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January 4th, 2023

He who was seated on the throne said, "I am making everything new!" Then he said, "Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true." 
Revelations 21:5

Calling all bakers, canners, & snack makers!
We will be doing a bake sale on Food and Fun Night again this year Saturday, Jan. 28th!
We are looking for anything homemade; baked goods, homemade snacks, pickles, salsas, jams, and jellies, you name it! If you would like to donate something, please reach out to Heather Zylstra at 641-521-9836.
Thursday, Jan. 12 – Career Day.  Dress up like what you want to be when you grow up.
Mark your calendars for a fun night on Saturday, January 28th
Spread the word & invite friends, family, and co-workers to this fun family event!
Event Details can be found on FB & School Website. Click here to view the Event 
Winter is here!
Please remember to have your child bring their winter gear, items (boots/snow pants) may stay at school for the week if kids do not need them at home.
Indoor gym recess will only be held if the outdoor temp. is 10 degrees or lower. 
Sleds are welcome while we have snow.
Pella Christian High School’s Industrial Arts class will be building and selling kid-sized picnic tables during the second semester. Profits will support the Ryan Natelborg family and future Industrial Arts projects. Click here for more information and order yours today!
** Limited QTY Available 
Report cards will be e-mailed out on Friday (1/6/23)! Check your inbox for those.
3rd-8th-grade grades are live and available to view on JMC App anytime. 
If you have questions about a student's grade, contact the course teacher. The next Parent-Teacher conferences are March 30th. 

Thursday, Jan. 12 – TK-4th with Peoria “Snowflakes” with Jasper County Conservation at 9:30

Friday, Jan. 13 – JCC here in the afternoon for an all-school snowshoeing activity.  Students need warm clothes, snow pants, hats, gloves, and boots for this.  If we don’t have enough snow, we will reschedule. 

DIBELS testing will take place next week, Jan. 9-13, for students in grades K-6

Iowa Assessment Testing will take place week of Jan. 23-27, for students in grades 1st - 8th
Assessment Week Snack Sign-Up 

8th grader Landon Van Wyk will be playing basketball with the boys at Pella Christian Grade School.  Click Here for a schedule of his games if you would like to go and cheer him on.

JH Parent's: Dates to Know!! 

SCS Local Fine Arts at SCS is on Feb. 16th.
District Fine Arts in Pella is March 2. 
Mrs. Ansley is looking for willing and able volunteers to sew some Dutch uniforms for marching band. Our band doubled in size this year! We will need shirts (harder) and pants (easy) made by April. If you have the sewing skills and time available, please contact Mrs. Ansley at

Congratulations to Mrs. Carolyn Ansley and husband Reston on the birth of their daughter Josephine Margaret Ansley on Friday, Dec. 30.  Josie is welcomed home by big brother Tommy and big sister Emmy.  She was 9 lbs. 5 oz and 20 3/4 inches long.

A warm welcome to Lisa Roose as our music and band sub.  She will be starting on Thursday, Jan. 5 and filling in for Mrs. Ansley through the end of Feb.

Friday, Jan. 6 – Mrs. Johannsen will be at school.

  • Food & Fun Night:  Saturday, Jan. 28
  • SCS JH Fine Arts Night:  Thursday, Feb. 16
  • All About Kindergarten Night:  TBD
  • District V JH Fine Arts Night @ Pella Christian Grade School: Thursday, March 2
  • PT Conferences: March 30
  • Kindergarten Round-Up: TBD
  • Grandparents Day:  Thursday, April 3
  • Spring Program:  Thursday, April 20
  • District V JH Track meet in Oskaloosa:  Wednesday, April 19

Sully Christian School is seeking a Full-Time Head Cook for the 2023-2024 school year. With the option to come on as a part-time cook this second semester and train alongside Sheila to finish out this school year. The full-time position is approximately 5 hours per day/25 hours weekly, with the average hours being from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This person would not work on days school is not in session.

Please share with anyone whom you think may be interested in this position.
Click to Visit: for more details.

The TRIP ordering schedule will remain every other week unless notified differently, so plan your ordering appropriately!  Below will be the ordering dates.  Please remember to place your order before 9 AM to be processed that day.      
Fall TRIP Schedule (Order by 9:00 am on the Monday order date or will go to next order date)
2023 order schedule
January 16
January 30
February 13
February 27
March 13
March 27
April 10
April 24
May 8
May 22

If you are new to TRIP, you may contact me for information or go to and follow the instructions to set up an account.  Sully Christian’s identifying code is “A825AB25224”, which you will need to complete the set up of your account and for your rebates to be reported back to me for credit to your tuition account.  This is a great way to reduce your tuition, using gift cards for purchases you would make anyway.  If you have any questions, you may contact me at or 641-891-5975.
Upcoming Dates to Remember: 
Jan. 20 - 2:00 Early Dismissal | Teacher In-service
Jan 23-27 - Iowa Assessment Testing
Jan 28 - Food & Fun Night 
Feb. 17 - 2:00 Early Dismissal | Teacher In-service
Feb. 20 - No School | Presidents' Day
March 2 - SCS JH Fine Arts Night
March 10 - 2:00 Early Dismissal | Teacher In-service
March 13-17 | Spring Break - No School
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