Edgerton Christian Elementary School September 18, 2015 Newsletter *Please return your tuiton envelope to school, even if it is without payment, as it will be needed for next month. Separate checks for hot lunch and for tuition are requested. Thank you! 1. We are still looking for volunteers to oversee inflatable’s at The Rock River Pumpkin Festival which will be at SWMCH next week Saturday, 9-26-15. ECES will be sponsoring the inflatables again this year and we are asking for volunteers who would be willing to work a one-hour shift. We need a total of 15 volunteers – 3 for each hour. Time slots available are 11:00-12:00, 12:00-1:00, 1:00-2:00, 2:00-3:00, 3:00-4:00. Please call the ECES office and let Dawn know if you would like to help out and what time works best for you. Thank you so much for your help with this day of FUN! Visit www.rockriverpumpkinfesival.com for more detailed festival information. 9:00am - 5K Pumpkin Run 11:00pm – Amazing Pumpkin Race (teams of four, ages 11-14) 11:00am – 4:00pm Vendor Fair & Farmer’s Market 11:00am – 4:00pm – kids games, inflatables, horse rides, pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rack rides, petting zoo, concessions/cotton candy, Mr. Twister (balloon art), face painting 11:00am – 3:30pm – Smoked pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, hot dogs, bbq, chips and drink available for purchase 1:00pm – Apple and Pumpkin Dessert Contest 2:00pm – Pumpkin Derby Race 3:00pm – Fastest Pumpkin Pie Eater Contest 4:00pm – Pumpkin Launching Contest *Rain date: October 10 2. The deadline for your orders from Great Plains Fundraising Sales (Formerly called Classic Cookie Co.) is next week Friday, 9-25-15. Product delivery will be on 10-9-15 at 3:00pm. **In addition to the products listed on the brochure, there are jar candles and gel melts available to order. They are in limited supply so if you are interested in these items, stop by the school office to see samples and order. 3. The deadline to order NEW ECES CLOTHING is also next week Friday, 9-25-15. Stop by school, take a look at the display table and take an order blank – you will also find pictures and an order blank on our website at edgertonchristianschool.org. Five dollars from every item ordered goes to ECES. 4. “See You At The Pole” will take place at ECES next week Wednesday, Sept 23. This global day of student prayer began in 1990 as a grass roots movement with a small group of Christian students in Texas praying at a school flagpole for their friends and schools. More than two decades later, millions around the world pray on their school campuses on the 4th Wednesday of September for their schools, churches and communities in global unity. 5. Hot Lunch Menu for Sept 21-25: Monday – Corndogs, Chips/Salsa, Green Beans, Grapes Tuesday – BBQ pork/bun, French Fries, Glazed Carrots, Pineapple Wednesday – Chicken Alfredo, Broccoli, Fresh Veggies, Peaches Thursday – Subs, Fresh Veggies, Baked Beans, Fruit Cups Friday – Beef Fajita, Corn, Refried Beans, Fresh Veggies, Mandarin Oranges 6. We have a few valuable items in our “Lost and Found:” a small, blue and silver Sony camera with purple case and also two camera battery chargers, both Sony as well. They have been here for quite some time so it may be from a student who has graduated already. There is also a purple/gray watch in Lost and Found. Send an email, stop by the school office to check it out or call us at 442.6181. Thank you. 7. SCRIP update: please have your orders to school by 8:00am on Mondays, orders will be filled on Wednesday afternoons 8. Hot Lunch/Recess Helpers – check the school website: edgertonchristianschool.org and click on “Calendars” and then “ECES Calendar.” 9. Moms in Prayer: Join us in praying for ECES & SWMCH students, teachers and staff every Friday at 8:15am. We meet in the boardroom at SWMCH. Call Vonda Vander Top for any questions. Students and staff always need your prayerful support! Thank you! 10. See SWMCH website for all Soccer and Cross Country information ECES Mission is to grow and learn together, firmly rooted in Christ, so we can glorify God and bear the fruit of service to others.