SCA Parent Letter

June 4, 2015

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL INFORMATION-- Friday, June 5th:

We will have an 11:00 AM dismissal. (Buses will leave Shalom at 11:00 or shortly thereafter.)

Students may wear field day clothing.

There will be no after school childcare available the last day of school.

The school offices will close at 1:00 PM on June 5th.

GRADUATION CEREMONY

Commencement exercises for our seniors will be held this Friday, June 5th, at 7:00 PM outside, weather permitting. In the event of inclement weather, commencement will be held in the school gym. This year's guest speaker will be Mr. Tony Martin, Executive Vice President of Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc.

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

Summer office hours are 9-3, Monday through Friday. The offices will be closed July 3rd.

Lost and found items will be on tables in the music practice room until June 15th. Please be sure to stop by and look for items your child may be missing.

REPORT CARDS AND ACHIEVEMENT TEST RESULTS

These items will be mailed approximately two weeks after the last day of school. Keep in mind that final grades can also be accessed on Renweb June 12th.

ELEMENTARY BIBLE MEMORY AWARDS

Click on the link below to view the recipients of this year’s awards.

SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP

There is still time to sign up for Enrichment Camp. Students in rising grades 1 - 6 can join our Water Works Camp, July 27-31 under the direction of Shalom teacher, Mrs. Tina Holderman. The cost is $125 which includes the $25 registration fee. Shalom students who bring a full-paying non-Shalom friend can attend free paying only the registration fee. Those who register by June 30 receive a free t-shirt. Call 375-2223 for more information. A registration form may be accessed by clicking on the link below.

SHALOM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY HAS THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS OPEN FOR THE 2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR

High School Math Teacher. This full-time position includes Algebra I & II, Geometry and Accounting. A degree in secondary math education is preferred, but not required.

High School Spanish Teacher. This full-time position includes Spanish I, II, III & IV. It also includes teaching 9th grade Bible.

Tech Ed. This is a part-time position that includes teaching wood-working to 6th and 7th graders and robotics to 8th graders. It also includes a high school building and construction class. The teacher may be asked to teach 10th grade boys’ health.

WARDROBE

The Learning Commons is looking for an old world style wood wardrobe that could be used in the Commons for our CS Lewis theme. If you know of anyone who has one they would like to donate please contact Mrs. Kari Davis at: kdavis@shalomca.com Thank you!

QUILT COMMITTEE OPORTUNITY

The Shalom Quilt Committee is looking for moms and/or grandmothers who have an interest in joining our committee. Quilting experience is not required, there are many other ways to help with all this committee accomplishes throughout the year. The quilt sale plays a major role in our annual Dutchfest event and it takes many hands to be successful. For more information, please contact Laurinda Martin, 261-1889, laurinda@centurylink.net or Patti Crilley, 375-2223, pcrilley@shalomca.com.

PTF FUNDRAISER

A big THANK YOU to everyone who helped make this year's Butcher Shoppe fundraiser a huge success! We sold a total of 273 tubs of cookie dough, 73 bags of coffee, 262 pizza tickets, and 906 sub tickets for a profit of approximately $3,500. Thank you again for contributing to Shalom in this way. Proceeds will be used for improvements in our Learning Commons.

GIANT-MARTIN’S A+ REWARDS

Thanks to everyone who participated in this program! By simply registering their Giant/Martin’s Bonus card and designating our school, Shalom and Growing Tree Preschool received a check for $1,818.39.

GUIDANCE NEWS

Click on the link at the end of this letter to access the June edition.

Swap Shop - June 2015

FOR SALE:

Elementary uniforms: 3 elementary girls jumpers size 8 1/2. Asking $5.00 ea
Free- Shalom elementary soccer jerseys sizes YM and YL
Free- 4 pair of boys old navy brand, navy pants size 14.
Free- 4 short sleeve light blue button down dress shirts size large.
Contact Jen: 414-0893.


High School uniforms: Senior High Girl’s Polo Shirts Size Small - All colors
Senior High Plaid skirts (2x) (size medium)
Senior High Tan Skirt (2x) (size medium)
For information call Ruth Harris (717) 404-5137


Two Chorale dresses - one size 8 and one size 16

Multiple high school skirts (khaki, blue, plaid) - $10 each

Three SCA gym shirts, size large - $2 each

Call Sharon Yoder: 717-504-2818


Size 14T Navy skirt, size 16 Khaki skirt, size 14T plaid skirt - $7 each

Adult small long sleeve green polo – Flynn & O’Hara - $5

Youth large Flynn & O’Hara white long sleeve sweater - $8

Youth large Flynn & O’Hara navy vest - $5

Youth x-large Flynn & O’Hara navy long sleeve v-neck sweater - $8

All items in good condition. Call 717-375-2035


2013 Hyundai Elantra GT, 13,500 miles. Hatchback. Grey with grey leather interior. Many features. Asking $17,000.

Call Angie Petersheim @ 717-360-6592.


LOOKING FOR:

Gemstone Decorative Concrete Contractor is looking for part-time and on-call personnel for prep and clean-up work.

Starting pay is $10/hour. Call 717-816-6028.


SERVICES OFFERED:

Cleaning Service - Residential and commercial: weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or special occasions. References available, free estimates. Call Nichole Lane – 717-404-9915.


Summer Babysitting Available. Call Sarah & Priscilla Harris (717) 404-5137


Looking for some help with childcare over the summer? Sarah McKee is available to help! Please Sarah at call 552-9879.


Daytime and evening openings available for piano or voice through the summer and in the fall. Please call or text 830-1401 for more information or send an email to lesliemckeemusic@gmail.com.


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Spend your summer riding at Wilson College: Our exceptional Penn Hall Riding Center will once again play host to a variety of camps this summer. There’s something for horse lovers ages 5 and up—day camps, overnight camps, and our junior assistant program. Camps begin in June. Visit our website to find out more about Wilson’s camps at www.wilsonedu/camps or contact Elizabeth Wollfrey at horsecamp@wilson.edu to sign up today! Wilson College is located at 1015 Philadelphia Avenue in Chambersburg, PA.


Is your student interested in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math?—check out LIU STEM Design Challenge Summer Camp: This summer camp will be at James Buchanan High School from July 13-16 for students between the ages of 9-14. The camps are positive PR opportunities for nonpublic schools at the STEM Design Challenge Showcase in local media outlets and with the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Click on the link at the end of this letter for more information and a registration form. The activities of past years’ camps can be seen at https://www.facebook.com/stemdesignchallenge.