Month: November 2017

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November 22, 2017November 22, 2017

Squanto – One of the Greatest Stories Never Told

The time is 1621. The place is the site of a deserted Indian village now inhabited by bone-weary pilgrims, the survivors of two incredibly difficult years in the New World. The scene is what would become known to many as the first Thanksgiving. This 4-part audio drama tells the true story of how God rescues...

November 21, 2017November 21, 2017

TC Christian Students Share Thanksgiving Thoughts

TC Christian students have a multitude of perspectives on Thanksgiving.  Join Superintendent Tyler Van Schepen as he spends time with some TCCS youngsters and learns about gratitude, and their family Thanksgiving traditions.

November 15, 2017November 15, 2017

Forging Deep Bonds

What makes a ‘Legacy’?  At TC Christian, a Legacy is the imprint a family makes on the school due to love, longevity, and commitment.  One such ‘Legacy’ is the Ritsema family.  Since the earliest days of the school, the Ritsema family have been front and center in sports, academics and volunteering.  Today, Megan Ritsema shares...

November 14, 2017November 14, 2017

Community In Action

What is ‘Community?’  Why is it important and what makes it authentic?  Traverse City Christian puts a premium on ‘Community’ and in the past few days we’ve seen our TCCS community actively engaged, both inwardly and outwardly.  Join Tyler Van Schepen as he reflects on a week where we saw 1 John  3:18 in action...

November 8, 2017November 8, 2017

The Most Challenging Yet Rewarding Job Of My Life!

When Amanda (Send) Makowski first arrived at Traverse City Christian School in 2003, she had no idea what a huge part this school would play in her life. Now married with a family of five, Amanda looks back in this Alumni Reflection. I had the privilege of attending Traverse City Christian school from seventh through twelfth...

November 7, 2017November 7, 2017

7 Steps To Manage Digital Usage

Whether we like it or not, digital technology is here to stay.  The question many parents are asking is, “How do I proactively manage my child’s digital usage?” Join Tyler Van Schepen as he shares seven practical steps you can take to help your child – and you – handle technology responsibly and with wisdom....

November 1, 2017November 1, 2017

Every Day Is A Good One

Everyone has a story at TC Christian. With students enrolled from all over Northern Michigan, our students and alumni share many things in common, among them their love for God, for each other, and for the education they receive at TCCS. Today we hear from Braden Weber (’18).  Braden was recently named a National Merit...