*IMPORTANT: SCHOOL IN SESSION Thursday, April 26th* In response to questions about a school walkout this week,
Academy of Tucson plans to be open Thursday, April 26th and Friday, April 27th as
regular school days. Any new information will be sent out through the school newsletter email system.
Blood Drive: The Spring Blood Drive is Friday, Apr. 27th from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm on campus! Contact Mr. Persellin to schedule an appointment - walk-ins are also welcome! Must be 16 yrs or older to donate. Make sure to turn in a Parental Consent form if applicable, and bring your ID, sleep well, and drink lots of water before donating.
Chipotle Night: Order from the Chipotle on 22nd and Harrison from 4-8 pm next Monday, April 30th, and the AOTHS Drama Department will receive 50% of the profits! Funds will go toward venue rental, scripts, props and costumes. Make sure to show a copy of the attached flyer, or mention Academy when you check out! The homeroom with the most attendees will get a pizza party, determined by the total amount purchased on receipts - so if you go with your family, they count too! Be sure to keep your receipt and bring it in on Tuesday. We hope to see you there!
Open House: Our last monthly Open House will be next Tuesday, May 1st from 4-6 PM. If you know of a student looking for a quality college preparatory high school education at an A-rated excelling school, please invite them to attend!
ERD:There will be an early release day next Wednesday, May 2nd. School will dismiss at 12:15 PM.
Lynx Got Talent: The AOTHS Talent and Art Showcase will be Friday, May 11th at 7:00 PM in the quad! Come for a night of music, art, improv comedy and more! Admission is FREE! There will be a snack bar and raffle tickets available for purchase. Support your fellow classmates and enjoy the show!
Yearbook Orders: Wondering if you have ordered a yearbook for this year? Check the list posted in the window of R. 202! If you would like to buy one, they are on sale for $50 until they sell out. Please give payment to Mrs. Dool in the office or order from the AOT Online Store.
Midnight in Paris:Prom is this Friday, April 20th from 7:00pm - 12:00am atSkyline Country Club! Tickets are for sale at lunch in the snack shack for $50. Students must be in attendance at school the day-of to attend. In order to leave at lunch the day of prom, students must have a permission slip, a C or higher in all classes, and have purchased a ticket byWednesday, April 18th.
LunchForms:May lunchformsare due Friday, April 20th.
Orders can be made in the office or online at the AOT store. Please see our
website for the monthly menu.
AzMERIT: Required Arizona Achievement Tests will conclude this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdaywith the AzMERIT Algebra 2, Geometry, and Algebra 1 exams.Please check your inbox for a separate email with more details.
Student Showcase:Auditions are this week, Tuesday, April 17th and Thursday, April 19th after school! Sign-ups are on Ms.Okpisz's door (R.203.) Come in at lunch if you can't stay after. The show is Friday night, May 11th. Don't forget to submit your artwork as well!
Chipotle Night: Join AOTHS Theater at Chipotle for a restaurant fundraiser! If you order from the Chipotle on 22nd and Harrison from 4-8 pm on Monday, April 30th, we will receive 50% of the profits! Funds will go towards venue rental, scripts, props and costumes. And, the homeroom with the most attendees will get a pizza party! We hope to see you there.
Yearbook Orders:Check the list posted in the window of R. 202 to see if you have ordered a Yearbook! They are currently on sale for $50 until they sell out. If you would like to purchase one, please give payment to Mrs. Dool in the office or order from the AOT Online Store.