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San Jose Christian School A love for God. A desire to learn. A commitment to serve.

Monday, April 29, 2013

SJCS SPRING AUCTION - SATURDAY, MAY 4 TICKETS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE!

From the Office

Field Day is a Mandatory School Day!

GrandFriends Day is coming to SJCS on Friday, May 10. We look forward to a funApril Board Summary filled morning as those programs unfold for On April 22, the Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting, which featured continued our visitors. In a long-standing school trareview of this year, along with discussions dition, the day concludes with Field Day, about next year. The group was blessed to an afternoon of team contests that forges bonds of friendship and school unity hear from two teachers—Mrs. Baham and Mrs. Nelson—about their experiences dur- across the grade levels. We would like to remind all of our families that Field Day is ing 2012-13, and once again we are reminded of the tremendous blessing that our considered a part of the normal school day, high-quality staff is to the students of SJCS. and it should not be viewed as an optional activity or a chance to get an early start on Not only do our faculty members provide the weekend. We appreciate your support excellent academic teaching, they also in making school activities a priority for serve as mentors and life-shapers for our students, guiding them down the paths that your students and your families. the Lord has laid out for them. Next year’s budget was reviewed and approved, and the SJCS Association will now receive that budget for approval at the annual business meeting on Monday, May 13. The trustees discussed admissions standards and “mission-fit” for families inquiring about our preschool and our JK-8 classes, and we continue to do serious thinking about how to best serve the school and expand its impact. The coming year has many exciting opportunities in store for SJCS, and we are blessed to be a part of this wonderful school.

No Parking on the Red Curb When bringing your students to school please do not park at the curb and leave your vehicle. When cars are left unattended it negatively affects the drop off process and impacts the arrival time for all of our students.

Upcoming Events Grand “Friends” Day

May 10 is the SJCS Grand “Friends” Day Celebration. Each student is encouraged to invite a grandparent, family member, or friend to campus to participate in the day’s events. Flyers are available in the school office and on the school website. The planning team will be sending out an email with details and a sign up link to support the event. We need your help, so watch your email for valuable information. If you have questions or would like to help at the event, please contact the school office at (408)371-7741.

“Stepping Out Stepping Up”

Spring Auction Saturday Tickets still available

The SJCS Spring Auction is a fun, exciting event that raises funds for the advancement of technology on campus. You do not want to miss this event. REALLY! Your ticket cost is $30, and you will enjoy appetizers, beverages, fellowship, and the great community that is SJCS. Attire for the event is dressy casual. Buy your tickets curbside this week or call the school office to reserve your space. If you have any questions, contact Betsy Phillips in the Community Development office at (408)371-7741 ext 231.

Preschool News Preschool Summer Program Just a reminder to our current parents: San Jose Christian Preschool offers a summer program for students who are at least 2years-old. Children may attend the program on a full or part-time basis, which includes academics, crafts, playtime, and field trips. Consider the Summer Preschool option for your children, and invite your friends to do so as well. For complete information and a summer brochure, contact Mrs. Valerie Arballo at (408)371-7741 or stop by the school office.

CPTA News Upcoming CPTA Meeting The CPTA will be holding its next general meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, April 30 @ 8:45am in the SJCS Auditorium. Discussions will include the end-of-the-year events as well as open positions of leadership within the CPTA. Coffee and pastry will be served!

SJCS - 1300 Sheffield Avenue, Campbell, California 95008 (408)371-7741 - Attendance LIne (408)371-4815


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Summer Camp

This Week at SJCS

Advance Dates

SJCS Summer Camp Global Adventure

Monday, April 29

May 3 Fine Arts Festival Hanford Christian School

SJCS Summer Camp Global Adventure has additions to their list of needs. The previous list is still needed, but please add the following to things you are collecting: -Christmas tree decorations: old balls, tinsel, etc. (You will not get these items back). -Tissue boxes: as many as we can collect -Cardboard boxes: sm, md, lg -1 liter and 2 liter plastic bottles They also need to borrow 3 ping pong tables (for only 3 days during week of June 10). Please consider how you can help the summer program.

School News Join the SJCS Association Today Each May, the SJCS Association holds its annual business meeting to hear about the past year, approve the budget for the coming year, and vote new trustees onto the board. The upcoming meeting is on Monday, May 13 at 7pm in the Auditorium. The Association is the highest level of authority over the school, and you can be a part of it. Membership requires you to sign off on our school’s statement of faith and pay $10 in dues each year. Our governance structure is set up so that teachers answer to the administration, the administration answers to the board of trustees, and the board answers to the Association. That is why SJCS is characterized as a parent-run school, and it is part of what helps create the sense of ownership and community here. Current parents, past parents, employees, and any adults who care about SJCS are eligible to become members. We hope you consider joining the SJCS Association today! If you have any questions regarding the Association, please contact the school office.

4th Grade Departs to Gold Country | 8am

Tuesday, April 30

CPTA Meeting @ 8:45am | SJCS Auditorium

Wednesday, May 1

4th Grade Returns estimated time 4pm

Friday, April 26

Fine Arts Festival Hanford Christian School Meet at SJCS @ 5:15am

Sports this Week

May 4 11th Annual Spring Auction Camden Community Center May 10 GrandFriends Day May 13 SJCS Association Meeting May 17 SJCS Spring Concert on the Green

Girls Soccer

Wednesday, May 1 SJCS vs. Baymonte @ SJCS | 3:30pm

May 27 Memorial Day No Classes | Extended Care Closed

Thursday, May 2 SJCS @ Los Gatos | 3:30pm

May 29 SJCS Sports Awards Event

Boys Volleyball

May 31 Annual Jazz Show

Monday, April 29 SJCS vs. Baymonte @ Lincoln Glen | 3:30pm Tuesday, April 30 SJCS vs. Legacy @ Lincoln Glen | 3:30pm Thursday, May 2 SJCS @ Hillbrook | early dismissal game time 3:30pm

Prayer and Praise

June 4 SJCS Volunteer Appreciation Brunch June 5 8th Grade Graduation Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church2: June 6 Kindergarten Graduation June 6 Last Day of School

San Jose Christian School is a community of believers, and as such we want to be June 10 – August 9 available for prayer and praise along side SJCS Global Adventure Summer Camp each student, family and staff member. Please email bphillips@sjchristian.org with any prayer requests or praises that you have.

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