Week 4  -  August 30th, 2017
Calendar
M 9/4 No School - Labor Day
T 9/5 Future Titan Night Middle School Clinic, 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Th 9/7-8 Club Rush, 11:30 - 12:30 pm
F 9/8 Picture Day (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors)

9/ 8
Future Titan Night (vs. Sunnyslope)



T 9/12 Financial Aid Info Mtg, 6:30 - 8:00 pm << TIME CHANGE
Th 9/14 PTO General Meeting, 11 am, Mt Olympus
F 9/15 PSAT Registration Deadline



T 9/19 Coffee with Superintendent Birdwell, 9 - 11 am, Mt Olympus
Th 9/21 No School - District Recess
Sa 9/23 Senior Portrait Yearbook Photo Deadline 
W 9/27 Early Release @ 12:20 pm
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Annual Homecoming Parade!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Friday, September 22nd
We need some energetic volunteers to serve as liasions to feeder schools, make posters for the neighborhood, and collect water for our thirsty marchers. These tasks don't take up much time, and it's so much fun! If you can help with this year's parade, please contact VP of Volunteers, Lori McClelland at volunteers@arcadiapto.org.
AHS Campus News
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Arcadia Attendance & Phone Issues
It's no secret that the Arcadia phone system has had some issues this school year.  For the short term, if you have trouble calling your child out, please email Lisa Richards at lrichards@susd.org with any attendance issues Thank you for your understanding!
FAST Update
FAST is not starting yet. We are still waiting on paperwork to clear before after school tutoring can begin. Stay tuned to ANN for updates. We are hoping to begin soon.
PictureDayPicture Day
Friday, September 8th

BEFORE PICTURE DAY  - Order forms were distributed in math classes THIS WEEK. Bring to photo day, teachers will not collect envelopes early.

ON PICTURE DAYPictures are during math. Students without math should go to Mt. Olympus during lunch.  We advise that students wear solid colors for the best quality photo and bring their bright, beautiful smiles! 
Food Delivery to Students FAQ
A couple of friendly reminders related to food safety on campus.
  1. FOOD DELIVERIES ONLY FROM PARENTS - Only Parents are allowed to deliver food/beverages at lunch time to the front office. All other food/beverage providers are not allowed to deliver to Arcadia (i.e. Uber Eats, Postmates, etc.) Please understand that this is due to safety & health concerns as well as classroom & front office disruptions.
     
  2. NO LEAVING CLASS TO PICK UP FOODFaculty, students are not allowed out of class early to pick up their food/beverages.
PSATPSAT Registration Deadline
PSAT on 10/25
Registration FINAL Deadline
 9/15
Purchase the exam at the bookstore for $20.00.  Don't hesitate! You CANNOT SIGN UP AFTER 9/15! If you have questions, please communicate with Ms. Palatucci your Assistant Principal of Student Services
FAFSA
FAFSAmtgF inancial Aid for College Night
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Learn more about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and how the financial aid system works. The ASU Financial Aid Office will be here to present a financial aid overview and answer your questions about financial aid the FAFSA.
SeniorPhotoDeadlineSenior Portraits Yearbook Deadline Sept 23rd
Yearbook Senior Pictures DUE by Sept. 23rd
Senior pictures are  complimentary and sent directly to Arcadia Yearbook, but you must have your photo session completed by  Sept. 23rd  to be in the yearbook. Cilento Photography 
offers many senior portrait packages for purchase as well. For more information or to book your session visit www.cilentophotography.com Please see the attached letters for details.   ENGLISH  -   ESPANOL

Yearbook Senior Ad Due Dates
Early Bird Discount Deadline Oct. 3rd - Final Deadline Dec. 5th
Starting for $60, you can commemorate your Arcadia years in the yearbook. Purchase & Create online at www.jostens.com/yearbookads
CoffeewithBirdwellCoffee with Dr. Birdwell
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First Meeting - Sept 19th, 2017 @ 9:00 - 11:00 am
MARK YOUR CALENDAR & PLEASE ATTEND these
 quarterly morning meetings with Dr. Birdwell, SUSD Superintendent & the 2 evening meetings. District & Arcadia Learning Community updates will be given, and parent attendance is an important part of helping our schools receive the attention they deserve.


PTO News
PTO MEETING
SEPTEMBER 14th @ 11:00 am, Mount Olympus

Learn what the PTO has in store this year & hear Mr. Stevens speak at the first PTO meeting of the year.
August Membership Drive is ALMOST OVER!


Become a member of the Arcadia High School PTO and join us in celebrating and supporting our amazing teachers.


What If We Treated Teachers Like Athletes?
What If We Treated Teachers Like Athletes?



Questions regarding membership? Email to  membership@arcadiapto.org
AHS PTO Membership VPs, Tricia Longnecker and Anne Erblich
Booster 101 Meeting
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
MOUNT OLYMPUS
Attention Booster Presidents & Treasurers!
Mark your calendars to attend a mandatory meeting,  Booster Club  101.
Athletics
All students in fall sports MUST pay athletic fees in bookstore BEFORE competing.
FutureTitanNight_footballFuture Titan Night Spiritline Clinic
Middle School Only (6th-8th)
Tuesday, September 5th, 4:00 - 7:00, Arcadia High School
DEADLINE THIS FRIDAY, September 1st, 2017
Registration Fee: $55   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Register before THIS FRIDAY for the annual SPIRITLINE FUTURE TITAN NIGHT CHEER CLINIC. This annual popular event is bound to fill up fast. Learn routines and have fun with us!  This year ONLY middle schoolers will perform at the FTN Football game!  READ MORE >> 

32nd St  & Indian School
Spiritline Fundraiser @ McDonald's
Friday, September 1st, 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Support Arcadia Spiritline at the New McDonald's on 32nd Street & Indian School before our first varsity home game vs. Liberty. 15% of all proceeds will go straight to Arcadia Spiritline!
The Titans opened their season with a dual meet on Tuesday at Notre Dame. The runners head to Flagstaff this Saturday for the Peaks Invitational (hosted by Flagstaff High School). Check out the the August issue of the Arcadia News featured an article on the Titans cross country team. READ MORE >>
Baseball
Meeting on Friday during lunch
There will be a meeting for all boys interested in playing baseball this year on Friday during lunch in the weight room. Please see Coach Gerlach if you have questions.
Girls Basketball
Mandatory Meeting Thursday during lunch in Room 6147
Attention all girls interested in playing Girls Basketball this year. There is a mandatory meeting on Thursday at lunch in Coach Machiz' Room 6147. Topics will include pre-season training and open gym, and tryouts. You may bring your lunch to the meeting.
Swim & Dive  website
First Meet Thursday,  Aug 31st at Home vs. Desert Vista
Are you interested in the Swim & Dive Team?  Things are in full swing for the Swim and Dive team! Practice has begun, but it's not too late to join! Contact Head Coach, Erica McClurg at emcclurg@susd.org.

44th St & Thomas
Swim & Dive Fundraiser @ Chipotle
Saturday, September 2nd, 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Show your team spirit by joining us for a fundraiser to support
 Arcadia Swim and Dive.  Bring in this flyer, show it  on your smartphone or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated  to Arcadia Swim and Dive.  PRINT FLYER HERE
Boys Soccer
Tryout Schedule
Mon, Oct 30 to Fri, Nov 3
JV   2:30 to 4:30 pm   |    Varsity   3:30 to 5:30 pm
The following should attend JV Tryouts ... all incoming freshmen, sophomores & juniors who were on last year's JV team, and new players to the Arcadia program.  JV and Varsity teams will be posted Mon., Nov. 6.   Watch the website for more details.
Club News
Marching Band
Chipotle Fundraiser - September 7th, 4:00 - 8:00 pm

Support AHS Marching Band with your dinner order!
PRINT FLYER HERE
Arcadia Film/Commercial Club
The Arcadia Film & Commercial Club has been hard at work creating & filming commercials and videos for the Arcadia Student News Network and other events around campus. This past Sunday, club members hiked Camelback Mountain to film the sunrise as part of a video project.
Thanks to the collective efforts of the AHS Garden Club, Race Tuomisto-Bell's Eagle Scout Project, Mr. Bodznik's Biology Honors Class and National Honor Society volunteers, the garden beds on the Arcadia campus have been greatly expanded and enhanced. For numerous hours this past Saturday, between 30-40 volunteers worked on digging trenches, shoveling dirt and rocks, and laying concrete/bricks for the new garden beds.   READ MORE »

The AHS student film "Orientation" is selected for showing at the Fifth Annual Jerome Film Festival, September 7-10, 2017.  READ MORE »
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Neighborhood News
Shermer Art Center
FURRY FRIENDS FINE ARTS FESTIVAL
Saturday, Sept 16th, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Admission $5/person, $10/family

This fun, animal-themed arts festival is "purrfect" for the ENTIRE family! Highlights include pet readings, pet performances, and adoptions from the Arizona Humane Society and Woofs, Wiggles & Wags! Approx 20 artists will showcase animal-themed artwork. Live entertainment and food & beverages will make it a day to remember!   READ MORE
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