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Middle Academy News 5/15/2020
Middle Academy News 5/15/2020
Darlene Moore
Friday, May 15, 2020

Middle Academy Announcements 5-15-2020  

  

         

Parents,

 

Thank you to all of you who have continued to work to support our school and teachers in the time of CoronaEd. Teachers are working hard each day to provide information, videos, activities to be sure students master content for the year. It is vital that your child continues to do the work to minimize any gaps. Now is the time for them to work at their pace to give their best in the work that is provided. All staff are operating in flexibility and grace as work is completed. If your child is having difficulty, please reach out to their teachers as they are here to help. 

 

Please note that the school is your official source of information on school work and expectations of our staff and administration.  No class placements have or ever will be decided or based on CoronaEd work. All decisions will be based on work completed prior to March 13th. However, to be sure your child is ready and prepared for the next year they should continue to be studious and complete work. It will impact them now and in the future. We are resilient! We persevere! We are integral! We continue to do that which is right! We are in this together! Join us as we support our staff and our students through this temporary disruption. We are in this together!!

 

  • Happy Birthday to these 5th Graders this week/over the summer:

Jayden Thomas- May 15th

Cassie Bass- May 15th

Olivia Thompson-May 15th

Brayden Wells- May 17th

Dylan Royster- May 19th

Nathan Leonard- May 22nd

Evan Mason- May 26th

Paige Crudup- May 27th

Kyla Boone- May 28th

 

Leila Gonzalez- June 1st

Luke Glover- June 5th

Braydon Gaddy- June 7th

Cameron Ray- June 12th

Max Swaim- June 15th

Autumn Perry- June 18th

Hannah Miller- June 22nd

Chase Jordan- June 30th

 

  • The following middle academy students competed in the FBLA regional competition in December and the online virtual State Competition this year! Here are 2020 State Winners for EWA! 

                    Hunter Smith - 2nd place in the state Business Computer Technology!

                                Skylar Carroll - 3rd place in the state Digital Citizenship!

                              Grayson Warren - 3rd place in the state Business Etiquette!

                                                        Top 10 finishers in NC:

                                   Miranda McCullough - Parliamentary procedure

                                      Katelyn Nguyen - Business Communication

                                              Niko Smith - Business Concepts

                                                          Top 25 finisher in NC:

                                Sebastian Lopez-Chavarria - Elevator speech

 

  • STEM-4-KIDS

We'll be conducting our Doctor Minecraft class in which kids have a fun time learning about germs/pathogens and explore various drug delivery approaches while creating projects/games in Minecraft.  Kids love Minecraft, so let's get them learning while playing! It will be conducted every Saturday online on 5/16-6/6 from 10-11AM EST. Register here.

Shelby Jones

STEM Lead Coach

STEM For Kids, LLC

Watch UNC-TV Science Now Story

Watch TWC News Coverage

Watch ABC News Coverage

Read International Franchising Association Magazine Story  

sjones@stemforkids.net

www.stemforkids.net

(336)560-7836

 

  • Student Support Team: As our time apart lengthens and family stressors increase, we need to remember that the school does have supports in place for you and your family.  Our student support team has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to support kids.  Please see the resources and contact information they have in place.  

  • The Student Support Team has finalized our website and created our first newsletter

  • Student Support Team Newsletter:  https://www.smore.com/zbfpx

Please remember that our Student Support Team is in place to help provide care and support during this time. They have information about resources and can support your child's/families SEL. 


HAVE AN AWESOME SUMMER