May 3, 2019

PROM -- Tomorrow, May 4 "City of Stars"

The location of Prom is at the Historic Ashland Armory from 8pm-11pm.. Tickets will be available at the door for the same price.

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May 8 --Half Day for All Students

Half Day Schedule for Students:

Period 1: 8:30 – 9:00

Period 2: 9:07 – 9:37

Assembly 9:44 – 10:24

Period 3: 10:31 – 11:01

Period 4: 11:08 – 11:38

Lunch served in cafeteria 11:38-12:15

*12:15 ARRIVE AT AHS 12:20 DEPART AHS – RT 1, 2, 4, 6,

*12:20 ARRIVE AT AHS 12:25 DEPART AHS RT 5, 7, 8, 9

Yearbooks on Sale Now

Ashland High School 2019 Yearbooks are now available for purchase online at

The price is just $45 for this beautiful hardcover treasure trove of memories.

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Cap and Gowns-- May 13

Herff Jones will be in the theater lobby on May 13th during lunch to distribute cap and gown orders. A limited number of extra cap/gown/tassel sets will be available for purchase at distribution for $50 - cash only.

Scholarship Awards Night-- May 23 in the Theater

Graduation Day-- May 31 at Lithia Park Bandshell 6:15PM

If you require any accommodations to access the ceremony, please contact Deb Falk, or 541-482-2100. This includes sign language interpretation, handicapped access, or specialized seating due to age or disability.

Please note: The lawn seating area will be roped off until 5pm. Any items placed on the lawn before 5pm will be removed.

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Reminder to all Seniors--

Fees and fines must be paid in full before graduation day.

Please log in to your Parent PowerSchool account and click on "School & Library Fees" to see the status of your account or call the front office 541-482-8771.

Lunch accounts are on a different system and can be accessed at

Theatre News

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Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani, is a series of nine vignettes each featuring a different couple. The New York Daily News describes the play as “sweet, poignant, and witty.” It premiered at the Portland Stage Company in Portland, Maine in 2004 where it broke box office records and garnered critical acclaim. It is currently one of the most popular and most produced plays in U.S. high schools.

The cast includes: Kate Jaques Prentice; Leila Kenner; Nicky Clary; Ella Stringer; Gwyn Murphy-Cunningham; Brady Davis; Henry Alexander; Allie Poole; Brooklyn Williams; Callan Skuratowicz; Keagan Brooks-Torres; Zakiyah Clark; Isabella Martinez Moore; Evan Lucas; Elena Schmeling; Ava Tobar; Ben Kerr; Chloe Ulrich Moore; and Yi Shostrom. Understudies are: Hadley Jungst; Kaia O’Neill; Nick Hemmerling; and Rachel Davis.

The Stage Manager is Tobin Risso Mulholland; the Assistant Stage Managers are Braden Rogers and Lolly McClellan.

The Director, Annie Paul, is assisted by her creative team: Doug Ham is the Set Designer, Emily Ehrlich Inget is the Costume Designer, and Bart Grady is the Lighting Designer. Kristen Samek is the Technical Director and Betsy Bishop is the Producer. OSF partners are Ronan Kilkenny, Scenic Projection Designer, as well as Benajah Cobb, the Projection and Sound Consultant.

Career and Counseling Center News

Explore High-Paying Career Pathways at RCC on May 6 at a Free Open House

Rogue Community College invites the public to come explore some of its degree and certificate programs that lead to high-paying technical careers during an open house from 4-8 p.m. on May 6 at the Table Rock Campus (7800 Pacific Ave., White City). The following departments will be participating in the open house: Allied Health, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Diesel Technology, Electronics, Industrial Welding, Mathematics, Computer Science, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Science, Criminal Justice, Reserve Officer Law Enforcement Academy (ROLEA), and Apprenticeship Programs. Participants will have the opportunity to meet instructors, tour the campus and see the high-tech labs and equipment they could use to train for new careers. There are hundreds of employers in the Rogue Valley and beyond looking for skilled workers. Students can be ready for these jobs in two years or less. This open house could be the first step on the path to one of these great careers. For more information about the event visit

Overwhelmed by the thought of planning for college?

ASPIRE’s trained volunteer mentors can help you explore your educational options. Mentors assist students in researching colleges, preparing admissions and scholarship applications, understanding the financial aid process, and many other aspects of the road to education after high school. To learn more about ASPIRE, or to pick up an application, see Jen Marsden in the College and Career Center.

The Ashland Police Department Survey

A new community survey was released by the Ashland Police Department (APD). In partnership with the Ashland Culture of Peace Commission and BetaGov, the brief, 10-item survey does not collect identifying information so that responses can be honest and accurate. The survey seeks input on APD relationships and engagement with the community.

All members of the community are encouraged to participate in this survey, which can be found on the department’s webpage, as well as at the website Hard copies of the survey can also be picked up and turned in at the police department located at 1155 E. Main Street.

The survey closes the second week of June – let your voice be heard!

Looking Ahead

May 1 - 5 Last Mainstage: Almost Maine- A Comedy

May 4 - SAT Test

May 4 - Prom

May 8 - Half Day for All Students

May 8 - Top Performers' Dessert

May 9 - 12 - Last Mainstage: Almost Maine- A Comedy

May 10 --Blood Drive

May 13 - Cap and Gowns Delivered

May 14 - Site Council Meeting

May 15 -17 - Student Directed One Acts

May 17 - Debate-A-Thon

May 20- Spring Band Concert

May 21 - Final Orchestra Concert

May 23 - Scholarship Awards Night

May 27 - NO SCHOOL- Memorial Day

May 28 - Choir Concert

May 31 - Graduation

June 1 - SAT Test

June 4 - 7 - Finals

June 7 - Last Day of School and Early Release

The AHS 2018-19 Events Calendar is available on SharePoint AHS Event Calendar

NO SCHOOL- Memorial Day May 27

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