the Warriors Weekly

For the week of April 22 - 26, 2019

Genesis Innovation Academy

The Weekly Newsletter of the GIA Warriors
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2nd/3rd Grade Field Trip to Zoo Atlanta

GIA's 2nd and 3rd grade scholars are going to Zoo Atlanta on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 9:00 am.

Tickets are $12 per person. Chaperones are welcome. Please pay online at

*Your online payment serves are your scholar's permission slip.

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Absenteeism and Tardiness

Parents, please be advised that your scholar's attendance is reported to the state.

Unexcused scholar absences and tardies negatively impact the overall score GIA receives from the state.

If your scholar has an excused absence, please provide a written/typed explanation for your scholar's absence to Ms. Ebonie Fagin in the main office. You may also email a copy of the letter to your scholar's homeroom teacher. Please do not give the note directly to your scholar to turn in.


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Moby Max Math Fact Fluency

Parents, it is very important that scholars master their (addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division) math facts along with higher-order math skills. One way to master math facts is to utilize Moby Max (daily, or as often as possible) for practice.

Contact your scholar's math or homeroom teacher should you have any questions.

Remember - practice makes perfect!!!!

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April Scholars of the Month

Congratulations to all April Scholars of the Month!

A breakfast will be held in their honor on Thursday, April 25th at 9:00 am in the GIA cafeteria.

There is a two-guest limit per scholar; please RSVP ( by Tuesday 4/23/19.

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Turn Box Tops Into Cash for GIA

GIA collects Box Tops all year long! Turn them in to your homeroom teacher in a Ziploc bag/envelope marked with your scholar's name and the name of their homeroom teacher on the bag.

*Box Tops do expire. Please be sure to check the expiration date on the Box Tops.

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Prospective Parent Information Session

If you know of great families who may be interested in enrolling at GIA, please let them know of our next Prospective Parent Information Session which will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm.

*The Prospective Parent Information Session is for new (currently unenrolled) families who are interested in learning about GIA.

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Support GIA Every Time You Shop at Publix

Sign up for a account and select Genesis Innovation Academy under "My Publix Partner."

Be sure to enter your phone number EVERY time you checkout at Publix. It's that easy, Publix will donate a percentage of all sales back to GIA.

Thank you for supporting GIA!

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Student Entrepreneur Fair

Register for the Student Entrepreneur Fair at:

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2019/2020 School Year

Mark your calendars!

The first day of school for the 2019/2020 school year is Monday, August 5, 2019.

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Summer Camp at GIA

Global Tech Academy will host a 2019 Summer Camp at GIA from May 28 - July 19, 2019.
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The Art of Justice Contest

Congratulations to Demar Goodman for winning the 1st Place Award in the Art of Justice Contest at GIA. The contest provided an opportunity for scholars to pay (artistic and written) homage to legendary civil rights attorney, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.

Cochran's youngest daughter, Tiffany Cochran Edwards, presented awards and offered words of praise to all of the contest's participants.

Thank you Tiffany Cochran Edwards and the Cochran Firm Atlanta!!!!

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Get Ready for the GMAS!

The state-mandated Georgia Milestones Assessment System testing will begin next week.

Parents please encourage your scholars to do their very best on the GMAS!

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The goal of our instructional faculty and staff is to perform with excellence in every area of school operations.

The GIA Culture of Excellence program rewards instructional faculty and staff members who go above and beyond in making a difference in the lives of our scholars and their families.

Please share your story!

Please tell us your GIA Culture of Excellence story.

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