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April 25, 2013 - Inside WCA


 

Super Saturday 2013

Students Enjoy a Relay Race at Super Saturday
This past weekend, the entire WCA community joined together to present Super Saturday 2013!  Hundreds of parent and student volunteers, along with faculty and staff, spent countless hours preparing for this annual event, and a good time was had by all!  From inflatables to carnival games and rides, there was something for everyone to enjoy.  Many grades sponsored food stations, where offerings included everything from Chick-fil-A to cheesecake-on-a-stick.  The Walking Taco booth was a big hit, as well!  The Silent Auction raised more than $30,000, and featured items like vacation packages, concert tickets, autographed sports memorabilia, and the ever-popular senior parking space!  A tremendous thanks go to everyone who helped make this event such a success!  Each grade and classroom benefits from the proceeds of their individual booths, and the auction money raised goes toward the purchase of Mimio Teach System for our classrooms!  

New Technology at WCA!

Mrs. Craft Demonstrates the New Mimio Technology at Super Saturday
If you missed the Mimio Teach System demonstration on Saturday, it truly is a remarkable piece of technology.  Ordinary whiteboards come to life, simply by adding the Mimio Teach bar!  Lesson plans can be shared among teachers - no matter their location - and students can engage in lessons that are interactive and fun! The possibilities are endless! Our goal is to provide a Mimio Teach System for each classroom. Currently, we have 10 Mimio Teach Systems on campus. If you would like to make a restricted gift to purchase a Mimio Teach System for your child's classroom, please contact dawnrussell@wakechristianacademy.com.     


WCA Welcomes New Board Member Clayton Hemphill

The Hemphill Family
Please extend a warm welcome to one of WCA's newest board members, Clayton Hemphill!  Clayton and his wife, Teresa, have three children, Avery (third grade), Parker (kindergarten), and Arden.  Clayton, a CPA, works at Red Hat as the Director of the Internal Audit division. He is an active member at Colonial Baptist Church, where he and Teresa teach a three-year-old Sunday School class, and somehow also finds time to coach a soccer team! Originally from Dallas, Texas, Clayton graduated from Samford University, in Birmingham, Alabama, and enjoys traveling globally. He is an avid reader and loves studying scripture. Clayton and Teresa are so thankful to be part of the Wake Christian Academy Family, and are especially grateful for the impact and daily Godly influence the teachers have had on their entire family! Thank you, Clayton, for your service on WCA's Board of Directors! 
 
Bulldog Summer Camp


Science Camp at WCA is offered June 3-5, for rising 4th through 6th-graders!
Summer Camp at Wake Christian Academy is the perfect opportunity for your child to explore his/her inner scientist!  For three days in June, science campers will discover the wonders of God's creation, and work in their own mini laboratory! Each day features a different experiment, designed to help students learn more about God's design and plan for us as stewards of this Earth. Campers will build and launch their own rockets, design an eco-column with living creatures, and discover a hidden world of microscopic organisms that live among the waters in our state! Join us and see what science is all about!  For information on all summer camp programs at WCA, visit www.wakechristianacademy.com!  


HIS Radio Teacher of the Month Contest

 


Our faculty members are some of the best educators in the state, and we are so thankful they have chosen to bless the students and their families at Wake Christian Academy! We'd love to have one of our very own recognized as “Teacher of the Month,” in the HIS Radio contest!  To nominate your favorite WCA educator for Teacher of the Month, log on to http://www.hisradiowrtp.com/headline/teacher-of-the-month and complete the form at the bottom of the page with the following information:  your name, your child's grade, name of the teacher you are nominating, name of the school, city where the school is located, a short paragraph with an inspiring story about your teacher, or the reason he/she should be HIS Radio's Teacher of the Month, and a daytime phone number and e-mail address for the parent completing the form.  Thank you for helping our teachers get the recognition they deserve!


Send Us Your News


We want your stories!  We will be featuring our seniors' college acceptances in the next newsletter.  Please send us an e-mail and let us know each of the colleges where you were accepted, along with where you plan to go!  If you are a current student or graduate of Wake Christian Academy, we're interested in hearing about your accomplishments and activities.  Please contact Dawn Russell, at dawnrussell@wakechristianacademy.com with story suggestions.  

 



Next Open House
Friday, 5/3
10 am - 2 pm
No Appointment Necessary


Admissions Update
Super Saturday has always been a wonderful opportunity for the entire WCA community to welcome prospective families to our beautiful campus, and demonstrate, firsthand, the many educational opportunities we offer.  This year was no exception!  Fifteen families toured WCA, and one has already submitted an application for the 2013-2014 school year!  Thank you for continuing to Share Our School with your friends and neighbors!  For more information on our referral program, please contact Mr. Crane, at philcrane@wakechristianacademy.com.  

News & Events

Thursday, 4/25
Elementary Fine Arts Festival

Friday, 4/26
Elementary Fine Arts Festival

Monday, 4/29
Parent Orientation
Rising Freshmen
6:30 PM

Tuesday, 4/30
Day of Prayer
7:50 AM

MS Chapel
8:50 AM

HS Chapel
9:40 AM

Thursday, 5/2
Day of Prayer
Elementary Chapel
8:30 AM

MS/HS Performing Arts Chapel
9:15 AM

HS Performing Arts Concert
6:30 PM

Friday, 5/3
Open House

Monday, 5/6
Senior Trip Parent Meeting
7 - 8:30 PM
Primary Cafeteria

FPEF Golf Tournament

AP Chemistry Exam
7:45 AM

Parent Orientation
Rising Kindergarten
6:30 PM
MS/HS Auditorium

Tuesday, 5/7
MS/HS Chapel

AP Spanish Exam
7:45 AM

Wednesday, 5/8
Class Ring Delivery
11:50 AM - 12:15 PM

AP Calculus AB/BC Exam
7:45 AM

Thursday, 5/9
State of the School/
FWCA Meeting
7:45 AM
Primary Cafeteria

AP English Lit and Comp Exam
7:45 AM

Friday, 5/10
AP English Lang and Comp Exam
7:45 AM



Don't Forget to...

"Like" us on Facebook, and write a recommendation for our school!

Nominate your favorite WCA teacher in the HIS Radio Teacher of the Month Contest! 

Invite your friends to the Open House event on May 3!

Contribute to this year's Annual Fund!  Our new athletic practice fields look amazing! Thank you for your gifts!  It's not too late to give to this year's fund. Click here to donate!  

Register your kids for the Bulldog Summer Camp!  With classes in football, basketball, soccer, cheerleading, science, and cooking, there's something for everyone!  Click here for more information! 

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