7: August Board meeting (3:45 p.m.)
13: JV/Varsity Volleyball Begins (3:45-5:30 p.m.)
18: Campus Work Morning (9 a.m.-12 noon)
20: JV Soccer Begins (3:45-5:30 p.m.)
25: Varsity Volleyball Tournament in Great Falls
27: 5th-8th Volleyball Begins (3:45-5:30 p.m.) (note change from Monday, August 20)
27-30: Staff Orientation (8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
29: Back to School/Parent Orientation (7-9 p.m.)
30: Elementary Meet-the-Teacher; Secondary Locker Decoration (1-3 p.m.)
31: Staff Work Day
And for those looking ahead to September:
3: The Gathering (7th-12th grades, 5-7 p.m.)
4: First Day of School/Opening Ceremonies (8:30 a.m.)
11: September Board meeting (3:45 p.m.; moved from Tuesday, September 4)
Petra Academy is seeking a qualified Art instructor for our upcoming 2018-19 school year. This part-time position (2-3 hours in the afternoons, five days a week) involves teaching students 1st-6th grades once a week, 7th-8th three times a week, and a 9th-12th elective twice a week. Pay is $12,000 for the year. Apply today, or call 582-8165 for more information.
Some helpful links for the 2018-19 school year:
– Application for 2018-19 Enrollment
– Banquet of Books Summer Book List
– Official 2018-19 School Supply Lists
– Official 2018-19 Calendar
– Official 2018-19 Secondary Class Schedule
– Fall Season Athletic Calendars
Thanks to several different volunteers across the summer, we have a good (and organized) collection of used uniform clothing available at school, so stop in and do some shopping. For new uniform items, visit our pages at Lands’ End
, Tommy Hilfiger, or French Toast.
Interested Petra 9th-12th grade girls are invited to Petra Volleyball Camp, July 26th through the 28th (July 26th and 28th will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; July 27th will be from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.). This camp will be a good way to refresh basic skills, work together with teammates in different drills and games, and gain a better understanding of more complex plays/skills to help prepare for the upcoming season.
JV/Varsity volleyball practice will start Monday, August 13th, from 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. that week, with Friday, August 17th off. Saturday, August 25th, we open our season with a pre-season tournament in Great Falls (individual game details will be forthcoming in August when the brackets have been set). Contact volleyball coach Rietta Iversen with questions and visit our website for fall season schedules.
JV/Varsity soccer practice will start Monday, August 20th, from 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. that week, with our first game on Friday, September 7, at Billings Christian. Contact soccer coach David Wilmington with questions and visit our website for fall season schedules.
Our M/W/F morning Pre-K class is currently full, but we have a few seats still available in our M-F morning class (currently being made possible as we speak with this classroom renovation/expansion). Not looking for a full five mornings each week? We can accommodate! Learn more about our enrollment process, or join us for a Tour on Thursday at 9 or 10 a.m.
Petra is hiring! Available positions for 2018-19 are:
- 1st Grade Teacher (8 a.m.-4 p.m., 5 days/wk)
- Art Teacher (12-4 p.m., 5 days/wk)
- Athletic Director/P.E. Teacher (8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 5 days/wk)
- Boys JV/Varsity B’ball Coach (November-February; 3:45-5:30 p.m., 5 days/wk)
- Boys 5th-8th B’ball Coach (November-December; 3:45-5:30 p.m., 5 days/wk)
- Girls JV B’ball Coach (November-February; 3:45-5:30 p.m., 5 days/wk)
- Girls 5th-8th B’ball Coach (January-February 3:45-5:30 p.m., 5 days/wk)
Kids run the risk of going through life in a state of slumber, preoccupied with what they love (even when what they love is not always best). They need to be awakened from beyond themselves with engagement that is full of affection, ancient in wisdom, and relevant to their understanding.
Petra Academy awakens love and wonder in our students through inspiring and rigorous academics, a growing array of artistic and athletic extra-curriculars, low teacher/student ratios, and a school culture dedicated to cultivating truth, goodness, and beauty. Take a tour and learn more!
Petra Academy will be closed all this week. Beginning the week of June 11, summer office hours will be Wednesdays and Thursday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with Tours on Thursday continuing from 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m. Administrative staff are available other days by appointment (individual email is best to coordinate). Petra will be closed the weeks of June 4-8 and July 2-6. Enjoy summer!