Midland Adventist Academy

"Teaching minds, touching hearts, training hands for Jesus.
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   April 23 - Diversity to Kingsville, MO
   April 12 - JumpStart Storytime - Baseball
   March 27 - Kindergarten Roundup
   February 27 - Teddy Bear Clinic
   January 30 - Midland's Got Talent!
   January 23 - Singing at Chapel Oaks (1st)

What's coming up

Pathfinder Camporee - Apr 29, Fri - Pathfinder students excused from Friday classes
Hot Lunch - Super Nachos Bar - Apr 29, Fri - Nachos (athletics) Meals are $3.75, or $37.50 for a...
HS SA Spring Banquet - May 1, Sun 2:30 PM - SA's Spring Formal  
Hot Lunch - Pasta (8th Grade) - May 2, Mon - Pasta, bread, green beans, brownie sundaes,...
Midland Spirit Week (K-12) - May 2, Mon - Pajama Day - wear your favorite pajamas and slippers 
High School Spirit Week (9-12) - May 3, Tue - Classy Tuesday - dress up in your dresses and suits...
Hot Lunch - Sloppy joes - May 3, Tue - Vegetarian sloppy joes salad, fruitsicles, pretzel...
Elementary Spirit Week (K-8) - May 3, Tue - Crazy Hat Day - wear the craziest hat you can find!...
Spring Music Concert K-8 - May 3, Tue 6:30 PM
Hot Lunch - Curry & rice - May 4, Wed - Chick Pea curry and rice, salad, bananas, cookies, juice...


Sophomore Mission Project

SCRIP cardsThe Sophomore class is finishing up a mission project in which they are raising money for ADRA Thailand Keep Girls Safe program. This is an outstanding charity which aims to combat human trafficking in Southeast Asia.

The class's goal is to raise $300. They are attempting this by marketing t-shirts designed by Christopher Hayward. Since we are tight on time, order forms are due this Friday. Please consider giving to this worthy cause. If you are not interested in a t-shirt, then there is an option for giving a donation.

Click here to learn more about this worthwhile program.

High School Spirit Week

Spirit WeekNot to be outdone by the Elementary, the first week of May will also be Spirit Week for our high school students. While some of the days will match Elementary, Tuesday and Thursday will be unique to the high school wing. Make sure and bring a camera to school, you won't want to miss this!

The official HS schedule is as follows:

  • MONDAY - Pajama Day - wear your favorite PJ's
  • TUESDAY- Classy Tuesday - dress up in your dresses and suits
  • WEDNESDAY- Twin Day - try and dress the same as your friend
  • THURSDAY- Class Color Day - 9 Yellow, 10 Blue, 11 Red, 12 Green
  • FRIDAY- Spirit Day - Wear Midland colors (red, black and white)
Note that students are not required to participate, but if you do, please make sure that your outfits are representative of the Christian lifestyle.

Elementary Spirit Week

Spirit WeekIt's that time of year again when our elementary students have the change to go crazy with the clothes thing at school. During the first week of May, styles will range anywhere from pajamas to nerd costumes to wild and crazy hats. If you ever wanted to bring your camera to school, next week would be the time!

Our schedule is as follows:

  • MONDAY - Pajama Day - wear your favorite PJ's
  • TUESDAY- Crazy Hat Day - wear the craziest hat you can find
  • WEDNESDAY- Twin Day - try and dress the same as your friend
  • THURSDAY- Nerd Day - dress up like a nerd (glasses, nerdy shirt, suspenders, etc.)
  • FRIDAY- Spirit Day - Wear Midland colors (red, black and white)
Note that students are not required to participate, but if you do, please make sure that your outfits are representative of the Christian lifestyle.

Field Trips Are All the Rage!

SCRIP cardsMr. Hallock's 7th & 8th graders have been having a series of regular field trips over the last month as school draws to an end for the year. Trips included the Kansas capitol in Topeka, the Truman Library in Independence, and a trip to the Kauffman Center for a National Geographic presentation on space.

EducationNext says that schools see field trips "as experiences that are central to their educational mission: schools exist not only to provide economically useful skills in numeracy and literacy, but also to produce civilized young men and women who appreciate the arts and culture."

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Daily Prayer for Our Students

Every morning during our staff worship prayer time we are holding up a specific student for that day that God will bless him or her in a special way. You are welcome to let us know of anything specific you would like us to pray for when your child's turn comes up.

Thank you for remembering our school in your daily prayer as well.

Graduation Gifts?

SCRIP cardsIf you are looking for some great ideas for graduation gifts, Home and School would be happy to order SCRIP cards for you to give to your favorite graduates! There are HUNDREDS of retailers to choose from with gift cards ranging from $5-$100! Some ideas for $10 gifts are: Amazon.com, Target, Taco Bell, Chipotle, Dairy Queen, Noodles & Co., Bath and Body Works. There are even some gifts cards from Starbucks and Barnes & Noble for $5 each. Please email Christina Svoboda or call/text Robin Gibson at (785) 554-7396 to place your order.

Summer Enrichment - JCCC

JCCCJCCC has spent the last two years revamping their summer enrichment camps to focus on middle and high school students exclusively.

The goal has been to expand career and technical education exploration opportunities, and whenever possible, allow the students to access academic resources of the college. This includes a healthcare operating room simulator, brand new culinary kitchens, the Carlsen Center performing arts space, computer/CAD labs, campus farm, music studio, etc.

This summer, courses will be offered during June, July, and August for both half and full days with more than 100 camp options. Subjects will include archeology - art - biotechnology - business skills - computer programming - culinary arts - debate - engineering - horticulture - music - STEM - and much more.

The college is also excited about the many offerings they have put together just for middle school students. Enrollment has already begun and classes are filling up! For more information, here's a link to their catalog of youth classes.

Summer Reading Program

AccreditationMidland would like to pass along friendly greetings from the Shawnee branch of the Johnson County Library! As the school year winds to a close, JCL is gearing up their annual summer reading program. The theme this year is On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! and it will run May 22 through August 6.

As in years past, there will be an online Summer Reading Club as well as a paper log. Kids can also enjoy fun activities like Read to a Dog, craft sessions, and several hands-on educational programs all summer long. Additionally, the Kansas City Zoomobile will be paying a visit as a well as Music with Mar. And for those of you who may be, um, older than our students, JCL also has an adult Summer Reading Club – be sure and check it out. You might even challenge your student to see who can read the most pages!

The library will be delivering Summer Reading Club posters and bookmarks to Midland in the near future - make sure and pick up some information. Remember - reading a good book is like having a good friend that's always there.

Show Your Love for Midland

No phones Midland productsAre you proud that your children attend Midland? Want to show your pride and help advertise for our school at the same time? Then do we have a deal for you...

We now have Midland mouse pads and license plate holders in stock that retail for the low, low, price of only $5.00 each. See Mrs. Fairchild in the office before they're all snapped up!

Keep watching our website, we'll soon have a page of additional Midland-themed items that you'll be able to purchase if you just gotta have one. And you know you'll want to!

Kansas History

April 1935: A massive front darkened the entire Midwest in clouds of dust on Black Sunday. The Dust Bowl devastated farmers across the plains and they finally changed their farming practices.


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