AHS Daily Bulletin

September 27, 2021

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September 15-October 15, 2021 is National Hispanic Heritage Month

Click here to learn about Tito Puente, the Latin King of Jazz.

Gym Announcements

The West Building opens each day at 7:50. On early release day (Wednesday), the locker rooms and gym area will close by 1:50.


PLEASE gather your belongings prior to that time.

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A Huge Thank You to the Counseling Department

Huge shoutout to our Counseling Department for doing an amazing job! Our counselors have gone above and beyond to make sure we’ve all had a great start to this school year. We are so appreciative of them and their hard work. Make sure to thank your counselors today and everyday.

GESA Financial Aid Webinar on September 28

Gesa Credit Union/ A WSSAAA partner, is putting on a financial aid webinar for parents of college bound students on September 28.
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Engage with SCAD Faculty During a Virtual Workshop

We saved you and your students a seat! Join SCAD faculty for an upcoming virtual workshop in a variety of creative areas.


Educators who would like to register their class for a workshop should email admission@scad.edu for the direct Zoom link; students may register individually using the registration links below.

Digital Drawing and Painting: The Gnome Home
Friday, Oct. 1, 10-11 a.m. ET
Register
SCAD illustration professor Mike Wimmer will use digital drawing painting techniques to create a fun environment of a gnome home. Learn about digital drawing apps like procreate and how to use the tools to create digital paintings.
Supplies needed: Digital tablet, such as, or iPad with procreate, or Windows-based tablet with studio pro software

Solve the Mystery: Finding Evidence in a Visual Work of Art
Friday, Oct. 1, 2-3 p.m ET
Register
Have you ever seen a painting or sculpture and thought to yourself, "I wonder what the artist meant?" Many works of art contain clues that help viewers "read" and understand the work at a deeper level, but it takes some practice to develop those skills. Such visual analysis skills are essential for any artist or designer to learn from previous creators in their disciplines. In this workshop with SCAD associate dean Denise Smith, learn how to analyze a work of art, find clues, and construct a theory about the deeper meaning of the piece.

Brand Storytelling
Friday, Oct. 8, 12-1 p.m. ET
Register
From Coke to Disney to Amazon, brands have stories and need writers to craft them. Join this interactive workshop with SCAD liberal arts chair Catherine Ramsdell to explore how writers contribute to brand storytelling.

Business of Beauty and Fragrance Industry
Friday, Oct. 8, 2-3 p.m. ET
Register
What do Rhianna, Hiram and Kylie Jenner have in common? They're all game changers in the $550 billion beauty industry. Join this presentation with SCAD associate chair Melony Moore to learn about the business of beauty and fragrance B.F.A. program. This dynamic program prepares students to become marketing executives, designers or entrepreneurs in the skincare, hair care, makeup and fragrance industries. Post-graduation, alumni work with brands such as Maybelline, M.A.C Cosmetics, Estee Lauder, Bulgari and Chanel. Join us and begin planning your career in beauty.

Mindfulness and Creativity
Friday, Oct. 15, 10-11 a.m. ET
Register
In this workshop with SCAD liberal arts professor Irini Kokkinou, explore the theory behind mindfulness meditation, engage in a mindfulness meditation exercise while learning to improve your ability to think outside of the box, come up with multiple solutions to the same problem, and express your emotions and ideas in creative ways.

Enhancing Creativity
Friday, Oct. 15, 2-3 p.m. ET
Register
In this workshop with SCAD advertising and graphic design chair Duke Greenhill, learn about the ingredients of creativity and several exercises to enhance your own creativity and generate creative ideas. Using these exercises, you can apply them to creative problem-solving challenges to arrive at unexpected solutions.

Social Media Storytelling: Orchestrate the brand story, curate the experience, amplify your brand voice
Friday, Oct. 22, 12-1 p.m. ET
Register
Join SCAD social strategy and management associate chair Oscar Betancur to learn digital marketing strategies to boost your brand story through social media platforms.

Designing Your Own Business
Friday, Oct. 22, 2-3 p.m. ET
Register
Have you ever thought of becoming an entrepreneur? In this workshop with SCAD liberal arts professor Nadia Jacquot, students will create their own businesses. Using the Business Model Canvas, they will learn a simple, step-by-step approach to take their ideas to the next level.

Looking for more? View a complete list of upcoming virtual SCAD workshops and chats online.

Lunch Information

  • There are two doors to enter the kitchen. Use either!

  • You may have ONE entree a day at no cost. Choose one item, then fruits and veggies.

  • If you want an additional entree, you must PURCHASE A TICKET in the a la carte line BEFORE you pick up your meals.

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Counseling Center Announcements

**Please attend ALL classes that you are currently scheduled for until you are notified if any schedule change is approved and will be made**


**If you have a hole in your schedule or an unassigned placeholder (Teacher’s Aide or See Counselor), please come directly to the Counseling Center during that class period.

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George Fox University College Fairs this Fall

George Fox University will be participating in the in-person NACCAP Christian College Fairs this fall!
If you have students who are interested, we will be traveling to the following fairs this fall:

Tacoma
Tuesday, September 28, 6 -8 pm
Life Christian Academy, 1717 S Union Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405

Greater Seattle
Wednesday, September 29, 6 - 8 pm
Bellevue Christian High School, 1701 98th Ave NE, Clyde Hill, WA 98004


Skagit County (Mount Vernon)
Thursday, September 30, 6 - 8 pm
Mount Vernon Christian School, 820 Blackburn Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Our easiest application process ever!

  • We are not asking for SAT or ACT scores this year! Test scores will not have any influence on merit scholarships.

  • No essay!

  • References are only recommended for students below a 3.0 GPA

  • Just submit the free application (on GFU website or common app) and an official transcript and the application is complete!

Visits
We are offering in-person and virtual visits! We are also encouraging students to visit us during one of our Friday @ Fox events where they will have a more immersive visit experience.

Central Washington University Admission Appointments Available

On-the-Spot Admissions:

  • While we missed being with students in-person last year, we were able to still offer Virtual On-the-Spot Admissions appointments that were very successful, and students loved the individual attention!
  • We will continue to offer these Virtual On-the-Spot Admissions appointments which students from all Washington high schools can sign up for! These will start September 28th and will continue to be offered for the foreseeable future.
  • As of now, we are unsure if we will be able to bring these in-person events back.


Ready to become a Wildcat?

· First Year Admissions

· Transfer Admissions

· Online Admissions Experiences at CWU


Recently Admitted to CWU?

· Confirm Your Admission

· Apply for Scholarships

· Complete Central 101

· Complete Central 301 (Transfers)

· Housing Application Open!


Click here to schedule a 1-on-1 appointment with Admissions Counselor Laura Miyatake.

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Want to Know More about AHS Athletics?

Click these links to learn more about Athletics! Information includes coaches, ticket requests, payments, Final Forms, and the successes of our AHS student athletes!


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Students! Please remember...

Working Students: Remember, while having a job is a great way to earn money and build skills, students are not allowed to work during school hours.

Attendance Matters


Attendance is absolutely critical to success in school. Let's work toward a goal of 100% attendance.

Reminder About the Pre-Arranged Absence Form

Going on vacation? On a hunting trip? A college visit? If you are aware that you will be absent in the future for whatever reason, please fill out a Pre-Arranged Absence Form. Click here to access the form. Please contact Mrs. Dickison at 360-503-1331 in the Attendance Office for support.

Please Allow 48 Hours for Transcript Requests

The Counseling Department would like to remind you that if you request an official transcript, please allow 48 hours for completion. Click on the AHS Counseling Center link for more support.


Thanks!