Return to Sports Update Calls Tonight

Hello Dons – tonight at 6pm, then again at 7pm, Athletic Director Randy Takahashi will host Zoom calls to provide and update and answer questions about the hopeful return to sports for our Dons athletes. Message from Mr. Takahashi:

I am conducting parent meetings Tuesday, November 10 at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm.  It is an optional meeting and they are the same so they only need to attend one.  I will provide as much information as I have regarding the December 7 start of the first season of sport.  I will allow adequate time for questions during the session.

Please forward this email to all of the families as it contains the Zoom invitation link below…the link is the same for both calls.

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Three Dons Athletes Show Leadership off the Field – Go 24 Miles in 24 Hours for Acalanes Athletics

Three Dons Athletes Show Leadership off the Field – Go 24 Miles in 24 Hours for Acalanes Athletics

On a long weekend designed for rest and relaxation, Acalanes student-athletes Benjy Braunstein, Evan Malmquist and Rhett Skvarna had other plans.  In their words:

As sophomores at Acalanes, we find ourselves needing to burn off energy while our sports are cancelled. We are challenging ourselves to run one mile every hour, for 24 hours straight.  We are fundraising for the Acalanes Boosters program to ensure that our sports can get off on the right foot as soon as programming resumes.

The boys began the challenge at 7pm on Sunday evening, running intermittently throughout the night, and finishing strong at 6pm yesterday, exhausted but gratified.   Supported by friends and family, the effort has raised $2,633 so far to support Acalanes Boosters, which helps fund all athletic teams at our school. 

The initiative, thoughtfulness and follow-through displayed by Benjy, Evan and Rhett makes our Acalanes Community (which CANNOT be cancelled) proud.  It also once again supports the notion that, in the face of adversity, DONS SHOW UP.  

Great job guys!   Go Dons!

If you wish to contribute, please follow the link below:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/24-miles-in-24-hours?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

2020 Booster Bash Postponed

2020 Booster Bash Postponed

Hello Dons – first of all, we wish good health and safety to the entire community during these uncertain times.  The 2020 Booster Bash has been postponed to a date to be determined. The Boosters are dedicated to supporting Acalanes athletics throughout this crisis, and while nobody is sure when our kids will be back on campus, we are planning to hold an event for the Dons community in the Fall.  In the meantime, look for additional communication about an online fundraising opportunity before the end of the academic year. Stay strong Dons!

Booster Bash Tickets on Sale!

Booster Bash Tickets on Sale!

Tickets for the 2020 ‘Dons Show Up’ Booster Bash are on sale NOW! Go to the Booster website home page at www.acalanesboosters.com and click on the link to purchase your tickets.

The bash will be held May 2nd, 6pm, at Contra Costa Country Club, and tickets are $100 per person until March 15, when they go up to $125. But, that may not matter, since last year tickets sold out before the price jump!

Don’t miss your chance — get your tickets early!

Booster Bash Tickets On Sale NOW!

Booster Bash Tickets On Sale NOW!

Booster Bash tickets for the 2020 ‘Dons Show Up’ Booster Bash are on sale NOW! Go to the Booster website home page at www.acalanesboosters.com and click on the link to purchase your tickets.

The bash will be held May 2nd, 6pm, at Contra Costa Country Club, and tickets are $100 per person until March 15, when they go up to $125. But, that may not matter, since last year tickets sold out before the price jump!

Don’t miss your chance — get your tickets early!

Sports Basement 20% Off For Acalanes!

Sports Basement 20% Off For Acalanes!

Sports Basement is offering Acalanes families a spring promotion just in time to outfit your players for spring sports. January 24th through February 6th Sports Basement is offering 20% off to all Acalanes customers. And, if you are a member of their Basementeer program, you will receive 28% off!

Just present the included flyer, or the code from the flyer, to receive your discount. If you are not a Basementeer member, you can join and choose Acalanes as a beneficiary to receive a small percentage of every purchase you make a Sports Basement.

Sports Basement Spring Acalanes Promotion