Christmas Break Information
Just a friendly reminder that school will dismiss at NOON on December 17, 18, & 19 for exams. School will then be closed for Christmas break until Monday, January 5th. Mary Jane will be picking the mail up at the post office during this break so just drop your payment in the mail. Your contract and work hour sheet states that the work hour sheet should be turned in no later than January 3rd but as that is a Saturday the deadline is 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 5th. Work hours sheets turned in after 10:00 a.m. will be considered late. Tuition payments made on Monday, January 5th will not be considered late school is closed on the last day of December. Payments for before-school, after-school and reading enhancement are due as usual on December 15th.
PSAT & ReadiStep Interpretation Meeting
Parents/Guardians of students in grades 8-11 who took the PSAT or ReadiStep are invited to an interpretation meeting Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 p.m. in Mrs. Poole's classroom. Mrs. Harris will make a presentation to explain these tests, discuss results, and make recommendations for the next step in college preparation and planning. Students were given a copy of their test results during English class this week. Please bring your student's test result sheet with you when you come to the meeting.
"Guns 'n Roses" Raffle
Halifax Academy is sponsoring a "Guns 'n Roses" raffle to fund technology improvements at school. The proceeds will benefit infrastructure and equipment improvements. The raffle consists of 1 dozen roses and 1 dozen guns which will be drawn at the Valentines Day basketball games. Each family that sells 10 tickets will be entered into a separate drawing for a $1,200 tuition credit and 2015 work hour credit. Additional sets of 10 tickets sold equal another entry into the drawing. Tickets are $20 each and must be turned in to the front office by February 1. Visit the Halifax Academy fundraising page for more information or contact Ricky Strum (532-6384) or Lisa Crawley (532-2717). Thanks for your support of this important fundraiser!
Krispy Kreme Fundraiser
The Athletic Council is selling Krispy Kreme cards for $15.00. The cards have 10 stickers which are "buy one dozen doughnuts and get one dozen glazed doughnuts free." That is an $80 dollar value! The cards will be on sale at all home basketball games or you can call me at Lisa Adkins (266-6931) or Sherry Alston (532-7702). Thanks for your support of the Vikings athletics programs!
Winter Formal - Middle School
Work Hours Opportunity
The Class of 2015 is selling Viking Macrame Jewelry. Brochures are available in the front office. Samples can be viewed in Mrs. Harris' office. Special orders will be taken if other colors are desired. The Class of 2015 appreciates your support!
To share photos with the yearbook staff click on this link:http://hjeshare.com/. You will use the password: HAVikings
To order a yearbook online click on this link:http://yearbookordercenter.com/.
Vikings Cards are available for $10.00 and can be purchased or picked up for you to sell in the school front office between the hours of 9 am and 2 pm. They are also being sold at B & J's Cash and Carry. Please come out and grab some to sell/buy and help support Halifax Academy. For more information you may contact Ricky Strum (532-6384) or Lisa Crawley (532-2717) or see Mary Jane Clay in the front office.
Mrs. K's Class Website
To access Mrs. Kessinger's class website, please use the following link: http://mrskessinger.weebly.com/
SAT 10 Testing
SAT 10 testing for students in grades 1-11 will be the week of May 4-8, 2015. Please do not schedule any appointments for students during this week.