Middle School Update
September 23, 2021
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Picture orders Due: Any final picture orders should be turned in tomorrow. After tomorrow, a late fee will be charged for any additional orders. There are no retakes for this set of pictures. We will have another picture day in the spring.
Progress Reports: Grades for progress reports will close on next Friday, October 1. Progress reports will go out by email the following week.
Half Day & No School: Friday, October 8th will be a half day and Monday, October 11, is a no school day for all students.
AKFCS Website: Here you can find calendars, bus routes, and important information. Please visit www.akfcs.org to help stay informed.
Class Tag: Classroom teachers are using this tool to communicate directly with caregivers. Students have received paper copies to bring home to you on how to sign up. You may have also received follow up emails. If you are not signed up, please contact your child's homeroom teacher to sign up.
PlusPortal: You are able to monitor your child's grades using our PlusPortal system. Grades are updated on a weekly basis. If you are not using this resource, please go here to access it: https://www.plusportals.com/AKFCS
Email & text: We also use the emails and phone numbers we have on file to communicate- including sending out progress reports and grades. Please make sure these pieces of information stay up to date with Ms. Thomas in our main office.
Pick up for clubs will be at 3:10. Late pickups could result in removal from the club without refund.
Club descriptions and permission slips will be sent out by email next week.
The clubs we will be offering include:
Junior Chorus - grades 4 & 5
Leadership Club - grades 6 & 7
Games Club - all grades
Art Club - all grades
Classics Club- all grades
Please watch for additional information to come home regarding joining clubs.
Please view this presentation on the program: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1gwAA7SsnQkkWaIxyYBh6OBuFXZCOifSoOZ0eLlmOtXk/edit?usp=sharing
Once you have decided to sign up, please do so using this form: https://forms.gle/Tx5usp4E6z3qDUvd7
Covid Protocols- Working together
If you have not already signed up for our Test & Stay program, please visit the website to do so. It can keep your child in school if they are a close contact. Students who are close contacts and not in the Test & Stay program could be out of school for up to 14 days.
Test & Stay information:
Guardians must fill out a consent form in order for us to do testing on their child. The consent should be filled out here: https://www.cic-health.com/consent/ma?district=null
More information can be found on the website here: https://www.akfcs.org/parents-students/covid-19-operations-2020-2021/
If you need to communicate with our Nurse, Ariel Stricker, you can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach her at 508 854-8400 ext. 2604.