Week 6 -  September 13th, 2017
PTO Meeting & "Speaking with Stevens"
TOMORROW, Sept 14th,  11:00 am, Mt Olympus
All Invited

Come meet the new principal and hear his plans for Arcadia this year and our future. We need you to be part of our Arcadia community!  Join, Give, Get Involved.
Th 9/14 PTO General Mtg & "Speaking with Stevens", 11 am, Mt Olympus

9/14 Robotics Parents Mtg, 5:30 - 8:30 pm, Mt Olympus

9/14 CMAS Showcase Concert, 6:30 pm, Room 2352 
F 9/15 PSAT Registration Deadline
S 9/16 FREE Lacrosse Clinic, 4:00 pm, AHS Football Field

T 9/19 Coffee with Superintendent Birdwell, 9 - 11 am, Mt Olympus

9/19 Site Council, 2:30 - 3:30 pm

9/19 Freshman Hearing & Vision Testing
Th 9/21 No School - District Recess
F 9/22 Homecoming Parade, 4:00 - 5:00

9/22 Homecoming Game, 7:00 - 10:00
Sa 9/23 Homecoming Dance, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, Main Gym

9/23 Senior Portrait Yearbook Photo Deadline 
W 9/27 Early Release @ 12:20 pm

T 10/3 Yearbook Senior Ad Discount Deadline
W 10/4 Girls Soccer Info Mtg, 11:45 am
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Arcadia Attendance & Phone Issues
If  you have trouble calling your child out, please email Lisa Richards at lrichards@susd.org with any attendance issues .
PSATPSAT Registration Deadline 9/15/17
Sept 15th Registration FINAL Deadline - PSAT on 10/25
FREE for Sophomores - $20 for Freshmen & Juniors
Don't hesitate! You CANNOT SIGN UP AFTER 9/15! Questions? Email Ms. Palatucci.
SeniorPhotoDeadlineSenior Portraits Yearbook Deadline Sept 23rd
Yearbook Senior Pictures DUE by Sept. 23rd
Senior yearbook photos are  complimentary and sent to AHS Yearbook, but you must have your photo session completed by  Sept. 23rd  to be in the yearbook. B ook your session at www.cilentophotography.com. S ee attached letters for details.   ENGLISH  -   ESPANOL

SeniorAdYearbookSenior Yearbook 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
Homecoming Parade
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Friday, September 22nd
We need some energetic volunteer to be liasions to feeder schools, make posters for the neighborhood, & collect water for thirsty marchers. Email VP of Volunteers, Lori McClelland at volunteers@arcadiapto.org.
AHS Filmmakers "Orientation" Selected for Film Festival 
Jacob Staudenmaier
at Jerome Film Festival
The AHS student film "Orientation" was the only High School entry accepted at the Fifth Annual Jerome Film Festival, Sept 7-10. The other films selected were all made by college film-makers. Current AHS students involved in the film were Jacob Staudenmaier (Director/Editor), Lindsay Formica (Screenplay Writer/Sound), and Heather DeGroote (Photography). The students are enrolled in Advanced Film-Making taught by ANN & Film Instructor Eric Luse.  The film concerns an awkward man who attempts to have a successful job interview, but it ends up going south very quickly. READ MORE >>
Section_PTOnewsPTO News
Thanks to our Members!
Please check back in this space as we thank all of the levels of membership.

There is still time to enroll!
*Please note* November 1st  is deadline for inclusion in the PTO Member Directory and to have your name included in recognition of levels of $100 and above.

Please forward this to any families that may not be receiving this newsletter. 
CoffeewithBirdwellCoffee with Dr. Birdwell
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First Meeting - Sept 19th, 2017 @ 9:00 - 11:00 am

 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.
Fundraisers usually require you to bring the flyer, show on your phone, or tell the cashier
The Vig Gives Back - September 2017 any time
15% of your bill goes to Arcadia PTO -  PRINT FLYER HERE
Swim & Dive @ Pei Wei - 11 am - 9 pm, 4340 Indian School Rd.
20% proceeds to AHS Swim & Dive -  PRINT FLYER HERE
ASAB @ Chipotle -  4:00 - 8:00 pm, 44th St & Thomas
50% proceeds to AHS ASAB Club
STUGO Car Wash
8:00 - 11:00 am, AHS Parking Lot
Swim & Dive @ Rubio's - 5 :00 - 9:00 pm, 4340 Indian School Rd.
20% proceeds to AHS Swim & Dive - PRINT FLYER HERE
AHS Swim & Dive Team
Swim & Dive  website
Last Home Meet This Thursday 9/14/17
Last Saturday, 30 members of the Swim team competed at the Wolves Invitational. Five races landed in the top 3.  Read More >>
  • Girls Team finished 4th of 25 teams
  • Boys Team finished 18th of 31 teams
  • Isabelle Fratesi - 1st in the 50 free
  • Sydney Carlson -  1st in the 200 IM
  • Isabella Fratesi - 3rd in 100 Breast
  • Alexa Teneyck - 3rd in the 500 Free
  • Girls 200 Medley Relay - 2nd place
Cross Country
AHS Cross Country competed last Friday in the Tucson Desert Solstice Invitational which drew hundreds of elite runners & 50+ teams from all over Arizona. Girls Team finished 24th of a field of 51 teams. Boys Team took 28th out of a field of 56 teams.  READ MORE ยป
LacrosseLacrosse  arcadialax.com
FREE Lacrosse Clinic
Saturday, Sept 16th, 4:00 pm, AHS Football Field.
All athletes who attend receive a free t-shirt! This is a great opportunity to meet the Lacrosse players, coaches and learn more about the program!  Questions about Lacrosse? Call Tiffanie Leyvas at 602-418-1200
Boys Soccer website
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.  Teams posted Mon., Nov. 6.
Girls Soccer website
Informational Mtg 
Oct 4th, 11:45 am, Mt Olympus
Girls Soccer is just around the corner! Join us for an informational meeting with  Coach  Zweiback  and Coach Bill as they share their plans for the  upcoming season & explain the soccer program.
Tryouts  -  Mon, Oct 30 to Fri, Nov 3 JV & Varsity   2:30 to 4:30 pm
AHS Volleyball Commercial
AHS Volleyball Commercial

Click Here to Register
Football Raffle  website
Only 200 tickets sold
$100 for 1 / $250 for 3
Ends Sept 22nd
Rolex Watch
1 wk Maui vacation + airfare
2 Premium Season Sports Tix
$5,000 Cash
Section_ClubNewsClub News
CMASshowcaseCMAS Showcase Concert
September 14th, 2017, 6:30 pm
Arcadia High School, Room #2352
Free & Open to Public

Come out to hear one of the prides of Arcadia, CMAS, in their showcase for the public.

presented by Arcadia High School Creative Musical Arts & Sciences
AHS Filmmakers 'Supremely' Rewarded
Allison Gooch & Jacob Staudenmaier with Sandra Day O'Connor
Recent Arcadia grad Allison Gooch and current senior Jacob Staudenmaier are  Arizona w inners of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' 2017 Civics Contest, "Not to Be Forgotten - Legal Lessons of the Japanese Internment."
For their video entry, the Titan filmmakers tracked down and interviewed a retired Sun City doctor who, in his youth, was assigned to one of the World War II-era U.S. camps.  They were privileged to meet and receive their award from former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.    READ MORE >>
Key Club
Arcadia is proud to announce that Key Club is being reactivated and will be back on campus this year.  Key Club is an International service organization that provides opportunities for high school students to make a difference on their school campus and within the community.  Students can increase their leadership skills as well as build the role of being a good citizen.  
Section_NeighborhoodNewsNeighborhood News
Prince of Peace Preschool
50 Year Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, Sept 30th, 6 - 10 pm, $20
The Prince of Peace Preschool is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Many Arcadia students are POP Preschool alumni. Any alumni or parents of alumni are invited to attend this fun event.
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!   READ MORE
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