October 22, 2019
Upcoming Events
October
22 - Evening conferences~
The conference schedule can be found by clicking on this link -> CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
22 No afternoon Allendale Public School busing
23-25 TfT Training for Teachers - No School
28 School Board Meeting - 7pm

November
9 Mother-Son Event
11 Middle School to Unity for Veterans Day Ceremony, 9:15-10:15am
15 First Trimester Ends
18 School Board Meeting - 7pm
21, 22 No afternoon Allendale Public School busing
26 Report Cards
27-29 Thanksgiving Break

ADVANCE NOTICE - MARK YOUR CALENDAR
CHRISTMAS CONCERT - DECEMBER 16
EOCS 7TH/8TH GRADE CONCERT - FEBRUARY 6, 2020
MIDDLE SCHOOL PLAY- FEBRUARY 7 & 8, 2020
ANNUAL AUCTION - FEBRUARY 29, 2020

The ACS Chapel Schedule can be found on our website at www.allendalechristian.org !
ACS News
All parents and visitors entering ACS must stop by the office before proceeding down the hall . Thank you for your cooperation!

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.

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. 

TRIP orders that were placed and paid for last week (before October 15) will be available to pick up October 29. Orders placed online after October 15 will be processed October 29.


October 29 & 30
Tues : Erin/Christy, Linda Nysse, Karen Ensing
Wed:  Erin Ensing
PTA/Fundraising
TRASH FOR CASH UPDATE!
Tyson A+ products  are collected for submission back to Tyson! If you purchase these products, clip the labels and submit to the bin in the entry way of ACS! Here is a list of participating products:  http://www.piasabirds.net/shipman/PTO%20PAGES/Tyson/Tyson%20Project%20
If you are not familiar with what these Tyson A+ labels look like, a simple Google search will show you or reference the collection bin in the entry way to ACS! Feel free to email me with any questions!   erinensing@hotmail.com

Do you know what Our Family brand is?  It is Spartan stores - store brand! Spartan generously gives back to schools through two programs currently! If you purchase  Our Family  brand from Spartan stores, please save those labels/UPS, clip them, and submit them to the bin in the ACS entrance. We will turn them into cash for ACS!
https://www.ourfamilyfoods.com/  Please feel free to email me with any questions!  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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