The Charger

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Ellarie Burney, the Valedictorian of the Class of 2012, and to Stephen Good, the Salutatorian of the Class of 2012!  Ellarie has received an Honors Scholarship Award from the University of Oklahoma where she plans to study Biochemistry.  Stephen will attend Oklahoma City University this fall and plans to major in Psychology and a minor in Violin Performance.  We are very proud of these two outstanding students!

 

MAY LUNCH ORDERS

Lunch order forms for the month of May are now available in the school office or by CLICKING HERE.  Students ordering for the entire month must have their order form and payment turned in to the school office by Friday, April 27th.

 

JUNIOR HIGH SPRING TRIP

The spring Junior High trip the weekend of May 4 – 6 is now full.  This trip to Jefferson, TX will feature the Civil War re-enactment of the Battle of Port Jefferson and The Murder Trial of Diamond Bessie (a play).  If your student is signed up for the trip, but will not be able to go, please let us know as soon as possible!  The payment of $205 per student is due by May 1st.

 

SUMMER HISTORY CLASS

Renaissance & Reformation, a history class, will be offered this summer in July.  It will be open to students going into 10th – 12 grades and will be worth 1 credit of history.  Please CLICK HERE for all the details!

 

LITERARY MAGAZINE

We would like to put together a literary magazine before the end of the year.   If your student has written something for a class (essay, poem, etc.) that you would like to submit for the magazine, please bring it to the school office, or give it to Mrs. Conroy.

 

2013 ISRAEL TRIP

The first informational meeting for the 2013 Israel Trip will be held on Sunday, April 29th, at 3:00 p.m. in the ACA Great Room.  This life changing two week tour will take place in March 2013 and is open to ACA students who will be Juniors and Seniors in the 2012-2013 school year, ACA parents, ACA grandparents, and friends of ACA.  Bring all of your questions about the tour and join us at this meeting!

 

RHETORIC ENGLISH MASTERY EXAM

The Rhetoric English Mastery Exam is given each spring and summer at ACA.  This test is optional for high school students, but if students score 80% or better, they do not have to take our high school grammar class.  Taking the class or passing the test (80% or better) is a graduation requirement.  The REME will be given this spring on Tuesday, May 1st, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.  The cost of the test is $50, and if students do not pass, they may take it again when it is held in the summer (date to be announced later) at no additional cost.  To sign up your student, please call or stop by the school office.

 

LITTLE THEATRE

ONE LAST LITTLE THEATRE OF THE SCHOOL YEAR  On Friday, May 4th, 7:00 p.m.  the Performing Arts department will present “Every Heart Has A Song”.  This will be a SPRING CONCERT featuring our K4-5th grades and the Show Choir.  Cost: Adults $2, Students/Children $1.  Make plans to attend and invite family & friends.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

 

SHOW CHOIR AUDITIONS

Is your high school student interested in singing in the ACA Show Choir?  An audition workshop will be held on Saturday, May 5th, at 10:00 a.m. with a make-up workshop in Tuesday, May 8th, at 3:15 p.m.  The auditions for the 2012-2013 Show Choir will be held on May 10th beginning at 3:30 p.m.  Students going into 9th – 12th grades may audition. 

 

SECOND SEMESTER FINAL EXAMS

Final exams for second semester will be May 14, 15, & 16.  Please CLICK HERE for the complete finals schedule.  School will be dismissed at 2:00 on May 14 & 15 and at noon on May 16.  There will not be afterschool care or lunch available on Wednesday, May 16th.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Apr. 23-26: Standardized Testing for grades K5-6

Apr. 27: Grammar School field trips

Apr. 29: Israel Trip 2013 informational meeting, 3:00 p.m.

May 1:  REME 2:00-5:00 p.m.

May 4: Little Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

May 4-6: Junior High Trip to Texas

May 5: Show Choir Audition Workshop, 10:00 a.m.

May 7: Junior High only – No School

May 7: Senior Chapel, 9:10 a.m.

May 8: Show Choir Audition Workshop, 3:15 p.m.

May 10: Show Choir Auditions, 3:30 p.m.

May 14-16: Final Exams, Early dismissal each day

May 15: Kindergarten Graduation, 10:00 a.m.

May 16: 5th Grade Graduation, 10:00 a.m.

May 17: 8th Grade Graduation, 7:00 p.m.

May 18: Senior Graduation, 7:00 p.m., Green Country Event Center

 

Have questions?  Please call ACA at 918-832-4600