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THE WOODLANDS

THE C H WOODLANDS RISTIAN

A C A D E M ACADEMY Y CHRISTIAN NOVEMBER 8, 2013

EXCITING NEWS!

We are very close to reaching our donor match challenge! A generous donor has stepped forward with a challenge for our families. This donor will match, dollar for dollar, all donations up to $75,000. Thanks to your continued support, we need only $16,020* to match this challenge and finish our gym! We are so close to our goal! Let’s finish the gym! Please prayerfully consider your participation in the Annual Fund today! Thanks to you, we have reached our operations goal of $200,000!

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Pledges may be made today & fulfilled by January 31, 2014. Your gift is tax-deductible! Employer matching gifts welcome!

Support the Annual Fund by clicking here. *As of 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 6. NOVEMBER 8, 2013


Lower School News Girls Investigating Real Life Science Join the G.I.R.L.S. Club and find out how much fun science can be! In the G.I.R.L.S. Club you will enjoy CSI labs, astronomy, electronics, model rocketry and more! There will also be special Saturday labs. Sessions will be held from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. every Wednesday, beginning December 4 through the end of the school year in Mr. Roach’s science lab. Saturday sessions will be held on the first Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Cost - $70 Questions? Contact Robert Roach rroach@twca.net 936-273-2555, ext. 1114

B.O.O.T. Camp for Warrior Moms Tuesday, November 12 8:15 a.m. MPR Get the scoop from Julie Ambler, our Head of School, about the exciting future plans for Woodlands Christian! Enjoy a skit by our Warrior moms!

Be On Our Team Questions? Contact D’Anne Surber dsurber@twca.net 936-273-2555, ext. 1003

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Lower School News

Reading Oasis Book Fair November 5-8, 2013 Tuesday - Friday   7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  (Book Fair closes at noon on Friday, November 8) All of the proceeds from the book fair sales directly benefit the Woodlands Christian library.

Students of all ages enjoyed a trip down the Nile at the Reading Oasis Book Fair this week.

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Upper School News

National Honor Society Inducts New Members The Woodlands Christian chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 21 new members during a special chapel ceremony on Monday, November 4. The new National Honor Society members are as follows: Katherine Albertson Hannah Bub Abby Caron Parker Carroway Matthew Dew Blair Duroy

Riley Farra Raul Giorgi Alex Greer Hailey Hanigan Jordan Hanigan Luke Hudson

Kyle Kontor Michelle McAden Stephen Milian Shelby Newcomb Patrick O’Connor Megan Powers

Baylee Rubich Tristian Suayan Samantha Thomas

Band Students Attend Symphony Performance Woodlands Christian band students recently attended a Houston Symphony Explorer Concert at Jones Hall. The program was titled, Ways to Use Words, and focused on the various ways authors (and composers) express themselves. The concert featured works from multiple composers including Beethoven, Copland, Prokofiev, Sibelius, and Williams. The trip allowed students to see, hear and learn about a full-blown symphony. Information and photos submitted by Suzette Wheeler.

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow... As you may have noticed, many of our high school students (and several faculty) are sporting varying degrees of facial hair this month. While it is a requirement that all of our male students be clean shaven, a special exception has been made.  During the month of November, our school is participating in No Shave

November. The goal is to raise awareness for prostate cancer. Our student council has invited male high school students to step away from their razors for the month in exchange for a $25 donation towards prostate cancer research. As an added incentive, Jeff Rollins, high school Bible teacher, offered to shave his head if students raised $650 in donations. As you can see from the photo, our students did indeed meet that goal! For more information about No Shave November click here. Information provided by Steve Zeal, Principal NOVEMBER 8, 2013


ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT NEWS Warrior Football Bounces Back

Heavy rains caused the district game between Woodlands Christian and Beaumont Legacy to be rescheduled for Saturday, November 2. The delay in no way hampered the Warriors as they bounced back from last week’s loss with a 28-0 victory. The team will close out the regular season with a home game against Bay Area Christian this Friday, November 8. Kick off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. It’s going to be a great night for football, so come out and support your Warriors!

Get Ready For The Playoffs! Playoff T-Shirts - $12 Final Day To Order - Tuesday, November 12 Order Your Playoff T-Shirts Here.

Are you ready? Warrior basketball is coming soon.....

Basketball games begin November 18!

Your favorite Warrior schedules are just a click away! Varsity Boys’ Basketball . Varsity Girls’ Basketball . Varsity Swimming JV Boys’ Basketball MS Boys’ Gold Basketball . MS Girls’ Gold Basketball MS Boys’ Green Basketball . MS Girls’ Green Basketball MS Boys’ White Basketball Follow the Warriors on Twitter @twcasports NOVEMBER 8, 2013


All School News Please welcome Grace Harris Woodlands Christian! Mrs. Harris joins Woodlands Christian as administrative assistant/registrar after 17 years at Northland Christian. In addition to her registrar duties, she will assist with various administrative tasks in the upper school. Welcome, Mrs. Harris!

A warm Woodlands Christian welcome to Jennifer Boyle! Ms. Boyle joins Woodlands Christian as technology coordinator. Her duties include trouble-shooting staff and student computer issues as well as helping to coordinate the many technology needs of our school. For the past five years, she was an Apple Mac Genius at the Apple Store here in The Woodlands. Welcome, Ms. Boyle!

Pack A Shoebox With Uncle Si - watch the video here!

Pack a shoebox. Change a life.  In their chapel times this week, all of our students learned about the power of a simple shoebox gift. Each student received an Operation Christmas Child flyer and brochure.  Please join us in spreading the good news of Jesus Christ to the ends of the earth and bringing joy to a child in need by packing a shoebox.  Use your own box or pick one up in the MPR. Complete details on what to include in your shoebox can be found by clicking here. Last year Woodlands Christian families packed 480 shoe boxes!   Questions? Contact Jerri Mortenson at jerriandcurt@yahoo.com. Boxes are due by Wednesday, November 20, 2013. 

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All School News

Victorian Wreath

Cranberry Splash Wreath

Wintergreen Wreath

Christmas Greenery LAST DAY TO ORDER IS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11! Beautiful, fresh handcrafted evergreen wreaths and accent pieces are available for purchase now through November 11. These thoughtful and unique gifts can be shipped directly to friends and family anywhere in the continental United States. Items will be shipped beginning the first week of December. To place an order, see Marthel Cano at the front reception desk, contact any junior class student or contact Lisa Fisher at fisherfm@earthlink.net.

All proceeds benefit the Junior/Senior Prom. Thanks for your support! Item

Cost (Delivered by Fed Ex)

Classic Wreath 25” Victorian Wreath 25” Cranberry Splash Wreath 25” Wintergreen Wreath 25” Lighted Mini Living Tree 20” tall Candlelit Centerpiece 18” wide

Candlelit Centerpiece

Classic Wreath

$33.00 $36.00 $37.00 $37.00 $36.00 $36.00

Lighted Mini Living Tree

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