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E-Weekly May 6-10

Fine Arts Festival - May 7, 6:30 p.m. (Manley Baptist Church)

Plan to join us for our annual Arts Festival, an evening that will showcase the many gifts and talents of our students. This event will feature K-2nd grade students performing a couple songs, a short musical performed by our 3-5 graders, the LCA band, LCA choir, and LCA orchestra. 

Some important information for parents:

  • Rehearsals will be Tuesday, May 7 during the school day.

  • At the event Tuesday evening, we're asking all that attend stay for the duration of the concert to minimize distractions of our worship and time in between groups

  • Have your student in their seat at Manley Baptist Church at 6:00.

  • Teachers will be present to help direct students to their seat if they forget where to go.  

  • You will need to pick your child up from their seat at the end of the concert.

  • K-2 will be wearing khaki pants, red polos, school shoes

  • 3-5 will be wearing UNselfie shirt (provided by school), blue jeans, and school shoes

  • 6-12 will be in tuxedos and black formal dress (provided by school)

Artwork will be on display at Cornerstone during the month of May for all to enjoy. Stay tuned for details. 


 

Peter and the Starcatcher - Tickets!

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Lakeway Welcomes KC Alvarado

Lakeway Christian Academy is excited to welcome KC Alvarado as Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Student Engagement. 

Mrs. Alvarado will be partnering with our school counseling department to prepare students for College and Career, through experiential learning, community partnerships and building relationships. Our CTE program is unique to Christian Education and a valuable component of the comprehensive educational opportunities within Lakeway Christian Schools.  

Originally from Jefferson County, Mrs. Alvarado comes to Lakeway with a background in marketing and public relations. She most recently served as the CTE Program Manager at Hamblen County Schools. She is co-founder and chair of HOLA Lakeway, a non-profit that helps facilitate positive integration of immigrants  into the Lakeway Community through education. 

“I am excited to be a part of Lakeway Christian Schools and want to be able to help students find their purpose by using the gifts that God has given them,” Alvarado said. “Through my previous experience, I have really enjoyed helping students navigate what their future looks like and partnering with the right organizations to help them hone those skills.”

Mrs. Alvarado and her husband Frank have one son (Urijah), who will be attending Cornerstone next year (4th grade). The Alvarado family is very active at Temple Bethel International Church, serving as Youth Leaders and on the Worship Team. 

Awards Ceremonies

Lakeway (6-12):  Thursday, May 16, 6:30 p.m.
Cornerstone (Pre-K): Friday May 17, 8:15-9:00  /  Cornerstone (K-5): Friday May 17, 9:15-10:15 

Invitations are being sent home to the parents of students who will receive an award so you can make plans to attend. 

More details to follow!

Upcoming Events

April 30 - Rising 6th Grade Parent Meeting 6:00 p.m.  
May 2 - National Day of Prayer (8:05 - 8:45 a.m.)
May 6 - Lakeway Live! (Presentation of Lakeway Christian Schools - click here to RSVP!)
May 7 - Fine Arts Festival Rehearsal (during the school day)
May 7 - Fine Arts Festival, 6:30 p.m. (at Manley Baptist Church)
May 9 - Tiny Steps Academy (Prospective Kindergarteners)
May 10 - The Hunt (Grades 6-12)
May 10 - LCA Girls' Night
May 10 - LCA Band Awards Night
May 10-11 -  Peter and the Starcatcher (7 p.m. at Manley Baptist Church - click here to purchase tickets
May 16: LCA Awards Night, 6:30 p.m.
May 17: Cornerstone Awards, 8:15 - 10:15 a.m.
May 17: Half Day, 11:30 dismissal (NO aftercare)
May 17: LCA Graduation, 6:30 p.m.
May 23: Board Association Meeting
May 24: Last Day - Half Day, 11:30 dismissal (NO aftercare)

Board Association Meeting:

 

Thursday, May 23, 6:00 p.m.
Our annual association meeting will be held to give the yearly financial reports and present updates about the school. 

Quick Links

Looking for ParentsWeb on the website? Looking for other pertinent information? All parents information can be found on the "Quick Links" page which can be accessed from the main blue / red bar on every page. This is intended to be a one-stop shop for parents! 

Address Reminder

Just a quick reminder of the new Cornerstone Address:
4801 S. Davy Crockett Parkway
Morristown, TN 37813

We have had some families recently that had their mail returned because it was address to the old address. 

Lakeway News

The Hunt 

“The Hunt” (formerly known as “Warrior Wars”) is planned for May 10 (8 a.m. - 3 p.m.) and will feature teams of students (mixed grades 6-12) competing against each other in a variety of events. In order for this to be a great day for all of our students,
 

Girls Night 

We will be hosting a Girls’ Night next Friday, May 10 from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Cornerstone Campus chapel. We would like to invite all middle school and high school ladies to come join us for a night of fellowship and worship as we close out this school year. We are hoping that this will be an opportunity for us to take an evening to slow down and really dive in to who we are created to be as young women in Christ. We are asking for $2 to help cover food and drinks. Please RSVP to Mrs. Reed at ereed@lcstn.org. We look forward to seeing you there!

Prefect Positions for 2019-20

Dear Lakeway Families,

As previously communicated, Lakeway has adopted a Prefect model for student leadership. This model is used in a number of independent and Christian schools around the world and serves to provide increased leadership opportunities for our students. 

Leadership committees are formed around defined areas of school life for both the middle and high school. Membership in these committees is open to any students who are interested and willing to commit to contributing to that committee’s work. The committees are each lead by a student leader who is selected from the oldest grade in that division – 8thgraders for middle school and 12thgraders for high school. These student leaders are called Prefects. Each prefect is assigned a faculty mentor to provide guidance and support for their committee’s activities.

The 2019-20 Prefect leaders are:

High School

Spiritual Life – Hannah Creech

Service – Nathan Catron

Academic – Kenzie McGhee

Campus Pride – Layla Arwood

Admissions – Moriah Reed

School Spirit – Hannah Pressey

Student Life – Emma Burnett

Middle School

Spiritual Life/Service – Patti Ann Ballinger

Academic – Natalie Long

Admissions – Ellee Brown

School Spirit – Olivia Calloway

Student Life – Mary Woods McVicker

We are very excited to begin the transition to this new system for student leadership. Thank you for the opportunity to partner with you in the education of your children!

 

David McVicker
Principal, Lakeway Christian Academy

Cornerstone News

MS Prep Meeting: 

Attn. Cornerstone 5th grade parents - you're invited to attend a meeting to prepare for Middle School at Lakeway next year on April 30 at 6:00 p.m. This will be a great opportunity to talk about what to expect at Lakeway and how to select elective classes. All parents are encouraged to attend!

 

Field Day Shirts

It's time for Field Day Festivities. The fun will take place on the last day of school, Friday, May 24 from 8:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. (Half Day dismissal, 11:30 a.m., NO aftercare). 

Click here to order a field day shirt for your student. 

 

Summer Chef Camp

Books and Bites! June 24-28, $180. Open to 2nd-6th grade students. Registration forms will be distributed this week but if your student is interested, mark your calendar and plan to attend - limited spots available!