Ivy Prep's Monarch News

March 9th-13th

Sisterhood, Scholarship, and Service

GREETINGS IVY FAMILY!

Last week, we celebrated Read Across America Week. Our scholars enjoyed green eggs and ham and had the opportunity to listen to several guest readers in their classes. Our week ended with the Student Government Association Inauguration. We are very proud of our scholars for leading this charge!


This week marks the second week of Women's History Month. The theme for this year is "Valiant Women of the Vote". The purpose is to recognize influential women and their contributions to history. In collaboration with recognizing notable women past and present, we will also celebrate National Sisterhood Month. Our scholars will engage in activities to show their appreciation for their sisters and understand the true meaning of sisters forever!


Our Chick Fil A Fundraiser is BACK! Every Friday Chick Fil A biscuits will be sold for $3.50 in the main lobby. Acceptable forms of payments are cash, debit, and credit cards. Please see the flyer for more details.



REMINDER:

Parents, this is a reminder that our instructional day begins at 8:00 a.m.! Remember each day, minute, hour, and second are critical! Help us meet our attendance goals for the school year. Thank you for ensuring scholars are present, punctual, and prepared daily!


Please add the following dates to your calendar:

*Saturday Academy for all 3rd -8th grade scholars- March 7th(9:00-11:45)


**Teacher Professional Learning Day- Monday, March 16th- No SCHOOL/Scholars Do Not Report ( All scholars will return on Tuesday, March 17th in professional attire.)


***Third Quarter Report Cards Go Home- Thursday, March 19th


****Ivy Masquerade Ball- Daddy Daughter Dance- Saturday, April 25th (see flyer)

School Goals 2019-2020

1. Increase the number of scholars performing at the proficient and distinguished levels on the Georgia Milestones Assessment by 15% by Spring 2020.

2. Decrease the number of discipline referrals, tardies, and absences by 25% by Spring 2020.

3. By Spring 2020, 70% of scholars will increase their Lexile score by 100 points.

4. Increase the average number of parents attending parent workshops and engagement activities by 35% by Spring 2020.

Meet Dr. Jacquelyn Bryant

Greetings Parents, Scholars and Colleagues:

Jacquelyn is a graduate of Spelman College where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in English and Mass Communication. She graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in public administration and a doctorate in political science. Her professional experiences include the Carter Center, Emory University, the University System of Georgia, and the K-12 public space.


Jacquelyn has traveled to five continents including Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America. She was baptized in the Jordan River, climbed Mount Sinai, walked the Great Wall of China, climbed the Sydney Harbor Bridge and visited the Taj Mahal.


Jacquelyn is grounded in her faith and family. Her spiritual practices include prayer, yoga, meditation, and walking at Stone Mountain Park with her dog Rudy. She is authoring her first book, The Seven Anchors of an Amazing Life. She spends time with the “joy of her life” her son Joshua, her family and life-long friends.


Jacquelyn believes Ivy Prep is a good place for girls to be girls..

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