Crusader Comments – Oct. 26, 2020

Hello fellow Crusaders!  

We are thankful for what God is doing and going to do for each child and each family through our amazing ECS faculty and staff. Please continue to be diligent about washing your hands, wearing a mask in public, and socially distancing.

Highlights:

*United Way is holding its 7th annual Coats, Hats and Gloves for Kids drive. A collection box is located outside the school office and will be available until Thanksgiving. Please donate new or gently used items.

*Elementary Parents if you signed up for Little Crusaders Soccer for girls and boys in grades 1-6, please remember that the parent meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 26 at 2:55pm in the gym, and games will begin that day and last until 4:30pm.

*6 th -12 th grade Boys and Girls basketball signups are going on now.

*Fall Individual Picture retake day is Monday, Oct. 26

*Senior Trip Parent Meeting at 6:30pm in the cafeteria – Monday, Oct. 26. They will be discussing our senior trip and some of the fundraisers that will help offset the cost.

*Grandparents Day at the ECS Book fair is Friday, October 30 and Grandparents of students in K2-K5 are scheduled to attend the book fair between 8-9am, 1 st -3 rd grades between 9-10am, and 4 th -6 th grades between 10-11am. Please come to the 100 building and Mr. Ballard or Mrs. Atkinson will release your grandchild to you to take them to the book fair.

*The Book Fair this year will be available online and in ECS in the library (M-Th) and then in the Cafeteria on Friday. To shop online go to scholastic.com/fair and put Emmanuel Christian School in the school search, click enter, then select ECS at 1001 N. Marquis Hwy Hartsville, then click on select school and then go to the bottom of the page to “Shop The Store.” The online portion is OPEN NOW until Nov. 3rd.

*COVID-19 Update – There are currently no positive student cases that we are aware of in grades K2-6th.  There are currently three positive student cases that we are aware of in grades 7th -12th.

 

*VERSE OF THE WEEK: Luke 9:23 “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up  his cross daily.”

*EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE FOR THE WEEK: Discipleship – (Luke 9:23) We teach that following Christ is
the goal for life and our desire is to train students that will live out the victorious Christian life.

*CHARACTER TRAIT FOR THE WEEK: Respect (Romans 12:16-19)

 

Daily Events:
Monday 26th
1 st quarter Report cards signed and returned to school
Fall Picture retake day
These classes visit the book fair today (K5 Odom, both 1 st grades, 2 nd , 3 rd , 4 th , 5 th , and 6 th grades)
Book Fair open for parents to shop from 12:30-1:00 and 2:30-3:30
Little Crusaders Soccer Parent Meeting at 2:55pm in the gym and then games until 4:30pm
Senior Trip Parent Meeting at 6:30pm in the Cafeteria

Tuesday 27th
These classes visit the book fair today (K2, both K3 classes, both K4 classes, and K5 Williamson)
Book Fair open for parents to shop from 11:00-3:30

Wednesday 28th
These classes to shop at the book fair today (K5 Odom, both 1 st grades, 2 nd , 3 rd , 4 th , 5 th , and 6 th grades)
Book Fair open for parents to shop from 8:00-8:30, 11:30-12:00, and 1:00-3:30

Thursday 29th
These classes to shop at the book fair today (K2, both K3 classes, both K4 classes, and K5 Williamson)
Book Fair open for parents to shop from 11:00-2:00
Little Crusaders Soccer 2:45-4:30

Friday 30th
11:45 dismissal for any elementary students who have not already gone with a grandparent. ASC is provided until 5:30pm. (Please provide snacks, lunch and drinks if staying in ASC this day.)
11:55 dismissal for upper school students
Book fair open in Cafeteria for grandparents to shop. Grandparents please come at the designated times listed in the “Highlights” section
Book Fair open in Cafeteria for anyone to shop from 11:00-12:00
SCACS Volleyball Tournament in Greenville.
Dress Up day for Upper School students

Saturday 31st
SCACS Volleyball Tournament in Greenville.

 

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 Mission Statement – Our mission is to serve in partnership with parents and local churches to provide students with an excellent education taught with Biblical truths. Our desire is that students completing their training at Emmanuel Christian School will be authentic and mature disciples of Jesus Christ, possessing a wide range of knowledge, experiences, and skills that will enrich their lives and provide a good foundation upon which to develop a life of maximum service toward God and man.

Crusader Comments are sent out electronically through email on Thursday afternoon 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.

 

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