Week 21 -  January 10th, 2018
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PTO General Meeting
January 25th, 6:00 pm, Mt Olympus
Don't miss the next PTO meeting coming in January.
Learn the latest information about AHS from PTO & AHS Administration.

Guest Speakers:
Mandy Turner,  AHS Social Worker
Larry Kerby, Parenting Enthusiasts


TIME TO MAKE YOUR TAX CREDIT! click here
W 1/10 Project Grad "Good Vibes" Meeting, 9:00 am, Susan Spier Home
F 1/12 8th Grade Students Visit Arcadia, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

1/12 Future Titan Night - Girls Basketball  see flyer

1/12 Future Titan Night - Girls Soccer  see flyer
     
M 1/15 NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King, Jr Day
T 1/16 Site Council Meeting, 2:30 pm

1/16 SUSD Governing Board Mtg, 5:00 pm, Coronado HS - WATCH ONLINE
W 1/17 AHS Student Financial Literacy 101 Seminar, 2:30 pm

1/17 SAT/ACT Test Prep Seminar, 6:00 - 7:00, Mt Olympus
Th 1/18 AHS Auction Planning Meeting, 10:30 am, Mt Olympus

1/18 8th Grade Parents Night, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Mt Olympus
F 1/19 Future Titan Night - Boys Soccer see flyer
     
T 1/23 Trivia Night for Project Grad, 6:00 pm, OHSO Arcadia
W 1/24 EARLY RELEASE 12:20 pm
Th 1/25 PTO Meeting, 6:00 pm, Mt Olympus (with 2 guest speakers)
F 1/26 Senior Ad FINAL DUE DATE (will not be extended again!)
W 1/31 Senior Panoramic Photo, 11:15 am
Zoyo Arcadia
The Team
Metier Pharmacy
Alixandra Collections
S_B Designs
The Hairy Dog
Michael Phillips Black Wealth Mgmt
Linda Edgar Tutoring
Mathnasium
Tony_s Auto Service Center
Smoothie King Arcadia
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Student Volunteer Opportunity
This Sunday, January 14th
PF Chang's Water Station 48th St & Osborn
This Sunday is the PF Chang marathon. For 15 years, Arcadia has manned the 48th & Osborn water station. Please consider joining us especially if you sponsor a club or student organization. We need 100 volunteers. We need volunteers any time between 6:30am and 1pm. We are water station #13. If you sign up for our water station at their web site, you will get a t-shirt and goodie bag.
Contact Eric Bodznick for information at ebodznick@susd.org.  
Project Graduation
http://www.arcadiapto.org/blog/ProjectGrad2018

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 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 our main Project Grad fundraiser.  ALL INVITED! You do not need to be a parent of a senior to play. Register soon-space is limited. We are also looking for sponsors and raffle prize donations.

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 when you are out shopping. The crazier the better! Contact Kathy Mara at kmara0518@gmail.comfor 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 ... Baseball - Basketball - 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 .
PSAT Booklets & Scores Available
If you took the October PSAT and want to have your test booklet back, please stop by the bookstore and pick it up. Test booklets that are not picked up with be destroyed February 1st. Juniors, if you have not yet picked up your score report, they are available in Ms. Palatucci's office.
AHS College Fair
February 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Arcadia is hosting a College Fair just for Arcadia students and their families in Mt. Olympus! We will have reps from ASU, UA and NAU as well as Scottsdale CC, Gateway CC, GCU, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Also joining us will be reps from  Barrett Honors College, UA Honors College, and several out of state schools. A college fair is a great  launching point for the college search!
 
Financial Literacy 101 Workshop
Wednesday, January 17th at 2:30
Arcadia hosts a free Financial Literacy Workshop just for Arcadia students courtesy of Champion College Services! The workshop will take place in the College and Career Center after school. This course has been developed to help students develop a basic understanding about managing personal finances. Please sign up on Naviance or contact Susan Metzler ( smetzler@susd.org) in the College and Career Center for more information. Space is limited!

FREE SAT/ACT TEST PREP SEMINAR
Wednesday, Jan. 17th 6:00-7:00pm in Mt Olympus
All Arcadia students & parents are welcome to join College X-ing for this  FREE seminar.
Senior Class Photo
January 31st, 11:15 am
Photo Taken - Jan 31st at 11:15 am
Delivery Date - Feb 1st at lunch
$25 Panoramic - payment due at delivery

Senior Yearbook Ads
Final Extended Due Date Jan 26th
Final Extension! Senior Ads will still be available until January 26, 2018.  This is the final extension!
Begins at $105 for 1/8 page

Balfour Important Dates
Due Dates? Delivery? for class rings, announcement and so much more  CLICK HERE

Get FREE Project Grad T-shirt NOW
8th Grade Students Visit AHS
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!

8th Grade Parent Night
Thursday, January 18th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Mt Olympus
Want to learn more about Arcadia?  We would like to invite all 8th grade parents to join us on Thursday, January 18th from 6:30 to 8pm in Mt. Olympus. The program consists of a welcome from Mr. Andrews and/or Mr. Stevens followed by a presentation by our counseling team. The counselors will present an overview of the course selection process highlighting each of the academic programs Arcadia has to offer. Throughout, parents are able to ask questions and there will be a question and answer period at the end as well.
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Thank You Arcadia Volunteers
Each day we have volunteers helping make our school the best it can be, either by working One Lunch, front office desk help, supplying technology to our classrooms, organizing lunch for the staff, bringing food to PTO meetings, making copies for teachers, getting tax dollars donated, preparing student activities, raising funds for classroom enrichment and MUCH MORE! Each day and every day these important tasks happen all because of YOU.  Thank you for all your hard work and efforts!
Kelley Pierce and Natalee Leber -  AHS PTO Co-Presidents
Arcadia One Lunch Volunteers
Shift Available: Every Other Tuesday 11:45 - 12:15
Arcadia One Lunch is a great program that allows our whole school community to eat at the same time - providing time for club meetings, events, and extra help from teachers. We count on parent volunteers to make One Lunch work!  We currently have an opening for a One Lunch volunteer every other Tuesday 11:45 and is over at 12:15. If you are interested or have questions, please contact Karen Treon at  ktreon@gmail.com . It's a fun and quick way to volunteer on campus. 

If you can't commit to an every other week schedule but would like to substitute occasionally, please let Karen know that too. Thank you to all the One Lunch volunteers!
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.
Fundraising Calendar
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1/10
AHS Boys Soccer
Mod Pizza (44th St & Indian School)
ALL DAY LONG!  SEE FLYER HERE
 
Clubs
Media Comm
Snapraise Fundraiser Kicks Off Today!
The Arcadia Media Comm students, under the direction of ANN/Film Instructor Eric Luse, will be  running  a  SnapRaise campaign starting today (Jan. 10) to raise funds for the S tudent National TV/Film Competition in Nashville in March, and the purchase of much needed new equipment for the ANN and Film Programs. The studen ts will be sending out emails seeking contributions to the campaign. If you receive an email from a media comm student, please consider making a donation in any amount. This project will allow the students to raise money without selling product, saving more time for study &  classroom instruction.  Thank you in advance for your support!
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Girls Tennis
INFO MEETING  Wed, January 17th, 12:00pm
Any girls interested in trying out for the tennis team please go to the main gym on Wednesday January 17th at 12 noon. We will have a short informational meeting.
Girls Basketball
All Teams Sweep Shadow Ridge High School
Thursday - JV & Varsity vs Notre Dame (A)
THIS FRIDAY - FUTURE TITAN NIGHT see flyer here
Girls Basketball swept Shadow Ridge last night. Freshman won 47-27, and JV win 30-14. The Titans prevailed 89-38 in the Varsity game. Bryce Nixon had 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists. JV and Varsity will play Thursday at Notre Dame.  Bryce Nixon 21 pts - 10 rebounds - 5 asts // Dylan Watkiss 13 pts - 6 steals // Jada DuBois 12 pts - 5 asts // Taylor Houser 12 pts. 
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Upcoming Games/Events:
W 1/10 (Away) vs. Chaparral- 4pm JV, 6pm Var
Come support our team at Chaparral against our rivals!
F 1/12 (Home) vs. Paradise Valley- 4pm JV, 6pm Var
Friday 1/12 is Senior Recognition Night & Future Titan Night!
5:45 Recognition of 2018 Girls Soccer Seniors:
Nathalia Arellano, Dominique Ballard, Gweneth Broadrick, Kalena Teufel
Future Titans! Wear your school shirt and attend for free!

Results & Highlights:  Both teams had shut outs!
Varsity Girls won against Williams Field 3-0  //  JV won against Williams Field 6-0
Boys Soccer  website  twitter  season schedule
Upcoming Events:
W 1/10     MOD Pizza Fundraiser SEE FLYER HERE
F  1/12      @ Paradise Valley
T  1/16      (H) North Canyon
W 1/17      @ Notre Dame (Bus leaves at  2:40 PM )
Th 1/18     Team dinner @  5 PM  (all players, Arcadia cafeteria) - catered by Olive Garden
F 1/19      (H) Liberty - Sr. Night & Boys Soccer Future Titan Night
M 1/22     @ Sierra Linda
 

BOYS SOCCER TUTORING PROGRAM GETS MEDIA COVERAGE
Check out the video interview of the Boys Soccer tutoring program highlighted on AZ Prep Spotlight TV: CLICK HERE - The full episode from the show will appear on top of the page, but if you click play and then click the picture below of Jack Spier tutoring, it will jump right to the story. READ MORE >>

Lacrosse  website
AHS Lacrosse Team wishes everyone a Happy New Year!
This week, players will be starting the AHS Lacrosse Team Sponsorship Drive. Players will solicit donations and sell sponsorship banners to help cover costs of team expenses and provide player scholarships. Check out our website for additional Lacrosse Information.  Questions about Lacrosse or Sponsorships... Call Tiffanie at  602-418-1200  
Section_NeighborhoodNewsNeighborhood News
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.
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.
Charros offer new way to make Arizona tax credit work for Scottsdale
The Scottsdale Charros - through the established Charro Foundation - has created the Child Assistance Program Sponsor program meant to give people an opportunity to contribute tax credit dollars toward certain qualified charities . READ MORE ON SCOTTSDALE INDEPENDENT>>
Arcadia Cares:
Food for Kidz Packathon 3/24
Saturday, March 24, 2018,  9am - 1pm (Time  Tentative)
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
Ages 3+ welcome to participate
Signup Online at  www.popphoenix.org

Ages 3 on up are welcome to participate in this fun community event. One hour or longer shifts for assembling dried food packets will be available for large or small groups, as well as individuals. The majority of the food packets assembled will be sent to Phoenix area food banks for distribution to needy families. Put this event on the calendar for your Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Brownies, Daisies, Cub Scouts, Service Club, Church Group, Book Club, Sports Team - it's a great opportunity to make a difference for hungry kids, families and individuals in our neighborhood. 
Please contact Heidi Staudenmaier with any questions -  hstaudenmaier@swlaw.com .
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