Cougar News Update

January 11th-15th, 2021

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NO SCHOOL MONDAY 1/18 DUE TO MLK DAY HOLIDAY! STUDENTS WILL NOT RETURN TO THE BUILDING UNTIL TUESDAY January 19th!

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Title I Second Semester Virtual Curriculum Night Thursday 1/14/2021

Thursday, Jan. 14th, 5:45-6:45pm

This is an online event.

All families welcome to attend our Second Semester Curriculum Night. Look for a join meeting link from your child's teacher and on class Dojo this week


  • Teacher Meet & Greet
  • Attendance expectations
  • Update contact information
  • Review instructional Schedule
  • FAQ- Remote Learning

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service Holiday- NO SCHOOL

Monday, Jan. 18th, 7:30am

91 Elder Street

Fairburn, GA

  • MLK DAY HOLIDAY
  • ALL FCS SCHOOLS CLOSED

January Parent University 1/25/2021

Monday, Jan. 25th, 6-7:30pm

This is an online event.

Microsoft Teams meeting


Join on your computer or mobile app

Click here to join the meeting



Or call in (audio only)

+1 470-705-1712,,776402202# United States, Atlanta


Phone Conference ID: 776 402 202#

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RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Be online, Be engaged, Complete Assignments... Be Counted!

Families are reminded that student attendance is monitored. A student's minutes online, assignment completion and participation, are important aspects of being engaged in learning and being counted as present. Please ensure that your students are in class on time and are engaging in Literacy, Math, and other content areas.

Hardship Transfer Applications Open Now!

Hardship Transfer Deadline: March 1, 2021

Hardship Transfer applications are available beginning Jan. 1 for parents who wish to apply for a 2020-21 hardship transfer or to renew a current hardship to another Fulton elementary, middle or high school. Parents will use an online form to enter and submit their information.

Get more info and access the application here.


Important things to note:


  • Student hardships are only available for residents within the Fulton County School district. Employee hardships are the exception.
  • Transportation to and from the transfer school is not provided by Fulton County Schools.
  • Transfers for siblings ARE NOT guaran-teed with any of the transfer options.
  • Student hardship transfers must be renewed each year.
  • Transfer applications are for the upcoming school year.



Hardship Transfer Guidelines


Attendance

  • Students who have missed schools in excess of the following number of days will be automatically denied a hardship transfer. Students currently attending a school on an approved hardship, but failing to maintain a satisfactory attendance record will be subject to revocation of the existing transfer.

    • Student has been tardy to school 15 or more times;
    • Student has been absent from school 5 or more days, unexcused.
    • If absences are excused or medical but exceed 5 days, parents must provide written explanation of why the absences occurred.
Discipline
  • Students who have not maintained satisfactory behavior in school are not granted permission to transfer under hardship policy. Students currently attending a school on an approved hardship, but failing to maintain satisfactory behavior will be subject to revocation of the existing transfer.

    • Elementary school students who have been involved in 5 or more incidents;
    • Elementary school students who have received more than 3 days Out of School Suspension;
    • Middle or High school students who have received more than 5 days Out of School Suspension or In-School Suspension.


Hardship Transfer Applications are ONLY accepted

  • between Jan 1 - Mar 1 each year.



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Carpool will close at 7:40 for teachers to begin instruction. Students are counted Students participating remotely will be counted tardy when logging in after 7:40AM for class or absent if they are not present, participating in instruction and submitting assignments.

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Meal Kits will still be available for virtual learners & community members

To accommodate lunch service for face-to-face students, the hours of Curbside Pick-Up have been updated.


Curbside Pick-Up will be open Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 .


• Families need to pre-order grab & go meal kits each week. Grab & go meal Kits need to be pre-ordered online by Tuesday at 11:59 p.m.


CLICK HERE for the online pre-order form.



. • Pick-up a FREE & go meal kit from any Fulton County School near you. • Children do not have to be present to receive a FREE grab & go meal kit. • A student’s ID number is not needed to receive a FREE grab & go meal kit.


• To maximize social distancing, drivers are not to leave their vehicles; however, walk-ups are allowed.

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