Back to Top The Royal Weekly – November 18, 2019 - Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy

Letterman Jacket Sizing & Orders – November 20

The CVCA Booster Club is partnering with Ritchies Sporting Goods to offer CVCA letterman jackets. Ritchies will be at school on Wednesday, November 20, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to measure jacket sizes and collect orders. Pricing information can be found on the flyer HERE. Ritchies will donate $5 to the CVCA Booster Club for each order placed on November 20. Please bring your letter and numerals with you if you plan to order.

Royal Evening Volunteer Meeting – November 22

Our next Royal Evening volunteer meeting is this Friday, November 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the Development Offices. Please meet at the Welcome Center. We will enjoy a treat of s’mores and continue to plan for the school’s largest single fundraising event.

Military Academy Informational Meeting – November 25

Nathan Dietrich, 2017 CVCA graduate and third year US Naval Academy cadet, will speak about applying to any of the US Military Academies (West Point, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Academy, and Merchant Marine Academy) on Monday, November 25, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 119. Parents are welcome to attend by registering with Mrs. Fridline at Students must register using the form they received in their email.

Schools of Distinction Application Deadline – November 25

The application deadline for sophomores applying to enter one of CVCA’s five Schools of Distinction: Arts & Humanities, Business & Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Medical Professions, and Ministry is Monday, November 25. The SOD applications may be found HERE.

School of Distinction Mentoring Invitation

CVCA Schools of Distinction require students to participate in a mentorship program with a Christian professional working in a related career field. Interested CVCA parents who are in a career related to one of the five Schools of Distinction are encouraged to connect with the School Chair to discuss potential opportunities to mentor CVCA students or otherwise contribute to the program. Mentoring is typically a once per month commitment. Please note that an application and background check is required prior to involvement. The Schools of Distinction and contacts are listed below:

• Arts & Humanities – Mr. Craig McSparran (
• Business & Entrepreneurship – Mr. Eric Ling (
• Engineering – Mr. Doug Fairchild (
• Medical Professions – Mr. Rick Lyons (
• Ministry – Mr. Rick Thompson (

Limited Space for New Middle School Students

Parents with current 5th graders hoping to attend CVCA next fall – space is limited, so please start the admissions process today! Apply HERE.

Also, consider attending our Middle School Preview Day with your student on December 5, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Please register for the Preview Day HERE by November 25.

Fun-Sized Art Show

The Art Department is collecting artwork for a tiny art show. Submissions need to be food-themed and less than 4 inches, and are due to Room 137 by November 26. The artwork will be displayed in the Cafeteria December 6-21. There is a $1 fee for each entry. Entries will be judged and prizes awarded.

#GivingTuesday is Almost Here!

Give your first Christmas gift to CVCA on #GivingTuesday, December 3 and give the CVCA experience to more students. Watch this short video to see how your gift will have a huge impact for students. It’s not how much you give, it’s that you do give. Your gift will make a difference! For more information on #GivingTuesday, contact Jennifer Meybaum at

CVCA Christmas Outreach to Support Urban Vision

Student Leadership Council is excited to lead CVCA’s annual Christmas outreach to provide items for Urban Vision, an Akron community ministry founded by a CVCA graduate. Urban Vision seeks to prayerfully and relationally reach North Akron children and families with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

To help with the Christmas Store, our students are asked to bring a gift to donate towards this ministry. We encourage students to use their own money to purchase these gifts. Walmart and similar stores will have all of the items assigned. Gifts are being collected through Connections Groups and are due on Friday, December 6.

Join us as we Celebrate the Birth of our Savior through Music

The Royal Ringers and CVCA choirs will be performing at the John S. Knight Center in Akron on Tuesday, November 26, beginning at 2:00 p.m.  

The CVCA Instrumental Concert will be on Tuesday, December 3, at 7:00 p.m. The concert will feature performances by our middle school and high school handbell ensembles, orchestra, and bands. 

CVCA’s Vocal Music Concert will be on Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 p.m. The concert will feature all seven choirs with The Royal Vision Show Choir and all middle school choirs in the first half of the concert and the Gospel Choir, Concert Choir, and Chamber Singers in the second half. Alumni are invited to sing with us on the final three traditional numbers of “White Christmas,” “Carol of the Bells,” and “Night of Silence.” 

The Royal Ringers will perform two numbers on stage at EJ Thomas Hall with the Akron Symphony Orchestra, for their “Home for the Holidays” concert on Friday, December 13, beginning at 7:30 p.m. They will also be one of several groups providing music in the lobby before the concert, beginning around 6:15 p.m. This is a great honor for the Royal Ringers to be asked to perform on a professional stage with one of Northeast Ohio’s finest professional orchestras. Information and tickets can be found HERE>>

Spring Musical Informational Meeting – December 12

Students interested in being a part of the Royal Theatre’s Spring Musical, Beauty and the Beast, should plan to attend an informational meeting on December 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Audition and other important information will be provided.

School Closing Notifications

With snowflakes already falling, please watch for school delays and closings. When there is a change to our schedule due to weather, you will be notified by text, phone call, and email. Closings and delays will also be posted on Facebook, Instagram, and on the local news channels. Please be sure your contact information is correct in ParentsWeb to ensure you get all notifications/emails.

Register Now for Moody Founder’s Week – February 5-8

On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, a group of CVCA students and adults will travel to Chicago and Moody Founder’s Week for four memorable days. During the Bible conference on Moody Bible Institute’s Chicago campus, we will be challenged to grow in our understanding of the theme, “For Such a Time as This.” Come hear today’s foremost Christian teachers and leaders and catch a fresh vision for making God’s Word the center of your life. Worship with new musical artists and Moody music ensembles, and connect with students, alumni, and guests from around the world. More information and registration forms are available HERE.

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