Summer Safety Tips

Summer is a time for kids to play outside and make memories with their family. But with the extra freedom that summer brings, the potential dangers for kids increase. Here are a few safety tips to make certain kids are safe:

Maximize Your Summer

School is out for the summer! Here is a helpful guide for parents on how to have a fun and productive summer.

Summer’s Coming!

It’s May, which means kindergarteners and 8th graders will be promoted, and every student will be making the transition from school to summer break.

Here are some dates parents and students will want to remember:

Choosing the Right High School

High school is a big step in every teenager’s life. Parents can make their student’s transition from middle school to high school easier by asking all the right questions and taking all the right steps in deciding which school works best for your child. Here are some tips on what to look for and ask when looking at high schools.

Attention Parents

As you are probably aware, there are Arizona teachers supporting the Red for Ed teacher walkout. Despite the work stoppage in some areas, please be assured that we will be open on Thursday, April 26th and Friday, April 27th. For further details, please refer to the letter below from our Superintendent, Jackie Trujillo.

ACS Prepared to Inform Parents/Guardians on Potential Red for Ed Actions

As you may be aware, Arizona teachers are considering potential action to support the Red for Ed movement. Parents should be assured that we will do everything we can to provide you with as much information as is currently possible and, first and foremost, plans will be developed with student well-being and safety as our continued top priority!

National Poetry Month

April brings sunshine, spring flowers, and a month dedicated to poetry. National Poetry Month takes place every April to increase awareness and appreciation of poetry.

Daddy-Daughter Sock Hop is April 20

Join us Friday, April 20th, from 6-8 p.m., for our Daddy-Daughter Sock Hop. The dance will be held at First Baptist Church, 700 East 10th Street. Parents will be receiving an RSVP which they’ll need to return if they’re planning on attending. Remember, space is limited. Tickets to this exciting pop culture fad are $25 per couple and $5 for each additional daughter. Tickets will be available in early April. A 5×7-inch picture will also be available for $5!

Career & Technical Education Showcase at Douglas High

Students and parents can check out Douglas High School’s Career & Technical Education (CTE) Showcase on April 12, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Besides regular high school classes, students can choose from over 19 different technical programs, from Bioscience and Culinary Arts to Information Technology and Engineering. It’s truly an inspired opportunity to see all that Douglas High School’s CTE program has to offer.

Don’t Forget Spring Recess

School will be closed Friday, March 30, and Monday, April 2 for Spring Recess. Parents, be sure you plan accordingly. We hope everyone has a great four-day weekend, and we’ll see you on April 3!

An Important Reminder for 8th Grade Families

Come to our Getting Ready for High School event tonight, from 6-7 p.m., in the Liberty Douglas Library. As 8th graders prepare to enter high school, we’ll discuss the steps they’ll need to take for a successful transition, parents can complete all the necessary registration forms, and students and parents can get all their questions answered.