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Jubilee Resale FAQ’s

Here are some frequently asked questions about Timothy’s new resale store, Jubilee in Lombard (a partnership with Outreach Ministries).

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Record Breaking Turn Out at Golf Outing

Timothy’s athletic program is heavily funded by private donations, 80% of which come through the golf outing, making it the largest and most significant fundraiser.

  • advancement
  • athletics
Mens Prayer Group

A group of Timothy dads and grandfathers meet every Friday morning at 6:30 to pray for our school and our community. Please join them!

Girls Tennis Sweeps Tournament 

The Timothy Christian girls tennis team cruised to another tourney championship at the District 88 Invite at Willowbrook High School.

  • athletics
  • girls tennis
Girls Tennis is On a Roll!

The Timothy girls tennis team wrapped up their first full week of matches with solid showings at Saturday invites.

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  • tennis
Update From The College & Career Office: Important Dates

Greetings from the College and Career Center at Timothy Christian Schools. We are excited to work with you and your students this year as they prepare for life after high school. There are many paths a student can take following high school graduation, but we anticipate that the majority of our students will continue their education at the college level. In an effort to help you and your student plan and be as well informed as possible, Timothy is offering the following opportunities for you to learn more about the college admissions process. I want to personally invite and encourage you to attend as many of these events as you can, as I do believe they can be very helpful as you navigate through this year.

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Girls Tennis Starts Season on Winning Note

The Timothy Christian High School girls tennis team started their season on a winning note, capturing first place at the Ottawa Friday Night Tourney.

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  • tennis
Join Moms in Prayer

Calling Moms and Grandmas! Please join Moms in Prayer each Friday morning that school is in session for an hour of prayer for our children, grandchildren, teachers, and the Timothy community

Trojan Lane

Trojan Lane was developed by engineers and city officials to alleviate traffic on Prospect. Please take a moment to review some of the guidelines related to this new ingress/egress for our campus. 

Troy Has the Class Lists!

All K-6th grade students will receive an email from their teacher with class lists on Friday, August 19 at noon. But Troy got his hands on the class lists!

Support the Arts: Join the Performing Arts Boosters

Fine Arts are an integral part of a student's day, so Timothy has expanded booster sponsorships to include the 5th-12th grade music (this includes band, orchestra, and choir) and drama department.

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2022-23 School Board

The Timothy Board of Directors and Superintendent are ready and excited for the 2022-2023 school year!

Timothy's Annual Golf Outing: September 19

Mark your calendar and save the date for our annual Golf Outing, benefitting the Timothy Athletic Department. We'll be teeing off at Stonebridge Country Club in Aurora on Monday, September 19.

For the Win!: Add Your Name to the Donor Wall

Construction on the For the Win! Trojan Stadium is MOVING FAST, AND the outline of the track is now visible! There's still time to add your name, an honorary, or memorial name to the donor wall.

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Jubilee Furniture and Resale: Volunteer Opportunities

The grand opening for Jubilee, located at 240 E. Roosevelt Road in Lombard, is planned for June and we will need many volunteers. From cashiers to delivery truck drivers and showroom assistants, there are plenty of ways to get involved and support Jubilee.

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Tommy King Qualifies for State

Senior tennis star Tommy King has an impressive 20-4 record and placed 3rd at Sectionals in singles, earning him a spot at the State Finals.

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  • tennis
Courageous Leaders: Annual High School Awards

Last week high school students were celebrated at the annual awards ceremony. From athletic awards to department awards to recognizing National Merit Commended students, it was a time to celebrate our students' God-given gifts and talents.

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26 Seniors Named Illinois State Scholars

Remarkably 26 Timothy students were recognized as Illinois State Scholars. The State Scholar program identifies graduating high school seniors who possess superior academic potential.

8th Grade Students Tour Washington DC

There’s no better way to learn about the history of the United States than visiting Washington DC. Last week, our 8th grade class, along with teachers and staff, traveled to DC

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Conference Champs & All-Conference Athletes Named

Congratulations to the girls track & field team for becoming this year's Conference Champions! Congratulations to the girls track & field team for becoming this year's Conference Champions!

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Varsity Baseball Play in Myrtle Beach On Spring Break

The Timothy baseball spring break trip to Myrtle Beach was a success. The guys bonded through team activities such as Top Golf, meals out, Biblical devotions, and of course living together in condos for the week.

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Fine Arts Week

Fine Arts Week celebrates the arts in such a way that exposes students to the artistic excellence of the community, including their peers, and incorporate feedback through outside evaluators. 

Varsity Baseball Team Heads to Myrtle Beach

After playing a couple early spring games in Illinois, the Timothy Christian Baseball team will be heading to play at the Ripken Experience complex in Myrtle Beach, SC.

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  • baseball
Girls Soccer Season Off to Strong Start 

The varsity girls soccer team has started off 2-0 after securing a 1-0 win against Glenbard South last Tuesday and a 2-1 victory over Wheaton Academy in our home opener on Thursday.

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Varsity Scholastic Bowl Ends Stellar Season

Congratulations to the Varsity Scholastic Bowl team on the completion of a stellar season, finishing in second place at the Sectional tournament on Saturday at Seneca.

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Elton Bajo: Advances to State 3-Point Contest

Senior Elton Bajo qualified for the 3-Point Shooting Contest at State. He'll compete against the top 16 shooters is Class 2A in Champaign on Saturday morning. 

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  • boys basketball
Taste of Timothy Tickets on Sale Now

Join us April 23 at the Taste of Timothy! The Taste of Timothy is a bi-annual event that brings parents, alumni, and friends together for a memorable night at Dury Lane in Oakbrook to support the mission of Timothy Christian Schools.

State Bound: High School Robotics Team

The high school robotics team competed against 33 other teams at Von Steuben High School over the weekend. Team 4454B finished in second place and qualified for the State Tournament next weekend!

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Lady Trojans Win Regional Championship

The Lady Trojans pride themselves on their defense. They utilize ball pressure, play the passing angles aggressively, and want to be in a position to offer help to their teammates. It requires discipline, hustle and trust. These factors came together in the two games that led to a Regional Championship.

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  • girls basketball
Tell Us Your #MyTimothyStory

Calling all writers! We're looking for your #MyTimothyStory. Tell us in 500 words or less how Timothy has impacted your life.

Join the Drama Boosters Club

If you join the Drama Boosters Club by Friday, February 11, you'll receive perks for the high school spring musical, Newsies

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Homecoming 2022!

Friday, January 28, was a good day to be a Trojan! Students, parents, grandparents, alumni, and friends of Timothy, packed the WAC for Homecoming 2022.

ILMEA All-State Choir Students

On Saturday students attended the Illinois Music Educators Conference in Peoria and sang in the ILMEA elementary All-State boys and girls choirs and high school All-State choir.

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State Bound: Timothy Christian Cheer

The Timothy Christian Cheer team placed 2nd at Sectionals on Saturday, which earned them a spot at the IHSA State Cheerleading Competition in Bloomington, Illinois this Thursday and Friday

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Cheer is State Bound!

On Saturday, the Timothy Christian Cheer Team placed second at the IHSA Sectional competition — earning them a trip to State!

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Alumni Spotlight: Dan Beré Class of 2001

Dan Beré (Class of 2001) is an assistant coach of Wright State (Dayton, Ohio) men's basketball. When Dan's team was in town for a game vs UIC on Saturday night, the Timothy community was well-represented in the stands.

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  • athletics
The Timothy Fund Supports 100% of Students

The Timothy Fund helps fill the gap between tuition and what it actually costs to educate each student. The Timothy Fund also offers tuition assistance to those families who need more financial support. 

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#TimothyGivingDay: February 8

Get ready for our third annual #TimothyGivingDay on Tuesday, February 8. At a time when the world needs Biblical Truth and values, you’re invited to join in and help rally support for #TimothyGivingDay.

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Pack the WAC: Homecoming 2022

Homecoming is this Friday in the WAC! Come home to Timothy and support your Trojans as they square off against rival Wheaton Academy.
 

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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  • athletics
  • boys basketball
Cheer Team Places 2nd at Tournament

Congratulations to the Timothy Christian Cheer Team! They placed 2nd at a large competition at Lake Zurich this weekend.

 
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  • Cheer
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.

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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! 

Golf Wraps Up Season At Sectionals

The Timothy Christian Golf Team placed 3rd in IHSA Regionals and advanced to Sectionals for the first time in 8 years.

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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!

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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. 

 
  • Golf
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! 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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, etc...be 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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