Friday, April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014

General Announcements

Justin: I know right? The best part is there's two more shows, tonight and tomorrow night! Show starts at 7:00 pm and tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults.  We are selling them during both lunches today, online on Mr. Ahern’s teacher page or at the doors. See you all there! L'Chayim!

Lucy Lawrence, a member of the freshman class, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with at President’s Volunteer Service Award.  The award recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country.  Lucy was granted this honor on behalf of President Barack Obama.  Congratulations Lucy!

Hi Key Club;  Don't forget, tomorrow is our Easter Egg Hunt.  Be sure to bring something to share with the kids.

Want to work in the DECA Store next year?!  Stop by the Business Office TODAY to get an application before all the hours are full!

Do you want to win amazing prizes?  Want to get your fortune told in Central Park?  Wanna hit the disco? Come to After Prom!  Right after The dance from midnight to 4:00 am.  It is a great time for all.  Tickets will be on sale soon.

Get excited for the prom talent show. There will be dancing, singing, and instrumental music you can't miss. The show is on Thursday, April 24th with performances at 5:00 and 7:00 pm. Tickets will be on sale during lunches starting on Tuesday, or you can buy them at the door. 
Prom Guest Forms are available in the Attendance Office.  All forms are due by 3:00 pm on Tuesday, April 29th.​

Warriors, as you start the registration process and continue to build your schedule for the 2014-2015 school year, please remember that there are resources available on the AHS webpage to help, such as the "Online Course Request Instructions" for registration and the "Master Course List".  There will also be hard copies of the Master Course List available in the counseling office if needed.  Please make sure you have all your course requests completed online and that you have turned in your registration card to the guidance office by 4/28 at 2:30pm.  After this date the window will be closed and you will placed in the last time slot for arena scheduling.

The medicine class pre-registration is open now!  Go to the Science Department web page to register by April 24th.

Attention seniors.  A $1,000 scholarship will be offered to one student looking to attend college next year.  In order to apply, you must have taken a Personal Finance class.  Please stop by the Business Department or the Post Grad Center to pick up an application.  All applications are due May 1st.

Are you struggling with stress? Do you find life overwhelming? Then SOS group is for you! SOS, or Strategies for Overcoming Stress, is an open group where all Arapahoe students are welcome to come and learn about strategies to help with stress, difficult-to-deal-with situations, and trauma symptoms.  We meet Mondays during 2nd lunch and Thursdays at 1st lunch in room C24. The group is co-lead by Jaime Webster, a therapist from Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network, Dr. Song, AHS school psychologist, and Mr. Bast, AHS school counselor.  All are welcome!


Your ABK Varsity girls soccer team suffered a tough defeat yesterday in Overtime against Smoky Hill. Both teams were scoreless at half until a goal by Lauren Conley brought the Warriors the lead. Smoky Hill struck back to force the game into Overtime and it ended in a 2-1 loss. Only their first loss in league play this year for ABK. Come out tomorrow on our home soccer pitch as they compete against a tough Thunder Ridge team at 11:00 am. ​GO ABK!!!

Congratulations to the ABK JV girls soccer team who had a 3-1 win over Smokey Hill yesterday at home!  One goal by Kathleen Fedorowicz and two goals by Katie Barnes gave the girls the winning edge, and they are now 3-3 for the season.  Come out to cheer them on tomorrow at home vs Thunder Ridge.  Go ABK!

Our Junior Varsity girl’s lacrosse team celebrated another victory last night, beating the Chaparral Wolverines, 15-7.  The victory was a true team effort with eight players scoring, and nine saves collected by our goalie. Our lady Warriors out-skilled Chaparral by fielding two times the ground balls of our opponent.  Let’s keep the wins coming with a victory over Douglas County on our home field tonight!  Go Arapahoe!  Way to go Warriors!

This afternoon, both of the AHS Girl’s Lacrosse teams have home games at Newton Middle School.  The Varsity will kick off the action against league rival, Overland High School at 4:30 p.m.  The JV team will play Douglas County immediately after the Varsity game at 5:45 p.m.  The teams are having a great season so far, and we need our fans to come out and cheer. So, Varsity Warriors, stop the Trailblazers in their tracks!  And JV Warriors, cage the Huskies!

Come Cheer on the Jr. Varsity baseball team as they take on the Overland Blazers today!  Stop by and cheer on your players and have a snack at the concession stand today at 4:30.  Go Warriors!  Beat the Blazers!

Cheer on your boys swim/dive team today as they compete against Cherokee Trail at 4:30 pm, at the AHS pool. Go Warriors!

On your mark  get set … watch your lightning-fast Warrior track team GO the distance this weekend!  JV sprints to Eaglecrest High School this afternoon, and Varsity hurdles over the competition at the Grandview Invitational tomorrow.

Hey Warriors...Come watch the Boys Lacrosse team take on Cherry Creek on Saturday, April 19th at 3:00 at Sports Authority Field. Tickets will be on sale during lunches today and tomorrow. Student tickets are $10 pre-sale, and $15 at the door.   If you can't make it down to the stadium, the Spear broadcasting team will bring you the game live (and on-demand). Click on the Spear link on the AHS home page. 

Come out Saturday to see your Warriors take on Cherokee Trail for Senior Day! At 11-2 and really fun to watch, the Warriors will be honoring our senior players and it promises to be a great time. We look forward to seeing you at the baseball field Saturday morning at 11:00! Go Warriors!

For further details on any announcements see the Arapahoe web site. 
Warriors always take care of one another.