Thursday Notes: October 4, 2018

/Thursday Notes: October 4, 2018

Have you ever had to train for a marathon, competition or something of that sort? Day in and day out, having to refocus, encourage yourself and try to push past any pain or obstacle? Faith is a lot like that.

Just as your body has to be worked out and strengthened, so does your soul. You see, each day the Lord is refocusing, encouraging and pushing you toward your greatest potential, but sometimes it is very difficult to see past the struggle.

We can question why this is happening and dwell on the obstacles, or we can face them head on and accept the challenge. God wants to bring the warrior out of you. 2 Samuel 22:35 says, “He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze.” So let Him train you; let Him strengthen you!

Look at everything you’re going through today as strength training. Condition your soul to keep going, to keep pushing so that you can become all He’s called you to be! If you will put your hope in the Lord, trusting that He holds you through all things, He will use you in more ways than you can imagine.

… but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint

(Isaiah 40:31).

 

Donuts

LCA will be selling donuts tomorrow morning at 8am in the Elementary School lobby! Donuts are just $1 so be sure to stop by and help support our school!!

If you are interested with helping to sell donuts on Friday mornings for service hours, please contact Hannah.Griffin@LCAeagle.org!


Early Dismissal

School will dismiss tomorrow at 11:30 for all students! Enjoy your time off and your weekend! See you Monday!!


Volleyball

Girls Volleyball is AT HOME tonight facing North Summit! Frosh play at 3:30pm, JV at 4:45pm and Varsity at 6pm! Concessions will be available, so come out and help support our Lady Eagles!


High School Cheerleading

If you are interested in becoming a LCA cheerleader for the upcoming basketball season, next week is your week! We will have a Cheer Clinic on Wednesday, October 10th from 4pm-6pm. Tryouts will take place Thursday, October 11th at 4pm. You do NOT have to have cheer experience to come to the clinic or try out! We hope to see a lot of you there!

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Maxfield!


Drama Production Auditions

Auditions for the Drama Department’s production of “Charley’s Aunt” will take place next week and are open to High School AND Middle School Students!!

When: Wednesday, October 10 4:00-5:30

How to Prepare: Students will need to come with a MEMORIZED one-minute monologue (preferably comedic, and written after 1900) to perform at the audition.

At Auditions: Students will fill out an audition form to give me an idea of their conflicts, interests in parts, and doing technical work.

Students not wanting to act, but wanting to do technical work are encouraged to come to auditions to complete this form as well. 

For questions, please contact Ms. Baldridge –  rebecca.baldridge@lcaeagle.org


Music Event


Service Hours Opportunities

Speech and Debate season is upon us! We are finalizing the schedule in these next weeks and are planning on having a great season. These tournaments are typically Friday and/or Saturday’s at a local High School and are a BLAST! Picture 200-800 High School students from around the state in one place all trying to communicate messages that are important to them. Each tournament presents an opportunity for parents and families to earn quick service hours. At each tournament, we need volunteer judges to bring with our team to help judge events. THIS IS NOT HARD! All training will be provided at each tournament and most of the judges are brand new to speech and debate. Essentially, you will be handed a criteria sheet, listen to students speeches, dramas, or debates, and judge based on the outlined criteria on the sheet. You are also fed a meal and will have many snacks.
As an incentive for volunteer judges, I am offering DOUBLE SERVICE HOURS to all who come and help. I had one parent receive 22 hours last year from 1 Saturday tournament. Not only can you rack up service hours doing this, but you are making an impact on students lives from around the state!
If you’d like more information about judging and our schedule for the year, please contact Sean Musil. His email is sean.musil@lcaeagle.org.

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Reality Town is fast approaching! This is a great event for our Junior High students to get a glimpse of what life is like in the real world. They will learn practical skills of finance like paying bills, grocery shopping, and keeping track of spending! For this event, we are in need of someone to help us in making debit/credit card readers out of wood or something of the like. (Sturdy material, not cardboard.) If you are interested in helping with this project, please email linda.seager@lcaeagle.org!

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For the past several years we have been blessed with donations of special handmade prayer blankets to distribute to students who are experiencing injuries, illnesses, surgeries or loss of a family member, which keep them out of school for a prolonged time.  Unfortunately, we have exhausted our supply of blankets.  Because this has been such a blessing to the students who have received them, we would like to continue to provide them.

If you are interested in knitting, crocheting or sewing simple lap-sized blankets to be donated for distribution you will receive 7 service hours per blanket.  Please contact Angie.Justice@lcaeagle.org if this is something you would like to do.


Substitute Teachers

Layton Christian Academy is looking for several people who love children and are available to step into a classroom, follow a provided lesson plan and cover for teachers as needed.

The qualifications to be a substitute teacher at Layton Christian Academy are:

  • Profession of faith in Jesus Christ
  • Flexibility and availability
  • Substitute teachers do not need to have a teaching license, or a degree.
  • A desire to teach and help students.

If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher, please email Angie Justice at angie.justice@lcaeagle.org for further information.


Main Office Needs

Often times your child may need a few items during the school day from the Main Office because of a bump or scrape, headache or stomach ache. We try to have things on-hand to help with these little aches and pains! With your help, we are able to keep our Main Office stocked and ready to go! Currently, we are in need of the following items.

Band-Aids

Tylenol – Adult and Children’s Chewable

Ibuprofen – Adult and Children’s Chewable

Tums

If you are able to help us with theses items, please drop them off in the Main Office at any time! We are very appreciative of your help and know your kiddos will be, too!


Lunches

Hot lunches are served each day! You can get on the lunch list by contacting the Main Office. For those who bring their lunch from home, please know that each student needs to bring any items needed for their lunch 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: Chicken Salad Sandwich

Wednesday: Pasta and meatballs

Thursday: Teriyaki Chicken and rice

Friday: Pizza Pie Cafe 

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