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Home Bulletin: Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019



Please check the online calendar for upcoming events (

The Techwise Family- Join us for a book study on navigating technology in our homes and with our kids.  We will meet 3 times: Nov. 12, Dec. 10, Jan. 14, from 7-8 PM in the orchestra room.  Childcare will be provided. We have been given a grant from EMOC, a ministry foundation through First CRC, to cover the cost of the books for all participants.  If you are interested in participating, please go to the following link Please sign up by Friday, Oct. 25. *Books will be ordered and given to participants prior to the first meeting night.  We hope you can join us!

Peter Rabbit:  7th and 8th grade students are working hard on the Peter Rabbit production.  Please note that performances will be on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:00 pm (there will be no performance on Thursday night as indicated on the PACE calendar).

Staff Member of the Month:  Nominate a staff member to become the Pella Corporation Staff member of the month.  Pella Corporation will award one monthly recipient $500.00 to use towards school approved items and a certificate of recognition.  A nomination form can be found at

Clip N’ Count Box Tops: The next Box Top expiration date of November 1 is quickly approaching.  If you have Box Tops at home please bring them to the school office by Friday, October 18.  This will give us time to count them and mail them off before the November deadline. Please contact Emily Mouw (303) 437-6430 or Jackie Altena (712) 449-5797 with questions. 

Parent Visit Days at SCCS: We take seriously our calling to partner with parents in the education of their children.  We value this partnership!  We want to invite you into the school so you can experience what’s happening in the classroom with your students.  To do that, every grade level will be hosting a parent visit day.  You are invited to join us for some time in the classroom and a free lunch with your child(ren).  We hope you can join us!  More information will be coming later for the following parent visit days. 

  • Grade 5 - Tuesday, Nov. 12   10:30-12:45
  • Grade 6 - Tuesday, Nov. 19   10:30-12:45
  • Grades K-4 will be coming in January and February

Adolescent Development Conversation Night led by Aaron Baart.  The 7th grade night will be Oct 22 from 7:00-8:00 in the gym. 7th grade parents and students are encouraged to attend.  Childcare will be provided.  More detailed information will be sent to parents on Bloomz before the event.

Grandparents/Special Friend Day and the PACE Fall Soup Supper will be Friday, October 25.  We will dismiss at 11:30 on this day.  Only Bus 2014 and 2020 will run at 11:30 on that day.  Others will need to provide their own transportation.

Grandparents/Special Friends Day - Please deliver invitations for Grandparents/Special Friends Day which will take place on Oct. 25 to your grandparents/special friends: send in the mail, text a picture of the invite, or hand deliver!  If grandparents are unable to attend, please encourage sending a note to grandkids to be opened on Grandparents/Special Friends Day.

PACE Fall Soup Supper information was sent out on Bloomz.  Make sure to look through the worker and food list for your name and/or your child's name.  There will be buckets available in the office starting today if you need something to bring your food to school in.  Just stop by and grab one.  Thank you for your help!  

The PACE Fall Soup Supper will be Friday, Oct. 25, from 5:00-7:00 pm at school.  Senior citizens are welcome to come at 4:45 pm.   A variety of delicious soups, sandwiches, and desserts will be served.  There will be an opportunity to give a free-will donation.

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Monday, Nov. 4 (4:00-8:00) and Wednesday, Nov. 6 (2:30-6:00).  A link to sign-up for a conference time will be sent out next week.

NICSTO: Did you know there is a TAX CREDIT opportunity for Iowa donors who support Christian education? Donations made to NICSTO (Northwest Iowa Christian School Tuition Organization) receive an Iowa Tax Credit equal to 65% of their donation! For more info go to  NICSTO donations directly bless many SCCS families with tuition assistance.


Parents and visitors, please call at least 24 hours ahead of time in you would like to eat a school lunch. 

Menu and dishwasher schedules can be found at


At Moms in Prayer, we will be praying for Mrs. De Weerd and her students.  Lord, may You be _______’s rock, his/her fortress and deliverer; his/her God and strength in whom _______ takes refuge.  From Psalm 18:2a (NKJV & NIV)


The Office Handouts ( is the place to check regularly for camp information, registration forms, and more!  Currently there is information for: 

  • Team Wolfpack Youth Wrestling
  • Western Wolfpack 7th & 8th Grade Wrestling
  • Western Christian Youth Wolfpack Basketball
  • Unity Christian Junior Knights Boys Basketball for grades 3-8
  • Western Christian Girls Basketball for grades 5-8
  • Community Health Partners Immunization Clinic Schedule
  • Junior Knights Girls Basketball for grades 5-8
  • 4-H Clover Kids
  • Unity Knight’s Kid Captains for 5th & 6th Graders

There will be a benefit for the Roorda and Van Engen families on November 9 from 5:00-8:00 at Maurice Reformed Church.  All proceeds will go towards Teagyn (current SCCS 2nd grader) and Cody’s medical bills. More details are at the following event page:


The Home Bulletin is updated every Wednesday during the school year. Parents are sent a link through Bloomz. Grandparents & supporters may request to receive it via email. Please email Donna Brue with your information.

The Bulletin Board is distributed quarterly through churches and SCCS families.

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