News & Announcements

From the Activities Director

Here we go! Let’s make the most of April and May together – we are ACA Strong!

One week away! April 25-30 Homecoming Week 2021 Let’s enter the DECADES together! 

  • Class of 2021-The 1980’s
  • Class of 2022-The 1990’s
  • Class of 2023- The 1970’s
  • Class of 2024- The 2000’s

There will be many ways for students to get involved in Homecoming Week, both virtually and on campus. Here is the calendar of events! Mark your calendars! 

  • Sunday, April 25 from 10am-4pm – Hallway Decorating

Please encourage your student to sign up! Students will sign up to work shifts to decorate their class hallway. It is transformational, and our students have fun and do a wonderful job.

  • Thursday, April 29 at 6pm – Live-Streamed Virtual Rally

An event for the whole family! Complete with class skits, live performances by incredible students, and more. 

Encourage your student to participate! Let’s do the decades, Acalanes! 

Thursday, April 22 from 3:30-5pm “Dog Days are Over” Celebrate the last 25 Days of ACA
Our last ACA Day drive-through will be all about our ACA dogs! Get your students ready to dress up your family dog in their best Don’s blue. There will be a series of awards and treats given out to dogs who join the drive-through and we’ll be posting pictures on our social channels. Start thinking of costumes for your pooch. More details to come regarding the 25 Days of ACA celebrating each day until the end of the school year. Let’s finish the year ACA Strong!

April 12 through April 23 Earth Week Events
The students have planned a robust Earth Week (two weeks actually!). There will be events that feature student clubs, local organizations and nonprofits, dialogues, and education. Please encourage your student to opt in! 

Deadline TOMORROW! Monday, April 19 Acalanes Leadership Applications Due
Is your 8th grader interested in joining student government at Acalanes? Applications are available and due April 19. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out to Katherine Walton.

Deadline TODAY! Sunday, April 18 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 Sunday, April 18 and packs will be delivered to your house beginning May 7. Order here.

Monday, April 26 (morning) District Diversity Summit
Know a student who is interested in equity work or already engaged in it? On April 26, the District will host the District Diversity Summit, which is a chance to hear a keynote speaker and connect with other student leaders. Students should email Katherine Walton if they are interested in attending.

Join the fun and 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. 

2020-2021 Clubs Club meetings continue. Check out our 49 clubs! Clubs continue to be one of the best ways for students to connect as we enter the fourth quarter. 

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

Katherine Walton, Student Activities Director