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Volunteer Spotlight – Jill Watts

 |  Family Engagement Newsletter

What led you (as mother and daughter) to choose ASA for Audrey for High School? As a young child Audrey always loved performing, so we enrolled her in a Valley Youth Theatre summer camp when she was 4-years old (we fudged her age – sorry Bobb Cooper! ) Growing up, she attended large, traditional public schools that offered a wide variety

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Student Organizer Night

 |  Clubs

Grades 7-12, join ASA Activism on Friday, December 13th at 5pm on ASA Campus for a dialogue about the importance and power of our voices as young people at Student Organizer Night! We will be joined by several student organizations from around the valley, and there will be snacks!

TEDx Submissions Due

 |  General School

ASA is hosting our very own TEDx Conference in April 2020 with the theme “Boxes”. All 5th-12th grade students are invited to apply to become a TEDx speaker. If you have ideas you want to share with the ASA community by giving your own TED talk, this is your opportunity! If you’re interested: 1. Create a brief 1-2 minute video

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GSA Meetings

 |  Clubs

Grades 7-12. Are you interested in learning about the LGBTQ community, its history, and more? Do you want to help make a change in your school and community? Come to the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) on Tuesdays in Mr. Tanners room, 208. The club is no commitment and has no paper trail for any members, so drop by when you

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Diner Night – November 8

 |  Clubs, General School

StuGo is hosting its annual Diner Night this Friday (November 8th) in the bandshell from 6pm to 8pm! There will be snacks and amazing performances by ASA’s talented students. It is $5 online or $7 at the door. Come and support fellow students this Friday in the bandshell for a wonderful time!

Vote on a Prom Theme

 |  General School

Seniors~ Please take a moment to vote on a theme for this year’s Prom. The survey is located under Senior Resources on Canvas, within the quizzes/surveys area. Choices include: A Walk of Fame, Cloud Nine, Starry Night: A Van Gogh Prom, Under the Sea, Disco Fever, and Rhythm and Blues. Read more about their descriptions and let us know your

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ESU Shakespeare Competition

 |  Arts

Grades 9-12. All high school students are invited to register to participate in the ASA school-wide Shakespeare Monologue Competition on January 23rd. Winners will advance to the regional ESU Shakespeare Competition at Mesa Arts Center in February. Deadline to register is November 15. Sign up will be posted on the Theatre Department call board.

Candy Donations Needed for Whole School Retreat

 |  General School

The seniors are busy planning a retreat for the whole school on Wednesday, November 20.  Whole school retreat is a time where students from all grade levels participate in team building activities in mixed grade level groups.  It is a great opportunity for students to feel connected to the larger ASA community.  The senior plan all activities for the day. 

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Choral Collage Transportation and Rehearsal

 |  Arts

All 7th -12th grade students in choir will be attending a dress rehearsal for the Choral Collage Concert on Monday, December 9. They will be bussed from campus, directly after lunch, at 1:15 p.m. and transported to Camelback Bible Church for rehearsal and concerts that evening