The Eagle Eye: 5/11/2023

Happy Thursday! This week’s Eagle Eye newsletter is now available! The Eagle Eye is Eagle Ridge Academy’s translatable community newsletter that is published every other Thursday during the school year. It is a great resource to see important updates and learn what is happening around the school. Here’s a preview of what you’ll find in this week’s Eagle Eye:
  • PTO Will Go On Hiatus Next Year Without New PTO Board Members. The PTO is seeking new members to take on responsibilities to continue the traditions of providing meaningful and interactive events, supporting our teachers and staff, and partnering with the school on endeavors to sustain the Academy into future years. A new team will need to be in place by July 1 in order for the PTO to run next year. The PTO will elect a new PTO Board and event representation at their spring election at Eagle Ridge Academy on Tuesday, May 30. Nominations must be submitted by Tuesday, May 15. Read more about the PTO and submit a nomination today inside the issue.
  • Help Prep and Plant the Gryphon Garden or Clean Up the School Grounds on Saturday, May 20. Eagle Ridge Academy is looking for community members to help prep and plant our 2023 Gryphon Garden on Saturday, May 20, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Garden volunteers will pull weeds, spread mulch and dirt, prepare water barrel, and plant garden beds with vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Gardening not your thing? Looking to spend more time outside next weekend? You can also sign up to clean up the Eagle Ridge Academy grounds alongside the ERA National Honor Society on Saturday, May 20, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Details and sign-up links for both volunteer opportunities can be found inside the issue.
  • Register for the 10th Annual Gryphon Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, June 19. Eagle Ridge Academy is proud to host its 10th charity golf tournament, a four-person scramble that brings the community together to raise important funds for the Academy! The event includes 18 holes of golf, cart and green fees, lunch and social hour by D’Amico Catering, complimentary drink ticket, golfer gift, and social hour/dinner. All levels of golfers are welcome! Learn more about the tournament and register today inside the issue.
  • Eagle Ridge Academy Announces Football Cooperative Agreement with Hopkins High School. A Minnesota State High School League cooperative agreement is in place for tackle football between Eagle Ridge Academy and Hopkins High School to begin in the fall of 2023. All 9th-12th grade students will be eligible to play Varsity or Junior Varsity for their teams. ERA is also adding football options for 6th-8th grade students through the Hopkins Youth Football program. Hopkins Football Coach Trevor Tolly will visit ERA next Monday to speak with interested students. Find out more about this opportunity inside the issue.

Read on for more and have a wonderful rest of the week, Gryphons!

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