THe Charger Newsletter

SPRING BOOK FAIR

The Scholastic Book Fair is here!!!!  The Book Fair is open from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the school lobby this week only!  Please come shop our book fair and help us earn books for our classrooms!  



HEN HOUSE SPONSORED BINGO NIGHT

The Hen House is sponsoring a family bingo night on Friday, March 31 at 6:00 p.m., at Highland Park Christian Church gym. Highland Park church is on 31st Street between Sheridan & Yale.  Guests will be playing for all kinds of prizes including a Kindle, virtual reality goggles, a picnic basket, gift cards, Rustic Cuffs, tickets to “Willie Wonka”, and many others! Every game will feature a prize for both adults and students.  Games will be one dollar each, or you can play 12 games for $10.00.  There will be hot dogs, drinks, and snacks available.  Bring your family, friends, neighbors!  The elementary class with the most people attending will be awarded a popcorn party, and the House with the most attending will be awarded a donut party! Those of you who came last year know Bingo Night is a BLAST!  All funds raised by the Hen House are used for teacher grants. You won’t want to miss it this fun family laughter filled event!



“WILLY WONKA” TICKETS ON SALE NOW

It’s a sweet confection of ‘Pure Imagination’! Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life on the ACA stage in a musical adaptation by our Jr. Performing Arts Company.  

Performance dates are:

Friday, April 7, 7:00 pm

Saturday, April 8, 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Sunday, April 9, 3:00 pm  

Tickets are $7 for students and alumni, and $10 for adults. You may purchase your tickets from the school office, but do not wait until the last minute - because we WILL sell out.



CHOCOLATE BAR SALE EXTENDED!

The deadline for selling boxes of chocolate bars for prize purposes has been extended to March 31!  There are over 70 boxes of chocolate bars that need to be sold, so stop by the school office and pick up a box to sell!  If you can put a box of candy bars in your place of business, please stop in and get a box!  FOR PRIZES: Don’t forget that the top seller will receive $200 CASH!  The 2nd place seller will receive $100 CASH and the 3rd place seller will receive $50!  A 5 pound chocolate bar will be awarded to every student who sells 5 or more boxes of candy bars!  To be eligible for prizes, all money must be turned in by 3:30 p.m. on March 31!  This is the only fundraiser our Performing Arts Dept. does and we use the proceeds to pay for lighting, sound, and special effects for both of our musicals each year.  



FOOD, FUN, & FELLOWSHIP

On Tuesday, April 4th, the McAlister’s at 21st and Yale will be hosting a ChariTEA event for Augustine Christian Academy! Tell someone this week about ACA and ask them to join you for a wonderful meal at your favorite Deli. These ACA Food, Fun, & Fellowship evenings are always exciting events and a great way to get to know your ACA teachers, parents, and friends.  McAlister’s is generously donating 10% of all of the evenings proceeds to ACA, so encourage all of your friends and family to eat at McAlister’s that evening between 5:00 and 10:00!  No flyer is required.  See you on Tuesday, the 4th!



APRIL LUNCH ORDER FORMS

The monthly lunch order form for April is now available in the school office and is attached below.  If your student is ordering for the month, please return the order form and payment by Friday, March 31st.  



SUMMER FIELD STUDIES

We are excited to start a Summer Field Study program. We are offering this program to our high school students (including the current 8th graders, going into 9th grade). The studies offered this summer will be Explore Oklahoma and Discover Dallas. There is a PDF attached below that will give you more details about the trips. The trips are tentatively scheduled for the 3rd week in June and the 3rd week in July.  In order for a trip to work out, we must have 6 students committed. There is also a maximum number of 12 students per trip. Students who complete one of the trips will be able to receive 3 colloquia points. Colloquia points are part of the requirements to graduate from ACA. We are looking for interested students! Check out the details in the attached flyer, and if you have any questions or comments please contact Jessika Crow at [email protected]



GRANDPARENTS DAY POSTPONED

Our Grammar School sponsored Grandparents Day has been postponed!  Originally scheduled for March 31st, Grandparents Day has been rescheduled to Friday, April 21st.  Watch for more information to be sent home by our Grammar School teachers soon.  School will be dismissed at noon for all grades on Grandparents Day, and there will not be lunches or after school Extended Day care available that day.




IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO PURCHASE A YEARBOOK!

Ordering a yearbook is easy!  Go to www.TreeRing.com/validate and enter our school’s code:  1014725638033905.

You will have the option to personalize two pages of the yearbook for your student.  These pages will only appear in your child’s book and can cover any family or personal memories from the year.  (Yearbook Staff will review pages for appropriate content.)  You can come back to this step later - just remember your log-in information!

Yearbooks will be delivered at senior graduation in May! Don’t miss out!  Only $35.00, but yearbooks must be pre-ordered.




ACA OFFICE HOURS

Our school office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  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

Mar. 29-31: Scholastic Book Fair

Mar. 31: Final Friday Spirit Wear Day

Mar. 31: Hen House Bingo Night, 6:00 p.m. Highland Park Church

Apr. 7: “Willy Wonka” performance, 7:00 p.m.

Apr. 8: “Willy Wonka” performance, 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Apr. 9: “Willy Wonka” performance, 3:00 p.m.

Apr. 14: Good Friday, No School

Apr. 21: Grandparents Day, School dismisses at noon

Apr. 28: 5th Grade trip to Cosmosphere

Apr. 28-30: 8th Grade trip