Week 22 -  January 17th, 2018
Arcadia Auction Planning Meeting
TOMORROW 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.

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

1/19 AHS Club Yearbook Photos Due

1/19 District Spelling Bee, 9 am, Arcadia Auditorium
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 General Meeting, 6:00 pm, Mt Olympus (with 2 guest speakers)
F 1/26 Senior Ad FINAL DUE DATE (will not be extended again!)

1/26 Future Titan & Senior Night - Boys Basketball see flyer
W 1/31 Senior Panoramic Photo, 11:15 am

M 2/5 Spring Sports Begin - Packets must be turned in BEFORE this date
T 2/13 Governing Board Meeting, 5:00 pm, Coronado HS Board Room
F 2/16 Graduation Senior Speaker/Performance Signup Deadline
F 2/23 TWIRP, 7 - 10 pm
Alixandra Collections
S_B Designs
The Hairy Dog
Michael Phillips Black Wealth Mgmt
Linda Edgar Tutoring
Tony_s Auto Service Center
Smoothie King Arcadia
Zoyo Arcadia
The Team
Metier Pharmacy
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Peachjar eFlyers
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.
Free ACT Testing for Juniors
February 26th & 27th
SUSD offers Juniors (only) the opportunity to take the ACT FREE OF CHARGE this year during the school day on Feb 26th & 27th.
Not only is this national standardized test a college entrance exam which will benefit all students, but results will help SUSD evaluate itself compared to the nation. Please encourage your 11th grader to take part in this wonderful opportunity. Visit www.act.org to learn more.
Project Graduation

This is the only fundraiser we have planned for Project Grad, please help support it!
Trivia Night
Tue, Jan 23 2018, 6pm, OHSO Arcadia
$100/team or $25 person
  • Sponsor a teacher ($25) or a team of teachers ($100)!
    Business/Family Sponsorship are also available for $100.
    All sponsors will be listed in next week's eblast.
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!

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! Pricing b egins 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 Parent Night
Thursday, January 18th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm, Mt Olympus
Want to learn more about Arcadia? 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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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
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 - which provides time for club meetings, events, and extra help from teachers. We count on parent volunteers to make One Lunch work.  If you can't commit to an every other week schedule but would like to substitute occasionally, please let Karen know that too. Questions or more ... Karen Treon at ktreon@gmail.com
Fundraising Calendar
National Honor Society
Chick-Fil-A (44th St & Indian School)
3:00 - 7:00 pm
Speech and Debate
Info Mtg, Thursday 1/18, Lunch, Mr. Guy's Room
If you like discussing interesting topics, if you like to argue, if you like to research ... please come to the meeting. Trophies & Prizes for the winning debaters. We are discussing the topic and format and rules of the debate. 
Media Comm
Snapraise Fundraiser in Full Swing!
The Arcadia Media Comm students, under the direction of ANN/Film Instructor Eric Luse, are running a Snap-Raise campaign through the first week of February to raise funds for students travelling to and competing in the Student National TV/Film Competition in Nashville in March, and the purchase of much needed new equipment for the ANN and Film Programs. If you receive an email from a media comm student, please consider making a donation in any amount. And even if you don't receive an email from a media comm student, please consider making a donation to the program 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!

Arcadia 2018 Film Festival
Planning Mtg, Jan. 31,  5 pm, Black Cat Coffeehouse
Join us to plan and make this a great event for all AHS!
The Film Festival will be held  on Monday  evening,  May 14  at the North Scottsdale Harkins Theaters. Any and all help/support is appreciated.
Upcoming Games/Events:
- Tues 1/16  (Away) vs. North Canyon-  4pm JV, 6pm Varsity
- Tues 1/19 (Away) vs. Liberty- 4pm JV, 6pm Varsity
Come support our team for our last home game! 
- Tues 1/23 (Home) vs. Notre Dame Prep 4pm JV, 6pm Varsity
Results & Highlights:  
-Varsity Girls had a loss to Chaparral 2-5, JV tied Chaparral 1-1
Both Varsity and JV teams had shuts outs against Paradise Valley!
-Varsity won again Paradise Valley 9-0, JV won 6-0
Congratulations to our 4 senior Girl's Soccer players, who were recognized at "Senior Recognition" night.

Kalena Teufel
Dominique Ballard
Gwyneth Broadrick
Natalia Arellano
Boys Soccer  website  twitter  season schedule
Upcoming Events:
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 -  Senior Night &  Future Titan Night
M 1/22     @ Sierra Linda

Please support the Senior Boys Soccer Players in their final home game Friday night against Liberty. JV game at 4 pm, Senior Recognition at 5:45 pm, Varsity game at 6 pm. All Future Titans should wear their School T-shirts for free admission. See attached flyer.

Arcadia Boys Soccer 2018
Arcadia Boys Soccer 2018

Sebastian Gutierrez - B en Kiggins -  Marco Martin -  Brandon Naranjo
Luis Rodriguez -  Anthony Soto -  Jack Spier -  Jacob Staudenmaier -  Isaac Vasquez
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.
Beach Volleyball

INFO MEETING  Thu, January 18th
Attention anyone who is interested in playing beach volleyball, there is an informational meeting on Thursday, 1/18 in Coach Bunker's Rm 6143.
Boys Basketball
Future Titan & Senior Night
Fri, Jan 26th - AHS vs. North Canyon HS
4 pm Fr / 5:30 pm JV / 7 pm Varsity
6:45pm Senior Recognition

FREE for all Hopi, Tavan, Ingleside, Echo Canyon students wearing their ID's or school gear/colors!
$5 for all others

Zach Thomas  -  Jaylin Fleming  - Luke Ashworth
Joe Richardson  - Cameron Gillespie  -  Max McCauley
Alex Lozevski  -  Aiden Weber
Congrats to Titans Wrestling team who wrestled with heart and soul over the weekend at the Prospector Invitation at Apache Junction. The Titans fought hard led by freshman Jake Waltz winning 4 matches, 2 by pinfall. Senior Ryan Shannon scored a pinfall on the first day. Senior Sam Ellington, pinned one of his opponents in 53 second for his first varsity win.
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2 Arcadia Teachers Earn National Board Certification
Congratulations to AHS Teacher, Jennifer Dukelow and Hopi teacher, Allison Bosworth for being Nationally Board Certified. We are so proud of you for your commitment to excellence in your classroom. READ MORE >>
Hospice of the Valley to rebuild at Education Center
Dementia is one of the leading causes of death in Arizona, and Hospice of the Valley is planning a new Dementia Care and Education Campus.  It will be built on the former site of the Scottsdale Unified School District near 44th Street and Indian School Road.   READ MORE
Last Chance for Ingleside 5k
Friday, Jan 19th, 2018 at 6:00 pm
$30 per person
Register at www.inglesidepto.com

Runners, walkers, and strollers are welcome!
No bikes or pets please.
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
One hour or longer shifts for assembling dried food packets. The majority of the food packets assembled will be sent to Phoenix area food banks for distribution to needy families.  Please contact Heidi Staudenmaier with any questions -  hstaudenmaier@swlaw.com .
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