To:  Parents

From:  Mr. Ballard

Re:  School News                                                                                                                                                                                                     11-17-17

Parents & students…coming up next week is: Thanksgiving Break!  Today’s letter will cover the next two weeks; 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:

*Parents…do you shop at Amazon.com?  If so, did you know that you can support CCA when you shop?  The CCA link is http://smile.amazon.com/ch/43-1878692.  CCA will receive 0.5% cash back on your purchases.

*Thanksgiving Breakis coming up.  Mark your calendars!  CCA will not have school next Wednesday, Nov. 22nd; Thursday, Nov. 23rd and Friday, Nov. 24th.  Students will have a full day of school on Tuesday, Nov. 21st.  School will resume again on Monday, November 27th.

*CCA 5th-9th Grade Boys & Girls will begin playing Basketball games in December.  We need concession stand workers.  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.

* 1st Auction Meeting—November 28th at 6pm.

*Project Christmas Cheer…CCA students will be collecting boxes of instant pudding to help the Clinton Samaritan Center feed the needy in Henry County this winter.  Deadline for donations will be Monday, November 27th.  CCA has 163 boxes so far.  We hope to reach 1275 boxes.  *Christmas Concerts…K4-2nd will be Friday, December 15th  at 6pm at First Baptist Church of Clinton.  3rd-9th Grade Concert will be Monday, December 18th at 6pm at First Baptist Church of Clinton.

*Report Cards need to be signed by a parent and returned for K4-4th Grade Students, if you have not already done this already, please do so ASAP.

*5th 6th 7th 8th & 9th Grades 2 Week Progress Report will go home with students on Tuesday, November 28th.  These are informational only and do not need to be returned.

*Thank you for your help with Operational Christmas Child. CCA was able to collect 50 boxes, so 50 kids around the world will get to have a Christmas this year because of your generosity.

Happy Thanksgiving from the CCA Staff & Teachers!

*Boys haircut notice…the holidays are a good time to get your son’s hair trimmed.

Calendar for the Week of November 20th – December 1st

Nov. 20                   5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30pm; 789 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-5pm; Boy Basketball Practice from 5-6:30pm

Nov. 21                   5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30pm; 789 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-5pm; Boy Basketball Practice from 5-6:30pm

Nov. 22-24           No School…Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 22                   5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 9:30-11am, 789 Girl Basketball Practice from 10-12; Boys Basketball Practice from 4:30-6pm

Nov. 27                   School Resumes; Instant Pudding Boxes Due for Project Christmas Cheer

Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30pm; Star Spangled Banner Tryouts 3:30-4 (3rd-9th); Boy Basketball Practice from 4:30-6pm

Nov. 28                   Cheer Practice for 2nd-4th Girls 3:15-4:15pm; Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30pm; Boy Basketball Practice from 4:30-6pm

First Auction Meeting at 6pm in the CCA Cafeteria

Nov. 29                   5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30pm; 789 Girl Basketball Practice 3-5pm; Boy Basketball Practice from 5-6:30pm

Nov. 30                   5/6 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-4:30pm; 789 Girl Basketball Practice from 3-5pm; Cheer Practice for 2nd-4th Girls 3:15-4:15pm

Dec. 1                      Dress Down for Missions Day; 9th Grade Field Trip to Nelson Atkins Museum 8:30-3:30; Pep Rally at 2:30pm in the CCA Gym

First Home Basketball Game vs. Leesville—5/6 Girls at 4:30, 5/6 Boys at 5:30; 7/8 Girls at 6:30; 7/8 Boys at 7:30.  Go Patriots!

 

“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.