News & Announcements

From the Activities Director

Welcome home Acalanes. Welcome back to YOUR school. It feels incredibly fitting that we will kick off the year together as a community at Dons Day followed by the first day of school and grade level meetings. We want every single student to feel that this is their school and their community and are here to support in making that happen. As we move through the year, please feel free to reach out. We are here to support!
Calendar of events:
Today at 1 pm: Senior Car Painting
7:30-11:30am Dons Day
11:30am Transfer orientation (incoming 10/11/12 graders)
12pm Frosh orientation-meet at the football stadium
8:30-9am Grade level meetings
ALL day in 9th grade PE: ID card & yearbook photos for Class of 2025
ALL DAY for 10th & 11th graders: ID card & yearbook photos
ASB Cards Thank you to those who have already purchased an ASB card! If you have yet to purchase a card, there is still time! ASB cards fund all student activities at Acalanes. Money collected from ASB Card sales directly funds student body programs including new student orientation, spirit events, home athletic games, talent show, rallies, equity programming including speakers, student social & emotional health programming, tailgates, support for athletic senior nights, clubs and social media presence including necessary technology & more.
By purchasing an ASB card, students receive: a spirit shirt at Dons Day, free or discounted tickets to on campus dances, entrance to home athletic games (non-playoff) and
gifts with purchase and/or discounts to local Lafayette restaurants and businesses.  See the discounts here (more are added everyday!)

Deadline to order August 10 Acalanes Spirit Wear Looking to purchase spiritwear? There are a few days left! The deadline to order spirit wear is August 10th and it will be available for pick-up beginning August 31. All proceeds benefit the classes.
Deadline to order August 15 Class Shirts It is not too late to purchase your class shirt! Class shirts are a fundraiser for your class and a great memento for your student. Students wear them to athletic events, all school rallies and in & around campus. Shirts cost $20 and can be purchased on the webstore.
Wednesday, Aug 18 at Lunch Informational Meeting for 2021-2022 Clubs The club process for new or renewing clubs will begin August 16. Any student can start a club! There will be an informational meeting at lunch on August 18 in room 314. Please encourage your student to attend.
As always, I am here to support you and your student. If there is anything I can do, please don’t hesitate to reach out via e-mail.
Katherine Walton, Student Activities Director