21st Century Cyber Charter School Newsletter: April 2022
Notes From Our Principals
Hello to our students and families of 21st Century Cyber Charter School,
We hope you are all enjoying this spring weather we are having - we are looking forward to a great Spring season! With March having flown by, we are now in our 4th and final quarter of the 2021-2022 school year! Time has passed quickly, indeed!
With the final quarter of the school year, we have many events happening at 21CCCS. We will be hosting our testing locations all over the state of Pennsylvania and can’t wait to come out and see our students as we test for PSSA’s and the Keystones! Please be on the lookout for emails regarding testing details. We have many fun events happening around the state and many virtual events. Please keep an eye out for upcoming events by checking Moodle and the emails from your principals, academic advisors, counselors, or other staff.
Also, we would like to continue to provide reminders to keep students on track for the rest of the 2021-2022 school year. This spring weather is beautiful, let’s finish up our school work so we can enjoy it!
Make small goals - use small goals to work up to larger goals! If you feel a sense of accomplishment when finishing a task, lots of small goals will allow you to feel that even more!
Find YOUR point person - is there someone who helps you stay focused, on track, or in the game? Find the person who gives you healthy encouragement to finish your schoolwork! It could be your academic advisor, teacher, parent/guardian, grandparent, or someone else in your life!
Stay grounded - it’s easy to get swept up in everything going on. It’s hard not to! But, make sure you’re getting your information from reputable, trustworthy sources.
Principal Laidlaw & Principal Frank
Special Education Notes
- Plan how you will use your time - Make a schedule (either on paper, your phone, or use your google calendar).
- Set a daily goal - Reaching your goal helps to increase motivation and gives you the drive you need to persevere.
- Arrive a few minutes early to your testing location - This will give you a moment to relax before testing begins.
- Eat a healthy breakfast - Now is the time for cereal, milk, orange juice, yogurt, or whatever you like that is nutritious!
- Get plenty of rest the night before your test!
- Actively listen to all instructions before the test begins.
- Read all directions - Specific details are often in the directions.
- Answer the questions that you know first.
- Download a relaxation app.
- Do a memory dump - As soon as the test begins, jot down the information you want to remember on your scrap paper that you may likely forget.
- Most of all - Stay Positive!
We believe in all of you and wish you much luck with the upcoming testing and in Q4!
All the best,
~ Mrs. McCoy, Mrs. Moynihan, Ms. Cooke, Mr. Galiczynski, Mrs. Faust & Mrs. Thorne
iPad in an Instant
Pages is a word processing app that is available on your MacBook and iPad. It's one of my favorite apps because you can do so much more than just write! The first thing I do when I open a new file in Pages is turn the Document Body setting off - this allows me to place text, images, and shapes wherever I want them on the page. To turn this setting off on your iPad, tap on the more menu (the circle with three dots) and tap on Document Setup. Toggle the Document Body to off, so that it's not orange, and then convert to the page layout. Don't forget that you can find the text box, shapes, and drawing tools in the + menu. What will you create next?
Resources & Links
Required Health FORMSPA Physical Exam (6th & 11th Grade only)
PA Dental Exam (7th Grade only)
21st CCCS Annual Health Form (All Grades)
21CCCS recognizes our students' hard work every year and highlights their success by featuring their academic and extra-curricular achievements in multiple areas on the school-sponsored social media platforms.
21CCCS wants to continue the social media student spotlight series this year and will be delighted to share your proud and cherished memories with the 21CCCS community.
Your input and submissions are valuable to us. Please fill out the Google form below if you are interested in sharing your student's story.
Student Spotlight Submission Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdRcaMl5CsR1o0a8_iMX9RF1MoCT7Va4bIq2ziNeXTY39y-Gw/viewform
End Of Year Field Trips June 2, 2022
Support 21st Century Cyber Charter School Scholarship Program as you fill prescriptions and shop at Rite Aid.
21st Century Cyber Charter School has the opportunity to participate in Rite Aid - RXfundraising program.
Rite Aid will donate to the 21CCCS Scholarship Program every time you fill a prescription or shop at your local Rite Aid using your wellness+ rewards number. (50 cents for all prescriptions and 1.5% for all in-store purchases will go toward scholarships once we have 100 participants.)
Join us in this effort by being amongst the first to register with RXfundraising to support our cause. Just follow the steps below to get started!
STEP 1: REGISTER WITH RXFUNDRAISING
Use the link below support.rxfundraising.com/21CCCS to register with RXfundraising.
STEP 2: SIGN UP FOR WELLNESS+ REWARDS
Register for a Rite Aid wellness+ rewards number if you don’t already have one at www.riteaid.com/wellness
STEP 3: TRANSFER PRESCRIPTIONS AND SHOP
Transfer your prescriptions to Rite Aid and start using your wellness+ rewards number when you shop!* www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/services/prescription-refills/transfer-prescriptions
Join Amazon Smile to Support the 21CCCS Scholarship Program
Click here for the Amazon Smile registration link, which will take you directly to smile.amazon.com in support of 21CCCS, so you won’t have to search for the school. For the Amazon App users, don’t forget to activate your AmazonSmile settings on your phone.
Please encourage your family members and friends to support our scholarship program. Thank you for supporting us!
Please contact the 21CCCS Fraternity at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
21CCCS Educational Journey Survey
Each family has different dynamics, and every student’s journey is unique, so we would love to
know more about what brought you to our 21st Century Cyber Charter School learning
Our faculty, staff, and administration at 21st Century are dedicated to providing a student-
focused cyber education in an encouraging, flexible and innovative environment, and we need
your input to best serve our students and families.
Please take a few minutes to help us understand your perspective and learn about your decision to join the 21st Century community.
The survey has a mix of multiple-choice and open-ended questions and should take you around 15 minutes to complete. All of the information is confidential, and your participation is entirely voluntary.
Please complete the survey by Monday, April 4th, 2022
CLICK HERE FOR THE PARENT SURVEY
CLICK HERE FOR THE STUDENT SURVEY
Participants will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of two Amazon Alexa Echo