Training for Eternity
Middle Tennessee Christian School
October 11, 2011
Did you know? …48% of MTCS teachers have earned masters level or above.
God continues to bless MTCS
All our students/parents/staff members who spent their Fall Break participating in mission trips around the world have all returned safely. We praise God for their safe journeys and pray that their efforts made an impact on all those with whom they came in contact.
Fall Festival is here!
Our annual Fall Festival is this Saturday. Please make sure you have returned your checklist to your child’s teacher and are getting those baked goods, frozen goods, and crockpots of chili ready to go! Watch your email for more detailed information about final preparations.
So you think your chili can win…
We will be the judge!!! We are looking for tasty chili for the chili cook off Saturday October 15th. Entries must be brought to school by 9:30 AM in a crock pot with name number marked on both the pot and the lid. Winner will be announced at the auction and will take home a pair of Titan tickets for Sunday, November 27th. Enter today!
Homecoming Court announced
Congratulations to the following young ladies who have been elected to the 2011 Homecoming Court: Emma Clair Garrard (Freshman), Sydney Green (Sophomore), Meredith McKnight (Junior), and Victoria Emamali, Natalie Foutch, and Taylor Gillum (Seniors). The Court will be presented and the Queen crowned during half-time ceremonies on October 28th.
MTCS recycling effort recognized
MTCS was recently recognized in the October 2011 edition of the Pepsico Recycle Rally newsletter for the progress we are making in our recycling efforts. Click here to read the article.
MTCS family highlighted in DNJ
MTCS Senior Stephen Brent and his family were highlighted in Sunday’s Daily News Journal for the struggles they have faced this year. We at MTCS are so thankful that Tony is well on his way to recovery.
New MTCS billboard flying
We have a new billboard on the corner of Memorial Blvd. and Medical Center Parkway. Be sure to take a look!
Old phone books being collected
Telephone books are now being accepted for recycling through Recycle Rutherford. For each set of 10 books our classes turn in, they will be entered in a drawing for a $200 cash prize. For more information, contact Lisa Richardson.
Elementary Happenings available for 9/30
Remember your Fall Festival items! Checklists are on the Patrons' Page.
BBQ Tickets for the Fall Festival are available in any school office. Cost $7 adults Children 12 and under is $3.50.
Secondary Memory Verse: James 1:26-27
Senior Parents: Please encourage your students to begin applying for colleges now. Most colleges request applications by November 1st.
Seniors: Rutherford County College Night will be in Miller Coliseum on October 10 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Boys and Girls Club of Murfreesboro is looking for volunteers as tutors and for the MTSU parade float. See Mallory Trammell for information.
Seniors: 2011-2012 Sun Trust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes. Register now and first drawing will be held on Oct. 28th. Free to enter and eligibility not based on GPA or financial need. One entry per drawing but students can register again for each drawing period. Fifteen drawings will held from 10/28/2011-5/11/2012. See www.suntrusteducation.com. $1000 Scholarship.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is pleased to announce a student essay contest. 1st place is $5,000 Scholarship, 2nd place @2,500 and 3rd $1000. To enter, please read the rules, regulations and instructions posted here: www.thefire.org/contests. See Mrs. Mankin if you are interested. Deadline is Nov. 5, 2011.
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are available for Business majors. Apply at www.scarlettfoundation.org. Deadline is 12/15/11.
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Middle Tennessee Christian School * 100 E. MTCS Road * Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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