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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. IF YOU ARE ORDERING A JACKET, please contact Coach Conklin to receive the new letter. 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. 

Winter Sports Pictures Wednesday 1/16
Team and individual sports picture day will take place this Wednesday starting at 2:30pm in the gym. All players should be dressed in full uniform for pictures. Athletes should have received order forms, but ordering can also be done before or after the photo shoot online. Here is a link to the form:
Girls Middle School Basketball Info Meeting, Thursday 1/17 3:30pm

The Arete Prep Coaching Staff will host an informational meeting for middle school girls interested in playing basketball for the Chargers this spring. The meeting will take place this Thursday 1/17 at 3:30pm sharp in the gymnasium. The meeting will be done by 4:00pm.  The season begins the second week in February and runs through late April. Our teams compete in the Great Hearts Middle School League. Each team has a maximum of 4 contacts per week (i.e. 4 practices, 3 practices and 1 game, etc..) These teams are open to middle school girls in grades 6-8. If you cannot attend the meeting, please contact the coaching staff to express your interest in playing:

"A" Head Coach 
Jacob Howell (
"B" Head Coach
Michael Naaktgeboren (
Arete Prep Athletics Online Squadlocker- Update! 
Charger Community,
Good news! A warmer, school approved fleece is now available through Anton Uniforms! Please contact Anton if interested in a fleece for students to wear during the school day. 
Please continue to use our "Squadlocker" to order other gear, and show off your Charger pride and spirit! 
Items are shipped directly to the address of your choice. General orders have an expected delivery time of 1-2 weeks from date of purchase. Custom orders can be expected in 2-3 weeks. *Items ordered after 12/9 are not guaranteed to be delivered in time for Christmas. 
DISCLAIMER--Customized items cannot be returned or exchanged. 
DISCLAIMER- Some of the 1/4 zips are lighter in material than the fleece purchased in years past/at Anton. Please use your discretion when purchasing for seasonal wear. 

Returns/Exchanges: Can only be made if the wrong size was delivered, or the product is defective. If I product does not fit correctly, there is no guarantee it can be returned or exchanged. All customer service inquiries must be made to Squadlocker, not the Arete Prep front or athletic offices.

Squadlocker Customer Service:


You can give us a call at 1-888-885-6253
8:30am to 5:30pm EST, Monday-Friday.
You can also send us an email us at


Use the chat button on the bottom right corner to chat with us live.
8:30am to 10pm EST, Monday-Friday 9am to 3pm EST, Saturday-Sunday
Go Chargers! 
Charger of the Week (1/7-1/12) 
Eric Baker - Senior- Boys Basketball 

In three games last week Eric put up 14, 22, and 29 points as the Chargers went 3-0 and solidified themselves as one of the top teams in the 1A East region. Erik sets the tone and tempo for the Chargers with his leadership and aggressive defense. Congratulations Eric! 

Previous Winners:
12/10-12/16 Helen Letizia- Soccer
12/3-12/8  Shawn Baker- Basketball 
11/26-12/1 Tania Davidson- Soccer 
11/19-11/25 Joey Patrick- Basketball 
11/5-11/10  Adam Whitehead- Cross Country 
10/29-11/3  Amanda Zajdzinski- Swimming
10/15-10/22 Amanda Zajdzinski, Luke Nicholas- Swimming 
10/1-10/14 Titan Palmer, Pierce Garver, Jack Spano- Football 
9/24-9/29   Brennan Weir - Senior- Football 
9/17-9/22   Adam Whitehead- Junior- Cross Country
9/10-9/15   Risa Fish- Senior- Volleyball
9/3-9/8       Remington Wallace- Freshman- Swimming
8/27-9/1     Ben White- Senior- Football

Tuesday, January 15
4:00pm- Boys JV Basketball vs. Cicero Prep 
5:30pm- Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Cicero Prep 
5:45pm- Girls MS "B White" Soccer HOME vs. Scottsdale Prep
7:00pm- Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Cicero Prep 

Wednesday, January 16
4:00pm- Boys MS "A" Baseball vs. Lincoln Prep @ Pima West, Early Release 2:20pm

Thursday, January 17
3:00pm- Boys Varsity Soccer @ Gilbert Classical, Early Release 
3:00pm- Girls Varsity Soccer @ Gilbert Classical, Early Release
4:00pm- Girls MS "B White" Soccer @ Chandler Prep, Early Release 2:40pm
4:00pm- Boys MS "B" Baseball @ Tempe Prep @ Pima, Early Release 
5:00pm- Boys Varsity Basketball @ North Phoenix Prep

Friday, January 18
4:00pm- Boys JV Basketball HOME vs. Cibecue 
5:30pm- Girls Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Cibecue 
7:00pm- Boys Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Cibecue

Saturday, January 19
10:30am- MS "A" Baseball vs. Chandler Prep @ Pima West
10:30am- MS "A" Boys Soccer HOME vs. Veritas
12:00pm- MS "A" Girls Soccer HOME vs. Veritas
3:00pm- MS "B" Boys Baseball vs. Chandler Prep @ Pima West
Last Week's Results

Tuesday, January 8
3:00pm- Boys Varsity Soccer @ Horizon Honors @ Pecos Park (L 0-4)
3:00pm- Girls Varsity Soccer @ HH @ Pecos Park (W 2-1)
4:00pm- Boys JV Basketball @ Hayden (W 49-32)
4:00pm- Girls MS "A" Soccer HOME vs. Lincoln (T 2-2)
5:30pm- Girls Varsity Basketball @ Hayden (W 36-18)
5:30pm- Boys MS "A" Soccer HOME vs. Lincoln (W 4-0)
7:00pm- Boys Varsity Basketball @ Hayden (W 62-38)

Wednesday, January 9
5:30pm- Girls Varsity Basketball HOME vs. NFL YET (W 36-4)
7:00pm- Boys Varsity Basketball HOME vs. NFL YET (W 77-52)

Thursday, January 10
5:00pm- Boys Varsity Soccer vs. ALA-Gilbert (L 7-1)
7:00pm- Girls Varsity Soccer vs. ALA-Gilbert (L 3-1)

Friday, January 11
3:30pm- Boys MS Baseball @ Horizon Honors @ Desert Foothills Park
4:00pm- Boys MS "A" Soccer @ Tempe Prep ( W 6-0)
4:00pm- Girls MS "A" Soccer @ Tempe Prep (W 4-1)
4:00pm- Boys JV Basketball HOME vs. Duncan 4:00pm (W 62-41)
5:30pm- Girls Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Duncan 5:30pm (W 32-21)
7:00pm- Boys Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Duncan 7:00pm (W 70-49)

Saturday, January 12
9:00am- Girls MS B "White" Soccer HOME vs. Glendale Prep (L 3-2)
10:30am- Girls MS B "Green" Soccer HOME vs. Lincoln Prep (T 2-2) 

CALENDARS - Practices & Competitions

These calendars can and will continue to change over the season.  Always stay in contact with your coach for up-to-date team information. Please occasionally check in with the athletics website calendars for the most updated schedules. 

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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! 


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 $250. All high school sports are $290. 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.

Winter Coach Contact Info

Varsity Boys Basketball: Coach Michael Caviness,

JV Boys Basketball: Coach Filip Matic,

Varsity Girls Basketball: Coach Jacob Howell,

Boys Varsity Soccer: Coach Adam Narish,

Girls Varsity Soccer: Coach Christina Browning,

MS Boys Soccer: Coach Kim Bellomy, 

MS Girls Soccer "A": Coach Clara Carnahan,

MS Girls Soccer "B": Coach Jeremy Gethings,

MS Baseball: Coach Ricky Alvarez,

Advanced Archery: Coach George Portillo,
Todd Conklin
Director of Athletics
480.222.4233 school
716.998.1253 cell