Volume 2 | November 2019
We are so THANKFUL for
what's happening at Inspiration Academy!
Welcome to the Lion's Roar, Inspiration Academy's OFFICIAL newsletter.
Read on to find about all of the excitement this month !
Mark Your Calendar
Nov 5 IA Basketball @ Charlotte Prep 4pm
Nov 7
  • IA Basketball @ Home 4pm
  • Open House 6:30pm
Nov 8
  • Parent's Pride Meeting 8:15am
  • Teacher Treat Day
  • Snowcoming Planning Meeting 5:30pm
Nov 11
  • "Bring Your Own Bestie" to School Day
  • Monday Track Parent Partnership Series 6:30pm
Nov 12
  • IA Basketball @ Home 4pm
  • SGA Blaze Pizza Fundraiser 5pm
Nov 13 IA Basketball @ IMG 5pm
Nov 14
  • IA Basketball @ Epiphany Catholic
  • Thursday Track Parent Partnership Series 6:30pm
Nov 18 Grandparent Chapel Day
Nov 19 IA Basketball @ Sarasota Christian 4pm
Nov 20 Kona Ice Fundraiser 2:45pm
Nov 21 IA Basketball @ Home 4pm
Nov 25-29 NO SCHOOL - Happy Thanksgiving!!
Do you want to know more about IA and it's programs? Do you know someone who would love IA like you do? Stop by during our Fall Open House! On Thursday, November 7th from 6:30-7:30 prospective families can tour our campus, meet our teachers, and speak with our admissions team. Roar, Lions, ROAR!
Besties don't let Besties get bored at home. Manatee County Schools are closed on November 11th, but IA LIONS will still be having FUN! With their parent's permission, IA students may invite a friend to join them for the school day. In addition to attending classes and a special chapel experience, Lions and thier Besties will get

To help us prepare and ensure everyone's safety, All Lion parents must submit a "Guest Request" online form and all Bestie parents must submit a "Guest Permission" online form BEFORE the event in order to participate. These forms can be found at the links below or at www.InspirationAcademy.com/BYOB-Day.
Don't have a Lion Bestie and want to still join in? Don't worry, we want to help you find one! Just click on the link below to let our admissions department know you would like to attend.
We know that life is busy, but at IA we believe partnering with you during your students journey through middle school and high school is imperative to their success. That's why ALL IA parents are REQUIRED to attend all three sessions of the IA Partnership Series. If you were unable to attend any of the sessions, GOOD NEWS , we will offer new tracks next semester! If you have attended either the Monday or Thursday track this semester , please RSVP for the November sessions and let us know what you will bring to share for the Potluck dinner. Click on the link above to RSVP today!
Grandparent Chapel
Monday November 18th is Grandparent's Chapel Day! All IA Students are encouraged to invite thier grandparents or other important family members to join them for a special chapel service located at The Bridge Church at 1:30pm. We look forward to meeting the special people in your life!
Homecoming 2019 Fun!
Homecoming 2019 was a huge success! A special thank you to all of our community members who supported this week with thier time and donations. We couldn't have done it with out you! For more pictures visit our Facebook page at /InspirationAcademyFL .
Snowcoming Planning Begins!
Calling all Middle School Parents! We will have our first Snowcoming planning meeting on Friday, November 8th at 5:30pm. Join us and help make this the best Snowcoming EVER! See you there!
Holiday Outreach
We are called to serve! This holiday season IA wants to bless those in need with holiday meals. If you or your business would like to partner with our community for this initiative, please contact Sarinette Rivera . You may also donate grocery gift cards by turning them into the front desk in an envelope marked to Sarinette's attention. Thank you for your support and stay tuned for more details about other ways you can help!

Baseball Season and Jacket Weather are almost upon us and our Lion's Den Outpost team is hard at work creating new merchandise that Lion's won't be able to live without. Be on the lookout around the first week in November for the big release!

Check back often for new additions throughout the year!

Middle & High School Sports
IA Cheer Goes To The Macy''s Parade!! IA's very own Claire & Ella Fuchs will have the privilege of representing IA in the 93rd Annual Macy's Day Parade! A big shout out to everyone who supported their fundraising efforts. Be sure to tune in to NBC Channel 8 from 9am-Noon on Thanksgiving day and cheer our girls on as they participate with Spirit of America. GO LIONS!
Current Sports Schedules:
Tennis Academy
Player Highlights

Brooklyn Olson                   
  • Les Petits As USA qualifiers 3rd Place. Les Petits As – Le Mondial Lacoste is the world most prestigious junior tournament. She will travel to France to participate and represent team USA in the biggest junior tournament in the world in January.
  • Aruba ITF WInner -This is the 13 year old's first ITF Under 18 event tournament win.
  • Earned a new career high ranking of 679 in the world after just 4 tournaments.

Mary Brumfield

Sawyer Olson
  • Winner at NGTA Level 6 in Longwood.
  • He has now won 2 tournaments in a row and made three finals back to back to back

Inspiration Academy Oct. Level 7 Jr. Championships

Ana Benson
  • Girls 12 and under winner

Jeremie Portner        
  • Boys 12 and under winner   

USTA Florida Level 5 Seminole County Fall Girl's 14s & 12s

Hayley Roberts
  • Had a record of 4 win and 2 losses.
  • FInished 6th overall                   

Monte Carlo Night
2019 Monte Carlo Night was a success!
With over $25,000 raised, this event was our most successful to date! Not to mention an awesome night of gaming and fellowship!
Each of our auction items were sold, and each raffle item when home to a lucky winner from the drawing!
The event was once again held at Gold Coast Eagle Distributing in Lakewood Ranch. The casino game style event featured an all-you-can-eat prepared by local favorite Popi’s Place, beer and wine, and was emceed by ABC7 meteorologist Bob Harrigan.
Thank you for the support of the IA Booster Club and the many parent volunteers that made this night a success!

Find more pictures of this amazing event at our Facebook Page /InspirationAcademyFL.
From the Desk of Parent's Pride

Happy November! 
What a BUSY month of October at IA. We would like to congratulate our Boosters Club for an incredible night at this years Monte Carlo Night. It was a great time had by all. Parents Pride would like to thank our wonderful team of teachers and staff for a great Homecoming Week! Your daily contributions and energy did not go unnoticed. We truly appreciate the love and support you pour into our students! Mrs. K and Ms.Sarinette, thank you for the SGA guidance and planning that went into the week and for the beautiful Autumn Splendor dance.  
Lots of pictures and videos from the week have been shared on our private facebook page. Please take a moment to click on the link below to join our group! 

The month of November does not slow down! Help us spread the word to family and friends about our Open House next Thursday from 6:30-7:30.

Our Parents Pride meeting for November will be on Friday the 8th at 8:15.
 We are pleased to announce that Christine Olson the founder of TIFF will be present at this months meeting. She will be informing us about her non profit organization dedicated to promoting the registration of emergency contact information. Friday is also Teacher Treat Day, please send in a snack item for our teachers. 

On Tuesday November 12th please join us at The Blaze Pizza for SGA’s Family Dinner Night. 

Also please mark your calendar for a special chapel on Monday the 18th at the Bridge Church where we will be honoring the grandparents of our students. 

Many Blessings,
Sabrina Ullmann, Lisa Hodo & Parents Pride

If you have any questions regarding Parent's Pride, please contact us at parents.pride@inspirationacademy.com
*Please take a moment to join our private Facebook page if you haven't already done so at: Inspiration Academy-Parent's Pride .    
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