College Heights Christian School

CHCS ROUNDUP May 1, 2008


MAY 1, 2008
A bi-weekly newsletter of College Heights Christian School

Volume XXI, No. 18


Education Day Program:
is scheduled in the College Heights Church for this Saturday, May 3 during the morning church service. Students will be involved in music, choral speech, prayer, signing, ushering, etc. In order for us be successful, it is really important to have everyone present and on time. Students will need to be available from 10:30 am to 12:00 noon. All students who are performing in the various groups should meet      downstairs in the following Sabbath School Division rooms or in assigned pews at the following times:
-          ECS, Gr. 1 & 2: Primary A Room @ 10:30am
-          Grades 3 & 4: Primary B Room @ 10:30am
-          Grade 5: Assigned Pews @10:30am
-          Grade 6: Assigned Pews @ 10:30am
-          Junior High Signing Class: Junior Room @ 10:30am
-          Junior High Ban: Earliteen Room @ 10:15am
-          Junior High Students: Assigned Pews @ 10:30am
If possible, we would appreciate Junior High Band members wearing black shirts / blouses and dark pants / skirts. All other students can wear modest church dress clothes. Please note that since this is a school function, we are asking that the school dress code be followed (sleeves on dresses and tops, no jewelry, etc.). We look forward to having each student available and on time in order for us to have a successful    performance. Thank you for your assistance with the above. 


May 3rd:

Education Day Program @ 10:30am

May 4th:

Spring Gigantic Garage Sale

9:30 am—1:30 pm

May 6th:

School Group Pictures

May 8th:

Spring Photographs

May 13th:

Rosedale Valley Strings @ 11:00am

May 13-15th:

Grade 9 Class Trip

May 15th:

Deadline: Mural Creatures

Deadline: Yearbook Advertising

May 16—19th:

Victoria Day Holiday—No School

May 22nd:

Sports Day

May 25—28th:

Grade 5 & 6 Outdoor School

May 26th:

School Board Meeting @ 7:15 pm

June 10th:

Spring Concert

June 19th:

Graduation @ 7:00pm

June 20th:

Last Day of School -
Dismissal @ 12:30pm

Awards Assembly


Sports Day:
In order to run a Sports Day for 500 + students, we will need to bring out all the troops.  If you can help with Sports Day on May 22nd, please complete the attached form or call the school office at 782-6212.  Talk to neighbours, grandparents, etc.—anyone you can think of that could help out for the day. 

School Group Picture:
Our school group picture will be taken on  May 6th at 1:00pm.  Photos will be available for purchase.  If you would like to pre-purchase an 8 x 10 picture, please fill out the envelope that was sent home with the last RoundUp and   enclose payment.

Yearbook Advertising:
Parents, if you have a business or service that you would like advertised in our yearbook that goes home with all the students, please contact the school office by May 15th. 

Where are the Creatures?
We are excited that our school entry mural is completed.  Special thanks to Tim Giles, the artist, who worked on this project, and did such an amazing job of transforming our entry into Albert’a Parkland.  In the mural, Tim included animals and birds that are native to our area.  Many of these creatures are very obvious and some are not.  We’re holding a contest to see who can find all of the creatures and name them appropriately.  There will be a draw among those who find and label all of the creatures accurately.  There will be four categories: K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and Adult, and there will be winners who will receive prizes in each of these categories.  Parents, CHCS staff as well as any other adults are welcome to enter this contest.  Attached to the RoundUp is an entry form for the contest.  Contest deadline is    Thursday, May 15, 2008.

No School:
Just a reminder that there is no school from May 16—19th.

West Edmonton Mall Tickets:
We have Choice Passes to the West Edmonton Mall available to purchase. The tickets cost $17.00 and are good until October, 2008 and are open to everyone to buy on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Parent Survey-2008/2009 School Year:
We appreciate those who have already turned in their forms so we can plan for next year.  It is important to know family plans so that budgeting and approximate class sizes can be determined.  If you have not already done so, please fill out the attached survey, and return it to the office by Friday, May 9 / 08.  Thank you for assisting in our planning for the 08 / 09 school year.

Happy Birthday:
Happy birthday to all those students who celebrate their birthday in May.  They are: Amy McNeill, Andrew McLennan, Brianna McLaughlin, Caelan Sayler, Cassandra Zazulak, Gabrielle Robergeau, Jaden Rajah, Jayden Hunter, Jonathon Mallard, Kevin Davis, Nikki Grovet, and Shalynn Klebanowski.  Also, we would like to say happy birthday to all those students who celebrated their birthdays in April (sorry we missed you last month!).  They are: Courtney Kieboom, Emma Guderyan, Heather Chung, Irene Lee, Kaide Thacker, Katie Dunbrack, Shanna Underwood, and Steffane McLennan.    

 Rosedale Valley Strings Assembly:
Everyone is invited to join us on Tuesday, May 13th @ 11:00am for a school assembly which will be presented by the Rosedale Valley Strings.


Spring Musical Concert:
Please plan ahead for our Spring Musical Concert which will be held on Tuesday, June 10 starting at 7:00pm.  Our choirs, bands, bell chime choir and signing class will all participate.  Please save the date.


Home & School

Help Needed for the Spring Gigantic Garage Sale:  

If you can help for an hour or two on the following days, please call the school office (782-6212) or Candi at 782-4938.

Friday, May 2nd: 12:30pm—2:30pm; 5:00pm—8:30pm

Saturday, May 3rd: 9:15pm—11:00pm

Sunday, May 4th:  9:00am—3:00pm

Help is needed with sorting items, pricing, working at the sale and packing up leftover items.  Your help is needed and appreciated to make the fundraiser a success.  The items that were bought in 2007—2008 for the classrooms from money raised at the Gigantic Garage Sale are: used goalie equipment for Friday afternoon hockey ($300), used leather couch for sunroom ($300), two hundred dollars towards a white board for the Grade 8 classroom, a DVD player for the Grade 9 classroom ($80.00), and three pictures of Jesus for the Grades 3, 5 & 7 classrooms (60.00).

Helpers Needed - May 22 - CHCS Invitational Sports Day
This year, we will have over 500 students participating in Sports Day.  This event can only be successful with the help of many people.  Please fill out this form or call the school office at 782-6212 if you can assist us.  On Sports Day, Ron Schafer will meet with all adults/leaders @ 9:00am to go through the details of how your event will be managed.  Thanks so much for your help! 

Click here to download the sports day helper form to sign up.

Sports Day Helper Form