Thursday, January 17, 2019

Annual Spring Benefit
Saturday Evening, April 13
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort

Announcing Featured Speaker: 
Dr. Wayne Grudem

We are pleased to announce that our special guest speaker at our 2019 Annual Spring Benefit will be Dr. Wayne Grudem, renowned theologian and author who is currently Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Grudem and his wife, Margaret, were among Christian Heritage Academy's five founding families. They had a dream and a calling from the Lord to establish a Christian school on the North Shore, and now, as we celebrate our 35th year, we also celebrate the faithfulness of the Grudems and many other families over the years who have invested in the mission of CHA.

We hope you will plan to join us for this very special evening with Dr. Grudem. Watch for your invitation to arrive in your email inbox in the next few weeks.

CHA Summer Camp

Browse our CHA Summer Camp 2019 Catalog!
Begin Planning for Summer Fun!

From athletics, to performance arts, to "STEAM" programs, music, languages, and more, CHA is excited to offer a variety of DISTINCTLY CHRISTIAN summer camps.

Registration for CHA Summer Camp opens Thursday, January 31. Until then, click the link below to take a sneak peek at our offerings.

Browse CHA Summer Camp Now

"Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!"
Annual Snowflake Open House
Sat. February 2, 9:00 AM-Noon

All current preschool-1st grade families are welcome! Enjoy wintry activities designed for children ages 2-6 years old. Snacks will also be available.

This is a great opportunity to invite your friends to come for a fun morning and a taste of our CHA Early Education programs. All our teachers and admissions staff will be on hand to answer questions.

Any family that registers by January 31, will be entered to win a year membership from Kohls Children's Museum in Glenview. The drawing will be held on Saturday, February 2. Winner must be checked in at the welcome table but does not need to be present for the drawing.

If you are interested in volunteering for Snowflake, to either help with preparations before the event, or during the event that morning, please contact Kathy Severson.

Register for Snowflake Open House

Coming Events

Please note these dates and follow the links for more event information.

Thursday, January 17
Winter Precept Women's Bible Study - still time to join!
Meets Thursday mornings

Friday, January 18
Tour Day

Monday, January 21
NO SCHOOL, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Business Office is closed

Tuesday, January 22
NO SCHOOL, Faculty Grading Day

Friday, February 1 
Basketball Senior Night (at Christian Liberty Academy)
4:30 PM - Boys' JV game
6:00 PM -Girls' Varsity game
   * Senior Night activities *
7:30 PM - Boys' Varsity game

Saturday, February 2
Snowflake Open House
For 2-6 year olds and their parents

Friday, February 8
Holiday Shopping Party
Enjoy fellowship with other parents as you browse and shop for great items from variety of vendors.

February 18
NO SCHOOL, Presidents’ Day
Business Office is closed

February 19
NO SCHOOL, Faculty Inservice
Business Office is open

Save These Dates

You'll want to note these important dates on your calendar. Watch for event details in future Parents' Pages and on our website.

Family Enrichment Series
Thursday evening, February 21
Parenting, Bob & Linda Gunter

Thursday evening, April 4
Teen Health, Shana Christian

Upper School Play
And a Child Shall Lead
Fri. & Sat. March 8 & 9

Spring Benefit
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort
Saturday evening, April 13

Join us for Chapel!

Parents, you are always welcome to attend our school chapel services. Please join us for any of these upcoming chapels:

Friday, January 18
MS/US, 10:15 AM, Auditorium
Mr. Bishop, Awaken

Wednesday, January 23
K-5, 10:15 AM, Auditorium, Grade 3
Ms. Spera

Friday, February 1
All-School, 10:15 AM, Auditorium,
Service Learning Week, US Travel Teams

Friday, February 8
All-School, 10:15 AM, Auditorium
Service Learning Week, US Local Teams

Wednesday, February 13

K-5, 10:15 AM, Auditorium
Service Learning Week, K-5

Friday, February 15
US, 10:12 AM, Chapel 
MS, 1:11 PM, Chapel, Service Learning Week


Questions, Questions, Questions
From Mrs. May Gruia
CHA Social Worker (K-8)

Where did the dinosaurs go? Why are planets round? Why is the sun in my eyes? It can be exhausting to try to answer every one of our children's questions, but it needn't be... Read more.

News and Information

2019 Summer Creative Art 
with Mrs. Magary
June 10-14

Summer Creative Art Camp provides your child with a fun opportunity to grow and learn and create with Mrs. Magary. Morning and afternoon sessions for K-8. Learn more & register.

Service Learning Week Highlights

The week of January 7-11, our students embarked on CHA's first-ever Service Learning Week. While Upper School students served on mission trips, both in and out of the country, Preschool-Grade 7 had varied learning and serving opportunities both on- and off-campus. The stories of how God worked in and through the hearts of our students are many. Please join us at the chapels listed above to hear more!

Holiday Shopping Party
Friday, February 8, 3:00-6:00 PM

Moms, dads and teens, treat your Sweet to a little something!

Be our Valentine at the Holiday Shopping Party! No need to RSVP, just stop by at pick-up time – or anytime between 3-6PM.

Our vendors have delightful “treats” ranging from jewelry, beauty, fragrance, fashion, confections and more. Shop this fun event for all your Sweets, and “love on” CHA at the same time!

Proceeds from purchases made at the Holiday Shopping Party will support the CHA Spring Benefit and Auction. Questions? Please contact Keisha Thomas  Hope to see you there!

Annual Spring Benefit
Auction Item Support

Do you have Christmas gifts that weren't exactly right? Don't return or re-gift them...donate them to the auction! The Benefit Committee would love to have new items to pair together to create baskets. We are also looking for donations of empty baskets in good condition to use for creating auction items. Donations can be received in the CHA office. Questions? Email: Keisha Thomas, Benefit Co-Chair.

Yearbook Automatic Orders & Opt-Out Form
Deadline, Friday, February 15

The yearbook order deadline to change or opt-out of automatic yearbook orders is Friday, February 15.

Every Preschool-Grade 12 student is automatically ordered a CHA yearbook and the cost is billed to your March tuition invoice.

If you wish to change your family yearbook order (increase, decrease or eliminate), you must let CHA know by Friday, February 15. For pricing and more information click the Yearbook Orders & Changes link on Parent Central.

Upper School Dinner Together
Portillo's, 700 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield
Thursday, January 24, 
5:30-7:30 PM

Upper School families, Faculty & Staff, please join us for dinner. Everybody eats DINNER somewhere - why not do it TOGETHER? Come anytime between 5:30-7:30 PM. Hope to see you there!

Be Prepared:
Emergency School Closing Procedures

Please make sure your contact information in Veracross is up to date, specifically your mobile numbers and email addresses so that we are able to contact you in the event of an emergency school closing.

If conditions warrant closing school, you will receive a text via our School Messenger service. You will also be able to find the information on our website and through listings on local TV and radio stations.

A "quick link" to CHA's emergency closing procedures is always available on Parent Central (quick link: Emergency School Closings) or review CHA's emergency school closing procedures here.

Parent Prayer Opportunities

We believe that prayer is a powerful way in which we as a community can lift up our school before the Lord to seek His protection, guidance and blessing. Through the efforts of PVO, many opportunities are available for parents to come together in prayer. Please feel free to join any of the prayer times listed below as your schedule allows. 

All-Parent Prayer
Every Monday that school is in session
8:30-9:30 AM, Chapel

Men's Prayer
Every Friday that school is in session
7:00-7:30 AM, Large Conference Room in Front Office

Grade Level Parent Prayer
Please refer to the CHA School Calendar in your Veracross portal for specific grades, dates and times.

Alumni News
Kayla McCoy, Class of 2015
Making History!

Kayla is making Duke women’s soccer and CHA alumni history. After concluding a remarkable career playing for Duke women’s soccer, she was drafted to play for the Houston Dash in the NWSL 2019 Draft. Congratulations to Kayla and McCoy family! Read more.

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