CSAGH Connect March 11th, 2022

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Christian School Association of Greater Harrisburg (CSAGH) Connect – March 11, 2022

The E-Newsletter for the Christian School Association of Greater Harrisburg (CSAGH)


Theme Verse for 21-22: Psalm 126:3 “The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.”


Dear Christian School Association of Greater Harrisburg Community:


This is an awesome time of the year when we celebrate CSAGH theatre programs and our talented student actors, set builders and musicians. Both West Shore Christian Academy and Harrisburg Christian School students and campus leaders have been hard at work rehearsing, building stage sets, and fine tuning each performance.


This makes me reflect on our theme verse of the year – the Lord is doing great things for us! Through theatre, our students are taking a risk and stepping out in front of hundreds of people and striving to do their best with the talents that God has given them. Our community will be blessed through this effort and each of our students will grow in their faith in Christ through this amazing and challenging performance. I am really looking forward to seeing the shows!


Harrisburg Christian will be presenting Newsies! from March 17-19. West Shore Christian Academy will be presenting Disney’s Sound of Music from March 24-26. Shows at both schools are at 7pm Thursday through Saturday with an additional show time at 2pm on Saturday.


Purchase Newsies! tickets here.


Purchase Sound of Music tickets here.


I have some important updates below in our early March CSAGH Connect. I hope you read through this communication and feel connected to CSAGH and our schools.


Mark Seymour


Christian School Association of Greater Harrisburg


Admissions would like your support to refer excellent new students!

The very best student referrals come from our current families so we encourage you to let friends and family know about our upcoming admissions open houses. Visitors will learn more about our schools, meet campus leaders and teachers, and receive information about our admissions process.


West Shore Christian Academy Open House Dates:

  • March 22 @ 6:30pm
  • April 28 @ 6:30pm

Harrisburg Christian Schools Open House Date:

  • April 30 @ 10:00am


Pennsylvania Tax Donation Programs

This year more than 60 families and businesses made EITC-OSTC tax deductible donations to either WSCA or HCS which provided $674,435 in financial aid funding. This amazing result allows CSAGH to serve our new and returning families by providing funding for our financial aid program.


Donors who participate (https://www.csagh.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Tax-Credit-Scholarship-Program-Overview-Fall-2020.pdf) receive a tax credit for 90% of their donation for their PA state taxes while funneling their tax dollars to Christian education. Thank you to our 60 participants! Please contact me if you want to participate next year at mark.seymour@csagh.org.


The 2022 CSAGH Golf Classic – Register now!

Beautiful Harrisburg Country Club is again our host site for 2022, and the event promises to be even better than last year. Here is a link to our Golf Classic website: https://www.csaghgolfclassic.org. Why not register today!


May 9, 2022 – Country Club of Harrisburg

Supporting the Students and Staff of Harrisburg Christian School and West Shore Christian Academy

A Round of Golf with Your Friends or Business Associates

Hole-in-One Prizes on ALL Par 3s including a NEW CAR!

Chance to Make a 40’ Putt and win $5,000!

Lunch and Dinner Included



Want to sponsor the event but not a golfer? Sponsorships start at $250 for non-nongolfers and allow any business or family to support CSAGH. Hole sponsors for $250 are available at our golf outing website.

Last year we raised over $100,000 which provided need based financial aid, increased pay for teachers and enhanced academic offerings. We hope to exceed last year’s total!


Community Picnic Dinner

Join friends and family for dinner at the CSAGH Golf Classic! Register at the golf site link for a community picnic dinner where we will celebrate our alumni, golf winners and you will have a chance to bid on our silent/live auction to benefit CSAGH schools. https://www.csaghgolfclassic.org


Do you know a teacher? Looking for a position at CSAGH?

CSAGH is listing open positions for next academic year (22-23) this week. Please spread the word and refer a new teacher! Please contact our Human Resource Department, Sandy Berry at sandy.berry@csagh.org or visit our employment page at https://www.csagh.org/about-us/employment/.


A wide variety of teaching and support positions are available. Christian School Association of Greater Harrisburg is the place to be!


Use Your 529 Account for Private Christian School Tuition

While many families know they can use a 529 plan for college expenses, did you know you can also use them toward PK-12 expenses? Learn more at https://www.edchoice.org/engage/can-i-use-a-529-plan-for-k-12-expenses/.


We deliver an excellent Christ-centered education which prepares students to be leaders who impact the world for Christ.

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