The Kindergarten and 1st Grade classes will be taking a field trip to the Athens Movie Palace on Friday, April 1st to watch the new movie “Zootopia”.  Students will be leaving the school at 9:15am. They need to wear their red CLA polo and denim bottoms. The classes will be eating lunch at Pizza Hut and return to the school by dismissal.

PLEASE BE SURE TO LEAVE YOUR STUDENT(S) CAR SEATS AT DROPOFF.


Friday, April 1st the 6th grade class will be taking a field trip to the Chickamauga Battlefield. Students will get to culminate their history study on the Civil War. Students will leave the school at approximately  8:00am and will return to the school by 2:30pm. Students need to wear their red CLA polo and khaki bottoms.


We now have our newly designed website up and running. Please go check it out at www.christslegacyacademy.org . Please be patient with us as we  continue to update and organize the menus. If you see a glitch somewhere during your viewing, please let us know so we can address it immediately.


The 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Grade students will be attending a field trip to the NCFCA Region VII Speech and Debate at Westwood Baptist Church in Cleveland Tennessee on Friday, April 1st. NCFCA is an organization committed to training homeschool, high school students to address life issues in a manner that glorifies God, and ultimately preparing our students to  shape our culture and impact people for Christ.  Students will need to  wear their red CLA polo and khaki pants for this event. Students need to be at the school by 6:50 am in order to leave by 7:00am. They will be eating lunch at Gabriel’s Pizza  in Cleveland and will return to the school by dismissal.


On Monday,  April 4th, CLA’s board of directors will be hosting our annual associational meeting at the school at 6:00pm in the Church sanctuary.  This is a very important meeting where the board will provide our families with a broad ranging update on the status of CLA, provide an overview of future plans for CLA, and field your questions in a Q&A session at the end of the board’s report.  We invite all of our families to attend this important meeting so that you are made fully aware of where CLA is and where we are going.


Just a reminder that your April tuition is due by Tuesday, April 5th. If you need to know your monthly balance, contact the school office. Final tuition payments for the 2015-2016 school year will be due in May. We will be sending out the final payment statements next month.


  • Lower School Chapel showcase will be the 3rd Grade class on Tuesday, April 5th and the guest speaker will be Mr. Justin Brown Pastor of Zion Hill Baptist Church. If anyone would like to join us for Lower School Chapel, it is every Tuesday morning at 8:50am in the Church sanctuary. We would love to have you join us!
  • Upper School Chapel showcase will be on Thursday, April 7th and the guest speakers will be Infusion. If anyone would like to join us for Upper School Chapel, it is every Thursday morning at 8:50am in the Church sanctuary. We would love to have you join us!

Students Spring pictures were sent home earlier this week. If you are interested in purchasing any of those pictures, you need to have your picture order form to your student(s) teacher before Friday, April 8th. LifeTouch will be picking up the order forms that Friday. If you did not receive your student(s) pictures, you will need to contact the school office.


Please remember all lunch orders have to be purchased by Friday of the previous week by 9:00 a.m.

This week’s menu is as follows:

  • Monday 04/04 Spaghetti, Corn on the Cob, Roll, Fruit
  • Tuesday 04/05– Pepperoni Pizza, Salad, Chips, Cookies
  • Wednesday 04/06— Chicken Sandwich, Pasta Salad, Chips, Jello
  • Thursday 04/07—French Toast Sticks, Hashbrown, Eggs, Fruit
  • Friday 04/08— Cheeseburgers, Chips, Salad, Jello

If you have any questions please contact Ruthie with Kat a Ru at (423) 252-0242.


We have begun the re-enrollment process for the 2016-2017 school year. The re-enrollment fee will be $250 per student.  The re-enrollment fee will be deducted from the student tuition.

For the 2016-2017 school year, the tuition will be $4700 per student. Tuition discounts for our Pastors and Teachers will remain in effect next year.  If our tuition exceeds 10% of your income you will qualify for financial aid based on available funds

We are asking all of our families who are re-enrolling to submit your completed and signed re-enrollment forms and fees to the school office as soon as possible, but no later than April 27th.


Wednesday, May 4th, CLA will be holding their 7th Annual Emergency Day. We will be having representatives from different emergency agency’s. So far, we will be having representatives from McMinn County Sheriff’s Department, Clearwater and McMinn Rural Fire Departments, McMinn Rescue Squad, LifeStar, AMR, and, TBI, Forestry, East TN Children’s Hospital and many more. We have tried to include everyone we can think of in the emergency profession. We have stations set up for each department so the students can ask questions and some departments have different activities the students can participate in. This is an all day, outside event. Students and families are able to get up close and personal to a lot of emergency equipment and experience how it all works and who does what in the case of an emergency. They get to look inside the vehicles, crawl in and out of obstacle courses, maze trailers, mock wrecks, etc.

Our t-shirts have been designed by one of our own students this year. We are in the process now of designing and getting our colors, styles, etc. T shirts will be $10 per shirt and come in children and adult sizes.


Saturday, May 7th, CLA will be hosting the 1st Annual Block Party in Market Square, Downtown Athens. This will be a  Spring school fundraiser. There will be a 5K Run/Walk beginning at 8:00am with a Pancake Breakfast. The day will consist of games, food,  fun, live entertainment and a silent auction at the end of the day from local donors. Tickets for the Pancake Breakfast will be going on sale soon. If anyone is interested in participating  in this event as a 5K  participant or a booth vendor, please visit the link in this e-Roar under 5K and Vendor Info. We look forward to  a very fun filled day!


For those that are interested in registering for a May 7th Vendor Booth at the CLA Block Party, you can now do this online via our website. We are looking forward to a great day and a successful Block Party….


For those that are interested in registering for our May 7th 5K Run, you can now do this online via our website. We are looking forward to a great day and a successful 5K Run….


The 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Grade classes will be taking a field trip to Shakespeare Tavern on Thursday April 14th..  The purpose of this trip is to allow students to actually see Shakespeare acted out instead of only reading the plays. Students will leave the school at approximately 8:00am. Students will need to wear their red CLA polo shirts and khaki bottoms.


The 2nd Grade class will be taking a field trip to  The Muse on  Friday, April 15th. Students will get to see simple machine exhibits (pulley’s, levers, etc.) and other hands on exhibits and building areas. Students will leave the school at approximately 8:00am and will return to the school at 2;00pm. Students need to wear their red CLA polo shirts and khaki bottoms.


The 7th and 8th Grade classes will be taking a field trip to Lee University on Friday, April 15th. The students will create a clay vessal in the style of ancient Greek Pottery reinforcing the study of historic Greek pottery styles and production techniques. Students will leave the school at approximately 8:00am and will return to the school at 3:15pm. Students need to wear a CLA t shirt or polo and jean bottoms.


The Kindergarten and 1st Grade classes will be taking a field trip to Mayfield  Dairy on Friday, April 22nd.  Students will experience counting and science techniques in the dairy process. They will end the day after lunch by an afternoon of bowling. Students will be leaving the school at approximately 9:45am and return to the school by 2:00pm.  Students need to wear their red CLA polo shirt and denim bottoms.


CLA will be presenting Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” on Friday, April 22nd at Athens City Middle School at 7:00pm. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for non CLA students. CLA students will be free.  We invite everyone to come and enjoy the suspense as the CLA Dram Team presents this mystery story on stage. The school office has flyers available if anyone is interested in distributing any.


CLA will be having their annual Standardized Testing the week of April 25th—28th. Please make sure your student(s) get plenty of rest, eat a good breakfast and arrive to school on time. Testing will begin first thing in the mornings and we do not want students to miss a part of their testing. If you have any questions regarding the testing you may contact the school office.


The 9th and 10th Grade classes will be taking a field trip to Nashville on Friday, April 29th. Students will see the Parthenon and the sculptures reinforcing the work in ancient Greek history. Added, a campus tour of Vanderbilt or Belmont. Students will be leaving the school at approximately 8:00am and return to school at 7:00pm . Students need to wear their red CLA polo shirts and khaki bottoms.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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