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The Connecting Point 1st Quarter 2019-2020

Welcome Back To School!

The Connecting Point offers periodic updates to what's happening in our Middle and High School classes. Our students are blessed with many talents and opportunities, and we want to share them with you!

In this edition, we'll highlight the following important events and opportunities for our MS/HS students:

What's New at CCA?

Freshman Class Retreat

GAFutures College Planning Workshop

Fall Sports

ACT Prep Class

PROBE College Fair

Student Clubs

And He who sits on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” (Rev. 21:5)

new students

Covenant is blessed to welcome 52 new students this year! We are so excited to work with these new students and families. Join us in welcoming them to the Covenant community.

New Faculty

CCA also welcomed several new faculty members this year. Each has already proven to be an excellent addition to our staff. We are thankful for each of the new teachers listed below:

  • Mrs. Rachel Medcalf - 4 Year Old Kindergarten
  • Mrs. Malinda Johnson - 5 Year Old Kindergarten
  • Mrs. Becky Greninger - 2nd Grade
  • Mrs. Katrina Wingertsahn - 5th Grade
  • Mrs. Alicia Bond - Music

Additionally, Mrs. Mosher has moved from the front office to teach 3rd Grade this year, Mrs. Zauche has taken on the role of Director of Enrollment Services, and Mr. Baskam is now our Director of Athletics.

New Campus Security

Thanks to the generosity of our school families, we have been able to install several security upgrades over the summer. Campus safety and security is always a top priority, and we are grateful to be able to add the following measures to make our campus more secure.

  • Front Office Access Control: Visitors will now need to be buzzed into the front office. Please use the doorbell in order to gain entrance to the front office.
  • Security Camera System: CCA has a brand new state-of-the-art security camera system that allows the entire campus to be monitored 24/7.

GAfutures COLLEGE PLANNING WORKSHOP

August 29th, 6-7pm

All High School parents are invited to attend the GA Futures workshop provided by the Georgia Student Finance Commission to learn more about the college planning process.

Please plan to attend to learn more about the following: FAFSA, HOPE Scholarship, Cost of Attendance, and other Grant and Scholarship information.

RSVP to Jennifer Marietta if you plan to attend.

To learn more about GAfutures, watch the video below.

Varsity Volleyball Tournament Champions!

Congratulations to our Varsity Volleyball team on winning the preseason tournament at Bible Baptist. The team went undefeated throughout the tournament, and played with great energy, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Senior, Sidney Hearn, was named Tournament MVP!

The Varsity team opened up the regular season schedule with WINS over Victory and Philadelphia. Don't miss out on supporting these ladies!

The Middle School team is also off to a great start, and recently won the LCA Tournament. Be sure to support our Lady Rams this season. Check out the schedule below!

Boys Varsity Soccer

Our 2019 soccer season recently kicked off, and the team has been working hard to prepare for the season ahead.

The team pulled off a 2-2 draw in our conference opener vs. Bible Baptist, and the team is poised and excited to face more GCAA competition this season.

The soccer team has 9 upcoming home games. Come cheer on your Rams!

boost your test scores!

Mr. Priest will be leading an 8 session ACT prep class for Juniors/Seniors this Fall on Wednesday afternoons from 3:15-5:15.

Classes meet every Wednesday beginning September 25th through November 20th. The cost is $175 for the 8 week program.

Contact Mr. Priest with questions or to register for the class.

PROBE college Fair

September 9th - 9-11am

Our Junior and Senior classes are encouraged to attend the PROBE College Fair on Monday, Sept. 9th at the Forsyth Conference Center. This is a great opportunity to meet representatives from many colleges and universities. Plan to attend to learn more about admissions, scholarships, and what each institution may offer for you.

Permission slips have been sent home with students. Please complete and return them by August 29th indicating whether your student will drive themselves or if they will ride in the CCA bus.

Student Clubs and Organizations

CCSA: The Covenant Christian Student Association serves CCA by volunteering in many ways throughout the year. They sell Chick-fil-A biscuits on Friday mornings, sell concessions for our home games throughout the year, and plan several fun social events throughout the year too!

Inspire Lunches: Middle School girls are invited to join our senior girls for lunch every Monday to grow closer together and in Christ. Meetings are student-led and are held in the Art Room.

Covenant Student Missions: Contact Aaron Colby to join this group that works together on service projects in our local community. The first project will be collecting needs for a local animal shelter.

Chapel Music Team: We've already been blessed to have this group of students lead us in musical worship in our weekly chapel services. Contact Mrs. Tognarina if you would like to join!

International Student Club: All international students are encouraged to join this group for fellowship and assistance in acclimating at CCA. See Billy Han for more information about the club and meeting times.

Book Club: This club will meet monthly in Mr. Baskam's room to discuss their book of the month. The first selection is currently being chosen. See Sawyer May to talk about how you can be involved!

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