For those keeping score at home, here’s a look at this week’s games (9/17-9/22):
MONDAY: JV/Varsity Volleyball hosts GVCHSA (5/6:30 p.m.)
TUESDAY: 5&6/7&8 Volleyball hosts GVCHSA (4/5 p.m.)
THURSDAY: JV Soccer hosts Heritage (4:30 p.m.)
THURSDAY: JV/Varsity Volleyball hosts Heritage (5/6:30 p.m.)
FRIDAY: JV Soccer at Mt. Ellis (4:30 p.m.)
SATURDAY: Varsity/JV Volleyball hosts Helena Christian (10/11:30 a.m.)
SATURDAY: 5&6/7&8 Volleyball tourney at Manhattan Christian (TBA)
To keep up-to-date with future athletic events, visit our calendar.
Congratulations to our Petra soccer team, who won their first game of the season against Billings Christian with a 3-2 victory. Also, congratulations to our JV and Varsity girls volleyball teams, both of whom split matches, coming up short against the Knights of Yellowstone Academy on Saturday, but defeating the Warriors of Billings Christian Friday.
We have multiple home volleyball and soccer games this week/weekend. Take a turn to line judge or run scoreboard! Visit our Athletic calendar and contact Athletic Director Clete Seyle to help.
This year’s first Spirit Day is scheduled for this Friday, September 14. Students and staff may wear nice jeans (no holes, please), tennis shoes, and official Griffin Gear T-shirts, sweatshirts, or hoodies. If students do not yet have Griffin Gear, they can wear preferably plain silver, maroon, or navy clothing. Encourage your students to dress up for Spirit Day!
If you’re a Petra mom (or grandmom), join Mrs. Stohlmann as she leads our weekly Moms-in-Prayer meetings on Tuesday mornings from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Conference Room.
This year, we’re excited to offer the opportunity for Petra dads to meet to pray together as well. Petra dads (or granddads) are invited to join Mr. Dunham as he leads Dads-Who-Dare on Thursday mornings from 6:30-7:30 a.m. in the Conference Room.
Come join with other Petra parents as you are able to pray for our students and staff, as well as any other needs communicated via the confidential prayer jar at the front desk.
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.