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Picture Days
Wed, Oct 18 (PK-3rd)
Thurs, Oct 19 (4th-8th)
Chess Club
Fri, Oct 20
7-8am
H.A.N.D.S. Bonfire
Sun, Oct 22
3:30-5:00pm
Middle School Lock-In
Fri, Oct 27-Sat, Oct 28
@HCS Gym
Veterans Day Celebration
Fri, Nov 10
9:45-11:15am
@HCS Gym
11:40 am Dismissal
All School Thanksgiving Lunch
Fri, Nov 17
11:30am-1pm
@HCS Gym
Report Cards Go Home
Fri, Nov 17
Chapel
Friday, Oct 20
No Chapel - Long Pals
Pray for the Nations
October: Taiwan
(http://prayercast.com/taiwan.html)

Prayer Requests:
  • Pray for many more missionaries to share the Good News of Jesus in this politically open land.
  • Pray for the chains of idol worship, superstition, and false religion to be broken by the power of Jesus.
  • Pray for the Gospel to infiltrate and transform the working class that is less than .5% Christian.
     
Friday, October 13, 2017
Smile! Picture Days are next week
School picture days are next Wednesday for PreK through 3rd graders and Thursday for 4th through 8th graders. If you would like to order pictures, please return the form and payment with your student on those days.
Heritage Family Bonfire on Sunday, Oct 22 from 3:30-5:00pm
Bring your lawn chairs and family to the Heritage H.A.N.D.S. bonfire at the school on Sunday, October 22 anytime from 3:30-5:00pm for s'mores, hot cocoa and apple cider. This is a great time to meet new families and connect with old friends!
Educating for Eternity Volunteers Needed
We're looking for a few volunteers to help with the planning and preparations for Educating for Eternity, our annual fundraiser scheduled for Friday, March 2, 2018. If you have any interest in helping out the team with the Silent Auction, centerpieces, set-up, or clean-up, please contact Angie Maddux at madduxreporting@yahoo.com.
Amazon Smile - Shop and Earn Cash for Heritage
Does your household do a lot of shopping on Amazon? If so, you could earn cash for Heritage on your orders. Simply log onto smile.amazon.com and shop as normal. The first time you log on it will ask you what charity you would like to support and you can select Heritage. For every qualifying purchase, Amazon will donate .5% back to Heritage. 
Veterans Day Celebration Photos
If your child(ren) is new to Heritage Christian School and he/she has a relative that is a veteran or currently enlisted in the United States Armed Forces, please send a picture (preferably electronic) to Brenda Wichhart at wichhartb@hcs-nl.com. These pictures will be added to a slide show and to a wall recognizing the families that have sacrificed for the security and safety of our nation. Please send all photos by Friday, October 27. All hard copy photos will be returned. Pictures submitted in previous years do not need to be resubmitted as we have kept electronic copies of them.

Please include the following information with your photo:
  • Name
  • Branch of Service
  • Years of Service
  • Relationship to Heritage student
Restaurant Night Success!
Thanks to everyone who came out to Panera to support Heritage H.A.N.D.S. Restaurant Night. It was a fun and successful event. Be watching the newsletter for more restaurant nights scheduled in the next couple of months!

The 5th/6th volleyball team played two games last week. October 5 saw the Eagles playing Trinity Lutheran. The Eagles came out with strong serving and won the first set, 25-18. Trinity came back in sets two and three to win the match with scores of 17-25 and 9-15. A day later in the final match of the season, the 5th/6 volleyball team played LIS. The Eagles again came out with strong serving, winning the first set, 25-17, but the Cougars came back in sets two and three to win the match, 18-25 and 13-15. The girls improved throughout the season both in communicating and volleyball technique. The 6th grade athletes were great leaders and the 5th grade athletes showed great growth throughout the season. Great season Eagles!
 
The fall sports season has come to an end. We would like to thank our 5/6th Head Volleyball Coach Sarah Franje, 7/8th Head Soccer Coach Scott Montgomery and 7/8th Assistant Soccer Coach Carlos Medina for a great season! We would also like to recognize our 8th grade soccer players: Cale Dawson, Kufre Ituk, Adu Habte, Jordan Robinson, Hunter Schau, Kaleb Turnbough, and Sam Young. Thank you for your leadership this season. Go Eagles!
 
Basketball and Cheerleading Sign-ups:   
Hard to believe, but basketball season is just around the corner. We will have one Cheerleading Squad this year led by Head Coach Nichole Early and Assistant Coach Mary Mysnyk . We will also have a 5/6 th Girls Basketball Team under Head Coach Brian Miller, 5/6 th Boys Basketball Team under Head Coach Matt Traetow and Assistants Jeff Schweitzer and Bob Rotzoll, and a 7/8 th Boys Basketball Team this year under Head Coach Jim Turnbough and Assistant Lisa Turnbough. If your 5-8 th grade student is interested in participating in a winter sport, please e-mail Serah Snell at snells@hcs-nl.com or students may sign up at the athletics bulletin board by Friday, October 20.  
 
Assistant 5/6th Girls Basketball Coach:  
The responsibilities for this position include providing supervision at all practices and games, teaching basketball skills and game strategies, maintaining game stats, and upholding all policies in the HCS Parent/Student Handbook and Athletic Policy. In addition, all candidates must demonstrate a personal relationship with Christ and be in agreement with the HCS Statement of Faith. If you are interested, please contact Serah Snell at snells@hcs-nl.com by Friday, October 6.   
 
Volunteer Concessions Coordinator:   
We are in need of a Concessions Coordinator for the upcoming basketball season. The main responsibilities of the Concessions Coordinator are to organize parent volunteers, purchase food items, and monitor the concessions stand on home games. If you would be interested in helping out the athletic program, please e-mail Serah Snell at snells@hcs-nl.com by Friday, October 20. 


Upcoming Schedule
CHEERLEADING
BASKETBALL
 
Fri, Oct 20
All Athletic Forms and Fees Due  
 
Tues, Oct 24 
Cheerleading Practice Starts
3:30-5:00 pm  



Fri, Oct 20
All Athletic Forms and Fees Due
 
Mon, Nov 6
7/8 Boys Practice
5:00-6:30 pm  
7/8 Boys Parent Meeting
6:30 pm  

Tues, Nov 7
5/6 Boys Basketball Practice
3:30-5:00 pm
5/6 Girls and Boys Parent Meeting
5:00pm
5/6 Girls Basketball Practice 
5:00-6:30 pm
 

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