Week 28 -  February 13th, 2019
2nd Annual Black History Festival
Sponsored by AHS African American Student Union
Saturday, February 23rd, 1 - 4 pm, Arcadia HS

Join the AASU for their 2nd Annual Festival with food, entertainment, vendors, and a walking museum sponsored by AHS students.

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 >>
Sa 2/23 Black History Festival, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Auditorium (student sponsored)

3/11 - 3/15  SPRING BREAK
W 3/20 Sippin' with Stevens, 9 am

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

3/26 - 3/27  BLOCK SCHEDULE for all students see here
Linda Edgar Tutoring
Zoyo Arcadia
Sponsor Highlight
Alixandra Collections & Alixandra Blue
44th St & Camelback (by AJ's)
Instagram @alixandracollections

Alixandra Collections seeks to offer women of all ages the most exciting array of jewelry and accessories around. All of which is offered at price points that fit any occasion and offer an exciting value. Collections are from local designers as well as NYC, LA and Chicago to name a few. A sampling of designers includes:
Viv and Ingrid - MZ Wallace - Hodges - Nakamol - Nashelle - Felicite
Chan Lu - Hardtail - Virgin Saints and Angels - Julie Vos - Leatherrock - Love Tanjane
My Saint My Hero - Three Dot - PJ Salvage - French Kande - Velvet - Cosabella

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
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!
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.

Graduation Speaker Audition Deadline, signup in Rm 6139
Project Graduation at CrackerJax

Yearbook Senior Ads & Rings CLICK HERE
Send Photos for Graduation Videos Online Form CLICK HERE
Boxer Bingo Donations for Project Grad Night Drop in Office
PTO News
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Arcadia Auction
- - - T I T A N S  F O R  L I F E - - -
Friday, April 12   6:00 - 10:00 pm
at Arizona Country Club

Printable Form   Letter Online
Sponsorship Levels
Online Payment
Email us at auction@arcadiapto.org


Growing the "A"
AHS College & Career Center

Scottsdale Community College Open House
Friday, March 1st from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Arcadia will provide the bus and SCC will provide lunch.
Space is limited so reserve your seat early!
Register by Feb 15th with Mrs. Stauff in the College and Career Center.

DEADLINES & COLLEGE VISITS (must sign up in Naviance before attending)
Scottsdale Community College
Northern Arizona University (for seniors only)
2/24 ASU Barrett College Late Consideration Deadline
3/1 SCC Open House (must sign up by Feb 15th)
Arizona State University (for seniors only)
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
Custom Pura Vida Bracelets in AHS colors
only $6
supports Prom! Be sure to check them out!
Did you know your total or partial Tax Credit can go directly to supporting your child's program?  Click Here to Learn More!
Travel Club
Parent Meetings
February 7th, 2019, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
February 28th, 2019, 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Girl's Soccer
Quarterfinals Game this Wednesday 6 pm
Home game @ Arcadia against Sahuaro HS
Come support the team & wear your spirit wear!
Arcadia Girls are in the Playoffs!
Wednesday 2/13 (H) Sahuaro- 6pm
Possible upcoming Playoff games if we advance:
Saturday 2/16 (A) 5 pm Williams Field HS
Tuesday 2/19 (A) 7:30 pm Williams Field HS
Results & Highlights: Girls won 3-0 in the first playoff game vs. Lake Havasu
Section_NeighborhoodNews Neighborhood News
All Year Long Hopi Brick Paver Sale PURCHASE ONLINE HERE
Feb 28th & Mar 1st Hopi Variety Show (Theme Circus), AHS Auditorium
Mar 23rd Food for Kidz Packathon
April 13th Hopi Hawktion (Theme Hollywood)

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!
PUBLIC HEALTH : Sudden outbreak of measles prompts emergency declaration
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 >>
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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