AZVA Bobcat Bulletin

September 15, 2016 --- Volume 3 Issue 3 SY16-17

Arizona Virtual Academy empowers students to reach their highest potential through partnerships between students, families, and dedicated teachers, in order to prepare them for future educational goals and careers.

AZVA Elementary Website: http://azvaelementaryschool.weebly.com/

AZVA Middle School Website: http://azvamiddleschool.weebly.com/

AZVA High School Website: https://sites.google.com/site/azvahs/home

Blended Learning Website: http://k12azblendedlearning.weebly.com/

WELCOME TO SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017!!!

We are so happy to have you enrolled in our program! We are here to provide a top notch education to your children! Please reach out to your teacher if you have any specific concerns or academic questions about your child.


Need help GETTING STARTED, if yes, please visit our Family Academic Support Team in the FAST Help Room: http://tinyurl.com/AZVAHelpRoom This drop in help room is open Monday - Friday from 9-3pm. No issue too small, any question is a good question!


or visit the Strong Start Website @ http://azva.k12start.com/get-started/


If you are having issue with Technology, you can contact our Customer Support 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week @ 1-866-512-2273.


The K12· Customer Care team has added Open Office Hours to their Family Support. Check here to see when the next Open Office Hour session is: https://www.help.k12.com/s/article/Customer-Support-Office-Hours

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AZ State Academic Standards Review Hearing - PLEASE share your feedback!

The Arizona Standards Development Committee recently released a draft of the updated K-12 English and math standards. For more background, click here. For a brief summary of what has changed, check out our latest blog post.

You have an opportunity to weigh in!

A 45-day public comment period is underway and will close on October 3, 2016. We encourage parents, educators, and community members to review the changes and submit feedback.

Share your comments online or attend a public meeting in your community.


For the full list of meetings see below.


September 13

5:00-6:00 PM
Holbrook District Board Room
1000 N. 8th Ave
Holbrook, AZ 86025

September 13
6:00-7:00 PM
Santa Cruz Complex, Room 120
2150 N. Congress Dr.
Nogales, AZ 85621

September 14

6:00-7:00 PM
Flagstaff High School: Hurley Theatre
400 W. Elm Ave
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

September 14

6:00-7:00 PM
Cafeteria of the Rothery Center
3305 E. Fry Blvd
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

September 15

6:00-7:00 PM
Safford District Board Room
734 11th St.
Safford, AZ 85546

September 15

6:00-7:00 PM
Madison Elem SD Board Room
5601 N. 16th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016

September 15

6:00-7:00 PM
Glassford Middle School Auditorium
6901 E. Panther Path
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

September 19

6:00-7:00 PM
Payson District Board Room
902 W. Main St
Payson, AZ 85541

September 19

6:00-7:00 PM
Chandler District Board Office
1525 W. Frye Rd
Chandler, AZ 85224

September 19

6:00-7:00 PM
Yuma School District #1
450 W. 6th St
Yuma, AZ 85364

September 20

6:00-7:00 PM
Gila Cty Board of Supervisors, Rm 202
1400 E. Ash St
Globe, AZ 85501

September 20

6:00-7:00 PM
Parker High School
1600 S. Kofa Ave
Parker, AZ 85344

September 20

6:00-7:00 PM
Walker Butte K-8 School
29697 N Desert Willow Blvd
Queen Creek, AZ 85142

September 21

6:00-7:00 PM
Mohave County Admin Bldg.
700 W. Beal St.
Kingman, AZ 86402


Erin Hart Chief Operating Officer D 602.381.2272 M 602.386.7859

K12 Blended Learning Centers—Interested in the Best of Both Worlds?

Choose the Mix of Online and Onsite Learning That Works for Your Child

K12 Blended Learning—a tuition-free program offered by Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight School of Arizona—combines the best of online learning with a structured classroom environment at six locations throughout Arizona. (Kingman, Tucson, Queen Creek, Chandler, Phoenix One N Ten and West Valley)

With K12 Blended Learning, students in grades 4–12 receive instruction tailored to fit their unique learning needs. They can access K12’s engaging online curriculum and hands-on materials along with onsite instructional support and enrichment opportunities.

Your student will benefit from:

  • Online classes with face-to-face instruction from highly qualified, Arizona-certified teachers
  • Additional support in math from certified math teachers
  • Multiple ways to access content and demonstrate mastery
  • In-person collaboration with classmates and teachers
  • Participation in service learning and community service projects, student clubs, and more

TO LEARN MORE CONTACT:

Banji Judge Community & Marketing Administrator Blended Learning Programs

bjudge@k12.com

K12 Goodies for K12 supported Virtual Schools

Counselor Connect - Program for K5

Kerry Trammell is hosting our Second Step live sessions each week for K5 students! Check the calendar below, or look on your Class Connect schedules. These sessions focus on emotional & social learning. If you have questions or want more information please contact Kerry via email at ktrammell@k12.com.

JOIN OUR PARENT ONLY FACEBOOK GROUPS -->see list below!!!

Mission Statement

To empower and encourage AZVA/ISAZ families to make meaningful connections, participate in quality programs, and ensure that AZVA students get the best possible virtual school experience.


If you want to get more connected, plan parent led activities/events, volunteer in different areas for our school and become a parent leader, please join our BOOSTER Club!!

SIGN UP to join the Parent Booster Club: https://goo.gl/forms/Jgz3QWCMNAgEib8i1

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/azvainsightparentboosters/

AZVA Parent Involvement Policy

Parent involvement is critical to ensure students achieve their academic goals. At AZVA and Insight, we value your partnership and feedback in the educational process. The Parent Involvement Policy outlines the structures we’ve put in place to drive a successful school year –CLICK HERE to access the strong start website where you will find a downloadable copy of the Parent Involvement Policy under the More Start Up left tab. Please send any suggestions for improvement to Title I Coordinator, Sarah Alexander

Email: sealexander@k12.com

HELP SUPPORT OUR SCHOOL - We collect BOXTOPS!

Please send BOXTOPS to

AZVA Office:

99 E. Virginia Ave #200

Phoenix, AZ 85004

SCHOOL EMAIL CONTACTS:

· Kelly Van Sande, Head of School kvansande@k12.com

· Veronica Murray, AZVA High School Principal vmurray@k12.com

· Melody Williamson, AZVA Middle School Principal mwilliamson@k12.com

· Sheri Behn, AZVA K5 Elementary School Principal sbehn@k12.com

· Brook Mosley-Schubert, Director Special Education bmosley-schubert@k12.com

· Natalie Lundberg, Director of Blended Learning Centers nlundberg@k12.com

· Elizabeth Hall, Family Engagement Administrator elhall@k12.com

· Kimberly Young, Community Liaison kiyoung@k12.com

· Marsha Segard, Advanced Learner Program msegard@k12.com

· Kerry Trammell, K8 School Counselor ktrammell@k12.com