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Homecoming Spirit Week
Homecoming Spirit Week
Sep 30 – Oct 4 all-day
Monday – VSCO girl (modern day valley girl)/Frat boy Tuesday – Twin Day Wednesday – Tourists Thursday – red, white & blue (no political statements please) Friday – Color day (G9-red, G10-white, G11-blue, G12-black; MS orange; LS green)  
Walk-a-Thon
Walk-a-Thon @ The Mitch
Sep 30 – Oct 4 all-day
We are looking forward to all the Homecoming events next week. For the third year in a row, we are hosting our annual Walk-a-Thon for our Kindergarten-Grade 6 students! Below are the details. FUNDRAISING A few weeks ago, your student either brought home a fundraising envelope or it was in your family’s folder from parent night. If you are in need on an envelope, we have them at the reception[...]
Soccer Lions in Training Camp 3:15 pm
Soccer Lions in Training Camp @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Lions in Training Registration is now open for our K-4 Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball Lions in Training after school camps. For $30-$35, your little Lion will be trained, receive a shirt, and much more! Register and view details at the link below:   Soccer Lions in Training – Register 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Mon, Sept 30 – Wed, Oct 2 *This group will also scrimmage at halftime of[...]
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Soccer Lions in Training Camp 3:15 pm
Soccer Lions in Training Camp @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 2 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Lions in Training Registration is now open for our K-4 Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball Lions in Training after school camps. For $30-$35, your little Lion will be trained, receive a shirt, and much more! Register and view details at the link below:   Soccer Lions in Training – Register 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Mon, Sept 30 – Wed, Oct 2 *This group will also scrimmage at halftime of[...]
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Late Start (Grades 5 – 12)
Late Start (Grades 5 – 12)
Oct 3 all-day
Late start for Middle and Upper School starts at 8:50 AM.
Late Start (Grades K – 4)
Late Start (Grades K – 4)
Oct 3 all-day
Late start for Lower School starts at 9:00 AM.
Preschool Harvest Festival
Preschool Harvest Festival
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day
We are celebrating the fall season with our annual Harvest Festival on October 3 and 4 during our regular school hours. Parents are encouraged to join us for a fun-filled day of activities including: hayride, bear scavenger hunt, bounce house, crafts and special treats.
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PTF Meeting 8:00 am
PTF Meeting @ Cafe B
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Join us for our monthly PTF meeting! All parents are welcome every month.  
Homecoming Parade & Pep Rally 2:00 pm
Homecoming Parade & Pep Rally
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
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Homecoming Dance 7:00 pm
Homecoming Dance @ Cornerstone
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Purchase tickets here: Homecoming Dance 2019 Ticket Order Form
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The Princess Ball 5:00 pm
The Princess Ball @ Cornerstone
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Princess Ball @ Cornerstone
The Princess Ball (formerly known as Daddy-Daughter dance) is dedicated for girls grades PS-6. Calling all princesses! You and your Prince Charming (dads, uncles, grandfathers, stepdads, etc.) are invited to The Princess Ball for a fun night of music and dancing. Come celebrate your favorite princess with us and enjoy this special night especially for you! Register here: The Princess Ball Registration
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Cross Country Lions in Training Camp 3:15 pm
Cross Country Lions in Training Camp @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 7 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Lions in Training Registration is now open for our K-4 Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball Lions in Training after school camps. For $30-$35, your little Lion will be trained, receive a shirt, and much more! Register and view details at the link below:   Cross Country Lions in Training – Register 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Mon, Oct 7 – Thur, Oct 10 Register here: https://hcalions.wufoo.com/forms/r1u6agzb1450pdz/    
College Fair 6:30 pm
College Fair @ West Lobby
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
College Fair @ West Lobby
This event is open to the public as we are hosting again a college fair  of Christian Colleges- over 40 colleges will be represented.  Take a moment to register ahead of time to get your barcode for scanning at each table you visit. Elgin Area Christian College Fair Parking will be in the West Lobby. Please follow the signs to the back of the building where you will enter from[...]
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Cross Country Lions in Training Camp 3:15 pm
Cross Country Lions in Training Camp @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 8 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Lions in Training Registration is now open for our K-4 Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball Lions in Training after school camps. For $30-$35, your little Lion will be trained, receive a shirt, and much more! Register and view details at the link below:   Cross Country Lions in Training – Register 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Mon, Oct 7 – Thur, Oct 10 Register here: https://hcalions.wufoo.com/forms/r1u6agzb1450pdz/    
Chipotle Fundraiser for Theater Arts Program 4:00 pm
Chipotle Fundraiser for Theater Arts Program @ Chipotle
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chipotle Fundraiser for Theater Arts Program @ Chipotle
Join us in raising funds for the HCA Theater Arts Department! Come in to the Chipotle at 348 Randall Road in South Elgin on Tuesday, October 8th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to Harvest Christian Academy, Theater Arts Department.  
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Cross Country Lions in Training Camp 3:15 pm
Cross Country Lions in Training Camp @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 9 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Lions in Training Registration is now open for our K-4 Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball Lions in Training after school camps. For $30-$35, your little Lion will be trained, receive a shirt, and much more! Register and view details at the link below:   Cross Country Lions in Training – Register 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Mon, Oct 7 – Thur, Oct 10 Register here: https://hcalions.wufoo.com/forms/r1u6agzb1450pdz/    
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Cross Country Lions in Training Camp 3:15 pm
Cross Country Lions in Training Camp @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 10 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Lions in Training Registration is now open for our K-4 Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball Lions in Training after school camps. For $30-$35, your little Lion will be trained, receive a shirt, and much more! Register and view details at the link below:   Cross Country Lions in Training – Register 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM Mon, Oct 7 – Thur, Oct 10 Register here: https://hcalions.wufoo.com/forms/r1u6agzb1450pdz/    
Lower School Brag Night 6:30 pm
Lower School Brag Night @ Chapel and Classrooms
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Parents of grades K – 4 students, join us for a special evening highlighting our students’ reading and writing.
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No School Columbus Day
No School Columbus Day @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 14 all-day
No School – Columbus Day
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Freshman Preview Night 6:00 pm
Freshman Preview Night @ HCA Library
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Making a decision about where your student should go to high school sets a trajectory for their future.  This is the semester to consider your options for your grade 08 student and where they will attend school in the fall of 2020. Parents and students are invited to join us for an intro to HCA Upper School as well as enjoy our fantastic Fine Arts event afterwards where our student[...]
Java Jam 7:00 pm
Java Jam @ West Lobby & Cornerstone
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Java Jam @ West Lobby & Cornerstone
Featuring HCA Bands, Choirs, Strings, Piano and soloists Tickets are $5 @ door
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Volleyball Lions in Training Camp 3:30 pm
Volleyball Lions in Training Camp @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 22 @ 3:30 pm – Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm
Lions in Training Registration is now open for our K-4 Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball Lions in Training after school camps. For $30-$35, your little Lion will be trained, receive a shirt, and much more! Register and view details at the link below: Volleyball Lions in Training – Register 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Tue, Oct 22 – Thur, Oct 24 Register here: https://hcalions.wufoo.com/forms/r1k5jewf00q3adu/
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Vine Group Serve Day
Vine Group Serve Day @ Varied local locations
Oct 23 all-day
Vine groups will be assigned to various locations to serve the elderly and those with disabilities in our local community. Parents must complete permission form: HCA Day Trip Permission Form 19-20 Vine Group Serve Parent Volunteer Drivers needed: Vine Group Serve Day – Parent Volunteers  
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Parent/Teacher Conferences PM
Parent/Teacher Conferences PM
Oct 24 all-day
Parent/teacher conferences for parents of grades 5-12 students
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No School – Grade 5-12
No School – Grade 5-12 @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 25 all-day
 
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Oct 25 all-day
Parent/teacher conferences for parents of grades 5-12 students
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School Portrait Retakes
School Portrait Retakes @ HCA
Oct 30 all-day
If your student was unable to participate in School Portraits in September, Cornerstone Photography will be conducting retakes on this date.
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Tue
Volleyball Lions in Training Camp @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 22 @ 3:30 pm – Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm

Lions in Training

Registration is now open for our K-4 Cross Country, Soccer, and Volleyball Lions in Training after school camps. For $30-$35, your little Lion will be trained, receive a shirt, and much more! Register and view details at the link below:

Volleyball Lions in Training – Register

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Tue, Oct 22 – Thur, Oct 24

Register here: https://hcalions.wufoo.com/forms/r1k5jewf00q3adu/

Oct
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Wed
Vine Group Serve Day @ Varied local locations
Oct 23 all-day

Vine groups will be assigned to various locations to serve the elderly and those with disabilities in our local community.

Parents must complete permission form: HCA Day Trip Permission Form 19-20 Vine Group Serve

Parent Volunteer Drivers needed: Vine Group Serve Day – Parent Volunteers

 

Oct
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Thu
Parent/Teacher Conferences PM
Oct 24 all-day

Parent/teacher conferences for parents of grades 5-12 students

Oct
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Fri
No School – Grade 5-12 @ Harvest Christian Academy
Oct 25 all-day
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Oct 25 all-day

Parent/teacher conferences for parents of grades 5-12 students

Oct
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Sun
Trunk or Treat
Oct 27 all-day
Oct
30
Wed
School Portrait Retakes @ HCA
Oct 30 all-day

If your student was unable to participate in School Portraits in September, Cornerstone Photography will be conducting retakes on this date.

Nov
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Fri
End of Trimester 1 – Grades K – 4
Nov 1 all-day
PTF Meeting @ Cafe B
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Join us for our monthly PTF meeting! All parents are welcome every month.

 

MS Fall Frenzy @ HCA Grounds
Nov 1 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Middle School students are invited to stay after school for outdoor games, pizza, a bonfire and s’mores.

We will begin in the cafeteria at 3:15 pm. Please plan to pick up at 5:15 pm at the Oak Tree. In the event of poor weather, plan to pick up in the Underground. Please register your student here.



NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS

Harvest Christian 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 the 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.