To:  Parents

From:  Mr. Ballard

Re:  School News 12-01-17

Parents & students…coming up this week is: a Chess Club Meeting, a 2nd Grade field trip, 2 away basketball games, & FCA for 789; see below for details.  Remember that all current and future events can be found on the school website: www.clintonacademy.org, under the calendar menu and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ClintonAcademy.

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

*Christmas Break is coming up.  Please mark your calendars now.  We will not have school beginning Thursday, December 21st through Monday, January 1st.  Students will have a half day of school on Wednesday, Dec. 20th.  School will resume again on Tuesday, Jan 2nd.

*Morning Drop-Off: if you have a K4, K5 or 1st Grade student at CCA, please use the right lane when dropping your child off in the morning.  We are concerned about their safety when they walk in front of or behind cars.

*Project Christmas Cheer…CCA students’ collected 500+ boxes of Instant Pudding to help the Clinton Samaritan Center feed the needy in Henry County this winter.

*Concession Stand Workers Needed for Home Basketball Games.  Please sign up by using this info…

  1. Go tohttp://signup.com/go/OWcxWzc
  2. Enter your email address
  3. Sign up! You will receive an automated confirmation and reminder of sign-ups. Half of your time spent working goes toward fundraising hrs. & ½ goes towards regular hours.

December Character Trait for CCA is Patience.

CCA Christmas Concerts:  K4-2nd is Friday, December 15th at 6pm at First Baptist Church of Clinton on Vansant Rd. Students should wear dressy Christmas clothes.  Please do not wear jeans or tennis shoes, unless that is all your child has, and please make sure all your little girls have their shoulders covered (no spaghetti straps).  Students should arrive to First Baptist Church on Vansant Rd dressed and ready to sing by 5:45pm.

3rd-9th Grade Concert will be Monday, December 18th at 6pm at First Baptist Church of Clinton.  Students should wear dressy Christmas clothes.  Please do not wear jeans or tennis shoes, unless that is all your child has, and please make sure all girls have their shoulders covered (no spaghetti straps).  Band students should arrive by 5:30pm, everyone else by 5:45pm.

*CCA Student Leadership TeamLydia Lanning, Molly Briggs, Scott Ferguson, Joshua Marchbanks, Isabella Griffey, Gavin Howerton, Eli Griffey, Maddison Parrett, Sarah Mendenhall, Priscilla Lanning, Audrey Higgins, Martha Fredrickson, Noah Adams, Jon Ferguson & Abraham Griffey.  Congratulations

*Auction Meeting Recap & News…Please sign up now for up an auction committee- sheets are at the CCA office (you can pick from Clean-up, Item Set-up, Raffle, Kitchen or Facility set-up).  Sign-up sheets for the Desserts of the month are also at the CCA Office; these items must be homemade.  Start gathering items now for the 2018 CCA Auction.  The CCA A-Z book will be updated over Christmas break; in January, please use it to see if your business connection has already been asked.  Auction Meeting Dates to add to your calendar are: December 19th, January 4th & 30th at 6:00pm.  Auction Meetings are a great way to earn fundraising hours.

Calendar for the Week of December 4th – December 10th  

Dec. 4                      Chess Club from 3:15-4 for 4th-9th Grades; 5/6 Girl Basketball Practice 3-4:30; 789 Girl Basketball Practice 3-5pm

Dec. 5                      Cheer Practice for 2nd-4th Girls 3:15-4:15pm; Basketball Games at Holy Rosary—7/8 Boys 5, 789 Girls 6, 5/6 Girls 7.  Go Patriots!

Dec. 6                      2nd Grade to Clinton Healthcare & HC Library 10:20-2:30; 4th 5th & 6th Grades to Clinton Senior Center to Sing from 11:30-12

Girl Basketball Pictures from 2:45-3:15; 5/6 Girl Basketball Practice 3-4:30pm, 789 Girl Basketball Practice 3-5pm

Dec. 7                      Cheer Practice for 2nd-4th Girls 3:15-4:15pm; Basketball Games at Heartland—810 S Cedar St. Belton, MO 64012

789 Girls at 5, 7/8 Boys at 6, Bus departs 3:15, returns at 8:30pm—Wear red & bring white.  Go Patriots!

Dec. 8                      FCA for Upper School Students from 9:40-10:20am; 789 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30;

Boy Basketball Pictures from 4:30-5; Boy Basketball Practice from 4:30-6pm.

Dec. 10                   Tuition Payment Due if paying monthly

“We are Preparing Hearts and Minds to Impact the World for Jesus Christ”

Please check out all current and future calendar events on the school website: www.clintonacademy.org.