SPARK Academy Newsletter - February 11, 2022
Book Fair Information
Don't want to send cash? Use e-wallet, it's like a gift card for students. You can also purchase them for teachers for classroom donations!
Create an account for each child ...or invite family and friends to contribute Shop the Book Fair Spend unused funds online or fund an eWallet for your next Fair! After the Fair, remaining eWallet funds are not returned to a credit card but instead, become a gift card balance that can be used online with Scholastic or to fund an eWallet for a future Book Fair.
Book Fair Volunteer Sign Up
Book Fair Dress Up Days/Info
Monday- “SPARK a LOVE of Reading” Wear your best for Valentine's Day or wear pink
Open shopping for parents and children during morning or afternoon carline
Tuesday- “Words are magic” Wear a shirt with words
We LOVE Mom! Shop with Mom during morning or afternoon carline
Wednesday- Which do you like best?
Dog Man- wear blue
Pete the cat- wear red
Neither- wear black
A GRAND day! Grandparents Day- ALL DAY
Thursday- Which do you like better?
Cat in the Hat- black
We LOVE Dad! Shop with Mom during morning or afternoon carline
Friday- We Love SPARK! Wear your SPARK class shirt or black and gold
Open shopping for parents and children during morning carline. Book Fair closes
Nurse Lori needs......
Dino and Dragon Stroll
CV Events invites you to the Dino and Dragon Stroll, an interactive walk-thru dinosaur and dragon experience! The Dino and Dragon Stroll features life-like and life-size dinosaurs and dragons, with some standing over 28 feet tall and spanning over 60 feet long. This event will be held at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville on March 19 and 20. CV Events is offering FREE TICKETS to our Athens City Schools students! For more information, including showtimes and tickets, visit www.dinoanddragonstroll.com. To redeem your FREE student ticket, enter "ATHENS" in the promotion code box. Adult tickets can also be purchased in advance for $24.99. A Sensory Friendly ticket option is also available. All tickets must be purchased in advance and are available now at www.dinoanddragonstroll.com.
CV Events partners with community food banks to STOMP OUT HUNGER, with a goal of feeding over one million families a year. In an effort to give back to the community, donation bins will be available at the entrance of the Dino & Dragon Stroll. CV Events asks all attendees who are able to bring a non-perishable, canned food item to donate toward STOMP OUT HUNGER.
PRE-K REGISTRATION GOING ON NOW!
The Alabama First Class Pre-K is a program providing effective, high-quality, early childhood experiences that prepare children for school success and lifelong learning. ACS currently offers six First Class Pre-K classes: iAcademy at Athens Elementary (2), HEART Academy at Julian Newman (2), FAME Academy at Brookhill (1), and SPARK Academy at Cowart (1).
The Eagles Nest is an inclusive program that incorporates a mixture of exceptional needs students in a classroom with their traditional peers. The Eagles Nest is located at iAcademy at Athens Elementary.
Learn more and apply at https://www.acs-k12.org/Page/1773.
Now- March 22: PreK registration
February 14-18: Book Fair
February 14: Third grade Field Trip to Cook's Museum
February 21: President's Day
February 22: Picture Day (Individual pictures and Class pictures)
February 23: Second grade Field Trip to Cook's Museum
March 28-April 1: Spring Break
Important COVID Reminders
- Masks are required on all school buses.
- Masks are recommended while indoors, especially these first few weeks back.
- Maintain 3 foot distancing when possible.
- Continue to practice good hygiene (make sure you have soap and hand sanitizer).
- Continue with sanitization measures.
2021-2022 School Calendar
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