- Seniors (as of May 2014) had been awarded $96,000 so far in scholarships. The graduating class had ten students.
- Three stduents were inducted into the Eagle Chapter of the National Honor Society in February 2014 to add to the eight members currently involved in National Honor Society. The National Honor Society sponsors the coin contest through the monght of February, and the PJ and hat day for Beat Cancer Today.
- Seventh through twelfth grade students are represented by their peers in student council, meeting biweekly. They were active in raising money/donations for Operation Christmas Child, organizing the third annual ACA winter spiritual retreat for high school students, supporting the elementary speech program, assisting with the science fair, helping with Kindergarten Round-up, writing thank you letters to chapel speakers, the National Day of Prayer, and supporting the Capital Campaign Fund.
- ACA’s Science Fair resulted in 42 blue ribbons (superior) and 9 red ribbons (excellent). Our 4th, 6th, 8th, and 10th grade students participated.
- Students first through sixth grade participated in the ACA Elementary Speech Meet. Sixty-one students received superior ratings, 53 received excellent ratings, and 27 received good ratings at the ACA Elementary Speech Meet. Forty-one students attended the Iowa ACSI elementary speech meet. Twenty-eight students received a blue (superior) ribbon, and thirteen students received a red (excellent) ribbon.
- Our secondary students participated in ACA’s speech meet. Fourteen superior ratings were achieved, there were 43 excellent ratings, and 23 good ratings. No Iowa ACSI secondary speech meet was available for ACA students to attend.
- We had 34 students participate in the ACSI Math Olympics. Two students received awards. One received a fourth place award and the other received a fifth place award.
- Secondary students participate in Pi day activities on March 12 (there was no school on March 14—pi day) in math class. This year, we had five students memorize over 100 digits of pi, and one student memorized over 200 digits of pi.
- The TECHNO Eagles Robotics Team participated in their second FLL Regional Tournament this year in Maxwell, IA. They received 2nd place for Robot Performance in The Robot Game.
- Volleyball: The volleyball team was recognized by the Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union for Distinguished Academic Achievement in maintaining a team grade point average of 3.61-4.00 during participation in interscholastic athletics. On student achieved first team all-conference, one achieved second team all-conference and one received an all-conference honorable mention. The team received the Sportsmanship Award for the Bluegrass Conference.
- Football: One student was named first team all-conference.
- Boys’ Basketball: For our boys’ basketball team, two students achieved first team all-conference award, on achieved second team all-conference, and on received an all-conference honorable mention. Two students received the al-substate award. One player was selected for the Des Moines Register Class 1A all-state team. The team was recognized by the Iowa Boys’ High School Athletic Union for Distinguished Academic Achievement in maintain a team grade point average of 3.25-4.00 during participation in interscholastic athletics.
- Girls’ Basketball: Our girls’ basketball team was the Bluegrass Conference champion. Two students achieved first team all-conference award, one achieved second team all-conference, and one received an all-confrence honorable mention. One player achieved all district and all regional award.
- Several of our students had artwork chosen in ArtShare at Veridian. This artwork is on display throughout 2014 at the Ankeny Blvd. Veridian branch.
- Fifteen ACA high school art students competed in the Blue Grass Conference Art Fair. There were four ive competitions among eight schools with between 40-60 students participating in each competition. There were three awards given for each category, and ACA obtained a majority of the awards: Charcoal Still-Life: ACA received 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place; ATC Trading Cards: ACA received 1st and 2nd place; Clay Sculpture: ACA received 2nd and 3rd place; and Paper Sculpture: ACA received 3rd place. The following are the awards for the artwork that was on display at the art fair (which went to 5th place and honorable mention): Black and White Drawing: 1st, 2nd, and 5th place; Acrylic-Representational Painting: 1st, 5th place, and two honorable mentions; Pastel & Oil Pastel Drawing: 2nd, 4th, 5th place, and honorable mention; Watercolor Painting: 1st place and honorable mention; Small Scale Sculptuer: honorable mention; 2D Design: honorable mention; Ink Drawing: 3rd place.
- Eight pieces of art were chosen for display at the Des Moines Art Festival which was held in June of 2014.
- Six students were selected for honor band.
- In the South Central Iowa Bandmasters Association (SCIBA) during the instrumental solo ensemble contest, seven students receved 1+ (highest rating), one student earned a 1 rating, and two students received 1- ratings.
- An ACA homeschool student made the all-state orchestra.
- We sent 15 students to the Bluegrass Conference Vocal Festival.
- Various vocal students were chosen to sing at our annual benefit and auction.
- We sent three insturmentalise and 14 volcalists the the Iowa High School Music Association (IHSMA) 1A solo/ensemble contest. One instumentalist receive a 1 rating, and two students were given a 2 rating. Six vocalists earned a 1 rating, six vocalists received a 2 rating, and one student was given a 3 rating.
- The drama department presented three performances of Who’s in Charge? Or Rodney, the Ultimate Gift to Theater to an audience of more than 650 people.
- ACA held Christmas and spring vocal concerts for preschool programs and for grades DK to twelve. Christmas and spring instrumental concerts for grades five through twelve were also held.
- Students gathered around the flagpole in September for See You at the Pole where they joined students around the world. Our students prayed for our school, the state of Iowa, and our country.
- Multiple secondary students were involved consistently in the chapel team which led the music and worship portion of secondary chapels each Wednesday. Selected elementary students led the elementary chapel worship. A number of students sang or played special music in both elementary and secondary chapel.
- Our ninth through twelfth grade students participated in our Spiritual Leadership Retreat at Iowa Regular Baptist Camp in Clear Lake, Iowa, in September.
- The junior high students participated in planned group activities and were challenged by a message from God’s Word during a mini-retreat in September.
- The secondary students learned much at the Spiritual renewal day long event in February.
- One high school student was chosen to pray during the National Day of Prayer ceremony.
- We have been informed of seven students who have accepted Christ as their Savior this year.