The Royal Weekly

January 15, 2024


Winter Admissions Events

We are receiving more applications than ever before, so if you or someone you know is considering CVCA for their students, start today! Spread the news and invite others to learn more about CVCA at one of our upcoming Winter Admissions Events. Register HERE.

Annual Parent Survey

All CVCA parents recently received an email regarding the Annual Parent Survey. Please complete the survey by January  19, 2024. Your input is valuable to CVCA!

Mark Your calendars!

Mark your calendars for the biggest CVCA community event of the school year, the Royal Evening, on Saturday, March 9. We want every CVCA family to attend this annual event that celebrates God’s faithfulness to our school and raises funds for CVCA’s Annual Fund! Learn more about the Royal Evening, watch a short highlight video of last year’s event, and discover how you can be part of this exciting event at

We want your input

In addition to the numerous Silent Auction items at the Royal Evening, the event includes the ever-exciting Live Auction. We would love to know what auction items you would be interested in seeing at the event. Please take just a moment to complete a short survey HERE.

Sponsor Opportunities

Do you own a business? Consider supporting CVCA students as a Royal Evening sponsor. Check out the numerous opportunities at

Royal Evening Class Baskets

Did you know that each of our classes contribute a basket or two to the Royal Evening silent auction? This is a fun and creative way for all of our families to be part of the event’s auction excitement. Take a look HERE at each of the class opportunities and join in the fun!

Thank you to our Celebration Box Sponsor – Hawkins Sales

We are thrilled to have Hawkins Sales as our 2024 Celebration Box Sponsor. Owned by current CVCA grandparents, Hawkins Sales is a leading manufacturer’s representative serving the electrical industry. The company represents the top manufacturers from around the country and strives to offer the best service, prices, and products for customers. Hawkins Sales built on a solid foundation of principles grounded by integrity and hard work. Their customers include distributors, industrial accounts, Original Equipment (OEMs), Maintenance and Repair Organizations (MROs), and residential and commercial contractors. Learn more about Hawkins Sales HERE.

Flannel Pajama Pants Fundraiser

Support the Royals Ice Hockey team by purchasing a pair of cozy flannel PJ pants. They come in both men’s and women’s sizes small to 4XL. Order HERE by Friday, January 19.

Talking Royals Success

This past Saturday, the Talking Royals competed at Wooster High School, taking 11th place in a field of 48 teams from around the state. The team was led by Megan Marshall, who beat 61 other competitors to become the tournament champion in Program Oral Interpretation. The pair of Anna Trenta and Talie Koch went undefeated in preliminary rounds of Public Debate, becoming quarterfinalists and earning a place at the state tournament. Similarly, Donovan Brown went undefeated in preliminary rounds of Lincoln-Douglas Debate and was a quarterfinalist. Dominic Catalano took top novice in International Extemporaneous Speaking and Nate Cook took second place novice in United States Extemporaneous Speaking.
If you would like to see these talented students perform, join the Talking Royals for our Speech and Debate Showcase on Friday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Talking Royals Showcase – January 19

The Talking Royals are thrilled to announce their inaugural Showcase event on Friday, January 19, 6:30 p.m. in the Anne Tell Chapel. Come see CVCA students perform their speeches and interpretation pieces, then attend a breakout session, where every Talking Royal has the opportunity to perform or debate. The event is free, so invite your family and friends.

Shya Designs House Parties

Shya Designs, a SOBE student-run business, began as a way to aid Rwandan women impacted by genocide in their country. To support themselves and revive joy within their lives, these strong women began making bags and other products that reflect their country’s culture.

Shya Designs parties are the perfect way to gather your friends and family to see these products, hear the Shya message, and support these admirable women

If you would be interested in hosting or attending a house party or online party, please complete THIS FORM. We would love to tell you more about this exciting opportunity.

Spring Musical Crew Opportunities

Any students interested in joining a crew for Hello Dolly should have their applications completed by Monday, January 22.


Seniors in the School of Business and Entrepreneurship will present their business pitches to a panel of judges in front of a live audience at the 9th Annual Business Pitch Night on January 25, 5:00-8:00 p.m. (doors open at 4:30). The event will be held in the Chapel and Rasnick Center. RSVP HERE.

Junior Royals Hockey Event – January 27

On Saturday, January 27, the Junior Royals will hold thir 2nd Annual Hockey Event at the Dan Kostel Recreation Center in Garfield Heights. Check-in will begin at 4:30 p.m., followed by CVCA’s Senior Recognition at 5:00 p.m. The game will begin at 5:30 p.m. Junior Royals will receive:

  • FREE ticket to the game
  • Gift bag
  • Hot chocolate bar and cookies
  • Chance to win four tickets to a Cleveland Monsters Hockey game
  • FREE skate with the Varsity Royals Hockey Team after the game and FREE rentals

Registration is limited to the first 50 Junior Royals. Register HERE.

Moms in Prayer Invites You

The Moms in Prayer group continues to meet on Friday mornings at CVCA from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. After drop-off, parents can park and meet at the Welcome Center area by 7:50 a.m. to check in. The group will then go to the Athletic Conference room to pray for CVCA students, faculty, and staff. All CVCA moms are welcome to attend as often as you can. Questions? Email

Snow Day Notifications

In the case of bad weather/road conditions or other emergency conditions, CVCA school closure information is posted on our website. A text message and email will also be sent to families, so please make sure your contact information is up to date in Renweb (Family Portal).

LATE START DAYS and adjusted schedules

  • Late Starts: January 17, 24, 31


High School Winter Social – February 3

Mark your calendars and get ready for the annual Winter Social! All high school students (grades 9-12, CVCA students only) are invited to the 2024 Winter Social on Saturday, February 3, 7:30-10:00 p.m. at Todaro’s Party Center. Come enjoy DJ & dancing, games, prizes, desserts, photo booths, and more!

  • Tickets: 15.00 per person – for sale January 23-31. A parent-signed waiver (HERE) is required to purchase a ticket. No checks or cash are needed – tickets will be charged to the family’s FACTS account.
  • Attire: Casual! This is a relaxed, informal event – nice pants and jeans are encouraged. 


Juniors have two great opportunities to prepare for the March 12 ACT Test at CVCA. Preparing ahead of time helps students build confidence, reduce anxiety, and maximize their scores.

  • ACT test preparation is available at CVCA through our test prep partner, PATHworks! Students attend three sessions on February 5, 7, and 8, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Room 112. The cost is $325 for all three classes. Questions may be directed to the PATHworks! class instructor, Patricia Smoot-Wicks at or 330-861-4973. Register at HERE.
  • Additional ACT/SAT test prep options are available HERE.

Upcoming ACT Test dates: February 10, March 12 (all juniors taking at CVCA), and April 13.

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.

  • February 6 – Nursing Rep 
  • March 5 – Computer Science Rep
  • April 2 – Zoo and Wildlife Biology