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Short Play Festival

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Grades 8-12: The ASA Theatre Department presents THE EIGHT: A Short Play Festival directed by eight ASA students and featuring performances and production designs by ASA students as well. The eight plays will be presented together December 4-6 online. The showing is free but you must reserve tickets in advance to receive the login information. Reserve your tickets at https://goasa.ticketspice.com/spf

ASA’s 25th Anniversary – A Look Back with an Eye to the Future

 |  Alumni Pigeon Post Newsletter

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Arizona School for the Arts alumni newsletter, ASA Alumni Pigeon Post.   I am so excited to launch our new quarterly newsletter, designed especially for you, our alumni.  Through these regular issues, we hope to keep connected with you, expand our alumni network, share our plans and aspirations, and take some nostalgic looks into

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Faculty Corner – The Equity Group

 |  Alumni Pigeon Post Newsletter

During a conversation with students a few years ago, Social Studies Chair, Ricky Livoni and Kim Brown, 11th Grade History Teacher, discovered that there were certain aspects of Arizona School for the Arts that made students of color and other marginalized groups of students feel unsafe.  Having worked together on projects such as the Black History Museum and Inclusivity Day,

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Indigenous Peoples On-Campus event

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November is Indigenous Peoples Month and to celebrate ASA’s Indigenous Peoples Club is sponsoring an event on ASA Campus from 5-7pm on November 23rd! We will be creating posters celebrating the traditional land that ASA and the greater Phoenix area exists on.   Bring your art supplies (or use those provided) and your creativity to create posters that will be

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Out of Darkness Walk

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All: Help Students Against Stigma celebrate reaching their fundraising goal for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at our Out of Darkness experience this Nov. 14th. We are encouraging everyone to participate virtually this year, so grab your family or friends and walk our course at Steele Indian School Park anytime from sunrise to sunset this Saturday. Take a picture

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Family Update: ASA Instruction During a Pandemic

 |  Family Engagement Newsletter

Dear ASA families,  We hope you and your students were able to appreciate Fall Break- perhaps even enjoy some cooler morning temperatures here in the Valley!  Since last spring, we, along with the Vice Principals, have participated in webinars, attended trainings, and read the latest educational resources about the priorities schools must have during the pandemic. All of them emphasize

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Students Against Stigma: Out of Darkness Fundraiser

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All ASA Community Members: Students Against Stigma is participating in Out Of Darkness (an event sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention) for suicide awareness. We are reaching out to ASA community members to contribute to this amazing organization by making a small donation to a current team member, or volunteering at our SAS Out of Darkness Event Experience

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Update on ASA’s Opening

 |  General School

UPDATE: The 2020-2021 school year began officially on Tuesday, August 18 with online teaching and learning for all students. In ASA’s September 21 Board Meeting, the Board of Directors unanimously voted to remain on-line with no in-person instruction throughout the 2nd quarter – beginning on October 19 and extending through the Winter Break (January 3). Please read the most recent letter

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Papa John’s Fundraiser

 |  Clubs

Buy Papa John’s Pizza anytime over the weekend (9/18 – 9/20) and support ASA’s Mock Trial Team at the same time! Order online or over the phone, mention the promo code, FUNDAZ, and 20% of sales will be donated to ASA. Thanks for your support!

Logging into Zoom at ASA

 |  Academics, General School

INSTRUCTIONS FOR LOGGING INTO ZOOM WITH A GOASA.ORG ACCOUNT WHILE USING A PC OR A MAC: Begin by making sure your student is logged into Google Chrome using their .goasa.org This can be done by following these directions from Google.  The second option demonstrates how to use two different accounts if your student has a personal account and wants to use that for

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