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

Please mark your calendar for Sunday, September 24 for the Second Annual Color Run benefiting the classes of 2019 and 2020. More details will follow in the coming months.

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.

Join LPIE For 2nd Annual Party in the Park

Come celebrate our students and our community's support of local education at LPIE's Party in the Park on Sunday, June 4, from 3 to 6 pm at Plaza Park in downtown Lafayette. Purchase dinner from one of Lafayette's local eateries, bring your own picnic or buy one from Sideboard or enjoy the food trucks in attendance. Drop in or stay the whole time - there will be live music, raffles, games and more!

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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