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Coronavirus message to parents/guardian 3.17.20

Please be assured that we are currently creating instructional plans and resources for your child while at home.   These resources will be online for those who have access to the internet. For those who do not currently have internet access, the school will be providing paper packets for parents to pick up on campus.


Below is additional information that may help you during this time:


  • Beginning next week, Advantage Academy students will be able to continue lessons at home through the online learning or through workbook/paper resources, which will be made available at each campus.
  • Advantage Academy will provide meal service during closure to families (see below). 
  • The state of Texas has announced that no students will take the STAAR test, including End-of-Course tests this school year (3rd through 12th). I applaud this decision as a necessary step to remove state testing as a factor for school districts when making decisions about the health and well-being of our school communities.
  • Report cards will be mailed within the next few weeks.
  • Currently, there are no known cases of Advantage Academy students or staff members that have contracted COVID-19.
  • Updates www.advantageacademy.org/virus/

 

Child Nutrition 


Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 free healthy meals will be available to all children ages 0 - 18 years at these 3 locations:  Grand Prairie East Bldg 500, North Duncanville 4009 Bldg lot and Waxahachie Grab-n-Go drive through meal Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Children do not have to be students at the campus but must be present to qualify for the meals and families can visit any campus location. Any child 0-18 is eligible for a meal

Stephanie Shaw 214-276-5848 stephanie.shaw@advantageacademy.org


Academics - beginning next week


PK-8 We are in the process of developing both online and paper/pencil learning activities for your scholars. 9-12  Parents and students will be receiving communication pertaining to their various class assignments and instructional settings. We know that keeping students busy and engaged in meaningful activities is important.  In addition, you will be receiving communication for your child’s teacher. Please email your teacher for any instructional concerns. Teacher emails are located under each campus location page of our website. Principal email addresses are below:


Mrs. Martin WAX danna.martin@advantageacademy.org

Mr. Wright GPW jimmy.wright@advantageacademy.org

Ms. T. Williams ND tonya.williams@advantageacademy.org

Mr. Burnheimer GPE chad.burnheimer@advantageacademy.org



Student Services-Nurses Office


If you have medication on campus that needs to be picked up, please email your campus nurse. 


Kiana Smith ND kiana.smith@advantageacademy.org

Skye Phillips Wax skyephillips@advantageacademy.org

Joyce Tyson GPE  joycetyson@advantageacademy.org

Myeisha Williams GPW myeisha.williams@advantageacademy.org 


Enrollment: call 214-276-5822 text: 972-804-3543 or email: karen.davis@advantageacademy.org




PK-12 Online Learning Sites (many have smartphone apps too)


✅The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour! https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/


✅Tour Yellowstone National Park

https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm


✅Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover. 

https://accessmars.withgoogle.com/


✅This Canadian site FarmFood 360 offers 11 Virtual Tours of farms from minks, pigs, and cows, to apples and eggs.  https://www.farmfood360.ca/


✅Indoor Activities for busy toddlers 

https://busytoddler.com/2020/03/indoor-activities/?fbclid=IwAR3tYXAqw7tJRAzLExpPcJo4rApLsKtgL0AwghzxgnhwOajc4auX6o12_xw


✅Play games and learn all about animals

https://switchzoo.com/


✅Play with fave show characters and learn too https://pbskids.org/


✅Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip.  

https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne


✅This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.

https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china


✅Math and Reading games  https://www.funbrain.com/


✅Phonics skills https://www.starfall.com/h/


✅This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies.  https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/


✅ Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss https://www.seussville.com/


✅300,000+ FREE printable worksheets from toddlers to teens https://www.123homeschool4me.com/home-school-free-printables/


✅Geography and animals

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/


✅Math practice from counting to algebra and geometry http://www.mathscore.com/


✅Fave kids books read by famous people https://www.storylineonline.net/


✅Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc. https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/


✅High school chemistry topics https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/resources/highschool/chemmatters/articles-by-topic.html


Other Recommended Learning Websites

https://www.advantageacademy.org/apps/pages/online-learning

https://www.advantageacademy.org/apps/pages/virus Source: https://www.advantageacademy.org/apps/pages/virus
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