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Lower School

Places We Go

K4

  • Virtual trips to different continents, countries, and regions around the world

K5

  • Apple Orchard
  • Fire Department - Fire Safety Month

1ST GRADE

  • Insect and Forest Field Trip 
  • Gymnasium 
  • Public Library to Receive first library card

2ND GRADE

  • Nutrition farm to table experience
  • Nursing Home 
  • Local Theater

3RD GRADE

  • Map Skills Field Trip 
  • Rock Quarry 
  • Planetarium
  • Local Farm

4TH GRADE

  • Mt. Mitchell 
  • Science Museum 
  • City of Asheville Experience
  • Stream Investigation

5TH GRADE

  • Overmountain Victory Celebration 
  • Waldensian Trail of Faith 
  • Cowpens Battle Field - Revolutionary War
  • Smith-McDowell House - Study of the 1800's

People We Serve

ACA COMMUNITY

  • Thank you baskets for the cleaning crew
  • Dig for the Cure - cancer survivor support
  • Lower school Buddies
  • School families

LOCAL COMMUNITY

  • Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry
  • Al Jones Prison Ministry - Toy Drive
  • Western Carolina Rescue Mission
  • Firefighters
  • Pastor Appreciation Day
  • Missions Month - Local Missionaries
  • Care Partners and Nursing Home Residents

GLOBAL COMMUNITY

  • Cush Christian School - South Sudan

Things We Do

CLASSROOM FUN

  • Donuts with Dad and Muffins with Mom
  • 100th Day of School Celebration
  • Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
  • LS Buddies
  • Grandparents Day
  • Bird feeders for ACA’s forest
  • Mexican Fiesta
  • Famous American Project
  • Keys for Kids, Banner Chapel and Tenebrae
  • Narnia Day
  • Living Museum
  • 4th – 5th Grade Science Fair
  • States and Capitals luncheon
  • Missions Fair
  • Missions bake sale

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

  • CubQuest – Foreign Language, Robotics, Cooking, Science, Outdoor, Chess, Battle of the Books
  • Fine Arts Excel – Clay, Painting, Music and Literature, Bucket Band, Music Movement, Lower School Musical
  • Sports Excel – Baseball, Softball, Cross Country, Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, Flag Football, Cheer Squad

ACADEMIC COMPETITIONS

  • ACSI Spelling Bee – 2nd through 5th
  • ACSI Math Olympics – 3rd through 5th
  • ACA Geography Bee – 4th and 5th 
  • Battle of the Books – 4th and 5th