NEWS AND NOTES - April 10, 2019
Calendar of Events
12  Theme Chapel
15  Society Meeting, 6:30pm
19  Easter Chapel
26  Kindness Matters Chapel
13  5th - 8th Grade Band and Choir Concert
14   2nd Annual Kristina Moelker 5K  
ACS News
You are invited to the ACS Annual Society Meeting on Monday, April 15 at 6:30 pm.  The purpose of the Society Meeting is to receive updates from the Principal and Board of Directors, approve the budget and confirm/elect new Board and PTA members  The Agenda, Absentee Ballots and Proposed budget can be found here .

2nd Annual Kristina Moelker 5K Race/Walk     Please join the ACS community in our second 5K race/walk event on Tuesday, May 14 at Allendale Public High School at 6:30 pm. Racers may pick up their race packets on Monday, May 13 from 3:30-4:00 or beginning at 5:30 the evening of the race. All ages are welcome to run, jog or walk. Early registration is $10 until Friday, April 19. Late registration after this date is $15; however, we cannot guarantee t-shirts to those registering late. Questions, please contact Deb Lamer @  Sign up here  to register!

Golf Outing-Bigger and Better!   We are excited to announce that Allendale Christian School is partnering with AnchorPoint Christian School for the 2019 Golf Outing! This partnership will help us be able to keep tuition rates affordable for families in both communities. We are looking forward to a bigger outing with more sponsors, more prizes, and lots of fun! Any golfers that sign-up select the school that they want to support. The $75 entry fee covers both 18 holes of golf with a cart, plus a lunch and opportunity to win door prizes.  To register, please click here! For more information on sponsoring the golf outing, please email Aaron Cole-Rouser, Director of Advancement, We hope to see you on Saturday, May 18!

Parent Technology Information  
Also, here are two  very valuable posts to  help families with screen time tools and to "Win the the Digital Age."

Have you set-up iOS 12 correctly on your Apple devices? On September 17, 2018, Apple released iOS 12, which brings some powerful parental control tools. Parents will want to follow the steps in this blog post , which includes screenshots and a ton of great information. Please note that even if you don't update your phone to iOS 12, but your kid does, this will disable any Restrictions you might have already set up on the child's device. Blog post: How Do I set up iOS 12 Screen Time?


2018-2019 THEME
God's Big Story 
 Psalm 119:89-90
Your word,  Lord, is eternal;
it stands firm in the heavens.  Your faithfulness continues through all generations;  you established the earth, and it endures.
Hot Lunch
Please click the links below for more information!
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

W e need volunteers for 2019
Please follow the link below to sign up! 

Volunteer Schedule
April 16 & 17
Tues:  Erin/Christy, Bonny Baar, ____________
Wed: ____________
April 23 & 24
Tues : Erin/Christy, _______ ,  _________
Wed: ______________

From the Community
A schedule of Unity Christian Summer Sports Camps can be found at  under the "Camps and clinics" tab.  Summer Sports Camps for students 3 years of age to 12th grade. Information about the camps (age groups, dates, times, and prices) is currently available HERE. Online registration for camps will open on April 15 at this link.

8th Grade Co-Curricular Night Unity Christian High School will  hold an 8th Grade/New Student Co-Curricular Night
n Monday, April 22 at 7pm.  All  8 th  graders and parents are invited to this night to consider co-curricular activities they may want to participate in at Unity. We look forward to having you join us!

Unity Christian Girls' Golf Clinic for g rades 6 - 11. Friday, May 10 at Diamond Springs Golf Club in Hamilton.  You will find an information sheet with more details HERE.  Deadline to register is April 27; please contact Unity's Athletic Office with any questions you may have!

Unity Christian High School invites all parents to attend the annual UC CELEBRATION BANQUET 2019 - Please join us on MONDAY, APRIL 29 at Unity Christian High School for an evening of fellowship, celebration and praise for all that the Lord has done for Unity, through our faithful and supportive community! Following dinner, UC's Bands, Choirs and Orchestra will be the featured entertainment at this year's event. A variety show is planned that includes students performing excerpts from the fall musical Newsies, fun skits that show the "then and now" on how Unity has changed, through the generations, and a drum cadence. We hope you will join us in this celebration... Dinner is on us! Location: UC Multipurpose Gym, 5900 48th Avenue, Hudsonville Time: 5:45 - 6:25 p.m. Arrival 6:30 p.m. All guest seated for Dinner/Concert RSVP: NO LATER THAN Friday, April 19 - Call 616.662.4011 or email 

Unity Christian Community Scrap Metal Drive 2019 - On the weekend of May 3 and 4, Unity Christian will once again hold a Scrap Metal Drive to raise funds for the Education Foundations of Hudsonville Christian and UCHS. The drive will be held at 5790 Balsam Dr., Hudsonville (across from Hudsonville Lanes) from Noon to 8 p.m. on Friday, and 8:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Check out the ad on UC's Facebook page and the UC website! 

Sports Physical Night - Unity Christian will be hosting a sports physical night at the school on Tuesday, May 7 from 6 - 8 p.m. The cost will be $15 payable to Unity Christian High School. Those participating in Youth Football (7th and 8th Grade is required to have a physical prior to the start of the season), and any of the middle school sports are encouraged to attend. The MHSAA physical form needs to be completely filled out with signatures prior to the physical; you can find a copy of the blank form in the high school office or online at this link.

Lamont Christian School Annual 5K RUN: Everyone is welcome to join in our annual fun run/walk thru the village of Lamont on Saturday, April 20 at 8am. Registration forms are available at  Early registration ends 4/8. Not a runner - that's ok!  Be sure to stop by for the pancake breakfast! Cost is by donation.

Hope College Summer Science Camps  Join us for another exciting summer of camps! From inventing in 3D to Science of Art to Tykes Lego, there's something for all ages! Summer Science Camps started 20 years ago with Tod Gugino's dream of sharing the love for science. Explore Hope provides over 50 fun-filled educational camps for grades K-12. For more information visit .
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