Friday, Oct. 6

Breakfast: Breakfast Cereal, String Cheese, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Lunch:  BBQ Beef on a Bun or Italian Cheese Hoagie, Carrot Slaw, Salad, Fruit, Milk
To Report an Absence – call the front desk at 507-663-8806 x 0, or send an e-mail to

There will be a senior meeting today in the Tesla Room at 11:15am.

Biology students, today for class I will be doing individual check ins on your nutrition project at your desks.  Be ready to show me what you have done during class today.
Apparel orders are due today! Please send in the order form and money! This is the only opportunity to order for holiday and upcoming gift giving – next ordering window will be in March.
Apparel order time…plan ahead for future gift giving…see attached order form. We have both pull-over hoodies and zip hoodies! NEW with this order we have pom-pom hats and performance jerseys (both men’s and women’s styles). Note that you can check parent pick-up only on the form. This is a pre-order process, orders should arrive by October 30. We can accept cash or checks (make checks payable to Arcadia Charter School). We will be accepting orders until October 6th (ordering will open again in March).
High School Announcement! If you are in US History, World History, or the Civil Rights Elective course, you will be going on a field trip next Thursday October 12th to the History Theatre in St. Paul! We will see the play “All The Way” about the struggle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, featuring President Lyndon B Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr. The permission slip forms and $18 are due on Wednesday October 11th. Please turn those in to Matt as soon as possible.  A copy of the form is attached.
Upcoming High School Field Trip: On Thursday, October 26th, we’ll be seeing the Guthrie’s production of Romeo and Juliet. This field trip is a culminating component of study on the film and play, and is the high school curriculum for the day. Please return the signed permission slip by Friday, October 6th. A copy of the form is attached.
CPR class is happening…Tuesday, Oct 10 and Tuesday, Oct 24 at 10:15am in the Plato Room.
Its spooky month, so try taking part in inktober! Draw a pen drawing every day of October. Use prompts from the internet for more structured ideas. Post online with the tag #inktober. Talk to Jill to make this a project.
Hi parents, Arcadia is looking for garden tools for the green house. We are really in need of hoes and shovels but will gladly accept any other tools you would donate. If you have any tools you would like to donate please drop them off at the front desk.
Wear ORANGE and make a statement…
When asked, share why you decided to support Unity Day. A few ideas include:
• I’m united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion!
• I want to support students experiencing bullying.
• I care about safe and supportive schools and communities.
• Bullying has hurt too many for too long, I am united to make it end.
Make it ORANGE and make it end! What are your true colors when it comes to bullying? If you care about safe and supportive schools and communities make your color ORANGE each Wednesday in October as we prepared for Unity Day. October 25th is Unity Day, that’s the day everyone can come together all across the world – in schools, communities, and online – and send one large ORANGE message of support, hope, and unity to show that we are together against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.
“ORANGE provides a powerful, visually compelling expression of solidarity,” said Paula Goldberg, Executive Director of PACER Center. “When hundreds of individuals in a school or organization wear orange, the vibrant statement becomes a conversation starter, sending the unified message to kids to know that they are not alone.”
We can be a spark that leads to creating a world without bullying…each Wednesday there will be a quote that can lead to an idea, to an action, to a thought that creates unity, acceptance and inclusion. Wear orange each Wednesday in October to support an inclusive, safe and kind community. 


Tuesday, October 10 – Lifetouch Picture Day

Thursday, October 12 – Field Trip – History Theater

Tuesday, October 17 – Arcadia School Board Meeting – 6:30 pm

Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20 – No School – Education Minnesota

Thursday, October 26 – All High School Field Trip – Romeo and Juliet –  The Guthrie

Friday, November 3 – End of First Quarter and Presentation Night – 6:30 pm

Monday, November 6 – No School – Staff Work Day

Monday, November 20 and Tuesday, November 21 – 2 Hour Early Release and Conferences

Wednesday, November 22 – No School – Staff Development Day

Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 – No School – Thanksgiving Break

Thursday, December 7 – Middle School Field Trip – A Christmas Carol – The Guthrie

Friday, December 15 – High School Field Trip – Of Mice and Men – Park Square Theater

Tuesday, December 19 – Arcadia School Board Meeting – 6:30 pm

Thursday, December 21 thru Monday, January 1 – No School – Winter Break

Monday, January 8 – Open House 6:30 pm

Friday, January 12 – End of 2nd Quarter and Presentation Afternoon 12:30 pm

Friday, January 12 – Arts for Martin 7:00 pm

Monday, January 15 – No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 16 – Arcadia School Board Meeting 6:30 pm

Friday, January 26 – No School – Teacher Prep Day

Friday, February 2 – HS and MS Field Trip – The Wiz – Children’s Theater

Tuesday, February 13 – School Board Meeting

Thursday, February 15 – 2 Hour Early Release and Conferences

Friday, February 16 – 2 Hour Early Release and Conferences

Monday, February 19 – No School – Staff Work Day

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