To:  Parents

From:  Mr. Ballard

Re:  School News                                                                                                                                                                             12-08-17

 

Parents & students…activities this week include: a 1st Grade field trip, 2 basketball games, midterms go home, a

4-H Meeting, the last Mission Day for 2017, and the K4-2nd Grade Christmas program; 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.  Students will be dismissed after caroling (anytime between 11 & 11:30am).  There will be no after school care or lunch served on 12/20.  School for CCA will resume again on Tuesday, January 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.

*Christmas Caroling…will be Wednesday, 12/20 from 9:45-11am for 2nd-9th Grade students.  That day students should wear a CCA t-shirt/sweatshirt and jeans to school.  Some Christmas classroom parties will be from 9-9:40 on 12/20 & we will have a music chapel from 8:10-9.

*Midterms will go home Wednesday—Dec. 13th, please sign and send back to CCA by Friday—Dec. 15th.

*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 wants to start a STEM (science, technology, engineering, & mathematics) club.  We need a parent to be willing to help coordinate & coach this.  Contact Mr. Ballard.

*Concession Help Needed from 5:45-6:45 on Tuesday, Dec. 12th.  Call the CCA Office to Sign-up.

 *Auction Meeting Recap & NewsPlease sign up now for up an auction committee- sheets are at the CCA office.  Sign-up sheets for the Desserts of the month are also at the CCA Office; these items must be homemade.  Start gathering items.  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 11th – December 15th  

Dec. 11                    SLT meeting 11:10-11:45; JV Boy & Girl Basketball Games at Eldorado.  Bus departs at 3:15, returns 8:30.  Boys at 5, Girls at 6.

5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30; Boy Basketball Practice for 5th, 6th & 7th Grades from 5-6:30pm with JD Manning.

Dec. 12                    Cheer Practice for 2nd-4th Girls 3:15-4:15pm; JV Boy & Girl Basketball Games at Home vs. Lake Christian.  JV Girls 6, JV Boys 7.

1st Grade to Women’s Connections at FBC to sing 9:45-11:15am; 5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30pm.

Dec. 13                    Mops for 5th Grade from 8:50-11:10 at FBC; Midterms go home with students; 5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30, 789:3-5pm

Dec. 14                    5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30, 789 from 3-5; Cheer Practice for 2nd-4th Girls 3:15-4:15; Boy Basketball Practice 5-6:30.

Dec. 15                    Dress Down for Missions; Midterms returned to teachers; K4-2nd Christmas Program at 6pm, see info above; 4-H Meeting from 3-4

789 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30pm, Boy Basketball Practice from 4:30-6pm.

 

 

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