Weekly Parent Newsletter

May 17, 2021

Principal News

Dear SUPER School Families and Friends,


It is with mixed emotions that we share with you Debbie Garcia’s resignation as Head of School. Mrs. Garcia is committed to the current and future success of SUPER School as she intends to complete the school year and work with the team she has fostered in preparation for a new school leader to carry on this important work in the coming months. She will be relocating to the Denver, Colorado area with her family this summer.


Mrs. Garcia has served in a variety of roles during her 5 years of service to SUPER School. She began teaching in Indianapolis in 2009 as a Special Education teacher. Debbie took on the role of Assistant Principal in 2016 and continued as we became an IPS Innovation Network in 2018.

During her tenure as principal of SUPER School for the past year and a half, she has guided the students and teachers on a journey into academic rigor while maintaining social-emotional wellbeing. This has been no small task during the pandemic health crisis that impacted the world in unimaginable ways. She has led her team through technological issues and new health and safety practices to make e-learning and in-person learning possible when students needed it most.


Please join us as we express our sincerest gratitude and heartfelt desire for her continued success as Mrs. Garcia makes this transition. The SUPER School Board will hold her in high regard as we begin to search for a Head of School that shares her passion for student achievement. We will continue to place a high priority on the interests of our dedicated families, staff and community partners.


On behalf of the entire SUPER School Board, thank you for your support. Should you have any feedback, questions or concerns, please reach out to the school team or board as needed.

Sincerely,

Joe Gervase (Interim Board Chair)

SUPER School Board of Directors:


Stephanie Hickman, Ann Puckett-Harpold, Adena Vaughn, Brandon Yates, Steve Gillman, Khavoir Graham, Lori Taylor, and Joe Gervase

STUDENT DEVICES

We will be collecting all student devices and mifi's for the summer. We will begin checking them in the week of May 24th. Please make sure your student returns their computer or Ipad with their cord, charger and case as well as the mifi device if you had one. Please call the office with any questions or concerns.

CLICK THE BOX BELOW TO WATCH A VIDEO ABOUT KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP AND TO MEET PRINCIPAL GARCIA AND THE TEACHERS!

SUMMER SCHOOL JUNE 7-JUNE 25. HOURS FOR GRADES 3-7 ARE 8:30am-1pm

Crandall's Corner

Summer is just around the corner and the end of the school year is nearing....The last student day is June 3rd. Summer hours will be posted before the end of the year. I will have office hours in the summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-1pm if you are in need of enrollment information or would like to sign student(s) up for the 2021-22 school year. The next window for enrollment begins May 21st. All children who are 5 years old on or BEFORE October 1st can sign up for kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year. I am happy to help you or a family member sign up their child to SUPER School 19. You can call me directly at 317-419-9320 (cell).


SUPER School 19 has a brand new webpage with great information. It is located at www.superschool19.org. The website is still evolving and we are adding more information as the end of the year approaches. You are able to find information on: school hours, 2021-22 school year calendar, and you can read a bio and learn more about all of the SUPER school employess


If you need anything at all between now and the end of the school year or even over the summer please don't hesitate to contact me: foremaem@myips.org.

SUPER School Sports Jerseys

If you have a student who has played sports at SUPER school this year or last year please make sure to return your child's sports jersey to Ms. Johnson or the Front Office.

PLEASE UPDATE YOUR PARENT/GUARDIAN CONTACT INFORMATION

If you are a parent or guardian who has moved or had a change in phone numbers please contact the school at 317-226-4219 and update that information. It is very important that we have up to date information on our files in order to contact you or for your to receive our school wide phone calls. Thank you so much for your cooperation!

Enroll Indy 3rd Round Choice Applications Open May 21st

Friday, May 21st, 6am to Wednesday, Aug. 4th, 11pm

2020 Dawson Street

Indianapolis, IN

The Enroll Indy Choice Applications Third Round for the 2021-22 school year are open. It's not too late to secure your spot for SUPER School 19 today! You can apply online at www.enrollindy.org or by calling the Enroll Indy office at 317-426-3234. Be sure to guarantee your spot for your student today! If you have any questions about the enrollment process please contact Emily Crandall at foremaem@myips.org or by calling 317-418-9320 to speak directly to Emily Crandall.

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