May - Calvary School



May - Calvary School
May Newsletter
Carla’s Desk
Hello Everyone,
Well, here we are at the end of another school year.
Final semester reports are due June 1st. If you need
semester reports mailed to you please contact me ASAP so
that I can get them to you in time.
Diplomas will not be mailed out until final reports are
Calvary School
PO Box 672
Madison AL 35758
Phone (256) 682-4442
Please mail in 2015-2016 enrollment forms with your
semester reports, if you can. All enrollments received after
August 15th will be considered late and the
tuition fee will be $250 as usual. Calvary School accepts
money orders only and they need to made out to Calvary
School. If you need your enrollment forms mailed to you,
please let me know ASAP.
From now on the monthly newsletters will only be
posted on Calvary's website. It will still be your
responsibility to read “Carla's Desk” each month to
keep updated. The newsletter will be posted about one
week prior to the featured month.
May Birthday's
Gavin Zigenfus
Emily Biglari
Zoe Johnson
Blake Lindley
Brooklyn Stone
Sierra Davis
David Braswell
Jessica Miller
Mai Nguyen
Angelique George
Jeremy Osley
Grayson Charlton
Daniel Barnett
Alexander Little
Bradley Mitchell
Amber Sharp
Jessa Copeland
Quentin Reed
Katelyn Kinsman
Community Information
Huntsville/Nature Connects LEGO® Bricks ExhibitApril 24, 2015 to
July 26, 2015Coming to Huntsville Botanical Garden in April the
garden will feature certified LEGO® Artist Sean Kenneys exhibit
consisting of 27 sculptures, making up 14 displays, created from
nearly 500,000 LEGO® bricks. Inspired by the garden and wildlife,
the exhibit ranges from six inches to nearly eight feet. See birds to
flowers, butterflies to garden tools. Exhibit dates April 24 – July 26,
2015Admission: Members Free, Adults $12, 3-18 $8 For more
information visit:
FestivalMay 01, 2015 to May 02, 2015A foot-stompin', pigchompin' two-day festival on the grounds of the Huntsville
Depot. Live entertainment, children's play zone, and
professional and amateur BBQ cooking competitions. Proceeds
support the EarlyWorks Family of Museums. For more information
Talladega/Youth Fishing Derby - Talladega NF May 01,
2015Provide children and their families with opportunities in their
National Forest. To encourage kids to learn the sport of recreational
fishing. Call for exact date and hours, 256-362-2909.Location and
directions: 1001 North Street(Hwy 21 North), Talladega, ALFor
more information visit:
Tuskegee/12th Annual George Washington Carver Commemorative
FestivalMay 02, 2015The George Washington Carver
Commemorative Festival,celebrates the life and contributions of the
famed scientist of Tuskegee (Institute) University. Parade, car show,
live musical entertainment, food, arts and crafts and more. City
Square and Downtown Tuskegee, Alabama For more information
Montgomery/Dino Dig 2015May 02, 2015Go on an archeological
dig and discover bones from the past. Make new discoveries and new
friends. Geared for kids 4-10 years old, advanced reservations
required. The last day for making reservation will be April 30th. Join
us May 2 and get a little dirty. Location and directions: The
Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum are located
off the Northern Blvd, between Coliseum Blvd and Lower
Wetumpka Road. The address for the Montgomery Zoo is 2301
Coliseum Parkway. For more information, please call (334) 2404900 or visit our web site
Wetumpka/Fort Jackson Encampment, May 1814May 02, 2015A
series of living history programs shedding light on the gathering of
US military forces at the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa
Rivers. The day will be filled with activities such as camp life
demonstrations, military drill and historic weapons firing
demonstrations. Encampments include Tennessee militia and US
Army regulars. Location and directions: Fort Toulouse-Fort
Jackson--2521 West Fort Toulouse Road. Take US 231 to
Wetumpka, then turn onto West Fort Toulouse Road and travel three
miles to the park gate. Admission: $2/adult and $1/child. For more
information visit: and
Fort Payne/Mad Science and Crazy ArtMay 02, 2015Mad Science
& Crazy Art Kids ages 6-10 can put their hands into mad
science and crazy art experiments hosted by the Canyon Center Gift
Shop. Mad science days may include chemical magic, special effects,
bubbling potions, slimes, high-bouncing balls, while the crazy art
days will include a mix of science into art for some crazy but
beautiful artistic creations with buttons, strings, recycled materials,
dirt paint and more! (First Saturdays every ODD month) Where:
Little River Canyon Center Time: 11:00 am – Noonish Fee: $5 per
child to cover project supply cost; pre-registration requiredFor more
information visit:
Huntsville/Purdy Butterfly House OpenMay 02, 2015 to September
30, 2015The largest open air butterfly house in the country features
butterflies in a kaleidoscope of colors and is nothing short of magic.
See turtles sunning in the pond or digging in the dirt and the
Butterfly Discovery Cart will help you encounter even more wonder.
Admission: Free to Members, Adults $12, Child 3-18 $8. For more
information visit:
Huntsville/Celebrating Our Own: Huntsville Women ArtistsMay 03,
2015 to July 26, 2015This invitational group exhibition showcases
the exciting work being created by women artists living in the
Huntsville area today. Celebrating Our Own will feature established
and emerging artists working in a diverse range of styles and media.
Organized by HMA. Admission: Free to members and $10 for nonmembers. For more information visit:
Gadsden/Gadabout ArtMay 08, 2015 to May 09, 2015From 5pm9pm Friday night and 10am-4pm Saturday,artists will be featured up
and down the sidewalks of Broad Street in Historic Downtown
Gadsden. What a wonderful time to shop for that perfect gift for
Mom, eat in our local restaurants and enjoy a fun time with friends
and family!Location and directions: Broad Street in Downtown
Gadsden. For more information visit:
food.Location and directions: Morgan County Fairgrounds. For
more information visit:
Huntsville/Good Day Children's FestivalMay 09, 2015Join us
Saturday, May 09, 2015 from noon to 4 pm for Lowe Mill’s and
Rocket City Mom's 2014 Children’s Festival Good Day! With
music, magic, mud and more, children and adults alike are sure to
have fun. This is a free event, though there is $2 suggested parking
donation, and all proceeds will go towards Lowe Mill's
Community Playground Fund. Lowe Mill ARTS &
EntertainmentAdmission: $2 Suggested Parking Donation
Decatur/Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon FestivalMay 23, 2015 to
May 24, 2015This festival is one of the largest free hot air balloon
gatherings in the Southeast, featuring more than 60 balloons with
races, key grab, tether rides and a balloon glow. Enjoy arts and crafts,
food vendors, an antique car and tractor show, musical entertainment
and children's activities. Point Mallard ParkFor more
information visit:
Montgomery/Old Alabama Town Herb Society Herb Day
FestivalMay 09, 2015The annual 'Herb Day' festival is
a free, fun-filled, public educational event for the entire family.
Lectures/demonstrations featuring experts on identifying, growing
and using herbs - including a cooking demonstration.There will be
music, children's activities and the opportunity to find that
perfect Mother's Day gift in the open air market. A variety of
vendors will sell their garden related wares including a huge
selection of herbal and other plants, crafts, herbal teas, goat cheeses
and various and sundry yard art. Location and directions: Old
Alabama Town, 301 Columbus St.For more information visit:
Montevallo/Memorial Day at the American VillageMay 25, 2015We
remember the fallen, and salute veterans and those currently serving
our nation in the Armed Forces. The day's events include
musical tributes, historical reenactments, wreath laying ceremonies
and special tours. Experience the National Veterans Shrine and
Register of Honor, and learn how you can honor the veterans in your
family. Location and directions: Take Exit 234 (Shelby County
Airport) from I-65. At the end of the exit ramp turn left onto Hwy. 87
(this turns into Hwy. 12). Travel on Hwy. 12 (approximately 1.5
miles) to stop sign. Turn right on to Hwy. 22 - travel 2-3 miles to
traffic light. Turn left on Hwy. 119 South (Ralph Sears Memorial)
Travel one mile - the gate to The American Village will be on the
right. Admission: $5; free to veterans and active military. For more
information visit:
Danville/27th Annual Multicultural Indian FestivalMay 14, 2015 to
May 16, 2015Three day event celebrating Native American culture
and their role in the history of Lawrence County.Location and
directions: Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center 1219 County
Road 187For more information visit:
Decatur/Daikin FestivalMay 22, 2015Free Japanese Festival
featuring music, childrens activities, hot air balloons and
Field Trips
Explore the Amish Community- On May 1st come explore in a
Horse-Drawn Wagon an Amish community. Come and visit the
South's largest "Old Order Amish Settlement" located around
Ethridge, Tennessee. We'll take you into the heart of Amish country
in a horse-drawn covered wagon. You will have a fun-filled ride as
you take a first-hand look at life on the Amish Farms. See farming
done the old fashion way, with horse-drawn farm equipment,
wagons, and buggies. Our experienced drivers will fill you in on all
the interesting details of the Amish lifestyle. You'll get to stop and
visit at Amish farms, where you can purchase some of their handmade crafts. You'll get to know what these "plain folk" and their
"simple" way are all about. Find out why... they allow no autos or
tractors ...they have not electricity or telephones ...they shun modern
conveniences. Our tour starts at 10a.m. Let’s plan to met at 9:45am.
There is shopping so don’t forget your cash! Cost is $4 a child (513)/$8 adult (over 13). 4001 Hwy. 4 3 N. Ethridge, TN 38456 RSVP
by April 30th to Susann Gehring at [email protected], or call (or
text) 256-837-0610.
Susann Gehring
[email protected]
Field Trips and Activities
Katherine McAtee
[email protected]
Community Information
KJ Walsingham
[email protected]
Ceremonial Speaker
End of the year Picnic Green
Mountain,5000 Nature Trail Rd.,
Huntsville AL 35803.May 15th at 11am. School work may not
be all finished, and reports are due soon, but lets just gather for a fun
relaxing picnic. Bring a dish and drink (soda, tea or juice) to share.
If you want to fish bring your fishing gear too (there is a fee to fish)
along with some bread for bait.
RSVP by March 9 to Susann Gehring at [email protected], or
call (or text) 256-837-0610.