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    All Reflections Contest entries are due by Monday, November 13!

    2017-18 Reflections Contest
    More info at the PTSA bulletin board  
    The HVA PTSA Reflections Contest will begin Monday, September 11th and run until November 13th, 2017. We have so many talented students at HVA, and hope that many will enter this amazing contest that provides students the opportunity to advance to the County, State, and National Contest.
    Students may submit one entry in every category:
    • Dance Choreography
    • Film Production
    • Literature
    • Music Production
    • Visual Art
    • Photography.
    Entry Forms can be found on the PTSA Bulletin Board. Make sure to submit your creation to the front office before the November 13, 2017 deadline.

    For additional questions, contact Valerie Neal at


    Rob Troxler from Karns Motors Sage Kohler and friends with State Farm TVA Employees Credit Union Sarah Davis with Pellissippi
    We all had fun learning with the HVA Juniors about real life budgeting! 
    Congratulations to Mario Laborde for winning in the Music Composition category at the Tennessee State PTA Reflections contest!  Mario will receive the “Award of Excellence” and has already had his composition forwarded on to the National PTA Reflections contest.  Mario will be recognized at a State Awards Celebration at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville on April 22, 2017.

    Congratulations to the following Hardin Valley Academy students that won awards at the 2017 Knox County Council PTA Student Awards Celebration: 

     Literature 1st – Emily Borden

    • Literature 2nd – Breanna Piercy
    • Literature, Honorable Mention – Mario Laborde
    • Music Composition 1st – Mario Laborde
    • Photography 3rd – Jacob Mincke
    • Photography, Honorable Mention – Tara Borden
    • Visual Arts, Honorable Mention – Jessica Wysor
    • Diane Jablonski Memorial Scholarship – Alexis Myers

     Great job HVA students (left to right: Jessica, Breanna, Jacob, Tara, Emily, not pictured is Mario)!

    KCC PTA winners  

    Each year the HVA PTSA awards several scholarships to seniors at the Senior Awards Ceremoney. The funds raised by your HVA PTSA and the donations you make help us support our faculty and students. HVA PTSA Scholarship Applications are available at the Guidance desk. The deadline is February 24, 2017.  Don't delay, pick up your application today and fill it out for an opportunity to win one of the PTSA scholarships!

    The PTSA is proud to announce the winners of the Reflections Contest!  Awards will be presented at the February 27, 2017 PTSA general meeting in the HVA media center at 7:00 pm.  Please join us in congratulating these writers/artists at the meeting.
    1st Emily Borden
     2nd Breanna Piercy
    3rd Mario Laborde
    1st Jacob Mincke
    2nd Tara Borden
    Music Composition:
    1st Mario Laborde
    Visual Arts:
    1st Jessica Wysor
    Winners will be forwarded to the Knox County Council PTSA competition.  Great job everyone!
    For more information, please contact Monique Piercy (HVA PTSA Contest Chair) at


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  • How to donate to the PTSA:
    Donate now to help support all the projects that the HVA PTSA does for the school and the students.  Click on the button below and it will take you directly to PayPal where you can make your secure donation.
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  • Mission Statement:
    The Hardin Valley Academy PTSA will work to support and speak on behalf of students, teachers, and school staff in the community and before governmental agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting them; will work to assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children; and will work to encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this community, state, and nation.

    Why join?
    Your membership supports teacher luncheons and staff appreciation events, student awards (Gold and Silver cards, special contest prizes), senior scholarships, special programs, Graduation Celebration activities, landscaping improvements, and more!

    Membership details:
    Membership is only $8.00 per parent, student, or staff with a family membership for $30. Stop by the front office to get an enrollment envelope or contact us at with your questions.

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