Class of 2024Welcome to Acalanes! We are so excited to have you in the Dons family. Check this page often for information on August & September events and important information pertaining to the Class of 2024.Follow @ahs_dons on instagram for updates and events on campus!Follow @acalanes_2024_ for information specific to the Class of 2024 and the most recent updates on events & happenings.Important Information:Dons Day & Frosh orientation (registration day): August 10th
We are excited to welcome you to the Dons family & can’t wait to kick off the year. Because the start of the year looks different, we have planned various activities to help connect you to one other, upperclassmen & our campus. At orientation you can expect to meet upperclassmen, & build relationships with your New Crew leaders & fellow classmates & hear about future opportunities to engage with your New Crew leaders & peers. You have been assigned a time to attend by last name. You will walk through Dons Day, and then attend a short 20 minute orientation with new crew leaders (upperclassmen).
Arrival times are as follows:
10 AM A-C
10:45 AM D-G
11:30 AM H-L
1 PM M-R
1:45 PM S-ZOther Opportunities:
Class ShirtsAt Acalanes, each year we sell a class shirt ($20). These are available on the webstore during online registration and all proceeds directly benefit your class. This year's frosh shirt is white & perfect for Acalanes swag! Students wear class shirts to rallies, games, class, and practice.Spirit WearPurchase your Acalanes spirit wear! Sweatshirts, hats, long sleeve & short sleeve shirts and other things available. Buy it here: shop.acalanesdons.comSchool Pictures & IDYou will take your school picture and receive your ID card at Dons Day on August 10th.The best way to get information is to follow 2 accounts on instagram. @ahs_dons & @acalanes_2024_Check out this video highlighting the wellness center and the many resources that are available through it as well as this video highlighting peer tutoring.Important dates:Check out the Full Calendar of student activitiesWant to get involved at Acalanes?There are many opportunities to get involved on campus including athletics, performing arts, clubs and activities on campus.Not sure where to start? Email the leadership teacher, Mrs. Walton, to find out more information or stop by room 314.Watch the 2018 Homecoming skits!Freshmen Class Officers:Gabe GardnerIsabelle QuinnAce ReederJenna SteeleAlex Van de PoelGo Dons!
- August 9th @ 8 PM: Class of 2024 Kahoot (link will be posted here & on instagram @ ahs_dons)
- Informational videos about Acalanes, how to get involved, virtual campus tour, and counseling & wellness will be posted beginning August 9th.
August 11th: First Day of School & 5 pm zoom session with new crew leader & new students. Your new crew leader will text you the zoom link.
August 20th: Virtual escape room (must sign up in advance-link will be posted here to sign up)
September 1st: Netflix Watch Party
Throughout the first 3 weeks of school, we will also be doing a new student webinar series covering how to get involved, time management, academic tips & support amongst others.