Tag: Arkansas City Christian Academy

Christmas in the City to kick off with Merry Monday, tree lighting

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in the City event will kick off with Merry Monday on Nov. 20 in downtown Arkansas City. Live music will begin and food vendors will open at 4 p.m. The festivities will continue until 7:30 p.m. Food vendors include Ark City […]

Fellow pastors, former students remember Fry for pastoring despite dying

Laughter and tears were equally present Nov. 4 during a celebration of the life of the late Pastor Mark Fry. The standing-room-only service was attended by more than 200 people. Fry died Oct. 20 after a long battle with esophageal cancer. Alan Brook, associate pastor for Calvary Chapel, was the […]

SEEDS artist mentoring program announces selection of four local mentees

The SEEDS artist mentoring program has announced that its 2017 artist mentees are Carla Brake, Cody Griesel, Rikki Johnson and Julie Sutton. The mentees were selected by mentors through an application process, and they will work closely together for 10 months to accomplish personal and community artworks that will be […]

Arkansas City students predict all but one race correctly in Kids Voting

Arkansas City students elected Republican Donald Trump to the presidency in mock voting on Election Day, correctly predicting across all grade levels what some analysts have called the biggest upset in presidential election history. The voting was part of the sixth mock general election sponsored by the Optimists of Arkansas […]

Cowley College awards scholarships to students from area high schools

The Student Services Department at Cowley College has awarded scholarships to the following area high school seniors: Arkansas City Christian Academy Andrew Potter, son of Kelli Potter, is the recipient of a Derek Burroughs Memorial Scholarship, and a Bob and Helen Storbeck Endowed Scholarship. At ACCA, he was involved in […]

Arkalalah week heralded by USB garage cleanup, Medallion Hunt clues

The Kiwanis Club of Arkansas City spent Oct. 23/Sunday afternoon cleaning the Union State Bank parking garage downtown in anticipation of its pancake feed on Oct. 29/Saturday morning. While Kiwanis is not the only group that has begun preparations for Arkalalah, the cleaning of the garage signifies just as much […]

Andrews Sisters soundalikes Sentimental Journey to perform at Cabin Fever

This year’s Cabin Fever, Ark City Arts’ largest annual fundraiser to fund arts programs and events, will showcase the musical ensemble Sentimental Journey. This year, the theme is “In the Mood.” It will be a ’40s style event held at the country cabin of Jay and Nancy Warren, east of […]

Classes begin this week for USD 470, Cowley College, church schools

The 2016-17 school year begins this week for all Arkansas City students. Classes for USD 470 first- through 12th-graders begin Aug. 18. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students will begin Aug. 25. Classes at Cowley College begin Aug. 16. Downtown traffic might be a bit heavier this week as students continue to […]

Entire ACCA graduating class plans to attend Cowley College

All five graduates of the Class of 2016 at Ark City Christian Academy (ACCA) plan to continue their education at Cowley College. “It has been awesome over the years to have had so many ACCA graduates attend Cowley,” said Cowley College vice president of institutional advancement Ben Schears. “We are […]