Thursday Notes: November 9th, 2017

/Thursday Notes: November 9th, 2017

Can we be real for a second? Life can be really hard. Like, really hard. Things happen that we don’t plan for, and the things we do plan for don’t always work out. We get overwhelmed, anxious, and downright mad sometimes because we work so hard to accomplish things and somehow, it just doesn’t. That’s when I’m reminded of this scripture:

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseensince what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” 2 Corinthians 4:18

And in that moment, perspective comes flooding back and we can take comfort in knowing that our lives are so very brief. Things will happen that throw us off and take us by surprise, but what matters–what REALLY matters–is that no matter what we face, what card life hands us, we never go at it alone. And we can trust that God truly is working ALL things out for our good because HE IS GOOD. It may be hard to see in the moment, but if we just take a minute to focus our attention on Him–the unseen–we will find everything we need to not just survive the storm, but to flourish within it.


21st Annual Auction

Don’t miss an exciting evening of fun, friends and of course, SHOPPING! Join us this Saturday night at LCA’s 21st annual Auction!! This is one of the biggest events we hold at LCA and definitely a night you don’t want to miss! Tickets are available now for $5 in the Main Office. This year’s Auction theme is sports, so come for a night of nachos, hot dogs, popcorn & soda! While you’re there, you will be able to bid on items like vacation packages to the Bahamas and Park City, personal care & beauty items and services, home repair and maintenance, jewelry, photo packages, and so much more! This is a night you certainly don’t want to miss!!

If you own a business and would like to make a donation of any size, gift certificates or products please contact Karen Miller at karen.miller@lcaeagle.org.  Donations of $50 or more may be counted toward service hours!  Thank you so much in advance for your time and support of this event!

 


Donut Sales

Eagle Ambassadors will be selling Dunkin’ Donuts tomorrow morning for $1! Donuts can be purchased outside of the Elementary and Middle School wings! Stop by and help support our Eagle Ambassadors!!


Help Needed

We are looking for 5 students ages 16+ and 5 adults to help sell merchandise for the Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith Christmas Concert in Orem on November 14th! You will get into the concert for free and be a part of a great ministry and opportunity working with people from all over the area! If you’re interested, please contact Russ East at 801-645-7433 or at KUTRstudio@gmail.com!


J-Term Classes

LCA requires all high school students to participate in J-Term during the week after Christmas Break (Jan 2-5, 2018) when we offer our students experiences outside of the academic classroom.  J-Term courses are 3 hours long, each day of that week and include exposure to a variety of sports, hobbies, practical skills, college prep experiences, professions, and even internships. Students will select 2 J-Term classes to attend that week – one in the morning and one in the afternoon. There is an extra cost to these J-Term classes, which range upward from $5 each. We try to keep the costs low for our students, but we recognize that some courses may have a cost associated with them.

 

We are looking for ideas and volunteers to lead these opportunities for our high school students.  For example, we would like to offer a course or internship in auto mechanics, dance, clothing or interior design, architecture, business, aviation, music, medicine, or athletic training.  Other ideas are welcome!

 

How can you help?

  • If you (or someone you know who has a heart for LCA) has the time, lives in the area, and has expertise in a particular discipline or skill, contact me about availability. Volunteering to teach J-Term qualifies for parent service hours!
  • If you know of a business professional who might consider 1-2 interns for that week, contact me with the information.
  • If you know of a business or organization that offers professional training or supervises novice experience, contact me with the information.

 

Please contact Erinn Schrader by Friday, November 10, 2017 at erinn.mousley@lcaeagle.org


Service Hours

Our International Residential Program is in need of 15 turkeys to help provide a nice Thanksgiving for our international students. We are offering 4 service hours for turkeys donated! Each turkey should be at least 20 pounds and brought to the school by November 17th. Thank you so much for your help and all that you do!


Seniors 2018

Josten’s will be here on Monday, November 27th at 1:00pm in the Children’s Center, right after Thanksgiving break, to meet with Seniors about graduation ordering and handing out packets.  They will return on Wednesday, December 6th during lunchtime to get orders with payments.  This will be your chance to order caps and gowns and any other Senior merchandise you may need or want. Remember- you MUST have a cap and gown to walk at graduation in May! Don’t delay!!


 

Elementary Help

This year in elementary (grades K-5), we have created an economic system in which the students get paid to for jobs they perform in their classroom and receive bonuses as rewards! They have been saving up their money to spend in our elementary store, but we need items!  This is a great opportunity to demonstrate how currency is passed and allow the students to make decisions about their hard earned money!

We are using the program www.myclasseconomy.org which states:“My Classroom Economy is a program that enables any educator to teach children financial responsibility through fun, experiential learning….By bringing real-world scenarios into the classroom, students see the impact of their decisions to save, spend, and budget.”

Donations are simple and easy and can be things from the Dollar Store, toys, books, candy, etc. are great! (No nuts, please!) For every 20 items/candy or 5 books, we are offering a $5 bonus to that student!  We are also looking for volunteers to run the store, collect money, and give back change. A great way to earn service hours, as well! If you’re interested in helping out, please talk with your child’s teacher!


Traffic Flow

We have had a great year so far with the travel flow and few problems. Please remember that when coming from the West to use the West Entrance and when coming from the East to use the East entrance and the same for departures. This will help the flow tremendously and help to avoid unnecessary accidents.  Also, as a reminder that our blacktop becomes a playground for our elementary grades. If you are planning to remain at the school after than 8:45am, please do not park between the school and the basketball hoops. Thanks so much for helping us keep things running smoothly at LCA!


Yearbook Photos

Now, anyone can be part of yearbook by uploading photos from any LCA event!

Step 1: Download the HJ Eshare app from any iOS or Android

Step 2: Enter school code “LCA”

 Step 3: Take and Share any photos

You can also upload following the same steps using hjeshare.com


International Travel

Come with us to GREECE!

 As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, it is critical for our students to become more culturally aware and globally-minded. To be able to experience the global classroom first-hand and see what they have been studying in their classes come to life is truly amazing. It gives them new perspectives- not only of themselves, but also of the world around them!

We are pleased to announce that we are taking students on an educational tour to Greece during April of 2018 (Spring Break). What is it like to live in a country where classical mythology and ancient history still have a presence in everyday life? In the capital of Athens, namesake of the goddess Athena, we will walk in the footsteps of ancient Greeks at the Acropolis – and in the footsteps of current residents in the Plaka district. In Delphi, Epidaurus and Cape Sounion, learn how an old belief in mythological figures still influences medicine, politics and philosophy.

Space for this program is limited!

 

If you would like to see more about this trip or sign up for just $95 deposit please go to www.eftours.com/1912227ne

 


Lunch Reminder

Just a reminder to those students who bring their lunch to school.  The school does not have supplies such as plates, forks, spoons, etc.  You must furnish your own each day.

Current Lunch Menu: 

Monday- Chik-Fil-A

Tuesday: Butter Parmesean Noodles and Chicken

Wednesday: Pulled Pork Sandwhiches

Thursday: Chicken Gyros and Rice

Friday: Pizza Pie Cafe 


Special Sale

‘Into the Light’ is a Christian rock CD by the band, Fatal Cross. It features 3 songs written and recorded by frontman and LCA Senior, Devin Bringard, as well as the band’s cover of Hillsong’s hit song, “Lead Me to the Cross”!! The CD also features LCA Alumni, Leon Sato and Jerry Li, and LCA Seniors, Azriel Wheelwright and Dre Miles!

You can show your support and love of music for only $3.00!

-There is a digital version, which includes a FREE alternate version of a song, available for purchase at fatalcross.bandcamp.com

-If you prefer a physical copy, you can get in touch with Devin Bringard via text message at (801)391-3073 or by email at devinbringard@gmail.com


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