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LA News -- March 25th

Updated: Mar 25

Founder's Note

Spring is always a beautiful time. It reminds us of new life, new opportunities, and fresh starts. We can't help but think of God's redemption and the new life He wants to bring forth in each of us. He makes ALL THINGS new. One of the most important things we must remember about our students is that they are each on a journey that requires we extend grace as God works in them. Each student must be given the gift of space to become NEW in the Lord. We cannot lock them into their last mistake or even a difficult season. Our discipline, correction, encouragement, and care must all be designed to help them become more like Christ and to help them escape the devastating evils of sin for a victorious life in Christ.


God is at work in their hearts and we must cooperate with Him to help each of them become who they are designed to be. We want them to discover God's love for them, the redemption that only comes through Jesus, and the beauty of living an authentic, righteous life. As the adults in their lives we must see the bright and hopeful future for them by faith. We have to help them see who they can become in Him and we create the space and culture for them to become NEW.


Coming Up

  • M 3/25 -- Track & UL Follies Practice 3-4:30 (6-12th)

  • Tu 3/26 -- Track Meet SH Only -- @ Mansfield, AR

  • W 3/27 -- Spring Follies Practice 3-4:30 (7-12th)

  • W 3/27 -- 4-H Meeting

  • Th 3/28 -- Track Meet JH Only -- @ Mansfield, AR

  • Th 3/28 -- UL Follies Practice 3-4:30 (6-12th)

  • Fr 3/29 -- Good Friday NO SCHOOL

    • Basketball Off Season Practice 1-4pm (boys & girls) UPCOMING

  • Fr 4/5 -- Spring Follies SHOW 6:30 pm


Lunch Menu


Athletics

Track

This Week:

  • M Practice (6-12) 3:00-4:30pm

  • Tu Mansfield Meet -- SENIOR HIGH ONLY

  • Thursday, 3/28--Mansfield JUNIOR HIGH

Both track meets are being held at 2509 US-71, Mansfield, AR.

Bus will depart campus at 12:45.

Field events begin at 4pm, track events at 5:30pm.


Basketball

Off Season Basketball will begin this FRIDAY and continue with a new schedule that will roll out next week for April.

ALL athletes currently in 6th grade through 11th graders (entering 7th-12th for next year!) should be at our Off Season kick off on Friday 1-4pm. We will have a great kick off for off-season. Effort in off season will result in success during the season!


Save the Dates

Below are additional track meets we have been invited to. We will send out additional information on each we will attend by Spring Break. Please just hold these dates for now.

  • Tuesday, April 9 (Acorn)

  • Saturday, April 27 (TBA)

  • Saturday, May 5 -- STATE MEET (John Brown University)


Lockesburg Clean Up -- March 26th

Off-campus service hour opportunity in Lockesburg on Tuesday!


Spring Follies -- April 5th

We are getting ready for the funniest night of the year, Spring Follies 2024!


Our students are working hard to get ready for this great day! Lower Level rehearsals will be taking place during the school day; Upper Level will use after-school rehearsal time. If your child will not be able to attend an after-school rehearsal, please let us know as far in advance as possible so we can make best use of the time we have.


We can't wait to see you all there, and watch all the preparation pay off!

Solar Eclipse -- April 8th

On Monday, April 8, part of Arkansas will experience a total solar eclipse. Our school is in the path of totality so we are aiming to have a normal school morning and then do fun activities and watch the eclipse in the afternoon.  School will be in session for normal hours. Parents and families are invited to join us for the afternoon Eclipse events, too.


If you have any questions, please direct them to Mr. Ward: jeremiah.ward@legacymail.org



Spring Formal -- April 20th

Buy tickets HERE!


Legacy Academy 2024 Spring Formal is around the corner! All Freshman-Seniors are expected to attend. It will be a great evening of dinner and dancing at The Collins Home in Texarkana on April 20th from 5pm-10pm. The night will include a catered meal, dancing, games, and fun! Tickets are $50 and include the price of dinner. Parents are welcome to attend with the purchase of a ticket! Tickets will be available on the Legacy Academy website and in the front office. The deadline to purchase a ticket is April 1st.



Carnival of Cultures

Legacy Academy held its Carnival of Cultures last week, with all of our students sharing a "taste" of the different cultures that they have been studying in their classes. Students, parents, and teachers all participated in this great event!

We had a global representation with nations including Brazil, France, Peru, Ireland, New Zealand, Louisiana, and Egypt.



School Photos Ready to Order!

Our Formal and Athletics photos are now available to order! See details below.


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SUMMER Programs & Camps

We are working now on different ideas for summer programs and camps for students of all different ages. We hope to have them all set and the schedule out by April 1st! This will include events that are anywhere from 1 day-5 days long. Quilting, Mad Science, Culinary, Outdoor Skills, games art, etiquette, theater, sports, music, and more!

If you have ideas or expertise you could help with for 1-5 day summer workshops of camps for students please email academy@legacymail.org. Thank you!


Time to Re-Enroll

If you have not yet done so, please fill out your application for re-enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year. 




Scholarship Updates--important LEARNS NEWS

EFA Renewals and New Applications

Renewals Now Open; New Applications Open April 1!


Renewals for families currently receiving EFA funding are now open. If your student receives EFA funds for the current school year and you would like to renew your funding for the 2024-2025 school year, you must log in to your portal before April 1st and complete the EFA Continuation Application for each student receiving funding. The process takes about 3 minutes per student and requires no documentation. Access the ADE EFA portal HERE.


Applications for new families to receive EFA will open April 1st with the same link. Expanded eligibility categories for the 2024-2025 school year are listed below.



Philanthropic Scholarships

PIAK is now open, families can apply with this link. This scholarship applies to any students transferring from a public school to a private school for the first time or entering into Kindergarten for the first time (must turn 5 before August 1st) AND whose family’s income is no more than 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.


We are Enrolling New Students


We are Hiring!

Don't forget we need substitutes. Please contact the office if you might be able to sub -- office@legacymail.org.


We are also hoping to hire one additional grammar-level teacher for the remainder of this year. Applicants should have a bachelor's degree.


We are beginning our hiring efforts for next school year, as well. Help us find the perfect teacher match and fill positions!



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