What is summer slide? It sounds fun! Not this slide! The "Summer Slide" is the academic regression children experience during the extended break from school. Children who don't regularly read during the summer can lose up to three month of reading progress and this has a cumulative, long term effect. We don't want to start the new school year at a lower reading level. Removing reading from your daily routine through the summer will give the impression that reading is something the teacher makes us do rather than choosing to do it because we want to. Your teacher may [...]
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Did you know you can help a friend and help yourself at the same time? Introduce a friend to Central Christian Academy and save on next year's tuition. The disciple Andrew, was known for bringing people to meet Jesus. He brought his brother Peter; he brought the boy with the fish and loaves; he and Philip brought Greeks and Jews to meet Jesus. Have you considered sharing the benefits of Christian education your family has discovered at Central Christian Academy? The Andrew Voucher Program at CCA Current CCA families are eligible for a 10% tuition reduction for every new [...]
Thank you for making a commitment to your child's education and for entrusting them to Central Christian Academy. A Christian school gives children an opportunity to develop Christian friendships. A Christian school exposes children to Christian teachers who love and care about them. A Christian school teaches children the importance of the Bible, prayer, and Christian living. A Christian school gives children an opportunity to learn in a safe learning environment that promotes Christ-centered academic excellence. A Christian school provides an atmosphere conducive to spiritual growth, and the teachers are supportive of the home. As you reflect on the past, never lose sight of the eternal worth of [...]
Teacher Appreciation Week: May 7 to 11 Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May of each year. It is a week for honoring teachers and recognizing the lasting contributions they make to our lives and the lives of our children. #ThankATeacher Show your Central Christian Academy teacher how much you appreciate her this week. And don't forget our principal, Mrs. Pollok and our CCA secretary, Mrs. Siragusa. The CCA School Committee is planning a breakfast on Tuesday, May 8 (National Teacher Appreciation Day). It would be nice for our teachers to have special treats through the whole week. Contact the school office [...]
Reid's Road Bags Collection As a community outreach project, CCA is participating in collecting items for Reid's Road Bags with Partners in Kind Chatuaqua County. Thank you to our school nurse, Heidi Powell who is coordinating this effort. Please bring in any donations to your classroom by Friday, May 4th. We will be collecting the following items: Scented hand sanitizer Gold Bond or similar hand cream Shampoo/Conditioner Dry shampoo Body wash Colgate wisps Toothbrush and paste Deodorant Make up remover pads Hair ties Tissues Gum/Mints Crosswords/Sudoku books Notebooks Journals Postage Stamps Thank you note cards Playing cards/Uno Small Calendars Pens [...]
CCA Summer FUN Program The end of the year will be here before we know it and we know that some of you need to find child care during the summer. Central Christian Academy would like to offer a summer program to all current students and their siblings ages 3 yrs to 10 yrs old. We are currently in the planning stages but would like to know how much interest there is. Dates It would tentatively run from June 25th - August 24th with daily hours of Monday-Friday 8am to 3pm. We are willing to extend hours for early drop off and late pick [...]
Open Enrollment is now here! Open Enrollment has begun at Central Christian Academy. Now is the time to get your application in and interview/tour the school. Don't miss out on this chance to hold a seat for your child. The seats are filling up quickly...especially in the N3 and K4 classes. There is never a guarantee of a second class for these grades so once the class fills we will start a waiting list. If we get enough students on the waiting list then we may be able to start another class but it is not a certainty. Don't wait! Save [...]
If you are wondering if our school is closed, the easiest thing to do is to check our Facebook page or tune to local TV Channels 2, 4 or 7. Radio station WDOE at 1410 AM will also announce our closing. Central Christian Academy will be specifically named as being closed. There is a school in Buffalo named Christian Central Academy, which is NOT OUR SCHOOL. Visit our Facebook page to sign up for emails. www.facebook.com/dunkirkcca We are not included in the Dunkirk Public and Parochial School system closings. However, if CCA remains open and the Dunkirk schools or other school districts are closed, and you are [...]
Ten Differences between Public School and Christian School Education Jonathan Ekeland and Bob Walton The Christian Academy, Brookhaven, PA Understanding differences between secular and Christian education is critical if parents are to make an informed decision in favor of their child. We offer the following comparison so that parents can see that in every area of education there is a significant difference in approach. These two different philosophies reflect who is the ultimate source of truth. Please read and pray through these. Public Schools Christian Schools Purpose of Education: To prepare citizens for a humanistic society that tolerates all lifestyles Purpose of Education: [...]