The 7th grade and the 8th grade boys basketball team finished as SWAC Conference Champions during the season and as Conference Tournament Champions.
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The 7th grade and the 8th grade boys basketball team finished as SWAC Conference Champions during the season and as Conference Tournament Champions.
Nearly two years after their season came to an irrupt end, the 2019-2020 State qualifying boys basketball team finally had the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishments on Thursday, December 23 at halftime during the varsity game.
Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team for winning the Reinstein Tournament at Barrington.
Grandparents Day will be held the morning of Thursday, April 14, 2022.
Congratulations to the Timothy Christian Cheer Team! They placed 2nd at a large competition at Lake Zurich this weekend.
Maddie Drye led the team with her all around play and averaged 17 points during the Lisle Holiday Tournament.
Mark your calendars for Timothy's biggest community event of the year! Bring your family and friends and join us for the For the Win! Groundbreaking & Celebration on May 7
Join us for Homecoming on Friday, January 2022.
Timothy's VEI team qualified for the National Competition in New York City — a first in program history! Student-run virtual business Core Inc, which leases cars, placed 1st in the Regional Competition earning them a spot in New York City in April.
Last weekend, Timothy students competed in the MSC Math Contest. Students competed in both individual and team events. Team Timothy did not disappoint!
If you are able, would you consider making a gift to The Timothy Fund this December? Our goal is to raise $650,000 this school year!
Planned gifts offer you smart and powerful ways to increase the impact of your gifts to Timothy Christian Schools – often while benefiting your family, too.
Don't miss one of our largest community events — the annual Christmas Collage Concert on Tuesday, December 14 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church (149 W. Brush Hill Road).
Freshman Abby Tameling was selected for the All-State Choir!
Nineteen 5th and 6th grade choir students were accepted into the Illinois Music Educators Association Elementary Honor Choirs.
The Lady Trojans began league play last Thursday with a 40-30 win over Wheaton Academy.
The boys basketball team is back in the WAC!
VEI placed in the top 6 of the Regional Competition and advances to the final round.
For the Win! impacts every single student. The project includes a newly constructed soccer and track stadium and new tennis courts! Plus Trojan Lane!
Timothy's fall sports had historic seasons! The following athletes were honored for their exceptional seasons.
Two Timothy 7th graders were on the Championship Elmhurst Eagles football team!
If you know someone who is interested in kindergarten at Timothy, please invite them to the Open House on Monday, November 29 at 7pm.
he Lady Trojans kicked off their season with a team retreat to Holland, Michigan last weekend.
Opening night of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is Thursday at 7pm and the show runs through Saturday.
Timothy Christian High School Drama Department is proud to present the production of It's a Wonderful Life — A Live Radio Play.
Watch Superintendent, Matt Davidson, as he joins other private school leaders to protect our private school freedoms in Illinois. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, alumni, board member, school leader, or even a student of a private school in Illinois – it will take all of us to regain the local control of our schools.
Enjoy an evening with lively local entertainment, including the Timothy Christian High School Jazz Band on November 13 at the Elmhurst Center for Performing Arts 2021 Spotlight Gala.
Concert Chorale participated in a master class with Professor Richard Bjella at Carthage College.
Everything we do is for the glory of God! Chapel is integral to our students' spiritual growth. That's why every year we have Spiritual Emphasis Week in the high school.
Invite your friends and family to our upcoming Open Houses!
Deck the Halls! You are invited to a Christmas Decor Open House at the home of Marcy Tameling.
The future looks bright! Our middle school athletic teams finished strong.
The Timothy Christian Golf Team placed 3rd in IHSA Regionals and advanced to Sectionals for the first time in 8 years.
The boys and girls cross country teams ran at the Regional meet at Harvest Christian Academy this past Saturday. Both teams advanced to this Saturday’s Sectional meet at Lisle High School.
Timothy Christian Schools is proud to present the middle school production of Freaky Friday the Musical! Get your tickets today!
It's Game Day! Here's all the information you need to cheer your Trojans to VICTORY!
The Timothy Christian Girls Tennis team placed third at the recent IHSA 1A State tournament. This is the highest finish in program history and first ever trophy for the Trojan tennis program.
Timothy Christian Schools is pleased to once again offer a product that can fill your gift giving needs and support our school as well. Koeze Company offers beautifully packaged nuts, chocolates, and gift baskets that are perfect to give away during the Christmas season.
Congratulations to the middle school cross country team for their performances at the Suburban West Athletic Conference Cross Country Meet.
The fall District 1 ILMEA (Illinois Music Education Association) auditions are underway for 2021! The auditions were virtual for the second year in a row. Five Timothy Christian middle school musicians and three high school vocalists submitted online video recordings. They were all selected by District 1 to represent Timothy.
For the second year in a row the girls tennis team has claimed a Sectional title in commanding fashion sending all six players to the State Tourney next week.
Tickets for admission into all State Round Soccer games are digital. There will be NO SALES AT THE GATE.
Timothy Christian Schools is proud to present the middle school’s production of Freaky Friday the Musical, a family-friendly comedy about an overworked mother and her teenage daughter who magically spend a day in each other’s shoes.
The JV volleyball team captured first place at the Illiana tournament.
The middle school volleyball team won the 2021 SWAC Varsity Volleyball Tournament.
Congratulations to the girls tennis team! They placed second in Conference!
Last week the Red Zone turned pick. It was all for a good cause!
Forty-Five high school students were inducted into the National Honors Society. The NHS is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most prestigious student recognition program.
The boys' and girls' cross country teams ran tough at the big Lisle Mane Event last Saturday. Most of our runners ran season-best times on the hilly 5K course, and many ran their fastest races of their running careers!
The Lady Trojans tennis team is closing out another very successful tennis campaign. Following up on their undefeated 16-0 2020 season, they are currently 9-2-1 in dual meets with a very young squad. The Trojans recently wrapped up their very competitive tournament schedule.
What a night! We welcomed a record number of fans —over 1,500 — to campus for Friday Night Lights! It was a beautiful, warm fall night — perfect for Trojans fans of all ages!
The inspiring K-6th grade program Everybody Counts wrapped up on Friday. The week was packed full of insightful information, guests, and demonstrated how we are all created in God's image.
The inspiring program Everybody Counts kicked-off on Friday and continues all this week. The program is designed to teach students in grades K-6 about various disorders and disabilities in hopes of increasing awareness and acceptance.
Friday Night Lights is this Friday! Everyone is invited to this fun community event.
he Lady Trojans won the 2021 Manteno Invite last weekend.
Freshman Audrey Carlton led a donation drive for the USO —and the Timothy community did not disappoint. Twenty boxes were filled with items to support our troops. All donations will be sent to the USO.
The Timothy Music and Drama Boosters will be hosting a Fall Decor sale on Saturday, October 9 from 10am - 5pm.
Junior Jack Bone shot 82 on September 20 and tied for 10th in the conference tournament. Jack also placed 7th overall in the individual conference standings. Overall standings are an accumulation of points earned from dual matches throughout the season.
The high school cross country team ran at Kaneland High School this weekend. The top two girls were Cailey Schuurmann,12th grade 21:47 and Ella VanderMolen, 12th grade 21:51. Two boys Luke Hubbard, 11th 18:03 and Ryan McKenzie, 9th 18:24.
Congratulations to Caleb Lindemulder, Bella Hackert, Jen Carreon, and Zach Huiner for finishing in the top 10 for girls and boys at the recent cross country meet at Harvest Christian.
We had another record breaking year! Record of 98 sponsors, 192 golfers, 15 volunteers and we also raised a record dollar amount from our raffle this year...all totaling a record high event revenue exceeding $240,000! Amazing!
The varsity golf team beat Westmont 141 to 159 at Green Meadows Golf Club in Westmont. The Trojans were led by Junior Jack Bone with a score of 3 over par 33.
The cross country team had a great time at the Christian Schools Invitational at South Christian High School in Michigan on Saturday. On a tough 5K course, many of our athletes improved their times for this season.
eam Timothy mark your calendars and plan to join us on October 1 for Friday Night Lights.
Octoberfest tickets are on sale now!
Zip lining, kayaking, ropes course, plus bonding with classmates! Does a field trip get better than that! Our 5th-7th grade students spent last Thursday at the Forge, an outdoor adventure park in Lemont.
Community is at the very heart of who we are! If you're brand new to Timothy, or if you've been here for generations, there's no better way to get connected than volunteering for Apple Pie Day, which is a sweet Timothy fundraiser that brings over a hundred parents, grandparents, and alumni together.
Join us for The Timothy Christian Golf Outing and Athletic Fundraiser on Monday, September 20, 2021 at Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora, IL.
Timothy Christian beat Bishop Mac at the par 37 Kankakee Elks CC, 175-181. Ben McMillian drained a 15 foot birdie putt on his last hole to take home medalist honors with a score of 39.
We love starting off the new school year by heading off to Camp Manitoqua with the new 8th grade class! We had two fun filled days packed with team activities, exploring the (very hot and humid!) outdoors, and spending quality time with both new and familiar faces.
Mark your calendars for the Timothy Christian Fall Toy & Clothing Resale on September 17 and 18!
Did you know every teacher has a profile on our website? You can view them here.
A Christ-centered community is at the heart of Timothy Christian Schools. We are excited to welcome over 150 new families to our community — 30 in the middle school alone!
Our Moms in Prayer group will begin meeting again this Friday! Moms In Prayer is open to all moms, grandmas, and caregivers to come together to cover the school year in prayer!
The 8th grade retreat at Camp Manitoqua on Thursday and Friday August 26-27th.
Earlier this summer, Timothy Christian High School students attended Young Life Camp. Campers played silly games, danced, and participated in lots of fun activities. But most importantly Young Life Camp was a place where students experienced the love of Jesus.
Given the amount of confusion in Illinois right now, I felt it was important to assure everyone that our health plan for the fall has not changed.
we have hit our overall goal of $10MM with a legacy gift from a first year (“new”) Timothy family. In other words, Project IMPACT Phase 3 is fully funded! Amazing!
Tennis duo Tommy King and Sammy Valeo slugged it out at the State Tournament playing 6 matches in 2 days in 90 degree heat and sun.
Congratulations to the Boys track & field athletes at the State Meet!
All-State track & field athletes Abby Becthel, Jenny Lumkes, Katelyn Leonard, Cailey Schuurmann placed 6th in the 4x800m relay at the State Meet.
The girls soccer team made school history by qualifying for the Final Four in Class 1A of the state playoffs.
The Timothy Christian High School baseball team not only became the first team in program history to play in the State Finals, but finished second in Class 2A and returned to Elmhurst with the state runner-up trophy.
Come cheer on your favorite Trojans!
The Girls Track team is excited to return to Eastern Illinois University, in Charleston, this Thursday.
Congratulations to the Boys Track team members that qualified for state!
Come cheer your Lady Trojans on Friday night as they play IC at Plunket Park in Elmhurst at 7 pm to determine the championship.
Congrats to the boys MSC All-Conference Track and Field athletes!
Timothy Christian Varsity Baseball plays DePaul Prep in the first round of the Sectional playoffs Wednesday night 7:30 pm at Kerry Wood field in Chicago: 3400 N. Rockwell St., Chicago.
Tommy King and Sammy Valeo qualified for the IHSA Class A State Tennis Tournament at last weekends sectional.
We made it! When we started Mission Impossible on the first day of school on August 19, it was with a deep sense of humility and prayer. And only by the grace of God did we make it to the finish line.
Timothy finished 2nd in the Conference to Immaculate Conception. It was a real team effort, as every girl that competed managed to score at least a point to add to the team total.
Check out this video announcement from Matt Davidson as he reflects upon and celebrates our mission impossible — for the glory of God!
New to You is open to the public on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, but are looking to expand their hours. Many volunteers are needed to make this happen.
We’re adding almost another acre to our footprint with the purchase of a parcel directly east of our tennis courts — the Keating property.
Last week, Matt Davidson visited the DuPage County Health Department to say thank you on behalf of the 1,200 Timothy students (650 families) and nearly 300 employees!
May 15, 2021 was a GREAT day to be a Trojan. Over 1200 people attended Timothy’s (outdoor) Homecoming festivities on May 15.
We are tremendously blessed by the commitment of our School Board. They are a united team with unwavering courage, inspiring vision, and a contagious passion for Christian education. The 2021-2022 Board of Directors is the team that navigated our school through the most significant and historic year in our 111 year history. All the while, they did not flinch.
We are looking forward to Homecoming 2021! Given the demand for passes, Wednesday will be the final day to purchase Homecoming passes. Unfortunately, we will have to significantly limit gate sales — we apologize for any inconvenience.
We are thankful for every concert our students have the opportunity to participate in. So if you missed the livestream, pop some popcorn and sit back and enjoy the spring concerts!
The boys track team had a successful outing on May 5, taking 1st place in a triangular meet against Wheaton St. Francis and Aurora Christian. Our athletes produced 18 personal bests!
The Timothy Girls Track and Field team is off to a great start this year! We just returned from a Tri at Westmont (with Westmont, Immaculate Conception, and Timothy) and we edged out a 1st place by one point.
Wednesday, May 12 is National School Nurse Day! Let’s celebrate all of our health team members and certainly those who stand watch over our school every waking hour.
President of the school board Joel Tameling presented Matt Davidson with a Leadership Award at the auction. Matt has been a true visionary and leader during this unprecedented time. When other school districts went fully remote, Matt led the way with a robust Health and Education Plan for in-person learning. The students at Timothy are thriving because Matt is a true champion for them!
Where can you find pony rides, fireworks, and a home-grilled meal courtesy of Chris Veldman? At Timothy Christian Schools Homecoming 2021, of course! Join us on Saturday, May 15 for this family-friendly event.
It's Teacher Appreciation Week! Our teachers have signed up for our Mission Impossible, and they have been champions for our youth.
The outpouring of generosity by the Timothy community throughout the auction was not only humbling, but a testament to the commitment to Christ-centered, Biblically-based education. We are grateful to announce that we raised over $1.1MM at the auction! Thanks be to God!
Time does not stand still and change is inevitable. We have some changes to our staffing for the upcoming school year. First, I want to make sure we say a well-deserved thank you to some outstanding staff members that will be leaving us.
Congratulations to the ACES (Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science) team for their 2nd Place finish in the state tournament!
Bid today on a Play Station 5, diamond pendant necklace, video arcade for your home entertainment, plus so much more! You do not need to attend the auction to bid on items!
Get your passes today for Homecoming 2021! They are only $5 and includes a home-grilled meal, pony rides, fireworks, and so much more!
We are soon approaching Teacher Appreciation Week — May 3 - 7. As a community, let’s rally behind our teachers for their extraordinary commitment to our kids. Please consider personal notes/cards, videos, gifts, etc...be creative!
Please join us via livestream at 7:30 pm on Monday, May 3! The spring concert is entitled “Great is Thy Faithfulness: Through the Decades,” and will be a celebration of God’s unwavering faithfulness to us in this year and the decades before us.
Even though the Beyond the Classroom Auction is sold out — you can still support the mission of Timothy Christian Schools and Project IMPACT Phase 3.
There is an opportunity to Go Beyond when it comes to STEAM here at Timothy. It begins with what we do best, and that is to put God at the center of everything. That’s why next year we’ll be introducing STREAM Class for grades 1-6.
Mark your calendars! The Timothy Christian Schools Spring Resale is May 8 in the middle school.
Come home to Timothy on May 15 for Homecoming 2021!
Thank you for all the wonderful nominations for Distinguished Alumni of the Year. We’re stronger because of our alumni. Our alumni are courageous leaders in their communities. They are life-long learners and servant leaders. It is our privilege to recognize two alumni at Homecoming — one over 30 and one under 30.
Arnie Hoving, Superintendent from 1977-1993, went HOME to be with the Lord on April 7. Arnie also served in many other roles at Timothy during his legendary career, and has been a mentor and hero to so many others. Please keep the Hoving family in your prayers. We mourn with them, and yet we also rejoice because of our shared hope in Jesus.
Katie Kooima Photography offers Mom & Me photo sessions on Saturday April 24. Register today!
Timothy Christian High School National Honor Society is raising funds to bless the children being housed by DuPage PADS. Visit Chipotle at 2103 Clearwater Dr. in Oak Brook on Saturday, April 10 from 4-8:00 pm and 33% of the proceeds will be donated!
We are seeing record enrollment and interest in Timothy. We aren’t just filling seats. From the superintendent, Matt Davidson, to the board, and admissions, we are holding steadfast to our mission and believe that the relationship between the church, home, and the Christian school is the best way to develop courageous leaders who fully live out their purpose in the world for Christ.
Congratulations to our winners! 1st place – Graham DeHaan, Cello Solo. 2nd place–Clarissa Chen Violin Duet (accompanied by Mrs. Fox). 3rd place – Clarissa Chen and Eleni Stamatopoulos, Violin Duet.
Congratulations to high school principal Dr. Brad Mitchell! He just earned his PhD from Concordia University Chicago. Dr. Mitchell defended his dissertation "Mindset and Online Academic Performance of Secondary Students" on April 1. Congratulations Dr. Mitchell!
There are still a few spots left in the 8:30 pm show — tell a neighbor or friend! Join us on March 24 or 25 for Were You There? A Modern Easter Performance.
On Friday against Ridgewood, Timothy Christian High School girls volleyball coach Scott Piersma reached a career milestone 200th victory, in just his 8th season as varsity coach.
VICTORY! It's been 19 years (yes, YEARS) since Timothy beat Wheaton Academy in boys soccer.
Congratulations to Hannah Schuringa who was named to the 2021 DuPage County All-Area Second Team.
Our middle school students wanted to make a difference close to home. Last week, the middle school students collected nearly 400 personal healthcare items to donate—a total of 500 pounds!
I serve on several boards, mostly in the nonprofit world and mostly in Chicagoland. Over the years I wish I had been keeping track of how many times a Timothy family pops up on the radar of one of these organizations. It’s extraordinary!
Although participating in the Fine Arts Vocal Division was optional this year, students worked hard and presented some impressive performances!
It’s case closed — Timothy’s all-star Mock Trial team has won third place in the state! Carter Bulthuis (‘21) was awarded the honor of All-State Witness and Kate Buikema (‘21) earned the title of All-State Attorney.
We're excited to welcome alumni back to campus the weekend of May 15! There will be something for everyone, so bring the whole family.
Save the date and come join us at the Children’s Toy and Clothing Spring Resale at Timothy Christian Schools on May 7 and 8!
New to You is open and volunteers are needed Monday through Friday for various tasks.
We’re honored to be in the top 5 in the state and are so thankful for the experience and chance to show our skills that God has given us. Thank you all for your support and we’re alway proud to represent Timothy!
The varsity boys basketball team ended an abbreviated 2021 season with a 14-2 overall record and an 11-1 record in the Metro Suburban Conference.
The Timothy Christian Lady Trojans made the best of their COVID shortened season by posting a 14-2 overall record, 11-1 in the Metro Suburban Conference.
We are excited to present a high school band program featuring music on the theme Dragon Quest. Click the link and listen on your favorite device!
Our Scholastic Bowl team captured the Seneca Sectional Championship for the second time in five years! They defeated Lisle, Francis Parker, and top seed Westmont! Way to go!
Congratulations to the ACES (Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science) team for their Sectional Championship. The Academic Challenge is a competitive series of tests created by a team of academic experts and previously administered by the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) program.
Thank you for supporting Timothy through the AmazonSmile program. We are pleased to report that Timothy constituents spent over $130,000 in a recent three month period via this program. As a result our school received .5% of this revenue as a donation.
Our annual band and orchestra Middle School At the Movies concert is being cordially presented to the Timothy community in a slightly different format this year! Feel free to follow the program and click on the musical links to hear the musicians from your favorite device!
The legacy of Timothy Christian's cheer team continues on! For the 13th time, the Timothy Cheer team qualified for the IHSA State finals!
Order Panera in Oak Brook (1600 16th Street) on March 17 from 4-8:00 pm and a portion of the proceeds will go back to Timothy.
Today we are welcoming our 1,195th student— the all time highest enrollment in our history.
David Sianghio and Luke Voss qualified for Nationals by placing 4th in the Business Law & Ethics Team Decision Making Event. This is the first team that has qualified for National competition since DECA began at Timothy Christian High School in 2015.
Come celebrate God's faithfulness on Friday, April 30 for a very special evening of a REIMAGINED Auction Gala. Gather together under a beautifully decorated tent for an evening of food and fellowship and to raise funds for our high school renovation that is already in progress – Project IMPACT Phase 3!
The Distinguished Alumni of the Year will be honored the weekend of May 15 at PromComing! But we need your help. Please nominate a Distinguished Alumni of the Year!
Cross-cultural and cross-curricular learning was on display Thursday, February 25 as Timothy's Bridge Builders and Spanish Honor Society partnered to research and present to the community on the African diaspora in Spanish-speaking countries.
Out of 20 strong teams from around the state, Timothy’s varsity Mock Trial team won second place overall, and seniors Joshua Pae and Kate Buikema received Outstanding Attorney awards for their trials.
The second phase of the high school renovation will start over spring break! Take a virtual tour of Project IMPACT Phase 3!
Last Saturday, February 20, senior Joshua Harris joined the exclusive 1000 point club! In the third quarter, of a home game vs Westmont, the 6'4" guard sunk his 1000th career point.
Save the date for a reimagined, in-person auction on April 30. You won't want to miss this community event that will help raise money for Project IMPACT Phase 3, which is the renovation of our National Blue Ribbon high school. The evening will feature a fabulous live and silent auction along with food and fellowship.
What's PromComing? It's Homecoming and Prom all wrapped up as one during the weekend of May 15. There will be something for everyone!
On Thursday, February 25th, come out and support Timothy Christian's Bridge Builders and Spanish Honor Society as they create engaging and interactive spaces to learn about the influences of Africans in Spanish-speaking countries
Freshman Aiden Hoogstra captured the The Voice of Democracy 2nd Place Cramer-Soden award of $1,750!
Timothy students who are at least 12 years old and up can register for a FREE cardiac screening called an electrocardiogram (ECG) to identify students at risk for sudden cardiac death.
In just 24 hours we received over $210,000 from 529 generous donors! Thanks be to God!
No Christian school in North America has a book-length history like His Faithfulness Continues. In its first century, Timothy Christian Schools grew from a small school of one teacher and thirty-four students to a school of over 1,000 students with an annual operating budget of $12 million. Read the story of Timothy Christian Schools from its founding in 1911 through the present day. It makes a great gift!
Under the leadership of middle school science teachers Mr. DeVin and Mr. Kowitz, our 7th and 8th-grade students participated in Fenwick's annual Jr. High science competition in November.
The Fr/So Scholastic Bowl team finished in 15th place out of 36 teams at the Rockford Scholastic Bowl tournament this past weekend. Special congratulations to Jeremiah Anema who finished 4th out of 181 individual students at the tournament.
As we honor the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. let’s remind and allow our young people to DREAM. Tell them about a Christian leader, a preacher, who dreamed big and brought positive change to our nation and even the world. May the life of Martin Luther King always inspire us to have a dream and challenge us to pursue it.
This year our local VFW post hosted the Patriot’s Pen competition. This is a VFW sponsored youth essay competition that gives students an opportunity to write an essay expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme.
Don't cook on January 18! Go to Portillo's on 155 South 83 in Elmhurst from 5-8 pm. Tell them you're from Timothy Christian Schools and 20% of the proceeds will be donated back to Timothy.
New to You is accepting donations at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church on the first and third Thursday of each month. Sign up for an appointment to shop at the store or online.
Congratulations to freshman Aiden Hoogstra for winning the VFW Voice of Democracy District 19 competition. As the District winner, Aiden's essay has been submitted to the Department of Illinois VFW to compete with other District winners throughout the state.
Truly one of the most frequent compliments that I receive about Timothy is our spirit of unity. We’ve really stuck together through a year-long sequence of national and worldwide jarring events that have brought division in so many other places.
You could qualify for a significant scholarship through Empower Illinois. The first deadline is Wednesday, January 13 at 6:30 pm!
Re-enrollment for K–11th grade families is open and will close on January 31! We have wait pools for many classes already--so register today!
Registration is open for preschool and kindergarten! We have wait pools in many classes, so register today!
When sophomore Ryan Horner expressed interest in writing scripts in his Independent Study staff and administration rallied around him. In his individually-customized Independent Study, Ryan spent a semester writing, revising, and directing episodes of The Office.
"I just want to wish God's blessings on Timothy in this New Year. Thank you for the wonderful, caring, diligent support [every teacher] gives to our children.
Timothy Christian High School junior Jonathan Pae was chosen for the 2021 All State IMEC (Illinois Music Educators Conference) in Peoria! Jonathan, who plays the cello, is the only musician chosen from Timothy this year to represent us at All State.
There is a long line forming outside of Timothy for admissions. How long? We are currently within 5 students of a record enrollment...the single largest in our 110 year history!
Please carve out 25 minutes to watch this inspirational program with your family this Christmas season. I guarantee you will tap your feet and sing along during the performance.
At the Timothy Christmas Concert Mr. Davidson announced because of the generosity of a Timothy Family, $840,000 was donated to the Illinois Invest in Kids Scholarship Program.
The music department has been working hard all semester and is excited to share some Christmas music with you and your families this week! We continue to be blessed to make music in person and at home, and we now hope you enjoy our creative collaborations on these evenings or they will be available on our YouTube Channel to view over Christmas break! Merry Christmas!
Thank you for rallying around our teachers and staff. Because of your generosity, our Staff Bonus Fund was doubled! Amazing!
In lieu of a live event, we're publishing a special December Cooking With Lauren video. Your family will love Lauren's French Toast Apple Breakfast Bake with Sugared Cranberries and Spiced Coconut Whipped Cream — this is a true Christmas treat!
Every year we honor a Distinguished Alumni of the Year. This award is presented annually to alumni who have made significant contributions in their career and manifest a Christian commitment.
The application process for parents who want to apply for a scholarship from the Children's Tuition Fund starts on January 8, 2021. Donors can make gifts via tax credits anytime throughout the year.
Thank you Timothy Christian Community for supporting the middle school coat drive! Last week, the middle school partnered with One Warm Coat and Feed My Sheep to collect coats to be distributed in our community.
New To You Upscale Resale will be closed until further notice. They plan to reopen when Illinois is back to Tier 2.
As we approach the end of 2020, I’m asking for our community to consider joining in the Timothy Year-End Matching Gift Challenge. A very generous donor will match any sized gift dollar for dollar up to $15,000! Any amount counts—big or small gifts, they all add up!
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Timothy Christian School.
The Spanish Honor Society welcomed more than 20 new members this year.
I want you to know that my family is so thankful to you and your staff for keeping the doors open and teaching the children.
When you donate to The Timothy Fund as part of your year-end giving, you are part of helping to develop courageous leaders who fully live out their purpose in the world for Christ.
I wouldn’t trade our student body with any school. I am so proud of our students, and I frequently marvel at their enduring can-do attitude.
I'd like to open up this opportunity to the entire Timothy community. YES, you read that correctly -- anyone is able to contribute to the fund this year. 100% of the contributions will go toward a formula-based Christmas bonus for all Timothy employees and your gift will be considered a charitable contribution.
Thank you for supporting the K-8th Grade Coin Drive for Project IMPACT Phase 3! We raised over $3,700! And the coins surpassed 400 pounds!
I also am sure you know how fabulous your team is but I wanted to send a note to let you know how much we have appreciated Timothy through this time
Shopping on AmazonSmile and using the Benefit mobile app are two easy ways for you to support The Timothy Fund every time you shop.
We are thankful for finishing 1/3 of the school year on-campus and in-person. But Thanksgiving was never the goal — May 28 is the finish line. Click the video to hear a special Thanksgiving message from Superintendent Matt Davidson.
Take a break from making dinner and support Timothy Christian Schools. Place a to-go order from El Famous Burritos at their Lombard location (256 Roosevelt Road) or their Glendale Heights location (1165 Bloomingdale Road) on Wednesday, November 18 and 30% of all proceeds will be donated back to Timothy.
We need substitute teachers for all grade levels! If you would like to be added to our sub list, please contact Justin Horne.
New to You is closing for at least three weeks. They hope to reopen on Monday, December 7. Because of this, the truck will NOT be picking up donations on November 16 or December 3.
Don’t forget! Bring coins to school to support Project IMPACT 3! Just bring them in ziplocks to your teachers.
We’re one third of the way! Please continue your cooperation with the Timothy Health Plan, and above all -- keep praying!
Do you need a professional photo for your upcoming Christmas card or to use as Christmas gifts for your loved ones? Timothy Alum, Katie Kooima has been kind enough to donate her professional photography services for a PI3 Christmas Mini Photo Shoot fundraiser to benefit Project IMPACT 3.
I’ve shared this before, but the most frequent/repeated command in the Bible is “DO NOT BE AFRAID.”
Timothy Christian Schools announces the release of His Faithfulness Continues, a history of Timothy Christian Schools.
We need subs for all grade levels! Plus volunteers in the elementary art classroom.
Timothy has partnered with Koeze so you can support Timothy Christian Schools when you purchase any Koeze product.
Make a purchase at Barnes & Noble anytime between November 19-November 24 and our school earns from 5-15% of the proceeds.
Purchase holiday cards, photos, or any other product on Shutterfly and 8% of your purchase will go back to Timothy!
Celebrate Beethoven's 250th birthday by tuning into the 6th-12th grade band concert on Wednesday, November 11 at 7 pm.
We are so thankful for Timothy. [Our son] has been a student at Timothy since 6th grade and our only regret is that we didn't find Timothy sooner.
Gather all your loose change and send it to school with your K-8th grader on November 16-20. At the end of the week, each class will weigh all their coins—and students in the top 3 classes will each receive a slime ball. Plus, Principal Horne has agreed that every class will have a pajama day to celebrate!
On Wednesday, November 4, Timothy will present a virtual fall 5th-12th grade choir concert! Tune into Timothy's YouTube Channel at 7pm.
Timothy Christian Schools has been officially recognized as a member of the ECFA. This is the single highest endorsement in the non-profit world for business principles and finances, and a heavily scrutinized third party/objective expert opinion. This is the "blue ribbon award" for non-profits as it relates to business.
We need substitute teachers across all grade levels. Please contact Justin Horne for more information.
Grab some popcorn and gather your family! Tune into Octoberbeast on Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 pm on Youtube.
Congratulations to the students who were acceptance into the ILMEA District 1 Honors Ensembles.
Carve a pumpkin and post your most spooktacular creations on Instagram and tag us! We'll pick finalists and the community will vote on the top three on Friday, October 30. The winners will win spirit wear!
Senior Kate Buikema dropped her new single,“I Hope You’re Fine," onto over thirty different music platforms this past weekend. This is her second original song that she’s released—the first, “Like They Used To” came out in 2019.
Tune into OctoberBeast on Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 pm. The beloved show features high school students, and for the first time ever, the voices of kindergarten and first grade classes!
On Wednesday, October 28, Timothy will present a virtual fall 5th-12th grade orchestra concert! Tune into Timothy's YouTube Channel at 7pm. The concert will feature all four Timothy orchestra groups, as well as middle school quarter 1 violin ensemble, presenting music recorded earlier in October.
The most important thing you can do for our school is to pray! Moms in Prayer is a weekly gathering of Timothy moms and grandmothers who pray for our school and students.
Congratulations to seniors Josh Pae, Lauren Ellens, and Alex Zielstra on becoming Semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit® Scholarship Program!
Mrs. Linnea Nemec is our new 7-8th grade General Music teacher this year. After aiding in Timothy's general music classroom for the 2019-2020 school year, she is excited to have the opportunity to teach it this year.
Register now and cook along with Lauren on Wednesday, October 28 at 5:30 pm as she walks you through all the steps to make Fire-Roasted Tomato & Butternut Squash Bisque with Smoked Cheddar & Garlic-Rubbed Crostini.
Shopping on AmazonSmile and using the Benefit mobile app are two easy ways for you to support The Timothy Fund every time you shop. There is no cost to AmazonSmile customers or Benefit mobile app users.
IHSA 1A Girls Sectional Champions, placing 3 teams in the championship.
We’ve officially completed the first quarter. Pause for a moment...take a deep breath and humbly whisper “Thank you, Lord.”
On October 14, thirty-five high school students were inducted into the National Honors Society. The students were selected by the faculty for successfully completing their candidacy.
Last week the Davidson family welcomed Oliver Matthew Davidson into the world!
Meet Kaitlyn Gehrke the new high school math teacher.
Please remember: there are plenty of reasons why a student or a staff member might not be at Timothy on any given day. But you can always count on this: We have been following, and will continue to follow, all quarantine guidelines for close contacts, and all isolation protocols for positive cases.
On Saturday, the girls tennis team won the Conference Championship. The Lady Trojans won an impressive 28 of 30 matches including dual matches and tourney.
The Spanish teachers have been working hard to celebrate Hispanic culture this month. One of the projects to raise awareness has been viewing music videos of different Hispanic artists.
Join us for a PM Pre-School Open House on Thursday, October 8 at 11:00 am.
Sophomore Jack Bone was named All-Conference last week. All-Conference is awarded to the top 10 golfers that have accumulated the most points during the season.
The Timothy Christian girl's tennis program is on a historic run in 2020. Twenty-six players joined tennis this year, which is almost a record number.
Zildjian Meyer is another familiar face around campus! He's the new math teacher.
Let’s keep our focus off of what is not happening right now...and fix our gaze on what is happening at Timothy. And, of course, our ultimate aim is to keep our eyes on Jesus.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of George Tamminga, former principal of Timothy Christian Elementary School, and dear friend to many. Mr. Tamminga went home to to be with his Lord and Savior on September 26.
If you were to walk around the high school this month, you may notice that there’s a lot more Spanish in our hallways than there usually is. That’s for a good reason: it’s Hispanic Heritage Month! In honor of this time of year, Mrs. Baio, Mrs. Karalis, and Mrs. Lanenga — the teachers in the high school Spanish Department — are busier than ever, educating every student — whether they’re in Spanish I or AP— about Hispanic culture.
The Timothy athletic program is heavily funded by private donations, 75% of which come in through the golf outing, making it the largest and most significant fundraiser for our program.
Joy Perley is thrilled to join the Timothy community as the new Advanced Learning teacher. Hailing from Orlando, she grew up going to Disney World on weekends and watching space shuttles launch from her bedroom window; these experiences laid the foundation for a lifelong love for creativity, innovation, and exploration.
Join Lauren for episode 5 on Wednesday at 5:30 pm. She'll walks you through Spaghettini with burst cherry tomatoes, smoked provolone & garlicky gremolata breadcrumbs.
Last week, the cross country team competed against 5 other schools in Manteno. Both the boys and girls teams finished 3rd place overall with notable finishes by Chloe Leppink (freshmen) 13th place and Alex Becker (soph) 13th, Ryan Horner (soph) 14th and Tyce Plaisier (freshmen) 15th place.
Hi! I'm Olivia (Helmus) de Vin and I'm working at Timothy as an intern on the Marketing team! I graduated from Timothy in 2017 and continued my education at Dordt University.
Our adversary, the devil, wishes things were different here at Timothy. He doesn’t give up easily, and apart from Christ we cannot achieve victory over him. So let’s stay focused, let’s continue to work hard, let’s stick together in unity, and let’s do all things for the glory of God.
To improve traffic safety and provide adequate space for vehicle movement, parking will be restricted on the west side of Prospect Avenue from Butterfield to Harrison between the hours of 7:45 - 8:30 am and 2:45 - 3:30 pm on school days. No Parking signs will be posted over the next week.
The New to You truck will be at Elmhurst CRC on Brush Hill Road to receive donations on the first and third Thursday of each month 7:45-9:15 am.
Please join us in welcoming Deanna Steiner the new K-6th grade art teacher. Mrs. Steiner is a passionate artist who cannot wait to share her love of art with the elementary school!
Our health team deserves special recognition in this incredible story of faith, courage, and a mission worth fighting for. Day after day they Go Beyond for all of us.
On Saturday, tennis super-star, Cassandra Lee, broke the all-time win (boys or girls) record of 110 wins for Timothy in the first week of her senior season!
We are thankful to welcome Kelly Molnar to Team Timothy as a Flex Teacher. Mrs. Molnar is involved in training and is prepared to take on a classroom as needed. Mrs. Molnar is a Timothy alumni (Class of 2000) and graduated from Cornerstone University in Michigan.
Take a moment to say "thank you" to Timothy's labor force, especially our teachers.
Don't miss Cooking With Lauren at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 26. She'll walk you through the steps to make Sweet and Spicy Jamaican Jerk Halibut Lettuce Wraps.
Two powerhouse teams, An Educational Task Force and A Health Task Force, worked all summer long to prepare for on-campus and remote learning. On Wednesday August 19, we were prepared for both our on-campus students and our home learners.
Say hello to Mr. de Vin, Timothy’s new 7th grade science teacher!
Join us for high school chapel today! It will be streaming live on the Timothy YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/TimothyChristianSchools) at 11:38.
I'm proud of our school. I walked past every classroom today and teachers were teaching and students were learning -- right away! I witnessed several classroom prayers, too.
The Timothy Christian Annual Golf Outing and Athletic Fundraiser will be held on September 18, 2020 at Seven Bridges Golf Club in Woodridge, IL.
Timothy Christian High School graduates had plenty of pomp to go with the unusual circumstance of their commencement Friday evening in Elmhurst.
The 84 seniors were originally invited to walk across the stage for their diplomas in a traditional ceremony with family and classmates watching, but the unpredictable pandemic took the ceremony away, just as it did the last weeks of their final year of school.
Please help us spread the word about our next open house. If your refer a family and they enroll, you'll earn a $500 tuition credit for you or a family of your choice.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors announced its intended plans for the 2020-21 school year. For now, we are grateful that it appears each of our sports seasons will take place---albeit under a different setting
After continued prayer and consultation with experts, our plan remains to return to campus for in-person learning on August 19th.
Stay up-to-date on all athletic camps. Timothy is following all IHSA and State guidelines for camps. In addition to high school camps, youth camps are also available.
Renee DeJager, TCS' elementary music teacher, was accepted to sing Alto as part of Eric Whitacre's global virtual choir which aired Sunday, July 19 on the CBS morning news .
Join Matt and Lauren live on Wednesday, July 22 at 9 pm! Lauren will teach Matt how to make a delicious kale salad. This is a fun episode you won't want to miss!
We still have space in our PM preschool class and tuition is 25% less than AM! There will be a PM preschool open house on July 21.
The truck will be on campus to accept donations on July 23 from 9 to 11am.
Don't miss Late Night With Davidson, tomorrow night, Wednesday, July 8 at 9 pm. Join Matt for this special episode as he visits with DuPage County Chairman, Dan Cronin. Featured Alumni spotlight is Yanni Gu, Class of 2018 who is studying Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University.
Tune in here https://www.youtube.com/user/TimothyCS/live at 9 pm.
Join Lauren live in her kitchen on Wednesday, July 15! Cook along with Lauren as she makes Greek Chicken Souvlaki Bowls with grilled lemon, green goddess rice, and creamy Tzatziki sauce. Intimidated? Don't be! Lauren makes it easy for everyone — regardless of their cooking experience. The show starts at 6 pm, so get ready to eat a fabulous meal with your family around 7 pm.
Preregister now to get your shopping list!
Third grade teacher, Mr. Groenewold wanted to help families who suffered economic setbacks because of COVID-19. So he ran a Bobblehead camp and raised $600 and donated it to The Timothy Fund. More families than ever before will depend on help from The Timothy Fund next year. To help ALL families return in the fall click here to donate: https://www.timothychristian.com/support/timothy-fund
The Bridge Builders Diversity Task Force convened this past Monday to discuss new initiatives for the coming school year and beyond.
We are developing a more centralized and school-wide structure for our volunteers.
Project IMPACT Phase 3 is underway!
The State Board of Education announced today it’s plans for all Illinois schools to return to campus in the fall. This further strengthens Timothy’s resolve to get our students safely back on campus!
Come one, come all! Join Tim Hanning’s INTERACTIVE magic show on Friday at 10 am! Watch on Tim Hanning’s private Facebook page and you will be able to interact with comments. Be sure to have 9 playing cards with you during the show. You’re going to want to have them for one of our interactive magic tricks! The best way to join LIVE at 10 am is through a private Facebook group where the show will stream. Follow this link to join the group: http://timhannigentertainment.populr.me/timothy-christian-may-29-2020-10am
Although the choir concert was unable to be performed on May 4, Mrs. Lanenga and her students collaborated to make a special interactive program for our community to enjoy.
Join us for our final instrumental “concert” of the year! The high school band and orchestra will give exciting performances on music from Star Wars, Disney movies, and more.
Cupcake camp, performance training camp, photography, and MORE! There’s a summer camp for everyone.
Don’t miss Late Night with Davidson featuring Zach Filkins, lead guitarist for Grammy Nominated OneRepublic! Special Guests include Angela Buikema, Kate Buikema (Class of ’21), and alumni Randy Huisman (Class of ’90)
Invite a friend to explore our high school during our next virtual open house at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 19. If they enroll, you could earn a $500 tuition credit to keep or give away.
Due to restrictions that are mandated upon us, our traditional offering of summer camps will be suspended for now. As soon as we are allowed to host camps this summer, even if it has to be with specific guidelines, we will do so!
Don’t miss Late Night with Davidson Friday, May 8, at 9 pm! Special Guests include Scott Roelofs, Jim Snoeyink, and alumni Ronnie Tazelaar.
Parents and students received an email with details about the trips. Students have the opportunity to choose from one of our 2021 trips if they wish. We are offering trips to Rehoboth, NM, Louisiana, Ecuador, Guatemala or Denver, CO (Boys Varsity Team only).
Join us on 6/3 at 3:30 pm (CST) for “How Grandparents Are Lighting the Way to Debt-Free College For the Kids They Love” webinar with nationally recognized college planning speaker, Jeannie Burlowski.
Join us on 5/14 at 6 pm (CST) for “How To Convince Your Kids They Don’t Need Student Loans” webinar with nationally recognized college planning speaker, Jeannie Burlowski.
Join us on 5/9 at 10 am (CST) for “The Easiest Way to Win College Scholarships—Starting in 8th Grade” webinar with nationally recognized college planning speaker, Jeannie Burlowski.
Virtual College Exploration Week: The Illinois Association of College Admissions Counselors, in partnership with Strive Scan is hosting a 4 day event for juniors and their parents to help with college planning and exploration!
Our list of businesses in Timothy Connect is growing, and more business will be joining over the coming weeks. Click the link, create an account, and support the businesses in our directory!
We are eagerly planning the ’20-’21 school year and by God’s grace we pray we will all be back on campus. The 2021 Renew trips be announced next week. Students and parents will receive an email and video from Mr. Mitchell announcing the trips the week of May 4th.
Join us for chapel on Thursday at 2:00 pm. Teachers offer reflections on Psalm 46, plus other words of encouragement. There are some surprises as well! Use this link https://youtu.be/5NMhJgv27Z4
This event is for all the guys — fathers, sons, and grandfathers. In this first-ever virtual men’s event from Timothy Christian Schools — tune in to be encouraged, challenged, united, and strengthened.
Don’t miss the premier episode of Late Night with Davidson this Friday, May 1, at 9 pm! Special Guests include Coach Scott Plaisier and Coach Jill Groenewold, who were both selected IBCA (Illinois Basketball Coaches Association) coach of the year. Plus we’ll have a special alumni spotlight.
Tune in on Thursday, April 30 at 7 pm to Timothy’s Online Talent show featuring some of Timothy’s most talented high school students and Timothy families around–including special appearances by Timothy faculty! It’s an evening you won’t want to miss!
Invite a friend to explore our National Blue Ribbon High School during our next virtual open house at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, April 28. If they enroll, you could earn a $500 tuition credit to keep or give away. Tell your friends and family to preregister here.
We’ve all made it this far, and our goal for the 2020-2021 school year is simple: We want everyone back. Let’s keep this team together!
Our teachers are working overtime to creatively engage and inspire our students. Has your child’s teacher done something creative to help with home learning? We want to know!
As Teacher Appreciation Week approaches in a week-and-a-half, brainstorm some ways with your family, or even coordinate with friends and classmates, on how you can bless our teachers. Notes, cards, calls, gifts, have lunch delivered (if you are able), videos—get creative!
Christian education is more important now than ever. There are many households in our community whose incomes have been negatively impacted because of COVID-19. Some families are even worried about returning to Timothy in the fall. But we want everyone back!
The Timothy community continues to step up and show love and support to others in our school with emerging needs. This is the fundamental characteristic of a winning team, and this is a beautiful example of the body of Christ.
On Friday, Matt Davidson delivered face shields that were made in our Innovation & Design Lab to DuPage Medical Group!
The Illinois Association of College Admissions Counselors, in partnership with Strive Scan is hosting a 4 day event for juniors and their parents to help with college planning and exploration!
Amazon Smile is the easiest way to support Timothy. All you have to do is register here and shop like you normally would! A portion of your Amazon purchases will automatically be donated to Timothy.
Chapel is an integral part of the Timothy community. Please join us for virtual chapel on Thursday at 2:00 pm. Mr. Wiener will interview Mr. Davidson and Mr. Mitchell. Use this link to join!
ONLINE VARIETY SHOW is THE THING TO DO! Attention all high school students! Timothy Christian High School is hosting an online variety show: Timothy’s Got Talent! And we need you.
Chandler Brady, a 6th grader, participated on a 6 month team competitive research project with DuPage County Jr. ACT-SO. The project was on the long-term effects of using plastic bags and impacts of chemical exposure to polyethylene on humans.
On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The massive $2.2 trillion stimulus package is intended to provide swift relief to individuals and organizations alike, in the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic.
There’s an easy way to support Timothy Christian Schools! You can donate to TCS without taking time out of your day, or going out of your way! We’ve teamed up with Benefit, a mobile app that allows you to instantly purchase digital gift cards to use online or instore, at retailers including Walmart, Target, The Home Depot and Amazon.
We plan to keep our spring break as it stands on the Timothy calendar, which starts Friday, March 27.
TROJANS WIN! For the first time in 40 years, the varsity basketball team earned a trip to the State tournament in Peoria.
Will you please join us and pray for our Timothy students, teachers, families, along with our nation and world as we struggle with the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Auction originally planned for May 1, has been postponed. Our committee is busy working on an alternative date. We will announce the new date in the near future.
Our teachers are ready! Tomorrow is our first official day of e-learning. Our hub for home learning, where you’ll find assignments, your child’s attendance log, and teachers’ office hours is found at homework.timothychristian.com.
Students and parents, we know many of you have been diligently researching colleges, planning college visits, and preparing to take either the ACT or SAT this spring as you continue to plan for your educational future after Timothy Christian. Now, with our current, unexpected situation due to COVID-19, many, if not all, of these plans have been put on hold.
At 1:45 pm this afternoon, High School Principal Brad Mitchell, Elementary and Middle School Principal Dr. Tim Hoeksema, Nurse Plaisier, joined me on a conference call with leaders from the Dupage County Regional Office of Education and from the Dupage County Health Department.
We are currently projecting a 6th consecutive year of growth. Because of that growth, it’s critical that all current families meet the re-enrollment deadline of March 26.
The future looks bright for the Lady Trojans. The 7th and 8th grade teams captured the Conference Title this week. Congrats!
The middle school drama club is proud to present A Hairy Tale.
Did you know that afternoon preschool is 25% less than morning preschool? And we still have a few spots left.
Our K-6 Art Show, using Artome, is coming soon! Come view the work of our budding artists, Grades K-6th, on March 10 from 6:30-8:00 pm in the WAC.
Timothy Christian Scholastic Bowl captured the Regional Title on Monday night. Congratulations!
Junior Izzy Kryczka received a Silver Key award from Scholastic Art and Writing competition. The event was held at the University of Iowa’s Belin-Blank Center.
We have been constantly monitoring events related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to the information coming to us from our local and national health and educational partners.
This year the Auction Benefit celebrates the high school’s prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award. Please join us on Friday, May 1 for A Blue Ribbon Event.
Playing basketball in March is an exciting time. The phrase “March Madness” that we so often hear this time of year originated in Illinois to describe the atmosphere of high school playoff basketball over 100 years ago. And anyone who was in the gym at St. Joseph High School this past Friday night can certainly attest to the madness of playoff basketball they witnessed.
Visit Panera at 1600 16th Street in Oak Brook on Tuesday, March 17 from 4-8:00 pm and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Timothy.
Collecting Butter Braid orders now through March 26th! These are exceptional products made with quality ingredients and braided by hand. They are delivered frozen, so just keep them in your freezer until you are ready to bake and eat hot out of the oven!
Please reserve the date for our 2020 Auction, which will be held on May 1 at Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. Our theme this year is Blue Ribbon.
Our A-team placed 1st at the Northwest Suburban Bar Association in Rolling Meadows.
As we are in the midst of cold and flu season, and hearing a lot in the media about Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’d like to stress the importance of having healthy students in our classrooms.
On Saturday morning, February 22, about 40 TC 5-8 graders participated in the Visitation Solo Festival at Visitation School in Elmhurst. Students performed a solo for a judge and received comments about their musicianship. Each student received a medal as well. Thank you students for challenging yourselves in your musical journey!”
February was a busy month for our instrumentalists! On Saturday, Feb. 15, Mr. Pelt brought a pep band consisting of Timothy middle and high school band students (and one parent performer) to play crowd favorites before a Chicago Wolves hockey game.
Join our Bridge Builder Club for the fundraising dinner “Soul Food: Its History and Moving Forward.” This event will take place in the HS Learning Commons and promises to be an evening of dining and dialogue. All are welcome to join us! Cost is $5 per person.
Our teachers faithfully serve our children. The teacher appreciation committee organizes dinners to thank them on the evenings of conferences. It is a huge blessing to them during a very busy week.
Grades K-4 will have conferences very similar to our fall conferences, focusing on student progress and growth. Grades 5-8 will have Student-led Conferences. Your son/daughter will share information with you about their progress this year, including their identified strengths and areas for improvement and further growth.
As Dr. Tim Hoeksema retires from an extraordinary career in June, it is my privilege to introduce the Timothy community to our next K-8 principal — Justin Horne.
We welcome anyone to sell or shop our sale. Items will include seasonal gently used clothes (baby, kids, teen, prom, maternity), books, toys, baby gear and sports equipment.
Thank you to everyone who auditioned for The Addams Family. Find out the cast list here!
There’s more fun at the Timothy Fun Fair! Friday, Feb. 21 from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the WAC. This year we have bigger games – a bungee run, inflatable pony race, and mega obstacle course. Come and spray you favorite Timothy staff with the silly shower and test your skills at the carnival games.
For only 24 hours beginning at 5:00 am on February 11, 2020, we challenge 200 alumni, staff, faculty, parents, students and friends to show their love of Timothy Christian Schools with a gift of any size and encourage others to show their support.
For the twelfth year in a row, Timothy Christian High School Cheer is headed to the State Finals!
Over the past few weeks the boy’s varsity basketball team has had the opportunity to play in several fun games. During this time the boys have won 8 straight games and hold an overall record of 18-3 and 7-0 in the Metro Suburban Conference.
The varsity girls basketball team finished a successful season with a loss to DePaul College Prep in the Sectional Semi-finals, 53-51. It was a tough loss, but that does not take away from the overall accomplishments of this team.
Congratulations to 8th grader Aiden Hoogstra for winning the Veterans of Foreign Wars 19th District Patriot’s Pen Writing Contest. The theme was “What Makes America Great.”
Love to sing? Love to act? Timothy Christian High School is having auditions for the spring musical, The Addams Family! Monday, January 27 from 7-9 pm and Wednesday, January 29 from 3:15-5:15 pm.
The high school will be hosting its annual Career Fair on Wednesday, April 8 from 8:30-11:30am in the Hoving Gymnasium and is looking for booth hosts from various career fields and occupations.
Timothy Christian HS DECA participated in Regional Competition in Rosemont on Friday, January 24. There were about 1200 students competing from the Western Suburbs.
Join us for Homecoming 2020 on January 31! Freshmen play at 4:30 pm, JV at 6:00 pm and the varsity game tip-off is 7:30 pm. Homecoming court will be announced between the sophomore and varsity games and the Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony, honoring Cal and Marcy Tameling, will take place between halftime of the varsity game.
There’s more fun at the Timothy Fun Fair! Friday, Feb. 21 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the WAC. This year we have bigger games – a bungee run, inflatable pony race, and mega obstacle course. Come and spray you favorite Timothy staff with the silly shower and test your skills at the carnival games.
Mark your calendar and tune into our social media channels. For 24-hours you’ll see Troy the Trojan, Matt Davidson, and Robert Venhousen star in the first ever Timothy mini series.
Learn more about Project IMPACT Phase 3 at Homecoming 2020. On Friday night, there will be a designated area to learn more about the high school renovations.
Congratulations to the Elementary School Spelling Bee winner, fifth grader Violet Hoffer. Sixth grader Lucy Hoogstra was the runner-up.
Auditions for the Spring Musical,The Addams Family, are around the corner the last week in January. Please join us for an informational meeting on Tuesday, January 21 at 3:05 pm in the choir room to learn more about this awesome Broadway show and to pick up the necessary information!
There’s more fun at the Timothy Fun Fair! Friday, Feb. 21 from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the WAC. This year we have bigger games – a bungee run, inflatable pony race, and mega obstacle course. Come and spray you favorite Timothy staff with the silly shower and test your skills at the carnival games.
Timothy has some exciting initiatives underway to make your life easier! There’s some heavy lifting going on behind-the-scenes to improve and streamline our enrollment and re-enrollment process, tuition payment management, and how you receive your news.
Phase III is a nearly $10MM project that will involve a significant and innovative renovation of our high school building during the next two summers. (Phase I involved the middle school and high school competition gym. Phase II was the renovation of the elementary school.)
New To You raises millions of dollars for kids to receive education at Daystar Academy, Timothy Christian Schools, and Westside Christian School through volunteer work and donations.
They started the Lisle Christmas Tournament as the seventh seed. They finished as champions! The Timothy Christian Girls’ Varsity Basketball team won the annual Lisle Christmas Tournament.
Christmas break is a wonderful opportunity for kids to get away from school and spend time with friends and family celebrating the birth of our Savior. Many families leave town and travel for large family gatherings or vacations, but the Timothy boy’s basketball team stayed in town for an opportunity to compete at York High School’s Jack Tosh Holiday Tournament.
While our enrollment and campus improvements grow, we are pleased to announce that on average there will be less than a 1% tuition increase across all grade levels.
Join us for Kindergarten Information Night on January 23 at 7:00 pm! You’ll have the opportunity to meet our exceptional teaching staff, tour the classrooms, and learn about our programs!
After a slow start, the Girls’ Varsity basketball team has won six games in a row. Several factors contributed to an early season 1-3 record. The first week of practice the team was missing six players.
The boy’s varsity basketball team started the season by competing in the Chuck Mitchell Thanksgiving Tournament at Fenton High School. This was the boy’s first year at Fenton after over 30 years of competing at the Lisle Thanksgiving Tournament.
The 2020-21 Illinois State Scholars represent approximately the top ten percent of high school seniors from 726 high schools across the state. Illinois State Scholars are chosen based on a combination of exemplary ACT or SAT test scores and sixth semester class rank. This year, 16 Timothy students were named Illinois State Scholars.
Congratulations to the Freshmen/Sophomore Scholastic Bowl team on their fourth consecutive Conference Championship!
Four Timothy Christian VEX Robotics teams traveled down to Mount Vernon High School to compete this past Saturday. Team Gridlock and Team Robominable qualified for the State competition!
Don’t cook! Treat your family to dinner! Present this flyer on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at our Lombard location between 3 pm – 9 pm and 15% of your purchase will be donated back to Timothy.
The Timothy Christian Chess Team competed in the Machaj Memorial Chess Tournament recently. Our 4th and 5th graders took home 2nd place and our K-3rd grade students took home 4th place.
On Monday afternoon, December 2, the 6th-8th grade students and staff gathered for the School Geography Bee in the Huizenga Auditorium. Grade and middle school students were eager to share their knowledge of our amazing world through the GeoBee competition.
GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: A day that encourages people to do good — to harness the power of social media to celebrate and inspire giving. Coming in February 2020, Timothy will have its first ever #TimothyGivingDay to rally support for our Timothy Fund, which helps all students at our school.
Our annual Christmas Collage Concert is Thursday, December 5th at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church. Our high school performing ensembles will be celebrating the 300th anniversary of “Joy to the World” with ethnic Christmas music from around the world (and a few familiar favorites mixed in, too).
Come cheer on your Trojan basketball teams as both the boys and girls team take on Illiana on December 7, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to make a basketball shot that could be worth up to $1,000!
On Saturday, November 23, about 750 students converged onto the campus of Elmhurst College for the 2019 District 1 Senior Music Festival. Students participated in day long rehearsals with highly esteemed guest conductors.
The 3rd-6th grade math triathlon team took first place at their recent competition at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights. There were 12 Christian schools competing!
Please come out and cheer on your Trojans over the Thanksgiving break!
Last week I had the honor of accepting our National Blue Ribbon Award with principal Brad Mitchell and teacher Scott Roelofs in Washington DC. I was reminded again that winning a Blue Ribbon really is a BIG DEAL!
New Timothy Spirit Wear for sale! Limited Time Holiday Spirit Wear Sale. Check out these Under Armour, Nike and North Face brands with Timothy Christian logos!
Searching for the perfect gift! This stainless steel tumbler is perfect for any Trojan fan.
A Timothy Mom invented these amazing neck warmers and is generously offering them to our Timothy family as a fundraiser. The Kozi Neck Warmer was a huge hit on QVC and makes a great gift for almost anyone! Men, women, and children ages 6 and up can wear the Kozi neck warmer, and it’s better than a scarf.
Box Tops is changing to fit today’s families. Timothy Christian Schools lifetime earnings are an impressive $39,549! Thank you for your support over the years to clip and support our schools.
Our mission to develop life-long, servants leaders who fully live out their purpose for Christ hasn’t changed for over 100 years. God’s faithfulness has continued throughout generations, and by God’s grace we will continue to educate courageous leaders who impact the world for Christ.
Timothy Christian Middle School took 2nd place out of 26 public and private school teams at the Fenwick Science Competition on November 6.
Three hundred moms and daughters enjoyed a night with our nationally renowned speaker Vicki Courtney. She spoke to moms and daughters, raising the question, “Is it good for my soul?” and addressed the mental health crisis in our society and amongst our teenage girls.
On Saturday, November 9th, three Timothy orchestra students participated in the annual District 1 Junior Music Festival at Joliet Central High School in Joliet. The festival included over 500 students selected from more than 60 schools throughout the southwestern metropolitan Chicago area.
Our preschool information night on November 19 at 7 pm. You’ll get a chance to hear about our 2-day, 3-day, 5-day, all-day options, Afternoon Explorers, and meet the teachers.
The TCHS Drama Department proudly presents the Broadway acclaimed show —Peter and the Starcatcher — November 14, 15, 16 at 7 pm and November 16 at 2 pm.
Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Volleyball team for capturing the Regional Championship on Friday vs DePaul Prep. This is the 10th Regional Volleyball championship in Timothy history.
All current and prospective middle school students are invited to a fall party in the WAC on Friday, November 22 from 7-9:30 pm.
Coming soon! New Timothy Spirit Wear for sale! Shop new styles online and get gear shipped directly to you.
The girls cross county team qualified for the State meet at the Lisle Sectionals on Saturday, November 2. Senior Hope Clark finished 6th overall. The State Cross Country meet will be in Peoria on November 9. Good luck, Ladies!
The high school choirs at Timothy have been very busy this fall! In addition to preparing for fall and Christmas concerts, Chamber Singers and Concert Chorale have had a few opportunities to improve their performance with other collegiate level conductors, learn from other high schools’ performances, and build community through fun trips.
Timothy Christian Schools invites all Timothy and non-Timothy students kindergarten through 8th-grade to a cheer camp and performance! Learn from Timothy’s varsity cheer team and perform at half-time for Timothy’s junior varsity boy’s basketball team.
Timothy Christian Schools invites all Timothy and non-Timothy students kindergarten through 8th-grade to a mini poms camp and performance night! Learn from Timothy’s Varsity Squad dancers and perform at half-time for Timothy’s junior varsity boy’s basketball team.
Timothy Christian Schools presents a night on Thursday, November 7, with best selling Christian author and speaker Vicki Courtney. Vicki is the author of “5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter” and is the past ECPA Christian Book Award winner and trusted resource among parents.
Join us for the annual Barnes & Noble book fair at the Oak Brook Center Mall on Tuesday, November 12. Purchases made throughout the entire day benefit the Timothy Christian library.
As we move into the colder months, it is worth noting that we rely upon our website and text alerts for weather-related school closings. The decision will be made by 6:15 am to close school.
Do you know of someone interested in Biblically-rooted education? Refer them to Timothy and earn a $500 tuition credit for your family or any Timothy family you choose!
The TCHS Drama Department proudly presents the Broadway acclaimed show —Peter and the Starcatcher — November 14, 15, 16 at 7 pm and November 16 at 2 pm.
Junior Cassie Lee finished in the top 12 singles players in Class 1A tennis. There were 320 players entered into sectional play the week prior and she finished up in the top 12.
Your used strollers can literally help get children off the ground and on their way to a life of mobility. Timothy is having a used stroller drive for the children of Kenya through our partners, Living with Hope.
The PiE group at Timothy Christian School is pleased to once again offer a product that can fill your gift-giving needs and support our school as well. We have chosen again to offer Koeze Company for a holiday fundraiser!
Timothy Christian Schools Music Booster’s is holding its annual cheesecake fundraiser to benefit the K-12 Music Programs. It’s a great time to stock up for your Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter celebrations.
Each year Timothy Christian makes and sells Banket, a traditional Dutch treat made from almond paste. No experience is necessary to help and it is a great way to meet people and be part of a long-standing tradition at Timothy.
The cross county girls team placed 3rd at the MSC Championship. Hope Clark (placed 1st) and Elise Terpstra (placed 8th) were All Conference runners. Caleb Mitchell (placed 7th) was also named All Conference.
Junior tennis champ, Cassandra Lee, qualified for the state tourney for the third year in a row.
Middle school volleyball players are invited to the WAC for pizza on Thursday night, October 17, at 5:30. All players will be introduced at the high school game. Plus middle school girls will have a chance to meet varsity players and Varsity Head Coach Scott Piersma.
Follow the Yellow Brick Road! “The Wizard of Oz” is coming to Timothy Christian on October 17-19, 2019! The TCMS drama program is proud to present this wonderful whimsical tale of Dorothy, her dog Toto, Tin Man, Lion, Scarecrow and the Wicked Witch too!
Timothy Christian High School recently won the 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools award. Timothy was only 1 of 50 non-public schools in the nation to win this prestigious award!
Tryouts for boys middle school basketball will be October 21-22 from 3:15-5:00 pm.
On Tuesday, October 1, three high school students participated in the District 1 ILMEA High School Auditions held at Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park.
Stay tuned for more news on these ladies! Sectionals start this week.
Don’t make dinner on October 14! Eat at Portillos (155 S. Route 83 in Elmhurst) from 5-8:00 pm and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to Timothy!
Come support your Trojans on Thursday Night. All 6th, 7th, & 8th-grade soccer players will be announced during the varsity game.
We love volunteers! Our teachers and staff Go Beyond every day for their students. We would love to support them during parent-teacher conferences with donut days! It’s easy to volunteer!
We are seeking experienced freelance writers to write and edit blog stories and content for marketing print collateral.
7th and 8th grade cheer tryouts will be on October 21-22 from 3:15-5:00 pm in the elementary school cafeteria. Please sign up in the middle school office and pick up an information sheet.
Every September, our high school staff and guest instructors begin to prepare the courses they wish to offer for Renew in January. We are excited to have five guest instructors this year.
On October 2, forty-one high school students were inducted into the National Honors Society. The students were selected by the faculty for successfully completing their candidacy.
Timothy Christian High School had earned a spot in the championship game. It was a storybook finish for a team that has meshed not only as competitors, but as brothers. The chemistry the boys have on and off the field has translated into a winning season and earned them an IHSA 1A first place ranking in the state.
You are invited on a Timothy Alumni Association sponsored spiritual pilgrimage to Northern IRELAND with Timothy Christian Bible teacher, Mac Wiener.
On Saturday, over 200 students participated in the annual ILMEA (Illinois Music Education Association) Middle School District 1 Auditions. These students all competed at Summit Hill Junior High in Frankfort, IL by playing scales and passages in hopes to be selected to perform at the MS Festival Day.
What do these people have in common? They have all been honored as Distinguished Alumni of Timothy Christian Schools.
Apple peeling that is. A “sweet” annual fund-raiser is Timothy’s Apple Pie Day. Dutch Apple Pie Day is taking place on Monday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 8 and requires the help of about 100 people.
Congratulations to the 6th and 7th grade girls (Ashley Sikkenga, Emily Turner, Elizabeth Alex, Mia Cullen, Izzy David, and Etta Slinkman) for finishing 3rd in the girls 1.5 mile race at the Fred D Martin Invitational!
Congratulations to the high school cross country team for notable results at the Loyola Lakefront Invitational.
The golf team won the red division Conference Tournament with an accumulative score of 352! The Regional Tournament is on October 3 at Maple Meadows in Addison.
Sports passes are available online! Purchase a single season pass or an annual pass. Sports passes can be mailed to you or you can pick up at the sporting event gate.
Last Friday night, 10 outstanding restaurants, over 300 hungry guests and 60+ parent and student volunteers came out for the first annual Timothy Music Department Restaurant Wars. After enjoying a variety of delicious foods, guests voted for their favorite restaurant.
Everybody Counts is back again this year with some exciting new opportunities for the students. For those unfamiliar with Everybody Counts, it’s a week-long program designed to inform students about various disorders and disabilities in hopes of inspiring acceptance and understanding of those who face different challenges.
This year’s golf outing was held on Friday, September 13, at the Seven Bridges Golf Club in Woodridge. We had a record 174 supporters of Timothy Christian Athletics partner with us.
Wondering if you’ll be able to help your student finish college and still retire someday? With guidance from a college planning expert, you can. You’re invited to attend this complimentary, college planning overview to learn how academics, admissions and financial strategies can work together to help save you and your student money on college.
New this year, all Timothy families and friends can pre-shop on the opening night of the Timothy Resale on Friday, September 20, from 7:30-9 pm, come check out all of our fall/winter items, books, toys, sports equipment and more!
Tickets are sold out for Friday. To purchase tickets for Saturday night here. If you have questions about ticket sales, please call the high school learning commons at 630-833-7575, ext. 275. Thank you for your support of Octoberfest and High School Fine Arts!
Before the Friday night showing of Octoberfest, come eat dinner at Restaurant Wars in the WAC. You’ll get to sample appetizer-size portions of restaurant's signature dishes!
Junior Cassandra Lee was 1st Singles Champ at the Willowbrook District 88 Invite. This was her third 1st place medal at this event in three years.
The Trojans went 3-0 on the week beating Chicago University High 3-0, Nazareth Academy 2-0 and previously unbeaten Woodstock 2-1 in the Opening Round of the PepsiCo Showdown Series. They will continue with the PepsiCo Showdown for Charity this week!
Do you have a student in grades K-8 who is interested in joining Chess Club? Then sign up today!
Have you heard the good news? The Charleston Wrap Sale deadline has been extended to Thursday, September 26, 2019 to get your orders in.
We give praise and thanks to God for giving us a beautiful sunny day for the Timothy Tri Event held at Foster Beach in Chicago on Saturday, August 24. Despite the powerful waves that deterred us from swimming, our participants still persevered and crossed the finish line!
Before starting your freshman year at Timothy, your closet must contain at least one of the following items: a tutu (especially if you’re a boy), a men’s tie (especially if you’re a girl), suspenders, leggings from the ’80s, a full-length feather boa, or at the very minimum —neon basketball shorts.
Eventually the Box Tops program will become digital-only. Participating brands are starting to change their packaging from a traditional Box Tops clip to the new Box Tops label. It’s even easier to participate!
Calling all students grades 5-8. Do you like to paint? Do you like to sew? Do you want to be on the backstage crew for the Wizard of Oz? Please join Mrs. Markos for a crew informational meeting on Thursday, September 19 from 3:00pm-3:30.
Attention High School students: Auditions for the fall play Peter and the Starcatcher are around the corner on September 16-18 from 3-5 pm in the auditorium.
Are you a history buff? Do you have a special interest in marketing, photography, art, architecture, or anything else? We’d love to hear your Renew course idea!
Each Friday morning that school is in session, a group of parents meet in the High School Conference room from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. to pray for their children and schools. Free child-care is graciously provided by Timothy High School students.
Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Timothy Christian School. Come into the Chipotle at 2103 Clearwater Drive in Oak Brook on Monday, September 9 between 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
We love volunteers! Use this LINK to see all the ways you can volunteer. Be sure to toggle right to view all our volunteer opportunities — and check back often! We will add more volunteer needs.
Come out and golf with us and support our student athletics. The Golf Scramble includes a 4-person scramble with two flights available (am or pm), lunch (grill options, which you can enjoy anytime from 10:30 am–12:15 pm), two beverage carts, exciting opportunities & contests throughout the day, drawings, and an awards reception with refreshments and dinner following golf.
On September 6, 13, 20 & 27, PiE is offering dance classes for 7th & 8th grade students every Friday night. All classes are from 7:00-8:30 pm in the grade school lunch room.
This will be an opportunity to become better acquainted with your child’s teacher and the curriculum that will be covered during the 2019-20 school year. Because of the design of the program and space limitations, we respectfully ask that the evening be reserved for parents only.
It has been a great start to a new school year, and the morning drop-off line has been no exception. Everything has been running smoothly from what we have been able to observe. Thank you!
Want to be more involved with your child’s classroom and teacher? Sign up to be a room parent! We have availability for preschool through eighth grade!
Join this long-standing tradition and volunteer as the picture lady (or guy!) for full-day kindergarten through 5th grade.
Attention all 6-8th grade students! Do you like to act? Like to sing? Well, come one, come all! Dorothy, The Tin Man, The Cowardly Lion, The Scarecrow and Toto are headed to Timothy Middle School this fall!