November 2-6 News

A3 Student, Parent and Family Weekly News | November 2-6, 2020

This week is Student Led Conference Week, there will be no office hours.

Student and Family Resources

Disaster Food Benefits are available, please see website for details.

Youth Egan Warming Shelter activates when temperatures drop below 32 degrees. Located at 1376 Olive Street in Eugene.

Mobile Mental Health Resource Center

Mobile Mental Health Resource Center A.K.A. HOOTS staff will continue this year. We will be able to continue this service every Wednesday this year. Of course, it will be a little different this year.

Where: We will use Doxy (a secure virtual site) and it is very user friendly, just click on this  link and you’ll immediately be put into a virtual waiting room.

When: 1:00PM-3:00PM EVERY Wednesday at this link

On Wednesdays students and families will have access to our MMHRC/HOOTS staff which provide FREE confidential One-On-One, drop-in support for counseling, medical evaluation and social service referrals. Students and families may utilize these FREE services. No insurance needed or required. Students and community members struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, domestic trauma, homelessness, or lack of access to other basic resources are encouraged to seek out these FREE services for support, this service is available to all students and families, regardless of the severity or category of need.

Ophelia’s Place

Ophelia’s Place is a prevention-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping girls and girl identified youth ages 10-18 make healthy life choices through empowerment, education and support. Ophelia’s Place is excited to share that our activities and workshops for girls and girl-identified youth ages 10-18 are accessible online! All OP activities are run on Zoom, and facilitated by OP staff and volunteers. When you register, you will receive the meeting link and information you need to join. All events are free of charge, but donations are welcome.

Some of the fall events include: Monthly Craft Kits, Weekly Community Groups, Creative Writing for Girls and Girl-identified Youth, The Real You: Finding Your Style and Feeling Your Best. Go to Ophelias Place to check out all of the events offered this fall.


Are you applying to colleges using the Common Application?  If so, there are a few steps to take.  Please do not wait to the last minute to do this, we ask you give us a minimum of 2 weeks to submit required documents on your behalf, this may include a teacher recommendations, counselor recommendation, other documents that may include a transcript, etc.

Naviance is an online website that provides comprehensive information that students can access to learn about careers, colleges, scholarships, and four-year course planning. Students can access their Naviance account anytime from home or school. During the school year college representatives will visit with interested students. Students can use this website to apply for scholarships and apply to the college/university of their choice. Login information is for current students: Login: 6 digit student number and Password: MM/DD/YYYY of their birth date

If you are applying to schools using the Common Application you must “Match” your Naviance Account and your Common Application.  After you have started your application with Common Application.

Login to your Naviance Account:

Under Colleges I’m Applying To

Find the red box: Common Application Matching, Sign the CA FERPA Waiver and Authorization – to match your Common App using your email address and birth date.

NEXT- Notify your counselor, your counselor will upload all necessary documents, only if you have notified your counselor, a two (2) week grace period is required.


Looking for ways to pay for college? The Oregon Promise Application opens Nov 1.

Graphic/Visual ART and FILM COMPETITION!

You could win $500! It’s Lane County’s “Stop the Spread Contest. Stop the Spread encourages anyone ages 14-30 to submit visual (graphic design or illustrative) or video content (no longer than 30-seconds) in English or Spanish that emphasizes to their peers the importance of preventing the spread of COVID-19.” Please click on this link to learn the details.

HURRY! This is due by FRIDAY NOV. 6!


Please join us for a virtual A3 PTSA (parent/teacher/student association) meeting on Tuesday, November 10 at 6 pm. All are welcome. Come with questions. We want to know how the year is going for you.

Please email Lana Dishner at for the link to the meeting.  We are using the Google Meets platform. Go to the A3 website to learn more about our PTSA. Hope to see you there.


The Robotics Team will not be having a meeting on Wednesday Nov. 4th.

The “A3 Social Hour” (aka “WEIRD RANDOM CONVERSATIONS HOSTED BY CODY!”) will not be held this Wednesday Nov. 4th. We will continue on Nov. 11th at 2pm.

2019-2020 Yearbooks on sale now 

$30 Hardcover, $25 Softcover. At A3, Mondays thru Fridays from 9 to 4. Ring the doorbell and we’ll sell it to you outside. Cash & check only.