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LA News Update - Week of March 6th

Quarter Ends

This is the last week of the 3rd quarter. Please be sure your student completes any outstanding homework, missed work from absences, or corrections due in order to ensure these are able to help with your student's quarterly grade.

Report cards will go home on 3/18.

Oratory Program--This Thursday, March 10th, 6pm

The 2022 LA Oratory Program is taking place Thursday, March 10th at 6pm in the Auditorium. It will be featuring a wide range of readings, speeches, Biblical passages, and poems read by our students.

All students, both participating and not participating are expected to attend. Non participating students play an important role in supporting their fellow students. All students are to wear their formal uniform.

Participants must be at the school no later than 5:30pm.

There will be no girls' basketball practice after school that day.

Spring Break--March 21-25

Spring Break is March 21-25. Whatever your plans are, we wish you a restful, peaceful break, so that we can finish our final stretch of the school year with strength and excellence!

Spring Follies--April 1st--MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Sevier County's most spectacular comedy variety show is almost here! Staff and students alike are now gearing up for Spring Follies 2022! Serendipitously taking place on April Fools' Day, it will be a night of skits, laughs, jokes, and fun, and will include the whole school!

If you have never experienced Spring Follies, it is often one of the highlights of the year, and we know it will be the same again this year! Mark your calendar and invite your family and friends!

Track Season is here

Our track team traveled to Little Rock on Saturday, 3/4 to compete in our first track meet of the season. Great fun was had by all and great effort was given by each participant! Congrats to everyone and thank you to Dr. Lofton and Mr. Wright, as well as several parents for working to make the meet a success.

Results from Saturday’s meet:

Junior Girls

Discus: 1st - Josie Martz

Shot Put: 1st - Josie Martz, 3rd - Caroline Turner

Long Jump: 3rd - Olivia Lofton

1600m: 1st Olivia Lofton

Junior Boys

Discus: 1st - Gabe Cox, 2nd - Eli Mitchell, 3rd - Jude Gallagher

Shot Put: 1st - Eli Mitchell, 2nd - Gabe Cox

Long Jump: 1st - Manolo Vasquez

4x100 Relay: 1st - Team Members: Jude Gallagher, Manolo Vasquez, Eli Mitchell, Wyatt Roden

100m: 1st - Manolo Vasquez, 2nd - Wyatt Roden

400m: 1st - Wyatt Roden

800m: 1st - Jude Gallagher, 3rd - Eli Mitchell

200m: 1st - Manolo Vasquez

1600m: 1st - Jude Gallagher, 3rd - Everrette Martz

4x400 relay: 1st - Team Members: Jude Gallagher, Manolo Vasquez, Eli Mitchell, Waytt Roden

Senior Girls

Long Jump: 2nd - Dori Bartek

Discus: 2nd - Trinity Cox, 3rd - Dori Bartek

4x100 relay: 1st - Team Members: Gracie Tucker, Dori Bartek, Trinity Cox, Oaklee Lofton

1600m: 1st - Oaklee Lofton, 2nd - Dori Bartek

Senior Boys

Discuss: 1st - Ethan Gallagher

1600m: 1st - Ethan Gallagher

Mark your calendar for the state meet to be held in Northwest Arkansas on May 7.

Attendance at other meets are being secured now and an updated meet schedule will go out this week.

Battle of the Books

Two teams from our Lower Level classes competed in the regional Battle of the Books competition last week. Students competed to answer questions about books they had read, and our students - from Mrs. Teague's and Ms. Wright's classes - had a great time preparing and taking part! They did such a great job!

We love to celebrate reading because we know that it is such an important life skill for every single student. Seeing our children learn to read - and to read widely and thoughtfully - is one of the great treasures of a Classical Christian education and one that we will continue to steward.

This week, Ms. Fisk's, Mr. Smallwood's and Mrs. Garner's classes will take their turn at battle! Go, Warriors!

Enrollment for 2022-2023

All students were sent home with Intent to Enroll forms this week. There is also an online version available. If you wish to re-enroll your children at Legacy Academy next year, please complete the form as soon as you are able.

Additionally, one of the ways that we can keep tuition costs down is by harnessing the skills of our families to volunteer in various ways at the school. Part of what we require from all enrolled families is a commitment to volunteer at least 10 hours per year. There are numerous ways that this can be done, so please tell us where you are willing to serve.

Over the summer, there are often a variety of jobs to be done, including mowing the field, and preparing classrooms and making campus upgrades. Maintenance jobs, cleaning, and help with school events are all ways that you can meet this requirement throughout the year, too.

We are always grateful to God for the people He has brought to us - and this does not just end with the students. There have been countless times when parents have stepped in to meet a need to keep things running smoothly, and we are blessed to be able to partner with you to advance the journey and growth of our school, as the Lord leads us onward.

This is also a great time to share your experience at Legacy Academy with other families! We will work with every family who desires to be here so their children can receive a Christ-centered education.

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