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MAY 18, 2017

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Mount Pisgah Christian School
Weekly eNews
May 18, 2017



New Player Development Center Opens
A special thanks to everybody who came out to celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony and name unveiling of our newest athletic facility - The Rodney A. Harrison Player Development Center, on May 15.
This facility is named in honor of and in memory of the father of Kent Harrison, Mount Pisgah's Director of Athletics. Lead donors David and Kay Addaman believe teachers and coaches who model their Christian walk for students and athletes every day are priceless. The Addamans said they have seen firsthand the impact Kent is having on their children and it was obvious to them that Kent's dad was his role model. This gratitude led them to name the facility. It was a great day for Patriots baseball and softball. This facility will benefit our athletics programs for many years to come. 
We are grateful to the Addamans and the following donors for their dedication and support: 
Mark and Michelle Bartlett, Jeff and Diane Bostic, Les and Deb Brazzel, Brad and Rhonda Dalton, Paul and Janet Franz, Dick and Cindy Grapenthin, Jim and Mary Anne Gilvin, Don Harvey, Wade and Kelly Kruse, Grant Norwood, Joe and Lester Odachowski, Richie and Christie Peden, Brian and Molly Richey, Donny and Kelly Rolader, Geoff and Misty Rothermel, Mike and Julie Schertell, Mike and Laura Smith, Grant Thomas ('11), and Doug and Dianne Williams. 
New Middle and Upper School Hours 

For the 2017-18 school year, we have made adjustments to our schedules for Middle and Upper School students. 
For details about Middle School, go here.
For details about Upper School, go here.

Congratulations 4th Grade! Where Will Your Grade Finish This Year?

Congratulations to our 4th Grade families for hitting 100% in our Annual Fund drive! As you all are running towards the finish line for the end of the school year, we understand that some of you unintentionally wait until the last minute to complete certain items. We are asking those of you that have not yet made your gift to this year's annual fund to prayerfully consider doing so. If you would like to make your gift online, you may do so by going here. Our fiscal year ends on June 30, which is the deadline for all 2016-17 Annual Fund gifts. Thank you for faithfully supporting the mission of Mount Pisgah with your commitment. Let's send an encouraging message to our new Head of School, Ruston Pierce, that Mount Pisgah families believe in what God is doing here in the lives of your students!
Family Information Forms Due June 30
All students (district-wide) must have their 2017-2018 Family Information forms completed by June 30. Athletes participating in summer workouts must have a physical and concussion form turned in by June 1. All Middle School and Upper School athletes are required to have physicals. Students will not be allowed to begin the 2017-2018 school year without the completion of these forms.  As part of the online forms process, there is a 2017-2018 Permission and Medical Consent. For specific steps and additional information, go here.
Amazon Smile Supports OUR School

Did you know you can shop Amazon and support Mount Pisgah Christian School? That's right. Sign up for Amazon Smile and select Mount Pisgah Christian School as your charity of choice. A portion of your purchases will be donated to MPCS. There is no cost to you and you can get the same low prices you always receive on Amazon. Smart, simple, and it makes our students smile!
For more information about Amazon Smile, go here
Thank you for supporting Mount Pisgah!
Mount Pisgah Summer Camp

Summer is quickly approaching. Don't miss out! Sign up your rising K - Rising 6th Grade student for the Mount Pisgah Summer Camp. Registrations accepted until May 5. Join us for weekly field trips to the pool and themed locations around the city. Please visit our website for more information and to register.
Textbook Buyback Continues May 22 & 25

Our annual textbook buyback event will continue next week in Geier Hall, LEC at the following dates and times. 
May 22 - 24: Noon - 1 p.m. 
May 25 - 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.  
You must print your quote here and bring it with you to be included with your books.  Keep an eye out for a postcard in the mail with additional instructions.
Have Your Gifts to MPCS Matched!
 
With matching gifts, it is possible to double or even triple your gift to Mount Pisgah. Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match most charitable contributions made by their employees. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and spouses or award money to Mount Pisgah for your volunteer hours!
 
To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please click here or contact your company's human resources' office. Your generosity to our school is greatly appreciated! 
It's Time to Register for Patriot Sports Camps 

Summer will be here before we know it. Now is the time to register for our Patriot Sports Camps! Interested in learning what it takes to be a Mount Pisgah Patriot? Attend our summer sports camps to find out. Camps will be held for baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, lacrosse, softball, soccer, volleyball and speed and strength development. All camps are open to all and will be run by Mount Pisgah varsity coaches. For more information and to register, go here.
ALL Photos Available to Buy or Download in Mount Pisgah Christian School Photo Galleries 
*Courtesy of the Office of Advancement. 

password: patriots

DISCLAIMER: Please DO NOT share photos featuring other children in the public domain without consent of that child's parent(s). You are welcome to use/download/share photos featuring your own child as you see fit.
Upcoming School and Athletic Events
Students and parents should always confirm events with their teacher and/or coaches.  Click here to view the online calendar .
REMINDER : Spirit App has up-to-date calendar info.
  • May 19: Senior Final Exams
  • May 22 - 25: Final Exams 9th - 11th
  • May 22: Varsity Boys Golf, State Tournament - Away at Green Island CC, Columbus, Ga.
  • May 22: Varsity Girls Golf, State Tournament - Away at Green Island CC, Columbus, Ga.
  • May 23: Varsity Boys Golf, State Tournament - Away at Green Island CC, Columbus, Ga.
  • May 23: Varsity Girls Golf, State Tournament - Away at Green Island CC, Columbus, Ga.
  • May 26: MS Awards & 8th Grade Recognition
  • May 26: Senior Luncheon - Atlanta Athletic Club, 11:30 a.m.
  • May 26: Baccalaureate, 7 p.m. 
  • May 27: Commencement, 10 a.m. 
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