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School Year Info

Email the Front Office:

Upper 7-8Upper 9-12

Volunteer Front Desk: 247-9944 x302

 

Attendance Line (Call by 8:30 a.m.) End of Day Messages (Call by noon)

 

US 7-8: 247-9944 x803
US 9-12: 247-9944 x802

US 7-8: 247-9944 x269
US 9-12: 247-9944 x300

18-19 Babysitter Waiver: Upper 9-12

18-19 Community Service Hour Contract: Upper 9-12
Check Service Hours: Jenny.Doan@chca-oh.org

18-19 Daily/Bell Schedule: Upper 7-8Upper 9-12

18-19 Dance Information for Upper 9-12: Permission Slip and Guest Policy ---- Dress Code

18-19 Extended Absence: Upper 7-12

18-19 Handbook: Upper 7-12 Student and Family

18-19 Open Campus Privilege Agreement: Upper 12 only; starts 09/18

18-19 Vehicle Registration/Parking Pass: Register Online

18-19 Order Gr 9-12 Yearbook ($50 until 12/31/18 then $60) - Order Gr 9-12 Book or buy ad Online

 

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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 UpperElementary.4-6@chca-oh.org
  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.

 

Gr 7-8 Info

​Student Work Permit Procedure

  1. Print Work Permit Pre-Application form (.pdf) - Student, parents, & employer must sign
  2. Obtain physician approval using 1 of these ways:
    • Use Finalforms to confirm your physical on file with the Athletics Dept has not expired
  3. Present completed forms and a copy of student's birth certificate or driver's license to front desk in Miracle Commons and we will submit your permit online

Allow 24-48 hours after Step 3 is completed to obtain the actual permit.

Gr 12 Formal Senior Picture Info

4 possible 2018 Saturdays: 08/04/18 - 09/01/18 - 10/06/18 - 11/03/18

15 minute appointment between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Schedule formal Senior portrait

All senior pictures for the yearbook & composite displayed in Miracle Commons come from Dan Ledbetter Photography. Since the photo used is picked at the appointment, the photographer recommends a parent accompany their senior to the appointment.

Additional portraits may be taken at another time or with other photographers. Email questions to the Upper School 9-12 office.


Location: Dan Ledbetter Photography is located in the Landen Square Shopping Center, approximately 4 to 5 miles north of the school on Montgomery Road/22&3 (map).

Minimum Session Fee: $25.00 for inclusion in the yearbook and the CHCA alumni composite as well as comprehensive retouching; payable when you reserve your appointment. Prints may be ordered.


Dress Code:

  • Gentlemen: a dark suit jacket, white dress shirt and a dark tie
  • Ladies: wear or bring a tank top or short sleeve shirt as a formal black draping will be used so all the pictures are uniform. Please limit jewelry to small earrings and a pearl necklace. A pearl necklace is available to borrow for the photo session and a privacy top if what is worn does not work well with the drape.


Suggestions for a good portrait:

  • Face: Naturally, faces are the most important part of a portrait. Foundation make up should be blended at the jaw line for smooth transitions between face and neck. The camera picks up details in makeup very well and too much will not look good. Usually a natural, clean look works best.
  • Hairstyles: Simple and off-the-face photograph well. Hair falling down onto the sides of the face can create distracting shadows. Bangs that come down too low keep light from getting into the eyes. Men should have their hair cut not much sooner than one week prior to the scheduled appointment.
  • Glasses: You decide if you would like to wear your glasses while being photographed. If you choose to wear them, you may be asked to tip them up off your ears a bit to cut glare from studio lights. In some cases it's possible to obtain a frame set similar to your own from your eyewear specialist.

CitySaver Book ($25). Purchase this book of fabulous coupons and download the app to get twice the benefit both in Cincinnati and other participating cities. Proceeds benefit CHCA!

Learn More or Preview/Purchase
Questions? anne.venters@chca-oh.org.

Calendar 7-8

US 7-8 Events

Calendar 9-12

US 9-12 Events

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MSL Campus Lindner Theater

Calendar 9-12 SOS Only

Upper 9-12 Student-Led Volunteer Opportunities

Back to School

Summer Hours: M-F 9:00 a.m. - noon 06/04/18 - 06/15/18 and 08/01/18 - 08/03/18

Other times available by appointment: UPPER 7-8 UPPER 9-12
Office reopens 08/06/18

Volunteer Ideas: Summer 2018

School Supply Lists: Upper 7 - Upper 8

Upper 9-12 students organize their class work however is best for them. A typical system is a binder per class, along with notebook paper and pens/pencils. Teachers will identify any other supplies on the first day of school.

Supplies for general school use: Upper 9 --- Upper 10-12


Info Update and Medical Forms:
  1. Respond to the secure, personalized link sent via email on 06/25/18 to update information online. This automatically sends the Authorization for Emergency Response (AER) form to your child’s nurse. (Invitations sent weekly during July for newly enrolling students. After 08/01/18, your Admissions Counselor will provide a paper copy of the AER form to complete and return.) All responses due 08/20/18.
  2. Consult the Medical and Other Forms webpage for any required print and return medical forms.


Save These Dates:
  • Athletics Kickoff 2018 - 08/13/18 - Details
  • Kickoff/Picture Day/Orientation
    • Upper 7-8 - 08/15/18 - Details
    • Upper 9 Freshman Orientation - 08/14/18 - Details
    • Parents of all Upper 9 + all new Upper 10-12 - 08/14/18 - 7:00 p.m.
    • Upper 10-12 - 08/15/18 - Details
  • Upper School Convocation -08/26/18 -- Details -- Upper 12 Attire

    Gr 12 Convocation Dress Code

    Gentlemen: Dress shirt, tie, dress pants, and dress shoes
    Ladies: Dress, skirt/shirt, or dress pants/shirt with dress shoes. Ladies no longer need to wear white as gowns are purple

1st Day of School Schedule: Upper 7-8 - Upper 9-12

Fall Pictures: Picture Order Form

EBL Campus PK2-Grade 3: 08/29/18
Founders' Campus Gr 4-6: 08/22/18
Founder's Campus Gr 7-8 (also Kickoff): 08/15/18
Gr 9 (also Freshman Orientation): 08/14/18
Gr 10-12 (also Kickoff): 08/15/18
Gr 12 Senior Pictures (See myUpper webpage for details)
Armleder all grades: 09/05/18





Course Optioning: Upper 7 -- Upper 8

Academic Assignments:
  • Gr 7-12 Math Summer Assignment
  • Gr 7-12 English Summer Reading
  • Gr 7 English Summer Reading
  • Gr 8 English Summer Reading
  • Gr 8 Latin Summer Assignment
  • Gr 9-12 Library Card Assignment
  • AP Chemistry Summer Assignment
  • AP English 11 Summer Writing
  • AP Studio Art Summer Assignment
  • AP US Government Summer Assignment
  • AP US History Summer Assignment (Reading Packet)
  • Christian Thought and Spirituality required book purchase

  • Gr 6-12 new students only: Welcome! In early August, students receive technology details including login instructions. Best to login to Canvas and email before back to school orientation events to confirm all is well before school starts.


    Independent Study Options
    : Computer -- Health


    Gr 8 Washington DC Class Trip

    09/17/18 - 09/20/18 - $685; $25 late fee starts 04/03/18

    Gr 12 Formal Senior Picture Info

    4 possible 2018 Saturdays: 08/04/18 - 09/01/18 - 10/06/18 - 11/03/18

    15 minute appointment between 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Schedule formal Senior portrait

    All senior pictures for the yearbook & composite displayed in Miracle Commons come from Dan Ledbetter Photography. Since the photo used is picked at the appointment, the photographer recommends a parent accompany their senior to the appointment.

    Additional portraits may be taken at another time or with other photographers. Email questions to the Upper School 9-12 office.


    Location: Dan Ledbetter Photography is located in the Landen Square Shopping Center, approximately 4 to 5 miles north of the school on Montgomery Road/22&3 (map).

    Minimum Session Fee: $25.00 for inclusion in the yearbook and the CHCA alumni composite as well as comprehensive retouching; payable when you reserve your appointment. Prints may be ordered.


    Dress Code:

    • Gentlemen: a dark suit jacket, white dress shirt and a dark tie
    • Ladies: wear or bring a tank top or short sleeve shirt as a formal black draping will be used so all the pictures are uniform. Please limit jewelry to small earrings and a pearl necklace. A pearl necklace is available to borrow for the photo session and a privacy top if what is worn does not work well with the drape.


    Suggestions for a good portrait:

    • Face: Naturally, faces are the most important part of a portrait. Foundation make up should be blended at the jaw line for smooth transitions between face and neck. The camera picks up details in makeup very well and too much will not look good. Usually a natural, clean look works best.
    • Hairstyles: Simple and off-the-face photograph well. Hair falling down onto the sides of the face can create distracting shadows. Bangs that come down too low keep light from getting into the eyes. Men should have their hair cut not much sooner than one week prior to the scheduled appointment.
    • Glasses: You decide if you would like to wear your glasses while being photographed. If you choose to wear them, you may be asked to tip them up off your ears a bit to cut glare from studio lights. In some cases it's possible to obtain a frame set similar to your own from your eyewear specialist.

    Campus Location 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)
    3:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. (Fee Based After School Care)

    Grades 9-128:00 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
    Gr 7-12 Office Hours7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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      School: (513) 247-9944 ext. 319

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      Departments: Counseling
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      School: (513) 247-9944 ext. 219

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