EAS Connections – 11/17/20

Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs 8:00am–2:00pm
Friday 8:00am-1:00pm

November Birthdays:
Bryce Bomar – 15
CJ Hugelheim – 16
Micah Burgin – 19
Caroline McKenzie – 23

Upcoming Events

  • November 18 – Vision Screenings
  • November 20 – Will be a regular day of school.
  • November 25 – December tuition due
  • November 25-29: Thanksgiving Break
  • December 1-3:  MAP Testing
  • December 5: 6th-8th Grade Handbell Performance at Spartanburg SDA Church
  • December 10:  EAS Christmas Program at 7:00 in the Spartanburg SDA Church
  • December 18:  End of 2nd Quarter
  • December 19-Jan. 3: Christmas Break

Vision Screening
Dr. Andy Hopkins will be conducting vision screenings at EAS on Wednesday, Nov. 18.   

Spirit Day/Birthday Friday
The next Spirit Day/Birthday Friday will be on Nov. 20, which is a FULL DAY of school (normal Friday dismissal at 2:00 p.m.). The Spirit Day has a Thanksgiving them of Pilgrims, Native Americans, Pumpkins, and Turkeys

December Tuition Due Next Week
December’s tuition is due next week.  EAS thanks all families that are current with their tuition.  Should a family fall arrears on tuition, please make an appointment to speak with Mr. Claus to make arrangements for catching up.  Thank you.

6-8 Grade Handbell Choir Performance
Please mark December 5, 2020, on your calendars, for grades 6-8 will be performing at the Spartanburg SDA Church during the Sabbath worship service.  Complete details are attached to this newsletter for all 6th-8th grade students who will need the information in readiness for that special day.

Soccer News
The Parents vs. Kids soccer game is this afternoon, November 17, at 4 p.m.  There is a home game tomorrow against Mills River at 4:00 p.m.  Tomorrow’s game marks the end of the 2020 soccer season.  Under the direction of Coach Hopkins our team has made incredible progress this year.  Congratulations and go Crusaders! 

Christmas Program
The 2020 EAS Christmas Program will be held in the Spartanburg SDA Church on December 10, at 7:00 p.m. with arrangements for everyone’s safety. The program will tell the story of Jesus’ birth through story and music.  If your child has been given a part, please work with them to memorize it.  Please make plans to attend and celebrate the birth of our Savior. 

Home and School Association News
We are still collecting the UPC labels from Loma Linda and Worthington vegetarian canned foods.  Each label is worth 25 cents as part of the “Labels Make Cents” program!   Please turn these in to the school office.

If you have not done so already, don’t forget to link your Ingles Card, Publix account, or Amazon Smile account to our school.   Thank you so much!

EAS Hot Lunch Program
Nutritious, plant-based lunches are available for EAS students.  The cost is $3.25 per meal or $16.25 per week for grades 1-8.  The cost is $2.25 per meal or $11.25 per week for Kindergarten.  All lunches must be purchased in advance through the school office.  Pizza will continue to be served on Fridays.  Extra slices are available for $1.00 per slice.  On days when hot dogs are on the menu, extra hot dogs may be purchased for $1.00 each.

Lunch Menu:

  • Nov. 16 – Breakfast for lunch!
  • Nov. 17- Sub Sandwiches
  • Nov. 18 – Lasagna
  • Nov. 19 – Grillers, Fries, Fruit
  • Nov. 20 – Pizza
  • Nov. 23 – Cheese Ravioli
  • Nov. 24 – Turkey w/dressing, Mashed potatoes, Gravy, Green beans, Pie, and Ice cream

Place lunch orders with the office.  All lunches must be prepaid.

Thank you!
Mr. Claus sends a big thank you for all the prayers for his wife and him during their recent bout with Covid-19.  God has answered all the prayers and he is grateful for their recent negative test results.

As it starts to get colder, some questions have arisen as to acceptable hoodies and sweaters for in-school use.  The handbook states:  “Sweaters: Solid color sweaters. No sweatshirts/hoodies are allowed unless distributed by the following; EAS, Pathfinders, ALIVE, Mount Pisgah Academy or Fletcher Academy.”  Also acceptable are sweaters and hoodies of a solid color but no writing on them.  Wouldn’t it be great, however, if all students showed school pride by wearing school hoodies!

November Art Contest Theme: Mondrian Art
Entries for last month’s art contest are still being judged.  Winners will be announced in next week’s newsletter and chapel.  This month’s art theme is Mondrian Art.  For an introduction, see this youtube video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGFKoGStefY

Riddle Me This! Last week’s winner was Bryson!  For this week’s puzzler rearrange the letters to find the answer.  When you finish, turn it in to Ms. Cherry in the office for your chance to win a fabulous prize!