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Academy of Tucson Schools

Provide • Prepare • Graduate

High School

Here are this week's announcements:

TAX CREDIT: Interested in making a tax-deductible donation to the Academy of Tucson? Be sure to fill out a Tax Credit Form. All pertinent information is available at http://www.academyoftucson.com/TaxCredit.aspx.     


CALENDAR:


Rodeo Break: Rodeo Break is this week! There will be no school on Thursday, February 20, and Friday, February 21!  


ACTIVITIES:


Open House: Future Open House nights include March 3rd, April 7th, and May 5th; all Open House nights begin at 4:00 PM.

Dress Down Day: Wednesday, February 19th, will be a Dress Down Day! Students may attend school wearing jeans or a non-AOT shirt for a small donation. 

Jeans - $2, Non-AOT Shirt: $1

Dress Code will be still be enforced:

No sagging/over-sized pants

No inappropriate language, graphics, patches, logos, etc

Shorts/skirts must be to the top of the knee of longer

Tops must have sleeves and cover appropriately

Clothing in good repair (no holes, tears, etc.)


ADVISORY/ADMINISTRATION      
 
The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opened on Oct. 1 at fafsa.gov!  Senior parents and students MUST fill out the application (using 2018 tax returns) in order to receive any federal grants or loans for college.  Before logging on, go to https://fsaid.ed.gov/ to get your FSA ID. The priority deadline to complete the FAFSA at most colleges is March 1. 
Please email Ms. Figueroa at  if you have any questions! Lfigueroa@aoths.net
Our goal this year is to have 100 percent FAFSA participation for our students who are eligible for financial aid! 
If your family has not completed the FAFSA yet, please email Ms. Figueroa if you need any assistance! If enough families request it, a representative from Pima Community College has offered to help families complete the application.  

Juniors should schedule their ACT and SAT testing dates this semester or summer. They will be reviewing testing dates and registration during their individual meetings with Ms. Figueroa.

JTED: Priority enrollment for all JTED programs is now open! To enroll, complete the online application at www.pimajted.org and submit the following documents: birth certificate, immunization records, AZ residency verification, and any other program specific documents before the end of February. Don't delay; programs fill up quickly! 

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.

In case you missed it, check out Ms. Figueroa's Special Advisory Newsletter for February:   
 

ATHLETICS:
    
Track: Track Practice has begun! There is still space available, please contact Mrs. Dool if interested in joining track.               

FUNDRAISERS/DRIVES 

Case Park Cleanup: Jr. Civitan is hosting a Case Park Garden clean up on Saturday, February 29th from 9:00AM to 11:00AM. If you are interested in being a parent volunteer/driver, please contact Mrs. Cumberland.   

Adventure Boutique: See the attached flyer for information about Academy Adventurers' newest fundraising opportunity.  

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
Engineering Club: After School, Rm 303
Mindfulness Club: After School, Rm 202
Academy Adventurers: Lunch, Rm. 301  

Tuesday:
National Honor Society: Lunch, Rm 302
Dungeon Busters: After School, Rm. 301 

Wednesday: 
Video Game Club/3D Printing: After School, Rm. 301
Junior Civitan: Lunch, Rm. 301 (Last Weds of the month)
Meets Feb 26th!

Thursday:
Women's Pop Ensemble: Lunch, Rm. 201
Fellowship of Christian Students: Lunch, Rm. 301
Classic Film Club: After School, Rm. 203
Reader's Union: After School, Rm 305

Friday:
Creative Writing: Lunch, Rm. 304
Anime Club: After School, Conference Room
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“It's always too early to quit." -Norman Vincent Peale 

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!