2015-2016 News

2015/2016 News

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Every year Community Christian School takes one week out of the school year to do community service around the Golden Triangle.  CCS’s junior high volunteered at the Salvation Army, Stable Spirit, the Sharing Station, and the Little White Crosses.

This year the high school students teamed up with Samaritan’s Purse to help the flood victims of Deweyville and surrounding areas clean out their homes, tear out walls and floors, sprayed and disinfected the house studs, visited with the homeowners, and countless other tasks.  The most touching part of the week working with the flood victims was being a part of Samaritan’s Purse ministry of giving disaster victims a brand new Bible.  Everyone who participated in working on the home signed the Bible, and prayed with the home owners.  The work took the students and teachers out of their comfort zone, but was completely rewarding and eye opening.  There are still many flood victims displaced who are living outside in tents, or open sheds, or are staying with friends and family.  Samaritan’s Purse is still in need of volunteers to help.  When Community Christian’s student volunteers leave Samaritan’s Purse, their work force will go from 80 to 20 workers.  Please contact Samaritan’s Purse for more information http://www.samaritanspurse.org/.

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CCS VARSITY TENNIS COMPETES AT TAPPS DISTRICT TOURNAMENT

The Community Christian School Varsity Tennis Team faced horrible weather conditions, extra travel days, and endless hours waiting for the rain to stop in order to compete in the TAPPS District tennis tournament held last week in Pasadena, Texas.  CCS players who qualified to advance to the TAPPS State Tennis Tournament to be held in Waco on April 12-13 are:  Nathan Rose (Boys’ Singles – 4th place), Josh Howard (Boys’ Singles – 5th place – Alternate); Jacob Carter and Skyler Menard (Boys’ Doubles – 4th place); Justine Sylestine and Keleigh Dempsey (Girls’ Doubles – 2nd place).  

 

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The Orange Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Month is Community Christian School’s Debbie Snyder.  Congratulations, Debbie Snyder!

 

 

 

 

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This month’s Orange Chamber of Commerce Student of the Month is Jose Elias Cornell of Community Christian School.  Congratulations, Elias!

 

 

 

 

Sarah Young Finalist Writing Contest for BBB Contest

Sarah Young of Community Christian School is a finalist in the Better Business Bureau’s Laws of Life essay contest.  She has been invited to a banquet that will honor the 15 finalists.  There were only 15 finalists out of 3,000 entries.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Community Christian School’s 7th grade science class identify muscles through the dissection of frogs.

 

 

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Community Christian School’s 9th grade science class composed experiments to discover how physics worked on simple machines.  Each group had to use pulleys, levers, inclined planes, and wheel and axles.

 

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COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL STUDENTS HELP WITH OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

On December 11, 2015, several 11th grade students from Community Christian School traveled to Dallas to volunteer their Friday evening at Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child’s Processing Center.   Each holiday season from Thanksgiving through the week before Christmas, the Operation Christmas Child ministry sets up temporary collection warehouses in several cities throughout the United States, including Dallas, to receive shoe boxes filled with gifts and toys which have been donated by local churches and individuals.   The CCS students inspected hundreds of toy-filled shoe boxes to prepare them for final shipping to churches and missionaries worldwide who will give the shoe boxes and Bibles to children to share the message of Jesus.  At the end of their volunteer shift, the CCS students were excited to learn that over 600,000 toy-filled shoe boxes had been processed at the Dallas facility alone since Thanksgiving.   Pictured:   (front row)  Valerie Leblue, Mia Yellott, India Alexander; (back row)  Josh Howard, Chad Hughes, Justin Meaux, Nathan Rose, Tyler Bevlaqua, Blake Dupre.  Not pictured: Sponsors:  Sharon Monk, Ledena Howard, Steve Howard

 

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Click on Term 1 Honor Roll box for honor roll.

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Community Christian School had a touching Veteran’s Day with patriotic music sung by several elementary students, a veteran’s prayer, the honoring of the veterans and current military in the audience, and a moving skit by their junior high students.

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Community Christian School’s 7th grade class did a study on the short story, “The Doll’s House”, written by Katherine Mansfield.  They made their own 3D houses, and wrote background stories on their particular house.

Varsity XC State meet - 10-31-2015

 

 

 

 

 

CCS 2A Varsity Cross-Country Team participants at TAPPS State Meet in Waco on October 31, 2015:

Front Row (L to R):   Jacob Carter, Marlaina Delarosa, Keleigh Dempsey, Nia Swinburn, Brielle Long, Justine Sylestine

2nd Row (L to R):  Avery Williams, Josh Howard, Tyler Bevlaqua, Nathaniel Willett, Brenden Baker

Back Row:  C. J. Curry

Not pictured:   Head Coach:  Amanda Britnell;  Assistant Coaches:  Hannah Breaux, Jonathan Breaux, Devon Mires

Hunter Johnston Tournament of Champions for the Goldent Triangle First Tee

 

 

 

 

 

 

8th grade student, Hunter Johnston, represented CCS in the Tournament Of Champions for the Golden Triangle First Tee in Beaumont. His team placed third.

Bryant Jacobs - Arrow Head report in Science, studing geology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community Christian School’s 7th grade student, Bryant Jacobs, gave a lesson on arrow heads that were found by his family. The 7th grade science class is currently studying geology.

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Community Christian School’s See You At The Pole/Grandparents’ Day was their biggest turnout to date.  Students, teachers, parents, and grandparents united together in prayer which then kicked off Grandparents’ Day.  The 7th – 12th grade students enjoyed breakfast with their grandparents and elementary students presented their grandparents with hand crafted gifts.  To top it all off, the Grandparents’ Day program was so precious with kindergarten student, Kenli Vacek, opening the program with prayer, a performance by our worship team, and a moving message from grandparent and athletic/spiritual director, Darla Brack.  The hit of the program was the interviews of several kindergarten, first, and second grade students.  First grade student, Josiah Smith’s, reply when asked what he would do when he is a grandparent was, “I will give all of my grandkids lollipops so they will leave me alone because I will be old.”