Asheville Primary School
APS Family Connection 12/2/2020
National Cookie Day~December 4th~Making cookies & Memories that last
Dr. Becky Bailey and her team of master instructors have a webinar series. Many staff will be watching her webinars to implement the strategies. We thought since you have been inducted onto our "teaching staff" that you may like to watch as well!
Buncombe County testing sites:
Free testing at community sites: visit www.buncombeready.org or call the Ready Team at (828) 419-0095, from 8:30 AM-5 PM, Monday - Friday
Find another testing site: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/about-covid-19/testing/find-my-testing-place
As you have already learned, changes in our district plans come quickly. This site will be a great place to see changes and reread updates. Please always remember, you're welcome to contact our school for support or any questions you have. Stay Safe!
It's been a challenging year for all of us, some more than others. If you need support for your family for the upcoming holidays, fill out this confidential form.
Print this image for some coloring fun:
Student Tech Support
Students can continue to contact their teacher or Ms. Vickie for tech support while at home. The district also provides support by filling out the student tech support Google form. Student break-fix and device swap, including broken Chromebook and iPad exchange, access to hotspots, and replacement power cables, is available per the schedule below.
Location: 85 Mountain Street, upstairs at the main entrance
Time and days:
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 am to 4 pm
- Tuesday and Thursday: 11 am to 6 pm
Please remember to update your address with us so that packages and letters can get to you in a timely manner. You can take a picture of proof of residency and send it to your child's teacher or administrator.
We look forward to welcoming you back on campus on December 14th-18th. Stay safe!
ELF Donations/Pick Up
Elf Tree Gifts can be picked up by families on DECEMBER 16th in the lower parking lot entrance between 9 and 5. Ms. Shauntey will contact each of you with further details.
WAYS TO GIVE
Donate online to the Asheville Primary Parent Teacher Collective's Fall Fund Drive. Our PTC supports teacher appreciation activities for our amazing staff and helps fill gaps for classroom, school, and family needs throughout the year. Donation letters for your tax records are available upon request.
Sign up to donate to our Elf Tree holiday assistance program for APS families. You can sign up to make a monetary contribution by check, or to shop for anonymous "elf hats."
Please make all checks payable to:
Asheville Primary School Memo: Holiday Donation
441 Haywood Rd Asheville NC 28806
Take a few minutes to check out these ways to earn money for APS while you shop throughout the year:
- Link your Ingles card: https://www.ingles-markets.com/tools-for-schools-link (Our campus is listed under Asheville City Schools Preschool.)
- Select us as your Amazon Smile charity: https://smile.amazon.com/ (Listed as Asheville Primary School Parent Teacher Collective.)
- Check out the new Box Tops for Education app that will scan your receipts. (Select Asheville Primary School).
We're grateful for you and thank you for your support!