Our Top Story: Today’s attendance was 87%, that is three points short of our Denim Day goal.

Last Call: TO-MOR-ROW during lunch the Prom Committee will be selling special holiday greetings that you can send to that special MCA person on your holiday list. Cards with a note are $1; cards with a candy treat are $1.50.

Breaking News for Student Council Representatives! Don’t forget to complete your Action Item for the Activities Board.  If any representatives would like a volunteer opportunity, please meet Ms. Steggall in the Union TODAY after school.

Heads Up … Mr. Green’s office hours for today are cancelled. To repeat: Green. Office Hours. Cancelled. Today.

If you are interested in an MCA volunteer opportunity during the holiday break, please see Mr. Attewell after-school TO-DAY!

This just in … Students that are running for Student Council President MUST check in with Ms. Steggall after school TODAY for a quick election update.

Congratulations to Deshaun Green, our first winner of merit football! Other winners include, Brittanica Alexander, Arreiona Beal, and Dallas Evans. Please see, Mr. Jones to claim your prizes!

Milwaukee Collegiate Academy will be hosting a Blood Drive on Friday, January 15th. What BETTER WAY to display the MCA character trait of LOVE than to give a part of yourself to help your community. In order to give blood, you must: Be in good health, weigh at least 110lbs, have a photo ID and be AT LEAST 17 yrs old (16yr olds need parent consent). Please see Mr. Myles or Mrs. Mewes to sign up!!! Refreshments will be provided.

Reminder: College Possible takes place after school today for 11th and 12th graders.  Please meet in the Union. Jess and Chelsea will pick you up from the Union.

Attention Seniors: Don’t forget, your 6 college applications MUST be complete before you leave for break this week.  If you have not submitted your additional documentation for your apps like your transcripts or test scores, you must do so ASAP.  If you need help, please see Mrs. Mewes to set up a time after school for more support.

It’s time to break out those Ugly Christmas sweaters. Boys & Girls Club will be hosting an “Ugly Christmas Sweater Social” on Thursday, December 17th before Holiday Break. Come one, come all for food, fun, and to gather with your friends.

In sports news, the varsity and JV basketball teams take on Young Coggs Prep tonight. JV plays at 5:15 and Varsity at 7 p.m. for this away game. Go Lions! Also, all basketball player should report to the fitness center immediately after school. To repeat: Basketball Players, Fitness Center, After School, Today.

Attention students! It’s that time of year. Pick up an MCA Swag order form from the main office!  From t-shirts to hoodies to hats to shorts…  Sample forms are on the walls around the building for you to see, but pick yours up from the office. Orders and money are due by Wednesday, December 16th!