Volume 05| August 30, 2019


Studies have shown that when individuals are dehydrated by just 3%, performance was impaired on tasks involving visual perception, short-term memory and psychomotor ability.

We want our students to be at the best in the classroom as t oo many of our students are on campus without water!

Please make sure your student has a Hydroflask or bottle of water DAILY!

PSAT 11th grade Announcement
ATTN Juniors!
 On Wednesday, October 30th , Arcadia High School will host a PSAT testing opportunity during the school day.  Taking the PSAT is a great way to prepare for the SAT test, which assesses critical reading, mathematics, and writing skills. It also provides opportunities for students interested in qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship Program.  We have 75 open slots for 11th graders and registration is on a first come, first served basis.  To register, students must go to the bookstore and pay the $20 registration fee with cash or check. Seats are limited so timely registration is important. Registration will remain open as long as seats are available. If you have any questions, please email me at  sarajohnson@susd.org .


Friday Night Lights TONIGHT at HOME!

The Varsity team will be playing DEER VALLEY at 7PM!
Its also FUTURE TITAN NIGHT ! We welcome our K-8th grade cheerleaders and the Arcadia JR Titans Youth Football club!

Come join the stands and PARENTS ARE WELCOME!

Its a "CAMO" night according to our Chaos Corner.


Sport Events!
Swim and Dive News!
F irst swim meet is Thursday, Sept 5 at 5:00 at Sunnyslope.
Come out and support Swim and Dive after the meet at Rubios
(4340 E Indian School Rd) from 5:00-9:00 pm on Sept. 5th.

Thank you to In & Out Burger and 
LaneTerralever for sponsoring the team this year!!! Go Titian’s! 
Arcadia Baseball meet your new coach!
If you are interested in baseball, come meet Arcadia's new Baseball coach! 

There will be a meet and greet in Mt. Olympus on Wednesday, September 4 during lunchtime.

A parent meet and greet that same day at 6pm also in Mt. Olympus. Please join us!
AHS students interested in Dual Enrollment at Scottsdale Community College must return fall registration forms and payment to SCC Admissions and Records no later than Monday, September 9th at 4PM. Beyond this date, AHS students forfeit the opportunity to earn the dual enrollment credit for the class.  Please have your children check their backpacks for original SCC form. Here is a video presentation that will help completing the blue registration form.

AHS Students for Dual Enrollment at Mesa Community college your forms were most likely picked up this morning but you have until September 16th to get that to MCC. Please contact antonio.bracamonte@mesacc.edu gayle.thomson@mesacc.edu with any questions.
*Important AP CLASS information*
AP Exam Ordering has begun. Students order and pay for their exams in the bookstore. The cost is $94 per exam.

Order your exams from August 26th through October 3rd. October 3rd is the priority deadline.

The FINAL DEADLINE to order exams without a late fee, with the exception of US Government, is November 14th.

Exams ordered after November 14th will incur a late fee of $50 per exam. 

The FINAL DATE for ordering exams with or without the late fee is March 5, 2020. There are no exceptions .

Financial aid is available for students who qualify for the Free Lunch Program. If you qualify but have not applied for the free lunch program online, please do so immediately, so that your approval is on file prior to ordering. 

Please see Ms. LaCorte for further scholarship information.

2020 AP Exam Schedule

Week One
May 4       U.S. Government
May 5       Calculus AB/BC
May 6       English Literature & Comp.
May 7       Chemistry
May 8         U.S. History, Studio Art,
Computer Science A

Week Two
May 11            Biology
May 12            Spanish Language & Psychology
May 13            English Language & Comp.
May 14        World History: Modern & Macroeconomics
May 15            Statistics
Neighborhood news... Lacrosse Event-FREE

Arcadia is growing Lacrosse so pass this on to your neighbors if they are interested in a

Free Clinic.

Ages 7-15 years are welcome on September 7th from 8-10am.
Save the date!
HOMECOMING: September 20th
Say YES to Children!
Its time to renew the budget override which is stated to provide roughly $19million a year thru 2025 to SUSD. This override allows us to keep free full day kindergarten, keep current classes small, and retain our expansive electives. See this flyer for more information .
College and Career Center info
Northern Arizona University
NAUnity Day brings students from all backgrounds and identities together to explore a welcoming community that embraces academic excellence, learning, diversity, and inclusion.

This is a full-day event that will feature a student expo, campus tour, student panel, presentations from various campus departments, free breakfast and lunch, and more!
It’s a great opportunity to experience life as a Lumberjack and explore the diverse and inclusive academic environment offered at NAU.
Click here to sign up
Coast to Coast College Tour
Coast to Coast College Tour is a joint travel partnership bringing together admissions representatives from

Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, the University of California-Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University. We travel together because each of our institutions practices a holistic admissions process in a highly selective environment.

This program will provide you with the opportunity to learn about each individual institution, receive insight on navigating the selective admissions process, and the ability to connect with representatives from each institution.

Back to School Scholarships with links for more information that can be super helpful in your college quest.

Click here for more information!
Fundraising and Baseball!
From our social worker...
September is national teen suicide awareness month and we will have a resource fair at
Arcadia on September 20th.
Parents are invited.

Please stay tuned for details or contact Amanda Turner.
If you are interested in serving on our auction committee for 2020 please contact our Co- Presidents