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January 2012

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SPIRITUAL EMPHASIS WEEK 

 

CCS strives to engage students in owning their faith, applying Scripture to their life, and being equipped to share the good news of Jesus Christ to their culture. During Spiritual Emphasis Week for secondary students (held the first week of January), the AXIS Team from Colorado Springs addressed students during special assemblies.  Click here to read the full article with information about student sessions, the parent meeting, and testimonials. 

ADMISSIONS

EVENTS
 

Kindergarten Preview January 24, 2012, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the elementary building. Prospective parents will be given important kindergarten information and hear testimonies from teachers, administrators, students, and parents. *Kindergarten parents may begin submitting applications on this date.

 

Northwest Private School Preview - January 29, 2012, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Northwest YMCA located on the corner of Cypresswood and 249. Visit the CCS booth!

 

Prospective K-12 Family Night Open House - February 16, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Prospective families will be given the opportunity to visit our campus and gather information.  The evening will include a general assembly and private tour. *New student applications will be accepted on this date.   

 

For a list of all 2012-2013 Admissions Events, please click here.   

 

APPLICATIONS  

Admissions applications are now being accepted
online for the spring semester of this year and will soon be accepted for the 2012-2013 school year.
For admissions information, or to schedule a tour of the school, please contact Admissions Director Angie Ramirez by  email or by calling 281.469.7745.

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

  

TX History Fair Grand ChampionTEXAS HISTORY

This year's seventh grade history fair was entitled "Traditions that Make Texas Proud."  Presentations were judged on such attributes as educational value, Biblical integration with topic, presentation skills, and creativity. Click here to read more, view photos, and find out who won!
 
CLASS OF 2012


To date, seniors have been offered scholarships valued at $2,174,000.  Please click here for a list of college acceptances and awards as of January 1, 2012. 

FINE ARTS

DRAMA

Fractured Fairy TalesMiddle school drama students presented "Fractured Fairy Tales" in December.

 

Dana Mickey

CHOIR

CCS freshman, Dana Mickey, competed in the Texas Private School Music Educators Association (TPSMEA) annual All-State Choir Competition with approximately 120 sopranos in her division. She placed 37th, which made her eligible for the Regional Treble Choir.    


ART 

 

Students from Coach Bretz's seventh grade cartooning class participated in the 2011 "The Art of Friendship" contest. The theme for the contest was based on bringing different cultures and religions Art of Friendshiptogether to make the world a better place.  All six of our students (Hannah Hurst, Abby Baldwin, Emily Boyd, Nick Consoli, Spencer Sager, Greyson Landrum) entered very strong original pieces and represented Cypress Christian School very well.  

 

Students have valuable options when it comes to Fine Arts at Cypress Christian School. Read more...


ATHLETICS

BASKETBALL 

High school basketball began district play on Friday, January 6. Come on out and support our teams as the hunt for the post-season has officially begun and continues for the next six weeks.  Middle school athletes will play through January 26.  We hope to see you in the stands! 

 

SPAGHETTI DINNER - JANUARY 13

 

The next home district games will be Friday, January 13. That evening, the basketball teams would like to invite you to come and dine with us in the multi-use facility and enjoy some great district basketball games. Dinner service will begin at 5 p.m. Games start at 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., so dinner will continue until the end of the last game.The menu for the night is spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread, dessert, and a drink for incredibly low prices: Adults $6 and a Kid's Meal (under 12) for $4. All proceeds go to the Basketball Boosters. Come on out and support the basketball teams and enjoy a great meal.

 

SOCCER 

     

SoccerThe Boys Varsity Soccer Team showed they were ready for battle as they dominated the first two district games with impressive play by all members on the team.  

 

Soccer season for middle school / high school boys and girls runs through the end of January.  Please see link below for schedules.  Go Warriors! 

 

MS AND HS SPORTS SCHEDULES

 

Click here for up-to-date game schedules for soccer and basketball.  

 

Cypress Christian offers sports programs for all grade levels as part of a co-curricular program designed to build students of godly character that can impact their world for Jesus Christ. Click here to find out more about athletics at CCS.


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Grandparents' and Special Friends' Day on February 8, 2012
CCS is excited to host another "Grandparents' and Special Friends' Day" this year on Wednesday, February 8, from 8:15-10:45 a.m. The event will include a time for the grandparents and special friends to visit in the classroom, attend chapel service, and enjoy a special reception.

For more information, contact Angie Ramirez via email or phone at 281-469-7745.

Alumni News


 

Andrew Wynans ('04) graduated summa cum laude from South Texas College of Law in December 2011.  He earned the title of "Valedictorian" for his class making him the highest ranked student among those graduating.  He is the first CCS alumnus to graduate from law school.  Andrew will take the bar exam in February 2012 and will intern for a justice in the Texas Supreme Court beginning in August 2012.  He and Lindsey Simpson (shown in picture) will be married in April 2012.

  

MONTHLY NEWS  

 

Click here to read the January 2012 Alumni News.

 

Graduates and their families can post recent news and add photos via our online Alumnus Update Form.

 


Upcoming Events

Kindergarten Preview
January 24

Warrior Welcome
January 24
 
NW Private School Preview
January 29

Grandparents' and Special Friends' Day
February 8

Prospective K-12 Family Night Open House
February 16

Prospective Student Visitor Day
February 28
 
Warrior Welcome
February 14 

Click here for School Calendar.
  

Warrior Welcome on Blue Background
 
The Warrior Welcome is an inspiring one hour tour of the mission of Cypress Christian School. You will be encouraged through the stories of changed lives that are just a small sample of what happens every day at Cypress Christian.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to attend the January Warrior Welcome. 

Tuesday, January 24 

9-10 a.m. in the Gym Foyer

 

For more information please contact Lisa Beckmeier at 281.664.0202, or click here for 2012 dates and registration. 


CONNECTION Magazine
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The CONNECTION demonstrates ways that God is using CCS to impact young lives through an education based upon academic excellence and biblical values.

To receive a copy, please email Lynnette Anderson.

To view online, click here.

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Warrior Monthly is a newsletter for alumni, friends, and supporters of Cypress Christian School.


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