Baseball games moved
Thursday’s baseball game against Winston Academy has been postponed until Saturday, March 8. The junior varsity game will start at 1 p.m. and be followed by the varsity contest at 3 p.m. Saturday’s originally scheduled game against Starkville Academy has been cancelled. No makeup date has been set.
Contracts for 2014-15
Registration for the 2014-15 school year for students currently enrolled at LA should be completed before March 5. To insure your child’s continued enrollment, you must return contract(s) and enrollment fees as prescribed in the attached letter by March 5. Each grade has an extensive waiting list. If contract(s) with appropriate remittance of fees is/are not returned by March 5, a child’s enrollment for 2014-15 will not be guaranteed.
Exam Schedule for Third Nine Weeks
Monday, March 3 – 5th & 7th
Tuesday, March 4 – 3rd & 6th
Wednesday, March 5- 2nd & 4th
Thursday, March 6 – 1st (half day for teacher’s meeting)
Tryouts for Rebel Revue Dance Team
Tryouts will be held Friday, March 21 and Saturday, March 22. Sign up information can be picked up in the school office. Girls in grades 6th-11th are eligible. A mandatory meeting for parents and dancers will be held Monday, March 17 at 6 p.m.
Pennies for Patients
The Senior Beta Club raised a total of $6,494.59 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma’s Pennies for patients fundraiser. Mrs. Maria Sisson’s class collected the most donations, $527.61.
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.
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.
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.