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5/9/2021 - Final Measurement

Hello Families! Thank you again for working with us through our state testing season. We have one final assessment for scholars to take this week and it is VERY important. We have heard a lot of talk about the deficits scholars are facing due to the pandemic; MAP testing this week will allow us to see that growth has taken place for each scholar. Teachers have been sharing with each scholar their goals for both the Reading and Math MAP test. It is ALWAYS exciting to celebrate the scholar's as they reach this goals. Scholars have the opportunity to earn incentives for each goal they reach!

This measure will support us with how to best support your scholar in the summer program but also at the beginning of next school year. For our 8th graders, these scores will communicate best placement as they choose their schedules for high school. We will be sure to send each scholar's MAP Growth Report home so you can see what has taken place this year for your scholar and work with them at home as well.

Please follow the schedule below and have your scholar in the building for 2 final assessments this week. We thank you again for your support!

If you have any questions about the schedules or interims please email Ms. Wisher bwisher@aplusarts.com or Ms. Rishell jrishell@aplusarts.com

This week is WEEK B

8th grade:

Monday and Tuesday - ALL 8th GRADERS are expected to be in the building for testing.

Monday - Reading

Tuesday - Math

Wednesday - normal virtual day

Thursday and Friday - independent posted assignments due to 7th grade testing.

7th grade:

Monday and Tuesday - independent posted assignments due to 8th grade testing.

Wednesday - normal virtual day

Thursday and Friday - ALL 7th Graders are expected to be in the building for testing.

Thursday - Reading

Friday - Math

**Please remember re-enrollment needs to take place now! We want to make sure your scholar still has a seat next school year due to limited spaces. Please complete the following link: https://forms.gle/mYE1bDdtHGTkt4Vv5 **

Testing Reminders:

Test Start Time: 8:30 - scholar's may be dropped off as early as 7:00 AM

Test End Time: 11:30 - scholar's may be picked up then or stay until 2:30

Devices: Please have scholars bring them to school fully charged

Scholars are expected to be in uniforms: black polo, khaki/black pants, any shoes (no slides). Honor Roll scholars can wear their shirts with their choice pants and shoes.

Coming Up!

MAP Testing - Starting May 10th

After-School Program - Ends May 14th

STEPP Advisory - Tuesday, May 18th @ 6:00 PM (for parents)

Device Return - 8th grade by May 18th and 7th grade by May 21st

8th Grade Graduation: Thursday, May 27th starting @ 9:30 AM

Last Day of School: Thursday, May 27th

Attendance: We are required to monitor your scholar's attendance as we have always done. Attendance is also directly tied to your scholar's success in their classes. Attending ZOOM sessions are a must in order for your scholar to understand how to complete assignments and to receive the support needed to achieve quality grades. Teachers are also available outside of class time to work with scholars. Please take advantage of this!

Help Desk: PLA has a help desk to help meet your technology needs. Please see the link below.

Calendar: Attached you will find the school calendar. We will be sure to communicate other important dates weekly

Please Note the Following!

5 Week Summer Enrichment Program:

June 21st - July 23rd (no program July 5th)

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Use the following link to register your child https://forms.gle/FPD528SVT7sTqzTA8

Device Returns!: We will begin collecting school devices the week of May 17th.

8th Graders - Must have their devices returned no later than May 18th.

7th Graders - Must have their devices returned no later than May 21st.

More information to come. We will continue with our hybrid schedule until the last week of May. Supplemental work will be given as needed.

MAP Testing Begins May 10th - Yes, we know there has been a lot of testing. Please know that this final test is more important than ever for your scholar! The scores from MAP testing will communicate individual growth that has taken place during this school year, which will support them for promotion to 8th and 9th grade. The schedule will be as follows:

May 10th - 8th Grade Reading

May 11th - 8th Grade Math

May 13th - 7th Grade Reading

May 14th - 7th Grade Math

7th Grade Re-enrollment!

7th Grade parents, we are continuing re-enrollment for next year. We are making phone calls to support you in this process. We want to make sure your child's place is reserved for the 2021-2022 school year. Please use the below link to begin this process as well.


Thank you!!

STEPP Advisory - For Parents

Tuesday, May 18th, 6pm

This is an online event.

Topic: STEPP Advisory

Time: May 18, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 453 713 5913

Passcode: 5gYet2

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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RETURN HYBRID ANNOUNCEMENT - from our Regional Director

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Technology Needs and Concerns? (please click below)

Below are a few tips to prevent the devices from low performance, damage, or accidental lost.

Ø Ensure the case remains on the IPad or Chromebook.

Ø Ensure food and drink are not around the device.

Ø Ensure scholars are stationary when using the device.

Ø Monitor data usage on the hotspot.

Ø When lessons have concluded for the day, ensure the scholar places the device in the same location for the next day.

Ø Ensure that your scholar's device is plugged in at the end of the day in order to be fully charged for the next school day.

If you have any questions regarding your scholar’s device, please contact: Harold Reed at hereed@aplusarts.com or 614-725-1305 ext.1001.

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