AIMS testing for reading and writing will take place on February 28 (Writing) and February 29 (Reading). Passing the AIMS tests is a graduation requirement. All 10th grade students and any 11th and 12th grade students who have not passed AIMS are required to test. Peoria Accelerated will adhere to a modified schedule on February 28 and February 29 in order to accommodate testing.
Modified Schedule: February 28 & February 29 1st Period 7:50-8:14 2nd Period 8:15-8:293rd Period 8:30-8:444th Period 8:45-8:545th Period 8:55-9:006th Period 9:01-9:06 Non-Testers Dismissed @ 9:06Testing Session 9:00-11:15
On March 13, 2012, Peoria Accelerated High School will be hosting a Future Freshman Day. Current 8th grade students will have the opportunity to observe a typical day at PAHS. PAHS students can bring one 8th grade student to campus. If an 8th grade student does not know a current PAHS student, he/she will be placed with a PAHS student volunteer. All Future Freshman will be provided with a free breakfast and lunch. The PAHS student that is hosting a friend will be responsible their guest’s actions while on campus. Any students wishing to attend this event will need written permission from a parent or guardian. The deadline to turn in this form in to the office is March 12, 2012. Please click the link to download the permission slip.
Future Freshman Day
After defeating Desert Hills High School the boys basketball team has advanced to the semifinal round of the the playoffs. Their next game is on Friday, February 24 at 6:00 pm against Precision High School. The game will be played at Phoenix College. Admission to the game is $5 for adults and $2 for students. Come on out and support the bulldogs.
1202 W. Thomas
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Kiwanis International and UNICEF have joined forces to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus. This deadly disease steals the lives of nearly 60,000 innocent babies and a significant number of women each year. The effects of the disease are excruciating - tiny newborns suffer repeated, painful convulsions and extreme sensitivity to light and touch. Every $1.80 donated helps save 3 lives. PA Key Club is sponsoring a Penny War to raise money...all coins and bills will be accepted...any amount will help. Click on the link to watch 30 second video about MNT http://goo.gl/UdRLa Please help eliminate MNT!
Penny Wars Rules
Dates: February 6-February 24
Pennies and Bills count as one point each: Penny = 1 point, $1.00 Bill= 100 points
Silver Coins count as negative points: Nickel = -5 points, Dime = -10, Quarter = -25
Example: Jar has 100 pennies and $1 dollar bill in the jar total points is 200 points. If somebody puts in a quarter and dime. Score is now down to 165. Winner will receive a choice of: Pizza, Donut, or Popcorn Party.
Click the link below to check the totals
Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The spring Title 1 meeting will be held during Parent/Teacher conferences. To be eligible for a dinner ticket, parents must watch a short presentation hosted by Mrs. Nahrgang concerning our Title 1 program and best practices. The presentations will start at 5:30pm and run through 6:30pm. Hope to see you there supporting your student and advocating for their education.