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‘First Friday’ – What A Blast!
September 12, 2019September 12, 2019
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‘First Friday’ – What A Blast!

TC Christian loves traditions. A favorite is ‘First Friday’ where the whole school celebrates the successful conclusion of the first week of the new school year. Festivities start at 8am with everyone gathering for fresh-fried donuts cooked on-site, followed by an All-School Chapel in the gym. This special chapel has three elements: worship, prayer, and...

When Seconds Count
September 5, 2019September 5, 2019
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When Seconds Count

TCCS Middle Schooler, Ethan Ehlert, was happily munching on his lunch when the old adage ‘That went down the wrong way’ came true.  Ethan began choking as a piece of food became lodged in his windpipe. Fortunately, TC Christian teacher, Erica Boven, was on-hand.  She quickly ascertained the situation and without hesitation, spun Ethan around...

First Day Back
September 5, 2019September 5, 2019
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First Day Back

Despite a stiff breeze, a smattering of raindrops, and the reality that summer vacation is well and truly over, the students and staff at TC Christian were in high spirits as the 2019/2020 school year got underway. Arrivees were greeted with a ‘high five’ by Superintendent VanSchepen, who braved the elements to see as many...

Discover How Your Child Learns Best
September 5, 2019September 5, 2019
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Discover How Your Child Learns Best

This blog post comes from Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk radio program.  Learn more about the Family Talk ministry here. Do you know your child’s learning style? It’s easy to determine, and knowing that can help you communicate better. Cheri Fuller defines three learning styles. Many children are visual learners, that is they learn mostly...

Swingshift And The Stars
August 29, 2019August 30, 2019
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Swingshift And The Stars

Thanks to the efforts of the generous folks at Knorr Marketing, TC Christian has been selected to join Swingshift and the Stars for a second season.  While not unusual to see organizations repeat, it is unusual to do so in back-to-back years. Originally based on the ‘Dancing with the Stars’ format, Swingshift and the Stars...

Big Day Out!
August 29, 2019September 13, 2019
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Big Day Out!

How would you like to be part of something big? Big Day Out! is a brand new community event hosted by TC Christian School and aimed directly at kids and teens. Beyond the obvious objective of having fun, Big Day Out! seeks to build community by connecting kids and families across the community. We firmly...

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...