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Middle School gives Christmas Joy to others

The Middle School is collecting warm items for the Woman and Children First domestic abuse shelter. Donations of ear warmers, headbands, hats, gloves, coats and twin sized blankets for beds (not comforters) should be dropped off in the Middle School Office before Friday, Dec. 14.

BREAKING NEWS: CHAMPIONSHIP GAME RESCHEDULED

Due to the threat of inclimate weather, the 5A State Championship game has been moved to Sunday at 2 p.m. All the same parking prices and ticket prices still apply, along with all security measures. Tickets are on sale at the Warrior Store through 3:30 p.m. today or at the gate.

Four Middle School students recently advanced to the Junior High Spelling Bee set for December 4. Sixth Grader Owen Sanders won the Middle School competition on November 12 and will advance to the Junior High event, along with other top Middle School finishers Piper Jones (5), Sydney Lavender (5) and Marshal Eoff (5).  

Band and Orchestra Christmas Concert

The 6th through 12th grade bands and orchestras will perform their annual Christmas concert Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. in Warrior Hall.The concert will feature many Christmas classics and more. Admission to the concert is free, so bring your family and friends.

Warriors look to bring Thanksgiving to others

The Middle School is looking to make a difference this Thanksgiving by collecting and donating food to the Women and Children First (WCF) organization now through Wednesday, Nov. 14. WCF will take the food given and disperse it among local families in need. Students are asked to bring the following: boxed mac and cheese, boxed stuffing, instant gravy, canned green beans, canned sweet potatoes/yams, boxed potatoes, rolls, and desserts such as brownie or cake mix. Contact the Middle School Office for more information.  

Warrior Store Open House

The Warrior Store has an open house on Nov. 13 and plenty of new arrivals in time for early Christmas shopping.

Warriors in the News

 

Warriors in the News

17 Students Make All Region Choir

Seventeen members of the LRCA choir received All Region Choir honors at the competition held in Mayflower last week. Students auditioned for select positions from among 200 individuals from across the region by performing specific musical selections as well as a sight reading piece for a panel of judges. Students placing in the top 20 chairs for each classification are qualified to audition for the all state choir, including Grace Caroline Gardner, Meg Sinha, Emma Knecht and Lyndsey Gardner.  

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Little Rock Christian Academy Recognizes AP Scholars

Forty-seven of LRCA’s students and graduates have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on college-level Advance Placement Program (AP) Exams taken last May.

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LRCA Alum Audrey Davis wins central Arkansas contest

LRCA Class of 2018 graduate Audrey Davis was named the winner of the Central Arkansas Drain Smart competition.  Drain Smart is an engaging public-education / environmental program that uses art to communicate the function and importance of local storm drains.

Class of 2018 Commits to Run with Horses

Commencement 2018 was a picture window into the house of Warriors and the building going on inside. From the testimonies of the evening, it is clear that the Spirit is alive and well and working among us. Commencement speaker, Mr. William Dillard, III, challenged our graduates to run from conformity and comparison and to run to community and wisdom...

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Senior Capstone - A Crowning Achievement

Senior Capstone is an independent research course designed to offer students the opportunity to explore a course of study beyond the typical high school class. Learn more about Capstone at Little Rock Christian Academy.

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Six LRCA Seniors named to Little Rock Family's "Head of the Class" 2018

Little Rock Family Magazine recognized more than 60 top seniors from central Arkansas' public, private and parochial schools in their Head of the Class special section. Congratulations to seniors Hannah Cheatham, Erin Foley, Adeline Geoghagan, Rose Johnson, Weston Northington and Nicholas Powell on their selection to this elite group.  #lrca2018

Yearbook takes Top State Honors

Members of the 2018 LRCA Yearbook Staff were recognized recently with top honors from the Arkansas Scholastic Press Association (ASPA), a state-wide community of scholastic yearbook, broadcast, film, literary magazine, online newspaper and print newspaper staffs and their advisers.

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Third Grade Weaving Warriors

Third grade students were recently challenged to tackle a more difficult weaving art project.  This work required dedicated practice and work outside normal art class hours.  The following students rose to the challenge and created masterpieces!

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Senior Nicolas Powell named as Stephens Scholar

Congratulations to senior Nicholas Powell on his selection as a 2018 Stephens Award recipient. The Stephens Award recognizes outstanding achievements by selected high school teachers and students in the central Arkansas area.

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Senior Abby Blankenship receives National Photography Recognition

Senior Abby Blankenship, the LRCA yearbook photographer, was awarded this week as third place in the "Athletes in Action" category of Jostens 2018 National Photography Contest. Her picture of MJ Collins pulling down an airborne Bruin in the football battle against P.A. earlier this fall. 

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Students receive 15 Awards at AR Young Artist Association's state conference

Wednesday, April 11th, the High School Art Department in conjunction with Art Society took 39 students to compete in the annual Arkansas Young Artist Association art conference and competition. Schools from across the state gathered at the Statehouse Convention Center.  LRCA students received several awards in various categories.

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The Warrior Roundtable

US Department of Education's Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives visits Little Rock Christian Academy
LRCA Communications Team

As a part of the “Back to School” week, Dr. Andrea Ramirez, Director of the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives (CFOI), visited faith-driven institutions and mission-minded organizations practicing innovative approaches to student driven education.  Read about Dr. Ramirez's visit to the LRCA here. #RethinkSchool

We Believe!
Gary B. Arnold, EdD - LRCA Head of School

Back to School means a new year and a new school year theme.  Read Dr. Arnold's letter and announcement of this year's theme. #webelieve

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THE WARRIOR Magazine - Spring 2018 Edition
LRCA Communications Team

The latest issue of THE WARRIOR magazine is now ready for you!  From a senior spotlight to news on the smallest of Warriors, review the spring milestones, news, and achievements at Little Rock Christian Academy

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Making the Final Turn into the Final Leg of '17-18
Dr. Gary Arnold - LRCA Head of School

"Run to the name of the Lord...Run with horses" - our figure of speech for advancing the mission this year.  Can you sense it among the students? Can you see it on campus? Can you hear it among the citizens of Warriorville?  It's quite palpable.  Making the turn into the final leg of '17-18, I'm eager to update you on three highlights...

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A Culture of Academic Rigor
Dr. Gary Arnold, LRCA Head of School

Walking the streets of Portland, Oregon last summer, my eyes locked onto a storefront sign that read, “You did not wake up to be mediocre.” Ironically, it was a mediocre sign in an unexceptional, run- of-the-mill, second-rate, middling storefront. Nonetheless, the message of the faded sign was true. I did not wake up to be mediocre today. Neither did you.

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The Harkness Approach Brings Student-Centered, Discussion-Based Learning to LRCA
Dr. Justin Smith - LRCA Upper School Head/ Vice President

In this article, Dr. Justin Smith, LRCA Upper School Head and Vice President, describes the Harkness approach of collaboration and learning. The Harkness table offers a neutral, safe place for students to test out ideas, interpretations, and applications with peers and an expert teacher. Not only do students grow in their understanding of content, they also develop invaluable communication skills as they navigate discussions and learn to learn from others, digging deeper and using textual evidence to support their points.

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Full Calendar

Middle School Event Calendar:

December 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sun, Nov 25
Mon, Nov 26
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building, JH Building, High School Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Tue, Nov 27
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "A Day" Schedule
High School Building, JH Building, MS Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Wed, Nov 28
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building, JH Building, High School Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Thu, Nov 29
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "A Day" Schedule
High School Building, JH Building, MS Building, Warrior Hall Building
Ms icon Middle School Chapel
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Fri, Nov 30
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building, JH Building, High School Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Band Christmas Rehearsals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Band Christmas Rehearsals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Sat, Dec 1
Sun, Dec 2
Mon, Dec 3
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "A Day" Schedule
High School Building, JH Building, MS Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Orchestra Christmas Rehearsals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Orchestra Christmas Rehearsals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Music icon Instrumental Christmas Concert
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Warrior Hall Auditorium, Warrior Hall Band Room, Warrior Hall Drama Room, Warrior Hall Lobby
Band icon Instrumental Christmas Concert
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Warrior Hall Auditorium, Warrior Hall Band Room, Warrior Hall Drama Room, Warrior Hall Lobby
Tue, Dec 4
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building, JH Building, High School Building, Warrior Hall Building
Ms icon MS/JH/HS Fire Drill
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HS Gym, JH Building, MS Building
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Wed, Dec 5
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "A Day" Schedule
High School Building, JH Building, MS Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Thu, Dec 6
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building, JH Building, High School Building, Warrior Hall Building
Fine arts tiny "Crazy, Busy, Peaceful, Holy Night" Grade 2 Christmas Musical
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Ms icon Middle School Chapel
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Fine arts tiny "Crazy, Busy, Peaceful, Holy Night" Grade 2 Christmas Musical
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Fri, Dec 7
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "A Day" Schedule
High School Building, JH Building, MS Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Sat, Dec 8
Band icon Junior High All-Region Band Auditions
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Sylvan Hills High School
Sun, Dec 9
Mon, Dec 10
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building, JH Building, High School Building, Warrior Hall Building
Ms icon School-wide Christmas Celebration
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HS Gym
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Tue, Dec 11
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "A Day" Schedule
High School Building, JH Building, MS Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Fine arts tiny [Cancelled] Instrumental Parent Organization (IPO) Meeting
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Wed, Dec 12
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building, JH Building, High School Building, Warrior Hall Building
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Thu, Dec 13
Ms icon MS/JH/HS "A Day" Schedule
High School Building, JH Building, MS Building, Warrior Hall Building
Ms icon Middle School Chapel
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Fri, Dec 14
Ms icon MS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building
Ms icon MS BLAST Field Trip
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Valley Ranch Nursing & Rehab Ctr
Ms icon MS Theater Club Practice
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Band icon Instrumental Sectionals
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Sat, Dec 15
Sun, Dec 16
Mon, Dec 17
Ms icon MS "A Day" Schedule
MS Building
Ms icon MS Theater Club Rehearsal "The Greatest Show"
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Ms icon MS Theater Club Practice
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Tue, Dec 18
Ms icon MS "B Day" Schedule
MS Building
Ms icon MS Theater Club "The Greatest Show" Performance
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Ms icon MS BLAST Field Trip
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Women & Children Recovery Center
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Wed, Dec 19
Ms icon 6th Grade Pancake Breakfast/Activities
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MS/JH Cafe
Thu, Dec 20
Fri, Dec 21
Sat, Dec 22
Sun, Dec 23
Mon, Dec 24
Tue, Dec 25
Wed, Dec 26
Thu, Dec 27
Fri, Dec 28
Sat, Dec 29
Sun, Dec 30
Mon, Dec 31
Tue, Jan 1
Wed, Jan 2
Thu, Jan 3
Ms icon MS/JH "A Day" Schedule
JH Building, MS Building
Ms icon Middle School Chapel
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Warrior Hall Auditorium
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Basketball Elem/MS Basketball Practice
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Elementary Gym
Fri, Jan 4
Ms icon MS/JH "B Day" Schedule
JH Building, MS Building
Music icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Band icon Open Band/Orchestra Practice
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Warrior Hall Band Room
Sat, Jan 5

Calendar & Category Legend:

  • Band icon Arts: Band - Beginning (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Music icon Arts: Orchestra - Beginning (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Basketball Athletics: Basketball - 5th Grade Boys (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Basketball Athletics: Basketball - 5th Grade Girls (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Basketball Athletics: Basketball - 6th Grade Boys (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Basketball Athletics: Basketball - 6th Grade Girls (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Cheer Athletics: Cheer - 5th Grade Girls (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Cheer Athletics: Cheer - 6th Grade Girls (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Football Athletics: Football - 5th Grade Boys (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Football Athletics: Football - 6th Grade Boys (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Volleyball Athletics: Volleyball - 5th Grade (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Volleyball Athletics: Volleyball - 6th Grade (Live Sync from Tandem)
  • Ms icon Middle School: BLAST (live sync from tandem)
  • Ms icon Middle School: Students - ALL (live sync from tandem)
  • Ms icon Middle School: Students - Grade 05 (live sync from tandem
  • Ms icon Middle School: Students - Grade 06 (live sync from tandem)
  • Fine arts tiny Parents: Friends of the Arts (live sync from tandem)
  • Fine arts tiny Parents: Instrumental Parent Organization (live sync from tandem)
  • Lrca tiny Parents: Middle School (live sync from tandem)
  • Ptf square tiny Parents: Parent Teacher Fellowship
  • Warrior club tiny Parents: Warrior Club (live sync from tandem)