We invite everyone to write letters to seniors wishing them well as they get ready to graduate. See the Seniors section for details on how you can participate.
Come aboard a Commodore Cruise to celebrate graduation!
Acalanes High School parents have a proud tradition of offering a safe, alcohol and drug-free event for our graduating seniors. This year’s Grad Night is held Friday, May 29, 2020 immediately following the Graduation Ceremony at Acalanes. The event includes transportation to and from the Commodore Cruise harbor in Alameda, dinner, snacks, security and fabulous entertainment.
Tickets are now $200 per student but the price increases on November 30. You may purchase a ticket on the Web Store. Not sure if you already have? Login, go to MyAccount, MySettings and see your purchase history.
Note: Grad night scholarships are available so ALL seniors can attend. Your School Counselor can provide information regarding scholarships.
Did you miss Thursday’s Senior Parent Night? Here are the College & Career Center and Counselor’s slides about colleges, the application process, Naviance and all things related to “Life after Acalanes!”
The Homecoming 2019 theme is Battle of the Bands! Homecoming takes place September 22-28. Subthemes are:
Juniors: Beach Boys
If students are interested in participating in the class skit, please reach out to the class officers or stop by room 314. The schedule for Homecoming will be posted soon but save the date for:
Sept 22 is Hallway Decorating from 10-3
Sept 28 is the Homecoming dance from 7-10
Tickets will be sold on the Web Store and at lunch. If students want to bring a guest, contracts will be in room 314 beginning Tuesday. Want to chaperone the dance? We would be so grateful. Email Katherine Walton
Sept 5 Senior Parent Night. Come to the PAC at 7pm this Thursday. AHS School Counselor Anne Schonauer and AHS College & Career counselor Wendy Reicher will present information about college applications, timelines, letters of rec and much more. There will be a preview of all upcoming Senior only events this year. And you will have an opportunity to purchase tickets for Grad Night too. You don’t want to miss this!
Sept 6 Senior Panoramic Picture. Senior students will be taking an all class panoramic picture this Friday. You may purchase a copy of this commemorative photo here.
Grad Night. The 2020 graduating seniors are invited to come aboard a Commodore Cruise on the Bay. This fun, safe and stress free celebration is a wonderful way for your Senior to celebrate graduation with their classmates. The evening includes catered food, entertainment, security and round trip transportation from Acalanes. See the Yacht here. Tickets are $200 per student (scholarships available); price increases on November 30. You may purchase a ticket here.
This year’s Homecoming theme is Battle of the Bands and the class of 2020 has chosen QUEEN. Hallway decorating will be on Sunday, Sept 22. Thank you in advance to the parent volunteers for signing up to bring snacks here. Let us know if you need to make any changes.
Senior Year. It is really here!! We love seeing all of the creative car painting in the AHS lot and around town from our BBQ and car decorating event on the 11th!
We will have a lot of activities this year so mark your calendars with these important Senior specific dates for the 1st Semester below (more details will come closer to each event).