HOS/Principal January 2021 Message

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Dear ASA Families, I hope this email finds you all well and that you were able to enjoy family and friends in some way during the holiday season. I have great hopes for 2021, despite a rocky start. First, I would like to extend my deepest appreciation for your support throughout the year and for sticking with ASA throughout these

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Family Update: ASA Instruction During a Pandemic

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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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Spotlight |  Meet the Development and Marketing Team 

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Spotlight |  Meet the Development and Marketing Team  Leslie Religioso Development and Marketing Director religioso@goasa.org Christina Lytle Donor Relations and Marketing Manager lytle@goasa.org A warm welcome to all returning and new families! I’m truly honored for the opportunity to join the great team and community here at ASA as the Development and Marketing Director! In the Development Office, you’ll find

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Welcome from Head of School

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Welcome ASA Families and Friends to School Year 2020-2021 and ASA’s 25 Anniversary Year!  We are so excited to reconnect with you after a long summer and jump into what will surely be a school year to remember. This past Friday we celebrated one of my favorite ASA traditions. On the first day of school students, faculty and staff form two

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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

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  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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Teacher Feature – Ron Tanner

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Teacher Feature – Ron Tanner  Written by Imogen Dietz, 9th Grade “I don’t teach math, I teach students.” This is a phrase Mr. Tanner, algebra two and geometry teacher, repeats to all of his classes on the first day of school. The mantra has guided him through thirty-five years of teaching, and he strongly believes it. Mr. Tanner grew up

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Principal’s Corner – January 16, 2020

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!  It is hard to believe we are beginning not only a new year, but a new decade!  Looking at the opportunities that exist in this decade, I feel grateful to be a part of a community that focuses on supporting others and challenging ourselves to become the best version of who we know we can be.   We

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