News & Announcements

From the Activities Director

March Madness Activities – Return to Campus!

  • Decorate your student’s home mailbox for the first day of Hybrid (decoration kits will be available during “Back to School” hybrid orientation)
  • Get your students ready to wear ACA STRONG shirts on Hybrid Day 1, March 16 and March 17. Students who didn’t pick up an ACA Strong shirt at the last ACA Day can pick one up at Back to School Hybrid Orientation.
  • Sunday, March 14 from 1-2:30pm Senior & Junior Car Painting – Meet us in the Acalanes parking lot. We will provide the paint!
  • Join the fun & buy an ACA Parent/Sibling Strong Shirt. This is a grey version of the student/staff ACA Strong shirt.  You can purchase now via the Acalanes webstore for $10 and pick up from Acalanes after you receive your confirmation email. 

March is Women’s History Month!
Opt in to the various learning opportunities, dialogues & celebration.

  • Beginning March 8, check out Canvas for the daily spotlight of excellent women. It will run through the end of the month.
  • Thursday, March 18 at 7pm Women in Leadership Series with our associate superintendent Aida Glimme. Ms. Glimme has an incredible story to share and is an inspiring female leader in our community. Mark your calendar and look for the Zoom link next week!

Deadline Sunday, March 14 – Acalanes Spirit Wear
We have spirit wear available for the last time this school year! We added a couple new items including a tribute t-shirt to Mr. Huber with proceeds donated to the Parkinson’s Foundation in his name. Check out our spiritwear on the Acalanes webstore. Items can be either picked up at Acalanes or delivered to your home beginning April 6. 

April 5 – Acalanes Leadership Applications Available
Is your 8th grader interested in joining student government at Acalanes? Applications will be available electronically beginning April 5th. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out to Katherine Walton.

April 18 – Deadline To Order Frosh Spirit Packs!
Know an 8th grader? Frosh spirit packs are a great promotion gift and kick off to a career at Acalanes! Each pack is $53 and features a hooded sweatshirt, car magnet & cinch backpack. Proceeds go to the Class of 2025. Order deadline is April 18 and packs will be delivered to your house beginning May 7. Order here.

Homecoming 2021 is happening at the end of April! Although it will look a bit different, we are excited to celebrate different decades with skits and hallway decorations; encourage your student to get involved. Skit information will go out through Canvas!

2020-2021 Clubs
Club meetings continue. Check out our 49 clubs! Clubs continue to be one of the best ways for students to connect. We will be pushing out more information about clubs at the end of the week. Please encourage your student to check out Canvas to learn more.

If I can ever do anything to help you or your student, don’t hesitate to reach out!

Katherine Walton, Student Activities Director