Fulton Science Academy

EXCELLENCE, INNOVATION, CHARACTER

Week of May 7, 2018


PRINCIPAL'S CORNER


Dear Students, Faculty, and Parents,


Here we are in the final weeks of this 2017/2018 school year. I am astounded at how much our school has grown this year and how much it will continue to grow moving forward. We have had a busy few weeks lately, and it will continue up until the last day on May 24!


We have a lot happening in the coming weeks! I want to begin by wishing good luck to our FSA Mathletes as they leave this Saturday and travel to Washington DC for the National MATHCOUNTS Competition! Our Math Team has done absolutely amazing this year and this is a wonderful accomplishment to go to the National Competition! Also, be sure to read about the Kennesaw State University Statewide High School Math Tournament Part II results below! I also want to wish good luck to both our Science Olympiad and First Lego League (FLL) Teams! Science Olympiad will leave on Thursday, May 17th for the Nationals Competition in Denver, Colorado! FLL will also leave on the 17th and travel to the LEGOLAND California International Invitational Tournament in Carlsbad, California! Lastly, I want to wish good luck to our Destination Imagination Teams as they travel to Knoxville, Tennessee on May 21st for the Global Finals! These teams include "Savages are Cabbages," "Maze Maniacs," and "D.I. Dare Devils." All of these teams; Math, Science Olympiad, FLL, and D.I., have worked so incredibly hard to get to not only where they are, but where they will be going! The coaches, parent volunteers, and students have all put in countless hours, days, weeks, and months of studying and preparation. It is so inspiring to see how far they have come and everything they have been through. I can't wait to hear about all of these results. I know they will all be wonderful!

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is off to a great start! Today our faculty and staff were treated to massages and smoothies! They even came up with some great names for the smoothies; ("Sener's Strawberry Banana," "Parlak's Pineapple Mango," and "Selvakumar's Spinach Veggie.") The teachers and staff also loved the massages and couldn't stop talking about how relaxed it made them! Thank you so much to the MSO for organizing what is sure to be an amazing Teacher Appreciation Week!


STEAM Day

Last Friday we held our Annual STEAM Day! Thank you very much to Mrs. Alison Gurevich and the MSO and all of the wonderful volunteers that came in to help with this special day! This year was very special in that, because our high school as grown so much, many of the high school students assisted in leading the day's activities!

https://youtu.be/dqsdVTO0s5E

STEAM Expo on Friday, May 11

Our FSA STEAM Enrichment Project Expo Spring 2018 will be on Friday, May 11. This is definitely an exciting time for our school as our students have worked diligently this semester to design and complete their projects! please be sure to read about this exciting event below! Also, as you are in the school, feel free to stop by the media center and check out all of the hard work from our dedicated students!


AP Finals / Middle & High School Finals

Students and parents, please be sure to look closely at the AP Finals and Middle & High School Finals Schedules below! It is very important that students show up ON TIME and prepared for these very important exams. Make sure that they have had a substantial breakfast and that they are prepared to test.

End of the Year Family Picnics

We have our End-of-the-Year Family Picnics coming up this week starting tomorrow! (MAY 8) Please read below for times and information about what to bring!

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PLEASE NOTE:

  • Some of our teachers have volunteered to prepare chicken, hot dogs, veggie options and salad.
  • We kindly ask parents to bring the following according to their last names:
  1. A to K – Drinks
  2. L to Z - Deserts and Fruits
  • We will have some fun activities as well.
  • The picnic will be at our school.
  • Please bring all family members!

REMINDER: NO CLUBS LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL

Parents, this is a reminder that there will be NO CLUBS the last week of school, (May 21 - May 24). Any students left after carpool will be accommodated in aftercare.

Class & Team Picture Extras!

We have extra Class and Team pictures from our spring picture day. Class pictures were taken from Pre-K to 5th grade. We will be selling these extra pictures from our Spring picture day at the front desk while supplies lasts! Pictures will be $14/picture. You will be able to flip through a photo album to see options. Cash and check payments will be accepted. We cannot take credit card payments for these extra photos. Checks should be made to LifeTouch.

SAFE RIDE SOLUTIONS - STUDENT TRANSPORTATION

Safe Ride Solutions is a premier transportation company providing transportation services to school-aged children, blind, disabled and senior citizens. They pick up and drop off elementary, middle, and high school students from home to school, summer camps, local events, sleepovers, birthdays, field trips, medical appointments and any other location requested by the parents. The company is owned and operated by Paris Mock, a Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Georgia with 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Paris also has a background in information technology and has leveraged that expertise to integrate technology with passenger safety. We service both Fulton and Gwinnett counties including surrounding communities. Currently these company server several of our students. For more information, please check: https://saferidesolutions.org/about-us/

Yearbook Questions

Students and parents, if you have any questions about Yearbook orders, purchasing, or just general Yearbook questions, they can be sent to hcrockett@fultonscienceacademy.org


While the purchase deadline has passed, parents and students may still order yearbooks for the next week. In order to have the yearbooks delivered in time, parents will have to pay for the shipment of the yearbook.

Community Service Hours

6th Grade through High School Students, this is a reminder that your community Service Hours are due no later than Friday, May 18th! Don't forget to fill your volunteer sheets out and have them signed. If you need a volunteer hours form, you can get one from the front desk. There is a minimum of 10 hours of community service per semester.

We have SO MUCH coming up, so besides checking out the "Coming Up" list below, be sure to look at the calendar and keep up to date with every weekly Newsletter!

COMING UP:

AND ALSO BE SURE TO LOOK AT THE CALENDAR TO STAY UP TO DATE IN THE COMING WEEKS!

  • KSU Statewide High School Math Tournament Part II News!
  • Private Music Lesson Recital
  • Book and supplies drive for the foster care support drive!
  • 2018 STEAM Day Video
  • Information about our STEAM Expo THIS FRIDAY!
  • Athletic Banquet Awards
  • Policy Debate Summer Camp
  • Information on "Free Play Tuesdays" at the Chess Center!
  • Month of May Sideline Store Limited Time SALE!
  • GA Water Festival Field Trip Photo Gallery
  • A chance to sign up for some amazing FSA STEAM Summer Camps!
  • Young Engineers Summer Camp Information
  • Summer Skills Workbooks Order Forms
  • Summer Chess Camp
  • Middle and High Finals Schedule
  • and more!!


With Warmest Regards,


Kenan Sener,

Principal

May Calendar

Calendar Contains MAP Testing and AP Finals Schedule

PEASE SEE MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL FINALS SCHEDULE IN THE SECTION BELOW THE CALENDAR

  • Tuesday, May 8 - AP Physics 1 Exam
  • Tuesday, May 8 - (Pre-K - 2nd) End of Year Family Picnic; 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 9 - (3rd - 5th) End of Year Family Picnic; 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 9 - GAVS Final
  • Thursday, May 10 - (6th - 8th) End of Year Family Picnic; 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Thursday, May 10 - GAVS Final
  • Friday, May 11 - AP US History Exam
  • Friday, May 11 - (High School) End of Year Family Picnic; 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Friday, May 11 - STEAM EXPO
  • Friday, May 11 - Good Conduct Dress Down Day
  • Saturday, May 12 - Tuesday, May 15 - National MATHCOUNTS Competition
  • Monday, May 14 - AP Biology Exam
  • Tuesday, May 15 - AP Calculus AB
  • Tuesday, May 15 - AP Calculus BC
  • Tuesday, May 15 - AP Computer Science A
  • Wednesday, May 16 - AP English Language and Composition
  • Thursday, May 17 - AP Statistics
  • Thursday, May 17 - AP World History
  • Thursday, May 17 - Sunday, May 20 - Science Olympiad Nationals
  • Thursday, May 17 - Monday, May 21 - FLL North American Championship
  • Thursday, May 17 - Kindergarten Graduation; 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Friday, May 18 - Locker Clean out Day
  • Friday, May 18 - Middle School Laptop Return Day
  • Friday, May 18 - Middle School Text Book Return Day
  • Monday, May 21 - Friday, May 25 - Destination Imagination Global Finals
  • Monday, May 21 - Elementary Talent Show; 8:15am - 10:00am
  • Monday, May 21 - Middle School & High School Talent Show; 1:30pm - 2:45pm
  • Monday, May 21 - Spirit Week; Tacky Day
  • Tuesday, May 22 - Spirit Week; Decades Day
  • Tuesday, May 22 - Orchestra and Band Concert; 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday, May 23 - Spirit Week; Jersey Day
  • Wednesday, May 23 - Last Blast Celebration
  • Thursday, May 24 - 8th Grade Graduation; 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Thursday, May 24 - Spirit Week; Dress Up for Awards
  • Thursday, May 24 - Awards Ceremony (Elementary at 1:00pm)
  • Thursday, May 24 - Awards Ceremony (Middle at 2:00pm)
  • Thursday, May 24 - Awards Ceremony (High at 3:00pm)
  • Thursday, May 24 - Last Day of School

final exam schedule (Middle & High School Students)

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Final exam schedule

  • After they finish their final, they can either go home or stay in the Media Center and study.


MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

Normal schedule

  • After they finish their final, they need to report to their class.
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QUOTE OF THE WEEK!

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Kennesaw State University Statewide High School Math Tournament Part II

Holden W., one of our freshman students of the FSA High School Math Team, placed 6th and Darwin K., one of our junior students of the FSA High School Math Team, placed 21st at Part 2 of the Kennesaw State University Statewide High School Math Tournament among 173 top high school students in GA.

Only 173 high school students qualified to Part 2 of the Kennesaw State High School Math Tournament out of 1747 students from 137 schools from all over Georgia participated in Part I.

We are so proud of Holden’s and Darwin’s spectacular accomplishment among top 173 high school students of GA, including seniors!

Way to go Math Mustangs!!

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Pictured Above: Holden W.

Pictured Below: Darwin K.

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FSA hosts Athletic Banquet to honor our amazing athletes!

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Our MSO helped to host a wonderful Athletics Banquet on Thursday, April 26! FSA is attempting to grow our Athletic Department and hopefully add more sports and teams in the coming years! We can only do this with the help of our parents, staff, and motivation from our talented student athletes! Below is a list of the students who won awards and a picture gallery from the event as well! We hope to make this event bigger and bigger every year!

AWARDS GIVEN:: (See Pictures Below)


Cross Country:

Middle School Girls -

  • Mustang (Serene Haque)
  • MVP (Anastasia Kefalas)
Middle School Boys -
  • Mustang (Edgar Robitaille)
  • MVP (Austin Gardner)
High School -
  • Mustang (Nihal Singh)
  • MVP (Ethan Gardner)


Volleyball:

  • Mustang - Amrita Kaur
  • MVP - Shreeya Thuppul


Basketball:

  • Mustang - Tejus Janakiraman
  • MVP - Ethan Gardner


Male Athlete of the year - Ethan Gardner

Female Athlete of the year - Shreeya Thuppul

Cross Country

Volleyball

basketball

Female & Male Athletes of the year

Female Athlete of the Year:

Shreeya T. ()

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Male Athlete of the Year:

Ethan G. ()

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Steam Expo is this friday, May 11!

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Dear Parents,


We are pleased to inform you that we will have FSA STEAM Enrichment Project Expo Spring 2018 on Friday, May 11.


This is definitely an exciting time for our school as our students have worked diligently this semester to design and complete their projects!


In addition to containing various STEAM educational components, the goal of these projects is also to support the personal STEAM passions of our students, as well as reinforce their project management skills, and also include a social impact component. Ultimately, our hope is that our students' hard work about topics that interest them can benefit or support others outside of our immediate school community.


STEAM projects will be assessed by our teachers using three different rubrics:

  • A Creativity & Innovation Rubric
  • A Critical Thinking Rubric
  • A Collaboration Rubric

STEAM Enrichment Project EXPO is a day-long event. Projects will be presented in the media center. Students across grade levels will have a chance to see projects prepared by their peers. Our guests will enjoy seeing our students' projects. It will be inspiring to everyone in many ways!


Between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Friday, May 11 , as you are in the school, please take some time to view these incredible STEAM projects in the media center, as well watch informational videos on our YouTube Channel.


Projects cover a diverse array of subjects such as designing an Pet Mister, Art for the Autistics, Focus Factor, Mobile Shelter, Rescue Boats, Simple PC, Smart Farm, Water Conveyor Belt and so much more.


We will be honored to see you on Friday, May 11th!


WHEN: May 11, Friday

8:30 am-4:30 pm

WHERE: FSA Media Center

FSA STUDENTS ATTAIN NATIONAL REGOGNITION FOR EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE ON THE 2018 NATIONAL SPANISH EXAMINATIONS

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Congratulations to several Spanish students from Fulton Science Academy School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examinations.

Students from FSA School earned a total of 19 gold, 30 silver and 26 bronze medals along with 29 honorable mentions. “Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, “because the exams are the largest of their kind in the United States with over 150,000 students participating in 2018.”

Students from FSA School have a long history of high achievement on these exams and were taught by Spanish teachers, Isamel Gutierrez, Maria Rios, Yole Orrego and Nadia Carmona.

The National Spanish Examinations are administered each year in grades 6 through 12, and are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.

The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese; Georgia Chapter (AATSP-GA) 2018 Poster Contest Winners K-3rd

Aiza F., Poster Contest Winner; 1st place

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Anya K., Poster Contest Winner; 3rd Place

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policy debate summer camp; REGISTER BY MAY 22 (LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE)

Dates: June 18-22
Time: 8:30- 12:30
Location: FSA
Ages: Middle School - High School
Fees: $200 per person

The camp will educate students of all levels of experience (Novice-Varsity) to the 2018-2019 debate topic, "The United States federal government should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration to the United States".

Campers will learn how to debate, the fundamentals of creating an argument, and debate etiquette.

Camp coordinators:
Vikram Kumar and Sakshi Deshpande (Rising Juniors at Alpharetta High, nationally ranked varsity debaters)

Make check payable to FSA

*Limited seats available, please register before May 22nd, 2018*

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Mother's Night Out May 4th!

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On Friday, May 4th, FSA hosted a MOTHERS' NIGHT OUT in the FSAPS Cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It was an unforgettable night packed with great Indian themed food, fun, music and most importantly...lots of laughter! Thank you to all of the moms who came out for this fun night! We had Zumba with our professional instructor for about 90 minutes and played games like musical chairs, had prizes and lots of fun and laughter. It was great turn out!

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Book and supplies drive for the foster care support drive!

This wonderful Drive will be going on until the end of the school year!

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Private Music Lesson Recital

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Thank you to everyone that came to support the students who take private music lessons offered by Souther Art Music! Be sure to stay on the lookout for upcoming information from Southern Art Music about Ukulele and Guitar Summer Camps! For now, please enjoy these pictures from the recital!

georgia children's water festival 4TH GRADE field trip

Our fourth grade class was invited by the City of Alpharetta to participate in the Georgia's Annual Children's Water Festival on Tuesday, May 1! It was an honor for our students to be invited, and we are very excited about their attendance; it was a wonderful opportunity for them to learn about and apply so many of the things they have learned in school this year to real situations. During the festival, students enjoyed a puppet show, live animal presentations, several learning activities, and an outdoor picnic!

Free Play Tuesdays at the Chess Center

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6:15pm - 8:00pm (every Tuesday!)


Come hang out and play chess for fun at the Chess Center! Open to members and non-members. Arrive any time during the free play period and sit down and play. Just that easy! GM Ben Finegold will walk around and dole out Grandmasterly tips on your games as you play casually with others.


Chess sets and clocks provided. Call (678) 628 - 5615 or email karen@atlchessclub.com for more info.


Attend the weekly lecture beforehand from 5:30pm - 6:15pm. See our website for more details and the lecture topic.


Location: CCSCATL 2500 Old Alabama Rd., Suite 11 Roswell, GA 30076 http://atlchessclub.com/

FSA Summer camp programs and schedules!

To learn more about the Summer 2018 Camps at Fulton Science Academy, please click the picture below!

EV3 Robotics Summer Camp @ FSAPS!

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS CAMP SUCH AS; COURSE INFORMATION, DAILY SCHEDULE, AND A CHANCE TO SIGN UP, PLEASE CLICK THE PICTURE ABOVE!

Build and Program Robots with LEGO EV3

Learn to design, build and program awe-inspiring robots using LEGO’s most advanced and newest robotics technology – the powerful MINDSTORMS® EV3. You’ll work as a team to complete projects and games created specifically for EV3. The EV3 is today’s go-to robotics system for hobbyists and features improved digital sensors, a seven-state color-light sensor, new gyro sensors, touch sensors and an improved ultrasonic sensor. Students will leave with an understanding of the Engineering Design Process and the skills needed to build and program competitive robots.


VEX EDR

VEX kits inspire students to become the problem solving heroes of tomorrow. The VEX EDR system harnesses the excitement of building robots to immerse learners in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts.
The VEX EDR platform was designed from the ground up to encourage creativity in problem solving. The system itself should never be the biggest constraint in the design process - with VEX, there is almost always more than one way to accomplish the same goal. All of our products are built around each other to ensure seamless integration without frustration.

  • VEX's integrated system of components means that students can focus on questions like "what happens if we change this arm?" instead of "why doesn't this piece fit?"
  • Beginners can get an immediate sense of accomplishment by building basic driveable robots in just a few hours
  • By utilizing feedback from the students and teachers that use VEX every day, we embrace the value of "continuous improvement" and have developed a system truly driven by its users
ROBOTC is a cross-robotics-platform programming language for popular educational VEX robotics systems.
ROBOTC is the premiere robotics programming language for educational robotics and competitions. ROBOTC is a C-Based Programming Language with an Easy-to-Use Development Environment.


Who is Lead Instructor?

Mr.Kaya's coaching First Lego League teams for the past four years have received placement in top three in the FLL state competition competing against 800 teams. These teams have represented Georgia in the past four international and national competitions. Mr.Kaya received 2018 State of Georgia Robotics coach of the year.

  • 2015 Circuit Breakers received 2nd place in state competition and participated in North American Championship in San Diego, California in 2015.
  • 2016 Syntax Error 1.0 received 2nd place in state competition and participated in North American Championship in San Diego, California in 2016. They received the strategic/innovation award.
  • ​2017 Ctrl +Alt +Delete received 3rd place in state competition and went to United Kingdom international FLL competition in 2017. They received the core values award.
  • ​2018 Syntax Error 2.0 received 2nd place in state competition and is going to participate in North American Championship in San Diego California in May 2018.

YOUNG ENGINEERS summer camp!

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June 4th - June 29th

Grades 1 - 4 | Mon - Fri

Full Day Camp: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Half Day Camp: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Location: 3035 Fanfare Way Alpharetta, GA 30009


"Each Day, children participate in a variety of enriching activities classified in 4 themes. Children will enjoy STEM educational experience, build motorized LEGO® models, conduct science experiments, programming robots, gaming, and do creative art work."


"For more information, send an email or call us:"

http://northatl.e2youngengineers.com/appointment-booking/

http://northatl.e2youngengineers.com/summercamp/

678-965-0595 | 470-465-2575


Early Bird Discount:

15% off - 1 Camp

20% off - 2 or More Camps

Full Day Camp - $399/week

Half Day Camp - $195/week


Superheros: June 4th - June 8th

Candy: June 11th - June 15th

Science: June 18th - June 22nd

Adventure: June 25th - June 29th

Summer Chess camps 2018 with GM Ben Finegold; 4 camps at the chess center this summer

CHESS CAMP FOR AGES 5 - 14

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CAMP FORMAT: Join Grandmaster Ben Finegold and other top instructors for a five-day camp (1, 2, 3, or 4-day options available) that will include morning lessons alternating with casual play, and a fun tournament each afternoon. The camp is for all levels of chess experience and kids will be divided into groups/sections based on age and chess strength. There will be three classes in the morning, about 45 mins each, and an unrated tournament each afternoon (12:45pm - 3:45pm), in sections based on rating/age. Pizza will be provided for lunch (Noon - 12:45pm) and snacks will be provided in the morning and afternoon.


LOCATION: Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta, 2500 Old Alabama Road, Suite 11, Roswell, GA 30076


TIMES:

  • Camp runs from 9AM - 4PM Monday through Friday (or pick your days if you don't want to attend all).
  • Drop off is from 8AM - 9AM.
  • Aftercare is available until 5:30PM for $10/child/day.


DISCOUNTS:

  • $30 discount for each additional sibling on the 3 or 4-day option
  • $15 discount for each additional sibling on the 1 or 2-day option
  • Additional 3% discount for CCSCATL Members.


To Register or if you have Questions, please scroll to the bottom of this post

camp #1: June 4 - June 8, 2018 (or pick any 1 - 5 days)

FEES:

5-DAY:

  • Paid by May 4 - $300
  • Paid by June 3 - $350
  • Paid at site - $400

4-DAY:

  • Paid by May 4 - $250
  • Paid by June 3 - $300
  • Paid at site - $350

3 - DAY:

  • Paid by May 4 - $195
  • Paid by June 3 - $235
  • Paid at site - $275

2 - DAY:

  • Paid by May 4 - $195
  • Paid by June 3 - $235
  • Paid at site - $275

1-DAY:

  • Paid by May 4 - $75
  • Paid by June 3 - $85
  • Paid at site - $100

Camp #2: June 25 - June 29, 2018 (or pick any 1 - 5 Days)

Fees:

5-DAY:

  • Paid by May 25 - $300
  • Paid by June 24 - $350
  • Paid at site - $400

4-DAY:

  • Paid by May 25 - $250
  • Paid by June 24 - $300
  • Paid at site - $350

3-DAY:

  • Paid by May 25 - $195
  • Paid by June 24 - $235
  • Paid at site - $275

2-DAY:

  • Paid by May 25 - $135
  • Paid by June 24 - $165
  • Paid at site - $195

1-DAY:

  • Paid by May 25 - $75
  • Paid by June 24 - $85
  • Paid at site - $100

Camp #3: july 9 - july 13, 2018 (or pick any 1 - 5 days)

Fees:

5-DAY:

  • Paid by June 9 - $300
  • Paid by July 8 - $350
  • Paid at site - $400

4-DAY:

  • Paid by June 9 - $250
  • Paid by July 8 - $300
  • Paid at site - $350

3-DAY:

  • Paid by June 9 - $195
  • Paid by July 8 - $235
  • Paid at site - $275

2-DAY:

  • Paid by June 9 - $135
  • Paid by July 8 - $165
  • Paid at site - $195

1-DAY:

  • Paid by June 9 - $75
  • Paid by July 8 - $85
  • Paid at site - $100

camp #4: July 23 - July 27, 2018 (or pick any 1 - 5 days)

Fees:

5-DAY:

  • Paid by June 23 - $300
  • Paid by July 22 - $350
  • Paid at site - $400

4-DAY:

  • Paid by June 23 - $250
  • Paid by July 22 - $300
  • Paid at site - $350

3-DAY:

  • Paid by June 23 - $195
  • Paid by July 22 - $235
  • Paid at site - $275

2-DAY:

  • Paid by June 23 - $135
  • Paid by July 22 - $165
  • Paid at site - $195

1-DAY:

  • Paid by June 23 - $75
  • Paid by July 22 - $85
  • Paid at site - $100
PRE-REGISTER ONLINE: http://atlchessclub.com/event-registration-list/, or register in person at the Chess Center, or call and register by phone.


Call (678)-628-5615 or email karen@atlchessclub.com for more details

Help D.I. Team "savages are cabbages" make it to Tennessee for the Global Finals in may

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"A determined group of five fifth-grade boys from Fulton Science Academy in Alpharetta, Georgia set out two months ago on a mission to build a robot and find a way to maneuver it through a 16’ x 16’ foot maze. They are competing in the technical category called Maze Craze of Destination Imagination. They call themselves the Savages are Cabbages!


No... I have no idea what that means :-)

Anyhow, the team recently won 1st place in the State affiliate competition on March 24th and have earned an opportunity to compete on a global stage with 1400 other teams from 45 states and 14 countries from around the world. We will be competing at the Global Finals this May from the 21st through the 27th at the University of Tennessee.

The team needs to raise $7500 to cover the registration and trip fees. Please consider helping them get to and win this worldwide competition."


To donate to the Team's GoFundMe, please use the following link:

https://www.gofundme.com/savages-are-cabbages-to-di-globals?member=41646

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwk8rvd-S7o&feature=youtu.be

7th Grader Seth D. needs your help!

"My parents came from a small town in Philippines called Bicol. We went there when I was little and I can still remember the fresh air, the simpleness of life and the purest heart of the kids I played with. But I came back home with a heavy heart thinking of the unfortunate kids my age. As I grew up, I had always thought of a way to give back to the community who gave my parents their simple but happy childhood.

Before my parents immigrated to the United States, they had helped many people in the Philippines thrive. They had given money, food, clothes, and shelter to those who had needed them. Their actions have impacted mine, and to continue their acts of kindness to those who couldn’t support themselves, it would have been only the greatest honor to follow their legacy of helping others.

A few months ago, my parent’s hometown was struck with a volcanic eruption where families were displaced in evacuation centers. The evacuation centers were public schools which disrupted the children’s education for months. Our family purchased second-hand clothes, sent 12 boxes and distributed to the displaced families. My aunt’s foundation also helped in feeding and provided some groceries. As of this time, most of the families have returned home but the help does not stop there….

School will start in June and some kids will not even have papers to write on or shoes to wear or even food to eat. So friends, classmates and families, I humbly ask if you can spare some change to help these kids to provide school supplies and perhaps provide nutritious food. I have set-up a “Go Fund Me”, a “Patreon” and of course a jar in school lobby where you can drop some extra change. We hope that you can help these kids receive the education that they deserve. Thank you. My target for school year 2018-19 is $500 to purchase school supplies for about 100 first graders of Barayong Elementary School.

Here are some photos during our family’s past relief distribution."

-Seth D.

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To Donate:

•Change Jar located at Fulton Science Academy Lobby.


•Online donation (one-time): GoFundMe https://www.gofundme.com/AChangeForKids or search for “Seth De La Pena”


•Patreon (monthly): https://www.patreon.com/user?u=10096392 or search for “Seth De La Pena – A Change For Kids”.

summer skills workbooks

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We are excited to offer the opportunity to purchase some summer resource materials to support your child's education. If you are interested in purchasing a resource material, please refer to and print the pictures below. Please note that parents are asked to place orders directly and have them shipped directly to their house. The school will not be placing orders.

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reminder: safe driving on campus

Please remember that the speed limit is 15 mph on the school campus and there is a stop sign at both the entrance and exit. We have had some instances where people tend to drive a little too fast and don't make complete stops at the stop signs.


In an effort to keep our students safe, please remember to drive the 15 mph speed limit while on campus and please make complete stops at both the entrance and exit stop signs. Also, please be mindful of the staff members directing traffic.

Take Control Of Spring Allergies: A message from the school Nurse

Spring Allergies are often caused by tree pollen.


Common Symptoms are:

  • Watery, itchy eyes
  • Wheezing
  • Itchy Ears & Throat
  • Sneezing
  • Runny Nose



Tips for Avoiding Pollen:

  • Keep windows closed.
  • Wash your hands, face, and body when coming inside from the outdoors.
  • Remove clothes after being outdoors. Consider putting a hamper for soiled clothes outside of the bedroom.
  • Do not hang clothes or linens outside to dry.
  • Avoid outdoor activities between 5am and 10am when pollens are more prevalent.
  • Skin testing by a board certified pediatric allergist is the best was to diagnose your spring allergy triggers.



Visit choa.org/allergy for more information

Check out our sideline store for great deals on fsa apparel and accessories

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The site allows the user to select the item, color, logo, and team whether it be academic or athletic; even different sayings! The possibilities are endless! There is everything from cotton shirts to Dri-Fit Nike or UA workout shirts! Any type of apparel you can think of, it has! I want to thank Coleson Randall, FSA's Athletic Director, on all of his hard work on bringing this site to fruition!


CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR SIDELINE STORE

& CHECK OUT THE CODE BELOW FOR A LIMITED TIME SALE

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aftercare hours reminder


Parents, please be reminded that After - School Care is provided every day from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm for a fee of $15.00 per day or $200.00 for the month. We ask that parents pick up any remaining students by 6:00 pm, and no later, as the school closes at 6:00pm. Sometimes our Academic Teams will stay later, but these students are not considered to be in After-Care. There are also sometimes outside organizations that use our facility for sports events, so it may look like there are still plenty of people here, but these more often than not, do not include aftercare students. Thank you for your understanding.

Home Visits - A Fun Way to meet your teachers!

Home visits are a casual way for your child to spend time with his/her teacher in the comfort of their home. Teachers enjoy having a chance to see children in this comfortable environment, doing whatever makes them most happy and spend time with children and their parents outside of a regular school day.


Simply email junal@fultonscienceacademy.org with some suggested dates/times, as well as your students' name(s) and homeroom assignments. Ms. Unal will be in touch to confirm final details.

FSAConnect mobile App

Dear Parents,


We are happy to inform you that now you can check fsaconnect by mobile app.

Here is how you can access the app:


ITunes App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/radix-mobile/id1159005166?mt=8

Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.radix.radixmobile


The links can also be found at the bottom of your connect page by the other social media links.

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A pop-up banner will appear on top of the screen when users access the school connect on their mobile devices.


Site link: https://fsaconnect.fultonscienceacademy.org

Username: fsaconnect username

Password: fsaconnect password

PLEASE SIGN UP FOR REMIND, OUR SCHOOL NOTIFICATION APPlication

JOIN FSAPS REMIND HERE: https://www.remind.com/join/fsaps


We have created a remind account to keep our community informed and up-to-date with what is happening at our school.


By joining "FSAPS remind," you will receive messages via push notifications, SMS, or e-mail. We recommend SMS option for our families and students.


We will use this tool as an addition to other communication portals we use at our school to keep our families apprised of what's happening at Fulton Science Academy. Thank you.

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FSA SOCIAL MEDIA

Please connect with us online and grow our social media following!


FSA is proud to be building a strong social media presence and we encourage you to follow us using one or more of the following links:

1- FSA YOUTUBE CHANNEL

https://www.youtube.com/user/FultonScienceAcademy

If you subscribe to our YouTube channel, you will receive notifications whenever we upload a new video.

2- FSA FACEBOOK PAGE

https://www.facebook.com/FultonScienceAcademyPrivateSchool/


Many of you already follow our Facebook page. If you are not yet connected, please “Like" our Facebook page.

3- FSA INSTAGRAM

https://www.instagram.com/fultonscienceacademy/

We post lots of pictures on our Instagram account. You will enjoy seeing new pictures every day.

4- FSA LINKEDIN

https://www.linkedin.com/company/fulton-science-academy-private-school

So many of you have LinkedIn accounts. To get news about our school on LinkedIn, simply follow our schools’s LinkedIn page.

5 –FSA TWITTER

https://twitter.com/fsaprivate

Twitter is a great way to get updated about school. Simply follow our school on Twitter to get recent tweets from our school.

6- FSA BLOG

http://fultonscienceacademyprivateschool.blogspot.com

If you click on Follow button on the right hand side, you will receive notifications when we post a new article.

GREEN SCHOOL TIPS BY FSA ROBOTICS TEAM STUDENTS

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Fulton Science Academy Private School

INNOVATION, EXCELLENCE, CHARACTER

Serving Advanced and Gifted Students

Pre-K through High School

Attendance Matters!


If your child will be absent please send an email to attendance@fultonscienceacademy.org on the morning of the absence.

For full attendance policies please see the student handbook.