Spartan News Blast
A Weekly Publication from Scottsdale Preparatory Academy

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October 15-19
Early Release- Parent Conferences

 October 19
Homecoming Game
SPA vs Veritas at  Scottsdale Christian Academy  - 7:00pm

 October 20
Homecoming Dance


 October 24
Half Day
HS PSAT Testing

 October 26
Headmaster Coffee
The HS Experience

October 26
MS Harvest Festival

November 2
HS/MS Game Day Challenge @ Infinity Fitness

Headmaster Message
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Harvest Festival - 
6th, 7th & 8th Grades
October 26, 2018 7pm-9pm
October 26 - Don 't miss the middle school Harvest Festival on October 26th 7:00pm to 9:00pm @ Kerr Cultural Center located at 6110 N. Scottsdale Rd. All 6th thru 8th graders welcome. SPA students only. The cost is $15 per student in advance ($20 at the door). Pay here We also need your help with chaperoning, decorating, candy, prizes, etc. Sign up here.
  • HS/MS SOCIAL - November 2nd - Game Day Challenge at Infinity Fitness:  Obstacle course, relay and games. Batting cages next door! 1:30pm-3:30pm. Come have fun and get exercise too! Infinity Fitness: 7498 E. Monte Cristo Ave, Scottsdale 85260 behind the Promenade. $20 at the door.
  • Middle School in the know!  You should have received at least one email from your grade level liaison.  If you haven't received any liaison emails, please contact the appropriate grade level liaison directly to get added to that  distribution list at,, or

  • Holidays are almost upon us. Don't forget to continue using the Amazon link to make purchases and 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
October 15th-19th
Pep Assembly: Friday, October 19th

We hope everyone has enjoyed a fun, spirited week in which all students and faculty participated!  The week will culminate with the Varsity football and volleyball games.  Friday 10/19: SPARTAN SPIRIT DAY (students may wear any type of Spartan spirit wear shirt)
Homecoming Football Game Friday Oct. 19th 7 pm 
Scottsdale Christian Academy (Acoma and Tatum) 
Join your SPA football team at the HOMECOMING GAME against rivals Veritas Prep!  This is a BLACK OUT so WEAR BLACK.  Remaining black spirit wear SPA t-shirts will be available for purchase at the game as well other colors.
Autumn Harvest Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
Wednesday, October 24th

Help Needed for Teacher Appreciation Luncheon on the half day Wednesday, October 24th.  This Autumn Harvest lunch is hosted by ninth grade families. Though this luncheon is hosted by 9th grade, we are grateful for help from anyone who is willing!  If you can lend a hand with decorating, set up, hallway monitoring, clean up and/or to send in the items requested, please sign up here.  Email questions either through the sign up or to  Thank you!

Fall Box Tops Deadline
October 26th!
Clipping Box Tops is an easy way to help earn cash for our school. Each one is worth 10ยข, however, they do have an expiration date. Turn them in before they expire! Please clip, check expiration date, trim, bag, and place in the marked bin on wall next to the front desk at school. Thank you for supporting SPA in everyway!
New Spirit Wear has arrived!   
They will be sold for $20 per t-shirt at most home volleyball and football games, and during homecoming week. 
Spirit shirts also will be sold after school during conference week October 15th to 19th!
Lunch Menus - October through 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
Senior Ads
Express love and congratulations for your graduate with personalized space in the yearbook!  Senior ads are on sale now for $75.   Prices go up after Nov. 5th, the 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!
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Scottsdale Preparatory Academy | 16537 N. 92nd Street | Scottsdale, AZ 85260 
Alison Chaney | Headmaster
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