News & Notes: October 2013

General Information:

Important Calendar Note regarding SEW. High school classes run through work detail on Thursday (3:05 p.m.) Students will meet at the gym at 4:00 p.m.   Junior High classes will meet until noon (lunch) on Friday.  Junior High  SEW will still start at 1 p.m. Friday. Students will meet in front of the gym.


Assembly.  Our next assembly will be October 23 at 8:00 am in the conference kitchen.

Games Night.   Our next Games Night will be Friday, October 25.  Grades 1 & 2 will meet at the Sports Complex from 7-8pm, Grades 3 & 4 will meet in the Conference Dining Hall from 7-8:15pm, and Grades 5 & 6 will meet in the Gym from 7-8:30pm.  Please contact the Elementary Office if you have any questions .

Absences.  Just a reminder…if your child is absent from school, please contact the office to let us know.  You can reach us at 531-4575 or at .

Jr. & Sr. High: 

Spiritual Emphasis Weekend (SEW).  Spiritual Emphasis Weekend (SEW) will be held for Grade 9-12 students on Oct 17-20. Jr High (Grade 7 & 8) SEW will be Oct 18-19.  More SEW information will be distributed to students directly on Wednesday. Please watch for this information to be coming home with your kids and via email. Exact SEW fees will be set after the final costs are tabulated, but for your planning purposes, Grade 9-12 fees should run around $125 per student and Grade 7-8 fees should be around $80 per student. We are looking forward to seeing the Lord work in our kids’ hearts again this year! Your prayers for the weekend are appreciated!

PSAT. As already mentioned, the PSAT test (for 11th and some 10th grade students) will be held on Wednesday morning, October 16. Students will meet at 7:45 a.m. in the HQ Conference Room. The test will last approximately 3½  hours. Students should plan on rejoining class toward the end of 4th period following a short break after the test. Students should bring pencils, calculator, SSN (U.S. Citizens), their home mailing address as well as an e-mail address if they would like to receive College Board information on various colleges and universities via e-mail. Contact the High School Office if you have further questions.

SAT. The SAT will be held on November 2nd at the school from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. There will be another SAT exam in May here at NCA. If you have further questions, please call the High School Office.


16 Oct              PSAT – 7:45 a.m.

17-20 Oct        Gr. 9-12 SEW

18-19 Oct        Gr. 7-8 SEW

23 Oct              Elementary Assembly 8:00 a.m.

25 Oct              Class Meetings 3:10 p.m.

25 Oct              Games Night

2 Nov               SAT – 8:00 am

6 Nov               MMP ends

11 Nov             Teacher in-service (noon closure)


On October 14, 2013, posted in: School News by