April 12, 2019
News and Updates from HCS
Reminders for this Week
Tomorrow is our Spring Work Day from 8:30-noon. Join us and help keep our facility and grounds looking great!
No school next Friday, the 19th - Good Friday
Keep collecting those Operation G.O.O.D. pledges! All money must be turned in by Friday, May 3rd!
Online Apparel Store

We are excited to announce and share with you our new online apparel store! Click on https://hcsapparel2019.itemorder.com/  and check out all the products now offered with the [h] logo as well as the Eagle sports logo. The online store will be open until 11:59pm on April 21st so don't delay in ordering! Now is the time to get your Heritage gear for this spring and summer .  All the details can be found on the site but if you have questions contact Brenda in the office.
Books for Sale

We still have some books for sale by our EFE Speaker, Jonathan Morrow. If you are interested in one of the books listed below, stop by the office. Each book is $10. Checks should be payable to Heritage Christian School.
Welcome to College
Think Christianly
Questioning the Bible
Talent Show

The 2019 Talent Show is coming up quickly. The Talent Show is for students in Kindergarten – 8th grade and is held the last day of school, May 29 th . Students who want to participate must sign up by April 18 th The sign-ups are located in your child’s classroom. This year, instead of auditions, students will sign up for a rehearsal day (May 6 th or 8 th ), which will take place in the gym, immediately after school. Students who sign up must have their acts polished and performance ready when they come to rehearsal.  Students may sign up for a maximum of two acts. Contact Miss Franje or Mrs. Super if you have any questions!
Operation G.O.O.D. Drivers Needed

We're looking for drivers to help transport and chaperone the students to and from the work site for our Operation G.O.O.D. service project on Friday, May 10 from 8:45am-11:40am. We need over 30 drivers so If you are able to help, please sign up on the Operation G.O.O.D. Signup Genius .
Heritage Night with the Kernels!

Please join us for Heritage Christian School  night at the Cedar Rapids Kernels! This fun and exciting event will take place on Wednesday, May 1 st at 6:35 PM. Gates open at 5:30 PM, and the Kernels will take on the Bowling Green Hot Rods . Tickets are $ 8 .00, a savings of $ 4 .00 off the regular box office price. Tickets can be purchased using the flyer in your child's Friday folder, OR online by using the special URL below: (This special link will be active until Tuesday, April 30 th  at Midnight. If you do not want to buy your tickets online, you may also purchase them by calling the Kernels ticket office at (319) 896-7560. Please select the special HERITAGE CHRISTIAN area in section 108 when ordering online and over the phone. )
UICCU Give & Grow to Schools

During April, UICCU members (new or existing) will again have the opportunity to make a donation (minimum $25 up to $500 per household) to Heritage through UICCU’s Give&Grow Schools Initiative. Member gifts will be deducted from respective checking or savings accounts and  UICCU will match member donations up to $5,000 for Heritage Christian School.   
UICCU members can make a donation by going to www.uiccu.org/uiccu-give-and-grow-initiative April 1-30, 2019. They will be directed to select Johnson County, then Heritage Christian.

 If you are giving toward Operation G.O.O.D., and do so through the UICCU website, you can include the portion of your donation on the student's form but not the UICCU match amount.
Lunchtime Open House

Do you know someone who might be interested in finding out more about Heritage? Tell them to check out "A Taste of Heritage", our lunchtime open house held on the last Thursday of the month. Visitors can experience the classroom, get a tour of the school, and join us for lunch from 11:00 am to 12:15 pm. Our next open house will be Thursday, April 25th. Invite them to register by clicking here.
Summer Drama Camp

Our school is hosting a drama camp again this summer from June 10-14 th and we’d love to see your child there!  
Please see the flyer for details, and feel free to share with anyone you think may be interested! All registrations and payments (checks payable to Heritage Christian School) must be received by May 15th. Your child will need to provide their own lunch for this camp. For additional questions or to register, contact the office at 319-626-4777. 
Pray for the Nations

March: Miss Mysnyk & Anani
“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in His love He will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17
 
Please pray for :

  1. Protection (physical, spiritual, emotional, etc.)
  2. Boldness (to share Jesus authentically and powerfully)
  3. Peace (people of peace to help share the Good News)
  4. Assurance (that God is with them and is for them)
Sports Update

The Eagles Track team will have an optional track practice on Saturday, April 13 from 1:30-3pm at the City High Track. We encourage all track student-athletes to attend if they are able. If students are unable to attend due to prior family commitments, we understand and hope you enjoy your weekend! Go Eagles!

The Oskaloosa District V Track meet is coming up on Wednesday, April 17 at the Lacey Sports Complex. Students need to arrive at the Lacey Sports Complex by 8:45 am on Wednesday morning. Track Parents, please check your e-mail for additional information from coach Franje. All parents are responsible for transportation to and from the meet. Since it is a school day and we want to account for each student, please e-mail Mrs. Snell at snells@hcs-nl.com your transportation plans for your student-athlete(s).

Track Schedule:  
Saturday, April 13 – 1:30-3 pm – Optional Track Practice – City High
Tuesday, April 16 – 3:30 – 5:15 pm – Track Practice
Wednesday, April 17 – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Oskaloosa District V Meet
Thursday, April 18 – 3:30 – 5:15 pm – Track Practice (Only if Track Meet postponed due to rain)

Upcoming Events

Sat, April 13
Spring Work Day
8:30am-12pm

Mon, April 15
Prayer Time
2:45pm @HCS kitchen

Thurs, April 18
Progress Reports Go Home

Fri, April 19
No Chapel - No School

Fri, April 19
No School - Good Friday

Fri, April 26
Grandparents' Day (8:30-11:30am)
Dismiss at 11:40am
Heritage Christian School exists to serve Christ by partnering with parents to provide biblically faithful, academically excellent education. The vision of Heritage Christian School is to be a leader in developing passionate life long learners committed to Christ.

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