To choose kindness in the midst of a world that often does the opposite can be tough. We must be intentional and constantly remind ourselves that kindness really is the best choice. Offer kindness to yourself and others, especially those who irritate you (they usually need it the most). When someone aggravates us, our default reaction is often to be defensive and perhaps even to judge. It’s important to take a step back, see what is causing us to react and choose to come from a place of love. And in the middle of it all, we need to find laughter. So many things are clamoring for our attention, stealing our peace and evoking anxieting out of us. Choose to laugh at the chaos of life and don’t take things so seriously. This journey can really be a a fun one and it all starts with the right mindset no matter what your current reality is.
Boys and Girls Basketball season is here and we are geared up for a great season ahead! Our boys are the reigning 2A State Champs and our girls are coming back this year off a great appearnce in the State Tournament last year! Come on out and support your Eagles this year at one of the many basketball games!
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!!
Not sure what to get that special LCA teacher or staff member for Christmas??? Let ELFS do your shopping for you!
ELFS (Everyone Loves Faculty & Staff) is a gift fund distributed by TEAM LCA to ensure ALL Faculty and Staff receive a much-deserved Christmas Bonus!
Donating is simple….. just donate whatever money you would have spent on a gift and it will benefit all of our LCA staff. As a “thank you” for your generosity, every $10 donated will receive 1 service hour (a maximum of 7 hrs can be earned). You can donate in the Main Office or via the form that was sent out by email this week!
While we know everyone loves to receive mugs and candy, we’ve found over the years that every staff and faculty member feels extra blessed to receive a monetary gift to use as needed for their family! Thank you so much for your generosity!!
Monday, December 4th will be our Annual Science Fair at LCA! We are in need of judges for this event. No experience required and training will be provided! Judge may judge written or interview portions of the fair and will be provided with a rubric to determine scores. This is a great opportunity for service hours and to get to know some of the amazing students at LCA! If you are interested in being a part of this event, please contact Anne Lewis, email@example.com or Teri Vigil, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elementary Student Council will be selling candy canes beginning Monday, December 4th during lunch and after school! Candy canes are 25 cents each!
Jeans and T-shirt Day
Next Wednesday, December 6th will be Jeans and T-shirt Day for annual pass holders or for $3, to be given to the Main Office or your child’s teacher!
National Honor Society
Induction for National Honor Society will take place on Thursday, December 7th for High School and Middle School at 10:45am in the gym and Friday, December 8th for Elementary at 10:00am in the Children’s Center! Parents are welcome to attend this wonderful event to help celebrate their student’s accomplishment!!
Our International Residential Program is in need of 5 FROZEN turkeys or hams to help provide a nice Christmas for our international students. We are offering 4 service hours for turkey or ham donated! Each one should be at least 20 pounds and brought to the school by December 14th. Thank you so much for your help and all that you do!
Josten’s was at LCA this week 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!!
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!
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
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
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:
Tuesday: Butter Parmesean Noodles and Chicken
Wednesday: Pulled Pork Sandwhiches
Thursday: Chicken Gyros and Rice
Friday: Pizza Pie Cafe
‘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
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