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Sept. 22, 2017

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Chapel 
Everyone is welcome to join us for our Chapel Service on Wed., Sept. 27 at 8:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Pastor Bushur from First Lutheran will be leading this chapel service. Our chapel offerings for the first quarter will go to The American Cancer Society.
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Birthdays  

We would like to wish a very Happy Birthday to the following this week:
9/28 - McKenzie West (7th)
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Students use the new Climbing Wall in Mrs. Peggy's P.E. classes today! 

BCA Students use New Climbing Wall!


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Fall Break 
BCA will be closed Oct. 9 - 13 for Fall Break. CCC (Infants - PK4) and BCA Day Care (for K - 8th) will be open. For students in K - 8th who need child care that week, there is a $15 per day, per child, non-refundable, pre-paid fee for BCA students. 

In order for your child to be counted, you will need to sign up and turn in your money to Melissa Swafford. BCA K - 8th students will need to bring a lunch and drink each day. Please see Melissa Swafford if you have any questions or you may reach her at 423.304.6591. Deadline to sign up for BCA students is 3 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 4. 
"Happy Fall, Y'All!" Day at BCA! 
Despite the "still summer" temps, students enjoyed celebrating the first official day of fall by wearing colors of the fall leaves that we hope to see in Chattanooga soon! 


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Open House for Prospective Families - Tues., Sept. 26 (4 - 7 p.m.) 
If you know of a family who is seeking child care or educational options, please have them visit our open house for prospective families on Tues., Sept. 26. 

Families may visit any time between 4 and 7 p.m., and children are always welcome to attend! Currently enrolled families who refer a new family, following the new family's official enrollment, will receive a referral fee later in the school year. Refer to the  Family Handbooks for details.

Please have prospective families contact Emily Patton in admissions at 423.622. 3755, ext. 12 or [email protected]

Blue Jean $ Day - Fri., Sept. 29 
We will have a blue jean $1 day on Fri., Sept. 29. Students may wear acceptable jeans and a dress code shirt for $1. Proceeds will go to The American Cancer Society.  

Fall Festival Planning Meeting - Tues., Oct. 3 - 6 p.m.
A planning meeting for the BCA Fall Festival will be held on Tues., Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. Child Care will be provided for this meeting. The Fall Festival will be Sat., Nov. 11. Please make plans to help with this fun event for all of our families and friends.


PTL Meeting Rescheduled for Oct. 16 

Parents, please make a note of the new date for the next Parent-Teacher League (PTL) meeting. The originally scheduled meeting set for this week has been rescheduled for Mon., Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. ALL parents are invited to attend and help plan student events for the fall. 

For more information about our PTL, please contact Co-PTL Presidents, Amy Baker at [email protected]/423.280.9064, or Sue Coulliette at [email protected]/423.635.3114.
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EASY WAYS TO HELP BCA EARN MONEY, JUST BY SHOPPING FOR GROCERIES!! 
    • Food City School Bucks
    • Publix Partners
    • Box Tops for Education
Support BCA through Food City's School Bucks Program!


If you shop at Food City, be sure to link your ValuCard to BCA's school code (see below) to help us earn money for our school. Memos will be sent home to BCA families, but you may print the FLYER and share it with family and friends! 

(Copies will also be available at Good Shepherd Lutheran, First Lutheran and Cross of Christ.)
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Publix Partners


In addition to the Food City program, BCA also participates in the Publix Partners program. If you shop at any Publix Supermarket, please have the cashier scan the card EACH time you purchase groceries. 

BCA has partnered with Publix for a few years, so, if you still have your Publix scan card, please continue to use it. If not, please look for memos to go home next week with an attached card to add to your key chain. 


Extra cards are also available in the front office. 
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Box Top Label Collection

Last week, we sent home a memo regarding the Box Tops for Education label collection. BCA has partnered with Box Tops for several years, and we have earned over $6,300 with the help of families who have collected labels from participating products.

Click HERE  to see details about the collection process as well as a label sheet for your child to attach labels. Students can earn non-dress code passes and free ice cream passes for sheets turned in (see details in memo.) 

Visit the BOX TOPS website to learn more! 
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LUNCH MENU

Mon., Sept. 25 - Nachos, Corn, Mandarin Oranges
Tues., Sept. 26 - Pancake Wrap (Blueberry in Sausage), Oatmeal, Warm Apples
Wed., Sept. 27 - Meatloaf, Scalloped Potatoes, Peas, Peaches
Thurs., Sept. 28 - Cheesy Chicken Spaghetti, Broccoli, Fruit Cocktail
Fri., Sept. 29 - Pizza, Salad, Fruit
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Sept. 26 - Open House for prospective families (4 - 7 p.m.) Sept. 29 - Blue Jean $ Day    Oct. 3  - Fall Festival planning meeting - 6 p.m. in cafeteria Oct. 9 - 13 Fall Break
Oct. 16 - PTL meeting - 6 p.m. in cafeteria