“Sunshine on Leith”

WCS has been awarded the license to produce and perform “Sunshine on Leith” as it’s winter high school musical. This musical was created and produced by Dundee Rep Theatre in Scotland, it has never before been licensed in the United States or Canada. Performances will be on February 27, 28, and March 1, 2014. Currently, the music department is in the vocal and pit band rehearsals phase of the production. Both groups meet twice a week, either before or after school. Sunshine On Leith Cast List (as of 12/6) Davy                  Jeremy Gouveia Ally                     Daniel Jacobson Rab                    Peter Spangler Young Rab         Isaac Barrick Jean                   Christina Sanders Liz                      Katie Barton Yvonne              Kaylene Mummert Margaret           Soriya Greenplate Hazel                Margaret Botbyl Moira                Maya Bradley Karen               Lydia Willetts Carl                  Zach Lewis   Ensemble/ Dancers  Greg Driscoll, Francesca Fioravanti, Nancy Jin, Savannah Klumpp, Cassie Otersen, Charlee Myers, Elias Reed, Leah Ro, Karen Sayler, Emily Spangler, Rachel Stanley, Riley Stephens, Grace Pennington, Morgan Tomazine       … Continued

Widener HS Programming Competition

Computer Science Students

                           Wilmington Christian School sent three teams from the computer science department to compete on November 14th with teams from more than forty schools in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland for the ninth annual Widener University High School Programming Competition. The teams consisted of seniors James Dingwall, Corbin McNeill, Michael Gray, and Aaron Miller; junior Nathanael Albrecht; and sophomores Elliot Miller and Austin Kreer. Corbin and Aaron completed all seven of the programs correctly in 240 minutes, winning a first place trophy and a cash prize.          

“The Miracle Worker”

“The Miracle Worker,” cast will take to the stage for their first performance on Thursday evening, October 31st. Doors will open at 6:30pm for the 7:00pm performance, with tickets available at the door for $12 each. WCS student tickets will be $6.00, faculty and staff will be admitted for free. The play continues through the evenings of November 1st and 2nd. Students from the WCS elementary, middle and high school are working together for this production, and it promises to be an excellent evening of entertainment with an inspiring message. The Miracle Worker, is the story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan. In order of appearance, the cast includes: Zachary Lewis, Lydia Willetts, Ryan Bradford, Kristen McGrail, Kamani Conteh, Santigie Conteh, Margaret Botbyl, Jeremy Gouveia, Charlotte Brooks, Kaylene Mummert, Ramsom Boulet, Maya Bradley, Francesca Fioravanti, Katie Barton, Cassie Otersen, and Tina Sanders. WCS will also be introducing precious pup, Sadie as “Belle” the dog. The play will be directed by Allyson Good, and under the leadership of Barbara Schiller, Fine Arts Director.        

NHS Winter Clothing Drive

The Winter Clothing Drive, sponsored by the Wilmington Christian School National Honor Society, will be held from October 18th-November 15th. Now is the perfect time to check your closets for warm winter coats, hats, and mittens that may no longer fit members of your own family. They will be appreciated by other families that may not have the budget to keep their children warm as we approach the winter months. Items will be shared with the Sunday Breakfast Mission as part of a service project. Please bring your donation of new and gently used outerwear of clean clothing items to the tables in the Fine Arts foyer by November 15th. If you have questions, please contact NHS advisor Cheryl Schultz at cschultz@wilmingtonchristian.org.              

WCS Annual Thanksgiving
Food Drive

The Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive is sponsored by the WCS High School Senate and supported by the elementary, middle and high school students, staff, families and friends. Food and money donations will be accepted from November 1 until Tuesday, November 26th. Food will be delivered by students and adult volunteers on Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. Donations are being collected in the high school foyer and elementary foyer. What to donate? Canned goods, boxed (dry) goods, money donations and turkeys. Donated goods are shared with people in the Delaware area. Contact Miss Duncan at sduncan@wilmingtonchristian.org for additional information.          

WCS Moms in Prayer

WCS Moms in Prayer Join hands and hearts with other moms as we pray Lamentations 2:19 over the lives of our children. Moms in Prayer meet every other Tuesday morning from 8-9am in the elementary library. The next meeting will be held Tuesday, November 5th. For information please contact Debbie Keever at debbiekeever@comcast.net (584-3389) or Kristen Santilio at santillomk@aol.com (770-855-4655) Future Meetings November 19th,  December 3rd,17th,  January 7th, 21st,  February 4th,18th,  March 4th,18th,  April 1st,15th,  May 6th, 20th,  June 3rd

Fruit and Christmas Wreath Sale
Extended to November 18th

The Annual “Fruit for Fine Arts” fruit and wreath fundraiser sale will run from October 18th until November 18th. For students participating in band or choir, the more you sell, the more your trip will be funded! Anyone not going on the band and choir trip will be entered into a drawing for a $150.00 mall gift card – one entry for every $100 in sales! Order forms are available from middle and high school students. Customers can also place fruit orders by credit card online! For additional forms contact Barbara Schiller at bschiller@wilmingtonchristian.org. For more information about the sale and to volunteer to process orders and/or help with delivery day, please contact Robin Kelley at Kelley.robin@verizon.net or Shelley.Sanders@verizon.net. Fine Arts Booster Club Fruit parent letter 2013 To place an order on line:   http://www.fundraisingfruit.com/org/wilmington-christian-school-fine-arts-booster-club-  

NHS Winter Clothing Drive

The Winter Clothing Drive, sponsored by the WCS National Honor Society will begin on Friday, October 18th. Check your closets for warm winter coats, hats, and mittens that may no longer fit members of your own family. They will be appreciated by other families that may not have the budget to keep their children warm as we approach the winter months. Bins are positioned throughout WCS to accept donations of clean clothing items. Questions? please contact NHS advisor Cheryl Schultz at cschultz@wilmingtonchristian.org.