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Voice and Piano Lessons Now Offered at IWHS

My name is Sarah Palmer; I am a music teacher here at ALA. I’m excited to announce that I will be teaching private piano and voice lessons after school at the ALA Ironwood campus! I have been playing the piano and singing most of my life! I minored in music at BYU, sang in a […]

January 31, 2017 Read More
2016 3A Football State Champions

2016 3A State Champions in Football! American Leadership Academy’s (ALA) Queen Creek High School won the State 3A football championship on Saturday night with a convincing 31-14 victory over Sabino High School (Tucson). This concluded an impressive 13-1 season for ALA including four wins in the state playoffs all of which were won by 17 […]

December 7, 2016 Read More
Help ALA QC Ballroom Go to Swaziland

The ALA Queen Creek Ballroom Team has been performing and competing at a National Level for over 3 years but they feel that this year change is needed.  We are excited to announce that our team has been approved to go to Swaziland, South Africa in replacement of our normal competition in March 2017.  We commitment […]

September 12, 2016 Read More
National Photography Competition Winner

We’d like to congratulate our amazing photographers at our Queen Creek JH/HS campus. Thousands of high school photographers entered the Walsworth National Photo Competition and Chloe Aldecoa, a junior, won first place in the Portrait category. She received a cash prize and free pizza for her class. Ashlen Powell, Noah Hunter, and Trent Packer swept all […]

May 2, 2016 Read More
Gem State National Champions!

American Leadership Academy Patriots experienced another successful year at Gem States National Ballroom Competition. Friday morning Trevor Jones and Nadia Mathews competed in the National Couples Cabaret Championship. They received a 94.3 Superior taking 2nd place in Division 1, the highest division. Later that afternoon Ballroom (Division 1) and Backup Ballroom (Division 2) competed in […]

March 31, 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
Attention Warrior Parents, Players and Fans!

alaiwathletics.org In order to streamline athletic communications, we have a website dedicated to our Athletics Program. The site can be accessed from the alaschools.org site or directly at alaiwathletics.org. We encourage all players, parents and fans to sign up for email/text notifications. All athletic communications will go through the alaiwathletics.org messaging system. In addition, you’ll […]

August 1, 2015 Read More
Attention Patriot Parents, Players and Fans!

alaqcathletics.org In order to streamline athletic communications, we have a website dedicated to our Athletics Program. The 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. All athletic communications will go through the alaqcathletics.org messaging system. In addition, you’ll […]

July 30, 2015 Read More

Extra Curricular

Junior Achievement You’re Hired!

Michele Powers took 18 College and Career Prep students to the 9th annual Junior Achievement You’re Hired! event on Tuesday, April 4th at the Phoenix Convention Center. More than 300 business people volunteered so that more than 330 students from 17 high schools in the Valley could compete in individual and group challenges.  Sophomore, Darian […]

April 10, 2017 Read More
ALA Career Fair – Thurs. April 27th

We are looking for talented individuals who align with our mission, vision and values.  Join us for the first ALA Career Fair of the year! We have the following positions available for the 2017-2018 School Year K-6 General Education Teachers 7-12 All Subject Areas K-12 Special Education Teachers Support Staff At ALA we take our […]

April 6, 2017 Read More
New Director of the Signal Butte K-6 Campus

Ryan Taylor has been with American Leadership Academy since 2016. He is currently a Dean of Students and Athletic Director at the Ironwood Campus. He has worked in education for 18 years as a teacher, coach, and administrator from the elementary to college level. Ryan holds a Bachelors Degree in History Teaching from Weber State […]

March 30, 2017 Read More
ALA San Tan Valley Received Grant for Portable Library

Our San Tan Valley campus received a grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support our school library. In addition, Scholastic Reading Club will match each dollar of Patterson’s donation with “bonus points” that teachers can use to acquire books and other materials for their classrooms. Our San Tan Valley campus was selected amongst thousands of […]

December 7, 2016 Read More
Christi Reay – 2016 Transformational Leader of the Year Finalist

Christi Reay, the Assistant Director of American Leadership Academy – San Tan Valley, was selected as a finalist for the Arizona Charter Schools Association’s award, “2016 Charter Transformational Leader of the Year.” The Arizona Charter Schools Association honors exemplary educators annually by recognizing the top charter teacher, leader, business manager and school in Arizona. Those […]

October 13, 2016 Read More
Richelle Lewis Named 2016 Charter Teacher Leader of the Year

We are proud to announce that one of our 3rd Grade teachers at our Queen Creek Elementary Campus, Richelle Lewis, was recently announced as the 2016 Charter Teacher Leader of the Year. Richelle understands and embraces that all students learn differently, and tailors her lessons to each child to ensure all students make growth in […]

October 5, 2016 Read More
#1 School in the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Anthem South has reason to celebrate this back to school season because its students read more than 176,000 minutes this summer, earning them the title of “Best in State” for Arizona in the 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. The school will be featured in Best & Buzzworthy 2017: World Records, Trending Topics, and Viral Moments […]

September 22, 2016 Read More
Nationally Awarded Teacher – Ms. Black

Inter-State Studios Awarded  Ms. Bethany Black Inter-State Studios awarded Bethany Black, a kindergarten teacher at American Leadership Academy’s Queen Creek Elementary campus, the Teacher of the Year Award on August 1, 2016.  Black is in her fifth year as a kindergarten teacher with American Leadership Academy (ALA). Inter-State Studios has provided school picture services for over […]

August 23, 2016 Read More
RAISE – New Leadership Program

Dear Parents, Welcome to the start of what will be the best year ever at American Leadership Academy! The future for our students and for ALA has never been brighter. We are excited about the future as we focus on implementing and achieving our vision, mission and values. As a reminder, our vision is Learn. Lead. Change the […]

August 9, 2016 Read More
21st Century Community Learning Center Grant

On May 4, 2016, our Anthem South campus submitted its application for the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant for the 2016-2017 school year.    The 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant is a federally-funded program that supports after-school community learning centers that operate primarily on school campuses statewide.  Services include academic intervention and enrichment activities along […]

May 2, 2016 Read More
AZ Science & Engineering Fair

Many of our amazing students from across ALA participated in the Arizona Science & Engineering Fair during the month of April! We are proud of our students and to love watch them succeed! Congratulations to those who placed! Anthem South Elementary Sadie L. Madelynn A. Sarah D. Azlyn H. Jeremiah S. Gilbert Elementary Maya D. […]

April 20, 2016 Read More
Gifted Program Testing

Dear Parents, American Leadership Academy will be testing for our gifted program three times during the year. Below are the dates for the 2016-2017 school year. Fall Gifted Testing October 31st-November 4th, 2016 Winter Gifted Testing February 6th – 10th, 2017 Spring/Summer Testing June 5th – 9th, 2017 If you wish to have your child […]

April 5, 2016 Read More
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
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 […]

February 3, 2016 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
An Exciting 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

School Events

New Director of the Gilbert South K-6 Campus

Sheila Frame has been with American Leadership Academy since 2012 where she has served as an Assistant Director for 4 years and has been instrumental in her school’s academic growth and leadership development. For the last 14 years, Mrs. Frame has actively participated in several roles at the elementary level.  In addition to being an […]

March 30, 2017 Read More
New Director of the Gilbert North 7-12 Campus

Erik Huso has been with American Leadership Academy since 2015. He is currently the Director of Leadership Development, and is responsible for creating the RAISE leadership curriculum for our students and teachers, and for bringing “The Entrepreneurship Launchpad” to ALA. Erik is a powerful leadership coach, and is excited to bring his talents to lead […]

New Director of the Gilbert North K-6 Campus

Mrs. Schubert is the Director of the ALA-Ironwood Elementary campus. She joined ALA-Gilbert in 2012 as an experienced, award-winning elementary teacher, and was promoted to Assistant Director the following year. As Assistant Director from 2013-2015, she helped lead the Gilbert campus to achieve the highest “A” rating in district history. She holds a Master’s Degree […]

ALA Signal Butte K-6

ALA Queen Creek East will be located on Signal Butte Road and just south of Ocotillo Road.

March 21, 2017 Read More
ALA Nevada K-8

ALA Nevada’s first location in North Las Vegas is currently holding open enrollment now through March 31st. The groundbreaking ceremony is March 16th and the school will be open for school starting August 2017!

March 8, 2017 Read More
ALA Gilbert South K-6

ALA Gilbert South will be located on Riggs Road and just of Val Vista Road.

ALA Gilbert North 7-12 (Higley/202)

ALA Gilbert North 7-12 (Located off the Higley exit north of the 202 San Tan Freeway)

ALA Gilbert North K-6 (Higley/202)

Gilbert North K-6 (located north of the 202, west side of Higley Rd.)

Our New Schools

A New Entrepreneurship Course Available

The Entrepreneurship Launchpad is a one year, hands-on business and leadership course. Students work in teams to start and operate income generating activities of their choice, using practical tools learned throughout the course. The Launchpad is designed to make education relevant. The Launchpad includes guest lectures given by entrepreneurs, executives, and industry leaders from the […]

February 23, 2017 Read More
2017 – 2018 JH/HS Course Catalog

The Course Catalog for the 2017 – 2018 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 […]

February 9, 2017 Read More
2017 -2018 School Calendar

2017 – 2018 District Calendar The district calendar for the 2017 – 2018 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.

Digital AZ Library – Free

Did you know that all ALA families have access to a digital library? The Digital AZ Library offers millions of resources to children in grades K-12 for FREE. You can access it from any device! Just type in our campus zip code and start searching.   It is a great site to find biographies, journal […]

August 30, 2016 Read More
QC Senior Yearbook Photos

Requirements for Senior Photos This year, seniors will be allowed to submit their own portrait to be used in the yearbook.  Seniors are NOT REQUIRED to use a professional photographer, but their portrait must meet the requirements listed below. Also, if no portrait is submitted, their campus portrait taken at the beginning of the school year will […]

August 4, 2016 Read More
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 […]

February 5, 2016 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
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
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

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