Training for Eternity
Middle Tennessee Christian School
December 5, 2011
DID YOU KNOW? ... MTCS is fully accredited by three highly recognized and well respected associations: SAIS, SACS, & NCSA? There are only 2 other schools in the state of Tennessee to be accredited by all 3 associations.
Basketball Homecoming Court
Congratulations to the following students who will represent their classes in homecoming activities on Saturday, January 7: Kailee Marasco and Nathan Smith (7th Grade); Elizabeth Wisdom and Kenny Nguyen (8th Grade); Erin Mullins and Peyton Cox (9th Grade); Erin Jennings and Clayton Mitchell (10th Grade); Olivia Rynd and Taylor Sanders (11th Grade); and Julia Howard, Rachel Young, Damara Praseutsinh, and Keith Pickard, Micah Farmer and Andrew McMahan (12th Grade).
Football players named All-District
Congratulations to Steven Barker, Stephen Brent, Keith Pickard, Parker Richardson and Justin Winn for being named to the 9-A All-District football team. Receiving honorable mention were Gavin Burgess, Kyle Howard, Britt Roberts and Dakota Vaught.
Wreaths available for pick-up
Thanks to all those who purchased wreaths to benefit MTCS. The wreaths are available for pickup now at the Santa’s Trees lot on Memorial Blvd. in front of the airport. A bow is included with each wreath. If you have already picked up your wreath and did not pick up a bow but would like still like one, they are available at the lot.
Magazine Pre-Sale begins
Although our magazine sale does not officially begin until February 24, there is no need to wait until then. Pre-sale packets went home with students last week so sales can be made at any time. Online shopping is always available at www.qsp.com. The first turn-in day will be February 27. Magazines make great Christmas gifts! Click here for more information.
Santa’s Secret Shoppe shop to open
The Patrons’ Association will open its annual gift shop for the PK-6th grade children to purchase holiday gifts for family and friends. The shop will be open December 6-8, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 until 3:00, and on Thursday from 8:00-11:30 a.m. Parent volunteers will help the children budget their money, make their selections, and wrap their presents.
Band/Chorus to present Notes for the Holidays
Please join us on Sunday, December 11th at 2:30 p.m. in the A.N. Miller gymnasium for our annual Notes for the Holidays concert, featuring the junior high and high school bands and choruses. Admission is free.
Please join us on Wednesday, December 14 at 8:30 a.m. as our Pre-K through 6th grade students perform holiday songs to honor our grandparents. Seating begins at 8:00 a.m. in our new gymnasium. Grandparents are invited to visit their grandchild's classroom after the program.
High School Drama production announced
Our high school drama department will present Into the Woods, Jr. on March 8 and 9, 2012. Auditions for the play will be held Monday, December 5 and Tuesday, December 6. Click here for more information.
Intro to Engineering program offered
UT Knoxville’s College of Engineering will host a series of summer enrichment programs entitled, “Intro to Engineering.” Rising 7th through 12th graders are eligible. Applications are available at http://www.engr.utk.edu/edp/pre_college.html and are due 3/2/2012.
Juniors: Balfour will be here today (December 5th) to bring class rings. Balances will be due at that time.
Secondary Memory Verse: Luke 2:4-11
Fulfilling the Promise: A History of Middle Tennessee Christian School is available in the President’s office. Cost is $25.
December 12th is the last day to order SCRIP gift cards before Christmas. They make great teacher's gifts! Click here for a list of participating retailers.
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.
BK Scholars – win a $50,000, $25,000, $5,000 or $1,000 scholarship. Dates are November 15, 2011 through January 10, 2012. Go to www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_scholarship_eligibility.html.
UTC announces the Grote Chemistry Scholarship Program - $3,500 per year for 4 years. Eligible majors include all chemistry, biochemistry, UTEACH, pre-medicine, and pre-dental majors. Go to www.utc.edu/chemistry and follow the scholarship link. Deadline is February 15, 2012.
AXA Scholarship - 1.3 million available. AXA Achievement Scholarship - apply by 12/1 and AXA Achievement Community Scholarship - apply by 2/1 both @ www.axa-achievement.com.
Scarlett Family Foundation Scholarships are available for Business majors. Apply at www.scarlettfoundation.org. Deadline is 12/15/11.
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. This award is given to youth for volunteer work. If a student is selected, he/she can receive $1000, a silver medallion, and a trip to Washington DC next May. Interested students should visit http://spirit.prudential.com to apply.
Ken Shipp Scholarship is available for a student who will graduate in 2012 and plans to attend MTSU.The minimum required grade point average is 2.75. The student must exhibit good moral character and have financial need.
Community Foundation of TN Scholarship - www.cfmt.org. This site has tons of scholarships to match your majors and needs.
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Middle Tennessee Christian School * 100 E. MTCS Road * Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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