CA Update - 9/7/15
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Happy Labor Day!
School Opens Tuesday!
Students return bright and early Tuesday. They are to report to their first period class where they will receive an updated schedule. Very few schedules will have changed from when they received in August. However, some changes were made to balance classes.
Building Access - Please be prepared to show photo identification each time you enter the building to pick up your student.
Homework Request - If your student will be out for more than one day, please contact the counseling center at 396-3810 to do a homework request for your child.
Parent Portal - You may track your student academic progress via the Parent Portal. If you do not have an account, email ParentPortal@canandaiguaschools.org to request one.
Freshmen Link Crew
Class of 2019 Info
To join the Class of 2019 Remind, simply text @a2718e to 81010.
Week at a Glance
Senior/Junior Class Meeting - First Period - 9/10
Homecoming Grade Level Information Center - 9/10
Freshmen/Sophomore Class Meeting - FIrst - Second Period - 9/11
IB Parent Night
There will be a meeting for all parents of IB Diploma students on 9/9 at 7:00 pm in the Academy LGI. Parents will receive important information on the diploma program, including updates on CAS, exams and the EE.
Graduates of Distinction Dinner
The Canandaigua City School District Board of Education will recognize four distinguished alumni as Canandaigua Academy Graduates of Distinction for the year 2015. The honorees will be inducted at a ceremony on Friday, September 18, 2015, part of Homecoming Weekend at Canandaigua Academy.
The honorees are:
Alan D. Blowers - Class of 1976
Marcia Eames-Sheavly - Class of 1978
John A. Schuppenhauer - Class of 1968
Steven H. Swartout - Class of 1976
The 15th CA Graduates of Distinction Induction Ceremony will be held on Friday, September 18, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. at the Canandaigua Academy auditorium. The public is invited to attend at no charge. The Induction Ceremony is preceded by a Reception & Dinner which begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Academy. The cost for the dinner is $35/person. Tickets will be available from the Superintendent's Office at 396-3710. Reservations are required for the dinner.
College and Career Opportunities
Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) seeks to transform middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Students between the ages of 11 and 18 are empowered to think BIG, and are given the tools to turn an invention or idea into a product or business.
Student applications are being accepted until September 30 for YEA! classes starting later this fall.
If you are interested in more information, a free 15-minute webinar information session will be on Thursday, September 10 from 5:30 – 5:45 p.m.
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YEA! teaches students how to pursue their passions through a weekly class, and gives them the tools necessary to start their own businesses and social movements! Additionally, YEA! has awarded thousands of dollars in college scholarships to students each year.
Throughout the class, students generate or fine tune business ideas, conduct market research, write business plans, pitch to a panel of investors, secure real funding, and launch their very own legally registered, fully-formed companies and social movements.
Student nominations can be made at the following link: https://yeausa.wufoo.com/forms/yea-student-nomination/.
Interested students, must complete the online YEA! student application by the deadline of September 30: http://www.yeausa.org/apply_today.php.
Career in the Culinary Field
Space is limited to 28 participants. Please contact Eric Israel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (585) 241-8542. Meetings will take place on the second Sunday of every month starting in September and going through May. The registration fee of $142 covers registration, all food and program supplies.
Student Shout outs!
Sarah Alling, Madison Russell, Colden Proe will be representing CA at the 2015 NYSSMA Conference All State in December!