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January 18th, 2023

" He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the LORD and put their trust in him." 
Psalm 40:3

This Friday, January 20th - 2:00 Early Dismissal for Teacher In-Service.

Iowa Assessment Testing will take place next week of Jan. 23-27, for students in grades 1st - 8th.
Assessment Week Snack Sign-Up  (full: Thank you parents)
Please do not schedule any appointments for your child during the mornings of that week
Please make sure your child is getting a good night sleep and a good breakfast every morning.  It is important that all students are on time and at school for this important testing.  Thank you for your cooperation.  We are praying for 100% attendance.

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.
Mark your calendars for a fun night on Saturday, January 28th

Pulled Pork Meal: 4:30-6:30 pm (free will donation)
Games: 5:00-6:30 pm
*** New: $5 ea. Unlimited Game Band
Silent Auction: 4:30-6:45 pm
Live Auction: 7 pm

Parent email to come out next week with 1st-8th grade parent food & game assignments.
- Thank you in advance parents & volunteers! FFN makes a huge impact on keeping our tuition costs low as it's the largest fundraiser of the year. We wouldn't be able to make it a successful night without everyone's commitment & support. 
Jan. 23-27 is National School Choice Week…Thank you for choosing Sully Christian School.  Each child will receive a yellow scarf and bracelet as part of next week’s celebration.
We will celebrate on Thursday, Jan. 26 our 100th day of school. Students can dress up like a 100-year-old
Next Friday, Jan. 27 – the 8th graders have designated this day as Flannel Day
Friday, Jan. 27 – JH students will be traveling to Peoria in the afternoon for a Career Fair. 
Friday, Feb. 10 AM – JCC here in the morning for an all-school snowshoeing activity.  Students need warm clothes, snow pants, hats, gloves, and boots for this.

Friday, Feb. 10 PM - Peoria Christian School will be at our school starting at 1pm for a 3rd/4th grade spelling bee followed by a JH basketball game.
Everyone is welcome to attend.  
All 3rd-8th graders should wear their school theme shirt that day.

Do you have a preschooler or student of any grade and would like to know more about Sully Christian? Join us at our information night coming up. Share with family and friends !!

All About Kindergarten & SCS Information Night:  Tuesday, Feb. 21
click here to sign-up

Kindergarten Round-up:  Friday, March 24 (current Kdg students will not come to school)
click here to sign-up


  • Food & Fun Night:  Saturday, Jan. 28
  • SCS JH Fine Arts Night:  Thursday, Feb. 16
  • All About Kindergarten Night:  Tuesday, Feb. 21
  • District V JH Fine Arts Night @ Pella Christian Grade School: Thursday, March 2
  • PT Conferences: March 30
  • Kindergarten Round-Up: Friday, March 24
  • Grandparents Day:  Thursday, April 13
  • Spring Program:  Thursday, April 20
  • District V JH Track meet in Oskaloosa:  Wednesday, April 19
Advance Notice:  Our 6th-8th grade band will march in the Tulip Time parades with the other area Christian schools…here is the schedule of parades that they will march in…
Thursday, May 4 - Afternoon
Friday, May 5 - Evening
Saturday, May 6 - Afternoon

Sully Christian School is seeking a Full-Time Head Cook & Full-Time Bus Driver for the 2023-2024 school year. 

Please share with anyone whom you think may be interested in this position.
Contact Bethany Tanke in the Office
(641)594-4180 or
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 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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