Vol 39, Issue 1

2019-2020 It’s going to be our best year yet!!!

 
 

First Week Back to School!

There were smiles all around!

 

Preschool

 

Elementary School

 

Senior School

 

Places & Spaces!

 

Orientation: New Students and Parents!

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations on completing your first week of school!

Regular school hours, beginning next week:

  • Preschool 8:00-1:00pm

  • Elementary 8:00-2:30pm

  • Senior 8:00-3:30pm

Only children with older siblings in other schools will be permitted to stay beyond the above closing hours.



Uniforms:

  • Preschool children wear sportswear on PE days.

    * Creche'-PreKg: Monday & Friday

    * Kg: Monday

  • All 1st-10th graders are to wear ACA school uniforms Monday-Thursday

  • 11th & 12th graders are to wear uniforms on Tuesdays.

  • All 1st-12th graders must wear sportswear for PE.



Clubs:

* Preschool Clubs begin Monday, September 23rd.

* Elementary & Senior School clubs begin Monday, September 30th



Lunch:

* ACA Cafe’ opens next week for hot lunches.

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10th-12th grade Excursion: The Education USA Advising Center of the U.S. Consulate General Lagos has cordially invited ACA to their 20th Annual EducationUSA College Fair, September 23, 2019.

Chaperones: Ms. Elena, Mr. Ife, & Mr. Shina.

Departure from ACA: 7:00am

Arrival back at ACA: 4:00pm


 
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Back to School Nite!

All parents are invited to Back to School Nite Friday, September 27th from 5:00-7:00pm!






ACA FamilyComment
Vol 38, Issue 17

LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: PAJAMA DAY

Preschoolers reading to their parents; Middle & Senior students reading to Preschoolers!

ACA’s “Sponge-Reading” Program is a success!

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A WORD FROM OUR STUDENTS

 
 

Kindergarten Graduation - Look out, Grade One, Here we Come!

 

CLASS OF 2019 GRADUATION!

 
 

AWARDS AND LOOKING AHEAD TO 2019-2020!

 
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July Birthdays!


1-Chidera

2- Teniola / Damilare

4- Toqa /Zahra / Timi O.

5-Azim / Kanyinsade / Ryan

8- Ms. Elena

9- Obaseun / Modesire

10- Emmanuella / Divine / Ryan

13- Seyni

14- Ms. Funmi

16- Teme

17- Meti

18-Basem

22- Efe

23- Sachi

24- Ahmad

25- Leen / Karim

27- Ifedayo

29- Ms. Bid

 
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August Birthdays!

1- Murewa / William

4- Ms. Tina / Moyin

5- Judea / Mario / Tobechukwu

6- Mr. Shina / Kunmi

8- Eniola A.

9- Jadesola / Anjola D.

10- Felomina / Wissam

11-Judah

13- Ms. Veronica / Eriayo

14- Lyn

15- Ms.Tinu Jewel / Reine

17-Ayomiposi

21- Hussein

22-Dabira

25-Temilola B.

26-Mr. Augustine / Ms. Eno

27-Mon. Kivi

28- Jason O.

29- Shreyash

ACA FamilyComment
Vol 38, Issue 16

THIS WEEK IN PRESCHOOL!

Fun in the sun!! Preschoolers are gearing up for summer break!

 

THIS WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!

Summertime vibes! 1st grade picnic, 2nd & 3rd grade field trip to the BEACH, and Elementary school Swimming Gala!

 

THIS WEEK IN SENIOR SCHOOL!

 

Congratulations to two of our senior students who competed and placed in a reading competition at the American Corner, Ibadan. In a reading and review of Michelle Obama's book "Becoming," students were judged on audibility, correct pronunciation, intonation, and overall presentation and delivery. Out of about 16 students, Jewel placed 3rd and Judea placed 1st! Thanks for an outstanding job representing American Christian Academy, girls! We are so proud of you!

 

FINAL WEEKS OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

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June Birthdays!

14- Ms Esther P. / Wasif / Angel N.

15- Ms. Onyinye / Ms. Esther B.

Agnel / Nelson / Daniel Z.

16- Reya

17- Ms. Amanda

20- Edwar

21- Edwin

24- Chiazo

26- Nimi G.

27- Toluwani F. / Oreoluwa /

Emmanuel

28- Ms. Funke / Michael D. / Temi G.

30- Olamide / Ojie

ACA FamilyComment
Vol 38, Issue 15

LAST WEEK IN ACA!

PARENT MEETINGS & PRACTICING FOR INTERNATIONAL FAIR

 

THIS WEEK IN ACA!

INTERNATIONAL FAIR 2019!

DAY EVENT: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

EVENING EVENT: ALL-SCHOOL

 

FINAL WEEKS OF 2018-2019 ACADEMIC SESSION

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June Birthdays!

1- Demilade AB.

3- Ms. Charity

4- Malak / Donald

5- Ife Aj. / Mohammed-N

6- Ms. Vic / Chizaram

7- Ms. Elizabeth U.

8- Temilolu I.

10- Oshiomati / Bouba

12- Ini D.

13- Mr. Seyi / Chirag

14- Ms Esther P. / Wasif / Angel N.

15- Ms.Onyinye / Ms. Esther B.

Agnel / Nelson / Daniel Z.

16- Reya

17- Ms. Amanda

20- Edwar

21- Edwin

24- Chiazo

26- Nimi G.

27- Toluwani F. / Oreoluwa /

Emmanuel

28- Ms. Funke / Michael D. / Temi G.

30- Olamide / Ojie

ACA FamilyComment
Vol 38, Issue 14

THIS WEEK IN PRESCHOOL!

 

THIS WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!

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THIS WEEK IN SENIOR SCHOOL!

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TOP BUSINESS STUDIES STUDENTS, VAIBHAV & YANICK, EACH PRESENTED AN OUTSTANDING UNIVERSITY-LEVEL DISSERTATION DEFENSE AFTER SIX MONTHS OF INTENSIVE RESEARCH AND WRITING!

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GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS!

Ballet Club will hold from June 1-June 28 (Saturday classes) providing 6 hours as follows: Group 1:10:00-11:30, Group 2: 11:30-1:00, Group 3: 1:00-2:30 (one and half hour classes to make-up lost classes). In all, Ballet club is providing more than 10 classes this semester. (Feb 9 – Mar 9 + June 9 – June 28 + Free classes for CLAM Festival) Ballerinas will perform at Closing Assembly, June 28th.

May 25: Middle School Excursion to Terra Kulture! To celebrate Children’s Day, Middle School students will be visiting Terra Kulture on Victoria Island, Lagos to watch a stage play entitled “Adio” (A Tale of Time). The ticket price is N4,000. Students may pay to their class teachers on May 20th if they have not done so already. Students may bring lunches and bottles of water or bring along some money (at least N1,500) to buy their food. The bus leaves ACA by 6:00am.

May 27: * Creche and Pre-Nur parents meeting, Monday 8:15-9:00am in the Music Room. Recap of this year, Q&A, and upcoming plans for next year, etc.

* The Bird Club and Go Green Club members will be attending a Children's Day celebration at IITA, Monday, May 27th.

Some of the activities of the day include tree-planting and bird-watching. Students will leave ACA campus by 7:45am and return by 1:30pm.

May 28: * ACA will be celebrating Children’s Day on Tuesday and everyone is free to wear MUFTI! Class pictures for Elementary School (1st-6th grades) will be taken this day, so NO UNIFORMS!

* Pre-Kg Field Trip to Agodi Gardens - departure: 11:00 am, return: 2:15 pm.  Parents who want to send hot lunch should send it to school before 11am.  Those with ACA school lunches will have take away packs.

* Kg Cultural Display, Tuesday, from 12:00-1:00pm in Mr Elijah’s class. Kg parents are invited. Thank you, in advance for coming to showcase and learn about the unique cultures available in Nigeria.

* Standardized sample practice tests - 6th Grade

* International Day raffle tickets and T-shirts available for sale.

May 29: Public Holiday - Inauguration Day. NO SCHOOL!

12th grade- SENIOR PICTURES photo-shoot off-campus within Ibadan.

May 30: * Pre Kg & Kg Parents & Admin Meeting, Thursday 8:00-9:00am in the Music Room. Recap of this year, Q&A, and upcoming plans for the end of year and next year, etc.

* Final deadline for 4th Quarter fees.  (Defaulters should stay home from Friday to avoid children being sent home)

* Standardized tests–6th grade students.

May 31: * 6th–11th grade parents meeting on Friday from 12:45pm-1:35pm in the Music Room to share information from this year and discuss plans for next year.  It is important for at least one parent per family to attend!

* Standardized sample practice tests - 7th grade

* Deadline for International Fair stall signup and payment.

June 1st: * Standardized tests - 7th grade
June 3: * All Library Books due!

June 4: * Elementary Parents & Admin Meeting, Tuesday 8:00-9:00am in the Music Room. Recap of this year, Q&A, and upcoming plans for the end of year and next year, etc.

* “Kung-Fu Punctuation” Assembly (students are to wear black tops and black bottoms)

* Last day of Clubs for Elementary/Senior School

June 5-6: * Public Holiday: Id-El Fitr Holiday. NO SCHOOL!

June 7:  International Fair Day! (free for all!)

* 11:30-1:00pm Elementary School program for ACA friends & family!

* 5:00-7:00pm ALL SCHOOL International Fair Event!

 June 8: ACT Exam

Ballet Club practice as scheduled above.

June 10: (School hours for the entire week:  8:00-2:30 for all)

* Standardized sample practice tests- 3rd grade.

* 11th & 12th Grade Exams

* Swimming Gala at Mingles Resort (parents welcome)

1:30-2:30pm   Pre and Junior Schools

2:30-3:30pm  Middle & Senior Schools

June 11: 2nd & 3rd Grade field trip to the BEACH!

* 11th & 12th Grade Exams
June 12: Public Holiday: Democracy Day - NO SCHOOL!

June 13: * Creche, Pre-Nursery Field Trip

* Pre-School Golf putting competition with parents (1:30pm-2:30)

* Last day of Pre-School Clubs

* 11th & 12th Grade Exams

June 14: 11th & 12th grade Internships begin

* Standardized tests - 3rd grade

* All late fee & library fees due

June 15: * Golf Excursion (for Elementary & Senior School)

* Ballet Club, as usual

* Cuisine Club Father’s Day Dinner (5:30pm)

June 17:   (School hours for the entire week, 8:00am-1:00pm)

* 9th Grade exams

* KG Field Trip

* 11th & 12th grade internships

June 18: * Pre-Kg Field Trip

* 3rd - 9th grade exams

* 11th & 12th grade internships

June 19: 1st Grade Field Trip to Olumo Rock Abeokuta

* 3rd - 9th grade exams

* DELF A2 - 9th grade

* 11th & 12th grade internships

June 20: Nursery Field Trip

* 3rd - 9th grade exams

* 11th Grade Internships 

June 21: * 3rd - 9th grade exams

* KG Graduation from 11:00am-12:00pm. (Preschool parents welcome to attend the program)

* 12th grade Graduation from 5:00pm-7:00pm. (By invitation only)

* 11th Grade Internships

June 22,23: 11th & 12th grade excursion to Lagos

June 24:  School hours for Monday-Thursday:  9:00-1:00pm

* 1st - 3rd Normal class plus Talent Show

* 4th - 6th Book-reading + Water splash! + Sleep Over

* 7th - 9th Grade camping at IITA

* 9th & 11th Internships

June 25: * Pre Nursery children read to parents, 12:00-1:00

* 1st - 3rd class until 10:30, Popcorn & Movie from 11:00

* 4th-6th grade, stay home after sleepover

* 7th - 9th grade camp day

* USA Cup Visa Interviews

* 9th & 11th Internships

June 26: * Nursery children - read to parents, 12:00-1:00pm

* 1st - 3rd class until 10:30, soccer match / games & water splash! from 11:00

* 4th - 6th grade movie 

* 7th & 8th grade - stay home

June 27: PJ day for Pre School - 4th-8th grade students read to Preschool children, 9-10

* PKg kids read to parents, 12:00-1:00

* Elementary class parties / cleanup

* Staff vs. Student soccer game, 12:00-1:00

June 28: * Preschool hours (9:00am-12:00pm)

* Closing Assembly 11:00am-12:00pm for 1st-11th grade + Ballet performance

* NO SCHOOL for 1st-11th grade from 9:00am-12:00pm

 
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May / June Birthdays!


May

25 Razan / Lamis / Sanskriti /

Bryan

27-Mr. Ife / Mr Adedoyin / Mofe

28- Janani / Eri E. / Ayomide A.

/ Joshua

29- Ms Esther

30- Ms. Bimbo

June

1- Demilade AB.

3- Ms. Charity

4- Malak / Donald

5- Ife Aj. / Mohammed-N

6- Ms. Vic / Chizaram

7- Ms. Elizabeth U.

ACA FamilyComment
Vol 38, Issue 13

THIS WEEK IN PRESCHOOL!

 

THIS WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!

 

THIS WEEK IN SENIOR SCHOOL!

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

May 18: *Saturday IGCSE B.St class from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at ACA.

* Hindi Club students will be going to IITA on Saturday to celebrate Shrushti and to say ‘goodbye’ as her family is relocating.

* USA Cup soccer practice every Saturday from 9:00am-11:00am, except on “Environmental” days, when soccer will be from 10:00am-12:00pm

* Ballet Club: The Ballet teacher has traveled out of the country for two weeks. The next Ballet class will hold on June 1, 2019.

Group 1: 10:00-11:30, Group 2: 11:30-1:00, Group 3: 1:00-2:30 (one and a half hour classes to make-up lost classes)

May 20-24: SCHOOL PICTURE WEEK!

* Students are expected to dress in nice mufti outfits on the day they are scheduled to have their individual picture taken.

Please see the photo-shoot schedule sent home with your child on Friday.

* Practice and Actual Standardized tests–7th grade students.

* Nursery Field Trip: Students in Nursery have been learning about animals and their young in Science class and to make the topic more interesting and engaging for children, they will be going on a field trip to the Zoological Garden at the University of Ibadan on Friday, May 24, 2019. Departure: 10:00am.

May 25: Middle School Excursion to Terra Kulture! To celebrate Children’s Day, Middle School students will be visiting Terra Kulture on Victoria Island, Lagos to watch a stage play entitled “Adio” (A Tale of Time). The ticket price is N4,000. Students may pay to their class teachers on May 20th if they have not done so already. Students may bring lunches and bottles of water or bring along some money (at least N1,500) to buy their food.

May 27: The Bird Club and Conservation Club members will be attending a Children's Day celebration at IITA on Children's Day, Monday, May 27th. Some of the activities of the day include tree-planting and bird-watching. Students will leave ACA campus by 7:45am and return by 1:30pm.

May 27-31   Parent Meetings / Standardized Tests

* Creche and Pre-Nursery parents meeting on Monday from 12:15pm-1:00pm in the Music Room.

* Pre-KG and KG parents meeting on Wednesday from 1:45pm-2:30pm in the Music Room.

  * 6th–11th grade parents meeting on Friday from 12:15pm-1:00pm in the Music Room.

 June 3-4 * Practice and Actual Standardized tests–6th grade students.

 June 5-6: Id-El Fitr Holiday

 June 7: International Fair is now holding on June 7th when those in our community have finished their fast and can freely attend and take part in the fun!

More details on the program will be sent to the community on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

 June 8: ACT Exam

June 10-14 Practice and Actual Standardized tests- 3rd grade students.

June 21: * KG Graduation from 11:00am-12:00pm.

* 12th grade Graduation from 5:00pm-7:00pm.

June 28: Closing Assembly from 11:00am-12:00pm.

 
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MAY BIRTHDAYS!

19 Simi B.

20 Coach Sam

21 Imisioluwa

22 Chef Blessing / Ms. Mary Jane / Jimmy

25 Razan / Lamis / Sanskriti / Bryan

27 Mr. Ife / Mr. Adedoyin / Mofe

28 Janani / Eri E. / Ayomide A. / Joshua

29 Ms. Esther

30 Ms. Bimbo

ACA FamilyComment
Vol 38, Issue 12

THIS WEEK IN PRESCHOOL!

 

THIS WEEK IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!

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Featured activities: (1) 1st graders learn about the Indian culture; (2) Junior School celebrates Earth Week; (3) Jr & Mid School Assemblies; (4) 6th graders reading stories to Pre-School students; (5) Hindi Club students shopping and learning during their field trip to Wimpy’s and Bazaar Supermarkets. (6) Positive Discipline workshop led by Ms. Kelsey, visiting ACA from the U.S. these past few weeks.

 

THIS WEEK IN SENIOR SCHOOL