To:  Parents

From:  Mr. Ballard

Re:  School News                                                                                                                                                                                                     10-19-17

Parents & students…coming up this week is: the last home & away soccer games, school picture retakes, FCA for upper school, Dental Screenings, 4-H & a 2nd Grade field trip; 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.

* Soccer Banquet will be Thursday, Nov. 2nd at 6pm.  Parents in attendance should bring 1 meat dish, either 1 side or dessert & something to drink. Siblings are welcome to attend.  Banquet should last till 8:30pm.

* School Pictures will be going home in backpacks on Tuesday, October 24th.

*School Picture Retakes…If your child needs retakes, please return pictures in the original envelope by retake day, which is Thursday, November 2nd.

* Label Challenge…(ended today, 10/19).   The winning class will be announced soon & will receive an ice cream party in the near future.

* With cooler weather approaching, please make sure your child has a jacket, hat or sweatshirt for outdoor recess or PE.

* Basketball…if your 5th-9th Grade son or daughter plans to play basketball for CCA, please make sure they have a physical by October 30th. Physicals are good for 1 year.  5th-9th Girl Basketball Parent Meeting will be Monday, October 30th at 5:30pm in the CCA Gym.

*Movie w/Mom…all students & their Moms are invited to attend our “Movie w/Mom” event tonight at 6:30pm in the CCA Gym.  “Toy Story 3” will be shown & popcorn & water will be available.  We would like 2 dads to attend to help serve, if available, just show up.

*NO SCHOOL FRIDAY (tomorrow 10/20)

*Flu Clinic & Dental Screenings…consent forms in backpacks today.  See calendar below for return dates.

Operation Christmas Child… October 22nd at 4pm there will be a community wide kick-off event at First Baptist Church on Vansant Rd in Clinton for Operation Christmas Child (shoeboxes); everyone is invited to attend.  We would like to encourage each CCA family to pack a shoebox with CCA or your church.  Shoeboxes will be handed out in car line or you can come in to the CCA Office and get one in the next 2 weeks.  Questions about how to pack your shoebox are included in the box.  You can follow your box by going to www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.  There is a $9 shipping fee to send your box, please include that in the envelope provided or you can pay at the website above.  If you would like to give “The Greatest Journey” you could also pay an additional $6 and your shoebox recipient would receive 12 discipleship lessons and a Bible.  Thank you.

Calendar for the Week of October 23rd – October 27th    

Oct. 23       A Team Soccer at Home vs. Harrisonville, 5pm, last home game; 8th Grade Night after Soccer Game

Influenza Vaccination Consent Form Due to CCA Office

Oct. 25       2nd Grade Field Trip to Powell Gardens from 9:15-3:15; wear CCA t-shirt/sweatshirt & jeans, bring a sack lunch

Oct. 26       Dental Screening Consent Forms Due to the CCA Office

Soccer at St. Peter (Marshall).  Bus departs at 3, returns at 8:45.  A Team at 5, B Team at 6.

Oct. 27       Mission Day; Dental Screenings from 8-11am; FCA for Upper School from 9:40-10:20am; 4-H Meeting 3-4pm

“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.