AHS Daily Bulletin

December 7, 2021

Jostens Grad Products Sale Extended

Class of 2022!

Jostens’ has extended the special group pricing. Here is the flyer with the link to order form.

FBLA Meeting Wednesday, December 8

The FBLA Business Leadership Club Meets Wednesday after school in Mr. Wallis' room.

Students are beginning to prepare for competitive events that take part after holiday break.

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Click to Join the Zoom

Meeting ID: 820 7974 3295

Please Pull all the way Forward in the Drop Off Zone

Parents/Caregivers! When dropping off or picking up a student, please pull all the way forward in the drop off zone to improve traffic flow and reduce cars backing into the street. We appreciate your support!

Students, Please Park in the Student Lot

Attention, students! It is imperative that you park in the Student parking lot and in designated parking spaces. Parking in unpermitted places can increase risk to staff and peers and interfere with Maintenance's ability to complete work. Students will be towed at their expense.


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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Wednesday, Dec. 8th, 2:30-3pm

This is an online event.

Please join Verto Education representative Daniel Campbell for a Zoom webinar.

Click here to join the webinar.

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PNCA's Portfolio Day + Open House on December 11th

We are offering a renewable $500 Campus Visit Scholarship to students who visit our campus between June 1st, 2021 - January 31st, 2022.

A great time for students to schedule travel plans would be for PNCA's Portfolio Day + Open House on December 11th! This is a chance to tour the school, talk with faculty about programs of interest, and receive feedback on their artwork!
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Fall 2022 admission to SCAD: Did you know?

While SCAD accepts new applications throughout the year, and there is no deadline to apply, we are already receiving a large volume of applications for fall quarter 2022. We encourage your students to start the application process online (please share the code EDU2122 to waive our US$100 application fee). SCAD also is reviewing qualified students for scholarship opportunities.

SCAD also is waiving the SAT/ACT test requirement for Fall 2022 admission consideration. Students can submit test scores if available, but applications from students without test scores also will be considered. The lack of test scores will not impact SCAD's evaluation of a student's application or scholarship consideration.

Please also let your students know that SCAD is open for on-campus tours and SCAD Day open houses, where they can discover SCAD's inspiring learning spaces and chat with admission staff. Learn more online.

We look forward to continuing to work with you and your students in the coming months and years! Questions? Please contact Lara Langston, director of educator outreach, at llangsto@scad.edu.
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Students, Check Your Emails

Students, it is IMPERATIVE that you check your school email account DAILY. Especially Seniors, who receive regular graduation updates.


Wednesday Early Release Supervision in the Commons

For students who need to stay on campus after school on Wednesdays, they may go to the Commons where they can have a supervised study hall.

Students may NOT be in other campus locations from 1:45-3:00 pm on Wednesdays because teachers are in meetings during this time.

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Key Club Meetings Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Please join Key Club in Ms. Burkland's room, 132, after school.

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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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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  • Virtual Future Student Sessions - Select Thursdays at 4:00pm PT/5:00pm MT
    • An admissions counselor, along with a current Boise State student, will be hosting a virtual presentation, tour, and Q&A covering several topics including the city of Boise, academics, student involvement, admission criteria, and scholarship opportunities!
    • Registration Required at https://www.boisestate.edu/admissions/virtual-visits/
  • 1-on-1 Virtual & Phone Appointments - Various Times from Now through December
    • If your students would prefer a one-on-one option, I would love to meet with them virtually to answer their specific questions! Students can view my calendar below to sign up for a date and a 30 minute time slot that works best for them. Phone or Zoom options available.
    • Appointment Sign Up at https://admissions.boisestate.edu/portal/brittney_appointments

We are also hosting on-campus tours for any students making the trip to Boise!

Go Broncos!

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Gonzaga has decided to offer test-optional admission indefinitely. Students who apply without a test will have the same access to admission, automatic merit scholarships, direct admission to nursing and engineering, special scholarships, and the Honors Program. We will place more weight on the evaluation of grades, curriculum, and writing in the absence of scores. For more details, please review our Test-Optional FAQ page.

Another important note is we only offer one Regular Decision application deadline of December 1. Our decision was intended to alleviate student stress and provide our applicants with equal access to Gonzaga, which is especially important for students applying direct admission to nursing. Students who apply by December 1 receive an admission decision by late February.

Striving for accessibility, Gonzaga provides competitive financial aid packages to admitted students. We are proud to announce the establishment of our Magis Commitment program, whereby Gonzaga is committed to providing grant and scholarship aid to cover the cost of tuition for first-year students throughout Washington state who qualify for the Federal Pell Grant. To be eligible, students must be admitted to Gonzaga as first-year students, have a permanent address in the state of WA, submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant.

Gonzaga University welcomes all applicants and seeks a diverse student body.

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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.