Peace is a rare commodity in our day and age. In a chaotic world filled with people searching for answers, I am so grateful we have one! Through Christ, we can have peace in the face of every anxiety. We have the promise that He is our Shepherd, that He is our refuge. Being a follower of Jesus doesn’t guarantee we won’t have trials, but we do have the promise of peace in anxious circumstances and stability in shaky times. Today, I want to share a song with you that is a beautiful reminder of the peace we have in the middle of each and every storm we face. I challenge you, take a few minutes and listen to the words of this song. My prayer is it brings you peace today in the midst of whatever you’re facing. You are not alone.


Basketball Season

Boys and Girls Basketball season is well underway!! Our boys are the reigning 2A State Champs and our girls are coming back this year off a great appearance in the State Tournament last year! Come on out and support your Eagles this year at one of the many basketball games!

2017-2018 Boys Basketball Schedule

2017-2018 Girls Basketball Schedule


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!!

LCA’s own amazing sports trainer, Jess Burningham, is expecting triplets! That’s right, triplets! We want to help Jess and her family get ready for these two boys and a girl in April and to do so, we are going to host a shower! And what better place to do that than where Jess helps LCA the most, at a game! All details are below, but we would love to help Jess welcome these amazing babies as best we can!

Who? LCA’s amazing Athletic Trainer, Jess Burninghamif you’ve had a student play sports,they’ve likely seen her once or twice!

When? Friday, January 19th at 7pm

Where? Boys Home Basketball Game in the LCA Gymthere will be a table outside Mr. Mitchell’s office to drop off gifts as you arrive at the game!

What should I bring? Jess is registered at Target –if you’re unsure, diapers & wipes or gift cards are always a good idea!

(If you are unable to make the game and still want to help us bless Jess, 

feel free to drop offyour gifts in the Main Office and we will make sure they get 

to the gym Friday night!)

Middle School Basketball

Our Middle Schools Boys Basketball season is here! Coach T and the boys have already begun practicing and are gearing up for a great season of learning and growing together! Keep your eyes out for weekly emails from our Athletic Director, Jared Miller, for any weekly updates. Go Eagles!

MS Boys Basketball Schedule 2018

Graduation 2018

ATTENTION SENIORS 2018!! Many of you still need to order your cap and gown from Jostens! Graduation will be here quickly and we want to make sure everyone has the items they need to walk at LCA! Remember, you CANNOT walk at graduation without a cap and gown! To order, please go online to or by calling 1-800-Jostens.

Short Term Hosting

Have you ever considered hosting a foreign exchange student for a short time? 19 students will be arriving from China and spend 11 days in the US and families are needed to host these students! You have the opportunity from January 28-February 7th, 2017 to host a student(s) and learn more about Chinese life and culture while sharing yours with the students! If you are interested in this opportunity, please call or email USA Exchange Student Programs at 801-810-4224 //!

Moving Boxes

We are in need of moving boxes! If you have some available, please contact Karen Miller at!

History Fair

The annual Layton Christian History Fair competition will be here soon and we are in need of judges for this event. LCA has been very well represented the last several years at both the Regional, State, and even National levels of competition, and it all starts with our local school History Fair Day! This year, the History Fair will be held on January 22 from 8am until approximately noon. If you can help with the judging process we would greatly appreciate it and the time spent will also be credited towards service hours! Please sign up in the office or contact Coach Aaron Schrader at if you would like to be involved in this wonderful event. Thank you so much!

Main Office Needs

Our Main Office is in need of Ibuprofen and Children’s Chewable Tylenol. Our students often have minor aches and pains that, with your permission, we are able to help treat while they are at school! We want to be able to continue to help out your students and with your help, we can! You can drop off any time in the Main Office! Thanks so much in advance!

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!


Dear Supporter of Layton Christian Academy,


LCA has many great traditions. One of these traditions includes students receiving a yearbook at the end of the school year as a record of their experiences.

We want to reward our students for their hard work with a quality memento which is shared with family and friends. We are offering families and local businesses the opportunity to advertise or sponsor in the yearbook and to join our graduating families in celebration of a fantastic high school career. (It is also a great way to target local, Davis County customers for your business!) Compared to a newspaper ad which is in someone’s house for maybe a week, a yearbook is something folks look at over an extended period of time.


  • ½ Page Advertisement-$100
  • ¼ Page Advertisement-$50
  • 1/8th Page Advertisement-$25
  • Page Sponsor-$10
  • Personal message to your student-$5 per line (21 characters per line)


Feel free to be as creative as you want to be! To reserve your space contact Cal Williams via phone at (801) 771-7141 or via email at We appreciate your support.


Yearbook Committee


International Travel

Looking for students and families who love to travel, explore the world, learn about the history, cultures, and languages of the world and want to become part of the LCA Travel Club!

Next stop on the itinerary…. ITALY!

Join us as we embark on a trip you will never forget as you experience its art, history and culture. In Venice, cars and roads give way to gondolas and canals, redefining what a city can be. The world’s best collection of Renaissance art awaits in Florence. And in Rome, behold Michelangelo’s take on creation at the Sistine Chapel and retrace the footsteps of ancient Romans at the Colosseum.

I am so excited to be able to share with you our spring break trip 2019 to Italy. Lets’s make these dreams a reality!

It’s just $95 to enroll and your spot is secured on our trip.

Remember, if you have already traveled with us you receive a $100 repeat traveler discount as well.

To sign up or see more tour information just go to:


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: Hot Dogs & Chips

Wednesday: Chicken Tacos

Thursday: Mac N Cheese with Chicken Nuggets

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

-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

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