October 30, 2019
Upcoming Events
November
7 Picture Retake Day
9 Mother-Son Event
11 Middle School to Unity for Veterans Day Ceremony, 9:15-10:15am
15 First Trimester Ends
17 Spirit Wear Sale Ends
18 School Board Meeting - 7pm
21, 22 No afternoon Allendale Public School busing
26 Report Cards
27-29 Thanksgiving Break

December
16 All School Christmas Concert - 6:30pm
23 Christmas Break begins

Advance Notice
EOCS 7th/8th Grade Concert - February 6
Middle School Play- February 7 & 8
Auction - February 29

The ACS Chapel Schedule can be found on our website at www.allendalechristian.org !
NEW ONLINE SPIRIT WEAR STORE OPEN THROUGH NOVEMBER 17!
Check out our new online store for a great selection of Allendale Christian School
hats, sweatshirts and t-shirts! Order deadline is November 17.
Please note-samples sizes will not be available.
Click this link to visit our store! ------> ACS Spiritwear Store
A big thank you to MBK Corporate Promotions for setting up our store!
ACS News
ACS is seeking candidates for two positions within our school.
1. Child Care Assistant: Seeking candidates to work in the child care as a member of a fun and caring team. The hours that we need to fill are:
Monday: 7:00-8:30am, 3:00-6:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00-8:30am
Friday: 7:00-8:30am , 3:00-6:00pm
**Start time is the week of Nov. 11
2. Hot Lunch team members: 1-3 days a week; approximately 3.5 hours per day. Paid training is available.
If interested, please email Brian Koetje, principal, at  bkoetje@allendalechristian.com .

As Halloween is approaching , we wanted to remind families that ACS does not celebrate or participate in Halloween activities, in classrooms or as a school.

Student Picture Retake day will be held on November 7 from 9:00-10:30am. If your child will be getting retakes, please return your entire photo packet. Also, if your child was absent from school on the original picture day they should have their picture taken on retake day!

Students at ACS would love to have a 9-square court constructed at ACS . If you are willing to help make 9-square happen at ACS, please email me at  bkoetje@allendalechristian.com .

Moms in Prayer Each week a group of Moms from ACS, APS, and GV gather for one hour to grow together in praying for our kids, their teachers, and our schools. We meet right here at Allendale Christian on Thursdays  from 8:30-9:30am  in the girls locker room!  All Moms are welcome, whether you desire to grow in this area or if it is your greatest passion.
Hot Lunch/TRIP
Hot lunch information and monthly menus can be found by clicking here-> Hot Lunch

TRIP Info and Volunteer Schedule Instant Trip is held every Tuesday night from 7:00-7:30pm with a pick-up ONLY sessions every Wednesday Morning from 8:30-9:00am. In order for us to run this program we need at least three volunteers at each session on Tuesday night and one volunteer every Wednesday morning. If you are interested in volunteering. Please contact a trip coordinator or email Christy Breuker at  jcbreuker@yahoo.com

There is also a signup on Sign Up Genius. 

November 5 & 6
Tues:  Christy/Erin, Leah Johnson, _________
Wed:  Erin Ensing

November 12 & 13
Tues : Erin/Christy, Linda Nysse, Deb Dyke
Wed:  _________

***** Need 1 volunteer Tuesday November 6 and 1 volunteer Wednesday November 13****

PTA/Fundraising
TRASH FOR CASH UPDATE! What do you do with your old printer/toner cartridges? Don't throw them away! Submit them to ACS (bin in entry way - right side)! Staples will give us in store credit by submitting used ink cartridges! The PTA uses this money to purchase school supplies in the fall and support teacher needs throughout the year! Do you regularly purchase your ink/toner at Staples? Consider speaking with Erin Ensing about additional ways you could help ACS earn these Staples rewards,  erinensing@hotmail.com
Community News
Unity Christian High School is presenting the musical  Tuck Everlasting,  based on the children’s book by Natalie Babbitt. Performances are November 21 and 22 at 7:00 p.m. and November 23 at 5:00 p.m. and will be held in the Hudsonville High School Auditorium on Allen Street. Presale tickets are available beginning October 21 for $14 and general sale tickets are available beginning November 8 for $8. Tickets are sold online at  www.unitychristian.org , under the “News and Events” tab. You will be able to pick your own seats and pay online. For handicap seating, please call the Unity office at 669-1820.

Unity Christian High School is seeking an Office & Finance Assistant . This is a part-time position (Monday/Wednesday/Thursday, 7:30am – 4:00pm). This person must display a love for the Lord, be competent in general accepted accounting practices, and have excellent management and computer skills. A detailed job description and application are available on Unity’s website ( www.unitychristian.org ) under “About/Employment Opportunities.” Completed application and cover letter are due to Krista Bosscher, Executive Secretary, by Friday, November 8. If you have any questions, please contact Krista at 669-1820 or  unity@unitychristian.org .

Sader Saturday Basketball Program  -- Unity Christian is pleased to offer a Sader Saturday Basketball program for boys in grades 4 - 6. This program will be held on November 23, December 7, 14, 21, and January 4. Each session will teach fundamental basketball skills and provide team competition. Fourth grade boys will meet from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., and 5 th /6 th  graders will meet from 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. The cost to participate is $30 for 4 th  grade and $40 for 5 th /6 th  grades, and the deadline to register is November 13. Please go to   https://unitychristianathletics.org/main/campsclinics/  for more information and an on-line registration link. Information can also be found at  www.unitychristianathletics.org  under the “Camps & Clinics” tab. 
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