TLCA raised $3366.95 for the 2017 March of Dimes Campaign. Carmen Crane, TLCA Abilene Principal, serves on the Executive Leadership Team for March of Dimes. She set TLCA's goal this year at $2500.00. Congratulations to TLCA students for surpassing her goal as they continue giving back to their communities.
San Angelo, TX - The U.S. News and World Report has issued its list of the Best Performing High Schools in the United States for 2017.Texas Leadership Charter Academy High School is among 10 Concho Valley Schools that earned this national ranking and received a bronze medal. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-academic tests and how well they prepare students for college.
We want to congratulate and recognize our High School teachers and staff on receiving this national award. We were able to achieve this as result of the dedication and passion our teachers have for our students and their education. According to the U.S. News and World Report, Bronze medals were awarded to only 16.8 percent of all high schools in America.
Applications for the 2017-2018 school year will be available online beginning April 3, 2017. Paper applications will not be used this year. Online applications can be completed on any computer, tablet, or smartphone with an internet connection. If you do not have access to the internet, you may come in to any TLCA campus and complete an online application with the Campus Registrar.
TLCA Students will be reporting for school August 14, as Texas Leadership Charter Academy’s Board of Directors approved the 2017-2018 School Calendar.
In developing the calendar, students' time will be calculated in minutes, and teachers are still under a ten-month contract of 187 calendar days.
School districts and charter schools are required to operate for a minimum of 75,600 minutes, including intermissions and recess, according to state mandates.
Highlights from the new calendar include: first day of instruction will be August 14; Students and Staff will have the week of Thanksgiving off November 20-24; Christmas break will be December 22 – January 5 with students returning January 9; last day of class is May 18; spring break will remain aligned with Districts in respective cities, March 12-16 and graduation is set for May 18.
The CAP cadets at the Junior High campus have been busy learning to fly. We learn aerospace in the classroom but also put our lessons to use in a CAP plane where the students are given lessons from a well trained CAP pilot. What an opportunity for these students!