The LA Jr. and Sr. Beta Clubs are selling Homecoming Corsages for $15.00 each. There are choices for football player corsages which will feature a jersey number, a generic corsage, a cheerleader corsage or a dance team corsage. All orders with payments should be turned in to Mrs. Burns no later than Friday, September 19. Corsages are to be picked up before the game at a table set-up by the Beta Clubs near the front gate. No corsages will be sent home with students.
Homecoming T-shirts (short and long sleeve) are currently on sale until Thursday, September 18. Order forms may be picked up outside Mr. Boykin’s office. This year’s design features Colonel Reb Rocking Out to the Beat of the Rebel Call on a white shirt.
The Scholastic Book Fair is at school this week for elementary students. Teachers have signed up for the following times for their classes to shop at the book fair.
Tuesday: Mrs. Sisson, Mrs. McMillan, Mrs. Adkins, Mrs. Breazeale and Mrs. Sturdivant.
Wednesday: Mrs. Dianne Jones, Mrs. Strength, Mrs. Blocker, Mrs. Fieber, Mrs. Ray, Mrs. Tucker and Mrs. Alford.
Thursday: Mrs. May, Mrs. Fieber, and Mrs. Wilson.
Friday: Both K-4, K-5 and Sixth grade classes and Mrs. Adams class.
Morgan Hollis, a senior, is currently the cover model for the September/October edition of Social South. She is also a featured model in an inside photo spread of fall fashions. You can check out her glamorous shots at http://www.socialsouthmag.com.
During the month of September you may pre-order your 2014-15 yearbook for $75 in the school office. After September 30, the price will increase to $90.
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.