Friday, October 31, 2014

What Did You Do In School Today?

How many times has this scenario happened in your home? “So, Boris, what did you do in school today?”  And then there is the response, “Nothing.” This is a ritual that I am sure has gone on for millennia in countries and cultures all over the world.  However, you do not have to be totally in the dark when it comes to your child’s schooling. You can be aware of what is going on in your child’s classes by checking out the lesson plans for each of your child’s subjects as found on RenWeb. I encourage you to check RenWeb every Monday to see what is happening in your child’s classes here at CCS. If you are having problems with your RenWeb, you may always contact our Director of Technology, Ginnie Lodge, at, and she will gladly assist you.

Remember to turn your clocks back this weekend so your children are not out at the bus stop too early or too early to school on Monday.

Starting November 1, students are no longer to wear shorts to school unless the forecast for Morgantown, PA, is 60 degrees Fahrenheit or above.

This Wednesday, November 5, at 8:25 a.m., we will have an all-school chapel led by our high school worship team and Mr. Parris.  Parents and grandparents are invited to attend. If you can’t make the chapel, we will be streaming this event, and you can watch it live or at a later time by going to on the Internet.

This Thursday and Friday,  November 6 and 7, middle and high school students will perform And a Child Shall Lead for our fall drama at 7:00 p.m. each night.  Cost is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for students. Students have been spending long hours rehearsing, and this promises to be an exceptional event. Come on out and enjoy a fine production and support the students. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held this year on the November 24 and 25. Look for an email soon with details about conferencing . Sign-up sheets will be available in the lobby the week of November 10. There will also be an option to sign up by submitting a form.  Keep a look out for information in The Cougar Update as well as your email.

On November 19-21, our eleventh and twelfth grade students will be leaving campus and traveling to Refreshing Mountain Camp in Stevens, PA, for our annual Spiritual Life Retreat. Mr. John Cosgrove, youth leader at Crossway Church, will be sharing with our students from the scriptures. Mr. Greenly is organizing the retreat, and he will be in contact with you shortly about the cost and permission slips for the retreat.

On Friday, November 21, the ninth and tenth grade classes will be traveling to the biblical tabernacle reproduction in Lancaster to take a tour of the tabernacle as described in the Old Testament. Afterwards they will travel to a nearby rink for ice-skating. More information will follow in the future.

Finally, please note that our Thanksgiving break is from Wednesday, November 26, until Monday, December 1. Students return to school on Tuesday, December 2.

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