Phoenix Flyer Parent Newsletter

April 5, 2021 Parent Update

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Greetings Imagine Broward Families!

School Accreditation

We are very excited to share that not only have we received our 5 year school accreditation from Cognia, but our school also received extremely high performance scores. Our score out of 400 is 387.50. The average range of scores over the past five years for all institutions evaluated by Cognia was 278.34 to 283.33. We appreciate all that you do for our school and we thank those who participated in the interviews with the Review Team.


FSA Testing in the Month of April

On February 15, 2021, the Florida Department of Education issued Executive Order No. 2021-EO-01 that modified requirements for the State of Florida Sprint Assessment. It is effective immediately and will remain effective through the 2021 summer semester. The order extends the testing windows which will allow for fewer students to be on campus on any particular testing day. The State of Florida does not allow for testing from home or another non-school site. If a student is not physically present by being in school for the exam, the student will be marked absent. Students who are currently learning remotely must come into the school building to take their scheduled test(s). The State of Florida does not provide a parental opt-out mechanism, including writing to your child’s school or to the District. Schools will follow existing COVID-19 related health and safety protocols at all times, including mandatory wearing of face masks, temperature checks, physical distancing, daily cleaning and sanitation of classrooms and throughout the school before and after test administration.


Testing in April includes 3rd grade ELA and 4th-8th ELA Writing.

Our testing schedule for April is as follows:

Tuesday April 6 - FSA testing 3rd grade ELA Day 1 of 2

Wednesday April 7 - FSA testing 3rd grade ELA Day 2 of 2

Wednesday April 7 - 4th/5th grade FSA ELA Writing (one day)

Thursday April 8 - Early Release Day

Tuesday April 13 - 6th-8th grade FSA ELA Writing (one day)

**Make-up testing will run until April 30th for all April tests**


Parent Letters:

3rd Grade ELA

4th-5th Grade Writing

6th Grade Writing

7th-8th Grade Writing


Carline Schedule for Testing:

In order to keep with our safety protocols, our remote students will be dropped off in the back carline in the mornings for testing. Online elementary students at 8:30 with testing beginning promptly at 8:45 and online Middle School students at 9:00 with testing beginning promptly at 9:20, students who arrive after testing has begun will not be permitted to test that day. Pick up at the end of testing for online students will be in the front carline beginning at 11:30 for Elementary and 12:00 for Middle School. In person students will have a normal hours for school.


Form for Online Students to Return to Brick and Mortar

When the parent/guardian of an online student is ready to have their child return to brick and mortar, please fill out the form below so that the school and classroom teacher can prepare for their return. Once the form is submitted, front office staff will contact the parent with the child's return date. Fill out form here.


Summer Camp

We will be having summer camp this year at Imagine School at Broward. It will run for 7 weeks from June 14 to July 30. Please stay tuned for the registration forms.


Yearbook Sales

We have begun accepting orders for our 2020-2021 yearbook. Please see the flyers below. Remember all students will be in the yearbook. Online students who did not come in for Foxmar photos can submit a photo taken at home. The directions are posted below. . Email roni.prager@imagineschools.org with any questions.


Governing Board

Imagine School at Broward is looking for an additional member for our Governing Board. If interested in being a member please send your resume to debra.darling@imagineschools.org.


Middle School Course Selection Cards

It is that time of year when we our 2021-2022 incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th graders get to fill out a course selection card for their MS electives. Due to our large number of online students, we will NOT be sending home paper forms this year, but instead have parents fill out a Google Form. Please fill out the form by Friday April 23 with your child. A description of our electives are attached here. SURVEY LINK


Middle School 5th Grade Moving Up to 6th Grade Night

Each year we have a special information night for our 5th grade parents whose students are moving up into our Middle School. As much as we would love to continue with our in person event, we will instead be holding a virtual information night this year. Please attend our 5th Grade Moving Up into 6th Grade Information Night on Thursday April 22nd. A zoom link will be shared.


School Tours for New Families

We will be conducting school tours for our new families over the summer when the regular school is not in session. Please stay tuned for upcoming dates and times.


Family Survey

Your feedback is important to us. We love to hear all the great things we are doing and areas in which we can improve. The annual Imagine Schools family survey will be sent out Monday April 19th. We are hoping for 100% participation rate.



Loving our Imagine Broward Family!

Debra Darling - Principal

YEARBOOK


Get your 2020-2021 Yearbook for $40.00

Order online at: www.commpe.pictavo.com


Step 1: Find your school through a state and city search.

Step 2: Click “Let’s Go”.

Step 3: Enter the shopping area by clicking “Shop my School”. (Imagine CS-Broward)

Step 4: Click on “Add to Cart” under the Yearbook product.

Step 5: In the cart window, select “I Agree with the Pictavo Terms of Sale” and hit “Checkout”.

Step 7: Create or Log in with your account information. NOTE: You may checkout as a Guest or Create an Account. If you plan to come back to the site, you will want to Create an Account.

New accounts will be asked to verify the school again and then verify their account information before returning to the shopping cart to complete the purchase.

You will receive an online Order Summary to save or print for your records.

Your credit card statement will reflect a transaction from Pictavo.

If you need assistance with your online order, please call Tech Support at 1-800-887-0414

Or

Roni.prager@imagineschools.org


Order while supplies last. We have a limited quantity.

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The Positivity Project

This week with the Positivity Project, we will be focusing on the character strength of Identifying and Appreciating the Good in Others. Learn more about the Positivity Project with the P2 for Families here. The Password to the resources is P2.

Volunteer Hours

Parents may log their volunteer hours directly through the link below. Use this form to log your volunteer hours all year long. Fill this out each time you volunteer under your oldest child's name. Front office will keep a record of total hours. Please complete hours by May 15, 2021. Please remember part of our charter is the volunteer hour component. We realize this is a unique year and we will be gracious due to the difficulty to complete. Make sure to log hours for Meet and Greet, parent/teacher conferences, student material pickup, hours spent purchasing or donating items to the school/classroom, attendance at family nights, Donuts with Dads, etc. If you have questions on how you may volunteer, please call the front office. We appreciate your support. LINK


Our school and staff are requesting the following donated items:

Lysol Spray

Reams of paper

Rubber Bands

Coffee Mate Creamers

Child size masks

Large Ziploc storage bags

Plastic utensils

Disposable thermal coffee cups

K-cups

Radios - Walkie-talkies Baofeng Model BF-885T

iPad cases - call front office for model number

Cork enclosed Bulletin Board with locking door for outside use - call front office for details

Power Strips

Picture Frames - thin silver 8x10 and 11x14

Alcohol wipes for laptop cleaning