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Back to School Dates
 
Welcome Eagles for New Conway Christian Families
Thursday, August 1st, @ 6:00pm in the Lower School Commons
 
Parent Orientation
Monday, August 12, @ 6:00pm in the Upper School Gymnasium
 
Open House
Tuesday, August 13, from 10:00am -- 12:00pm
 
First Day of School
Wednesday, August 14, is an early dismissal day.  LS: 8:10am--11:45am; US: 8:00am--12:00pm
 
First FULL Day of School
Thursday, August 15, is a full day of school for both Lower and Upper Schools. LS: 8:10am--3:10pm; US: 8:00am--3:15pm

BOOKS

Online Bookstore-MBS Direct and eBook Information


Online Bookstore - MBS Direct - Opens July 8th

Free Shipping on orders more than $99 from July 8th to 14th

 

MBS Direct will provide new and used textbooks for Kindergarten through 12th grade.
All required textbooks are available through MBS Direct's online bookstore.  
 
 

Upper School: If purchasing eBooks, please refer to the following "How to Guide": eBooks "How to Guide" click HERE

School issued student iPads and Chromebooks have the Bookshelf app loaded for students to access eBooks. Students need a username and password to access their eBooks in the Bookshelf app. The student account is created by parents on Vitalsource.com after purchasing eBooks from MBS or Bob Jones.


SUPPLIES

School Tool Box - Accepting Orders Now

Orders placed after May 24 will be delivered directly to your home.

Click Here to Order Online 

Orders will be delivered directly to your home.

Click HERE to Order Online

 


UPPER SCHOOL INFORMATION
Seventh grade students, please join us after Open House on Tuesday, August 13, from 12:00pm-2:00pm. This will be a fun time to get to know your teachers, the campus, the new technology (iPads will be issued during this time) and answer any questions. We look forward to meeting you and to get to know you even better throughout the 2019-2020 school year!
Upper School managed electronic devices will be issued to students as follows:
  • Students in grades 7-8 will receive an iPad
    • 7th grade students will receive their iPads during Boot Camp
    • 8th grade students will receive their iPads during the first week of school
  • Students in grades 9-12 will receive a Chromebook
    • 9th through 12th grade students will receive their Chromebooks during the first week of school

Conway Christian parking stickers are on sale for $2.00, in the Upper School office and will be available during Open House on Tuesday, August 13. Senior students will receive priority parking!

Upper School students will each be issued a locker to use during the 2019-20 school year. Locks are on sale for $10.00 in the Upper School office. Students may utilize a lock from the previous year. The locks will be available for purchase during Open House on Tuesday, August 13. Students entering 7th grade will need to purchase a lock prior to the 7th grade boot camp.


EXTENDED CARE
The Extended Care Program at Conway Christian is a before and after school child care program provided for our students PreSchool through 6th Grade. Conway Christian's Before Care begins at 7:00am and the Afternoon Care begins at 3:10pm. The program provides a safe environment, an encouraging atmosphere, and an opportunity for your child to continue growing academically, spiritually and socially.

The Extended Care Program is certified by the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) as a licensed child care provider. Many of our Extended Care Staff are teachers and are CPR certified.

More information about our Extended Care Program may be obtained by contacting Kristi Burford at  kburford@conwaychristianschool.net
 

EAGLES NEST
The Eagle's Nest will be opened for online sales beginning Saturday, August 3, for tax free weekend. Click here to show your eagle pride and purchase your back to school attire.
 
The physical store will be opening Tuesday, August 13, during Open House from 10:00am--12:00pm.
 
 
The Eagle's Nest is open in the Lower School every
Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 7:45-8:45 AM and 2:30-3:30 PM.

PHOTO RELEASE
By enrolling my child(ren) at Conway Christian School, I understand that the school may publish photos of my child(ren), and their name and likeness, for use in the Conway Christian School’s print, online and video based marketing purposes, as well as other Conway Christian publications.
**This release is for all publications, excluding the yearbook.**
If you do NOT wish to allow your child(ren)’s photo(s) to be utilized in Conway Christian School’s marketing purposes, please email: nophoto@conwaychristianschool.net

LOWER SCHOOL & UPPER SCHOOL DRESS CODES
General Dress Code
Parents are responsible for sending their children with correct dress and grooming. Determination of dress code violations will be the responsibility of the principal. The following guidelines apply to all dress code categories - School Uniform, Casual, Recreational, and Dressy/Performance for grades K5 through 6th grade.
 
GIRLS HAIR AND MISC
  • Neatly groomed, conservative style and color.
  • Extreme hairstyles are not permitted.
  • Hairpieces may not be worn unless medically necessary.
  • No more than one earring per ear and it must be in the earlobe.
  • Tattoos and body piercing are not permitted.
  • Caps and hats should not be worn unless administration gives specific approval.
BOYS HAIR AND MISC
  • Neatly groomed, conservative style and color.
  • Length: not completely covering ears or touching collar or eyebrows.
  • Extreme hairstyles are not permitted.
  • Caps or hats may not be worn unless administration gives specific approval.
  • Earrings, tattoos, and body piercing are not permitted.

School Uniform Dress Code

GIRLS
Dress/Jumpers
  • Lower School girls may wear a red or navy “polo dress” with shorts underneath.  This dress has a drop waist and collar, and is made from the same fabric as our uniform polo shirts.
  • Pants and jogging suits are not permitted underneath jumpers.
  • Solid leggings of white, red, blue, or gray are permitted underneath jumpers.
  • Girls may wear a plaid or khaki jumper with uniform or peter pan blouse.
Shirts
  • Long or short-sleeved solid color polo knit shirts with two or three buttons, in red, white or navy must be worn with pants, shorts and skorts.
  • Emblems will not be permitted on the shirt
  • Students will not be required to wear the red logo shirt on Wednesdays. Instead, we will ask that all students just wear a red polo shirt, no logo required.
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times.
  • White long-sleeve shirts may be worn under short sleeve shirts. There should be no writing on the sleeves.
Sweaters / Jackets
  • CCS sweatshirts and hoodies are the only sweatshirts and hoodies permitted. These must be worn with a uniform polo or school t-shirt underneath.
  • Jackets are defined as an overcoat with a full-length zipper. Logos are permitted but must be smaller than a softball. They cannot be worn during class.
  • Traditional crew neck, v-neck or cardigan sweaters in navy, gray, red or white may be worn with the uniform (no longer than hip length).
Pants
  • K5 through 6th grade girls must wear navy or khaki style (ankle length), with back pockets that are inside. Hip huggers and low riders are not permitted.
  • Pants must be neatly hemmed without tears or slits at the bottom hem.
  • They may not have any loops or pockets on the outer leg of the pants.
  • Pants with belt loops must be worn with a buckled belt.
Shorts
  • K5 through 6th grade girls must wear shorts that are hemmed. Cuffs are optional.
  • Shorts with belt loops must be worn with a buckled belt.
  • No sash, chain or scarf belts are allowed.
  • The time of year the shorts are to be worn will be left up to the discretion of each family.
Skirts/Skorts
  • For girls in Lower School, skorts fall under the same guidelines as skirts.  The skirts need to be of appropriate length and must be worn with shorts or leggings underneath.   
Shoes for Girls
  • Flip flops, sports sandals, crocs and house shoes, light up shoes and shoes with wheels are not permitted.
  • All students must wear closed toed shoes or tennis shoes.  All boots should be of a neutral color.
  • Socks must always be worn with all shoes.
  • Shoes with laces must be tied.
Leggings/Socks
  • Knee or ankle length. Socks should be no more than two colors with no emblem or logos.
  • In case of cold weather, tights or leggings may also be worn in red, white, gray or navy.
BOYS
Shirts
  • Long or short-sleeved red, white, or navy knit polo style shirt with two or three buttons must be worn with pants or shorts.
  • Emblems will not be permitted on the shirt.
  • Short sleeve red monogram shirts with Conway Christian School emblem are required for special events as denoted by school. These are to be purchased from The Toggery.
  • Shirts must be tucked in at all times.
  • White long sleeve shirts may be worn under short sleeve shirts. There should be no writing on the sleeves.
Sweaters / Jackets
  • CCS sweatshirts and hoodies are the only sweatshirts and hoodies permitted. These must be worn with a uniform polo or Conway Christian School t-shirt underneath.
  • Jackets are defined as an overcoat with a full length zipper. Logos are permitted but must be smaller than a softball. They cannot be worn during class.
Shorts / Pants / Belts
  • K5-6th grade boys must wear navy or khaki style pants (ankle length with back pockets that are inside).
  • K5 boys may wear non-belted elastic waist navy or khaki uniform pants and shorts.
  • Boys in grades 1-6 must wear khaki/navy pants or shorts with belt loops.
  • Pants with belt loops must be worn with a buckled belt.
  • Pants and shorts must be neatly hemmed without tears or slits at the bottom hem. They may not have any loops or pockets on the outer leg of the pants or shorts.
  • The time of year the shorts are to be worn will be left up to the discretion of each family.
Socks
  • Knee or ankle length. Socks should be no more than two colors with no emblem or logos.  Socks must be worn with all shoes or boots.
Shoes for Boys
  • Flip flops, sports sandals, crocs and house shoes, light up shoes and shoes with wheels are not permitted.
  • All students must wear closed toed shoes or tennis shoes. All boots should be of a neutral color.
  • Socks must always be worn with all shoes.
  • Shoes with laces must be tied.

DRESS CODE GUIDELINES FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS

Casual / Recreational / Dressy Performance
Teachers will indicate appropriate clothing for each special occasion. All clothing must be of modest design and not promote a philosophy that goes against the school’s standards.
GENERAL DRESS CODE
Parents are responsible for sending their children with correct dress and grooming. Determination of dress code violations will be the responsibility of the administration. The following guidelines apply to all dress code categories — School Uniform, Spirit Dress, Dressy/Performance, and Formal Occasion. School dress code guidelines apply to the entire school day from entering the school building until leaving.
 
Boys
  • Neatly groomed, conservative style and color 
  • Hair length: not completely covering ears, eyebrows or below the neckline 
  • Extreme hairstyles are not permitted 
  • Must be clean-shaven, facial hair not permitted unless approved by the administration.
  • Caps, hats or hoodies should not be worn on the head, unless administration gives specific approval 
  • No visible earrings, tattoos, and body piercings are permitted
Girls
  • Neatly groomed, conservative style and color
  • No sheer/see-through clothing
  • Extreme hairstyles are not permitted
  • Caps, hats or hoodies should not be worn unless administration gives specific approval
  • No excessive ear-piercing
  • No visible tattoos and body piercings are permitted

School Uniforms (Boys and Girls)

Shirts
  • Students may wear button down collar oxford shirts.  They may be of any color and can include any conservative pattern or style while adhering to our logo policy (see below). The administration will determine if the shirt is acceptable.
  • Polo shirts must have buttons and be buttoned appropriately.  Any solid color is permitted. Small logos such as a Nike swoosh, Under Armour logo, etc. are permissible. No large emblems/logos are allowed.
  • Short or long sleeves are acceptable on both styles; no sleeveless.
  • Shirts must be tucked in and stay tucked in at all times during the school day.
Pants/Shorts
  • Khaki (tan) or navy pants only (traditional, classic cut-moderate flare cut acceptable. 
  • Shorts must be navy or khaki at a reasonable length. Shorts with belt loops must be worn with a belt. 
  • Must fit properly – no saggy pants, no yoga pants allowed.
  • No holes. Pants must be neatly hemmed without tears or slits at the bottom hem.
Skirts
  • Solid colors are permitted.
  • Appropriate length required, approximately to the top of the knee.
  • Leggings permitted only with approved skirt/dress and appropriate length.
Sweaters
  • Cardigan, pullover, or vest pullover is permitted if it is solid color and has approved logo size.
Shoes
  • Must be of closed toe variety worn with socks. An exception is Birkenstock style sandals worn with socks. 
  • Flip flops and house shoes are not permitted.
  • Shoes with laces must be tied.
Outerwear
  • Coats and jackets must be left in lockers.
  • School sweatshirts, hoodies may be worn in the classroom (Conway Christian School emblem or small emblem permitted).
  • Solid color pullovers/zip-ups may be worn in the classroom – with approved emblem.
  • Sweaters, sweatshirts and fleece pullovers must have a school approved polo or shirt under them.
Athletic Team Apparel
  • Only approved athletic team apparel can be worn to school on the days of athletic events.