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Friday, October 27th is Pastor Appreciation

Breakfast.


Has your student given their Pastor his

or her invitation?

 
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Principal’s Note:

This past Tuesday at their monthly meeting the ECS Board (and I as the Principal) continued our discussion on James K.A. Smith’s book, You Are What You Love.  This month we focused on chapter two of the book which is entitled “Learning to Read “Secular” Liturgies.”  In this chapter Smith challenges the reader with the fact that we are constantly being formed by the physical spaces and places around us.  Smith analyzed physical space and practices of the North American shopping mall and the way in which it forms you into the kingdom and worship of consumerism.  The mall is a place where one is inundated with images of happiness and success inviting you to shop for products so that you can become content people.  The ECS Board considered this analysis of the mall and thought about how the practices and physical space of Everett Christian School are formative.  At ECS our walls are covered with Bible verses, Through-lines and reading posters forming us to think that we are in a school and we value providing a quality Christ-centered education. Yet ECS also has a series of alumni pictures adorning the main hallway and cinder block walls and layers of paint on the exterior (originally built in the 1950s), all which remind us that this is not just a school, but a community with 92 years of history and traditions.

As the Board continues to study Smith’s book they will think through how ECS forms its students and staff toward a view of the kingdom.  In particular the Board hopes to consider how the physical space orients towards God’s kingdom.  In last year’s accreditation process the school community articulated that ECS has to study and analyze how our facilities can continue to provide a quality Christ-centered education.  In the next few months the Board will form a unique task force to begin working on achieving this accreditation goal.  We hope that by studying and considering the ECS facilities the ECS Board and administration can continue to orient our students to God’s kingdom.

In Christ,

Mr. Alberts


Pastors Appreciation Breakfast:
Friday, October 27, 2017 is the Pastor Appreciation Breakfast. This week students were given an invitation to give to their Pastor.  If you have not seen this information please ask your student about it.  Please have your student give the invitation to their Pastor this Sunday!  This is a great way that we can bless our pastors and say "thank you" for their calling. 


Recycle Opportunity:
Mrs. Haveman (Kindergarten teacher) is looking for empty Kleenex boxes with the opening on the top.


ECS Parent/Student Handbook:

Please see the link for the updated 2017-2018 Parent-Student Handbook.  This is a policy and procedure book for Everett Christian School.  This will be posted on www.everettchristian.org and on RenWeb.  If you require a paper copy please send a note to either admin@everettchristian.org or jalberts@everettchristian.org.

2017-2018 Parent - Student Handbook Link

Please also check out your ParentsWeb account to access other school documents like sports forms or permission forms.


Picture re-take Day and Preschool Picture Day:
Yuen Lui will have your students pictures soon for you to review before re-take day. 

If you do not like the picture that was taken on September 22nd you will have an opportunity for re-takes on November 2nd.

November 2nd is also Preschool picture day.


Picture order form link


Northwest Christian Sports League:
Registration is open for basketball www.ncsl.cc.

Boys & Girls ages 7-14

Junior - (Co-ed)

Boys & Girls ages 4,5,&6


RenWeb Information:

Please see attachment for how to sign up for ParentsWeb.    Please contact Mr. Alberts at jalberts@everettchristian.org if you forgot your username and password from last year!  

RenWeb / Accessing ParentsWeb lnstruction link


Classroom News Letters:
If you have misplaced your students homeroom letter it is available on the link below.


Kindergarten News Letter
First and Second Grade
Third and Fourth Grade


Pizza Sales:

Help support the 7th and 8th grade class by purchasing pizza!

As a fundraiser they are offering pizza by the slice every Tuesday ($1.75 per slice and beverage .75 cents).

Click on the link below to print your order form.

Pizza order form link (Sept. 19  - Nov. 28, 2017)


BOOSTER CLUB:
The next meeting is 8:30 a.m. October 26th in the teacher workroom. Meetings count toward volunteer hours! Come see how you can help our school, and get to know some other parents in the process!


More info: Melissa Pattonmelpatton@gmail.com, 425-312-3530.



"ISLAND TIME"
AUCTION
 
Come enjoy some "Island Time" at the annual auction,
 4 p.m. November 18 at the Everett Yacht Club.


 
Please send in your soon RSVP cards or  Send in your RSVP online at

www.everettchristian.org or to the ECS office.  Please invite family and friends!

Tables seat 8.  Can you fill one?  Direct your guests to the website to register.  Or, to

receive paper invitation, send their name and mailing address to


melpatton@gmail.com.
 

KIDS!

WE NEED YOUR ART WORK TO DECORATE FOR OUR ISLAND TIME AUCTION.

USE MARKERS, CRAYONS, OR PAINT TO DRAW PICTURES OF ANYTHING HAWAIIAN.

TURN THEM INTO MRS. TREIZENBERG BY NOVEMBER 16.



VOLUNTEER HOUR OPPORTUNITIES:

The annual auction is the school's largest annual fundraiser and offers a plethora of

opportunities to earn volunteer hours.

For more information about any of these, talk to Melissa Patton

(425-312-3530melpatton@gmail.com).

- The decorating committee is looking for potted palm trees or other tropical looking plants we could borrow for decoration. Please contact Aryn Shillair at arynshillair@gmail.com.
Thank you!

- Child Care Worker (auction night): est. 6 hours ... 6-7 needed

Help watch kids and oversee child care activities at direction of Coordinator (Dinner provided!). 


- Classroom Project Organizer : est. 30 minutes to 4 hours or

Thanks to all the many parents who have stepped up into volunteer roles for the Auction!

Be sure to contribute to your classroom's live auction basket:
Preschool: Ice Cream!

Kindergarten: Quilt (thank you to ECS grandma Arlette Wentz!)

1/2 grades: Date Night

3/4 grades: Dog Lovers

5/6 grades: Chocolate

7/8 grades: Coffee

Other volunteer jobs are available!
- We need just 2 more adults for child care, held at the ECS campus the night of the auction.
- We need more adult volunteers to help with the Merchandise Team the night of the auction. (Dinner provided!)
To learn about these and other opportunities for volunteer hours, contact Melissa Patton at melpatton@gmail.com or 425-312-3530.


- In need of volunteer hours?  We are looking for someone who has experience with a photobook program such as Snapfish to put together the yearbook.  If interested, contact robyn.lang@comcast.net.
Auction Corporate Sponsorship:
The auction committee is soliciting Corporate Sponsorship the the "Island Time" Auction. If you have a business or now of a business that would be interested in advertising at the auction please contact Katherine Johann at katherinejohann@gmail.com.
The levels of sponsorship are:
  • Platinum Level $1,000.00
  • Gold Level Sponsorship $500.00
  • Silver Level Sponsorship $250.00
  • Bronze Level Sponsorship $100.00
For a better description as to what is included in each of these levels please click on the link below.

Island Time Corporate Sponsorship link
 

ECS Badgers Soccer:

The ECS Badgers ended the Tri-County League season with victories over Cedar Park Christian last Friday and Zion Lutheran School on Tuesday.  Fourth graders Margot Swinburnson and Gavin Plano notched their first goals of their ECS careers on Tuesday afternoon and fifth grader Cadence Patton played tenacious defense as she consistently stopped the Zion Lutheran attack.  The Badgers earned the #1 seed in the League tournament and play host to Northshore Christian on Monday in the semi-final game.


Go Badgers!!


Game Schedule:

Monday, October 23 ~ League Semi-finals ECS vs. Northshore ~ 4:00 pm ~ Kasch Park

Tuesday, October 24 ~ League Finals (Winners of Semi-finals) ~ 4:00 pm ~ Kasch Park

Soccer practice every Mon. and Wed. 3:15 - 5:00 at Garfield Park in North Everett


Service Opportunities:

  • Hot Lunch Director
  • Hot lunch servers
  • ECS needs someone with graphic design background to help with website design and events promotions.  If you have experience with graphic design or know of someone who would be able to help, please contact the ECS Office at admin@everettchristian.org or call (425) 259-3213

    #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/91-0637873 for your school 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 Scholla 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.

Fred Meyer Community Rewards
 
If you shop at Fred Meyer please sign Everett Christian School up to receive your community rewards!

Thank you everyone who has signed up for Fred Meyer Community Rewards.
Our supporters who shopped at Fred Meyer between 1-1-2017 to 3-31-2017 have contributed $65.32. 
 
Community Rewards Staff
Mariah Gonzales
Assistant Community Relations Coordinator
fmcommunityrewards@fredmeyer.com
503-797-3213


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.

 

Continue to collect Box Tops to benefit ECS!!


  • Sat.,   Oct. 21 ~ Board training day @ Bellevue Christian School
  • Mon., Oct. 23 ~ Tri-County League Semi-finals ECS vs. Northshore ~ 4:00 pm ~ Kasch Park
  • Tue.,  Oct. 24 ~ Tri-County League Finals ( Winners of Semi-finals) ~ 4:00 pm ~ Kasch Park
  • Fri.,    Oct. 27~ Pastors Appreciation Breakfast
  • Thur.,  Nov. 02 ~ Preschool Picture Day & Pre-K - Grade 8 retake day
  • Fri.,     Nov. 10 ~ No School ~ Teacher Growth Day
  • Sat.,    Nov. 18 ~ ECS AUCTION "Island Time"
  • Wed.,  Nov. 22 ~ Half day of School (release 12:00 noon) ~ End of 1st Trimester ~ NO CHILD CARE AVAILABLE
  • Thur.,  Nov. 23 ~ No School ~ HAPPY THANKSGIVING
  • Fri.,     Nov. 24 ~ No School ~ Thanksgiving Break

     
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