The Charger Newsletter


Letters and emails are still being sent out and we are seeing donations coming in as people are sponsoring ACA students for the Serve-a-thon & the Wheel-a-thon taking place on Friday, October 5th. As of 9/25/12 $14,044 has been raised toward our goal of $50,000. If your family has not yet sent out sponsorship letters or emails, there is still time! Call the school office if you have any questions or need supplies.


Volunteers are needed to help with the Wheel-a-thon on Friday, October 5th. Whether you can stay only a couple of hours or for the whole day, we can use you! If you can help, please call Mrs. Tanyala Woods at 918-261-0841 or the school office. Also, remember that student in grades K4-5th should bring their helmets along with their bikes, trikes, scooters, and roller blades that day!


Just a reminder: Please DO NOT stop in the driveway when dropping off your students in the mornings before school. This blocks traffic on 30th Street and may cause an accident. Please pull around to the back of the building, or pull into a parking space.


Discount coupons for the Tulsa State Fair were distributed to students today. There are some extra coupons available in the school office – first come, first serve as long as they last. The Tulsa State Fair begins this weekend.


We are looking for “Good News” about our ACA students, parents, teachers, and alumni to share in the Fall 2012 Augustine Forum magazine. If your family has good news to share, please send us an email at: [email protected] and we’ll make sure it gets into the magazine. Please include awards, special recognition or accomplishments, Tulsa State Fair entry prizes, scholarships, college degrees, etc.


This Friday is the final Friday in September, so it will be a Spirit Wear Day for everyone – no coupon necessary. Please check the Parent/Student Handbook for Spirit Wear guidelines.


ACA requires all of our 11th graders to take the PSAT. The PSAT is the qualifying test for the National Merit Scholarship. This test will be given on Wednesday, October 17th, beginning at 8:00 a.m. ALL 11th graders should plan to be here at that time, including part-time students who are not normally here at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesdays. The preparation booklets for the test are now available in the school office!


There are two groups, one in the morning 8:15 a.m. and one at 2:15 p.m., that meet at the school to pray together for the needs of the school. The Prayer Groups invite all ACA moms to join them. If you cannot attend, but would like to join the email prayer list, send an email to: [email protected] and you will be contacted about the email list.


The monthly lunch menu for October is attached below or one may be picked up in the school office. Please note that there is a second page for the 5th week! Students may still order each morning if you wish – this monthly menu form is for your convenience.


There will be a meeting for parents of seniors on Friday, October 12, at 6:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Building. Information will be distributed concerning yearbooks, graduation, Senior Skip Day, senior pictures, etc. At least one parent MUST attend!


Our first Little Theater of the 2012-2013 year will be held on Friday, October 12, at 7:00 p.m. in the Great Room. “These Magic Moments” will feature music from the Big Screen and Broadway with our Show Choir and Vocal Express. We will also have student artwork on display. Plan to attend!


ACA graduates must pass the Rhetoric English Mastery Exam (REME) with an 80% or better, or take the high school level Rhetoric Grammar class. The cost of the test is $50 and your student may take the test up to three times for your $50 (after three times students must sign up for the class or pay another $50 to keep attempting the test). It will be offered again in the spring and next summer. Students in 10th – 12th grade wishing to take the REME must sign up in the school office and may pick up a book to review for the test. Please call the office if you have questions about the REME.


C & J School Uniforms is having their annual Fall Sale October 1 – 15. They will have 10% off monogrammed items and 20% off other new merchandise. This is a great time to get those long sleeved polo shirts, sweaters, and fleece jackets for fall and winter.


September 28: Final Friday Spirit Wear Day

October 5: Serve-a-Thon & Wheel-A-Thon Fundraisers

October 7: Israel Trip meeting, 3:00 p.m. in the ACA Great Room

October 12: End of First Quarter

October 12: Parents of Seniors meeting, 6:00 p.m. PAB

October 12: Little Theater “These Magic Moments”, 7:00 p.m.

October 13: REME test, 9:00 a.m.

October 17: PSAT for juniors, 8:00 a.m.

October 17: Report Cards for 1st Quarter

October 18 & 19: Fall Break, No School

October 22: Yearbook Picture Day

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

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