May 23, 2019

Living God’s Story: Rooted, Growing, Serving




Monday, May 27

Memorial Day – No School, all offices will be CLOSED

Thursday, June 6

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.

Friday, July 19

LCS Golf Tournament at Homestead Golf and Country Club.  Save the date!



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

Medical Consent Form (Action Required) – There was a glitch in the reenrollment process (completed by current families in March).  Unfortunately, the medical consent for emergency treatment paragraph was not included in the signature line.  This release is kept on file in the school offices and goes along with students on field trips in the event of an emergency.  To correct this glitch, we need every family who reenrolled to complete the Medical Consent form before Friday, May 31.  An email from with the form attached was sent to current families yesterday.  This is a school email with a safe attachment that can be filled out and sent back electronically or printed and returned to any office.  If you have any questions, please call the middle school at 360-318-9525, option 2.   

Central Office Summer Hours – Central Office summer hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm daily with the exception of Friday, June 7 (8:00 - 11:30 am) and Monday, June 10 (9:30 am - 4:30 pm).

T.R.I.P./ScripNow® - Anyone may participate and earn personal rebates for immediate tuition offsets or to accrue for future use through both our year-round scrip programs: T.R.I.P. (physical gift cards and local retailers) and ScripNow® (e-cards). Stop at the Central office for the T.R.I.P. pre-order system or instant purchase opportunities every Thursday (8-9 am) and on June 12, July 10 and Aug 14 (3-7 pm).  Please note that the required new form (with 4/10/15/20% rebate options and separate forms for custom merchant checks) is available online or at the office. Participants interested in joining ScripNow® must attend a brief instruction meeting; please reserve your spot for May 30 (11:00) or one of the 8:30 am sessions planned for June 27, July 25 or Aug 29 by writing  If you are unable to attend any morning meeting please let us know as we may arrange one alternate evening session.

Attention All Golfers!  The 31stth Annual LC Golf Tournament is on July 19, 2019.  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 1:30 pm. All proceeds benefit LC by supporting the career and technical programs! Prizes for closest to the pin, longest drive and round winners in each division.  There will also be a 50/50 raffle and lunch at Steakhouse 9.  Click here to register. To sponsor this event contact Ezra Stump at

Medication Pick-up – Student medications must be picked up from the school offices by an adult family member by Tuesday, June 11.  Any medications that are not picked up by this date will be disposed of. Medication WILL NOT be sent home with your child.  

Evergreen Celebration - Past, Present, Future  - Friday, May 31 at 6:30 pm will be a special event that you don’t want to miss! Mark it on your calendars now. That evening will be a time for us all to gather together to celebrate Evergreen. Former families, staff and principals will be invited to join us as we reflect on all that God has done at ECS over the past 28 years. Check out the details here.

Summer Tutoring – If your child has been recommended to benefit from summer tutoring, please contact Mrs. Jeany Aupperlee (360-318-9525 ext.1438 or  She has a list of qualified individuals and can help arrange tutoring for your child.

LYNCS Youth Summer Athletic Camps – LC is offering a variety of sports camps for next year’s (2019-2020) Kindergarten through 8th grade students (Not limited to Lynden Christian Students).  Registration will take place ONLINE ONLY again this year (no paper flyers/forms will be sent home).  To register your child(ren) for one or more of the camps, click here.  Please use your child’s grade for the fall (2019-2020) when registering.  A late fee of $5 will be applied after the registration deadlines, and a t-shirt or camp ball (depending on which camp) will not be guaranteed. Camps are limited in number of attendees, so registration may close prior to the deadlines listed.  Contact Kim Grycel ( with any questions regarding registration. Questions about the camp can be directed to the camp director listed on each camp registration. 

4 on 4 Co-ed Grass Volleyball Tournament – Students in grades 3-12 can sign up today to compete in the tournament on June 7 at

Bus Drivers Needed - Are you interested in becoming a bus driver for LC? Contact Stacy VanWerven, Transportation Supervisor, at for more information.

Employment Opportunities  are always being updated on the Lyncs website.  Most recently added:

  • Middle School Custodian
  • Spanish Immersion Substitute
  • Spanish Immersion Classroom Aide
  • HS Librarian/Learning Resource Center Specialist

For more information and application instructions, please visit and go to the employment page.


Friday, May 24

2nd Grade Field Trip to Greater Vancouver Zoo

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

Thursday, May 30

KA & KB Field Trip to Berthusen Park

Friday, May 31

Field Day grades 1-8

K-8 Library Books, Fines and Lost Book payments due.  Middle school students with unresolved library issues will NOT be allowed to participate in Field  Day events.

Monday, June 3

KC & KD Field Trip to Berthusen Park

June 3 - June 5

8th Grade exams

June 4 - June 6

7th Grade exams

Wednesday, June 5

8th Grade Celebration (Immediate Family Only)


Yearbooks – The deadline to order online is Wednesday, May 29

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. 


Elementary School (K-4)

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

Who Will Win the BoxTops Ice Cream Party? – Send in all the BoxTops you have laying around and help your child’s class win an ice cream party!  We have several classes neck and neck right now – any class could win!  TOMORROW is the final collection for BoxTops, Tyson A+ and Coke Rewards.  Be sure to like us on Facebook ( so you can stay up to date with special store offers and collection tips all summer long! Changes with BoxTops coming soon, stay tuned!

Middle School (5-8)

Current 8th Grade Students – If you are interested in playing a sport in high school and have not received summer information from the high school coach about available summer camps, please email the head coach of the sport you are considering. For any of the Lynden Sports please contact Mike McKee, Athletic Director at Lynden High School:

Sports offered:

Football-Dan Kaemingk;

Volleyball-Kimberly Grycel;

Soccer-boys and girls Brent DeRuyter;

Softball-Brooke Heystek;

Baseball-Daniel VanderKooi;

Cross County-boys and girls  Darren Postma

Track–boys and girls-TBD

Golf-Boys-Darin DeYoung;

Golf-Girls-Cheryl Westra;

Boys Basketball-Roger DeBoer

Girls Basketball-Brady Bomber

Tennis-boys and girls (Lynden Public)

Swim-boys and girls (Lynden Public)

Wrestling-boys and girls (Lynden Public)

High School (9-12)

All library materials are due May 31, unless prior arrangements have been made to use a book/calculator during exam week. Before reporting to semester exams, fines must be paid and library responsibilities met. Fines will double starting Tuesday, June 5, with the minimum being $3.00.

Graduation Ceremony - Lynden Christian High School Graduation will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019 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.

Senior Diplomas will be mailed out approximately one week after graduation.  Graduates will receive an empty diploma cover during the ceremony.  All financial and book issues, if any, must be resolved before diplomas and final transcripts are sent.  Final transcripts will be automatically sent to the college/school that is announced during the ceremony.  You need not call in to request final transcripts unless there is a change.

Attention Parents/Guardians of Seniors – Please remind your senior about the list posted at the high school office where he/she needs to indicate his/her after high school plans (i.e. which college or school they will be attending, or if they will be working locally).  This list will be read at graduation and will be used to send final transcripts.  Seniors are asked to take this list seriously.

High School Exams will be held June 4 through June 6.  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 2018-2019 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 360-318-9525 opt 3.  Thank you!



Thursday, May 30

Field Day - grades 1-5 @ Spring Creek Campus

Friday, May 31

Evergreen Celebration, 6:30 pm @ Spring Creek Campus

Tuesday, June 4

Last day for P3

Wednesday, June 5

Last day for P4



Lynden Junior Tennis Camp – Do you like tennis or just want to try something new? A tennis camp will be held for 1st-8th grade students, July 15-18 at the new Lynden Middle School Courts. Your student can pick up registration flyers from the elementary or middle school office. Please contact Amber Zoerink at 360-410-0823 with any questions.

LYS Fall Soccer  registration has opened for grades 1-12 and goes until July 31. There will be a $5 late fee for any registration turned in after July 31. You can find information and registration forms at the LYS website Season starts September 7 and goes until October 26.

n forms at the LYS website Season starts September 7 and goes until October 26.