Arts Middle Update

Friday, November 13th

Hello Arts Middle Families,

Please enjoy the Arts Middle Update.

important dates

Wednesday, November 25 - Early Dismissal at 12:00

Thursday, Nov. 26– Friday, Nov. 27 No School—Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, Nov. 30 - Friday Dec. 4 - Whole school online learning from home

Monday, Dec. 7 - Return to in-person learning

Parent Pick UP

Parent pick up is at 3:30 each day. Please pick your child up at 3:30.

PLC Insder

Below Mr. Ryan describes how teachers create and use priority standards to plan lesson for our students. We also have the link to the priority standards being taught in November and December.
PLC Insider: Priority Standards for Learning Unit
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Additional Counseling Opportunities

This year we have an outside counselor coming into the building to support students the Community Health Resource CHR. Please see the letter below for more information.

In addition, there is a resource letter with different mentoring and social/emotional supports for students and families.

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What's going on at arts

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CDLA Schedule

The first class for distance learning now starts at 9:03.

If you have any questions email Brendan Hines.

Tech Help Call - (860) 840-7537 during the regular school day.

Arts Middle Help Text - (860) 880-2787 anytime

Connections with Quay on Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Our parent engagement specialist, Quay Baskerville, will host Zoom chats with students at home on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. She will also be available to answer parent questions. See the link for each grade level below. Passcode is GHAA2020

Grade 7 - 10:30

Grade 6 - 11:45

Grade 8 - 1:00

Stress-Relief “Talk It Out” Hotline

Parents and caretakers who are experiencing increased stress and struggling with the needs resulting from caring for children during COVID-19 are invited to call the new “Talk It Out” hotline. Trained professionals are ready to listen to and speak with those in need about concerns and potentially connect individuals with responsive services. Parents and caretakers are asked to call 1-833-258-5011 or visit for more information and to receive relief.

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