Fifth graders had the opportunity to attend a Fifth-Grade Retreat at Carolina Creek Camp. The fifth-grade students who attended were able to spend three days and two nights working on team building, getting to know each other better and growing spiritually.
To encourage summer reading, first-grade students got to adopt a “pet” for their summer reading buddy. The students learned how they can practice reading to their animals at home, even their stuffed animals!
Students in fifth grade created mini galleries to show all that they had learned this year. Students selected two pieces of which they were most proud. They then created one additional unique piece utilizing mediums of their choice. These mini galleries were displayed during the fifth-grade promotion ceremony on Tuesday.
Elementary hosted Spring Literacy Night at Barnes and Noble on May 9. This was a great opportunity for families to come together with CCS staff and find great books for summer reading.
Elementary hosted their first ‘Morning for Mom’ event on Wednesday, May 10, in the East Gym.
The Secondary Lunchroom was filled with over 60 children for Kindergarten Bedtime Stories on April 27.
Kindergarten and T1 just completed their insect research writing project. Groups from each class have been researching butterflies, bees, ladybugs and ants.
Third graders visited the Houston Interactive Aquarium and Animal Preserve on Tuesday.
Last Friday evening, elementary dads and daughters gathered for our first Daddy Daughter “Candyland” dance. They had a sweet night that included tiaras, dancing, playing games, face painting, a balloon artist, craft station and candy bar complete with cotton candy machine.
Our second through fifth-grade students have been working hard preparing for the spelling bee! We are so proud of all of them!
CCS held “Spiritual Emphasis” days to provide students with a pause from their ordinary academic schedules in order to hear from God’s Word, participate in worship through song and think through what it looks like to follow the Lord with their everyday lives. Champion Forest Baptist Church – Champions Campus graciously hosted both days, providing hospitality, a worship team and a myriad of activities for students to participate in.
What a great day celebrating 100 days of kindergarten!
First grade enjoyed a fun day at Dewberry Farms on Friday, November 4. The rain held off and the children were able to: go down giant slides, be pulled by a tractor, ride on a train, be pulled on giant swings, jump off of hay bales, feed the goats, jump on an inflatable pillow, race pedal carts, eat a picnic lunch and do many other exciting activities. We appreciated all the parents who helped make this field trip a success.
This year, fifth-graders had the opportunity to attend a Fifth-Grade Retreat at Carolina Creek Camp. The entire fifth-grade class attended, and were able to spend three days and two nights working on team building, getting to know each other better and growing spiritually.
Last week, the varsity cheer team hosted their annual Junior Pep Squad event for all elementary girls.
On Tuesday evening, eight of the 10 students in our inaugural Transitional Kindergarten (TK) class and their families met at Ross Poppe Family Park for a playdate.
Kindergarten completed their insect research writing project. This project was cross-curricular in that the students were studying insects in science, using technology to find facts, creating PowerPoint presentations on their insect in computer and reading about them in library.
The elementary school recently held its first Annual Rodeo Art Award Ceremony.
Kindergarten celebrated their 100th day of school last Friday, January 28.
On December 9, the sanctuary of TheMet Church was filled with the sounds of Christmas as K-12 students honored the Lord Jesus through drama and song performing "Raad Tidings" at the annual Christmas program.
CCS elementary students were given the opportunity to touch another child’s life through Operation Christmas Child.
On Wednesday, December 15, the library hosted author and CCS alumna, Koedi Nealy. Koedi is the author of the book “Pennies from Heaven,” a fiction book based on personal events which teaches children that although they are young, they can do great things for God.
On Tuesday, third-grade students took a field trip to the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center.
Kindergarten students enjoyed a field trip to The Oil Ranch.
First grade enjoyed a fun day at Dewberry Farms on Tuesday, November 2. The weather was perfect and the children were able to go down giant slides, be pulled by a tractor, ride on a train, be pulled on giant swings, jump off of hay bales, feed the goats, jump on an inflatable pillow, race pedal carts, eat a picnic lunch, bring a pumpkin home and do many other exciting activities. We appreciated all the parents who helped make this field trip a success.
This past Saturday afternoon, Future Warriors and their families gathered on the playground for our FRIENDSgiving event.
First grade just finished writing personal narratives in Writer’s Workshop.
Girls in kindergarten through fifth grade formed the CCS Junior Pep Squad last week, joining the Warrior cheerleaders to practice after school all week.
On Wednesday, CCS introduced what we hope will be a new tradition with our Senior Athlete Adoption Program. Senior fall athletes from football, cross country, cheer and drumline were adopted by elementary classes
We have 43 new kindergarten faces on campus this year!
Our elementary art teacher, Mr. Martin, is retiring after 18 years of faithful service at CCS.
Students in fourth grade recently completed a unit on research and informational writing in Mrs. Young’s class. Each student selected one of the 50 states in a drawing.
Eighteen middle school students qualified to compete in the District Math Olympics against other ACSI schools.
Eighteen elementary students, grades 3-5, performed in the Area ACSI Math Olympics last month. Students competed in both reasoning and computation math skills against many other private schools in the Houston area. We are so proud of their accomplishments and hard work.
NAHS members recently worked on a CCS community art project for the Elementary After School Care students. Many of the members worked on supply packets to be used by the elementary students to create their own jumping jack puppet.
Fifth grade celebrated Easter by performing the Easter story in their homeroom cohorts. Students acted out The Arrest and Trial of Jesus, The Crucifixion of Jesus and The Resurrection of Jesus.
Fourth-grade students have been learning of God’s creation with the movement of tectonic plates, erosion, weathering and deposition, and how those forces can lead to the formation of new landforms. The students then applied this knowledge to represent the landforms on a United States map.
Fifth-graders Aemilia Crawford and Sydney Swan use their communication and writing skills to publish a weekly newspaper for their classmates in 5C.
Recently, kindergarten student Nathaniel Hull and his dad built a snack stand to sell lemonade and snacks to raise money for Run-4-Fun. He has worked so very hard with great fervor and enthusiasm along the way.
Kindergarten students were so excited to have a presentation from our local fire station. They learned what to do if they were ever in a situation where there was a fire.
Elementary students completed their unit on coding in computer class by programming algorithms for class robots to carry out.
Kindergarten students celebrating 100 days of school!
This year, the elementary entered 10 pieces, from 10 different students to the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Art Show. The students who represented our school received nine Finalist Ribbons and one Gold Medal.
The CCS Library is so excited to be hosting an online book fair on March 1-14 for both elementary and secondary students.
On Wednesday, December 16, elementary students presented a Christmas program at Warrior Stadium, honoring the Lord Jesus Christ, at the direction of Elementary Music teacher, Mrs. Overton.
The top three spelling bee winners in grades 5-8 competed in the ACSI Spell-Off on Wednesday, December 9. Here, the students competed to find the top five spellers at Cypress Christian School. We are very proud of their hard work and determination.
On November 19, CCS elementary students competed in grade-level competitions to determine first, second and third place winners in grades 2-5.
Elementary students in grades 2-5 finished their unit on 3D modeling by designing a Christmas ornament in Tinkercad. The students were able to see the process of digital modeling transform into tangible objects via 3D printing.
In November, on-campus and livestreaming elementary students in grades 2-5 participated in the ACSI grade-level spelling bee. Please help us congratulate these hard workers as the top four participants in each homeroom will advance to our CCS final spelling bee where they will compete for first, second and third place in each grade level.
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 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.
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.
Houstonia Magazine has reported Cypress Christian School among the top private schools in Houston.
It's been a busy and fun week in elementary science lab.
CCS is delighted to celebrate the kindergarten class of 2020!
Second-grade students reinforced their money and financial literacy learning by creating stores in any room of their home.
We had great fun reading books during the third quarter to earn a day of wearing crazy socks!
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.
Fifteen elementary students in grades 3-5 performed in the Area ACSI Math Olympics in The Woodlands on Saturday, February 22.
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.
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!
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.
This year, elementary students sent 10 pieces to the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Art Competition.
Fourth-graders recently completed their work on an exciting unit in science.
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.
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 students wrote a book report and then decorated a pumpkin to represent a character from the book.
Last week, elementary students in grades 2-5 participated in the ACSI district round Spelling Bee.
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.”
Fourth-graders took a bus trip to Angleton for their field trip to Crocodile Encounter: Houston’s Largest Reptile Show.
Fourth-grade students have been busy learning about the five regions of the United States and the 50 states and capitals.
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.
First grade had an amazing field trip to Dewberry Farms on Friday, October 4.
In the past two weeks, both the Houston Chronicle and Houstonia Magazine have reported Cypress Christian School among the top private schools in Houston.
This week, Mrs. Gonzales used two activities to teach fourth-grade students about metacognition, thinking about their thoughts as they read.
All elementary grade levels began a new drumming program this week that incorporates music, movement and memory.
Our Middle School Chapel Praise Team had the honor of leading musical worship for Elementary Chapel and Middle School Chapel last Wednesday, April 3!
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.
Fourth-grade students enjoyed a fun day on Monday, April 8, visiting Taste of Texas and the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site, learning more about Texas history.
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.
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.
Throughout the third quarter, elementary students have been participating in a CCS New Year's Read-o- lution to outread the principal.
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.
On Thursday, February 28, CCS first graders headed to the Children’s Museum. They had a great time at the many stations that were offered to them.
Thirteen elementary students, grades 3-5, performed in the Area ACSI Math Olympics in The Woodlands on Saturday, February 23.
Fourth-graders welcomed Ms. Mary Banks Lavender, grandmother of fourth-grader, Heather Haesley, for a special presentation in the library.
For the second semester, Mrs. Parker has started a fun, new behavior incentive for her first-grade students
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.
The Kindergarten classes went on a field trip to The Houston Zoo last week to learn more about some of the animals God created.
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 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
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.
We are excited to invite the entire CCS family to a special night this Tuesday, December 4 in the East Gym. The first high school district basketball games will be played and we have the honor of having Coach Van Chancellor, a legend in women’s basketball coaching, with us.
This quarter, students from grades 3-8 participated in the ACSI Math Olympics.
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.
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.
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.
CCS first-grade classes enjoyed a fun and exciting field trip to Dewberry Farms last Thursday.
Fourth-grade students made an exciting trip to an off-campus lab experience at Little Beakers.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On January 8, Cypress Christian School Elementary students participated in the 2017-2018 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Art Competition for Private and Christian Schools. Forty-five schools were represented this year. Ten students earned awards.
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 participants worked in groups to solve problems, explore new strategies and prepare for ACSI Math Olympics.
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 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.
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.
Fourth graders had a great time at Little Beakers exploring different concepts in science, and creating fun things with new experiments!
Elementary and high school students enjoyed reading together while sporting their "HOME on the Range" attire, in celebration of homecoming week.
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."
Fourth grade students learned to play a hymn with handchimes and then traveled to various places on campus to play.
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.
Current and incoming CCS kindergarteners enjoyed hearing fun stories from Principal White and kindergarten teachers at this annual event.
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.
The fifth graders ministered to the preschool-aged children at The Lamb School using puppets and upbeat worship songs they learned in music classes.
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!