Fulton Science Academy
ACCREDITED AND STEM CERTIFIED COLLEGE PREP GIFTED SCHOOL
WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - February 5, 2021
Dear FSA Families,
We are on the last day of the Priority Re-enrollment Period! Re-enrollment contracts and deposits are due no later than tonight, February 5th, 2021 at 11:59 pm. After today, any remaining spaces will be offered to new students/families. Please be prompt in submitting the contracts and payments. At this time, for the 2020-2021 school, most grade levels from Pre-k to 11th grade are full. A number of our FSA families were put on the waitlists last year after they missed the re-enrollment deadline and lost their original spots to new families.
To access your child’s re-enrollment contract, please login in to https://fultonscienceacademy.myschoolapp.com/app/#login
Once again the deadline submitting the online re-enrollment contracts and deposits is tonight, February 5, 2021 at 11:59 pm.
How to login and review FSA Re-enrollment contracts:
Click on the link. https://fultonscienceacademy.myschoolapp.com/app/#login That takes you to the Fulton Science Academy. Inc login page.
Forgot Login? If you do not remember your login credentials please follow the “Forgot Login” prompts
Yellow Banner: Parents will be able to access the contracts by clicking on the yellow banner that appears across the top of the screen.
Smart Family ID: Please have your 2020-2021 Smart Family ID available as they will need to be entered to open the contracts.
Payment Plans: Please select the same payment plan for all students in your family. You may change plans after submission by contacting Mr. Kurt. The Full payment plan and 9 month payment plan remain the same. For both plans, you will pay the tuition deposit and fees of $1150 when you submit the contract online. If you choose the Full payment plan you will then login into your Smart Tuition account to pay the balance prior to March 5. The 1st monthly payment on the 9 month plan will be due May 5, 2021.
All Discounts: Full Tuition discount, Sibling discounts, etc are applied manually to Smart Tuition by the Business Office after the conclusion of the priority re-enrollment period. You will not see discounts reflected in the contract totals prior to submission of the contract.
Having problems? Please contact Pam Walsh at email@example.com if you have any problems logging in, viewing and submitting the contracts or if any error messages appear. If you do get an error message, please send me a screenshot with a description of the problem.
Not Returning? Just send Mrs. Walsh an email with your child’s name and grade and a statement that is your intention to enroll in another school and that you understand that after February 5th all open spots will be offered to new applicants. If possible, please also share the school your child will be attending to facilitate the transfer of records.
It is our hope that re-enrollment goes smoothly for all our FSA families and that we continue together into the 2021-2022 school year.
Dr. Kenan Sener
Celebrating National School Counselor Week
Today is the final day of National School Counseling week. The theme of the week is perseverance. When a situation demands you perform tasks requiring more skill than you have at the moment, you may feel like you’re in over your head. In the words of Tony Stark from the first Iron Man movie, “Sometimes you gotta run before you can walk.” Mustangs - think about one situation where you can persevere today. Always remember that you have what it takes.
Thank you to our amazing Counselors at FSA for all you do for your students and our families every day!
Quote of the Week
Picture Options for Students who missed 1/29 and 1/30 picture days
We'd like to begin by taking the opportunity to thank all of our parents and students who participated in our picture days this past Friday and Saturday. Everyone did an amazing job following out protocols and procedures and helped us ensure this event was safe and successful. As promised, for anyone who was unable to attend, there are two remaining options for you to submit a picture of your student for the yearbook:
- Makeup Day is Friday, 2/19, from 10:00-6:00. This is a drop in event. Please enter the gym lobby and students will exit from the side gym door into the faculty parking lot. One parent may accompany. Please be sure to wear masks and maintain 6' safe spacing from all other parties.
- You may submit a photo of your student using the following form. Please complete one form per student. Form Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmepFJNriyayNKUi3BHV9VrL2fjvV2-lXOTkb5qp24Vuz1_Q/viewform?usp=sf_link
DEADLINE for ALL PICTURES is FEBRUARY 19th.
- Visit https://my.lifetouch.com
- Enter your Picture Day ID : EVT3D9ZMK
- Order your perfect package
It's Time to order your yearbook!
Uniform Sale From Landsend
February / March Calendar
- February 6 - Elementary Virtual Learner Resource Pick Up (please see email from Mrs. Sanchez for your time slot)
- February 12 - Good Conduct Dress Down
- February 15 - President's Day (No School)
- February 16-19 - Career Week
- February 22-23 - Write Score (3rd-5th grades)
- March 1-5 - Read Across America Week
- March 12 - Teacher Work Day (no school for students)
- March 13 - Elementary Virtual Learner Resource Pick Up
What's in This Issue?
- FSA Annual Fundraising
- Science Olympiad Team distinguishes itself at Harvard-Brown Invitational
- ICYMI: Mustang News for the Week
- 1st & 2nd Place Winners of FSA's Inaugural Song Contest Announced!
- Congratulations to FSA Spelling Bee Student Representatives Karthik K. & Shloka N.!
- Two FSA Students Excel in Ivy Bridge Academy Final Semester Tournament
- The FSA Middle School Student Council Invites You to Send A "ValenKind"
- Spread LOVE not germs - Happy Valentine’s Day from FSA Elementary!
- School-Wide Career Week is coming up!
- High School BETA Club Hosts Hygiene Care Drive during the month of February
- Virtual D.E.A.R. Day at FSA
- And More
FSA ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN - OUR GOAL IS 100% PARTICIPATION
This year our goal is to raise $200,000 with 100% participation from our families. Thanks to our generous families and community members, we have already raised $78,776 so far.
The funding from annual fundraising will be used for the third phase of our campus expansion, including the athletics field and arts center.
Please be reminded that any parent donating $1,000 or more will also earn a brick to be placed at our school entrance.
Please CLICK HERE to join our annual fundraising!
A heartfelt thank you for your support of our school. We are stronger together.
Science Olympiad Team distinguishes itself at Harvard-Brown Invitational
The Middle School Science Olympiad Team competed in the Harvard-Brown Invitational on Sunday, January 31 and was awarded the second-place team trophy. Nearly 1,300 students representing 85 teams from across the nation participated in the tournament. FSA students spent up to five hours in front of their computers taking tests and relishing the challenge. “The Ivy League tournaments are notoriously intense,” said Science Olympiad Head Coach Pam Walsh. “I could not be prouder of how well FSA students did. We have a very competitive schedule, and to see some of our less experienced students placing at these tournaments is tremendous.” The test for each event is written by a committee of former Science Olympians who pride themselves on creating challenging tests that will allow students to display their knowledge. “There’s nothing more disappointing to our students than an easy test,” said assistant coach Julianne Oliver. “They love the problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork that are required and the Harvard-Brown tests delivered that and more.”
The following students were recognized for their outstanding performances at the awards ceremony:
Anatomy & Physiology – coached by Dr. Naragarajan
- 4th Place – Varsha and Aarushi
Circuit Lab – coached by Mr. Ackaramongkolrotn
- 8th Place – Nick and Eric
Crime Busters – coached by Ms. Doss
- 3rd Place – Sanjana and Madison
Density Lab – coached by Mr. Ackaramongkolrotn
- 1st Place – Nick and Eric
Disease Detectives – coached by Mrs. Nori
- 6th Place – Navya and Varsha
- 16th Place – Saahithi and Audrey
Dynamic Planet – coached by Mrs. Walsh
- 3rd Place – Gann and Tejash
- 14th Place – Siri and Pranav
Fossils – coached by Ms. Beres
- 14th Place – Weston and Gann
Heredity – coached by Mr. Karp
- 6th Place – Aarushi and Sidd
Machines – coached by Mr. Ackaramongkolrotn
- 5th Place – Nick and Eric
Meteorology – coached by Ms. Limpanatevin
- 3rd Place – Nick and Tejash
- 9th Place – Audrey and Om G.
Reach for the Stars – coached by Mr. Crigler & Mrs. Walsh
- 1st Place – Nick and Gann
Water Quality – coached by Mrs. Butler
- 3rd Place – Aarushi and Madison
Mustang News for this Week ICYMI
1st & 2nd Place Winners of FSA's Inaugural Song Contest Announced!
Congratulations to FSA Spelling Bee Student Representatives Karthik K. & Shloka N.!
Two FSA Students Excel in Ivy Bridge Academy Final Semester Tournament
Congratulations to Junwoo “Ryan” Lee-Kim and Armaan Punjani who both came in third place at the recent final semester debate tournament. It was a rather large event with 30+ teams! Congratulations on this awesome achievement!
Ivy Bridge Academy After-School Public Speaking & Debate Programs provide an interactive learning environment that is both fun and educational.
Their goal is to introduce elementary and middle school students to the art and science of persuasive fact based debate to foster confidence and independent thinking.
Ivy Bridge Academy works in partnership with Fulton Science Academy, who is dedicated to enriching the lives of their students to be thinkers, speakers and leaders.
Some of the benefits of IBA After-School Public Speaking & Debate Program at Fulton Science Academy:
- Competitive Debate Experience
- Logic and Critical Thinking
- Persuasive Speaking & Oration
- Ethics and Leadership
- Interview Skills
- Reading and Writing
- Research and Information Processing
- Personal Accomplishment
- Convenient Location & Time
The FSA Middle School Student Council Invites You to Send A "ValenKind"
We will be closing the form next Wednesday, Feb 10th at 4:10 so be sure to get your requests in soon!
Spread LOVE not germs - Happy Valentine’s Day from FSA Elementary!
We LOVE our FSA family! To show our love and our appreciation for our amazing school community, we have put together a fun Valentine’s Day grab bag for our elementary friends and their loved ones to enjoy! Our virtual learners will find this bag in their resource pick up items from Saturday, February 6th. Our on campus learners will be bringing their treats home on Monday, February 8th.
Included in your bag will be:
Origami paper and challenge instructions
An individually wrapped plain heart cookie
Recipe for make your own frosting
Instructions to show us your origami skills and culinary creativity
After enjoying some family fun in honor of Valentine's Day - tag us on social media or post a picture of both your origami and cookie creations on our facebook post in the comments! We would LOVE to see what you come up with. We can HEART-ly wait!
Valentine’s Day may look a little different this year, and while we know we need to “spread” out - we also need to stick together through it all. We are so thankful for each and every one of you, and we LOVE having you at FSA! Happy Valentine’s Day!
**Note: The cookies are Kosher and will stay fresh in their individual package for up to 3 weeks.
School-Wide Career Week is coming up!
We need your help to make the elementary career week a success!
You are needed to share your occupation with us! We are looking for a variety of careers to represent all walks of life during our Elementary Career Week
There are two ways to participate:
- A virtual session (20 minutes) to talk about your occupation, show tools you use, and discuss aspects of your daily work with Q & A.
- A 3-5 minute video where. you discuss your occupation, show tools you use., and discuss aspects of your daily work.
Our students will enjoy having you come and share your career with them. Any information and/or demonstrations you could share with students would be a treat!
We will be having Career Week on
february 16-19, 2021
If you are interested in participating, please email me at
- Participation method
- field of work
Middle & High
Virtual D.E.A.R. Day at FSA
We are excited to celebrate Read Across America Week in elementary at FSA. To finish out the week, we will have our annual D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything And Read) day on Friday, March 5th. We would love to make this day special for our students by having some guest readers join in on the fun! High School Students are also encouraged to participate if they are able! We also think our students would LOVE to see their familiar FSA faces for a read aloud and/or activity if you are interested. These read alouds would be done virtually. If you are interested and available, please sign up below!
Thank you for helping make this a memorable day for our students!
"Reflection of Unity" Art Contest
Did you know you can Access FSA Connect On the Go!?
FSA Connect has had some updates recently and the app is working better than ever! Make sure you download the app to keep up to date with your child's grades and everything in between!
ITunes App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/radix-mobile/id1159005166?mt=8
Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.radix.radixmobile
Absences and Tardies
Expressions In Motion Dance | Virtual Dance Classes
Expressions In Motion Dance offers students an opportunity to explore multiple styles of dance. Not only will children enhance their dance and performance skills, but they will gain self confidence & poise. This program will help to improve flexibility, balance, physical strength, mobility and coordination.
https://www.eimdance.com/classes/fulton-science-academy (678)559-6493 firstname.lastname@example.org
All virtual classes are invited to perform in our 2021 Outdoor Rain or Shine Dance Recital on May 15th, 2021. For more info and registration please visit www.eimdance.com/recital
Get your very own FSA Spirit Wear From our Sideline Store!!
FSA's Sideline store offers families the opportunity to show their school spirit at or away from school! You have the ability to fully customize your apparel and the site offers brands such as The North Face, Under Armor, Nike, and more!
Items include shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, performance wear, polos, pullovers, jackets, vests, headwear, bags, chairs, bibs, drinkware, knits, blankets, and more!!!
Check out the site today to get your very own customized FSA apparel!
FSAPS Tuition Information: http://fultonscienceacademy.org/tuition-information/
Smart Tuition is the tuition management system used by FSA. In addition to tuition, all incidental billing such as aftercare fees, sports and academic team fees, trips, etc., is also done through Smart Tuition. There is a $50 yearly fee for Smart Tuition.
If you have not set up your account or are having trouble setting up your account, please contact our Business Administrator Abdurrahim Kurt by phone or email.
Phone: (678) 366 - 2555 ext. 105
FSA SOCIAL MEDIA
Please connect with us online and grow our social media following!
FSA is proud to be building a strong social media presence and we encourage you to follow us using one or more of the following links:
4- FSA LINKEDIN
So many of you have LinkedIn accounts. To get news about our school on LinkedIn, simply follow our schools’s LinkedIn page.