The Charger Newsletter

HEN HOUSE SPONSORS BINGO NIGHT

Please join us for a fun-filled bingo night for the whole family, this Friday, April 22.  Doors will open at 6:00 pm, and pizza, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Bingo games will start at 7:00 pm.  Bingo cards will be $1.00 per game, or $10.00 for 12 games. You’ll be playing for awesome prizes, including gift cards from Starbucks & Incredible Pizza, Rustic Cuff Items, and a Kindle Fire, among others! There are special kids’ prizes, too.

Important to note: Bingo night will be held at Highland Park Christian Church, on 31st Street between Sheridan and Yale.  All proceeds of the night will be used for the Hen House’s “Teacher Grants Program”. Please come and support our awesome teachers while having fun and winning fabulous prizes!



SALT & LIGHT CHAPEL

Our guest on Monday, April 25th for our Salt & Light chapel series will be Al Colby. Mr. Colby is Executive Vice President of International Chemical Company, a longstanding member of SpiritLife Church (formerly Evangelistic Temple) and a pretty amazing saxophone player. He will share his journey and the role christians play while working in the corporate world. Parents are always welcome to join us for these very informative and encouraging chapel services.  Secondary students MUST wear their High Convocation uniforms.  Our secondary class schedule will be adjusted slightly to allow our speaker additional time.  Please see the adjusted schedule below.



MAY LUNCH ORDERS

Monthly lunch order forms for May are now available in the school office and are attached below.  If you are ordering for the month, please bring your order form and payment to the school office by Friday, April 29th.

 

 

SECONDARY CLASS SCHEDULE

Attached below you will find the secondary class schedule for 2016-2017.  If you have any questions, please refer back to the letter Mr. Post sent out on Monday, April 18, before calling the school.  There are no teacher names listed with the classes yet as some classes are still being assigned.



AUGGIE AWARDS CEREMONY

Our SECOND annual Auggie Awards will be held at St. James Church on Friday, May 6th, from 7:00 – 10:30pm. Patterned in the spirit of the “Academy Awards”,  our Cast & Crew from both “Sound of Music” and “Seussical” are all in contention for the “Auggie” trophies that will be presented that night by our ACA Theatre Alumni. ALL PARENTS, FAMILIES, FRIENDS, ACA ALUMNI, STUDENT BODY, STAFF, and TEACHERS and encouraged to attend this very fun evening. Besides the awards, there will be entertainment provided by selected soloists, drama team, alumni, Show Choir, and the unveiling of next year’s musicals. A light snack dinner will be served and a Live DJ will start the party after the ceremony ends.  Parents will have a special area just for them after the ceremony or they can join their children for an evening of dancing upstairs. Dress code for students/alumni is Winter Court attire. We ask that parents, faculty, friends dress in the spirit of the evening. There is no charge for cast, crew, or alumni who are in or assisting with the program.

Tickets are by RESERVATION ONLY and can be purchased in the school office beginning Monday, April 25th.  Tickets are: $5 per person or a max of $20 for ACA families (does not include extended family members). Tickets will NOT be sold at the door and there is a maximum number of tickets that will be sold.  



SEUSSICAL SOUVENIR HATS

There are a 8 “Cat in the Hat” hats left from “Seussical the Musical” that we are selling for $4 each. The first 8 people that give Miss Becki $4, can get a hat!



LADIES SHOW CHOIR AUDITIONS

Girls entering grades 9 - 12 in the fall and interested in auditioning for Ladies Show Choir must attend the complimentary audition workshop on Tuesday, May 10th, 3:15 – 6:00pm.  Auditions will be held on Thursday, May 12th, 3:15 – 6:30 pm. To be eligible, you must attend at least 2 classes at ACA, be entering grades 9 - 12 in the fall, have a desire to serve the Lord through music and dance, and be willing to be active in your House.  Show Choir Packets will be available April 25th in the school office or from Mrs. Post in the PAB.  If you have questions, please talk with Mrs. Post.



ACA SUMMER WEEKS OF THE ARTS

During the first two weeks of June, we will again have our Summer Weeks of the Arts.  During week one, there are many classes/camps to choose from including: puppet camp, chess, Grailball, Fun in the Kitchen, and MORE!  During week two, there are two choices: Theater camp “Aladdin, Jr.”, and Set & Prop camp (for “Aladdin”).  Register early to reserve your student’s place in the camp of their choice!  Registration forms for Week One and for Week Two are attached below.



“ALADDIN” AUDITION WORKSHOP  

During the Summer Weeks of the Arts in June, the Theater Camp week will be working on Disney’s “Aladdin, Jr.”  On Saturday, May 14TH – 9:00 - 11:30am, in the ACA Great Room, we will have an audition workshop for students enrolling in our Theater Camp.  This is a FREE audition workshop, however, in order for students to be considered for a roll or receive their performance materials, they MUST be registered for camp. You can pick up a registration form in the school office or print it off (it is attached below). You can bring your registration form with payment to the Workshop or turn it into the school office prior to the workshop.  

 

 

IT’S ALMOST OK MOZART TIME AGAIN!

For those of you who may not know, OK Mozart is Oklahoma’s premier classical music festival. Last year, we were honored to have two of our ACA students taking part in this amazing concert series. This year’s festival begins on Sunday, June 12th and runs through Saturday, June 18th in Bartlesville.

OK Mozart and ACA have a strong relationship and to honor that relationship, their Executive Director, Dr. Randy Thompson has offered ACA a block of 30 tickets at a 20% discount for each night’s performance. With this offer, you can get a great price for an amazing performance while surrounded by your ACA family and friends. ACA will also receive a gift in the amount of 50% of all proceeds from the sale of these tickets to our ACA families!

This year’s performers include The OK Mozart Signature Symphony (select college students from around Oklahoma), The Signature Symphony Dance Band, The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, The Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra, The Catherine Russell Quintet, Simply Three, and more. Reserve your Will Call tickets at the school office beginning Monday, April 11th through the end of April. Be sure to visit the OK Mozart website at http://okmozart.com/main-stage-concerts/ for concert details.



8TH GRADE TRIP

Payments for the 8th grade trip are due by next Thursday, April 28.  The 8th graders will leave early on Friday, April 29, for their trip to OKC and Dallas.



ACA OFFICE HOURS

Our regular office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day that school is in session. If you need to reach someone outside of office hours, please email [email protected] .  

 

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

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Apr. 22: Hen House sponsored Bingo Night

Apr. 25: Salt & Light Chapel for Secondary students, High Convocation uniform required

Apr. 29: Final Friday Spirit Wear Day

Apr. 29-May 1: Band Contest Trip

Apr. 29-May 1: 8th Grade Trip to OKC and Dallas

May 5: Voices of Augustine Recital, 7:00 p.m.

May 6: Auggie Awards Night, 7:00 p.m.

May 13: Senior Thesis Night, 7:00 p.m., ACA Great Room

May 16: Senior Chapel; Grammar School Zoo Trip

May 17: Grammar School Wrap-Up - school dismisses at noon

May 18-19: Secondary Final Exams

May 19: Dialectic (8th Grade) Graduation, 7:00 pm

May 20: Rhetoric Graduation, 7:00 pm