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Be sure to take a look at the OCTOBER 2018 edition of From the Principal's Desk today!
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From the Principal’s Desk

Dr. Davina Jackson Hicks, MBA, PhD

Head of School

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Together, with the help of our Lord, we have experienced a successful first month of the school year! So far, our Teachers have been working to keep their learning objectives before you in both written format (weekly newsletters by subject) and by electronic correspondence (Class Dojo). We appreciate your feedback as we continue to align our processes in an effort to reach our goal of Straight-A achievement by focusing on Academic Achievement through Activity-Assessment Alignment, and Accountability. Just as a reminder, we need your help by reintegrating the goal of Academic Accomplishment through Timely Attendance, Good Attitudes, and Exposure to Accelerated Activities.

 

Sonshine Christian Academy is happy to announce that we have recently been granted a license to accept Title XX funding for our After School Program for all grades: Pre-Kindergarten through the 8th! This is a HUGE accomplishment, as our After School program is now in the pending status of earning a 5-Star Rating through the Ohio Department of Education! To see if you qualify for the public funding dollars made available through the Title XX Grant for school aged children for our After School Program, simply complete the Title XX application and submit the form to the Ohio Job and Family Services Department. If you qualify, you will receive a swipe-card to be used for payment, as opposed to the private-pay, out-of-pocket fee of $11.20 per day. I strongly encourage each of you to take advantage of this opportunity, as our After School Program includes the following components:

Time Activity First Floor Accommodations
2:45-2:55PM After School Program Attendance Taken School Multipurpose Room (Gym)
2:56-3:14PM Snack Distribution (2 snack-sized servings from 2 of the 5 food groups

will be offered to each child along with a juice-box serving of 100% juice)

School Multipurpose Room
3:15-3:20PM Students will proceed to assigned classrooms for Learning Bathroom Break & Room Assignment
3:21-4:55PM Interactive Learning (Homework Helpers & Tutoring Session) Rooms 1, 6, and the Library
4:56-6:00PM Extra Curricular Activities: Art, Chess Club, Typing Classes, Performing

Arts, Mock Trial Practice, and Group Sports open participation.

School Multipurpose Room & Library

Please Note the Following Dates and Information: 

  • The $1 Friday Dress Down Fundraiser Days begin Friday, OCTOBER 5th,
  • No School on Thursday, November 1st, for SCA Staff Training.
  • No School on Friday, November 2nd, for SCA Staff Training.
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences from 3-6PM on Monday, November 12th.
  • Order Forms for Gym T-Shirts, Hoodies, and other school paraphernalia are now available for purchase at the school office.

In the Service of the King,

Dr. Davina Jackson Hicks, Head of School

Please mark your calendar for a few upcoming events:

Friday, October 5th: Progress Reports Available On-Line

Thursday, November 1st: Staff Training/No School

Friday, November 2nd: Staff Training/No School

Monday, November 12th: Open House 3-6 PM

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