To:  Parents

From:  Mr. Ballard

Re:  School News                                                                                                                                                                                                     5-12-17

Parents & students…coming up this week is: 3rd-8th Spring Concert, the Track Banquet, 2 field trips, 4th Grade Chapel, 5th to Mops, & Dress Down for Missions;  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 last mission day is Friday, May 19th.

*Spring Concert…will be next Friday, May 19th beginning at 6pm for 3rd-8th Grades.  3rd-5th should arrive to FBC by 5:50 & 6th-8th should arrive by 5:40. A detailed letter will be e-mailed out to 3rd-8th grade parents today, 5/12.

*Book Fees are due this Monday, May 15th.  K4 & K5 is $190, 1st-5th is $240, 6th-8th is $340, 9th is $360.

*4th Grade Chapel…will be Friday, May 19th at 8:10am.

*Volunteer Hoursare 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.

*PE Day:  Monday, May 15th, Students will be having PE & Spanish instead of Music due to Spring Concert practice.  Please make sure your child is wearing tennis shoes Mon.

*Thank you…for ALL the WONDERFUL FOOD that you have provided us once a month this school year to commemorate teacher appreciation week.  We feel so loved and are very grateful for you and your children.


Upcoming Events

*Results are in for the West Central MO Spelling Bee… CCA was the winner and will host again next year.  Congratulations to our CCA winners:  First Grade—Abram Dody 1st place, Third Grade—Kaiden Townsend 1st place, Fifth Grade—Mia Bagley 1st place & Taylor Bateman 2nd place, Sixth Grade—Martha Fredrickson 1st place & Kylie Bateman 2nd place, Seventh grade—Abraham Griffey 1st place & Hailey Scott 2nd place.  Abraham Griffey was the 1st place winner overall in the 5th-8th Grade Final.  Way to go!  All CCA Spelling Bee Participants will receive lunch this Monday, May 15th during their normal class lunch time.  Pizza (Cheese, Pepperoni, Canadian Bacon & Sausage), Chips (Doritos & Wavy Lays) & Dessert (Rice Crispy Treats & Brownies) will be provided with a drink.


*Track Banquet—will be Thursday, May 18th beginning at 6pm.  All parents in attendance should bring 1 meat dish to feed as many are in your family (ex. 4 family members, bring meat to feed 4 people), 1 side or dessert and 1 drink (can be lemonade, tea or soda)

Upcoming Field Trips

  • K4: (5/17) will travel by cars to Jump Mania in Springfield.  Students will depart CCA at 8:30am and return by 2:30pm.  Wear CCA t-shirts and athletic pants, socks & tennis shoes. Cost is $5.  Bring a sack lunch with a drink for lunch.
  • K5: (5/17) will travel by cars to the Henry County Conservation Dept., Park & HC Library.  Students will depart CCA at 9:30am and return by 2:30pm.  Students should wear CCA t-shirt/sweatshirt & jeans.  Bring a sack lunch with a drink for lunch.



Re: 5th/6th grade English/History Teaching Position…The CCA Board wishes to inform you that Mrs. Pam Mullen is no longer planning

to teach at CCA this coming school year.  Please contact Mr. Ballard if you know of a certified teacher to fill this open position.

The candidate must be a Christian, be certified, and have a love for teaching English and History.  The candidate would teach 5th grade English, History, and Bible from 8-11:30, and then teach 6th grade English and History from 12-3 each day of the week.  Thank you for praying and partnering with us as we seek God’s candidate for this teaching position at CCA.



Calendar for the Week of May 15th – May 19th    

May 15                    Book Fees due to the CCA Office, price is above; This is a PE/Spanish Day so wear tennis shoes.

May 17                    K4 to Jump Mania from 8:30-3pm; K5 to Conservation, Library & Park 9:30-2:30; 5th to Mops; 3rd-8th Practice @ FBC 8:10-10am

May 18                    This is a Music Day; 3rd-8th Practice @ FBC 8:10-9:40am; Track Banquet at 6pm, info is above.

May 19                    4th Grade Chapel; Mission Day—wear a CCA t-shirt/sweatshirt & jeans by paying $1 to Missions, Spring Concert @ FBC 6pm.


“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:



Please see the next page for the last week of school schedule of events.


Remaining Events:

All volunteer hours are due on May 19th.  Spring Concert will be Friday night, May 19th for 3rd-8th Grades at 6pm at FBC (Vansant Rd.).  K5-5th Grade students your Yearbooks will be in backpacks on Thursday, May 25th.  Middle School students will receive their yearbooks on Monday, May 22nd and K4 on Wednesday, May 24thBook Fee Money is due Monday, May 15th.  To reserve a seat for your child for next school year, please pay this asap.  The first month’s tuition payment is due by June 10, unless you are paying the lump sum (then it is due July 1).  All summer payments can be mailed or placed in the school mailbox.  Remember, as of last year Awards will now be handed out in each child’s classroom during the course of the last week of school.  There will not be an all school awards assembly on Friday, see below dates for details about the last week.


Monday, May 22Regular school uniforms should be worn.  Last day for 8th graders, they dismiss at 11:40am.  8th grade promotion ceremony is in the gym at 7:00pm.  All CCA owned 8th grade books and band instruments are to be turned in before leaving at 11:40am.  Yearbook distribution and signing day for MS.  K4-7th Dismissal at normal time (3:00pm).


Tuesday, May 23Regular school uniforms should be worn for 3rd-6th grade.  Track-n-Field day for K4, K5, 1st and 2nd grades from 1:15-2:45pm.  (7th grade assists with the events).   Dress for field day for K4-2nd & 7th grades is a CCA t-shirt or uniform shirt, and any shorts that are below the finger tips/pants (jean, athletic, etc.) and tennis shoes.      K4-7th Dismiss at normal time (3pm).  (Tables will be set up on the gym stage to begin bringing in garage sale items.)


Wednesday, May 24Regular school uniforms should be worn.  Uniform Garage Sale – To resell CCA school uniforms, pin an envelope with a safety pin to the item with the amount and size on it. This is a cash only sale. Items will be located on the gym stage.  The sale will be open from 7:30am – 3:30pm.  5th Grade to MO Conservation 12-2pm.  Last day for K4 students.  K4 will dismiss at 11:45am after eating lunch.  K5-7th Dismiss at normal time (3pm).


Thursday, May 25 – Uniform Garage Sale on gym stage (7:30am-3:30pm).  Track-n-Field day for 3rd – 6th grades from 12:45-2:45pm (7th grade assists with the events).  Dress for field day and for all students is any CCA sponsored t-shirt or uniform shirt and any shorts that are below the finger tips/pants (jean, athletic, etc.), and tennis shoes.    Informational handouts containing next year’s calendar, uniform information, and Terra Nova test results go home today.
K4 Graduation Ceremony is at 6:30pm in the gym.  K5-7th Dismissal is at normal time (3pm).


Friday, May 26 – Last Day of School (before school care will open at 7:15am as usual, there will be no After School Care), Final Day for K5-7th grade.  All students will be dismissed from school at 10:00am.  Pick-up/car line will be like a normal school dismissal day.   For those whose accounts are clear and volunteer hours have been turned in, Report Cards will be sent home with each childDress for the final day is CCA t-shirts or uniform shirt and any shorts that are below the finger tips/pants (jean, athletic, etc.) and tennis shoes..  Students will be dismissed at 10:00am via car line.
FYI.  A Garage Sale from 8am-5pm at First Baptist Church to benefit Henry County Rescue Mission (Saturday also).