger joints in the area.

Jarred Jermacans reviews the tiny Exeter diner's tasty breakfast options.


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, June 4
    Elementary: Hamburger, lettuce/tomato, tater tots, seasoned cauliflower, peaches
    HS Hot: Hot & spicy chicken patty, lettuce/tomato, curly fries, broccoli w/ dip, peaches
    HS Cold: Chicken & waffles, lettuce/tomato, curly fries, broccoli w/ dip, peaches
    HS Pizza: Four cheese pizza, lettuce/tomato, curly fries, broccoli w/ dip, peaches

    Tuesday, June 5
    Elementary: Taco salad over rice, carrot/celery sticks w/ dip, apple snack pack, cookie
    HS Hot: Buffalo mac & cheese, stewed tomatoes, spinach salad, corn bread, pears
    HS Cold: Chicken wings & roll, stewed tomatoes, spinach salad, corn bread, pears
    HS Pizza: French bread pizza, stewed tomatoes, spinach salad, corn bread, pears

    Wednesday, June 6
    Elementary: Chicken tender wrap, salsa w/ dipping chips, black beans & roasted corn, mango slices
    HS Hot: Cheeseburger w/ toppings, sweet potato tots, corn, mangos
    HS Cold: Chicken parm sandwich, sweet potato tots, corn, mangos
    HS Pizza: Buffalo chicken pizza, sweet potato tots, corn, mangos

    Thursday, June 7
    Elementary: *Chefs Choice*, sweet potato tots, peas, banana
    HS Hot: Baked chicken w/ biscuit, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, fruit cocktail
    HS Cold: Cheese calzonettes, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, fruit cocktail
    HS Pizza: Cheese pizza, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, fruit cocktail

    Friday, June 8
    Elementary: Pizza slice, salad greens w/ dressing, streamed broccoli, pineapple
    HS Hot: *Chefs Choice*, baked beans, cole slaw, banana
    HS Cold:  N/A
    HS Pizza: Four meat pizza, baked beans, cole slaw, banana