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The Eagle Eye

Louisville Adventist Academy's Bi-weekly Newsletter
December 14, 2018
Hello, <<First Name>>.

Our annual Christmas program is tonight and the last week of school will be busy with finals and parties. Read below for the details! 
"The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” 
-John 1:14

Principal MatthewsPrincipal's Message

Excitement is in the air! School will be out in less than four days. Parties are planned and your Christmas shopping, we know, is all done! The grading period for the second quarter is coming to an end December 20th. Please be sure all make-up work is done! Report cards will be mailed soon afterwards, and again, if you do not receive yours, it may be because your tuition account is not current. All Christmas family food donations are due by Monday, December 17. Don’t forget our Christmas program is at 7:00 at Middletown tonight. I am anticipating a spectacular program! If you miss it, shame on you! As a reminder, a love offering will be taken up after the program. I would like to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas and a very blessed New Year. Enjoy the Christmas break and we will see you Thursday, January 3rd at 8 am. Remember, only you can prevent Christmas tree fires! 
David Matthews

Prayer Corner


Please join us in lifting up the following new students in prayer.
  • Faith Eddie
  • Jasmine Thomas
  • Jahseer Matos
  • Jonathon Bowen
  • Maggie Fajardo
  • Taylor Williams

Upcoming Events


  • Dec. 14  LAA Christmas Program, 7 pm, Middletown SDA Church, 125 N. Watterson Trail
  • Dec. 19-20  Dress down days
  • Dec. 20  Classroom pizza parties, noon dismissal – no aftercare
  • Dec. 21-Jan. 2 Christmas Break (Noon dismissal on Dec. 20)
  • Thursday, Jan. 3 First Day of Second Semester
Subscribe to our calendar and stay up to date.

December Hot Lunch Menu

(Pre-K–2nd grade: $3.50, 3rd – 12th: $4.00)
  • Monday - Nachos “Bell Grande”, dessert & drink
  • Tuesday - 12th Grade Jet’s Pizza Day: pizza, breadsticks, fruit, cookie, & drink
  • Wednesday - Grilled cheese and tomato soup, drink & dessert
  • Thursday - Tacos, beans and rice, fruit & drink
  • Friday - 8th Grade Jet’s Pizza Day: pizza, breadsticks, fruit, cookie, & drink

Announcements


LAA Annual Christmas Program - Tonight!
LAA’s annual Christmas Program is tonight, Friday evening, December 14, at 7 pm at Middletown Seventh-day Adventist Church, 125 N. Watterson Trail. Every student in grades PreK-10 will be performing in their respective choirs (a required part of their music grade!), and our high school drama team will be presenting some special skits as well. Choir students are asked to be there by 6:30 sharp, wearing Christmas dress clothing (dresses for the ladies, and button-down shirts/ties/pants for the gents). This is definitely a highlight of the season and a wonderful evening together with our families and the community. 
Christmas Families
Each year, we as an LAA family give to help a family or two in need within our own school. This year we will be doing the same. Each classroom will be gathering donations of either money, food items or cleaning/paper products. They will be collected through December 17.  Here are some ideas of helpful items if you choose not to donate money:
Cereal, rice, pasta, spaghetti sauce, canned or dry beans, canned veggies/tomatoes, canned fruit/applesauce, peanut butter, toilet paper, or all-purpose cleaning products.
Grad/Classroom/School Picture Orders
If you have not already ordered your student’s graduation, classroom, or school picture, the deadline is Wednesday, December 19th. Please bring all orders into the office by that day! 
Your Christmas shopping can make money for LAA!!
Did you know that your Christmas shopping purchases through Amazon can generate money for LAA? It is super simple! To participate, simply go to smile.amazon.com each time you make an Amazon.com purchase (instead of going to just amazon.com). The first time you visit, you will be prompted to select a charity – choose us!
ParentsWeb for Grades
Did you know that you can monitor your student's grades and homework completion on a daily basis? You can go online or on an app on your smartphone and view grades for each assignment or test, as well as your student’s report cards and attendance. To login or see instructions on how to create your account, go to our website here.
Health Nugget - 10 Ways to Improve Your Christmas
“No matter how healthy we are the rest of the year, the holidays tend to sabotage our good habits. Social events and travel plans distract us from normal exercise routines, and the food—oh, the food!—undermines the wholesome eating patterns we might normally encourage for our families.
 
But not all hope is lost: With a little creativity, you can incorporate a variety of family traditions into your holiday season that will not only be fun for the whole family, but will also support your family’s health goals. Here are ten top ideas for holiday traditions that will keep your family active, strengthen your family bonds, and promote all-around health and well-being.
  1. Sign up for a turkey trot.
  2. Bring in natural decorations.
  3. Swap family movie night for family story time.
  4. Take the family ice-skating.
  5. Draw the family together for a nightly ‘tree-sit’.
  6. Boost the nutrition factor in your holiday baking.
  7. Go out to see the lights – on foot!
  8. Count down to Christmas with a healthy Advent calendar.
  9. Give gifts that promote activity.
  10. Break out the board games."
 Read the full article at Vibrant Life 10 Ways to Improve Your Christmas
Tuition Payments
Remember that the tuition is due by the 20th of each month and is considered late after that date. If your payment is not received on time, your account will be delinquent and your child is subject to suspension. If you have any questions, you may contact Arden Hagele at 813-310-3839 or at treasurer.laa@gmail.com. You can also pay online by going to the school website here and clicking on Payments.

If you shop regularly at Kroger, please take a moment to sign up for their community rewards program. It does not cost you anything, and Kroger will donate to our school based on the amount of sales we have from families that are signed up. This past quarter we had 31 families participating and earned $175! It only takes a minute to help us raise funds for the school without costing yourself a dime! You can register your Kroger shoppers card online today at krogercommunityrewards.com. Simply search by name to add LAA as your preferred charity.
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