Crater Lake Charter Academy

Weekly Newsletter 10/21 - 10/25

Parent Connection

Keeping our parents and students up to date is important for our school's success. We hope that you find this weekly newsletter helpful for what is happening on campus.


Check-out our Student Announcements by clicking HERE.

Important Dates and Info

Pumpkin patch field trip for K-5th Grade: October 21st from 12-1:30pm

Please click here if your student will join us.


College Night for ALL Middle/High School Students - Oregon Institute of Technology Oct 22nd 6:30pm at CLCA

We are offering an OIT College Night for you to learn more about the programs they have to offer and about college admissions in general.


CLCA School Board Meeting - Thursday, Oct 24 5:30pm


CLCA/LOGGER Tailgate Party - Friday, Oct 25 at 11am

Please join us as we tailgate for the last regular season CLCA/Logger Football Game. At noon we will be leaving to travel up to Butte Falls to watch the game.


Mt. Ashland Learn to Ski/Snowboard Program for 4th-8th Grade -

We are excited to announce that CLCA has teamed up with Mt. Ashland to provide a Ski and Learn After School Program. This program is designed to provide students the opportunity to learn and enjoy the sports of skiing or snowboarding. This program is offered to students who are 4-8th grade only. We will be holding a required Parent Night to discuss and answer additional questions on Wednesday, December 11th at 6pm.


Picture Retakes - October 28th


High School Homecoming Dance - Friday, November 1st 7-10pm at CLCA

All CLCA High School students 9-12th grade are welcome to join us for our 2019 Homecoming Dance. Currently, the themes for the dance and spirit week are being voted on by our students. The results will be out shortly.


Peanuts and other Nuts

For the safety of all of our students we ask that students do not bring any food that contains peanuts or nuts. Thank you!

CLCA Spotlight

We would like to introduce Mr. Thorne. Mr. Thorne is the Director of Instruction at Crater Lake Charter Academy. This is Mr. Thorne's 18th year in education. He spent the last 12 years working in the Eagle Point School District. He brings prior K-12 experience to CLCA and a passion for helping all students succeed. He is an avid Oregon Duck fan and in his down time enjoys spending time with his family. He is married with three children, and super excited to join the CLCA team.

K-2nd Grade with Ms. Hoque and Mrs. Waldon

Check Thursday folders for:

Pumpkin Patch Reminder

Picture Day pictures

Progress report


Please return Thursday Folder by Monday!


mobymax.com log in:

Username: first letter of first name and last name

Password: ep123456


Next week is our first week doing Wednesday lunch as our reward for completing their lessons on Moby Max. Our deadline for finishing their lessons is the end of Monday since this was our first week!


Canvas link: https://craterlakecharter.instructure.com/courses/41?invitation=1TyXlCuJJcpeFTlh9ffGMRGmONezAVgvlGNMIqSu


Reminder about bringing water bottles and dressing for cold weather.

3-5th Grade with Mrs. Schnur and Mrs. Shelton

Our students have a great opportunity to help support our community and those in need. We will be collecting new socks and gloves through Nov. 14th to donate to the Maslow Project. Students are encouraged to ask around for donations of these items. We will be sending home flyers for students to use for collecting donations and encouraging them to track their donations for thank you cards at the end.


Our module is looking for donations toward purchasing two floor rugs and some alternative seating such as bean bag chairs. Please let us know if you would like to help contribute.


Pumpkin patch field trip October 21st from 12-1:30pm


Our module will be having a Halloween party on the 31st. Please let us know if you would like to help contribute some healthy snacks such as cheese and crackers, fruits, veggies, popcorn, and bottles of apple juice for warm cider.

6-7th Grade with Mrs. McCoy, Mr. Thorne and Mrs. Thorne

Please check your student's weekly Edgenuity progress report and contact Mrs. McCoy with any questions you have. We are continuing to meet with students one-on-one and in small group settings to support them in their coursework and address individual needs.


Canvas: Currently, Canvas is used to deliver support tools and any activities that are separate from their grade-level work in Edgenuity. We do not currently track these activities on the Canvas program itself as we are currently building and working with students on learning how to turn things in and use the program effectively.


If you would like to view the assignments we have done in class that have been delivered through Canvas, you can click on "Syllabus", and they will be listed in order. Again, please contact Mrs. McCoy with any further questions you may have.


We will be having a Harvest Party for 6th and 7th Grade on November 21st form 6-8 P.M. Cost will be 3.00 or 5.00 for a pair.

8-12th Grade

We are entering WEEK 8. Please make sure you are actively checking your academic progress and Relative Grade. If you have questions or need help, please speak to your advisor.



Like in years past, the Relative Grade (RG) is the grade that will appear on transcripts. This grade can be viewed on the weekly (or daily) progress reports that Edgenuity emails to parents. It may also be viewed in the students' course reports (found as a download in the top right corner of the course map in Edgenuity). If the student completes 100% of the course, the Relative Grade and the Actual Grade (AG is the grade the student sees on their home page) will be the same. If the student does not complete all coursework by November 8th, the Relative Grade will be lower than the Actual Grade. It is important that you strive to finish all courses to 100% completion.


Click HERE to read more about your student's RELATIVE GRADE (RG)

Click HERE to read more about your student's ACTUAL GRADE (AG)


Parents should be receiving a weekly Edgenuity progress report. If you are not receiving this, please contact your student's Advisor. Please look and see if your student is pacing correctly and meeting the grade expectation of 70% or higher. Students can sign-up for individual tutoring within the Learning Center.


Quarter 1 grades will be posted on November 8th. We encourage our students to be actively working and not let this date sneak-up on them. Classes will not be extended past the quarter.


We will be continuing our Math and Reading Fall Benchmarking this week.


Freshman - Would you like to travel to Eagle Point's sister-city Showa Japan?

For an application and questions please e-mail sistercityhomestay@yahoo.com


Important Dates for Seniors:


October 1- FASFA for fall 2020 opens

October 5- SAT

November 1- Priority application deadline for OIT, OSU and UofO

*Please contact Mrs. Curry if you have questions (curryl@craterlakecharter.org)

Athletics/Clubs/Organizations

All CLCA students participating in athletics through the co-op with Butte Falls Charter will be subject to academic eligibility checks throughout their athletic season. It is the goal of Crater Lake Charter Academy to prepare our student-athletes for success on and off the field of play.


Each Friday at 2pm academic progress and relative grade will be evaluated for participation. Student-athletes are expected to at least at a 70% Actual Grade within their Edgenuity and Canvas classes while pacing correctly.


If a student is not meeting the academic expectations the following are the steps moving forward.

1st and 2nd Week - Probationary

3rd Week - Exclusion from activity/ game play

* As soon as a student meets their educational criteria he/she will be deemed eligible.


At the end of the grading quarter a student-athlete will be required to have earned 1.5 credits (3 classes) to be eligible for the following athletic seasons.


Football -

10/19/19 vs Riddle 1pm

10/25/19 vs Days Creek 1pm


Volleyball -

10/22/19 @ Bonanza JV 4:30, Varsity 5:15

10/24/19 @ Lost River JV 4:30, Varsity 5:15


National Honor Society - Wednesday, November 13th at 1pm

This is for organization is for students that have been formally inducted into the National Honor Society through meeting academics and community involvement. Students that are interested in joining can speak to Ms. Lathrop or Mrs. Pogue. Each spring we hold an induction ceremony for students that meet the criteria of at least a 3.5 GPA and are willing to volunteer within our community.

Canvas

We are excited to introduce our new student learning platform all CLCA students. Canvas will allow students and parents the ability to access classes, assignment calendar, and gradebooks 24/7.


All K-7 course work will be available through Canvas. This will be a one-stop shop to access everything your student needs.


For our 8th-12th grade students, we will be holding Advisory and Elective courses for the 2019/20 school year.


Please join us for an introductory Canvas How To learn how to access your students work and information. You can also learn more by watching the following videos:


Student Overview - Video

Parent Observer - Video

Observer Guide - Click Here


The direct login link to our CLCA Canvas page is: craterlakecharter.instructure.com/login/canvas