San Jose Christian School A love for God. A desire to learn. A commitment to serve. TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
Terra Nova Testing Results are in
Sports Awards Event in one week
Field Trips this week for JK and 6th grade
Summer Camp & Preschool Activities
-Yearbook order form
From the Office Association Meeting Recap On Monday, May 14, the SJCS Association held its annual business meeting. In addition to hearing about the state of the school, attendees had an opportunity to elect two new trustees, Mavis Moon and Mary Schrotenboer. They will replace outgoing trustees, Scott Kleinberg and Valerie Sterk. We would like to thank Scott and Valerie for their dedicated service on the board. Watch for our summer e-newsletter for more information about our new trustees. Board treasurer, Dan Miller presented a financial recap of last school year, our progress this year, and the state of the endowment. The attendees then approved the proposed 2012-13 budget. Thanks to all of our association members for your involvement in the leadership of SJCS.
Terra Nova Testing Results
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. For complete information and a summer brochure, contact Mrs. Valerie Arballo at (408)371-7741 or stop by the school office.
School News Yearbooks are Ready Our 2011-12 yearbooks are in, and the order forms are attached to the Tiger Tracks. The cost for each book is $20. Distribution will take place during the week of May 29.
Concert on the Green a Success
On Friday, 5/18, we welcomed 250-300 The results of our our Terra Nova standard- people to our elementary school field for a ized testing are in, and we will be distribut- fun-filled evening of musicianship—the ing the reports to families, along with a let- 4th annual Concert on the Green. Gorter of explanation this Friday, 5/25. Check geous weather made it a time when everyone could enjoy how the talents and hard your students’ backpacks and folders to work of our music students blend together make sure you get this valuable info. in praise to God. Thanks to Mrs. Baham for all her efforts with our musicians, and thanks to everyone who helped prepare and execute this outstanding event.
Summer Programs 2012 Summer Camp
Summer Camp registration forms are available online at www.sjchristian.org. For additional questions please contact Synamon Reeves at ext. 228.
Preschool Summer Program Just a reminder to our current parents, San Jose Christian Preschool offers a summer program for students who are at least 2-
Sports Awards Event Deadline In one week, our middle school sports awards event will take place at 6:30pm at Church of the Chimes. All attendees must RSVP by Friday 5/25. See the attachment for more information.
-Sports Awards RSVP -Bowling perm. slips
Bowling Permission Slips Attached See the attached permission slip for our final day bowling activity. Students in grades 1-8 should return the form by Friday, 5/25. Parents, there is also a place on the form for you to indicate your availability as a chaperone.
Tuition and Daycare Reminder Outstanding Accounts are due Tuesday, June 5th. Please be sure to pay all outstanding monies by this date. Including: • Delinquent tuition • Daycare through May • Sports uniforms, library books, music items & classroom books
This Week at SJCS Tuesday, May 22
6th Grade to Marine Science Institute Noon - 5pm
Wednesday, May 23
6th Grade leave for Watershed Camping Trip | Henry Cowell State Park JK to Happy Hollow | 9am - Noon
Thursday, May 24
Moms in Touch | 1:45pm Learning Center Elementary Chapel | 2:00pm SJCS Auditorium
Friday, May 25
6th Grade return from Camping Trip
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eWaste Event | June 2
4th Annual Book Swap | June 4 & 5
Jose 300 for bowling after lunch. Students in grades 1-7 are required to attend this free SJCS will be hosting an eWaste event on Saturday, June 2 from 9am - 1pm. Accept- event, and it is optional for our 8th grade Mentor Families students. JK and K students do not particiSJCS is proud to offer a program known as able electronic waste include computers, monitors, computer cables and mice, key- pate. Mentor Families. Current SJCS families are matched up with families that are new boards, VCRs, faxes, radios, printers, teleWe will need parent drivers to help transto our school. Mentor families are available phones, televisions, CPUs, monitors, steport students to and from San Jose 300, so reos, speakers, DVD players, cell phones to welcome new families and answer and recorders. Small household electron- stay tuned for more information. Students their questions as they navigate through will be back on campus by the normal end ics are also accepted. All materials dotheir first year at SJCS. Please consider the of the school day. impact you could have as a Mentor Family nated will be evaluated for reuse or safely for the 2011-2012 school year. If you have recycled by a State approved recycler. any questions, please contact BetsyPhillips Used clothing and textiles can also be collected on this day for our textile recycle in the school office. program.
As summer approaches we want to offer new and exciting reading material for our Check out next weekâ€™s Tiger Tracks for a families. What better way than to swap recap of the girls soccer season and the books? Please bring as many books as boys volleyball season. 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 Sports Awards Evening | May 29 mindful of the content of the books you Mark your calendars for the upcoming SJCS bring to exchange. Sports Awards Evening. The event will be Contact Uli Meyer or Betsy Phillips with held at Church of the Chimes, May 29 at questions about the event. (408)371-7741. 6:30pm. If you are interested in helping with the event please contact Mr. Webb or MS Awards Assembly | June 6 Mrs. Garside. Each year, our middle school students reVolunteer Appreciation Day | May 31 ceive recognition for their achievements in academics, fine arts, physical fitness, and Since many of you have volunteered this citizenship. These awards will be preyear, we want to be sure you have the sented at an assembly on Wednesday, June morning of Thursday, May 31 on your calendar. SJCS would like to show its appre- 6 at 8:45am. Parents are welcome to attend. ciation 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!
Annual Jazz Show | June 1 The SJCS Jazz Band will be presenting our annual jazz show on June 1. Tickets will be on sale May 11 during the GrandFriends Day lunch. This yearâ€™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 and join us for a night of great music and fun! The show begins at 7:00pm.
8th Grade Graduation | June 6 The ceremony is taking place at Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church at 7pm. A short reception follows. 8th graders will practice for graduation at the site earlier that day.
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.
All School Bowling Event | June 7 Every year, on the last day of school, the SJCS students participate in fun activity together. This year, we have reserved San Page 2
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