January 2021 HAPPY NEW YEAR!


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Please join us for the upcoming CCSA Board meeting on January 14th at 6:30 pm. Agenda and logon credentials will be communicated later this week.


Classical School's application period for the 2021-2022 school year started on December 1, 2020 and runs through February 19, 2021. A completed application must be returned by February 19th for any siblings, including incoming kindergarteners, of current K-8 Classical School students. Only those applications for siblings returned by February 19th will receive priority in the lottery for enrollment placement or waiting list order. Applications received after February 19th will not be included in the lottery and those students will be added to the end of any waiting list for their grade in the order applications are received.

The online application may be accessed here: Alternatively, paper applications are available from the school office.

Please see the school website if you have questions about the lottery process or contact Joanne Bielmeier at


A Classical School information night for prospective families wishing to learn more about our program will be held:

January 13th at 6:30 via Zoom. See the link below:

Zoom Meeting Information: Meeting Link:

Meeting ID: 143 772 849

Passcode: 300774

One tap mobile +13017158592,,143772849# US (Washington D.C) +13126266799,,143772849# US (Chicago)


What to expect when my student becomes sick at school.

● Your student will be escorted by a staff member to the Isolation Room with his/her belongings. Privacy guidelines will be followed.

● You will receive a call to pick up your student immediately and all other AASD siblings.

● Your student and AASD siblings will be escorted by a staff member outside to meet you. Staff will give you an Isolation Room Handout on next steps and a return to school date.

● PCR testing(results in 2-5 days) for Covid-19 is strongly encouraged at one of our local PCR Testing Sites or contact your student’s health care provider for further guidance. Report findings as soon as they are available. No rapid antigen tests will be accepted.

● Continue online learning if well enough to do so. If not, please notify your school office.

Don’t forget to use the Illness and Screening Guide prior to your student coming to school!


Please screen your child(ren) daily before coming to school:

If your child(ren) or anyone else in his or her household(s) is experiencing ONE OR MORE of the following symptoms:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath/trouble breathing
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Fever (100.4+) or chills
  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Runny nose or nasal congestion
  • Headache
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Diarrhea

Please keep your child(ren) at home and notify Classical School office (832-4968) immediately. Leave a message with children's symptoms if after hours.

If your child tests positive for COVID-19:

Your child should remain at home until at least 10 days have passes since symptom onset and at least 24 hours have passed since resolution of fever without the use of medication and other symptoms have improved.

If your child tests negative for COVID-19:

Your child should remain at home until he/she is symptom free for 24 hours without the use of medicine.

If you didn't have your child tested for COVID-19:

Your child should remain at home until at least 10 days have passed since symptom onset and at least 24 hours have passed since resolution of fever without the use of medication and other symptoms have improved.


Elementary School Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences: Spring Parent-Teacher conferences for K-6 will be held VIRTUALLY Tuesday, March 2nd, 3:30-7:00 pm and Thursday, March 4th, 3:30-6:45 pm.

You will receive an email from this month to schedule your child's conference with his/her homeroom teacher.

Due to time constraints on conference nights, you may sign up with your child's homeroom teacher only. If you would like to speak with your child's reading or math teacher, please email or call that teacher directly.

You may choose to schedule a conference with your child's Spanish, music, art, or physical education teacher on as well.

Middle School Conferences: 7th & 8th Grade:

Conferences for middle school will be held VIRTUALLY Tuesday, March 2nd, 3:45-6:00 pm and Thursday, March 4th, 3:45-6:00 pm.

MS conferences will be by teacher or parent request only. If a teacher would like to request a conference with you, you will receive a link to the Signup website from the teacher. You may also request a conference with a particular teacher. The Signup link for parent requests will go out around January **.

If you do not have a concern, please do not feel obligated to request a conference for your child.

If you have a question regarding conferences, please email teachers directly.

Mrs. Cote: English & Logic

Sra. Cihlar: Spanish

Mrs. Eastman: Art

Mrs. Shinners: History & Pre-Algebra

Mrs. Huck: Algebra

Mrs. Alan: Choir

Mrs. Brown: Band

Ms. Geniesse: Strings

Mr. Fager: Science & Geometry

Mr. Gilbert: Phy Ed


Please follow the link below for information on fire, intruder, and tornado drills that are held regularly at Classical School:


Congratulations to Senora Cihlar, Classical Spanish teacher, for becoming a published author! For an inspiring read, check out Anna's book on Amazon, SET THEM UP FOR SUCCESS.

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