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									                                                     Lion Pride
                                                               December 15th, 2009

 Christmas Chapel                         Staff News                             Kindergarten Open House
 Our Dec. 9th Christmas chapel was a      Congratulations to Mrs. Wingrove on Our two sessions (4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
 joyous affair. Pastor Barry from         the birth of her daughter, Faith and 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.) on January
 Evangel continued our series on the      Elizabeth, on November 29th.           11th feature several activity centres
 Fruit of the Spirit by speaking about                                           where parents can participate with
 joy, how it is different from            Ms Lori Eidse, who teaches art to 3B their children in crafts, music
 happiness, and how it is linked to the   and 6B, will be leaving us once the activities, and games. In the second
 Christmas story of hope. We rounded      holidays start. Congratulations to Ms half, the children enjoy snacks and
 out our chapel with a celebrative look   Eidse for her recent engagement!       entertainment while parents meet
 back on the year so far, a skit about                                           with school staff to receive
                                          We welcome Miss Laura Rayner to
 our new prayer request box, loads of                                            information about the school's
                                          our staff in January. Miss Rayner
 carols, and a singing of „Happy                                                 programs. If you are planning on
                                          will be taking over for Ms Eidse.
 Birthday‟ to Jesus, complete with a                                             attending, please RSVP to the
 birthday cake with candles! Each         Congratulations to Ms Chisholm,        elementary campus office at 861-
 class received their own birthday        who is getting married in Mexico       5432. Tell a friend!
 cake to share at lunch. Special thanks   over the Christmas holidays, and
 to the following parents for             returning Jan. 11th with a new name:   Re-enrollment Forms
 contributing cakes: Ange Becker,         Mrs. Lukkarinen (Lew-care-ee-en).      To guarantee a placement for next
 Charlene McMillan, Eva Klassen,                                                 year, re-enrollment forms and sibling
 Cheryl Epp, Gabriele Schrod, Amy         Financial Seminar                      application forms must be received at
 Saufferer, Tovey Demman, Maya
                                          On January 26th, Faith Life Financial, the school by Friday, February 26th.
 Drouin, Sarah Brears, Noreen             a Christian-based and member-          Sibling application forms will be
 Haasdyk, Danette Christophe and                                                 available in the school offices and
                                          owned financial services
 Chris Sader.                             organization, will be holding an       online by January 11th. Re-
                                          informal education evening on RRSP enrollment forms will be mailed to
 Fantastic Report Cards!                  growth and how to use your tax         your home at the end of January, and
 Congratulations to our students for      refund to finance your child‟s post-   are also due by Friday, February
 some fantastic results on the Term 1     secondary education. The workshop      26th. We cannot guarantee placement
 report cards. Work Ethic List            will be presented by Darcy Smith and of re-enrolling students or siblings
 recipients (Gs in all subjects)          Cyndee Sapiano, both fellow parents after this date.
 celebrated with a pizza lunch on         of Kelowna Christian School. The
 December 11th. See the complete list     workshop will be held at 7:00 p.m. in Student Fundraising Account
 of students who achieved Work Ethic      the Gordon campus library. Please      Looking to pay for a school activity
 List, Principal‟s List, or Honour Roll   contact the elementary school office   and don‟t know how much money is
 distinction.                             by Friday, January 22nd to reserve     in your child‟s fundraising account?
                                          your seat.                             Contact Caroline Matis to find out.
Upcoming Events (For details see the elementary website or school calendar.)
Dec. 17 – Christmas musical “The Mystery of the Manger” (6:30 to 7:40 in the Evangel sanctuary) and silent auction
to support the Thailand missions team, followed by a Parents in Action hot chocolate/cookies social in the foyer
Jan. 8 – Primary swimming program starts
Jan. 8, 15 & 22 – Grade 5 skiing at Crystal Mountain
Jan. 11 – Professional Day (elementary campus only)
Jan. 11 – Kindergarten/preschool open house (4:00 to 5:00 or 6:00 to 7:00)
Jan. 14 – Family gym night for grade 2/3 families from 6:30 to 7:30 in gym (see PIA website for details)
Jan. 26 – Financial seminar for parents by FaithLife Financial (RSVP to school office by Jan. 22nd)
Jan. 28, Feb. 4 &11 – Grade 4 skiing at Crystal Mountain

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