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ACS Weekly Newsletter - 12/16/2022

Dear ACS Families,

Many thanks to all of the staff and families that donated to our Giving Tree! Our front office was overflowing this week with presents for our students in need. We truly appreciate your kindness and generosity!! Don’t forget that our winter break is from December 19 - January 2 (January 2 is a required workday for staff). The first day back for students is Tuesday, January 3rd.


I hope everyone has a safe, fun, and restful holiday/winter break!


Best,

Leslie

Leslie Paynter, M.Ed.

ACS Managing Director


IMPORTANT DATES

  • SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17: ACS Run Club in Mebane 5K

  • MONDAY, DECEMBER 19 - FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30: WINTER BREAK, No school for students or staff

  • MONDAY, JANUARY 2: TEACHER WORKDAY, No school for students

  • TUESDAY, JANUARY 3: SCHOOL RESUMES for STUDENTS

  • MONDAY, JANUARY 16: SCHOOL HOLIDAY, No school for students or staff

APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION FOR THE 2023 - 2024 SCHOOL YEAR & TOURS FOR NEW/PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES

  • The open enrollment application period for NEW students (students not currently attending ACS) begins at midnight on January 1, 2023 and will continue through February 28, 2023 at 11:59 pm.

  • The admission lottery will be held virtually on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 12:00 noon. Here is the Google Meet Link for the Lottery: LOTTERY GOOGLE MEET LINK

**Students that are currently enrolled at ACS and returning for the next school year (2022 - 2023) DO NOT need to re-apply for admission.**

SCHOOL TOURS FOR NEW/PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES

  • We will have two tours for new/prospective families who are considering applying to ACS for the 2023 - 24 Academic Year.

  • Tours will begin promptly at the allotted start time with an introductory message and video/slideshow, followed by a school tour with a staff member with time for questions.


TOUR DATES & TIMES FOR NEW/PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2022 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM

  • Thursday, February 16, 2022 from 9:00 - 10:00 AM


PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO SIGN UP FOR A TOUR: NEW/PROSPECTIVE FAMILY SCHOOL TOUR REGISTRATION LINK

SUBSTITUTES

ACS is currently hiring substitute teachers. If you or someone you know is interested, please apply through our website under the ‘Employment’ tab (see link below) and email a resume to Jamie Miller at jmiller@alamancecommunityschool.net. Link to application

2023 - 2024 SCHOOL CALENDAR

  • The 2023 - 2024 ACS Calendar was Board approved by the Board on 11.17.22

  • Please make note of:

  • Fall Break; Winter Break; & Spring Break and the Summer Break - Be sure you schedule any vacations/trips around the dates that school is not in session.

  • The First Day of School for Students is: August 8, 2023

  • It is available on the school website under Parents > School Calendar & Schedules

  • A pdf of the 2023 - 2024 ACS Calendar is attached to this email


YEARBOOK ORDERING IS OPEN!!

  • 2022-23 ACS Yearbooks are now on sale and can only be ordered online.

  • During this pre-sale period, yearbooks are currently $20.00 each and can only be ordered online.

  • Prices will increase after January 31.

  • We do not order extra copies and so we will not be able to guarantee extra books will be available, if they are not ordered online before the final deadline of March 31, 2023.

  • To order, visit: https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB26632

  • Please contact Leslie Jewell (ljewell@alamancecommunityschool.net) if you have any questions regarding the yearbook. Don't miss out - Order today!!


ACS RUN CLUB

Saturday, December 17th: The ACS Run Club will participate in the Mebane on the Move 5K. Let’s go cheer them on!

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