Message from the Superintendent

Dear ACS Families,

Welcome back to school and Happy New Year. We are delighted to begin 2nd semester and it is a pleasure to see the smiling faces of your children as they engage in their learning activities. Please see below for important updates and reminders:


I am pleased to share the approved the 2020-2021 ACS School Calendar. Please see the list of important dates by clicking here.


Your dollars at work. Besides our regularly scheduled maintenance we are happy to inform you of other campus improvements we have been making since the beginning of the year. Please see below for a partial list:

  • 16 new security cameras installed
  • New campus lighting including more environmentally friendly and cost effective LED lights, new fixtures and a complete upgrade of the filed lighting
  • Renovation of the Elementary bathrooms outside of the auditorium and library
  • New industrial ovens, stoves, grill, fryer and dishwasher in the cafeteria
  • New flagpoles and country flags to celebrate our diversity and unity

and coming soon this semester:

  • New state of the art K-12 multimedia room complete with professional lighting, cameras, sound system and green screen
  • More new trees


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The pool will be closed until Monday, January 18 as we complete routine maintenance.


It is our pleasure to launch the new ACS Website. The purpose of this website is to establish a powerful and meaningful web presence, and to celebrate the learning community we have established here at ACS with the rest of the world. I hope you enjoy browsing the new site.

The Cougar Hub will remain the primary resource for parents who want accurate, up to date information about the school in real-time.


Please click on this link for an archive of previous Messages from the Superintendent

Please bookmark this site and keep it handy for quick reference. Real-time information about everything ACS is at your fingertips and just a click away.


  • Tuesday, January 7: Classes resume: Beginning of Semester 2
  • Friday, January 10: Excellence and SS Academic Awards Ceremony
  • January 7- 10: Secondary after school Sports Sign Ups
  • January 13-16: Elementary Extracurricular Sign Ups
    • Monday, January 13: KG3 & KG4
    • Tuesday, January 14: KG5 - 5th Grade FINE ARTS AND ACADEMICS
    • Thursday, January 16: KG5 - 5th Grade ATHLETICS
  • Wednesday, January 15: Early dismissal at 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 22: No School- Bolivian Holiday
  • Monday, January 27: Board Meeting 7:00 p.m.

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