A+ Arts Academy Napoleon

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8/1/2021 - Summer Communication 2.0

Hello Families!

The first day of school is coming soon, Monday, August 16th, 2021!!! We are excited to reunite with and meet all of our scholars and parents/guardians.

This is going to be a year of growth for everyone and what's awesome is that none of us has to do it alone! We are excited to work with you and your scholars to recover from what last year brought to us. Please join us at the orientations to learn how we can work together as a team and make gains together (see flier below).

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 - 8th Grade Orientation: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 - 7th Grade Orientation: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Orientation will take place in an open-house manner. The leadership team will provide a short presentation at 4:30pm and again at 5:15pm. Parents/guardians will be able to obtain scholar schedules, locker assignments, and other school and community information. We will also have a classroom to assist scholars and parent/guardians with Google Classroom downloads and sign-ins.

Please understand that your scholar is not completely enrolled if we do not have a Proof of Residency from you. This can be a copy of a utility bill or first page of your lease. Please take a picture and email to bwisher@aplsuarts.com. Unfortunately at this time, if we have not received this we will not be able to give your scholar their schedule and locker assignments until this is received. Let us know how we can work with you to support completion of enrollment.

COVID - Guidelines - please be aware that scholars and staff will be required to wear masks during the school day. This is for the protection of all. Please refer to the following link that offers up-to-date, local information about CDC guidelines. https://www.columbus.gov/publichealth/

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Before School Starts!

Back-to-School Bash - Monday, August 9th from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. Come celebrate the return to school with us, but also bring friends and family that would be interested in enrolling at A+ Arts Academy for any of our locations. We service K - 8th as a district (see flier below)

Proof Of Residency: If you have not submitted a utility bill or lease to bwisher@aplusarts.com we will need this ASAP to finalize enrollment of your scholar.

Shot Records (Incoming 7th Graders): Please submit to bwisher@aplusarts.com. If you are still in need of updating your scholar's shots there will be a Children's Hospital Mobile at our Napoleon location on Monday, August 9th from 5-7 PM.

Transportation Link: The following link was text to many of you. https://www.ccsoh.us/Page/4818

If you have not already done so, complete the online form to increase timely access to busing in August. Those that need to complete the form:

- Incoming 7th graders

- Scholar's who did not use transportation last school year

- Scholar's who have a change of address

School Supplies: we will have various general supplies available during orientation. Feel free to purchase basic school supplies that your scholar prefers for their classes.

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Need to Know!

First Day of School: Monday, August 16th

Student Learning Hours: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Breakfast begins at 7:00 AM)

Napoleon Uniforms: Black Polo Shirts, Black or Khaki Pants. No Hoodies are allowed during school hours. Any shoes are fine but NO SLIDES. Shoes must be closed toe shoes.

Cell Phones - scholar's cell phones must be in their lockers during school hours. Parents you will receive the cell phone policy with full explanation during the orientation.

Technology - As a school, we will continue to use Google Classroom for assignments and grades. Parents you will have access to all of this at all times. Scholars will have access to our school devices during the day. Calculators are also available in class but if you would like one at home please consider purchasing the one included in the following link, so scholars have consistency.


S.T.E.P.P. Advisory

Tuesday, Sep. 7th, 6pm

270 South Napoleon Avenue, Columbus, OH, USA (ZOOM Option as well)

S.T.E.P.P. = Support Today's Education Parents and Partnership

- Led by families for families

- Join us the first Tuesday evening of every month to learn from and connect with other A+ Arts Academy parents.

- The goal is to maintain an open dialogue with families and the school as well as offer the opportunity to build connections with community members and local businesses in order to connect parents, scholars and staff to community resources, to increase growth for all.

Please join us because your input is INVALUABLE!

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