Academy of Tucson Schools

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High School

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Here are this week's announcements:

WEBSITE:

Music Website: Ms. Maldonado-Torres' website is now available! Please go to https://sites.google.com/aoths.net/aothsmusic for upcoming concert information, syllabuses, and more! 


UPCOMING ACTIVITIES/EVENTS/PROJECTS 

Curriculum Night: Curriculum Night is tonight (August 13) at 6:00 PM at the high school! Parents wishing to sign up for conferences should arrive before 6:00 PM. 

Picture Day:  Picture Day will be Wednesday, August 21st!

Bulletin Board Decoration: Mrs. Dikinis is looking for pictures for the school bulletin board!

What happened over summer?

Please send an image to Mrs. Dikinis (ddikinis@aoths.net) for our bulletin board and maybe a yearbook page. Also, write a sentence about what was happening in the picture.


Do you have a pet or pets?

Send an image of your pet(s) to Mrs. Dikinis (ddikinis@aoths.net) for our bulletin board and maybe a yearbook page. Also, write a sentence about your pet ( its name, age, and a favorite moment).


ADVISORY/ADMINISTRATION      

Attention Seniors: Ms. Figueroa has posted the Senior Brag Sheet on Google Classroom. It is due by Friday, August 30. Ms. Figueroa will be reviewing the questions and responding to questions you may have during our English meeting on Wednesday, August 21.

Juniors and Seniors: Please see Google Classroom and complete the survey if you are interested in attending the upcoming ASU/NAU tour!

Transcript Request Forms: Students in need of an official or unofficial transcript (for college admissions, scholarship applications, job applications, etc.) must fill out a Transcript Request Form and turn it in to Ms. Krueger. Please allow two school days to fulfill the request. The Transcript Request Form may be found on the high school's website. 

Financial Aid Night: Save the date for Wednesday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m. Visit the high school for an information session on college financial aid! Families of seniors and juniors are encouraged to attend.  

Your Vehicle to the Future: There is a free workshop hosted by a local nonprofit called College Application Resource being held Saturday September 7, 2019 at Tucson High School from 9 am to 2 pm for students and parents to learn more about the college process. This event is FREE and open to the public. Topics covered include financial aid and scholarships, "adulting" 101, the college application process and more! Register here,. Coffee and snacks will be provided as well as door prizes! See flyer for more information!  

ATHLETICS:

Volleyball: Volleyball practice began yesterday! Games start in early September!  

Soccer: Soccer practice began yesterday! There are still slots available for interested students. Games start in early September!


FUNDRAISERS/DRIVES 

PAC's No Cost Fundraisers: Join our Facebook Group - “Academy of Tucson High School PAC”  to stay informed of upcoming events and ways to help (volunteer or provide donated goods).
  • Amazon Order = Donation! How do I shop at Amazon Smile? Simply go to smile.amazon.com to order as normal. It is the charity link of amazon.com (same prices).
     
    On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, you need to select Academy of Tucson under charitable organization for the school to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. They remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.
  • Fry's Community Rewards: Go to https://www.frysfood.com/to pic/new-community-rewards-prog ram and link your VIP card to Academy of Tucson High School. Earn $ for our school every time you shop and use your V.I.P. Card!.
  • Coke Rewards for Schools: Enter the code from lid caps and 12 pack box at https://us.coca-cola.com/gi ve/schools/ and donate your points to Academy of Tucson High School. Points donated will be converted to cash, and AOTHS will receive a quarterly payment. Includes Coke/Sprite/Powerade/Dasani etc. See website for complete list.
      
Weekly Breakfast: A variety of AOTHS clubs sell breakfast items before school (and sometimes lunch) throughout the week to raise money for their causes. Bring a dollar or two, get a snack, and help our clubs succeed!

Monday: Music Muffins
Wednesday: NHS - Doughnuts & Poptarts
Friday: Jr. Civitan Sales

CLUBS:
Monday:
Men's Ensemble: Lunch, Rm. 201
Mindfulness Club: After School, Rm 202
Feeling anxious? Come join us for Mindfulness Club, starting Monday, Aug. 19, in Room 202 after school (3:30-4:15 PM)! Learn techniques to deal with anxiety and stress. Get centered with meditation and yoga! Contact Ms. Figueroa with questions or concerns.   
Tuesday:
National Honor Society: Lunch, Rm 302
Dungeon Busters: After School, Rm. 301 (Starts August 13!)
Feed your creativity and your inner-dragon with role-playing games! Dungeon Busters meetings begin Tuesday, August 13. After school in room 301.  
Wednesday: 
Video Game Club/3D Printing: After School, Rm. 301
Junior Civitan: Lunch (last Wed of the month!), Rm. 301
Thursday:
Women's Pop Ensemble: Lunch, Rm. 201
Fellowship of Christian Students: Lunch, Rm. 301
Classic Film Club: After School, Rm. 203
Experience the classics of America Cinema starting after school on August 15! Our first movie of the year will be the celebrated musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (Rated G)! 
Friday:
Creative Writing: Lunch, Rm. 304
Academy Adventurers: After School, Rm. 301 (Starts August 9th!)
Do you have adventure in your heart? Do you dream of far off places? Has anyone suggested that you "get out more?" Come check out The Academy Adventurers! Weekly meetings at 3:30 in room 301 on Fridays!  

QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does” - William James

School Info.

Wendi Allardice
Wendi Allardice M.Ed
High School Principal
Jennifer Dool
Jennifer Dool
Office Manager
10720 E 22nd Street
Tucson, AZ 85748
 
Phone: 520.733.0096
Fax: 520.733.0097
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No Cost Fundraiser -
Amazon Smiles 
Simply go to smile.amazon.com to
order as normal. This is the charity link of amazon.com. On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com,
you need to select Academy of Tucson under charitable organizations
for the school to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. They remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you
make at smile.amazon.com will result
in a donation!