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San Jose Christian School A love for God. A desire to learn. A commitment to serve. MONDAY, APRIL 2, 2012

Top News!

School News

Auction News

CPTA News

Advance Dates

Spring Break

Thank you for Staff Appreciation Week

Code Red Barricade Drill

Items and Services Needed

March Meeting Summary

Mark your calendar

Have a wonderful Easter Break!

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From the Office Staff Appreciation Week Thank you! The 2012 Staff Appreciation Week was fabulous. On behalf of teachers and staff we want to thank you each person who contributed to the daily events. It was a great treat for all. A Special Thank you to Emily Rios and Monina Wright who coordinated the details.

Christian Home and School Magazine Attached to today’s Tiger Tracks is the latest edition of Christian Home and School Magazine. Take some time to browse through the articles about helpful perspectives on Christian parenting, book reviews, and technology in education. Be sure to check out “Celebrating Christian Education: Accounts from Christian School Teachers.” The article is written by former SJCS English teacher, Amy McCutcheon and features insights from current SJCS faculty members, Ms. Veurink and Mrs. Wynbeek.

Code Red Barricade Drill

Lost and Found

The day that we return from Easter Break— Monday, April 16—we will conduct a practice drill for a Code Red situation. A Code Red indicates an armed intruder on campus, and one of the steps to take during such an incident would be building barricades in each classroom to block the doors and keep students safe. It is this barricade building that we will practice on the 16th. We will not be simulating a lockdown or evacuation during this drill. If your children are sensitive to these types of events, please discuss the drill with them ahead of time.

Are you missing a sweatshirt or jeans? A lunchbox? Take a moment to look through the stacks of ‘found’ items on the table outside the auditorium. It would be most helpful to label your children’s article of clothing, lunch boxes and water bottles with at least their initials or just the last name so things can be returned to the rightful owner. All items unclaimed will be donated to a worthy organization.

Principal Search Team Update Please find an update from our Principal Search Team attached to the Tiger Tracks.

Quarter 3 Report Cards Report Cards will be send home with your students this week. Honor Roll will be included in the Tiger Tracks on April 16.

Easter Chapel

SJCS will celebrate an all school chapel on Tuesday, April 3rd, at 8:45am in the auditoSJCS provides a unique opportunity for rium. Please join us as we celebrate the parents and school community members to Resurrection of our Lord. govern the school through their memberHE IS RISEN INDEED! ship in the SJCS Association. The association meets once each May to approve the March Board Meeting Summary annual budget and elect new board memOn Monday, March 26 the SJCS Board of bers. Board members are chosen from Trustees held its monthly meeting—one within the association membership and focusing on primarily strategic issues. In Tuesday, April 3 serve 3-year terms. The 2012 meeting will addition to enrollment updates and the Easter Chapel | 8:45am SJCS Auditorium monthly financials, the group discussed two be held on Monday, May 7th at 7:30pm in main topics at length: first, the future of our the SJCS auditorium. Wednesday, April 4 relationship with the San Jose Montessori We will attach an association membership 3rd Grade Field Trip | Depart 8:30am School and second, how we can work to Apple Store integrate technology even more thoroughly form to the next Tiger Tracks so that you can become part of this vital body. across the subjects in our curriculum and Thursday, April 5 support our teachers’ efforts to implement Moms In Touch Prayer Group | 1:45pm 2012 Summer Camp new technology initiatives in their classRoom 13 rooms. At the next board meeting, the Summer Camp registration forms are availgroup will be preparing for the annual As- able on line at www.sjchristian.org. For Friday, April 6 sociation meeting and finalizing all the ma- additional questions please contact No classes | Extended Care Closed terials that go along with that event. Synamon Reeves at ext. 228.

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CPTA News CPTA March Meeting Summary The SJCS CPTA met on March 27. Highlights of the meeting included Upcoming Events and new event ideas and CPTA Leadership. Upcoming Events: • Monthly Coffee Cart | Cart Hosts needed for April, 20, May 18 and June 1. • 2012 Annual Spring Auction | Active CPTA members are encouraged to explain the event and promote the event so that additional parents will attend. Volunteers for the evening are needed - 30 minute time slots are available. • SJCS Association Meeting | Members discussed the importance of this group and the CPTA leadership inspired parents to get involved at this level by attending the May 7 meeting. New Ideas: • Parents brought up the idea of hosting a Dine Out evening on the same night as the Concert on the Green, May 18. Research is being done to confirm multiple locations. • Betsy Phillips asked if the members would put out “feelers” to see if parents would prefer a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner rather than the current Volunteer Appreciation Brunch. CPTA Leadership: • CPTA is currently taking nominations for the CPTA President role as well as one other supporting role. Descriptions and job responsibilities will be published via email after the Easter Break.

SJCS Tax ID Numbers San Jose Christian School Tax ID numbers for those claiming deductions for Extended Care : Federal 94-6050093 State 920-1017-2

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Grand “Friends” Day Save the date (May 11th) for the SJCS Grand “Friends” Day Celebration. Each student is encouraged to invite an adult friend, grandparent, family member to campus to participate in the days events. More details will follow after Easter break.

Upcoming Calendar April 9-13 School Holiday Easter Break No Classes | Extended Care Open

April 28 SJCS Spring Auction | 6:00pm Campbell Community Center Orchard City Banquet Hall

May 4 Fine Arts Festival | Campus Closed

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Together We Shine 10th Annual Spring Auction: Services Needed The Auction Planning Team is looking for a few items and we need your help to find them. Please check the following list and contact Betsy Phillips or Michelle Rock if you can provide any of these services. Handy Man Services - are you or do you know of a Handy Man who would donate 2 hours of services? Plumbing Services - are you or do you know of a plumber who would donate 2 hours of services? Painting Services - are you or do you know a painter who would donate 2 hours of services? House Cleaning Team - are you part of a house cleaning team or do you know a company that would donate services? You get the picture of what we need. Please contact us with your leads and we will follow up with them.

SJCS Association Meeting

May 11 Grand”Friends” Day

May 18 Concert on the Green

June 1 SJCS Jazz Show

June 6 2012 8th Grade Graduation

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Spring Auction: Items Needed The Auction Planning Team is also looking for a few additional items to complete some exciting baskets. If you can donate any of the following items, please drop them by the school office. Kitchen Gadgets Cloth Napkins Candles Hand Tools Sporting Equipment Wine related items Books Stationary Car Accessories Office Items Small Electronics

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