NEWPORT -- United Christian Academy recently welcomed Paul Gandy to the school community. Moving from Oklahoma City, Okla., Gandy will be serving as a full-time substitute and Spiritual Life coordinator. Gandy recently graduated from Greenville College in Greenville, Ill. He received his bachelor's degree in Urban/Cross-Cultural Ministry with a minor in Music.

Upcoming Calendar Events: March 17, St. Pat's Green Day; March 20, Ski Day; March 30, third quarter ends; April 1, Lower School Easter Chapel; April 2, no school, Teacher In-Service; April 3-6, no school, Good Friday and Easter Monday Observance; April 7-10, Standardized Testing; April 13, 14, Parent-Teacher Conferences, Upper School -- Monday, 5-7 p.m., Lower School -- Tuesday, 3-5 p.m., as scheduled with parents; April 17, Spring "Special" Day; April 20-24, no school, spring vacation; April 27, school resumes; May 1, Grandparents' Day Event; May 1, Eli Goss Scholarship deadline by 3 p.m.; May 7, UCA Lower School Spring Concert; May 8, mid-quarter reports; May 9, UCA Formal; May 16, UCA Auction/Benefit Dinner; May 21, UCA Upper School Spring Concert; May 25, no school, Memorial Day Holiday.

Needs List: Mrs. Kirsch, BRAUN LF 20 ThermoScan lens filters for the thermometer; Mrs. Anderson, Lysol spray cleaner, 15 rolls of paper towels; Mrs. Bickford, Grade 1, small cassette player; Mrs. DeLaBruere, Art, Jello or pudding boxes or other boxes of similar shape; Mrs. Lippmann, Science, large dorm-size fridge for specimen storage.


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