Are you new to Arcadia High School? Every year is a little different, but we've tried to compile a list of the most common questions that parents have when they are new to AHS.
If you find that any of our answers to these questions are INCORRECT, please let us know ASAP so we can correct it.
Thank you :)
Is there a supply list? What does my student need for the first day of school?
No, there is not a supply list for AHS as of Fall 2017. Teachers each create their own supply list, depending on their class. Some teachers want their own binder, some don't. Be prepared to shop the first week of school! Most teachers give 1 week for students to acquire their supplies.
To be prepared we recommend this generic list for the first day of school.
- 3 Ring Binder
something that can hold paper for notes + handouts they will receive
- Tabbed Dividers in binder
you might need multiple sets if your teacher requires a separate binder
- 3 Ring College Ruled Paper
- 3 Ring Graph Paper
- Pencils (+ sharpener if wood)
- Blue, Black, Red Pens
some teachers might get specific with the colors you need
- USB Flash Drive
Where do I eat lunch?
There are not any "official" places, but the students have created their own grade level spaces over the years.
Freshmen - Under & Around Mount Olympus
Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors - Cafeteria.
Where do I buy lunch?
There are 3 places to buy lunch - cafeteria, kiosk, cart
Cafeteria & kiosk for hot & cold food options + drinks. (student ID & cash accepted).
Cart has salads, cold drinks, and more (cash only).
How to I add money to my child's ID?
If you need to create an account or add money so your child can purchase lunch with his/her ID go to https://www.myschoolbucks.com.
I need to take the bus, where is it?
DROPOFF / PICKUP
What school entrance should I use?
I need to pick up my child early from school
EXTRACURRICULAR (Athletics, Groups)
When do they begin?
When are tryouts?
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