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Creative Outlet Newsletter
Sep 17, 2021

Creative Outlet Newsletter

In This Issue
Dates to remember
2021-2022 Student Council
Last Week At Advantage Arts
Birthday Table
After School Clubs
Center Stage
Breakfast and Lunch - Free Lunch Options
Advantage Arts is Hiring

Creative Outlet Newsletter
Sep 08, 2021

Creative Outlet Newsletter

In This Issue:
Dates to remember
Art Club Information
Drama Club Information
Violin Club Information
Center Stage
Breakfast and Lunch- Free Lunch Options

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Sep 23, 2021

SSO Food Service Option

Advantage Arts Academy is participating in the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) food service program during the 2021-2022 school year under a waiver from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Meals will be provided to all children free of charge who are enrolled students at the school.

Meal service…

Aug 06, 2021

Creative Outlet Newsletter - August 6, 2021

Reach the full newsletter here:

In this issue of the Creative Outlet Newsletter:
* Administrative Support - Sandy Shepard
* COVID Guidance
* Meet and Greet - August 9, 2021
* First Day of School - August 10, 2021
* Kindergarten
* Car Loop
* Work With Us!

Creative Outlet Newsletter
Jul 30, 2021

Back to School Newsletter

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Information includes:
* Class Placements
* Meet and Greet - August 9, 2021
* First Day of School
* Car Loop
* Grade Level Supply Lists
* Lunch
* Student Welcome Message

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Jul 28, 2021

2021-2022 Classroom Supply Lists

As always, we are so grateful for your support of Advantage Arts Academy and the individual classrooms. The supply lists have been emailed directly to families, but if you missed it you can view the requested materials at the following link:

2021-2022 Supply Lists

To ensure that…

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Jun 16, 2021

Food Service Management RFP

Please follow the link for details on the Food Services Management RFP:

St. Patrick's Day Festival 2021 Flyer
Mar 08, 2021

St. Patrick's Day Festival

St. Patrick's Day Festival
Saturday, March 13th
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
6171 W. 11800 S.; Herriman, UT 84096

Advantage Arts Academy families are invited to attend a fun St. Patrick's Day Festival! There will be a parade, food trucks, dancing, and dance lessons. The An Dragan Ceilteach Irish…

Creative Outlet Newsletter
Mar 08, 2021

Creative Outlet Newsletters

Stay current on all the latest news at Advantage Arts Academy. Read the Creative Outlet newsletter for dates to remember, lunch menus, and school news.


2021.02 Virtual Learning Day
Feb 17, 2021

February 17 - Virtual Learning Day

Advantage Arts Academy will be holding a virtual learning day on Wednesday, February 17th due to the forecast of extreme winter weather and the recommendation of Utah’s Department of Travel to avoid the roads on Wednesday until at least 10:00am. School will be closed for in person learning but instruction…

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Jul 15, 2020

Classroom Supply Lists

Donations & Supplies

We thank you for your support of Advantage Arts Academy. We are grateful for any donations that can be made to support our school and to aid in its success. Here are the lists to the classroom supplies for this year.
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May 11, 2020

Drop Off and Pick Up Celebration - May 15th

Drive by the school this Friday, May 15th from 2-4 PM for a special event - the whole community is invited!
* Free swag bags
* Lunch program food samples
* Spirit shirts available for purchase ($10 each)
* Collecting library book donations

Registered families - please bring copies…

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May 07, 2020

Art Integration in the Classroom

You don't have to be good at art to attend Advantage Arts Academy! We use the four domains of art (visual arts, music, drama, or dance) to enhance the curriculum. Click on the link below to see how one of our amazing teachers integrates visual art into the curriculum.

May 06, 2020

Bridging Educational Gaps

Many parents have been asking Advantage Arts Academy how the school will help their children this fall to fill the academic gaps. As you are doing distance learning at home, Advantage Arts Academy staff is planning for the fall and ensuring your students receive the best possible learning.


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Apr 28, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - April 28, 2020


  • Principal's Corner
  • Final Vote for Name the Cub
  • At Home Activities
  • Construction Update
  • Online Information Meetings (Wednesday, April 29nd)

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Ask Me Anything
Apr 22, 2020

Ask Me Anything

Twice a month Mrs. Evans will be holding a Zoom meeting for parents of the school who have questions. This is different from the online parent meetings as that is for anyone interested in the school.

"Ask Me Anything" is a time for Advantage Arts Academy parents to…

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Apr 22, 2020

RFP for Janitorial Provider

RFP for Janitorial Provider (pdf)

Addendum to RFP for Janitorial Services Provider (pdf)


This RFP is Being Issued by: Advantage Arts Academy
6171 W. 11800 S.
Herriman, UT 84096
Tel. (801) 878-8622

Date of RFP…

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Apr 21, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - April 21, 2020

It's time for our creative outlet (newsletter)! View all the updates:
- Principal's Corner
- Ask Me Anything?
- Construction
- Online Information Meetings (Wednesday, April 22nd)

Read it all here:

Apr 14, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - April 14, 2020

View our latest newsletter for all the good updates:
- Principal's Corner
- Thank You Challenge
- Online Information Meetings (Wednesday, April 15th)
- Construction Update

Read it here:

Volunteer Meeting
Mar 31, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - March 31, 2020


We know that this may be a stressful time for your family and we want you to know we are thinking of you. Please don't hesitate to reach out - we are here for you. Updates in this newsletter include:

  • Volunteer Meeting (Thursday…

Daily Art Challenge
Mar 16, 2020

Daily Art Challenge

While you are at home with your kids for the next couple weeks we will be issuing daily art challenges! We hope you will enjoy the activities and share with us what your kids make by tagging us on social media or emailing us at

Monday, March 16…

Building Sneak Peek
Mar 10, 2020

Building Sneak Peek

Building Sneak Peek

When: Friday, March 20th, 4:30pm

Where: Advantage Arts Academy, 6171 11800 South, Herriman, UT

More information:
Come sneak a peek at the building and get a tour of your child's future classroom! We will have treats, the prize wheel, and tour guides to show…

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Mar 10, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - March 10, 2020


  • Registration
  • Photography Contest
  • Parent Information Meeting (Wednesday, March 11th)
  • Fun Friday and Free Drinks at Daybreak Swig (Friday, March 13th)
  • Online Information Meetings (Saturday, March 14th)
  • Art Exploration Events (Saturday, March 14th)
  • Construction Update

Kids Photography Contest
Mar 09, 2020

Kids Photography Contest

We’re excited to announce our very first photo contest! See below for details and start sending in your pictures!

Theme: What sparks my imagination?

Who can enter? Kids between ages 4 and 12.

Entry period: March 9-31, 2020.

Judging period: April 1 - April 5, 2020.

Mar 04, 2020

Meet & Greet Forums

Need help with enrollment or registration?
Have questions you want answered?
Join us online for our Meet and Greet forums!

Tuesday, March 17th 11AM-1PM
Monday, March 23rd 11AM-1PM
Thursday, March 26th 3-5PM
Meeting ID: 217 377 5986

Mar 03, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - March 3, 2020


  • 2020-2021 Calendar and School Hours
  • Registration
  • Online Information Meetings (Wednesday, March 4th)
  • Fun Fridays and Free Drinks at Swig (Friday, March 6th)
  • Parent Information Meeting (Wednesday, March 11th)
  • Art Exploration Events (Saturday, March 14th)
  • Construction Update

Art Explorations Program
Feb 28, 2020

Art Explorations Program - Join Us!

Herriman Library and Advantage Arts Academy are partnering to host amazing Art Explorations Programs!

Join us for a jaunt into the world of children's books and art projects. All ages are welcome. Tickets will be available at the library Reference Desk fifteen minutes before the program begins.

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Feb 28, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - February 28, 2020


  • Dr Seuss Read Across America Day Giveaway (Monday, March 2nd at 12 PM)
  • Construction
  • Online Information Meetings (Saturday, February 29th)
  • Fun Fridays and Free Drinks at Swig (Friday, March 6th)
  • Parent Information Meeting (Wednesday, March 11th)
  • Art Exploration Events (Saturday,…

Dr Seuss Giveaway
Feb 27, 2020

Dr. Seuss Birthday & Read Across America Giveaway!

We want to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and National Read Across America Day with a giveaway!

_WIN: _ Cat in the Hat gift basket with the book, socks, and a scarf!

* APPLY - Submit an enrollment application for fall 2020 (1 entry…

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Feb 26, 2020

RFP for IT Services Provider



IT RFP (pdf)
IT RFP - Sample Technology Plan (pdf)


Advertisement: This Request for Proposal will be published on Advantage Arts Academy’s website ( from February 26, 2020 to March 18, 2020.

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Feb 11, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - February 2020

In this issue:
* Registration
* Dress Code Standards
* Parent Information Meeting TOMORROW!
* Construction

Jan 15, 2020

Meet the Principal - January 18th!

Meet the Principal Day!
Saturday, January 18th | 3:30 PM - 5 PM

Stop by to meet Lisa Evans, the incredible principal of Advantage Arts Academy. We'll have treats and raffle prizes for those that are able to join us! Plus, the first TEN kids to meet their new…

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Jan 01, 2020

Creative Outlet Newsletter - January 2020


Lottery - Tomorrow, January 2nd
Parent Information Meeting - Wednesday, January 8th
Employment Opportunities

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Dec 10, 2019

Creative Outlet Newsletter - December 2019

- Lottery - Tuesday, December 10th
- Construction Update
- Parent Information Meeting - Wednesday, December 11th
- Volunteer Opportunities

Nov 12, 2019

Creative Outlet Newsletter - November 2019

Parent Information Meeting - Tomorrow, November 13th
Director Hired

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Site Location
Apr 09, 2019

Creative Outlet Newsletter - April 2019

Thank you for joining the Advantage Arts Academy community! As the school progresses we look forward to sharing the latest news with you. Feel free to contact us at any time with questions you may have and share the updates with your friends and neighbors.

Community Meetings
The school…

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Mar 13, 2019

Important Announcment for 2019-2020 School Year

Dear Advantage Arts Academy Parents,

We want to thank you for your support and interest in enrolling your children at Advantage Arts. Over the past few months, we have been working closely with the city, the state office, and our charter authorizer to ensure we have a successful opening…

Site Location
Nov 15, 2018

Location Announcement

You've been asking, and we've been super eager to share - but the time is officially here for the announcement! Herriman's newest free public charter school will be opening August 2019 and will be located at approximately:

11800 South 6150 West
Herriman, UT

Join us at our…

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Nov 12, 2018

Creative Outlet Newsletter 11/12/18

Creative Outlet is the newsletter for Advantage Arts Academy. It includes upcoming events, enrollment information, and all the good start up details. Sign up for the newsletter for all the latest and greatest happening at your school!

In this edition:
* Parent Information Meeting on November 14th at 6:30…

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Oct 08, 2018

Creative Outlet Newsletter - 1st Edition!

Creative Outlet is the newsletter for Advantage Arts Academy. It will include all the fun events we'll be attending and hosting, enrollment information, and all the good start up details. Sign up for our newsletter to stay in the know!

In this edition:
* Enrollment now open
* Herriman…

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Oct 04, 2018

Enrollment Opens October 8th!

You've waited and now the time has come - Advantage Arts Academy will be accepting enrollment applications starting on Monday, October 8th!

This isn't a drill, it's really happening and we encourage you to spread the word. Tell your friends, tell your family members, tell random people you…

Herriman Howl 2018 Information
Oct 04, 2018

Herriman Howl

The spooktacular Herriman Howl is on Monday, October 15th from 6-8 PM at Crane Park. Advantage Arts Academy will be there to meet all your little ghosts and goblins, host a mysterious art project, and discuss the boo-ntiful options that await your family at our new school.

Come find…

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Sep 24, 2018

RFP for Education Service Provider Services

Notice of Request for Proposals (RFP)
For Education Service Provider Services

Procurement Unit: The RFP is being issued by Advantage Arts Academy (“AAA”), a Utah charter school. AAA’s contact information is on its website located at

Proposal Documents: To request a copy of the RFP,…

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Sep 09, 2018

National Arts in Education Week

Happy National Arts in Education Week!

The second week of September annually under House Resolution #275 will be a week of celebration at Advantage Arts Academy. We are grateful to the organizations and local leaders that support arts programs in education and for our families that understand the arts…

Board Recruitment Flyer
Aug 13, 2018

Seeking Board Members

Advantage Arts Academy is seeking qualified individuals to serve on its governing board. Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume by email to

Desired qualifications:
• Understand and support the mission and vision of Advantage Arts Academy.
• Familiarity with arts education and…

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Feb 20, 2018

Opening August 2019

Advantage Arts Academy is excited to announce that we will officially be opening in August 2019!

We are grateful for all the support we have received from the community, including those who want to apply to attend and help with starting the school. As we move forward with finding…

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Nov 06, 2017

Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program Model

The mission of Advantage Arts Academy (AAA) is essentially to increase student performance in every subject through the full integration and alignment of the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSALP) model. We believe that this program can also help improve student core academic capacity, emotional well-being, and social skills.

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Sep 19, 2017

Brief Overview

Want to know the basics of Advantage Arts Academy? Here's a rundown of the facts:

  • Opening August 2019 in Herriman, UT.
  • Elementary for grades K-6.
  • Will hire licensed teachers.
  • Free! Yes, we are a tuition-free public charter school.
  • Arts will be integrated throughout all…