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Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night – Feb 17th – Feb 20th

American Leadership Academy’s QCHS Drama Department presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night!   Opening night is February 17th at 7:00pm and with 3 performances to follow.  A matinee performance will be held on Friday the 19th at 3:30pm.  Don’t miss out on this wonderful comedy and incredibly talented cast! Tickets are available online now at http://alaschools.seatyourself.biz   

February 3, 2016 Read More
Warrior Football Wins State Championship!

Brand New High School Clinches State Football Championship in Inaugural Year San Tan Valley, AZ – American Leadership Academy’s (ALA) undefeated Ironwood High School football team won the state championship only three months after opening their doors for the first time.The ALA Ironwood Warriors, led by head coach Rodger Schenks, finished off their 12-0 season with a 31-6 […]

November 30, 2015 Read More
2015 IW JH/HS Athletic Packets

Attention Parents of IW Athletes! Since fall sports tryouts begin are beginning soon, ALL athletes who wish to participate MUST have complete a physical and fill out the athletic packet. This documentation must be submitted to Julianne Borden (jborden@alaschools.org). The athletic packet can be downloaded here.

August 14, 2015 Read More
Attention Patriot Parents, Players and Fans!

In order to streamline athletic communications, we are transitioning to a new athletics Website. The new site can be accessed from the alaschools.org site or directly at alaqcathletics.org. We encourage all players, parents and fans to sign up for email/text notifications. Effective immediately, all athletic communications will go through the alaqcathletics.org messaging system. In addition, […]

July 30, 2015 Read More
ALA Track Athletes finish on Top at the Great Southwest Classic!

Two ALA Track athletes, Daisy Peters (Freshman) and Kaija Bramwell (Senior), traveled to Albuquerque, NM on June 4-6 for the Great Southwest Track & Field Classic – A NFHS National Premier Meet and one of the top US High School Track Meets held every year where over 20 States compete head-to-head for State bragging rights […]

June 12, 2015 Read More
Golf State Champs Two Years in a Row!

For the 2nd year in a row, the Jr. High Golf Team has placed first as a team at the CAA State Match! This year the match was held at Toka Sticks Golf Course and the Jr. Patriots excelled again with a team score of 163!  Team members set personal records on the course and […]

May 11, 2015 Read More
Congrats to our HS State Finalists and Champions!

Congrats to our HS State Finalists and Champions!   State Finalists: Kyle Peterson  – Pole Vault Mustapha Ahmed – 100m Jimmy Brewer – 110 Hurdles Jermiah Boyd – 110 Hurdles, 300 hurdles Riley Evans – 400m Boys 4×400 Team (Above)   State Medalists: Riley Evans – 800m 3rd Julianna Park – Pole Vault 3rd   […]

5 State Championships in 5 Days!

5 State Championships in 5 Days! Congratulations to our championships teams! We are excited to announce that within a 5 day span, 5 of our sports teams have won state championships! We are so proud of our teams and want to acknowledge their hard work this season. JH Girls Softball JH Golf JH Baseball JH Boys Track […]

Extra Curricular

AZMerit Testing

Dear Parents: What an outstanding year it has been for ALA! As an organization, we are constantly striving to improve in all areas and as a part of this commitment, I wanted to take a moment and share with you some of our academic achievements this year: Up to this point, the ALA class of […]

February 5, 2016 Read More
Career Fair – Feb11th

Now Hiring! On Thursday, February 11th (6:00 – 8:00 PM) we will be hosting an ALA Career Fair.  We have positions available for immediate hire as well as for the 2016 – 2017 school year.  Candidates must be certified and highly qualified according to the state of Arizona.  Please bring your resume, a copy of your […]

February 4, 2016 Read More
2016 – 2017 7th Grade Orientation

Attention 6th Grade Parents and Students! ALA Ironwood and Queen Creek Junior Highs will be holding 7th Grade Orientation for the 2016 – 2017 school year this month!  Below are the details for each campus location.  Please pay attention to ensure you are viewing the correct information for your specific location. Queen Creek Junior High – Tuesday, […]

February 3, 2016 Read More
Poetry Out Loud Winners

Thank you to all those who attended our American Leadership Academy District Poetry Out Loud Competition ll at the ALA Queen Creek High School Campus. It was a great event and we are proud of every student who participated.  We wanted to wish a special congratulations to our winners: 1st Place – Anisa Myers (Queen Creek Campus) 2nd […]

Regional Spelling Bees – Feb 19th

A few of our students will be participating in the upcoming Regional Spelling Bees for Pinal County and Maricopa County. We wish them the best of luck in the competition and are proud of their accomplishments! Contestants from Pinal County include: Sariah Sasser – 8th grade at Queen Creek JH/HS Benjamin Gonzales – 8th grade […]

Ironwood JH/HS Yearbooks On Sale Now!

Attention ALA Ironwood Warrior Students and Parents! It’s time to pre-purchase your Ironwood Warrior yearbook.  Don’t miss out on ALA Ironwood’s first yearbook ever.  To purchase you can pick up an order form in the front office or go to:  yearbookforever.com and enter American Leadership Academy Ironwood HS (This is also the Jr. High yearbook).  Copies are […]

December 9, 2015 Read More
AzMerit Testing Results!

American Leadership Academy is excited to announce that collectively our students out- performed the state averages in each grade and subject on the Spring 2015 AzMerit state-wide assessment. This data confirms that American Leadership Academy is fulfilling our purpose in improving student achievement and providing choice to the communities that we serve. Thank you to […]

December 3, 2015 Read More
Tax Credits

Have you used your tax credit yet? The Arizona Tax Credit Program (ARS §43-l 089.0l) allows Arizona taxpayers to contribute up to $200 for individuals and up to $400 for married couples (filing jointly) for the support of extracurricular activities at a public/charter school of their choice and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit on their […]

December 1, 2015 Read More
Gifted Program Testing

We will be testing for our gifted program during the week of February 1st – 5th, 2016. A “Gifted and Talented” student is defined as a child who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who exhibits high […]

November 23, 2015 Read More
Interested in Earning a Masters Degree?

American Leadership Academy is teaming up with United States University to offer a Masters degree in education. USU is willing to give a 20% scholarship to any staff members, friends, families of ALA, and our community. The classes would be a hybrid of classroom instruction and online offered at our Queen Creek High School Campus. […]

September 8, 2015 Read More
Changes to the 2015-2016 Dress Code!

We are excited to announce that there are several changes to the dress code for the 2015-2016 school year! The ALA student handbook is currently under revision and until the new handbook is published, the following changes to the ALA dress code are approved and in effect for the 2015-2016 school year. The published, on-line […]

July 27, 2015 Read More
An Exciting New Partnership

EpiPen 4 Schools is a free program available to all schools. It is offered by Mylan Specialty, a marketer and distributor of EpiPens, and was developed to allow schools access to emergency epinephrine in the event a person experiences a life-threatening allergic reaction. The program provides schools with 1 EpiPen carton and 1 EpiPen Jr […]

June 11, 2015 Read More
Free Full-Day Kinder for 2015 -2016 School Year

Free Full-Day Kinder for 2015 – 2016 School Year We are pleased to announce that our full-day Kindergarten program is now free! Half-day Kindergarten will still be available and will remain free as well. Space is limited in both programs so apply today!   Anthem South K-6 Enrollment Gilbert K-6 Enrollment Ironwood K-6 Enrollment Mesa K-6 Enrollment […]

April 11, 2015 Read More
We are Hiring!

We are looking to fill the following positions across our organization: 1 Paraprofessional. MUST have an IVP Fingerprint Clearance card, looking to start ASAP at Gilbert Elementary Paraprofessionals for Special Needs students at Queen Creek High School Also, we are always looking for qualified paraprofessionals and substitute teachers. If you are interested, please visit careers.alaschools.org […]

January 2, 2015 Read More

School Events

Career Fair – Feb11th

Now Hiring! On Thursday, February 11th (6:00 – 8:00 PM) we will be hosting an ALA Career Fair.  We have positions available for immediate hire as well as for the 2016 – 2017 school year.  Candidates must be certified and highly qualified according to the state of Arizona.  Please bring your resume, a copy of your […]

February 4, 2016 Read More
Interested in Earning a Masters Degree?

American Leadership Academy is teaming up with United States University to offer a Masters degree in education. USU is willing to give a 20% scholarship to any staff members, friends, families of ALA, and our community. The classes would be a hybrid of classroom instruction and online offered at our Queen Creek High School Campus. […]

September 8, 2015 Read More
4 Ways to Combat Loneliness at School

Loneliness at school can negatively impact student learning. Having the right environment to foster productive relationships is key to student’s success.

March 6, 2015 Read More
Do Schools Undermine the Family?

Can schools undermine the family? When the school and family clash, tensions arise. But the right school can work together with families to support them.

March 5, 2015 Read More
School Safety – 15 Questions to Ask Your School Administrator

School safety is achieved by a cooperation of the school and parents. Here are 15 questions you should ask your current school about your child’s safety.

March 4, 2015 Read More
Influence of School Culture: 5 Important Characteristics of a Good School Culture

A good, overall definition school culture is that it is the combination of beliefs, perceptions, relationships, attitudes, written and unwritten rules that impact all the aspects of how a school functions. Given this definition, it’s easy to see how a school’s culture, then, affects students. And given that a student will be exposed to a school’s culture 5 […]

February 20, 2015 Read More
2 Steps to End Bullying and Positively Impact an Entire School

Bullying is a major problem in schools today. But these 2 steps can help a community end bullying and make a lasting, positive impact on the school.

February 19, 2015 Read More

Community

2016 – 2017 JH/HS Course Catalog

The Course Catalog for the 2016-2017 school year is now available.  We are currently working on refining the registration process as well as writing specific instructions for our students and parents.  Once the registration process becomes available, each campus location will notify families who have students enrolled.  This catalog is the applicable for both JH/HS locations (Ironwood […]

February 5, 2016 Read More
2016 -2017 School Calendar

2016 – 2017 At-A-Glance The district calendar for the 2016-2017 ALA school year is now available!  This calendar applies to both the Patriot School District as well as the Warrior School District. Click here to view the full calendar.

Enrollment Forms

Required Enrollment Forms With re-enrollment occurring now and enrollment just around the corner, it is important to us to ensure that you have all the documents needed to complete the process.  We ask that you please read all policies in the downloadable forms located here.   Below is a outline of what is needed for the […]

Changes to the 2015-2016 Dress Code!

We are excited to announce that there are several changes to the dress code for the 2015-2016 school year! The ALA student handbook is currently under revision and until the new handbook is published, the following changes to the ALA dress code are approved and in effect for the 2015-2016 school year. The published, on-line […]

July 27, 2015 Read More
2015 – 2016 General JH/HS Supply List

2015 – 2016 JH/HS Ironwood and Queen Creek Supply List *** Please note, there have been some slight revisions to the books required for some grade levels Printable Revised 2015-2016 General JH/HS Supply List Community Supplies: Copy paper Color copy paper Kleenex! White board markers (for teachers) Hand sanitizer Cleaning wipes (Lysol, Clorox, etc) (We would appreciate any help […]

June 9, 2015 Read More
Free Full-Day Kinder for 2015 -2016 School Year

Free Full-Day Kinder for 2015 – 2016 School Year We are pleased to announce that our full-day Kindergarten program is now free! Half-day Kindergarten will still be available and will remain free as well. Space is limited in both programs so apply today!   Anthem South K-6 Enrollment Gilbert K-6 Enrollment Ironwood K-6 Enrollment Mesa K-6 Enrollment […]

April 11, 2015 Read More

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