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April 11, 2013 - Inside WCA

Special Super Saturday Edition!


 

 SUPER SATURDAY


On Saturday, April 20, from 9 am until 3 pm, we will open our campus for Super Saturday 2013! Admission is free, and tickets will be available for sale for food and activities, sponsored by departments and clubs within the school. All proceeds benefit individual grades and classrooms, as well as technology and missions initiatives.  Adults and children of all ages are sure to enjoy this fun-filled event!  For many years, Super Saturday has served as a wonderful community outreach ministry, while also raising much-needed funding for the school, and providing a time of fun and fellowship for WCA families.  We hope that your family will join us, and that you'll invite all of your friends to attend Super Saturday 2013!

Below, you'll find a brief description of all the SUPER things in store on Super Saturday! From food and games, to a fabulous silent auction and new Cornhole Tournament, there's something for everyone! For more information, or to purchase attraction tickets in advance at a discounted price, please visit our website
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Sponsored Booths

Kindergarten - Cake Walk
First Grade (Mrs. Dramis) - Dreamy Nail Salon
First Grade (Mrs. Gore) - Sand Crosses & A Foot Race
First Grade (Mrs. Sanders) - Tic-Tac-Toe Toss
Second Grade (Mrs. Beck) - Hair Feathers
Second Grade (Mrs. Fowler) - Chick-fil-A Biscuits & Sandwiches, Hot Chocolate, Coffee, and Mocha Frappes
Second Grade (Mrs. Ramsey) - Duck Pond
Third Grade (Mrs. Bishop) - Subway Sandwiches
Third Grade (Mrs. Fisher) - Egg Rolls
Third Grade (Mrs. Sprowl) - Plinko
Fourth Grade (Mrs. Blalock) - Beverages & Milk Jug Toss
Fourth Grade (Mrs. Tart) - Beverages & Spin-to-Win
Fourth Grade (Mrs. Hart)- Beverages & Krayter Kake
Fifth Grade - Hit the Car
Sixth Grade - Jousting
Seventh Grade - Pedal Cars & Barrel Train
Eighth Grade - Hi-Striker

Juniors - Walking Tacos, Dunk Booth, and Moon Bounce
Seniors - Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Tea, and Carpet Ball
Fine Arts - Pelicans Snoballs
Band - Pizza & Choco-Dipped Cheesecakes
Cheerleaders - Desserts
Athletics - Pancakes & Popcorn
Varsity Baseball - BBQ Sandwiches
Varsity Volleyball - Big Bouncy Ball Race
JV Girls Basketball - Kiddie Hi-Striker
Additional activities  include:  Inflatable Boxing, Bazooka Battle, Sumo Wrestling, Wrecking Ball, Race Car Slide, Scramble Slide, Putt Putt Golf, Adrenaline Rush, and pony rides.

Community & Other Attractions

  • The Good News Express, a mobile evangelism ministry, will be staffed with volunteers who will share the Good News about Jesus with all who attend!
  • The Red Cross Bloodmobile will run a blood drive, from 10 am - 2:30 pm.  Click HERE to sign up to donate blood!
  • The Wake County Sheriff's Department Child ID Program will also be on campus with this important safety service!
  • Wake Christian Academy will run campus tours throughout the day for anyone who may be interested in learning more about our school.  If you bring friends and neighbors with you to the event, be sure they have the opportunity to take advantage of these tours!  We want to Share Our School!
  • Mimi the Clown will be on hand, providing face painting and fun!
  • Entertainment will be provided throughout the day, with performances by members of our Fine Arts department! 

Pre-Sale Tickets
Discounted tickets are available in advance:
  • 25 Tickets = $11.25
  • 50 Tickets = $22.00
  • 75 Tickets = $31.50
  • 100 Tickets = $40.00
Tickets may be picked up in the Elementary Lobby, April 15 - 19, from 7:30 am - 8:15 am.  No tickets will be delivered to classrooms.  Click HERE to buy your tickets now!

NEW Cornhole Tournament

Cornhole Boards from WCA's Third Grade (available for sale in Silent Auction)
For the first time ever, Super Saturday will feature a Cornhole Tournament!  The Elementary Division will be a single-elimination tournament, while the Middle School, High School, and Adult Divisions will play a double-elimination tournament.  A schedule for each division will be posted on the school's website by April 17, or once registration closes.  The tournament will follow the rules and guidelines set forth by the American Cornhole Association, and may be found at www.playcornhole.org.  

CASH prizes are as follows:

First Place for Elementary Division - $100 ($50/team member)
First Place for MS, HS, and Adult Divisions* - $200 ($100/team member)
Second Place for MS, HS, and Adult Divisions* - $100 ($50/team member)
*Middle School, High School, and Adult Divisions may be combined and will depend on the number of participants.

To register, click HERE.  Student participation fees (K - 12) are $20/team.  Adult teams are $30/team.

Cornhole boards have been provided and decorated by each grade level, and will be available for purchase during the silent auction. 


Silent Auction & Bulldog Treats

Our Silent Auction Committee has been working tirelessly to make this the best auction yet! A variety of items, services, and experiences will be for sale, in addition to the many baskets assembled by various classrooms. Bid on vacation getaways, tickets to sporting events, restaurants, spa packages, orthodontic packages, electronics, jewelry, classroom art projects, and so much more!!!  Each item has a "Buy It Now" price, or you may stop back by the gym to check on the status of your bids!  Sections will close out at 12:30 pm, 12:45 pm, and 1 pm, and items and gift certificates may be picked up at 2 pm.

You won't want to miss the fabulous array of items geared toward WCA students and their families, including the popular Senior Parking Spot, Principal for a Day opportunities, and front-row seating for kindergarten and high school graduations!  Added to the auction this year, 
Top-Level Lockers for 7th through 12th grades and Junior Parking Spot. These limited opportunities sell fast, so be sure to check out the "Buy It Now" price!

New this year, WCA is offering student internships in our silent auction.  These select positions will be available for juniors and seniors only, and provide students with an incredible opportunity to gain experience that may be used to build resumes and add to college applications, while gaining invaluable insight to possible career choices!  More details on this exciting opportunity will be sent next week via e-mail to current juniors and seniors.   

Back by popular demand, and better than ever, is a huge selection of Bulldog Treats!  Simply donate $20 or $50, and you're guaranteed a prize of at least that value!  Restaurant gift cards, car washes, and Target gift cards are some of the fabulous items you could win!

Parking
Volunteers are needed to serve as parking attendants, in one-hour shifts, from 8 am until 3 pm.  Any adults interested in helping park cars within marked spaces in the large dirt lot at the corner of Wake Academy Drive and 401, should contact Dawn Russell.

Volunteers Needed
As you can imagine, MANY volunteers are needed to present an event of this size.  Please check with your child's teacher to see if you can assist with his/her classroom booth.  Students are also encouraged to volunteer, and may earn Christian Service Hours by helping with Super Saturday.  Student volunteers are needed Friday, April 19, from 3:15 pm - 5 pm; Saturday morning, from 7:30 am - 9 am; and Saturday afternoon, from 3 pm - 4 pm.  To sign up to help, please see Mrs. Knott at the front desk.   

Where Does the Money Go?
A large portion of this year's Super Saturday Auction proceeds will go toward the purchase of MimioTeach bars, which turn any ordinary classroom whiteboard into a full-featured interactive whiteboard with the push of a button!  Teachers' lessons come to life with Mimio Studio software, and the products are light and portable, so they can be moved easily between classrooms.  Stop by the auction to see a live demonstration of the MimioTeach bars and find out how you can help incorporate this technology in our classrooms.   WCA is so blessed to have the opportunity to purchase new technology with the help of events like Super Saturday!  Thank you for your support!  We look forward to a fun, safe event, where we can share Christ's love with our community! 

Sponsors


Many thanks to our community sponsors:
AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Ball & Minor, CPA, PA
Chick-fil-A of Garner
Eberhart Construction, Inc.
Ed Briggs Heating & AC, Inc.
Fidelity Bank
Gina Miller & Associates, Inc.
Holly Springs Family Dentistry
Knox Auto Sales, Inc.
Lee's Hardwood Floors, Inc.
On Tops Roofing
Rogers Insurance Agency
Ruckus Pizza and Pasta
Senter Stephenson Johnson, PA
Sonshine Gymnastics
TT&E Iron & Metal, Inc.
Tunstall-Williams, Inc.
Vision Sporting Goods




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