November updates


Important upcoming dates through the end of November!


The football team plays in Portsmouth THIS Friday evening(November 4th) for the OHSAA Tournament. The players are looking for student support and are organizing a fan bus to ride to and from the game. There is a minimum number of kids required in order to reserve the bus. If your child is interested, please reach out to the US Dean of Students, Matt Thompson by TOMORROW EVENING! The bus plans on leaving CA at 5:00 and hopes to return by Midnight. Go VIKES!

AP News from College Counceling: All upper school students recently received an email regarding enrolling in AP exams and approaching deadlines.

  • All students taking a full year or first semester CA class associated with an AP exam (maroon group) must enroll in their AP Classroom by Nov. 8th 2022. Enrollments received after this date will be issued a $40 late order fee.
  • All students who plan to study for an AP exam on their own (not taking the associated class this year) must contact Ms. Conti and join AP classroom by November 8th, 2022. Enrollments received after this date will be issued a $40 late order fee. Courses/exams in the gray group(see attachment) may enroll up to March 8th, 2023.
  • Students who have enrolled in an AP exam but now would like to cancel, must complete the AP cancellation form(see attachment) and return to the College Counseling office. Cancellations received after November 8th, 2022 will be issued a $40 cancellation fee. Courses/exams in the gray group(see attachment) may cancel up to March 8th, 2023.
  • The standard exam fee is $97 per exam and will be charged to your student account in the spring.
  • Contact Jen Conti at with any questions.

November 3rd: Kids4kids food drive ends
November 4th and 5th @ 7:00pm: The US school play-Little Women
November 6th: Daylight Savings Time.
November 8th: Picture retake day
Also November 8th: Deadline for Kids4Kids clothing drive
November 9th: General Paca Forum-Dining hall 8:05am
Also November 9th: US Choir concert
November 10th, 7:00-8:00pm: Mandatory College night for Juniors and their parents– Schoedinger Theater
November 11th: US Jazz concert
November 15th: US Orchestra concert
November 16th: Celebration of Leadership(See November Viking Voice for more details)
November 17th: US Band concert
November 21-25th: Thanksgiving Break

Looking into December:
Michael Thompson will be at CA December 5th(See the Viking Voice for details)
Exams will be December 13th-16th. More details to come
Winter break: December 19th-January 3rd.

Dress Code: Please remind your child of the dress-code. Hooded sweatshirts are not permitted. Fingertips must be above hem of skirts and shorts. Jackets are not permitted in class unless teacher allows. Sweaters must be solid colors-no patterns.

School Pass: Please remember to utilize the School Pass app when signing your child in and out for appts and such.

Cherry Bottom Road Closure continues: Phase two begins on November 1st and finishes the 14th. Traffic will continue to be rerouted. Please plan for extra time. See the Viking Voice for more details.


In Viking Spirit,
Heather & Amanda

Heather Hunter (Grace ’23, Gavin ’25, Bennett ’29)
Amanda Lee (Stella ’24)
2022-23 Upper School Lead Parents