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Summer Reading
Updated on 05/22/2017
Summer Reading Lists are out. All grade levels have required summer reading. 
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Welcome Back - Check In!
Missed Freshman Parent night? Copy this link into your browser to view: Last day of Check In today. Read more... 
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Cats Color Crawl
Cats Crawl
Come join our 5K Fun Run on August 19th! 
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  • August 18: First Day of School for all students. ADJUSTED BELL SCHEDULE FOR ASSEMBLY
  • August 23: Panoramic Picture Day for Freshmen and Seniors
  • August 24: Back to School Night/Purple Pride Sale from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • September 4: No School, Labor Day Holiday

About Us

A community-driven and achievement-oriented high school, Arvada West offers comprehensive college prep, career exploration, and workforce development for young adults. Our population of nearly 1800 students ranges from highly-academic AP students to the Challenge Program, which is embraced by both students and staff. As our population continues to diversify, the Arvada West staff works to support students as a community of learners who think critically about the world around them and develop the college- and career-ready skills necessary to find success in a collaborative, technology-driven world.

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