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THE WOODLANDS THE WOODLANDS

C H R I S T I AACADEMY N CHRISTIAN A C A D E M Y JANUARY 31, 2014

One Hundred Wonderful Days! The 2013-2014 school year has reached its one hundredth day and what an eventful 100 days they have been! This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it! Psalm 118:24 NKJV

Monday, February 17 will be the make up day for classes missed due to the recent inclement weather. 5800 ACADEMY WAY . THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS 77384 . 936-273-2555 . WWW.TWCA.NET


Lower School News Woodlands Christian Speech Meet The 12th annual Woodlands Christian Lower School speech meet was held on Thursday, January 30. A record sixty eight (68) students participated in this year’s meet. Students recited Bible verses and stories, poetry, fables, and patriotic pieces. It takes courage and determination to stand before a group and give an oral presentation! Way to go participants! A BIG thank you to Tania Bryngelson, Julie Brazell, Susie King, and Kelley Owens for their invaluable help with this event. Submitted by Gina Lunsford

The following students will represent Woodlands Christian at the ACSI Speech Meet at Alpha Omega Academy in Huntsville, Texas on Friday, February 28, 2014. 1st Grade Taylor Alarid - Bible Memory Grant Lusk - Bible Memory Ivana Otto - Poetry Brooke Welsh - Poetry 2nd Grade Sarah Chappelle - Bible Memory Gianna Radvansky - Bible Memory Aubrie Edmondson - Poetry Paris Pavlas - Poetry 3rd Grade Seth Culberson - Bible Memory Sam McClure - Bible Memory Halle Howard - Fable & Folklore Hope Howard - Fable & Folklore Katie Wise - Poetry

Larissa Yakunovich - Poetry 4th Grade Sean Kane - Fable & Folklore Lily Taylor - Fable & Folklore Maria Otto - Poetry Nic Spahr - Poetry Ben Butcher - Bible Memory Ezekiel Jurado - Bible Memory 5th Grade Preston Culberson - Bible Memory Cash Walker - Bible Memory Kate Kenisky - Poetry Reese Ray - Poetry Megan Hanigan - Patriotic Oration Danny Volpi - Patriotic Oration Paige McBurney - Dramatic Bible Prose Chloe Van Til - Dramatic Bible Prose

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Upper School News Guest Speaker Addresses The Subject Of Bullying Middle and high school students welcomed Michael McDermott, President and CEO of Bully Proof USA, to chapel on Monday, January 27. Mr. McDermott shared a multi-media presentation about bully proofing our school. Mr. McDermott addressed topics such as how to notice signs of bullying and how to combat bullying. Bully Proof USA is an organization committed to battling bullying in schools across America. The organization presents seminars designed to inspire young people to stand up to bullying and to put educational tools into the hands of parents and educators. Click here to learn more about Bully Proof USA.

Michael McDermott

The National Honor Society Blood Drive Tuesday, February 4 8:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m. SLC Parents are welcome to participate! No need to wait in line! Schedule a time to donate by contacting Jessica Robinson a jrobinson@twca.net

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ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT NEWS Warrior Basketball Your Warrior basketball teams will host Cypress Christian on Friday, January 31 here at Woodlands Christian. The girls’ varsity team gets the action started at 6:00 p.m. followed by the boys’ varsity at 7:30 p.m. Recent winter weather forced the

boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams to cancel their games with Faith West Academy. These games will now be played on Thursday, February 13 at Faith West. Tip-off for the girls’ game is 6:00 p.m. followed by the boys’ game at 7:30 p.m.

Warrior Baseball Warrior baseball continues to gear up for the regular season with a home scrimmage against Northland Christian this Friday, January 31 at 5:00 p.m. On Saturday, February 1 the Warriors host their annual alumni game at 11:00 a.m.

After these two home games, the Warriors will be on the road until February 20 when they return to co-host the Woodlands Christian/John Cooper Baseball Classic. Go Warrior Baseball!

Warrior Swimming The Warrior varsity swim team will compete in the TAPPS regional swim meet in Pearland on Saturday, February 1. The meet begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Pearland Recreation Center and Natatorium. Click here for directions. Go Warrior Swimming!

Your favorite Warrior schedules are just a click away! Varsity Boys’ Basketball . Varsity Girls’ Basketball . Varsity Baseball Varsity Swimming . Varsity Golf . Varsity Track JV Boys’ Basketball MS Boys’ Green Basketball . MS Girls’ Green Basketball Follow the Warriors on Twitter @twcasports

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All School News A Friendly Reminder -Enrollment contracts for the 2014-2015 school year are due on or before Thursday, February 6. Questions? Contact Kathy Montes, Director of the Business Office kmontes@twca.net 936-273-2555, ext. 1005 We look forward to serving your family! Returned your contract and haven’t received your enrollment t-shirt? See Kathy Montes!

Personalize Your Yearbook! The yearbook staff is excited to offer you the chance to personalize your student’s yearbook! Add a special touch to your student's yearbook by foil stamping his/her name, a favorite scripture, phrase, or nickname on the cover. Specifications - maximum 26 characters including spaces. Cost - $10 Personalize your yearbook by clicking here!

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All School News Surprise that special someone this Valentine’s Day!

The Junior Class is offering delightful Valentine’s Day gifts for those special people in your life!

Valentine Bouquet

Plush puppy w/4” heart shaped balloon and two chocolate roses $10

Pinwheel & Popcorn Treat

Bag of vanilla coated red, white & pink popcorn w/pinwheel $5

Single Chocolate Rose $2 Valentine Cookie

Large heart-shaped cookies featuring heart with a bow or Minion theme $5

NEW!! Gourmet Chocolate Dipped & Decorated Apples Perfect for gift to teacher from the class! $15

Valentine Heart

Valentine Sprinkle

PLACE YOUR ORDER ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE Deadline for orders is Friday, February 7. Lower school students return forms to your teachers. Order forms available at the reception desk or place orders during middle and high school lunch periods. Orders will be delivered during the school day on February 14. Questions? Contact Abbie Thomas abbiethomas@sbcglobal.net All proceeds benefit the Junior/Senior Prom JANUARY 31, 2014

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Woodlands Christian Newsletter January 31, 2014