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Prom/After Prom Info:
Prom is Saturday, 05/13/17 from 7:00 - 11:59 pm at Paul Brown Stadium -- AfterProm follows from Midnight to 4:00 a.m. at CHCA
  • Prom Guest Form: As a courtesy, CHCA may allow a CHCA student who is in a dating relationship with a person from another school to bring that person as their date to the dance. Return required form by 05/08/17, including a signature from the guest's School Principal. Submitting the form does not guarantee permission, student should confirm with Mrs. Shank at the desk before purchasing tickets.
  • Prom Tickets: $75 per person, includes dinner; sold 05/01/07 - 05/05/17 in cafeteria during lunch
  • AfterProm Info
  • 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 7-8Upper 9-12

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

    16-17 Extended Absence: Upper 7-12

    16-17 Handbooks: Gr 9-12 Family  Gr 7-12 Student

    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)

    A T H L E T I C S
    Fall Sports:

    Cross Country

    Winter Sports:
    Swimming and Diving

    Spring Sports:

    Track & Field


    O T H E R

    Upper 7-8

    FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics (Gr 7-8)
    Geography Bee (Gr 5-8)
    Girls Talk Bible Study (Gr 7-8)
    MATHCOUNTS (Gr 7-8)
    NJHS (National Junior Honor Society) (Gr 7-8)
    Spanish Club (Gr 7-8)
    Spelling Bee (Gr 5-8)
    Student Council (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: World Languages

    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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