NEWPORT -- United Christian Academy's Pizza Fundraiser has begun and will run through Jan. 24, with a pick up date of Feb. 3 from 2:45--3:30 p.m. Students have been given detailed information included on a fundraising announcement, sales procedures and shop online at There will also be a cash prize of $50 for the top school-wide seller, a pizza party and dress down day for the upper school and lower school classes that sell the most. For more information, contact Jen Daigle, 334-8103, the coordinator for the fundraiser.

The next Parent Association meeting will take place today, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m.

The K-12 Art Show will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10 at the school from 6-7:30 p.m. All are encouraged to attend and view the work of UCA's talented artists.

The next Box Tops for Education deadline is Feb. 1, so please continue to collect those box tops and send them to the school.

A new Chinese student will be coming to UCA this month. Needs for the new student's room include three curtain rods, a desk lamp, coat hangers, a dresser, two full-size comforters and pillows. For more information or delivery arrangements, call the school or Carrie Barker at 207-907-0971.

Basketball schedules (all home games will be played at the Newport Elementary School unless stated otherwise; MB = Newport Municipal Building): girls varsity -- Jan. 11, Masse Vanier @UCA, 4 p.m., MB; Jan. 13, UCA@ Trinity Baptist, 5 p.m.; Jan. 21, UCA @ Chelsea, 12 noon. Boys varsity -- Jan. 11, Masse Vanier @ UCA, 5:30 p.m., MB; Jan. 13, UCA @ Trinity Baptist, 6:30 p.m.; Jan. 21, UCA @ Websterville, 6 p.m., Spaulding High School.

Mark Your Calendar: Jan. 17-19, Mid Term Exams, dismissal following for Upper School; Jan. 20, second quarter ends; Feb. 1, Box Tops deadline; Feb. 13-17. Love of Reading Week; Feb. 14, St. Valentine's Day; Feb. 17, Geography Night; Feb. 27 -- March 2, Winter Vacation.


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