Fulton Science Academy

ACCREDITED AND STEM CERTIFIED COLLEGE PREP GIFTED SCHOOL

Week of August 19, 2019

PRINCIPAL'S CORNER


Dear Students, Faculty, and Parents,


I hope everyone had a great weekend!


I want to begin by reminding everyone to turn in you signed handbook forms.


If your student has not turned in their required signed handbook pages, the deadline has been extended to Wed the 21st and it is very important for us to have on file for every student. Please print and have your student turn into their 1st period teacher by this Wednesday, August 21.


One of my favorite things is having former students come and visit us and to be able to see their growth once they have left our school family.


One of our former students Vishal B. was honored last week for his commitment to Chess here at FSA. Vishal was on the High School Chess team and also helped Chess Atlanta on Friday Chess Club last year. Vishal now attends University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Thank you Vishal for your unwavering commitment to helping cultivate a love of chess for our younger students and for your desire to help! It was great to see you!

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Did you miss last week's Newsletter?

CLICK THIS BUTTON TO SEE LAST WEEK'S NEWSLETTER AND CATCH UP

High School Counseling Website

UPDATES FOR THE 2019 - 2020 SCHOOL YEAR COMING SOON

New Parent Breakfast Date Change

NEW PARENT BREAKFAST PRESENTED BY THE MSO

DATE CHANGE


The Date for the New Parent Breakfast Has Changed

The New Date is September 6th

8:30am


- watch your email for the Evite.

We are collecting old uniforms in good condition for resale. Please drop off at the front desk.

With Warmest Regards,


Kenan Sener,

Principal


What's in this Issue?

  • Curriculum Night is coming up!
  • MAP TESTING BEGAN TODAY; WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6
  • FSA Volleyball is off to a Strong Start!
  • Picture Day is August 28th!
  • Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 8th! Make Sure You RSVP to Save Your Spot!!
  • Come out for a NIght of Fun at the First Mothers' Night Out of the School Year!
  • There's Still Time to Sign Up for the Indoor Soccer Clinics by Oueslati Sportschule
  • !FSA Spanish Trip to Costa Rica!
  • It's Biscuit Time Again! Help the Student Led Mustang Sports Association Raise Money for Athletics at FSA!
  • Don't Forget to get a Healthy lunch from Atlanta Lunch Co.!
  • Steam Innovation Awards (SIA)
  • FSA Sideline Store; 20% off Back-to-School Essentials!
  • Order Your Yearbook by September 30th to get 15% Off!
  • SMART TUITION
  • And More.............

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.

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August Calendar

Dates / Events Subject to Change


Tuesday, August 20: First Cross Country (XC) Meet @ Praise (see Coach Ayres for time)

Tuesday, August 20: Volleyball Game HOME against Fideles; MS 4:30, VG 5:30
Thursday, August 22: Volleyball Game HOME against Cristo Rey; VG 5:00
Thursday, August 22: Volleyball Game AWAY at Cornerstone; MS 5:30

Monday, August 26: PreK -2nd Grade Curriculum Night, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Tuesday, August 27: 3rd - 5th Grade Curriculum Night, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Tuesday, August 27: Volleyball Game HOME against Kings; MS 5:00
Tuesday, August 27: Volleyball Game HOME against South Atlanta HS; VG 5:30

Wednesday, August 28: 6th - 8th Grade Curriculum Night, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Wednesday, August 28: Picture Day by LifeTouch (more info to come)

Thursday, August 29: 9th - 12 Grade Curriculum Night, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thursday, August 29: Volleyball Game HOME against Lyndon; MS 4:30, VG 5:30

Friday, August 30: Costa Rica Informational Meeting (3:20pm in Room P6)

You can also click here to view the monthly calendar

Did you can always view the monthly calendar on our website as well!?

Curriculum Night is coming up!

Childcare will be available in the cafeteria for any families who will need to bring their FSA students with them to curriculum night. Please note, we are only able to provide this childcare for FSA students

- if your child does not attend FSA they will be unable to join this childcare.

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Parents will also have the opportunity to come to curriculum nights dedicated solely to Math and Science as well. For Elementary dates for these Math and Science Nights, please refer to the dates below.

Middle and High School TBD


PK-2: Math Night; 09/17 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

3-5: Math Night; 09/19 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm


K-2: Science Night; 10/22 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

3-6: Science Night; 10/24 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

MAP TESTING BEGAN TODAY; WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SEPTEMBER 6


Pictured below is the full schedule for all grades participating in the Fall MAP testing session. Parents, please make sure your student arrives to school on time and having had a substantial breakfast and plenty of sleep.

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FSA Volleyball is off to a Strong Start!

The 2019 Volleyball season kicked off on August 13th away against Kings Academy with a win from our Varsity girls! While the middle school team fell short, they played hard and had a great time!


Both of our teams took on Lyndon Academy in their second game of the season on August 15th and while the Middle School team looked strong they eventually fell to the terriers. Varsity dominated with a 3-1 win!

Madison L. showed off her serves resulting in several aces! There was no doubt she was the Middle School player of the match!

Keeping with the subject of serves...Shreeya T. was a serving powerhouse in the match. Leading the team in aces earned her the title of Varsity Player of the Match!


Be sure to join us tomorrow evening for their first home game of the season against Fideles! Come cheer on our lady mustangs to another victory!

FSA students in Middle and High School that attend the game will receive FREE PIZZA between the games! Let's see if we can keep this varsity winning streak alive and snag a win for our Middle School Girls!


GO LADY MUSTANGS!!

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Picture Day is August 28th!

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Picture Day is Coming!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Order before Picture Day on mylifetouch.com with your Picture Day ID.

Paper Order Forms have been sent home with students already.


FSA Picture Day ID: AG209005Q0


Elementary Students (PK - 5th): Please come in RED UNIFORM SHIRT for Picture Day

Middle School Students (6th - 8th): Please come in RED UNIFORM SHIRT for Picture Day

High School Students (9th - 12th): Please come in WHITE BUTTON UP for Picture Day

Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 8th! Make Sure You RSVP to Save Your Spot!!

At Fulton Science Academy, we know the important role grandparents play in our student's lives. As such, we like inviting our grandparents to come and enjoy a special day here at FSA, along with their grandchildren.


WHEN

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

1 p.m. - Brief School Tour

1:20 p.m. - Luncheon


The purpose of this special program is three-fold:

To honor grandparents;

To give grandparents an opportunity to get more information about their grandchildren’s school; and

To help children become aware of the strength, information and guidance older people can offer.


We encourage students, parents, and grandparents to come together to celebrate!


If you wish to attend our special Grandparents Gathering, please complete this form by Thursday, September 5, 2019, and let us know how many will attend from your family so that we can plan accordingly.


We hope to see you!

Come out for a NIght of Fun at the First Mothers' Night Out of the School Year!

On Friday, September 20th, we will host a MOTHERS' NIGHT OUT in the FSA Cafeteria from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All our moms are invited to this unforgettable event.


The night will be packed with food, fun, music, dance and laughter! You may dress up in authentic Indian clothes. Take a break from your kids and husbands, enjoy Zumba, dance & laughter!


Bollywood Zumba starts at 6:30 p.m. led by a professional dancer – don’t miss out! Also, we will have a henna artist doing henna for your hands.


Please RSVP at http://evite.me/6pakM3A52y link here.


You may sign up for the potluck using the link below:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4AAFA728A4FD0-mothers2


Sema Duzyol & Vaheeda Irshadullah

There's Still Time to Sign Up for the Indoor Soccer Clinics by Oueslati Sportschule

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FSA soccer programs are hosted by our coaching staff in association with The Oueslati Sportschule. Be sure to remain aware of all dates and times of clinic sessions and to have your player bring water, shin guards, and a ball (optional). Please also have your player wear athletic apparel and indoor sneakers (no cleats).

Payments for clinic fees will be accepted via check (made out to Oueslati Sportschule) or cash prior to the start of your first session. We will be holding our second round of sessions this Friday and Saturday.
Indoor Soccer Clinic: August
Dates:
  • Fridays, August 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th OR
  • Saturdays August 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st.
Time:
  • 4:30-5:30pm (Fridays),
  • 10:00-11:00am (Saturdays)

Location: FSA Gym
Amount: $100.00 (Cash or check - Please make checks payable to Oueslati Sportschule)

Thank you again for your interest in FSA Soccer. Your continuous support, patience, and feedback as we develop this program is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions, please let us know. We look forward to seeing you at the clinics and helping your athlete thrive!


Best,

Coach Jessin Oueslati

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The Mustang News Team is Getting Ready for You


Look out for Mustang News coming soon !


At the moment the team is getting back into the swing of things and balancing their various schedules.

But be sure to stay tuned as your Mustang News Team will be bringing you some new segments and new faces.


If you have a story to share with the the Mustang News Team (MNT) you can send an email to;

fsanews@fultonscienceacademy.org

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Don't Forget to get a Healthy lunch from Atlanta Lunch Co.!

We are available to answer your questions! Email our help line -hello@atlantalunch.com, call us at 678.390.2666, or send a direct message on our social media pages.


The Atlanta Lunch Team



FSA FAMILIES CAN ORDER USING CODE: (FSA1)

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!FSA Spanish Trip to Costa Rica!

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It's Biscuit Time Again! Help the Student Led Mustang Sports Association Raise Money for Athletics at FSA!

VEGGIE OPTIONS AVAILABLE SOON!

ALL ITEMS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS!

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Families, Please Update your Information

Please take a few minutes to update your information. In order to keep our records accurate, we need this information on file for every student, each year. It should take less than 10 minutes to complete. Thanks so much for your time.

Steam Innovation Awards (SIA); Save the Date!

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The Steam Awards Committee is ready to have you mark your calendars for FSA's first ever Steam Innovation Awards. This event will be a fundraising event for our school, a tool to increase our awareness and presence in the community as well as say thank you to those partners who have been helping our school out time after time.

Join the FSA Spirit Squad and Cheer on our Athletic Teams, Academic Teams, and more!

The spirit squad is a paid club that will consist of a group of students that want to cheer on FSA and the wonderful students that are here! Our club will practice weekly to learn new cheers and chants for upcoming events. We can’t wait to join together this year to create an energetic, supportive squad for FSA!


When: Mondays from 3:30 - 4:30

Where: Gym

Cost: $75 a semester for clothing

Coaches:

  • Mrs. Henderson (2nd Grade Teacher)
  • Ms. Campfield (5th Grade Teacher)


Click the link to sign up: https://forms.gle/bn4NFTyMGsMBtyFE6

Classroom Highlights from Last Week!

FSA Sideline Store

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20% off $100 orders only applies to select product on BSN SPORTS Sideline Store.

Exclusions apply. Offer valid while supplies last.



The FSA Sideline Online Store 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! Get the perfect item to rep FSA whether outside of school or for Spirit Days!

CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR SIDELINE STORE

2019 - 2020 Sports & Try Out Schedule!

Students can also pick up one of these schedules from Coach Ayres in the Athletic Office.

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2019 - 2020 Volleyball Schedule

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Order Your Yearbook by September 30th to get 15% Off!

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Important Vaccination Information

Medical Care Plan Forms, and Medication Forms, (asthma, food and insect allergies, diabetes, seizures, other health conditions), are available on the Nurse page, of the Student Life drop-down, located on the school website.


http://fultonscienceacademy.org/clinic-forms/


Medical care plans will need a doctor signature as well as prescription medications. Always consult with your physician with questions concerns, and to inquire about side effects.

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

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 SOCIAL MEDIA

Please connect with us online and grow our social media following!


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

https://www.youtube.com/user/FultonScienceAcademy

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

2- FSA FACEBOOK PAGE

https://www.facebook.com/FultonScienceAcademyPrivateSchool/


Many of you already follow our Facebook page. If you are not yet connected, please “Like" our Facebook page.

3- FSA INSTAGRAM

https://www.instagram.com/fultonscienceacademy/

We post lots of pictures on our Instagram account. You will enjoy seeing new pictures every day.

4- FSA LINKEDIN

https://www.linkedin.com/company/fulton-science-academy-private-school


So many of you have LinkedIn accounts. To get news about our school on LinkedIn, simply follow our schools’s LinkedIn page.

5 –FSA TWITTER

https://twitter.com/fsaprivate

Twitter is a great way to get updated about school. Simply follow our school on Twitter to get recent tweets from our school.

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Fulton Science Academy Private School

CHARACTER, EXCELLENCE, INNOVATION

Serving Advanced and Gifted Students

Pre-K through High School