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Mar. 16, 2018


Everyone is welcome to join us for our Chapel Service on Wed., Mar. 21 at 8:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Pastor Bushur from First Lutheran Church will be leading this chapel service.  

Our chapel offerings from now until the end of March will go to Heifer International.  Heifer International is a charity organization working to end hunger and poverty around the world by providing livestock and training to struggling communities.

Welcome Home of Chattanooga Donation
We would like to say thank you to everyone who contributed to our Grandparents' Day service project. The students donated two carloads of supplies for Welcome Home of Chattanooga and those who attended the program contributed over $700! Thank you again for your generous contributions!
We would like to with a very Happy Birthday to:

3/19 - Ruthie Vinson (PK2)
3/20 - Margret McCall (2nd)
3/23 - Mrs. Audra Cardillo 

Basketball & Cheerleading Sports Awards - Mon., Mar. 26

The sports award dinner will be Mon., Mar. 26 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. We will be recognizing our students who participated in Basketball and Cheerleading. Please bring a fast food dinner to enjoy with your family. Dessert will be provided. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Streufert. 
Free Vision Screening for Infants - PK4 students - Mar. 22

On Thurs., Mar. 22, all infants through PK4 students will receive a free vision screening. This service is offered by FocusFirst. 

If you would like your child to be screened, please complete the form that was sent home in your child's book bag, or download/complete this FORM. 

For more information, please contact Melissa Swafford at 423.304.6591.

Report Cards  

The end of third quarter is Fri., Mar. 16. Report Cards (1st - 8th grades) will be available through Headmaster on Wed., Mar. 21.
If you have trouble viewing your child's report card, please call the school office.
Student Events

Mrs. Bolden's Kindergarteners created "Leprechaun Traps" to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! 


School-Wide Dance - Fri., Mar. 16  - 6 - 8 p.m. 
PTL is hosting a school-wide dance on Fri., Mar. 16. The dance will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with a "St. Patrick's Day" theme. There will be a DJ, photo booth and refreshments provided. The cost is only $1.00 per person. Please mark your calendars now and come dressed in your Irish attire!

Yankee Candle Sales - Order Online to Help BCA earn 50% in Profits!

If you didn't get a chance to place an order from our recent Yankee Candle fundraiser, you still have time to do so!
Be sure to order within the next three days so that BCA can earn 50% profit for every online order placed during this time period!

Thank you for supporting BCA with your orders, and please share this information with family and friends!

Spring Break 
BCA and CCC will be closed Good Friday, Mar. 30. 

BCA for K - 8th grade will be closed the week of April 2 - 6 for Spring Break. Care for Infants - Pre-K4 will be open as usual during this week. We will also offer child care for students in K - 8th grade during this week.
There is a $15 per day, per child, non-refundable, pre-paid fee for K - 8th grade students. In order for your K - 8th grade student to be counted, you will need to sign up and turn in your money to Melissa Swafford. K - 8th grade students will also need to bring a lunch and drink each day. (Lunch, as usual, will continue to be provided for infants - Pre-K4 students.) 
Please contact Melissa Swafford (423.304.6591) if you have any questions. Deadline to sign up for K - 8th students is 3 p.m. on Wed., Mar. 28.
Spring Pictures - Mar. 23
Individual and *class pictures (Infants - 8th Grade) will be taken on Fri., Mar. 23. School dress code or church-type/"dressy" clothing must be worn. No blue jeans, T-shirts, etc. 

*Basketball, cheerleading and volleyball pictures will also be taken. Students must have their uniforms to be in the team pictures.

*Class pictures and *sports team photos must be PRE-PAID! (The individual photo proofs will be sent home as usual for you to choose packages and send in money at a later date.)

Class picture photos are $13 each. Cash or checks (payable to Lifetouch) must be sent in with your child on Mar. 23. 

Class Picture Form

Please refer to the form below to see cost of packages for sports photos. 

Sports Picture Form

St. Jude Math-A-Thon
Thank you to those that returned your permission slips to participate in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon. The Math-a-Thon will end on Mar. 29.
Mon., Mar. 19 - Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Soup, Pretzels, Peaches 
Tues., Mar. 20 - Chicken Fajitas, Spanish Rice, Corn, Pineapple
Wed., Mar. 21 - Hamburger, French Fries, Carrots, Fruit Cocktail
Thurs., Mar. 22 - Hot Ham Biscuit, Hash Browns, Broccoli, Apple
Fri., Mar. 23 - Pizza, Salad, Fruit

Mar. 16 - School-wide Dance in BCA gym - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
Mar. 21 - Reports available through HeadMaster Online for 1st - 8th grade families
Mar. 22 - Free Vision Screening for infants - PK4 
Mar. 23 - Spring Picture Day - individual and class photos, along with team photos for basketball, volleyball and cheerleading
Mar. 26 - Sports Awards Night - 6 p.m. in cafeteria
Mar. 27- Open House for Prospective Families (4 - 7 p.m.) 
Mar. 29 - St. Jude Math-a-Thon ends - booklets and pledge money due.
Mar. 30 - Good Friday - School and childcare closed.

Apr. 2 - 6 - Spring break - School closed/Childcare open 
Apr. 13 - Muffins with Mom - 8:15 - 9 a.m.