The junior class traveled to Camp Allen for a time of leadership and team building. The goal for the retreat was to set the tone for the junior class as they prepare to be the leaders of the school and to build stronger relationships within the class as they enter into their senior year at CCS.
Physics students participated in the first annual CCS Magnetic Levitation Derby. Each student created their own magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) vehicle with magnets connected to the bottom so that it levitated on the magnetic track.
Executive Director Stephen Novotny said, “We are thankful to open the doors of this wonderful new facility; and are thrilled for what this will mean for generations of students to come. We thank God for the generosity of so many who have provided this new facility to help us continue to fulfill our mission of honoring the Lord Jesus Christ by providing students an education based upon academic excellence and biblical values.”
On Wed, May 10, grades K-8 held chapel services in the new Campus Life Center and Gym for the very first time. Second grade students led worship for their chapel with their "STOMP" presentation and alumnus Evan Weppler ('07) spoke to students about the "Signs of our Creator."
The evening included inducting 13 new members into the Thespian Society, honoring drama students for their outstanding performances and commitment to the department, announcing the thespian officers for next year, speeches from the graduating senior thespians, and a cake reception.
The high school choir and drumline had the opportunity to perform their contest pieces and receive feedback from a panel of three judges, which included college music educators. For their performance, both the choir and the drumline received a gold rating, which is the highest ranking available at this competition. And for the second time in three years, the choir was awarded an invitation to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York.
On Friday, April 21, 2017, elementary students enjoyed a fun day of field activities including the annual tug-of-war with the help of high school students in the Ephraim, Levi, Issachar, Manasseh and Reuben Warrior Tribes.
On Friday, April 21, 2017, CCS high school Warrior Tribes took part in a full day of school-organized community service. Some of the high school students stayed on campus working with the elementary school for their annual Tribal Wars competition. Other students worked out in the community on specific projects designed for their group. Read more about how CCS students made a huge difference in the lives of others in our community and on our campus throughout this day of service.
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) members were very busy during the two weeks following Easter, working on projects that offered members an opportunity to serve others. Read more on how this group of CCS students blessed firemen, constables, teachers, and children.
Lindsay Ehrhardt (class of '05) will perform with the A.D. Players in their upcoming production of the classic comedy "You Can't Take It With You." The show runs every Thursday through Sunday in May. Lindsay plays the role of Alice in her first production with A.D. Players. She is thrilled to be working with this well-respected company and in the new A.D. Players theater in the Galleria area.
Twenty of the best middle school and high school art works from CCS secondary students were entered in the annual Pearl Fincher Museum competition with three artists being honored. Read more and view artwork via this article.
Along with being blessed with gorgeous weather, CCS was blessed with success at this year’s meet. Of the ten speech event entries, eight advanced to semi-finals, and four advanced to finals. Congratulations to this year's award winners.
Congratulations to Chris McKnight who won a first place gold medal in the Black and White Seek and Sketch competition and to fellow CCS artists who also placed at the state meet. Read more about artists and to view artwork from the meet.
The Dan Warrior Tribe recently volunteered at Tomball Emergency Assistance Ministries. They spent the day cleaning, arranging clothes, organizing products, cleaning windows and arranging the baby/toddler section. "It was a great day of service to our Lord within the Tomball community," said sponsor Donna Lambert.