Week 27 -  February 6th, 2019
Hopi Dedication Tonight

All Arcadia neighbors & alumni are invited to tonight's Hopi Dedication
5:30  Ceremony Begins
6:00  Open House


FEBRUARY DONATION DRIVE --- TISSUE BOXES - DROP IN OFFICE
T 2/12 SUSD Governing Board Meeting

2/12 PTO Executive Meeting
W 2/13 EARLY RELEASE at 12:20 pm
Th 2/14 AHS Site Council Mtg, 2:30 pm
M 2/18 NO SCHOOL for President's Day
W 2/20 LATE START at 11:50 am (for all NON-ACT test takers)

2/20 ACT test (free for all AHS juniors ... see below) CLICK HERE FOR MORE >>

3/20 Sippin' with Stevens, 9 am

3/26 - 3/27  AIMS Tests for 9th & 10th Biology Students

3/26 - 3/27  BLOCK SCHEDULE see here
Linda Edgar Tutoring
Mathnasium
Zoyo Arcadia
Section_AHSnews AHS Campus News
ACT for all AHS Juniors FREE
Test Date : Wednesday, February 20th
This year SUSD is offering all Juniors the opportunity to take the ACT exam, free of charge, during the school day on Wed, Feb 20th.
Late Start Schedule for Feb 20th

PERIOD 1  begins at  11:50 am
NO LUNCH
AIMS Testing Schedule for Biology Students
March 26th & 27th  --   SEE LETTER HERE

All 9th & 10th Grade Biology Students will complete the test online during their normally scheduled Biology class period. During these two days, we will be using a block schedule. In addition, this is not a timed test so extra time will be afforded to any student who needs it. Please encourage your student to do their best!
Arcadia BLOWS Tissue Drive
MONTH OF FEBRUARY - DROP IN OFFICE
Our students need to blow their noses, all day every day.  And that requires a lot of tissues!! The month of February we encourage you to purchase tissues and drop them off in the front office to be distributed to our classrooms.  Bring a bundle or bring just one box, all tissues are needed.  Keep Arcadia germ free!!
ASU Men's Basketball SUSD Night
February 8th, 2019 at 8:00 pm // Tickets $14 ea

Come out with SUSD faculty and staff, students, parents, and families to see Sun Devil Men's Basketball take on the Washington Huskies.  Each ticket will allow students K-6 to shoot free throws on the court following the game.

NHS Letters Delivered

Eligibility letters were delivered on Friday. See Mrs. Dukelow or Mrs. McClurg with questions.
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.

IMPORTANT DATES
2/14
Graduation Speaker Audition Deadline
5/30
Project Graduation at CrackerJax

YEARBOOK ADS - and - RINGS
https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1001400/Arcadia-High-School/

GRADUATION SPEAKERS   If you are interested in speaking or performing at graduation, sign up to audition in Mrs. Dukelow's room (6139). The deadline to sign up is February 14th, and no late sign ups will be accepted.

BOXER BINGO DONATIONS IN OFFICE   Project Grad is looking for donations for boxer shorts for the always popular Boxer Bingo.  Drop them off at the front office.

GRADUATION VIDEO - PHOTOS NEEDED!
Project Grad is putting together a video that will play during graduation night at CrackerJax and our goal is to have every senior in it. We are asking senior parents to email HQ photos that they would like in the video.  
PTO News
Facebook // Twitter // Instagram //  PTO Website  // Remind101
Auction - Save the Date!
Friday, April 12   6:00 - 10:00 pm
at Arizona Country Club

Info Coming Soon at www.arcadiapto.org/auction
Are you interested in being on the auction committee?
Email us at auction@arcadiapto.org
Join the Slating Committee
Arcadia Needs You!
Over the next week, we are looking to form a slating committee to find willing volunteers such as yourself.  We are looking for any and all volunteers, to help with small to large tasks/jobs for the 2019-2020 school year.  Interested on being on the slating committee?  Want to hear about the PTO Executive board or General Board positions available, if so, please contact Kelley Pierce at  kelleyleepierce@gmail.com.  This is all only possible with YOU! Please say you'll help, thank you for your consideration. 
Growing the "A"
AHS College & Career Center

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP GIRLS STATE PROGRAM for Junior Girls during  June 2-8, 2019 @ University of Arizona in Tucson
For Junior Girls interested 
There will be an INTRODUCTORY MEETING on Tuesday February 12th @ LUNCH in the College & Career Center. 
Please see Mrs. Stauff in the College & Career Center for more information.

DEADLINES & COLLEGE VISITS (must sign up in Naviance before attending)
2/7
University of Arizona (for seniors only), Grand Canyon Univ.
2/12
Univ. of Alabama
2/12 Community Leadership Girls State Program Introductory Meeting @ Lunch
2/15
Scottsdale Community College
2/21
Northern Arizona University (for seniors only)
2/24 ASU Barrett College Late Consideration Deadline
3/4
Arizona State University (for seniors only)
Arcadia Marching Band in Parada Del Sol
THIS SATURDAY in Downtown Scottsdale
The Spirit of Arcadia Marching Band will be marching this coming Saturday, February 9th in the annual Parada Del Sol.  Cheer us on as we pass if you attend the parade.  PARADE ROUTE
Arcadia Dance in SUSD Dance Festival
THIS THURSDAY at Saguaro High School 7:00 pm
Arcadia Dance joins SUSD fellow High Schools and special guest Scottsdale Community College in a district wide Dance Festival this Thursday at Saguaro High School. $5 Admission, $3 Students, FREE for Senior Citizens & 12 under.
Packages From Home for the Troops
Jake Van Es Eagle Scout Project February 4th - 15th
Packages From Home is a non-profit organization that pack boxes full of snacks, treats, and toiletries for the military overseas so that they feel more close to home.  If you are interested in donating, the donation boxes will be in the front office from February 4 through February 15. Each day after school I will pick up the donations.  SEE LIST ITEMS HERE >>
Fundraising Calendar
Sold in
Bookstore
$6
Custom Pura Vida Bracelets in AHS colors
only $6
supports Prom! Be sure to check them out!
Feb 11th
5 - 7 pm
Chick-Fil-A
supporting Spiritline SEE FLYER >>
Did you know your total or partial Tax Credit can go directly to supporting your child's program?  Click Here to Learn More!
Clubs
Media Comm
SnapRaise Fundraiser Ends February 11th
Goal $5000 for Cameras & Competition

STN Snap Raise
STN Snap Raise Video
Travel Club
Parent Meetings
February 7th, 2019, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
February 28th, 2019, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Athletics
Spring Tryout Dates & Times


TRYOUTS PRACTICES
Boy's Tennis
2/4 & 2/5
Tue/Thu 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Girl's Tennis 2/6 & 2/7
Mon/Wed 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Track
2/4 2:45 - 4 pm  Mon - Thu
Specialties 2:45 - 4:30 pm

Softball 2/4  3 pm
Tue/Wed/Thu 3:00 - 4:45 pm
Baseball 2/4-2/8   5:45 am-7 am

Beach Volleyball 2/4, 2/5, 2/6 3 - 5 pm
Mon-Thu 3:30 - 5:30 pm
Girl's Soccer
Ranked #1 in our Region
Ranked #2 in our 4A Division
Upcoming Games / Events  :  Come support your Lady Titans!
First Playoff Game  Saturday 2/9 (A) High Seed-  2 pm Varsity - WEAR RED! 
Results & Highlights : 
 -Varsity Girls won against Saguaro 6-1
 -Varsity Girls won against Seton Catholic Prep 3-1, JV lost 0-3
Boys Basketball
Ranked #1 in our Region
The Boys Varsity Basketball team prevails and beats Saguaro at all three levels at home. This win places the Varsity team to 7-1 in Region (Ranked #1) and 11-3 in Conference (Ranked #9). The team is really working well together and will complete their regular season at home on Tuesday, February 5th against Mesquite. Congratulations!
Spiritline
Congrats to Varsity Cheer placing 3rd in state at AIA Spirit Championships!  This is the first time Arcadia has competed in show cheer and we are here to stay. There were so many amazing teams in our division and I am proud to say these girls have worked so hard and come a long way this season. Now to get ready for USA Nationals in 19 days!  UPCOMING EVENTS:  Parent Interest Meeting March 5th 6:30 - 7:30 pm
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All Year Long Hopi Brick Paver Sale PURCHASE ONLINE HERE
Feb 6th Hopi Dedication Ceremony
Feb 8th Ingleside 5k Glow Run/Walk   LEARN MORE >>
Mar 23rd Food for Kidz Packathon

We do our best, but dates/times may change without notifying AHS PTO.  Please confirm with school  & PTOs before getting in your car ... and let us know if you know of a change. Thx!
Hopi Brick Pavers for Sale
$100 each // BUY ONLINE HERE

Hopi Dedication Ceremony
Wednesday, Feb 6th at 5:00 - 6:30 pm
more details to come at Hopi website
Ingleside Glow 5k
$25 each ... price goes up February 1st
PUBLIC HEALTH : Sudden outbreak of measles prompts emergency declaration, renews vaccination debate
The measles outbreak in the Pacific northwest is worsening: 51 confirmed and nine suspected cases. Now there's concern some of the people exposed to the highly  contagious disease may have traveled, putting countless others at risk.  "The virus can stay in a room for two hours after someone with the  disease  has been in there. It can be on surfaces," explained  Dr. Phil Huang , Medical Director and Health Authority for Austin  Public Health READ MORE >>
SUSD ex-CFO reindicted on 12 felony charges of fraud, conflicts of interest
After a judge set aside the indictment of a former Scottsdale school district chief financial officer earlier this month, state prosecutors have obtained another indictment. 
This time, the grand jury on Jan. 23 indicted former CFO Laura Smith on 12 counts of fraud and conflict of interest,  one more than the previous indictmentREAD MORE >>
Annual Arcadia Cares : Food for Kidz Packathon
SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 2019   8:15 A.M. - 1:45 P.M.
Are you looking for ways to help those less fortunate in the Arcadia community - and having fun at the same time? If so, please consider volunteering for the Fifth Annual Arcadia Cares: Food For Kidz Packathon - Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (56th Street/Indian School). The majority of the meals packed will help fill the empty tummies of children and their families in the Phoenix metro area. Volunteers Needed - All ages from three on up are welcome to participate.
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