The Charger Newsletter

“THE LITTLE MERMAID” JR.

Congratulations to the cast and crew of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Jr. on their wonderful performances last week! And a huge THANK YOU to all of the parent volunteers who worked at each performance – we couldn’t have done it without you!

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to ACA student, Nadia Smith, who earned the 2nd Place prize in the Kindergarten category of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Law Day 2013 Art Contest.

RHETORIC ENGLISH MASTERY EXAM

High school students at ACA must either take a class in English Grammar, or pass the Rhetoric English Mastery Exam (REME) with an 80% or better score. The REME test is given three times per year and the first opportunity to take it in 2013 will be this Saturday, April 20th. The test will also be given twice during the summer. The REME begins at 9:00 a.m. and students are given three hours to complete the test. The cost is $50, which includes three opportunities to pass the test in the current year. A review guide and book may be checked out in the office when the student signs up to take the REME.

JUNIOR HIGH TEXAS TRIP

The Jr. High trip this year is April 26-28 and they are going to San Antonio, TX. The cost is $220 per person. The permission slip and payment is now due! There are only 4 more places open for students to go on this trip, so return the permission slip and payment TOMORROW if your student is not yet signed up. You will find the trip information and permission slip attached below.

YEARBOOKS

It’s not yet too late to order your yearbook, but time is running out! Yearbooks are $35 each and can be ordered in the school office or from the ACA website. You can also ask the office to invoice you for your yearbook. Yearbooks must be ordered by Friday, April 19th!

TALENT SHOW

The Senior Class is sponsoring a Talent Show this Friday, April 19, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door: Adults $5 and Students $3. Concession items will be available. We have so many talented students at ACA that you do not want to miss this fun evening.

SENIOR CLASS INFORMATION

Members of the Class of 2013 may begin picking up their announcements and their caps & gowns this Friday, April 19. The cost of the cap & gown is $25 and the cost of the announcements varies by the number purchased - $17.50 for 25, $27.50 for 50, $34.50 for 75, and $42.50 for 100. Also, the Senior Information Sheet is now due and you will find that form attached below. The Graduation Fee of $100 is due by May 10.

PERFORMING ARTS BOOSTER CLUB

The Performing Arts Booster Club is hosting a member appreciation dinner on Tuesday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Building. A delicious BBQ dinner will be served, the ACA Show Choir will perform, and there will be a short business meeting. All members planning to attend should RSVP by this Friday, April 19. Please RSVP to 918-832-4600 or email [email protected] and let us know how many are attending.

IOWA TESTING

Next week, April 22 – 25, our students in grades K5 – 6 will be taking the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. The 6th graders will only test on Tuesday & Thursday mornings, and grades K5 – 5 will spread their tests over all four days. Sixth graders who are not normally at school on Tuesdays & Thursdays should plan to attend those two days if possible. Parents should make sure their students eat a good breakfast and bring a healthy snack on testing days.

MAY LUNCH ORDERS

The monthly lunch order form for May is attached below and is also available in the school office. If you are ordering for the month, please note that the new order form begins on April 29! Orders and payment should be brought to the office by Friday, April 26.

LITTLE THEATER

“Thank You for the Music” is the last little theater of the year! This event, Friday, May 3, will feature the Show Choir, Vocal Ensemble, excerpts from our musicals, and a SURPRISE musical selection finale. Tickets will only be available at the door! Plan to be here!

FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE

Final exams for students in grades 6 – 12 will be on May 15 – 17. The final exam schedule is attached below.

GRADUATION CEREMONIES

At ACA we celebrate several Graduations! Below is the list showing dates and times for our graduations this May. Please note: Students attending graduation ceremonies must wear their High Convocation uniform.

Kindergarten – Tuesday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. in the ACA Great Room
5th Grade – Tuesday, May 14, 2:00 p.m. in the ACA Great Room
8th Grade – Thursday, May 16, 7:00 p.m. in the ACA Great Room
12th Grade – Friday, May 17, 7:00 p.m. at Woodlake Assembly of God Church

Tuesday, May 14, will be the last day of school for Grades K4 – 5. Grades 6 – 12 will have final exams on May 15 – 17.

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