By Community Contributor julie.travers

Westchester Christian School McTeacher’s night took place on January 17th at the Westchester McDonald’s. Westchester Christian School is a very small school and this fundraiser night, not only involved the school, but the Westchester Bible Church also came together at the fundraiser to support their school. The Westchester Christian School serves children ages preschool through 12th grade. Westchester Christian School is an independent, non-denominational ministry of the Westchester Bible Church.

On Tuesday the restaurant was taken over by teachers and Church staff excited to serve freshly prepared meals to students and their families to raise money for the Westchester Christian School. The students and families were excited to see their teachers, principal and Church staff behind the counter as well as seeing Pastor Brandon Siwula in a pie costume. Judy the math and science teacher worked hard all night with Pastor Siwula selling delicious apple pies at the fundraiser. Many children wanted to take pictures with the pie guy.

Eight teachers worked from the school, including Principal John Rapinchuk at the front counter the entire night T.he McTeacher jobs included greeting guests, working the front counter, serving drinks, selling pies, serving ice cream and even dressing up in a pie costume-all duties which were executed with great enthusiasm.

A special thank you goes to Principal Rapinchuk who organized the event as well as everyone that worked and attended the event. Westchester Christian School teachers and Church staff worked hard, while the families all enjoyed a spectacular evening. The school plans to use the money raised to support tuition for their school.

The McTeacher’s Night was courtesy of the Westchester McDonald’s Owner/Operator, David Bear. For more information about events provided by the Westchester McDonald’s contact Community Relations Director Julie Travers at or visit the Bear Family McDonald’s website at For information on Westchester Christian School go to their website at

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