The Charger Newsletter

SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK!

We are less than a month away to opening night! This is an incredible show, jam packed with hummable songs and foot-stomping choreography. Tickets are NOW on sale and can be purchased through the school office. Don’t wait until the last minute. This production WILL sell out.

Opening Night, April 10, is also a special evening for prospective parents with students in grades K – 8th. After the performance, they will be invited to meet the principals and take the tour of the school. We are reserving a block of tickets, so if they contact us in advance, they will be our guests to the Thursday evening performance of School House Rock. If you have friends or family with children in this age bracket that are looking for a great school, have them contact the school office for the tour and performance on April 10th.

CAST PARENTS: CORRECTION! Cast fees are due now! If you are not sure if you have paid your fees, please contact the school office for assistance. Also, we have large and small full color posters that need to be put up around town. Please pick up a few to put up in your church, work, organization, etc. and help us get the word out about this fun production!

SPRING FUNDRAISER!

Our Spring Fundraiser is set for Saturday, April 5th at the Skyline 60 (the 60th floor of the City Plex towers). Our theme this year is Trivia Night! and the evening will be filled with fun and special ACA entertainment. If your students ever talk about the ACA Quiz Bowls, they will tell you that Mr. Post & Mr. Brewer know a thing or two about hosting a fun Trivia contest.

Tickets will be $15 per person or $120 to sponsor a table for 8. This is an after-dinner affair with a “Sweet and Salty” theme of desserts, finger foods, and beverages. Let’s invite our family, friends, co-workers and bosses! We know it will be a lot of fun, but we also need to stress that it is a fundraiser and we don’t want to be shy about asking for support for this amazing school.

We still need a few more items for the Live Auction that will be held during the scoring periods. Currently, we have 4 Park Hopper tickets to Walt Disney World, 4 tickets to Wicked at the PAC, Jewelry from Moody’s Jewelry, tickets to The Sound of Music, as well as, the American String Quartet. You can use the letter attached below to help us bring in more auction items. Mr. Ahrens is looking for a team of parents to help with this over the next month. Please let him know if you would be willing to assist.

Tickets will be available following spring break for this very fun and entertaining evening, but you can reserve yours now in the school office.

REME TESTING

ACA high school students must take the Rhetoric Grammar class or successfully pass the Rhetoric English Mastery Exam (REME) before graduating from ACA. The REME is usually given twice in the spring and twice in the summer. The cost of the REME testing is $50.00 for three opportunities to pass the test. Students who pass the test with an 80% or better score are not required to take our high school Rhetoric Grammar class. The next date for the REME this spring is Wednesday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m. Students must sign up in advance to take the REME and they can do that by stopping by the office or by emailing: [email protected]

REMINDER TO SENIORS!

Seniors who are ordering graduation announcements through ACA MUST submit a digital copy of their photo to the school office by this Friday, March 14th. Please email photo to [email protected] using the largest format possible. Announcements do not need to be paid for until you pick them up in April. Costs are: 25 for $17.50, 50 for $27.50, 75 for $34.50, and 100 for $42.50. If you do not submit a photo, we will assume you are getting your graduation announcements somewhere else.

The graduation fee of $100 is due by May 2nd, and the cap & gown cost of $30 is due when picking those up in May.

BOOK FAIR

Our Scholastic Book Fair is the week following Spring Break. This is new to ACA and we are very excited to be able to host a Scholastic Book Fair! Watch your student’s backpack tomorrow or Friday for special Book Fair events and the Book Fair flyer. Volunteers are needed to help with the fair! Work as much or as little as you’d like! To volunteer, or if you have questions, please contact Dawn Williams at [email protected] or 314-952-3320.

GRANDPARENTS DAY

Our Grammar School has scheduled Grandparent’s Day for Friday, March 28. They are putting together some wonderful plans and Dr. McGuire and the teachers are looking forward to meeting our elementary students’ grandparents, and giving them an opportunity to see our amazing school. More information about the schedule and activities for the day will be sent out soon.

APRIL LUNCH ORDER FORMS

The monthly lunch order form for April is attached below and is also available in the school office. Please note that the April order form is for five weeks of school! If you are ordering for the month of April, please return your order form and payment to the school office by Friday, March 28th.

JUNIOR HIGH TRIP

Information on the Junior High Trip in April has been distributed to students. If your junior high student did not receive the information, please have them see Mrs. Miller. The trip dates are April 25 – 27th and they will be going to Nashville. There is limited seating available on the vans for this trip, and not every junior high student will be able to go. Students not going to Nashville will not have school that Friday & Monday. Please contact Mrs. Miller or the school office with questions.

SUMMER THEATRE AT ACA

Disney’s Jungle Book Kids – Grades 2-9
If you are planning your summer, don’t forget about our week of Summer Theatre, June 9 - 13. This year’s production, Disney’s Jungle Book is going to be another fabulous production you won’t want to miss. Our summer theatre is open to the community so invite all your friends and family! There are tons of parts for both elementary and junior high students. Students are eligible to participate if they are entering grades 2 - 9. Look for the Information Package available in April. For more information call Mrs. Gale Post at 918-852-2040.

SPRING BREAK OPPORTUNITY

Looking for something for your students to do next week during spring break? Willowbrush Gallery is offering art classes for students age 7 – 12 next week. There are classes working with watercolors and with pastels. For more information, please contact Rachel Wimpey at 918-301-2718. Willowbrush Gallery is located at 8545 E 41st St. in Tulsa.

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

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Mar. 14: Jean Anderson Memorial Bible Award exam, 9:00 a.m.
Mar. 17-21: Spring Break, no school
Mar. 24-28: Scholastic Book Fair
Mar. 28: Grandparents Day
Mar. 31: Salt & Light Chapel
Apr. 5: Trivia Night! At Skyline 60 of City Plex Towers
Apr. 10-13: “School House Rock” performances
Apr. 18: Good Friday, no school

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