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January 2022

Fall Semester Report Cards

The first semester report cards are now available through Jupiter. To access it, log into Jupiter at login.jupitered.com/login. Once logged in, click on the Report Card tab listed in the main menu.

 

With the new year and new semester, it is a good time to verify your address, phone numbers, and email addresses listed in Jupiter. To do this, go to the Settings tab to review and, if needed, update your information. You may also update your preferences and other settings on this page as well.

Archer Hour Awards

Congratulations to the following families for “Hitting the Target” of 20 Archer Hours:

Adams, Peel, Sederburg, Eichenberger, Saidi, Leiva, Brumley, Clark, Jennings

 

Congratulations to the Crum family for earning the Bronze Award (50 hours). And to the Normans and the Culps for earning the Gold Award (100 hours). Thank you for supporting our school.

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries for Valentine’s

Surprise your little love with chocolate dipped strawberries for Valentine’s Day! Order by 8pm on Thursday, February 10 to be delivered on Monday, February 14th at lunch time. Look for the "Valentine's Day Strawberries" under the a la cart section listed under the February 11th meal offering on School Lunch Choice. The Valentine's designed strawberries come packaged with your personal Valentine message so please use the "Contact Us" section to email your special message. Go to Daily Spread to order.

 

New Embroidery Company

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with a local embroidery company, Stitches to Remember. The procedure for having our school logo embroidered remains the same, however, drop off and pick up will be every Tuesday. If you have any questions, please contact Megan Barnard at 512-528-1028.

 

Order Your 2021-2022 Yearbook

Don't forget to order your annual yearbook! The cost is $30. Got to www.Balfour.com. Only a limited number of yearbooks will be ordered so get yours today and save! Click here to download the flier.


Yearbook Photos Needed

It’s easy to upload your photos for the yearbook. Click here to download the instructions.

 

Re-Enrollment for 2022-2023 

To secure your child’s place at our school for next year (2022-23), you must re-enroll by Friday, January 28. Start the re-enrollment process now by creating your account at ResponsiveEd.SchoolMint.com/SignUp – adding your information – and clicking “Get Started”.

 

The next step will require the unique ID of each currently enrolled student at our school. You should have received a separate email with the Student ID of each student, on Friday, January 7.

 

If you need any assistance with the re-enrollment process, we have created a site with helpful information that can be found here. If you have additional questions please call 844-860-9090 and someone will help you. Again, the deadline to re-enroll and secure your child’s space for the 2022-23 school year is Friday, January 28.

 

Christmas Card Winner 

Please help us congratulate Emma S. Her drawing was selected from the 6th-8th grade submissions in the RES Christmas Card contest. Way to go Emma!

 

Student Parking & New Student Drivers

Student drivers are required to have a parking permit to drive on campus. All students without an assigned parking spot must park in front of the grammar school buildings. Please complete the Parking Permit Request Form and bring your $10 payment along with a copy of your insurance and license to the front office.


Sport Survey

If you are interested in participating in soccer or track this spring and are not already on TeamSnap for that sport, please fill out the Sport Survey. Tryout dates and practice schedules are listed in TeamSnap. You will be added to the appropriate page once you’ve completed the survey.

January School Events

POSTPONED - Date changed to January 26

January 19, College Admission Presentation - Test Scores: What do they mean?

Mary Jo Grant, Director of Student Outreach, More than a Teacher. Ms. Grant will give an overview of standardized admission tests, the role they play in college admissions, and the information provided by test results. She will also outline test preparation options for students. This presentation is primarily for 10th and 11th graders who have taken the PSAT and/or a practice ACT test. Please bring student score report(s) to the presentation. 

 

The meeting will be held in the upper school building at 7:00pm on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

 

January 20

Teacher Appreciation Lunch

The Archers Support Committee is providing box lunches from Pok-e-Jo's on Thursday, January 20. We need parent volunteers to donate beverages and desserts. Please sign up to bring an item at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c4faaae22a0f85-teacher

 

Each item is worth one Archer Hour. Items should be delivered to the front office in building 3 on the morning of the event. Thank you for supporting our faculty and staff!

 

January 20, North Austin Founders Informational Meeting

Prospective families are invited to attend an informational meeting with Mr. Sowers, the new Headmaster of Founders Classical Academy of North Austin. Join him to learn more about what a charter school offers and the classical curriculum. Bring your questions and find out how to enroll your student in this new K-8 school. The meetings will be held at Founders Classical Academy of Leander on Thursday, January 20 and on Tuesday, February 1. Both will begin at 6:30pm.  

 

January 21, Spirit Friday

Once a month on Spirit Friday students may come to school in FCA Leander spirit t-shirts and regular uniform pants, shorts, or skirts in navy, khaki or Founders plaid. They may choose to wear any spirit shirt from the current year or previous years. They may also wear a solid t-shirt in red or navy. House shirts are not spirit wear.

 

Postponed until January 28 due to impending inclement weather

January 28, Muffins in the Morning

Start your day with a giant muffin! The Senior Class of 2022 will sell muffins during the morning drop off for $2/muffin (cash only please.) Proceeds will go to the Senior Events Committee.

 

CANCELED - January 21, Coffee with the Headmaster

We have to cancel the January Coffee with the Headmaster. Our next coffee is scheduled for Friday, February 11.

 

Coffee with the Headmaster will be held monthly at 8:15 in the Upper School Library. Mr. Sowers invites parents to join him for coffee and a chat about classical education. This is a time for parents to ask questions and give informal feedback about the school year.

 

January 28 - Middle School Dance - Save the Date!

All 6th - 8th graders are invited to join us for the second annual Middle School Dance, hosted by the high schoolers of the House of Euclid! The dance will be on Friday, January 28th from 7:00 - 10:00pm in the Building 3 Cafeteria. We will have a Tropical Jungle themed dance, complete with snacks and drinks, dancing competitions, and prizes for best dressed! The evening will conclude with the crowning of 8th Grade King and Queen of the Jungle. Tickets will be sold during middle school lunches from January 24th - 28th for $10 and for $12 at the door. Tickets include entry to the dance, photos/gifs/boomerangs with our digital photo booth, and one raffle ticket for prizes including gift cards! The dress code for the dance is casual, as described below - jungle themed attire is encouraged, but should be appropriate and adhere to our dance dress code:

 

Ladies may wear pants, skirts, or dresses. Skirts and dresses should  be at least midway down the thigh. Pants, dresses, or skirts should not be skin tight. Plunging  necklines, visible cleavage, bare midriffs, see-through fabric, and side-, front-, or back  cut-outs are not permitted. Ladies are encouraged to wear shoes in which they can dance  comfortably, including tennis shoes or sneakers.  

 

Gentlemen may wear a collared or polo shirt and pants, with a belt or suspenders. Pants should reach to the shoe but not drag on the ground. Skinny pants and  sagging pants which expose undergarments are not permitted. Gentlemen are encouraged to wear shoes in which they can dance comfortably, including tennis shoes or sneakers.

Calendars

The FCA Leander Public calendar contains all school sponsored events. The Archers Athletics calendar contains the game schedules and tryout information. The College Counseling calendar has information about testing dates, college admissions visits and other college events.

 

 
All events are listed on our school calendars which our are displayed at the bottom of the newsletter.
 

5 - Classes resume for Spring Semester

7 - Alumni Visit Day

14 - Stock the Lounge

14 - Pizza Friday

17 - MLK Holiday - No School

20 - Teacher Appreciation Lunch

20 - Founders North Austin Informational Meeting

21 - Spirit Friday

26 - College Admissions Presentation

28 - Muffins in the Morning

28 - Middle School Dance - Hosted by Euclid

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