Fulton Science Academy

ACCREDITED AND STEM CERTIFIED COLLEGE PREP GIFTED SCHOOL

Week of May 6, 2019


PRINCIPAL'S CORNER


Dear Students, Faculty, and Parents,


I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend!


First I want to thank everyone for all of the kind birthday wishes! It was such a surprise to come to school on Friday with all of the wonderful surprises from everyone! Thank you all for all of your kind words and messages.


I also want to thank our wonderful MSO and parent volunteers for such a great Teacher Appreciation Week last week! We even got some surprises today with massages and a smoothie bar! You can read more about Teacher Appreciation Week below.


This week kicks off AP Final Exams and the road to Middle and High School Finals. Students, please pay close attention to the times when your finals are scheduled. It's very important to show up on time and ready to test. I wish you all the best of luck on your exams as we finish this school year!


Congratulations to the winners of the STEAM Video contest! Coming in second - Food is Medicine by Aarushi G., walked away with $100. First place winners Abhiram C. and Akshay M. won with Art is Limitless and captured the top prize of $150. Be sure to check out their videos below!


We ended the week last week with out annual STEAM Day! It was an exciting day full of fun, innovation and creativity while invoking science, technology, engineering, art and math in everything we do! Make sure to check out the fun picture gallery of this day below! It was an exciting day for all!


I'd like to remind everyone that there will be NO CLUBS the LAST WEEK of school, Monday May 20 - Thursday May 23. Please make sure to plan pickup accordingly. There will still be aftercare available from 4:30pm - 6:00pm.


Don't forget to sign up for one or more of the amazing camps being offered this summer right here at Fulton Science Academy! We have partnered with amazing groups to be able to bring your student a summer they wont forget! To check out the full list of camps and registration, make sure to check out the list of camps on our website by following this link.


Don't forget to submit your talent for the Talent Shows taking place on Friday, May 17th! You can use this link to submit your video up until May 12th:

  • Elementary Talent Show Audition Link

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mtXFOXrH9EyqwzHuBLS64YYRwdtUo2NL53acsfOyE_8/viewform?edit_requested=true

  • Middle and High School Talent Show Audition Link

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1-h98gDDE0mnj_NVLoKCMvRCLM7hmvQjnKa3B_fgVKAU/viewform?edit_requested=true

Mission

To establish an educational framework designed to achieve the highest academic results and instill enduring strength of character by leveraging innovation and STEAM curriculums for college preparedness and lifelong student success.


Vision

Fulton Science Academy Private School envisions to be a nationally ranked and recognized school for pre-K through 12th grade, serving advanced and gifted student populations committed to academic success, civic responsibility, global citizenship, and high ethical values within a safe environment that celebrates diversity and is nurtured by the collaborative efforts of its stakeholders and the broader community.

With Warmest Regards,


Kenan Sener,

Principal

What's in This Issue:
  • May WT Cafe Calendar
  • Final Exam Schedule
  • Teacher Appreciation Week Was Amazing!
  • FSA Middle School Students Participate in the GMEA District V Honor Jazz Band
  • Math League Contest Schoolwide Results – 4th & 5th grade
  • Join us for the 8th Grade Masquerade Dance THIS SATURDAY
  • S.T.E.A.M. Video Contest Winners!
  • S.T.E.A.M. Day Photo Gallery
  • FSA sports banquet is MAY 18th! Don't miss out! Make sure to Buy Your Tickets!
  • FSA High School Students are continuing to collect Donations for "Hunger has no Religion" until May 20th
  • And More!

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May Calendar

Monday, May 6: AP United States Government and Politics 7:30am

Tuesday, May 7: AP Physics 1: Algebra Based 11:30am

Wednesday, May 8: AP English Literature and Composition 7:30am - 8:30am

Wednesday, May 8: Professional Speaker for Middle School: McKensie Griffis

Thursday, May 9: Rome Braves Education Day Field Trip (4th Grade)

Thursday, May 9: AP EXAMS

  • AP Chemistry 7:30am
  • AP Psychology 11:30am

Friday, May 10:AP EXAMS

  • AP United States History 7:30am
  • AP Computer Science Principles 11:30am

Saturday, May 11: 8th Grade Celebration

Sunday, May 12: Mother's Day

Monday, May 13: PreK - 3rd Grade Fine Arts Showcase 1:30pm

Monday, May 13:AP EXAMS

  • AP Biology 7:30am
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics 11:30am
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 1:30pm

Tuesday, May 14: 4th Grade Fine Arts Showcase 1:30pm

Tuesday, May 14: Piedmont Park: Pond Ecosystems Program Field Trip (3rd Grade)

Tuesday, May 14: AP EXAMS

  • AP Calculus BC 7:30am
  • AP Art History 11:30am
  • AP Human Geography 11:30am

Wednesday, May 15: Band Concert 1:30pm

Wednesday, May 15: AP EXAMS

  • AP English Language and Composition 7:30am
  • AP Macro Economics

Thursday, May 16: Orchestra Concert 1:30pm

Thursday, May 16: AP EXAMS

  • AP World History 7:30am
  • AP Statistics 11:30am

Friday, May 17: Senior Breakfast 9:00am

Friday, May 17: Stone Mountain Park Field Trip (5th Grade)

Friday, May 17: Elementary and Middle Textbook Return

Friday, May 17: Locker Clean-Out

Friday, May 17: Middle School Laptop Return

Friday, May 17: Elementary Talent Show (begins @ 8:30am), & Middle and High School Talent Show (begins at 1:45pm)

Friday, May 17: AP EXAMS

  • AP Microeconomics

Saturday, May 18: All Sports Banquet 5:30pm

Sunday, May 19: Private Music Spring Recital 2:00pm

Monday, May 20: Tacky Day

Tuesday, May 21: Jersey Day

Tuesday, May 21: 5th Grade Breakfast and Walk

Wednesday, May 22: Hawaiian Luau Day

Wednesday, May 22: High School Laptop and Textbook Return Day

Wednesday, May 22: Last Blast Day

Thursday, May 23: Last Day of School

Thursday, May 23: 8th Grade Graduation 9:00am

Thursday, May 23: High School Award Ceremony 12:00pm

Thursday, May 23: 1st -3rd grade Award Ceremony 12:45pm

Thursday, May 23: 4th - 5th grade Award Ceremony 1:30pm

Thursday, May 23: Middle School Award Ceremony 2:15pm

Thursday, May 23: High School Graduation 6:00pm

May WT Cafe Calendar

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Final Exam Schedule

Please note that Middle Schoolers taking these courses will have their finals on the days mentioned.

If you took an AP Mock Exam, please speak with your AP Teacher to see if your mock exam is able to replace your final.


High School Students are allowed to leave once they complete their exams.

Middle School students will follow their regular schedule after the completion of their final.


There will be NO dress down for exams.

May 20th

Monday 8:00 – 10:00

  • Acc Algebra/Geometry A Honors (DUZYOL)
  • Acc Pre Calculus Honors (DUZYOL)
  • AP Calculus BC (DUZYOL)
  • Geometry Honors (ERKAN)
  • Acc Algebra/Geometry A Honors (PROCTOR)
  • Acc Geometry B/Algebra II Honors (RUCKER)
  • Algebra I Honors (RUCKER)
  • Algebra II Honors (RUCKER)

Monday 10:30 - 12:30

  • AP Literature & Composition (CRAIG)
  • Literature Composition Honors (CRAIG)
  • AP Language & Composition (OUTLER)
  • American Literature Honors (ROGERS)
  • World lit


May 21st

Tuesday 8:00 – 10:00

  • AP Physics C: Mechanics (BRAY)
  • AP Physics I (BRAY)
  • AP Biology (KARP)
  • Biology Honors (KARP)
  • AP Chemistry (OLIVER)
  • Chemistry Honors (OLIVER)
  • Physical Science Honors (OLIVER)
Tuesday 10:30 - 12:30
  • Spanish II Honors (CARMONA)
  • Spanish III Honors (CARMONA)
  • Spanish IV Honors (CARMONA)
  • Spanish II Honors (COLON)
  • Turkish I Honors (DUMAN)
  • Turkish II Honors (DUMAN)
  • Turkish III Honors (DUMAN)
  • Spanish I Honors (SURETT)
  • Spanish I Honors (RIOS)
  • Spanish II Honors (SHIELDS)


May 22nd

Wednesday 8:00 – 10:00

  • AP US History (RODGERS)
  • AP World History (RODGERS)
  • US History Honors (RODGERS)
  • World History Honors (STIFFLER)
  • AP Human Geography (RODGERS)

Wednesday 10:30 - 12:30

  • AP Computer Science Principles (ERDEM)
  • AP Statistics (DUZYOL)
  • Human Anatomy/Physiology Honors (BRAY)
  • AP Psychology (PROCTOR)
Bulletin for AP Students and Parents; AP College Board

Click here for some great information for AP Students and Parents including; Test Security and Administration Policies, Student Checklist, Getting Ready for Exam Day, 2019 Exam Schedule

Teacher Appreciation Week

FSA would like to give a HUGE thank you to our amazing MSO and parent volunteers for an absolutely amazing Teacher Appreciation Week! The week of April 29 - May 6, our wonderful faculty and staff were treated to many spectacularly themed days! We began the week with a delicious breakfast on Monday, followed by a delicious lunch on Tuesday from the Bento Bus! Wednesday, everyone was woken up with delectable coffee and pastries from Mocha My Day! Thursday was a day full of prize giveaways! Everyone won a prize rather through the MSO's fun raffle prizes or spin the wheel or any of their other fun games! Winners walked away with money, giftcards, and some amazing items for their homes! Today, we ended Teacher Appreciation Week with massages and smoothies! It was a wonderful way to end such an amazing week, and to begin another!

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FSA Middle School Students Participate in the GMEA District V Honor Jazz Band

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Middle school band students, Fayo A., Anay R., and Lucas H., represented FSA at the 2019 GMEA District V Honor Jazz Band event that took place this past weekend at Chattahoochee High School. These talented students rehearsed different selections of jazz music for 10 hours over the course of 2 days, with an ensemble performance to mark its completion. During this rehearsal time, our students had the opportunity to rehearse with Mr. Frank Zimmerer (band director at Antioch High School in Nashville, TN) and also learn from students from the Schwob Jazz Orchestra of Columbus State University. They learned a lot about the world of jazz music, and FSA is very proud of the way our students represented the Fine Arts Department.

Math League Contest Schoolwide Results – 4th & 5th grade

Math League Contest school-wide results are out for elementary math team students who participated at the Elementary Math League Contest at FSA campus on Friday May 3rd! Congratulations to all students who participated at this tournament.

Briefly, Math League's 4th and 5th grade contests are some of the first math contests many students will compete in--and the most fun with math they've ever had! Math League Contest is a 30-question, 30-minute, and multiple choice examination. All of the questions cover basic 4th and 5th grade topics, including: properties of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, time and calendar questions, shapes, perimeter, money, basic ratio and percent, rounding numbers, remainders, integers, and more. These contests challenge students to show their understanding of basic principles through numerical and word problems that encourage an open, flexible approach to problem solving.

Please note that official state-wide results will be announced later in the year.

Top 5 performers at 4th grade Math League Contest

  • Archer W. – 25/30
  • Aarush K. – 23/30
  • Nandika S. – 22/30
  • Christopher G. – 22/30
  • Anish K. – 21/30






Pictured: Archer W.: 1st Place

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Top 5 performers at 5th grade Math League Contest

  • Varun G. – 29/30
  • Siddarth S. – 28/30
  • Rohan M. – 21/30
  • Varun S. – 19/30
  • Dheemant P. – 18/30






Pictured: Varun G.: 1st Place

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Congratulations to all students who participated at this tournament!! All students did an amazing job!Way to go Math Mustangs!!

Join us for the 8th Grade Masquerade Dance THIS SATURDAY

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Join us this Saturday at the White Columns Country Club as we celebrate our 8th Graders and have a fun Saturday with our Masquerade Dance from 7:00pm - 10:00pm!

FSA sports banquet is MAY 18th! Don't miss out! Make sure to Buy Your Tickets!

Parents of student athletes are urged to purchase athletics banquet tickets online by May 10th to get the early bird price of $15. The event takes the form of sit down awards dinner ceremony. It is a time to recognize all student athletes and the commitment they gave to the Athletics program. Various individual awards will be announced including the FSA male and female athlete of the year. It is a grand event for students and parents you get to join in and celebrate this accomplishment with them. Once you purchase your tickets online by May 10th, you can pick them up from 3:15 - 4:10 in the lobby. Remember after May 10th ticket prices go up to $20. The last day to RSVP is May 14th.

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FSA High School Students are continuing to collect Donations for "Hunger has no Religion" until May 20th

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The Hunger Has No Religion Hygiene Drive at FSA is going successfully. We have received a generous amount of donations from our benevolent students and parents. Everyone is excited to be a part of this worthy cause. Hunger Has No Religion is an organization dedicated to fight homelessness in Atlanta. It has helped hundreds of homeless people by providing hygiene care packages, including soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, and toilet paper, to them. In order to encourage this good deed, this drive has been initiated by Ashi and Serene at FSA. Our booth at International Night increased awareness about this grave issue among parents, students, and teachers about this drive. People left with a sense of empathy towards homeless people and a determination to help in any way. So far, we have around 100 donations and our goal is to reach 200. We want to give a big thanks to all the wonderful parents, students, and teachers who have given immense support and encouragement. The drive will be ending on May 20, so please collect any extra hygiene supplies you may have at home. Each item collected goes a long way to provide essential and basic hygiene to one who does not have access to this vital necessity.


Thanks,

Ashi

S.T.E.A.M. Video Contest Winners!

2nd Place: Aarushi G. Food is Medicine

https://youtu.be/bOuqFRtc2EA

1st Place: Abhiram C. & Akshay M. Art is Limitless

https://youtu.be/G4lqVK_Qqwg

S.T.E.A.M. Day Photo Gallery

IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR INCOMMING 7TH GRADERS & KINDERGARTEN:

A Message From Nurse Amy

This is to remind you of the importance of getting your son or daughter vaccinated before they go back to school this fall. Vaccines are the best way you can protect your child from a number of serious diseases, including meningococcal disease, and cancers caused by HPV, and whooping cough.


As you are making your back-to-school checklist for your preteen, I encourage you to make sure your sons and daughters get all the vaccines that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends for them at ages 11 and 12. Schedule an appointment today for your child to receive all of the vaccines they need for the best protection. CDC, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the National Association for School Nurses all agree that your preteen needs the following vaccines:

  • Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MenACWY) protects against some of the bacteria that cause meningococcal disease and meningitis. While not very common, these are very serious illnesses and death can occur in as little as 48 hours. Your child will need a booster shot at age 16 to continue providing protection into the late teens/early 20’s.

  • HPV vaccine protects against the infections that can cause HPV cancer. HPV infection is very common and causes more than 31,000 cases of cancer each year in the Unites States; that’s one case of cancer diagnosed every 17 minutes. Both boys and girls should complete the HPV vaccine series before age 13. Preteens need two doses of HPV vaccine, given six to twelve months apart. If you wait, your child may need three doses over six months.

  • One dose of Tdap vaccine as a booster is for continued protection against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough). This vaccine keeps preteens healthy and prevents spread of pertussis to babies who are too young to be protected by vaccination.

  • Preteens and teens should also get the flu vaccine every year, ideally by the end of October if possible.


The State of Georgia requires the Meningococcal (MCV4), and a Tdap (booster) vaccines be done for school entry; to learn more about state immunization requirements, go to: www.immunize.org/laws.


To learn more about adolescent vaccines, please visit CDC’s website for parents about vaccines for children at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents, or you can visit www.middleschoolhealth.org for the Middle School Health Starts Here website.

Senior Letters!

Within the school, we will offer students the chance to write their seniors a parting Senior Letter.


This opportunity is not exclusive to students and faculty as we want to extend this to outside individuals as well. Seniors letters will be distributed to the students in May before graduation.


Ms. Agha will have envelopes to place your letter if you need one.


To send a letter for your senior, you can give it to Ms. Agha or mail it to:

[Senior Name] - Senior Letter

3035 Fanfare Way

Alpharetta, GA 30009

Don't Forget to Sign Up for One or More of the Amazing Summer Camps Being Offered at FSA for Summer 2019

STEAM SUMMER CAMP:


Fulton Science Academy S.T.E.A.M Camp provides fun hands on activities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics to develop new skills, expand creative thinking, and foster team building and new friendship.

OPEN TO ALL GEORGIA ADVANCED AND GIFTED STUDENTS IN 1ST GRADE THROUGH 8TH GRADE

FSA S.T.E.A.M. Camp is taught by award winning staff, occurs in an easy one week day camp format, and is designed to be both fun and full of learning!

Activities include Math Games, Hands-On Science, Multi-Media Art Projects, Robotics, Computer Programming and 3D Animation.

Campers are divided into grade levels to better tailor activities, instruction, supervision, and content for a more engaging and fun experience!

Dates:

  • June 10 – June 14 or
  • June 17 – June 21

Click the Below Link for Registration:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxC8kCOyGBhS84GftVY8i468DPU5jUyTcd3zyA-STI2QBRzA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Camp fee: $375

Checks: Payable to Fulton Science Academy.

You can mail your checks to FSA at 3035 Fanfare Way, Alpharetta, GA, 30009.

Cash/Credit: You can stop by the front office for your payment.

Tel: 678 366 2555 ext:100

If you have any questions, please contact to Mr. Turan at nturan@fultonscienceacademy.org

SAT MATH / SAT VERBAL SUMMER CAMPS


SAT Verbal

Fulton Science Academy SAT Summer Camp is designed to help students prepare for the rigors of taking the SAT College Board test. We will identify and implement test taking strategies using prerequisite knowledge to increase student performance in the area of English Language Arts. This includes reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills.

SAT Math

SAT Math camp is designed to prepare students for the math section of the SAT. Students will be trained on SAT Math concepts from pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry on top of exploring a systematic fashion of mastering techniques used on the SAT Math Exam. SAT Math Camp is envisioned to equip students with a variety of questioning styles seen on the SAT in addition to cultivate & strengthen their problem solving skills besides their math skills.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

· Pencil and eraser

· Small binder

· Calculator (Scientific or preferably TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator

OPEN TO ALL GEORGIA ADVANCED AND GIFTED STUDENTS IN 6th GRADE THROUGH 12th GRADE

Dates:

June 10 – June 14 (SAT Math)

June 17 – June 21 (SAT Verbal)

Location:

Fulton Science Academy

3035 Fanfare Way, Alpharetta, GA, 30009.

Click the Below Link for Registration:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSevEf12zniesuhGxOx-UGjUVnJzwX6sUC208gjk_Xtc2oxr5g/viewform?usp=sf_link

Camp fee: $750

Checks: Payable to Fulton Science Academy.

You can mail your checks to FSA at 3035 Fanfare Way, Alpharetta, GA, 30009.

Cash/Credit: You can stop by the front office for your payment.

3035 Fanfare Way, Alpharetta, GA, 30009.

Tel: 678 366 2555 ext:100

If you have any questions, please contact to Mr. Turan at nturan@fultonscienceacademy.org

KIDS4CODING SUMMER CAMP


Kids 4 Coding propels kids to Tech Readiness through innovative, hands-on projects and challenges. Students gain an edge in STEM by learning to create and code games, mobile apps, electronics, websites, robots, drones, and more using top programming languages like Python and JavaScript.

Please use the links below to see different class offerings, pricing information, and registration:

1/2 Day Offerings at FSA

https://www.kids4coding.com/alpharetta-fsa-half-day

Full Day Offerings at FSA

https://www.kids4coding.com/alpharetta-fsa-full-day

Dates:

June 3 – June 7

June 10 – June 14

June 17 – June 21

June 24 – June 28

July 8 – July 12

SHAPING MINDS SUMMER CAMP


If you are searching for an awesome Summer Camp for kids in the Metro Atlanta, GA area, then you have come to the right place! Our summer camp is perfect for active kids who love to have fun participating in exciting sports activities!

Dates:

May 27 – May 31

June 3 – June 7

June 10 – June 14

June 17 – June 21

June 24 – June 28

July 1 – July 5

July 8 – July 12

Register using the Link Below:

https://www.mystudio.academy/e/?=4707958323/2696/47892///1549383574

E2 YOUNG ENGINEERS SUMMER CAMP


Packages:

  • Full Day (8:30AM – 4:30PM); $399/week; (2 snacks provided; Student gets own lunch)
  • Half Day (8:30AM – 12:30PM); $195/week; (1 snack provided; Dismissal before lunch)

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.

Dates:

Superheros: June 3 – June 7

Candy: Jun 10 – Jun 14


REGISTRATION LINKS:

Direct Registration Link:

Super Heroes Theme Camp – June 3-7:

https://zohosecurepay.com/checkout/3vpkykj-8jl4o8pwe8gus/FSASTEM--RoboticsSUPER-HEROESHalf-Day

https://zohosecurepay.com/checkout/rb5d0dy-bc28ebdgsbz4n/FSASTEM--RoboticsSUPER-HEROESFull-Day

Candy Theme Camp – June 10-14:

https://zohosecurepay.com/checkout/8f1srsb-qbh7oq96gruu4/FSASTEM--RoboticsCANDY-THEMEHalf-Day

https://zohosecurepay.com/checkout/mb2595r-781sq7kjlbxwi/FSASTEM--RoboticsCANDY-THEMEFull-Day

Website Link:

http://northatlanta.e2youngengineers.com/summercamp/

BIOIGNITE SUMMER CAMP


The BioIgnite Design Summer Camp teaches about exciting BioSTEM topics such asBiomedical Imaging, NeuroEngineering, Biomechanics, and Regenerative Medicine. An afternoon design studio teaches students all about the engineering design process and takes them through designing their own prosthetic prototype.

Dates:

June 24June 28

For Pricing and Registration, Please click this link:

https://www.bioignite.org/upcoming-events/bioignite-summer-camp-at-fulton-science-academy-alpharetta/

WEALTHY HABITS SUMMER CAMP


Are you looking for a program that is both fun and educational?

Our 5-day summer camps focus on what students are most interested in while providing a strong foundation of MONEY BASICS.

Wealthy Habits camps aren’t focused on whether a student can memorize the information and pass a test, but on changing their attitude towards managing their current and future finances while providing them with the ambition to learn more even after they have left camp.

Dates:

June 3 – June 7

June 10 – June 14

For pricing and registration, please click this link;

https://wealthyhabits.org/programs/camps/

2019 - 2020 school year calendar

Please note that we have published our 2019 - 2020 Calendar on our School Website as well if you would like to print it.

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FSA Sideline Store

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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 and so much more!

CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR SIDELINE STORE

SMART TUITION

SMART TUITION ACCOUNT

FSAPS Tuition Information: http://fultonscienceacademy.org/tuition-information/

Smart Tuition is the tuition management system used by FSA. In addition to tuition, all incidental billing such as aftercare fees, sports and academic team fees, trips, etc., is also done through Smart Tuition. There is a $50 yearly fee for Smart Tuition.


If you have not set up your account or are having trouble setting up your account, please contact our Business Administrator Abdurrahim Kurt by phone or email.

Phone: (678) 366 - 2555 ext. 105

Email: akurt@fultonscienceacademy.org

Home Visits; A Great Activity for Your Student, No Matter Their Grade Level!

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.

Here is some feedback from our parents:

  • “Early in the school year, a group of teachers took the time to come to our home to meet us and discuss the school program with us. That event brought us back to the time in which schooling was a true partnership between parent and teacher and reaffirmed in our minds that FSA truly cares about the development of our children”
  • “We even had two teachers visit us at our home. They were a pleasure to meet and we could clearly see how much they enjoy teaching students.”
  • “Thank you very much for your visit and the chocolates yesterday. We enjoyed having you over very much. I also want to thank you for turning math from the most complicated and somewhat scary subject into one of our most favorites.”
  • “We all enjoyed your visit last night to our home. It was such a pleasure to informally get to know both of you. My son thought it was really cool that two teachers came to his house. He talked about it the whole way to school this morning in carpool. Personally, I admire the dedication you both have for your jobs. It makes a big difference in a student’s attitude toward school. Your visit left no doubt in my mind that FSA was the right decision for my son.”
  • “I just wanted to write on behalf of my husband and I and thank you for visiting our child. He loved having you both come and visit. We appreciate the level of caring and attention that you have consistently shown our family. It is rare to see such a dedication from teachers for their jobs. We can tell that you love teaching and you care for our children. Thank you for visiting our child when he was not feeling well.”


How can I schedule a home visit?

Very simple.

To schedule an elementary school home visit: 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.


To schedule a middle or high school school home visit: Simply email sduman@fultonscienceacademy.org with some suggested dates/times, as well as your students' name(s) and homeroom assignments. Mr. Duman will be in touch to confirm final details.


Depending on our teacher’s availability, at least two teachers will be together to visit our students and parents at their homes. The best times to schedule a home visit are weekdays after 5:00 pm, and anytime during the weekends, except Sunday mornings. For any questions you have about this program, send an e-mail to homevisit@fultonscienceacademy.org

Attendance Matters!


Please remember that

Middle and High School Students have College Guidance and Enrichment

from 2:40pm - 3:15pm.

It is very important that students do not miss this time of their school day.


Parents and High School Students, please remember that first dismissal for High School Students is not until 3:15. High School students should not walk out of the building for dismissal until 3:15pm.


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.

School Medicine Policy 2018 - 2019 (Includes FAQ)

OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS

Aspirin, Tylenol, Neosporin, and other patient over-the-counter drugs are not available through FSAPS. Should you wish for your child to have access to these medications, you must sign an
‘Authorization to Administer Medication Form’ and leave a supply with the front office.

PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS

The medication to be administered by designated school personnel must be sent directly from the pharmacy or physician’s office or brought to school by the student’s parent/guardian. The school must receive an ‘Authorization to Administer Medication Form’ signed by the student’s physician and/or parent/guardian.

The following information must be printed clearly on the medication container:

  • Student’s Name

  • Name of the medication

  • Dosage

  • Time the medication must be taken.

    Bring in only the amount of medication that is needed for a school day. In the case of prolonged need, send in the amount for a clearly specified period. Written authorization to dispense medications shall be limited to two weeks unless otherwise prescribed by a physician. Medication shall only be dispensed out of its original container, which must be labeled with the child’s name. Extra medication will not be sent home with a student. All medication will be kept in a secure location in the clinic and/or front office.


Parents, please remind your students that if they are feeling unwell that they need to first visit the clinic and be assessed by our school nurse, who will then call you in the event that the student should go home. Students should not use their phones during the school day to contact parents.


FAQ:

  • Does the school provide medications?

No. The school does not provide medication. The student's parent or guardian must bring the student's medicine to the front office or school clinic, along with an "Authorization to Give Medication" Form.

  • May the parent/guardian bring and give medications to their student?

Yes, a parent/guardian may come to school and give their child medication. Parents should still follow the visitor sign in procedures.

  • Where can I find Authorization Forms?

Authorization forms can be found at the front desk or school clinic.

  • Why do I need a doctor's health care provider's note for adult strength over-the-counter medication when my health care provider has told me it is appropriate for my student's weight (or condition)?

The school nurse wants to protect your child and must follow guidelines for dosage recommended by the manufacturer.

  • How do students get their medications during after school hours?

The principal, along with administration and the school nurse will determine by whom and how medication will be secured and administered during after school hours.

  • Why do medications have to be in the original container?

The original container provides information from the manufacturer about over-the-counter medications, including the name of the medication, the proper dose, how the medication should be given, how often the medication should be given, possible side effects, and when the medication is no longer effective (an expiration date.)

The original prescription container includes the name of the medication, the patient's name, the prescribing licensed health care provider, the proper dose, how and when it should be given, when the medication expires, and the pharmacy where the medication was purchased. All of this information is necessary for the school nurse to administer medication in a safe manner.

  • What if my child's medication or dosage changes?

Parents/Guardians must inform the school nurse of any medication changes. New medication or different doses will not be given unless the parent completes a new medication form. The information on the prescription bottle label must match the new consent form.

  • Can my child take herbal medication at school?

No. Over-the-counter diet pills, vitamins, dietary supplements, including minerals or herbs will not be given.

  • May my child carry cough drops at school?

No. Cough-drops must be left in the clinic along with a completed "Authorization to Give Medication at School" Form.

  • May my child carry over the counter medication at school?

No. It must be left in the clinic along with and "Authorization to Give Medication at School" Form.

  • Can my child carry his/her Epipen, Insulin, or Asthma Inhaler at school?

Yes, students may carry inhalers and Epipens or insulin with a completed "Authorization to Carry Prescription Medication" Form. You can get this form from the school nurse.

  • Why is there a place for the health care provider to sign the authorization form for my child to carry their inhaler/epipen at school?

The health care provider's signature indicates that your child has been instructed on the proper use of their inhaler/Epipen and that your child is responsible for administering it to himself/herself without supervision.

  • Why do I have to have a prescription label on the inhaler/Epipen?

The prescription on the inhaler/epipen includes the child's name, how often it is to be used, and what dose is appropriate for your child. It is difficult to keep the label directly on the inhaler/epipen.

  • If I give my child Tylenol for a fever, can I still send them to school?

If the fever is more than 100.9 degrees F before you give them Tylenol, then your child cannot come to school. Your child may return to school when his/her temperature is below 101 degrees F without Tylenol or any other fever reducing medication for 24 hours, if s/he feels well and is not showing signs of illness.

  • If I give my child Tylenol for aches and pains can I still send them to school?

You child is welcome at school while taking Tylenol or any other over-the-counter medication for an injury, dental work, etc. However, if the medication is for a sore throat, earache or flu like symptoms, please keep them at home.

  • Why can't I put medicine in my child's lunch box if he/she has to take medicine at lunch?

Medication in a lunch box could be lost or taken by another child. If a staff member found the medication it could be considered an illegal drug with consequences according to the Code of Conduct. Medications must be brought to the front office or school clinic by parents/guardians in the original and properly labeled container.

  • If I treat my child for lice can I send them back to school the same day?
Yes. Please bring your child free of live lice back to the school nurse to be rechecked.
  • Why do I have to bring in a box top to verify lice treatment?
A box top from the product provides the School Nurse with the treatment type that was used and confirms that treatment was provided for the child since a prescription is not necessary.
  • How much time do I have to get to the school if the nurse calls me to pick up my child because he/she is sick?
You, or a person you designate, should arrive within one hour of being called. Most school clinics have an area where your child can rest for a short period of time. If your child has a fever of 104 degrees F or higher, you, or a person you designate must arrive as soon as possible.
  • How long will my child's over-the-counter medication be given at school?
Over-the-counter medication may be given with the parent/guardian permission as needed throughout the school year. A health care provider's note is required for over-the-counter medication that is given for more than 10 consecutive school days.
  • What happens to my child's medication at the end of the school year?
All medications not picked up by parents/guardians by the last day of school will be destroyed.
  • May my child share over-the-counter medication with another student?
No. Students may not share any medication, whether over-the-counter or prescription. Doing so could be a violation of the Student Code of Conduct and could also result in the student losing his/her privilege of carrying medication on his/her person.
  • Why should my child take the first dose of new medication at home?
We want your student back to school as soon as possible after an illness, diagnosis, or medication change. It is for the safety of your student that you observe him/her for any unsuspected reactions to a new medication and report it to the prescribing licensed health care provider.

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.

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 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

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

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