Thank you for your tax credit contributions and support of athletics and clubs! 
  Support Charger Athletics By Contributing Your AZ State Tax Credit

Please join us on Tuesday 12/3 for "Giving Tuesday." This is a great day to      c ontribute your AZ state tax credit ($200 single, $400 married) which goes directly to Arete Prep Athletics and Clubs. Simply put, our athletic programs and clubs cannot exist without our tax credit program. These funds directly impact our student athletes and club members!

Contribute your tax credit here!

If you have questions regarding our tax credit program, or how funds are used to benefit athletics and clubs, please contact:

Mrs. Jessica Vaughan, Academy Giving Manager
Mr. Todd Conklin, Director of Athletics
CarLife Charger of the Week (11/25-12/1):
Caleb Richards- Junior- Varsity Mens Soccer
In the first game of the season , Caleb played with great tenacity and created many scoring opportunities for the Chargers. His hard play earned us two penalty kicks and he scored 2 goals and had 1 assist in the Chargers 5-4 win against Arizona Lutheran.

9/3-9/8 Noah McClelland- Varsity Football 
9/9-9/14 Faith Youkhana- Varsity Volleyball
9/15-9/21 Jamie Farrington- Varsity Swimming
9/23-9/28- Wes Lanniuer- Varsity XC
9/30-10/12- Adam Whitehead- Varsity XC
10/13-10/20 Jack Spano- Varsity Football 
10/21-10/27 Max Bruns- MS XC
10/28-11/3 Faith Youkhana- Varsity Volleyball
11/4-11/9 Amanda Zajdzinksi- Varsity Swimming 
11/11-11/17 Matthew Evans- Advanced Archery 

Monday, December 2nd 
4:00pm- MS Baseball vs. SPA @ Cactus Yards (2:45 early release) 
6:00pm- Womens Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Gilbert Classical 

Tuesday, December 3rd
3:00pm- MS A Girls Soccer @ SPA @ Scottsdale Sports Complex (Early Release 1:15pm)
3:00pm- MS A Boys Soccer @ SPA @ SSC(Early Release 1:15pm) 
4:15pm- MS B Girls Soccer @ SPA @ SSC (Early Release 2:45pm)
4:15pm- MS B Boys Soccer @ SPA @ SSC (Early Release 2:45pm) 
5:30pm- Mens JV Basketball HOME vs. Santa Cruz Valley
7:00pm- Mens Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Santa Cruz Valley

Wednesday, December 4th
3:00pm- Mens Varsity Soccer @ Anthem Prep @ Anthem Community Park (Early Release 12:45pm)
4:00pm- Mens JV Basketball @ San Tan Foothills (Early Release 2:45pm) 
5:30pm- Womens Varsity Basketball @ San Tan Foothills
7:00pm- Womens Varsity Basketball @ San Tan Foothills

Thursday, December 5th
3:45pm- MS B Girls Soccer HOME vs. CPA (Early Release 2:45pm) 
4:00pm- Womens Varsity Soccer @ San Tan Foothills (Early Release 2:30pm)
5:00pm- MS B Boys Soccer HOME vs. CPA
6:15pm- MS A Girls Soccer HOME vs. CPA
7:30pm- MS A Boys Soccer HOME vs. CPA

Friday, December 6th
4:00pm- JV Mens Basketball @ Mogollon (Early Release 12:30pm)
5:30pm- Womens Varsity Basketball @ Mogollon (Early Release 12:30pm)
7:00pm- Mens Varsity Basketball @ Mogollon (Early Release 12:30pm) 

Saturday, December 7th
6:00pm- MS Baseball @ Lincoln Prep @ Espee #2

Last Weeks Results: 

Tuesday, November 26th
2:30pm- JV Womens Basketball @ Superior (W 16-9)
4:00pm- Mens Varsity Soccer HOME vs. AZ Lutheran (W 5-4)
4:00pm- Mens JV Basketball @ Superior (L 32-42)
5:30pm- Womens Varsity Basketball @ Superior (W 44-9)
6:00pm- Womens Varsity Soccer HOME vs. Lincoln Prep (L 1-2)
7:00pm- Mens Varsity Basketball @ Superior (W 48-46)

Friday, November 29th
12:30pm- Mens Varsity Basketball @ BF Tourney vs. King. Academy (L 25-41)
5:30pm- Mens Varsity Basketball @ BF Tourney vs. Vista Grande (L 34-42)

Saturday, November 30th
10:15am- Mens Varsity Basketball @ BF Tourney vs. Superior (L 37-49)
11:45am- Mens Varsity Basketball @ BF Tourney vs. BF 

Arete Prep: Protected by ATI

Arete Prep Athletics are proud to partner with ATI Physical Therapy. ATI will be providing athletic training services for Arete Prep athletes, staff, and families through 2020 and beyond.

We welcome Mariah Morrison as our Athletic Trainer, providing game coverage and clinical hours throughout '19-20. She can be contacted at:

ATI has many clinics across the valley, with a few very close to our campus

To find locations,learn more about ATI, or book an appointment, visit:

Sponsor Spotlight:
MTS Painting and Property Service INC. 

Thank you to MTS Painting and Property Service Inc, as they become our first 2019-20 Proud Charger Sponsor! Please consider MTS for your future projects and services. They are based in Mesa and provide free estimates.
You can visit their website at:

Thanks to the Fornoff family and everyone at MTS for their support of Charger Athletics!

For more information on how you or your business can become a Proud Charger Sponsor, visit:

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. 

As updates occur, calendars can be found on our main athletics page ( 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! 


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.
Winter 2019-20 Coaching Staff:

Varsity Boys Basketball:  Coach Michael Caviness,
JV Boys Basketball: Coach Jason Bellomy,
Varsity Girls Basketball: Coach Jacob Howell,
Boys Varsity Soccer: Coach Adam Narish,
Girls Varsity Soccer: Coach Doug Whitehead,
MS Boys Soccer "A" : Coach Kim Bellomy, 
MS Boys Soccer "B": Coach Max Greve,
MS Girls Soccer "A": Coach Clara Carnahan,
MS Girls Soccer "B": Coach Jeremy Gethings,, Coach George Macias,
MS Baseball: Coach Colton Corum, 
Advanced Archery: Coach George Portillo,
Todd Conklin
Director of Athletics
480.222.4233 school
716.998.1253 cell