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Reminder: Senior Deadline to submit verified Community Service Contracts to Mrs. Packer is 03/01/17

Need the form? We got you covered! Community Service Contract

Upper School Events

Upper School Information

School Year

Email the Front Office:

Upper 7-8Upper 9-12

Volunteer Front Desk: 247-9944 x302

Attendance Line (Call by 8:30 a.m.)
Gr 7-8:247-9944 x803
Gr 9-12: 247-9944 x802

16-17 Babysitter Waiver: Upper 9-12

16-17 Community Service Hour Contract: Upper 9-12

16-17 Daily/Bell Schedule: Upper 7-8 Upper 9-12

16-17 Dance Guest Permission & Policy (2 pg): Upper 9-12

16-17 Extended Absence: Upper 7-12

16-17 FAMILY Handbook: Upper 9-12

16-17 Open Campus Privilege Agreement: Gr 12 only; starts 09/06/16

16-17 Vehicle Registration: Upper 9-12

Work Permits for Minors


Upper E Extended Absence Instructions

At least one (1) week before your planned absence of three (3) or more days, complete this process for each student:

  1. Email notification to
  2. Include name and grade of student
  3. Include dates of absence with number of school days gone Include reason for absence

Note that Grade 5 and 6 homework and class assignments can be accessed through NetClassroom.

Campus Locations and School Hours

Upper School Grades 7-8 located at
Founders’ Campus
11300 Snider Road
Cincinnati, OH 45249 (map)

Upper School Grades 9-12 located at
Martha S. Lindner Campus
11525 Snider Road
Cincinnati, OH 45249 (map)

Grades 7-87:55 a.m.* - 3:10 p.m.

*7:30 a.m. is the earliest students may arrive

Grades 9-128:00 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.

Back To School

When it's time, Back To School info like supply lists and summer assignments will be here.

Beyond the Upper School Day

Activities & Clubs

F i n e A r t s

Upper 7-8

Upper 9-12

Anime Club (Gr 9-12)
Art Club & Visual Arts Open Studio (Gr 9-12)
Chapel Band (Gr 9-12)
CHCA Dance Academy (Gr 9-12)
Early Fall Play (Gr 9-12)
Fall Play (Gr 9-12)
Improv Troup "Off the Cuff" (Gr 9-12)
Late Spring Variety Show (Gr 9-12)
Private Music Lessons (Gr 5-12)
Spring Musical (Gr 9-12)
Student Production Team (Gr 9-12)

Fall Sports:

Cross Country

Winter Sports:
Swimming and Diving

Spring Sports:

Track & Field



Upper 7-8

FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics (Gr 7-8)
Geography Bee (Gr 5-8)
Girls Talk Bible Study (Gr 7-8)
NJHS (National Junior Honor Society) (Gr 7-8)
SOS Minis (Gr 7-8)
Spanish Club (Gr 7-8)
Spelling Bee (Gr 5-8)
Student Government (Gr 7-8)

Upper 9-12

Academic Team (Gr 9-12)
After Prom (Gr 9-12)
Beak Squad Robotics (Gr 9-12)
Chinese Calligraphy Club (Gr 9-12)
Debate Team (Gr 9-12)
Mu Alpha Theta (Gr 9-12)
NHS (National Honor Society (Gr 11-12)
Peer Advisors (Gr 11-12)
Student Council (Gr 9-12)
Student Organized Service (Gr 9-12)
Video Editing (Gr 9-12)

After School Care (Upper 7-8 )

The Founders' Campus After School Zone (ASZ) is a teacher-supervised program designed to provide your student with an environment that allows students a bit of down time with snacks then focus on homework until they are signed out for the day. This is a pre-registered, "pay-to-stay" program and you may choose between the AS NEEDED and REGULAR options. You can contact the ASZ during operating hours at (513) 310-9963.

Questions? Call the Founder's Campus office at (513) 247-9944 ext. 206

Register Online

Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Friday 3:15 – 5:45 p.m.
  • The ASZ is available whenever school is in full session (no half days or holidays).
  • Any student not picked up or in an adult-supervised activity by 3:30 p.m. will be sent to the After School Zone and will be charged.
Daily Schedule
3:15–3:30Gym time – sign in
3:30–4:00Snack in the cafeteria
4:00–5:00Library for homework
5:00-5:45Continue in library - time to socialize quietly until parent arrives

Fee Options and Discounts for 2016-2017

Fee Options:
Individual AS NEEDED

$9.50/day for each day your child attends regardless of time in room; nonrefundable minimum fee of $9.50 (1 day) collected in full at registration

Auto payment withdrawal the 20th of each month (September-May) for any additional days attended in the previous month. Please note - the final program payment withdrawal will occur on 06/12/17.

Late pick up fees apply and will be added to monthly bill

Individual REGULAR

$6.00/day for all days the Gr 5-8 ASZ is open, regardless if your child attends or not ($1,070 yearly cost; discounts available)

10 equal auto payment withdrawals the 20th of each month (September-May) with the 10th and final program payment withdrawal occurring on 06/12/17.

Late pick up fees apply and will be added to monthly bill

Cancellation or change requests to this option must be made in writing prior to the 1st school day of the month else the month will be billed at the regular rate. Email with your request.

Gr 5-8 ASZ Sibling DiscountRegister one child for the REGULAR option and get 20% off the REGULAR option for all additional children in your family

Registration Fee:
$25.00 per childEarly Bird Special! Register by 08/29/16, 11:50 p.m. , and we will waive this fee. If you register after this date, you will incur a registration of $25.00 per child.
Late Fees:
$15.001-15 minutes

$10.00Each Additional 15 minute increment

Additional important details for parents

  • Your child must sign in upon arrival to the gym and a parent or designated person must sign them out (of the library) before leaving.
  • Students may use only those electronic devices that meet BYOD guidelines during ASZ hours. They may use their cell phone only when approved to check on their parent’s estimated arrival time.
  • After 3:45 p.m., you will be charged for the entire day regardless of when your child is signed out.
  • With written approval from a parent, your child can sign them self out to go to a sports practice, music lesson or tutoring.
  • We are only responsible for your student(s) while they are signed into the ASR.

Registration and Billing

Use our online registration system to register and schedule payments via Echeck (electronic transfer of funds from your bank account with no added fees) or credit card (Visa or Mastercard, a 3% convenience fee will be added). Due to the overall value of our program pricing, no adjustments will be made for missed days (school breaks, snow days, unexpected school closings, illness, etc.). Enrollment in the program may be terminated if account not kept current.

Upper School Faculty & Staff

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Todd Bacon

Todd Bacon
Departments: International Student Program

Cherie Bailey

Cherie Bailey
Departments: Foreign Language-Spanish

Drew Baker

Drew Baker
Departments: Social Studies

Diane Barghini

Diane Barghini
Departments: Information Literacy

Michelle Barron

Departments: English

Kathie Baxter

Kathie Baxter
Departments: Counseling

Linda Bollman

Linda Bollman
Departments: Mathematics

Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter
Departments: English

Andy Ciarniello

Andy Ciarniello
Departments: Science

Erin Conn

Erin Conn
Departments: Language Arts

Adam Cool

Adam Cool
Departments: Technology

Bekah Cool

Bekah Cool
Departments: International Student Program
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