(MS) Middle School News 1/10

MS News 1/10



Hello MS Families!

Happy New Year! We hope you and your students are off to a good start. We just have a few announcements:

Upcoming Key Dates – details below

  • 1/11, Mon & 1/12, Tues – Dress down days

  • 1/15, Fri – PACA Parent Zoom Forum at 8:30 am

  • 1/18, Mon – MLK Day, no school

Dress Down Guidelines

Sports team jerseys, jeans, athletic warmup pants and Academy spiritwear are all acceptable but please no yoga pants.

PACA Parent Forum

All are invited to a Parent Forum hosted by the Parents’ Association of Columbus Academy (PACA) via zoom at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, January 15th. Mid-year updates will be provided by LS Head Mark Hansen, MS Head Shaka Arnold, US Head Cory Izokaitis, Athletic Director Jason Singleton and parent affinity groups. No need to pre-register. As it nears 8:30 that morning, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86719539981.

PACA Youth Sports – Boys & Girls Lacrosse (Grades 3-6)

From Jen Neviaser, PACA Youth Lacrosse Program Administrator:

PACA is pleased to announce spring lacrosse for girls and boys in 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grades. The season starts with practices in March and games begin after spring break and will run through the first week of June. No previous experience in lacrosse is necessary.


Please register your interest here for grades 3-6 boys lacrosse: https://forms.gle/DmcXKPvzbcEqbubN8

Please register your interest here for grades 3-6 girls lacrosse: https://forms.gle/7BmmyNAgjBy4VaXt9

Parent Meetings:

Parent zoom meetings to discuss the program, answer questions, and meet the coaches will he held on the following days:

GIRLS 3/4 : January 20th at 6:30

GIRLS 5/6: January 20th at 7:45

BOYS 3/4: January 26th at 6:30

BOYS 5/6: January 26th at 7:45

Zoom invites will be sent at a later date to everyone registered, but please save the date and time now.


The PACA youth lacrosse program is run by parent volunteers. If you are interested in helping coach, we would love your help. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions. I can be reached at jcneviaser@gmail.com or 917-301-8445.

Have a good week!


MS Division Parents
Christina Jauchius & Kate Tiwari

Christina Jauchius (Katie ’25, Mikey ’24, & Tommy ’24)

Kate Tiwari (Miya ’22 & Elina ’25)

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