Principal’s Message

Dear Parents, Students, and Staff,

I hope this message finds you all in good health and high spirits as we embark on the new academic year, 2023-2024. It is with great joy and enthusiasm that I welcome each and every one of you to American Senior High.  As we come together once again, let us celebrate the possibilities that lie ahead and the sense of unity that makes our school community truly remarkable.

To our returning students, I extend a warm welcome back. Your dedication to learning, growth, and support for one another is what makes our school special. I encourage you to continue pushing the boundaries of your potential and explore new avenues of knowledge and personal development. Embrace every challenge as an opportunity to learn, and let your curiosity lead the way.

To our new students and their parents, I extend a heartfelt welcome to the Patriot family. We are thrilled to have you join us, and we promise to nurture your individuality while fostering a sense of belonging. Your unique perspectives and talents will undoubtedly enrich our school community, and we look forward to witnessing your growth and accomplishments.

I also want to express my gratitude to our dedicated team of educators and staff. Your passion for teaching and unwavering commitment to our students’ well-being are the driving forces behind our school’s success. As we continue this journey together, let us stand united, supporting one another to create an environment where excellence thrives.

At American Senior High, we believe in the power of collaboration and open communication. Parents, we encourage you to be active participants in your child’s education. Your involvement and support make a significant difference in their academic achievements and overall development. Let’s work hand in hand to ensure their success.

As we progress through the academic year, we remain steadfast in our pursuit of excellence, innovation, and inclusivity. We will provide a safe, nurturing, and intellectually stimulating environment that empowers every student to discover their strengths and reach their full potential.

Together, we will focus on fostering critical thinking, creativity, empathy, and resilience, preparing our students for the challenges of the future. We will continue to integrate modern educational practices and technology, equipping our students with the skills they need to thrive in an ever-changing world.

I encourage all students to actively engage in extracurricular activities, clubs, and sports. These experiences not only enrich your time at school but also offer invaluable life lessons in teamwork, leadership, and time management.

In closing, I wish everyone a memorable and fulfilling academic year ahead. Let us approach each day with a sense of wonder and determination, knowing that together, there is no limit to what we can achieve.

Thank you for your continued support and trust in American Senior High. Let’s make the 2023-2024 school year a time of growth, learning, and cherished memories.


Stephen Papp, Principal
American Senior High School/ 7011