Crusader Comments – March 1, 2021

Hello fellow Crusaders!  

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* REENROLLMENT continues and Open Enrollment for the community has begun. REENROLLMENT is on-line this year. If you have trouble with the online format, please contact the school office, and we will be happy to assist you. Please see the detailed instructions listed below the Daily Events for information on how to REENROLL. This same information can be found at, then click on the Admissions tab (on the home page), then click on the 2021-22 Admissions – Returning Students tab. Reserve your seat today and then tell all of your friends to join your family at ECS next school year.

* Winter Sports Awards Ceremony is this Thursday, March 4 at 7pm in the sanctuary.

* Little Crusader basketball – Please enter the gym through the front door (on the parking lot side), wear a mask and socially distance from other parents while watching the games. 1st-4th grade games are on Thursdays and 5th-6th grade games are on Mondays.

* Be looking for a Remind text about scheduling your parent/teacher conference on Friday, March 12.

* Individual and Class cap and gown pictures for the seniors and kindergarten students are on March 3, first thing in the morning. We will provide the cap and gown for each Kindergarten student. Seniors should bring their own cap and gown. Senior Boys should wear dress pants, dress shirt, nice shoes, and a tie under their cap and gown and their hair should meet hair code. Senior Girls should wear a dress that meet the school dress code and appropriate shoes.

* Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss. See below for how your K2-6th grade child(ren) can participate in celebrating Dr. Seuss week.

* COVID-19 Update – There are currently 0 positive student cases that we are aware of in grades K2-6th. There are currently 0 positive student cases that we are aware of in grades 7th-12th.

*VERSE OF THE WEEK: Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.”
*EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE FOR THE WEEK: Biblical Discipline – Applying spiritual principles in the correction and discipline of students (Proverbs 22:6).
*CHARACTER TRAIT FOR THE WEEK: Honesty (2 Corinthians 13:8)

Daily Events:
Monday 1st
K2-6th grade – Wear as many colors as you can to celebrate Dr. Seuss week.
Little Crusader Basketball for 5th & 6th grade from 3-4:30

Tuesday 2nd
K2-6th grade – Wear a fun hat to celebrate Dr. Seuss week.
Home Baseball game vs Sumter Christian at 4pm
Away Soccer game at King’s Academy at 5pm, dismissal at 2:55

Wednesday 3rd
K2-6th grade – Dress wacky, tacky, inside out or mismatched to celebrate Dr. Seuss week.
Graduation cap and gown pictures for Seniors and Kindergarten students

Thursday 4th
K2-6th grade – Wear your pajamas or comfy sleep clothes to celebrate Dr. Seuss week.
Senior Sundaes during lunch
Little Crusader Basketball for 1st-4th grades from 3-4:30pm.
Winter Sports Awards Ceremony in the sanctuary at 7pm

Friday 5th
K2-6th grade – Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character to celebrate Dr. Seuss week.
Away Soccer game at Calvary Christian at 4:30pm, dismissal at 1:10
Away Baseball game at King’s Academy at 4pm, dismissal at 2:03


2021-22 Reenrollment Detailed Information

Please follow the directions below for the reenrollment process.

Please note that your application will not be processed until the following four steps have been
1) This year’s account balance is current.
2) Online reenrollment has been completed.
3) The financial agreement form has been signed and returned.
4) Application and Security/Technology fees have been submitted.

Please follow these steps for online reenrollment.
If you do not have access to a computer or need computer assistance, come to the school office and ECS will make a computer available to you to complete the reenrollment process. If you prefer to have printed copies of the documents, you may request them at the school office.

Click on the green links to go directly to the location or document you need to complete each step.

1. Click on Headmaster Online. You will then log into your Headmaster account.

2. Once logged in, please hover over the Enrollment tab and select the Reenrollment option. You should see your child’s name to select. After selecting your child(ren), please update your family’s profile information under the My Profile tab. (Examples: change of address, cell phone numbers, employment, etc.) Please do not create a duplicate entry for your family.

3. The next step is to sign the Financial Agreement form. This form can be found at, then click on the Admissions tab and then click on the 2021-22 Admission > Returning Students tab. Please make sure you print and sign a completed agreement for each individual child. Please have both parents sign if applicable.

4. Please submit the application and security/technology fees by one of the following options: checks payable to Emmanuel Christian School, cash, or online payment. All online payments will need an additional 4% added to the total to cover credit card processing fees.

5. An online application (through Headmaster) and a printed financial form must be submitted to the office or via email at The enrollment process is not complete and student(s) names are not added to the class roster until the documents and fees have been received in the office.

Additional important information:
1. The application fee is $100 for each child if received in the office before March 1st, 2021.
2. The application fee becomes $150 for each child BEGINNING March 1, 2021.
3. There will be a $50 security/technology fee per family due with the application fee.
4. Requests for your child(ren) to have a particular teacher are not guaranteed. Parents contract with the school for educational services, not with the teacher. Final determination of student placement is governed by a committee consisting of teachers, school administration and office personnel.
5. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis in the order that both completed applications and application/security fees are received. Once a class has filled, all additional applicants will be placed on a waiting list.


Go Crusaders!

Have a great weekend and make sure you are plugged into a local church body (Hebrews 10:24-25). If you don’t have a local church that you currently attend, we invite you to visit us at Emmanuel Baptist Church at 10:30 for worship.

ECS PURPOSE (p. 6 in the handbook) – The purpose of Christian education is to instill biblical values and prepare students to fulfill God’s purpose for their life both vocationally and personally. ECS strives to educate our students with the soft skills necessary for business success and the daily skills for life; including the arts of communicating, living, solving, investigating, developing talents, and using leisure time in accordance with Biblical principles. At ECS, we follow the motto of “Teaching the Mind, Training the Heart.”

Crusader Comments are sent out electronically through email on Thursday afternoons or Friday morning and deal with important information and upcoming events for the next week of school. You will receive a Remind text to remind you to review it as you are making your plans for the upcoming week.