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									    Westover Christian Academy

                                                                                                        March 11

  WCA’S Vision               EARLY REGISTRATION ENDING                     ACSI SPELLING BEE
                             The last day for the grace period for the     On Friday, March 4, the following 5th and
Young people with the        Early registration fee of $100 will be        6th grade spellers traveled to the ACSI
                             Tuesday, March 15. Registration fees will     Spelling Bee in Roanoke, VA: Joshua
spiritual and academic
                             go up to $150 as of Wednesday, March          Buckley, Catie Clarke, Madison Fuentes,
foundation to obey           16. Thank you!                                Kelsey Hines Caroline Leach, Corey Mays,
God’s will for their lives                                                 Michael Vickers, and Reese Walker.
                             PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES
and to walk in a                                                           Madison Fuentes placed second in the 6th
                             During the week of March 14-18, there will
manner worthy of their                                                     grade competition and second in the Final
                             be AFTER SCHOOL Parent/Teacher
                                                                           round where she competed against 5th-8th
calling                      Conferences. The parent or teacher may
                                                                           graders. She qualified to move on to the
                             request the conference.        Conference
                                                                           ACSI Regional Bee in Atlanta, GA.
                             request forms were sent home in last
                                                                           Congratulations to each speller!!!
                             week’s Elementary Friday Folders. Jr.
  School Hours               High and Sr. High parents may contact
                             their student’s teachers through email or     BAND AWARDS
Preschool-6th 8:30-3:10      may call the school office to set up a        Last Thursday night was the annual Band
                             conference.                                   Honors Concert. The Concert, Symphonic,
7th-12th       8:00-2:50
                                                                           and Jazz Bands performed as well as
                                                                           some solos and ensembles. Awards were
                             SPRING PICTURES                               then presented to the winners from the
Half Days                    Spring pictures will be taken on Tuesday,     WCA Solo and Ensemble Festival held in
Preschool-6th 8:30-12:10     March 15. Cap and Gown pictures for           February:
                             students in K5 and 12th grade will also be
7th-12th       8:00-11:50    taken on that day. Pictures will be a proof   Ensemble
                             program — no money is needed on picture       1st Place   Holli & Mallory Flanagan
                             day for these pictures.                       2nd Place   Antonio Vacanti, Josh Buckley &
                                                                                            Daniel Cartwright
  The Power of               Group pictures will also be taken on          3rd Place   Myranda Farmer & JaRiah Morris
                             Tuesday, March 15 of the Preschool—6th        Solo
   Partnership               grade classes. The Group picture size is      1st Place   Stuart Davis
WCA working together         8x10. You need to PRE-PAY for the group       2nd Place   Lauren Bivens; Anna Honea
with the home and the        picture. The cost is $12. Checks should       3rd Place   Nathan Pruitt
                             be made payable to: School Pictures, Inc.
church to pass the                                                         The Grand Champion was Stuart Davis.
baton of faith to the                                                      Congratulations to all of our Band students.
                             GIRLS’ BASKETBALL PICTURES
next generation!             The Yearbook would like to have more          Thank you for using your talents for the
                             pictures for MS, JV, and Varsity Girls’       Lord.
                             basketball. If you can help, please contact
                             Mrs. Hahn.       Her e-mail address is:       DANVILLE CONTEST WINNERS
                             hhahn@westoverministries.org.                 The City of Danville recently held a contest
                                                                           for area students called “Imagine
                             BLOOD DRIVE                                   Danville.” Students were asked to submit
                             The Honor Society will be hosting another     either an essay or artwork in response to a
                             blood drive on Saturday, April 16. Mark       specific question. Congratulations goes to
                             your calendars now.                           the following WCA students:
5665 Riverside Drive                                                           Winner: K-2 Essay
Danville, VA 24541           TARGET REDCARD                                         Aaron Haley (2nd grade)
                             Do you have a Target REDcard? With                Honorable Mention: K-2 Essay
Phone: 434-822-0800          every Target purchase that you charge on               Jessica Lynn Swain (2nd grade)
                             your REDcard, both in-store and online, a
Fax:    434-822-0441         percentage can go to WCA! Enroll at           The students will be recognized at the next
                             www.target.com.                               Danville City Council meeting.
           SPORTS INFORMATION                                  education. See Mrs. Arnn for an application and more
                                                               information. The deadline for submitting the scholarship
GOLFERS NEEDED                                                 application is March 15, 2011.
On Saturday, April 16, WCA will be having its 14th Annual
Golf Tournament at Goodyear Golf Course starting at 8:30       DCC SCHOLARSHIP
am. There will be a total of 25 teams. The cost is $100/       The Danville Community College Educational Foundation
person ($400/team). For more information or to be a hole       is inviting the Senior Class to apply for a scholarship. The
or corporate sponsor, please contact: Rosie Parker at 822      senior should complete the application form and submit it
-0800, ext. 30. The proceeds will benefit the Athletic         to the Foundation office by March 16, 2011.              The
department.                                                    application form is available in printed form or at the DCC
                                                               website:          http://www.dcc.vccs.edu/foundation/
BASEBALL FIELD PROJECT                                         Scholarship_application_form.htm.         Applicants should
Work is being done to upgrade the area around the              apply for admission to DCC by the scholarship deadline.
baseball field. A cement pad will be poured soon so the        Please see Mrs. Arnn in the office for additional
bleachers will have a level place to rest. A concession        information or for a printed application.
stand/restroom building is also planned. A total of $28,000
has already been given for this project. The total cost        BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP
needed is $75,000. If you can help with this project,          The Buick Achievers Scholarship program is offering 1,100
please talk with Mr. Carwile.                                  scholarships (renewable for up to 4 years) for first-time
                                                               freshmen enrolling full-time at a 4-year college or
WCA HOOPS CAMP                                                 university. They must plan to major in one of the following:
Jim Barber will hold 2 summer basketball camps during          Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Business
the week of June 13-16.                                        Administration, Finance, Marketing, or Design. They
                                                               should be interested in a career in the automotive or
Camp #1:   (9:00-11:30am)    Rising 1st-4th grades Cost $60
Camp #2:   (12:00-3:00 pm)   Rising 5th-8th grades Cost $75
                                                               related industries. For more information and to apply, go
                                                               to: www.buickachievers.com. The deadline to apply is
Registration forms are available in the School Office.         March 31, 2011.
Register by April 21 to reserve a t-shirt
                                                               DANVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
STAR VOLLEYBALL CAMP                                           The Danville Historical Society has established two $250
Jim Barber will be hosting the STAR Volleyball camp with       book scholarships to be awarded to two high school
instructor Tom Houser at WCA August 1-4. This is for           seniors—one who attends a Danville school and the other
rising 5th-12th graders. There is a Rookie Camp and a          who attends a Pittsylvania County school.              The
Veteran Camp. Registration forms are available in the          scholarships will be awarded to the applicants who submit
School Office. E-mail Coach Barber for more information.       the best short essay on the topic, “Why historic
                                                               preservation is important to me and what I have done to
ELEMENTARY VOLLEYBALL CAMP                                     contribute to the preservation of Southside Virginia.” The
Coach Tammy Bowles will be hosting an Elementary               deadline is April 1, 2011. Please see Mrs. Arnn for an
Volleyball camp which will focus on basic skills and           application.
fundamentals. The camp is for rising 3rd—6th grade girls
and will be June 6-8 from 9:00 – 11:30 am. Cost is $45         J.T.—MINNIE MAUDE CHARITABLE TRUST
and snacks will be provided each day. Registration forms       The J.T.– Minnie Maude Charitable Trust scholarship is for
were sent home in Friday Folders and are also available in     residents of Pittsylvania, Halifax, and Henry counties in
the School Office.                                             Virginia and Caswell and Rockingham counties in North
                                                               Carolina. Recipients may attend any accredited public or
COLLEGE TESTING                                                private, two or more year college or university or an
The SAT will be given on the following dates:                  institution offering a one-year certificate degree. There are
    March 12                                                   five different students groups which they assist. For more
    May 7              (register by April 8)                   information, go to their website (www.jtmm.org) and click
    June 4             (register by May 6)                     on “Scholarships.” Students will submit applications online
                                                               (starting in January) and mail in the supporting
The fee is $47.       You can register online             at   documentation.        The application deadline date for
www.collegeboard.com. Our school code is 470-669.              traditional students is April 1, 2011.

                                                               URW COMMUNITY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
                 SCHOLARSHIPS                                  URW is offering five $500 scholarships. To qualify, you
                                                               must have been a URW member for 12 months prior to
AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S SCHOLARSHIP                          application. (Other conditions may apply.) The deadline is
The Virginia Piedmont Chapter of the American Business         April 15th at 5:00 pm. Please see Mrs. Arnn for an
Women’s Association will offer scholarships to deserving       application.
young people in this area to assist them in continuing their

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