The Charger Newsletter

END OF FIRST QUARTER

Report cards were distributed to students today!  Please ask your student to show you their report card, or check their First Quarter grades on Gradenet.



#SENDUSYOURPICS

We are on a campaign to make sure the “best-kept secret in Tulsa” is no longer a secret! Help us promote ACA via social media with your photos and content ideas. Mrs. Aspenson and Mrs. Bailey are heading up this social media campaign using Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.  Remember to LIKE and SHARE our stories and pictures that show up in your feed. Thank you for helping!  Please see the attached flyer for the “how to” information and help us get the word out!



BUILDING A STRONG FUTURE FOR ACA

As most of you know, an amazing opportunity has been presented to ACA by a Tulsa-based Foundation. We have been issued a $650,000 Matching Challenge to help erase all of the debt currently held by Augustine Christian Academy. 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

Tickets are on sale now 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.



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!

 

 

NOVEMBER LUNCH ORDER FORMS

The lunch order form for the month of November is attached below and is available in the school office.  If you are ordering lunches for the month, please turn in your order form and payment by Friday, October 27th.  Please note that October 30 & 31 are on the November order form.



FENCE & GAGA PIT PROJECTS: HELP NEEDED

Calling all parents with carpentry 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 donations for a new vinyl fence to be constructed around the front of the Annex and a GAGA Pit (which will go between the Annex and PAB). We will come together for a construction day on Saturday, October 28th beginning at 9:00 a.m. If you have experience and would like to lend a hand, please contact John Ahrens at [email protected] to let him know you will are available to help. Once the fence project is complete, we can begin moving our Agriculture projects, install our chicken coop and begin other fun projects, greatly expanding our playground area for the school and providing additional security and better-looking frontage on Sheridan. We thank you for your patience on this project.



CHILI NIGHT

The Seniors are preparing for their next big fundraiser, Chili Night! They need your help to make this event a success. Before the doors open, we will have 5 judges who will be taste testing all the Chili that will be available to eat! But before they can judge, we need YOU! If you would like to participate in the Chili Competition portion of the evening, please email Mrs. Cathey at [email protected] to enter by TODAY, October 18th. Please give details of what your chili is called and what is in it.  Parents, students, and family members may all enter! We are looking for gluten free, spicy, sweet, bean, chicken, Mexican and any other type of chili you can think of! What are the requirements? One full crockpot of chili. That’s it! Chili should be brought to ACA on Friday, October 27th by 4:00. You will get your crockpot back!  

Dinner service begins at 6:00 in the great room, pay at the door, no pre-sale needed:

$5 for  Downright Deep Bowl of Chili

$7 for Endless Bowl of Chili (may have as many servings as you would like)

$1 drinks (IBC Root Beer, Water, Delicious Punch and pop)

1st, 2nd and 3rd place Chili Winners will be announced at 7:00 and the dessert auction begins. Every Senior is bringing a dessert of some kind: pies, cake balls, ice cream cake, cookies, etc. There will be over 20 options to choose from.  Purchase a dessert to take home or share with your table! New This Year: Enter in the Table Art Competition. Draw/color on the table cloths and before the dessert auction is over, we will announce the winner.

Plan to join us in this awesome family event!



EAST COAST TRIP FUNDRAISER

The East Coast travelers are starting a fundraiser with “Fun Pasta”. We are excited to sell Fun Pasta because there is a large selection of items, great price points, and fun products for everyone. These can be great Christmas gifts too! The link below will take you to our page. When you go to check out you may choose to support just one student or the entire group.

We thank you for your supporting our students’ field study opportunity. This field study will take our students to Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D. C. and Williamsburg/Jamestown. They will have the chance to see history come to life and hopefully gain a deeper appreciation for this amazing country we live in. We would also welcome donations toward the costs of the trip!  Any gift large or small will go a long way.  Thank you for considering a purchase of Fun Pasta!

https://www.funpastafundraising.com/shop/augustine-christian-academy-2



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] .




“SLEEPING BEAUTY” DVD’S

The dvd’s from our summer production of Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty, Kids” is now available in the school office.  If you ordered a “Sleeping Beauty” dvd or photo cd, please stop by the office and pick it up.

 

 

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. 18: Report cards distributed

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

Oct. 23-24: Fall Break - No School

Oct. 25: Pumpkin Patch field trip for grades K4 - 2nd

Oct. 27: Final Friday Spirit Wear Day

Oct. 27: Chili Night, 6:00 p.m. (chili cook-off & dessert auction sponsored by the senior class)

Oct. 28: Work day for new fence & Gaga Pit, 9:00 a.m.

Oct. 31: Pre-ACT testing, 8:00 a.m. (all 10th graders)