Sunday Message for August 11, 2019

August 12, 2019

Good afternoon,

Welcome back to the 2019-2020 school year.  We will officially kick off the year tomorrow with our Back to School Bash.  We will have uniform sales, robotics demonstrations, information on our revamped After School Program (Bulldog Care) and our STEM program.  Community demonstrations include mountain biking demos by Sycamore Cycles, the Transylvania County Bookmobile and representatives from the Transylvania SWAT Team and our Outdoor Education Program. We will also have field games with Coach Jones and Kona Ice will be here to help you cool down.  Keep your cellphone with you for an important announcement just prior to the morning session.  If you know of a family that is interested in enrolling, have them tag along to experience the energy of Brevard Academy.

We will also have a new parent orientation beginning at 4:00 pm in the music room.  If you are unable to attend, the presentation will be available on our website for review.

Your Brevard Academy staff has been working hard over the past two weeks to gear up and make this year better than ever.  When you are campus tomorrow, you will notice improvements around the campus: new sidewalks, water bottle fillers, increased play spaces outdoors, sun sails, and space for our new volleyball team.  Thank you for all your contributions to help these improvements happen.

We have also increased the number of instructional support in order to lower student to teacher ratios.  You will see some new faces around the campus, so please take the time to welcome our new staff members to the Bulldog Family.

We will open the school year with over 400 students this year, so please maintain extreme vigilance when you are in our parking lots.  Park in designated spaces and cross at designated crosswalks only.

I am looking forward to a great event tomorrow and a fantastic school year.

On behalf of the staff and Brevard Academy Board of Directors, thank you for choosing to entrust us with your children.

Your child.  Our mission.

Meet the Teacher at our Back to School Bash

August 12–Drop by between 11:30-1:30 pm or 5:00-7:00 pm. Please bring school supplies with you to the classroom.  If you need a supply list, they are on our webpage and available in the front office.

Lunch Ordering is Open

Lunch ordering is now open for August orders. It will close on Monday, August 12 at midnight. However, we can help parents sign up until Tuesday, August 13 at noon. Please call Ms. Kingdon at 828-885-3110 if you need assistance. All of the sign up information is on our webpage under Parent tab. September lunch ordering will open Monday, August 20 and close on Monday, August 27.

Bus Information

Please check our webpage under the Parent tab to sign up for bus service.  Even if you rode last year, you must sign up again for service this year to ensure your spot.

Bulldog Care 

If you are interested in enrolling your child in our after school program, registration information is available on our website under the Parent tab.

First Day of School

Our first day back for the 2019-2020 school year is August 14.  We need 100% attendance to ensure complete funding.   The state bases our annual funding on our attendance for the first 20 days.

Still Enrolling

We are still enrolling students and adding others to our waitlists.  If you know of a family who needs an excellent choice in education, please refer them to our website or have them call the main office. For every referral, you earn a $10 uniform voucher to one of in school uniform sales.

Happening This Week at Brevard Academy 

Mon Aug 12, 2019

11:30 am Back to School Bash /Open House

4:00 pm New Parent Orientation

Where: Music Room

5:00 pm Back to School Bash/ Open House

Tue Aug 13, 2019

8:00 am School Improvement Team Meeting

Wed Aug 14, 2019

All day First Day of School

7:30 am Boo-Hoo Breakfast

Thu Aug 15, 2019

3:30 pm Flag Football Practice 3:30-5:00

Where: Brevard Academy, 1110 Hendersonville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, USA

Fri Aug 16, 2019

No events Scheduled

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

Volunteer Opportunities and Donations Needed

Woodworking Class–This year we are offering a woodworking class to our 7th and 8th students as part of our middle school elective program.  If you are interested in helping guide students as they create woodworking projects, please email Ms. Best at  Classes run each Friday from 2:15-3:00 beginning August 23.

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Have a great rest of your Sunday and….

Go Bulldogs!