Volume 1 | November 2018
Check out what's happening in November at IA!
Welcome to the Lion's Roar, Inspiration Academy's OFFICIAL newsletter!
Check out all of the latest news from IA and
HAPPY THANKSGIVING from our family to yours !
Mark Your Calendar
November 1 OPEN House @6:30-8pm
November 2 Parent Pride Meeting @ 8am
Teacher Treat Day
November 6 Sweet Berries Fundraiser
November 9 ROAR Story Video recording day
Family Friendsgiving @ 6pm
November 12 Grandparent Chapel Day @ 1pm
Soccer Game @ BCS 6:30p
November 19-23 NO SCHOOL- Fall Break
November 22 Thanksgiving
November 26 Classes Resume
November 27 Soccer Game @ GT Bray 5:30pm
November 29 Soccer Game@
Community Christian 3pm
Project ROAR

WE LOVE INSPIRATION ACADEMY and we want to help you tell others all about why IA is AWESOME! Every month we will issue a Project ROAR challenge. Each challenge will include an outreach opportunity and a "Share" prompt. Share posts and pictures from the outreach opportunities will be posted on the Official IA Facebook page. Join the community and ROAR Like A LION!
November ROAR Outreach
Sticker Stop! We want to share our Lion Pride as we drive around town. this month we are giving away (FOR FREEEEE!) our new window clings and car magnets. They will be available anytime at the front desk and in the drop-off/pick-up lines before and after school. Spread the news as you drive during the month of November!

November ROAR Share Prompt
What has mentorship at IA done for you? Share your thoughts by posting video or text to our public Facebook Page or simply email it to Sarainette.Rivera@inspirationacademy.com . If you have a story to share, a video session will take place on November 9th. Contact Mrs. Rivera at the email above to reserve your spot. ROAR like an IA Lion!

For more information about Project ROAR contact Sarinette Rivera .
Save The Backs by buying a T-shirt!

IA's screen printing class is offering a special edition t-shirt/sweatshirt design that will benefit our Locker Fundraising efforts. Not only was the design created by our students, but they are lovingly made in-house by our very own students as well. Tshirts are only $15, and Sweatshirts are $30. They hope to raise $1000 with this limited run! These exclusive shirts are available by pre-order only through November 15th. Don't Wait! Order yours today! Email Jason.fitzsimmons@inspirationacademy.com with your order.
Available in Grey & White
Available in Grey & White
Sweet Berries Inspiration Academy Night

Join us on November 6th for Inspiration Academy Night at Sweet Berries on Manatee Avenue! Ten percent of all in-store orders placed on that day will be donated to support the efforts of our Parent's Pride PTO. Thank you for supporting our teachers!
Encore Drama Club Fall Mystery Dinner Theater

Join Us
Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM 
Inspiration Academy Dining Room
7900 40 th Ave W Bradenton

Enjoy this exciting mystery dinner where you’ll be part of an open casting call - along with some “famous” (and not so famous) actors and actresses who are auditioning for a new movie entitled Peril of the Prodigal Son . The director has made unrealistic promises to potential cast members and financiers. Will he stay true to his obligations? Or will his betrayal lead to his demise? If so, are you the “Expert Sleuth” who can solve the crime?

     COST: (including meal) $20 adults / $10 ages 10 & under

Purchase tickets in the front office.
Invite family, friends, coworkers, & neighbors!
Or call 941-795-LION (5466) to make reservations. Seating is limited.
($5 discount for IA students with valid ID)
Homecoming Recap

We had a fun and exciting Homecoming Week during October! From Dynamic Duo Day, Talent Shows, and a Costumed Baseball game our students had a blast showing their school spirit. Thank you to all of the parents who supported these events!
Monte Carlo Night

A HUGE thank you to our IA community for supporting the Annual Monte Carlo night fundraiser! Thanks to your generous support, it was our most successful ever and we raised over $17,000 to support the growth of Inspiration Academy’s sports programs! It was a fun night for everyone to meet up with meet new and old friends.  
Middle & High School Sports

High School Co-ed Soccer
Inspiraton Academy is fielding a high school co-ed soccer team this year! If you are interested in joining the team, it’s not too late! Practice is currently being held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Please contact Ms. Goodrich with any questions: gabriella.goodrich@inspirationacademy.com

Varsity Soccer Schedule:
11/13: 6:30 p.m. at Bradenton Christian School
11/27: 4 p.m. vs Bayshore High School @GT Bray Park
11/29: 5 p.m. at Community Christian – Port Charlotte
12/4:   4 p.m. at Bayshore High School
12/6:   5 p.m. vs Community Christian – Port Charlotte @GT Bray Park

Lacrosse Camps
Mark your calendars for more lacrosse clinics starting next week! Speed Camps will be held on 11/6, 11/8, 11/13, and 11/15 from 6-7:15 p.m. @UCC Dream Center: 922 24th St. E., Bradenton, FL 34208.

We're starting lacrosse this year so this is a perfect time to either try it out for the first time, brush up on your skills, and learn the basic fundamentals of the game!

These clinics will be free, but donations are welcome. All proceeds will go toward the startup of Inspiration Academy lacrosse.

Any questions can be directed to Coach Bruce: (941)301-5155 or bruce.bragg@inspirationacademy.com
Tennis Academy
October marks the beginning of the “busy season” for Inspiration Academy tennis. The academy also hosted Montverde Academy at the end of September for an inter-academy competition. Players and coaches will participate in some of the most important tournaments of the year. IA tennis hosted a level 7 and traveled to International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournaments in Argentina, Atlanta and South Carolina. In addition, several players traveled to Naples for a Level 6 tournament at Arthur Allen Tennis Center. 

G2 ITF Argentina
Sofia Rojas made the third round of singles and the quarterfinals of doubles.
Naples Oktoberfest Level 6
Inspiration’s travel team competed well in the Naples tournament winning all but one of the boys draws. Congratulations to the following IA players:
  •  Zvonko Bencedic B18 Champion
  • Colin Caldwell B16 Champion
  • Carter Olson B14 Champion
  • Noah Van Dyke B16 Consolation Champion
Inspiration Academy October Level 7
Inspiration Academy defended its home turf by winning 5 of the 8 draws during the most recent USTA tournament. Congratulations to the following IA players:
  • Zvonko Bencedic B18 Champion
  • Colin Caldwell B16 Champion
  • Carter Olson B14 Champion
  • Katya Vazhenin G18 Champion
  • Val Sanchez G14 Champion
  • Matthew Krusling B16 Finalist
  • Sawyer Olson B12 Finalist
  • Novak Zhao B16 Consolation Champion
Upcoming Events

Evert ITF                                               November 5-11
USTA Diversity Camp                           November 10
UTR Matchplay Series                         November 17- December 2
USTA Eddie Herr WarmUp L7               November 19-20

*Academy Travel Date
From the Desk of Parent's Pride

Dear Parents,
What a BUSY month it has been at IA! We would like to congratulate our Boosters Club for an incredible night of fun at this years Monte Carlo Night! It was a great time had by all. Parents Pride would also like to thank our amazing teachers and staff for a wonderful Homecoming Week! Your daily contributions and energy did not go unnoticed. We truly appreciate the love and support you pour into our students! It was the BEST Hoco Week yet! Lots of pictures and videos from the week have been shared on our private FB page. Please take a moment to join if you haven't already done so at: Inspiration Academy-Parent's Pride .  

 The month of November does not slow down! Help us spread the word to family and friends about our Open house on Thursday! This Friday, November 2nd is our Parents Pride meeting at 8:15. It is also Teacher Treat Day, please send in a snack item for our teachers. Plus, on election day come out and meet us at SweetBerries for lunch, a custard treat or dinner. SweetBerries has kindly offered up 10% of sales will be contributed to our locker drive!

*SAVE THE DATE* Pride will be hosting our 1st annual Friends~Giving Dinner on Friday the 9th of November between 6pm-7:30pm. Bring a non perishable food item, a side dish to share and meet us for family and fellowship. More information and sign up sheet to come. 

Mark your calendar as well for a special chapel on Monday the 12th at the Bridge Church where we will be honoring grandparents of our students.

If you have any questions regarding Parent's Pride, please contact us at parents.pride@inspirationacademy.com 
If you have any questions regarding Parent's Pride, please contact us at parents.pride@inspirationacademy.com
Sabrina Ullmann & Parent's Pride
*Please take a moment to join our private Facebook page if you haven't already done so at: Inspiration Academy-Parent's Pride .  
Fall and Winter family pictures!
Kara Jones invites IA families who are interested in Holiday pictures to join her for fall and winter mini sessions. Checkout these great deals for October and November only!
  • $40 for a mini session (30 minutes)
  • $75 for a full session (1 hour)
All pictures are included in this price. To book your session today, call (513)600-9948 or visit simplylynnephotography.com 
Advertise With Us!

Would you like to advertise your business to the Inspiration Academy Community and help support IA at the same time? Contact Holly McAndrew to reserve your advertising space today!

Business Card - $25/month
Whole page - $100/month

Design Services Available
Inspiration Academy 7900 40th Avenue West Bradenton, FL 34209
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