Welcome back for the 2021-2022 school year!
The 2021-22 school year starts on Monday, August 9, for thousands of children in 富尔顿County.
The 富尔顿County School System (快3平台) continues to be the fourth largest school district in Georgia with a projected 2021-22 enrollment of approximately 90,400名学生. The system includes 108 schools – 59 elementary schools, 19中学, 21中学, 10 start-up charter schools, and one full-time virtual school.
After more than a year of pandemic-related disruptions and remote learning, 快3平台 is excited about returning to the classroom. Here are the Top 10 new items parents, students and our community should know as we start the new school year. More information about additional updates can be found on our 快3平台新闻网站.
More Details About Our Top 10 List
1) COVID-19 and School 操作
In order to facilitate the safest learning environment possible, COVID-19 health guidelines will continue to be followed, with face coverings recommended for students and 工作人员. Masks are required by the federal government on all public transportation, which includes school buses. 学校 located in municipalities where the rate of infection exceeds 100 per 100,000 residents will require all students, 人员, and visitors to wear masks until such time as the level of spread drops. Data will be taken from the FCBOH Epidemiology Reports and will be reported on our 快3平台 Coronavirus Update page. Any 快3平台 school or facility located within a jurisdiction where the state, county or municipality requires a mask be worn in public spaces will honor such orders until such time as it has expired. Download a one-page summary of these protocols in PDF format (8月更新. 10).
2) Building the Bridge to Success
快三平台app下载 is focused on connecting COVID-19 re-entry to our future. The district received more than $168 million dollars of federal funding in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to help schools recover from COVID-19. 结合我的关心, CARES II and smaller related CARES grants, 快3平台 will implement a multi-year program to address the impact of the pandemic on lost instruction and learning, and centers on ensuring the safety of students, 工作人员, 和家庭. The program encompasses the district’s 焦点 plan, a collaborative initiative founded on existing effective practices for academic recovery. 焦点 addresses the universal needs of all students while driving targeted resources and strategies to the students with the greatest necessities. A major plank of this effort is its literacy initiative, which specifically addresses and transforms the district’s approach to literacy instruction. As part of the initiative, 快3平台 will add K-2 literacy coaches in each elementary school. 快3平台 will also implement High Dosage Small Group Tutoring, which consists of having a single tutor with a student over a school year in math or reading. High dosage tutoring can double the amount of learning students typically gain during the year. New 课程 Mapping will provide 老师 with the information they need to fill in any learning gaps for students whose learning may have been impacted by the pandemic. The plan also leverages opportunities for enhanced assessment while minimizing testing burden on students and provides leaders, 老师, 和家庭 with resources and training so they can understand and use their students’ data for instruction and support.
3) Three new schools are opening in August 2021
快三平台app下载' Global Impact Academy (GIA) and Innovation Academy (IA), and Fulton Academy of Virtual Excellence (FAVE). GIA and IA are 阀杆-focused high schools offering instruction in engineering, 健康科学, 和信息技术. FAVE is 快三平台app下载’ first-ever virtual school and will serve students in grades 3-11 in a 100% online environment. The instruction will be a blend of live, online lessons (synchronous) and self-directed lessons (asynchronous) from 富尔顿County 老师. 除了, a replacement building is opening for Crabapple Middle School.
快3平台 has implemented a new attendance notification process. Parents/guardians will be notified more often on absences, regardless of whether a student is excused or unexcused. 家庭 will be notified of student absences via daily robocalls. 学生 who accumulate multiple absences will receive letters to notify them of missed learning time, and 工作人员 will follow up with supportive interventions. Parents/guardians can monitor their child’s attendance using 无限的校园. More detailed information about our attendance policy can be found here.
在这些天, classes start one hour later than usual for students so that faculty and 工作人员 can participate in Professional 学习 opportunities and work together to improve teaching skills and the academic performance of students. Buses continue to operate on the regular schedule during late start dates; however, parents also can choose to transport their child to school by the scheduled later start time. 学生 who arrive early will participate in supervised activities until the school day begins.
6) ‘Start with Hello’ Campaign
快3平台 remains focused on identifying the needs of students and then developing resources that raise awareness, educate and provide intervention where needed. This year, the district will implement ‘Start with Hello,’ a program that promotes connectedness. With the pandemic creating isolation due to disrupted social interaction, 快3平台 seeks to help students reacclimate with their peers through student success skills. Clubs and other relationship-building activities also are encouraged. 另外, the 快3平台 Office of 学生纪律 will work with the 快3平台 警察 Department on a ‘Stop the Violence Campaign.’
The 富尔顿County 董事会 of Education is committed to its stakeholders and strongly believes that their voice matters. 学生, 老师, and parents across the district created a student, teacher and parent/guardian 权利法案. These documents are intended to support an environment of reciprocal accountability, and outline tenets for each of the groups.
As we continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains critical our students receive safe, 健康的, 和有营养的食物. 美国.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has waived fees so all students will continue to receive meals at no charge for the 2021-22 school year, allowing school nutrition professionals to focus on nourishing children for success.
As a reminder, parents and students are encouraged to sign-up for our ‘公共汽车来了“应用程序. The free service allows students and parents track their bus to determine when it is scheduled to arrive at their bus stop. Alerts notify parents when the bus is just a few blocks away, offering safety for students and peace of mind for parents.
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