Welcome to Acalanes Parents Club

Here's What's Coming Up:


February
17          School Holiday
20          School Holiday

March
2-4         Performing Arts, Bye Bye Birdie, PAC
3            Friday Forum
9            Career Day
15          Talent Show, 7 pm, PAC
17          Class of 2018, 2019, 2020 fundraiser at Chipotle

Spring Musical - Bye Bye Birdie

March 2 and 3 at 7 pm, March 4 at 7:30 pm in the PAC.
The highlight of the Spring Semester is the Acalanes Performing Arts Department Spring Musical. Showcasing the incredible talent and skills of its cast, crew and orchestra. This year’s show, Bye Bye Birdie, opens March 2nd. You can learn more about it and buy tickets here.

APC Spring Grant Program

Teachers and staff, and students and parents are encouraged to submit grant proposals. Grants are intended to fund opportunities that will enhance the educational experiences of AHS students in new and innovative ways. The application deadline is February 21.  more information

APC Board Volunteers

You can make a difference at our school. The nominating process has begun for the APC board for 2017-2018. Get involved and help APC continue to provide the many important services that help make Acalanes an excellent school. Please contact Meg Fellner or Casey Sasner to learn about the opportunities. 

California Scholarship Federation

The California Scholarship Federation (CSF) membership application period is open now. CSF is an honor society and membership is based on semester grades.  Students need to apply each semester.  Students who are members at least 4 semesters from 10th-12th grades are recognized at graduation.  Refer to the application for eligibility and membership requirements. Go to the Webstore to pay dues and download an application. Application forms can be turned in to the counseling office, and are due by February 28.  No late or retroactive applications will be accepted.

Book Drive for Stege Elementary

The Leadership students are currently running a book drive for our sister school, Stege Elementary. Donate K-6th grade books in 4th period classes or room 314. 

Seeking Parents to help with the Wellness Committee

If you are interested in helping the parent club to consider and address matters of student well-being, or if you would simply like to roll up your sleeves and help to support the upcoming “Acalanes Wellness Fair,” please email Holly Nolan

District Mental Health Task Force
Recognizing the need to address the mental health needs of our students in a comprehensive district wide manner, the AUHSD has formed a Mental Health Task Force (MHTF). Read more

​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.

Support LPIE’s Annual Giving Campaign

Thank you to everyone who has donated to LPIE’s Annual Giving Campaign! Thanks to your generosity, LPIE has raised $1.75 million from our schools!

But we still have a way to go – this year’s goal of $2.935 million will help ensure that your students have a variety of class choices, access to science, reading and writing support, art, music, math, technology, and so much more.

Please consider championing your child's education at the suggested ask of $800 per student or at whatever level is comfortable for you family. All contributions make a difference! For more information on how to donate, click here.

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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