Training for Eternity
Middle Tennessee Christian School
August 15, 2011
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Honduras Mission Team pancake breakfast a success
Thanks to all those who supported our Honduras Mission Team by attending the pancake breakfast last week. With your help, they were able to raise $2,600 for their trip to Tegucigalpa in early October. Blue Coast Burrito will sponsor an MTCS Night on August 18th from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. Just mention that you are there for the MTCS Mission Team and Blue Coast Burrito will donate 10% of the sale to the mission effort. In addition, a Spaghetti Dinner, catered by Marina’s, will be held in the cafeteria on August 19th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. before the 1st football game of the season to benefit this effort.
Orders being taken for MTCS 50th Anniversary book
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Middle Tennessee Christian School. In order to commemorate this historic event, Jason Faulkner has committed to writing a history of MTCS. If you would like to pre-order a copy of the History of MTCS, you may do so by contacting Jason Faulkner (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Debbie Hofbauer (email@example.com) at (615) 893-0602. The book should be available by the second week in November. Cost is $25.00, and checks should be made payable to Jason Faulkner.
Cougar Spirit Store to open for business
The online Cougar Spirit Store will soon be open for all your MTCS spirit needs. Watch our website this week for the link to shop for all things Cougar.
Trap Team has strong finish in Sparta, IL competition
Congratulations to our trap team for their outstanding performance at the AIM Grand Championships in Sparta, IL on August 6th and 7th. In individual competition, recent graduate John Mankin shot his first ever 100 straight on Sunday to give him a two day total of 198 targets out of 200. He was awarded the A-class champion award, finishing 4th overall out of 500 competitors. Senior Ben Black also shot a perfect 100 on Sunday and finished with a 196, just out of the awards. Freshman Brad Black shot a 99 on Sunday and ended up with a 196 overall. Senior Trey Hill shot a 197, and 7th grader Nathan Smith shot a 185, which was 7th overall for his age group. The High School #1 squad finished as B-class runner-up and 6th overall by shooting a 964 out of a possible 1000 targets. This was quite an accomplishment since over 85 squads participated in their age category. The Junior High Squad finished as B-class champions and 8th overall out of over 65 squads in their category. The second high school squad finished third in their class. Our elementary squad finished just out of the awards but ended up 6th overall in their age category. Way to go!
Football team to hold wing eating contest
Come out and support our Cougar high school football team on Saturday, August 20th at 3:00 p.m. at Kirkenburt’s Smokehouse Grill for our first-ever wing-eating contest. Players will be looking for volunteers to sponsor them with a certain amount for every wing they consume. To help them out, contact any high school football player.
School calendars sent home with students
School calendars were passed out to 7th-12th graders on Friday, August 12th. If your calendar did not make it home, please check with your student.
Paw Patch holds final clearance sale
The Paw Patch will be open Friday August 19th and 26th from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for its final clearance sale. Future purchases for Cougar merchandise can be made through new and improved "Cougar Store Online". More information will follow in the coming weeks. Be sure not to miss all the bargains on the 19th and 26th.
Walk for the Way to benefit Honduras children’s home
Our mission team will be working with the Jovenes en Camino children’s when they travel to Honduras in October. In addition to helping support our team, you can help these children by participating in the Walk for the Way on September 10th on the Lipscomb University Campus. Click here for more information.
SCRIP orders will be placed every Monday morning after 8:15 a.m. Cards will be available for pick up in the business office on Friday afternoons.
The University of AL is hosting the U of AL Informative Reception on Tuesday, August 23rd @ 7:00 pm @ the Country Music Hall of Fame. Please RSVP to www.gobama.ua.edu/Nashville-reception.
Washington University in St. Louis invites you to meet with a representative Sunday, September 18 from 7-8 pm @ Embassy Suites Nashville South 820 Crescent Centre Drive Franklin, TN. No reservation needed. For additional information call 800-638-0700.
Cornell University is offering two programs from the College of Engineering – Fall Diversity Hosting Weekend and the Women in Engineering Program. Both programs will take place September 29-October 1, 2011. Applications are due Monday, August 29, 2011. Contact the Engineering Admissions office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Fall Hosting” in the subject heading or call (607) 255-5008.
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Middle Tennessee Christian School * 100 E. MTCS Road * Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 893-0601 phone * (615) 895-8815 fax