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The Daily Knightline, Wednesday, November 8

Updated: Nov 9, 2023

The Daily Knightline

Unity Christian High School

Wednesday, November 8, 2023


DAILY SCHEDULE

Wednesday - 8 periods

Living Groups

3:40-5:00pm - Cast Practice


Thursday - 8 Periods with chapel

Chapel: Todd DeRooy

Officer Pollema - PM

BUS SCHEDULE - Sioux Center route runs at 3:30; all other routes at 1:30

7:00pm - Combo Night - tickets HERE!


Friday - NO SCHOOL


SPORTS REPORT

FOOTBALL ALL DISTRICT: Congratulations to the following football players for district recognitions!

1st Team All District – Ethan Van Ginkel, Cole Rens, Kolton Smit, Braeden Bosma

Honorable Mention All District – Dylan Bosma, Elliot Vanden Berg, Bryce Riebeling

Academic All District – Caleb Westra, Titan Hulstein, Landon Meerdink, Simon Mellema, Ethan Van Ginkel


CROSS COUNTRY ALL CONFERENCE: Congratulations to the following athletes for being recognized as all-conference cross-country!

BOYS: Ethan Wynia, Daylen Mulder, Tyler Rozenboom

GIRLS: Katie Young, Olivia Hoogland, Addison Liston


Boys BB practice starts Monday, November 13.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Praise and Worship Night: A Praise and Worship night, sponsored by the Student Council, will be held next Tuesday on November 14 at 7:00pm. Invite your friends and family to come and join us!


BLOOD DRIVE: Next Monday, November 13, there will be a blood drive at school by LifeServe Blood Center. With some changes to their COVID protocols, they will be bringing their "bloodmobile", so if you want to donate blood, you will go outside to the bus they'll bring along instead of donating in the Knight Center as we've done before. In order to donate, you need to be 16+. The Blood Drive will run from 9 AM until 1:30 PM. There are quite a few time slots available and given the huge need that blood centers have right now, let’s try to fill all of the time slots. If you are interested, you can sign up in the office by scanning the QR Code and picking up a permission form. For those that have donated before through LifeServe, you do not need a permission form. If you've never donated blood before, you need to have the permission form signed in order to give blood. You can bring that back to school and give it to the nurses when you donate. Talk to Mr. Byma if you have any questions.


Honor Band: Congratulations to the following students who auditioned Saturday and made it into the NWIBA Honor Band: Kate Van Grouw - Clarinet; Addie Oschner - Alto Sax; Mackenzie Huizenga and Calum Monroe - Trumpet; and Mikayla Vollink - Trombone. Honor Band Festival will be Saturday, Jan 6, 2024, in Sioux City.


Combo Night is scheduled for Thursday, November 9 at 7:00pm. This year we are using Bound for tickets. Purchase ahead of time the same way athletic event tickets are purchased. Adults are $8; K-12 are $5.

COIN WAR: Unity will be having a coin war during the week of Nov. 13-17! It will be a competition between classes. (Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior) Everyone should be thinking ahead and saving up that pocket change! The charity that we give the money to will be chosen by the winning class! THIS IS A COMPETITION!


Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House: In your living group classrooms students might see little house shaped boxes. These boxes are there so that when you finish a drink that is in a can and has a pop tab, you can break it off and put it inside the box. This raises money for the Ronald McDonald House, which is a place where families of kids who are in the hospital long term can go to sleep and rest near their child without going back to their homes that might be far away from the hospital. Some Unity families have stayed there and it is a great place that we can easily support just by breaking off our pop tabs!

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Unity Christian High School is seeking applications for several possible part-time and full-time positions for 24-25. These openings are based on projected enrollment growth, retirement, and program expansion. We are interested in visiting with potential teacher candidates who have a strong interest to teach at Unity Christian. We have potential openings in the following departments: Agriculture, English Language Learning (ELL), Math, Social Studies, and Spanish. To learn more about these opportunities, contact Mr. Jon Holwerda at 712-737-4114 or at jholwerda@unitychristian.net. Applications can be found on our website: https://www.unitychristian.net/employment

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