Spring Gala

More details to come out soon!


Our Gala is THIS Friday!

We are so excited for everything that our gala has to offer this year! We will have music, fun casino tables, a live auction, an italian menu catered by Relish, a wine pull, craft beer pull and more! And our event takes place at beautiful Cielo!

Auctions Items can be found on our handbid site. With Handbid you can bid from your smartphone, tablet or computer.  Instructions for downloading the app and creating an account are below.

All money raised from the silent auction and at the gala go directly to ACS! 

Silent Auction Instructions:
If you already have the Handbid app installed on your phone from last year, search for “Academy Charter School 2017 Gala” and start bidding!
Handbid Highlights:
  • Easy to navigate smartphone app and website.
  • Monitor what you are currently winning and losing on the Dashboard screen.
  • Receive instant notifications (push and/or text) when you have been outbid on an item.
  • Search for items by Name, Description or Item Number.
  • Set maximum bid amounts on items you really want; Handbid will automatically bid for you until you reach your max so you can enjoy your evening.
  • Receive one invoice with all purchases made at the gala (excluding bar purchases).
  • Can’t make it to the gala?  Bid from home!
Bid From Your Smartphone
Step 1: Download the Handbid app from the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store.
Step 2: Create an Account
– Tap on GET STARTED and complete the information (use your mobile phone as the phone number).  Tap NEXT.
– Handbid will text you a 5-digit code.  Enter this code in the boxes to begin.
– Once you are logged in, select “Academy Charter School 2017 Gala” from the list of auctions.
– Make sure you agree to accept notifications so you know when you’ve been outbid.
** Note:  To use the same account on more than one smartphone device, make sure to use the same account information on the “GET STARTED” screen (name, email address, phone number) when you first open the app on each device.  Please note that while in the app, all devices will receive outbid notifications, but outside the app only the primary phone will receive SMS and PUSH notifications.  **
Step 3: Start Bidding!
– The first screen is your Dashboard.  This screen will provide a summary of items you are winning, losing, and have purchased.
– Swipe left to right through the screens to view items and place bids.

Bid From Your Tablet or Computer

Please DO NOT add a credit card number to your profile.  All credit card processing will be done through our school’s terminal at the event or through the front office for those that don’t attend the gala.
Bidding for the silent auction will remain open until Friday, April 28 at 10 pm.




Spring Gala 2017

Join us on April 28, 2017 from 6:30-10:30pm at beautiful Cielo, located in Castle Pines for A Night in Monte Carlo. This adult-only evening will have food, a cash bar, music, casino tables, silent auctions, a live auction and more! The auctions will feature online and Smartphone bidding and you will have the chance to preview the items before the event.

With the proceeds from this event, we looking to add and update technology at ACS as well as get some new curriculum for our teachers and students. We are also looking to meet our budget of $100,000 for the year!

Tickets will go on sale end of March at ACS! Keep your eyes open for more information!

We hope to see you there!

UPDATE 5/2015:  Thank you ACS Families!  We raised $21,683.71 at the Spring 2015 Gala to help purchase new technology at our school.  Way to go!


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