THIS WEEK AT IAC …
Coming soon: IAC Student Garden. Look for more to come.
NEWEST MASK INFORMATION – IS ANYTHING CHANGING AT SCHOOL?
Currently, the changes announced late this week do not impact us beyond the adjustments we have already made to our current mask policy. All staff, teachers, and students will continue to wear masks as before while inside the building, during arrival/dismissal and outside if in a learning situation where kiddos are closely together for 10 minutes or more. Masks are optional during recess times.
We are continuing to engage with health department officials and other schools in our area, but expect to operate with these protocols in place until the end of the school year.
IS IT COVID? IS IT ALLERGIES? THIS MAY HELP…
STATE OF MICHIGAN ‘VACC TO NORMAL’ PLAN
Thanks for doing your part to help us get back to normal at school and in our community. If you have not yet seen it, the Governor shared the ‘Vacc to Normal’ plan, yesterday, during a press conference. If you are 16 or over and have not yet received a vaccination, you may schedule one by visiting https://www.spectrumhealth.org/wmvaccineclinic
FIELD DAY UPDATE
MAY FAMILY ENGAGEMENT NEWSLETTER
Our Family Engagement Team wants to share their May newsletter. You can find it HERE.
SICK CHILD? POSSIBLE COVID EXPOSURE? SHOULD THEY COME TO SCHOOL?
Walk through this super helpful INTERACTIVE FLOW CHART anytime you have a question about whether or not your child should attend school because they are experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 or have had a possible exposure.
As always, if your child is suffering from any of the symptoms, below, that are NOT related to seasonal allergies, they should be kept home until symptoms are no longer present without the use of medication.
- Runny nose and/or congestion
- Tired and/or achy
- Short of breath
- New loss of taste and or smell
MY COVID-19 RISK
This chart may helpful in assessing the Covid-19 risks associated with different activities.
COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION
For those hoping to receive the Covid-19 Vaccination, you may learn more about when you are able to receive the vaccination as well as how to schedule an appointment when the time comes. Please visit THIS LINK .
COVID POSITIVE DIAGNOSIS?
In the event your child receives a positive COVID diagnosis, please make sure to contact us, immediately. We must continue to update the COVID transparency page on our website and be able to work with the health department in their contact tracing efforts.
If you are interested in helping monitor the playground during recess and are fully vaccinated, please let Marty know and he will help coordinate it with you. Recess takes place after lunch from 12:20 to 12:45. Thank you for considering!
Ms. Tara is raising money to provide students with Scholastic books and teaching resources. You can learn more about this campaign and contribute by clicking on the following link: https://shop.scholastic.com/viewCampaign?campaignId=264d09ba-5af0-4f70-8309-5bd2d1a18933
Thank you for considering a contribution in any amount. Please contribute by 06/01/2021 to help reach the goal of $100!
MAY LUNCH MENU
PARK PASSPORTS ARE HERE!
We believe in the power of outdoor education. We have partnered with the Outdoor Discovery Center for three years now to help our teachers grow in their knowledge of outdoor education AND to grow curiosity, engagement, and care for the outdoors with every Inno kiddo! We’d love to pass that passion onto your family with a copy of the ODC Park Passport….a tool to help you explore a variety of amazing places in our area this spring and summer. We have printed one Park Passport and sent it home for every Innocademy family. You can also find an introductory video and digital copy on the ODC website in both English and Spanish: https://outdoordiscovery.org/park-passport/
INNOCADEMY FAMILY CALENDAR FOR 21-22 SCHOOL YEAR
As a reminder, attendance is taken twice each day by the teachers. We must report his is information to the State of Michigan. If your child will be absent from school, please email us at email@example.com. Students will be marked tardy if they arrive after 8:45.
In addition, if your child(ren) misses school because of a medical appointment, please have the doctor provide a note for our records.
Every year we have an open house or curriculum night where, among other things, we explain how our Title I funds are spent and what it means to be a School-Wide Title school. Because we are unable to meet in person, pleaseCLICK HERE to view a short presentation on Title I. Let Marty know if you have any questions.
FAMILY RESOURCE GUIDE
Please see below to access the Family Resource Guide: Innocademy Allegan Campus Family Resource Guide 20-21 Download