October 2019 Newsletter
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October 2019 Newsletter

From Mr. Phillips, Head of School

It’s hard to believe that we have completed two months of school already! God has blessed CBS with a great group of students and a fantastic faculty and staff. I cannot thank you all enough for partnering with us here at Curtis.

As we look forward to the events of October, we want to remind everyone of the following dates. there will be a half day on Friday, October 11 (early release at 11:30 am), no school on Monday, October 14, for Columbus Day, and no school on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25. On October 24 and 25, our faculty will be going to Eagles Landing Christian Academy for a day and a half of professional development training with ACSI. These forums are very beneficial for our faculty and attending this conference will help our faculty to continue to learn and grow in their field so that we can provide the best education possible for our students here at Curtis. Please pray for our faculty during that time.

- Mr. Scott Phillips, Head of School

Daycare & Preschool News

Happy fall, y'all! Our daycare and preschool has been happy to enjoy the cooler weather lately, and all of our classes have started to "fall" deep into their lessons. During September we have enjoyed seeing our new students blossom into a part of our Curtis family. We are currently working on last minute details for our new two-year-old room that is opening soon. We are excited to embrace some new families! Do not forget: the CBS Fall Festival is coming up on Saturday, October 5, with family fun from 10 am - 2 pm! 
- Mrs. Avia Stocker, Daycare & Preschool Director

Elementary School News

Thank you to our Grandparents for celebrating Grandparents Day with us at the end of September.  The kids did an amazing job.  

Our 1st 9 weeks Parent Conference Day is on Thursday, October 17, from 3:30 pm - 6 pm. Please be on the look out for an email from your child's teacher to set up a conference time. It is hard to believe the 1st 9 weeks is coming to a close; students will be issued report cards on October 17.  

I am grateful for each day that I get to serve the Curtis Family!
- Mrs. Lisa Ingle, Elementary School Principal

Middle & High School News

Things are continuing to “Fall” in place in our High School and Middle School as we rapidly approach the halfway point of the first semester.  The seniors are enjoying their privileges which include an extra t-shirt day and off-campus lunches. The Beta Club has elected officers and added new members. The Student Council recently represented CBS at the Fall Conference in Columbia.

Our Middle School students are diligently reading to earn their A. R. points and enjoying outdoor activities during social time. The sixth and seventh grade classes had the opportunity to experience “hands-on” science learning at the Ruth Patrick Science Center. And they all like Middle School chapel with Mr. Phillips, especially when he brings the “Vitamin T”.

We want to congratulate our Student of the Month recipients Annie Weston (Middle School) and Makayla Kirkpatrick (High School). These young ladies were chosen by the faculty in recognition of their Christ-like attitude and kindness toward others.

- Mr. Larry Ford, Middle and High School Principal

Guidance News

Happy Fall!!  I cannot believe we are already in October! This year has started off great and I am looking forward to the next few months. In the month of September, we had Covenant College and Georgia College & State University come in for presentations.  We have a few events coming up in the month of October.  

Thursday, October 10 - Josten's Representative will come present the graduation regalia to the Seniors
Wednesday, October 16 - PSAT/SAT exam
Friday, October 18 - Josten's Representative will return to take Senior orders for graduation regalia
Tuesday, October 22 - GMC Representative at High School lunch
Wednesday, October 23 - Bullying Awareness Day
Tuesday, October 29 - Beta Club Induction and Junior Ring Ceremony

I am looking forward to a great month!  Please reach out to me with any questions or concerns via email or phone (706-828-6624, option 5).

- Ms. Jessica Reed, Guidance Counselor

Glimpse of Volleyball Season

As the girls volleyball teams move into October, we are looking forward to several home games and already have the SCISA State Tournament on the schedule for the weekend of October 24 & 25. Check the volleyball and cross country schedules here:

CBS Fall Festival

Date: Saturday, October 5
Time: 10 am - 2 pm
Location: Horseshoe and Activities Area

Pre-order your tickets at 5/$1; will be 3/$1 day of the event. Pre-order tickets and meals here.

There will be inflatables, a dunking booth, face painting, dozens of fun activities and concessions served. Sign up to help your classroom teachers by contacting them. This is a super fun community event. We'd love for you to take part and invite your family and friends to join in.

Mark Your Calendar

Upcoming Events
  • Fall Festival - October 5, 2019, 10 am - 2 pm
  • Early Dismissal - October 11, 2019, 11:30 am
  • Columbus Day (No school) - October 14, 2019
  • PSAT/SAT - October 16, 2019
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences - October 17, 2019, 3:30 pm - October 18, 2019, 6 pm
  • Teacher Professional Development (No school) - October 24 - 25, 2019
  • 55th Day of School - October 28, 2019
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