Start of School 2022-23

  • We look forward to welcoming students back in-person with masks recommended outdoors and required indoors* (Current District & County Guidelines)!

     

    Friday, August 5th:  9th Grade & New/Transfer Student only Orientation "Part 1" & School Photos!

    • 8:00am - 12:30pm Orientation Part 1 for 9th Graders and New 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.
      • Wear your best RED & BLACK!  and meet at the Theater!
      • Meet your AHS Link Crew Leader (LCL) who will introduce you to other new DONS and teach you about our campus culture!
      • Do plenty of team building and class bonding in perparation for an awesome year ahead!
      • Because Aragon is under Construction through August 7th, we will NOT be able to have lunch and do a tour of Aragon on Orientation Part 1.  Instead, there will be an "Orientation Part 2" the first school-day morning on August 10th for all 9th graders and new students, and this will include a tour! Please see below for more details. 
      • Snacks are provided on August 5th, but orientation will be over at 12:30 and lunch is not provided.  Students are welcome and encouraged to return later in the afternoon by appointment to take their photo).  To support our campus green goals, please bring your own water bottle.

     

    Monday, August 8th & Tuesday, August 9th:  Campus is closed to students and families.

    All staff will be participating in professional development and work activities on both days.

      

    Tuesday, August 9th @ The Theater by appointment:  "Jumpstart" for Returning 10th, 11th, and 12th graders.

    • Principal Arbizu will send a message the last week of July to all new families regarding Jumpstart!  
    • 8:00am - 4:00pm: All returning 10th, 11th, and 12th* grade students should make an appointment to take their photo today, which is the same day that they will receive their schedules.  Students will need to take their photo and get their ID card before they can retrieve their schedule.  All returning students must choose an appointment time slot here to make their appointment to take their photo and get their ID card, and then their schedule!

      *All 12th graders must still take an ID card photo on this day; however, this will NOT be your Yearbook Photo!  Your Senior Portrait photo will be in the Yearbook, and that must be scheduled to take in the photo studio.  Please schedule your Senior Portrait appointment ASAP if you have not done so.  More information here.

     

    Wednesday, August 10th for 9th graders and New/Transfer students, arrive at 8:15am"Orientation Part 2" 

    • All 9th graders and New/Transfer students are asked to meet in the classroom assigned to them on Orientation Day Part 1 (which was August 5th).  They will arrive to campus and meet their Link Crew Group in the assigned classroom at 8:30am. - PLEASE try to arrive early to avoid traffic and to be able to find the classroom!  We recommend arriving by 8:15am.
      • If a student forgets their classroom assignment, they will have their Link Crew Leaders' cell phone numbers and the Link Crew Group Chat from Orientation Part 1 to communicate and ask for help, and there will also be staff members walking around campus able to help and direct too!
      • If a student was unable to attend Orientation Part 1, their Link Crew Leader will reach out to them via the family's email or phone number; we will also have staff on campus walking around and able to assist.
    • 8:30am - 9:55am:  Orientation Part 2 Includes a Tour of campus and the classrooms, as well as students picking up their school-issued Chromebook and learning how to use their school email address and our online systems. 

     

    Wednesday August 10th for ALL returning students, arrive by 9:55am

    ALL STUDENTS, new and returning, should be on campus by 9:55am and in their 1st period classroom seat for instruction to start promptly at 10:05am.  Please plan to arrive early to be on time and ready to start the school year strong!  The schedule for the first day is here.

     

    We will follow a Period 1-7 day with 0 period classes beginning at 7:25am August 11th and August 12th.

     

    WELCOME BACK, DONS!  WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOU!