Monday, April 15

Day 3

Lunch: Turkey Hot Dog or Egg Salad on a Bun

To Report an Absence – call the front desk at 507-663-8806 x 0, or send an e-mail to   Please contact us when your student will be absent from school, arrive late to school or leave school for an appointment, family event, etc.

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Today is the last day you can turn in your May/June lunch and breakfast orders.  A copy of the menu is attached.

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Set and costumes designers for a Midsummer Night’s Dream: we will have working lunches all of this week in Tesla and will be meeting after school on Tuesday and Thursday in Tesla as well.  We need to have the majority of our work done by the end of this week.  Come ready to work hard!  

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Students in the photography May Term will be holding a ‘Movie Night’ on Friday, April 19th from 3-5pm in green advisory.  The movie of choice is ‘Ponyo,’ and with your purchase of a $3 ticket, you will be able to grab a free snack at the event!  There will be plenty of additional cheap snacks for sale throughout the movie and all proceeds will go towards discounting students’ photography May Term fees.  
Join us for a few hours of entertainment and food- buy your ticket between now and then from a photography student, or ask Jill or Kim M. for help locating one!
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Attention all students! MCA Testing season is upon us. Testing will occur during the first three periods of the day in the Room of Requirement over the next several weeks. Below is a schedule for testing:
Monday 4/15 — 7th grade mathTuesday 4/16 — 8th grade mathThursday 4/18 — 11th grade mathFriday 4/19 — 10th grade scienceMonday 4/22 — 8th grade science
Please be ready for testing on those days if you are part of a grade that is testing! You should bring a book to read in case you finish early, and you should bring headphones if you would like to use the audio options during testing. 
For all students, please help to ensure the school internet runs smoothly during testing! During April, DO NOT do any of the following during the first three periods of the day unless it is absolutely necessary for project research:
Stream video, including YouTubeStream audio from your phone or computerBrowse websites that take a lot of bandwidthDownload files from the internet, including software updatesPlay online games 

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#ArcadiaTravels #JapanJune2020 This trip is open to all Arcadia students, grades 6-12. Parents please follow the link to RSVP for our next meeting Tuesday, April 23rd. Students, get your parent(s) here Tuesday the 23rd to learn more about the EF Tour to Japan 2020. The world is waiting for you to explore it! Check out this YouTube video:  – – –

 Arcadia is having a Party!

 It’s true!  We will be celebrating our 15th Anniversary in June!

 If you haven’t heard the news yet on social media (blame Scott) or by word of mouth, here is another attempt to make sure you’re aware that you and your family are invited!  In fact, everyone from alumni, to former staff and students, to anyone who has an Arcadia connection, is welcome to come to celebrate with us Saturday, June 8th from 4:00 to 7:00 at the school.

For Past and Present Students and Families!

Food Trucks!

Games for the Kids! 

Live Music from Alumni! 

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Random Recognitions  

Today’s random recognition goes to Matt Everhart and Alison McCusker for making testing as painless as possible for the rest of us!

 If you know someone who deserves an anonymous random recognition just e-mail Barb at

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

Friday, April 19 – Movie Night 3:00 – 5:00 pm at Arcadia 

Tuesday, April 23 – Japan Enrollment Information Meeting 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Arcadia

Tuesday, April 30 – Prairie Creek 4th and 5th Grade – Arcadia’s Spring Play Matinee 12:30 pm at Arcadia

Wednesday, May 1 – Innovation Day

Thursday thru Saturday, May 2 – 4, Arcadia’s Spring Play 7:30 pm at Arcadia

Tuesday, May 7 and Thursday, May 9 – Senior Presentation Night 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Saturday, May 11 – Arcadia Prom

Thursday, May 16 – Middle School Field Trip – The Diary of Anne Frank – Park Square Theater

Thursday, May 16 – Open House for Prospective Students 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Wednesday, May 22 – First Day of May Term