CA Update 9/17/16

Home of the Braves!

We had a very nice first full week. We are certainly glad the weather broke! Temperatures in the mid 90s can make it very difficult for everyone! The building will be a buzz with Spirit Week. The details are below.


Below are some important items, especially for Seniors.


Have a great week!

March to the Beat of a Brave!

Homecoming is here!


Monday is PJ Day

Tuesday is Genre Day

- Seniors - HIP Hop/Rap

- Juniors - Rock n Roll

- Sophomores - Country

- Freshmen - Disco

Wednesday - Band Fan Day - show off your favorite concert tee or dress.

Thursday - Cherry and Gray or Toga for seniors

Friday - class shirt day!


We plan on having a Pep Assembly on Friday during the school day. Saturday is the Homecoming Parade. Students participating should be at Sonnenburg Park by noon. The parade will begin by 1:00.


Saturday evening will be the Homecoming Dance. Tickets will be $15 and are on sale during lunches in the school store. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door.

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On Friday, September 23 we will celebrate the 22nd Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner at the Academy. The reception is at 6:00 in the Academy atrium followed by dinner in the at 6:30. Award presentations will be made at approximately 7:30.


2016 Inductees are:


  • Rebecca Birx
  • Trevor Chinn
  • Joseph Kuras
  • Caitlyn Serafine Malzewski
  • Meghan Musnicki
  • Ashley Friend Vellines
  • Roy Weymouth

College Fair @ Eastview

On Tuesday, Eastview Mall will host a college fair from 7 to 9 PM. Click HERE for a list of participating colleges and universities.

Senior Parent Night

Please consider joining us Wednesday at 6:30 in the Academy Auditorium. We will be going over what was covered in the student Senior Seminars and answering any questions parents have regarding the college application process. In addition, we will have a Financial Aid representative speaking about the changes and timeline to apply for Federal Student Aid.

Senior Seminars

SENIOR SEMINARS will be taking place Monday the 19th during all periods in the LGI. Seniors who are planning to apply to four-year colleges are REQUIRED to attend a seminar during their study hall or lunch. If they have late arrival they are asked to come in early to attend a seminar. The seminar will cover the college application process, setting up their common app account, and the steps required for applying to college. This is important information to assist them with getting started with the college application process.

Senior Yearbook Photos

Reminder to Class of 2017 Students and Parents:

In May, students were given information regarding these important deadlines for the yearbook which are now fast approaching.

10/3/16 Senior Portraits Due

10/3/16 Senior Quotes Due

11/1/16 Personal/Baby Ads Due


Information and forms related to these due dates are available at the bottom of the Academian (yearbook) webpage:http://www.canandaiguaschools.org/webpages/academian/


Contact Krista Coleman, yearbook adviser, at colemank@canandaiguaschools.org with any questions.

College Fair @ CA

Eleven Rochester Area Colleges will be at the Academy on Thursday, September 22 from 11:00 - 11:45 in the LGI. We invite Juniors and Seniors to participate in this college fair. Seniors will be invited for the first 20 minutes and then they will return to class and Juniors will be invited down for the last 20 minutes.

FLCC / Gemini Registration

Registration for FLCC / Gemini course offered at CA will be Monday, September 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the atrium. These courses are college courses. Important to know is that these courses can start your child's college academic record. These courses are a great bargain @ $5/credit hour. Most courses are $15 with some at $20.

If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher or counselor.

Upcoming College Visits

September College Visits

Monday, September 19

1:00 PM: Sacred Heart University


Tuesday, September 20

9:30 AM: University at Buffalo

11:30 AM: SUNY College at Geneseo

1:00 PM: Hobart and William Smith Colleges


Wednesday, September 21

8:35 AM: Catholic University of America

1:30 PM: University of Connecticut


Thursday, September 22

9:00 AM: Lycoming College

10:00 AM: Albany College of Pharmacy

10:43 AM: Castleton University

1:30 PM: Univ of New Hampshire at Durham


Friday, September 23

8:30 AM: Wagner College

10:30 AM SUNY Oswego

11:30 AM University of Vermont

12:15 PM Siena College

1:30 PM: Ithaca College


Monday, September 26

8:00 AM: SUNY Canton

11:00 AM: American University


Wednesday, September 28

8:15 AM: SUNY Brockport

12:00 PM: SUNY Fredonia

1:30 PM: Canisius


Thursday, September 29

9:00 AM: SUNY New Paltz


Friday, September 30

9:00 AM: LeMoyne College

PTSA September Newsletter

Click HERE for the September PTSA newsletter.

Upcoming Events

National Walk to School Day is October 5.


Drill Day
- our annual day to practice our safety drills will be October 7.