ACA Column, August 24, 2017

By August 24, 2017ACA Column, Announcements

School Photos

Mark your calendars and schedule those visits to the barber or cosmetologist! Individual and class photos are scheduled for Wednesday, October 4th immediately following Chapel. An extra set or two of adult hands is always helpful during school photos. Contact Mrs. Bryant ( if you are available for a few hours to assist with straightening uniforms, hair and making certain that sweet faces are clean and picture perfect.


There are only four (4) volunteer spots available for the September P.E. schedule. Do you want to join in a bit of play with your student and his/her classmates? Visit  to sign-up.


GOLF: Ricky Smallridge, Auburn University Club, is once again offering golf instruction for first through 5th grade ACA students. There is a minimum sign up requirement of 10 students for this class to meet. Golf will be on Friday mornings beginning September 8th through November 3 from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.  Instruction will not be held October 20th. Purchasing a set of clubs is not necessary; AUC has the equipment needed. Cost:$100. Registration forms were emailed Tuesday, August 15th. Complete forms and turn into the ACA office. Registration deadline is next Thursday, August 31st.

Tennis: Last call for Tennis enrollment.  If you haven’t already submitted your form and payment, please contact Paula Deist by day’s end to register.  Tennis enrichment is scheduled to start next Friday.  We need at least two more students to enroll in order to make this enrichment program work, otherwise it will cancel due to lack of enrollment. Instruction is split into two age groups, under 8 years old and 8  through 10 years old. Tennis will be offered on Friday mornings, beginning September 1st through November 17th , from 11:00 am until noon. Cost: $105.00.

Sewing: Mrs. Lombardo is offering sewing instruction for second through seventh grade students. Sewing is offered on campus Thursday afternoons from 2:30 until 4:15, beginning September 7th through October 5th ( Block A) and again October 12th through November 16th (Block B). Cost per Block: $175. Registration forms were emailed Tuesday, August 15th. Complete forms and turn into the ACA office. Deadline for registration is Friday, September 1st.

Free Speech, Language and Hearing Screening

Auburn University is offering a free speech and language screening for children and adults that will assess the following:

–Articulation (pronouncing sounds)

–Receptive language (understanding concepts and spoken language)

–Expressive language (ability to verbally express self)

–Cognition (attention, memory, problem solving)

–Voice quality



The screening is Monday, August 28, from 1-4 p.m. in 1199 Haley Center on the Auburn University campus. For further information call 334-844-9600.

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