NewFlash March 27, 2014

High School Spring Fling

This year our high school students and parents are invited to attend our Spring Fling on Friday, March 28, 2014, at 6:30 p.m.  It is a time that our families dress up and go out to eat together.  We would love to have as many parents to attend as possible. This year’s Spring Fling will be at WHCA. The cost is $10.00 per person for the meal. After the dinner, the students will be watching a movie and then go out as a group afterwards.  Upper school students will be allowed to leave at noon to get ready for event.

Archery Practice

The archery team will be practicing this Saturday from 12:30-2:30 in preparation for the State Archery Tournament. Please make plans to be here as this is our last practice session before the tournament.

Spring Break

WHCA will be closed from Monday – Friday, March 31 – April 4, 2014 for Spring Break.

Beauty is a Beast

We would like to congratulate the advance drama team for a wonderful performance of Beauty is a Beast. Also, we would like to express our gratitude to Mrs. Chappell for all of her hard work.

Next Year’s Enrollment

If you haven’t already done so, please fill out the re-enrollment card and return it to us as soon as possible. This will help us plan for next year.

SAT Testing

We will be administering the Stanford Achievement Test the week of April 14, 2014.  Please make sure to note the following:

  • Please be on time, for it is very difficult to make up portions of the test.
  • Please bring several #2 pencils.
  • The SAT 10 will be given in the morning.
  •  Bring some snacks or money for the machine.  Students will be given several breaks throughout testing.There will be no homework for testing week.
  • Students will be dismissed at noon since their minds are fried by the end of testing. Some students may finish Thursday and thus will not be required to attend school on Friday.

Newsflash January 20, 2014

Inclement Weather

If the county announces that schools will be closed due to weather conditions, then WHCA will also be closed.

Archery Regional

Many of our students will be participating in our upcoming Archery tournament on March 1, 2014 at Peach County High School in fort Valley, Georgia.  Our flight times are schedule for 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. The entry fee for those participating will be $10.00. If you have not already paid your child’s entry fee, please do so as soon as possible.

Archery Donations

As we prepare for our first competition, we are in need of additional items.  Many of our parents have donated their time and money to help buy new arrows and to help re-fletch old ones, but we still in need of a few items.

Hoodies and T-shirts on Sale

Hoodies and t-shirts are on sale now.  Hoodies are $30.00 and our T-shirts are $10.00.  Thank you for your support of WHCA by purchasing our school wear. Go Warriors!

EDAPT Testing

WHCA has been approved to offer the Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (ADAP) classes to our students online (eADAP).   Your child will have to take this test before they will be able to get their driver’s license.  Many of our students are in the process of completing their test. Also, we are allowed to offer this class to homeschoolers and others that may have not had the class yet. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

Student Absences

Our attendance policy states that a student may miss up to 30 days in the school year in which only 20 of them may be unexcused. However, according to O.C.G.A. 40-5-22(a.1)(2)  suspension of their license is mandated for any student missing ten or more unexcused absences.  If your child is absent it is imperative that you send an excuse in if your child is absent. Please visit http://www.dds.ga.gov/teens/ for more information about teens and driving.

NewFlash December 10, 2013

Secret Santa and Christmas Party

Recently, many of our students drew names to participate in our Secret Santa gift exchange.  The gifts should be around $10.00 dollars.  We will exchange gifts on Friday, December 20, 2013, during our Christmas party. Please bring your gifts by Thursday, December 19, 2013. Girls will be drawing girl’s gifts and boys will be drawing boy’s gifts.

Our Christmas party will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 20, 2013.  Our parents are invited to come and celebrate with us.  We are asking our families to bring foods such as chips, desserts, sandwiches, finger foods, and drinks, etc. School will be dismissed by noon.

Christmas Play

Our drama team will be performing a Christmas play on Thursday,December 12, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.  The audience is encouraged to join in singing Christmas carols with them.  We look forward to seeing you there.

Christmas Parade

Last year we had a blast participating in the Waverly Hall Christmas Parade.  The parade is set for Saturday, December 14, 2013, beginning around 5:00 p.m. We will be working on the float soon and could use some parent help.  We will be collecting candy, small candy bags, and need help to put the bags together.  For those students wishing to ride on the float, we will have a drawing to select our riders.  The other students wishing to be part of the parade will be able to walk beside the float.

Please join us on Wednesday to help build our float and put together our candy bags.  If you have any Christmas lights you are not using, please bring them.   We would like to light up our float this year. Also, if you have some big boxes and Christmas wrapping paper, please bring them also.  We will be decorating our float with wrapped boxes.

Local Charity

We are collecting donations of non-perishable food and jackets (gently used) for our local charities.  If you would like to participate, please make your donations by December 13, 2013. Thanks in advance for your help.

New Parent Portal

Our new portal is open.  If you haven’t received your login information yet, please contact the office. Please login and update your preferences. The website is https://portal.myschoolworx.com.

Hoodies and T-shirts on Sale

Hoodies and t-shirts are on sale now.  Hoodies are $30.00 and our T-shirts are $10.00.  Please consider supporting our school by purchasing our school wear. Go Warriors!

Deposits

If you haven’t done so already, there is still time to join us on our Ski trip.  Go ahead and send in your deposit of $30.00 to secure your spot.  Please remember that the balance will be due January 2, 2014.

NewsFlash December 4, 2013

New Parent Portal

Our new portal is open.  If you haven’t received your login information yet, please contact the office. Please login and update your preferences. The website is https://portal.myschoolworx.com.

Christmas Play

Our drama team will be performing a Christmas play on Thursday, December 12, 2013, at 7:00 p.m.  The audience is encouraged to join in singing Christmas carols with them.  We look forward to seeing you there.

Christmas Parade

Last year we had a blast participating in the Waverly Hall Christmas Parade.  The parade is set for Saturday, December 14, 2013, beginning around 5:00 p.m. We will be working on the float soon and could use some parent help.  We will be collecting candy, small candy bags, and need help to put the bags together.  For those students wishing to ride on the float, we will have a drawing to select our riders.  The other students wishing to be part of the parade will be able to walk beside the float.

Please contact the office if you are willing to help with the following:

  • Building the float
  • Donating candies (Please donate by Monday, December 9, 2013)
  • Donating small candy bags (Please donate by Monday, December 9, 2013)
  • Helping to fill candy bags (Wednesday, December 11, 2013 beginning 9:00 a.m.)

Hoodies and T-shirts on Sale

Hoodies and t-shirts are on sale now.  Hoodies are $30.00 and our T-shirts are $10.00.  Please consider supporting our school by purchasing our school wear. Go Warriors!

Local Charity

We are collecting donations of non-perishable food and jackets (gently used) for our local charities.  If you would like to participate, please make your donations by December 13, 2013. Thanks ahead of time for your help.

Deposits

A $30.00 non-refundable ski trip deposit will be due on December 6, 2013.  The remaining $90.00 will be due by January 2, 2014.

Newsflash, August 29, 2013

Cross-Country Meet, Saturday, August 31, 2013

This coming Saturday, August 31, 2013, our cross country team will have their first competition. The race will be held at Nash Farms Battlefield in Hampton GA. We will plan to meet at the site by 8:00 a.m. There will be a walk through and the varsity will run first.  For those participating in Cross-country this year, there will be a $25.00 participation fee per family.  This will cover the registration fees for the rest of the competitions.

Labor Day 

School will be out on Monday, September 2, 2013, in observance of Labor Day. 

Student and Parent Portal

Be on the lookout for an email containing a link to your child’s portal.  This portal will give you information about your child’s grades, attendance, school announcements and calendar events.

Please log in when you get your link and go to the registration tab to make sure your information is correct. Also, you can change your password, and make changes to your preferences. Thank you for your patience as we implement this system.  If you have any questions, please contact the office.

(E)ADAPT Testing

WHCA has been approved to offer the Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program (eADAP) classes to our students online (eADAP).   Your child will have to take this test before they will be able to get their driver’s license.  Many of our students are in the progress of completing their test. Also, we are allowed to offer this class to homeschoolers and others that may have not had the class yet. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

School Archery Program

We are in the process of installing several outdoor archery targets and will need help to install them. If you can help, please contact the office. 

Outdoor Basketball Court

We would like to stripe our side parking lot with an outdoor basketball court for our students to use.  We have collected some donations, but are still in need of additional donations.  Please contact the office for more information.

Monthly Statements

We are in the process converting our invoices to an electronic form sent via email. Please let the office know if you would prefer to still receive your invoice through the U.S. Postal system.

ASBESTOS HAZARD EMERGENCY RESPONSE ACT

Waverly Hall Christian Academy has received an affidavit from the builder stating that no asbestos materials were used in the construction of the school building.

According to §763.99 exclusions, under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), all public and non‑public schools must be inspected by a certified inspector or have an affidavit stating that no asbestos has been used in the construction of the school building.  No asbestos material was used in the construction of our school. A copy of the affidavit is on file in the school’s office and may be inspected by any employee, student or school parent who wishes to do so.