Warrior News

February at NCA


February brings us Valentine's Day, a celebration of love. As followers of Jesus, we are given an amazing opportunity to reflect the love God bestows upon us to others here on earth. As we celebrate with our loved ones, remember the perfect love shown to us through the sacrifice of Jesus, which is our example to follow and our motivation as we love others.

1 John 4:7-19, NLT

"Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God but anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love. God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through Him. This is real love - not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love each other. No one has ever seen God but if we love each other, God lives in us, and his love is brought to full expression in us. And God has given us his Spirit as proof that we live in him and he in us. Furthermore, we have seen with our own eyes and now testify that the Father sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. All who declare that Jesus is the Son of God have God living in them, and they live in God. We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect so we will not be afraid on the day of judgement, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world. Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love. We love each other because he loved us first."

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All School Chapel

March is reading month

Reading Month is coming in March. Start a pile of books for your children to read! We will begin reading logs the week of March 6. We will have dress up days that include wearing a Dr. Suess hat or dressing in red and white, wearing a shirt with appropriate words on it, wearing pajamas, and dressing as a favorite book character. Look for more information coming soon about reading month!

If you are interested in donating prizes for our reading competition, please contact Karen Davenport, kdavenport@warriorweb.org.

Reminder about lunch ordering...

Please make sure to read over the upcoming events at the end of every newsletter and check the school calendar when you are ordering lunches. No refunds will be given if lunches are ordered for the date of a school trip. The monthly newsletter and the calendar in RenWeb Family Portal are always the best places to get accurate school calendar information. The deadline for March lunch orders is Thursday February 16 at midnight.
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NCA Parent Meetings

Thank you to those of you who made the time to attend one of the parent meetings on January 26th, it was good to see each of you. We covered quite a bit of important information so the notes from the meeting are attached below. We are thankful for each NCA family and appreciate your partnership as we move forward together!

Warrior Fund Gala request for auction donations

Novi Christian Academy (NCA) would like to request your support of our Warrior Fund Gala, a very special event to support Athletics, Fine Arts, and Academic programs for our students. This Gala will be held on Friday, March 24, 2023. The event will include a silent auction, dinner, live music, recognition of Hall of Fame recipients, as well as a live auction.

Last year’s Gala Auction was a tremendous success, raising over $100,000 to support our students ‘educational needs. Some items that were purchased from auction proceeds include, but are not limited to, a baseball batting cage, 2-way security radios, interactive TVs for classrooms, iPads, weight room equipment, robotics kits, science lab refrigerator and fine arts costumes. We hope you will join us in support of the Warrior Fund Gala this year by donating a good or service to be auctioned off. We appreciate your generosity.

If you are interested in participating, please complete the enclosed procurement form and return it by February 10, 2023. Please keep a copy of the form as a receipt for your records.

Below are some suggested categories of item donations we are looking for:


- Family Night

- Vacation


- Movie Tickets

- Fine Jewelry


- Concert/Sporting Game

- Night Out


- Shopping

- Experience for Kids

If you have connections in these categories or would like to assist in gathering donations, your efforts would be appreciated. Donated items may include gift cards, packages, and any other related items. Thank you so much for your contribution in making this gala a great success! If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Ramos at jramos@warriorweb.org or 248-668-7105 in the elementary office. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.

Homecoming Pep Rally

Friday, Feb. 3rd, 2pm


Parents are welcome to join us for our homecoming pep rally in the NCA gym! Any parent that will be attending needs to enter the building through door A (the secondary entrance), sign in with the office, and obtain a visitor nametag that will need to be worn while in the building.

Homecoming Basketball Games and Presentation of Homecoming Court

Friday, Feb. 3rd, 4pm


NCA is playing Lutheran Westland

4:00 pm - Boys JV basketball game

5:30 pm - Girls Varsity basketball game

6:45 pm - Presentation of Homecoming Court and crowning of King and Queen

7:30 pm - Varsity basketball game

No School - Professional Development

Monday, Feb. 6th, 8am


Count Day

Wednesday, Feb. 8th, 8am


While it is important for our students to be in school every day and actively participating in the learning process, attendance on student count days is particularly helpful, as count days are required for district and state reporting. February 8th is the final count day for this school year.

We encourage families to make every effort – barring student illness or a family emergency – to have their students at school for Student Count Day, Wednesday, February 8th for the entire school day.

No School - Winter Break

Monday, Feb. 20th, 8am to Friday, Feb. 24th, 3pm


We pray that each NCA family has a restful and enjoyable winter break!

NCA Week of Prayer

Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 8am to Friday, March 3rd, 3pm


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Warrior Fund Gala

Friday, March 24th, 6pm

Brightmoor Youth Center

The NCA Warrior Fund Gala will be held in the BCC Youth Center and will include a silent auction, dinner, live music, and recognition of Hall of Fame recipients.
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Elementary Cheer Camp and Performance

3rd Grade K9 Visit

Elementary Spelling Bee

Elementary Spirit Week - Wacky Wednesday

Wednesday, Feb. 1st, 8am


Students wear appropriate mix-matched clothing. Appropriate hats and accessories may be worn.

Elementary Spirit Week - Warrior Day

Friday, Feb. 3rd, 8am


Show your school spirit and wear NCA Spirit Wear or maroon and white! Jeans may be worn.
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Secondary Spirit Week - Classic Board Game Day

Thursday, Feb. 2nd, 8am


Students should dress according to their class's assigned board game.

Secondary Spirit Week - Warrior Day

Friday, Feb. 3rd, 8am


Show your school spirit and wear NCA Spirit Wear or maroon and white! Jeans may be worn. NCA sports uniforms may not be worn without permission from the Athletic Department.


Saturday, Feb. 4th, 6-10:30pm

1485 E Oakley Park Road

Walled Lake, MI

Formal event, dinner is included. Tickets can be purchased in the high school office until January 26th. If a student is bringing a guest that is not a student at NCA, a guest form must be filled out and returned by January 31. Forms are available in the office. Formal dress code must be followed by NCA students and guests.
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This month:

Mrs. Goble plans to visit several high school classrooms to work on Xello with students. Students will continue to explore college and career planning!

Mrs. Agrusa and Mrs. Goble are looking forward to helping students soon with 2023-2024 class scheduling. Stay tuned!

Attention high school students:

You can earn a National Community Service Award for your impact and distinguish yourself when applying for college, jobs, and scholarships. If you have earned at least 25 service hours in a single year and are willing to share a few details and a photo from each of your leadership activities, get started now! Visit my.innerview.org for more information on how to apply. If you have additional questions, come to the counseling office.

Christian Tutoring Organization

Family Focused Tutors is an organization that provides one-on-one sessions online to struggling students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Each session is one hour long and the charge is $30 per hour. The tutors are all Christian educators that specialize in different academic subjects. The organization values building a relationship with students! All educators have a thorough background check run prior to working with students. Family Focused Tutors is based in Wisconsin but serves families in multiple states.

If you have any students that are interested in working with a tutor, take a moment to check out their website: www.familyfocusedtutors.com or reach out to Hannah Thomas, familyfocusedtutors@gmail.com, (608) 300-4435.

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We need your help!

February is a busy month for NCA athletics! If you would like to volunteer to assist at our game nights, we would appreciate your help. You will earn family service hours for your time. Please sign up here: Basketball & Cheer: W2022-23 Home Game Concessions (signupgenius.com).

NCA Warrior HS Home Basketball Games:

February 3*: HOMECOMING, 4pm Boys JV, 5:30pm Girls JV, 6:45pm Court Ceremony, 7:30pm Boys Varsity Vs Lutheran HS Westland

February 6: 6:30pm Girls Varsity vs Parkway Christian

February 7*: SENIOR NIGHT (10 seniors), 4:15pm Girls Varsity, 5:30pm Boys JV, 7:00pm Boys Varsity vs Roeper. The Senior Night Presentation will be during halftime at the 7pm boys varsity basketball game.

February 8: Track & Field Interest Meeting w student athletes, Lunch Hour, GTR

February 9: Track & Field Parent Meeting, 5-6pm, GTR

February 15: MIAC Student Leadership Luncheon, 11am – 1pm, 7 students

February 15: 3:30pm Girls Varsity Basketball & Boys MS Basketball Team Photos

February 16: 4:15pm Boys Freshmen Basketball vs Plymouth Christian

February 17*: 4:30pm Girls Varsity, 6:00pm Boys JV, 7:30pm Boys Varsity vs Charyl Stockwell

February 28*: 4:00pm Boys Freshman vs InterCity Baptist School

February 28*: 5:30pm Boys JV, 7:00pm Boys Varsity vs Whitmore Lake HS

*Triple Game Night

The final boys JV and Varsity basketball (away) game will be March 2nd at Lansing Christian (5pm/6:30pm). Boys varsity basketball district games are scheduled to be held at Everest Collegiate HS in Clarkston in early March (March 6-10). Times and opponents TBD.

Spring Sports

NCA's spring sports season begins March 13. Athletic Registration forms must be completed and submitted to the Athletic Dept. before start of season. Novi Christian Academy (bigteams.com)

MS spring sports: boys MS baseball, boys and girls MS Track & Field, girls MS soccer.

HS spring sports: coed varsity golf, boys varsity baseball, boys and girls Track & Field, girls varsity soccer (co-op with Southfield Christian), girls varsity softball (co-op with Huron Valley Lutheran HS).

The NCA student-athlete interest meeting for Track & Field is scheduled for lunch hour on Wednesday, February 8th.

In preparation for spring sports, HS boys baseball, co-ed track, and MS co-ed track workouts have begun. Despite this, there is still time to join for any student interested in participating.

Please speak with the respective coaches:

HS head baseball coach: Jason Brown, jason.brown@avnuclear.com

HS Track & Field coaches: Andrew Schmid, aschmid@ford.com and Steve Schell, laughing-gravy@msn.com

HS softball head coach: Eric Ruth, eruth@hvlhs.org
HS golf head coach: Mario Gallegos, mgallegos@warriorweb.org

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Upcoming Events

Please keep these dates in mind when ordering March lunches! No refunds will be given for lunches ordered during dates of school trips.

Thursday, March 9 - Elementary Milk and Cookies

March 16-18 - Spring Musical

March 20-24 - Book Fair
Monday, March 20 - Winter Sports Awards Ceremony

Thursday, March 23 - Parent Teacher Conferences

Friday, March 24 - No School, Professional Development

Friday, March 24 - Warrior Fund Benefit Dinner

Friday, March 24 - End of 3rd Quarter

March 26-31 - Senior Trip

March 27-31 - Enrichment Week

March 27-30 - Junior Class Washington DC Trip

March 27-29 - Student Statesmanship Institute

March 30-31 - 8th Grade Creation Museum Trip

Monday, April 3 - Elementary Math Night

April 7-14 - Easter Break/Spring Break