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1/10/2021 - A WEEK OF MAP TESTING

Hello Families! We are one week into our new year! Each year we assess scholars in the Fall, Winter, and Spring to see how they are progressing academically. This year those measures help us more than ever as we find balance within virtual learning. The Winter MAP Testing will begin this week on Tuesday, 1/12/2021. We have reached out to each of you to schedule your scholar. There are two assessments, Reading and Math. Please look over the schedule below and reach back out to us to let us know which times best work for you. If you need further accommodations please inquire.


8th Grade Reading:

1/12 @ 9:00 AM

1/13 @ 12:30 PM


7th Grade Reading:

1/12 @ 12:30 PM

1/13 @ 9:00 AM


8th Grade Math:

1/14 @ 9:00 AM

1/15 @ 12:30 PM


7th Grade Math:

1/14 @ 12:30 PM

1/15 @ 9:00 AM


1. Scholars will need to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the exam.

2. Scholars need to bring their device with them

3. Scholars need to be picked up no later than 2 hours after the start of the exam.


MONDAY WILL BE A NORMAL SCHEDULE

Yet, due to testing, teachers will not always be available for direct, online instruction during Tuesday through Friday. We will communicate specifics each day. Please have your scholar check their "Google Classrooms" each day for communication and assignments.


For scheduling and questions please call 614-338-0767 or email jrishell@aplusarts.com or bwisher@aplusarts.com or reach out to any teacher.


2nd quarter is officially ending Monday, January 11th, 2021. Teachers have communicated specifics for scholars with their assignments.

Report Cards will be available Friday, January 15th, 2021 within ProgressBook or from the school office.


**Please remember, teacher's are offering ways for scholar's to improve their grades when in attendance.**


**Information will be coming soon about remaining virtual or considering hybrid. As always, you as a family have the choice to remain virtual no matter the decision.**


Virtual Schedules: This will be WEEK A. Your scholar's virtual schedule is below


Coming Up!

Quarter 2 Ends: Monday, January 11th.

2nd Quarter Reports Cards: Available January 15th

Winter MAP Testing: January 11th - January 22nd. - We will reach out about scheduling later this week.

No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 18th


VIRTUAL Schedules:

7-1 -

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BCik2p4-mU6N0kZM6ZWBkX8gY1g1JxbDMagidW5syCA/


7-2 -

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-fWO4ylzK29on0klXwv5cgoGeTVV_tIUtVwbhKLlbCA/edit


8-1 -

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w4WJOPVE8g5qWDQ7G78d4iyPOBfs-2olyHZzaFWIeuA/edit


8-2 -

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P79NofBisOaW9riQxzPbaVeIK4ldAz1pIzvVG2dLhBg/edit


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!


Grades: Your scholar's 2nd Quarter report cards will be available online (link to directions below) on January 15th. If you are having a hard time connecting to see them please email bwisher@aplusarts.com or jrishell@aplusarts.com and we can send them to you. Also remember that your scholar's grades are ALWAYS available, with specifics, through their Google Classroom.


Transportation: Please look below for updated information about busing for scholars.


Meals: Meals will be available for pick up on Monday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Please drive around to the back door. Thank you!


After-School Program: VIRTUAL OPTION! Please register here: http://bit.ly/AplusPLAreadingsignup Parents, this program is not the same as last year. Your scholars will be able to receive intensive Reading remediation as well as supports in Math. Please note, this is not a program simply to complete homework. The focus will be working on skills that will benefit them across all content areas and allow homework to be completed in a more efficient manner, independently.


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

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8th Grade Parents!

Can you believe high school is right around the corner!


Columbus City School's 2021/2022 School Year Lottery is open! Please click the following link in order to receive all the information and guidelines with this. https://www.ccsoh.us/Page/1184.

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please reach out.


Cristo Rey sent a representative to talk to your scholars about their high school. If you want more information, please reach out and we will help connect you. Your scholar was also given the information.


We are working on coordinating with other schools to speak to your scholar's as well. If you have any questions please call us 614-338-0767

Access Interim/Report Cards Here

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.

After School Program

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Celebrate 1st Quarter Principal's Club, Super Honor Roll and Honor Roll Scholars CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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Please advise parents that if they haved moved in the last 6 months, make sure they have provided Current proof of residency, also update contact information as well as e-mail.


Columbus City Schools Transportation

  • Step One: In preparation for a possible return to Hybrid or face to face classes, please complete the online application NOW for a Columbus City Schools transportation route at: https://www.ccsoh.us/Page/4818 --An email address is required for registration.

***Returning families, please check your CCS Transportation portal to make sure your information is up to date.

  • Step Two: You should receive an email with a link to complete your online application.

  • Step Three: Then you should receive an email confirmation that your application has been submitted.

  • Step Four: CCS Transportation will send your student’s route information separately.

For any further transportation questions, contact: Columbus City Schools Transportation at 614-365-5074 OR visit 1560 Moler Rd | Columbus, OH 43207

Transportation

Please click on the link below and complete the online form for transportation

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