The Charger Newsletter

DEBT RELIEF MATCHING CHALLENGE

We have posted our Debt Relief Matching Challenge to the ACA website. You will want to know more about this amazing opportunity that has been presented to ACA by a Tulsa-based Foundation. The Board of Governors and Administration encourage you to visit our website at:  http://www.acatulsa.org/aca-debt-relief-matching-challenge to learn more. Click on the PDF on the website to download the information. Please give prayerful consideration as to how you may participate. Feel free to address any questions to John Ahrens at [email protected] .



“A CHRISTMAS CAROL” - THE MUSICAL

PRE-SALE TICKETS: CAST PARENTS have the opportunity to purchase tickets before anyone else. Tickets will be sold to cast parents this week in the school office. ALL CAST BALANCES must be paid before you can purchase tickets. You also receive a 10% discount for up to 10 tickets..

TICKETS: Ticket sales to the general public begin on Monday, October 9th in the school office!  Adults are $10, Students/Children $7.  

Production dates and times are:

November 9, 10, & 11 at 7:00 pm

November 11 at 2:00 pm

November 12 at 3:00 pm

This is a family friendly production but may be unsuitable for children younger than 5 years old.

POSTERS and POSTCARDS are now available to distribute and display. PLEASE help us advertise this exciting ACA production.

EMPTY TOILET PAPER ROLLS NEEDED FOR “A CHRISTMAS CAROL”.

Mrs. Post is needing about 50 EMPTY toilet paper rolls. Please put your rolls in a bag and drop your bag off in the the school office.




FAFSA NIGHT

Attention parents of seniors:  ACA is hosting a “FAFSA Night” on Friday, October 6th, featuring Bobbi McKinney from NSU.  Bobbi will walk you through the process of filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online for your senior.  Even if you think your senior wouldn’t qualify for Federal Student Aid, you should come to this workshop!  Colleges and universities require students to complete a FAFSA before they will award any scholarships.  Contact Mrs. Collingsworth at [email protected] if you have any questions.




YEARBOOKS

Did you miss the 15% off sale on yearbooks?  Don’t fret too much!  If you order your yearbook in October, you will get 10% off the regular price of $35!

If you have a Treering account from last year, you may sign in with the same email and password.  If you are new to our school or did not order last year, you need to visit www.treering.com and use the school code:   1014725638033905.  Credit cards are accepted.  

Each person who purchases a yearbook will get to personalize two pages in their yearbook with their own photos, quotes, & memories of the year.  (you can purchase additional pages to personalize at a very minimal cost)  This is such a fun way to make the yearbook truly yours!

ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS: The deadline for purchasing an ad to honor your graduating senior in the yearbook is October 18th!  You received all of the details in your “Senior Parent Packet”.  If you have questions, please contact Angel Karloh at: [email protected] or Mrs. Ellis at: [email protected]



AUGUSTINE AT THE MOVIES

The ACA Filmmaking Class would like to invite you out to the movies for our very first Augustine at the Movies night (see attached flyer). This Friday, October 6th, at 6:30 p.m. the filmmaking class will present what has been called “The best Shakespeare adaptation ever!” Join us this Friday for Throne of Blood, Directed by Akira Kurosawa, regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. This movie is presented in Japanese with English subtitles. You will not want to miss this! Admission is free, but donations are welcome! This will be a fundraiser for the ACA Filmmaking Class.




PROGRAM ADS FOR “A CHRISTMAS CAROL - the musical”

Many parents and patrons have asked throughout the years when we are going to allow ads to be published in our program.  We are excited to tell inform you THIS IS THE YEAR! We are now accepting program ads for our fall musical, “A Christmas Carol - the musical”.  Lisa Moore is the parent who puts our programs together and attached below is an order form outlining prices, sizes, etc. The DEADLINE for payment of ad space is FRIDAY, OCT. 20TH. Payments are to be made in the school office and checks made out to Augustine Christian Academy. All ads are full color and must be in camera-ready digital format of jpg or pdf.  Please look at the attached form for more information. If you have a business, know someone who has a business, or are a  parent or family member that wants to celebrate your child’s performance in the musical, then you do NOT want to miss out on this opportunity. AD SPACE IS LIMITED. For more information, contact Lisa Moore at [email protected] .




FENCE PROJECT HELP NEEDED

Calling all parents with fence building or general building experience. We are putting together a team of helpers (high school students and adults) for the ACA version of a modern-day barn-raising event. We have received a donation for a new vinyl fence to be constructed around the front of the Annex. We will come together to construct the fence on Saturday, October 14th beginning at 9:00 a.m. If you have experience with fences and would like to lend a hand, please contact John Ahrens at [email protected] for more information. Once this project is complete, we can begin moving our Agriculture projects, install our Gaga Pit and begin other fun projects, greatly expanding our playground area for the school and providing additional security and better looking frontage on Sheridan.




FALL FLING AT FIREY TRAILS

The Hen House is sponsoring a Fall Fling at Firey Trails on Friday, October 20, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.  Cost is $7 per person with a maximum of $35 per family.  The evening will include: hay ride, bonfire, volleyball, table games, face painting, s’mores, hot apple cider, playground, & farm animal petting zoo.  There will be indoor & outdoor seating available, but you can bring your own lawn chairs (and even your dinner if you’d like!).  Tickets will be available October 9th - 17th before and after school in the ACA lobby.




C & J UNIFORMS SALE

C & J Uniform Store is having a sale during the month of October.  Please see the flyer attached below for all of the information.



ACA CAMPUS PROJECTS

We want to give a huge “Thank you!” to all who have participated in our projects through the summer and the beginning of the school year. We have had wonderful success, resulting in most of our projects being fully funded. Please check out our Projects page at https://www.acatulsa.org/contact/invest-aca/how-can-i-help-projects



LIBRARY HELP NEEDED

Mrs. Cathey is looking for a parent or two to help sort books in the “new library” located downstairs. We have had a ton of books donated to us and we need a volunteer or two who can come in about once a week to help filter through the books and organize them. If you are available and interested, please contact Mrs. Cathey at [email protected]



CAR-POOL MAP

Is your family is looking for someone to car-pool with?  Have you driven by a house in your neighborhood and noticed an ACA sticker on the car in the driveway?  We have a map that shows where all of our ACA families live and there might be someone who lives near you!  For information on how to access this online map, please call Ms. Becki in the school office.




MOMS PRAYER TIME

Join a group of ACA moms to pray for our school, our kids, our teachers & administration, and our families.  They will be meeting on Thursday mornings at 8:15 in room 104 (off of the Great Room across from the 2nd grade classroom).  There are no commitments… just come when you are able to join them!  If you arrive early (before 8:00) you can grab a cup of coffee in the school lobby!




COFFEE & FELLOWSHIP

Join us each morning when dropping off your child(ren) for school. Take an extra few minutes to park and start your day with some great fellowship as well as a great cup of Java Dave’s coffee. We have been enjoying these mornings with our teachers and parents and we would love to see you there. The coffee bar is open in the lobby between 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. each morning.



OFFICE HOURS

The school office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 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

Oct. 6: Grammar School Zoo Trip

Oct. 6: FAFSA Night, 7:00 p.m.

Oct. 6: Augustine at the Movies, 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 13: Little Theater, 7:00 p.m.

Oct. 14: PSAT testing, 8:00 a.m. (all testing spots are filled)

Oct. 14: Fence Work Day, 9:00 a.m.

Oct. 17: EXPLORE testing, 8:00 a.m. (8th graders and 9th graders new to ACA)

Oct. 18: Report cards distributed

Oct. 18: Portrait make-up day

Oct. 20: Fall Fling at Firey Trails, 6:30 pm - sponsored by the Hen House

Oct. 23-24: Fall Break - No School

Oct. 27: Chili Night (chili cook-off sponsored by the senior class)