Say Hello to “Bye Bye Birdie”: March 12-15
Bye Bye Birdie, the classic Broadway musical, comes to life on the CA stage March 12-15, 2015. Come and see how 1950s rock star Conrad Birdie, newly drafted into the U.S. Army, turns Sweet Apple, Ohio upside down! Performances are March 12, 13, and 14 at 7 pm and March 14 and 15 at 2 pm. Tickets are $12 for reserved seats, $10 for general admission, and $8 for students (under 18) and senior citizens.
Robotics Team Advances to World Championship
Concordia Academy’s Robotics team is heading to the World Championship after placing first in the State Tournament. Read all about this impressive accomplishment in the CA Blog.
The Skit Guys and Newsboys Are Coming to CA!
Christmas is coming early to Concordia Academy, as The Skit Guys and Newsboys will both be performing at CA at special December Events.
Family Night Out, featuring The Skit Guys – SOLD OUT!
December 4, 7:00 pm
The Skit Guys, Tommy and Eddie, have been best friends since high school. Think of them as the wise guys in class who had everyone laughing and managed to make a career out of it. They’ve been teaching God’s Word using comedy, drama, and whatever category talking action figures fit into, for more than 20 years.
Prepare for non-stop laughs when they hit Concordia Academy for Family Night Out on December 4. Tickets to this event are SOLD OUT. For additional information, visit www.brightpeakevents.com.
The Reason, featuring Newsboys, Nick Hall, and Moriah Peters – SOLD OUT!
December 18, 7:00 pm
The Reason is a night of powerful music from Newsboys and Moriah Peters, creative videos, and an energizing Gospel message from Nick Hall to celebrate Jesus as the reason for the Christmas season! This energetic night is designed for all ages and families to share together, as well as a great opportunity to invite friends to join you. Come one, come all—whether you’ve heard the Christmas message a hundred times or never before, The Reason is for you!
Tickets to this event are SOLD OUT. To get additional information about this event, visit www.thereasonchristmas.com.
Girls Volleyball Places Sixth in State Tournament
Congratulations to the Beacons volleyball team for placing 6th in State! View photos from all three days of Beacons volleyball action at the State Tournament by going to http://natejphoto.smugmug.com/CABeacons. The password is “GoBeacons14!” (without the quotation marks). Note that the password is case sensitive and ends with an exclamation point.
Girls Volleyball Wins Section Championship and Heads to State
Congratulations to the Beacons volleyball team, the 2014 Section 4AA Champions! After defeating St. Croix Lutheran, they now advance to the State Tournament. The Beacons will play Maple Lake in the State Tournament at the Xcel Center in Saint Paul on Thursday, November 6, at 5:00 pm. They will play again (win or lose) on Friday, November 7, at 5:00 pm. Admission is $9 for students and $14 for adults. Students will be able to take a fan bus from CA to the Xcel Center on both days. It will leave CA at 3:30 PM. Cost is $2 per student; they should sign up in the office.
To view and/or order fantastic photos from the entire volleyball season, visit Nate Jorgensen’s website at http://natejphoto.smugmug.com/CABeacons. The password is “GoBeacons14!” (without the quotation marks). Note that the password is case sensitive and ends with an exclamation point.
Watch the video from Fofana’s “Behind-the-Scenes” Award
Lusiene Fofana, CA’s custodian, will be honored with a Behind-the-Scenes Story Award by the Minnesota Independent School Forum (MISF) on May 13, 2014. This prestigious award recognizes individuals, schools, and/or programs modeling outstanding service to students, the school and the school community. Nominations were accepted from all private and independent schools in the state. MISF will be presenting four Story Awards highlighting the work, outcomes and struggles that take place along the way. Download the nomination submission here.
Any parents of an athlete going out for a winter sport, that didn’t play a fall sport, should fill out the medical information at SportsWareOnLine. The first time you visit the website you will need to enter your name, email address and School ID which is: 2400BeaconAthlete! Then click Get Password. For questions email Joel Kaden. Detailed instructions are available here (PDF).
CA’s STEM2 Seniors are going to State! Congratulations to Chloe, Rick, Joe, and Sunghee for their success at the regional science fair. They were selected from hundreds of competitors to advance to the MN Academy of Science State Science and Engineering Fair, to be held in Bloomington, MN, March 30-April 1. Congrats also to Connor and Matt, who received the Intel Award for Excellence in Computer Science.
CA’s principal, Pastor Berner, was interviewed by Paul Ridgeway on AM980KKMS in January 2014 about the importance of Christian education. Click here to listen to his comments.