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2019-2020 State Qualifying Basketball Team Honored

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.

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VEI Team Qualifies for National Competition

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.

Planned Giving

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.

Back in the WAC

The boys basketball team is back in the WAC! 

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Protect Private School Freedoms.

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.

Timothy Jazz Band to Perform at ECPA 2021 Gala

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.

High School Spiritual Emphasis Week

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.

Open Houses

Invite your friends and family to our upcoming Open Houses! 

Cross Country Advances To Sectionals

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. 

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Historic Tennis Season: 3rd in State!

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.

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Koeze Products Sale and Fundraiser

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.

Musicians Audition for ILMEA 

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.

Cross Country Runners Set New PR's

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!

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Young Tennis Team Rounds Out a Successful Season

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.

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Friday Night Lights — Were You There?

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!

Inspiring Everybody Counts Speakers

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.

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Inspiring Everybody Counts Week

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.

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Golf Conference Tournament

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. 

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High School Cross Country Update

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.

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Middle School Cross Country Update

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.

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Golf Outing Raises Over $240,000 for Athletics!

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! 

Golf Team On a Roll

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.

XC Team Competes In Michigan

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.

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Students from Timothy Christian Schools go on a Field Trip at the Forge.

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.

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Timothy Christian Schools Apple Pie Day is a popular fundraiser.

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.

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Golfer Takes home Medalist Honors

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.

8th Grade Retreat: All the Glory to God

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.

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Timothy Welcomes Over 150 New Families

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!

Moms in Prayer

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!

8th Grade Retreat

The 8th grade retreat at Camp Manitoqua on Thursday and Friday August 26-27th. 

A Summer to Remember: Young Life Camp

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.

Girls Track & Field All-State Athletes

All-State track & field athletes Abby Becthel, Jenny Lumkes, Katelyn Leonard, Cailey Schuurmann placed 6th in the 4x800m relay at the State Meet. 

A Historic Season: Baseball is 2nd in State

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.

Two Timothy Christian High School tennis players qualify for State.

Tommy King and Sammy Valeo qualified for the IHSA Class A State Tennis Tournament at last weekends sectional.

Mission Accomplished!

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.

Girls Track & Field Conference Meet

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.

New to You Needs Volunteers

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.

Timothy's Campus Expands

We’re adding almost another acre to our footprint with the purchase of a parcel directly east of our tennis courts — the Keating property.

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Thank You to Our Outgoing Board Members

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.

Wednesday is the Final Day to Purchase Homecoming Passes

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.

Spring Music Concerts

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! 

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Boys & Track Update

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!

Girls Track & Field Team Places 1st

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.

Superintendent Matt Davidson Presented With Leadership Award

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!

Homecoming Is May 15! Get Your Pass Now!

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.

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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! 

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A Timothy Teacher stands in the hallway with three students.

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.

ACES Places 2nd At State

Congratulations to the ACES (Academic Challenge in Engineering and Science) team for their 2nd Place finish in the state tournament!

Bid on Auction Items

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! 

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Teacher Appreciation Week: May 3-7

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, creative!

Spring Choir Concert: May 3

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.

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STREAM is Coming to Timothy

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. 

Last Call to Nominate a Distinguished Alumni of the Year

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.

Arnold Hoving: April 17, 1936 - April 7, 2021

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.

Chipotle Fundraiser on Saturday, April 10 from 4-8 pm

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!

Growing Enrollment: All for the Glory of God

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. 

Fine Arts Orchestra Winners

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.

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Congratulations Dr. Brad Mitchell!

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!

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Live Out Your Propose for Christ

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!

Fine Arts Vocal Winners

Although participating in the Fine Arts Vocal Division was optional this year, students worked hard and presented some impressive performances!

All-Star Mock Trial Team Places 3rd at State

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.

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Homecoming 2021: May 15

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.

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Timothy Christian Cheer is Top 5 in State!

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!

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Lady Trojans Have Successful Shorten Season

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.  

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High School Band Concert: Dragon Quest

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! 

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ACES Qualifies for State!

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.

AmazonSmile Supports The Timothy Fund

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. 

Middle School at the Movies Concert

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!

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Timothy Christian Cheer qualifies for State.

The legacy of Timothy Christian's cheer team continues on! For the 13th time, the Timothy Cheer team qualified for the IHSA State finals!

Forks for Funds at Panera: March 17

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. 

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DECA Team Qualifies for Nationals!

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.

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Celebrate God's Faithfulness! Join Us on April 30 for a Reimagined Auction

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!

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Timothy Christian School distinguished alumni of the year.

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! 

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Senior Josh Harris Scores 1000 Points!

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. 

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Save the Date April 30: Reimagined PI3 Auction & Food Experience 2021

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. 

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Save the Date May 15: PromComing

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!

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Register for FREE Cardiac Screening

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.

A Great Gift! His Faithfulness Continues: A History of Timothy Christian Schools

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! 

Junior High Science Competition

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.

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Scholastic Bowl Tournament

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.

From Matt Davidson: Dream

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.

Patriot's Pen Competition

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.

Forks for Funds at Portillo's on January 18

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.

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New to You Update

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. 

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Aiden Hoogstra Wins VFW Voice of Democracy

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.

From Matt Davidson: A Spirit of Unity

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.

Timothy Christian Schools take on The Office.

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.

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Beyond the Classroom: Thank You!

"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.

Cellist Jonathan Pae Chosen for 2021 All State IMEC

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.

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From Matt Davidson: Record Enrollment

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!

Timothy Christian Schools performs a Christmas Concert.

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.

Cooking With Lauren: Christmas Show

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!

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Timothy Christian School distinguished alumni of the year.

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.

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Middle School Collects Over 200 Coats to Donate!

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.

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From Matt Davidson: Year-End Gift Challenge

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! 

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Year-End Giving To the Timothy Fund

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.

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From Matt Davidson: Can-Do Attitude

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.

From Matt Davidson: Donate to the Christmas Bonus Fund

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.

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Superintendent Matt Davidson says Happy Thanksgiving

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. 

Forks For Funds: November 18

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. 

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New to You Truck Canceled

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. 

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K-8th Grade Coin Drive

Don’t forget! Bring coins to school to support Project IMPACT 3! Just bring them in ziplocks to your teachers.

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Christmas Mini Photo Shoot: PI3 Fundraiser on Dec 5

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.

Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Make a purchase at Barnes & Noble anytime between November 19-November 24 and our school earns from 5-15% of the proceeds.

Beyond the Classroom: Laura Groenewold

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.

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Project IMPACT 3: K-8th Grade Coin Drive

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! 

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Timothy Christian Schools Recognized As a Member of the ECFA

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.

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A carved pumpkin.

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!  

Timothy Christian High School performs Octoberfest.

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!

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Join Moms in Prayer

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.

Beyond the Classroom: Mrs. Nemec

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.

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Cooking with Lauren is sponsored by Timothy Christian Schools.

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.

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Thirty-five students from Timothy Christian were inducted into the National Honor Society.

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.

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From Matt Davidson: Following Protocols

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.

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Timothy Christian girls tennis team won Conference.

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.

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Two students stand in front of a board.

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.

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Jack bone is an All-Conference golfer at Timothy Christian.

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.

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Timothy Christian Varsity tennis team.

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.

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Matt talks to Lauren Ellens on Zoom.

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. 

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George Tamminga: August 25, 1929 - September 26, 2020

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. 

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¡Es el Mes de la Herencia Hispana!

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.

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Beyond the Classroom: Joy Perley

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.

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Cross Country Team Places 3rd

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.

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Meet Olivia de Vin the Marketing Intern

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.

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From Matt Davidson: Divine Interruptions

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.

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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. 

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New Location for New to You Truck

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. 

Beyond the Classroom: Mrs. Deanna Steiner

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!

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The Timothy Health Team: An Extraordinary Undertaking

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.

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  • high school
  • middle school
  • preschool
Beyond the Classroom: Mrs. Kelly Molnar

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.

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  • elementary school
Thank a Teacher This Labor Day

Take a moment to say "thank you" to Timothy's labor force, especially our teachers.

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  • high school
  • middle school
  • preschool
A senior on the first day of school at Timothy.

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.

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Two girls wear masks.

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.

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  • high school
  • kindergarten
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  • preschool
Timothy Christian Students Graduate with Traditional Pomp Under Changing Circumstances

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.

Teacher stands with three middle school boys.

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.

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  • high school
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  • preschool
Timothy Christian Boys Soccer team huddles up.

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

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  • cross country
  • high school
  • tennis
  • volleyball
FAQ's About Returning to School on August 19

After continued prayer and consultation with experts, our plan remains to return to campus for in-person learning on August 19th.

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Two high school students playing soccer on a field

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.

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  • high school
  • middle school
Matt and Lauren make a kale Salad

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! 

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  • Late Night
Late Night With Davidson

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 at 9 pm.

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  • Late Night
Cooking Live With Lauren: Wednesday, July 15

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!

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In Person Learning To Resume In Fall

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!

Live, Interactive Virtual Magic Show: Friday, May 29 at 10 am

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:

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Interactive Choir Program

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. 

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Band & Orchestra Concert: May 27 at 7:00 pm

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.

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Late Night with Davidson Featuring Guitarist from OneRepublic!

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)

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  • Late Night
  • music
High School Virtual Open House

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.

Traditional Summer Camps Suspended

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!

Late Night with Davidson

Don’t miss Late Night with Davidson Friday, May 8, at 9 pm! Special Guests include Scott Roelofs, Jim Snoeyink, and alumni Ronnie Tazelaar.

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Register for 2021 Renew Trips

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).

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The Easiest Way to Win College Scholarships

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.

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Virtual College Exploration Week & College Fair

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!

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Timothy Connect is Live

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!

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Renew '20-'21

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.

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Join Us for Chapel

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

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Register for Men of Steel

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.

Late Night With Davidson Premier!

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.

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  • Late Night
Timothy's Got Talent Online Version

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!

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  • music
Virtual High School Open House

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.

Re-Enroll for '20-'21 School Year

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!

Share Beyond the Classroom Stories

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!

Teacher Appreciation Week

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!

Help Support Christian Education

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!

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Timothy Family Donates Easter Basket to Those in Need

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.

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! 

Virtual Chapel

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!

Timothy's Got Talent!

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.

Timothy Student Wins Gold Medal for Research Project

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.

The Cares Act and Charitable Giving

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.

Trojans Part of the Elite Four!

TROJANS WIN! For the first time in 40 years, the varsity basketball team earned a trip to the State tournament in Peoria.

Auction Benefit Postponed

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.

Home Learning Hub

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

College Counseling information

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.

COVID-19 Update 3-12-20

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.

Middle School Conference Champs!

The future looks bright for the Lady Trojans. The 7th and 8th grade teams captured the Conference Title this week. Congrats!

K-6th Grade Art Show: March 10

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.

From the Nurse: Tips to Stay Healthy

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.

Boys Varsity Basketball Captures Regional Title

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.

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Forks for Funds at Panera

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.

Butter Braid on Sale Now

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!

Auction 2020: Save the Date

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. 

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  • Elementary
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From the Nurse: Tips to Stay Healthy

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.

Visitation Solo Festival

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!”

Band Updates

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.

Celebrate Black History Month

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.

Volunteer Opportunities to Serve our Teachers

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.

Parent/Teacher Conferences

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.

Spring Resale

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.

Family Fun Fair & Open House

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.

One gift, One day - One Student at a Time

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.

Boys Varsity Update

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. 

Lady Trojans: More Than A Team

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.

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High School Spring Musical Auditions

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.

High School Career Fair

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.

Pack the WAC: Homecoming 2020

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.

Fun Fair & Open House

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.

#timothygivingday : 02.11.20

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.

High School Spring Musical Auditions

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!

Family Fun Fair & Open House

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.

Lady Trojans Win Lisle Christmas Tournament

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.

Josh Tosh Holiday 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.

Lady Trojans Win Six in a Row

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.

Boys Basketball Update

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.

Illinois State Scholars

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.

Vex Robotics Qualifies for State Competition

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!

Forks for Funds at the Patio: December 18

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.

Chess Team Places 2nd & 4th at Tournament

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.

Geography Bee Winner

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.

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Christmas Collage Concert: December 5

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).

Win up to $1,000 for a Half-Court Shot!

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!

Senior Music Festival

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. 

Blue Ribbon Team Accepts Award in Washington DC

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!

The Perfect Gift: Kozi Neck Warmers

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.

The Next Generation of Box Tops

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.

Timothy Fund Helps Educate Courageous Leaders

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.

Guard Your Heart: Mother/Daughter Conference

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.

Junior Music Festival

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.

Peter and the Starcatcher Opens This Week

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.

Girls Volleyball Regional Champs

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. 

Girls Cross Country Team Qualifies for State

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!

High School Choirs Attend Festivals

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.

Mini Cheer Camp

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.

Mini Poms Camp

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.

Vicki Courtney Guest Speaker at Timothy Mother/Daughter Night

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.

Barnes & Noble Book Fair: Tuesday, November 12

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.

Emergency Closing Procedures

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.

Peter and the Starcatcher Tickets on Sale

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.

Donate Strollers to Children in Africa

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!

Cheesecake Sale: Support Our Music Programs

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.

Cross Country All-Conference Runners

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.

Middle School Volleyball & Senior Night in the WAC

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.

"The Wizard of Oz" Opens This Week

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!

ILMEA High School Auditions

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.

Get Involved & Volunteer

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.

Middle School Cheer Tryouts

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.

Renew 2020 Courses Announced

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.

Competing With Integrity

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. 

ILMEA Middle School Auditions

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.

Last Chance to Order an Apple Pie!

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.

Golf Team Wins Conference Title

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.

Purchase Sports Passes Online

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.

And the Winner of Restaurant Wars Is...

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

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.

2019 TCAA Golf Scramble Contest Winners

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.

Financial Advice to Help You Afford College

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.

Pre-Shop Timothy Resale on Friday, September 20

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!

Octoberfest is This Weekend!

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!

Restaurant Wars

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!

Cassandra Lee Takes First at Invite

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.

Pepsico Showdown for Charity Soccer Tournament

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!

Chess Club Sign Ups

Do you have a student in grades K-8 who is interested in joining Chess Club? Then sign up today!

2019 Timothy Tri Event Results

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!

An Oldie, But a Goodie: Octoberfest

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.  

Box Tops for Education

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! 

Backstage Crew for Wizard of Oz

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.

Auditions for Peter and the Starcatcher

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.

Wanted: Guest Renew Instructors

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!

Moms in Prayer

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.

Forks for Funds: Chipotle September 9

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.

Get Involved: Volunteer!

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.

2019 Golf Scramble: September 13

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.

Middle School Dance Classes

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.

Back to School Night: August 27

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.

Help Keep Our Kids Safe

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!

Auditions for Middle School Drama: The Wizard of Oz

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!

Mama Maria's PiE Pizza Fundraiser