Keep up to date with our most recent announcements.
Elementary Christmas Musical12 / November
Grades K-6 will be performing a Christmas musical, under the direction of Mrs. Kostick, on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00 p.m. at the Springdale High School Marshall Auditorium. Performing students need to arrive by 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. The performance is free; a free-will offering will be taken.
Attendance is mandatory for all students in grades K-6.
Tuition is due Nov. 30th7 / November
November tuition payments are due by midnight on November 30th, which occurs during our Thanksgiving vacation. Accounts whose payments are not received by midnight on November 30th will be automatically assessed the $20 late fee. Postmarks are not considered. There is a mail slot in the front door of the high school where payments may be dropped off.
Attention Parents!7 / November
Attention Parents of Seniors - Emily Rosio needs the seniors' pictures for their senior page in the yearbook by December 20th. Either download them onto treering.com or email them to Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention Parents of all students - Emily Rosio would love more pictures to put in the yearbook. Send her pics of sport activities, productions, Thanksgiving festivities, any school activity, etc. She wants pictures, pictures, pictures! Please email them to her at email@example.com.
Friday, November 1st25 / October
- Friday, November 1st marks the end of the first nine-week grading period. Report cards will be ready for mailing a week later. Tuition and any outstanding fees must be current through October 31st or there will be a "HOLD" put on your child/ren's report card(s) until obligations are met.
- Picture proofs and orders are due on Friday, November 1st. Even if you are not ordering, the proofs need to be returned to the office.
- Both LOST AND FOUND boxes (one in elementary & one in secondary) will be emptied at the end of each grading period. All items will be donated to Goodwill. Have your child check for lost items before Friday, November 1st.
Secondary Parent-Teacher Conferences25 / October
Secondary Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, November 21st. They are by appointment only. If you would like to have a conference with your child's teacher(s), please fill out the form and send it in by Wednesday, November 13th. The form is found under DOWNLOADS - PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE FORMS on this website.
Tuition20 / September
Tuition must be paid by midnight on the last day of the month or a $20 late fee will automatically be assessed. If payment is late 2x, the academy reserves the right to REQUIRE payment for enrollment to continue.
Parking and Checks4 / September
The faculty parking lot is NOT to be used for student dropoffs or pickups during the school day from 8:00 to 3:30. Do not pick up your child at the end of the day in the faculty lot unless your child has a doctor's medical excuse. Avoid parking in bus zone areas, in Cheswick Fire Department zones (marked red on Spruce Street), in the elementary school turnaround or blocking anyone's driveway. Short stay dropoffs and pickups can happen on Pittsburgh Street, Highland Avenue, and the opposite side of Spruce Street.
Checks for lunch are to be made separate from tuition checks. If combined, they will be returned to you. The lunch account and the school account are two different accounts.
Student Rules22 / August
The updated student rules for 2019-20 have now been posted on this website. The first two pages are the secondary student rules. The next two pages are the secondary student rules with a place for the secondary student to sign, which we will have them do the first day of school. We keep these on file in the office. The last two pages are the elementary rules. One page lists the rules and the second page is our demerit system.
General Mills Box Tops – now has an app to submit upc’s12 / July
We can still submit General Mills Box Tops the old way and receive cash for them, so please keep sending them in. However, they have notified us that they will gradually be phasing that procedure out in lieu of submissions by app.
For those of you who want to try something new...
Download the General Mills Box Tops app. You will have to register yourself and our school (you only need the name of our school). Then you just have to scan your receipt when buying the products and it will immediately register to our school. I just tried it and it does work, and ok,... it's a little bit fun! 😉 Ah, technology.
The downside for us is that we can no longer do the Box Tops contest in May because those people using the app will not be able to designate the student and class to which their submissions apply.
Unexcused Absences & Tardies4 / April
As stated in our rules, when a student is absent (either for a whole day or half day) or tardy, an excuse from the parent or doctor is required within 3 days. If an excuse is not received, the absence or tardy becomes unexcused. We have been informed of a new PA law, effective immediately, which states that as a non-public school we are not required to take action on unexcused absences or tardies, but we are to report them to the student's home school district once the number of unexcused absences or tardies passes three.
Food Assistance Programs12 / December
Foodfinder.us is a nonprofit website that offers the location and contact information of more than 40,000 food pantries and similar food programs across the country. If you, or someone you know, could benefit from this program, please look into it.
Giant Eagle, Shop ‘n Save, Goodsearch, & Printer Cartridges5 / December
If you link your Giant Eagle Advantage Card to our school (#0194), they will give us a percentage of your costs each time you shop.
If you link your Shop 'n Save Card to our school (#217), we can use points for Carnegie Science Center assemblies.
If you sign up to use the search engine, Good Search (also known as Good Shop) and link our school, they also send us a check each year.
We also collect used printer cartridges (small ones; not big ones). Please place in a sealed zip-lock type bag and send them in.
Thanks for all your help in these little ways.
Amazon Smile22 / October
When doing your online shopping at Amazon, choose Amazon Smile (https://smile.amazon.com) instead of Amazon.com. Then, select CCF as your charitable organization! Every eligible purchase will count towards $ for us. The shopping is exactly the same with the same products and prices. The only difference is Amazon sends us a portion of your purchase in the form of a check because we are a 501(c)(3) organization! Many people are already doing this, so we are getting frequent checks from Amazon. It is a great deal for us!