June 1, 2023

We are thrilled to bring you the latest update on the highly anticipated cafeteria renovation project at Lighthouse Christian School! The extensive renovations have been in progress throughout this year, and we are excited to share that we are making significant strides toward its completion. Thanks to the combined efforts of our all-school fundraiser, the generous support from Lowe's, local businesses like Picklesimer Roberts Architecture and M&P Renovations, and our LCS family, we are hopeful that our cafeteria will be ready to serve our students this year. Through the efforts of our LCS Cafeteria fundraisers and the help of our local sponsors, we have raised over $20,000 for this project! We are truly blessed to be so generously supported as we continue to work towards the completion of our cafeteria renovation.

The journey to renovate our cafeteria has been an incredible endeavor, fueled by your unwavering dedication to our school's mission. Your contributions and support have enabled us to embark on this transformational project. Although the renovations are not yet fully finished, we cannot contain our excitement to give you a sneak peek into the exciting developments taking place.

Here are some of the highlights of what you can expect once the cafeteria is complete:

Modernized Aesthetics: Prepare to be dazzled by the transformed space. With fresh paint, new flooring, and updated lighting fixtures, our cafeteria will undergo a significant makeover. The infusion of fresh colors and comfortable seating arrangements will create a warm and inviting atmosphere, making it an enjoyable dining environment for our students.

Enhanced Food Services: We are taking our food services to the next level! The renovated kitchen will be equipped with new appliances so that our food service providers can prepare a variety of delicious and nutritious meals for our students. We are investing in a variety of cooking equipment to ensure that our students' dietary needs are met with excellence. 

Improved Layout: The new layout of the cafeteria is designed with our students' comfort and convenience in mind. Careful consideration has been given to the flow and functionality of the space, ensuring a seamless dining experience for all. We have taken measures to minimize congestion during meal times and create an efficient environment that promotes a positive dining experience.

While we are diligently working towards completing the renovation, we want to express our gratitude for your continued support and understanding. The timeline for the project remains fluid, but we are optimistic that our students will be able to enjoy the new cafeteria before the end of this year. We understand your excitement, and we share in anticipation of revealing the transformed space to the entire school community.

We firmly believe that the renovated cafeteria will serve as more than just a place to eat. It will be a hub for building connections, fostering friendships, and creating lasting memories among our students, staff, and families. We are creating a space that will not only nourish our students' bodies but also nourish their spirits.

Rest assured, we will keep you updated on the progress of the renovation. In fact, we are already planning a grand reopening event once the cafeteria is ready. This will be a momentous occasion for our entire school community to come together, witness the remarkable transformation firsthand, and celebrate this exciting milestone.

In the meantime, if you would like to volunteer your time or talents to help us finish our Cafeteria Project, don't hesitate to reach out to us! Email info@lighthouseministries.org and mention our Cafeteria Project as well as ways you'd like to help. We have had many demolition and project days this year where staff, alumni, students, and LCS families have offered their time to help us reach our goal this year.

Again, we want to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your patience, support, and belief in our school's vision. Together, we are creating an exceptional learning environment that will positively impact the lives of our students for years to come. If you have any questions or would like further information about the renovation, please do not hesitate to reach out to us!

Wishing you a blessed day, filled with the joy of anticipation!

Until next time,

LCS News