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Principal’s Note:

Guard Your Heart

This is officially the last ECS Weekly for the 2017-2018 academic year, because in August we officially begin our next academic year.  So this will be the last time that I reflect on our theme of “Guard Your Heart” from Proverbs 4:23. This year the teachers and ECS Board read You Are What You Love by James K.A. Smith. It was a powerful book, which emphasized that as human beings we are driven by what our hearts desire and each of us has a particular desire for a particular kingdom and our daily actions and routines are a reflection of what our hearts desire.  As a principal, teacher, father, husband and friend this year I have appreciated how this study has caused me to examine the daily liturgies of my home and school life and to reflect on how my actions demonstrate (or many times do not demonstrate) my desire to serve God’s kingdom.  It has caused me to think and ponder how changing my personal, familial and school liturgies can and should orient my heart and the hearts of my family, staff and students to serve God. I know that I was blessed by and grew tremendously by this study this year and I hope and pray that those who participated in the study can say the same.  I would encourage you over the summer, a season in which our liturgies are different, to continue to ponder, reflect and examine how you continuously serve and orient your heart and the hearts of others around you towards the Kingdom of God.

Thank you for the privilege of conducting this study this year and serving as the Everett Christian School Principal for the 2017-2018 school year.  I hope and pray that you all have a wonderful summer and see you in the 2018-2019 school year… the 93rd year of Everett Christian School.

In Christ,

Mr. Joel Alberts


Volunteer Opportunity:

Athletic Director:

Everett Christian School is seeking an individual to serve as our Athletic Director for the 2018-2019 school year.  This position includes attending league meetings with other Athletic Directors, scheduling venues, helping find coaches for the sports teams and coordinating with other schools for games or meets.  This a great opportunity to serve our school community and connect with other Christian schools in the area! Thank you to Mr. Darrick Hays who has served in the position for the last few years! If you are interested please contact Mr. Alberts at jalberts@everettchristian.org.


Board Notes:

At the Tuesday June 12, 2018 ECS Board meeting, the following individuals were selected to serve in the Board offices for the 2018-2019 school year:

Katie Bjella-President

Rob Patton-Vice President

Jealynn Bahnmiller-Secretary

Tim Shillair-Treasurer

Dan Banning-Assistant Treasurer/Secretary

Thank you for being willing to serve in these offices!

The ECS Board and Administration will read and discuss the book entitled The Imperfect Board Member by Jim Brown over the summer as a way to grow and improve their ability to serve Everett Christian School.


Summer Notes:

On June 7, 2018 we celebrated the end of the school year for the Everett Christian School student body and we have begun our summer hours.  The school will be open Monday-Friday from 9am to 3pm during the months of June and August. The school will close during the month of July.  Teachers and staff are expected to check their e-mails one time per week. 


Volunteer Hours:

Each Kindergarten-8th grade family at ECS is expected to volunteer in order to benefit the overall life of the community.  Many families have already done this through chaperoning field trips, helping with the Serve-a-thon, coaching a sport or aiding in a classroom.  Please make sure to log your volunteer hours by June 30, 2018 on the school website as families will be billed in July. If you would like to serve the school over the summer there are many ways that the school could use your gifts and talents.   Please contact Mr. Alberts at jalberts@everettchristian.org if you want to get connected!!


Summer VBS Options:
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Vacation Bible School 2018
August 6 -10, 9:00 - 12:00 noon
"Splash Canyon"
Discover God's Promise on Life's Wild Ride!
(Ages 3 through 12)
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Cascade View Presbyterian Church
1030 E. Casino Road
Everett, WA 98203
Camp Cascadia "travel" to Guatemala
(Ages K - 8th grade)
When: 
Monday, July 16 through Thursday, July 19th 9:00 am - 2:15 pm (all campers)
Friday, July 20 : 1:00 - 8:30 pm (K - 2nd grade)
Friday, July 20 : 1:00 - Saturday, July 21, 10:00 am (option overnight for 3rd -8th grade)
Cost:
$30.00 per camper (includes all meals throughout the week!)
$25.00 for the second camper from the same family
$20.00 for the third camper from the same family
Fourth camper is FREE
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Lynnwood Orthodox Presbyterian Church
17711 Spruce Way
Lynnwood, WA 98037
"Faith Expedition"
God's Treasure Revealed
When: July 30 - August 3
Time: 9:00 - 12:00 noon
Question sent e-mail to: lopc.vbs@gmail.com

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Calvary Everett
"Summer Blast"
July 17 - 20 
5:30 - 8:30 pm
Ages: K- 6th grade
Free
Hosted at: Everett Christian School & Garfield Elementary School
www.calvaryeverett.com
info@calvaryeverett.com

Summer Music Opportunity:




 

 


SIGN UP NOW FOR SUMMER MUSIC LESSION!!!


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 PHONE: (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!


ECS is bringing back the Christmas Bazaar!

We are currently looking for vendors for the event on December  1, 2018.

Crafty family and friends of ECS students are encouraged to apply.

The ECS Booster Club has final say on all applications.

For applications or if you have questions please e-mail bazaar@everettchristian.org.



Vendor Application


Employment Opportunities:

The following are faculty/staff openings at ECS for the 2018-2019 academic year.


AM/PM Caregivers
Everett Christian School is looking for people willing to watch students before and after school each day (hours as early as needed or 7:00 to 8:15 am, 3:00 - 6:00 pm).  Please contact Kathy Jubie if you are willing to serve at 425-239-3097 or kathy@jubie.com.


2018-2019 Calendar & School Supply List

Please see the attachment for next year’s academic calendar.  Please note that some dates/times are subject to change or have yet to be determined.

2018-2019 School Supply List

2018-2019 School Year Calendar


SCRIP IS BACK! 
Please give it a try.
We will resume SCRIP order in the Fall

Everett Christian School is excited to announce and re-introduce 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 2018 we will reduce your tuition payment based 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!

I have tallied up the final bunch of Box Tops and our winning classroom for the year goes to...

Ms. DeJong and the 1st and 2nd Graders!

Everyone please try to keep collecting over the summer and just an FYI, there is even a Box Tops App that helps identify current promotions and items that have bonus Tops available.  It's free money for Everett Christian on products most of us already buy so keep your eyes peeled and have a great summer!

Kara Newsome
Box Top Coordinator

Please continue to collect the Box Tops over the summer.
Any submissions from now until November 1, 2018 will be reflected in the check we will receive in December.



"AMAZON SMILE" Program

Everett Christian School (EIN: 91-0637873) has been issued a $55.84 donation from

the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity between

October 1 and December 31, 2017.


Thank you everyone who made purchases form AmazonSmile.

#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.


 

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If you shop at Fred Meyer please sign Everett Christian School

up to receive your community rewards!

( Everett Christian school code: NPO91419)

Thank you everyone who has signed up for Fred Meyer Community Rewards.
 
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.
 
 
  • Tues., Sept. 4 ~ Meet and Greet  11:00 - 1:00 
  • Wed., Sept. 5 ~ First Day of School K-8
  • Fri.,  Sept. 7 ~ All School Picnic @ Legion Park
  • Mon., Sept. 10 ~ First Day of Pre-K
  • Tue., Sept. 11 ~ First Day of Preschool
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