MSA Parent Update
December 4, 2020
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We are nearing the end of the semester.. Please keep involved in what your children are doing at school. Ask them how they are doing in their classes. Be involved in their learning.
Check out what is going on here at the school:
Midterm Exams for High School Classes
6TH GRADE - 2ND SEMESTER ARTS CLASSES
Also, for students going into the dance program this spring: We are in need of Grade 6 supplies:
Hand Sanitizer/ Kleenex/ Paper towels/ Band Aides/ Hair ties
We are very excited to start the second half of the year with our 6th grade students. Remember, they will have the same academic classes and teachers, but when we get back from break they will start new elective classes.
6th Grade Student supplies
Applications for the 2021-2022 School Year
Thanks for all you do to make MSA a GREAT place. It is only with your support and helping us spread the good word about our school and programs that we can be more successful in the future.
Use AMAZON SMILE for your Holiday Shopping
Follow these directions to set up your amazon smile account:
1. Go to smile.amazon.com
2. Log into your account.
3. Choose Manatee School For the Arts as you charitable organization.
4. Shop as you would normally on Amazon.
5. A portion of your total is donated to the school!!
That is it - nothing more to do except direct your browser to a different place and choose the school as the benefactor of your shopping.
Thank you for your support!!
State Assessments Are Coming!!
If you have any questions related to this test administration, please contact our Testing Coordinator, Mrs. Denise McGirr at (941) 721-6800, extension 1022. If you or your child would like to learn more about the FSA assessments, and specifically the ELA Writing Component Field Test, writing rubrics and other general information they are available on the FSA Portal at www.FSAssessments.org.
Snowbirds are here!!
Thank you for your attention to this increasing problem of school tardies.
Join Parents for Charter Schools
Cooler Weather Coming
Please remember that as the weather gets colder, the uniform policy still is in effect and enforced.
Please note the following items:
• ONLY MSA sweatshirts/jackets are allowed inside the secured areas during the school day
• Shirts worn under uniform shirts must be a solid color
• Students may not wear gloves, scarves, or hats during the school day. Leg warmers may only be worn below the knee.
Students must wear ONLY MSA uniform apparel while at school. This is for the safety and security of all our students while they are at school.
Attention 6th Grade Parents - Required shots BEFORE 7th Grade
The State of Florida requires proof of immunization for all students entering 7th grade each year. This proof must be on the official State of Florida Immunization Form (DH680... the Blue Card) which is obtained from your doctor's office or the Health Department. The following immunizations must be documented on this form:
* Tetanus, Diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) - This is the update shot that you need for 7th Grade.
* Hepatitis B vaccine series
* Varicella vaccine or the year of disease
* Two doses of MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella)
Please see your doctor or the Health Department for more information and to assure that your child has met these requirements. This documentation must be submitted to the school before the first day of school next year (August 10). Students will not be allowed to come to school until these shot requirements are met. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.
Moving or New Contact Info?
We appreciate your help with updating our records.
14-17 - Mid-Term Exams for High School Classes
21 - Jan 5 - Winter Break
6 - Return to School