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Welcome to 2021 Edition!
Winter Sports Game Schedules

We are getting closer to the start of our winter '20-21 competition season. The AIA most recently pushed back the high school season two weeks. Our current high school basketball and soccer schedules can be found here:

Girls Varsity Basketball:

Boys Varsity Basketball:

Boys JV Basketball:

Girls Varsity Soccer: We are still looking to add girls to our roster! Contact Coach Whitehead (whitehead.doug@gmail.com)

Boys Varsity Soccer:

MS Soccer schedules are being finalized, with a few games to still be added. Changes are likely so please stay updated. They can be found here:

1st game: Week of 1/11-1/16 @ Lincoln Prep TBD

1st game: Week of 1/11-1/16 @ Lincoln Prep TBD

*1st game: 1/14 vs. Lincoln Prep HOME 6:00pm

*1st game: 1/14vs. Lincoln Prep HOME 4:30pm

Full team practice and game schedules can also be found on our calendars below, on the main page athletics website (areteprepchargers.com) page under the MORE tab. Always keep in touch with your coach and team app/communication for the latest information.

Winter Sports- AIA Modifications and Fan Policy 

The AIA's latest sport specific, covid related modifications for our upcoming winter '20-21 season can be found at the following link:


Arete Prep and the Great Hearts Middle School League will closely follow and use these modifications as we emphasize creating a safe environment for our student athletes and coaches.

As of now, the AIA, GHMSL, and Great Hearts fan policy will NOT allow spectators at our MS and HS competitions. This policy is fluid, and can change based on county and local metrics. Please stay tuned for updates, and thank you for your patience.

Questions can be directed to Athletic Director Todd Conklin (tconklin@areteprepacademy.org)

Winter Athletics Participation Fees Due

Winter athletics participation fees are due before each team's first date of competition, which is approaching. You can complete payment at the following link:


Payment can also be made via cash or check, made out to Arete Prep. Please contact Coach Conklin with questions or concerns. 

Fall Sports Picture Galleries are Now Available

Today, 1/4, is the final day to view and order Fall '20 pictures from Mako Photography!

Use the following link to browse and purchase our fall '20 sports pictures courtesy of Mako Photography.


Please contact Mako directly with questions or concerns.

Winter Seniors- Senior Banners

Winter '20-21 Seniors: Please check your email and respond to select your senior banner pose and background. 

Fall Uniform Return 

If you are still in possession of your fall Arete sports uniform, please return it to your coach or the athletic office ASAP. Any uniforms not returned by 1/18 will be billed for accordingly. 

 Sideline Store Remains Open 24/7/365!

Our BSN Sideline Store remains open, and offers a wide variety of gear including t-shirts, sweatshirts, backpacks, hats, and much more! There are many options for customization as well. 

*Only black 1/4 zips are school/uniform approved*


Advertise With Arete Prep Athletics! 

The Arete Prep Chargers would like to present our 2020-21 Athletic Advertising Opportunities to you! This unique opportunity includes high visibility to your company through both our junior high and high school athletics and fine arts events, creating outstanding exposure for our sponsors. In addition to our regularly scheduled events, schools and clubs from all over the valley and state visit our location for athletic and nonathletic events. Click the following link to learn more about our sponsorship program and to view the application.


We are also revamping our field scoreboard banner and have a few spaces available for local business advertising. Please reach out to Coach Conklin or our Academy Giving Manager Jessica Vaughan for more information. 

Thank you for your support and Go Chargers! 

CarLife Charger of the Week:

Thank you to our community partner and neighbor CarLife, and Jeff Breid, for sponsoring our programs and supporting our scholar athletes. This award is performance based, with a strong emphasis on leadership and service!

Stay tuned for our first COTY for 2021!
UPCOMING GAMES AND EVENTS: 


No competitions or events this week
Last Weeks Results: 

No competitions last week 

CALENDARS - Practices & Competitions

 Please keep in touch with your Coach and team app/communication as well!


Advanced Archery- Virtual Shoot on campus 1/16/21

As updates occur, calendars can be found on our main athletics page.(areteprepchargers.com) under the "MORE" tab. Always keep in touch with your coach for the latest schedules. 
Visit East Valley Sports to Order Your Varsity Jacket!
You may now visit East Valley Sports (6306 East Main Street, Mesa, 85205) to inquire about ordering an Arete Prep Varsity Jacket. We have redesigned the Varsity Letter that was distributed at Fall Sports Awards. Please keep in mind that jackets take 7-8 weeks for production. We are very excited to see school pride represented in Varsity Jackets around campus! Jackets are dress code approved but may only be worn by the owner. 

***East Valley Sports is in the process of going out of business***
We are searching for a new Varsity Jacket partner, but feel free to contact them in the meantime. 

Follow the Arete Prep Chargers on Social Media!
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As always, visit our athletics website:
for information, updates, schedules, rosters, scores, and more! Content will continue to be added throughout the year! 



REGISTRATION FOR A SPORT


1. Complete the Athletic Online Enrollment. (Must be completed by a parent/guardian.) 

2. Every athlete must submit a physical on the approved AIA Physical Forms. Physicals are good for 12 months and must be resubmitted annually. 

3. Submit the athletic fee. All middle school sports (including archery) are $260. All high school sports are $300. Select Online Payment to pay by debit/credit card online, or you may submit cash, check, or money to the front office. 

4. (HS ONLY) If not previously completed, every high school athlete must complete the Brainbook Concussion Course. The AIA will notify Arete electronically once the student has successfully completed the course. High school athletes are required to complete this course only once during their high school career. 

All items must be completed and turned in before your student may participate in their sport.
Todd Conklin
Director of Athletics
480.222.4233 school
716.998.1253 cell

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