Welcome to Acalanes Parents Club

Here's What's Coming Up: 


August

14 Dons Day 15 New Student/New Parent Orientation 20 First Day of School


School Calendar for 2018-2019

The District has published the calendar for next school year.

A Few More APC Volunteers Needed

We have a few volunteer job openings for next school year including Community Wall of Bricks Coordinator and Classified Ads manager (for enews & APC website). We are also looking for someone to shadow our Enews Editor for the first semester and transition into the position second semester. These are all jobs that can be done behind the scenes without any meetings - a bonus! If you’d like to learn more, contact Nominating Committee Chair Maureen Wickline.  We’d love to have your help!

Rising Senior Parent/Student Night

Kristin Kisner (College & Career Advisor) and counselors presentation on the college application process.

Start Dates for Acalanes Team Sports

The official start dates for sports 2018-19 year have been moved one week earlier.  North Coast Section (NCS) sets the start date for our sports calendar. 

Football Monday, June 30, 2018
Girls Volleyball Monday, August 6, 2018
All other Fall Sports Monday, August 13, 2018
Winter Sports Monday, October 29, 2018
Spring Sports Monday, January 28, 2018

2019-2020 School Year Calendar Change

The Acalanes Union High School District Governing Board approved a new calendar for the 2019-20 school year. One of the primary changes to the new calendar will be that first semester finals will be held prior to winter break. Please note that the first day of school for the 2019-2020 Calendar Year will be on Tuesday, August 13. Dons Day will be held on Monday, August 12. The K-8 school boards will review the calendar to consider aligning their school calendars to the new high school calendar. The newly approved 2019-20 calendar can be accessed here.

Summer School

Summer School will be at the Campolindo High School campus this year.  Students can make up D or F grades to meet graduation requirements.  One class can be taken per session.   Please return completed applications to your student’s counselor. 
Session 1 (1st semester classes): June 18 – July 6, 7:45am–1:15pm (Monday – Thursday)
Session 2 (2nd semester classes): July 9 – July 26, 7:45am–1:15pm

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​Fundraising

Acalanes Parents Club thanks our donors who enable us to advocate for academic excellence and enrich the educational experience for our students by funding vital services; Peer Tutoring, academic clubs, staff development, grant programs, health and wellness, support counselors, parent education and much more.  See more information about the 2017-18 Annual Funding Campaign.

If you don't remember if you gave this year, you can look for your name on the Donor List.  The recommended contribution is $200 per student.  All donors who give $75 or more will receive a copy of the Student Directory/Parent Handbook at Back to School Night.  Donate now via the webstore.

Of course, a HUGE thank you to all who have donated - Acalanes is what it is because of our parent funded programs & initiatives. Don’t forget to pick up your complimentary 2017-18 APC Parent Handbook and Student Directory in the College and Career Center if you haven’t already done so.

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

When you shop at Amazon via the APC website, we can earn a percentage of your purchase. See our Amazon page for more information.