To:  Parents

From:  Mr. Ballard

Re:  School News                                                                                                                                                                                                     4-28-17


Parents & students…coming up this week is: 3 field trips, 8th Grade Chapel, Dress Down for Missions, & 2 track meets;  please see below.  Remember that all current and future events can be found on the school website:, under the calendar menu. Also visit us on Facebook at

We have some reminders that we would like to let you know about:


*Missions Days are the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month ONLY.  The next mission day is Friday, May 5th.

*4-H…will be Friday, May 12th from 3-4pm.  This info was not on the May activity calendar that went home.

*K4…graduation pictures will be Wednesday, May 3rd at 9:45am.  Students should wear regular school uniforms.

*Book Fees are due to the CCA Office by May 15th.  K4 & K5 is $190, 1st-5th is $240, 6th-8th is $340, 9th is $360.

*8th Grade Chapelwill be Friday, May 5th at 8:10am.

*We still need cookies, brownies & rice crispy treats for the Art Show on Tuesday, May 9th.  If you would like to bake some treats, please contact the CCA Office and let me know.  We currently have 19 dozen; we need 24.

*Yearbook Info:  envelopes will go home with students today.  Return your check/cash in the envelope provided by Friday, May 5th if you plan to order.  Make sure the front of your envelope is filled out.  Students will receive the yearbook sometime during the last week of school.  Cost is $10 per copy.  They are in full color.

*Volunteer Hours…are due to the CCA Office by May 19th.  If all regular and fundraising hours are not completed by the 19th, final grade cards will not be given to your student.

*Early Dismissal:  CCA will dismiss at 11:30 on Monday, May 8th to host the West Central MO Spelling Bee.  Please plan to pick your child up that day by 11:30 in normal car line.  No lunch or after school care will be provided.


Upcoming Events

*West Central MO Spelling Bee…will be hosted by CCA on Monday, May 8th beginning at 12:30pm.  Congratulations to our CCA representatives:  1st—Taryn Mantonya & Abram Dody, 2nd—Emma Hansen & Chloe Long, 3rd—Gavin Howerton & Kaiden Townsend, 4th—Elijah Griffey & Chloe Lawson, 5th—Mia Bagley & Taylor Bateman, 6th—Kylie Bateman & Martha Fredrickson, 7th—Abraham Griffey & Hailey Scott and 8th—Mason Huff & Isis Johnsen.  CCA will dismiss at 11:30am on May 8th, lunch & ASSP will not be provided.  Our spelling bee representatives DO NOT need to attend school from 8-11:30 or make-up work.


Upcoming Field Trips

  • 1st Grade: (5/3) will travel by bus to LegoLand Discovery Center in KC.  Students will depart CCA at 9am and return by 3pm.  Wear CCA t-shirt/sweatshirt & jeans.  Bring a sack lunch with a drink for lunch.
  • 5th & MS: (5/4) will travel by bus to Weather Day at the K in KC.  Students will depart CCA at 7:45am and return by 6pm.  Wear CCA t-shirt or KC Royals shirt & jeans (no shorts or sleeve-less shirts).  Bring a sack lunch with a drink for lunch.  All students must attend the Weather Day program and will need to leave school from CCA that morning.
  • 3rd Grade: (5/5) will travel by bus to Kaysinger Bluff Heritage Center (Truman Dam in Warsaw).  Students will depart CCA at 7:45am and return by 3pm.  Wear CCA t-shirt/sweatshirt & jeans.  Bring a sack lunch with a drink for lunch.

Standardized Testing…

All testing is completed.  Thank you for being prompt this week and for having your student well rested for tests.  Test results will hopefully go home with students before the end of May.


Calendar for the Week of April 29th – May 5th    

Apr. 29                    4th-8th Hope Lutheran Track Meet at Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, KS.  No Bus.  Meet begins at 9am.

May 1                       Track Practice at Clinton Middle School from 5:30-7pm.

May 2                       Track Practice at Artesian Park form 3:15-4:45pm.

May 3                       1st Grade to LegoLand from 9-3.  Info above; K4 Graduation pictures at 9:45am.

May 4                       5th Grade & MS to Weather Day at the K from 7:45-6, info above.  4th Grade Track Meet in Alma.  FBC Bus departs at 1:45pm.

May 5                       Dress Down for Missions; 8th Grade Chapel; 4th Grade Math Store; 3rd Grade to Warsaw from 7:45-3, info above.



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