Welcome to Acalanes Parents Club

Here's What's Coming Up: 


August
15        Dons Day
16        Freshman Orientation
21        First day of School

Color Run Coming Back

Sunday, September 24, 8 am
Be a part of the 2nd Annual Acalanes Color Run! Our family friendly 1.5 mile course takes you through the Acalanes campus and grounds. There will be 5 color stations along the course that will transform you into a colorful rainbow by the time you cross the finish line. The finish zone will have music, food and fun for all! This is not a timed event so feel free to skip, walk, or jog, just don't miss out! When life gives you color you run with it! Benefiting the classes of 2019 and 2020. Sign up now on the webstore.

Smarter Balanced Adopts Built-in Calculator

Beginning next school year, students may no longer be required to bring their own calculator to take the Smarter Balanced Assessment Tests (SBAT). The Desmos graphing calculator will be integrated into the computer based testing program. This means that students will not need to bring their own expensive graphing calculator to take that test. The Desmos calculator is available for free as a phone app or web page. Read more: Engadet,   Smarter Balanced

​Intervention Specialists Available

Ms. Mary Threlkel and Ms. Alison Gans, our trained crisis counselors, are available to meet with students struggling with social, emotional or personal issues in order to get help and learn coping skills. Students can sign up to see them in the Counseling Office or by referral from their counselors.  We are fortunate that the Acalanes Parents Club (APC) fully funds this shared position at our site.

Fundraising

Help support Acalanes when you shop using our eScrip partners, and shopping on Amazon.

Matching Donations

Corporate Matching of your Parents Club donation is an important part of our budget and a no cost way to support our students. Please continue to check in with your employers and take advantage of your company benefits. Thank you to all the Corporations for their support.

Shopping or Dining Locally

Use eScrip partners to help raise dollars for Acalanes students by dining at Local Restaurant Partners or shopping at Diablo Foods or Lunardi’s.

Register or Update your eScrip membership, it does make a difference.

Shop Amazon and support AHS students

Access Amazon via the link above, or by going to Acalanezon.com and Acalanes will earn up to 10%. Super simple. Shop deals NOW, and as you do your holiday shopping. Works with Prime. If Amazon Smile pops up, just close it. 

We have a new direct link to Amazon that earns money for Acalanes.  You don't need to go to the APC website first, just go to Acalanezon.com. Bookmark it now for the next time you need to shop at Amazon.



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