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ASA’s COVID-19 School Mitigation Plan

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In preparation for offering on-site support services or in-person instruction, as contemplated by Executive Order 2020-51, and in an effort to minimize risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in the school environment, Arizona School for the Arts (the “School”) has adopted this mitigation plan (“Plan”), following consideration of mitigation strategies and recommendations as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control

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ASA’s Distance Learning Plan

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On June 24, 2020, Governor Ducey issued Executive Order 2020-41 Prioritizing Kids and Schools During COVID-19 regarding the reopening of schools for school year 2020-2021. As part of the Executive Order, all public schools may submit a Distance Learning Plan (DLP) to receive the flexibility to offer distance learning options for students without an approved Arizona Online Instruction (AOI) program

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2019-2020 Yearbook Update

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YEARBOOK UPDATE – Due to COVID-19 yearbook production is behind schedule.  Yearbooks will be distributed in early August.  More details will come at that time.  You may still order a yearbook by clicking here YEARBOOK

An Urgent Message from ASA Leadership

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Dear ASA Family and Friends,  Last week was filled with ASA celebrations – Showcase, 8th Grade Celebration, Senior Awards and Recital, Graduation! While not “traditional”, we made the best of it. Some of us were anticipating a welcome break and others of us were ready to focus on planning for next year. Our heads were filled with thoughts of eventually

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School Closure Update

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March 30, 2020 Today Governor Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffmann announced that Arizona schools will remain closed for the remainder of the year. Please take a moment to read that announcement here. Like you, we are incredibly saddened our students will not return to campus as we head into the last quarter of the year. The last

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Alumni Spotlight Arielle Gereboff – Class of 2000

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Arielle Gereboff started at ASA in the school’s inaugural year, 1995, as an 8th grader and graduated ASA in 2000. Today, she is a Middle School teacher at a private school in Los Angeles, California. She went to UC Santa Barbara where she received a BA in French and a BA in Linguistics, then earned an MA in French Linguistics

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Principal’s Corner – February 13, 2020

 |  Family Engagement Newsletter

  With presentation week quickly approaching, you may have a student who questions the value and relevance of the third quarter presentation beyond the high school setting.  To answer that, I invited a former ASA student to speak to that very issue so we can hear how the presentation process influenced her post high school graduation and continues to impact

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Teacher Feature – Gillmer Duran

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Gillmer Duran has spent the majority of his life inside the dance world. Growing up in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, he wasn’t really aware of the importance and meaning of movement until later than most dancers. However, he had a love for classical music, and his need to have an artistic voice grew quickly. At his core, he is an artist: someone

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