BA-CFA Sunday Message for May 12, 2019

Happy Mother’s Day.  We love and appreciate the dedication you give to our students each and every day.
Boss of the Toss

Thank you to everyone involved in the Boss of the Toss and Silent Auction.  It was a great event, despite the weather. We will begin working on next year’s event soon.  We would love to hear your feedback about the event. Please send feedback to
End of Year Spring Survey

If you have not gotten a chance to give your feedback on the Brevard Academy Board of Directors, please complete the survey here.
Collect your Change

Prior to Spring Break, we were challenged by a donor to raise $500.  If we can collect $500 in change, the donor will match the donation. These funds will be used to buy benches for our outdoor areas.

Mountain Roots Camp

Mountain Roots will be hosting four weeks of day camp at Brevard Academy this summer for campers in Pre-K through Rising 5th grade and a summer leadership opportunity for middle school students called Roots Crew! All Brevard Academy families are offered a 10% Discount by using the code “BAFAMILIES” at checkout. Mountain Roots Day Camp registration can be found on their website at:
There is a table located near the side lot entrance that has “Parent” lost and found items– mainly bowls, plates, etc from donated food items and events.

Please claim as soon as possible.

End of Year Activities

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

May 17–EOG Science 5th/8th

May 21–EOG 3rd-8th English Language Arts

May 22–EOG/EOC Math 3rd-8th


End of Year Celebrations

May 15–Athletic Banquet–5:00 pm, BA Gym

May 24–Honor Roll 2nd-7th grade at 2:15-2:55 pm

May 27–Memorial Day–No School

May 28–Field Day, 1:00 pm Dismissal

May 29–9:30-11:30 am 8th Grade Graduation and Awards, 1:00 pm Dismissal

May 30–Whole-School Awards–Dismissal at 1:00 pm

8:00-10:30 am Classroom Awards and Kindergarten Graduation
11:00-12:30 pm Whole School Awards Ceremony
Please be aware that we will not offer a school lunch on the last day of school. Teachers will let you know if they are serving food the morning of May 30.
BA After-School will be open on May 28-29 beginning 1:00 pm.  BA After-School will not be open on May 30. The Transylvania County Boys and Girls’ Club will be open beginning at 1:00 pm May 28-30.  All buses will run. Please see the bus schedule posted on our website.
Mark Your Calendars–Summer Events and 2019-2020 School Year Dates

June 20th – Summer Get Together Time–Service Day and Cookout
June 10th –  13th – Reading Readiness – 8:30 to 2:30 pm (Invitation only)
June 17th – 20th – Reading Readiness – 8:30 to 2:30 pm (Invitation only)
June 24th – 27th – Reading Readiness – 8:30 to 2:30 pm (Invitation only)
July 1st – July 5th – Happy 4th of July Office Closed
July 8th – 11th – Reading Readiness – 8:30 to 2:30 pm (Invitation only)
July 18th – Summer Get Together–Service Day and Cookout
July 29th – Kindergarten Jumpstart Morning 8:00 to 11:00 am & Afternoon 12:00 – 3:00 pm
August 12th – Open House 12:00 – 2:30 pm & 5:00 – 6:30 pm
August 14th – First Day of School!


Support Brevard Academy


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


If you need financial assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me directly at 828-885-3111 or at


If you love Brevard Academy, consider posting a review on Facebook, Google Reviews, or Great Schools.  Word of mouth is our best advertising. Thank you in advance. #ILoveBACFA


Feedback, Student Growth, and Safety

You can always find helpful information to help your child succeed on my webpage.

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If you have a safety concern, use our anonymous tip line, Report It.  More information is on our homepage.


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


We are working on our website, but we need your feedback.  Please let us know what you think we need to do to improve our website for the 2019-2020 school year.  Click here for the survey.


Have a great rest of your Sunday and…Go Bulldogs!  #ILoveBACFA


Happening this week at Brevard Academy


Monday, May 13

SRO Appreciation Week
Muddy sneakers,5th Grade, 8:20 – 2:30

Tuesday, May 14

SRO Appreciation Week
3rd Grade Fun Depot Field Trip
4th – Silvermont & Dolly’s for End of year celebration 10:30 – 2:30
Wednesday, May 15

SRO Appreciation Week
Athletic Banquet – 5:00 – Gym
6th-8th Field Trip – River Clean Up
1st Grade – Holmes State Forest
4th Grade Pirate Day Activities

Thursday, May 16

SRO Appreciation Week
Happy Birthday, Ms. Geer-Hardwick
1st-grade Nutrition class

Friday, May 17

EOG  – Science 5 & 8
7th Grade Mountain Roots Field Trip to DuPont
Middle School Friday Electives Last Day
Fly Fishing Elective Class – 2:00 – 5:00 Field trip
Mountain Biking Field Trip
1st Grade Frontier Day

Monday, May 20
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