Falcon's Nest

Alcova Elementary School

September 3, 2021

Principal's Message

Dear Alcova Family!

I am sure you are like all of us and looking forward to a relaxing extended weekend. We are continuing to be off to a good start with all of our students returning to school and learning virtually. Thank you for your support in making sure OUR students learning a the top priority.

Proud to be Your Principal!

Cortina Harris

Important Required Back To School Orientation Agreements for all students.

All parents, please visit mypaymentsplus.com to sign off on required orientation agreements for all students. Visit our website for helpful directions on setting up an account.
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Picture Day

Mark your calendar for Picture Day September 10th. Individual student pictures will be taken for purchase and will be used in our yearbook. In person students will not need an appointment but will go with their class to have pictures made. Students in the Digital school, are included by appointment only and will receive an email with directions for making an appointment. All ordering will be online.
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AKS at Home K-5 sessions

The first round of live virtual AKS at Home K-5 sessions are scheduled for August 23, 2021 - August 31, 2021, to support learning in the 1st nine weeks of the year. AKS at Home provides math and language arts resources to support families of children in grades K-5. Through live, grade-specific Zoom sessions, recorded sessions, and helpful tip sheets, families of students in grades K-5 can learn ways to help their children practice key foundational skills they are learning in language arts and math.

Who: Parents of all elementary school students

What: Zoom sessions and Tip Sheets to support student mastery of AKS foundational skills in Language Arts and Math.

Where: AKS at Home webpage

When: Unit 1 Zoom sessions will be offered August 23-31 in English, Spanish, Korean, and Vietnamese. Please see the attached flyers and advertisements for grade level dates and times.

How: Register for Zoom sessions on the AKS at Home webpage

Lunch After Labor Day

In an effort to get students acclimated to school and off to a good start, we are asking for parents to hold off on coming to lunch. Parents are welcomed to start having lunch with their child after Labor Day, September 7, 2021.

School Hours

Please remember school hours are from 8:15am -2:45pm. Students may enter at 7:45am and car riders will begin dismissal at 2:40pm. Starting this year, announcements will begin 8:10am, so that instruction may begin promptly at 8:15am. Thanks in advance for getting your children here on time ready to learn.

Car Rider Info

Just a Reminder: The Car Rider Lane will close at 8:15 am. All students arriving after 8:15, must check in at the front office with the parent. Please do not drop your child off if the doors are closed.

Message for Digital Students

If you did not pick up your supplies or in need of a computer, please come to the school Monday- Friday between 9:00-2:00 for pick up. Parents may pick up a lunch for digital students between 11:00-12:00 in the bus lane directly infront of the school.

Ice Cream Sales

Ice cream sales will begin Aug 20th in the cafeteria during lunch and continue each Friday. All ice cream is $1.00.

Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

Dacula Chick-fil-A

September 20th, 5:00-8:00-pm

Come support Alcova Elementary during Spirit Night! Chick-fil-A will make a donation to our school!

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