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San Jose Christian School A love for God. A desire to learn. A commitment to serve. MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012

Top News!

School News

Upcoming Events

Sports News

Summer Programs

Volunteers Needed

Association Meeting Tonight

Concert on the Green this Friday

This year’s remaining events

Playoffs begin

Summer Camp & Preschool Activities

Mentor Families for 2012-2013

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From the Office

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

Association Meeting Tonight Tonight at 7:30pm, the SJCS Association holds its annual business meeting to elect new trustees and approve the upcoming budget. Association members have received their information packets, and we hope to see everyone this evening in the SJCS Auditorium. If you are unable to attend, you may turn in an absentee ballot according to the instructions in the packet.

GrandFriends Day Recap

summer program for students who are at least 2-years-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.

On Friday, 250 guests came to SJCS for Grandfriends Day and were treated to a program featuring vocal pieces, recitations, and instrumental numbers that showcased For complete information and a summer the hard work of our students and teachers brochure, contact Mrs. Valerie Arballo at (408)371-7741 or stop by the school office. all the way from Preschool - 8th grade. Visitors could then tour the classrooms and join in on activities with the students.

This Week at SJCS

Condolences to the Jackson Family

These days remind us all of the multiSee Sports Section for Games & Updates generational commitment and support that go into Christian schooling, and we thank Monday, May 14 everyone who attended and helped out Kindergarten Field Trip - Johnson Tree Farm with the event. Annual Association Meeting | 7:30pm SJCS Auditorium Field Day Recap After Grandfriends Day, the students competed in our annual Field Day events. 1st - Tuesday, May 15 8th graders are combined into 10 different MS Fine Arts Chapel | 8:45am Concert on the Green! teams for these entertaining games, and SJCS Auditorium Friday at 6:30pm on the Elementary School this year, the Yellow Team triumphed after Field is our annual Concert on the Green. breaking their tie with the Black team with Thursday, May 17 Do not miss this free, fun-filled family a sudden death tug of war victory. After 3rd Grade Field Trip - Johnson Farm event! Bring a picnic blanket and your the contests, students enjoyed Jamba Juice lawn chairs to enjoy the sounds of our mu- with their teams. Congratulations to all! Friday, May 18 sic students. The concert will feature the Frozen Friday entire 4th and 5th grade classes, along with the middle school concert bands, jazz Concert on the Green | 6:30pm band, and choir. As per the school district Elementary Field policies and city ordinances, please do not 2012 Summer Camp bring pets, wheeled toys like skateboards or Summer Camp registration forms are available online at www.sjchristian.org. rollerblades, or alcohol to the concert. No Parking on the Red Curb For additional questions please contact When bringing your students to school Synamon Reeves at ext. 228. Tuition and Daycare Reminder please do not park at the curb. When Outstanding Accounts are due Tuesday, cars are left unattended it negatively Preschool Summer Program June 5th. Please be sure to pay all outstandaffects the drop off process and impacts Just a reminder to our current parents, ing monies by this date. Including: the arrival time for students. San Jose Christian Preschool offers a • Delinquent tuition Leena Jackson (6th Grade) and her mother, Marisol, recently lost their Grandmother/ Mother. Please keep the family in your prayers over the days and weeks ahead and let them feel the support of a caring Christian community as they grieve this loss.

School News

Summer Programs

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and join us for a night of great music and fun! The show begins at 7:00pm.

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All School Bowling Event | June 7

Every year, on the last day of school, the SJCS students participate in fun activity toeWaste Event | June 2 gether. This year, we have reserved San SJCS is proud to offer a program known as SJCS will be hosting an eWaste event on Jose 300 for a bowling after lunch. StuMentor Families. Current SJCS families Saturday, June 2 from 9am - 1pm. Accept- dents in grades 1-7 are required to attend are matched up with families that are new able electronic waste include computers, to our school. Mentor families are available monitors, computer cables and mice, key- this free event, and it is optional for our 8th grade students. JK and K students do not to welcome new families and answer boards, VCRs, faxes, radios, printers, tele- participate. their questions as they navigate through phones, televisions, CPUs, monitors, stetheir first year at SJCS. Please consider the reos, speakers, DVD players, cell phones impact you could have as a Mentor Family and recorders. Small household electron- We will need parent drivers to help transport students to and from San Jose 300, so for the 2011-2012 school year. If you have ics are also accepted. All materials doany questions, please contact BetsyPhillips nated will be evaluated for reuse or safely stay tuned for more information. Students will be back on campus by the normal end in the school office. recycled by a State approved recycler. of the school day. Used clothing and textiles can also be collected on this day for our textile recycle program.

Mentor Families

Sports this Week

Playoffs Begin! Both our Girls Soccer team and our Boys Volleyball team have 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, and go Tigers!

Upcoming Events Sports Awards Evening | May 29

4th Annual Book Swap | June 4 & 5 As summer approaches we want to offer new and exciting reading material for our families. What better way than to swap books? Please bring as many books as you plan to take with you. This is not a donation drive but an exchange program. Bring in 1-10 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.

Mark your calendars for the upcoming SJCS Contact Uli Meyer or Betsy Phillips with Sports Awards Evening. The event will be questions about the event. (408)371-7741. held at Church of the Chimes, May 29 at 6:30pm. If you are interested in helping MS Awards Assembly | June 6 with the event please contact Mr. Webb or Each year, our middle school students reMrs. Garside. ceive recognition for their achievements in academics, fine arts, physical fitness, and Volunteer Appreciation Day | May 31 citizenship. These awards will be preSince many of you have volunteered this sented at an assembly on Wednesday, June year, we want to be sure you have the 6 at 8:45am. Parents are welcome to atmorning of Thursday, May 31 on your caltend. endar. SJCS would like to show its appreciation for your hours of service. If you 8th Grade Graduation | June 6 have prayed, chaperoned a field trip, The ceremony is taking place at Sunnyvale graded papers, volunteered on a commitPresbyterian Church at 7pm. A short retee, brought snacks, or any other type of ception follows. 8th graders will practice service, we want you to know how much for graduation at the site earlier that day. we appreciate your time. Save the date!

Annual Jazz Show | June 1 The SJCS Jazz Band will be presenting our annual jazz show on June 3. Tickets will be on sale May 11 during the GrandFriends Day lunch. This year’s show will be on campus in the auditorium. Tickets are for general seating and cost $5 for guests ages 10 - adult. Support our young musicians

Kindergarten Graduation | June 7 This event, commemorating the completion of Kindergarten, takes place on the last day of school in the SJCS Auditorium at 9:30am. Contact Miss Braaksma or Jill Zapp for more information.

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