The Royal Weekly

December 4, 2023



The CVCA community of generosity understands joyful giving. Not only did your giving meet the Giving Tuesday match of $100,000, but your generosity overflowed beyond the match. The total raised currently exceeds $230,000, and gifts are still flowing in! We would love for you to participate in making an impact. Visit  Every family. Every gift. Every life changed.

MATCHING GIFT OPPORTUNITY: If your employer offers a corporate matching gift program for employees, you can possibly double your Giving Tuesday or year-end gift to CVCA. Ask your company’s HR department for information or contact Jennifer Meybaum in the Development Office at

You can designate your tax dollars to benefit CVCA scholarships – at NO Cost to you!

That’s right – up to $1,500 – and it costs you absolutely nothing! How? By donating to CVCA through the OCEN Scholarship Granting Organization. The amount you donate REDUCES your state tax liability – dollar for dollar.

More information and easy donation instructions are available on the HERE.

Final Exams – December 13-15

We have nearly reached the end of our first semester! Exams will be held December 13-15. Please see the exam schedule HERE and additional information HERE.

  • Students will receive instructions from their teachers on where to report for exams.  
  • Please make arrangements for your student(s) to leave after exams. Supervision will be available for middle school students who need to stay until 11:45 a.m.
  • The Cafeteria will not be open these days, students are encouraged to bring snacks to eat during the break between exam periods.
  • December 13-15 Dress Code: Spirit Wear

Second Semester Class Schedules

Second semester schedules will be ready to view today in Family Portal. If students have questions, they should contact their grade level school counselor.

Talking Royals Continue Success at Tournaments

On Saturday, the Talking Royals debaters took second place at the New Philadelphia debate tournament. The pair of Anna Trenta and Talie Koch went undefeated and won the title of tournament champions in Public Forum debate. Donovan Brown went undefeated in Lincoln-Douglas debate and took second place. At the same time, the speech team competed at Tusky Valley’s speech tournament, where Dominic Catalano (International Extemporaneous Speaking), Nate Cook (United States Extemporaneous Speaking), and Alex Robinson (Humorous Interpretation) all earned second novice honors in their events.

Choir Christmas Daisy Pop Sale – ORDER BY DECEMBER 7

Choir students are selling Christmas Daisy Pops! Each variety pack includes a dozen individually wrapped pops for $35. Orders are due by Thursday, December 7. The pops will be delivered to CVCA on Tuesday, December 12. Details and order form are available HERE.


Enjoy a night of laughs with the Royal Fools Improv Group. The next show is Friday, December 8, at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Bring friends – it’s FREE!

FREE Messiah Community Sing Concert – December 9

Bring your family and friends for this FREE event featuring the CVCA Chamber Singers and Concert Choir and the Cuyahoga Valley Community Chorus.

Please bring personal care items for donation to Urban Vision Ministry.


Girls Lacrosse is selling fun CVCA socks to raise money for new uniforms. Buy a pair or two – they come in blue and white for $20 per pair. Payment can be made through cash, check, or venmo to any girls lacrosse player. Details are available HERE.


All students are welcome to come learn about this year’s Spring Musical, Hello Dolly! Find out about cast auditions and crew positions on Tuesday, December 12, 3:00-4:15 in the Chapel. There are many ways to participate – big and small, on stage and off. 

Become a CVCA Volunteer

We invite you to become a CVCA volunteer. It is a great way to get to know other parents and to get involved in school activities. Opportunities include helping with The Royal Evening, supporting Admissions activities, serving as a Schools of Distinction mentor, or offering skills in landscaping, baking, and decorating. Interested? Fill out this Volunteer Form.

Lunch Program and Menus

Information on our Food Service Program and weekly menus are available on the MY CVCA page under Parent Resources and Student Life Resources.

Menu for Week of December 4, 2023


Mark your calendars with these upcoming late start days: December 6. Classes begin at 9:22 a.m. on these days.


7th Grade Parent Coffee to learn about class scheduling – December 6

Do you have questions about scheduling your student’s 8th grade courses? An optional meeting for parents (not students) will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 8:30-9:15 a.m. in Room 184. Beth Marosi, Middle School Counselor, will present information on scheduling for 8th- grade classes and answer questions about the process and options. RSVP here!


Malone University Rep meetings

Representatives from various departments at Malone University will be here to speak with students in the Rasnick Center from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • December 5 – Carrie Stroup from the Department of Nursing
  • January 9 – Andre Payne from Business and Technologies
  • February 6 – Nursing Rep 
  • March 5 – Computer Science Rep
  • April 2 – Zoo and Wildlife Biology



All high school boys interested in joining Lacrosse should attend an information meeting during lunch on Tuesday, December 5 in the SOBE room.