SCA Parent Newsletter

September 15, 2016

SCHOOL PICTURES

Tomorrow students will have their photos taken. If you wish to order a packet please return completed envelope order form (payment included) with your student.

HIGH SCHOOL PARENTS - COLLEGE INFORMATION NIGHT - Monday, September 19th

This annual guidance event will be held at 6:30 PM in the Learning Commons. College Night is an opportunity for parents and students to learn about the college selection, admissions and financial aid process from college professionals. This year's presenter will be Tiffany Burrows, admissions counselor, from Messiah College.

RACE FOR EDUCATION – Friday, September 30th

We have sent over 10,000 mailers, and we are looking forward to a great race day!


Shalom race times are: 9th-12th grade – 9:00-10:00 AM, 6th-8th grade – 10:30-11:30 AM,

K-2nd grade – 12:30-1:30 PM, and 3rd-5th grade – 1:45-2:45 PM.


Preschool race dates/times are: Tuesday/Thursday Classes - Thursday, Sept. 29 - 10:15-11:15 AM, Mon/Wed/Fri AM Classes - Friday, Sept. 30 - 10:15-11:15 AM,

Mon/Wed/Fri PM classes - Friday, Sept. 30 - 12:30-1:30 PM.




Student Race for Education Dress:


1. Any Shalom t-shirt (This could be a "gold rush" t-shirt from past years, a gym shirt, a camp shirt, elementary soccer jersey, warm up shirt, YBA t-shirt, middle school small group shirt, etc.) If your student does not have a Shalom t- shirt, please contact the school office and we can see that you get one.


2. May wear pants such as *jeans, capri pants, fingertip length shorts, or wind pants. No sandals.


*Please note: Jeans may not have holes or frays. “Skinny” jeans are not acceptable.

Please have your student bring a water bottle with his/her name on it. We will provide water for refills. Students who are absent that day will be able to run at a later date.


We encourage parents and grandparents who are planning to come that day to wear Shalom shirts, also!

RACE FOR EDUCATION VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We need many volunteers for our September 30th event. Duties include: water table, snow cone table, card punchers. Contact Suzanne Poe, spoe@shalomca.com, if you can help!

THE CLASS OF 2017 INVITES YOU TO A CHICKEN BBQ!

We will be serving BBQ chicken, baked beans, salad, drinks, and desserts on Saturday, October 1st, from 11 am - 7 pm. Payment is on a donation basis and will benefit our class missions trip to Guatemala.


That day is homecoming for our athletic teams. We will be hosting middle school and varsity volleyball and soccer. We will be recognizing our senior class athletes at the beginning of each of the varsity games. Check the athletics tab on our website for game times.

UPCOMING SHALOM ELEMENTARY EVENT AT SWEET FROG

Friday, October 14th, is a special day for Shalom elementary students at Sweet Frog in Chambersburg! Closer to the date each elementary student will receive a coupon for a free treat, valid for October 14th. “Scoop” and “Cookie” will be present from 6-8 PM.


That day happens to be Grandparents' Day at Shalom, and we have a 1:00 dismissal. That might be a fun activity for grandparents and their grandchildren!

OCTOBER SWAP SHOP

Items are due to Kathy Grove in the main office, kgrove@shalomca.com, Wednesday, October 5th.