Family of Christ Christian School

KNIGHTS NEWSLETTER

 

 

Volume 15, Issue 9

 

 

MARCH 2019

  
 IMPORTANT DATES

FRIDAY, MARCH 1
Yearbook Ads Due

MONDAY, MARCH 4
No School
Strawberry Festival

TUESDAY, MARCH 5
PTL Meeting
2:00 pm

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
Ash Wednesday
8:40 am Chapel
Service 7 pm

THURSDAY, MARCH 7
More Health Dental Workshop
Second & Third Grade

FRIDAY, MARCH  8
 Holocaust Museum Field Trip
Seventh & Eighth Grade

SUNDAY, MARCH 9
Daylight Savings
 
TUESDAY, MARCH 12
Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night

FRIDAY, MARCH 15
Walk-A-Thon
Early Release Day, 11:45 am
No Lunch
End of Third Quarter


MON.-FRI., MARCH 18-25
No School
Spring Holidays

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27-29
Seventh Grade Keys Trip

THURSDAY, MARCH 28
Report Cards Go Home

FRIDAY, MARCH 29
All School Pancake Breakfast
7:30-8:15 pm
Fourth Grade Field Trip-St. Augustine



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 SCHOOL LUNCHES

 

Lunches are provided by  Dash of Salt & Pepper, Precinct Pizza and Papa Johns. Lunches are all pre-ordered. Emergency lunches include an uncrustable sandwich, chips, and drink.

If lunches were ordered for the following field trips, they have been cancelled:
March 27-29th Keys Trip-Seventh Grade
March 29-St. Augustine-Fourth Grade

WATER BOTTLES

Students are encouraged to bring a water bottle to school to stay hydrated throughout the day.  Water is the only drink permitted throughout the day in the classrooms and P.E. class.      
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EARLY SIGN OUT/PREPLANNED ABSENCES/MAKEUP WORK

 

 

       


 

Please refrain from signing out your children after 2 pm unless you have an appointment. The end of the day is as important as the beginning of the day, so children should stay in class.

If you know your child will be absent please email the teacher ahead of time and let them know.

If you request work for your sick child, please come by the school office and pick it up.
Thank You
Night of Knights
 Platinum Level Sponsors
  
     
Thank You
Night of Knights
 Gold Level Sponsors


 
  

Stephanie Palmer in Honor of Spencer Palmer

Richard and Donna Behrens in Honor of Collin Behrens
   
Thank You
Night of Knights
 Silver Level Sponsors

Kay Woodruff in Honor of Kate Andreasen

Burn Bootcamp

The Scott Family in Honor of Morgan & Brooke Scott

Staar Entertainment

The Photos Family in Honor Sophia Photos

The Starr Family in Honor of William Starr

The Olivier Family in Honor of Ariana & Elli Olivier

Jansen Dance Project

YEARBOOK ADS
YEARBOOK ADS ARE DUE BY 
FRIDAY MARCH 1st

Show pride in your student or congratulate your graduate!
 
Pictures must be received by email with your ad text.

                                  
Please email your picture to Mrs. Smith at             gsmith@familyofchristtampa.com.

Forms came home in family folders and are available in the school office!


NEW TIME:  PTL MEETING

To accommodate parent schedules PTL has moved the March PTL meeting on Tuesday, March 5th to 2 pm.  All are welcome.  

* This meeting counts for volunteer hours.
CHICK-FIL-A SPIRIT NIGHT

Tuesday, March 12th
3:30-7:30 pm
Beautifying Campus
A special shout out to Chris Sykes for changing out the plants in the big pots outside our front doors and along the building.  Her green thumb is very much appreciated.

EIGHTH GRADERS PRACTICE THEIR SPANISH

Our eighth grade students practiced their Spanish by reading to the kindergarten students.


PTL MEETING
Join us for the  March 
PTL Meeting  on 
Tuesday,  March 5th @ 2 pm.
 
This meeting counts towards your 20 volunteer hours.

FIFTH GRADE FIELD TRIP
CAMP WEWA


STAFF CHANGES
We would like to Welcome Mrs. Jennifer Smith (Kindergarten Assistant) as our new music teacher.  She brings with her many years of teaching voice, piano, and children's music class.

Mrs. Ferguson is now Pastor Dave's administrative coordinator and children's ministry director. She will continue to work with VPK classes and Wednesday night children's ministry.

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2019 Family of Christ 
Walk-A-Thon!!!


Leave your book bags at home!  Bring sneakers, athletic clothes, and  your fast feet!   Walk-A-Thon t-shirts will be given out the morning of the Walk-A-Thon. 
 
We are so very grateful to our families who helped us work toward our goal           

Students will be released at 11:45 am from carline. No lunch will be served. 

DATE:  FRIDAY, MARCH 15
TIME:  9:30-11:00 AM
PLACE:  FOC SOCCER FIELD


 
  

SPORTS CORNER
 
FLAG FOOTBALL
  It has been a great season so far where we have seen such improvement from our JV boys, Varsity boys, and girls teams. Each team looks to make a run in the playoffs that begin the week of March 4th and end before we release for spring break. Thank you parents for a great football season and for supporting our teams and school!
 
 
GOLF
The golf team has completed their regular season of meets and have showed great skill and sportsmanship throughout the season. They look to bring home first place at the Championship meet on Monday, March 11th!
 

BASKETBALL IS COMING!!!  Forms will be sent out prior to release for Spring Break. GO KNIGHTS! 


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Go Knights!
ALL SCHOOL PANCAKE BREAKFAST

FRIDAY, MARCH 29
7:30-8:15 AM

RSVP's will be coming home in family folders.

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CHURCH SERVICES
Saturday @ 6 pm Traditional
Sunday @ 9:00 am Traditional
Sunday @ 11:00 am Contemporary


ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES
8:40 am Chapel
7:00 pm Service


We love our Alumni!  
Thank you to the Kiester Family for the generous donation to the school!






Thank you Vicki Shuster for all your creativeness.  Your talents make our marketing and marquis sign second to none!

 GIRAFFE FARM:  SECOND GRADE FIELD TRIP

THANK YOU!

Our fifth grade class wanted to thank all the families that purchased Ducky Grams.  Over $520 was raised for their Safety Patrol trip to Universal Studios.

A special shout out to Mrs. Didenko  for coordinating the Ducky Grams!  Quack! Quack!


The First Day of School is 
Thursday, August 8th
 

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER OVERNIGHT FIELD TRIP FOR  THIRD GRADE


DONUTS WITH DAD, GRANDPAS AND FAMILY FRIENDS