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We are an inclusive learning community with a tradition of inspiring, supporting, and collaborating with students as they prepare to be engaged citizens in their pursuit of continuous success.

November 30, 2020 Weekly Newsletter

Alta High School
Soar to a New ALTAtude
We are an inclusive learning community with a tradition of inspiring, supporting, and collaborating with students as they prepare to be engaged citizens in their pursuit of continuous success.

  • Back to School – We are welcoming all Alta students back to school today! We are looking forward to seeing our students again, and we have plans in place to help keep everyone safe. To aid us in this, please support your student in following these expectations on each school day:

    • Complete a symptom check before leaving the house; stay home if you are sick.

    • Bring and wear a face mask, following the CDC Guidelines for correctly wearing masks.

    • Arrive to school at the first bell and go directly to class. Or, go to the commons or a classroom if you must come to school early.

    • Bring a fully-charged device to utilize in classes (Chromebook, laptop, tablet, iPad, etc.).

    • Follow directional arrows in the hallways and all safety procedures in each classroom.

    • Assist teachers in sanitizing your learning space at the start of each class.

    • Vacate the school grounds immediately after school or report directly to a school-sponsored after school event.

    • View the COVID-19 updates for the Alta High Community on page 4 of this newsletter each week.

    • Review the updated Canyons COVID-19 Manual.

  • 2nd Quarter Midterms – Today marks the midterm of 2nd quarter. Please check Skyward for your student’s updated grades.

  • Math Tutoring – Both in person and virtual math tutoring is available Please see the schedule on page 6, which also includes the information about how to connect via Google Meet.

  • NHS Tutoring – Looking for a tutor? The Alta National Honor Society is offering free online tutoring sessions! Please complete this form to be matched with an NHS Peer Tutor. See the flyer on page 7 for more information.

  • Hawkeye (school news online) – Go to altahawkeye.org to read more about the newly elected Freshmen Officers, and numerous other new stories submitted by the Alta High newspaper and journalism classes.

  • Blood Drive – HOSA is hosting a Blood Drive with ARUP on Wednesday, December 2nd from 8am-1pm. All students, parents and staff members who wish to donate must make sign up for an appointment time online. The donations will take place in the Alta Field House.

  • Yearbook Senior Ad information was mailed home last week. Check your mail for information on how you can submit a tribute to your senior to be published in this year’s yearbook. All ads will be done online again this year. Begin at jostensadservice.com.

  • Seniors – Check your graduation requirements in Skyward. If any requirements are in red, this means you are credit deficient and your graduation is in jeopardy.  Contact your counselor if you have questions on how to take care of your deficiencies.

  • Softball – Girls interested in trying out for softball in the spring, please go to altahighsoftball.weebly.com to sign up to tryout, check the open field schedule, and more!

  • Keys to Success – Students: don’t forget to apply for the Keys to Success app online to register an account. You have the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship for college or obtain an internship! There is so much good information in the app for you!

  • Regents’ Scholarship Update – Great news Seniors! You no longer need an ACT score of 22 to earn the Regents’ Scholarship! ACT scores are not required for the 2020-2021 application. Go to REGENTSSCHOLARSHIP .ORG to see if you qualify for this scholarship. The priority deadline is December 4th. See Mrs. Brown in the Counseling Center if you have questions or concerns.

  • Ordering Transcripts – Transcripts can be ordered online by going to the Alta website or by going directly to the Alta Parchment website

You can now follow us on Instagram under the nametag alta.hawks!
**For more information or to see photos of events, please visit the Alta High Website or follow the Alta Facebook Page.**

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