December 11, 2020
Eagle Academy encourages academic excellence by integrating proven instructional methods with a challenging curriculum and high expectations.This combination provides every child with the foundation needed to achieve proficiency of Eagle Academy’s performance standards at each instructional level.
Previous editions of the Eagle Express can be found on the Newsletter page on our school website
- Dec. 16 (Wednesday) - Holly Jolly Sing Along (11:00 a.m.)
- Dec. 16 (Wednesday) - APC Special Meeting: Saxon Math Curriculum order (5:45 via YouTube Live)
- Dec. 18 - Jan. 3 - Winter Break
- Jan. 4 (Monday) - First day of 3rd qtr.
- Jan. 18 (Monday) - Martin Luther King Day (no classes)
- Jan. 19 (Tuesday) - Tentative re-entry date
More information about these events appear further down in the newsletter. You can also visit the News & Events section of our website homepage. (https://www.asdk12.org/eagleacademycharter)
The Eagle Academy Academic Policy Board (APB) is accepting applications to fill our vacant Community Member position – Seat G.
Being a charter school, we have the unique opportunity to have our own governing body, which is the Academic Policy Board. The Academic Policy Board is responsible for creating school policy, approving and monitoring the school's budget, setting and monitoring goals for the program, selecting curriculum that aligns with EACS standards, overseeing the implementation of Eagle Academy's program, ensuring adherence to the school's charter and policies, hiring/evaluating/supervising the principal, and participating in staff interviews - all in accordance with the school's Charter and Bylaws.
The Academic Policy Board consists of seven (7) members: four parents, one community member at large and two teachers of Eagle Academy. The parent positions must be filled by parents of students currently attending Eagle Academy and may not be filled by teachers, permanent staff members, or long-term temporary staff members of Eagle Academy. The community member may be a parent or classified employee but may not be a certificated staff member.
Please see the attached application for more details. If interested, please return the application by email to email@example.com by Sunday, 12/20.
Our school picture coordinator, Jennifer Bundy has been working with Life Touch to schedule a school picture day for sometime this spring. As soon as when have a better idea of when we will be back to school in-person and are able to secure a date, we will get the word out.
I am getting the yearbook set up, and wondered if there was anyone that wanted to help work on it this year? Things are kind of up in the air on how it will all work out, but hoping to do some brainstorming with those that might want to participate.
If you are interested or have questions, send me an email or a text. firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 884-5008.
Thanks, Jennifer Bundy
Northern Lights Coupon Book
The Eagle Academy Charter School PTO will be selling the highly sought after Northern Lights Coupon Book as a fundraiser.
Each book is $55.00 and a portion of the sales will go to the EACS PTO.
To ensure we have enough available for purchase, please let us know if you plan to purchase one.
Submit pre-order forms to: Alysia Thayer - (303) 378-3097
December recognizes National Human Rights Month. This month and every month to follow, everyone in the United States is encouraged to come together and stand up for equality, justice, and the dignity of all humans. December is a time to honor the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, an international document stating the fundamental rights and freedoms to which all human beings are entitled. These rights include freedom from discrimination, the right to equality, and the right to be considered innocent until proven guilty.
“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small they they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain for progress in the larger world.”
- Human Rights Day (United Nations)
EAGLE ACADEMY APB
Vanessa Hall - APB Chair: (907) 230-6365
Missy Timberlake - APB Teacher: (907) 301-8653
Mindy Edison - APB Teacher: (907) 223-7774
Jennifer Bundy - APB Parent Member: (907) 884-5008
Casey Andrysiak - APB Parent Member: (512) 576-6258
Paige Saylor - APB Parent Member: (843) 437-5783
Vacant - APB Community Member
Eagle Academy PTO
Tonya Prentiss - Chair: (719) 213-5678
Beth Sherwood - Co-Vice-Chair: (907) 362-3499
Vanessa Hall - Co-Treasurer: (907) 230-6365
Amie Mitchell - Co-Treasurer: (907) 830-1604
Haley Gagnon - Secretary: (907) 310-6690
Heather Milligan - Parent Rep: (774) 254-1238
Mindy Edison - Teacher Rep (907) 223-7774