Seeking Reagan Parent Connections

Reagan Academy would like to reach out to the local community by providing free or low cost events that would be of benefit and interest to those live in our surrounding areas. We are seeking opportunities to host special guests — guest and/or interesting or motivational speakers, popular authors or artisans, politicians, celebrities, or the like — at Reagan for the local community. Know someone who could speak or perform at Reagan Academy for a community event? Please contact cashcraft@reaganacademy.org if you have any suggestions, connections, or ideas.

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Character Casual Day – February (Yellow)

Friday, February 1st

Character Casual Day: Loyalty, Yellow
Reagan Academy students exemplify character. Each month they can represent the chosen character trait by wearing a colored clothing item of a specified color. All Reagan students may wear anything that falls within the Reagan Academy casual dress guidelines as long as their clothes contain the character color. If students are not in uniform they should be wearing at least one item of clothing that is mostly yellow. This item should be easily visible. For example, students cannot simply wear a yellow headband.

February: Loyalty = Yellow
March: Respect = Orange
April: Hope = White (April 12th; 2nd Friday of the month due to Spring Break)
May: Heroism & Courage = Red

Reagan Casual Day Rules
Students may wear clothes and accessories of their own choosing as long as they meet Reagan Academy’s dress guidelines. As always, please remember that on non-uniform days, general guidelines still apply, though students are not required to wear designated uniform items. Jeans are allowed. Please refer to the handbook for a complete listing. The following items are not allowed:
Pajamas
Clothing with holes, tears, or stains
Spaghetti strap, or midriff tops
Clothing with vulgar, sexual, or profane words, phrases or images
No face paint or hair color
Open toe or heel shoes
Socks or stockings must be worn

After School Activities – Spots Available!

Dear Parents,

There are still lots of openings in Mr. Black’s After School Activities.  If you
have students that are still interested in attending the activities, they
can register by contacting Mr. Black (either directly or by email)
mblack@reaganacademy.org

The classes will begin January 28th and last through Thursday, March 14th.

Here is a brief description of each class:

Lego and K’NEX Club
Grades 1-8
Monday
3:00-4:00 PM
$35.00 fee (Checks payable to Reagan Academy)
10-20 students

Want to play and create with Lego’s and K’NEX building sets?  With an endless supply of building pieces, students will get to take their creativity to a newer and higher level.  The sky is the limit to the many things that can be made.  Student will also use Lego Digital Designer to create Lego models on computer.

CO2 Car Club
Grades 1-8
Tuesday
3:00-4:00 PM
$40.00 fee (Checks payable to Reagan Academy)
10-20 students

Do you want to make a dragster racecar?  Now you can create and race your own CO2 car!  This hands-on club will be a chance for students to create cars out of wood that will be shaped, painted, and raced by students.  CO2 cartridges are used to propel cars across a racetrack with speeds up to 40 miles per hour.  Students will be able to take home the cars they make

Computer Fun
Grades 1-8
Wednesday
3:00-4:00 PM
$35.00 fee (Checks payable to Reagan Academy)
10-20 students

So many games and apps, so much fun!  Come experience some exciting computer applications including: Garageband, Soundtrack, iPod and iPad Apps, Lego Digital Designer, Google SketchUp, Bridge Builder, and many other educational apps and games.

3D Design and Modeling Club
Grades 1-8
Thursday
3:00-4:00 PM
$35.00 fee (Checks payable to Reagan Academy)
10-20 students

Do you love to design and create things?  Come experience and explore many forms of 3D modeling. Students will participate in activities including: bridge building, 3D design software (Google SketchUp), Lego Digital Designer, and other forms of 3D modeling. Students will be able to foster their creativity and learn many new ideas through this fun-filled club.

After School Activities – REGISTRATION TODAY

Registration will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd from 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm at the school. If you are unable to attend the registration, please contact the teacher DIRECTLY.  You may register by sending your child to the registration with a check made out to the instructor.  Please do not give the registration forms or money to the office. Students can register for themselves if they have the permission from a parent/guardian as well as the payment made out properly.  *Note:  Mike Black’s payments are to be made out to Reagan Academy.

Mondays

Lego and K’NEX Club             1-8             $35             Mike Black              mblack@reaganacademy.org
Want to play and create with Lego’s and K’NEX building sets?  With and endless supply of building pieces, students will get to take their creativity to a newer and higher level.  The sky is the limit to the many things that can be made.  Students will also use Lego Digital Designer to create Lego models on the computer.  Meet in Mr. Black’s room.  Checks made out to Reagan Academy.

Role Playing Club                       5-8             $35             Jake Ellinger           jellinger@reaganacademy.org
Come join us for an adventure in the Star Wars Universe.  Make your own character, make decisions that affect the outcome of the game, gain experience and level up!  Create your own story in the Star Wars Universe.  Room 144

Dance and Cheer                 5-6             $35             Elise Gardner           egardner@reaganacademy.org
Do you love to dance?  Have you ever wanted to be a cheerleader?  Learn the basics of what it takes to be both!  Beginning ballet, hip-hop, cheer and basic level tumbling!  Meet in the auditorium.

Chess – Advanced Players                2-8             $35             Jay Talbot              801-854-8289
Come play the immortal game!  If you already know how to play, come compete with the best.  If you want to learn, I coached my son to be a 5-time district champion.  Class meets in the drop-down.

Tuesdays

CO2 Car Club                    1-8             $40             Mike Black              mblack@reaganacademy.org
Do you want to make a dragster racecar?  Now you can create and race your own CO2 car!  This hands-on club will be a chance for students to create cars out of wood that will be shaped, painted, and raced by students.  CO2 cartridges are used to propel cars across a racetrack with speeds up to 40 mph.  Students will be able to take home the cars they make.   Meet in Mr. Black’s room.  Checks made out to Reagan Academy.

Cake Decorating w/ buttercream  2-8             $40             Sandy Lakes             801-343-0742sdlbjl@yahoo.com
This will be a fun introductory cake decorating class where you will learn how to make buttercream frosting and how to decorate with simple decorations that will impress your family and friends.  We will be using cupcakes to practice on that you get to take home and eat.   You will also get to bring home a simple kit on the last day to practice at home.  Fee includes kit. The class will be held in Mr. Lakes’ room.

Dance and Cheer                 3-4             $35             Elise Gardner           egardner@reaganacademy.org
Do you love to dance?  Have you ever wanted to be a cheerleader?  Learn the basics of what it takes to be both!  Beginning ballet, hip-hop, cheer and basic level tumbling!  Meet in the auditorium.

Wednesdays

Computer Fun                    1-8             $35             Mike Black              mblack@reaganacademy.org
Come experience some exciting computer applications including Garageband, Soundtrack, iPod and iPad apps, Lego Digital Designer, Google SketchUp, Bridge Builder, and many other educational apps and games.  Meet in Mr. Black’s room.  Checks made out to Reagan Academy.

Magic: The Gathering Card Game  6-8             $40             Jake Ellinger           jellinger@reaganacademy.org
Come and learn how to play the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering.  In this class, you will learn strategies for deck building and will have many opportunities to play other students.  Each student will receive a starter deck and a booster pack to help get them started or increase their collection.  The class is for beginners and advanced players alike.  Room 144

Dance and Cheer                 1-2             $35             Elise Gardner           egardner@reaganacademy.org
Do you love to dance?  Have you ever wanted to be a cheerleader?  Learn the basics of what it takes to be both!  Beginning ballet, hip-hop, cheer and basic level tumbling!  Meet in the auditorium.

Chess-Beginning Players         K-8             $35             Jay Talbot              801-854-8289
Come play chess!  Learn tactics and strategies that will help you beat your friends and make chess fun.  I coached my son to be a 5-time district champion.  Class meets in the drop-down.

Advanced Rocketry               5-8             $35             Michelle & Alex Laraway aksrockets@gmail.com
Students will learn about aerodynamics, stability, and model rocketry.  We will be designing, building and flying real flying rockets made from scratch with real rocket engines.  Each student will make at least one rocket that we will launch at the end of the class.  We will be covering more advanced topics (2 stages, building techniques, payloads, altitude optimization, etc.)  Previous experience suggested but not required.  Meet in the drop-down for the first day of class.

Thursdays

3D Design & Modeling Club       1-8             $35             Mike Black              mblack@reaganacademy.org
Do you love to design and create things?  Come experience and explore many forms of 3D modeling.  Students will participate in activities including bridge building, 3D design software (Google SketchUp), Lego Digital Designer, and other forms of 3D modeling.  Students will be able to foster their creativity and learn many new ideas through this fun-filled club.   Meet in Mr. Black’s room.  Checks made out to Reagan Academy.

Paracord Survival Bracelets     3-8             $35             Jenette & Kai  Hougaard         801-358-5446
Each week we will learn how to make a different style of paracord bracelet and you will get to take home your creation.  The cost of the class includes your supplies.  Start your own collection or make awesome gifts for your friends!  We will learn different knots and how to use buckles, knot closures, and a slip-on version.  One will even include an emergency whistle buckle.  Meet in Mrs. Ashcraft’s room.

Character Casual Day: Loyalty, Yellow

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013 – yellow

Reagan Academy students exemplify character. Each month they can represent the chosen character trait by wearing a colored clothing item of a specified color. All Reagan students may wear anything that falls within the Reagan Academy casual dress guidelines as long as their clothes contain the character color. If students are not in uniform they should be wearing at least one item of clothing that is mostly yellow. This item should be easily visible. For example, students cannot simply wear a yellow headband.

February: Loyalty = Yellow
March: Respect = Orange
April: Hope = White (April 12th; 2nd Friday of the month due to Spring Break)
May: Heroism & Courage = Red

Reagan Casual Day Rules
Students may wear clothes and accessories of their own choosing as long as they meet Reagan Academy’s dress guidelines. As always, please remember that on non-uniform days, general guidelines still apply, though students are not required to wear designated uniform items. Jeans are allowed. Please refer to the handbook for a complete listing. The following items are not allowed:
Pajamas
Clothing with holes, tears, or stains
Spaghetti strap, or midriff tops
Clothing with vulgar, sexual, or profane words, phrases or images
No face paint or hair color
Open toe or heel shoes
Socks or stockings must be worn

Seeking Reagan Parent Connections

We are seeking opportunities to host special guests at Reagan for the local community. Do you know someone who could speak or perform at Reagan Academy for a community event?

* Reagan Academy would like to reach out to the community by providing free or low cost events that would be of benefit and interest to those live in the surrounding areas.

* Please contact cashcraft@reaganacademy.org if you have any suggestions or connections that would help us in this goal.

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