Enjoy an evening just for AAA parents and staff! AAA staff will present artwork and performances. Reception to follow. All funds go to support AAA visual and performing arts. Babysitting is available by the National Honor Society. Tickets are available on the AAA Eventbrite Page. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aaa-faculty-and-parent-arts-mixer-tickets-405872123447
Please reach out to your campus nurse with any questions.
Arkansas Arts Academy Upper Campus is forming an Arts Parent Guild. The Primary Goal of the parent guild is to provide fundraising and volunteer support to the visual and performing arts staff and students of Arkansas Arts Academy. Some activities include organizing parent volunteers for productions, managing the boutique, designing and organizing cast shirts, seeking sponsorships, and organizing cast parties. In addition, parent guild funds support the performing arts field trips, stipends for teachers working outside of contracted hours, fund guest teaching artists, boutique expenses, and other incidentals to help productions and arts events. The meetings will be on the last Tuesday of every month at 6 pm in the commons. We are looking for parents who fulfill all roles. Parent involvement roles include President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Boutique Chair, Communications Chair, Hospitality Chair, and Sponsorship Chair. We also need representatives of all departments, including choir, culinary, dance, fashion, music, theatre, and visual arts. If you want more information, please contact the staff liaison - Amy Kessler-Weber, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The first meeting is on September 27th at 6 pm in the high school commons.
Monday Memo! event details: www.artsk12.org/events Today: 1st Day of School Today: PTA Spirit Night @ TCBY Friday the 26th: 8:15am K6 Rise & Shine Assembly Monday the 29th: 6am Senior Sunrise Monday the 29th: 5:30pm Family Engagement Night: Google Classroom Training
Dance class with Master Dancer and Drummer Kouakou Yao "Angelo" of Afrique Aya Drum & Dance Company. Join us for a lively and fun class to learn traditional rhythms and dances from West Africa accompanied by live drumming. Tuesdays from 5:45-7:15pm at Arkansas Arts Academy High School Cost is $120 for a 6 week session. For questions and to register email Margot at email@example.com. Payment can be made by check (to Kouakou Yao), cash or via Cash App to $44KYA (Kouakou Angelo).
Still needing a 7-12 grade schedule, would like to meet your counselor, or tour the building? @Artsk12.org Drop by on Sunday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Opening still available for 7-12 students.
We are so excited to have students back on campus Monday! Please reach out to your campus nurse if you have any questions. Elementary (EMS): Nurse Katie firstname.lastname@example.org High School (HS): Nurse Kate email@example.com
We have opportunities for adult education on Saturday mornings at AAA.
Monday Memo! Tuesday 16th, 6:30pm: School Board Meeting @ HS Campus Wednesday 17th, 5:30pm-6:30pm: 7th Grade Tours 6pm-7:30pm: 10th, 11th, 12th Open House 7:30pm-8:30pm: 8th, 9th Open House Thursday 18th, 5pm-6:30pm: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Open House 6:30pm-8pm: 4th, 5th, 6th Open House Monday 22nd, 1st Day of School!!! K6 8am-3:30pm HS 8:30am-4pm Monday 22nd, PTA Spirit Night @ TCBY
@artsk12.org High School has openings for 2022-2023. Students start 8/22/22. Arkansas Arts Academy is a K-12 FREE open enrollment charter district with free transportation available for any student in NWA. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Schedule a tour today!
The American Academy of Ballet Performance Awards Program has been a part of the Arkansas Arts Academy Dance Curriculum since 2014. This program will be offered to our 5th and 6th-grade students after school on Thursdays from 3:45 - to 5:45. This 7-week course (September 15th - November 12th) allows dance students to build a strong ballet foundation and culminates in a performance opportunity adjudicated by a member of the American Academy of Ballet. Tuition is $100 with a $50 adjudication fee. To register or receive more information, contact Amy Kessler-Weber at artsk12.org.
Come support AAA at TCBY Spirit Night!
Guitar/ Ukulele Lessons On the EMS Campus with Mr. Shields Monday- level one - for incoming 1st-3rd grader (perfect for new students) Class will cover: Songs with C,F, Am, Dm chords, and beginning note reading. Tuesday- level two- (for anyone has mastered level 1) Class will cover: Songs with G, ‘Em, D, A, and beginning melody playing. Friday- level three- (for anyone who has mastered level 2) Class will cover: Moveable chords, intermediate melodies. Classes held are after school till 4:30 in the guitar room. Classes are $10 per class (Venmo, Cashapp, cash, or check) Payments are arranged with Mr. Shields To sign up contact Mr. Shields at: email@example.com
The August 9th AAA school board meeting has been postponed to August 16th. Please join us then. https://artsk12.communitybydiligent.com/Portal/
Introducing Dana Doughty, the new fashion adjunct at AAA. In addition, Ms. Doughty will offer a 5th/6th-grade after-school sewing class: In this 6-week sewing series, students will learn the fundamentals of hand and machine sewing while completing several rewarding projects, including drawstring backpacks, roll-up sewing kits, and fabric collage art! We will practice safety and care of our equipment, primary hand and machine stitches, using an iron, working with patterns, encasing drawstrings and elastic, and sewing zippers and buttons. We will discuss the importance of textiles throughout history and learn about various fibers and fabrics, how they are produced, and how best to care for them. Classes are open to 5th and 6th-grade students and will be held at the 7-12 Campus on Mondays from 4:00-5:30 pm. We will meet on September 12, 19, and 26, break for intersession, and resume on October 17, 24, and 31. Ms. Doughty will send a small embroidery project home for the students to work on over Fall Break. All supplies and materials will be provided, including a small beginner's sewing kit. The cost is $150. For more information or to register your student, please reach out to Ms. Doughty at firstname.lastname@example.org or (760) 960-8954
AR Tax-Free Weekend is this weekend (https://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/exciseTaxOffice/Sales_Tax_Holiday_Instructions_2022.pdf). AAA school supplies - Grades K-6 are attached. Grades 7-12 items: Backpack, Writing utensils, Binder or folders for important papers.
Attention to new students interested in taking ballet 2, dance 2 or higher, or auditioning for a dance company. Placement/auditions will take place Tuesday. August 16th at 6 pm in the upper campus dance studio. E-mail Michelle Culhane at email@example.com. For more information.
Teachers at Arkansas Arts Academy are improving their technology skills this week in a Teacher Tech Academy with Mrs. Davis!
Tenemos puestos de estudiante disponibles en la escuela secundaria en AAA para el 2022-2023. Con senderos artísticos, un currículo riguroso, asociaciones comunitarias extendidas y un enfoque en la integración de las artes, AAA se enorgullece de ofrecer un planteamiento creativo e innovador. AAA es una escuela charter GRATUITA de inscripción abierta. Póngase en contacto con nosotros para obtener más información y una visita. La registradora del distrito se llama Pam Lewis y se puede contactarla a través del correo electrónico: firstname.lastname@example.org. También se puede visitar nuestro sitio web en: https://www.artsk12.org/.