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We still have tickets available for the Thursday night and Saturday afternoon performances.  Ticket price is $10 for adults, $8 for Student/Child.  Performance dates are April 19th – 22nd.  You will not want to miss this spectacular production!



Please share your good news for our upcoming issue of The Augustine Forum newsmagazine, including, but not limited to:  

- scholarships received

- honors & awards received for extracurricular activities (i.e., music, dance, scouts, etc.)

- alumni news (college, employment, marriage, baby, etc.)

- couple of sentences telling why your family chose ACA

Please send your news to [email protected] by this Friday, April 13.  The spring edition of The Augustine Forum will print in a couple of weeks.  Thank you for your help!



Mrs. Miller will be having knee replacement surgery on Tuesday, April 17th and will be out for the remainder of the school year.  She is leaving detailed lesson plans for her substitutes and will be monitoring students’ work and grades on a weekly basis.  Parents will be able to contact Mrs. Miller via Gradenet or email beginning April 23rd if there are questions or concerns.  She will be here to conduct the 8th grade graduation ceremony on May 17th



The Performing Arts Booster Club will be selling Booster Boxes prior to the performance dates of “Hello Dolly!”  These special concession boxes will only be sold in advance and will not be available without pre-order.  Box #1 will have a hot dog, chips, Cracker Jacks, and a drink, and will cost $5.  Box #2 will have a hot dog, chips, NY style cheesecake, and a drink, and will cost $6.  Save money and avoid the long line at the concession table by ordering your Booster Box by April 18th Stop by the school office after spring break to order.



Dolly-Grams are on sale in the school office OR they can be purchased at each performance.  The cost is only $1 each.  A Dolly-Gram is like a telegram that is sent from you to the “Hello Dolly!” cast member of your choice.  Each Dolly-Gram includes a piece of candy.  You can purchase as many as you want for any performance… or all performances.  If you want Dolly-Grams delivered on opening night (Thursday), you need to make your purchase in the office by 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 19th.  Dolly-Grams purchased at a performance will be delivered prior to the next performance.  Encourage or congratulate your favorite cast member with a Dolly-Gram!



Permission slips are now due!  Students in grades 6 – 8 were given information concerning the spring Junior High trip the weekend of May 4 – 6.  This trip to Jefferson, TX will feature the Civil War re-enactment of the Battle of Port Jefferson and The Murder Trial of Diamond Bessie (a play).  The cost will be $205 per student and includes transportation, hotel, two breakfasts, two dinners, and entrance fees/tickets to the events.  Lunches are not included.  Payment is due by May 1st.  Additional information sheets and permission slips are available in the school office.



The first informational meeting for the 2013 Israel Trip will be held on Sunday, April 29th, at 3:00 p.m. in the ACA Great Room.  This life changing two week tour will take place in March 2013 and is open to ACA students who will be Juniors and Seniors in the 2012-2013 school year, ACA parents, ACA grandparents, and friends of ACA.  Bring all of your questions about the tour and join us at this meeting!



The Rhetoric English Mastery Exam is given each spring and summer at ACA.  This test is optional for high school students, but if students score 80% or better, they do not have to take our high school grammar class.  Taking the class or passing the test (80% or better) is a graduation requirement.  The REME will be given this spring on Tuesday, May 1st, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.  The cost of the test is $50, and if students do not pass, they may take it again when it is held in the summer (date to be announced later) at no additional cost.  To sign up your student, please call or stop by the school office.




Friday, May 4th, 7:00 p.m.  “Every Heart Has A Song”

This will be a SPRING CONCERT featuring our K4-5th grades and the Show Choir.

Cost: Adults $2, Students/Children $1

Make plans to attend and invite family & friends.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.



Is your high school student interested in singing in the ACA Show Choir?  The auditions for the 2012-2013 Show Choir will be held in May.  Students going into 9th – 12th grades may audition.  Watch for more information coming soon!





Apr. 13: Five Week Progress Reports

Apr. 19-22: Performances of “Hello Dolly!”

Apr. 23-26: Standardized Testing for grades K5-6

Apr. 27: Grammar School field trips

Apr. 29: Israel Trip 2013 informational meeting, 3:00 p.m.

May 1:  REME 2:00-5:00 p.m.

May  4: Little Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

May 4-6: Junior High Trip to Texas


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