Core Values, Jan. 29th – Feb.12th, 2018

Thank you House Audacia for continued acts of kindness:

  • One Member BLESSED Mrs. Herrin by surprising her with a note of appreciation.
  • Two Members demonstrated SERVICE by taking out Mrs. Quillen’s trash.
  • One Member showed KINDNESS by vacuuming Mrs. Quillen’s room one day after school this week.
  • One Member showed REVERANCE by offering up a wonderful prayer during Mrs. Quillen’s community group time.
  • One Member offered insight, WISDOM, and application to a group discussion in Mrs. Arensman’s US History class.
  • One Member displayed SERVICE by supporting Mr. Cook in some odd jobs.
  • One Member showed KINDNESS and CONSIDERATION for other by holding the gym doors for the student body.
  • One Member showed LEADERSHIP by volunteering to lead her community group in prayer.
  • One Member showed DISCIPLINE and INITIATIVE by working hard in Spanish 1 class.
  • One Member blessed Mrs. Haycox by showing GRATITUDE to her in a sweet note.

Thank you House Fides for continued acts of kindness:

  • Two Members SERVED by working enthusiastically to clean up the art classroom last Friday.
  • One Member CHEERFULLY took out the Spanish classroom trash.
  • Two Members demonstrated KINDNESS, CARE, and FRIENDSHIP by comforting the grammar school students and keeping them quiet and orderly in Mrs. Sneed’s room during the lock-down.
  • Two Members SERVED Mr. Cook by putting up the soccer goal nets for him.
  • One Member demonstrated KINDNESS by graciously taking out Mrs. Quillen’s trash.
  • One Member showed INITIATIVE by cleaning up the trash in Mrs. Arensman’s room without being asked.
  • One Member demonstrated the PURSUIT of KNOWLEDGE in asking Mrs. Arensman for ways to further her studies outside of class requirements.
  • One Member demonstrated FRIENDSHIP and SERVICE by sitting with the K4 class in the morning before school and trying to cheer up those that are crying.
  • One Member in Biology class showed INITITATIVE by springing into action to clean up a spill that another class member had accidentally made.
  • Two Members displayed SERVICE by supporting Mr. Cook in some odd jobs.
  • One Member offered to HELP with morning drop off duty when Mr. Morton was working it alone and CHEERFULLY executed said service.
  • One Member offered to HELP clean Mr. Morton’s classroom and vacuumed it with a very CHEEFUL attitude.
  • Two Members showed KINDNESS by running to assist someone needing an extra hand.
  • One Member showed concern and COMPASSION for a fellow student.
  • One Member showed KINDNESS and CONSIDERATION for other by holding the gym doors for the student body.
  • Two Member displayed HELPFULNESS by taking out Miss Leland’s classroom trash.

Thank you House Sapientia for continued acts of kindness:

  • One Member SERVED by working enthusiastically to clean up the art classroom last Friday.
  • One Member performed with EXCELLENCE by leading her class in their recitation practice.
  • One Member showed KINDNESS by spending 20 minutes before school on Friday playing with the K-4 students.  They adore him and he is absolutely wonderful with them.
  • Three Members demonstrated KINDNESS, CARE, and FRIENDSHIP by comforting the grammar school students and keeping them quiet and orderly in Mrs. Sneed’s room during the lock-down.
  • One Member SERVED Mr. Cook by putting up the soccer goal nets for him.
  • One Member has been demonstrating WONDER and a LOVE FOR LEARNING by asking great questions during Biology and bringing forward great thoughts and ideas.
  • One Member in Biology class showed INITITATIVE by springing into action to clean up a spill that another class member had accidentally made.
  • Two Members were extremely HELPFUL to Mrs. Quillen in class when she had lost her voice.  In their KINDNESS they also cleaned lab dishes.
  • One Member displayed SERVICE by supporting Mr. Cook in some odd jobs.
  • One Member impressed Mr. Morton by anticipating his sister’s absence from a House Meeting and of his own volition brought the meeting’s agenda to HELP facilitate a successful meeting.
  • Seven Member displayed SERVICE by taking out Mr. Morton’s trash on different days.
  • One Member offered to HELP with morning drop off duty when Mr. Morton was working it alone and CHEERFULLY executed said service.
  • One Member offered to HELP clean Mr. Morton’s classroom and vacuumed it with a very CHEEFUL attitude.
  • One Member did an EXCELLENT job of reading a passage for her community group.

Current Standings as of 2/14/18

       279pts            309pts              200pts

And the 2nd Quarter Winner is…

House Fides!

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Final Point Totals:  (It was a CLOSE race this quarter!!)

1st place – Fides with 1,719 points

2nd place – Audacia with 1,694 points

3rd place – Sapientia with 1,686 points

House Captain – Weston Cregger

House Prefects – Jeremy Kirwin and Katie Thigpen

House Advisors – Mr. Leland and Dr. Williamsen

Congratulations House Fides for a job well done!

Continue to “Keep The Faith” and keep up the good work!

House Description: Fides – Latin for Faith, Loyalty
Motto: “Pactum serva” (Keep the Faith)
Colors: Yellow and Black
Mascot: Dog/Wolf
Core Values: Loyalty, Caring, Mercy, Family, Faith, Reverence, Covenant, Justice, Teamwork

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Core Values, Jan. 16-26, 2018


Thank you House Audacia for continued acts of kindness:

  • One Member demonstrated SERVICE by sweeping the gym floor before the game on 1/22.
  • One Member gave up a portion of her lunch to HELP Mrs. Meirow tutor.
  • One Member displayed SERVICE by spending 2 hours to HELP Mr. Cook by changing light bulbs in the common areas as well as in the office.
  • Two Members were extremely HELPFUL in setting up the House tables for the Open House.
  • One Member jumped in and HELPED Mrs. Arensman move tables and put on tablecloths for Open House.
  • One Member SACRIFICED his entire study hall teaching another student math.
  • One Member displayed SERVICE by taking out Mrs. Sneed’s trash.
  • One Member displayed ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in Spanish this week.
  • One Member displayed ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in Spanish 2 this week.
  • One Member has PERSEVERED and worked hard in order to achieve a goal.
  • Four Members displayed HELPFULNESS by putting uniform bins in the gym under the bleachers during lunch.

Thank you House Fides for continued acts of kindness:

  • One Member took study time to teach math to another student and did it with LOVE, a CHEERFUL attitude, and ENCOURAGING words.
  • One Member demonstrated KINDNESS and GRATITUDE by thanking Mrs. Meirow with a smile after class.
  • Two Members were HELPFUL to get Mrs. Meirow’s classroom back in order between classes.
  • Three Members showed INITIATIVE, SERVICE, KINDNESS, CARE, and CONCERN for Mrs. Meirow by brainstorming options on how to help her get a new podium.
  • Two Member blessed Mrs. Quillen and showed HELPFULNESS by vacuuming her classroom.
  • Two Members HELPED Mrs. Cook greatly at the Homecoming game as well as cleaning up afterwards.
  • One Member continually displays HELPFULNESS towards Mr. Cook by assisting him with tables and moving various items.
  • One Member displayed CHIVALRY by noticing a female student did not have a chair at her table and so he brought her one.
  • Two Members were extremely HELPFUL in setting up the House tables for the Open House.
  • One Member jumped in and HELPED Mrs. Arensman move tables and put on tablecloths for Open House.
  • One Member was HELPFUL after the Open House by carrying all of Mrs. Arensman’s materials back to her room.
  • One Member displayed SERVICE by taking out Mrs. Sneed’s trash.
  • One Member displayed ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in Spanish this week.
  • Two Members displayed ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in Spanish this week.

Thank you House Sapientia for continued acts of kindness:

  • One Member demonstrated CHIVALRY by giving up his chair for a female classmate one day when she would have been sitting all along or without the girls.  That he moved to a seat that was completely away for his friends in order that she could sit with her friends was super gentlemanly.
  • One Member went completely out of her way to HELP another classmate with her volcano project.
  • One Member demonstrated WISDOM by seeking help with math and using her time wisely.
  • One Member demonstrates SERVICE, LOVE, and PATIENCE by frequently coming to the gym early, giving up time with friends, to sit with the kindergarten student, who absolutely adore her.
  • One Member went the extra mile to be HELPFUL by taking out Mrs. Sneed’s trash while it was raining.
  • One Member showed INITIATIVE, SERVICE, and KINDNESS when she offered to clean Mrs. Meirow’s whiteboards.
  • One Member showed INITIATIVE, SERVICE, KINDNESS, CARE, and CONCERN for Mrs. Meirow by brainstorming options on how to help her get a new podium.
  • One Member gave up a portion of her lunch to HELP Mrs. Meirow tutor.
  • One Member demonstrated SERVICE by helping Mr. Cook move tables.
  • One Member was HELPFUL by taking out Mrs. Quillen’s trash.
  • Four Members were extremely HELPFUL in setting up the House tables for the Open House.
  • One Member displayed KINDESS and HELPFULNESS by seeing Mrs. Arensman carring a huge armload of materials for the Open House and asking to carry them for her.
  • Two Members were HELPFUL after the Open House by carrying all of Mrs. Arensman’s materials back to her room.
  • One Member SERVED by offering to babysit several 3rd grade students while their moms helped Mrs. Richardson with her bulletin board.
  • One Member demonstrated FRIENDSHIP by hanging out with the K4’s.
  • One Member offered a CHEERFUL and HELPFUL hand to Miss Leland during morning drop off on Friday.
  • Two Members displayed ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in Spanish this week.
  • One Member has been a LEADER with consistent effort, enthusiasm and being engaged in class discussions and projects.

That Warrior Spirit

The CCS Warrior Spirit is strong and active!

Several students came out to cheer Parker Rose (grade 8) and Thomas Way (grade 5) in the Cabarrus County Independent Schools Spelling Bee!!  And what fun it was to watch Parker come in first place (25pts for House Audacia), and Thomas Way grab third place!!!

Parker will advance to the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee on Feb. 19 in Charlotte.
This is the sixth year in a row that Parker has qualified for the County Bee, and the third year in a row that Parker has advanced to the Regional Bee!

Congratulations to both Parker and Thomas!  We are all so proud of both of you!

And in the same week, House Audacia showed their school spirit by blessing the teachers with a Subway lunch!  (20pts)

  

Let’s continue to “spur one another on toward love and good deeds!” Hebrews 10:24

Core Values, Jan. 3-15, 2018


Thank you House Audacia for continued acts of kindness:

  • One Member demonstrated SERVICE by taking out Mr. Morton’s trash.
  • One Member displays a KIND HEART and sweet attitude towards Dr. Williamsen always.
  • One Member demonstrated SERVICE by cleaning the Mr. Morton’s whiteboard.
  • One Member is always ENGAGED in class and EAGER to learn in Dr. Williamsen’s class.
  • One Member extended the right hand of FELLOWSHIP by stopping and chatting with the 6th graders about their Christmas celebration.
  • One Member displayed CONSIDERATION and KINDNESS by checking on Mrs. Cross’s grandchild who has eye cancer.
  • One Member demonstrated SERVICE by taking out Dr. Williamsen’s trash.
  • One Member demonstrated INITIATIVE and PROACTIVE thinking by doing math homework a day ahead because she knew she had a basketball game.
  • Two Members displayed KINDNESS and a DESIRE TO SERVE by helping with morning door duty.
  • One Member exhibited KINDNESS by going out of his way to interact with younger students in grammar school at the end of the school day.
  • One Member exhibited HELPFULNESS by jumping up and passing out markers, boards, etc. to her classmates.
  • One Member displayed HELPFULNESSS by volunteering to tutor classmates in math during lunch.
  • One Member showed INTEGRITY and HONESTY when he noticed the Mrs. Quillen recorded a grade for him 2 points higher than he earned.
  • One Member displayed REVERANCE by praying during community group.

Thank you House Fides for continued acts of kindness:

  • One Member demonstrated FRIENDSHIP by spending time with K-4 students in the morning.
  • One Member demonstrated KINDNESS by organizing a “get well” card for Mrs. Haycox
  • Three Members demonstrate SERVICE repeatedly by taking out Dr. Williamsen’s trash.
  • One Member was SELFLESS as she sat in a less desirable spot in class to keep peace in the class.
  • Two Members are always ENGAGED in class and EAGER to learn in Dr. Williamsen’s class.
  • One Member demonstrated SERVICE by cleaning the trailer with Dr. Williamsen after parties.
  • One Member took a Science test after being out sick when he could have had an extra day and he missed the review, and he aced it – 100 – because he is DILIGENT with his studies.
  • One Member displayed CHIVALRY towards Mrs. Russell and others by opening the door as they were coming into the building.
  • One Member volunteered to lead community group devotion and was a great ROLE MODEL for the group.
  • One Member demonstrated VULNERABILITY by being very open in sharing her struggles with the community group.
  • One Member displayed KINDNESS and a DESIRE TO SERVE by helping with morning door duty.
  • One Member demonstrated ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in Logic by figuring out a very complicated concept on her own.
  • One Member displayed REVERANCE by praying in Geometry class to start the new year off right.
  • One Member displayed SERVICE by helping Coach Similiton with the bleachers and tables.

Thank you House Sapientia for continued acts of kindness:

  • One Member demonstrated KINDNESS and SERVICE by erasing, cleaning the whiteboard, and then re-writing important content in neat handwriting for Mr. Morton.
  • One Member demonstrated FRIENDSHIP by spending time with K-4 students in the morning.
  • Four Members demonstrated SERVICE by taking out Mr. Morton’s trash.
  • One Member gave Dr. Williamsen a special Christmas present from her heart (a gift card that was hers but said that she loved Dr. Williamsen and wanted her to have it) – a SELFLESS act in a me first world.
  • Two Members demonstrated SERVICE by cleaning the Mr. Morton’s whiteboard.
  • One Member is always ENGAGED in class and EAGER to learn in Dr. Williamsen’s class.
  • One Member displayed CONSIDERATION and KINDNESS by checking on Mrs. Cross’s grandchild who has eye cancer.
  • One Member offered to HELP Mrs. Russell bring in her Christmas goodies.
  • One Member made a WISE choice to sit in a different spot in Logic class so as not to be distracted.
  • One Member displayed ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE in science with her notes in class.
  • One Member demonstrated INITIATIVE and PROACTIVE thinking by doing math homework a day ahead because she knew she had a basketball game.
  • One Member displayed KINDNESS and a DESIRE TO SERVE by helping with morning door duty.
  • One Member displayed HELPFULNESSS by volunteering to tutor classmates in math during lunch.
  • Three Members demonstrated SERVICE by taking out Mrs. Quillen’s trash.
  • One Member displayed SERVICE by helping Coach Similiton with the bleachers and tables.
  • One Member displayed GENEROSITY and THOUGHTFULNESS by surprising her community group with treats.
  • One Member showed EMPATHY and KINDNESS by noticing a concerned look on her teacher’s face and quickly reaching out to offer assistance.
  • One Member has been quickly, cheerfully, and energetically asking how she may be HELPFUL in community group.
  • One Member consistently shows a SERVANT’S HEART in study hall as he volunteers to do a chore that no one else wants to do.

Current Standings for 2nd Qtr 1/15/18

     1055pts            1033pts            1020pts