APC in Action

Friday, Feb 21: Last Call for APC Spring Grant Program Applications!

The deadline for submission is this Friday, Feb 21 at noon. Teachers, students and parents are welcome to submit a grant proposal, utilizing the application form. Guidelines for grant submissions are also available. Email completed applications to Laura White or deliver to the APC box in the office.

 

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#QuitLying

By now you may have seen #QuitLying emails sent via SchoolLoop or your student perhaps has talked about the campaign at Acalanes. #QuitLying aims to educate our community about the dangers of vaping and the fallacy about the highly harmful and addictive nature of vaping products as well as the companies behind them.  Acalanes Parent Club is proud to support #QuitLying on our campus by providing the funding for campaign signage. For more information about the campaign, please go to QuitLying.org.

 

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APC Spring Grant Program Applications due soon!

Acalanes is pleased to continue its Acalanes Parents Club (APC) Grant Program this semester with a focus on ideas that will enhance the educational and campus experience of AHS students in new and innovative ways. Teachers, students and parents are welcome to submit a grant proposal, utilizing the application form. Guidelines for grant submissions are also available. Email completed applications to Laura White or deliver to the APC box in the office. Grant applications are due by noon on Friday, Feb 21

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APC Spring Grant Program Applications Now Open!

Acalanes is pleased to continue its Acalanes Parents Club (APC) Grant Program this semester with a focus on ideas that will enhance the educational and campus experience of AHS students in new and innovative ways. Teachers, students and parents are welcome to submit a grant proposal, utilizing the application form. Guidelines for grant submissions are also available. Email completed applications to Laura White or deliver to the APC box in the office. Grant applications are due by noon on Friday, Feb 21. 

 

 

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Wednesday, Jan 15: Volunteer Service Opportunities & Awards Information

Make sure your interested student marks their calendar to join College & Career Advisor Wendy Reicher and Leadership Teacher Katherine Walton for a lunch-time discussion about how students can get involved in their community. Students learn how to apply for the President’s and Acalanes Volunteer Service Awards in the spring. More information can be found here, or email community service. Open to all grades, students bring lunch. 

At lunch in the College and Career Office

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Friday, Jan 17: Dons Dialogue

Join us as we kick off 2020 with our first Dons Dialogue of the year. Topics include 2020-2021 course selection process, department updates from English, Social Science and World Language, and results from the English Language Arts Smarter Balance Assessment. As always, parking will be reserved and refreshments will be served. See you there.

From 8:45-10am in the Collaboration Center.

 

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**NEW** Acalanes Testing Center (ATC) funded by Acalanes Parents Club

A new resource is available on campus. Students may utilize the Acalanes Testing Center, located in the Peer Tutoring Office, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7:30-8:30am to take missed tests from excused absences or finish an incomplete test. Students may ask their teacher whether or not the ATC is an option for their testing since teachers must pre-approve utilization of the resource. The center provides a valuable alternative to using the Academy period for test taking.

 

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Peer Tutoring is available during Finals Week!

Monday: lunch, 7th Period and after school until 4pm.
Tuesday  – Thursday: 12:30 – 2:30pm.

 

 

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Finals Fuel

Calling all parents! During the breaks between exams, volunteers are on campus during finals week handing out encouragement and healthy snacks, and we need your help to make it happen! Please use this Amazon link to donate pre-selected items. No need to drop anything at school. You buy, we deliver. Let’s work together and make finals week a little brighter for our hard working students! 

 

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2019-20 Acalanes and President’s Volunteer Service Awards

Acalanes sponsors two Volunteer Service awards programs to provide students with the opportunity to be recognized for their strong commitment to volunteerism. There are two levels of awards, the nationally recognized President’s Volunteer Service Award and the Acalanes Volunteer Service Award. Students may apply for one or the other depending on the total number of verified service hours during a 12-month period. Applications are due in early April 2020. For more details on the program requirements and application, click here. Forms can also be found in the Counseling Office.

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