Weekly News for Nov. 17

Weekly News for Nov. 17
Posted on 11/17/2020
Weekly News for Nov. 17This information is sent out to AHS Families via phone and email every Tuesday evening. If you are a parent/guardian and not receiving it, please log in to Jeffco Connect and check your Notification settings or call the AHS Office for assistance.
Updates for Nov. 17 

Upcoming Events:

  • Nov. 16-18 - Fall Show "Beware of Tomorrow" - tickets
  • Nov. 23-27 - No School, Thanksgiving Break
  • Nov. 30 - Remote learning continues (no return to hybrid learning as was previously planned)
  • Dec. 9 - PTSA & Accountability Committee meetings over Zoom, 6:00 pm
  • Dec. 10 - Music Boosters Meeting, 6:30 pm
  • Dec. 11 - Blended Learning Day

News and Reminders:

  • Thank you to all of our families, students and staff for the flexibility you have shown as we switched to 100% remote learning!  More information about remote learning at Arvada HS is available here.


  • Thanksgiving Food Boxes are still available from our Resource Center. They will be distributed on Nov. 19 and 20. If you can use one, please reserve it by emailing or calling the office at 303-982-0162.


  • If your student could use a desk for learning at home, please contact Nina Russell (see above). We have school desks that can be picked up and we also have a contact that is building wooden desks and is willing to deliver them if needed.


  • Please contact Arvada’s district Registered Nurse Stacey Kowalski at for any health related issues or diagnoses including: COVID positive students, diabetes, seizures, asthma, allergies, and any other health updates for your student.





  • Yearbook prices will go up after Winter Break, so place an order soon by calling the AHS Financial Office at 303-982-0117 or using the Jeffco Fee Payment system in Jeffco Connect.


  • Attention Families of Seniors:

    • Now is the time to purchase caps & gowns for graduation. Parents and students received information in their email, or see the details here.

    • The deadline to purchase Senior Ads in the yearbook has been extended to Dec. 21. You can create your ad online -see the yearbook website for all the info:

    • Senior's names as they will appear on diplomas were emailed to students and parents for review. If your senior needs to make a change to their name, they need to communicate with Ms. Gamble in the Counseling Office ( before Thanksgiving Break.


From the Athletics Department:

Students and Families who are interested in playing boys and girls basketball or wrestling this season, CHSAA is planning on having the season. The season starts on Jan. 4th and our first competition is January 7th.

What you need to know:

  • You can start registering for these sports right now on our athletic webpage
  • You can start working out with these teams right now 
  • It will be important for you to be part of these workouts from now until the start of the season.
  • Basketball workouts are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday after school 3:30pm Contact Coach Whittington
  • Wrestling workouts are Tuesday and Thursday after school 3:30pm. Contact Coach Sandoval-
  • All COVID safety practices will be observed- temp checks, masks must be worn, social distancing, sanitizing, bring your own water bottle. If you are feeling sick, you must stay home until you feel better. 
  • If you have not filled out the COVID release to workout form you will need to fill it before you do the workouts. Click HERE to fill out the workout form. You do not need a sports physical for workouts right now.
  •  For you to participate in January with these sports you will need to get a sports physical and fill out the registration. If you are looking for a place to get a sports physical here are some locations. You can always get a physical from your primary doctor. These two urgent cares have no affiliation to our school only recommendations. 
    • NextCare Urgent Care
      • $25 Sports Physicals
      • 7380 W. 52nd Ave. Suite 1
      • Across from Walmart on Ralston Road
      • Hours:
        • Mon-Fri – 8-8
        • Sat-Sun – 9-4
    • Zip Clinic Urgent Care
      • $25 Sports Physicals
      • 72nd and Sheridan – Hidden Lake Shopping Center
      • Hours:
        • Mon-Fri – 8-7
        • Sat-Sun – 8-5

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Quaratino. 


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