BA-CFA Sunday Message–May 6, 2018

May 6, 2018

Good afternoon,

This is School Director Ted Duncan with important information and the events for the week ahead.

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week begins Monday, May 7.  We have an amazing group of dedicated educators focused on bringing out the best in your children everyday.  Please join me by recognizing their efforts this week.  A full list of events can be found in your email or in the office.

Progress Reports

Please sign and return progress reports to your child’s teacher if you have not done so already.

Year End Activities

End of Grade Testing for students in grades 3-8:

May 18–EOG Science 5th/8th

May 22–EOG 3rd-8th English Language Arts

May 23–EOG/EOC Math 3rd-8th

End of Year Celebrations:

May 28–Memorial Day–No School

*May 29–Honor Roll 2nd-7th grade at 1:45-2:45

*May 30–Field Day

*May 31–8th and Kinder Graduation

8th Grade and Honor Roll and Awards 10:00 am
Kindergarten Graduation and Awards 1:00 pm
*June 1st–Whole School Awards–Dismissal at 1:00 pm

11:00-12:30 Whole School Awards
1:00 Dismissal
*Please be aware that we will not offer a school lunch the last 4 days of school.  All students need to bring a lunch from home.

Dress Code

Please make sure that all students are following the dress code.  As the weather gets warmer, shorts, socks, and skirts need to be the appropriate length and color.

Transportation Changes

Please send transportation changes for your children in each morning in order to make certain that we are able make necessary adjustments and ensure your child’s safety.

5th-8th Grade Concert Date Change

Due to a rescheduled soccer game, the 5th-8th grade concert has been rescheduled for May 24 from 5:30-6:30 pm.  We want to make sure that all of our students have the opportunity to participate in this event.

Middle School Elective Sign Up

It is time for rising 7th and 8th grade students to sign up for next year’s electives.  Please check your email for our middle school elective sign up form.  If you need a paper copy, please let your child’s homeroom teacher know.  If you did not get the elective sign up sheet, please let your child’s teacher know.


We ordered a very small number of extras. In order to hold one for your child, please send in $40 cash or check made payable to Brevard Academy. Include with your payment your child’s name, grade and teacher. These will go quick so don’t wait!

Summer Camp at Brevard Academy

Mountain Roots is excited to host three weeks of Day Camp at Brevard Academy again this summer. Campers have the opportunity to explore nature, music, art, the school garden, with lots of playtime built in with new friends in an awesome and nurturing community. All Bulldog families are being offered a 10% discount.

Registration can be found through the Day Camp page on Mountain Roots’ website ( Just enter the code: BAFAMILIES to receive this special offer for Brevard Academy families! Each week is different than the others and full of outdoor adventures. Sign your child up for one week, or all three at BA this summer.

Questions? Email us at

Take “note” of why you are thankful for the BA staff and teachers

Check out the Bulletin Board as you walk into school and write a note to anyone who you are thankful for!  Parents and students are welcome to show their love!  Don’t forget specials teachers and office staff!

Muffin Monday, 5/7:  To “kick” off the week, PTO will have coffee/tea and fruit, and K-3rd parents are invited to bring in Breakfast items to share.

Tex Mex Tuesday, 5/8:  PTO will spice up the school day with chips and salsa,  salty snacks and drinks in the teacher lounge.

Wind Down Wednesday, 5/9:  We will bring in a massage therapist to give chair massages to help relax our teachers. (Appts all day Wed/Thurs for staff)

Treats Thursday, 5/10: PTO will have a treat cart for the staff to get themselves a treat during the day! Gr 4-8th Parents are invited to bring in a dessert to share.

TGIF Friday, 5/11: We will end the week with some goodie bags with supplies for the teachers. The BA leadership will host an appreciation luncheon for all staff!

We are bursting with Appreciation for all that our BA teachers do!

 Happening This Week at Brevard Academy

Monday, May 7

Teacher Appreciation week
Bookmobile on campus
First Grade Nutrition Class at 1:15
Soccer game @ Brevard 4:00
3rd Grade to Green River Preserve
Fifth Grade Field Trip: Muddy Sneakers

Tuesday, May 8

Teacher Appreciation week
Ms. Holland’s Birthday
MTN Bike-Pump Track @3:30-4:30
Soccer Practice 3:30-4:30
Fourth Grade to Linville Caverns

Wednesday, May 9

Teacher Appreciation week
Soccer game @ Shining Rock 4:00
Board Meeting at 5:00 in the gym

Thursday, May 10

Teacher Appreciation week
Soccer game @ Shining Rock 5:00 Rescheduled from April 23rd

Friday, May 11

Teacher Appreciation week
First Grade Frontier Day-Back Field
Chase Insurance Student of the Month announcement – K (April)
2nd Grade Immigration Simulation off site
Ms. Tynch’s Birthday
MTN Roots 7th & 8th Field trip
Kindergarten Field Trip to the Nature Center
Travel Band to Charlotte
First Grade Nutrition Class at 1:15
Last  PTO Meeting TBD
Soccer game TBA

Monday, May 14

No Events Scheduled
Please contact your child’s teacher for specific information about grade level activities.

Support Brevard Academy

Remember to select Brevard Academy through Amazon Smile to support your favorite school.

Consider advertising your business in our gymnasium.  Please email Mr. Duncan if you are interested in learning more about sponsorship levels.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the Bulldog Blast here.

Please check your email or our website for the events for the week and volunteer opportunities.

Thank you for choosing Brevard Academy and supporting your child’s education.

Have a great rest of your evening and….

Go Bulldogs!