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Overall Tournament

The Rebels defeated Greenville Christian School to advance to the semi-final round of the MAIS Overall Tournament!  They will play MRA (#1 AAA) at 6:15 at Mississippi College.

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Will Swinney for placing 2nd in the Mississippi Council of Math Teachers District competition.  He will advance to the state competition on April 11, 2015, at Hinds Community College.  Leake Academy’s three other participants, Deanna Wilder, Molly Davis, and Malina Mangrum, all finished in the top ten of their divisions.

BASEBALL SCHEDULING CHANGES

The baseball games scheduled for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday have been cancelled or rescheduled. The Rebels will play their first two games of the season on Saturday at Jackson Academy. They will play East Rankin at 3:30 pm at Jackson Academy and then face host Jackson Academy at 6 pm. On March 5 the game against East Rankin Academy will be played at Smith Wills Stadium at 6 p.m. This game will be a double header.

Contracts

Monday, March 2 is the last day for returning students to turn in completed contracts with fees and other necessary documentation. Failure to turn in the contract and appropriate forms and fees could jeapordize a student’s placement for the upcoming year.

Exam Schedule for Third Nine Weeks

Monday, March 2: 1st and 7th

Tuesday, March 3: 3rd and 5th

Wednesday, March 4: 4th and 6th

Thursday, March 5: 2nd*

*Thursday, March 5 will be an early dismissal day for the MAIS District Teacher’s Meeting.

Deadlines for Seniors

Seniors and their parents should refer to the Counselor’s Page on this site for scholarship application information. While printed versions were handed out earlier this month, reminders of deadlines and requirements are available on this page.

CONTRACTS

Contracts for students returning for the school year 2015-2016 were issued Feb. 2, 2015. Parents/guardians should check students’ backpacks for this contract and an important informational sheet. Contracts should be returned no later than March 2, 2015. To insure your child’s continued enrollment you must return contract(s) by March 2. Also with the contracts, registration and foundation fees must be included, as well as proper documentation (immunization records, birth certificate and social security forms). Each grade has an extensive waiting list. Failure to turn in the contract and appropriate forms and fees could jeapordize a student’s placement for the upcoming year.

Rebel Revue

A tryout clinic will be held on Wednesday, February 25 after school. Tryouts will be Wednesday, March 18 after school.

Cheerleader Clinics 

Tryout clinics will be held Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, March 2-4 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Tryouts for the varsity will begin at noon on Thursday, March 5 with JV tryouts following.

SCHOLARS PROGRAM FOR JUNIORS

The Rural Medical Scholars program, a five-week summer program at Mississippi State University, is now accepting applications for students who are currently in their junior year of high school. The program engages students who are interested in pursuing careers as physicians. For more details go to the News section of our website.

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Box Tops for Education

Leake Academy has the opportunity to participate in Box Tops for Education. This is a fundraising program sponsored by General Mills, Inc. to help schools across the United States. Our school can earn cash through this program. Each Box Top is worth 10 cents to our school. Please clip the Box Top coupons located on most General Mills products, put them in a plastic bag or envelope and send them back to school with your child who can then place the bag in our drop box located outside the elementary computer lab. A list of products that have Box Top coupons can be found at www.boxtopsforeducation.com.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS

Leake Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at our school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Leake Academy operates under the control and direction of a Parent-Teacher Organization member-elected Board of Directors. The school is administered by Leake Academy INC., a Mississippi non-profit corporation, which is responsible for all decisions as to faculty, programming, admissions, and all other decisions necessary to the operation of the school. Leake Academy is fully accredited and its teachers are certified by the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools.