BA-CFA Sunday Message–November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018

Good Afternoon,

Thank you for a great Red Ribbon Week.  It was awesome to see so many of our students getting excited and saying no to drugs.  A big thank you goes out to Officer Light and the Transylvania County Sheriff Department.

Don’t forget to set your clock forward one hour this evening.

Class Pictures

LifeTouch will be here Tuesday, November 6th.  Please note that is a date change from November 16th to Tuesday, November 6th.  LifeTouch will be taking class pictures and makeup pictures.  Please note this is a uniform day for all students.  This is the last opportunity to have your picture taken for the yearbook.  Forms have been sent home.  More forms are available at front office.

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

PTO News

We are having one additional fundraiser this year to support middle school events and field trips for all classes. We are selling Pisgah Coffee Roasters coffee in the month of November. Look in your child’s backpack for more information sent home this week. Top sellers will earn prizes! Money and forms will be due at the end of November (Monday after Thanksgiving).

Thank you to all who came by the Brevard Academy booth at the Halloweenfest!  Our Pumpkin Plinko game was well attended and we had a good time!

There will be NO PTO meeting this week.  We will look at schedule a parent social night out in November.  Please contact PTO if you would like to help with planning.

Thank you for your support!  BA-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 available 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 4

Daylight Savings Ends
Mountain Bike Trail Ride 2:00 – 4:00 pm  @TBD
Monday, November 5

PTO Meeting 5:00 pm Music Room
PTO Pizza Lunch
Coffee Fundraiser Begins- PTO
Basketball Practice Boys 3:30-5:00 Girls  5:00-7:00)
Tuesday, November 6

Election Day
Make-up and Class Pictures
4th Grade to Biltmore
1st Grade to Serpentarium
Girls on The Run @3:15-4:45 pm meet Mrs. Kelly’s room.
Duke TIP Informational Meeting @ 5-5:30 Resource Room
Basketball Practice Boys 3:30-5:00 Girls  5:00-7:00
Wednesday, November 7

Basketball Practice Boys 3:30-5:00 Girls  5:00-7:00)
2nd Grade Music to Porter Center Field Trip 10:00-11:30
Thursday, November 8

6th-8th CK Night 5:30-6:30 pm
Mountain Bike Ride Pump Track @ BA 3:30 – 4:30
Girls on The Run @3:15-4:45 pm meet Mrs. Kelly’s room.
Friday, November 9

Muddy sneakers, 5th Grade PNF – Pink Beds
Ms. Corn’s Class Field Trip to Free Rein
K-3 Music Art Concert & Art Showcase 1:00-2:00 pm Gym
Saturday, November 10

PowerSchool Maintenance Weekend
Basketball Practice Girls ONLY 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 11

PowerSchool Maintenance Weekend
Monday, November 12

Holiday – No School – Veterans Day

Please contact your child’s teacher for specific information about grade level activities