NCS Parent University
October 4, 2018
5:30 to 7:00pm

Stan Cook Education Center
Northwest Christian School

You are invited to what may be the most important Parent University of the school year!
Attendance and Chick-Fil-A dinner are free to Northwest Christian parents!

Please join other Crusader families as we hear from experts who will guide you towards equipping your children with the Christian worldview they need as they grow up in an incredibly tumultuous time in our culture.

Cathi Herrod
Center for Arizona Policy
Cathi Herrod is president of Center for Arizona Policy (CAP), a nonprofit advocacy organization committed to defending life, marriage, family, and religious freedom. A total of one hundred and sixty-five CAP-supported bills have been passed into law since CAP made its first appearance at the state Capitol in 1995. As a mother, lawyer and family advocate, Cathi knows that what happens at the state Capitol directly impacts our daily lives. She is an award-winning public policy leader and Arizona newspapers have recognized her as one of the ten most influential leaders at the Arizona Capitol. Cathi is excited to walk the NCS community through the biggest issues running rampant in contemporary culture.
Dr. Misty Adame
Adame Family Counseling and Wellness
Dr. Adame, has a doctorate from GCU and holds a dual masters from Ottawa University with two certificates, one in trauma abuse and deprivation and the other is addiction. She is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in trauma, as well as early childhood, adoption, foster care, marital conflicts and other relationship issues. Other concerns that patients have seen her for include: anxiety, behavioral issues, OCD, developmental disorders, eating disorders, and learning disabilities. Misty will be speaking to parents of early education through fourth grade students as she addresses the best way to coach our children as they demonstrate curiosity about their bodies in the midst of sexualized culture.
Marian C. Eberly, LCSW , RN, PhDc
Marian C. Eberly Counseling & Behavioral Health Consulting 
Marian Eberly served for twenty-five years as the chief clinical officer for two Christian treatment centers: Remuda Ranch (AZ) and Selah House (IN). Presently, she has private practice offices in Phoenix and Surprise. She specializes in eating disorders, anxiety disorders, Depression, ADHD, autism, sexual trauma in children and adolescents, self-injury, and substance abuse. Marian will be teaching parents how to walk with our kids in a developmentally appropriate way through the LGBTQ issues that abound in our culture. She will be joined by a panel of area youth pastors who will also offer their experienced help.
Dr. Tamara Wisely
Grand Canyon University, College of Nursing
With degrees from GCU and ASU, Dr. Wisely serves as an assistant dean within the Grand Canyon University College of Nursing. As an NCS parent of alumni and current students herself, Tamara understands the school's culture and ideals. As such, she is perfectly positioned to teach parents of children aged 9 to 13 about how to talk about changing bodies and pre-adolescent sexual curiosity. As part of this session, she will be addressing the school's fifth grade health and reproduction curriculum with parents and helping them to anticipate and address potential questions.
EARLY ED
  • Tuesday, September 25:
  • How to Afford a Christian Education Workshop: Tuesday, September 25th, 6pm-7:30pm, First Floor Cook Center on the NCS campus. Pizza provided. This event is designed for the parents of current or prospective, new NCS, K-12th grade students. To sign-up, send an email with the full names of attendees to: workshoprsvp@ncsaz.org.

  • Wednesday, September 26:
  • Join us for "See You at the Pole", 7:30am
  • All NCS moms and grandmas are invited to Moms In Prayer every Wednesday 8:05 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Room C106 (downstairs in the Cook Center). Childcare is not provided. Join us in praying for our students and staff.

  • Saturday, September 29: Crusaders Full Steam Ahead, Fundraising Dinner and Auction. 4 tickets still remaining, purchase here!
  • Thanks to our Signature Event Sponsors:
  • Private School Tuition Fund 123: Learn more here!
  • Dental Depot: Learn more here!
  • Valentine Health: Learn more here!
ELEMENTARY
  • Tuesday, September 25:
  • Junior Crusader Cross Country Season: The first day of practice will be 9/25. Registration is due 9/21. Sign up forms can be found in the front office.
  • How to Afford a Christian Education Workshop: Tuesday, September 25th, 6pm-7:30pm, First Floor Cook Center on the NCS campus. Pizza provided. This event is designed for the parents of current or prospective, new NCS, K-12th grade students. To sign-up, send an email with the full names of attendees to: workshoprsvp@ncsaz.org.

  • Wednesday, September 26:
  • Join us for "See You at the Pole", 7:30am
  • All NCS moms and grandmas are invited to Moms In Prayer every Wednesday 8:05 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Room C106 (downstairs in the Cook Center). Childcare is not provided. Join us in praying for our students and staff.
  • Chapel

  • Thursday, September 27:
  • Jamba Juice will be on campus during lunch, small $3, medium $4
  • 4th grade field trip to the Arizona State Capitol

  • Saturday, September 29: Crusaders Full Steam Ahead, Fundraising Dinner and Auction. 4 tickets still remaining, purchase here!
  • Thanks to our Signature Event Sponsors:
  • Private School Tuition Fund 123: Learn more here!
  • Dental Depot: Learn more here!
  • Valentine Health: Learn more here!

Cheer Clinic for Homecoming, little girls, registration form here ! Also, check your Monday Folders for the printed form.
MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • Monday, September 24:
  • Wyldlife Great Skate, 10054 North 43rd Ave Glendale, AZ 85302, 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • $11 includes Admission, Reg. Skate Rental and UNLIMITED PIZZA AND DRINK. Parents please be on time for pick up!!
  • Soccer away against Grace Christian Academy, 3:30pm
  • Volleyball away against Fountain Hills, B team 4:00pm, A team 5:00pm

  • Tuesday, September 25:
  • Soccer home, CCV, against Phoenix Christian Grade School, 3:30pm
  • Volleyball home against Valley Christian JH, B team 4:00pm, A team 4:45pm
  • Summer Missions 2K19 Parent Info Meeting, NCS Library, 6:00pm *trips available for current 8th grade - 12th grade students. More info here!
  • How to Afford a Christian Education Workshop: Tuesday, September 25th, 6pm-7:30pm, First Floor Cook Center on the NCS campus. Pizza provided. This event is designed for the parents of current or prospective, new NCS, K-12th grade students. To sign-up, send an email with the full names of attendees to: workshoprsvp@ncsaz.org.

  • Wednesday, September 26:
  • Join us for "See You at the Pole", 7:30am
  • All NCS moms and grandmas are invited to Moms In Prayer every Wednesday 8:05 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Room C106 (downstairs in the Cook Center). Childcare is not provided. Join us in praying for our students and staff.
  • Chapel

  • Thursday, September 27:
  • Jamba Juice will be on campus during lunch, small $3, medium $4
  • Soccer away against Fountain Hills (at Fountain Hills HS), 4:00pm

  • Saturday, September 29:
  • Football away against Pusch Ridge, 11:00am

  • Saturday, September 29: Crusaders Full Steam Ahead, Fundraising Dinner and Auction. 4 tickets still remaining, purchase here!
  • Thanks to our Signature Event Sponsors:
  • Private School Tuition Fund 123: Learn more here!
  • Dental Depot: Learn more here!
  • Valentine Health: Learn more here!

8th grade parents:  Please follow this link if you would like to place an 8th grade ad in the yearbook for your student. Space is limited.

Middle School Yearbook:  Purchase your middle school yearbook here .
HIGH SCHOOL
  • Monday, September 24:
  • Wyldlife Great Skate, 10054 North 43rd Ave Glendale, AZ 85302, 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • $11 includes Admission, Reg. Skate Rental and UNLIMITED PIZZA AND DRINK. Parents please be on time for pick up!!
  • Volleyball home against Veritas Prep JV 4:00pm, V 5:00pm

  • Tuesday, September 25:
  • Junior/Senior Graduation and Ring Assembly, Don Sanderson Gymnasium
  • Juniors 9:45am-10:10am
  • Seniors 10:10am-10:35am
  • Summer Missions 2K19 Parent Info Meeting, NCS Library, 6:00pm *trips available for current 8th grade - 12th grade students. More info here!
  • How to Afford a Christian Education Workshop: Tuesday, September 25th, 6pm-7:30pm, First Floor Cook Center on the NCS campus. Pizza provided. This event is designed for the parents of current or prospective, new NCS, K-12th grade students. To sign-up, send an email with the full names of attendees to: workshoprsvp@ncsaz.org.
  • Volleyball away against Wickenburg, F 4:00pm, JV 5:00pm, V 6:00pm

  • Wednesday, September 26:
  • Join us for "See You at the Pole", 7:30am
  • All NCS moms and grandmas are invited to Moms In Prayer every Wednesday 8:05 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Room C106 (downstairs in the Cook Center). Childcare is not provided. Join us in praying for our students and staff.
  • Chapel
  • JV Football away against Wickenburg, 6:00pm

  • Thursday, September 27:
  • Jamba Juice will be on campus during lunch, small $3, medium $4
  • Stugo will start selling Homecoming Dance tickets at lunch
  • Volleyball home against Kingman, F 4:00pm, JV 5:00pm, V 6:00pm

  • Friday, September 28:
  • Cross Country at Nike Desert Twilight Festival
  • V Football home against Wickenburg, 7:00pm
  • V Volleyball at Chandler Prep Tourney, TBA

  • Saturday, September 29: Crusaders Full Steam Ahead, Fundraising Dinner and Auction. 4 tickets still remaining, purchase here!
  • Thanks to our Signature Event Sponsors:
  • Private School Tuition Fund 123: Learn more here!
  • Dental Depot: Learn more here!
  • Valentine Health: Learn more here!
  • V Volleyball at Chandler Prep Tourney, TBA

Senior Portraits for the yearbook are taken by Grads Photography. Please click the link below to make your portrait appointment Click here . Gradsphotography.com