The Charger Newsletter

AUGUSTINE AT THE MOVIES

The Film Making class is sponsoring a movie night this Friday, November 30th.  They will be showing the movie “Lawrence of Arabia” beginning at 6:30 p.m. You can watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3tuBFHuYV4

There is no admission charge, but donations are welcome to help the class with materials and equipment.  Bring your snacks and beverages and join us to watch this classic film!

 

CHRISTMAS QUILT EVENT

This year our annual Christmas Quilt program will feature the play “Best Christmas Pageant Ever” as well as special music and a time of fellowship with Christmas cookies!  Plan to join us on Friday, December 7th at 7:00 p.m. at Highland Park Christian Church for this special time of celebration.  Each year, at the Christmas Quilt program, our parents honor our amazing teachers by taking an offering to provide their Christmas Bonus.  Please pray about how you would like to bless the staff at ACA this Christmas. Secondary students who attend this event will be allowed to wear a Christmas sweater/shirt the following week on the day of the Christmas Quiz Bowl.



SPIRIT WEAR SHIRTS

The new Spirit Wear shirts are in!  If your family ordered shirts, they will be distributed to students tomorrow - just in time for Final Friday Spirit Wear Day on Friday!  



FINAL EXAMS & END OF FIRST SEMESTER

Secondary Final Exams:  Students in grades 6 - 12 may be exempted from a final exam if they have no more than 2 absences in that class during the semester (3 tardies count as one absence), have a B or better average in the class, and have no missing work for that class.  Teachers will inform their classes who must take the final exam or they may put the information on Gradenet. Final exams for secondary students will be on Wednesday, December 19th and Thursday, December 20th.  There will not be lunches available on either of the Final Exam days. Student taking final exams may check in and ask for their exams on Dec. 19 between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and on Dec. 20 between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  Students taking final exams must be picked up by 3:15 on Wednesday the 19th, and by 12:45 on Thursday the 20th.  

The last day of regular classes for all grades will be Tuesday, December 18th. The school office will close at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, December 20th, and will re-open at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2nd.  Students will report for school on Thursday, January 3rd, for the beginning of second semester.



DECEMBER LUNCH ORDER FORMS

The monthly lunch order form for December is attached below and is available in the office.  If you are ordering for the month of December, please turn in your order form and money by November 30th.

 

HEN HOUSE NEWS

The Hen House is the ACA moms group whose main goal is to Help, Encourage, and Nurture the ACA teachers, staff, and students.  Want to find out more about the Hen House? Plan to come to one of our meetings!

Upcoming meetings:  

Jan. 26th at 10:00 a.m.

Feb. 23 at 9:00 a.m.

March 30th at 9:00 a.m.

April 27th at 9:00 a.m.

All meetings are held at All About Cha in Broken Arrow.

The Moms’ Prayer Group meets on Thursdays. Join us in the library at 8:00 a.m. for a time of prayer for our teachers, staff, students, and families.

 

 

YEARBOOKS NOW ON SALE

The 2018-2019 ACA yearbook is on sale now!  It can only be ordered online at www.treering.com (click on the “Buy Yearbook” button).  If you have ordered one in the past couple of years, you can log-in using your existing password and account.  If you have never ordered an ACA yearbook before, you will need to put in the following code to set up your account: 1014725638033905  You will have to select your student’s teacher, so secondary students should list their House Sponsor in that area.  Each yearbook comes with two free pages that you can personalize with your own pictures!  (You can purchase additional pages to personalize, if you want/need more than two.)  And you can order one for each student or one for the family. Call the school office if you have any questions.

 

 

TELL US YOUR ACA STORY!

What would ACA be without the people God has brought together in this unique place?  Do you have a story about your time here at ACA that you feel expresses your reason for being at ACA?  We would like to provide a public way to share with each other the stories of relationships and encounters at ACA that have made a positive impact on our lives.  If you have a story to share, we would love your permission to share your story (or a portion of that story) on our official ACA website. Please consider sending us a story or two.  Contact Mr. Ahrens for more information or to submit a story: [email protected]



OFFICE HOURS

The school office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 to 5:00.  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

Nov. 30: Final Friday Spirit Wear Day

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

Dec. 7: Christmas Quilt, featuring “Best Christmas Pageant Ever”, 7:00 p.m. at Highland Park Christian Church

Dec. 18: Last day of 1st Semester regular classes

Dec. 19: Secondary Final Exams, 8:00 - 2:30

Dec. 20: Secondary Final Exams, 8:00 - noon

Dec. 21-Jan. 2: Christmas Break

Jan 2: Teachers report back to school, school office re-opens

Jan. 3: Students report back to school, Second Semester Begins

Jan. 4: ACA Alumni Day