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Thank you for being a part of the Woodstream Christian Academy family. We are excited about the 2020-2021 school year. Information regarding tuition and fees for the upcoming school year can be found here. In preparation, take time to complete your student’s re-enrollment application via the Family Portal. Instructions for the re-enrollment process can be found here.  Registering early will help you avoid increased registration fees.

WCA Spring Camp is now open!

- ECE K2 - K4: $240 for the week or $60 per day drop-in

- K - 2nd Grade: $240 for the week or $60 per day drop-in

- Hours: 6:45 AM - 5:30 PM

 

If you are interested in WCA Spring Camp, please complete the Spring Break Camp Registration Form.

 

For more information, please contact Mr. Milton Bailey, mbailey@woodstreamacademy.com.

 

ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE: To enroll, a Camper Application must be submitted online with the appropriate registration fee. Woodstream accepts cash, checks, money orders, and Visa/MasterCard. If a camper is enrolling for more than one session, indicate the weeks chosen by checking off the corresponding boxes on the Camper Application. Before a camper begins camp, the camp must also receive and accept a Health History Form, Emergency Information Form, Authorization to Administer Medication Form and WCA Permissions Form. All forms can be found on the Academy's Website.

 

The Prince George’s County Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (Youth@Work/SYEP) is an award-winning, nationally-recognized program that helps young people ages 14-22 launch careers by providing them with free job readiness training and paid summer employment. Youth@Work/SYEP offers six weeks of enriching entry-level employment at governmental, nonprofit and business worksites in Prince George’s County and the greater Washington, DC area. For more information on how to apply click here.

Volunteer Opportunities!

Volunteering with the BPA is a great way to earn family service hours! Below is information about how you can volunteer!

 

College Fair: as a part of our goals for this year to provide college and career planning for all students and their families, the BPA is working to host the, “Pathways to Success” College Fair. This is an event for all WCA families. If you are interested in earning parent service hours by assisting with the planning of the event, please contact: wcabpa@gmail.com

 

March Madness: the time has begun to begin planning for March Madness (in April)! The event is on Friday, April 3, 2020. Now is the time to practice your basketball game and to get your competitive spirit on! This is another exciting event for the school to engage in fellowship and fun! If you are interested in earning family service hours as you can support with the planning (particularly the dads out there), please email: wcabpa@gmail.com. Additional details about volunteer opportunities are forthcoming.

 

BPA Leadership Elections: are you interested in serving and supporting the BPA by serving in a leadership position? If you are interested in submitting a nomination for the 2021-2022 school year, please review the information at the BPA website. Nominations for the upcoming year will be accepted beginning March 2020.

 

 

Don’t forget to pay your annual $20.00 BPA dues! Parents and grandparents are welcome. Visit our website for payment options more information.

In the event of inclement weather, school closings or delays will be announced on WTOP-FM (103.5), WUSA 9, NBC 4, FOX 5, ABC 7 and News Channel 8. A Parent Alert voice message will be sent to parents on the morning of a school delay or closing. Parents can also check the Academy website for updates. As a general rule, WCA follows the Prince George’s County Public School System for school closures; however, please check one of the sources above for confirmation of the Academy’s intentions for the day.

 

Attendance Policy


Attendance is the most important factor in student success!


• Please remember, students in grades K-12 are to arrive by
7:45 AM each day. ECE students should arrive by 8:30 AM.


• Students who arrive to school after 10:00 AM may not be
admitted without a written excuse note/explanation from
their parent/guardian.


• Students who exceed the limit of absences and/or tardies,
whether excused OR unexcused, face the risk of academic
failure which may lead to retention.


• Please help keep our students safe by contacting us if a
student must be absent or late to ensure it is excused.


• Early pick-ups must be done by 2:30 PM.


• Dismissal begins at 2:45 PM for carline.


• ECHO and ECE are open until 6:00 PM.


• Late pick-ups will result in a $4.00 fine per minute after 6:00
PM.

Virtues Academy for High School Students: Taught by Pastor Bob, the Virtues Academy offers high school students, ages 13-17, vibrant instruction, inspiring fellowship, biblical and philosophical discussion for a sure foundation towards a flourishing life of moral excellence. Classes meet March 3, 10 and 17, 2020 , 6:30-7:30 pm in the Messiah Music Hall. Register in the Atrium after Sunday service. Contact Beverly Lucas at 240-696-7414 or via email at blucas@woodstreamchurch.org.

 

Single Parents Inclusive (SPI) Ministry: The mission of the Single Parents Inclusive (SPI) Ministry is to offer hope, encouragement and practical help to single parents as they fulfill their God-given calling to train up a godly generation for the glory of God. SPI meets every second Friday on the month, 7:00-8:30 pm in the Library. Our next fellowship is Friday, March 13th. Come and learn how to handle basic household repairs. All single parents are welcome. Free childcare is available with advanced registration. For more information and to register, contact Beverly Lucas(blucas@woodstreamchurch.org) in the church office at 240-696-7414.

 

Care for Caregivers Support Group

Encouragement, support and practical information for caregivers. Contact Arlene Craig: 301-464-2388 or Arlene482b@yahoo.com

Counseling Ministry

The Counseling Ministry embraces the hurting, encourages the hopeless, challenges the sinful and empowers the restored in order that they may receive God’s grace and be conformed to His image. Contact Beverly Lucas: 240-696-7414 or blucas@woodstreamchurch.org

Divorce Care

A biblically based 13-week support group offering hope, help and healing to those facing separation or divorce. Contact Alicia Davis: 313-407-6624 or www.divorcecare.org

Divorce Care for Kids

A 13-week biblically based support group for children ages 5-12 whose parents are separated or divorced. Contact Reggie Graham-Teal: 240-601-9080 or visit www.DC4K.org

GriefShare

A 13-week biblically sound grief support group that offers help and encouragement after the death of a loved one. Visit www.GriefShare.org or contact Michael Austin: 443-365-0826 or cwmethodman@comcast.net

Grieving & Growing Stronger Together

A loving and safe 6-week support group for adult women in various stages of bereavement. Contact Beverly Lucas:  240-696-7414 or blucas@woodstreamchurch.org

HopeKeepers

HopeKeepers offers emotional and spiritual support to help those with chronic illnesses maintain a close relationship with Christ. Contact Peggy Johnson: 301-486-0077 or yolindapj@hotmail.com

Parents Always Praying

Parents Always Praying is a ministry of unconditional love, hope & healing for the parents of those facing same sex attraction (SSA). Contact Beverly Lucas: 240-696-7414 or blucas@woodstreamchurch.org

Respect Dare Ministry

The Respect Dare Ministry teaches and equips wives to respect their husbands and to embrace their God-ordained role in marriage. Contact Harriet McMillan: 301-379-1431 or therespectdareministry@msn.com

The Safe Place Ministry

The Safe Place Ministry offers fellowship, education/awareness and support for families with special needs children. For more information, contact 301-906-1805 or thesafeplaceministry@gmail.com

Single Parents Inclusive (SPI) Ministry

The SPI Ministry offers hope, encouragement and practical help to single parents as they seek to train up a godly generation for the glory of God. Contact Angela Wiggins: 301-254-5134 or atw18atw@gmail.com