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February 22, 2021 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.

  • PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY!
  • Attention Junior Families! There are some important ACT information and dates coming up! Please see page 5 for a summary of this. All families will also be receiving information about a special school schedule on ACT Exam day on Tuesday, March 9th.
  • ACT Math Prep Sessions – Students interested in preparing for the math section of the ACT are welcome to attend any or all sessions reviewing sample tests and exam strategies. These sessions will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons in room 2201 from 2:30-3:15pm.
  • Alta Career Fair – Alta High School will be having a Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, March 4th @ 9:00am. We are looking for parents who are willing to share their Career Journey with our Students. Please sign-up with the following link: https://forms.gle/28128t43UgmwKYTH9. Contact Janet Jefferson janet.jefferson@canyonsdistrict.org with questions or for more information.
  • Registering for Next Year’s Classes – Counselors will be working with students to register them for their 2021-2022 courses. If your student does not receive registration information in class, it will be available on the Counseling Center website. Please talk with your student about what classes they should take next school year. See page 6 for information about the opportunity to take the AP Art History or Exploring Art courses.
  • Virtual Healthcare Career Experience: Students can learn about a variety of Healthcare careers through the Wasatch Front Health Science Partnership Virtual Health Career Day. Join us in the Library during Advisory any Tuesday or Wednesday in February or watch the videos on your own. Return the completed Exit Ticket to Janet Jefferson in room 2117 for a prize and to be entered in a drawing. https://sites.google.com/murrayschools.org/virtualhealthcarecareerday/home
  • SheTech Registration is open now. The SheTech Virtual Summit is in collaboration and partnership with STEM teachers, technology companies, government officials and education leaders. Students compete in the Tech Challenge, interact with mentors in live mentoring sessions, engage on collaborative workshops and activate their interest in STEM. Register to secure your spot for SheTech Summit 2021: https://shetechexplorer.com/
  • Attendance Office Position Open – The Alta Attendance Office is looking for a part-time Support Assistant. This individual will work 17-hours per week during the school year. Those interested can read more and apply on the Canyons School District Jobs webpage.
  • Attention Seniors and Parents of Seniors! A list of the Senior class has been posted outside the Main Office. Please check your name to make sure it is spelled correctly and appears the way you want it to show on your diploma. Let the Main Office know if there are any changes.
  • Seniors, SAVE THE DATE! Auditions for graduation musical performances will be held Wednesday, April 28th from 2:30-3:30. If you plan to audition, please see Mrs. Raymond for more information.
  • 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! So much good information here for you!
  • Spring Sports Tryouts – Tryouts for all spring sports are scheduled to begin the first week of March. All students interested in participate must complete the RegisterMyAthlete process. For more information, please visit the Alta High Athletics webpage or contact the appropriate head coach through their Canyons District email address (firstname.lastname@canyonsdistrict.org).

    Track and Field = Heather Heffner
    Girls Golf = Karen Jack
    Baseball = Daron Connelly 
    Boys Tennis = Lori Sperry
    Softball = Carley Campbell 
    Boys Lacrosse = Brandon Horoba
    Boys Soccer = Mackenzie Hyer
    Girls Lacrosse = Moriah Greenstein

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.**

February 15, 2021 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.

  • Parent Teacher Conferences – Alta will be hosting virtual Parent Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, February 23 and Wednesday, February 24. Please see pages 5 and 6 below or the Alta website for directions on how to reserve conference times with your child’s teachers. Scheduling will be available Tuesday, February 16 – Friday, February 19.
  • Digital Citizenship Week is this week! Students will be participating in Digital Citizenship lessons in advisory and some of their other classes throughout the week. You can read about how we are keeping students digitally safe while at school, as well as access resources to help you keep your student safe at home, on the Canyons District Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship webpage.
  • Attention Junior Families! There are some important ACT information and dates coming up! Please see page 7 for a summary of this information and page 8 for more information about the ACT Preparation Seminar on February 20th.
  • ACT Math Prep Sessions – Students interested in preparing for the math section of the ACT are welcome to attend any or all sessions reviewing sample tests and exam strategies. These sessions will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons in room 2201 from 2:30-3:15pm.
  • Alta Career Fair – Alta High School will be having a Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, March 4th @ 9:00am. We are looking for parents who are willing to share their Career Journey with our Students. Please sign-up with the following link: https://forms.gle/28128t43UgmwKYTH9. Contact Janet Jefferson janet.jefferson@canyonsdistrict.org with questions or for more information.
  • Virtual Healthcare Career Experience: Students can learn about a variety of Healthcare careers through the Wasatch Front Health Science Partnership Virtual Health Career Day. Join us in the Library during Advisory any Tuesday or Wednesday in February or watch the videos on your own. Return the completed Exit Ticket to Janet Jefferson in room 2117 for a prize and to be entered in a drawing. https://sites.google.com/murrayschools.org/virtualhealthcarecareerday/home
  • SheTech Registration is open now. The SheTech Virtual Summit is in collaboration and partnership with STEM teachers, technology companies, government officials and education leaders. Students compete in the Tech Challenge, interact with mentors in live mentoring sessions, engage on collaborative workshops and activate their interest in STEM. Register to secure your spot for SheTech Summit 2021: https://shetechexplorer.com/
  • Attention Seniors and Parents of Seniors! A list of the Senior class has been posted outside the Main Office. Please check your name to make sure it is spelled correctly and appears the way you want it to show on your diploma. Let the Main Office know if there are any changes.
  • Seniors, SAVE THE DATE! Auditions for graduation musical performances will be held Wednesday, April 28th from 2:30-3:30. If you plan to audition, please see Mrs. Raymond for more information.
  • 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! So much good information here for you!
  • Spring Sports Tryouts – Tryouts for all spring sports are scheduled to begin the first week of March. All students interested in participate must complete the RegisterMyAthlete process. For more information, please visit the Alta High Athletics webpage or contact the appropriate head coach through their Canyons District email address (firstname.lastname@canyonsdistrict.org).
  • Track and Field = Heather Heffner 
  • Girls Golf = Karen Jack
  • Baseball = Daron Connelly 
  • Boys Tennis = Lori Sperry
  • Softball = Carley Campbell 
  • Boys Lacrosse = Brandon Horoba
  • Boys Soccer = Mackenzie Hyer
  • Girls Lacrosse = Moriah Greenstein

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.**

February 8, 2021 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.

  • Attention Junior Families! There are some important ACT information and dates coming up! Please see page 5 for a summary of this information and page 6 for more information about the ACT Preparation Seminar on February 20th.
  • Do you want to send your student a Valentine surprise at school? Alta’s Peer Leadership team is selling lip suckers for only $1.00. These will be sent to your student during their advisory class period on Thurs, Feb 11. Please email Mrs. Allen for more information at shaley.allen@canyonsdistrict.org
  • ACT Math Prep Sessions – Students interested in preparing for the math section of the ACT are welcome to attend any or all sessions reviewing sample tests and exam strategies. These sessions will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons in room 2201 from 2:30-3:15pm.
  • Puente – This is a great resource for our Latino/Hispanic families with the goal of informing parents about the Higher Education opportunities and application process in the United States. More information about Alta’s virtual Puente events can be found on page 7.
  • Alta Career Fair – Alta High School will be having a Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, March 4th @ 9:00am. We are looking for parents who are willing to share their Career Journey with our Students. Please sign-up with the following link: https://forms.gle/28128t43UgmwKYTH9. Contact Janet Jefferson janet.jefferson@canyonsdistrict.org with questions or for more information.
  • Senior Ads – Thursday is the last day to submit a yearbook senior recognition ad in this year’s yearbook. Submit one for your student here.
  • Boys Lacrosse Tryouts – Tryouts for the Boys Lacrosse team begin on Monday, March 1st  in the Alta Stadium at 7:00 pm. Please arrive 20 minutes early to be ready to go at 7:00.
  • Alta Track & Field – Anyone interested in joining the Alta Track & Field team: Track practice officially begins Tuesday, February 16th at 2:45pm. You must complete the Register My Athlete paperwork in order to be eligible for the first practice.  For more information see Coach Heffner in room 1210.
  • Softball Tryouts – If you’re interested in trying out for softball on March 1st, please go to altahighsoftball.weebly.com to sign up to tryout. All register my athlete requirements must be completed in order to tryout. See Coach Campbell in room 2114 with questions.
  • Men’s Soccer Tryouts – March 1st, 2021 starting at 2:45pm on the soccer field. Please go to www.altahawksoccer.com for all information on registration and preseason conditioning.
  • Tryouts for the Girls Lacrosse Spring Season start on March 1st, 5-7pm on the Alta Turf. You must complete the RegisterMyAthlete process to participate. Please check the Girls Lacrosse Athletics webpage for more information and email Coach Greenstein with questions.
  • Alta Baseball – If you are interested in playing baseball at Alta this spring, open gyms are happening Monday through Thursday from now until tryouts on March 1st. For the schedule and more information visit our baseball website or see Coach Connelly in Room 1943!
  • Do you want to wear a piece of Alta history? The Hawks baseball program is selling authentic, Alta game-worn baseball jerseys for $10 each. You’ll pay for it in the main office and then bring your receipt to Coach Connelly in room 1943 to pick out your jersey. Alta Baseball hats are also available for $25 each. For more information visit www.altahawksbaseball.com or drop by room 1943 to see what’s available.
  • Seniors, SAVE THE DATE! Auditions for graduation musical performances will be held Wednesday, April 28th from 2:30-3:30. If you plan to audition, please see Mrs. Raymond for more information.

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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