First Semester Chapels

Below is our chapel schedule for the rest of the semester.

October 26th (Friday): During the first period (8:10-9:02 AM), our very own Mr. Wilhite will teach us how Jesus is the door of the sheep (John 10:7). The academic/fall sports assembly will be during the second period (9:06-9:54 AM).

November 8th (Thursday): Mr. Dan Oates, President & Founder of Clearfield Talent, will be giving a special Veteran’s Day message in the Cullen gym during the first period.

December 19th (Wednesday): Mr. Silen, Middle School Pastor at Crossroads Christian Church, will give this year’s Christmas message on the last day of the first semester.

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Chess & Ping Pong at Cullen

We recently received a couple of chess boards from Ms. Foltz. If you’re interested in playing chess during recess, please see Mrs. Redman. A little reminder that ping pong paddles and balls can also be checked out.

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at soccer.” Mr. Wick

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April 30-May 4 Cullen Events

Monday-Wednesday: 5th-8th Grade & HS Competitive Cheer Team Tryouts from 3:30 to 5:15 PM @ Epworth. See Coach Shaw for more details.

ThursdayNational Day of Prayer assembly during 8th period (2:18-3:10 PM) in the gym

Friday: The 7th Grade Leadership Team will be @ Crossroads from 9:30-11:30 AM. They will be serving the preschool teachers by teaching about parts of a plant, leading some activities, cleaning/organizing, and playing with the students.

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April 16-20 Cullen Events

Monday: ISTEP Tests – Math (periods 1-2 & 6-7)

Tuesday: ISTEP Tests – Math (periods 1-2) & ELA (periods 6-7)

Wednesday: ISTEP Tests – ELA (periods 1-2 & 6-7); 5th-8th Grade Boys Soccer Tryouts from 5:30 to 7:30 PM @ Epworth. A parent meeting will be @ 4:30 PM.

Thursday: ISTEP Tests – 6th Grade Science (periods 2-3) & 7th Grade Social Studies (periods 6-7)

FridayNo School (Make-up snow day);  5th-8th Grade Boys Soccer Tryouts from 5:30 to 7:30 PM @ Epworth

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The 1st Annual Cullen Winter Games

Next week is the last week of the quarter and the first annual Cullen Winter Games (we’ll still have academic support). We want to finish the quarter on a strong note so let’s work hard and play hard!

Shout-outs go to Mr. Kline and the Student Council for coming up with sweet Spirit Week themes and events. Points will be awarded to the homerooms with the highest percentage of students who dress up. Dozens of medals have been designed for those who reach the winners’ podium (check out the pic). Who will find gold around their neck?

Yours truly will be serving as emcee at this historic competition. Below are the events and the themes for each day. Be sure to sign up for the events with your homeroom teacher. Let the games begin!

Monday –       #Merica –                             Doubles Luge
Tuesday –       Scarves & Stripes –            Sock Slalom Relay
Wednesday – Hawaiian & Sunglasses –  Pool Noodle Hockey
Thursday –     Dress for Success –            Ice Dancing

Friday –          Jersey Day –                         Basketball Biathlon

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Spring Sports News

There are several opportunities for Cullen students to participate in ECS athletics. Below are some sports that will be starting their seasons soon.

5th-8th grade boys and girls track & field begins Tuesday (March 6th) at Epworth. Practices are every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:45-5:15 PM. See or email Coach Thomas if you have questions.

7th-8th grade cub baseball team tryouts will be the next two Saturdays (March 3rd & 10th) at 1 PM at Scott Township Field.

7th-10th grade girls soccer begins next Wednesday (March 7th) at Epworth. Practices are from 3:45-5:15 PM every Wednesday and Friday in March and April. See or email Coach Wick if you have questions.

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