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Happy Father's Day!

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report cards!


Reminder!

Tuesday, June 18th High School Meeting @ 7 pm

Revised 2019-2020 School Year Calendar link below

 
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From the Principal:

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!  On Friday June 7, 2019 for the 92nd time (for the 93rd class- in 1970 we had an 8th grade and a 9th grade graduating class) the ECS community gathered together to praise God and bless the five graduates as they finished their time at Everett Christian School.  We also had an opportunity to acknowledge 30 years of service to Everett Christian School by Cheryl De Jong- thanks Cheryl for investing so much time and energy in ECS!

One of the most special times for me during the graduation ceremony is when the Kindergarten- 7th grade students and the faculty sing “Benediction” in which the whole community expresses our desire to have you go from here to Mount Vernon Christian, Glacier Peak, on-line high school and beyond, and continue to grow in the grace and the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Continue this blessings for the Class of 2019, for all the previous graduates of ECS and all our students as they enjoy their summer break.

In Christ,
Mr. Alberts


Summer Hours:

ECS will be open during the month of June and August from 9am-3pm Monday-Friday, but please call ahead as special events might be occurring at school where individuals might be on vacation.  The school office will be closed during July, but we will continue to check email and voicemail during this time.


From the Board . . . 

The ECS Board met this past Tuesday night for our monthly meeting.  The Finance Committee reported that we received over $40,000 in donations last month!  The Board reviewed and approved a proposal from the Facilities Task Force to begin a feasibility process on expanding the ECS facilities to serve our community with additional classroom space.  The Board conducted their annual elections for the next school year and the newly elected officers are as follows:

President: Katie Bjella
Vice President: Benji Swinburnson
Secretary: Jealynn Bahnmiller
Treasurer: Dan Banning
Asst. Treasurer/Secretary: Scott Lang

Board member Tim Shillair has resigned from the Board.  THANK YOU Tim for your service to the ECS Community in this capacity!  The Board has appointed Jenn DeJong to fill Tim's term.  Jenn will be affirmed at the next Shareholders Meeting.  Thanks Jenn for being willing to serve!
   

New School Board Biography:

Jennifer DeJong is looking forward to serving Everett Christian School as a board member. Jennifer attended ECS from kindergarten to 8th grade and her mother Cheryl DeJong has served the school as a teacher and NILD educator for 30 years. She is married to Corby Schuh and they have two children who are current students at ECS: Adelyn (entering 4th grade) and Ava (entering 1st grade). She currently works as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Snohomish County.


Fourth of July Parade:

Deck out your strollers, bikes, scooters, and wagons with red, white, and blue and join the ECS parade group! Everett Christian School will again be participating in the city of Everett's Fourth of July Parade! We hope you can join us for this fun annual community event...

The parade starts promptly at 11 a.m. July 4. We will line up ahead of time at our allotted spot, near the Everett High School campus. Total walking distance is under 1.5 miles. Past participants will note that the train has gone into retirement... Thank you so much to the Jubies for the generous loan when they owned the train! While there won't be a clanging bell this year, we'll still have lots of bubbles...! 

This year's parade theme celebrates the community's diverse cultures. If we have enough participants who are able, we can have some kids dress up to reflect their heritage. Otherwise, we'll just pile on the patriotic colors! Because we're all Americans, just as we're all one family in Christ.

You in? Let Melissa Patton know if you can participate: 
melpatton@gmail.com, 425-312-3530. Parking info and specific meet-up spot will be communicated closer to the Fourth.


AUCTION SPONSORS NEEDED:

 

 

 

"A Nutcracker Christmas" will be the theme of our annual auction on November 16. To put on this large event, the Auction Team is looking for financial Sponsors!

- Do you own a business?

- Know a Christian business owner?

- NEW! Want to get the word out about a nonprofit you support?

Be a sponsor -- or sponsor a sponsor -- and get advertising perks!

Levels are $1,000, $500, and $250.


For more information, see the flyers in the hallway, go to the auction page on the school website, or talk to Melissa Patton auction@everettchristian.org, 425-312-3530). Thank you!


Volunteer Opportunities:

Please remember to log volunteer hours!! Each family at Everett Christian is expected to complete 20 or 40 volunteer hours that benefit the life of the school.  You should log these hours through the ECS website. Hours are due on June 30, 2019. If you have questions about this please contact the ECS Office at admin@everettchristian.org or Mr. Alberts at jalberts@everettchristian.org.

If you need to complete volunteer hours there are plenty of ways to benefit the life of the school this summer.  There is always landscaping (weeding and trimming) that can be done on the school grounds. We will also be painting classrooms and offices this summer.  Additionally, we are refinishing the hallway floors in July, which means we will need to remove and then reinstall the lockers, cubbies and toilets. If you are willing and able to help with any of these tasks, then please contact Mr. Alberts at jalberts@everettchristian.org.

Volunteer Hours Needed?

  • Starting Monday June 17, 2019 at 9am we will begin the process of preparing the school for having the hallway floors refinished.  This means taking down class pictures and temporarily removing the lockers and cubbies. Eventually the hallways will also need to be repainted.  If you are available on Monday to begin helping please contact Mr. Alberts at jalberts@everettchristian.org.

  • Pizza coordinator for 2019 - 2020 (if you have any questions about this position please contact Robyn Lang at robyn.lang@comcast.net).
     
  • 2 - 3 other parents to come in and serve pizza on Tuesday mornings (1 1/2 hours per week) .  Note: for 2019 -2020 school year.
     
  • Someone to purchase snacks for the 7th & 8th grade Thursday snack sales for the 2019-2020 academic year.

2019-2020 Calendar

Please see the link for the 2019-2020 school calendar.  Please note that the Teachers Convention has been moved to November from October.  Please also note there was a slight error on the previous calendar as it listed January 17, 2020 as a Teacher Growth Day, but there is school this day.  Please note that other dates are subject to change.

link for revised 2019-2020 School Year Calendar


Everett Christian High School??

Earlier in the year we asked the community to complete a survey.  Many of the questions asked about an Everett Christian High School.  Come to a meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 7pm at ECS to have a discussion and open forum on what an Everett Christian High School would look like.  Please contact Mr. Alberts at jalberts@everettchristian.org if you are able to attend or if you are not able to attend, but are interested in finding out the results of the discussion.  There will be no child care provided.


Summer Music Opportunity:


 

Sign up Now for Summer Music Lesson!!!
Learn to play a musical instrument such as trumpet, Trombone, Clarinet, Saxophone, Drums,
Violin, Viola or Cello for a lifetime of enjoyment.

Advance your talent and musical skills on your musical instrument that you already play.

Call: Doug Spencer
Home: (360) 652-7227
Cell: (425) 210-7027
E-mail:
BONGODRUM@JUNO.COM
To schedule your best time selection.
Private lessons are held at:
Everett Kennelly Keys Music studios once a week for 30 minutes.
CALL NOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT!


Summer VBS Events:

 

Miraculous Mission Vacation Bible School
Registration is open for children ages 3 - 12
Monday, August 5, 2019 to Friday, August 9, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2521 Lombard Ave, Everett, WA 98201

Contact the church office at 425-252-7038 or email ilce.office@gmail.com for more information.

Jesus Saves the World
Lift off for an intergalactic adventure and learn about God’s plan of salvation from creation to the cross! Just as the earth revolves around the sun, our faith revolves around God’s Word. Keep Jesus and His Gospel at the center of your children’s VBS experience with Miraculous Mission.

Yearbook:

Yearbooks have arrived.  Please stop in a pick up a copy for each of your students.


Staff Openings for 2019-2020:

Everett Christian School is searching for the following positions for the 2019-2020 school year:

ECS is seeking a Kindergarten teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate a passion for: Christ, children, learning, personal professional growth and be willing to work in a professional learning community.  Applicants should be eligible for WA state certification. This is a full-time teaching position.

ECS is seeking an NILD or Discovery teacher for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Applicants should be familiar with the NILD program and either have training or be willing to be trained in the NILD techniques.  This is a part-time position.

ECS is seeking additional substitute teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year.  

If you are interested in these positions please send a resume and cover letter to Joel Alberts, ECS Principal at jalberts@everettchristian.org.


SCRIP 

Help reduce your tuition!!
Please give it a try.

Everett Christian School is excited to have the SCRIP program that can be a way to for ECS families to reduce their tuition payments!

How Does it Work? 

ECS families order gift cards either on-line or via paper copies from over 780 nationwide retailers including Starbucks, Target, Walmart and Amazon.  The retailers provide a rebate ranging from 1.5% to 16%.  Half of the rebate goes to ECS to pay for administrative fees and to act as a fundraiser while the other half is applied to your family’s account (i.e.4% rebate means 2% goes to the school and 2% goes to the families).  In June 2019 we will reduce your tuition payment based on the amount of money that you earned through rebates.  In the 2019 school year we will apply the rebates to your January and June tuition payments.  Every other Friday the ECS SCRIP Coordinator (Stephanie Hopper) or the ECS staff will order the gift cards and they will be expressed shipped to ECS for pick up the next week.  We will send an email to inform families of the pick up date.  Then you go and spend your gift cards on products that you normally would purchase anyways.  

Thousands of non-profits use SCRIP and it is a program that benefits the school, the families and the stores.  When ECS previously used the program some families reported earning over one month of tuition reduction!  Plus you can have relatives and friends sign up to benefit your families.

How do I sign up?

If you are interested in signing up for SCRIP or need more information check out the website at www.shopwithscrip.com/.  Our school codes is  DCEAE3ED7L55. Please see below for a copy of the sign up sheet and for a list of participating retailers.  We will have paper copies of the sign up sheet available in the ECS Office, or you can create your own on-line account.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Please contact Mrs. Triezenberg at admin@everettchristian.org, Mr. Alberts at jalberts@everettchristian.org or call the school at (425) 259-3213 if you have any questions or concerns.  Also you can review the website at www.shopwithscrip.com/.

Let’s take advantage of this great program!

Please keep saving your BoxTops over the summer!   Last year we were able to raise over $300 to benefit Everett Christian School!

Box Top Coordinator,
Kat Sanford


 Everett Christian School, recently received a quarterly donation of $51.91 thanks to customers shopping at smile.amazon.com
Thank you for using Amazon Smile when you order.
"AMAZON SMILE" Program


#StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/91-0637873 for your supplies, and gifts
Amazon donates to Everett Christian School


Thanks for your continued support of ECS.


Cleaning out your closets? 

Schoola Stitch logo
Donate your high-end clothing, from infant to adult, to Schoola and they will sell it on their nationwide shopping site, then send us a portion of the proceeds to the School. Find out more at www.schoola.com/schools/everett-christian-school-everett-wa or talk to Melissa Patton at melpatton@gmail.com or 425-312-3530.


 
YOUR ORGANIZATION NUMBER HAS CHANGED.
NEW NUMBER IS LT223
 
If you have not already done so, please stop at the customer service desk and coordinate your Community Rewards card with Everett Christian School.

If you have any questions, please email fmcommunityrewards@fredmeyer.com or visit our website at https://www.fredmeyer.com .
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Did You Know........
 
Boeing employees who donate their time to our school may apply for a

matching donation from Boeing to ECS.

Inquire with your supervisor for more details.
 
 
  • Tue., June 18 - Everett Christian High School Forum
  • Thur., July 4 - 4th of July Parade
  • Tue., Sept. 3 - Meet and Greet (11 am - 1 pm)
  • Wed., Sept. 4 - First Day of School (K-8)
  • Fri., Sept. 6 - Back to School Picinic
  • Mon., Sept. 9 - First Day of Pre-K
  • Tue., Sept. 10 - First Day of Preschool
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