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November 16th, 2022

"Christ died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive by the Spirit."
1 Peter 3:18

1st & 2nd Grade Chapel

Please join us on Friday, Nov. 18th, for a Thanksgiving chapel lead by our 1st & 2nd-grade students. 

Chapel is at 8:40am in the gym. Everyone is welcome to attend. 
SIX EIGHT SERVE  | Sugar Cookie Sale
Tis the season of holiday baking, time with family, and, most importantly, giving thanks. Our students are looking to raise money to be a blessing by giving back this season.
The 6:8 Serve Students are selling frozen ready-to-bake Christmas cut-out sugar cookies. (star, tree, & snowman)
1 dozen = $6    *Limited Supply
All Money raised from purchased cookies will be donated to Holt International. 
The students chose to support this Christian organization as they have been guiding the Van Zante family through their adoption process. Holt also offers many other services that strengthen families and care for vulnerable children.
payment due at pick-up.
Raise Days are back this Thursday & Friday with 150+ bonuses on eGift cards and reloadable cards. Make sure your TRIP account is up-to-date so you can participate! Connect to an online payment source for quick, convenient checkout and instantly receive eGift cards and reloaded funds. 

Wed., Nov. 23 - we will dismiss at 11:30am for the start of our Thanksgiving Break. 

Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25 - no school for Thanksgiving Break. May each of you have a blessed Thanksgiving with family and friends. 
Happy Thanksgiving! 

It was announced in our recent newsletter.
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.

Tuesday, Nov. 29 – the 8th graders have designated this day as “Anything but a Backpack Day” They encourage students to be creative and bring their stuff to school in anything but a backpack.

Abby De Vries will be playing basketball with the 8th graders from PCGS.  Here is her basketball schedule.  
Click to View Schedule

Feel free to attend a game and cheer her on!

Karson Van Manen will be playing basketball with the 7th graders from Lynnville-Sully.  Here is his basketball schedule.  
Click to View Schedule

Feel free to attend a game and cheer him on!

PCHS 8th Grade Visit Day: On Tuesday, November 22 our 8th grade students will be visiting PCHS during the morning. They will attend chapel, visit classrooms, participate in a student panel Q&A and enjoy Thanksgiving lunch at the high school. Candice Vos will be taking our students.
Tuesday, Nov. 29 – Katie Cantu from Jasper County Conservation will be at school to talk to the 5th & 6th grade Literature class about survival skills.  This corresponds with the book they are reading…” Hatchet”

Board Meeting 11/17/2022

A HUGE thank you to all our Dutch Letter Workers & Supporters!! We are still blown away by God's goodness and the support that showed up to help us complete our orders. We hope that you truly know how appreciative we are of you and the support you give to Sully Christian School to make Christian education possible in our community.   
Blessings, Dutch Letter Committee

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 3rd
Christmas on the Square (in Sully)
Once again, SCS will host the cookie decorating for Christmas on the Square. We will be located at the Sully Community Building from 9:00a -11:45a along with a number of kids' activities. 

Looking Ahead!
Thursday, December 8th
TK-8th Christmas Concert at 7:00 pm 

The Pella Christian Shine Dance Team clinic and showcase is Saturday, December 17.  The clinic will be from 12/17/22: 8:45-11:00 with the showcase at 4:00 p.m.  Registration forms are in the attachment and are due back in the school office by November 22. 

Shine Clinic Sign-up Form

School Choice & Education Savings Accounts (ESA) have been in the media spotlight for the past few years regarding proposed legislation. Here are two quick FAQ sheets on School Choice with answers you may want to know. 
SCS - School Choice FAQ
Gov. Reynolds - Know the Facts|School Choice

Legacy of Grace - School Tuition Organization
Know someone looking for a place to donate? LOG-STO provides scholarships to assist students attending Christian education schools in our area. LOG-STO accepts monetary or grain donations for a 75% tax credit.
Visit to learn more. Contact the school office if you would like a printout of the donation form. 
Amazon Shoppers: We have entered the Christmas shopping season; please remember to choose Amazon Smile and select Sully Christian School as your beneficiary organization before you shop online at Amazon to help support our school. 
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)

November 28
December 12
December 26

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: 
Nov. 23 - 11:30 am Early Dismissal | Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 24 & 25 - No School | Happy Thanksgiving
Dec. 8 - Christmas Program at 7 pm (SCS gym)
Dec. 9 - 2:00 Early Dismissal | Teacher In-service
Dec. 22 - 2:00 Early Dismissal | Teacher In-service
Dec. 23 - Jan 2 : No School | Christmas Break
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