Week 19 -  December 13th, 2017
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T 12/12 SUSD Governing Board Meeting, 5:00 pm, Coronado HS

12/12 CMAS Songwriter Night, 7:00 pm, Auditorium
W 12/13 Senior Cap & Gown Orders Due
Th 12/14 PTO Open House, 10:00 - 11:30 am

12/14 Arcadia Tour Student Panel, 11:45 am, Mt Olympus

12/14 Last Day NHS Gift Card Drive for AHS Students in Need
F 12/15 Future Titan Night (Boys Basketball)

12/15 Hoopcoming Assembly (for students)



W 12/20 EARLY RELEASE @ 12:20 pm

12/20 Chili Luncheon for AHS Staff from Parents (sign up here)
F 12/22 End of 1st Semester - View Report Cards Online
M 12/25
WINTER BREAK - Happy Holidays & See you in 2019!
Tony_s Auto Service Center
Smoothie King Arcadia
Zoyo Arcadia
The Team
Metier Pharmacy
Alixandra Collections
S_B Designs
The Hairy Dog
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Linda Edgar Tutoring
Mathnasium
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Hoopcoming is This Week
This week is Hoopcoming week at Arcadia. We do NOT have a dance for this or really any outside events, but we do have an assembly Friday and dress up days Monday - Friday. 
Wednesday- Snow Day "White Out" - wear all white  //  T hursday- College Shirt Day  //   Friday - Ugly Sweaters!
8th Graders Visit AHS in January
Friday, January 12th 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Please meet in the AHS Auditorium for an all 8th grade assembly, tour the campus and classrooms.  We look forward to seeing you then! Go Titans!
Project Graduation
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2018 Project Grad Good Vibes Meeting - 1st Meeting
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 9:00 am, Susan Spier Home
Do you have an interest in learning what Project Grad is all about? We would love to have your support in helping us pull off THIS year's (and future years) graduation celebrations. We will be having our first meeting at the  home of Susan Spier on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 9:00 am.  All invited!  For directions to Susan's, or if you are unable to attend the meeting but want to help or even just have a Project Grad question, please contact Julie Flatley at julieflatley@yahoo.com or Angie Jakubowski at zsgandme@yahoo.com.

Trivia Night
Tue, Jan 23 2018, 6pm, OHSO Arcadia
Join us for a fun evening to raise funds for Project Grad. We are looking for sponsors and raffle prize donations. More info to come. More Info contact Lisa Binsfeld.

Wanted: Crazy Socks & Boxer Shorts
Drop off in AHS office
One of the students' favorite Project Grad activities is Boxer Bingo. Help us out by picking up socks and boxers at holiday sales or while making your college visits. The crazier the better! Contact Kathy Mara for more info.
Tax Credit Time!
Direct your state tax dollars to support Arcadia High School and so many of its fantastic programs. 

Quick Facts:
  • Married couple filing jointly can direct UP TO $400
     
  • Single filer can direct UP TO $200
     
  • Support Your Student's Program ... Any dollar amount will help support programs and sports ... Football - Soccer - Volleyball - Marching Band - Theatre - CMAS - Tutoring - Field Trips - and so many more!
     
  • Deadline April 2018 ... make your contribution now, or up until the 2017 tax filing deadline (April 2018) and have it count towards your 2017 tax credit.
     
  • Contribute ONCE or MORE THAN ONCE or RECURRING ... you can also donate a little now and a little later, or better yet set-up a monthly auto-debit on the district website. CLICK HERE
     
  • Tell your AZ Family & Friends & Neighbors ... you don't need to have a student to contribute. Any AZ resident can help improve our school & neighborhood!
For more information and links to payment information, visit the AHS PTO website .
Senior Yearbook Ads
Due Date Extended to Dec 23rd
The date for Senior Ads for the yearbook has been extended!  The new due date is Saturday, December 23, 2017.  Prices will remain at the current level.
Balfour Important Dates
Due Dates? Delivery? for class rings, announcement and so much more  CLICK HERE

Cap & Gown Orders Due
Dec 13th @ Lunch - Students Turn In

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Growing the "A"
Arcadia Students Exhibit
As part of the Scottsdale Arts ARTrageous Gala, the advanced photography class led by teacher Nissa Kubly, took part in an art exhibition titled "In Search of Beauty".
Inspired by the works of Ansel Adams, the students hiked into the Arizona desert to take photos to be showcased for this premier event.
Their collaborative works can be seen from now until February 18th at the Young@ART Gallery in the Scottsdale Performing Arts Building.  Congratulations to Nissa Kubly and all the participating students: Brennan Raboin, Kristen Astiazaran, Emilee H Steagall, Makalia Kaufman, Avery Moric, Jade Smith, and Hadley Sossamon
La La Land Promposal Makes People Magazine #5 "Viral Moment of the Year"
Jacob Staudenmaier's La La Land Promposal, where he asked Oscar Award winner Emma Stone to the Arcadia Prom last spring, is featured in the December 18, 2017 "People" magazine as No. 5 for the Top 10 Viral Moments of 2017. The video, which re-created the movie's big opening LA traffic jam number in the Arcadia High School parking lot, had over 1 million views on YouTube in just 5 days and several million hits and retweets on Twitter. Multiple Arcadia students were involved in the undertaking under the supervision and assistance of Arcadia Film Instructor, Eric Luse.
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Save the Date: Holiday Open House
Thursday, Dec 14th, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Please join us  Thursday, December 14th  for a Holiday Open House  10:00-11:30  at Adonica Gower's home. 4802 N. 46th Street. It will be a great opportunity to meet some new Titan parents and catch up with old friends.
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Holiday Chili Staff Luncheon
NEXT WEDNESDAY - December 20th, 2017
T his event requires many volunteers to pull it off. Please click on the following link if you are willing to help make this event a success. If you have any questions- feel free to contact me at  corijones1@me.com .  Thank you! Cori Jones & Nicole Zeff
Arcadia Auction Planning Meeting
January 18th, 10:30 am, Mt Olympus
Arcadia Auction Action...MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK.
The party planning has begun but we need your help to make it Epic!  Please join us for an Auction Volunteer Meeting on 1/18 10:30 am.
Arcadia Tours every Thursday at 10:45

Tours of Arcadia are held every other  Thursday  at  10:45am.   Please contact Susan Metzler at  smetzler@susd.org  to schedule a tour. Tours book up each week, so make your appointment today.
Fundraising Calendar
Th
12/14
Girls Soccer
Zoyo (Indian School)
5:00 - 9:00 pm
F
12/15
AHS Boys Soccer
Pei Wei (44th St & Indian School)
11:00 am - 9:00 pm  PRINT FLYER HERE
Sa
12/16
AHS Lacrosse Car Wash
8:30 am
Location TBD
W
1/10
AHS Boys Soccer
Mod Pizza (44th St & Indian School)
ALL DAY LONG!
 
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ZOYO FUNDRAISER! Thursday 12/14, 3 - 9 pm
(20% of sales goes back to Arcadia Girls Soccer)

Upcoming Games/Events: Come support Girls Soccer!
Friday 12/15 (A) Ironwood Ridge - 4 pm JV, 6 pm Varsity
Results & Highlights: Girls soccer came away with all big wins!
-Varsity Girls won against Deer valley 1-0
-JV won against Deer Valley 10-0
- Varsity won against Sierra Linda 12-0 and JV also had a big win with a score of 10-0
Boys Soccer  website  twitter  season schedule
Upcoming Events:
T  12/12  @ Shadow Ridge
F  12/15   (H) Ironwood Ridge  Team Photos & Pei Wei Fundraiser
Th 1/4  (H) Williams Field
F   1/5      @ Verrado (Bus leaves at  2 PM)
 
Win over Deer Valley: The Boys soccer team traveled  to Deer Valley last Tuesday and grabbed big wins. The Varsity earned a 3-0 shut out with goals scored by Seniors Jack Spier and Sebastian Gutierrez and sophomore Tony Silva. The JV were similarly victorious with a 6-3 win. Sophomore Will Clayton scored a hat trick with three goals. Other goals were added by Victor Roca, Jonathan Guevara, and Antonio Clarke. JV Coach Gabriele commented that his players had a "g ood effort against a much larger, more physical team.  Team is getting better, and working well together."
Lacrosse  www.arcadialax.com
C ar Wash This Saturday
Dec 16th 9-12
AHS front parking lot
Everyone needs a car wash for the holidays!! Please stop by and help us raise money for our upcoming season, as well as get a wonderful looking car wash!
Wrestling
Squad Meeting - Friday 12/15, Lunch, Room 5613
There will be an all squad wrestling meeting for ALL wrestlers this Friday at lunch in Coach Nafrada's room, room 5613...ALL wrestlers who are competing the rest of the year and the rest of the season MUST be there...we will discuss holiday practices and upcoming competitions...One Fight One Team.
Softball
Information Mtg - Wed 12/13, Lunch, Room 5605
Attention all girls interested in playing softball this year, there will be a meeting in room 5605 on Wednesday at lunch this week. We will discuss paperwork and open field workouts that will start after winter break. If you are planning on trying out please attend. If you have any questions see Coach Foster or Coach Abt.
Club News
Speech & Debate
Thank all of our community for coming together to help with the Division II Winter Trophy Tournament.  There were over 300 students and coaches on campus Friday, December 1st and Saturday, December 2nd.  It took many people to make this event possible.  We need to give a loud shout out to AHS PTO, Mr. Degroote, Rita's Italian, Safeway's bakery, Einstein's Bagels, and Chick-fil-A for helping us feed the 100+ judges.  READ MORE >>
National Honor Society
Gift Card Drive 
until December 14th
National Honor Society is collecting gift cards, but would especially appreciate ones to grocery stores or other major corporations such as Walmart or Target. All the proceeds will help Arcadia students. 
Drop off: Mrs. Stark (6247), Mrs. Mayorga (6260), Ms. Shcolnik (6251).
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Ingleside Glow 5k is Coming!
Friday, Jan 19th, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Begins at Arizona Falls (on south side of canal)
$25 per person ($30 after 1/12/18)
Register at www.inglesidepto.com

Runners, walkers, and strollers are welcome!
No bikes or pets please.

All proceeds benefit Ingleside Middle School
Ingleside Garden to be Removed, if new Volunteer Director not found
The Ingleside garden is in need of someone to take over responsibilities by December 2017, or else the garden will be removed from the school. If you have a green thumb or contacts with a landscaping company that might want a "do good" project, please contact VOLUNTEERS1@INGLESIDEPTO.COM.  Questions about how much of a responsibility this is? Contact  VOLUNTEERS1@INGLESIDEPTO.COM.
SUSD School Board Moves Public Comment Down Agenda at Meetings
The Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board will be trying a new agenda order for their monthly board meetings - mostly, moving the public comment and discussion items portions.  During a Thursday, Dec. 7 special meeting, the Governing Board discussed making a revision to their board policy pertaining to agendas.   READ MORE >>

Change Comes to SUSD Schools & Investigation by Arizona Attorney General
Change is coming to Scottsdale's public schools.
Voters in the district approved a $229 million overhaul in 2016. But as the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) has rolled out their plans, some of the same members of the community who supported the project began raising objections. After months of contention between the community and the district administrators, the district has hired outside attorneys to look into whether they followed proper procurement practices, and state investigators are looking into the matter as well.   READ MORE >>
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