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8th Grade Graduation Specifics

8th Grade Graduation Specifics

Dear Families of Eighth Graders, Congratulations!  Your scholar will soon graduate from Citizens Leadership Academy and matriculate to high school.  We are excited that so many of our students have been accepted to the most selective schools in the area.  Moreover, each student has worked with me to select a high school program that aligns…

Important Dates

Spring Break

March 23 through April 1

NGA State Tests

English - April 16 and 17

Math - April 30 and May 1

Science - May 7 and May (8th only)

Spring Trips

Week of May 20

Celebration of Learning 

Wednesday, May 29 at 5:00

Important Links

Past Updates & Announcements

Spring Trips – 2019

Dear CLA Families, We are so excited to share that CLA will be able to participate in its annual spring trips again this year. This year we are sharing the information about the trips earlier than in year’s past but also the academic and behavior qualifiers to ensure our students are successful both in and…

8th Grade Testing – NAEP

NAEP 2019 PARENT/GUARDIAN NOTIFICATION LETTER Grade 8 – Mathematics and reading assessments   Dear Parent or Guardian:   Citizens Leadership Academy eighth grade students will participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) on Thursday, February 21. NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what students know and can do in…

Tuesday Tea – 2/5/2019

PAC Tuesday TEA!!! 1. Only 9 days until Kalahari! Book your trip today!! CLA PAC 2019 (Feb 14, 2019 to Feb 15, 2019). Reservations can be made at the web address below: or by calling 866-236-4571 2. Please help our 8th graders have a great Jr. Prom! Help raise funds by having your Scholar purchase…

Polar Vortex – Student Work

Dear CLA Families, With this unexpected blast of artic air, we want to make sure that our students are staying on top of their work. Student-led conference, practice state testing and the end of the second trimester are all coming up! Please review and remind your students of the mastery work that needs to be…

CLA – 3rd Session of Clubs

CLA’s third session of after school clubs begin on Tuesday, January 22. Students came home with the sign up sheets, but you can find it here as well: After School Clubs_2018-19_Session_III

8th Grade Transition to High School – January Updates

Good Afternoon 8th Grade Families, I hope that everyone is enjoying a happy and healthy New Year! Attaching you will find the January newsletter and calendar of events, as well as a flyer for an opportunity to see student work at Design Lab on January 15. We are down to our final opportunities to get…

Winter Break – Student Work

Dear CLA families, Thank you so much for a great Celebration of Learning! It is such a highlight to end the semester with showcasing how hard the students worked and what they have achieved. During break, students should relax, but we also want to make sure that they are finetuning their English and math skills.…

PAC Tuesday Tea – 12.4

PAC Tuesday Tea! Thank you parents for your increase in support, we have a lot going on this holiday season and know that you do too. Just a few quick updates and reminders below: If you haven’t turned in your Krispy Kreme orders and money, you still have time – get them in tomorrow!! Krispy Kreme…

Pop Up With A Cop – Friday, December 7

Dear CLA Families, This Friday, December 7, CLA staff and students will be engaging in a community event, “Pop Up With A Cop.” It is our goal to create a forum for the CLA students and police officers to speak to each other as human beings, instead of just adversaries during altercations.  Police are feared and…