Tuesday Times – January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Upcoming Events

January 15

MLK Holiday | No School

February 1 – 2

GCC Band & Strings Festival | Georgia-Cumberland Academy

January 16-19

Dibels Testing | Grades K-2

February 22

Carman Open House | 6 P.M.

January 27

Performing Bells @ Canton Hispanic SDA Church | 10:30 A.M.

‘Apple Dumpling Gang’ Movie Night | 7 P.M.

February 23

‘Bump Up’ Visitation Day

MLK Holiday – No School | Monday, January 15

A reminder that there will be no school or after school activities on Monday, January 15 in recognition of the MLK Holiday. School will resume on Tuesday, January 16.

‘Apple Dumpling Gang’ Movie Night – Saturday, January 27 | 7 P.M.

All are invited for a school-wide movie night showing of ‘The Apple Dumpling Gang’, Saturday, January 27 @ 7 P.M. Snack concessions and drinks will be available for purchase with BoxTops or cash.

Upcoming Music Performances

Performing Bells @ Canton Hispanic

The Performing Bells Choir will perform at the Canton Hispanic SDA Church on Saturday, January 27 @ 10:30 A.M. Please contact Mrs. Tirado for further details.

GCC Band & Strings Festival | February 1-2

The annual GCC Band and Strings Festival will be held on February 1 & 2, 2018, on the campus of Georgia-Cumberland Academy. The two-day event will give elementary students the opportunity to develop their musical skills as they work with our clinicians. Visit the Band & Strings Festival website for more information.

Tirado Musica Open Lesson Spaces

Mrs. Tirado has private music lesson spaces available for students 1st grade and older. All lessons conveniently take place during the school hours and cover a wide range of musical instruments. Interested parents are asked to reach out to Mrs. Tirado. Spaces are limited.

Upcoming Visitation Days | February 1 & 2

We are pleased to announce the following upcoming visitation days:

Carman Open House | Thursday, February 22 @ 6 P.M.

Current Parents and families are invited to attend our Open House, Thursday, February 22 @ 6 P.M. This is a great opportunity to connect with your student’s teacher to check in on their progress and to discuss growth as a community.

‘Bump Up’ Visitation Day | Friday, February 23

Our annual ‘Bump Up’ Visitation day is set to take place on Friday, February 23. This is a great opportunity for prospective students and families to tour our school and experience why Carman is the right place to grow spiritually, academically, and socially. To sign-up for the event, please complete our online registration form. Please share with interested families!

Upcoming Crusaders Basketball Games

Upcoming Crusaders’ Games

1/10 Varsity Crusaders vs. JV – 4:30 P.M. | Home

1/16 Crusaders @ Dominion – 4:00 P.M. | Away

1/22 Crusaders @ Eastside Christian – 4:15 P.M. | Away

New Volunteer and Child Protection Screening Course/Procedures

At Carman Adventist School, we make the safety and protection of all of our students our number one priority. In partnership with the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists and Verified Volunteers, we are proud to launch a new web-based platform with increased training and screening for all of our employees and volunteers.

The completion of this new online training course (an approximate 1 hr duration) and background check are required in order for parents to volunteer as a classroom assistant or field trip driver/attendee.

Due to the in-depth screening process, volunteers and field trip attendees are required to complete the online training course 3-4 weeks prior to the date/trip they wish to volunteer. To complete the online training course and background check:

  1. Visit the Verified Volunteers website
  2. Select ‘First-Time Registrant’
  3. Under the ‘Select Your Union’ option, choose ‘Southern’
  4. Under the ‘Select Your Conference’ option, choose ‘Georgia-Cumberland Conference’
  5. Create a User ID and Password and provide all necessary contact information. Carman recommends that your User ID be the primary email address used for school correspondences
  6. Under the ‘Select Primary Location’ option, choose ‘Carman Adventist School’. Individuals that volunteer at multiple conference organizations will be prompted to enter all that apply
  7. Select all roles that you are interested in volunteering as (ex. Classroom Aide, Driver (Volunteer)
  8. Complete the online training module, ‘Child Protection Online Awareness Session’ (approximately 1 hour in duration)
  9. Print a certificate of completion. If this option is not immediately available, navigate to ‘Training Report’.
  10. Complete and submit the background check.

We look forward to continuing to provide a safe and inclusive environment for all of our students!

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