Category: Blog

‘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...

Clean Life Or Abundant Life?
September 5, 2019September 5, 2019
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Clean Life Or Abundant Life?

“Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox.” Proverbs 14:4 ESV Confession: I am a recovering “low-maintenance” person.  Before you start thinking I’ve begun ordering $8.00 lattes on a daily basis and being one of those people at restaurants, let me explain. I used to...

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...

Pull Over
August 29, 2019August 29, 2019
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Pull Over

And Moses said, “I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned.” When the Lord saw that he turned aside to see, God called to him out of the bush, “Moses, Moses!” And he said, “Here I am.” Then he said, “Do not come near; take your sandals off...

Kid Friendly, Parent Approved: Tips For Packing A Healthy School Lunch
August 27, 2019August 28, 2019
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Kid Friendly, Parent Approved: Tips For Packing A Healthy School Lunch

Traverse City Christian School mom and Science teacher, Erica Boven, shares her tips for packing healthy lunches for her elementary school-aged children. Its that time of year again!  My family LOVES the back to school season, but if I’m honest, the thing that I like the least is packing lunches!  Let’s be real…kids eat a...

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...