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LA News -- Week of May 1st

Coming Up

  • Tuesday - Thursday -- Annual standardized testing

  • Wednesday 3-4:30 -- Track practice

  • Thursday 1 pm -- Capstone presentations

  • Friday 3-4:30 -- Track practice

  • Saturday -- State Track Meet, Siloam Springs

  • Friday, May 12 -- Water Day

School Testing -- May 2-4

Legacy students will participate in standardized testing the week of May 1. Lower-level students (K-6) will test on Tuesday-Thursday while upper-level students (7-10) will test on Wednesday-Thursday. Please note that this test is only one tool used to measure your child's academic progress. While we encourage every student to do their best, we also take into consideration classroom performance and mastery of the curriculum when measuring academic achievement. A few tips to remember for the testing week:

  • Students should sleep well and eat a healthy breakfast.

  • Arrive at school on time. Testing will begin promptly at 8:00.

  • Students will need sharpened number 2 pencils.

State Track Meet -- Saturday, May 6

Parents, the State track meet is upon us. It will be held Saturday, May 6, at Glenn W Black Track Facility - 1500 West Jefferson, Siloam Springs, AR. More details will be available next week.

Geography Field Trip

On May 9th, Mr. Ward’s Geography class will take a field trip to the Museum of the Red River in Idabel, OK ( We have been studying Central and South America and this museum hosts a collection of items from these locations. Permission slips for this have been sent home with students and should be turned in by Tuesday.

Water Day -- Friday, May 12

Water Day is on Friday, May 12th and it is always a very fun day for our students! We are seeking volunteers to help with set up that morning, running the games, serving lunch, and cleaning up. We are also in need of bottled water to be donated. We recommend your child bring water shoes, sunscreen, a towel, and a change of clothes. More info to come soon!

We will also need the grass mowed and the ant hills sprayed. Contact Mr. Wright if you can help.

Contact Mrs. Teague if you have questions or are able to help on the day.

This Summer:

Please note these important dates and know that more details will be sent out later this week:


Sessions for students who are either required or recommended for summer tutoring and academic assistance will be held on the dates below. You will receive a letter before school is out if this applies to your student. If you do not receive a letter but believe you'd like your student to receive additional help in a subject, this can be considered by contacting Susa Shelton:

Summer Academic Session Dates: June 12-July 7 M-Thursdays


Some stand-alone camp days are being developed. These would be for various ages and might be focused on cooking, art, coding, music, sewing, science, chess, reading, animals, or other various topics of interest. If there is a topic you could lead or help with a 1-3 day session of fun, let us know. We will have dates on these out soon!

June 5-9 M-Th, OTTER BASKETBALL CAMP: To continue our effort in building a quality athletic program we are making a big investment in Otter Camp to bring in Jason Otter to work with our students. It is our hope to have all students participate to allow the camp to be a success!

8am-12pm--entering 4th-7th,

1pm-5pm--entering 8th-12th,

--$300 per player. (This usually costs $575 per camper)

Scholarships and assistance to help with Otter Camp are available. (If you want to cover a student's camp price, please let the office or a coach know!

All players on JG/JB/SG/SB are asked to attend Otter Camp.

2. OPTIONAL Otter Shooting Camp, Friday, June 9th 6th-12th grade, 8am-1pm $160

Ball in the Burg Camps:

We will also again host our own basketball camps for our students this summer. Summer camp will include lunch and a camp T-shirt.

These sessions are $25 per week.

If your student attends Otter Camp then the LA camps are $15 per week.

JG/JB/SG/SB team members are expected to attend as many sessions as possible. These student-athletes will only have a one-time fee of $20 for all weeks.

Camp Times:

730am-12pm Students entering 3rd-6th grade

1230pm-5pm Students entering 7th-12th grade

WEEK 1: June 12-15 M-Th

WEEK 2: June 26-29 M-Th

WEEK 3: July 10-13 M-Th

WEEK 4: July 24-27 M-Th

WEEK 5: August 7-9 M-W

Bright Beginnings Daycare--Hiring, Enrolling, Opening!

After much delay, our daycare is set to open on June 19th! The daycare will serve children from newborns-Pre-k and during the summer school-age children will also be served if space allows. Priority for enrollment will be given to Legacy Academy staff and families. Current students and their siblings will receive enrollment priority. We look forward to serving those in our Lockesburg community who need childcare and are looking for the benefits of Christian daycare.

We are HIRING NOW so workers can get ready for this opening.

We are accepting applications for children to enroll NOW!

Complete your enrollment HERE.

Lost & Found

Parents, we have LOTS of items in the lost and found collection. Please come by and see if any of it is yours. If not, it will soon be being removed!

We are Hiring

Spread the word. We are hiring!

As a Christian school, Legacy Academy is seeking applicants who are dedicated to the Christian faith and the pursuit of a Christ-centered life. Christian education is a ministry and applicants should recognize the importance of Christian education for children. Applicants should live a life that aligns with Biblical principles and values and be active members of their church.


If you are wanting to re-enroll your students for the next academic year, please do not forget to complete your forms as soon as possible! Only one needs to be completed per family.

You can re-enroll online here.

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