News & Activties - Walnut Grove Christian School http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/pro/announcements_rss.cfm?detailid=122530 Announcements Palmetto Boys State Delegates Chosen http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_122_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_122 <p>Look who is going to Palmetto Boys State this summer! Congrats to Gunnar Hensley &amp; Banks Johnson; they were chosen by American Legion Post 43 and WGCS Administration to attend this wonderful South Carolina tradition. The American Legion&rsquo;s Boys State program is a unique way for young men to learn about the American system of government and politics by participating in a mock governmental system. Only boys with outstanding qualities of leadership, character, scholarship, and loyalty and service to their schools and community are chosen &amp; we are super excited for Banks and Gunnar as they prepare to join the brotherhood of Palmetto Boys State&nbsp;Special thanks to&nbsp;Snowflake Village&nbsp;and Goshen Glenn Ministries for sponsoring our Boys State representatives.</p> WGCS serves at Special Olympics http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_123_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_123 <p>What a beautiful day for the Special Olympics Spring Games. Our high school students &amp; teachers were inspired and had a wonderful time serving the&nbsp;Special Olympics Mecklenburg County&nbsp;athletes &amp; families.</p> <p>Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. The Special Olympic athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment -- on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.</p> <p>The mission of Special Olympics is near &amp; dear to the heart of WGCS &amp; we are honored to work alongside everyone today!&nbsp;</p> <p><img class="cke_image" alt="" height="250" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/31275698_894520704069307_8076469688395104256_n.jpg" width="250" />&nbsp;<img class="cke_image" alt="" height="250" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/31295570_894520610735983_659407746294087680_n.jpg" width="250" />&nbsp;<img class="cke_image" alt="" height="250" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/31392968_894520577402653_609994096014000128_n.jpg" width="250" />&nbsp;<img class="cke_image" alt="" height="250" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/31275796_894520750735969_3751998329303597056_n.jpg" width="250" /></p> <p><img class="cke_image" alt="" height="250" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/31292662_894520654069312_3837958225672536064_n.jpg" width="250" /></p> Spring Musical http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_124_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_124 <p>Everyone is invited to our 2018 Spring Musical</p> <p>Friday, May 18 at 7:00pm Lakeshore Christian Fellowship</p> <p>&nbsp;<img class="cke_image" alt="" height="588" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/Picture_musical.png" width="350" /></p> WE HAVE A MATCHING GIFT OF $10,000 http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_121_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_121 <p>WOW!<br /> Make a tax deductable donation and your gift is DOUBLED&nbsp;<br /> through May 13th. A recent WGCS Alumni Family generously gave $10,000. An anonymous donor heard about this gift and has challenged our WGCS families and friends to raise an additional $10,000 &amp; THEY&rsquo;LL MATCH IT!</p> <p>Checks can be mailed to 1036 Maxwell Mill Rd Fort Mill, SC 29708 or email us and we will send you a PayPal link.</p> <h2 style="margin-right: 0pt; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; text-align: left;"><a href="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/files/donor_match_gift_flyer.pdf"><strong><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="color:black">&nbsp;Click here to dowload printable flyer.</span></span></span></strong></a></h2> <p><strong><span style="font-size:10pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;"><span style="color:black"><img class="cke_image" alt="" height="971" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/donor_match_gift_flyer(1).jpg" width="750" /></span></span></span></strong></p> Prom 2018 http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_120_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_120 <p>Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 5 for the High School Prom 2018.</p> <p><a href="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/files/prom_2018_flyer.pdf">Click here to download flyer for ticket purchase.</a></p> <p><img class="cke_image" alt="" height="971" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/prom_2018_flyer(1).jpg" width="750" /></p> Parent Workshop http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_119_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_119 <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:20.0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">Community experts from</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:24.0pt"><span style="color:#cc0000"><span style="font-style:italic"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">Keystone Drug&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:24.0pt"><span style="color:#cc0000"><span style="font-style:italic"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">Abuse Center</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:20.0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">will discuss alcohol, tobacco, and drug trends among teens in our local area and how it can</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:20.0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">impact your family</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black">&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:22.0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">We hope you will attend and bring a friend!</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black">&nbsp;</span></span></span><span style="font-size:10pt"><span new="" roman="" style="font-family:" times=""><span style="color:black"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:18.0pt"><span style="color:#cc0000"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY</span></span></span></span></span></span></span><span new="" roman="" style="color: black; font-size: 13.3333px; font-family: " times="">&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span new="" roman="" style="color: black; font-size: 13.3333px; font-family: " times="">Tuesday, February 27</span></p> <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span new="" roman="" style="color: black; font-size: 13.3333px; font-family: " times="">6:30pm&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align:center; margin-right:0pt; margin-top:0pt; margin-bottom:0pt"><span new="" roman="" style="color: black; font-size: 13.3333px; font-family: " times="">Walnut Grove Christian School Chapel</span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center; margin-right: 0pt; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><strong><a href="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/files/TRENDS.pdf"><span new="" roman="" style="color: black; font-size: 13.3333px; font-family: " times="">Click here to download flyer</span></a></strong></h2> Pastor's Luncheon with WGCS Headmaster http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_115_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_115 <p>We LOVED hosting our first-ever Headmaster&rsquo;s Pastor&rsquo;s Lunch today! So happy to share the time &amp; fellowship with some amazing pastors. Thanks to&nbsp;Courtneys BBQ&nbsp;for the delcious meal and thanks to these local pastors for joining&nbsp;Kyle Boyd&nbsp;</p> <div>Good Shepherd Church&nbsp;</div> <div>Lakeshore Christian Fellowship</div> <div>Pleasant Hill Church&nbsp;</div> <div>Church of Christ at Gold Hill Road&nbsp;</div> <div>Good Samaritan UMC&nbsp;</div> <div>Harvest Baptist Church&nbsp;</div> <div>First ARP Rock Hill&nbsp;</div> <div>#pastorslunch#wgcswarriors&nbsp;#letsdoitagainsoon</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><img class="cke_image" alt="" height="332" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/27023621_846490722205639_6404538471334668676_o.jpg" width="450" /></div> WGCS students singing at local Christmas Tree Lightings! http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_113_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_113 <p>WGCS K-8th Grade students, featuring our Warrior Cry Choir and led by Mrs. Mary Rudnick, are singing at two&nbsp;Ft. Mill Christmas Tree Lightings! Come out and support our students as they&nbsp;glorify the Lord&nbsp;in song and showcase our school to the Fort Mill Community. Please encourage your child to participate. Every voice is needed to &quot;make a joyful noise&quot;.</p> <p><strong>Thursday Nov 30th</strong>- 7:00 pm City of Ft, Mill Tree Lighting at the bandstand stage on Main St near Hobo&#39;s restaurant.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Friday December 1st</strong>- 6:30&nbsp;pm Baxter Village tree lighting in front of The Fish Market 900 Market St.&nbsp;</p> <p>For all details for students singing, see the email Mrs. Rudnick sent home to WGCS families.</p> WGCS Spirit Night Sep 27th! http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_110_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_110 <p>Bring family and friends! A portion of all food ordered, take-out or dine-in, will go towards supporting our WGCS athletic department. Come enjoy food and fellowship with other WGCS families. This is a student FAVORITE every year!</p> $2 Million in academic and athletic scholarships http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_101_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_101 <p style="text-align:center"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">Our 2017 graduates earned more than </span></span></span><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:14.0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">$2 Million in academic and athletic&nbsp; </span></span></span><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">scholarships from the following colleges:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:center"><img class="cke_image" alt="" height="971" src="http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/editoruploads/images/senior_ad.jpg" width="750" /></p> <p style="text-align:center"><span lang="en-US" style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="font-weight:bold"><span style="language:en-US">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Congressional Award Gold Medalist http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_99_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_99 <p><iframe allowfullscreen="true" allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="315" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FWGCSWarriors%2Fvideos%2F736596149861764%2F&amp;show_text=0&amp;width=560" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="560"></iframe></p> <p>Congrats to&nbsp;Gracie Shannon, she received&nbsp;The Congressional Award&nbsp;Gold Medal today and was representing both&nbsp;Walnut Grove Christian School&nbsp;and&nbsp;River Hills/Lake Wylie EMS&nbsp;with pride. She accepted her medal from&nbsp;Lindsey Graham&nbsp;and&nbsp;Tim Scott&nbsp;at the&nbsp;The White House. (In the video, Gracie is second to receive her award.)&nbsp;</p> Class of 2017 Walk of Honor http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_100_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_100 <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jZ0lLYmcJaM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Prom Pictures 2017 http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_98_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_98 <p>Check out our PROM photos by&nbsp;Charity Ann Rich Taylor&nbsp;Click on Gallery:&nbsp;<a href="https://charityannrtaylorphotography.pixieset.com/wgcsprom2017/">Click here for link to view photos</a>&nbsp;Password- Warriors2017</p> Gracie receives National EMS certification http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_97_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_97 <p>Proud of our Gracie Shannon for passing her National Registry EMT Exam...yes, we said NATIONAL exam! She can now be an EMT in any state in the country! Congrats Gracie! Pretty impressive for anyone, but even more so for a high school senior. River Hills/Lake Wylie EMS.</p> 2017 Basketball State Champs http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_93_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_93 <p>We want to send a huge congratulatory shout out to the WGCS varsity boys&rsquo; basketball team and coaches Chris White and Artis Lee for bringing home yet another SCACS State Championship title! &nbsp;On Saturday, March 18th, the Warriors defeated Northside Christian School with a final score of 91-50! &nbsp;If you see any of the players (listed below), please congratulate them on this impressive accomplishment!&nbsp;</p> <p>Additionally, Isaiah Raiford and Donalson Fanord received special recognition with All-Conference Awards. &nbsp;Finally, Donalson Fanord became an official member of the WGCS 1000 Point Club by scoring his 1000th point during the first half of the championship game. &nbsp;GO WARRIORS!</p> <p>Your 2016-2017 Varsity Basketball State Champions:</p> <p>Donalson Fanord</p> <p>Isaiah Raiford</p> <p>Derrion Parks</p> <p>Tyler Malinski</p> <p>Chris White</p> <p>Josiah Lott</p> <p>Michael Robbins</p> <p>Wesley Quinn</p> <p>Tyler White</p> <p>Joseph Jensen</p> 4 Easy ways to help WGCS! http://www.walnutgrovechristianschool.com/news.cfm#ec_122530_53_short Sat, 01 Jan 2000 00:00:00 CST SM_53 <p><u><strong>Sign up for local area retailer&#39;s rewards programs:</strong></u></p> <p><u><strong>Harris Teeter</strong></u> Link your VIC Card. If you have a VIC card please RE-LINK your card starting August 1st for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. You can do this on line or at the check-out line during your next visit, just tell the cashier to link your card to WGCSl &nbsp;#5402 For online enrollment go to: <a href="http://www.harristeeter.com/community/together_in_education/link_to_your_school.aspx">http://www.harristeeter.com/community/together_in_education/link_to_your_school.aspx&nbsp;</a> To obtain a VIC card go to customer service and sign up but be sure to have them link your new card to WGCS.</p> <p><u><strong>Target</strong></u> The Target Red debt card is free. There&#39;s no credit check (it is not a credit card just a debit) all you need is a voided check tell them at any register when your paying you want to sign up for the Target debit card it works just like your debit&nbsp;bank card. Then you must sign up our school when you get home online. The debit card take less then 5 min. not only does it earn money for our school but it saves you 5&nbsp;% on your total when you shop so it helps us both. There are only 2 people so far with our school signed up, so join us to bring in money to our school. If every family signed up with the students we have we would be able to bring in every month at least $500-$1,000 so please help our school.</p> <p><u><strong>Amazon Smile</strong></u> Next time you shop on Amazon go to <a href="http://smile.amazon.com">http://smile.amazon.com </a>and do your shopping via Amazon Smile. It&#39;s the same company but you can choose WGCS as your charity under your account.&nbsp; WGCS will receive a percentage of all your qualifying purchases. Click &quot;Your Account&quot; then click &quot;Choose a Charity&quot; then search for WGCS and you are all set!&nbsp; Just be sure to go the link above when shopping on Amazon. Be sure you see WGCS listed as your supporting charity under he search bar on the home page.</p> <p><u><strong>Box Tops </strong></u>Save your Box Tops and send those in monthly to help benefit our Student Council.</p> <p>Contact our parent volunteer, Lisa Brown, if you have any questions.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:Lisaabrown07@yahoo.com">Lisaabrown07@yahoo.com</a></p>