Fulton Science Academy
ACCREDITED AND STEM CERTIFIED COLLEGE PREP GIFTED SCHOOL
Week of August 6th, 2018
Dear Students, Faculty, and Parents,
I would like to welcome everyone to another year here at Fulton Science Academy! We have many exciting things going on and coming up so please use this first Newsletter of the school year to make sure you are in the know for everything coming up this week and each week after!
Again, welcome back!
MORE TO COME:The rest of this Newsletter contains a lot of very helpful information for the coming school year so please be sure to read through the whole thing very carefully.
With Warmest Regards,
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Appen Media Group just announced a community-wide Call for Nominations as part of their annual "Best of the Best" competition in North Fulton County in 2018. Please show your support of Fulton Science Academy Private School by voting here:
Please enter our school name as "Fulton Science Academy Private School" to nominate our school under the categories of "Private K-12" and "Pre-school / Daycare". Please encourage people around you to vote for our school as well :) Thank you for your support!
TV NEWS: PATENT APPLICATION FOR YOUNG INVENTORS OF FULTON SCIENCE ACADEMY!
CBS46 anchor Gurvir Dhindsa met up with a trio of young inventors from Fulton Science Academy Private School who not only came up with an invention that won big at the convention, it’s currently pending patent approval. That means you could see it in stores in the near future.
Congratulations to Ariana, Sarayu, Sophia, and Coach Yasin Kaya for this impressive achievement!
This past summer three of our middle school students attended 2018 National Invention Convention and Enterpreneurship Expo in Missouri with their "Water Heater Sensor" Project and won three awards there!
- Smart Home Technology Award in Industry Category by Carrier Company.
- CAD Award in Speciality Category by Autodesk Company
- Patent Application Award by Wilmerhale Company.
This is our school's first patent application for the projects developed under our STEAM Enrichment Projects Program!
Check out our FSA Athletic Newsletter
We are excited to announce that we now have an FSA Athletics Newsletter! Click on the link below to learn more about our New Athletic Director and what is to come for Fulton Science Academy Athletics!
Click this picture below to see our Athletics Newsletter
Check out our New FSA Music program blog
NEW MUSIC PROGRAM BLOG
Our music program is already moving and shaking!
There is a ton of important information for both new and returning students, which you can read on our NEW music program blog at fsamusic.edublogs.org
2018 - 2019 Afterschool Clubs
Please keep in mind that there are no clubs this week. After school clubs will begin on Monday, August 13th.
You should have received an e-mail about after-school clubs today. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Cantrell (email@example.com) for elementary clubs and Ms. Agha (firstname.lastname@example.org) for middle and high school clubs.
School Medicine Policy 2018 - 2019
Aspirin, Tylenol, Neosporin, and other patient over-the-counter drugs are not available through FSAPS. Should you wish for your child to have access to these medications, you must sign an
‘Authorization to Administer Medication Form’ and leave a supply with the front office.
The medication to be administered by designated school personnel must be sent directly from the pharmacy or physician’s office or brought to school by the student’s parent/guardian. The school must receive an ‘Authorization to Administer Medication Form’ signed by the student’s physician and/or parent/guardian.
The following information must be printed clearly on the medication container:
Name of the medication
Time the medication must be taken.
Bring in only the amount of medication that is needed for a school day. In the case of prolonged need, send in the amount for a clearly specified period. Written authorization to dispense medications shall be limited to two weeks unless otherwise prescribed by a physician. Medication shall only be dispensed out of its original container, which must be labeled with the child’s name. Extra medication will not be sent home with a student. All medication will be kept in a secure location in the clinic and/or front office.
2018 - 2019 School Year Calendar
The calendar will be updated routinely to include more detailed events as our new school year approaches. Please check back frequently for additions.
important beginning dates for the 2018 - 2019 school year
August 6 - August 10
- No After School Clubs during 1st Week of School
- Last day to submit Afterschool Club Selections
August 10 - (4:30pm - 5:30pm)
- High School Award Ceremony
- First Day of After School Club
August 28 - (6:00pm - 7:30pm)
- Pre-K - 2nd Grade Curriculum Night
August 29 - (6:00pm - 7:30pm)
- 3rd - 5th Grade Curriculum Night
August 30 - (6:00pm - 7:30pm)
- Middle & High School Curriculum Night
school hours and bell schedule for 2018 - 2019 year
Click the picture below to view the 2018 - 2019 Bell Schedule
Be sure to get your uniform from Lands' End!
FSA will continue the partnership withthrough the 2018 – 2019 school year to supply school uniforms. It is never too early to start thinking about the things you will need to start the new school year. Follow the link to start your uniform order today.
You also have the option of going to Sears department store to try on the uniform pieces and then visit the in-store kiosk to have the logo put on the uniforms.
BELOW ARE THE REQUIRED UNIFORM PIECES THAT PRE-K THROUGH 8TH GRADE STUDENTS MUST HAVE:
1) Red Polo shirt with school logo
2) *Shoes that follow the uniform guidelines (see below).
3) Black or brown belt (to be worn with all shorts and pants that have belt loops)
4) P.E. athletic shirt & shorts/pants mandatory for grades 6-12, optional for grades 4-5
*Shoes that meet the uniform guidelines have been added to the FSAPS Land’s End uniform options. These particular shoes are not required, but shoes worn to school DO need to meet the uniform guidelines.
High school uniforms are slightly different from the younger grades 1) oxford button down shirts are required 2) there is an option for red sweaters and jackets for high school students only. 3) P.E. athletic shirt and shorts/pants are mandatory 4) See bottom chart for all high school specifications
FOR A FULL LIST OF UNIFORM GUIDELINES AND OPTIONS CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW
Kindergarten & 7th Grade Immunizations for
2018 - 2019 School Year
Please note that rising K and 7th grade students need additional immunizations to attend school in August.
Please see below, and check with your child's doctor over the summer
SAFE RIDE SOLUTIONS - STUDENT TRANSPORTATION
Safe Ride Solutions is a premier transportation company providing transportation services to school-aged children, blind, disabled and senior citizens. They pick up and drop off elementary, middle, and high school students from home to school, summer camps, local events, sleepovers, birthdays, field trips, medical appointments and any other location requested by the parents. The company is owned and operated by Paris Mock, a Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Georgia with 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Paris also has a background in information technology and has leveraged that expertise to integrate technology with passenger safety. We service both Fulton and Gwinnett counties including surrounding communities. Currently these company server several of our students. For more information, please check: https://saferidesolutions.org/about-us/
If your child will be absent please send an email to email@example.com on the morning of the absence.
For full attendance policies please see the student handbook.
reminder: safe driving on campus
Please remember that the speed limit is 15 mph on the school campus and there is a stop sign at both the entrance and exit. We have had some instances where people tend to drive a little too fast and don't make complete stops at the stop signs.
In an effort to keep our students safe, please remember to drive the 15 mph speed limit while on campus and please make complete stops at both the entrance and exit stop signs. Also, please be mindful of the staff members directing traffic.
Check out our sideline store for great deals on fsa apparel and accessories
The site allows the user to select the item, color, logo, and team whether it be academic or athletic; even different sayings! The possibilities are endless! There is everything from cotton shirts to Dri-Fit Nike or UA workout shirts! Any type of apparel you can think of, it has! I want to thank Coleson Randall, FSA's Athletic Director, on all of his hard work on bringing this site to fruition!
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Spring 2018 STEAM Expo
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aftercare hours reminder
Parents, please be reminded that After - School Care is provided every day from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm for a fee of $15.00 per day or $200.00 for the month. We ask that parents pick up any remaining students by 6:00 pm, and no later, as the school closes at 6:00pm. Sometimes our Academic Teams will stay later, but these students are not considered to be in After-Care. There are also sometimes outside organizations that use our facility for sports events, so it may look like there are still plenty of people here, but these more often than not, do not include aftercare students. Thank you for your understanding.
Home Visits - A Fun Way to meet your teachers!
Home visits are a casual way for your child to spend time with his/her teacher in the comfort of their home. Teachers enjoy having a chance to see children in this comfortable environment, doing whatever makes them most happy and spend time with children and their parents outside of a regular school day.
Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with some suggested dates/times, as well as your students' name(s) and homeroom assignments. Ms. Unal will be in touch to confirm final details.
FSAConnect mobile App
We are happy to inform you that now you can check fsaconnect by mobile app.
Here is how you can access the app:
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
The links can also be found at the bottom of your connect page by the other social media links.
A pop-up banner will appear on top of the screen when users access the school connect on their mobile devices.
Site link: https://fsaconnect.fultonscienceacademy.org
Username: fsaconnect username
Password: fsaconnect password
PLEASE SIGN UP FOR REMIND, OUR SCHOOL NOTIFICATION APPlication
JOIN FSAPS REMIND HERE: https://www.remind.com/join/fsaps
We have created a remind account to keep our community informed and up-to-date with what is happening at our school.
By joining "FSAPS remind," you will receive messages via push notifications, SMS, or e-mail. We recommend SMS option for our families and students.
We will use this tool as an addition to other communication portals we use at our school to keep our families apprised of what's happening at Fulton Science Academy. Thank you.
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.