CHARGER STAMPEDE
Arete means aspiring to excellence in every area, be it athletics, academics, or the arts.
Middle School Sports Pictures: Wednesday 8/28

Use the following order form (players also received hard copy) to order fall sports pictures from Mako Photography.
MS Pictures will take place Wednesday 8/28, immediately after school in the gym (early release, 2:30pm.) 

Become a Charger Corporate Sponsor! 

The Arete Prep Chargers would like to present our 2019-20 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.


Thank you for your support and Go Chargers! 
Join Arete for a Phoenix Rising FC Community Night 

Students, families, and friends can enjoy an exclusive special on tickets to the Phoenix Rising FC match vs. USL foe San Antonio FC on 9/7. A portion of every ticket purchased will go directly back to the Arete Prep athletic program.

Phoenix Rising is the Valley's hottest sports team and ticket right now. They have won 14 straight matches and sit in 1st place in the USL! The games provide an energetic, family friendly atmosphere, with many attractions, and vendors for food and drink. It is an excellent gameday experience!

For all match information and to purchase tickets, please use the following link:


8:00pm kickoff at:
Casino Arizona Field
751 N McClintock Dr
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
CarLife Charger of the Week:

As competition begins in late August, we will once again be announcing our "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!

UPCOMING GAMES AND EVENTS: 

August 26th: 1st Charger Club Meeting for MS and HS (2nd Lunch, Room TBD) 
August 28: MS Sports Pictures  2:45pm
August 30: Varsity Football HOME vs. El Capitan  7:00pm
                    Charger Club Setup 4:30pm 

Last Weeks Results: 

August 23: Varsity Football @ Mogollon 7:00pm (L 0-58) 

CALENDARS - Practices & Competitions

These calendars are being developed 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. 


There are still updates coming as MS schedules are developed, so please stay tuned. As updates occur, calendars can be found on our main athletics page (areteprepchargers.com) under the "MORE" tab. 
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. 


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 $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.
Fall 2019 Coaching Staff:

Varsity Football: Coach Cord Smith,  CSmith1@areteprepacademy.org
JV  Volleyball:  Coach Bre Ward, ward.breanna11@gmail.com
Varsity Volleyball: Coach Catrina Warren, CWarren@archwayarete.org
Varsity Swimming:  Coach Andrea Cook,  acook@archwayarete.org
Varsity X-Country:  Coach Jon Spano,  espano@cox.net
Advanced Archery:  Coach George Portillo,  portillo66@gmail.com
MS Flag Football:  Coach Jason Bellomy, jason.bellomy@gmail.com
MS Cross Country:  Darry Rozas, melarozas@gmail.com
MS A Volleyball:  Coach Kalyn Marquez, kmarquez@archwaylincoln.org
MS B Volleyball:  Coach Nicholas Kaprielian, nkaprielian@areteprepacademy.org
MS C1 Volleyball:  Coach Jeremy Gethings,  jgethings@archwayarete.org
MS C2 Volleyball:  Coach Clara Carnahan,  ccarnahan@areteprepacademy.org
 
Todd Conklin
Director of Athletics
480.222.4233 school
716.998.1253 cell

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