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All current school families who will be re-enrolling their students for the 2017-2018 school year are being asked to attend the “Night of Champions,” which will be held on Tuesday, January 10, and Thursday, January 12 in the high school gymnasium from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Even if you have not RSVPd, please plan to attend one of these two evenings. (Click here for more of the Superintendent blog.)
Night of Champions: VC returning families, we highly recommend that you attend one of our two pre-enrollment nights, Tuesday, 1/10 and Thursday, 1/12, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. in the VCHS Gym. Parents, you do not need to register to attend! Come for a chance to win a $2500 tuition credit!
VC Middle School Admissions Open House: Tell your family and friends! Valley Christian Middle School will celebrate the annual winter Admissions Information Tour on Saturday, 1/21 at 12:00 p.m.
VC High School Admissions Open House: Tell your family and friends! Valley Christian High School will celebrate the annual winter Admissions Open Admissions Information Tour on Saturday, 1/21 at 2:00 p.m.
Love and Logic: VC parenting class is offering a four week parenting class called Love and Logic. Taught by superintendent, Ron Taylor and his wife Kathy. It will be held at VCES, Thursday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting 2/9. The cost of the class is $35 per person or $65 per couple. Childcare is available. Registration and payment is due by Wed., 1/18. Call Karen Garcia at 562-920-9902 or firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Save the Date for Auction 2017! All school families and friends of VCS are invited to our largest fundraiser of the year. It will be on Friday, 3/31 at the Sheraton in Cerritos. Questions? Email Sarah at email@example.com.
Updated Broadway Showcase Specialty Rehearsal Schedule!
The Infant Center and Preschool will be closed Monday, 1/16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Auction 2017: We are asking our preschool parents for any gift cards valued at $20.00 or more. These gift cards will help with our silent auction We will be accepting donations from Monday, 1/9 - Friday, 1/13. If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Fitzpatrick, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lunch Bunch Days: Wed. 1/11, Tues. 1/17, Wed. 1/25, Tues. 1/31
Girls 5th & 6th Grade Volleyball Revised Tryouts: Monday, 1/9 - Wednesday, 1/11, from 3:00 -4:30 p.m. at the VCES campus. Attached is an information sheet. If you have any additional questions, please e-mail Tracy Espinosa at email@example.com.
Boys 5th & 6th Grade Basketball Tryouts: Tuesday, 1/10 - Thursday, 1/12, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. at the VCES campus.
6th Grade: VCMS Admissions Information Tour: Saturday, 1/21 from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Students and parents will get a chance to see the exploratory classes in action and meet the teachers.
Students in grades 3-8 are encouraged to try out for the Math Olympics. Practice materials may be obtained. Tryouts are scheduled during lunch recess later in January. Grades 3/4 see Mrs. Davis, 5/6 and 7/8 see Mrs. Hermann. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
8th Grade Parent Worldview Transition Meeting: Off to High School! Your child’s freshman year will be one full of transitions. We believe God created transitions and Scripture offers us insights about how we, as the body of Christ, may enter into and grow through such transitions. In this spirit, we invite every parent of a VC 8th grader to attend a special night regarding this on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Middle School chapel.
ACT NATIONAL TEST Registration Deadline is 1/13 and the late fee of $42.50 will be applied 1/14 - 1/20. The ACT National Test plus writing is $58.50. Late registration will result in an additional fee of $27.50. Register here.
Come join us for the 4th Student Film Festival this Saturday, 1/14 at 7:00 p.m. in the Legacy Chapel. Tickets are $2 at the door. Come view the films, enjoy some snacks and see who wins this year's competition.
A Jostens representative will be on campus at lunch time on Tuesday, 1/17 and Tuesday, 1/31 to measure seniors for caps and gowns (which are no charge to families). Jostens will also take order forms for additional graduation items that families choose to buy. Jostens will mail those order forms to senior families sometime in the next week.
LAST CHANCE to purchase a Senior Yearbook Ad (by January 31). Senior Parents, Grandparents or Guardians, this is your final chance to to purchase and submit a senior ad for the back of the yearbook. After this date, Jostens will no longer be accepting submissions. Please view instructions mailed out to parents, or visit the yearbook page on the VCS website.
Please note the following schedule for the High School during the week of 1/16:
For a schedule of upcoming Athletic events for each campus, please refer to the campus specific online athletic calendars at the Athletics website: www.vcathletics.net.
Come join us for the Bible study of the Revelation of John at First CRC of Artesia every Sunday night, beginning 1/8 at 6:00 p.m. We will also be looking at the ties to the Old Testament prophets as we navigate this essential and mysterious book.
For All Married & Engaged Women! This Saturday evening, 1/14 at 7:00 p.m. author and speaker, Sheila Wray Gregoire, will be coming to Bethany Christian Reformed Church for a "Girl Talk" about marriage. Sheila brings humor and wonderful tips on how to strengthen our marriages and love our husbands better. For a sample go to her blog. The cost is $11 per person if tickets are purchased online or $15 at the door. For more information, please contact Michelle Becksvoort.
Grief Share will begin Thursday, 1/19, at 7:00 p.m. at First CRC of Artesia. Grief Share is a 13 week seminar and support group designed to help a person rebuild their life after their loss.
Lightshine 2017 Presents "Plug In Wonder-Working Power," a contemporary concert under the direction of Kay VanWeerthuizen. Presentations will be held at Trinity Christian Reformed Church, 18718 Grayland Ave. Artesia, CA 90701. No tickets are required; for more information click here.
Saturday, 1/21 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1/22 at 6:00 p.m.
Friday, 1/27 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 1/28 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1/29 at 6:00 p.m.
Join us for the concert, “A Taste of Southern Soul,” which will feature Octavius Womack, Caity Peters, Dan Davis and Katy Feller. This night of music will be on Friday, 1/27, at 7:00 p.m. at the William & Jane Bristol Civic Auditorium in Bellflower. Tickets are $20 and available online. Come out and support our VCS family!
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