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Monday Memo – 03.21.2022

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Good Morning Academy Family and Friends,

What a week! We hope that in our week of spring break you were able refresh, and your families are ready for a successful last 9 weeks of school! We are excited to share in what the Lord has offered us this week and pray that you find yourself ready for this season.

Midtown Ribbon Cutting

TOMORROW!!!

Please join us for our Ribbon Cutting ceremony at our newly renovated Midtown Campus. Celebrate with us as we induct our new space for Rhethoric students.

Program will start at 8:00 am, Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Click here to RSVP.

The Academy Midtown Campus

1201 N. Robinson Avenue

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

Johnnie’s Night (and Day)

We are excited to share The Academy is partnering with Johnnie’s Charcoal Broiler to offer all Academy family and friends the opportunity to GIVE BACK to our school! Every purchase made at the Johnnie’s locations below, with a reference to The Academy at time of order, will return 20% of the proceeds. So, mark your calendars for family dinner, share with friends and family and pop in for lunch. Mention “The Academy” and support your school!

 

WHEN:     Thursday, March 24, 2022

WHERE:   JOHNNIE’s locations: 

South OKC I-240 (421 W. Interstate 240 Service Road, OKC 73139)

OKC Britton Road ( 2652 W. Britton Rd. OKC 73120)

Edmond 33rd (33 E 33r Street, Edmond 73013)

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Senior Capstone Conference

You’re invited to attend as our Seniors will offer their Classical Capstone presentations of their thesis papers on Saturday, March 26th, 2:00 pm 5:00 pm at our Midtown Campus. Enjoy the incredible work, research, and reflection our students have been so diligently tending to.

 

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Uniform Updates

The Uniform Committee is excited to announce ordering is now available online through our new uniform vendor, FlynnO’Hara.  We believe the new vendor will meet our expectations for quality, consistency, and timeliness.

 

Please register with FlynnO’Hara, by clicking here and use our School Code for The Academy, OK008. Also, when ordering through FlynnO’Hara, please note that all logos are automatically added to the item’s price.

 

In addition, we will offer onsite uniform measuring events at all three campuses in April.

  • North Campus: Monday, April 11, 2022 (3:30 pm – 6:30 pm)
  • North Campus: Tuesday, April 12, 2022 (10:00am – 2:00 pm)
  • South Campus: Wednesday, April 13, 2022 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
  • Midtown Campus: Thursday, April 14, 2022 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)

 

Time-slot sign-ups are available here. As a reminder, ordering through Land’s End is still available through this school year and will be acceptable for wear through the 2022-2023 school year.  For uniform questions or comments, please email uniforms@theacademyok.org

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Hope for the Journey

The Academy is excited to be a host site for this well- known conference aimed at encouraging and equipping parents and teachers to meet the everyday needs of children utilizing the principles of Trust-Based Relational Intervention® (TBRI®). Hope for the Journey began as a conference for adoption/foster families but includes many helpful tools for all children. Mark your calendars for April 8, 2022 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. The event will be held at our South Campus. For more information click here, or contact Tana Schuermann at (tschuermann@theacademyok.org)  Stay tuned for an online registration to save your spot at this event.

Lyceum Announcement

We are thrilled to announce our Lyceum Project coming soon, with guest speaker, author and professor, Anika Prather. The event will be held April 8th, 2022 at Midtown and will start at 7:14 pm. Continue to watch for details as the date nears, or contact Josh Spears (jspears@theacademyok.org) for more information.

Athletics

Intent to Participate forms due. As we continue planning for our upcoming Athletic year of 2022-2023, we ask parents of current 5th – 11th grade athletes to complete the Intent to Participate form by clicking here.

 

Please complete one form per student. This form is used to compile student athletes in good standing for the purpose of team and sport planning for the following school year. Completing this form is a way to declare your student’s intent to be a member of the selected Griffin Athletic team(s) for the following school year. Signing this form does not require that your student participate, and they may decide not to.

 

The Athletic Department has transitioned to a new app called BAND. It is free to download and easy to subscribe to get news and info. Click here to download and join the Griffins main BAND feed for news, results, and schedules or use your smartphone to scan the QR code.

 

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District Dates

  • March 14th – 18th – SPRING BREAK
  • March 26th – Capstone
  • April 8th – Lyceum Project
  • April 15th – Good Friday (No School)

For a comprehensive list of campus specific dates Click Here!

Covid and Health Updates.

We would like to share our current quarantine practices which are found here, We will continue to closely monitor new developments in our community. We kindly ask that families of The Academy fill out a form for each of your Academy students as well as your immediate household’s positive case(s). To fill out forms Click Here!

 

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These numbers reflect cumulative cases over the past week, not today’s absences.