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2014-2015 School Theme


 
    
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Every Sunday - Morning Worship:  Immanuel, 8:00 - St Paul, 8:45 - Immanuel, 10:30

Thur. 10/23 - Bike-a-Thon Pledge Forms and Monies Due

Thur. 10/23 - Preseason Basketball Parents Meeting 6:30 pm, Sebewaing

Fri. 10/24 - Trunk or Treat (Sebewaing Campus)  5 - 7


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Tournament News – The soccer team had the league tournament this past weekend in Frankenmuth. In their first game, CTK battled Peace, Saginaw, and was victorious in a very close game. In the championship game, CTK came up short when they wrangled, for the first time this season the host, St. Lorenz. Great job on a second place finish soccer team and Coach Maust (with a special guest appearance from the soccer team mascot, Olive).

The A-Girls volleyball team won their first game on Friday playing at Immanuel, Frankentrost, against Bethlehem, Saginaw. CTK then took on St. Lorenz, Frankenmuth on Saturday morning. They continued to play for God’s glory and won again, punching their ticket into the final round! They took care of business in the championship game against St. Paul, Flint. The girls bumped, set, and spiked their way to a first place finish. Great job girls and Coach Williamson!
Christ the King is so proud of the effort and Christian sportsmanship of all its teams this year.
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CHRIST THE KING is hosting 
its annual 
 
on FRIDAY, October 24th.
This event will happen from 
5 – 7 PM 
at the Sebewaing Campus Parking Lot.

Included in the Trunk or Treat event are:
  • Scheurer Hospital
  • Immanuel Evangelism Board Booth
  • Caramel Apples
  • Pie Sale
  • Hayrides
  • Various Games (Inside school)
  • Concessions:
    • Soups – Chili, Potato, Chicken Noodle, & White Chicken Chili
    • Hot Dogs
    • Chips
    • Beverages
Please bring your WHOLE family whether in costume or not, decorate your car and enjoy an evening of fellowship, good food, and safe environment for your children to do a little trick or treating.

HELP!!! We are in desperate need of pies. Please send in a slip saying that you are going to make a few pies for CTK. We greatly appreciate your help in making the Trunk or Treat family event a success.







A HUGE THANK YOU to teachers and parents who graciously worked together and coordinated the CTK Bike-a-Thon. It was great weather and the students had a great time. Because of the hard work these ladies put forth along with all the pledges the students brought in, Christ the King will receive (when all the monies are collected) just over $2,000. GREAT JOB FAMILIES! Thank you for your support!






A Special Request from Mr. Weiss – Christ the King Athletics is currently looking for a HEAD COACH for the upcoming A-TEAM Boys’ Basketball team. If you are interested or would like to suggest a name for the head coach, please let Mr. Weiss know. 883-3730 or knightsad@ctkl.org.




Mr. Kaiser would like to make parents aware of the fact that on Thursday, November 13th from 4 – 7 PM, as well as Friday, November 14th from 12:30 – 3:30 PM, Christ the King Lutheran School will be holding parent-teacher conferences. Please make note of these important dates so that you are able to meet with your child’s teacher(s) to continue to improve your child’s educational path at CTK. Students in grades K-4 will need to watch for a slip coming next week where you will be able to select a time range for a conference to be scheduled. Students in grades 5-8 will have an open house format where teachers will be available for all of times listed. If you are not available to attend on either day, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to contact the teacher to reschedule a meeting for a time that is convenient for both of you.



The 8th grade class will be going on their class trip. There are several opportunities that they are offering for you to help them get there. The class is selling gift certificates to Younkers. If you are around on the Nov. 14th weekend, the gift certificate gets you a great discount for that weekend only. Please track down an 8th grader if you are interested in one or three or ten.  Secondly, in a few weeks, the 8th grade will be selling The World’s Finest Chocolate Bars at a $1 a piece. Please make sure to support them in this way as well. 



A request has been made for performance talent for the 2nd Annual Joan Hofmeister Evening of Talent Fundraiser Gala. Mrs. Hofmeister was a former teacher at CTK. The group is looking for musical acts, dancers, spoken word artists, musicians, and more. Auditions will be held at USA Schools on Sun, Oct. 26th and Tues., Oct. 28th from 6-9 PM. Please bring your performance ready material by for an audition. The Gala itself will be held on Nov. 7th. For questions, please call Mrs. Noah at 989-964-1364.

HEY SOCCER PARENTS!!! This message is for you. Mrs. Maust is inviting you to a soccer dessert banquet to celebrate the awesome 2014 soccer season. Please bring a dessert to share. Coffee and drinks will be provided. A time to fellowship will follow awards and a slide show. The banquet will take place on Tuesday, October 28th at 6 PM. It will take place at the CTK Sebewaing Campus. Please let Mrs. Maust know by email if you are able to attend ASAP. ktmaust@ctkl.org




HEY BASKETBALL PARENTS!!! This message is for you. There will be a pre-season meeting THIS Thursday night at CTK Sebewaing cafeteria starting at 6:30 PM. The meeting is for any parent of a student in grades 5-8 planning on playing basketball. Please plan on attending.







A BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!! Mr. Bunke has shared the official results of CTK Student Council Elections. The student council has participants from grades 3-8. The 2014-2015 representatives of the CTK Student Council are as follows: from the 3rd grade – Konnor Olson, Veronica Brink; from the 4th grade – Madison Gettel, Michael Lutz; from the 5th grade – Bryce MacFarlane, Ruby Kauffold; from the 6th grade – Thomas Couture, Maci Montgomery; from 7th grade – Avery Kuhl, Danielle Vogel; and from the 8th grade Kyle Tovey, Morgan Vermeersch. We are proud of these young leaders of our school.





On Friday, October 10, our lower grade students celebrated Fire Safety Week.  Local Firemen came to visit to remind them what to do in case of a fire as well as to acquaint them with fire safety 
equipment.  Special thanks to all the men and women who serve as volunteers to help those in need.





There is a prayer group that meets on Mondays from 8:15-9:15 called Moms in Touch. This group of mothers meet in the Great Room at Immanuel Lutheran Church. They pray for our students, for our staff, and for our own prayer requests. There will be a small box sitting on the ledge outside of the school office. Please drop in a request if a need or celebration should arise. If you feel like this would be something you are interested in, please feel free to join them or let Mrs. Carol Maust know.




Is it worth it? I mean I sit here and clip out Box Tops…Yes, it is worth it! Since the beginning of the Box Top program, Christ the King Lutheran School has earned $14,929. WOW! Last year alone, Christ the King earned $1,708. Mr Kaiser wants to challenge the ENTIRE school to surpass that amount. He would like to see CTK break the $2,000 mark! Let’s get clipping!









The Committee has had its first meeting for our Auction: The King's Festival - A "Knight" of Merriment.  We ask that EVERYONE help in some way on this monumental fundraiser. Please think of people you may know who would be willing to donate auction items. Also mark down the official date – Friday, March 20th, 2015. If you would like to volunteer in one way or another, please let Mr Kaiser know.







LATE BREAKING NEWS!!! Mrs. Mammel has been tenacious with Scholastic Book Clubs and they have again agreed to allow us to host a Book Fair the week of Nov. 10th. There will be one for each campus. More details to follow.


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Chapel Offerings for August – November are designated for the Wittenberg Project. The goal of the Wittenberg Project is to honor our Lutheran heritage as we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by nurturing and strengthening the faith of Christians and introducing the Christian faith to non-Christians. Through development of a Christian education and outreach center in the very birthplace of the Reformation, we will attract students and visitors, promote confessional-Lutheran theology, and open doors to Gospel outreach and works of mercy.  For more information, please visit  http://thewittenbergproject.org/.





Mr. Kaiser

I think I need to wash my hands after typing this. Mr. Bunke and the student council has asked that this Friday, all students need to wear their choice of either green and white or yellow and blue. I have heard there is a big college football game this coming weekend. For those who could care less, please wear scarlet and grey like the principal.







Christ the King has been BLESSED already this year when we asked for donations to purchase new books. God spoke to the hearts of supporters of CTK and gifts were given to help the library. I want you to continue to follow your heart to support our school and I have a new opportunity that I think may intrigue many of you.

For the past eight years, CTK has fielded a FIRST Lego League (FLL) team, sponsored by Nexteer Automotive, to compete against other elementary schools across our region. This program encourages discovery in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and applying their knowledge to everyday situations.

Our CTK Robotics Team will design a self-guided Lego robot, solve and present a solution to a real world problem, and participate in team building activities. The season culminates in a regional competition with 20 to 30 other area teams competing at Freeland High School on December 6th. Students and adults are welcomed and encouraged to attend the regional competition to cheer on our CTK Robotic team as they compete. There are some expenses that are not covered by the Nexteer grant/scholarship. If science peaks your interest and you would be interested in financially supporting the CTK Robotics team, please contact Coach Jeremy VanTol {(989) 674-2947 or jeremyvantol@outlook.com} or contact the school office. You can research more about the FIRST program on the website, www.usfirst.org



I would like to continue to ask that you make every effort you can to show the importance of Jesus Christ in your child’s life. One way of doing so is by attending church on a regular basis. Secondly, I ask that after church has ended, you give one more hour of your time to God for learning about His Word by attending a Bible class. This will also be a chance to have your child attend Sunday school class to learn more about Jesus Christ.

I would like to show you a little math as to why having your child surrounded in Christ’s love is so important to me. In an average year, if you do not miss a single Sunday, you receive on average about an hour of time hearing God’s Word during church. If you attend Bible class, that is a second hour of hearing God’s Word. If you count special services like Advent or Lent mid-week services, the total amount of time spent in corporate worship is around 120 hours per year. Not bad.

The devil works wonderfully when you and I are unaware he is doing his deeds. The average grade school child spends around 28 hours a week in front of the television. This would total 1,456 hours of secular television versus 120 hours of Jesus Christ. But the television time does not include the amount of time in front of technology (computers, Iphones, etc.). Screen time hours for an average child near 30 hours per week which total 1,560 hours. This is a scary statistic.

When I read about this, I was shocked. I even ran the numbers to make sure this was correct. Sadly, IT IS! I simply ask that you continue to immerse your son or daughter in God’s Word whenever you have the chance. Read a Bible story with them. Have a family devotion with them. Say a bedtime prayer with them. Every little bit of contact with God’s Word will strengthen their faith. Start small and continue to progress to a larger goal (family devotions three times a week). May God continue to bless you and your family. If you need help with some ideas of beginning family devotions, I would love to offer some ideas to you or suggest you talk with your child’s teacher, Pastor Boyer or Pastor Stolarczyk, or Chuck McGathy as well.

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Sebewaing Campus
2nd - 8th Grades & Office
612 E. Bay Street
Sebewaing, MI  48759
989-883-3730


Unionville Campus
Pre School - 1st Grades
6351 Center Street
Unionville, MI 48767
989-674-8691

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