November 5, 2017  Newsletter

Adm inistration Corner

Head of the School

"As we build the new school, we in a sense will be building a memorial to what God has done..."

Logic/Rhetoric Principal

"We here at SCCS do not just want to teach that the Bible calls us to serve, but we want to put the teaching of Scripture into practice..."

Important information you need to know...

Calendar Dates

Please take a look at the calendar for this months activities, important athletic dates, and events.

Lunch Ordering

Lunches will open November 12th and will close November 16th at midnight. There will be some additional items on the Chick-Fil-A menu starting in December. Parents and Staff take a look!

Box Tops for Education

October totals will be completed this week and results will be announced soon!
Deadline for Next Turn In: Thursday, November 30th!

Remind App

What is Remind and why is it safe?

Find out more
Land's End

Land's End is running a special till November 8th at midnight!

Amazon Smile

Learn about how you can help SCCS out with shopping through Amazon Smile.

What is T.R.I.P? It is a Tuition Reduction Incentive Program...

Find out more..
College Corner

All Seniors should have at least one application of one of their choice of colleges filled out by the end of November. Over the Thanksgiving break is an ideal time to do this. Also, parents who will have seniors going to college next year should also start the FAFSA process. Please contact Mr. Zimmerman if you have questions.

College Visits

Note that on Wednesday, November 8, Sandhills Community College is scheduled to be at the St. Anthony's campus during the students' lunch break. Any parent wishing to meet with the rep at that time are also welcome to come to get answers to any questions they may have regarding the local community college.

       College Name:                                                             Date of Visit:
Sandhills Comminity College                   Wednesday , November 8 - during lunch
Appalachian Bible College                       Monday, January 22 - during lunches

Parents' Association Corner
Red Bowl Fundraiser

Red Bowl Take Out Fundraiser is in full swing and sales are awesome!!!  The first week we sold 160 tickets - AMAZING!!! 
This year we are trying class competitions.  The class that reaches 75% or greater of their goal will receive a fun party with the Red Bowl Queen!!!  And if that isn't enough excitement at SCCS - the top seller for Preschool, K-5 and 6-12 will get an incredible prizes.  

Red Bowl Take Out Fundraiser is not only a great deal for families and friends - but don't forget the teachers and staff at SCCS get to reap our hard work.  This fundraiser helps give our teachers and staff a little extra at Christmas.  So let's show them how much we appreciate their hard work and sell those Red Bowl Tickets.  

A few friendly reminders:
Tickets will be sold the entire month of November.
The actual tickets will come home with the students the first week of December.
The tickets can be redeemed in January (except January 15).
Money is due when forms are turned in. 
Spirit Night

Chick-Fil-A is our next Spirit Night. Tuesday  November 14, 2017 from  5-7 pm!! Hope to see you there!!

Parent Association Reps

Kristen Baker-PRESIDENT
Maggie Barry-SECRETARY 
Ashley Matthews-TREASURER
Events Corner
2017 Golf Classic

Golf Tournament was a success. God blessed us with beautiful weather! Thank you to everyone who came out to support the athletic department, and thank you to all of the sponsors! 

Parent Night Out

Theme : Something you are thankful for show and tell (bring in a picture of something or someone alive)         
When: Friday, November 17, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Cost: $20 for first child and $10 for each additional sibling
Where:  Penn. Ave. Campus Multipurpose Room
         387 West Pennsylvania Ave. Southern Pines
For:  SCCS Preschool (3 years old) - 6th grade

Please go into renweb and fill out the webform by November 15, 2017 for your child to attend.

Harvest Gathering

Please join K-12th grade for a night of Classical skits, music, and fun!!

November 16th, 2017 at 6:30pm 

Brownson Memorial Church

Festival of Trees

Don't forget to check out our Christmas tree at the 21st Annual Festival of Trees that supports the Sandhills Children's Center.

Preschool Corner
Preschool Book Fair

November 6th-November 9th, 8am-3pm
Pinehurst Campus, 6 Carter Street 
You are welcome to come by the Pinehurst Campus between 8am-3pm to look and shop.  Remember, you can always shop online as well.  If you have any questions please call Allison Monroe or email her at See you at the Book Fair!!
Grandparents' Day

We are celebrating Grandparents this month!  Friday, November 17th will be Grandparent Appreciation Day.  We are inviting all grandparents to come and have a snack with us and enjoy a short presentation from their grandchild's class.  Watch for more details this week, via email.

Christmas Program

This is the time of year that the children come home singing Christmas songs, as we begin practicing for the upcoming programs!  Mark your calendars. The programs will be held at Grace Church, at 6:30pm.  Christ Fellowship campus will have their program on Monday, December 11th and Pinehurst campus will be on Tuesday, December 12th.  We are having a Polar Express Night and would love for the children to come dressed in their Christmas PJ's!
Preschool Pumpkin Investigations

Please enjoy a snapshot from some of the classrooms investigation Pumpkins!  Providing preschoolers with opportunities to see, smell, and touch God's creation is a wonderful experience for them.  Classes enjoyed inspecting the insides, doing math with the seeds, and being creative as they decorated their own pumpkins.  
Southern Pines Campus

Mrs. Dwyer's and Mrs. Bradford's class investigating pumpkins!

Investigating is Fun

Counting seeds and looking inside pumpkins!

Pinehurst Campus

Having more fun with pumpkins!

Decorating Pumpkins

Decorating pumpkins are just as fun as carving!! 

Campus Life
National Merit Commendation

Connor Black received his National Merit Commendation certificate from Mr. Zimmerman this past week. Connor is one of 34,000 high performers nationwide that was named Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Congratulations Connor on a job well done!

Music Festival Nov. 4, 2017

Anne Dorsey, right; Mollie Wilson, center; Alan Daubenspeck, left in the photo. With Meagan Dwyer and Ayva Robinson
3rd Grades Greek Feast

Fun was had by all at the Greek Feast! Thanks to all the volunteers and students for making this a great experience!! A special thank you to Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Millenaar, and Mrs. Rush for organizing and working with our students to make it a success!


3rd Grade Greek Feast

Freshman Class

Freshmen dramatize events from The Count of Monte Cristo:  the fate of an unwanted child, the vendetta of an wronged Corsican smuggler, and the framing of an innocent man for a couple's greed.
2nd Graders having Fun

Dr. Beavers' and Mrs. Vredenburgh's class are exploring fossils by trying to dig out fossils inside a Dino egg.