Spartan News Blast
A Weekly Publication from Scottsdale Preparatory Academy
November 8, 2018

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November 10
Thespian Show
November 11
No School - Veteran's Day

November 14
PSO General Mtg
SPA Library
November 21
Half Day Release - R&R Weekend
November 22-23
No School - Thanksgiving Break 

December 7
Half Day
SPA In-Service 

December 18-20

Half Day 
Semester 1 Exams 

December 21- January 4
Winter Break  

Headmaster Message
Please click here for Ms. Chaney's message
Remember to Turn in Your Snowstorm Envelopes!

Drop off envelopes in front office lobby, or give online using this link: Snowstorm 2018
Dreading Shopping? 
No Idea what to buy? 
Your solution is here!
Delivered to you at SPA before winter break! No fees, no rushing around! 
Get gift cards for gifts, or to places you normally shop (like grocery, or big box stores) delivered to you at SPA before winter break (approx. Dec. 12th).  SPA makes money at no additional cost to you.  Amazon gift cards are also available so you can double dip using the SPA Amazon link and the school will receive double the rebate.

Please print and fill out this Order Form and return it with a check payment made out to SPA PSO to the office by November 30.  Order form lists a fraction of the cards and denominiations available.  For a full retailer list, click here and just add them to order.

Questions? Email

Save the Date: The next PSO General Meeting is on November 14th in the SPA library at 8am.  Come hear about upcoming events including Snowstorm and an after school etiquette class, which will be offered during conference week.


Holidays are almost upon us. Don't forget to continue using the Amazon link to make purchases. Use to order holiday cards from Shutterfly or Tiny Prints. Both earn money for SPA at no extra cost to you. 

Reminder :  Looking for information? Go to
Snowstorm HS Student Volunteers Needed!
We need your help to inform the entire SPA community about our Snowstorm tradition.  We all know that our teachers and staff are amazing, so let's get the word out on how we can collectively show our appreciation!  We need your help to hand out flyers, envelopes, candy, and maybe even to dress up as a snowman.  Please sign up here to be part of the excitement and earn community service hours at the same time!
PSAT Payment Portal 
Click here if your 9th-11th grade student took the PSAT on October 24th and have not made a payment online.  Test results will be distributed by college counseling to all students listed on the payment roster. Thank you!
Senior Ads
Express love and congratulations for your graduate with personalized space in the yearbook!  Senior ads are on sale now for $75.  T he last day to purchase and submit your ad is Dec. 14th.  Click here to begin designing the ad.  Use order number 16379.
Order SPA's 18-19 yearbook online now!
Click  here for information to order your yearbook today!
Middle School Morning Drop Off Reminder
A friendly reminder that Middle School students  morning drop off is at the back of the building. If you arrive prior to the start of school you will be asked to walk around on the pathway alongside SPA. Thank you!
Lunch Menus - November and December
Our October through December lunch menu is ready for you to place orders.  Visit
To volunteer, go to:   2nd Quarter Lunch Volunteers- full days and 
THANK YOU for supporting our SPA PSO Lunch Program! 
Ada Betancourt,  Lunch Oversight Coordinator
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Scottsdale Preparatory Academy | 16537 N. 92nd Street | Scottsdale, AZ 85260 
Alison Chaney | Headmaster
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