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October 28 Berkeley Hills Campus Weekly Update
  • Calendar
  • All-School Announcements
  • A Note from Mrs. Hyland
  • Important Reminders
  • Activities & Events
  • Connection Points
  • After School Clubs and Sports
CALENDAR
Oct 30 - In Service Day - No School
Oct 31 - Parent/Teacher Conferences - No School
Nov 1 - Parent/Teacher Conferences - No School
Nov 6 - Cheer Club begins
Nov 11 - Wear a flag pin today or create an appropriate American flag
Nov 12 - Special Chapel, Tim Hartman presents Kindness & Bullying Prevention
Nov 14 - Berkeley Hills Family Night, 6:00-7:30 pm
Nov 22 - Thanksgiving Feast
Nov 25 - PK4 puppet show in the gym
Nov 27-29 - NO SCHOOL THANKSGIVING BREAK
ALL-SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Enrollment Now Open
 
2020-2021 NEW STUDENT/SIBLING ENROLLMENT
 
Would you like to enroll a child not currently attending Eden? New student enrollment is now open!
 
It’s easy to complete the  ONLINE APPLICATION HERE . If you have a current Eden student that will be re-enrolled during February Re-Enrollment, you will select the  Additional Student Application   for the new student you wish to enroll.
 
Questions?   Please contact Nanette Curtis at 412-364-8055 or  ncurtis@edenca.org
 
Note: Re-enrollment of current students begins in February.
November meeting
 
PARENT ASSOCIATION MEETING
November 11 at 9:00 am
Held at the Mt. Nebo Campus in the Student Union

Connect with other parents and the mission of the school through the Eden Parent Association. Questions? Contact PA president, Vicki Bonzo at vicki@vlbonzo.com
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Order link will be in next week's update
 
THANKSGIVING FEAST & BLESSING OPPORTUNITY
November 22
Students in FDK-grade 12
 
Our annual Thanksgiving luncheon is specially prepared by Medure's Catering and has become an Eden favorite.
 
This year, not only can you order your child a delicious meal, you can also bless a meal forward to encourage someone in need. And, donated meals will be generously matched by Medure's catering, so one meal becomes two!
 
The cost is of the lunch is $6.75 and includes turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, buttered green beans, stuffing, roll, milk, and dessert.
 
  • The Thanksgiving lunch can only be ordered on ParentsWeb.
  • Campus Cuisine hot lunches are NOT available on Friday, November 22. Campus Cuisine will issue a refund for any lunches ordered.
  • If you do not order the Thanksgiving feast, please send a packed lunch for your student.
 
Watch for the order link in next week's update! 


2019-2020 HOT LUNCHES
 

  1. Go to Campus Cuisine
  2. Use school access code ECA412 to create your user account
  3. Order hot lunches!

Questions? 
Contact Joyce Ricci at jricci@edenca.org    
A NOTE FROM MRS. HYLAND
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Faith in Action
Makes Ordinary Extraordinary

“Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” I Corinthians 10:31b

 
Dear Berkeley Hills families,

Thank you to all who attended the All-School Chapel . It was a wonderful afternoon as the whole Eden Family gathered to worship! Enjoy a video clip and photos from the event in the link below. 

Be sure to sign-up for Parent/Teacher conferences ONLINE HERE . This a great opportunity to build a strong team relationship as we talk about progress seen so far this year.

Please save the date for Family Night on Thursday, November 14, from 6:00-7:30 pm . You don't want to miss the fun that will include classroom visits, hands-on STREAM projects from our Warrior Leadership Team and special area teachers, the book fair, bake sale to benefit the Berkeley Hills garden, and Chick-fil-A for dinner at 5:30 pm (pre-orders only). More details are coming soon!

Blessings,
Mrs. Hyland
Berkeley Hills Principal
2019 All-School Chapel

Elementary students sang a song to honor and appreciate our wonderful grandparents. And, Mr. Kolarik reminded us - students, staff, parents, and grandparents - that whatever we do, big or small, can be done for the glory of God!


Enjoy photos at Eden's SmugMug
IMPORTANT REMINDERS
Dress Code Reminders
 
Leggings and yoga pants are acceptable for girls, but must be worn with a long or tunic type shirt that comes down to mid-thigh .

Boy’s hair must be no longer than the top of a crew neck collar in the back, and not below the eyebrows in front.

Hair for boys and girls must be cut so that the student’s face is clearly visible . Hairstyles that “make a statement” by their color or unusual nature are not permitted .
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Health Reminder
 
If your child has been ill, please remember that they should be fever-free for 24 hours before returning to school. 
Safety Reminder for Afternoon Dismissal
 
Do not park behind the building in the Omega parking lot or in the preschool parking lot to pick up children in K-6 grade .

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
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Fall Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Tuesday, October 29
 

You can help  celebrate our amazing teachers and staff by contributing items for the Fall Staff Appreciation Pizza & Salad Luncheon.


  • Sign up on the link below and bring your item(s) on October 28 between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm or on October 29 by 9:00 am.
  • The Parent Association will also accept monetary donations. Please send donations in an envelope marked for Jodi Brooks by Monday, October 28.

Remember, time spent shopping for and/or preparing food counts toward volunteer hours!

Questions? Please contact Jodi Brooks at  glocknerjodi@hotmail.com

It's easy to sign-up  ONLINE HERE
Parent/Teacher Conferences
October 31 and November 1

Conferences are a great opportunity to build a strong team relationship as we talk about progress seen so far this year.  Our mutual desire is to see each child develop his or her talents and grow into the likeness of Christ . Working together, we can achieve this goal.

“For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.” Matthew 18:20

Be sure to sign-up for your conference ONLINE HERE .
Elementary Christmas Concert
December 9 at 7:00 pm
Christ Church at Grove Farm
 
Kindergarten through sixth grade students from Berkeley Hills and Wexford will join together for this concert that includes performances by the praise team, chorus, rhythm, and band.   It is mandatory for students to attend the Christmas concert. 

Families and friends are invited to share a glorious evening honoring our Savior. You won’t want to miss it!
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Ice Cream Tuesdays
Benefits the Discovery Program
 
Ice cream for only $1.00 will be available on Tuesdays at lunch. Proceeds benefit the Discovery Program.
Friday Lunch Snack Cart
Benefits student assemblies

Snacks will be available during lunches for .50 or $1 and will include healthier options such as baked chips!
CONNECTION POINTS
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RECESS VOLUNTEERS
 
Looking for a way to earn those volunteer hours? You can help recess run smoothly. It's easy to SIGN UP ONLINE
 
Questions? Please contact Joyce Ricci at jricci@edenca.org

VOLUNTEER CLEARANCES

Eden volunteers must provide all required clearances along with the signed Volunteer Registration Form to your campus volunteer coordinator prior to volunteering.

Here are important links for volunteer clearances:
Eden Christian Academy Volunteer Policy  -  for the policy details, who needs clearances, and what clearances are required
Volunteer Clearance Instructions & Links  -  to obtain required clearances
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THANKSGIVING FEAST VOLUNTEERS
November 22, 11:00-1:30 pm
 
Our annual Thanksgiving Feast is a great opportunity to interact with students all eating together at the same time! Volunteers are needed that day to help set up, serve food and clean up.

Please contact Joyce Ricci at 412.364.8055 or jricci@edenca.org
REPRESENT BERKELEY HILLS
 
Eden's Parent Association connects parents with each other and the mission of the school with many activities throughout the year.

You can represent the Berkeley Hills Campus and earn your volunteer hours! Interested in more information? Please contact PA President Vicki Bonzo at vicki@vlbonzo.com
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BASKETBALL COACH NEEDED
 
A fifth and sixth grade girls and boys basketball coach is needed!

Contact Tim Sullivan at tsullivan@edenca.org if you are interested in this paid coaching opportunity.
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Share your Berkeley Hills smiles with us :)

EDEN PHOTOS
Send your great Eden event and athletic photos to us at: edenphotos@edenca.org
 
Submissions must include your name, campus, date, and event details with the photos.
 
  • Photos submitted may be included on Eden's website, Facebook, Instagram or yearbook.
  • Student first names may appear; we do not tag or use last names of current Eden students on social media.

2019-2020 YEARBOOK
 

The Berkeley Hills Yearbook provides 40 full-color pages that capture all the memories!

  • It's easy to order online at www.jostens.com.
  • Paper order forms are available in the office.

Don't forget to send your great event and athletics photos to edenphotos@edenca.org for possible placement in the yearbook!
AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS AND SPORTS
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YOUTH BASKETBALL
Boys and girls (co-ed) grades 1-4
Berkeley Hills gym



Grades 1 & 2
Mondays, November 4 to December 16
3:30 - 4:30 pm

Grades 3 & 4
Wednesdays, November 6 to December 18
3:30 pm-5:00 pm
 
  • Cost: $70 per participant and includes a reversible jersey.
  • Students do not have to attend Eden to participate. Invite a friend!
  • Mrs. Karen Lukitsch is the clinic coach.
 
Register online at edenwarriors.org by October 30.
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2019-2020 CHEER CLUB
Wednesdays; November 6 - April 29
3:30-4:00 pm in the Berkeley Hills gymnasium
Uniform/Pom Cost - $65
Program Cost: $15.00 per month per student
OR $85.00 total for the year per student

Students will cheer at several basketball games in December, January, and February, and will have a final performance in April during Chapel. Cheer Program details, registration form, agreement, and calendar are available HERE .

Questions? Please contact program facilitator, Jodi Golis at 412-897-6310 or jodifg@outlook.com