This Week at UCA – 12/12/16
- December 12, 2016
- Posted by: Flor Smith
- Category: This Week @ UCA
Dear UCA Family,
“Today in the town of David, a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.” Luke 2:11
Christmas break is almost here! We wish you a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and may you have very special family time with your kids during this season. You will be in our thoughts and prayers over the holidays!
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15
The Concert Class Schedule for Thursday, December 15, is attached. Dorm students will need to pack a sack supper during lunch in preparation for going to the Christmas Concert at the Fox. Supper will not be served in the cafeteria.
VILLAGE STUDENTS – BRING SUPPER!
If you are participating in the musical program at the Fox, please remember to bring a sack supper, as supper will not be served in the cafeteria.
VILLAGE STUDENTS – FOX CONCERT TRANSPORTATION
Transportation options to the Fox Concert for village students are as follows:
- Student rides UCA transportation. See times below.
- Students meets the UCA bus at Yoke’s store, Latah Creek, just off Hwy 195, (Address is 4235 Cheney Spokane Road, Spokane, WA 99224). See times below.
- A parent can transport them directly to the concert practice at the Fox.
The student/parent must specifically contact their music director and Flor Smith by Thursday morning, December 14, to let them know their plan so we can be sure to pick them up. Rosters with departure times are attached. Please see schedule below:
|Group||Departs UCA||Pick Up at Yoke’s||Arrive at Fox|
|Band/Choraliers/Strings||2:10 p.m.||2:30 p.m.||2:40 p.m.|
|Choir||3:30 p.m.||3:50 p.m.||4:00 p.m.|
CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT THE FOX – LIVE STREAM
We invite you to join us at the Fox in downtown Spokane for an amazing concert that our students have been preparing for you. It is on Thursday, December 15, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. There are no tickets; it is first come first seated. The address is 1001 West Sprague Avenue. If you are not able to attend, you can enjoy the program via live-streaming. To view it, please go to www.ucaa.org/live; no password is necessary. Please feel free to invite family and friends who want to view the concert.
VERY, VERY IMPORTANT!!!
It is imperative that BEFORE TAKING YOUR STUDENT OR ANY OTHER STUDENT FROM THE CONCERT AT THE FOX, YOU CONTACT A DEAN PERSONALLY! We need to know where our students are and who they are leaving with. There will be a dean at each exit door for you to sign out with. Village student performers/parents must sign out with one of the music department staff before they leave the Fox.
Christmas Break begins Thursday night, December 15, after the concert. The home-leave buses will depart UCA on Friday, December 16, at 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. (See more information below and bus schedule attached). Classes resume on TUESDAY, JANUARY 3. Dorms open at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 2, 2017. Please communicate with the deans before break begins if you need to return your student to the dorm before 5:00 p.m.
HOME-LEAVE BUS – EARLIER DEPARTURE TIMES
Please note that the Portland bus leaves at 4:30 a.m., and the Walla Walla bus leaves at 6:30 a.m., on Friday, December 16. Please see schedule attached.
The championship game will take place on Tuesday, December 13, at 6:50 p.m. in the Gym. Thank you for supporting our intramural program!
Please see schedule attached. Go Lions!
The following Student Week of Prayer speakers will be leaving for SWOP Retreat from Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. through Saturday evening, January 5-8, 2017. They will share, bond, and prepare mentally and spiritually for Week of Prayer. This is a very important time for these students and for the adults who are mentoring them. Please keep them lifted up in prayer.
Ordering of graduation announcements, accessories, and cap and gown, will take place on Monday, January 9, 2017, from 6-7 p.m. in the Library. Please bring your completed graduation announcement order form and payment back with you from Christmas break. The order forms were handed out to the seniors last week and they will be bringing them home for completion.
DAY STUDENT NOTICE!!
Please see the WINTER DRIVING/ATTENDANCE POLICY below.
|Christmas Concert at the Fox||Thu, Dec 15|
|Christmas Break||Fri-Mon, Dec 16-Jan 2|
|Classes Resume||Tue, Jan 3|
|SWOP Retreat||Thu-Sab, Jan 5-8|
|Rec Ski||Sun, Jan 8|
|1st Semester Ends||Fri, Jan 13|
|Rec Ski Retreat||Fri-Sun, Jan 13-15|
|MLK Day – Regular School Day||Mon, Jan 16|
|ASB Spirit Week||Mon-Fri, Jan 16-20|
|Choir Clinic||Thu-Sun, Jan 19-21|
|Rec Ski||Sun, Jan 22|
|HOPE Taskforce Sign-Up||Wed, Jan 25|
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