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School Supply Lists 2022-2023

Click on each grade to download a PDF of the required school supplies for 2022-23 school year.

2022 Cougars Sports Banquet

Monday, June 6th was the 2022 Cougars Sports Banquet. It was an emotional evening as we said…

Festival of the Arts

June 4, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Festival of the Arts has been a tradition at CEA since…

8th Grade Field Day

The second annual 8th grade field day was a great success! It began with the eighth graders…

8th Grade Celebration

The class of 2022 had a beautiful celebration dinner dance, as they gathered for one last evening…

8th Grade Graduation

Saturday, June 11th 1:00 p.m. Our Lady of Divine Providence Graduates will receive information regarding tickets and…

A Fairy Tale Good-Bye to Second Grade

On the last week of school, in conjunction with the end of their unit on Fairy Tales,…

Early Childhood Parent Breakfasts

We are so grateful to our Early Childhood teachers to our amazing parents who came to support…

First Grade Medieval Unit

First grade has been learning about the Middle Ages. As they read Knight at Dawn from the…

8th Grade Trip to Disney

The tradition continues! The eighth grade class had a fantastic time in their annual trip to Disney…

ISSF Star Students

Each year the Independent Schools of South Florida (ISSF) allows each school to designate up to three…

2nd – 5th Grade Soccer Champions!

This weekend marked the end of the season for our K-5th grade soccer players! On Saturday the…

Second Grade Night Under the Stars

Friday, April 8, 2022 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Friday night, we celebrated “Night Under the Stars,” an…

OnStage New York Dance Competition

Congratulations to the dancers who competed in the Onstage NY Competition on March 19-20. Each dancer gave…

South Florida Private School League Basketball Championship

On March 17th, our three basketball teams traveled to Florida City for the South Florida Private School…

6th Grade Science Fair

Congratulations to all of the participants in the annual Sixth Grade Science Fair. Every single student did…

3rd Grade Invention Convention

The third grade class’ first Invention Convention was a great success! Students were challenged to either build an invention of…

Cinderella

Friday, April 1st at 6:30 p.m. Rosita Segovia Theatre at CEA Presented by Senior Theatre Mastery Based…

Family Affair 2022

Family Affair has been a decades-long tradition at Conchita Espinosa Academy.  On Saturday, March 5, 2022, the CEA…

Theatre Night of Scenes

Thursday, April 7 Rosita Segovia Theatre Groups: Youth Ensemble I, Youth Ensemble II, CEA Junior Theatre Mastery

Fourth Grade Trip to St. Augustine

As part of their study of Florida History, fourth and fifth grade students at Conchita Espinosa Academy…

Spring Break

April 14 – April 22 Classes Resume on Monday, April 25th

8th Grade Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the 8th grade students who were inducted into honor societies on March 2nd. Students were…

Black History Month Presentation for Theatre and Cinema students

Theatre and Cinema Masteries had a wonderful presentation organized by Ms. L in honor of…

Conchita Day

Each year on February 23rd, we celebrate Conchita Day.  Conchita Day is a celebration of Conchita Espinosa’s…

Fourth Grade Celebrates First Holy Communion

Congratulations to the fourth grade class, who celebrated their First Holy Communion on Saturday, February 26th. We…

JV and Varsity Soccer Win Christian League Championship

Yesterday, CEA soccer teams hosted Rainbow Christian for the South Florida Christian Private School League Championship. The…

Presidential Physical Fitness Testing

Presidential physical fitness testing wrapped up in December, and includes six challenges: curl-ups, pull-ups, push-ups, the sit-and-reach,…

CEA Book Fair

Book Fair dates: February 14th through February 18th  Online Book Fair: February 19th through February 28th

Second Grade Visit from Detective Rial

Second grade students are learning about mysteries, as they recently read A to Z Mysteries: The School…

CEA Toy Drive

Thank you to each and every family that brought toys for our annual toy drive to benefit…

Second Grade Nativity Play

The Second Grade Nativity Play has been one of the most beloved CEA traditions for the last…

2021 Conservatory Christmas Show

Congratulations to all of the young artists who participated in the 2021 Conservatory Christmas Show, featuring a…

Estampas del Quixote

Congratulations to the cast of Estampas del Quijote, who did an extraordinary job in bringing the iconic…

The Greatest Snowman, 8th grade play

This year our 8th grade returned to celebrating one of their most cherished traditions, the annual eighth…

Christmas in the Gardens

Christmas in the Gardens, on Sunday, December 5, 2021, showcased our young musicians and dancers in the…

Raquel Zaldivar, CEA c/o 2006 and Chicago Tribune Visual Journalism, Guest Speaker for Conchita Cinema

Conchita Cinema (CC) had a special virtual guest all the way from Chicago. Raquel Zaldivar, CEA class…

Miami Moving Day Walk for Parkinson’s

On Saturday, October 23rd, students from Dance Mastery, National Junior Honor Society, and Art Mastery participated in…

Cross Country State Championship

The Middle School Boys’ Team finished 6th overall among private schools, led by Matthias Mürrle in 24th…

Art and Dance Mastery Major Artists Collaboration

Assembly is a monthly tradition where students gather in the theatre for a student presentation. This October,…

Moving Day for Parkinson’s

Each year, the National Junior Honor Society, National Dance Honor Society, Dance Mastery, and Art Honor Society…

7th and 8th Grade Student Writing

Welcome to Fall! 7th and 8th Grade have been working on autumn-themed poetry with Mrs. Munar! 

XC Results in Miami-Dade County Championship

On September 24th, the Upper School Cross Country team opened its season at the Miami-Dade County Championships….

Ofelita Gravier

Dear CEA Community, It is with a heavy heart that I must tell you that Ofelita Gravier,…

Summer at CEA/CEC

June 14 – July 23 details >

First Day of School

 August 26 – Early Childhood and Lower School First Day (K3 – 4th Grade) details >

First Day of School – Upper school

August 27 – Upper School First Day (5th -8th Grade)  details >

Class of 2021 Field Day and Final Lap

On Friday, June 4th we held our 8th Grade Field Day in celebration of our Class of 2021!…

Miami-Dade County Honors Ms. Jolliff for her 37 years of dedication to education at CEA

On behalf of Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Tomas Alcala presented Ms. Jolliff with a special proclamation celebrating…

Ms. Jolliff Day Celebration

This week, the CEA Community came together to celebrate Ms. Jolliff. Ms. Jolliff has dedicated her life…

Turkey Trot

While this year’s “Turkey Run” was not done on Thanksgiving, this is a better time than ever…

Celebration of the Month of Mary

Each year in May, in honor of the month of the Virgin Mary, we honor and celebrate…

7th and 8th Grade and Holocaust Educational Trust Presentation

For close to 30 years, our 7th grade students have visited the Miami Beach Holocaust Memorial and…

Father Arthur Dennison

It is with great sorrow that we share that Father Arthur Dennison, an integral member of the…

First Holy Communion for 4th Grade

June 5th at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

8th Grade Graduation

June 12th at Our Lady of the Divine Providence Catholic Church at 1pm

We have extended our sports offerings

We are thrilled to announce that we are extending our sports offerings to include K4 through 8th…

Conchita chosen as one of the four women who helped shape Miami.

We are honored that our founder, Conchita Espinosa, was chosen by Miami New Tropic as one of…

6th Grade Science Fair

Congratulations to all of the Sixth Grade Science Fair winners and participants! This year’s science fair, led by Mrs. Castillo,…

CEA Community celebrates Conchita day

On February 23rd, the CEA Community celebrates Conchita day, commemorating the birthday of our school founder, Conchita…

8th Grade Blind Self-Portrait Poems

This poetry and art project was a deeply layered project that really challenged our eighth graders to…

ISSF Star Students

Each year the Independent Schools of South Florida (ISSF) allows each school to designate up to three…

After School Sports is Back!

We are so excited announce that we are starting our After School Sports again! We will be…

Welcome Lydia Marin, Auxiliar de Conversación en Español

Welcome Lydia Marín, our new Spanish language auxiliary, or Auxiliar de Conversación en Español, to CEA! Lydia, originally from…

Thanksgiving Assemblies

This Thanksgiving we had our first ever Virtual Thanksgiving Assemblies. Students came together for as a community…

CEA Toy Drive

The time has come for our annual toy drive! As always, we will be collecting toys this…

La Plume Writing Contest

Several CEA students entered the La Plume Writing contest with books they wrote. This year, four CEA…

NBA Referee and CEA Alumna, John Goble, Speaks to 8th Grade

John Goble, CEA class of 1992, father of 8th grader Gianna, and NBA referee, shared wonderful insight…

WE have the power

No matter what happens in the world around us, let us always remember that only WE have…

Benjamin Leon, CEA c/o 2012, Virtual Visit to 8th Grade

Benjamin Leon, CEA class of 2012, visited Mrs. Santalo and Mrs. Cuesta’s 8th grade math class. Benji…

7th and 8th Grade Quarantine Diaries

7th and 8th grade students have been working on a therapeutic writing project called “The Quarantine Diaries”…

Matthew Farina, children’s author, visits 1st grade

First grade had a special treat – a real life visit and story reading by an author…

2020 Ink-tober Art Challenge!

All CEA students are invited to participate in the 2020 Ink-tober Art Challenge! For each of the…

Visual Arts Classes in September

Mrs. Karina Vazquez, our visual arts teacher, has been working on quite extraordinary projects with her students…

Frank Fernandez, CEA c/o 1980 Visits 8th Grade

At CEA, we are blessed to have wonderful alumni who continuously “come home” to CEA to share…

Welcome Back Home to CEA!

Students in the Early Childhood Building are officially back on the CEA campus, in adherence to COVID-19…

Welcome New Faculty

We are pleased to welcome three new faculty members to the CEA Family! Mirna McMinn 5th and…

CEA Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation

THIS is Conchita.  These words are her legacy.  This is why CEA is #morethanaschool. Yesterday was CEA’s…

Congratulations to Alejandro Fernandez, CEA class of 2016!

Alejandro was admitted to Boston University on a partial scholarship for music! Alejandro began his piano studies…

Family Field Day

This weekend’s Family Field Day was a huge success! Thank you to all the families who came!…

Cross Country Boys Win State!

Friday evening the Boys’ Junior Cross Country team won their 2nd state championship in four years!! Luis…

Student Writing

As part of the Student Council Thanksgiving assemblies, 7th graders Cristina Escardo, Elena Alvarado and Camila Fasanella…

New World School of the Arts High School Jazz Ensemble Performs at CEA

One of the highlights of October was the New World School of the Arts High School Jazz…

Medieval Festival

First Grade recently completed their unit on The Middle Ages, which culminated in a Medieval Festival and…

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Upcoming Events

Kinder and Pre-Primary Party

Monday, August 22nd We really hope you’ll come.We’ll be waiting here to greet you.We’ve heard you’re really…

5th Grade Orientation

Monday, August 22nd Detailed information will be emailed to incoming fifth grade families.

First Day of School

Early Childhood and Lower School (K3 – 4th Grade) – Tuesday, August 23 Upper School (5th –…

Summer at CEA/CEC 2022

Summer Camp and Summer Programs under the direction and supervision of our own professionals are designed for…

SCHEDULE A PERSONALIZED SCHOOL TOUR

We are currently offering Virtual Tours for all prospective families for the 2022-2023 School Year.