Creative Outlet

Advantage Arts Academy | May 20, 2022

In This Issue:

  • Dates to remember
  • Message From the Principal
  • Field Day
  • Kindergarten Field Day
  • Free Dress Week
  • LAST DAY OF SCHOOL AND EARLY OUT!
  • Lost and Found
  • Summer Hours
  • Violin and Music Concert and Art Show
  • COLOR RUN Last Week
  • Free Lunch Information
  • Center Stage
  • After School Clubs
  • Get Involved
  • Thank you
  • Breakfast and Lunch - Free Lunch Options
  • Advantage Arts is Hiring

Dates to Remember

  • Monday, May 23 to Thursday, May 26- LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL
  • Monday, May 23- Free Dress
  • Tuesday, May 24- Free Dress
  • Wednesday, May 25- Field Day
  • Wednesday, May 25- Free Dress
  • Thursday, May 26- 6th Grade Field Day
  • Thursday, May 26- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
  • Thursday, May 26- EARLY RELEASE (School is out at 1:30)
  • Friday, May 27- NO SCHOOL (Professional Development)

Message from the Principal

Dear Advantage Arts Family,


This school year has been a great one! I appreciate the wonderful things we have been able to accomplish. I stepped in as the principal of the school in November, and I was quickly amazed by the incredible families, students, faculty, and staff we have here at Advantage Arts. I hope everyone has a fantastic Summer. In our last week, we hope to close this chapter of your students' educational journey, and we start looking forward to the next year.


We hope to see everyone back in the Fall. Please keep checking emails over the Summer for any possible activities or information for the beginning of next school year.


Sincerely,

Mr. Kano

Field Day

FIELD DAY IS COMING!!!


All students may wear t-shirts and shorts that are school appropriate. They will be getting a bit wet and may want a change of clothes. No swimsuits! Please please please sunscreen!!


Wednesday, May 25th:

1st and 2nd grade will be from 9:30-11am

3rd, 4th, and 5th grade will be from 1:30-3pm.

Again, parent volunteers will need to arrive about 30min before to be assigned stations and help with set-up. We will meet outside the gym in the field.


We still need a few more donations if possible:

- Footballs

- Small buckets or trash cans (they will hold water for our pass-the-sponge game)

- Agility ladders (for an obstacle course)

- Parachutes

- Spray bottles (to be used instead of water guns)



Thank you, thank you, thank you!


If you have any additional questions, please reach out!


Stacy

sstoddard@advantagearts.org



THANK YOU AGAIN TO EVERYONE WHO HAS ALREADY DONATED!!!!

Kindergarten Field Day

Thank you to everyone who donated and everyone that donated and helped out for kindergarten Field Day! they had so much fun!
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FREE DRESS NEXT WEEK!!

Monday, May 23rd through Thursday, May 26th will be free dress week! The kids may dress in regular clothes for the entire week!

Please make sure that all clothing is still school appropriate. For example: No whole in the shirts or pants, no tank tops, no midriff tops, shorts need to be at least past finger length, and nothing with inappropriate pictures or words.

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LAST DAY OF SCHOOL/EARLY OUT!

The last day of school is next Thursday, May 26th. THIS WILL BE AN EARLY OUT DAY and the students will need to be picked up at 1:30!
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LOST AND FOUND

We have had a huge number of items in the lost and found! Please check in with your students and to make sure that they have all of their items or come into the office to be directed to the lost and found tables and or bins. We will be donating all items left at the school after the last day of school!
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Summer office hours

Office Hours:


June

Monday - Thursday 9am to 1pm

Not Open on Holidays


Closed July


Open

August 1st

Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Violin and Music Concert and Art Show

The Music, Art and violin Concert were such a huge success! Thank you ALL!

COLOR RUN!

Thank you to EVERYONE who donated and volunteered for this event!!!! We were so happy to put this event on with just school staff and all of you and your amazing students. For our first year putting it on ourselves we learned so much and had so much fun! The kids loved it so much and so did our staff! The top donations for each class were able to go to the library and pick prizes and were so cute! It is so much fun to watch their face light up when they got the prizes they wanted!


Thank you all for your donations and help! We can not wait to do it again next year! Here are some more pictures from the color run and the prizes in the library!

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Lunch Program Information

April 19, 2022


Contact: Kimberly Loveland, child nutrition programs coordinator

801-538-7684 ∙ kimberly.loveland@schools.utah.gov


Becky Wickstrom, public information officer, Utah Department of Workforce Services 801-875-9696 ∙ bwickstrom@utah.gov

Households Must Apply for Free or Reduced-price Lunch by May 6 . To Be Eligible for Pandemic EBT

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah households will need to apply for free or reduced-price meal benefits with their local school no later than May 6 to be potentially eligible for pandemic EBT (P-EBT). P-EBT can help individuals purchase food if their children have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price meals due to school closures from COVID-related emergencies, or other COVID-related school absences during the 2021-2022 school year. To qualify for P-EBT, individuals must be signed up for free or reduced-price school meals.

During the 2021-22 school year, all students, regardless of income status, can receive one free breakfast and one free lunch each day they attend school.

However, this does not qualify students for P EBT, nor does it automatically give students free-reduced status. To determine the free-reduced status of a student, individuals must apply through their school.

Individuals can find information on how to contact their local school at:

https://www.uah.org/get-help/school-meals.


Please visit jobs.utah.gov/PEBT for more information on the P-EBT program.

www.schools.utah.gov

A copy of the complete letter is below:

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Center Stage


Collage Artworks

This was the last week of art classes for most of our students. The students recycled scrap papers for this final project by cutting or tearing pieces of paper and gluing them down to another paper to create an image. Students were encouraged to make something to represent one of their favorite things or to illustrate an animal in the style of Eric Carle. Students had fun using paper like a marker to fill in their whole papers.

Get Involved

We have so many fun opportunities to volunteer at our amazing school and be part of all of the fun!


Our next LAST big volunteer opportunity is our FIELD DAY! This will be happening on Wednesday, May 25th and 6th Grade Field Day in the morning on the last day of school, Thursday, may 26th! Please reach out to Miss Stacy if you want to be part of this activity!


sstoddard@advantagearts.org


Thank you to everyone that has volunteered so far this year. You are the reason Advantage Arts Academy is so amazing.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS!

We would like to send an extra special shout out to EVERYONE that donates to our school! We are who are and are able to do what we do because of all of you! Thank you to all of our amazing parents that support our staff! We appreciate you all more then we can begin to express!


Make sure to stop into these businesses and and show them some love.



Utah Homes with Jess


Former Miss Utah and Current Miss Herriman


John Paras Furniture


Lifetouch Portraits


Mi Rancherito in American Fork


Hale Center Theatre


Again, we are so thankful for your support and donations!

Breakfast & Lunch


Breakfast-

  • Monday, May 23- Chef's Choice
  • Tuesday, May 24- Chef's Choice
  • Wednesday, May 25- Chef's Choice
  • Thursday, May 26- Chef's Choice
  • Friday, May 27- NO SCHOOL/ Professional Work Day

Lunch-

  • Monday, May 23 - Chicken Nuggets or Walking taco
  • Tuesday, May 24- Fried Chicken or Country Fried Steak
  • Wednesday, May 25- Cheese Burger or Rib B Q Sandwich
  • Thursday, May 26- Club Sandwich or Corndog
  • Friday, May 27- NO SCHOOL/ Professional Work Day


Sending Lunch From Home?

Students are welcome to bring lunch from home to eat! This year students can also supplement home lunch with a fruit, veggie, and milk (they must pick three to count as a free lunch) for FREE.

Library Donations

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENTS ARE TAKING CARE OF THEIR ADVANTAGE ARTS ACADEMY LIBRARY BOOKS!


If you are looking to make any donations to our library there are many ways you can donate funds or books to the library.


1: You can bring new or used book donations into the front office of Advantage Arts Academy.


2:You can find our Advantage Arts Academy Library wish list through Amazon at the link below and purchase books directly from Amazon. You can choose from there to have to books shipped directly to the school or ship them to you and bring them into the office.


https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2M4MP1AD08HID?ref_=wl_share


3: THIS CAMPAIGN WILL END AT ON JUNE 12, 2022! We are $1868.00 SHORT OF OUR GOAL!!!!

You can follow the link below for the campaign created by a close friend of Mrs. Evans per the request of her family. The money donated to this campaign is used by Miss Loni, our Librarian, to purchase books directly from the Scholastic website and each book purchased through the campaign will have an "A reader Lives A Thousand Lives, Honoring Lisa Evans" campaign plate on the inside cover of each book.


https://shop.scholastic.com/viewCampaign?campaignId=db492688-0088-48c9-9e16-5bc58827f3bf

Become Part of Our Advantage Arts Academy Team!!!!

Advantage Arts Academy is still looking for a READING TEACHING ASSISTANT and ESL TEACHING ASSISTANT.

APPLY TODAY!

We still have limited seats available for the 2021-2022 school year. Please share with your friends, family members, and neighbors so they have the best chance possible to secure their spot at Advantage Arts!