Asheville Primary School

Family Connection 2/19/22

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Molly, by Golly! The Legend of Molly Williams America's First Female Firefighter
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Use this link to order an APS shirt anytime. (Remember shipping has been taking awhile, so it may take a couple of weeks to get it.)

Highlighting Local Black Owned Businesses

Looking for ways to get involved at APS? We are looking for some virtual field trips to businesses. Showcase your job with a Google Meet with our students. Call 350-2900 to schedule an event.


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Working hard on some Montessori Mathematics!

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Continue to keep your child home if they are not feeling well and exhibiting ANY Covid symptoms. Call the school or email staff to let us know and we can answer questions about next steps. If your child exhibits symptoms while at school, we will call you. Help us limit the spread.

Face coverings will be required INSIDE but no longer OUTSIDE. Your child can still wear a mask outside if he/she/they wish(es).


Visit the Find My Testing Place website to find a clinic or pop up testing site near you. Testing is available through StarMed Healthcare. To register for COVID-19 testing through StarMed, click here. Curbside COVID-19 Testing

Please let your child's teacher, Michelle Goldsmith, and/or admin know if someone in your household is positive or if your child has symptoms. We are all doing our best to stop the spread of Covid. If you have questions about symptoms or quarantine, please call or text Michelle Goldsmith (Covid Coordinator) at 713-4659.

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Welcome to the Team

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Mr. Damian. A former ACS teacher and most recently an ACS substitute, Mr. Damian is a current APS parent who will join our team this month as a Title One Interventionist. Mr. Damian will work with Ms. Camille and our Montessori staff to enrich lessons in math and literacy. We are so excited to have him join our team!
REMINDER: Choose Asheville Primary

Click on the link to sign up to start earning rewards for Asheville Primary with Box Tops 4 Education.

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APS Enrollment

All of our families K-4 completed the school selection form for next year. Thank you to all the staff that helped to contact families this week to make sure everyone got their forms completed by Friday.

Current Pre-K School Selection

Current Asheville Primary Pre-K students will complete their applications for the 2022 - 2023 school year during the district’s regular open enrollment window. This year, open enrollment begins on February 7th and ends on March 14th. Additional information can be found here. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Polly at 350-2900.

Calendar Changes for NEXT School Year

At this week's board meeting, the following changes were approved for NEXT year's calendar:

  • Elementary School Day extended 5 minutes with dismissal at 2:35 pm NEXT year
  • 2 full weeks out for winter break

The approved calendar is linked below.

NC State Representatives Contact Information

At this month's board meeting, the discussion revolved around an option to contact state representatives in support of more flexibility in our school calendar. Check out this page for contact information if you and your children are interested.

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Celebrating American History

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