Middlebury Family News

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From the Desk of Principal Woods-Wallace

Greetings Middlebury Families!!

The session has finally arrived-- TESTING SEASON THAT IS!!! Third through eighth-graders will be given the Ohio State Test starting this Tuesday, April 20th. Scholars will take each part of the test one day at a time. Therefore, on Tuesday they will start with part one of the ELA portion and take part two on Wednesday. This pattern will continue through the following week on Tuesday, April 27th with Math. The last week of Ohio State Testing will take place starting on Tuesday, May 4th. On Tuesday, 5th and 8th graders ONLY will be given the Science test. Makeup Testing will take place through May 14th.

In regards to our virtual learners, ALL VIRTUAL SCHOLARS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE THE STATE TEST ON CAMPUS! They should follow the same testing schedule as in-person scholars. If your virtual scholar cannot stay on campus for the entire day, the earliest time they should be picked up is at 12 noon.

In preparation for these tests, it is crucial that both virtual and in-person scholars get a good night’s rest, a healthy breakfast, a HUGE dose of encouragement, and arrive at school on time! Also, if you encounter any barriers in which you are unable to get your scholar(s) on campus, please contact the school at 330.752.2766 so that we can do our best to assist.

Lastly, please make sure that any scholar who comes on the campus is equipped with a water bottle. Due to COVID-19 safeguards, scholars are not allowed to drink from the community water fountains. Therefore, it is extremely important that they have their personal supply of water to stay hydrated throughout the day.

We all can say that this school year has been riddled with its' challenges! However, what joy and hope we will all have to see our scholars still make academic gains. Let us join together and give our scholars all the endorsements needed to ensure them that we have faith in their abilities. We want them to know that in order to achieve their best they MUST do their best-- thus this test is the perfect time to show what they know! Our scholars are STRONG because our families are STRONG and we ALL will continue to support them 100% of the way!

Thank you families for never giving up on our scholars!


Ms. Woods-Wallace, M.Ed.


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All Scholars and Visitors are STILL Required to Where a Mask BEFORE Entering the Building!

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Families are reminded that all scholars and or ANYONE who wishes to enter Middlebury Academy MUST have a facial mask covering their nose and mouth. Our supply of masks is dwindling away. Therefore, it is CRUCIAL that our scholars arrive at school with a mask on. Starting this week, we will deduct Kickboard cash for scholars who come to school without a mask already on their faces.

Introduction of NEW Staff at Middlebury Academy!

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Please join us in welcoming to Middlebury Academy the following staff members:

* Calvin Clark - Culture and Climate Specialist AND

*Tracy Grant - 2nd / 3rd Grade Teacher

If you happen to have an encounter with these individuals, please introduce yourself and welcome them to the Middlebury Academy family!!

Want to extend your scholars' learning over the summer PLUS, give them access to some really FUN activities? If YES is your answer, sign up your scholar for Summer Advantage USA TODAY!!! This program is available for kindergarteners through 5th graders. There is still time to register. Click the link or call Middlebury at 330.752.2766.

Parental Recognition is in Order!!

We would like to recognize one of our DEDICATED mothers who is committed to ensuring that her scholar is LOGGED on and ENGAGED to his virtual classrooms EVERY DAY!!

This week we honor Warren Brown!! We honor your dedication to ensuring that your scholars are present and can gain access to the instruction!!!

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Enroll at bit.ly/MiddleburyKinder

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Calendar of Events for April 2021

April 20 - 30................................................. 3rd - 8th Grade Ohio State Testing

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Enrollment is still open, so reach out to us today and join the Middlebury family! If you are already a member of our family, please share our schools' name with family and friends who are looking for standards-based instruction from teachers who have scholars best interest at heart. Additionally, we provide follow-up assistance to scholars that are not only on campus, but for those who are learning virtually.

We also have trauma-informed staff at our school, waiting to provide that extra layer of support to our scholars that have had adverse childhood experiences. These qualities and many others is what makes MIDDLEBURY ACADEMY THE RIGHT SCHOOL OF CHOICE!

Call 330.752.2766, come in to see us, or click here to get registered online!

Have Questions? Contact Us Today!

Middlebury Academy is a tuition-free elementary charter school located in Akron, Ohio. We opened in August 2013, serving scholars in grades K-8. Middlebury places high importance on safety and civility. These are core to having a good learning environment and building character.

We have a project-based learning curriculum philosophy that incorporates new and emerging practices and technologies, such as chromebooks and tablets. We view the entire world as our classroom and will have a variety of face-to-face, virtual and other learning activities outside of the school.