April 22

Plant Sale

Spring has sprung and we are excited to be partnering with DeVry Greenhouses again for another plant sale fundraiser.  We are offering planters, bedding plants, hanging baskets, herbs, and more through our school fundraising website.  You can buy your summer plants, and support the Highroad 40th Anniversary beautification project all at the same time.  How great is that?!  Visit the website below to see the options and place your order.  Students will also be coming home with information and price sheets.

https://highroadacademy.growingsmilesfundraising.com/home

April 22

Dear Highroad Community,

We’re almost there! It’s just over a week until the 40th Anniversary Weekend. Things are coming together and we’re very excited about gathering as a community and celebrating what God has done through and in the lives of families that call Highroad Academy their school.

Our Alumni basketball and volleyball games on Friday, April 26th kick off our Anniversary weekend The volleyball starts at 5pm and then we’ll be having a three team basketball mini-tournament. Come out and see the legends of the past and present stars. We will have the café open as well as a food truck selling burgers, hotdogs, and fries. Bring the family out for a great evening of fun. We look forward to seeing you there.

Saturday, April 27th, is our Gala Dinner. We will start at 5:30pm with appetizers. Dinner will be served at 6:00pm. A few notable guests will share their Highroad memories and we’ll be showcasing some iconic HRA videos. It’s going to be a fabulous night of reconnecting, reminiscing, and enjoying delicious food.

As part of this celebration we’re having a silent auction to raise money to complete the beautification project we started in September. We’re very thankful to all the individuals and businesses that have contributed items or services to this fundraiser. We have well over 60 lots to bid on including vacation getaways, décor items, tools, electronics, home improvement services and so much more. The deadline to buy tickets for the Gala Dinner is next Tuesday, April 23rd at 10am so head to the school website (https://highroadacademy.com/product/40th-anniversary-gala/) to confirm your spot now.

Blessings,
Stuart Morris

 

Parents,  check out the links below:

Alumni Games Night – https://www.facebook.com/events/952450991631049/

40th Gala Fundraiser – https://www.facebook.com/events/811818715826346/

 

April 16

Interim Reports & Parent Teacher Interviews

On Wednesday, May 1st we will be sending home interim reports.  These will give you a snapshot of how your child has been doing up to this point in the school year.  We will be having parent teacher interviews on Friday, May 3rd between 1:00- 6:00.  Please email the classroom teacher if you would like to set up an appointment.

April 5

ART GALA DETAILS

As we eagerly anticipate another Art Gala Evening, we couldn’t do it without your help. The Art Gala and Talent Show and Reception is Thursday, April 11th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel. The Talent Show takes place from 7:15-7:45 p.m. Our theme this year is the 40thAnniversary of Highroad Academy!! 

Our class is responsible to bring in fresh cut up fruit.  We understand that many of us are very busy; store bought treats are more than welcome.  Please clearly label your containers/lids so that we can make sure they get returned!  Or bring them on disposable plates or in disposable containers.  We are hoping to have the items in the kitchen on the morning of April 11thto allow us to plate and prepare for the evening. Please bring the items to your classroom; parents will come by and collect them.  Do not drop them off at the front office!

We are asking the students to “dress up” for this very special occasion!  Please feel free to invite friends and family.

For those students performing, there will be a dress rehearsal at lunchtime on Wednesday, April 10, to practice working with the audio-visual, and practicing all the transitions between performers.

Students should continue to rehearse their performances regularly until the Talent Show.

              Talent Show Programme
1.     Gr. 5 Band (Ethan, Cendrix, Caleb, Cohen, Caleb)
2.     a Shot of Sholtz
3.     Joel & Josh comedy team
4.     Gage Daughtery
5.     Lavinia & Evelyn
6.     Alayna Victor
7.     Gr. 6 Piano Extravaganza (Leah, Ethan, Sam, Benjamin)
8.     Rapunzel Puppet Show
9.     Burton Buskers
10.  Dyllan Turner
11.  Light Sabre Show (Daniel and Liam)
12.  Gr. 6 Band

See you soon!

April 2

Before and After School Duty Times

Just a friendly reminder that we have staff on duty before school from 8:00am until the bell rings at 8:55am. A decision is made each morning  based on the weather either to keep the students inside,  have them go out to play or a combination of both. It is important for us to keep our students safe and to know that all students are accounted for and are playing where they are expected to be in case of an emergency. Students who are wandering in the hallways will be asked to join other students in the designated play areas, unless they are being cared for by a parent.

After school supervision begins outside at 2:55pm and ends at 3:30pm. At 3:30pm, all remaining students are brought inside and supervised in the school foyer until 4pm. If the weather is very poor, students may be brought into the foyer before 3:30pm in order to keep them dry.  Again, it is very important to all of our staff that we are able to keep our students safe at all times when on campus.  Students who are wandering the campus after school will be asked to join other students either on the playground or in the school foyer.

Thank you so much in advance for helping us keep our students safe!

March 29

Silent Auction Baskets

On Saturday, April 27th we are having our 40th Anniversary Gala.  During this gala we will be having a silent auction.  In this auction, each grade will be putting together a themed basket to be bid on.

The grade fours is building a basket with a MOVIE NIGHT theme.

The grade fives are building a basket with a SPA DAY theme.

We are asking each student to donate $5 towards this basket.  Money can be brought to the classroom teacher or paid at the office.  Please send money in by Friday, April 5th.   Thank you for supporting our silent auction.

March 7

Talent Show Announcement

The final auditions with Mrs. Shinness will be on Friday at lunch recess in the Chapel.  Anyone who wants to participate or wants to be heard again can come at that time.

The Final Auditions with the Judges Panel will be on Monday, March 11 after school in the chapel from 3:00 – 4:30pm. THIS IS A REQUIREMENT for anyone who will be part of the Talent show.  Some of the Gr. 4-6 teachers will be the ones who will make the final decision on which students will be in the show.