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This Week at Faith Academy: January 16-20

Parent Meeting Announcement!

Greetings Faith Academy Parents!

We invite you to a meeting on Monday, January 23, at 6:00pm in the Student Center to discuss the potential schedule change for next school year. From the feedback we have received through survey responses and conversations, we have identified three common issues that have been raised that we would like to address. Please make every attempt to attend on the 23rd and join the conversation. We really want to hear from you!

In His Service,

Mr. Rispoli

Know. Grow. Go.
Announcements & Information:
  • Spelling Bee Volunteers Needed: Faith Academy will host the ACSI District Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 19th. We need volunteers to help with the following:
    • Wednesday, Jan. 18th – 4-5PM for Set Up
    • Thursday, Jan. 19th – 8:30-noon as Judges and Hosts and noon – 2PM to Reset Classrooms
    • For more information, please contact Kim Hansard at spiritual@famf.org.
  • Spring Schedule Add/Drops: If there are schedule changes needed to be made for the Spring semester, students have until Monday, January 23rd to add/drop classes. For more information or to add/drop classes, contact Lauren Fields at lfields@famf.org.
  • Individual Gala Tickets Now Available: With sponsorship tables sold out, there are a limited number of individual Gala tickets available for $100 each. The Gala will be held on Saturday, January 28th at 6:00PM at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Hotel. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Amy Burcham in the school office or aburcham@famf.org.
  • Gala Raffle Tickets Available: Support Faith Academy with a $100 donation for 3 chances to win one of these awesome prizes! The winners will be drawn at the Gala on Saturday, January 28th and winners need not be present. Tickets may be purchased in the school office.
  • Box Tops "Return-to-School" Campaign: It's that time again - time to start collecting Box Tops for Education and earn cash for our classrooms. Thanks to General Mills and Walmart, every Walmart-exclusive Box Tops certificate that we clip and collect until March 1st earns our school a chance to be one of 20 winners of 50,000 Bonus Box Tops - that's $5,000 for our classrooms! Please turn in your Box Top certificates by Friday, February 24th. For more information, contact Susan Hoover at jcsfhoover@aol.com, your student's homeroom teacher, or the school office.
  • Calling All Students To Be In The Lion King, Jr.: For information and details on participating, visit Facebook or email Mr. Bend at david.bend3@gmail.com.
  • Class & New Student Individual Photos: Class and new student photos will be taken on Wednesday, February 15th. More information to come!
  • Get Involved in Partners Through Faith (PTF): The mission of the PTF is to serve students, staff, and parents by promoting fellowship and volunteerism while glorifying our Lord.  PTF strives to build strong relationships and serve the Faith community, supporting each other to “Know, Grow and Go” the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Areas of service include:
    • Hospitality Team
    • Grounds Team
    • Athletics Team
    • Mentoring Team
    • Missions Team
    • Student Engagement Team
    • Prayer Team
    • Stakeholders Team
    • Publicity Team
    • Special Events
If you wish to get plugged in with one of these areas of service, please contact Kim Hansard at spiritual@famf.org and she will put you in contact with the appropriate contact person.
 
"Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God's grace in its various forms." 1 Peter 4:10
This Week's Calendar at a Glance:
  • Monday, January 16th
    • 12:10PM - NHS Student Meeting in Gym
  • Tuesday, January 17th
    • 5:45PM - Seniors Scholarship & Financial Aid Night in Student Center
  • Wednesday, January 18th
    • 12:10PM - Student Council Macro Meeting in Rm A1
    • 4PM - Spelling Bee Set Up in Student Center
  • Thursday, January 19th
    • 9:00AM - Opening Ceremonies for Spelling Bee
  • Friday, January 20th
    • 9:00AM - Chapel in Student Center
    • 12:10PM - Balfour Letter Jacket Sizing & Ordering in Student Center
    • 12:45PM - SAGU College Visit in Student Center
Athletics Calendar:
  • Tuesday, January 17th
    • 5:30PM - Bball JV Girls vs. St. Stephens
    • 7PM - Bball Varsity Girls vs. St. Stephens
  • Thursday, January 19th
    • 4:30PM - Bball Elem Boys vs. Austin Royals
    • 5:30PM - Bball JH Girls vs. Austin Royals
    • 6:30PM - Bball JH B Boys vs. Austin Royals
    • 6:30PM - Bball JH A Boys vs. Austin Royals
  • Friday, January 13th
    • 5PM - Bball JV Girls vs. Austin Royals
    • 6:30PM - Bball Varsity Girls vs. Austin Royals
    • 8:00PM - Bball Varsity Boys vs. Giddings State School

Elementary & Junior High News

Spelling Bee: Faith Academy will host the ACSI District Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 19th. The competitors will include approximately 65 students (from 3rd - 8th grades) representing the 7 schools in our district. Faith Academy will have 10 students participating. Opening ceremonies will begin at 9:00 AM. Last month students participated in their school spelling bee, and the winners from each class then became eligible to compete at the district level. Students who place 1st - 4th at the 5th - 8th grade level during the District Spelling Bee will participate in a Spell-Off. The top 4 winners of the Spell-Off will then compete in the Area Spelling Bee in Dallas during spring break.
 
This year Faith Academy will be represented by: Sierra Jones (3rd), Alex Cantrill (4th), Chase Richard (5th), Ella Cozby (5th), Cayden Williams (6th), Hannidy Shipley (6th), Zoe Stedman (7th), Brendan Thames (7th), Grayson Poage (8th), and Haley Norris (8th).

Faith Academy would like to wish all of our competitors the best of luck!


Academic Showcase: The Academic Showcase for primary students will be held on Thursday, February 23rd in the Student Center. Secondary students' will showcase on Monday, February 27th in the Student Center. Registration information and forms for the 2017-2018 school year will also be available. More details to come!

High School News
Faith Academy Alumni Testimonial: "Faith Academy provided me with an exceptional education that more than prepared me for the rigors of my college studies at Texas A&M University.  I was thankful to receive such an education in a spiritually nurturing environment with supportive teachers and coaches by my side." Kristin Jung-Kutac, Class of 2008

NHS Student Meeting: NHS Students will meet at lunch on Monday, January 16th in the Gym.  We have a required short meeting. Also, mark our calendar for packing for Blessings in a Backpack on Thursday, January 26th at 10:30 AM. For more information, contact Patti Henderson at academic@famf.org.

Financial Aid Night: Nicole Poage will host a scholarship and financial aid night on Tuesday, January 17 at 5:45 PM in the Student Center. The meeting will last about 45 minutes to an hour.  She will be giving out the local scholarship application.  One main application will be filled out by the student and given to many different scholarship donors.  She will review the process with you at the meeting. Seniors, please try to attend the meeting with your parents. It is helpful to have the student and at least one parent at the meeting. For more information, contact Nicole Poage at poages@yahoo.com.

Student Council Meeting: 9th-12th grade Student Council members will have a Macro meeting on Wednesday, January 18th during lunch in room A1. For more information, contact Mrs. Lane at klane.faith@gmail.com.

Order Your Letter Jacket: Balfour will be in the Student Center on Friday, January 20th during lunch to size and complete letter jacket orders. Product packets are available in the office for students to pick up and share with their parents to review order selections prior to ordering on the 20th. For more information, contact Stormie Bean at athletics@famf.org.

SAGU College Visit: SAGU College representative Iliana Hernandez will be in the Student Center to visit with HS students about SAGU on Friday, January 20th from 12:45-1:15PM.

Academic Showcase: The Academic Showcase for secondary students will be held on Monday, February 27th in the Student Center. Registration information and forms for the 2017-2018 school year will also be available. More details to come!

Shopping for Prom Attire Reminder: With Prom just around the corner on Saturday, April 8th, this is a reminder that prom dresses and attire must represent the conservative intent of our Faith Academy dress code. This means no plunging necklines or extra-short dress lengths will be permitted. If you have any questions or need clarification on what is and is not acceptable, please contact Kim Hansard at spiritual@famf.org or 830.798.1333.
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