May 18, 2017

Rooted in Christ. Growing in Grace. Serving in Love.


Tuesday, May 23

Art Club end of year party 3:30-5:30 in the HS Art Room.

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day – No School

Thursday, June 8

Last Day of School – Noon dismissal, ECS campus dismisses at 11:45 am

HS Graduation at the LCHS football stadium.  Ceremony begins at 7:00 pm. In the case  

     of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the LCHS Gymnasium.


Attention All Golfers!  The 29th Annual LC Golf Tournament is on July 21, 2017.  Please join us at Homestead for a best ball tournament featuring both men’s and women’s teams. Shotgun starts at 8:00 am and 1:00 pm. All proceeds benefit LC by updating signage around campus hopefully including a digital reader board! Prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive and round winners in each division.  There will also be a raffle and lunch at Steakhouse 9. Follow the directions below to register online using See you in July!

Register in 4 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on

2) Sign up! It's Easy – you will either sign up with email or Facebook.

3) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

4) Once you have clicked your choice and registered, click the green square with white heart (contribute) to pay for your registration fee.

Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address or Facebook, please contact Kim Powell at

Earn Money for LC in the Farmer’s Day Parade! - The Inn at Lynden is looking for bicyclists to ride in the parade on Saturday, June 3 at 10:30 in downtown Lynden. In exchange for your participation, they will make a donation to LCS! The more kids, parents, grandparents and teachers that ride, the more money we earn!  Wear your LC Blue & White to show your school pride on the ride.  Email Ezra Stump to sign-up!

Tuition Reminders – T.R.I.P. payouts have been posted and will be applied against your final tuition auto-payment.  Emailed tuition statements can be reviewed 14 days after receipt and always reflect your current balance, so you can open your previously sent statement to see your T.R.I.P. payout.  Re-enrollment fees will not be on your current year tuition statements but instead on your 2017-2018 statement and will be applied against your August payment.

Medication Pick-up – Student medications must be picked up from the school offices by an adult family member by Tuesday, June 13.  Any medications that are not picked up by this date will be disposed of. Medication WILL NOT be sent home with your child.  

Plant Sale – The High School Horticulture Program would like to thank everyone who bought plants from the LC plant sale this year.  We appreciate your support and look forward to serving you next year!

Employment Opportunities (Lynden and Evergreen Campuses)

  • Choral Director
  • Orchestra Director
  • Central Office Administrative Assistant
  • High School Office Administrative Assistant
  • High School Counselor
  • 7th-8th Language Arts Teacher (Lynden Campus)
  • 5th Grade Teacher (Lynden Campus)
  • 6th Grade Teacher (Lynden Campus)
  • 5/6 General Music Teacher (Lynden Campus)
  • First Grade Teacher (Evergreen Campus)
  • 6/7 Grade Teacher (Evergreen Campus)
  • Substitute Bus Drivers
  • Substitute Teachers (Both Campuses)

All open position openings for both the Lynden and Evergreen campuses are posted on the school website and are updated as new openings become available.  Keep checking and spread the word!

T.R.I.P is Year-Round! – Did you know the T.R.I.P. program continues throughout the summer at the Lynden campus?  Pre-paid orders received by end of the business day any Wednesday are available for pick-up the following Wednesday after 10:30 am.  Stop by for instant purchases any Thursday morning between 8:00–9:00 am or at our designated $peed $ales from 3:00-7:00 pm on June 14, July 12 and August 9. 

Summer Tutoring – Parents who may be interested in having a child tutored during the summer break should contact Mrs. Jeany Aupperlee (360-354-5492 ext.1438 or  She has a list of qualified individuals and can help arrange tutoring for your child.

Lyncs Zone - Need a new LC shirt to wear to summer camp or for a summer birthday gift?  We have t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, sweatpants and socks ready to go! We have LC bistro coffee mugs, baseball hats and stadium chairs – perfect for Father’s Day as well as the amazing LYNCS blankets (limited supply).  Come by the Central Office M-F 8:00 – 4:30, GO LYNCS!

Lyncs Kids Summer Athletic Camps – Are your kids registered yet?  To register your child(ren) for one or more of the camps, click herePlease use the grade your child will be in NEXT YEAR (2017-18) when registeringNote: The registration deadline is one week before each camp starts. A late fee of $5 will be applied after the registration deadlines, and a t-shirt will not be guaranteed.  Contact Kim Grycel ( with any questions.

Camps offered:





Soccer (Girls & Boys)


May 30-June 2

3:30-6:00 pm

Grass Volleyball Tournament


June 9

10:00 am-3:00 pm



June 12-15

9:00 am-11:30 am



June 12-14

5:00-7:30 pm

Boys Basketball (Grades 4-6)


June 19-22

9:30 am-12:00 pm

Boys Basketball (Grades 7-8)


June 19-22

12:00-2:30 pm

Girls Basketball (Grades 4-6)


June 19-22

9:30 am-12:00 pm

Girls Basketball (Grades 7-8)


June 19-22

12:00-2:30 pm



July 5-7

2:00–4:30 pm

Boys & Girls Little Dribblers


July 10-12

9:00 am-11:30 am

Girls Softball


July 17-20

9:30 am-12:00 pm



July 17-20

4:30-7:00 pm

Boys Baseball


July 24-27

9:00 am-11:30 am


Thursday, May 18

5-12 Orchestra Concert @ 7:30 pm in the WFAC

Friday, May 19

Bike/Walk to School Day – Helmets Required

Last Pizza Day (students K-8 who ordered)

7/8 Band – Jr. Ski to Sea Parade

Tuesday, May 23

7-12 Choral Concert @ 7:30 pm in the WFAC

Wednesday, May 24

3rd Grade Field Trip to Marine Life Center

Friday, May 26

3rd Grade Field Trip to Birch Bay

4th Grade Pet Day from 2:00-3:00 pm

7th Grade Field Trip to Post Point

Tuesday, May 30

2nd Grade Field Trip to the Greater Vancouver Zoo

Thursday, June 1

KA & KB Field Trip to Berthusen Park

Friday, June 2

KC & KD Field Trip to Berthusen Park                                                               

Field Day grades 1-8


YearbooksLAST CHANCE!  Order your yearbooks ONLINE before they are sold out (for delivery in early June)!

P-8 yearbooks include all students in preschool through grade 8. 

The cost is $18.00. To place an order, click here.

HS yearbooks can be purchased here for $70.00.

Suitcase Donations – The LC teachers are heading to Ghana, Africa on June 16 and are looking for suitcases they can take with them and leave there.  Suitcases serve multiple purposes for the people in Africa, and the LC group would like to bless them with as many as possible.  If you have a new or used suitcase you would like to donate, please drop it off at the elementary school office.

Lost and Found items left at the end of the school year will be donated to Second Chance Thrift Store.

Elementary School (P-4)

BoxTops/Labels News – Final collection deadline for BoxTops and Labels is Friday, May 26. This will be the last tallied collection for this school year. All students in the Elementary School Building will receive a certificate for one free soft serve ice cream cone from our friends at Edaleen Dairy! Thank you Edaleen Dairy!!! Be sure to like us on Facebook ( so you can stay up to date with special store offers and collection tips all summer long!

Fourth Grade Parent Meeting  will  be held  in the  Middle  School Upper  Student Gathering  Area  on  Monday,  May 22 at 7:00 pm to discuss transition to middle school. For more information, please refer to the email sent from Aaron Bishop.

Library - All Elementary library books are due Friday, June 2.  If you have questions regarding your child's books, please email Karen Rast.

Middle School (5-8)

Friday, June 2

Library books, fines and lost book payments due.  Students with unresolved library issues will NOT be allowed to participate in Field Day events.

Monday, June 5, through Wednesday, June 7

8th Grade exams

Tuesday, June 6 through Thursday, June 8

7th Grade exams

Wednesday, June 7

8th Grade Celebration

High School (9-12)

Attention Parents/Guardians of Seniors – Seniors are asked to write down college (academic, activity, other) scholarships as well as any community, organization, memorial and other scholarships they have received, on the awards list in the library or email a note to Mrs. Van Loo at so that they can be acknowledged at graduation and in the Lynden Tribune.

High School Exams will be held June 6 through June 8.  The exam schedule and guidelines can be found here.

High School Registration Fees (book lease, ASB fee, class fees, participation fees and any other fees) for the 2016-2017 school year must be paid in full before report cards, transcripts and diplomas will be released in June.  Preferably, they should be paid in full prior to final exams (fines double during exam week – don’t wait!).  Please be reminded that these amounts are not included in tuition and are not automatically withheld.  They must be paid by check or cash to the high school.  If you have questions, please contact the high school office at 360-354-3221.  Thank you!

Graduation Ceremony - Lynden Christian High School Graduation will be held Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm.  The ceremony will be held at the LCHS Football Stadium.  In the case of inclement weather, it will be moved into the LCHS Gymnasium.  Seating is first come, first serve, and we kindly ask that seats not be reserved ahead of time.  Any items, such as blankets or jackets set out to reserve seats ahead of time will be removed before the ceremony.  Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation.

Summer Jobs/Scholarship Opportunities - Click here to access information about summer jobs and scholarship opportunities.  New this week: Valley Plumbing and Electric - full-time work which includes on-the-job training, Grace Baptist Church in Airdrie, Alberta - two summer internships, Trupply Scholarship information, as well as information about the Bellingham Cold Storage Job Fair coming up May 19 and 20.


Friday, May 19

Bring Your Bike to School Day – Helmets Required

LC Chamber Choir here for chapel at 8:40 am

Jr. Ski to Sea Parade - Meet at Trinity Lutheran Church parking lot (119 Texas Street, Bellingham) at 5:30 pm.

Yearbook Pre-Sale - Yearbooks can be pre-purchased for $15.00 through Friday, May 19.  Simply bring in cash or a check (payable to ECS), and your child’s name will be added to the list. Yearbooks are ONLY available via pre-purchase.

Field Day is June 1. We are looking for lots of parent helpers! If you are free to volunteer, we’d love your help. Dads, this is another great chance to have a bunch of fun with your kiddos! The time frame is 12:45-3:15 pm. Please let Amy know if you can assist.

All School BoxTops Challenge - From now until June 2, we are challenging the whole ECS student body to collect as many Box Tops and Labels for Education as possible! Students can get creative and ask neighbors, friends, extended family members, etc…

Summer T.R.I.P. Sales will be on the following Wednesdays from 7:00 – 11:00 am: July 19, August 2 and August 16.  Order forms can be viewed here. Please email or text your order to Stacey ( or 360-739-7000) the Monday before the sales day in case she needs to get more inventory before any given Wednesday.

Children’s Art Walk - Evergreen students have art on display at the Bellingham Public Library this month.


Children’s Musical Theatre 2017 – The Children’s Musical Theatre Summer Stock 2017 proudly presents Madagascar Jr.  Your child will take a journey out of the zoo and onto the big stage with Directors Kathleen Dean and Dee Apodaca. Filled with outlandish characters, adventures galore and an upbeat score, Madagascar JR. will leave audiences with no choice but to “Move It, Move It!” Camp is for kids going into 3rd-12th grade and runs June 20-July 1, with 2 performing casts acting, dancing, singing in full costume and under the lights at the WFAC on June 30 & July 1 at 5:00 and 7:00 pm. Tickets are sold at the door. Registration forms are on the website at Please cut, paste & email them along with questions to Heather Schmitt at  The camp fills up quickly, so registrations are dated upon receipt, and a waiting list may be formed.