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Teacher Feature – Dana Bender

 |  Family Engagement Newsletter

If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking Written By 12th Grader Alyssa Gerkin I. Beginnings Dana Bender has sung in choirs for as long as she can remember, but she didn’t discover her passion for teaching until she was an undergraduate at Wichita State University. As she watched Donald Neuen coach a choir in a clinic, she “caught the

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Teacher Feature – Johnathan Robinson

 |  Family Engagement Newsletter

A Christmas Gift By 12th Grader Elaina Van Duyne Music is often said to be a universal language that connects the entire world, and Johnathan Robinson believes no different. Robinson began his musical journey when he was in sixth grade, after receiving his sister’s old trumpet, and played the instrument until he reached his freshman year of high school. He

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Upcoming Contemporary Core Re-evaluation Class Information

 |  Arts

High School students in the ASA Dance Program who want to be re-evaluated for placement in the Contemporary Core level will have an opportunity to do so on Thursday, August 8, 2019 . The evaluation class will be held on campus in the B207 dance studio from 3-4pm.

Upcoming Classical Core Re-evaluation Class Information

 |  Arts

Students currently in Intermediate Dance who want to be re-evaluated for the Classical Core level will have an opportunity to do so on Thursday, August 8 2019. The re-evaluation class will be held on campus in the B207 dance studio from 4-5:30 pm.

Feminine Hygiene Drive

 |  Clubs

Feminist Alliance is collecting feminine hygiene products starting May 8th and ending the last day of school, May 22nd. The collection box will be on the first floor of south. Please contribute boxes of pads and tampons of any and all sizes! Everything will be donated to Go With the Flow, an organization that makes period packs for schools around

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Middle School Robotics Registration

 |  Clubs

Middle School Robotics Starting August 2019 Welcome to FIRST® RISE powered by Star Wars: Force for Change This season, the journey continues with CITY SHAPER, where your team will observe how cities and buildings grow, thrive, and change. FIRST® City needs your team’s help to create innovative solutions to help make sure our future community is the best it can be.

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Teacher Feature – Andrea Kolich

 |  Family Engagement Newsletter

Inspiring the Leaders of Tomorrow By Megan Teramoto – 12th Grade “I think the most important piece of advice I’d give any young people is be curious about the world, and examine things that you don’t know about, and get out of your comfort zone.” Andrea Kolich leans back slightly, arms comfortably placed on each armrest of her chair, as

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Guitar Concert 5/6/19 JHS Access

 |  Arts, General School

Due to the road closure at Willetta Street and 2nd Street, parking at tonight’s guitar concert will be restricted to the Phoenix Public Library Overflow lot accessed via the entrance to Burton Barr Library from Willetta Street.  Thank you for your patience as the City of Phoenix works to rebuild the intersection.

Spring Movie Day 2019

 |  General School

Please do not forget to buy a ticket for Spring Movie Day 2019.  We will be having Movie Day on Friday, May 31st, from 8-11:20. at the Harkins Christown 14.  Students grades 5-12 can watch either Aladdin or Pokemon Detective Pikachu.  Both films are rated PG.  We have only 367 seats left so buy your tickets soon!  See you there!

Diner Night

 |  General School

Grades 5-12-Diner Night is almost here! On May 10th, meet by the ASA bandshell from 7 to 9 and enjoy the incredible talents performing. Tickets are available on School Pay for $5 or $7 at the door (cash or card are both accepted). Kona Ice and other concessions will be available for our amazing audience members. Join us for Diner

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