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4/11/2021 - Our Best Foot Forward!

Hello Families! We are slowly approaching the middle of the 4th quarter. Interims will be coming out soon. Please make sure your scholar is attending class and completing their assignments on time!

We also are entering State Testing season. This year has been unlike any other but with your support teacher's have been doing anything and everything possible to prepare your scholar's. Please join us in encouraging your scholar to simply TRY THEIR BEST!

This week is WEEK B

1. 8th grade has a normal schedule Monday through Wednesday. Due to 7th grade testing they will have independent assignments to work on Thursday and Friday. They will begin testing Monday 4/26 and Tuesday 4/27.

2. 7th grade has a normal Monday through Wednesday. All 7th Graders are expected to be in the building Thursday and Friday for Part 1 and Part 2 of their ELA test.

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 at 11:30 or at the end of the day at 2:30 PM

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.

If you have specific questions about the guidelines we will be following in the building, please click on the letter from our Ohio Regional Director below. As always email or call us with any other questions or concerns.

Please Remember:

**Teacher's are offering ways for scholar's to improve their grades when in attendance.**

** Your scholar can get homework help in our after school program Monday through Friday from 2:45 - 4:00. Information below**

RE-ENROLLMENT! - 7th Grade Parents - 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! https://forms.gle/mYE1bDdtHGTkt4Vv5

Coming Up!

State Testing - Starting week of April 19th - May 3rd

4th Quarter Interims - Wednesday, April 28th

Professional Development Day: April 30th - scholars no school

MAP Testing - Starting May 10th

8th Grade Graduation: Thursday, May 27th

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!

Grades: Your scholar's 3rd Quarter interims are available online (link to directions below). 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: Please register here: http://bit.ly/AplusPLAreadingsignup Parents! Your scholar can get homework help from 2:45 until 4:00 pm everyday Monday through Friday. Email ghigginbotham@aplusarts with any questions you may have.

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

3rd Quarter Celebration of Scholars!

Not Pictured: Makenzie, Ka'Nia, Malacia, Leonard, Rodney, Massiah, Trayvon, Kennedi

State Testing

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.

Please note the following dates:

7th Grade ELA -

Part 1 April 15th (8:30 - 11:30)

Part 2 April 16th (8:30 - 11:30)

8th Grade ELA -

Part 1 April 19th (8:30 - 11:30)

Part 2 April 20th (8:30 - 11:30)

7th Grade Math -

Part 1 April 22nd (8:30 - 11:30)

Part 2 April 23rd (8:30 - 11:30)

8th Grade Math -

Part 1 April 26th (8:30 - 11:30)

Part 2 April 27th (8:30 - 11:30)

8th Grade Science -

Part 1 May 4th AM (8:30 - 11:30)

Part 2 May 4th PM (12:30 - 2:30)

Find out tonight if former A+ Arts Academy Scholar Continues on American Idol!

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RETURN HYBRID ANNOUNCEMENT - from our Regional Director

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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.

Franklinton High School came and spoke to the 8th graders on February 11th. Please ask your child about the school. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to us anytime. If your scholar is interested in this school here is their enrollment link www.franklintonhigh.org/apply

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.

Ohio Construction Academy - They will be presenting to the 8th graders in class on Friday, March 19th. Call with any questions about this program. This program offers a lot for those who may not be as interested in post-secondary schooling, yet sets them up for great career success.

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

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Please Follow Us - Don't Miss Out!

Napoleon's Private IG: @aplusartsacademy

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Announcements and scholar shoutouts to be posted!

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.



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

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

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How to Use Google Classroom (For Parents and Students of A+)

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