A+ Arts Academy Maybury Campus

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Weekly News & Announcements April 12th, 2021

Hello Maybury Parents & Scholars and welcome to week 15 of 2021!

For those scholars attending 100% virtually, please be sure to pay close attention to the state testing schedule as scholars need to be prepared to be onsite to complete their Ohio assessments. Testing for 100% virtual scholars begins as of today. If you haven't scheduled your scholar's dates yet, please reach out to their teacher and get this done ASAP! Please ensure your scholar brings their school issued device with them when coming onsite to test!

  • Our school day runs from 8:00-2:00 pm. Onsite scholars should be picked up at 2:00 pm, but no later than 2:15 pm as our teachers need to transition to teaching their virtual scholars. 100% virtual scholars will receive live instruction from 2:30-4:00 pm. Your scholars teacher will communicate directly with scholars and parents via email, class dojo, and kickboard with login platforms and information. 100% virtual scholars all have required work to complete throughout the school day so it is imperative that they/you are consistently checking their emails and submitting the required work.

  • For hybrid scholars, dismissal is promptly at 2:00 pm. All scholars MUST be picked up by 2:30 pm at the absolute latest as there will be no adult supervision provided beyond 2:30 pm. We will issue a verbal warning the first time a scholar remains onsite beyond 2:30 pm, a written letter warning the second time and the third time we will issue a letter and contact the Columbus City Police Department/Child Services out of concern for the scholar's welfare. If you know that you are running late or have arranged for an alternate method of pickup, please ensure you have contacted the front office no later than 1:30 pm to communicate this information.

  • PLEASE remember to have your scholar bring their device each time they come onsite. Have them charge their devices the night before so they are ready to rock and roll when the school day begins!

  • Please be sure that your scholar is logging on daily at his/her scheduled time. Attendance is taken every day. We are mandated by the state to withdraw any scholar who misses 72 consecutive hours of school.

  • The new schedule is linked below for you to review. Please note that Wednesday's 100% virtual scholars receive a rotation of specials from 8:00-11:00 am and then receive live instruction via whole group/small group from 11:30-3:30. Specific login times for 11:30-3:30 will be communicated with parents and scholars from the teacher.

Enrollment: Please see the flyer below regarding our sibling referral program! Now is the time to get your Kindergarten scholar enrolled for the upcoming school year!

Water Bottle Donations - we are in need of any donations from families or businesses

Official State Testing Information

It has been decided that State Testing will be taking place this year. It is required that scholars take the test IN-PERSON. Yes, we will accommodate the specific health and safety needs of scholars, due to COVID. More information to come. 5th grade scholars also take a state Science test and testing information for Science will be communicated in the next SMORE.

Please note the following dates:

ELA: 3rd-6th Grade: 100% Virtual Scholars needing to come onsite

Part 1: April 12th/April 15th (Monday/Thursday) 9:00-10:30

Part 2: April 13th/April 16th (Tuesday/Friday) 9:00-10:30

ELA: 3rd-6th Grade: Hybrid Scholars (make-ups for 100% virtual scholars also offered during this time)

Part 1: April 19/April April 22nd (Monday/Thursday) 9:00-10:30

Part 2: April 20/April 23rd (Tuesday/Friday) 9:00-10:30

Math: 3rd-6th: 100% Virtual Scholars needing to come onsite

May 3rd/4th (Monday/Tuesday) 9:00 or 12:00

May 6th/7th (Thursday/Friday) 9:00 or 12:00

Math: 3rd-6th: Hybrid Scholars (make-ups for 100% virtual scholars also offered during this time)

May 10th/11th (Monday/Tuesday) 9:00

May 13th/14th (Thursday/Friday) 9:00

American Idol

Please join me and the rest of our A+ Arts family in supporting a former A+ Arts scholar on his American Idol journey. He has made it to the top 16 and every vote counts so be sure to tune in and vote every Sunday night!


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Deshawn Goncalves Leaves Us "Feeling Good" With Nina Simone Hit! - American Idol 2021

Re-Enrollment K-5

Please click on the link and complete the form. This saves your scholar's place for next year. As you all know, space is limited!
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As a reminder, hotspots usage are STRICTLY for school work only. There is a 22gb data cap for 4G. Once that cap is reached the device will revert to 3G which produces slower speeds.

This means your child will experience difficulty connecting to the internet until the new cycle renews on the 16th of each month.

In the event hotspots are identified as being misused, they may risk being deactivated. Please reach out with any further questions.


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Technology Tips and Help Desk

Device Care & Tips

Many of our scholars have received devices for virtual learning.

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.

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


School Calendar

A+ Arts Academy: Where the PLUS means so much MORE!

A+ Arts Academy provides a personalized elementary and junior high school education for scholars in kindergarten through eighth grade. The PLUS stands for our school environment. Your child will be safe, protected, cared for and nurtured in an atmosphere that rewards learning, self-respect and dignity.

The mission of our schools is to be known for producing responsible and accountable scholars who demonstrate a strong sense of self-worth, leadership and moral values, ultimately becoming exceptional citizens. We serve scholars and families at three beautiful campuses in the Columbus, Ohio area:

Fair Campus K-6 | 1395 Fair Ave., Columbus OH 43205 | 614.725.1305

Maybury Campus K-6 | 2633 Maybury Rd., Columbus OH 43232 | 614.626.2250

Napoleon Campus 7 & 8 | 270 S. Napoleon Ave., Columbus, OH 43213 | 614.338.0767