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The Academy serves our students to develop college ready, exemplary citizens by promoting excellence in academics, character and relationships.
 


  News and Announcements  
 
The Academy
Secondary Back to School Night
Academy Families:

Back to School Night for Secondary Students (7-12) will be held on Tuesday, August 26, from 6 to 8 PM.  The purpose of this event is for parents and guardians to be able to meet their child’s teacher and become familiar with classroom expectations.

The schedule for the evening is as follows:
6:00 to 6:20 – Welcome Assembly in the South Gym, led by Mrs. Florita and Mr. Clark
6:20 to 7:30 – Open House.  
7:30 to 8:00 – Reception in the South Gym.  Refreshments and cookies served.

The event this year offers a different format from years past in order to offer a more efficient and productive evening.  The open house portion will serve as a meet and greet with the teachers and allow parents and guardians the freedom to prioritize and focus on classes they may have particular questions for.  If you feel additional discussion is needed with a particular teacher regarding your student’s needs please set an appointment so that you may discuss at a later date.  All teachers will have syllabi and contact information available in their classrooms.  Teachers will also be available for conversation during the reception.
 
This will be a fantastic evening to meet all of your student’s teachers, see where they will spending their days, and formally kick of the 2014-2015 school year.

See you next Tuesday!

Leigh Florita
Junior High Principal

Cody Clark
High School Principal
RTD, Road & Housing Construction Update​
Good morning, Wildcats.  As I stated in my communication last week, I am meeting with the Colorado Department of Transportation each week for updates on the construction project currently taking place at the intersection of 120th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard.

At this morning's meeting, CDOT confirmed that turn lanes on to and off of Lowell will be open during our pick up and drop off times.  Even with this commitment, still expect an impact on our traffic flow and please plan accordingly to allow extra time.

I have had many questions from parents of students who ride RTD.  The RTD route that previously stopped at the shelter at 120th and Lowell still stops at that location, however, this means riders are walking through some construction to get to the school.  CDOT stated this morning that the permanent bus stop will be reopened within the next three weeks.  Until then, we recommend using the stop located at the intersection of 120th and Bradburn and then walking through the Bradburn neighborhood to the school. This would allow students to avoid walking through both the 120th and Lowell project and the housing project currently working on the east end of the Bradburn neighborhood near the school.  Again, RTD still stops at 120th and Lowell, but until the permanent bus stop is reopened, the safer option is getting off at 120th and Bradburn.  

If you have any questions, feel to contact me at kyle.farner@theacademyk12.org.  Thank you and have a great day.
High School Welcome Letter
Hello Wildcats!

Please click  here to view the Welcome Back letter from our High School Principal Mr. Cody Clark.
Outdoor Education
The Academy 6th Grade Class will be attending Outdoor Education from Tuesday, Sept. 9 through Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.  All students are encouraged to attend.  The camp is located in Bailey, Colorado, about an hour away from school.  The cost for students will be $205. All students must fill out a permission slip and camp release form.  Please see the links to information below, and if you have any further questions, please email Mr. Barry at joe.barry@theacademy.k12.org.  All slips and payments are due by Friday, September 5.

In addition, we will be hosting an informational meeting on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 4 at 6PM in the Elementary Gym.
 
Parent Information letter Permission Slip Camp Information and Release Form 2014
Allergy Anaphylaxis Action Plan General Medication Form Asthma Care Plan

Secondary Lockers
Good afternoon, Wildcats

Even if their schedule did not list a locker, each student on the secondary side has been assigned one.  When students pick up their schedules on the first day of classes, locker numbers and combinations will be listed on the schedule page or alternate measures will be taken by Academy administration to pass along this information.  If there are issues with your student’s locker, please have them fill out a locker maintenance form in the main office or during Pride Time the first week of school.  Change requests for upper or lower lockers are fulfilled on a need basis first.
Uniform Exchange
We are happy to announce that the Uniform Exchange will be open on the following dates for PURCHASES only. (Please save your exchanges/trade-in for future dates as they have to clear out some inventory before taking any more items)

Thursday, August 14th from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Saturday, August 16th from 10:00am - 2:00pm

​Important Information & Dates for Secondary Students
August 20    
First day for 7th graders, 9th graders, and new Academy Secondary students ONLY.
7th grade (and new Academy Junior High students) orientation will occur from 7:30-12:00.  Pizza lunch will be served.
9th grade (and new Academy High School students) orientation will occur from 11:00-2:50.  Pizza lunch will be served.
Lunch served on the football field.
Please note:  All elementary DOES begin this day as well.
 
August 21
All students' first day.
 
August 26
Back to School Night-Secondary
 
Also, as part of our change to our new authorizer (Charter School Institute) we have also moved to a different Student Information System called PowerSchool.  PowerSchool contains most of the same features you were accustomed to such as checking grades and attendance.  The staff has been working hard to get all of the student information, schedules, and records switched over to the new system, but as always with something new, we expect surprises and glitches.   Login information and parent instructions for logging on to the system will go out as soon as we have the system up and running.
Emergency Precautions
Academy Families: Please click here to view our Emergency Precautions and Crisis Management letter.

Please click here to view our past announcements.
 
     
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  School Supply Lists

(NOTE: Secondary fees may change with schedule changes, School Fees only, meal payments will be processed at the link below)
Student Meal Payments

Click on the image or link above to add funds to your student's lunch balance


Please click here for the PowerSchool Parent and Student Login page. District Code: PXDS

 



Click here for the Free and Reduced lunch application

 

 
     
Links and Information


Please click here for the PowerSchool Parent and Student Login page. District Code: PXDS


 
The Academy is pleased to announce our subscription to Campus Impact.  This is an on-line video streaming website designed to address complicated social issues that affect students such as bullying, violence, social media, respect, and cliques. 
The subscription is available to all Academy staff, students, and families.  The password is AcademyWildcats
1-877-542-safe(7233) Violence, abuse, suicide, safety . . .   Make the anonymous call to save a life!  

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