The Charger Newsletter


This Friday, January 5th, will be our annual Alumni Day.  There will be activities and events for alumni all day long including a Quiz Bowl, workshops, lunch with Mr. Post, class visitation, etc. so alums can spend as much time as they are able, or they can just pop in and say “Hello”. Spread the word to the alumni you know that we would love to see them on  Alumni Day.


Next Thursday, January 11th, is the 3rd annual ACA Skate Night at Skateland Tulsa (1150 S. Sheridan).  Students and parents can skate from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. for only $5.00 each!  Watch for more information next week!


Join the ACA Filmmaking Class on Friday, January 12th at 6:30 p.m. for an exciting evening of Japanese Anime. This will be a double feature of what has been billed as “One of the best family films of all time” by Hayao Miyazaki and “A delightfully fun and wonderous film” by Hiroyuki. Both films will be presented in English. The evening is free but donations are appreciated. All proceeds will be used to offset the cost of camera accessories for class.  See the flyer attached below for more information.


ATTENTION students Grades 4-8:  “Madagascar” Jr. is coming to the ACA theatre and YOU are invited to participate in this year’s musical! You can get a jump on auditions by attending the AUDITION WORKSHOP on Saturday, January 13th, from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. The workshop is complementary and lunch will be provided. ONE parent from each family MUST attend the PARENT INFO MEETING on Saturday, Jan. 13 at NOON in order for you to audition the following week.  Please see the registration form attached below and join us for a great time.

IF you are a high school student or in the Performing Arts Diploma Track and are desiring to help with “MADAGASCAR” JR, there is a REQUIRED    WORKSHOP that you must attend in order to work on the set of “Madagascar”.  The workshop will be taught by Sofia Redden Brennecke (ACA Alumni and ORU graduate) on Saturday, Jan. 13, 9:00 am - noon in the PAB. The workshop is FREE but you must register. Please see the registration form attached below for more information, and return it by Friday, Jan 12th.


Winter Court is ACA’s annual formal banquet for high school students, served by selected junior high students.  At Winter Court the official Class of 2018 portrait will be taken, the Senior Banner will be introduced, seniors will be inducted into the New Order of Augustine, and a King & Queen of Winter Court will be crowned, in addition to the delicious appetizers and meal that will be served.  All ACA high school students are encouraged to attend!  Students wishing to bring a date from another school must request a “Guest form” from the office and have it completed before they will be able to purchase a ticket for their guest.  This year Winter Court will take place on Friday, January 26th, at 6:30 p.m. at the White Hawk Golf Club in Bixby.  Tickets are $40 per student and tickets will go on sale this Friday.  Young ladies must have their dresses approved by Miss Crow or Mrs. Ellis and young men must wear a suit & tie or tuxedo.  Please see the Parent/Student Handbook ( )for more information about the appropriate attire for Winter Court.  Please contact the school office if you have any questions.


If you have not downloaded the Schoolway app to your phone, you should do it soon!  When school is closed for weather, you can get the notice right on your phone and you won’t have get up and check the TV for the school closing lists.  We also use the School way app to send reminders from time to time.  Please see the flyer attached below for more information.


Just a reminder to “Follow” and “Like” our Instagram and FB posts! 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!


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!


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.


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




Jan. 5:  Alumni Day

Jan. 11: Skating Night, Skateland Tulsa, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Jan. 13: “Madagascar” Audition Workshop (grades 4-8) & Parent meeting

Jan. 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no school

Jan. 16: “Madagascar” Auditions (grades 4-8), 3:45 p.m.

Jan. 18: “Madagascar” Call-backs, 3:45 p.m.

Jan. 23: ACA Fellowship dinner at Hideaway Pizza, 15th Street

Jan. 26: School dismisses at noon; Winter Court, 6:30 p.m.