BA-CFA Sunday Message–November 18, 2018

November 18, 2018

Good Afternoon,

This is School Director Ted Duncan with the weekly announcements and events.  As we look forward to the Thanksgiving Holiday, I want to extend a thank you from the entire staff at Brevard Academy.  We know that you have choices for your child’s education, and we are honored that you have chosen us.  In this week’s email, I have included a feedback survey. Please take a few minutes to let us know how we are doing and topics you would like to explore.

Thanksgiving Break

Brevard Academy is closed November 21-25 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  Enjoy the time off with your family and friends.

Parent Survey

We are always open to feedback and looking to improve.  Please use this form to help us get better.  Click here for our feedback form.  You will be able to submit responses through the end of November.


Dinner with Duncan

I will be hosting my second listening session on December 5th from 6:00-7:30 pm.  Dinner will be provided.  Please RSVP by calling the main office at 828-885-2665.  This is an adult only event.


Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for persons ages 18 and older to support middle school students at Brevard Academy. The time commitment is one hour each week, and activities include homework help, reading, games, and art/crafts. Retirees are also encouraged to get involved. For more information, email Ashley Benson at


Lost and Found

It is growing fast as the colder weather means more misplaced coats, hoodies, etc. Parents please check lost and found.  We will be donating all items left in lost and found after November 22nd.


PTO News



We are excited to introduce our new Bulldog Coffee Fundraiser!  The fundraiser runs from November 5th-26th.  Coffee will be delivered two weeks after the end of the event giving everyone plenty of time to include in holiday gifts!  All proceeds will go to directly support our PTO activities and support for our students.


We are selling delicious coffee from Pisgah Forest Coffee Roasters.  This company has a long and rich coffee making tradition and is known for their expert roasting abilities resulting in great coffee for you, your families and friends.


Coffee Options: We are selling 12oz. bags of coffee (whole bean or ground) as well as boxes of 12 K-cups.  The coffee is available in a medium roast, dark roast, decaf and two flavored coffees (pecan and sticky bun).


Cost: All coffee is $10/item


Prizes: We will be awarding many great prizes.  The top three selling students will earn a $50 gift card to the store of their choice.  The top three selling classes will earn a donut day!  All students who sell 10 items or more will earn an entry into a drawing for 2 tickets to Dollywood!



o   Order forms came home on Monday, November 5th.

o   Students will collect orders and money from November 5th-26th.  Don’t forget to bring your order forms to Thanksgiving!

o   Completed order forms along with all money is due on Monday, November 26th.  Cash or Checks accepted, should be made out to ‘Brevard Academy PTO’.

o   Orders will be available for pickup on Thursday, December 13th and Friday, December 14th.  More information to come on available pickup times.


Please join us in supporting our school by selling as much coffee as you can!


Thank you in advance for your support and go Bulldogs!!!


-Brevard Academy PTO


Volunteer Opportunities

Dads on Guard–We are looking to expand our Dads on Guard (DOGs) program.  We need your help.  If you are interested in assisting with morning drop off or afternoon pickup, we could use your help.  Please email if you are interested in helping.


Classroom volunteers needed.  If you are interested in helping students struggling in math or reading in a variety of grades, please contact Trudy Pierron at


We have a new opportunity assisting students in 7th grade social studies from 1:15-2:05 pm any day of the week. If you are available to help in this area once or twice a week please contact Trudy Pierron or Emily Page.  If you would like to be a classroom helper in a different grade, please contact Trudy Pierron at Thank you!


Support Brevard Academy

Remember to select Brevard Academy through Amazon Smile to support your favorite school.  Link your Ingles Advantage card to Brevard Academy and sign up a neighbor.

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.

Tell us how we are doing at


Our Report It system is now live.  If you have information regarding a threat to our school, do your part and report it.  More information is located on our homepage.


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


Have a great rest of your Sunday and….


Go Bulldogs!



Happening this week at Brevard Academy


Sunday, November 18

Mountain Bike Trail Ride 2:00 – 4:00  @TBD
Monday, November 19

Coffee Fundraiser – PTO
Basketball Practice Boys 3:30-5:00 Girls  5:00-7:00
Tuesday, November 20

Middle Ages Day, Grade 4th Gibson’s Room and Soccer Field
Coffee Fundraiser – PTO
Girls on The Run @ 3:15-4:45 pm meet Mrs. Kelly’s room.
Wednesday, November 21

School Closed
Thursday, November 22

Thanksgiving Day
No School Holiday
Girls on The Run No practice
Friday, November 23

No School Holiday
Monday, November 26

Basketball @ BA vs Veritas 4:30/5:30
Coffee Fundraiser – PTO
Please contact your child’s teacher for specific information about grade level activities