Week 2  -  August 16th, 2017
Zoyo Arcadia

8/16 SCC Dual Enrollment Registration @ AHS, 7:30 - 2:30
8/17 Spiritline Parent Meeting, 6 pm, Mt Olympus

NHS Mtg, lunchtime, Mrs. Stark's Room
8/18 Frosh Mixer, 7-9 pm, Aux Gym

Speech & Debate Team Meeting at lunch, Rm 6269
T 8/22
Spring/Summer Trips Parent Mtg, 6-8 pm
S 8/27 Welcome Party for Exchange Students, 1-4 pm, Mt Olympus
T 8/29 ASVAB Testing, 7:45 - 12 pm

8/29 Voting Day
W 8/30 EARLY RELEASE @ 12:20 pm
M 9/4 NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
Th 9/7-8 Club Rush, 11:30 - 12:30 pm
F 9/8 Picture Day (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)
Th 9/14
PTO Meeting, 11 am, Mount Olympus

College Costs 9-1-1:
Get Real or Go Broke!
Free Workshop for Parents of AHS Students

August 22nd, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Arcadia High School

Come learn the REAL COST OF COLLEGE. Campus Advisers has been invited to speak at Arcadia High School many times over the past 15 years and was interviewed on Fox News Channel 10 about college planning mistakes to avoid. Learn more & sign up HERE
Message from PTO Co-Presidents
Dear Arcadia Titan Parents,

On behalf of our PTO, we would like to welcome all new and returning families to Arcadia High School!  We are looking forward to an exciting 2017-2018 year for AHS students.

The PTO is a volunteer organization made up of parents, teachers, administrators and support staff dedicated to the success of our students.  We invite you to participate in the AHS community.
The PTO is proud to report that 100% of our resources, both manpower and monetary, are used to support Arcadia's exceptional learning environment.  Here is a sampling of what the PTO supports:
  • Professional development for teachers
  • Technology in the classroom for teachers and students
  • Classroom supplies and teaching materials
  • Administrative support in the main office
  • Parent volunteers helping during one lunch, registration, campus tours, and more
  • Project Grad, a post graduation, safe and alcohol free party for all senior students
We encourage you to join the PTO and get involved.  We have several volunteer opportunities, see the 2017-2018 Volunteer Form or contact  lmcclelland@cox.net. We need your time and talents to be successful!

Please see the the PTO Membership Form and join the PTO today.  100% of your donation is tax deductible and goes directly to our students!  Visit the PTO website to join at:  http://www.arcadiapto.org

We look forward to meeting you and working together to make Arcadia the best it can be!  Thank you in advance for your time, talents and monetary donations to support our teachers and AHS students.


Best Regards,
Kelley Pierce and Natalee Leber
AHS PTO Co-Presidents 2017-2018

PTO News
Arcadia PTO
Remind 101 Signup
Arcadia PTO is using Remind as an additional way to inform parents about events and news. 
To join, text "@arcadiapto" to "81010"
August Membership Drive is ON!

Have you joined the PTO yet?
If not, please do so today. It is EASY. 

Where do your membership dollars go? 

Did you join at Registration or online? THANK YOU! 

Did you join online and have yet to pick up your gifts?
Please contact us at membership@arcadiapto.org

Do you know a freshman or new family that is not getting our newsletter eBlast?  Please forward this message to them. 

Questions regarding membership? Email to  membership@arcadiapto.org

AHS PTO Membership VPs, Tricia Longnecker and Anne Erblich

We Amazon Shoppers!
We all shop on Amazon. Earn some cash for Arcadia while you do it!  Start your online shopping with this link.
It will send you straight to Amazon, but anything you buy for next 24 hours will earn 4%+ for AHS!
Fry's Community Rewards

Calling all Fry's shoppers! Your grocery dollars can support AHS all year round. You just need to log into your Fry's account and add AHS to your card.

AHS Organization #59099
Help stock our Teacher Supply Cabinet

Shop now while prices are low. The following items are needed:
  • Hand Sanitizer & Sanitizing Wipes
  • Kleenex
  • White Board Markers
  • Ballpoint Pens, Mechanical Pencils and Sharpies
  • Flash Drives
Please bring your donations to the front office and place in "Teacher supplies" box. Thank you!
Don't want to shop? Make a $10 donation now by clicking  undefined
Thank you Registration Volunteers!
AHS Campus News
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STUGO Frosh Mixer Friday!

When:  Friday, August 18
Where: AUX Gym
What time:  7-9 pm
Cost: $15 at bookstore / $20 at door
Arcadia ID required for entry
Senior Portraits in Yearbook

The deadline for yearbook seniors portraits is SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2017.
Please see the attached letters for details.  ENGLISH  -  ESPANOL
SCC Dual Enrollment Registration

Scottsdale Community College's Dual Enrollment  staff will be at AHS Wed, Aug 16, 2017 from 7:30-2:30 to collect registration and payment for spring semester dual enrollment  classes. Your student received registration forms on Wednesday, Aug 9th. If you are planning to enroll your student in a dual enrollment course, this will be the only opportunity to turn in the requisite paperwork at Arcadia.
Please bring with you the following paperwork to register:
  • Completion of the online Student Admissions Application (If new to taking dual enrollment classes; you will be provide an SCC College ID)
  • SCC Dual Enrollment Registration Form (Blue form with course numbers & attached test scores if needed)
  • Completion of the Financial Responsibility and Consent for Students Under the Age of 18 (Back side of the blue registration form; requires parent/guardian and student signatures)
  • Copy of a government issued ID (Passport, Driver's License, State Issued ID Card, or Birth Certificate as well as High School ID)
  • Form of payment (Check made out to Scottsdale Community College or debit/credit card)
After the  August 16th pick up at Arcadia, all registration forms and payment will need to be taken to the SCC Admissions Office by  September 25, 2017.
Detailed instructions are included in the registration packet. If you have any questions, please contact the SCC Dual Enrollment Office at 480-423-6450.
College & Career
Remind 101 Signup

The College and Career Center is now using Remind as an additional way to inform students and parents about upcoming college visits and events! To join, Text "@arcadiaccc" to "81010"
Get SOCIAL with Arcadia

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All students in fall sports MUST pay athletic fees in bookstore BEFORE competing.
First Game of the Season THIS FRIDAY @ 7pm
Come out an support our Titans as they play the defending 5A State Winners, Williams Field (2076 S Higley Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85295)
Swim & Dive  website
Are you interested in the Swim & Dive Team?  Things are in full swing for the Swim and Dive team! Practice has begun, but it's not too late to join! Contact Head Coach, Erica McClurg at emcclurg@susd.org.
First Meet is  August 31st at Home vs. Desert Vista
Freshman Meeting
Thursday, 8/17/17 during lunch
Weight Room
see Coach Gerlach with questions

Boys  Soccer Car Wash Fundraiser
Come get your car washed and support the Boys Soccer Team. Go Titans!
Saturday, August 19 ~ 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Arcadia front parking lot
Club News
National Honor Society
National Honor Society has their first meeting on Thursday, August 17, in Mrs. Stark's room during lunch. All members please try to make this important meeting!
Speech & Debate
The Arcadia Speech and Debate team will have its first meeting on Friday 8/18 at lunch in Mr. Guy's room 6269. We are planning the first half of our season and our events to participate in. We are looking for new team members who would like to participate. Speech and Debate has competitions throughout the year between September and March. We normally will compete once a month. There are over 20 different events to choose from. Please come if you are interested in being a part of Arcadia's team.
Students who are interested in Robotics please listen carefully. There is an official class that meets after school from 2:40-3:33 in room 6118 with Mr. Hankins. You will earn a credit towards graduation as well as learn how to apply engineering principals to solve real world problems. See your counselor or Mr. Andrews for more details and to sign up.
AHS Student Film Selected for 2017 Film Festival

The Arcadia student film "Orientation" is selected for showing at the Fifth Annual Jerome Film Festival,  September 7-10, 2017 . The film was directed and edited by Jacob Staudenmaier, written by Lindsay Formica (sound production), and Heather Degroote (director of photography). The students are enrolled in Advanced Film-making taught by ANN & Film Instructor Eric Luse The film involves a timid man who overcomes his anxiety while navigating his way through an unusual job interview. The Jerome Film Festival was recently selected by MovieMaker Magazine as among the "Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World".  More information about the Jerome Film Festival can be found at   www.jeromefilmfestival.com .
District News
Solar Eclipse & School

SUSD has decided to keep everyone indoors during Monday's eclipse between 9 am - 12 pm. This means no outdoor lunch, recess, or PE.

For a letter more, and the option for excused absences please  READ HERE.
Echo Canyon
Hopi Rebuild to Begin in September
Catch up on the latest news for the Hopi Rebuild (beginning in September 2017). Click HERE for the SUSD Bond Project page.
Sponsor News
SAT Course begins Aug 19th
Are you getting ready to take the SAT's this year? Prepare with Linda Edgar starting August 19th.

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