Much Ado About Nothing
7:30pm SPA Theater
7am-3pm - Library
SPA Alumni Panel
Periods 1-4 & 6
Ugly Sweater Night - SPA Gym
JV Basketball - 4:00
Varsity Girls - 5:30
Varsity Boys - 7:00
Semester 1 Exams
Dec 21- January 4
School Back in Session
Drug Awareness Presentation
Intro to College 6:00pm-6:30pm
Interpreting your PSAT Score Report
Civil Rights Day
Half Days Parent/Teacher Conferences
here for Ms. Chaney's message
TC+1 is so much FUN!
Our extra-curricular programs, which include athletics, rely on a successful Tax Credit Drive! Please contribute by:
2. Schedule your tax credit for a future date by CLICKING HERE - set it and forget it!
3. Complete at TAX CREDIT FORM and drop it off at our front desk or mail it to our school!
4. TC+1 helps us reach our goal! Make your tax credit and go get another! TC+1 helps us reach our goal!
Snowstorm Luncheon Volunteers Needed
Please consider giving of your time on Wednesday, December 19th to make the Snowstorm luncheon a success. It is hosted by all grades and is a time for teachers to sit down as a whole group and to receive their Snowstorm Gifts. Main dishes will be catered so we are asking for monetary contributions. There are sign ups for volunteers, salads, desserts, appetizers, paper products, etc. Our volunteers are particularly important on half day lunches as things move quickly AND we want all staff duties covered so they can all eat as one big group. We have included many ways for everyone to be a part of this great luncheon!
SAVE the Date for the next SPA PSO General Meeting:
Award-winning speaker, Stephanie Siete, Public Information Officer of Community Bridges, will be on campus to talk about drug awareness, specifically opioids, vaping, and oils on Wednesday, January 9th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the SPA theater. This is an important presentation for all SPA parents!
"FINAL EXAMS" Bake Sale -
Can't think of a better thing to help your kids through a stressful
week of finals than a mid morning treat. Support the bake sale
hosted by the Class of 2019, Tues Dec 18-Thurs Dec 20 held during
the break between exams. Most items will cost $1.00-$2.00.
**Senior families: We are seeking donations of baked goods
thoughout that week.
We thank you for your support and wish you a peaceful holiday
In Need of: Nurse Sheneman and the school is in need of disinfecting wipes such as Clorox wipes, hand sanitizer such as Purell, and facial tissue such as Kleenex.
Please consider picking up some of these items as you do your holiday shopping. Just drop them off in the bin in the office or you can even have some delivered directly to the school by ordering on Amazon using the SPA link in the upper left corner of this blast to get money back to the school. Please help keep the students healthy!
Holidays are almost upon us. Don't forget to continue using the Amazon link to make purchases.
Use SPAPSO.ShutterflyStorefront.com to order holiday cards from Shutterfly or Tiny Prints. Both earn money for SPA at no extra cost to you.Until Dec. 9th, receive up to 60% off cards, gifts, books, canvas and calendars with promo code BESTISBACK and free shipping with code SHIPCARDS.
: Looking for information? Go to SPAPSO.org.
Support Mr. & Mrs. Clement - SPA Bake Sale
Friday, December 14, 2018 in the SPA Library
As many of you may know, Mr. Travis Clement (music teacher and speech & debate leader) is preparing for an upcoming kidney transplant in January. His wife, Anna Chasse-Clement (drama & lit/comp teacher and drama club leader) will be taking time off to care for him during his recovery. In an effort to show our support for the Clements during this challenging time, the SPA community will be holding a bake sale on Friday, December 14th in the SPA Library. Here's how you can help:
- SPA Faculty Favorite Recipes will be available for purchase for $5.00
- Attend the bake sale. Parents are welcome to drop by from 7am - 8am for coffee and a sweet treat. The bake sale will be open throughout the day for students to visit during lunch, lyceum or after school.
Restaurant Nights Out
Join us for our next fundraising events to benefit our Senior Class:
Jamba Juice is offering buy one get one free today and tomorrow (Thurs 12/13 & Fri 12/14) from 3 to 4 pm. School uniform counts as school ID. Click here for flyer!
Sunday, 12/16 at Rubio's at Raintree 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (50% share in sales!)
The flyer required for
can be found
Thank you for your support!
College Counseling News
SPA Alumni Question & Answer- Monday, Dec 17th in the SPA Theater
Graduates from SPA will share their college experience - applying, deciding where to attend and transitioning from SPA to college. Panelists representing various colleges are as follows:
Period 1 (7:40-8:35) and Period 2 (9:05-10:05): Rice, Claremont McKenna, The King's College, Colorado State, ASU and UA.
Period 3 (10:10-11:05) and Period 4 (11:10 -12:05) Alabama, Barrett, Vanderbilt, ASU, USC, NAU and Seattle University.
Period 6 (1:40-2:35): Vanderbilt, Gonzaga, Boston College, UA, Illinois Institute of Technology, and UCLA.
Parents are welcome to attend!
Introduction to College, Thursday, January 17th 6:00-6:30 PM in the Theater
An information night for freshman families about what you can be doing now to prepare for college.
Interpreting Your PSAT Score Report: Thursday, January 17th 6:30-7:30 PM in the Theater
Kaplan will hold an information session for 9th-11th grade students and parents to better understand your PSAT score report. Information about National Merit qualification will also be presented.
Only 2 Weeks Left To Order Senior Ads!!
Don't forget to order your senior yearbook ad by Dec. 20th for $100!
You can create and pay for your ad at
Use the order number: 16379 or search by school name.
Orders will not be accepted after Dec. 20th.
Order SPA's 18-19 yearbook online now!
for information to order your yearbook today! Current Yearbook cost is $55. Order before January 13th when the cost will increase to $65.
2018 Spirit Shirts are now on sale online for $15! To order your spirit wear t-shirts please click