Art Department news
IB junior Crystal Lee received a gold medal from the national Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Crystal will travel to New York City for the awards ceremony at Carnegie Hall in May, and her work will be in a gallery in New York along with the other national winners. Twenty-six works of art done by Atlantic students were accepted for the local Scholastic show this year.
IB senior Trang Leminh, Atlantic's Pathfinder nominee for art, has a piece on display at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach.
Seniors Mar Dominguez and Irvens Fleuricin received gold medals and cash awards from the Boca Raton group Women in the Visual Arts. Both will receive cash prizes on April 7 at Sugar Sand Park where their paintings are currently on display.
At the March 19 PTSA meeting we discussed a sponsoring a school-wide Spring Cleaning Rummage Sale in late April. We polled PTSA parent members about the idea, and after considering the responses, the PTSA board has decided to table the rummage sale until next year so that we'll have more time to organize and recruit volunteers.
The 3rd Annual Addison Gilbert Memorial Golf Tournament benefitting the Atlantic High School Band and the Addison Gilbert Memorial Fund is
April 13, 2013, at Cypress Creek Country Club in Boynton Beach
Registration is $95 per golfer or $340 for a foursome and includes green fee, cart, range balls, contest holes, goody bag, BBQ dinner buffet, and more!
Sponsorship packages are available. Questions? Please contact Jack Adams, Golf Tournament Chair and Band Booster President, at 561-702-1641 or email@example.com. Click here to download a registration form.
The senior letter outlining upcoming senior and graduation events, deadlines and requirements for graduating seniors is online here. Dates are on the PTSA calendar.
Atlantic Community High School parents, teachers, students and members of the Delray Beach community are invited to attend the 2nd general meeting of the ACHS PTSA on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 pm in the Media Center. We'll discuss upcoming spring programs — including a teacher appreciation breakfast and a school-wide Spring Cleaning Rummage Sale — and we invite you to bring ideas for future programs and events you'd like to see at Atlantic.
Military Ball and Prom are right around the corner, and Mrs. Maloney is taking donations of dresses for girls in need. Formal dresses appropriate for Military Ball or Prom can be delivered to Mrs. Maloney in room 5114.
Students who need dresses can see Mrs. Maloney in room 5114 to choose from the selection of 80+ dresses in all shapes, sizes and colors. Minor alterations (hemming, letting seams in or out) can be accommodated. Dresses do not need to be returned after the events.
The ACHS PTSA website has a new page featuring volunteer opportunities and a Support Our School page listing retailers and other organizations that will donate money to ATL, including Adopt-A-Classroom, Target's Take Charge of Education, and Office Depot's 5% Back to Schools. Let us know if you know of other programs we can add to the page. Thanks!
Did you know?
The Atlantic Community High School website includes an extensive list of scholarships available to high school students. Click on the Guidance link on the menu, and then Scholarships, to view scholarships listed by college or by deadline date, scholarships available to 9th-11th graders, and more.
Contact the Guidance Office at 243-1515 for more information. Guidance counselors are listed in the Where to Turn section of the school website.