Warrior Friends, Family and Fans,
If you need to finish your Christmas shopping, 
you can get it done right here in our school store! 
Many new items to choose from for that special Warrior in your life!
For store hours and information, contact Michelle.boersma@gmail.com or cell 

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Announcements for Friday, December 9, 2016

The birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, is without a doubt, the greatest gift God has ever given to His creation.  The month of December we will focus on this greatest gift EVER!  He was called:  Wonderful Counselor, Prince of Peace!

 Zechariah 9:9 “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”

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Western Michigan Christian High School and Middle School have the 4th and 5th weekend of every month to staff DIBS!  We are closed December 24, but we need several volunteers for Saturday, December 31.

NEEDED:

Cashier 10 am - 12:30 pm

Three backroom volunteers 10 am - 12:30 pm

Cashier 12:30 - 3 pm

Three backroom volunteers 12:30 - 3 pm

Text Julie at 616 970-0672

or call the store at 231 798-2252

 

 

MS/HS Project Grace Announcements

Project Grace Announcements:

Ice Cream:  Congratulations to Mr. Scholma’s 2nd hour Economics class for raising the most money yesterday (per student) and winning the Ice Cream Bar!  Mr. Scholma’s class brought in $460.77!  That is $14.86 per student.  Finishing in a close 2nd was Mr. Johnston’s Spanish 3B class which raised 125.12 which equals $12.51 per student.  


Project Grace Totals:  So far as a school we have raised $1,791.14.  Good Job WMC!  Keep it up!  Remember that our goal to beat this year is $11,250.  


Pancake Breakfast Update:
Mrs. VanHekken’s class has raised: $375.66 and as a school we have raised $1,217.38 – so far the school is ahead by $841.72.  Way to go WMC!  Mrs. VanHekken’s class, you need to STEP IT UP!


Candy Cane Sale:  We will be selling Candy Canes during lunch for Project Grace in the cafeteria.  All the money raised will be added at the very end to our grand total – this is not for a specific 2nd hour class.  Buy one for yourself or buy one for that special someone in your life J

Designated Giving Days:
  
The following days will be designated giving days next week.  The class that brings in the most money on these specific days will win the prize.  Remember that the total money is divided by the number of students in your class in order to make it fair for each class.

Tuesday, December 6: Doughnuts
Thursday, December 8: Ice Cream

Tuesday, December 13: Pizza
Thursday, December 15: Buffalo Wild Wings


NEEDED: TAPE & BOWS & WRAPPING PAPER: 
We are in need of wrapping paper, tape, and bows for Project Grace.  We are asking that each student donates at least 1 of these items for Project Grace.  Please drop off your materials in Mr. Smith’s room (111).  Thanks 


Key Dates & Information:
Tuesday, December 20: Shopping day with teachers to buy gifts & food in afternoon.
Wednesday, December 21: Winning M.S. & H.S. class will delivery gifts in morning.



HIGH SCHOOL

Girls Spring Sports Strength and Conditioning Sessions will start Tuesday, December 13 with Emily Bareham ATC in WMC’s weight room and then every Tuesday/Thursday after that from 3:15-4:15 PM.  Cost:  FREE!  If you have questions, please contact Emily at Emily.bareham@mercyhealth.com

or her cell (231) 286-2588.

 

Don’t forget to sign-up for musical auditions!  SISTER ACT auditions are open to all 7-12 grade students from our family of schools.  The sign-up sheet is available just outside the choir room along with all the materials you will need.  Audition materials, including recordings of the voice and dance parts, are also available online through the musical’s Facebook page.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to “Raise Your Voice” and “Spread the Love Around!”

The seventh grade is having a bake sale! All of the money goes to Project Grace. Think about all the kids that can celebrate Christmas this year! We have all sorts of sweets. The sale will be next Wednesday morning.  Get some sweets and help out families in need!!

On December 13 all 10th graders will be attending a tour of the Muskegon County Career Tech Center.  Students should expect to be gone from approximately 8:20-10:15 AM that day and should wear long pants and closed toe shoes that day.  Please meet in the lobby by 8:20 that morning. 

HS Christmas banquet is coming up Saturday, December 17…tickets are on sale during both lunches and after school in Mr. Frandsen’s room #113 for $35 a person or $60 a pair which includes appetizers, a delicious dinner, beverages, and dessert PLUS the dance (or $20 for just the dance).  This fun event will be held at the Trillium Center, 17240 Van Wagoner Rd. in Spring Lake. Dinner is at 6:30, Senior Skit at 7:30, and the dance goes from 8-11 PM. Any questions:  talk to Mr. Frandsen or your Student Council Rep.  Remember if you are taking a guest from another school to our dance, you must pick 

up a guest form in the office and turn it in before Thursday, December 15.

 

The last day to sign up for Mr. Turner's after school Computer Science (CS) club is TODAY!   The CS Club will be held from 3:15 to 5:00 two days per week. To determine a schedule that fits the most people the best, please fill out this form (with the help of parents): https://goo.gl/uFIpWb. Even if you already signed up in the media center, please fill out the form.

CHEERING FOR ELLA!  Next Wednesday, December 14   at 6:30 PM, the competitive cheer team will be hosting a fundraising cheer scrimmage to raise support for Ella DeWyn in her fight against Hodgkin's Lymphoma.  Spring Lake, Shelby, and Northpointe Christian cheer teams will be here to help us support the DeWyn family.  Donations will be taken at the door, student council will be selling bracelets, and you won't want to miss the handstand competition between Mr. Kempster and Mrs. VanHekken!  See you there!

 

JUNIOR/SENIOR NEWS 

Seniors:  Make sure you stop by and check how many service hours you have on Ms. Bosscher's office door.  You should have 35: 10 for Freshman year, 

10 for Sophomore year and 15 for Junior year.  If you didn't turn them in each year by the end of that year you have an additional 5 added to that year.  **Remember this is a graduation requirement.

 

Upcoming College Visits: 

Lake Superior State University: December 15 during A&B

(Notice day change because of bad weather today!)

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

(Please read Project Grace Update for the MS, too!)

 

Congratulations to the middle school band students who participated in solo and ensemble festival this last Saturday. They all received superior ratings! They are Isaiah Visker, Elisabeth Bonnema and Zoe Vanderstelt.

 

The seventh grade is having a bake sale! All of the money goes to Project Grace. Think about all the kids that can celebrate Christmas this year! We have all sorts of sweets. The sale will be next Wednesday morning.  Get some sweets and help out families in need!!

Don’t forget to sign-up for musical auditions!  SISTER ACT auditions are open to all 7-12 grade students from our family of schools.  The sign-up sheet is available just outside the choir room along with all the materials you will need.  Audition materials, including recordings of the voice and dance parts, are also available online through the musical’s Facebook page.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to “Raise Your Voice” and “Spread the Love Around!”

The last day to sign up for Mr. Turner's after school Computer Science (CS) club is TODAY!  The CS Club will be held from 3:15 to 5:00 two days per week. To determine a schedule that fits the most people the best, please fill out this form (with the help of parents): https://goo.gl/uFIpWb. Even if you already signed up in the media center, please fill out the form.

CHEERING FOR ELLA!  Next Wednesday, December 14  at 6:30 PM, the competitive cheer team will be hosting a fundraising cheer scrimmage to raise support for Ella DeWyn in her fight against Hodgkin's Lymphoma.  Spring Lake, Shelby, and Northpointe Christian cheer teams will be here to help us support the DeWyn family.  Donations will be taken at the door, student council will be selling bracelets, and you won't want to miss the handstand competition between Mr. Kempster and Mrs. VanHekken!  See you there!

 

Hot Lunch for December 9

Friday—Chicken Sandwich or Pulled Pork

 

Hot Lunch for December 12-16

Monday—Spicy Chicken Sandwich

Tuesday—Bosco Bread Sticks or Meatball Sub

Wednesday—Grilled Chicken Pesto or Pepperoni Calzone

Thursday—Domino’s Pizza

Friday—Grilled Chicken Sandwich or Sloppy Joes

 

 

 

Birthdays for December 5-11

12/6—Johnscott Finley

12/6—Carley Cashler

12/7—Delaney Bakker

12/7—Morgan Kinnucan

12/9—Luke Moorhead

12/11—Catherine Bradford-Royle

12/11—Joseph Kroening




Parents are you looking for service h
​ou​
rs
​?  T
he advancement department has two opportunities for you:
  1. ​An ​a
    dult 
    ​"​
    prom
    ​"​
     is being held 
    ​in ​
    early June. We need a committee to help plan this event. If you are interested please contact Sharon McLean at
    ​ ​
    sharonmclean@wmchs.net. This will be a fun night out and a great event to plan.
  2. Grandparents Day is Friday May 13. We need people to help serve our wonderful grandparents. The time will be from 8:00am to 12:00. Please contact Sharonmclean@wmchs.net.

Parents, Grandparents Day is coming up Friday May 13. Invites will go out this week. Please make sure all addresses are correct in Renweb. Grandparents will need to call the school and register by May 6th.
 

Announcements for Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Sometimes we need just a little boost, and there are plenty of Bible verses on encouragement to help guide us. Whether we're looking for verses on encouraging others or we need a little bit of encouragement ourselves, the Bible is full of great advice.  This month of April we will focus on encouragement!


“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” 

​    ​
~~1 Thessalonians 5:11

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL

High School Students:  Please make sure that you have your Bible or your phone with a Bible App for chapel TODAY.  Thanks!

Student council is meeting Wednesday morning.

Working yearbook meeting this Wednesday, 3:00 - 4:00; begin by meeting in Room 213.

Swing Club will meet this Friday after school in the Big Room.

Science Olympiad, physics students, or anyone interested in engineering, business, and robotics, talk to Miss Kramer about joining an engineering field trip to JR

A
utomation 
T
echnologies NEXT THURSDAY April 21. We will leave after 3rd hour and return by 3
​ ​
pm. We can only take 10-15 students, so talk to Miss Kramer today to sign up. Upperclassmen get priority if more than 15 sign up. Trip is free, but bring your own lunch. See www.jrauto.com for more info about the company. 

 

Golf Practice TUES/WED- Final scoring to be initiated to determine who the six team players will

be that play in Thursday match at the Chippewa Invitational on the Royal Course in Canadian Lakes!

 

Prom tickets go on sale TOMORROW!  They are $30.00 for prom only, and $35.00 for prom and the after party.  Prom includes an evening of dancing, gourmet desserts, a photo booth, a candy bar, and special surprise entertainment.  Get ready for a Great (Gatsby) of a time! Tickets will be sold at both lunches and in Mrs. VanHekken's office.

 

Attention Seniors:  A reminder that Jostens representatives will be at school during lunch on Wednesday, April 20th to deliver caps and gowns and graduation products. You balance must be paid in full in order to receive your products. No checks can be accepted on the day of delivery, cash or money order only please.

 

Seniors and Your Parents:  Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 18 at 7:00 PM (*THIS IS A DATE CHANGE!!!)  when we will honor the Class of 2016!  Please join us for a special awards assembly celebration with desserts and punch following.  Plan to wear something nice!!!  J  RSVP to Ms. Bosscher by May 9 at msbosscher@wmchs.net

Your summer job can also be your summer fun!  You just need to work at Michigan’s Adventure.  With positions including lifeguard, merchandise, food, rides, and games, you can spend all summer making new friends, making people smile, making memories, and making some extra cash.  Plus there’s flexible scheduling and unlimited visits to all the coasters and slides you can handle all summer long.  So if you’re 16 or older, apply online today atmiadnenture.com/jobs or visit the office for more details.

 

The following students need to stop in Ms.Bosscher's office and pick up their CTC registration form ASAP: Ashlyn Lane and Max Christenson.

 

The following students need to pay $18 to the office for their bruteball t-shirts ASAP!!!

Sam Goorman/Joey Castle/Joel VanWinkle/

James Sytsema/Braxton Snuffer/ Chris Visser/

Will Langejans/Will TenCate/Tommy TenCate/

Evan Fles/Jacob Moser/ Tyler Somers

 

 Photo Show for High School Students and Staff-Your Plate or Mine: How do you view Food? Take a photo of a plate of food-plenty or lack of it! This is our theme of our next photo show which will be due at the end of April! If you are traveling or enjoy eating certain foods, take a photo of your plated food, or even before the food is prepared. Get this developed and enter two of your favorites in 8" x 10" in color or black and white. Questions? See Mrs. Van Duyn in the art room. 

 

Students looking for service hours:  sign up to help out at the school fundraiser “It's a Small World After All.” This is a student led event to be held Saturday, April 16 from 6:30 until 9:00 PM. Please see Mrs. McLean, in the advancement office, for more details.

 

Have you been bored at a school dance? Wish they didn't play music from ‘06? Well here's a way you can help the Tanzania Team and have the best time on April 15 in the Big Room. The Super Nova. Wear Galaxy. Be there or be bored!

 

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

We are excited to help you our MS students better understand biblical stewardship during Stewardship Week. Stewardship week will be April 25-April 29. On Monday afternoon, we will be taking a field trip to the Kent County Recycling Center to take a tour of their facilities. Please mark your calendar to wear closed toe shoes on Monday the 25th! On Tuesday, our chapel program will focus on recycling and stewardship of the earth. On Thursday morning, we will be doing a financial reality fair through First General Credit Union. Please have your parents email misswheelock@wmchs.net if they are interested in volunteering at a station. We need 15 parents. Then, we will talk about financial stewardship in Thursday's chapel. 

 

 

Hot Lunch for April 12-15

Tuesday—Bosco Breadsticks or Meatball Sub

Wednesday—Cheeseburger or Chicken Parmesan Sandwich

Thursday—Domino’s Pizza

Friday—Breaded Fish Sandwich or Chicken Sandwich

 

Birthdays for April 11-17

4/12—Nathaniel Gilson

4/15—Liu Yilong

4/16—Grace Johnson

4/17—Eric-Logan Beeson

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Parents are you looking for service h
​ou​
rs
​?  T
he advancement department has two opportunities for you:
  1. ​An ​a
    dult 
    ​"​
    prom
    ​"​
     is being held 
    ​in ​
    early June. We need a committee to help plan this event. If you are interested please contact Sharon McLean at
    ​ ​
    sharonmclean@wmchs.net. This will be a fun night out and a great event to plan.
  2. Grandparents Day is Friday May 13. We need people to help serve our wonderful grandparents. The time will be from 8:00am to 12:00. Please contact Sharonmclean@wmchs.net.

Parents, Grandparents Day is coming up Friday May 13. Invites will go out this week. Please make sure all addresses are correct in Renweb. Grandparents will need to call the school and register by May 6th.
 

Announcements for Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Sometimes we need just a little boost, and there are plenty of Bible verses on encouragement to help guide us. Whether we're looking for verses on encouraging others or we need a little bit of encouragement ourselves, the Bible is full of great advice.  This month of April we will focus on encouragement!


“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” 

​    ​
~~1 Thessalonians 5:11

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL

High School Students:  Please make sure that you have your Bible or your phone with a Bible App for chapel TODAY.  Thanks!

Student council is meeting Wednesday morning.

Working yearbook meeting this Wednesday, 3:00 - 4:00; begin by meeting in Room 213.

Swing Club will meet this Friday after school in the Big Room.

Science Olympiad, physics students, or anyone interested in engineering, business, and robotics, talk to Miss Kramer about joining an engineering field trip to JR

A
utomation 
T
echnologies NEXT THURSDAY April 21. We will leave after 3rd hour and return by 3
​ ​
pm. We can only take 10-15 students, so talk to Miss Kramer today to sign up. Upperclassmen get priority if more than 15 sign up. Trip is free, but bring your own lunch. See www.jrauto.com for more info about the company. 

 

Golf Practice TUES/WED- Final scoring to be initiated to determine who the six team players will

be that play in Thursday match at the Chippewa Invitational on the Royal Course in Canadian Lakes!

 

Prom tickets go on sale TOMORROW!  They are $30.00 for prom only, and $35.00 for prom and the after party.  Prom includes an evening of dancing, gourmet desserts, a photo booth, a candy bar, and special surprise entertainment.  Get ready for a Great (Gatsby) of a time! Tickets will be sold at both lunches and in Mrs. VanHekken's office.

 

Attention Seniors:  A reminder that Jostens representatives will be at school during lunch on Wednesday, April 20th to deliver caps and gowns and graduation products. You balance must be paid in full in order to receive your products. No checks can be accepted on the day of delivery, cash or money order only please.

 

Seniors and Your Parents:  Mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 18 at 7:00 PM (*THIS IS A DATE CHANGE!!!)  when we will honor the Class of 2016!  Please join us for a special awards assembly celebration with desserts and punch following.  Plan to wear something nice!!!  J  RSVP to Ms. Bosscher by May 9 at msbosscher@wmchs.net

Your summer job can also be your summer fun!  You just need to work at Michigan’s Adventure.  With positions including lifeguard, merchandise, food, rides, and games, you can spend all summer making new friends, making people smile, making memories, and making some extra cash.  Plus there’s flexible scheduling and unlimited visits to all the coasters and slides you can handle all summer long.  So if you’re 16 or older, apply online today atmiadnenture.com/jobs or visit the office for more details.

 

The following students need to stop in Ms.Bosscher's office and pick up their CTC registration form ASAP: Ashlyn Lane and Max Christenson.

 

The following students need to pay $18 to the office for their bruteball t-shirts ASAP!!!

Sam Goorman/Joey Castle/Joel VanWinkle/

James Sytsema/Braxton Snuffer/ Chris Visser/

Will Langejans/Will TenCate/Tommy TenCate/

Evan Fles/Jacob Moser/ Tyler Somers

 

 Photo Show for High School Students and Staff-Your Plate or Mine: How do you view Food? Take a photo of a plate of food-plenty or lack of it! This is our theme of our next photo show which will be due at the end of April! If you are traveling or enjoy eating certain foods, take a photo of your plated food, or even before the food is prepared. Get this developed and enter two of your favorites in 8" x 10" in color or black and white. Questions? See Mrs. Van Duyn in the art room. 

 

Students looking for service hours:  sign up to help out at the school fundraiser “It's a Small World After All.” This is a student led event to be held Saturday, April 16 from 6:30 until 9:00 PM. Please see Mrs. McLean, in the advancement office, for more details.

 

Have you been bored at a school dance? Wish they didn't play music from ‘06? Well here's a way you can help the Tanzania Team and have the best time on April 15 in the Big Room. The Super Nova. Wear Galaxy. Be there or be bored!

 

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

We are excited to help you our MS students better understand biblical stewardship during Stewardship Week. Stewardship week will be April 25-April 29. On Monday afternoon, we will be taking a field trip to the Kent County Recycling Center to take a tour of their facilities. Please mark your calendar to wear closed toe shoes on Monday the 25th! On Tuesday, our chapel program will focus on recycling and stewardship of the earth. On Thursday morning, we will be doing a financial reality fair through First General Credit Union. Please have your parents email misswheelock@wmchs.net if they are interested in volunteering at a station. We need 15 parents. Then, we will talk about financial stewardship in Thursday's chapel. 

 

 

Hot Lunch for April 12-15

Tuesday—Bosco Breadsticks or Meatball Sub

Wednesday—Cheeseburger or Chicken Parmesan Sandwich

Thursday—Domino’s Pizza

Friday—Breaded Fish Sandwich or Chicken Sandwich

 

Birthdays for April 11-17

4/12—Nathaniel Gilson

4/15—Liu Yilong

4/16—Grace Johnson

4/17—Eric-Logan Beeson

Inline image 1

Parents are you looking for service h
​ou​
rs
​?  T
he advancement department has two opportunities for you:
  1. ​An ​a
    dult 
    ​"​
    prom
    ​"​
     is being held 
    ​in ​
    early June. We need a committee to help plan this event. If you are interested please contact Sharon McLean at
    ​ ​
    sharonmclean@wmchs.net. This will be a fun night out and a great event to plan.
  2. Grandparents Day is Friday May 13. We need people to help serve our wonderful grandparents. The time will be from 8:00am to 12:00. Please contact Sharonmclean@wmchs.net.

Parents, Grandparents Day is coming up Friday May 13. Invites will go out this week. Please make sure all addresses are correct in Renweb. Grandparents will need to call the school and register by May 6th.
 

Announcements for Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Sometimes we need just a little boost, and there are plenty of Bible verses on encouragement to help guide us. Whether we're looking for verses on encouraging others or we need a little bit of encouragement ourselves, the Bible is full of great advice.  This month of April we will focus on encouragement!


“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” 

​    ​
~~1 Thessalonians 5:11

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL

High School Students:  Please make sure that you have your Bible or your phone with a Bible App for chapel TODAY.  Thanks!

Student council is meeting Wednesday morning.

Working yearbook meeting this Wednesday, 3:00 - 4:00; begin by meeting in Room 213.

Swing Club will meet this Friday after school in the Big Room.

Science Olympiad, physics students, or anyone interested in engineering, business, and robotics, talk to Miss Kramer about joining an engineering field trip to JR

A
utomation 
T
echnologies NEXT THURSDAY April 21. We will leave after 3rd hour and return by 3
​ ​
pm. We can only take 10-15 students, so talk to Miss Kramer today to sign up. Upperclassmen get priority if more than 15 sign up. Trip is free, but bring your own lunch. See www.jrauto.com for more info about the company. 

 

Golf Practice TUES/WED- Final scoring to be initiated to determine who the six team players will

be that play in Thursday match at the Chippewa Invitational on the Royal Course in Canadian Lakes!

 

Prom tickets go on sale TOMORROW!  They are $30.00 for prom only, and $35.00 for prom and the after party.  Prom includes an evening of dancing, gourmet desserts, a photo booth, a candy bar, and special surprise entertainment.  Get ready for a Great (Gatsby) of a time! Tickets will be sold at both lunches and in Mrs. VanHekken's o