(US) PACA Upper School News 08/25/2019



Dear Upper School Families,

They survived. We survived. The first week of school is officially in the books! Cue the cheers and sighs of relief. Now, get ready because we have another busy week coming up for students and parents alike. Please see the below dates to help guide you. And as always, if you have any questions about anything in this email (or anything relating to Upper School), please reach out to Claudia Walter (claudiabwalter@gmail.com) or Jane Yakam(jyakam@me.com)

Key Dates For The Next Two Weeks:

Monday, August 26th: 7pm: Senior Parent College Night. Dining Hall. Parents only.

Tuesday, August 27, 8am: 9th Grade Parent Coffee with Cory-Dining Hall. This is a great opportunity to hear from Cory Izokaitis and the US team about information specific to each grade.

Wednesday, August, 28th, 8am: 1st PACA Forum-Dining Hall
Join your fellow PACA members (yes, you are a member! We are all part of PACA–The Parents Association of Columbus Academy) to hear from Melissa Soderberg and our various PACA committees about what we can look forward to this school year. Breakfast will be served too. Yum!

Friday, August 30th-8am: 10th Grade Parent Coffee with Cory-Dining Hall

Friday, August 30th, 5-6:30pm: Upper School Student Tailgate in the Quad. *note to parents–student often add a little extra spirit in the form of paint on their clothing and bodies, so towels in the car seat for the ride/drive home might to be a good idea.

Friday, August 30th-7pm: First Friday/home football game. This is always a fun community evening enjoyed by all Vikings! If you need spirit wear, visit the Viking Corner this week on Wednesday from 7:30am-3:30pm.

Monday, September 2nd: Labor Day-No School

Tuesday, September 3rd, 8am: Parent jrs.

Tuesday, September 3rd, 7pm: Upper School Back to School Night. Follow a sampling of your students schedule. Meet the teachers. Hear about class expectation. ** For those with children in multiple divisions-FYI-Back to School Night for LS is 8/29 and MS is 9/4

Thursday, September 5th, 8am: 11th Grade Coffee with Cory-Dining Hall

Looking Further Ahead:
Tuesday, September 10th, 8am: 12th Grade Coffee with Cory-Dining Hall
Tuesday, September 10th: Drop/Add period ends for students
Friday, September 13th: Upper School Service Day and Club Fair. You should have received an email from your students advisor with details of this day.
Friday, September 20th: Charlie David Dinner. Save the date for the 37th annual Charlie David Dinner taking place in the dining hall on Friday, September 20th from 5:00p – 7:30p prior to the varsity home football game. You’ll soon receive additional details in the mail and via email, including how to purchase sponsorships and/or tickets to the dinner. This is CA’s only athletic program fundraiser of the year and it’s a family-friendly event for all ages. We look forward to seeing you there in your Viking attire!
Saturday, September 21st, 10 am: Community Day at CA. details to follow
Saturday, September 21st, 11:30am: HOLA Tailgate at boys home soccer game
Monday, September 30th, Fall Holiday – No School

• If you haven’t added the My Backpack App to your phone, do so.
It is great for checking your kid’s schedule for appointments,
remembering what letter day it is, and a quick access to the
directory when trying to reach someone from school.
• Plan to visit the Viking Corner for new spirit wear after the first
parent forum
• And don’t forget all this and more can always be found on the Upper School

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