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The Royal Weekly – November 27, 2017


#Giving Tuesday is Tomorrow!

BIG NEWS: Thanks to generous friends of CVCA there is a $60,000 matching gift for #GivingTuesday – Tomorrow November 28, 2017! The first $60,000 given will be matched dollar-for-dollar! Double your impact, double your gift with the matching gift challenge this #GivingTuesday at CVCA! Together we can give the CVCA experience to more students!

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Parent Coffee Break – November 28

ALL parents are invited to a Parent Coffee Break on #GivingTuesday, November 28 after morning drop-off from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Student Lounge. Come enjoy coffee and a muffin, connect with other parents, and learn more about #GivingTuesday at CVCA!

7th Grade Jterm – Register TODAY

Registration for this year’s 7th grade WinterBlast Jterm is open. Please register your student and make payment by TODAY! The retreat will take place January 8-11, 2018. We are excited for the opportunity to share a great time of fellowship, learning, and worship. Please join us in praying that this will be a meaningful and memorable experience for students and leaders.


8th Grade Jterm – Prepare to Believe

Registration for this year’s 8th grade Jterm trip is open. Please register your student and make payment before Friday, December 1. We are excited for the opportunity to share a great time of fellowship, learning, and worship. Please join us in praying that this will be a meaningful and memorable experience for students and leaders.


Support CVCA while Shopping at

Do you do your Christmas shopping online? Be sure you have your Amazon account connected to Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy at Start your shopping at that site each time for an easy way to automatically support CVCA!

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Robotics Team Competing in North Dakota

The CVCA Robotics team will head to Fargo, North Dakota tomorrow, November 28 to compete in the BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) Regional Championships. Their competition will be live-streamed on Friday, December 1. The link and times will be posted when they become available. Please pray for save travel and cheer on our team as they represent CVCA on a national level.

New Service Hours Tracking App

CVCA students are now using a new digital method to track and verify their service hours. Parents/guardians will now receive texts (from a 734 area code) or emails (from Helper Helper) asking them to verify their student’s hours. They will need to review the hours the student submitted and select either “approve” or “reject.” Any questions about the hours should be addressed before pressing the approval or rejection buttons. The Helper Helper app automatically creates a running portfolio of a student’s service hours. Then, on each due date (December 5 for this semester) only hours verified by a parent/guardian on the app will be counted toward their grade. Students serving 8 or more hours between May and December 5, 2017 will receive a passing grade for this semester. Parents, please encourage your student to download the Helper Helper phone app. It is also available on their Chromebook at Students should log and verify their hours on the app each time they serve.

CVCA Admissions Entrance Exams

CVCA partners with several Christian elementary schools to offer our Admissions Entrance Exam in a convenient way. If you have a student enrolled in the graduating class at any of these schools, we encourage your student to take advantage of the opportunity to complete this important step toward admission at CVCA. The exam will be offered at these locations:

  • Cornerstone Community School – November 28, 3:00 p.m.
  • Chapel Hill Christian School North – November 29, 3:00 p.m.
  • Chapel Hill Christian School South – December 5, 3:30 p.m.

CVCA’s Christmas Outreach

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. Neighborhood children who participate in Urban Vision’s programs and Bible studies have the opportunity to earn “UV bucks” for attendance, good behavior, and good and improved grades. The children learn responsibility and can use their “bucks” to purchase Christmas gifts for family and friends at the Urban Vision Christmas Store. Our Connections groups will collect items such as toys, household goods, and personal items. CVCA students will be assigned their gift item this week and should bring it to their Homeroom class on Friday, December 8. All gifts are in a $10.00 range. Questions about gifts or Urban Vision can be directed to Mrs. McMullen.


CVCA to Host OSU Wrestling

OSU is no stranger to CVCA with Royals alumnus Nathan Tomasello ’13, 4x High School State Champ and 2015 NCAA National Champion wresting for OSU. On December 10, wrestling fans will have a great opportunity to see Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder in action at CVCA! The OSU wresting team is currently ranked 2nd nationally. It is sure to be a great match!
NCAA Division I Wrestling
Ohio State vs. Indiana University
Sunday, December 10, 12:00 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased through the CVCA Athletic Office at $10 each. Tickets must be purchased in person via cash or check.

2nd Annual Royal Reindeer Run

The Royal Reindeer Run is back! Join us for this fun event on Saturday, December 16 for the 5k, 1-mile family fun run/walk and pancake breakfast. All proceeds benefit the CVCA Athletic Boosters and the Perry Carroscia Memorial Scholarship.


Commencement Scheduled for Sunday, May 27, 2018

Mark your calendars! The Class of 2018 Commencement ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at EJ Thomas Hall in Akron.

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