Week 11 -  October 16th, 2019
Th 10/17 Spring Break England Trip Info Meeting during Lunch, Room 6260
10/20-21 Greater Phoenix National College Fair  see details below
EARLY RELEASE at 12:20 pm

10/23 Coffee with Kriekard, 8 - 10 am, AHS Auditorium see details below

10/23 Boosters 101, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Mt Olympus see details below
Th 10/24-26
AHS Fall Play
W 10/30 LATE START at 11:45am (for non PSAT students)  see schedule here
F 11/1
Senior Night at Varsity Football Game, 6:30 pm
Senior BBQ, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Sa 11/2 Teen Town Hall - A Conversation on School Climate with Students
AHS Auditorium, 2:00 - 5:00 pm  see flyer here
Su 11/10 Dad's Club Fundraiser, JT's Bar & Grill, 11 am - 2 pm see flyer
T 11/19 NotMYkid : Vaping, Chaparral HS, 6:00 - 7:00 pm  see flyer
Zoyo Arcadia
Linda Edgar Tutoring
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Coffee with Dr. Kriekard
Wed, Oct 23rd from 8:00 - 10:00 am,  AHS Auditorium

Supt. Kriekard is making the rounds to SUSD's Learning Communities with meetings at all 5 high schools during the course of the 2019-2020 school year. Join him for the second meeting of this series in the lobby of the Arcadia High School at 8 a.m. and runs until 10 a.m. or later, if necessary.

Dr. Kriekard looks forward to meeting parents, neighbors and community partners to share ideas and answer questions about SUSD initiatives.  Each meeting is open to all, but each is geared toward the schools in the host Learning Community.  Hopi & Tavan ES, Echo Canyon K-8, Ingleside MS, Arcadia High School comprise the Arcadia Learning Community.
Booster 101 Meeting
Wednesday , Oct. 23rd,  7:00-8:00 pm in Mt. O
We will discuss the relationship of the PTO and Booster Clubs, financial reporting requirements, etc.

OFFICERS ... have you updated the PTO with your new booster contact info?  Let us know your details to stay in compliance with the PTO   >> CLICK HERE << 
Stay Safe with Jeri
No Parking in Handicap Spots to Drop off Lunch
Parents - do not park in handicap to run in and give a lunch (or for any reason) unless you have a handicap sticker. Before break, two moms took both spots to drop off lunches while a handicap car had to wait for them to return in order to park.
2020 England Spring Break Trip!
Meeting Thursday 10/17 during lunch in Mrs. Mayorga's Room #6260

IT'S NOT TOO LATE! Space is still available! Students in grades 9-12 are welcome to attend!   Students can pick up a brochure, tax credit forms, applications, and communication related items from room 6260.  CONTACT: Mrs. Mayorga kmayorga@susd.org
TRIP HIGHLIGHTS: Day trip to Oxford, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, London Tower, Tower Bridge, Shakespeare's Globe Theater tour, British Museum, British Library, Platform 9 ¾, Charles Dicken's Museum, Tate Museum, London markets, afternoon tea, and more!!
PSAT & Late Start Details
October 30, 2019
PSAT Test 7:45 am  - 11:15 am
Lunch  11:15 - 11:50 am
Period 1  11:50 am
Arcadia will have a LATE START on October 30th to allow for the PSAT test.
All registered test taking students & sophomores should be on campus by 7:45 am. SEE SCHEDULE
ALL Sophomores Taking PSAT 10/30
on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, all of Scottsdale Unified School District's sophomores will take the PSAT assessment along with Juniors who have chosen to sign up.   READ LETTER FROM AHS Asst Principal CLICK HERE >>

  • Arrive to your assigned testing room by 7:40 am
  • Bring your Arcadia Student ID.
  • Bring standard #2 pencils. Mechanical pencils are not allowed.
  • Bring a College Board approved calculator (A list can be found here https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/taking-the-test/calculator-policy.) 
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Test questions are designed to be answered successfully without a calculator, if students do not have an approved model
Senior BBQ is coming!
November 1st  5:30 - 7:00 
  • Food for Sale from The Stand & Kona Ice (pricing to come soon)
  • Help support your seniors towards graduation activities like senior breakfast, graduation fireworks, and more.
Senior Information
Did you know there is a special section JUST FOR YOU on the AHS website? All the dates and information you need for your senior's last year is updated there.
Growing the "A"
Upcoming College Visits
Sign up in Naviance before attending - Sign up for  College Visit Notifications
TH 10/17  Vanderbuilt, Tulane, Gateway, ASU
FRI  10/18 - Texas Christian, Loras, Portland State

M  10/21 - American Univ, Richmond, Puget Sound, Univ of Cali 
T  10/22 - San Diego State, St Edwards, Chapman, Loyola Marymount, Cornell
W 10/23 - High Point, Liscomb, Univ of Kansas, Westmont
Th  10/24 - Cali Luthern Univ, Univ of Colorado, Providence College, Snta Clara Univ
Donate Old SAT, ACT, AP Prep Books
Do you have a SAT, ACT or AP Prep Book (4 years or newer) that you are no longer using ... the AHS College & Career Center would LOVE to have them!  Most of the prep books in stock are from 2001 currently!
Drop off anytime in the front office.
National College Fair Oct 19th & 20th
October 20, 2019   11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
October 21, 2019    9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Phoenix Convention Center,  100 N 3rd St,  Phoenix , AZ 85004
Free & Open to the Public!

Ready to take the next step in your education? There's no better place to explore your options than at a NACAC National College Fair.

Admission representatives from schools across the country are all gathered in one place. Their goal: To encourage you to learn more about their institutions, and help you sort through the qualities you're looking for in a college.

Take advantage of their expertise, and make the most of your time by following these simple steps.
PTO News
Our 2020 Seniors Need You!
Attention parents of freshman, sophomore's, and juniors!
We are still in need of one or two parents to plan Project Grad this year! For those that don't know, Project Grad is a great Arcadia tradition that we have had for years. All of our graduating seniors are invited to attend an alcohol free post graduation party at Crackerjax. The night is filled with all sorts of food, games, and prizes. We are looking for families to pay it forward so senior families can just enjoy graduation. Please let us know if you can help at president@arcadiapto.org.
Arcadia Dad's Club Fall Fundraiser
Sunday November 10th // 11 am to 2 pm // JT's Bar & Grill
Cardinals vs Buccaneers
  • Football raffle will be held during the game. You don't need to be present to win
  • $100 donation will get you one (1) raffle ticket
  • We will be selling 100 tickets total & you can buy as many as you want
  • All net proceeds will benefit the Arcadia Dad's Club. Arcadia's Dad's Club has been funding technology as well as special projects at Arcadia High School.


To purchase raffle tickets please call or email us:
Tom Louer  tlouer@leearizona.com  (602) 684-6909
Scott Spier  sspier@cox.net (602) 625.3155
Trent Longnecker tnecker2@gmail.com  (480) 231-0127
Fundraising Calendar
All Day
Barros Pizza for Cross Country
SW Corner Indian School Rd & 32nd St
20% donated  SEE FLYER HERE
5-9 pm
Flower Child for Swim & Dive
44th & Camelback Rd.
20% donated SEE FLYER HERE
8-10 am
Applebee's Pancake Breakfast for Spiritline
44th & Thomas Road
$8 for unlimited pancakes, beverages
Chess Club Meeting
Room 6134 on Wednesday, October 16 after school
Everyone is welcome. Please bring a chess board if you have one. See Mr. Gabriele if you have any questions.
All Boosters must update their profile to stay in compliance with the PTO & AHS.
Thank you to the following boosters for updating their profiles:
Info Meeting on Monday, Oct 21st  2:40 pm in wrestling room at field house
Join us to learn about the wrestling team and discuss preseason conditioning and the start of the season...if you are interested in wrestling this season stop by.
Attention all girls interested in softball this year.. There will be an informational meeting at lunch on Wednesday at 12:00. The meeting will be held in Room 5605. If you have any questions please see Coach Foster. 
Boys Soccer
Tryouts begin November 4th
Preseason Practices starting Tuesday, October 1st at 3:15pm to 4:30pm in the stadium.  Optional Practices will be every Tuesday and Thursday during October.  Contact Coach Diamanti with any questions or to be added to the boys soccer program website. kdiamanti@susd.org
Girls Soccer
Tryouts begin November 4th at 2:45 pm
Please wear a  white t-shirt, black shorts, cleats and shin guards,  and bring water and sunscreen.  Questions, please  contact  Kelley Pierce at kelleyleepierce@gmail.com.

Swim & Dive

Flower Child on 44th St & Camelback Rd
October 24th, 5 - 9 pm
Come to the next Swim & Dive Team Meeting & Fundraiser!  SEE FLYER HERE
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M&O Override Vote November 2019
It's time to renew the M&O override, which is estimated to provide $19million/year to SUSD through 2025.   CLICK HERE  for a flyer about Yes to Children's efforts to support the override.
Ingleside Site Council Community Member
IMS Site Council serves as an advisory council to the principal, and consists of parents, teachers, community members, support staff, the principal and assistant principal. The community member position is open.
Please click here for the application.

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