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AHS Calendar: Aug 15 Still Freshman Orientation/Aug 18 Still First Day of Classes

There is some confusion regarding the recent district communication about a change to the first day of school. The Calendar Q & A document gives a bit more detail . . .

AHS Moving Forward Fund - Library Fundraising

AHS Moving Forward Fund - Library Fundraising

Dear Member of the Warrior Family, As you may know, the Arapahoe High School Library was damaged during . . .

Clarity Commons

Clarity Commons

For the past four months, Mike and Desiree’ Davis have worked closely with Littleton Public Schools, Littleton Adventist Hospital and others to finalize plans for the creation of Clarity Commons--a new park-like area to be built this summer on the school campus at the corner of University and Dry Creek. It is intended as . . .

AHS Registration Reminders

Dear Parent/Guardian, We wanted to remind you of a few things and clarify a change in schedule pick up. Pick up student ID, schedule, and parking permit Wednesday, August 6 will be the day all students  . . .

Kopit Chosen for Rise Above Colorado's Teen Action Council

Kopit Chosen for Rise Above Colorado's Teen Action Council

Junior Skyler Kopit is one of 24 Colorado teens chosen to serve on Rise Above Colorado's Teen Action Council. This statewide drug-prevention group will work with each others - and their respective schools - to help their peers with information on healthy lifestyes, the impacts of drug use and resources. More information on the Highlands Ranch Herald website. Congrats Skyler!

AHS Science Camp 2014

AHS Science Camp 2014

A great time was had by all at the 2014 AHS Science Camp.

 

Portal Mobile Id

The "district id" for the Infinite Campus Mobile App (iOS, Google Play, Amazon App) is YPGLLP. To download the apps, search the app stores or login to the portal and click on the appropriate link.

AHS Registration Reminders

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We wanted to remind you of a few things and clarify a change in schedule pick up.

Pick up student ID, schedule, and parking permit

  • Wednesday, August 6 will be the day all students come for ID photos, course schedule pick up and parking permits (for Juniors and Seniors).
     
  • Seniors and Sophomores: 7:30 am to 10:30 am. Juniors and Freshmen: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.
     
  • Make up session for schedule pick will be the evening of August 14: all students 5:30 - 7:30.

Complete “Annual Family Update” online

  • Please complete the Annual Family Update (formerly medical and permission forms) online through Infinite Campus Portal . Log in to Infinite Campus using your Parent Portal account to access and click on the link in your "in box". You must be a member of the Primary Household. Please note: YOU MAY NOT USE A STUDENT’S LOG-IN to update student information.

Avoid lines at schedule pick up and pay your fees this week

  • OPTION 1: Make a credit card payment . Using your Infinite Campus user name, log in to http://littleton.revtrak.net. There is a $2 convenience fee.
     
  • OPTION 2: Print the fee payment form. Mail check or money order to Arapahoe High School, 2201 E Dry Creek Rd, Centennial, CO 80122. Checks must be received by Monday Aug 4 to be recorded before schedule pick up.
     
  • OPTION 3: Bring cash or check to the main office. Summer hours: 7:30am – 3:00pm.

Visit our Registration page for answers to additional questions. We look forward to seeing the students on August 6th and are excited for a great year at Arapahoe!

 

AHS Calendar Update

There is some confusion regarding the recent district communication about a change to the first day of school. The Calendar Q & A document (pdf) gives a bit more detail:

Why did the first day of school change?

The first day of school is earlier in both the 2014 - 2015 and the 2015 - 2016 school year calendars because of the reinstatement of an instructional day that had been a furlough day for the past four years as part of a budget reduction solution. The revised calendars were approved by the LPS Board of Education on June 26, 2 014.

The calendar change comes after the close of the 2013 - 2014 school year because it was part of the negotiated agreement reached between the school district and the Littleton Education Association. The agreement was ratified by the teachers the last w eek of June. Thanks to the support and advocacy efforts of parents and community members, the Colorado Legislature passed the Student Success Act this spring, which restores about $2.5 million of previously cut funds to LPS, which makes the restoration of an instructional day possible. (Each instructional day costs LPS about $500,000.) However, the bill was not signed until late May, which affected the timing of negotiations and calendar decisions.

Due to the short notice and in an effort to best accommod ate families and school communities, schools have the flexibility to decide how to use the first day of school, which is now Friday, August 15, 2014. For example, h igh school schedules for August 15 will continue to consist of Freshman Orientation, and cl asses will begin Monday, August 18. Elementary schools will have a half - day on August 15, and full days will begin August 18. Some schools are incorporating back - to - school events into the first day of school, as well. Individual schools will be communica ting with families about activities for Friday, August 15.

Adding back a day of instruction ultimately serves our students, and that is always the goal of Littleton Public Schools. 

So, for AHS, the bottom line is basically no change in our plans for August. Friday, August 15th will still be Link Crew Orientation for Incoming Freshmen, and Monday, August 18th will still be the first day of classes for all students. If you have students in LPS elementary or middle schools, their schedule may be different than originally planned, so please check with those schools.

2014-15 LPS Calendar (pdf)

2015-16 LPS Calendar (pdf)

Calendar Q & A (pdf)

 

 

Get Movin' Challenge

Arapahoe High School Physical Educators support and encourage you to participate in the Colorado Get Moving Challenge this month. Enter the challenge! Participate in and enter 30 minutes of activity each day this month. Help represent our great City of Centennial, earn some prizes and most importantly accomplish a fitness goal. Register at www.getmovinchallenge.org

LiveWell Colorado is a nonprofit organization committed to reducing obesity in Colorado by promoting healthy eating and active living. Our mission with this challenge is to help you kick-start a healthier lifestyle and prove that Colorado is the most active state in the nation. Last year, we held this challenge for the first time in partnership with the State of Colorado and Kaiser Permanente and we had more than 8,000 participants. It was such a success, we’re doing it again! Mapmyfitness ap is also available for easy tracking of your daily fitness activities.

 

AHS Moving Forward Fund

 

The LPS Foundation is honored to partner with Littleton Public Schools by creating the Arapahoe High School Moving Forward Fund.  This fund is for the sole purpose of caring for Arapahoe High School and its direct community; it will provide financial assistance for the needs listed below and any others as determined by the School Administration.  

Arapahoe High School Moving Forward Fund:

  • Library Remodel
  • Library Book Replacement
  • Furniture Replacement
  • Facilities Repairs
  • Any other needs as determined by School Administration

More information and how to donate.

 

This is an artistic rendering of the new design for the AHS Library. As with all artistic renderings, this will not be exactly what the library will look like when finished. The specific colors, furniture, and even some design details are likely to be different, but this will give you an overall idea of the layout of the space.

Resources

Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network
303.730.3303 (24-hour crisis line)
303.730.8858 (Information and Intakes)

Resources

Additional Mental Health Resources Outside of LPS (pdf)

Pay Fees Online

You may now pay your fees online with a credit card! Click here for instructions .

(You must have an Infinite Campus Portal account - if you do not have one please visit this link to find out how to sign up.)

There is a $2.00 convenience fee that will be added to your transaction. You may pay multiple fees and for mulitple students with one transaction fee.

 

Math Skills Assessment

For incoming freshmen (class of 2018)

 

Update Contact Information

In order to use our Parent Communication system effectively, we need parents to
verify that their contact information is correct. Here are
the instructions .
Thank you.

 

Low-Cost Home Internet Access

Both Comcast and CenturyLink offer low-cost, high-speed Internet access for families that qualify. Click on the images below to take you to their respective programs.

Comcast CenturyLink

 

 
 

 

Contact AHS

Main Office
303-347-6000

Main office hours are 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

2201 E. Dry Creek Road
Centennial, CO 80122

Attendance Office
303-347-6030

Guidance Office
303-347-6010

More Department Numbers

Staff Contact Information

 

Live and archived events streamed via the web by Arapahoe's Broadcast Club.

 

 

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