Announcements

April 26th

  • SCHEDULE CHANGE
    • Elementary teachers, your schedule will be the same this week as last week but:
    • ALL ELEMENTARY GRADES WILL HAVE SNACK/RECESS DURING 1ST BREAK. They will go to directly to Choir practice after 3rd period
  • OPEN HOUSE
    • Open house is this Thursday at 6:30.
    • Kids in choir and teachers needing to set up a display for the open house should arrive at 6:00
  • GRADUATION PRACTICE
    • Graduation practice is this Thursday at 5:30.
    • All graduates and their parents are required to attend.
  • PAYMENTS
    • If you’re returning next year please pay your fees by Tuesday or let Jackie know that you’ll be making payments. The payment schedule is $100 by the 1st of each month, June, July, and August.
  • YEARBOOKS
    • See April to pick up your yearbook today. We have a few extra so you may be able to still get one if you forgot to order.
  • SUPPLIES
    • If you have any personal items in the supply closet be sure to take those with you on Tuesday. We will be going through the supply closet this summer and I won’t be keeping things that are left.

April 17th

  • ANNOUNCEMENT ADDITIONYEARBOOKS
    • Cost: $5.00 each
    • Delivery Date: April 26th – Our last class day
    • Order Form: Click here to let us know how many yearbooks you would like to order.
  • SCHEDULE CHANGE
    • The K-3rd grade classes will have a different schedule for our last two weeks. Be sure to check it out at the top of the documents page so you know when you’re teaching.
  • OPEN HOUSE
    • Let me know if you want a table for your class during our open house.
  • PAYMENTS FOR 2022/2023
    • Payments for next year can be made any time through PayPal to homeschoolersinservice@gmail.com (using friends and family) or in Facebook messenger to Jackie.
    • If you want to spread out payments $100 is due by the 1st of June, July, and August.
    • ***If you’re going to make payments please let me know.

April 11th

  • EASTER BREAK
    • Enjoy this week (April 12th) off from co-op. Have a blessed and happy Easter!

April 1st

  • END OF THE YEAR OPEN HOUSE
    • If you want a table for your class or if your class with be performing please let Jackie know.
    • We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help wrangle elementary kids during kids around the choir performance. If you are willing to help please let Jackie know.
  • CHANGE IN LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHEDULE
    • In order for the elementary kids to practice as a whole group we will be changing up the lower elementary schedule for our last 2 weeks – April 19th & 26th. You can find the revised schedule on the top of the documents page.
  • EASTER BREAK
    • Co-op will be off for our Easter Break on Tuesday, April 12th.
  • REGISTRATION FOR 2022/2023
    • I am sending out invitations to families on our waiting list next week. If you have already told me that your family will be returning I have reserved a spot for you. If you have not told me then there is a chance that I will be filing your family’s spot. If you want to reserve your spot now is the time to tell me.
  • PAYMENTS FOR 2022/2023
    • Payments for next year can be made any time through PayPal to homeschoolersinservice@gmail.com (using friends and family) or in Facebook messenger to Jackie.
    • If you want to spread out payments $100 is due by the 1st of June, July and August.
  • SURVEY
    • There are still some if you who haven’t filled out the survey. You know who you are (and so do I 😉). Please fill it out for me now.

March 20th

  • FIELD TRIP
    • Our field trip is this Tuesday, so we will NOT be meeting at the church. Please see the Field Trip page for all the information.
  • EASTER BREAK
    • No co-op on Tuesday, April 12th.
  • IMPORTANT DATE CHANGE
    • Our open house and graduation practice is moving to Thursday, April 28th.

February 27th

  • SERVICE PROJECT
    • Camp clean up at Maranatha Bible Camp. Check the Service Projects page for more information.
  • SURVEY
    • It is vital that everyone takes a minute to fill out the co-op survey. You can find it on the Documents page.
  • **ALL TEACHERS** SUB PACKETS
    • Some sub packets have been used and some classes never had one. Be sure we have a current sub packet for your class. EVEN IF YOU THINK YOUR SUB PACKET IS IN THE CLOSET PLEASE CHECK AGAIN!
  • GRADUATION
    • Graduation will be May 6th. Plan to come out and support our graduating seniors. Anyone planning to participate in graduation needs to fill out the graduation form and pay. You can find the registration link on the home page menu of the website.

February 18th

  • TARDINESS
    • We’ve noticed a trend of people being late to co-op recently. I’m sure you’ve noticed us scrambling to fill positions during announcements. That’s because people we were counting on didn’t show up. We take attendance durring announcements. If we don’t see you in there, we have to take time to make sure all positions are filled before sending people to classes. In some cases, we quickly try to get things covered, then people show up late or arrive during announcements but straight down stairs and all our scrambling and stress was for nothing.
    • You need to be at co-op, and seated in the announcements room no later than 12:30.
      • Pulling into the parking lot at 12:30 doesn’t count.
      • Being in the building, but not in the announcements room at 12:30 doesn’t count.
    • PELASE BE ON TIME!
  • SURVEY
    • It is vital that everyone takes a minute to fill out the co-op survey. You can find it on the Documents page.
  • SUB PACKETS
    • Some sub packets have been used and some classes never had one. Be sure we have a current sub packet for your class.
  • SERVICE OPPORTUNITY
    • Victory Mission is looking for volunteers to help with childcare this Saturday evening from 4:00-8:00. If you’re interested please contact Jason Hynson.
  • SERVICE PROJECT
    • Camp clean up Maranatha Bible Camp 18131 Highway WW Everton, MO 65646 Tuesday, March 1st Time TBD.
  • GRADUATION
    • Graduation will be May 6th. Plan to come out and support our graduating seniors. Anyone planning to participate in graduation needs to fill out the graduation form and pay. You can find the registration link on the home page menu of the website.

February 11th

  • SUB PACKETS
    • Some sub packets have been used and some classes never had one.
    • Be sure we have a current sub packet for your class.
  • SURVEY
    • It is vital that everyone takes a minute to fill out the co-op survey. You can find it on the Documents page.
  • VALENTINE’S PARTY
    • Our Valentine’s parties will be this Tuesday, February 15th.
    • The party schedule is on the Documents page. You will need to use that schedule on Tuesday instead of the schedule on your name tag.
    • Preschool and Elementary students are welcome to bring a Valentine box.
    • If your student wants to bring valentines for their classmates you can find a list of students on the Documents page.
    • Co-op will provide a small craft for the preschool and elementary parties.
    • Teachers should come with a game or activity to play.
    • Families will provide snacks and can sign up in the Facebook group.

February 4th

  • SUB PACKETS
    • Please revisit your sub packets. If your sub packet has been used (or you never sent one) you need to get an updated sub packet in the closet. Please don’t leave us with nothing for your class to do if you’re out!
  • FIELD TRIP
    • The field trip was rescheduled to this coming Wednesday.
    • If you weren’t already signed up for last week you still have a chance to join us. Be sure you sign up and pay ahead of time.
    • Find all the info on the field trip page.
  • MID YEAR SURVEY
    • It’s time to fill out or mid year survey. Please take a minute to fill out the form. Your opinions really do matter!
    • Keep a lookout for the survey form. It should be up this weekend.
  • VALENTINE’S PARTIES
    • Our Valentine’s party will be February 15th. Classes will be shortened by 5 minutes each and there will be a 30 party time at the end of fourth period.Preschool and Elementary students should bring a Valentine for everyone in their class. Class lists can be found on the website in documents.
    • Preschool and Elementary students are welcome to bring a Valentine box.

February 1st

  • FIELD TRIP CHANGE
    • The field trip has been moved to February 9th due to weather.

January 29th

  • FIELD TRIP
    • NO CO-OP THIS TUESDAY, OUR FIELD TRIP HAS BEEN MOVED TO WEDNESDAY.
    • Please go and fill out the field trip form to let me know whether your family will attend the field trip.
  • VALENTINE’S PARTY
    • Tuesday, February 15th

January 24th

  • WELCOME BACK TAKE 3
    • I hope everyone is well and I look forward to getting back to classes Tuesday.
  • IMPORTANT FIELD TRIP CHANGE REMINDER
    • The date of our February field trip has changed from Tuesday, February 1st to Wednesday, February 2nd.
    • Please see all the information on the Field Trip page.
    • Please fill out the attendance survey whether you’re planing to come or not.
  • VALENTINES PARTY
    • Our Valentine’s party will be February 15th. Classes will be shortened by 5 minutes each and there will be a 30 party time at the end of fourth period.
    • Preschool and Elementary students should bring a Valentine for everyone in their class. Class lists can be found on the website in documents.
    • Preschool and Elementary students are welcome to bring a Valentine box.
  • BABY SHOWER
    • We have two expectant mothers at co-op. Ashley Lane is expecting a girl and Estera Vasilciuc is expecting a boy. We will be celebrating with them during co-op tomorrow with a shower in the teacher’s lounge. Drop by the shower table to leave your gifts and grab a cupcake.

January 18th

  • CO-OP CANCELLED
    • Co-op is cancelled due to too many people out.
  • BABY SHOWER TOMORROW
    • We have two expectant mothers at co-op, Ashley Lane and Estera Vasilciuc. We will be celebrating with them during co-op tomorrow with a shower in the teacher’s lounge. Drop by the shower table to leave your gifts and grab a cupcake.

January 14th

  • WELCOME BACK TAKE 2
    • I hope everyone is well and I look forward to getting back to classes Tuesday.
  • HAND WASHING Please remember to encourage hand washing throughout the day. Everyone should be washing their hands before and after snack. It’s ok for you to remind the youth.
  • CLEANING BETWEEN CLASSES
    • Remember that the teachers are responsible to wipe down tables and chairs between classes. *Let’s do all we can to avoid spreading germs.
  • IMPORTANT FIELD TRIP CHANGE
    • The date of our February field trip has changed from Tuesday, February 1st to Wednesday, February 2nd.
    • Please see all the information on the Field Trip page.
    • Please fill out the attendance survey whether you’re planing to come or not.

January 10th

  • CO-OP CANCELLED
    • Co-op is cancelled on tomorrow, January 11th due to too many people out.

January 9th

  • BACK TO CO-OP THIS TUESDAY
    • We’re looking forward to seeing everyone again!
  • VALENTINES PARTY DATE CORRECTION
    • There was some confusion on party dates. Some of the class syllabuses have the date listed as February 8th. That is incorrect. The Valentine’s parties will be at the end of the day on February 15th.
  • MOURNING WITH THE RYAN FAMILY
    • Olivia Ryan’s mother went to be with the Lord last week. Please be praying for their family during this difficult time. If you would like to send a blessing, the family has requested items that can be donated to the homeless (socks, gloves, sleeping bags, underwear, etc.) to honor their mother and her heart for the homeless.
  • BABY SHOWER
    • We have two expectant mothers at co-op, Ashley Lane and Estera Vasilciuc. We will be celebrating with them during co-op next Tuesday, Jan. 18th with a shower in the teacher’s lounge. Drop by the shower table to leave your gifts and grab a cupcake.

December 11th

  • CHRISTMAS PARTY
    • TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14TH
    • LUNCH
      • We will start with lunch.
      • Please bring the food that corresponds with your last name.
      • A-M Main dish (Meal should feed 10)
      • N-Z Side Dish AND Dessert
      • Co-op will provide drinks and paper products.
      • Set up food in the kitchen beginning at 12:15.
    • PARTY SCHEDULE
      • The party schedule is different from our regular schedule.
      • Be sure you check the party schedule for your assignment.
      • You can find the party schedule on the Documents page.
    • SUPPLIES
      • Preschool and Elementary crafts, games, and cookie decorating supplies will be provided by co-op and will be in the classrooms for you.
    • PARTY SNACKS
      • Preschool and Elementary parties will need some snacks to be provided by parents.
      • There are individual Facebook sign up posts for preschool, lower elementary, and upper elementary. Please use those posts to sign up for supplies.
      • The youth party has a needed supplies list posted by Sarah on the Facebook group. If you haven’t already signed up you can do so there.
    • YOUTH PARTY
      • Our youth party is being planned by Anna Millsap.
      • Teachers assigned to the youth party should be ready to jump in and help as needed.
    • TEACHER ATTENDANCE
      • Remember that all of our teachers are needed for the party. If you need to be absent please let Jackie know the same as any other co-op day.

December 5th

  • CO-OP CANCELLED
    • Co-op is cancelled on December 7th due to covid exposure.
  • CLASS ALTERNATIVES
    • Teachers, please put assignments for your classes on your class message group. You are welcome to upload a class video for students to watch. If you need help with that please contact April.
  • GIVING ADVENT
    • Our giving advent is in full swing, if you still need the suggested list of foods to donate see the service project page.
  • CHRISTMAS PARTY
    • Our co-op Christmas party will be December 14th. Be sure to watch upcoming announcements for important details. Remember that this year teacher attendance for the party is mandatory just like our regular co-op days.

November 19th

  • THANKSGIVING
    • We’re off this week for thanksgiving. Have a blessed week with your family.

November 12th

  • TURKEY DAY
    • Turkey day is this Tuesday.
    • There will be a truck in the parking lot to take your turkeys before co-op.
  • BLESSING ADVENT
    • The list of items to gather and put into your blessing advent box is up on the service project page.
  • THANKSGIVING WEEK
    • We will not meet for co-op on Tuesday, 11/23. That is the week of Thanksgiving.
    • Enjoy your week off with your family.

November 8th

  • TURKEY DAY 11/16
    • As an extra Service project this month we’re partnering with Victory Mission to donate turkeys.
    • Victory Mission will pick up turkeys from us at co-op.
  • DECEMBER SERVICE PROJECT
    • Giving Advent – See details on the service project page.
  • CHRISTMAS PARTY
    • In the past we’ve said the Christmas party was optional. Be aware that we’ve changed that. Like every co-op day, we need all of our teachers.
    • We will have a buffet lunch then kids will rotate through party stations with their class.
    • More details will be posted closer to the party.

October 29th

  • COSTUME DAY
    • This Tuesday 11/2 everyone (including adults) is welcome to come in costume.
  • YEARBOOK PICTURES
    • Be sure your forwarding any pictures you get at co-op or during our services projects/field trips to April. The more the merrier! We want our yearbook jam packed with pictures.
  • TURKEY DAY – 11/16
    • As an extra Service project this month we’re partnering with Victory Mission to donate turkeys. Victory Mission will pick up turkeys from us at co-op.
  • SEPTEMBER SERVICE PROJECT UPDATE
    • Thank you all for the generous birthday party box donations. We were able to donate 28 birthday parties. How wonderful to know that 28 kids will be blessed because of our little group!

October 24th

  • FIELD TRIP
    • Our field trip is this week.
    • Remember we will NOT be at the church this week.
    • See the Field Trip page for all the information

October 15th

  • FIELD TRIP
    • Please check out the Field Trip page for all the info.
  • INDIVIDUAL PICTURES
    • Watch for a message from Samantha Smith to see when your pictures are ready. You’ll need to download them from her gallery ASAP, so we’re not taking up her gallery space.
    • If you missed individual pictures and would still like to get some you can have make up pictures taken this Tuesday. Please arrive at the church by 10:30 and be ready to pay Samantha.
  • CONTACT LIST PICTURES
    • If your family did not have a picture taken by April or Jackie last week, please be sure that you catch one of us to take your picture this Tuesday.
  • COSTUME DAY
    • Students and Teachers are encouraged to dress in costume on Tuesday, November 2nd.
    • If your family discourages costumes we understand. You may want to chat about others being dressed up or choosing not to dress up that day. We know families have different standards and we want to be understanding and encouraging to each other.

October 8th

  • PICTURE DAY
    • Be sure you sign up for individual pictures on the website if you’re planning on those.
    • Teachers, remember to get in your class picture.
    • All families should have their picture taken by April or Jackie for the Contact List.
    • Contact List pictures will be taken at the bottom of the stairs before co-op.
  • GARBAGE BAGS
    • If you have to empty your classroom garage please be sure to replace the garbage bag.
  • YEAR BOOK PICTURES
    • Please be sure to email all pictures that you take during co-op or any co-op event to April at april.beleive@gmail.com. We are always looking for pictures for the yearbook!

October 1stSupplemental

  • PICTURE DAY
    • Individual Pictures Signup
      • One of our new co-op members, Samantha Smith, is a photographer and will be taking our class and individual pictures on October 12th.
      • Click here for the order form and price list.
      • If you would like your students to have individual pictures taken, please click here to sign up and let us know how many students you will have.
        • This sign up sheet is just for us to get numbers. You will need to bring the filled out order form with you on picture day.

October 1st

  • CLASS ROOM CHANGES
    • The church has made some changes that effect our rooms.
      • If you or your youth students have a class in room #124 (downstairs behind the staircase) Your classes will be moved to the announcements / dismissal room.
    • Please be sure you don’t go into the dismissal room until the last bell of the day has rung.
    • Be sure you check the picture behind the room sign outside your classroom door for how the room should be reset at the end of the day.
  • SERVICE PROJECT
    • Remember to bring your birthday party boxes to co-op TUESDAY.
  • PICTURE DAY
    • Picture day is October 12th
    • Every family also needs to have their picture taken for the contact list on this day. These pictures will be separate from the “school pictures.”

September 27th

  • SERVICE PROJECT
    • Co-op will NOT MEET this week.
    • Please check the Service Projects page of the website for all the information.

September 20th

  • NAME TAGS
    • Everyone will have s new name tag this week.
    • If you have yours at home please be sure you get your new one.
    • Remember to leave your name tag in the bin on the stage at the end of co-op. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT.

September 11th

  • NAME TAGS
    • If you are a first period teacher, your name tags will be with your class clip board for announcements along with student name tags for your first period class. Please wear your name tags and be sure that your students do too.
    • If you are off first period, you should pick up your name tags from the bin on the stage before announcements.
    • Everyone should have a name tag.
    • The schedule on your name tag is right, please follow it.
    • Name tags need to be left in the bins on the stage at the end of the day. PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR NAME TAG HOME!
  • ATTENDANCE SHEETS
    • Youth teachers need to pick up the attendance sheets for all their classes before announcements. All first period attendance sheets will be at the area where your class gathers for announcements, all other class attendance sheets will be in a bin on the stage.
  • SERVICE PROJECT
    • Tuesday, September 28th
    • Birthday party boxes
    • Families will create a birthday party in a box.
    • Families can fill boxes with whatever they think would make a fun birthday party. Cake mix, cake pan, plates, napkins, party hats, small prize toys, etc. Have fun with your kids deciding what your family wants to include.
    • We will not meet at the church on our service project day.
    • Please bring your birthday party boxes to co-op on Tuesday, October 5th.

September 3rd

  • FIRST DAY
    • Our first day of co-op is this Tuesday, September 7th. I can’t wait to see everyone.
  • LAST MINUTE CHANGES
    • You were probably expecting this. We’ve had lots of last minute changes. Room numbers have changed, students have moved around, and some teachers have changed classes.
    • Be sure you check the website to see where you and your kids are scheduled to be.
  • CLASS MESSENGER GROUPS
    • You should have been added to a Facebook messenger group for each of the classes you’re teaching and for each of the classes your kids are in.
    • Be sure to check those groups for any class announcements or supplies your kids will need.
    • If you have instructions to give or supplies that kids need to bring to your class, please put that on your class message group.
    • If you find that you’re not able to see a message group that you should have been added to please let Jackie know ASAP.
  • YOUTH CLEANING JOBS
    • Youth cleaning jobs have been assigned.
    • Please check the job list and make sure your youth students understand what their jobs are.
    • April and Jackie will be available downstairs right after 4th Period to go over cleaning jobs with kids.
    • A lot of Jr High students do not have assigned cleaning jobs. If your student doesn’t have a job assigned they will need to head to the announcements room after 4th period and wait for you there.
  • DISMISSAL
    • Dismissal will take place in the same room that we do announcements.
    • Dismissal Mentors should take their assigned class to that room and have them sit in their class rows.
    • Dismissal Mentors are responsible for their assigned children until they are picked up by a parent.
    • Be courteous of the Dismissal Mentor’s time. Please get your clean up job done and pick your children up as quickly as possible.

August 27th

  • MANDATORY MEETING
    • Our yearly MANDATORY meeting has been moved to the High School worship center at Northside.
    • TONIGHT – Friday, August 27th.
    • 6:00 for new families *6:30 for returning families *All teachers need to turn in their sub packets at the meeting.
  • SUB PACKETS
    • Each teacher is required to create a Sub Packet for their class.
    • These need to be stand alone plans that a substitute teacher can easily take to your class and fill in for you in case of an unexpected absence.
    • Please fill the pack (The pack can be a folder, a gallon size ziplock bag, or whatever you feel would best contain your sub plans.) with the lesson, instructions, and any and all necessary items that can’t be easily found in the supply closet.
    • Make it as simple as you can.
    • Please bring your sub packet to the mandatory meeting.
  • CLASS SUPPLIES
    • Teachers, you should bring a list of supplies that you’ll be using in your classes. There will be time to go through the supply closet and gather what you’ll need. If the closet doesn’t have what you’ll need you can fill out the supply request form in the website.
    • If there are a few supplies that you want students to bring for themselves please bring your list to the meeting so we can get that out to parents.
  • SYLLABUS
    • All teachers should have filled in their class syllabus by now. If you have not done that, please complete yours right away.

August 20th

  • MANDATORY MEETING
    • Our yearly MANDATORY meeting will be held in “the middle” room at Northside
    • Friday, August 27th.
    • 6:00 for new families
    • 6:30 for returning families
    • All teachers need to turn in their sub packets at the meeting.
  • SUB PACKETS
    • Each teacher is required to create a Sub Packet for their class.
    • These need to be stand alone plans that a substitute teacher can easily take to your class and fill in for you in case of an unexpected absence.
    • Please fill the pack (The pack can be a folder, a gallon size ziplock bag, or whatever you feel would best contain your sub plans.) with the lesson, instructions, and any and all necessary items that can’t be easily found in the supply closet.
    • Make it as simple as you can.
    • Please bring your sub packet to the mandatory meeting.
  • CLASS SUPPLIES
    • Teachers, you should bring a list of supplies that you’ll be using in your classes. There will be time to go through the silly closet and gather what you’ll need. If the closet doesn’t have what you’ll need you can fill out the supply request form in the website.
    • If there are a few supplies that you want students to bring for themselves please bring your list to the meeting so we can get that out to parents.
  • SYLLABUS
    • All teachers should have filled in their class syllabus by now. If you have not done that, please complete yours right away.

July 30th

  • YEARLY FEES
    • All co-op fees are now due. If you have an outstanding balance please get that paid in full. If you need to make special arrangements please contact Jackie by tomorrow (Saturday July 31st)!
  • SYLLABUS
    • All teachers should have filled in their class syllabus by now. If you have not done that, please complete yours right away.
  • MANDATORY MEETING
    • Our yearly MANDATORY meeting will be held in “the middle” room at Northside on Friday, August 27th. The meeting will start at 6:00 for new families and 6:30 for returning families.
  • YOUTH CLASS SIGN UPS
    • We are currently putting together the class descriptions and sign up form. Please be watching the Facebook page for the announcement.
    • If you have already messaged me with your student’s desired classes you will still need to fill out the form so I’m not searching through emails, texts, and messages.
    • This year we have a lot of youth so some of our classes may fill up. We are going to allow top priority by age. In high school, our seniors will get their top picks, then juniors, and so on. The same will go for junior high. First eighth grade then seventh.
    • I will not hold classes for long though. I will not bump a freshman two weeks after the deadline to sign up, so please be sure you sign up via the sign up form as soon as it’s available. If you have younger students, help them to be thinking of backup classes just in case their first picks get filled by older students.
  • SUB PACKETS
    • Each teacher is required to create a Sub Packet for their class. These need to be stand alone plans that a substitute teacher can easily take to your class and fill in for you in case of an unexpected absence.
    • Please fill the pack (The pack can be a folder, a gallon size ziplock bag, or whatever you feel would best contain your sub plans.) with the lesson, instructions, and any and all necessary items that can’t be easily found in the supply closet.
    • Make it as simple as you can.
    • Please bring your sub packet to the mandatory meeting.
  • PARK DAYS
    • We have two more park days before co-op starts. August 3rd and 17th. Meet at Ritter Springs Park from 10:00 am to Noon.
  • FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS
    • If you do not have a Facebook account, please create one right away and let Jackie know. There are a few of you that I can’t find on Facebook. A Facebook account is mandatory this year since you need to have access to the Facebook messenger groups for classes you teach and for your student’s classes. We can create a co-op only account for you if you need that.