Air Ambulance Helicopter Fly-in/Landing: Tuesday, April 4, 1:00 p.m. the air ambulance service landed on our grounds at 154 Beaver Academy Road! The crew presented a wonderful educational segment and students were involved in related activities. It was an amazing presentation of a most important service to our community!
Bells Play for Church Dedication: The Chime-Bell choir played twice for the Canadian Yukon Church dedication,
April 1. They did a superb job and many people commented on how much they enjoyed it.
Ardmore Adventist Academy Passes Major School Evaluation with Flying Colors! We recently had a team of supervisors and teachers from the Union and Oklahoma evaluate our the school. This was after a local evaluation of hundreds of items, rating everything from the academic program, to the resources for students, to the building itself, and many other areas. Every school within the Oklahoma Conference has to undergo this type of evaluation every few years. We received an extremely high rating. Thanks to one and all who helped with the evaluation!
At the Meyerson in Dallas: One of our students performed with the Southwestern Adventist University Music Festival Choir at the Meyerson Symphony Concert Hall in Dallas on February 26! It was a wonderful concert!
Veggie's Restaurant: Students made banana bread with the cook who is known city-wide for her very appealing Veggie's Restaurant! They then took the bread around the neighborhood and gave it away as a service to the community.
Pajama Day February 27 was Pajama Day. Because of the late night at the concert in Dallas, we had a Pajama Day. Students were treated to a pancake feed at the school. They then worked on various science projects including a wave machine and vibrating reed instruments. Other activities included English DOL punctuation, capitalization, grammar using a projector/whiteboard combination, three-part math inequalities for fifth grade, keyboarding for first grade, etc. The day ended with a NEST entertainment DVD on Hellen Keller.
Missionary Day was February 21. Students came dressed as missionaries of various types. The students have raised money to buy goats for Africa to help poor families there find a way to make a living, so they are excited about missions that help serve our global community!
Inventors' Day: Students brought in inventions and dressed as famous inventors. It was a great day to think about what needs to be invented.
Space/NASA Day is coming up.
Music Performances: Students will be going to perform at church next weekend. They are also scheduled to perform at Arbuckle soon.
Sewing Classes: Students are taking sewing lessons as part of a practical arts program geared to help them prepare for their future life as adults. Students made bags and other things, such as sewn dolls and doll clothes, repairing shoes, pillows, blouses, etc
Research and Report: Students are busy researching and writing reports on various topics. They are excited and happy. Some of the topics include the scientific aspects of sleep, body language communication, animal science, The natural history of Hawaii, etc.