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Big Bacon Breakfast Blowout Beckons
January 16, 2020January 16, 2020
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Big Bacon Breakfast Blowout Beckons

Each January, Tom Broderick and his class host their annual Big Bacon Breakfast Blowout, known simply as ‘Brekky’.  Brekky has no underlying purpose beyond great food and fellowship.  Menu items include bacon, omelettes, bacon, link sausages, bacon, hash browns, and bacon.  $3 gets you the Standard Brekky and the Heavy Hitter Brekky comes in at a cool $5. Typically an...

Christmas Cruncher 2019
January 16, 2020January 16, 2020
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Christmas Cruncher 2019

Where else can you go for a school morning filled with raucous laughter, goofy costumes, and good, clean fun?  TC Christian’s lead up to the Christmas break featured all that and more during the annual Christmas Cruncher.  The Middle and High School students mix themselves up into small teams and compete for a variety of prizes and treats,...

Could This be You?
January 10, 2020January 16, 2020
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Could This be You?

We are looking for two volunteers to help with an important task.  First, some background.  The Traverse City Christian School Association is made up of TCCS parents and supporters who meet criteria as laid out in the bylaws.  It’s this Association that gathers annually to elect Board members, vote on budgets, and discuss various school...

The Top 5 Christmas Movie Countdown
December 20, 2019January 16, 2020
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The Top 5 Christmas Movie Countdown

The faculty and staff of TC Christian have been sharing their Top 5 Christmas movies with each other.  We’ve ranked them in popularity according to an extremely unscientific process (aka opinion) and beginning on December 21, will count down on Facebook to the #1 Christmas movie which we’ll announce on Christmas morning.  We hope you...

These Girls!
December 19, 2019January 16, 2020
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These Girls!

These girls right here were incredible at the last Swingshift event of the season on December 13. Not only because of their obvious energy and talent, but for their excellent witness for Christ. They can be rightly proud of their performance which gave them first runner-up status on the Judges’ Award and within a hair’s...

We Love Our Delivery Folks
December 16, 2019January 16, 2020
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We Love Our Delivery Folks

Some of the hardest working people we interact with at TC Christian are the folks who deliver goods and services to the campus.  We’re talking Post Office, UPS, FedEx, BC Pizza, Pepsi, Integrity Office, Jimmy Johns, and so on.  Our team rallied together and prepared a gift bag for each of these good people featuring...

Downsizing Christmas Gifts
December 12, 2019December 12, 2019
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Downsizing Christmas Gifts

Blogger Susie Johnson put a premium on having loads of presents under the tree on Christmas morning for her children.  Until she stumbled upon the idea of limiting the gift giving to four presents each.  Read about her epiphany here.

Shopping Online?
November 27, 2019January 16, 2020
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Shopping Online?

Did you know that your online shopping at Amazon can result in a gift to TC Christian? AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to...

Seniors On Mission In Belize
November 21, 2019November 21, 2019
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Seniors On Mission In Belize

A much-anticipated rite-of-passage at TC Christian is the Senior Mission Trip.  Each year, the Senior class, accompanied by chaperones and staff, heads to the Caribbean and/or Central America where they plug into a community and serve.  This year’s class are in Belize where they’ve been serving a new church plant in the town of Caledonia. ...

A Night To Remember At The Opera House
October 24, 2019October 24, 2019
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A Night To Remember At The Opera House

Wow! That was one for the record books. TC Christian Junior, Simeon Popa, competed in the dance competition at Swingshift and the Stars last Friday night along with his partner and instructor, Rachel Trim, They took their version of a contemporary waltz to the dance floor of the City Opera House…and tore it up!! Simeon...