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COVID-19 FAQS

CA is committed to providing safe and health learning environments for students and staff.  To name a few actions, we have increased custodial and maintenance services, purchased masks and infrared thermometers, increased sanitation methods, and updated policies and practices that will aid our organization in remaining up-to-date on guidelines issued by local and national health officials. 

CA engages weekly with other charter, public, private, and independent schools across the state and region regarding plans for re-entry and best practices relative to the impact of COVID-19.  These weekly meetings have proven beneficial and allow CA to discuss plans and best approaches for keeping students and staff safe and healthy throughout the pandemic. 
CA is providing virtual summer learning in the months of June and July.  In the month of August, we aim to bring back students in-person.  Our facilities will be ready for receiving staff and students safely.  More information is forthcoming throughout the summer. 

The Board of Directors adopted a 2020-21 school calendar.  The calendar is available on our website.  It is CA's intent to begin school on August 25.  Should this date need to change due to recommendations made by health officials, we will notify all stakeholders. 

 

The CDC recommends wearing face masks, practicing social distancing, washing hands frequently, and staying at home if sick as the best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  We encourage families to follow best practices shared nationally and locally. 
Parents are expected to remain in contact with their school for up-to-date information regarding remote learning and meal distribution.  Information will routinely be shared by phone, email, social media, and text.   
If you are without reliable internet access, please notify your principal, social worker, or counselor immediately.  CA can provide internet access to families in need. 
Yes, four school sites will continue serving 7-day meal baskets to families on Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-noon through August.  Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and suppers are being provided Aspire, Old North, South City, and Confluence Preparatory Academy. 

CA is able to monitor the amount of time spent learning by students through our virtual learning platform.  Teachers are in regular contact with students; data is recorded to account for students' attendance and participation.   

 

Parents are encouraged to remain in contact with their child's teacher and principal throughout the school year and during any school closure.  Learning plans will be provided.  Reading to your child at home and providing a work space for students to complete work is suggested.