News & Announcements

First Place at the Humboldt County Fair

Over the summer several of the ASD Summer Camp kids created a beautiful quilt with the guidance of our fabulous employee, Dyan. The quilt was a winner in the category of Youth Handicrafts and Needle, and they won a special award from the Humboldt County Embroiderer's Guild. Congratulations to all the kids and Dyan!
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Immunizations for School

Public Health is holding Back to School evening vaccine clinics. Appointments are available for those students who do not have any healthcare insurance and for those students who have Partnership coverage or Medi-Cal. Parents of students that are covered by private healthcare insurance should try and schedule immunizations with their regular provider. The first two evening immunization clinics are:

August 15th THURSDAY 4:00-8 :00 pm
August 22nd THURSDAY 4:00-8 :00 pm

For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call the Public Health Clinic at 268-2108. Appointments are also available Monday thru Friday, 8:30-4:00.
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ASD Citizens’ Oversight Committee Seeks Applicants

The Arcata School District Board of Trustees is seeking applicants for a Citizens’ Oversight Committee for Measures H and I, which the public overwhelmingly supported in the November 2016 election for school infrastructure improvements, teacher retention, student programs, and increased student safety. The Committee has the responsibility of informing the public concerning the expenditures of the Measure H parcel tax and the Measure I bond, as well as making an annual report to the Board and the community regarding the District’s adherence to the law and to the text and intention of the Measures related to expenditures of these funds. The Committee will meet at least one time per year, with members serving for a two-year term, for no more than two consecutive terms. State law requires that the Committee be composed as follows, with only certain members required to live within the District:

-One member active in a business organization representing the business community located within the District
-One member active in a senior citizens’ organization
-One member active in a bona fide taxpayers’ organization
-One member who is a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District
-One member who is the parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District, and who is active in a parent-teacher organization such as the PTO or School Site Council
-Two other members, selected from the public at large

For more information or an application, visit (Family & Community – Forms); call the District office at (707) 822-0351, ext. 4; or pick one up at 1435 Buttermilk Lane in Sunny Brae. Applications are due Friday, June 14.
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RADD - Tonight at AES!

Join us for an evening of music, art and ice cream at our annual arts event. This year the event will be at Arcata Elementary School, NOT the community center. The fun starts at 5:30 and it ends at 7:30 pm. The 5th grade will play the steel drums at 6:00 pm, the SBMS Ensemble at 6:30, and The Banditz at 7:00 pm.
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Annual ASD Community Survey

The annual Arcata School District Community Survey
survey is ready! The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, April 19th. The survey link was shared with families via email and text.

Please take the survey - it's brief but comprehensive. The computer lab will be available at the AES Open House on Thursday, April 11, 6:00 - 7:00 pm if you'd like to stop by and spend a few minutes taking ting the survey.

Your input is extremely important to the Arcata School District, and helps inform our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and allocate resources through our Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). Active engagement of parents, school staff members, students and the community helps determine funding priorities and program development. Through our LCAP and LCFF we will address California's 8 state priorities and better meet the needs of low- income students, foster youth and English language learners.

Thank you for helping support our school district!
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AES Open House April 11

AES Welcome's you to our Annual Open house On Thursday, April 11! Check out the amazing work our students have been doing. Visit the book fair, the garden and the next grade level teachers. You could win $15 to spend in our Book Fair at the end of the night.
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Northtown Books Discount for AES

Our community is so cool! Northtown Books, our local bookstore, is offering discounted rates on purchasing books for Arcata Elementary’s book wish list. Next time you are in grabbing a book, get one for the school too!
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