Dear Middle School Families,

We hope you had a good Thanksgiving. It’s just a few short, but very busy, weeks until Winter Break. Please see below for some important reminders and updates:

Upcoming Key Dates (click here for all Middle School Key Calendar Dates“)
December 16-19 7th/8th Grade Exams
December 19 6th Grade Naval Battle
December 19 2nd Quarter Ends
December 20-January 5 Winter Vacation – No School
January 6 Classes Resume

From PACA, Faculty Service Committee, and Kids 4 Kids team chair, Kimberly Allison:

Thank you to everyone who supported Kids 4 Kids 2019! The amazing support and generosity of this community allowed us to provide meals, clothing, toys, and other necessities to the 30 families sponsored. So many of you donated and/or volunteered your time. We appreciate everyone’s efforts to make it another great year for Kids 4 Kids

CA Ice Hockey Pre-game Skate, 12/8
An invitation from Pete Wishloff, CA Hockey Assistant Coach:

Please come out and support the Columbus Academy Hockey Team on Sunday, December 8th, 3:50 – 4:50. The event will consist of an open skate and a hockey learn to play. Skates are complimentary and will be available at the Chiller.
Grade K-3 Registration:
Grade 4-8 Registration:
Email Questions to –

Sweet Celebration, 12/9 & 12/10
From PACA Faculty Appreciation Chairs:
The holiday season is full of traditions. Be a part of PACA’s annual Sweet Celebration, an all school, show of appreciation, cookie exchange, benefiting the entire Academy faculty and staff.
Whether you prefer baking, buying, donating your time or donating your money: we need your help!

TO VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME: follow this link to the Sign up Genius
TO SEND A DONATION (Identify the donation as “Sweet Celebration” and we’ll purchase cookies for you):
VIA VENMO – App Store Google Play
Cookie collection:
Monday, December 9 and Tuesday morning, December 10th

For your convenience, this information is also posted to the PACA Faculty Appreciation webpage.

Have a great week!


Christina Jauchius (P ’24, P’25), cmjauchius
Jennifer Salopek (P’24), jcs

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