Parent Note: Parent Note – November 21, 2022

Called to Be a Blessing

Matthew 5:3-12

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This fall Highland Christian School welcomed six members from CSI (Christian Schools International) for our five-year accreditation site visit.  After recommending a five-year accreditation credential, the team provided a list of eleven exemplary traits of Highland Christian School.  Over the next three months we will be highlighting one of these traits each week. This week’s trait is:

Healthy board-administration relationship exists.


Thanksgiving Break:  School will dismiss at 1:45 this Wednesday and will resume next Monday.  Aftercare will be provided this Wednesday. We pray that our HCS families have a safe and blessed Thanksgiving!

Parents and grandparents are invited to join us for our Thanksgiving Chapel this Wednesday, November 23, beginning at 8:40 a.m.  At this chapel we will be presenting our gifts to representatives from Roseland Christian Ministries.  We are still accepting food and toiletries this Monday and Tuesday.  Please help us bless others with these gifts.  Thank you for your generous support!

 Homemade vanilla is available in the office for all your baking needs.  Don’t wait too long to get yours – it sells out fast!  If you have any empty 8oz., 10oz., or 12oz. glass bottles at home, please send them to the office so more vanilla can be made – thanks!


Happy Thanksgiving! Please join PTO in showing our amazing teachers how thankful we are for them with a nice card or treat!


Etc is in need of newspaper!  Please drop off any you might have to the store or in the trailer at school.  Thank you!


Tuesday, Nov. 22 – 6th, 7th, 8th boys basketball vs. Crown Point – HOME 4:00, 5:00, 6:00


RaiseRight scrip ordering is available 24/7.  Need more online ordering information?  Contact Ann Lynch at [email protected] .

TRIP orders are due this week (paper and online) on **Tuesday, Nov. 22nd by 10 a.m.  TRIP will be accepting physical gift card orders on Dec. 1, 8, Jan. 5, 12, 19, and 26

Christmas is coming.  Take advantage of any upcoming RaiseRight Bonus Rebates! The last TRIP order you can place before Christmas for physical gift cards is Dec. 8th.

TRIP Cash & Carry Gift Cards will be available for sale the week of Dec. 12th.  Check the Parent Note on Mon., Dec. 12th for gift cards available to purchase.

Team C (April Vander Meyden, Jamie Vander Meyden, Janell Eriks) will be putting the TRIP orders together on Tues., Nov. 22nd. Orders will be ready for pick up in the school office on Tuesday by 2:45 p.m.

TRIP Teams for Stuffing Orders:  Team D – Nov. 29; Team A – Dec. 6; Team B – Dec. 13; Team C – Jan. 10


Live Nativity, “Jesus Birthday Party” Community Event is happening this year on Saturday, Dec 3rd 4-7:30pm @ Wicker Park Social Center. This open house is designed for kids to hear and see the good news of Christ and celebrate with a party. There will be face painting, games, a craft, cookie decorating, pizza, along with watching the 10-minute outdoor show. 

Illiana Christian High School is hosting a fun run/walk (2.2 miles) to raise money for phase two of our capital campaign and we want you! Free on the morning of Dec 10 at 8am and want to support Christian education? Click here to learn more!