Fulton Science Academy

ACCREDITED AND STEM CERTIFIED COLLEGE PREP GIFTED SCHOOL

Week of April 22, 2019


PRINCIPAL'S CORNER


Dear Students, Faculty, and Parents,


With just over 4 weeks left of school, we have a lot happening here at FSA!


Last week was a busy one for our Middle School Tennis Teams as they won the State Championship in the GICAA Middle School Tennis Tournament in Rome, GA! After winning the golf championship, and a championship in track last week, this is our third state championship in athletics this year! Way to go to our amazing athletes and our amazing coaches and Athletic Director!


Spring MAP Testing began today and will continue through the rest of this week and into next week. You can see the full testing schedule below! Make sure your student gets plenty of rest the night before their exam and come to school having had a substantial breakfast!


Our 5th through 7th grade students will be heading to Washington DC this Friday for another awesome end of year trip! Students will have the chance to visit many iconic places like the Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museum, National Harbor, United States Capitol, and the White House just to name a few! Make sure to read further below about our most recent trip to San Francisco.


Don't forget that the STEAM Video Contest Submission Deadline has been moved to the end of this month! If you are wanting to compete, there is still time to get your video submission in! Check the link below to submit your video.


Don't miss a thing! Make sure to read through all the way!


Did you miss our rising 6th grade presentation last week? No need to worry. Just click the button below that says "Rising 6th Grade Presentation" to see what all there is to expect when entering Middle School at FSA!

Mission

To establish an educational framework designed to achieve the highest academic results and instill enduring strength of character by leveraging innovation and STEAM curriculums for college preparedness and lifelong student success.


Vision

Fulton Science Academy Private School envisions to be a nationally ranked and recognized school for pre-K through 12th grade, serving advanced and gifted student populations committed to academic success, civic responsibility, global citizenship, and high ethical values within a safe environment that celebrates diversity and is nurtured by the collaborative efforts of its stakeholders and the broader community.

With Warmest Regards,


Kenan Sener,

Principal

What's in This Issue:
  • MAP Testing Schedule
  • Mustang News for Monday, April 22
  • D.I. Team Technological Ducks is hosting a Pizza Sale THIS FRIDAY April 26th!
  • FSA's International Night is THIS SUNDAY!
  • The Mustang Players Present 'Typecast' (A one act play)
  • FSA GIRLS AND BOYS TENNIS TEAMS WIN THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE GICAA TENNIS TOURNAMENT!
  • FSA Students Accepted to GMEA District V Honor Jazz Band
  • FSA 8TH GRADER, SETH DE LA PENA WINS THE PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD IN GEORGIA
  • FSA 7th Grader Medha N. is getting the word out for Access Life America's Gold Ribbon Strides
  • Thank You From D.I. Team Savage 7
  • San Francisco Trip
  • Elementary School MATH LEAGUE CONTEST – sign up required using link (Last Day to Sign Up is April 23)
  • And More!

Don't Forget that MAP Testing starts this week!

Make sure that students are in class on time and come to school having had a substantial breakfast and plenty of rest the night before. Please see the full schedule for MAP testing below.

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Mustang News; Monday April 22, 2019

https://youtu.be/_Wh-MuJg-Xs

quote of the week

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Counseling Corner

Elementary Counseling Corner


The Character Ed Trait of the Month for April is Tolerance. Tolerance is sympathy or indulgence for beliefs or practices differing from or conflicting with one's own.

middle & High School counseling corner


This past weekend, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit UC Berkeley and Stanford University in California. One of the greatest things about visiting those sites was realizing how amazing the campuses are. I hear the names of those colleges over and over again, but now I have a new respect for those institutions. Honestly, it makes me wish I tried harder in high school! These nicer universities open up a world of opportunity with their resources. Think about it: the best of the best are here- students, teachers, programs, etc. It makes it all that more competitive, but also exciting. Here’s one way to think about it- imagine trying to build a house. If you don’t have all the tools, the process is harder and you might have to compromise of how grand the house is. If you have all the tools, it makes the building process easier and your final product will be even more refined. Going to a highly ranked school is important for reasons beyond just the name and reputation. WHY is it so prestigious? What do they offer? Visiting different colleges may give you something to strive for. When I was younger, I didn’t understand the point of visiting colleges. Aren’t they all pretty similar? NOPE. In the Professionalism Workshop, I talked about things to consider with the college exploration process. To summarize, here’s the items I covered: Type of institution (public, private, vocational), School Size, Location & Housing options, Majors, Learning Environment, Extracurriculars, Academic Credit (AP, IB), Tuition and Scholarship options, Support options, Diversity, Career Planning (internships, co-ops, career fairs), Ranking- one of the biggest factors, and School Climate. There’s so many things to consider when picking a college. This decision should be made with a lot of care and consideration. Afterall, college is just the next step, not the final step. Assuming you’re not planning to transfer, the college you pick is the next 4 years of your life. Start planning NOW.

April Calendar

APRIL 2019

Monday, April 22 - Tuesday, April 23: Reading MAP Testing (K-8)

Wednesday, April 24: Math MAP Testing (1-5)

Thursday, April 25: Math MAP Testing (1-8)

Thursday, April 25: Atlanta Botanical Gardens Field Trip (Kindergarten)

Thursday, April 25: Red Cross Presentation for High School (2:40pm - 3:15pm)

Friday, April 26: Math MAP Testing (6-8)

Friday, April 26: Earth Day Balloon (PreK - 5)

Friday, April 26: Etowah Indian Mounds Field Trip (2nd Grade)

Friday, April 26 - Sunday, April 28: Washington DC Trip (5 - 7)

Saturday, April 27: AP Mock Exams

  • 8:00am AP Chem AP Mock Exam
  • 8:00am AP Lang AP Mock Exam
  • 12:00pm AP Bio AP Mock Exam
  • 12:00pm AP Physics AP Mock Exam

Sunday, April 28: AP Mock Exams

  • AP Calc Mock Exam 8:00am
  • AP Stats Mock Exam 12:00pm

Sunday, April 28: International Night (4:00pm - 7:00pm)

Sunday, April 28: Autism Speaks Walk - Atlanta (details to come)

Monday, April 29 - Tuesday, April 30: Science MAP Testing (3-8)

Monday, April 29 - Tuesday, April 30: Math MAP Testing (Kindergarten)

Tuesday, April 30: Professional Speaker Series Presents; Robert Hiller

Saturday, May 4:

  • 8:00am AP Chem AP Mock Exam
  • 8:00am AP Calc AP Mock Exam
  • 12:00pm AP Stat Mock Exam

Saturday, May 4: Spring Fling (More info to come)

Sunday, May 5:

  • 12:00pm AP Physics Mock AP Exam

SCHOOL BELL SCHEDULE

Parents, you may use this link as a quick reference to your student's bell schedule.


2018 - 2019 FSA BELL SCHEDULE


Parents, please remember that 1st Period for Elementary Students begins at 7:40am and 1st Period for Middle and High School Students begins at 8:00am. Students should be IN CLASS by these times.

FSA Academic Bowl Team Advances to Nationals

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On April 20, 2019 seventh grade students Weston B., Noah D., Richard K., Sanjana K., and Peter S. competed in the 2019 Georgia Academic Bee and Bowl against 36 teams at RIver Trail Middle School in Johns Creek. None of these students had ever entered an Academic Bowl nor practiced together as a team; They entered this competition with a major disadvantage, but exited victorious!


This win qualifies the team to compete at the 2019 US Academic Bowl and US History Bowl this summer in Chicago. Weston B. also competed individually in the Academic Bee and will advance to compete at Nationals in this event as well.


Richard K. commented about the anticipated national competition, "Am I ready now? NO! Shall I be ready in June? Yes!"


Sanjana K. stated, "It was a fantastic experience and I would love to do it again."


These students would like to thank their teachers and coaches from various teams such as Science Olympiad, Math, Robotics and History. Their success was a culmination of the background knowledge learned not only in the classroom at FSA, but also from the various after school academic opportunities which equipped these students with the skills to win.

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FSA GIRLS AND BOYS TENNIS TEAMS WIN THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE GICAA TENNIS TOURNAMENT!

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Both our middle school girls and boys tennis teams won the State Championship in the GICAA Middle School Tennis Tournament in Rome, GA! This is our inaugural year for Tennis. Congratulations to these wonderful students, Coach Wang, and Athletic Director Alex Ayres for this wonderful achievement! After winning the golf championship, and a championship in track last week, this is our third state championship in athletics this year! Way to go!
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FSA Students Accepted to GMEA District V Honor Jazz Band

FSA Middle School students Fayo A., Lucas H., and Anay R. have been accepted to the GMEA District V Honor Jazz Band! These students will rehearse jazz music for 10 hours over the course of 2 days, and then will perform an exciting jazz set at the end. Please be sure to come out to Chattahoochee High School on May 4th at 4pm to hear these extremely talented students perform!
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FSA 8TH GRADER, SETH DE LA PENA WINS THE PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD IN GEORGIA

https://youtu.be/oeHvE4sEDFs

FSA's International Night is THIS SUNDAY and we need your help!

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We are still looking for more volunteers to help make this event the best it can be!

Check out the Sign up links below for Student Volunteers and Parent Volunteers!


For Student Volunteers we are still looking for:

  • Pre-Event Set Up
  • Stage Managers
  • Immigration table/Check-in
  • Emcee
  • Prize Table
  • Post-Event break down


For Adult Volunteers we are still looking for:

  • Pre-Event Cafeteria setup
  • Immigration table/Check-in

  • Prize Table

  • Photographers

  • Post Event Break Down


To see the detailed list of these positions including description and how many people are needed in each role, please check the links below.

Remember, WE NEED YOUR HELP to make this event successful!



Adults:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49a4a628abfa7-international

Students:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c49a4a628abfa7-international1

The Mustang Players Present 'Typecast' (A one act play)

On Thursday and Friday evening of this week, The Mustang Players will present "Typecast," a one-act comedy revolving around a middle-school play production in which all the roles have been mixed up. The shy and quiet girl ends up playing Prince Charming. The Stage Manager ends up with the leading role. The soccer coach--after a bizarre string of events--ends up directing. Through the course of the production, these characters are forced from their comfort zones, and in the process, end up learning about themselves. Join us for an evening of humor and insight. This production is free to all students, faculty, staff, and community members.


Dates: Thursday, April 25th, at 6:30 p.m. and Friday, April 26th, at 6:30 p.m.

FSA 7th Grader Medha N. is getting the word out for Access Life America's Gold Ribbon Strides

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FSA 7th grader Medha N. is supporting and trying to get people out to participate in the Accesslife America organization for the Run/Walk event Gold Ribbon Strides! The event will take place on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 8:00am - 10:00am at Webb Bridge Park.

Gold Ribbon Strides FUN 5K walk/run event in Alpharetta, Georgia. The funds raised through this competition helps kids battling Cancer.

Thank You From D.I. Team Savage 7

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the D.I. Savage 7 Bake Sale for raising funds to attend the Global Competition in May! The team will also be holding a fundraiser tomorrow at Chipotle at 10910 Haynes Bridge Road in Alpharetta between 4:00pm - 8:00pm. For more information, check out the flyer below.

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D.I. Team Technological Ducks is hosting a Pizza Sale THIS FRIDAY April 26th!

FRIDAY APRIL 26

2:30pm - 5:00pm


For more details, please read further below!

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Click Here To Make Your Online Order

Supplies will be limited if ordered the day of

BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!


Make sure to keep an eye on our Newsletters and Social media for more details coming up on D.I. Team Technological Ducks, Movie Night ON MAY 3rd! Information coming soon!

San Francisco Trip

The End of Year San Francisco trip was fun and educational for our 8th grade and High School students.

They visited two of the top colleges in the country. Stanford and University of California. The Science & Art Museum Exploratorium and Computer History museums engaged our students with their hands-on activities and exhibitions. Students had chance to see major touristic locations and taste some of the amazing and culturally diverse cuisine that California had to offer. They are all looking for the next end of year trip!

Elementary School MATH LEAGUE CONTEST – sign up required using link (Last Day to Sign Up is April 23)

Dear parents of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students,

Please fill out this form if you would like your child to participate in 2019 Math League Contest for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students that will be held at FSA Campus on Friday May 3rd at 4:30 pm. It will last around an hour.

These are some of the first math contests many students will compete in--and the most fun with math they've ever had! All of the questions cover basic 4th and 5th grade topics, including: properties of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, time and calendar questions, shapes, perimeter, money, basic ratio and percent, rounding numbers, remainders, integers, and more. These contests challenge students to show their understanding of basic principles through numerical and word problems that encourage an open, flexible approach to problem solving. These contests are provided for intraschool competition, and come with certificates of merit for your school's high scoring students.

CONTEST FORMAT: Each contest consists of 30 multiple-choice questions that you can do in 30 minutes. On each 3-page contest, the questions on the 1st page are generally straightforward, those on the 2nd page are moderate in difficulty, and those on the 3rd page are more difficult. The 4th and 5th grade contests are for use in each school or district. Since results are not used for interschool comparisons, they do not enclose a score report form.

***Please note that some exceptional 3rd grade students may register and they will be taking 4th grade contest.

SAMPLE MATH LEAGUE CONTESTS
It may be a challenging contest and sometimes this may be demotivating for some students. You may find sample math league contests at your child’s grade level and solutions to it in the link below.
http://www.mathleague.com/index.php/annualcontestinformation/samplecontests

WHO SHOULD SIGN UP?
Please check with your student some sample questions before signing up your child. Students who like and enjoy challenging math problems, math team students, or students who are in advanced math class may sign up.

WHEN and WHERE?
Date: Friday May 3rd @ 4:30 pm in media center
Where: FSAPS Media Center

If you sign up for Math League contest, we kindly ask you to mark your calendars. Please don't schedule anything else on Friday, May 3rd from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

HOW TO SIGN UP?

Please use link below to sign up for math league contest. Including math team students, anyone who would like to participate must fill in the form and sign up latest by April 23rd Tuesday.

https://forms.gle/EPMEcVGzmr2mURcY8

For more information, please visit http://www.themathleague.com/.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Mrs. Duzyol
sduzyol@fultonscienceacademy.org

2019 Mini-Mathletes Tournament at Milton High School for 4th & 5th graders

Any student enrolled in 4th or 5th grade can participate at this tournament individually. All you need to do is to print the attached form & return to Ms. Duzyol by April 29th at the latest – you can also drop it at the front desk.

· Please make sure to enclose 10$ registration fee check or cash along with the registration form. (or 13$ If you would like pizza; if not, please make sure to bring lunch)

Date of Mini-Mathletes Tournament: Saturday May 11th, 2019

Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Location: Milton High School Cafeteria

Registration: 10$ per student (13$ includes pizza lunch)

Schedule for May 11th Saturday:

9:30 – 10:00am – Check-In

10:15 – 11:15am – First Test

11:20 – 11:30am – Refreshments

11:30 – 12:30pm – Second Test

12:30 – 1:00pm – Lunch (Pizza)

1:10 – 1:45pm – Math Carnival Games

2:00 – 2:30pm – Awards Ceremony

ASD Presentation for Middle School Students

Vihan Karnala, a 10th grader at Milton High School is working on a volunteering project called "Autism Spectrum Disorder and how we can help as a Society". We would like to invite you for a quick lecture at Fulton Science Academy to share the challenges and struggles faced by ASD families and in what way the society can help in spreading more awareness, acceptance and lowering social stigma associated with ASD.

IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR INCOMMING 7TH GRADERS & KINDERGARTEN:

A Message From Nurse Amy

This is to remind you of the importance of getting your son or daughter vaccinated before they go back to school this fall. Vaccines are the best way you can protect your child from a number of serious diseases, including meningococcal disease, and cancers caused by HPV, and whooping cough.


As you are making your back-to-school checklist for your preteen, I encourage you to make sure your sons and daughters get all the vaccines that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends for them at ages 11 and 12. Schedule an appointment today for your child to receive all of the vaccines they need for the best protection. CDC, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the National Association for School Nurses all agree that your preteen needs the following vaccines:

  • Meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MenACWY) protects against some of the bacteria that cause meningococcal disease and meningitis. While not very common, these are very serious illnesses and death can occur in as little as 48 hours. Your child will need a booster shot at age 16 to continue providing protection into the late teens/early 20’s.

  • HPV vaccine protects against the infections that can cause HPV cancer. HPV infection is very common and causes more than 31,000 cases of cancer each year in the Unites States; that’s one case of cancer diagnosed every 17 minutes. Both boys and girls should complete the HPV vaccine series before age 13. Preteens need two doses of HPV vaccine, given six to twelve months apart. If you wait, your child may need three doses over six months.

  • One dose of Tdap vaccine as a booster is for continued protection against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough). This vaccine keeps preteens healthy and prevents spread of pertussis to babies who are too young to be protected by vaccination.

  • Preteens and teens should also get the flu vaccine every year, ideally by the end of October if possible.


The State of Georgia requires the Meningococcal (MCV4), and a Tdap (booster) vaccines be done for school entry; to learn more about state immunization requirements, go to: www.immunize.org/laws.


To learn more about adolescent vaccines, please visit CDC’s website for parents about vaccines for children at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents, or you can visit www.middleschoolhealth.org for the Middle School Health Starts Here website.

FSA sports banquet coming soon

Save the dates have been shared with all student athletes. The FSA planning committee is hard at work on the 2019 second annual sport banquet. This event is open to all FSA athletes and family members. An invitation with details on the cost, dress code and other aspects of the event will be coming soon. But mark your calendars for May18th from 5 to 8 pm. LAst year in its debut close to 40 athletes were honored. This year there will be close to 100. Including some champions in our midst.

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FSA High School Students are collecting Donations for "Hunger has no Religion"

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With April being national month for volunteering two FSA students Ashi Jain and Serene Haque have embarked on a service project to assist where they can. There is a large amount of people who are affected by homelessness. As this number rises daily there is a scarcity of resources.

Following a presentation to high school in the professional speaker series, two 9th graders decided to lend a hand. They have started a hygiene product drive here at FSA for Hunger Has No Religion, an organization dedicated to fight homelessness in Atlanta. The main purpose of the organisation is to provide homeless people with hygiene care packages to them. Donny Edwards, the founder if Hunger Has No Religion, visited our school recently and enlightened us about the gravity of homelessness and why we should all come together to help. We need your help to collect items such as soap, toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and deodorant. Each item collected goes a long way to provide essential and basic hygiene to one who does not have access to this vital necessity. Please donate to this worthy cause as there is no greater satisfaction or overwhelming feeling as the feeling of pleasure and earnest gratitude that is expressed by the people that need us.

Autism Speaks Walk; Join the FSA Team

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The Autism Speaks community is built on the love of parents, grandparents, children, siblings, friends, relatives, and support providers. On Sunday, April 28th, Fulton Science Academy will participate in the Autism Speaks Walk. Together, we add even more power to the love that is changing the lives of thousands of people affected by autism. Please click the link to donate or join the FSA team today: http://act.autismspeaks.org/site/TR?team_id=94186&pg=team&fr_id=4273&et=j7wJWml-3QNgjfbGvGfHlA&s_tafId=14722


Click below to view the team page for Fulton Science Academy!

http://act.autismspeaks.org/site/TR?team_id=94186&pg=team&fr_id=4273&et=j7wJWml-3QNgjfbGvGfHlA&s_tafId=14722

Atlanta Figure Skating Club Presents; Rockin' Ice Radio



FSA Students Anna and Nathan Detwiler and Violet and Vera Ee would like to invite everyone to come out to the Spring Ice Show at The Cooler on Westside Parkway, just 2 miles south of the school. They will be performing along side current National Champion Alyssa Liu under professional lighting and sound in a fun two hour show for the whole family, April 27th and 28th. Please see attached flyer for all the details, tickets are available online or at the door.
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Senior Letters!

Within the school, we will offer students the chance to write their seniors a parting Senior Letter.


This opportunity is not exclusive to students and faculty as we want to extend this to outside individuals as well. Seniors letters will be distributed to the students in May before graduation.


Ms. Agha will have envelopes to place your letter if you need one.


To send a letter for your senior, you can give it to Ms. Agha or mail it to:

[Senior Name] - Senior Letter

3035 Fanfare Way

Alpharetta, GA 30009

4TH ANNUAL FULTON SCIENCE ACADEMY S.T.E.A.M. VIDEO CONTEST

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Dear Students, Faculty, and Parents,


We are pleased to announce FSA's 4th Annual S.T.E..A.M. Video Contest.


EXCITING TIMES! Once again, we will have a Red Carpets Award Show with fun activities and surprises to celebrate our student's skills in different areas of movie making.


The new Video Submission Deadline is April 30th


Follow this link to submit your video https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeraCX0JrLbGbj_nWaGvtZtxR_mjpEN-HnRAdRzPLOjGcZwTg/viewform

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQT8b1kaiIY

Don't Forget to Sign Up for One or More of the Amazing Summer Camps Being Offered at FSA for Summer 2019

STEAM SUMMER CAMP:


Fulton Science Academy S.T.E.A.M Camp provides fun hands on activities in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics to develop new skills, expand creative thinking, and foster team building and new friendship.

OPEN TO ALL GEORGIA ADVANCED AND GIFTED STUDENTS IN 1ST GRADE THROUGH 8TH GRADE

FSA S.T.E.A.M. Camp is taught by award winning staff, occurs in an easy one week day camp format, and is designed to be both fun and full of learning!

Activities include Math Games, Hands-On Science, Multi-Media Art Projects, Robotics, Computer Programming and 3D Animation.

Campers are divided into grade levels to better tailor activities, instruction, supervision, and content for a more engaging and fun experience!

Dates:

  • June 10 – June 14 or
  • June 17 – June 21

Click the Below Link for Registration:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxC8kCOyGBhS84GftVY8i468DPU5jUyTcd3zyA-STI2QBRzA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Camp fee: $375

Checks: Payable to Fulton Science Academy.

You can mail your checks to FSA at 3035 Fanfare Way, Alpharetta, GA, 30009.

Cash/Credit: You can stop by the front office for your payment.

Tel: 678 366 2555 ext:100

If you have any questions, please contact to Mr. Turan at nturan@fultonscienceacademy.org

SAT MATH / SAT VERBAL SUMMER CAMPS


SAT Verbal

Fulton Science Academy SAT Summer Camp is designed to help students prepare for the rigors of taking the SAT College Board test. We will identify and implement test taking strategies using prerequisite knowledge to increase student performance in the area of English Language Arts. This includes reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills.

SAT Math

SAT Math camp is designed to prepare students for the math section of the SAT. Students will be trained on SAT Math concepts from pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry on top of exploring a systematic fashion of mastering techniques used on the SAT Math Exam. SAT Math Camp is envisioned to equip students with a variety of questioning styles seen on the SAT in addition to cultivate & strengthen their problem solving skills besides their math skills.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

· Pencil and eraser

· Small binder

· Calculator (Scientific or preferably TI-84 Plus CE Graphing Calculator

OPEN TO ALL GEORGIA ADVANCED AND GIFTED STUDENTS IN 6th GRADE THROUGH 12th GRADE

Dates:

June 10 – June 14 (SAT Math)

June 17 – June 21 (SAT Verbal)

Location:

Fulton Science Academy

3035 Fanfare Way, Alpharetta, GA, 30009.

Click the Below Link for Registration:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSevEf12zniesuhGxOx-UGjUVnJzwX6sUC208gjk_Xtc2oxr5g/viewform?usp=sf_link

Camp fee: $750

Checks: Payable to Fulton Science Academy.

You can mail your checks to FSA at 3035 Fanfare Way, Alpharetta, GA, 30009.

Cash/Credit: You can stop by the front office for your payment.

3035 Fanfare Way, Alpharetta, GA, 30009.

Tel: 678 366 2555 ext:100

If you have any questions, please contact to Mr. Turan at nturan@fultonscienceacademy.org

KIDS4CODING SUMMER CAMP


Kids 4 Coding propels kids to Tech Readiness through innovative, hands-on projects and challenges. Students gain an edge in STEM by learning to create and code games, mobile apps, electronics, websites, robots, drones, and more using top programming languages like Python and JavaScript.

Please use the links below to see different class offerings, pricing information, and registration:

1/2 Day Offerings at FSA

https://www.kids4coding.com/alpharetta-fsa-half-day

Full Day Offerings at FSA

https://www.kids4coding.com/alpharetta-fsa-full-day

Dates:

June 3 – June 7

June 10 – June 14

June 17 – June 21

June 24 – June 28

July 8 – July 12

SHAPING MINDS SUMMER CAMP


If you are searching for an awesome Summer Camp for kids in the Metro Atlanta, GA area, then you have come to the right place! Our summer camp is perfect for active kids who love to have fun participating in exciting sports activities!

Dates:

May 27 – May 31

June 3 – June 7

June 10 – June 14

June 17 – June 21

June 24 – June 28

July 1 – July 5

July 8 – July 12

Register using the Link Below:

https://www.mystudio.academy/e/?=4707958323/2696/47892///1549383574

E2 YOUNG ENGINEERS SUMMER CAMP


Packages:

  • Full Day (8:30AM – 4:30PM); $399/week; (2 snacks provided; Student gets own lunch)
  • Half Day (8:30AM – 12:30PM); $195/week; (1 snack provided; Dismissal before lunch)

Each day, children participate in a variety of enriching activities classified in 4 themes. Children will enjoy STEM educational experience, build motorized Lego® models, conduct science experiments, programming robots, gaming, and do creative art work.

Dates:

Superheros: June 3 – June 7

Candy: Jun 10 – Jun 14


REGISTRATION LINKS:

Direct Registration Link:

Super Heroes Theme Camp – June 3-7:

https://zohosecurepay.com/checkout/3vpkykj-8jl4o8pwe8gus/FSASTEM--RoboticsSUPER-HEROESHalf-Day

https://zohosecurepay.com/checkout/rb5d0dy-bc28ebdgsbz4n/FSASTEM--RoboticsSUPER-HEROESFull-Day

Candy Theme Camp – June 10-14:

https://zohosecurepay.com/checkout/8f1srsb-qbh7oq96gruu4/FSASTEM--RoboticsCANDY-THEMEHalf-Day

https://zohosecurepay.com/checkout/mb2595r-781sq7kjlbxwi/FSASTEM--RoboticsCANDY-THEMEFull-Day

Website Link:

http://northatlanta.e2youngengineers.com/summercamp/

BIOIGNITE SUMMER CAMP


The BioIgnite Design Summer Camp teaches about exciting BioSTEM topics such asBiomedical Imaging, NeuroEngineering, Biomechanics, and Regenerative Medicine. An afternoon design studio teaches students all about the engineering design process and takes them through designing their own prosthetic prototype.

Dates:

June 24June 28

For Pricing and Registration, Please click this link:

https://www.bioignite.org/upcoming-events/bioignite-summer-camp-at-fulton-science-academy-alpharetta/

WEALTHY HABITS SUMMER CAMP


Are you looking for a program that is both fun and educational?

Our 5-day summer camps focus on what students are most interested in while providing a strong foundation of MONEY BASICS.

Wealthy Habits camps aren’t focused on whether a student can memorize the information and pass a test, but on changing their attitude towards managing their current and future finances while providing them with the ambition to learn more even after they have left camp.

Dates:

June 3 – June 7

June 10 – June 14

For pricing and registration, please click this link;

https://wealthyhabits.org/programs/camps/

2019 - 2020 school year calendar

Please note that we have published our 2019 - 2020 Calendar on our School Website as well if you would like to print it.

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FSA Sideline Store

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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 and so much more!

CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR SIDELINE STORE

SMART TUITION

SMART TUITION ACCOUNT

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

Email: akurt@fultonscienceacademy.org

Home Visits; A Great Activity for Your Student, No Matter Their Grade Level!

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.

Here is some feedback from our parents:

  • “Early in the school year, a group of teachers took the time to come to our home to meet us and discuss the school program with us. That event brought us back to the time in which schooling was a true partnership between parent and teacher and reaffirmed in our minds that FSA truly cares about the development of our children”
  • “We even had two teachers visit us at our home. They were a pleasure to meet and we could clearly see how much they enjoy teaching students.”
  • “Thank you very much for your visit and the chocolates yesterday. We enjoyed having you over very much. I also want to thank you for turning math from the most complicated and somewhat scary subject into one of our most favorites.”
  • “We all enjoyed your visit last night to our home. It was such a pleasure to informally get to know both of you. My son thought it was really cool that two teachers came to his house. He talked about it the whole way to school this morning in carpool. Personally, I admire the dedication you both have for your jobs. It makes a big difference in a student’s attitude toward school. Your visit left no doubt in my mind that FSA was the right decision for my son.”
  • “I just wanted to write on behalf of my husband and I and thank you for visiting our child. He loved having you both come and visit. We appreciate the level of caring and attention that you have consistently shown our family. It is rare to see such a dedication from teachers for their jobs. We can tell that you love teaching and you care for our children. Thank you for visiting our child when he was not feeling well.”


How can I schedule a home visit?

Very simple.

To schedule an elementary school home visit: Simply email junal@fultonscienceacademy.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.


To schedule a middle or high school school home visit: Simply email sduman@fultonscienceacademy.org with some suggested dates/times, as well as your students' name(s) and homeroom assignments. Mr. Duman will be in touch to confirm final details.


Depending on our teacher’s availability, at least two teachers will be together to visit our students and parents at their homes. The best times to schedule a home visit are weekdays after 5:00 pm, and anytime during the weekends, except Sunday mornings. For any questions you have about this program, send an e-mail to homevisit@fultonscienceacademy.org

Attendance Matters!


Please remember that

Middle and High School Students have College Guidance and Enrichment

from 2:40pm - 3:15pm.

It is very important that students do not miss this time of their school day.


Parents and High School Students, please remember that first dismissal for High School Students is not until 3:15. High School students should not walk out of the building for dismissal until 3:15pm.


If your child will be absent please send an email to attendance@fultonscienceacademy.org

on the morning of the absence.


For full attendance policies please see the student handbook.

School Medicine Policy 2018 - 2019 (Includes FAQ)

OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS

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.

PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS

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:

  • Student’s Name

  • Name of the medication

  • Dosage

  • 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.


Parents, please remind your students that if they are feeling unwell that they need to first visit the clinic and be assessed by our school nurse, who will then call you in the event that the student should go home. Students should not use their phones during the school day to contact parents.


FAQ:

  • Does the school provide medications?

No. The school does not provide medication. The student's parent or guardian must bring the student's medicine to the front office or school clinic, along with an "Authorization to Give Medication" Form.

  • May the parent/guardian bring and give medications to their student?

Yes, a parent/guardian may come to school and give their child medication. Parents should still follow the visitor sign in procedures.

  • Where can I find Authorization Forms?

Authorization forms can be found at the front desk or school clinic.

  • Why do I need a doctor's health care provider's note for adult strength over-the-counter medication when my health care provider has told me it is appropriate for my student's weight (or condition)?

The school nurse wants to protect your child and must follow guidelines for dosage recommended by the manufacturer.

  • How do students get their medications during after school hours?

The principal, along with administration and the school nurse will determine by whom and how medication will be secured and administered during after school hours.

  • Why do medications have to be in the original container?

The original container provides information from the manufacturer about over-the-counter medications, including the name of the medication, the proper dose, how the medication should be given, how often the medication should be given, possible side effects, and when the medication is no longer effective (an expiration date.)

The original prescription container includes the name of the medication, the patient's name, the prescribing licensed health care provider, the proper dose, how and when it should be given, when the medication expires, and the pharmacy where the medication was purchased. All of this information is necessary for the school nurse to administer medication in a safe manner.

  • What if my child's medication or dosage changes?

Parents/Guardians must inform the school nurse of any medication changes. New medication or different doses will not be given unless the parent completes a new medication form. The information on the prescription bottle label must match the new consent form.

  • Can my child take herbal medication at school?

No. Over-the-counter diet pills, vitamins, dietary supplements, including minerals or herbs will not be given.

  • May my child carry cough drops at school?

No. Cough-drops must be left in the clinic along with a completed "Authorization to Give Medication at School" Form.

  • May my child carry over the counter medication at school?

No. It must be left in the clinic along with and "Authorization to Give Medication at School" Form.

  • Can my child carry his/her Epipen, Insulin, or Asthma Inhaler at school?

Yes, students may carry inhalers and Epipens or insulin with a completed "Authorization to Carry Prescription Medication" Form. You can get this form from the school nurse.

  • Why is there a place for the health care provider to sign the authorization form for my child to carry their inhaler/epipen at school?

The health care provider's signature indicates that your child has been instructed on the proper use of their inhaler/Epipen and that your child is responsible for administering it to himself/herself without supervision.

  • Why do I have to have a prescription label on the inhaler/Epipen?

The prescription on the inhaler/epipen includes the child's name, how often it is to be used, and what dose is appropriate for your child. It is difficult to keep the label directly on the inhaler/epipen.

  • If I give my child Tylenol for a fever, can I still send them to school?

If the fever is more than 100.9 degrees F before you give them Tylenol, then your child cannot come to school. Your child may return to school when his/her temperature is below 101 degrees F without Tylenol or any other fever reducing medication for 24 hours, if s/he feels well and is not showing signs of illness.

  • If I give my child Tylenol for aches and pains can I still send them to school?

You child is welcome at school while taking Tylenol or any other over-the-counter medication for an injury, dental work, etc. However, if the medication is for a sore throat, earache or flu like symptoms, please keep them at home.

  • Why can't I put medicine in my child's lunch box if he/she has to take medicine at lunch?

Medication in a lunch box could be lost or taken by another child. If a staff member found the medication it could be considered an illegal drug with consequences according to the Code of Conduct. Medications must be brought to the front office or school clinic by parents/guardians in the original and properly labeled container.

  • If I treat my child for lice can I send them back to school the same day?
Yes. Please bring your child free of live lice back to the school nurse to be rechecked.
  • Why do I have to bring in a box top to verify lice treatment?
A box top from the product provides the School Nurse with the treatment type that was used and confirms that treatment was provided for the child since a prescription is not necessary.
  • How much time do I have to get to the school if the nurse calls me to pick up my child because he/she is sick?
You, or a person you designate, should arrive within one hour of being called. Most school clinics have an area where your child can rest for a short period of time. If your child has a fever of 104 degrees F or higher, you, or a person you designate must arrive as soon as possible.
  • How long will my child's over-the-counter medication be given at school?
Over-the-counter medication may be given with the parent/guardian permission as needed throughout the school year. A health care provider's note is required for over-the-counter medication that is given for more than 10 consecutive school days.
  • What happens to my child's medication at the end of the school year?
All medications not picked up by parents/guardians by the last day of school will be destroyed.
  • May my child share over-the-counter medication with another student?
No. Students may not share any medication, whether over-the-counter or prescription. Doing so could be a violation of the Student Code of Conduct and could also result in the student losing his/her privilege of carrying medication on his/her person.
  • Why should my child take the first dose of new medication at home?
We want your student back to school as soon as possible after an illness, diagnosis, or medication change. It is for the safety of your student that you observe him/her for any unsuspected reactions to a new medication and report it to the prescribing licensed health care provider.

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.

FSAConnect mobile App

Dear Parents,


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.

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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.

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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:

1- FSA YOUTUBE CHANNEL

https://www.youtube.com/user/FultonScienceAcademy

If you subscribe to our YouTube channel, you will receive notifications whenever we upload a new video.

2- FSA FACEBOOK PAGE

https://www.facebook.com/FultonScienceAcademyPrivateSchool/


Many of you already follow our Facebook page. If you are not yet connected, please “Like" our Facebook page.

3- FSA INSTAGRAM

https://www.instagram.com/fultonscienceacademy/

We post lots of pictures on our Instagram account. You will enjoy seeing new pictures every day.

4- FSA LINKEDIN

https://www.linkedin.com/company/fulton-science-academy-private-school

So many of you have LinkedIn accounts. To get news about our school on LinkedIn, simply follow our schools’s LinkedIn page.

5 –FSA TWITTER

https://twitter.com/fsaprivate

Twitter is a great way to get updated about school. Simply follow our school on Twitter to get recent tweets from our school.

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Fulton Science Academy Private School

INNOVATION, EXCELLENCE, CHARACTER

Serving Advanced and Gifted Students

Pre-K through High School