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Friday Announcements, 9/21/18

Please look for the following in your child’s Friday Folder or attached to Mrs. Lopez’s email:
  • October Hot Lunch – Please order and pay here by Tues, Sept 25.
  • 1K Cross Country Race – Open to all 1st – 6th graders. Register by Wed, Sept 26.
  • SOIL Kick-Off – We will kick-off our fall fundraiser (Serve Others ILove Day of Service), with a chili cook-off on Thurs, Oct 11. Please RSVP.
  • Spirit Week is next week!  Mon, Sept 24 is Mania Monday – show your favorite team spirit!
  • School Photos – 9th -12th grade will have pictures made on Wed, Sept 26. Please make sure your student has their order form with them. Preschool photos will be taken Tues, Oct 2 and Wed, Oct 3. All make-up photos will be Wed, Oct 3.
The Upper School had a great community building retreat at the Clemson Outdoor Lab! Check out some photos below!
Enjoy your weekend!

Friday Announcements, 9/14/18

Happy Friday!

**IMPORTANT! Due to the threat of inclement weather, 9th-12th grade will not have school pictures made on Monday, Sept 17Tuesday and Wednesday schedules will remain the same as weather permits.
**Any closings or delays will be announced on WYFF, Instagram, Facebook and Email
Please look for the following in your child’s Friday Folder or attached to this email:
  • NCS Night at Skins Hot dogs on Thurs, Sept 20 from 3-6:50pm at Hwy 81 N location
  • New! Theatre Club for 2nd -7th Grades starts Wed, Sept 26
  • Spirit Week is Sept 24-28 – See flyer for special dress days. **Students may bring clothes to change after school photos are taken.
  • Team Samuel – Support our own Cutliff family and help the Samuel Cutliff Research Fund to find a cure for Mitochondrial Disease – see attached for t-shirt order form.
  • Save the Date! Our fall fundraiser will kick-off with a Chili Cook-off on Thurs, Oct 11. We need cooks! If you would like to participate, please contact Mr. Canney ( or Mrs. Lamb (
  • Save the Date! NCS Restaurant Nights: Oct 18 – Moe’s; Nov 13 – Panera Bread; Dec 10 – Marco’s
Enjoy your weekend!

Friday Announcements, 9/7/18

Happy Friday!

Please look for the following in your child’s Friday Folder or attached to this email:
  • School Photos – Erin Drago will be taking our school photos this year. Please send the attached form with payment on your child’s photo dayMon, Sept 17: 9th-12th; Tues, Sept 18: 5th-8th; Wed, Sept 19: K5-4th. Preschool photos will be taken on a later date.
  • Soccer Shots (Preschool-3rd grade) – The fall Soccer Shots season starts next week! This is open to Preschool through 3rd grade and meets after school (11:30 for Preschool; 2:45 for K5-3) each Wednesday. Sign up online at
  • Student Drivers – If you have a student driver, please read and complete the attached form and return to the office.
Congrats to our boys and girls cross country teams for strong races at the Hampton Park invite on Sept 6th.
Be sure to come out and support our volleyball team this coming week as they play Temple at home on Tuesday at 5:00! Our home gym is at 324 Belton Dr, Williamston!
Enjoy your weekend!

Friday Announcements, 8/31/18

Happy Friday!

Congrats to our VOLLEYBALL team for competing in the first volleyball match in New Covenant School history on Thursday 8/30/2018!
If you want to catch the team in action, they are HOME against Fountain Inn on Tuesday September 4th at 5:00. NOTE: Our home games are played at Trinity Baptist in Williamston. 
  • Mon, Sept 3 – Labor Day Holiday – No School
  • Hot Lunch – Orders are due by Tues, Sept 4. Order and pay here:
  • PTO Meeting – There will be a PTO meeting on Wed, Sept 5 at 8:15am in the Library. All parents interested in becoming involved with the PTO are invited to attend.
  • Cavalier Chronicle – Check out the latest NCS news here:
  • Back to School Paperwork – Remember to turn in paperwork from your back to school night packet and the Grandparent contact form!
  • Field Trip Forms – Upper School students should have received permission forms for the Barrier Island Field Trip (6th and 7th) or the Upper School Retreat (8th-12th). Please return by Wed, Sept 5.
Enjoy the long weekend!

Friday Announcements! Welcome Back!

Dear NCS Family,

Happy Friday! Please look for the following in your child’s Friday Folder or attached to Mrs. Lopez’s email:
  • Restaurant Night – NCS is hosting a restaurant night at Firehouse Subs on Thurs, Aug 30th from 5-8pm
  • Grandparent Contacts – NCS loves our grandparents. We want to be able to keep them informed on all that we have going. Please complete the contact form and return to the office.
  • Drop-off and Pick-up – Morning drop-off begins at 7:45. Please drop students off at the back breezeway or park in the back parking lot if walking students in. We are monitoring the afternoon pick-up situation and will make adjustments if needed. If you are only picking up upper school students, you may bypass the car line and go to the breezeway or use the back entrance (off McConnell Springs Rd). If you have a grammar school student and upper school student, please go through the car line to get the grammar student, then pull down to the breezeway.
  • Hot Lunch – We are finalizing lunch vendors and will send ordering information very soon! We plan to have our first hot lunch the week of Sept 10.
  • Save the Date – The Barn Dance (8th-12th grade) will be Fri, Nov 2. Please note this is a change from what is on the Events Calendar.
  • Survey – If you have not already done so, please take a moment to complete this short survey about Back to School Night –
  • Prayer Request – Please be in prayer for one of our K3 teachers, Mrs. Kayla Gibson. She has severe arthritis in her hip and may need hip replacement surgery.
  • Back to School Night Packets – Be sure to look through your packet and return forms to the office.
Enjoy your weekend!

Back to School Night Instructions!

We are excited to see everyone at our Back to School Night as we kick off a great school year! It will be an evening under the big top as we celebrate the Greatest School! Everything starts at 6:00. Students and their families will rotate through three things; Visiting the Classroom, Food, and Games! Please read below to see where to go at 6:00.
  • Preschool go directly to C108
  • Grammar School (K5-5th) go to the gym
  • Middle School go directly to your homeroom
  • High School will be serving where needed
Once you are there, you will get directions on how the night will proceed! We are looking forward to a Greatest Evening and a Greatest Year (our 20th)!!!
Important note: if you have a preschooler and a grammar school student, please go to C108 first. If you have a middle schooler and a grammar school child, please go to the middle school homeroom first. Thanks!

Preschool Staff Update!

New Covenant is excited to announce that Mrs. Jade Burdette has joined our preschool staff as an aide. Mrs. Burdette is an Anderson native and has been married to her husband Steven for 18 years. The Burdettes have a soon to be 11 year old daughter named Sara, who will be in 5th grade this year at our school!

Mrs. Burdette is an active member of the Anderson County Junior League, where she has enjoyed being involved in various volunteer opportunities over the past eight years. In particular, she enjoys volunteering at the Shalom House in both Anderson and Belton and in the food pantry at AIM. She looks forward to getting to know everyone in the coming year. Please join us in welcoming her!


Preschool Update – Aide

Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Janice Stephens to our school as a preschool aide. Mrs. Stephens is a familiar face to many as she subbed and helped in our preschool for the last two years.  Now she will be a regular face since she will be serving as an aide.

Mrs. Stephens has been married for 39 years to her husband Thomas. They have two daughters and three grandchildren. Thomas is retired and works part time as a bailiff at the county courthouse. Mrs Stephens is also a grandmother to NCS student Malachi, who will be in first grade.

Mrs. Stephens was employed by the SCDMV for 25 years. She has been retired from there for 6 years. Please join us in welcoming her as a preschool aide!



Cavalier Chronicle, July 2018

Hello! The July issue of the Cavalier Chronicle is ready to view!
Please follow the link below to view the July edition of our newsletter, The Cavalier Chronicle:
In this issue you will find information including:
  • Board and Faculty Updates
  • Back to School Night
The Cavalier Chronicle is a great way to find out what is going on with New Covenant School and to let others know.  If you would like for us to add anyone to our distribution list (grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, Pastors, etc…) please email us at and let us know!
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Leadership Update!

New Covenant School is overseen by a seven member Board. During the summer of 2018 New Covenant has had four Board seats come open. We are excited to announce that we have filled our four Board seats with four highly qualified individuals. We are going to announce and feature each one. The final new Board member we would like to welcome is Mr. Rob Wright.
Rob was born in Tennessee and has lived in Alabama and Florida, but he’s happily spent the last 18 years in Anderson. He is thankful to have been married to Marie for 22 years and has 3 awesome kids that attend New Covenant School. Rob is also a ruling elder at New Covenant Church.
Rob earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University and a MS in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University. He works as Director of Product Development at Fortis Riders, a Greenville based company.
Please welcome Mr. Rob Wright to our Board!