Monday Memo – 10.03.2022

Monday Memo

District Competition Gym Opening Night 

Join us at our Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of our New District Competition Gym TONIGHT! Stay for the volleyball games to help us honor our SENIOR players for Senior night. Enjoy the festivities and stay to fellowship together.

When: Monday, October 3 (TONIGHT)

Time: 4:30pm – 9:00pm

Location: 1120 E. Hefner Road, OKC 73131


Volleyball Senior Night

Join us TONIGHT at the New District Competition Gym as we honor our Senior Volleyball players for Senior Night! The Griffins will battle it out against Destiny starting at 4:30pm. Don’t be late, come in your best GOLD outfit as we paint the night GOLD, enjoy the fun, and cheer our team on to victory!




What a beautiful time of year as Autumn is upon us. The air is growing cooler with each new morning, pumpkin spice is in almost everything and our schedules are starting to relax into more familiar routines with the busyness of back-to-school behind us. What else does Autumn bring? Our annual ACADEMY AUCTION of course! Click Here to read the full Nuntius from our Culture and Events Department and Auction Co-Chair, Jamie Howell.

Auction Donations

The Auction committee is working hard to create this incredible annual event. If you would like to donate, please find our links here for your convenience.

Click here for our Amazon Wish List or Click here to view our Sign-up Genius for volunteer opportunities, gift card donations and more!  If you would like to maintain anonymity, simply enter “The Academy” for your name and then enter your email address. Then, drop off your donation to your campus Culture and Events Manager.


Donate by the end of day today and receive HOUSE POINTS towards your child’s House!


Auction Sponsorships 

It’s that time of year when we start thinking all things Auction! Below you will find several links to help with your participation. 

  • CORPORATE SPONSOR (your business or know of a business interested) – click here
  • IN-KIND DONATION – (Do you frequent a business, yoga, dance lessons, karate, etc? Share the opportunity for an In-kind donation with your local businesses) click here or do you know of a business and want us to reach out? click here

We can’t wait for this year’s Auction! It’s going to be a bang.


Auction Tickets on Sale

Auction tickets are Now on Sale! Mark your calendar for Friday, November 4 from 7:00pm to 10:30pm. Shine your boots and pull out your pearl snaps as we get ready to host our Annual Live and Silent Auction Event, Blame it All on our Roots.

Buy your tickets today by CLICKING HERE.




District Dates 

  • October 03 – Ribbon Cutting @ Competition Gym, 4:30pm
  • October 03 – Senior Night Volleyball @ Competition Gym 
  • October 12 – View Event (North) @ 9am
  • October 13-14 – Fall Break
  • October 17-18 – Parent Teacher Conference (No School)
  • October 20 – View Event (South) @ 9am
  • October 27 – Fall Fine Arts Night / Open House (North) @ 6:30pm
  • November 01 – Fall Fine Arts Night / Open House (South) @ 7:00pm
  • November 04 – Academy Auction: Blame it All on Our Roots
  • November 21-25 – Thanksgiving Break
  • December 01 – Lessons and Carols (North) – half day
  • December 08 – Lessons and Carols (South) – half day
  • December 16 – Last day of 1st Semester (Full Day)

For a comprehensive list of Campus Specific dates Click Here!

Also, for your convenience, we have copied our District Calendar dates Here for the 2022/2023 school year to allow you to mark these dates on your calendar early!


Parent U has moved!

There will be no October 4 evening session. Instead, North Campus will host a pair of Blended Encouragement days on Tuesday, October 25, and Wednesday, October 26. (South’s BE day was last week!) Plan to attend for connections and fellowship with other Blended parents and discussions about Blended life at The Academy. Look for more information next week!


Save the Dates

Save the Date for Morning with Mom! We can’t wait to host our Academy moms to enjoy a yummy breakfast with their students.

·      Tuesday, October 4 – 7:15 – 8:00am. North Mozart, Traditional and 5-day dialectic families 

·      Wednesday, October 5 – 7:15 – 8:00am South Families 


View Event and Fall Open House

Join us for our View Event at either our South or North Campus! Invite your friends and come fall in love with our school again!

South View Event – Oct. 12 @ 9:00am

North View Event – Oct. 20 @ 9:00am

Fine Arts Night and Open House for potential Academy families, please help us spread the word and invite friends that are interested in learning more about our school:

North Campus – Oct. 27 @ 6:30pm 

South Campus – Nov. 1 @ 7:00pm

Johnnie’s Night

We are excited to partner with Johnnie’s for a “Give Back” event. Pop into any of the Johnnie’s locations on Thursday, October 6, mention you are with The Academy, and they will give back 20% of the proceeds that day to our school! With Gluten free option, salads, burgers and more available, there is something for everyone. Open for lunch at 11am through the dinner hour, stop in and support your school.



Check out our BAND app. Log on for up-to-date details, seasonal information, athletic news, and communications by clicking here. Consider this your one-stop-shop for Athletic happenings


Now Accepting Yearbook Orders

It’s time to order your Academy Yearbook! The Rhetoric Yearbook Staff is already hard at work putting together a great book full of memories for the district, and you don’t want to miss out. Click here to place your order. Plus, order before Christmas Break to enjoy special Early Bird Pricing.


Early Bird Pricing: $55 each (Deadline: Friday, Dec. 16th)

Regular Orders: $65 each (Deadline: Friday, March 31st)
Late Orders: $75 each (Late orders are first come, first served. When we sell out, we sell out!)


We need your help to make this the best yearbook ever! This month, the yearbook staff is looking for pictures of the following events:

  • Summer Griffin Athletic Camps
  • House Sorting & Meet the Teacher
  • First Day of School & Opening Ceremonies
  • Jerome, Francis, Gregory, & Augustine House Feasts
  • Mornings with Mom
  • Grammar Festivals: “Pancakes in the Park” (N 2nd), “Monk Day” and “Narnia Festival” (3rd), “Teddy Bear/Paddington Bear Picnics” (Kinder), etc.
  • 8th Grade Egg Drop

Please submit your pictures to yearbook@theacademyok.org, along with the names of the students pictured and a brief description of what they are doing. Thank you! We can’t do this without you!!

Join The Academy Crew

The Academy is seeking an RN, LPN, or Certified Medical Assistant to care for the medical needs of our students in the position of District Nurse. By design, this is a full-time position, but we will consider candidates interested in a part-time opportunity as well. To apply on our website, click here,  or contact Alita Richter, Director of Human Resources for more information.  arichter@theacademyok.org