The Charger Newsletter

PERFORMING ARTS – “Oklahoma!”

All students entering grades 9 - 12 are invited to the FREE audition workshop for our upcoming fall musical “Oklahoma!” on Friday, August 15th after school until 9:00 p.m.  Auditions will be held on August 17th and 18th, after school, with call-backs on the 19th. Our “Oklahoma!” performances will be November 13 - 16, 2014.  Students should register for the workshop so Mrs. Post will know how many will be there for dinner.  Workshop registration forms are available in the office.

 

LUNCHES

Our full line up of vender lunches will not begin until the week of August 25th, however, on Wednesday, August 20th, we will have CiCi’s pizza available.  Pizza is $1.25 per slice.  Students must order their pizza first thing in the morning!  Older elementary students and secondary students will order in their first hour class, but young elementary students must order at the office window.  We will offer “Lunch Ledgers” again this year.  Parents may set up a ledger page in the office for your students to use for lunch purchases.  Our venders this year include Chick-fil-A, Subway, and Cici’s.  Also, next week the monthly lunch order form will be available for September.  Watch the Charger next week for the monthly order form.

 

NEW LIFE RANCH

Next week on Thursday and Friday, August 21 & 22, ACA students in grades 6 - 12 will be heading to New Life Ranch in Colcord, OK.  The cost is $100 per student which includes transportation, overnight lodging, all activities, and four meals. Permission slips are due on Monday, August 18 and payment is due on August 20 (unless other arrangements are made). Students not attending New Life Ranch will not have classes because the secondary teachers will also be at New Life Ranch.  You will find the permission slip and additional information attached below.  If you have questions, please call the school office at 918-832-4600.  

 

PARENT PRAYER MINISTRY

We need you!  We need you join us to pray one hour a week, on Wednesday mornings, from 8:15-9:15.  We pray for our children, our school, and our families; so it is an opportunity to make one hour in your week have an eternal impact!  Please join us in the PAB on Wednesday morning at 8:15 every week, once a month, or even only a couple of times a year!  If you have any questions, call Carmen Applebaum at 918-720-9922.  See you there!

 

NEW COUNSELOR

Rochelle Collingsworth is the new Augustine Guidance Counselor!  She is happy to be on campus this year and is looking forward to getting to know the students and families of ACA!   She will be visiting with the seniors and juniors very soon!  Mrs. Collingsworth will also start visiting with the freshmen and sophomores and discussing with them some things that they need to be thinking about, but the seniors and juniors have a more urgent timeline in the near future.  

The first ACT and SAT tests for this school year are happening soon!  The first National ACT date is September 13th.  The regular registration deadline for this date has already passed, but the late registration period is still available until August 22nd. There is a late fee that will be assessed, however, should you choose to test on this date.  The next ACT date is October 25th and the registration deadline for it is September 19th.  Register online at www.actstudent.org.  

The first SAT test of the year is scheduled on October 11th.  The regular registration deadline for this test is September 12th. Register online at sat.org.

To inquire about ACT and/or PSAT/SAT prep classes, contact Mrs. Collingsworth in the ACA office at 918-832-4600 ext. 204.  

 

GRAMMAR SCHOOL SPIRIT WEAR T-SHIRTS

Grammar School t-shirt order forms and payment are due in the school office by the close of the day on Monday, August 18th.  Order forms were distributed at Parent Orientation and then sent home with students earlier this week.

 

AMAZON SMILE

Have you heard of Amazon Smile?  When you shop at smile.amazon.com Amazon will make a donation to ACA for 0.5% of your purchase of eligible products.  Go to smile.amazon.com and register for your donations to go to Augustine Christian Academy!  This is a fast and easy way to support ACA!

 

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

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Aug. 15: Free Audition Workshop for “Oklahoma!”  3:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Aug. 17-18: Auditions for “Oklahoma!” after school

Aug. 18: Grammar School shirt orders due; New Life Ranch permission slips due

Aug. 21-22: New Life Ranch, grades 6-12

Aug. 29: Final Friday Spirit Wear Day

Sept. 1: Labor Day – no school

 

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