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School Dismisses at 3:30 p.m.


Newton Bible Christian School

900 Old Main St

Newton, KS 67114

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NBCS Memo - May 19



Parents, please continue to check your email throughout the summer. We will be sending email communication regarding 2022-23 school supply lists, Educational Grant applications, and enrollment packets. Grade Reports will also be emailed this coming week.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email nbcs@newtonbible.org or call 316-283-1337. If no one is available when you call, please leave a message and we will return your call at our earliest convenience.

Mrs. Regier’s Summer Reading Challenge

Here are some of my favorite books for you to read this summer. Choose two of the books for the grade you will be in (or older) and read them this summer. Come back to school in August and tell me about them for a prize!

1st Grade (Read or have read to you)
  • Amelia Bedelia series (Peggy or Herman Parish)
  • Mr. Putter and Tabby series (Cynthia Rylant)
  • Geranium Lady series (Barbara Johnson)
  • Henry and Mudge series (Cynthia Rylant)
  • Books by Syd Hoff (Julius, Danny and the Dinosaur)
  • Books by Don Freeman (Courdory)
2nd Grade
  • Animal Friends series (Janette Oke)
  • Imagination Station series (Marianne Hering)
  • The Littles series (John Peterson)
  • Boxcar children (Gertrude Chandler Warren)
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall (Patricia MacLachlan)
3rd Grade
  • Little House in the Big Woods (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)
  • Bobbsey Twins series (Laura Lee Hope)
  • Grandma’s Attic stories (Arleta Richardson)
  • Childhood of Famous Americans (biographies by various authors)
  • Paddington series (Michael Bond)
4th Grade
  • By the Shores of Plum Creek (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • Nancy Drew Series (Carolyn Keene)
  • Caddie Woodlawn (Carol Ryrie Brink)
  • Stuart Little (E.B. White)
  • The Incredible Journey (Shelia Burnford)
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins (Florence and Richard Atwater)
  • Books by Beverly Cleary
5th grade
  • Mr. Popper’s Penguins (Richard and Florence Atwater)
  • Narnia Series (C.S. Lewis)
  • Ralph S. Mouse and other books by Beverly Cleary
  • Homer Price (Robert McCloskey)
  • Henry Reed books (Keith Robertson)
  • American Adventure series (Lee Roddy)
  • Books by Patricia St. John
6th grade
  • Mandie Series (Lois Gladys Leppard)
  • Little House series, books 5-9 (Laura Ingalls Wilder)
  • Calico Captive (Elizabeth George Speare)
  • Rascal (Sterling North)
  • Summer of the Monkeys (Wilson Rawls)
  • Biographies by Janet and Geoff Benge
7th-8th grade Be sure to choose copies that are not abridged.
  • Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)
  • Heidi (Johanna Spyri)
  • Light From Heaven (Christmas Carol Kauffman)
  • Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson)
  • Swiss Family Robinson (Johann Wyss)
  • Gifted Hands (Ben Carson)
  • Books by Scott O’Dell
Recommended for Parents
Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family by Paul David Tripp
Parenting in the Pew: Guiding Your Children into the Joy of Worship by Robbie Castleman
Congratulations, Lauren, Brooklyn, and Nathan for earning regional recognition for your academic testing this spring. We are proud of your hard work!

Brooklyn Fast - 1st Place in Elementary Creative Writing
Nathan Close - 2nd Place in English Grade 5 & 3rd Place in Math and Science Grade 5
Lauren Kruse - 2nd Place in English Grade 6 & 3rd Place in Math Grade 6

Nehemiah Regier also placed 3rd in his Jr. High History/Geography test. Way to go! 

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Congratulations, Nehemiah and Lizzie! We are so proud of you and thankful for your years at NBCS. You have been such a joy and true blessing to the staff and students. We will miss you! 
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