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The Whalemobile is coming to HCA!

The Whalemobile is coming to HCA! Save the date and invite your friends and family for this event scheduled for Thursday, November 8th at 6PM.Go inside a whale to learn about how humans and whales are similar and different. Do you think a whale's heart beats slower or faster than a human's? How long can a whale hold its breath? How does whale poop help the ocean? Students ...

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PayPal Giving Instructions

An HCA graduate asked about having part of their tithe automatically sent to HCA each month; we think this is a great idea! Would you like to join this alum? ...

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Pathways, September 27, 2018

Pathways September 27, 2018Why would a family send a child to a school that was brand new, untested with no track record, and offered a novel approach to education? Read more in this issue of Pathways....

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Pathways September 13, 2018

Pathways September 13, 2018...

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Helpful Parenting Links

helpful links we have found regarding parenting...

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New School Uniform Supplier

We are pleased to announce that Holden Christian Academy has chosen School Uniforms by Tommy Hilfiger as an approved uniform partner for the upcoming school year. T-shirts and polos purchased previously are still acceptable uniforms, and the new ones will look very similar. They have created a custom website for HCA...follow the ordering instructions below: Ordering Inst...

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5K Sponsors - Thank you!

HCA's 2018 5K is on Saturday, May 12 - we're looking forward to hosting this fun event again this year! A memorial line was added to the back of our t-shirts this year, thanks to the generosity of donors who donated in the names of our former custodian Mr. Tom Sims, and student KK Legro. They are missed and most fondly remembered. We extend our deepest appreciation to th...

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Pathways May 3, 2018

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Smilebox Africa!

Mrs. Hayward put together a Smilebox with highlights from Africa in Term 3. Enjoy! http://play.smilebox.com/SpreadMoreHappy/4e4459794f5441794f4442384d5441314d6a49354e7a49320d0a?title=Africa+Term+3+Year+4image=4e4459794f5441794f4442384d5441314d6a49354e7a49320d0a.jpg...

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Pathways March 29, 2018

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Pathways February 15, 2018

Pathways Febraury 15, 2018...

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Pathways January 25, 2018

Pathways January 25, 2018...

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Pathways December 14, 2017

Pathways December 14, 2017...

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Pathways November 30, 2017

Pathways November 30, 2017...

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Pathways November 16, 2017

Pathways November 16, 2017...

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Smilebox Asian Adventure Afternoon

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Asian Adventure Afternoon

HCA will host Asian Adventure Afternoon, to share our learning with one another and the community. All elementary school-age students from the area are invited with their parents for an afternoon of learning and celebration.Teachers in Grades K-8 will host two 45-minute activities relating to what we are learning about Cultures. If the weather cooperates, some activities w...

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Pathways October 25, 2017

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Pathways October 6, 2017

Pathways October 6, 2017...

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Trike-a-thon October 24, 2017

Click here to donate to the 2017 Preschool Trike-a-thon!...

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Pathways September 19, 2017

Pathways September 19, 2017...

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Pathways August 14, 2017

Pathways August 14, 2017...

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Pathways July 18, 2017

Pathways July 18, 2017...

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Pathways June 1, 2017 Good News!

Pathways June 1, 2017 Good News!...

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Godspell Jr. May 31 at HCA!

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Pathways May 16, 2017

Pathways May 16, 2017...

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Save $5.00 on 5K Registration!

Register for the HCA 5K before March 31 and save $5.00 per adult registration! HCA 5K ... learn more www.racemenu.com/hca ... online registration...

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Open House and Live Birds of Prey Demonstration

Fee: a gift to all, no chargeJoin wildlife rehabilitator Tom Ricardi for his ever popular presentation on birds of prey. This program is designed for all ages. Tom will share the natural history of these magnificent birds, demonstrate some of their unique behaviors and inspire children of all ages to appreciate, respect and conserve these important members of our wild king...

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Preschool Valentine Party info

Valentine's Day Party- Our party is on Tuesday February 14th during the morning. Please bring in Valentines for each classmate. We have 18 students total. NO NAMES on the valentines please. The children distribute them at random in our valentine holders. Any candy sent in MUST be NUT FREE. :-) We have one student who is also VERY allergic to eggs. Please consider this wh...

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Pathways, January 30, 2017

Pathways, January 30, 2017 ~ please note that some of the "next week" references actually refer to this week as articles were submitted last Thursday but we published yesterday. If you have any questions, please contact the school office or your child's teacher....

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Pathways January 5, 2017

Pathways January 5, 2017 ~ Happy New Year!...

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Pathways December 5, 2016

Pathways December 5, 2016...

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Donate Now

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Listen to latest One Call message here

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Pathways December 1, 2016

Pathways December 1, 2016...

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Annual Fund Appeal and School Update

Our 2016 Annual Fund letter has been mailed. If you have not received this or would prefer to view online, click here....

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Pathways November 10, 2016

Pathways November 10, 2016...

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Pathways October 20, 2016

Pathways October 20, 2016...

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Pathways October 6, 2016

Pathways October 6, 2016...

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Spiritual Emphasis Week donations

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Asbestos Management Program

HCA became compliant with the state's AHERA asbestos management program during the summer of 2016. HCA has developed an asbestos management plan with the state and it is available for anyone to view if necessary. Contact the school office for details at 508-829-4418....

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Trikeathon 2016

Click below to donate to HCA's 2016 Preschool Trikeathon! Please indicate Trikeathon, and the student you are supporting, when making your donation through Paypal. ...

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ACSI's Christian School Comment

Christian School Comment is published monthly, September through May, as a communication to Christian school families and potential families. The publication explores a variety of topics related to Christian schooling. The ACSI president and guest authors offer practical advice and encouragement. This publication is available monthly for download, copying, and distribution...

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Chicago World's Fair memories

Click here for a video from HCA's 2012 recreation of the Chicago World's Fair! ...

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Christmas Peace

Christmas Peaceby Marilyn Ravina, Holden Christian Academy staff This year, like so many, people are rushing to get their homes decorated, their gifts bought and wrapped, the tree filled with lights and the house smelling delicious with scents of ginger, cinnamon, and pine. All these wonderful reminders are meant to be a celebration that will bring joy, peace, and love in...

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Apple Tree Planting at Holden Christian Academy

Food for Life is a program created by Holden Christian Academy. It integrates three areas into the regular subjects on a daily basis in every class PK-8. The areas include Gardening Nutrition Fitness Each fall the K-2nd graders visit Brookfield Orchards. This year the visit was followed up with a visit to Hannaford's in North Brookfield so that the children could m...

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HCA Calendar 2015 2016

School event reminders will be published in our Pathways newsletter, but please also refer to the school calendar, and mark your calendars with school events....

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HCA 5K!

Register for the HCA 5K and spread the word! Click HERE for the flyer and registration links, and share the event on facebook!...

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Pathways June 4, 2015 and Summer Enrichment Program

Pathways, June 4, 2015 Summer Enrichment Program...

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Pathways-May 21, 2015

Pathways-May 21, 2015...

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Pathways-March 26, 2015

Pathways-March 26, 2015...

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New sweatshirts available!

New sweatshirts available - order by March 25!...

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Updated Calendar Dates

Due to multiple snow days this academic year, the following changes have been made to our academic calendar: -Term 3 has been extended an additional week and will now end Friday, April 10th-Parent/Teacher Conferences will be Wednesday, April 29th-8th Grade Graduation will be Thursday evening, June 11th-Last day of school (half-day) will be Friday, June 12th...

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Pathways February 13, 2015

Pathways February 13, 2015...

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Feb. 10 Two-hour delay

HCA will have a 2 hour delay on Tuesday, February 10; no A.M. Preschool. Full day Preschool and Grades K-8 have a 2 hour delay; P.M. Preschool will meet at the usual time....

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HCA closed Feb. 9

HCA will be closed on Monday, Feb. 9. The School Committee scheduled for Monday evening will instead be held on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m....

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Preschool Valentine Info

Preschool Valentine information...

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HCA closed today Feb 3

HCA will be closed today, Tuesday Feb. 3....

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Tuesday Feb 3 two-hour delay

At this time the decision has been made that there will be no AM Preschool on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Full Day Preschool will report 2 hours later than usual. PM Preschool will meet at the regular time. Grades K-8 have a 2 hour delay. ...

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HCA Closed Monday Feb. 2

HCA will be closed on Monday, Feb. 2 due to the snowstorm. Read-a-thon begins on Feb. 2...students are reminded to begin logging their minutes! Have fun and be safe, and happy reading....

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Open House February 5, 2015

HCA will host an Open House for Prospective Families on February 5 at 7:00 p.m. Come visit HCA...tour the classrooms...meet students and staff...informal QA time with the Principal. See what makes HCA unique! RSVP to admissions@holdenchristianacademy.org or 508-829-4418 Please watch Channel 5 or check thebostonchannel.comto learn of any weather-related changes to this ...

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ACSI Early Ed. Conference to be hosted at HCA

HCA is thrilled to be hosting an ACSI Early Ed conference on March 13, 2015. Early educators from all over the Northeast region will be attending this conference, and some of our very own staff will be presenting. ACSI Early Ed conference...

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Star Spangled Read-a-thon

Star Spangled Read-a-thon donations can be made through our PayPal account by simply going to holdenchristianacademy.org/readathon Please remember that the student's name you are sponsoring must be placed in the memo line. Thank you!...

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Pathways January 16, 2015

Pathways January 16, 2015...

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HCA Theather Presents Pocahontas!

Please join us this Thursday, January 15, for HCA's theatrical production of Pocahontas. HCA Theather students have been working hard at pulling this together! Shows will be Thursday at 1 PM and 7 PM in the Community Room. Tickets are $5 and are available in the HCA Office....

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January 12 Two Hour Delay changed to cancellation

Holden Christian Academy will be closed today....

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Pathways December 4, 2014 & Calendar

Pathways December 4, 2014 Calendar of Important Dates in December...

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Pathways Nov. 20, 2014

Pathways November 20, 2014...

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Anyhow Program Returns! Earn tuition credits!

Click here for all the details regarding our Anyhow program! Purchase gift/shopping cards through this program and earn credit toward your tuition or our financial aid program. If you have any questions, please email jbleau@holdenchristianacademy.org or call Judy Bleau at 508-829-4418....

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Family Fitness and Open House

HCA Open House with a kick! Holden Chapel and HCA are partnering with CFCE* for a fabulous night of fun, fitness, and Open House! Invite your friends and join us at 6:00 in the Community Room for sticker sets nutrition scavenger hunt with prizes nutrition activity sheets puzzles and a gardening activity by HCA students 6:30...Family Fitness will be led by profe...

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Pathways October 23, 2014

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Pathways Oct. 10, 2014

Pathways October 10, 2014...

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School Day Open House October 15 9-11 a.m.

HCA will host an Open House for Prospective Families on October 15 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Come visit HCA...tour the classrooms...meet students and staff...informal QA time with the Principal. See what makes HCA unique! RSVP to info@holdenchristianacademy.org or 508-829-4418...

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Pathways September 25, 2014

Pathways September 25, 2014...

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Parents' Night Forms 2014

The following forms were available at Parents' Night on September 18, 2014. Please click on each form to download if you need a copy....

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Open House for Prospective Families Sept. 25, 7 p.m.

HCA will host an Open House for Prospective Families on September 25 at 7:00 p.m. Come visit HCA...tour the classrooms...meet students and staff...informal QA time with the Principal. See what makes HCA unique! RSVP to info@holdenchristianacademy.org or 508-829-4418...

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Pathways September 11, 2014

Pathways September 11, 2014...

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Summer Stuff

Forms, Supply Lists, and Summer Assignments are now all posted athttp://www.holdenchristianacademy.org/summer Contact the office if you have any questions, at 508-829-4418 or info@holdenchristianacademy.org....

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Summer Music Lessons

HCA Summer Music Lessons I will be offering music lessons this summer at HCA in the Holden Chapel music room. My schedule will be determined by the amount of students that participate. I will available on Mondays and Thursdays. The price will be $18.00 for one half hour. Payment for lessons can be made on a weekly basis. I offer flexibility due to summer vacations and o...

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D.C. discount deadline extended

The deadline for registering with a discount for the 5th-8th Grade Washington D.C. trip next April has been extended to June 15. Visit www.christiandiscoveries.org and enter trip id #105860....

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CSA organic produce fundraiser for HCA

Click here to learn about Heavens Harvest Farm's CSA program and their support of HCA....

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Pathways May 27, 2014

Pathways May 27, 2014...

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Preschool Unit Update (example)

Preschool Unit Update (example)...

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Open House May 8

Join us at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, 2014 for an Open House at Holden Christian Academy! Tour our classrooms, meet staff and students, and enjoy an informal time of QA with our Principal. R.S.V.P. to info@holdenchristianacademy.org We hope to see you there!...

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Pathways 3/13/14

Pathways March 13, 2014...

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Open House March 20, 2014

Open House for Prospective Families...

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Pathways February 27, 2014

Pathways February 27, 2014...

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February Break through 2/24/14

HCA is now on February break. We will return to the office on Monday, February 24. If you need assistance or wish to reach the office during this break, please send an email to info@holdenchristianacademy.org. If you prefer to call, leave a message at 508-829-4418 and your call will be returned when we return to the office on Feb. 24....

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Open House for Prospective Families February 6

HCA will host an Open House for Prospective Families on February 6 at 7:00 p.m....

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African Children's Choir to visit!

African Children's Choir to perform in Holden on February 12!...

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Pathways January 30, 2014

Pathways January 30, 2014...

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Pathways January 16, 2014

Pathways January 16, 2014...

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Christmas concert Smilebox pictures and video!

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Pathways December 19, 2013

Pathways December 19, 2013...

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Pathways December 5, 2013

Pathways December 5, 2013...

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Pathways November 21, 2013

Pathways November 21, 2013...

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Pathways November 7, 2013

Pathways November 7, 2013...

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Family Night November 14

Family Night November 14!...

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Asia Day slideshow

Click here to see a slideshow with highlights from Asia Day, November 5, 2013!...

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Students to attend ACSI Leadership Conference

Middle School Leadership Conference: The Initiative...

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Pathways October 24, 2013

Pathways October 24, 2013...

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Parent Work Days Oct. 17-19

Sign up onlinetohelp at HCA during these Parent Teacher Council coordinated Work Days! Child care may be provided; see sign up site for details....

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Music Lessons Grades 3-8

Private music lessons will be offered again this year. Click here for a sign-up form. Sign-ups are due to Mrs. Bleau in the school office by Friday, September 20....

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Pathways September 12, 2013

Pathways September 12, 2013...

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HCA Summer Community Enrichment Program

Register online for Summer Program!...

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Summer Art and Music Lessons Available

Summer Art and Music Lessons offered....

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HCA Exclusive Auction Items

The Exclusives auction has ended... These are the high bids. Please contact Judy Bleau in the office to arrange payment and coordination of items won. Pay online with Paypal by clicking the Donate button below. Thank you for supporting HCA! New Hampshire vacation.....$355Cape Cod getaway......$110Babysitting with Mrs. Reed...$45Bowling with Mrs. Campbell...$10Cruisin' wi...

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Parent Survey available online

Take the Parent Survey by June 12, please!...

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Tomorrow's Events

June 6, 2013 is scheduled to be a busy day at HCA!...

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