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

Monday, May 13, 2013

Top News

CPTA News

Events This Week

Upcoming Events

SJCS Sports

Birthday Blessings

Highlights from last week’s events

Coffee Corner this Thursday

5th Annual Concert on the Green - Friday

Check out the List of upcoming events

Girls Soccer Team heads to the Playoffs

Happy Late Birthday to Mrs. Nelson 5/4!

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RISE UP!

From the Office

reminded that tonight is the annual busihighlight with dancers sharing their cool ness meeting in the Auditorium at 7pm. moves! Middle School students battled it Everyone should have received the inforout with a lunch time sports trivia game, Grandfriends Enjoy SJCS mation for the meeting via email in adand the entire campus enjoyed the festiviOn Friday, SJCS opened its campus to vance, which includes short biographies ties and prizes. friends and family members for our annual on the three nominees for trustee positions Grandfriends Day celebration. Those in on the SJCS School Board. If you aren’t attendance were treated to performances able to attend, you may turn in an absenand displays of student work during a tee ballot to the office, or you may use the morning assembly that showcased the Concert on the Green! online link provided in the association powerful results of church, home, and email to cast your vote. If you haven’t paid Friday at 6:30pm on the Elementary School school partnering together in the education Field is our annual Concert on the Green. your dues yet, please bring those to the of our children. After the assembly, parents Do not miss this free, fun-filled family meeting as well. See you there! and Grandfriends made their way to various event! Bring a picnic blanket and your classrooms to observe and participate in lawn chairs to enjoy the sounds of our muspecial activities before enjoying lunch to- End-of-Year Bowling Party sic students. The concert will feature the During the afternoon of the last day of gether on the playground. As always, entire 4th and 5th grade classes, along with st th Grandfriends Day brings a unique warmth school (June 6), 1 – 7 graders will attend the middle school concert bands, jazz the end-of-year bowling party at San Jose to campus that embodies the wonderful band, and choir. As per the school district 300. The event is optional for 8th graders. policies and city ordinances, please do not community in which we all share. Thank In the next week or two, you will be reyou all for being a part of our special day. bring pets, wheeled toys like skateboards or ceiving an online permission form that will rollerblades, or alcohol to the concert. also ask you whether or not you can serve Field Day Fun as a driver for the event. Keep your eyes Another annual tradition at SJCS is our Field out for that form and for more information Day activities, which take place on the afon the bowling party in upcoming Tiger ternoon of Grandfriends Day. The 1st – 8th Tracks. grade students are assigned to 10 different Spirit Week 2013 teams, each with their own color, for the Sports Awards Evening | May 29 Students had a great time last week parcompetition. The teams then race against Mark your calendars for the upcoming ticipating in Spirit Week 2013. The eleeach other in a variety of relays or puzzle SJCS Sports Awards Evening. The event mentary lunch time dance Party was a games, before closing out with the Tug of will be held at Church of the Chimes, May War competition. Mrs. Baham’s white team took home 1st place honors this year, including the championship of the Tug of SPECIAL NEWS ABOUT PRESCHOOL INFANT CENTER! War. After all the student competitions were over, the faculty battled the 8th grade The SJCS Preschool will be expanding and opening our Infant Center class in a final Tug of War challenge, in September of 2013. The program will care for children ages 6 where—after several years of shameful weeks to 24 months, with care available both full or part time. The defeats—the teachers were able to reclaim ratio of caregiver to child will be 1:3, with a maximum of 12 children victory this year and restore their honor! Field Day is always a fun time, and judging per room. We are now accepting applications. Please share this inby the alumni comments on the SJCS faceformation with those who may need these services. Attached to the book page, it’s something our students Tiger Tracks is a list of needed items. If you can provide any items won’t soon forget!

Events This Week

Upcoming Events

Association Meeting Tonight

from the list please contact Valerie Arballo at varballo@sjchristian.org.

All members of the SJCS Association are SJCS - 1300 Sheffield Avenue, Campbell, California 95008 (408)371-7741 - Attendance LIne (408)371-4815


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29 at 6:30pm. If you are interested in helping with the event please contact Mr. Webb or Mrs. Garside.

• Daycare through May • Sports uniforms, library books, music items & classroom books

Volunteer Appreciation Day | June 4 Since many of you have volunteered this year, we want to be sure you have the morning of Tuesday, June 4 on your calendar. SJCS would like to show its appreciation for your hours of service. If you have prayed, chaperoned a field trip, graded papers, volunteered on a committee, brought snacks, or any other type of service, we want you to know how much we appreciate your time. Save the date!

Summer Camp

Annual Jazz Show | May 31 The SJCS Jazz Band will be presenting our annual Jazz Show on May 31. Tickets are available in the school office. This year’s show will be on campus in the auditorium. Tickets are for general seating and cost $5 for all guests. Support our young musicians and join us for a night of great music and fun! The show begins at 7:00pm. 5th Annual Book Swap | May 30 & 31 As summer approaches we want to offer new and exciting reading material for our families. What better way than to swap books? Please plan to bring as many books as you plan to take. This is not a donation drive but an exchange program. Bring in 110 books and take 1-10 books with you. All reading levels are welcome. Please be mindful of the content of the books you bring to exchange. Contact Nicole Nesdahl or Betsy Phillips with questions about the event. (408)371-7741.

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SJCS Summer Camp Global Adventure Please continue to bring in the following materials for Summer Camp - Global Adventure. Thank you in advance for your support. • egg cartons • shoe boxes • moving boxes in good shape (all sizes) • toilet paper & paper towel spindles • cardboard oatmeal containers • cardboard milk cartons (cleaned only) • unused piping/tubing for building projects • 2 liter & 1 quart plastic bottles

CPTA News CPTA Coffee Corner Join members of the CPTA for coffee & tea on the corner in front of the school office this Thursday morning!

Mentor Families SJCS is pleased to offer a program known as Mentor Families in which current SJCS families are matched up with families that are new to our school. Mentor families are available to welcome new families and answer their questions as they navigate through their first year at SJCS. Please consider the impact you could have as a Mentor Family for the 2013-3014 school year. If you have any questions, please contact BetsyPhillips in the school office.

Sports this Week Playoffs Begin Our Girls Soccer team has qualified for league playoffs this week. Games dates, times, and opponents will be announced after tonight’s League Athletic Directors meeting. Stay tuned for more details!

Reminder!

This Week at SJCS

Tuition and Daycare Payments

Monday, May 13

Outstanding Accounts are due Tuesday, June 4. Please be sure to pay all outstanding monies by this date, including: • Delinquent tuition

SJCS Association Meeting | 7:00pm

2nd Grade Field Trip | Depart 8:45am Campbell Historical Museum

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SJCS Auditorium

Thursday, May 16

CPTA Coffee Corner | 8:00 - 8:45am

Friday, May 17

Kindergarten Field Trip | Depart 8:30am Johnson Tree Farm 5th Annual Concert on the Green | 6:30pm SJCS Elementary Field

Advance Dates May 17 SJCS Spring Concert on the Green May 27 Memorial Day No Classes | Extended Care Closed May 29 SJCS Sports Awards Event May 31 Annual Jazz Show June 4 SJCS Volunteer Appreciation Brunch june 5 Middle School Awards Ceremony June 5 8th Grade Graduation Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church June 6 Kindergarten Graduation June 6 Last Day of School 1st - 7th Bowling Event June 10 – August 9 SJCS Global Adventure Summer Camp

Tiger Tracks - May 13, 2013  

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