End of 1st Quarter: The first grading period will come to an end on Friday, October 14.
Blessings Program: Our students will be sharing their Blessings Program at the Martinsburg SDA Church this Saturday, October 15, at 11 am. We encourage our students and their families to attend. Music grades are affected by non attendance. Sabbath School classes for all ages begin at 9:30 am. There will be a vegetarian fellowship meal following the program. Families are invited to bring vegetarian dishes to share.
Classroom Pictures & Panoramic: On Monday, October 17, classroom pictures will be taken along with a panoramic picture of the student body. Students that were not here on picture day in August will have individual pictures taken. Envelopes were sent home with your child today for ordering classroom or panoramic pictures. Please return these envelopes along with payment to your child's teacher by Monday morning.
Clubs Next Week: On Monday, October 17, Stamp Club will meet from 3:15-4:15 pm. On Wednesday, October 19, Gymnastics and Drama Clubwill meetwith the following drama characters: Anna, Simeon, Joseph, andMary from 3:15-4:15 pm.
Basketball Practice for Grades 5-8: Basketball practice for grades 5-8 will begin on Tuesday, October 18 and Thursday October 20, from 3:00-4:30 pm. Each week practice will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3:00-4:30 pm.
French Night: The Highland View Academy senior class will be hosting a French Night on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 pm in the cafeteria, a French dinner and a movie are included. The suggested donation is $10 per person. All proceeds for this event will be going towards the senior class mission trip to Panama in the spring. For questions please contact the school at 301-739-8480.
Dress Down Days: The Student Council is having Dress Down Days on the 1st and 3rdTuesday of every month. The cost to participate is $1. The next Dress Down Day for $1 is Tuesday, October 18.
Phone Number: If your child attends After School Care, it would be wise to have Sondra's cell phone number in case you need to contact her. It is very difficult to hear the school phone when the kids are in the gymnasium or outside. Her cell number is: 301-580-5730.
Yankee Candle Sales: The Home & School Committee is doing a fundraiser through Yankee Candle. The catalog sale will begin October 24 and run through November 7. If you want to get a jump start before catalogs arrive, you can go to yankeecandlefundraising.com and sign up to be a seller or download app to start. Our group number is 990103425.
Box Tops: Please return Box Tops to classrooms by Friday, October 14.
Talent Show: You're invited to Highland View Academy's Junior Class talent show and auction on November 5, 2016 at 7:30pm. There will be a variety show of interesting talents, concessions will be sold, and there will also be a silent auction. It will be located in HVA's school gymnasium. The entrance fee is $8 for adults; $5 for 12 and under; Free for 3 and under. We hope to see you there!
Did You Know:Evergreen trees such as pines, cedars, and spruces stay green because their leaves (needles) are covered with thick wax and they contain materials that prevent freezing when it gets cold.
Quote for the Week: “Give thanks to the God of heaven for His loving kindness is everlasting.” Psalm 136:26
October 14 First Grading Period Ends
October 15 Blessings Program at Martinsburg SDA Church at 11 am
October 15 French Night at HVA at 7:30 pm
October 17 Classroom Pictures, Panoramic Picture, Makeup Individual Pictures