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TKA News & Events: January 15, 2016
- January 15, 2016
- Posted by: Jerry Atchley
- Category: News and Events
NO SCHOOL MONDAY IN HONOR OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY
MOVIES AT THE ACADEMY – RESCHEDULED
Our Parent-Teacher Fellowship’s annual “Movies at the Academy” has been rescheduled for Friday, January 29 in Stokely Gymnasium featuring Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the movie will begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Concessions will be available for purchase. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for seating.
CHEER AND DANCE CAMP
The King’s Academy cheerleaders and dance team will host a camp for girls in grades K-5 Friday, January 29 from 4-8 p.m. All proceeds from the camp will support the TKA cheer and dance program. Camp participants will learn cheers, chants, age appropriate stunts, and a dance routine. Campers will perform what they have learned at 7:45 p.m. Campers will also cheer for one quarter and dance at half time of the varsity high school girls basketball game at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 2!
The cost is $35 and includes pizza. Register online https://old.thekingsacademy.net/cheer-dance-camp/ beginning Wednesday, January 20.
ROTARY SPEECH CONTEST
All high school students (grades 9-12) are eligible to participate in the annual Seymour Breakfast Rotary Club’s speech contest and compete to win awards and college scholarships. Contestants will present a 4- to 6-minute speech on “Leadership, Service and the Four-Way Test.” The Rotary Four-Way Test (is it the TRUTH?; Is it FAIR to all concerned?; Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?; Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?) is an important aspect of this international service organization. Local competition will be held at the Seymour Library 6:00 p.m., Thursday, March 10. The local winner will advance to the District competition in Cookeville, Saturday, March 26. Students can obtain a copy of “Guidelines for Contestants” from their English teachers or the Guidance Office.
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL – FRIDAY & SATURDAY
Come out to cheer on our middle school basketball teams as they host Berean Christian School at Stokely Gym tonight. Varsity girls play at 5:30, and varsity boys play at 6:30 p.m.
Also, our high school basketball teams open district play tomorrow as they host Hendersonville Christian Academy at the Tibbetts Building. JV boys play at 11 a.m., varsity girls play at 12 p.m., and varsity boys play at 1:30 p.m. Also, please note that game times for Monday (January 18) at home against Karns have been changed: varsity girls play at 5 p.m. and varsity boys play at 6:30 p.m. Go Lions!
NOTEWORTHY EVENTS FOR YOUR CALENDAR for the remainder of January
January 14-18 – High School Choir/Orchestra Disney Workshop
January 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – No School
January 20 – Seniors order graduation announcements from Balfour rep, Clark Library, 12:30 p.m.
January 22 – Schoolwide Pep Rally, Tibbetts Building, 2 p.m.
January 25-29 – ECON Week for High School Economics Students
January 26 – Board of Trustees Meeting, Clark Library, 2:45 p.m.
January 29 – Movies at the Academy, Stokely Gym, 6 p.m.
January 29 – TKA Cheer Camp, Ogle Gym, 4-8 p.m.
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