K-12 Private Christian School in Northwest Houston, TX

Elementary News


Christmas Card Contest Winners 2020

Earlier in the fall, CCS announced the annual Christmas Card Contest and asked elementary and secondary students to submit artwork depicting the story of Christmas, the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Kindergarten Bubble Gum Writing

Kindergarten students are learning “how-to” writing. Over the last several weeks, we have learned how to write the steps it takes to brush our teeth, make a sandwich and how to bake cookies.

Operation Christmas Child 2020

CCS elementary students were given the opportunity to touch another child’s life through Operation Christmas Child or “Operation Shoebox.” This outreach is a national ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, its mission to bring the good news of Christ’s love to a child outside of the United States.

Elementary ACSI Speech Meet

On Friday, February 28, elementary students competed in the ACSI Area Speech Meet competition in Huntsville. Our students worked hard, encouraged each other and represented their Savior and Cypress Christian School through their public speaking skills.

ACSI Elementary Math Olympics

Fifteen elementary students in grades 3-5 performed in the Area ACSI Math Olympics in The Woodlands on Saturday, February 22.

Elementary Science Lab

Elementary science lab students have been exploring electrical energy with open and closed circuits, conductors and insulators, electromagnets and adding a switch to a circuit.

Elementary Spelling Bee

On January 17, CCS elementary students participated in the district ACSI Spelling Bee competition in Huntsville. All 12 students performed very well amongst other schools in our district with three being recognized as top four finalists in their grade level. We are proud of their hard work and dedication to use their talents for the Lord!  

Math Olympics

This fall, elementary students participated in the ACSI District Math Olympics competition. All eighteen students listed below performed very well amongst other schools in our district with 15 out of 18 placing as Area Qualifiers.

Koedi Nealy’s Graced Ministry Appears on Great Day Houston

Great Day Houston welcomed CCS Junior, Koedi Nealy and 16 CCS students who are Graced Ministry Ambassadors and their parents to a live taping on November 1. Koedi began collecting pennies, which are easily cast aside, to provide everyday essentials for the homeless.

Operation Christmas Child

CCS elementary and middle school students were given the opportunity to touch another child’s life through Operation Christmas Child or “Operation Shoebox.”  This outreach is a national ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, its mission to bring the good news of Christ’s love to a child outside of the United States.

Third-Grade Pumpkin Project

Third-grade students wrote a book report and then decorated a pumpkin to represent a character from the book.

NAHS Leads After-School Art Activity

Last Thursday and Friday, National Art Honor Society (headed by President Gabby Kostecki) led an after-school art activity for elementary students where they made their own “pet rocks.” 

Crocodile Encounter

Fourth-graders took a bus trip to Angleton for their field trip to Crocodile Encounter: Houston’s Largest Reptile Show.

Fourth-Grade Postcard Challenge

Fourth-grade students have been busy learning about the five regions of the United States and the 50 states and capitals.

Fourth-Grade Students Visit Little Beakers

CCS fourth-graders had a great trip to an off-campus lab experience at Little Beakers on October 22. Students donned their lab coats and safety glasses, and briefly reviewed lab rules before starting the hands-on lab session.

MS Chapel Praise Team

Our Middle School Chapel Praise Team had the honor of leading musical worship for Elementary Chapel and Middle School Chapel last Wednesday, April 3!

2019 Kindergarten Bedtime Stories

Current and incoming CCS kindergarteners enjoyed hearing fun stories from Principal Joy Bezner and kindergarten teachers at our annual Bedtime Stories Night on April 4, 2019.

2019 Elementary ACSI Art Festival

On Friday, April 5, CCS elementary students in grades 3-5 participated in the Annual ACSI Art Festival. Our 16 students collected 10 Superior ribbons, five Excellent ribbons and one Good ribbon. From those, CCS also received two first place, two second place, three third place and three fourth place awards.

2019 Elementary Tribal Competition

On Friday, March 22, CCS elementary students had their annual Tribal Competition. Students compete in individual and team events and the competition promotes inter-grade camaraderie and develops an awareness of what it is like to be part of a team. 

2019 Elementary Read-o-lution!

Throughout the third quarter, elementary students have been participating in a CCS New Year's Read-o- lution to outread the principal.

Elementary ACSI Area Speech Meet

Elementary students worked hard, encouraged each other and represented their Savior and Cypress Christian School very well through their public speaking skills. Overall, CCS had nine students who received either a Gold or Silver medal and every participant won a superior or excellent placement.

CCS Grandparent Visits Fourth-Grade

Fourth-graders welcomed Ms. Mary Banks Lavender, grandmother of fourth-grader, Heather Haesley, for a special presentation in the library.

First Grade VIPs

For the second semester, Mrs. Parker has started a fun, new behavior incentive for her first-grade students

New Elementary PE Lab

Elementary students in grades K-2 are having a fantastic time participating in a PE Lab this semester. Students rotate through movement stations that engage and develop different parts of the brain to improve academic readiness and behavior skills.

Elementary Rodeo Art Winners

On Monday, January 14, the elementary students of Cypress Christian had the privilege to participate in the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Art Competition. CCS elementary students won nine blue and five red ribbons. We also had a student who was a finalist in the competition.

Elementary Math Olympics

Elementary students participated in the local District Math Olympics competition. All 18 students listed below performed very well with 13 out of 18 placing to move on to the Area round in The Woodlands on February 23

Taxation Without Representation is Tyranny!

Fourth-grade students are busy learning about the American Revolution. To help them better understand some of the causes of the Revolutionary War, students participated in role-playing where they received a role card and became a colonist, tax collector, a member of parliament or the King of England.

ACSI Math Olympics

This quarter, students from grades 3-8 participated in the ACSI Math Olympics. 

Third Grade Pumpkin Projects

Third grade students wrote a book report and then decorated a pumpkin to represent a character from the book. Their pumpkins have been on display all week in the Elementary Library.

Operation Christmas Child 2018

Once again CCS elementary and secondary students were given the opportunity to touch another child’s life through Operation Christmas Child by packing 122 boxes.

2018 Fifth Grade American Festival

On Monday, November 5, 2018, CCS welcomed friends and family members to the 2018 American Festival. This event provided the opportunity for each fifth-grade student to perform an originally and independently written dramatic monologue based on the life of a Civil War character chosen by the student.

Kindergarten Back-to-School Fellowship

Twenty kindergarten families had a fun afternoon at Cypress Academy of Gymnastics on Saturday, August 4 getting to know one another as they begin a new adventure as CCS Warriors.

Elementary Robotics Camp Fun!

At the summer Elementary Robotics Camp, budding engineers turned LEGO® bricks, gears and motors into interactive creations while improving problem-solving, collaboration and communication skills

Kindergarten Research Projects

Kindergarten students just completed a two-week research project on insects. Students learned about the job of an entomologist and used nonfiction books to find important and interesting facts about ladybugs, honeybees, ants and butterflies.

Kindergarten Bedtime Stories

Current and incoming CCS kindergarteners enjoyed hearing fun stories from Principal White and kindergarten teachers at the annual CCS Kindergarten Bedtime Story Night on April 19, 2018.

2018 Elementary ACSI Art Festival

On Friday, April 6, 18 schools came together to participate in the annual ACSI Art Festival, held at Faith Academy in Bellville, Texas. Fifteen Cypress Christian elementary students, whose artwork was chosen, were outstanding representatives of our school.

2018 Warrior Tribes Day of Service

On Friday, March 9, 2018, 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.

Elementary Tribal Competition 2018

On Friday, March 9, 2018, elementary students enjoyed a fun day of field activities with the help of high school students in the Asher, Benjamin, Dan, Joseph, Judah, Simeon and Zebulun Warrior Tribes.

2018 Elementary Speech Meet

On Friday, March 2, 2018, 40 CCS elementary students participated in the ACSI Speech Meet at Summit Christian Academy in Huntsville, TX. The ACSI Speech Meet is preceded by classroom and grade level speech competitions which allow all of our elementary students in grades 1-5 the opportunity to practice public speaking skills.

2018 Math Olympics

Cypress Christian elementary and middle school students participated in the ACSI Math Olympics on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Christ Community School in The Woodlands, TX. We are proud of the hard work all of our student participants did to get ready for this timed competition in the areas of math reasoning and math computation. 

Elementary Basketball

The two 5th grade girls basketball teams played each other last Saturday in the East Gym. The fun included a Dads vs. Daughters quarter. They topped the day off with ice cream sundaes.

No Taxation Without Representation!

Fourth-grade students have been busy learning about the American Revolution. To help them better understand some of the causes of the Revolutionary War, students participated in an exciting role-play activity. Each student randomly received a Role Card to find out if he or she would be a colonist, a tax collector, a member of Parliament, or the King of England.

Elementary Math Club

Elementary Math Club participants worked in groups to solve problems, explore new strategies and prepare for ACSI Math Olympics.

Operation Christmas Child 2017

Elementary, middle school and high students participated in the "Operation Christmas Child" project through Samaritan’s Purse. The Christmas boxes will be delivered to children in countries all around the world. This is a wonderful way for students to help send the gospel message to a child in another country. Overall, 169 boxes were packed!

Veterans Day 2017

Veterans from all areas of the armed forces were in attendance at the annual assembly held in their honor. Read more, view photos and video of this special occasion.

Fifth Grade American Festival

On November 6, 2017, CCS welcomed friends and family members to the 2017 American Festival. This event provided the opportunity for each fifth-grade student to perform an originally and independently written dramatic monologue based on the life of a Civil War character chosen by the student.

Young Warrior Scientists

Fourth graders had a great time at Little Beakers exploring different concepts in science, and creating fun things with new experiments!

Reading Buddies - Homecoming Style!

Elementary and high school students enjoyed reading together while sporting their "HOME on the Range" attire, in celebration of homecoming week.

Cypress Christian Opens Campus Life Center and Gym May 2017

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.”

First Chapel Services in new Campus Life Center and Gym May 2017

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."

Elementary Tribal Competition 2017

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.

Kindergarten Bedtime Stories 2017

Current and incoming CCS kindergarteners enjoyed hearing fun stories from Principal White and kindergarten teachers at this annual event.

Elementary ACSI Art Festival 2017

CCS submitted 15 pieces of artwork in the competition from students in grades 3-5. Congratulations to student artists for their hard work and for representing CCS well at the festival.

Elementary Area Math Olympics 2017

Fourteen students in grades 3-5 participated in the area math competition with each student placing. Students qualified for this event by scoring in the top range in the entire six-state region. Congratulations students!