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Elementary Field Day
June 6, 2019June 6, 2019
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Elementary Field Day

The TC Christian Elementary students celebrated the end of the 2018-2019 school year with their annual field day event.  They had a blast playing many fun yard games including parachute, water balloons, sack races, a bubble maker, obstacle course, & one of the most favorites–the bounce house!!!  In addition to the games, a steady flow...

Dune Hike
June 6, 2019June 6, 2019
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Dune Hike

TC Christian Middle Schoolers went on a field trip to Pyramid Point as part of their year-end celebration.  The entire student body, along with staff and several parents, traveled by bus to the site before hiking to the stunning location! After playing at the main lookout (and ensuring no-one ventured too far down to the...

Creation Museum Visit
June 6, 2019June 6, 2019
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Creation Museum Visit

The TC Christian 8th Grade class wrapped up their Middle School science experience with Mrs. Boven with a class trip to the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter in Kentucky. The goal was for this trip to become an annual event!  The class traveled with parent chaperones and teachers in a caravan of vehicles. At the...

Summer Camp At The Edge
May 30, 2019May 30, 2019
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Summer Camp At The Edge

Greetings from Double Edge!  For those of you who may not know, Double Edge Thrift Store has been supporting TC Christian since 2010 by generating funds for tuition scholarships.  We are privileged and delighted to be able to support the families of TC Christian and the school’s vision in a unique and practical way. And...

A Poignant Reminder Of Time’s Passing
May 30, 2019May 30, 2019
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A Poignant Reminder Of Time’s Passing

One of TC Christian’s newest (and often, most profound) traditions is Senior Speech Night.  Every Spring, in anticipation of graduation, each of the graduating Seniors is tasked with preparing and delivering a 12-minute dissertation that highlights their life experiences:  triumphs; tragedies; meaningful moments; lessons learned; special people; future plans; and their relationship with God. On...

Junior Biologists Tackle Starfish
May 30, 2019May 30, 2019
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Junior Biologists Tackle Starfish

Earlier this week, the 3rd graders at TC Christian took one of the shortest field trips of the year.  They traveled all of 50 yards to the 7th grade science room where the Middle Schoolers led them through a Sea Star dissection. As it happened, a camera crew was visiting campus for an entirely different...

Spring Spirit Day Means Fun!
May 30, 2019May 31, 2019
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Spring Spirit Day Means Fun!

Spring Fever tends to run rampant, especially among TC Christian students who are emerging from a long, snowy winter.  What better way to tap into that energy than to hold the annual blowout known as Spring Spirit Day.  Team games, friendly competition, the ubiquitous snacks, and of course, water.  Add in awesome weather and you...

Backyard Spring Cleaning Blesses Single Moms
May 23, 2019May 23, 2019
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Backyard Spring Cleaning Blesses Single Moms

What do you get when you take a group of high-spirited TC Christian students nearing their summer break, put a variety of yard implements in their hands, and set them loose on oceans of leaves and winter yard debris?  Well, we can’t speak for what you might get but what Single MOMM got was a...

The Creation Keepers
May 23, 2019May 23, 2019
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The Creation Keepers

TC Christian’s 7th grade science class were recently on Fuel-FM to discuss how they planned to honor God by being faithful CREATION KEEPERS and care for His Creation in a very specific way. It all started when, as a wrap up to their ecosystem unit, they began to explore the local ecosystem more closely.  They...

Soggy Battle For Legacy Cup
May 23, 2019May 23, 2019
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Soggy Battle For Legacy Cup

The morning of the annual TC Christian Veterans Legacy Cup Invitational dawned wet and chilly.  Undeterred by the elements, baseball and softball players representing Traverse City, Newberry, Ellsworth, and Pine River converged on Traverse City Christian for a day of sport.  Hard fought games and good sportsmanship were the order of the day. The baseball...