2023-2024 Enrollment is NOW CLOSED
SHABACH! Christian Academy Homeschool
Vol. 5. Update No. 1.
Calendar events/dates are subject to change. Please check the bi-weekly emails/reminders for updates
DOWNLOAD THE UPDATED ON-SITE SCHEDULE
Academic Planning Calendar (click here to download)
HOMESCHOOL COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES CORNER
(FIELD TRIPS, EVENTS, & CLUBS)
FIELD TRIP: Launch Trampoline Park (ES, MS, HS)
Location: 1001 Hampton Park Blvd Suite 400, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 DOWNLOAD FLYER
Date: Friday, September 29th
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Cost: $20
RSVP DEADLINE: September 22nd SIGN-UP HERE
How to pay? Cash app: $ttabarez (Please add the following note: launch meetup, student name, and grade.)
Includes: Admission, Trampoline Courts, Rock Wall & more! Must sign-up & pay in advance by September 22nd
Elementary/ Middle/High School students welcomed!
PSAT/NMSQT - National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
If you have an 10th or 11th grader who wants to take the PSAT/NMSQT, access the link below for more information.
FIELDDIRECTORY.COM: WASHINGTON DC-METRO FIELD TRIPS
Fall offers many curriculum based outdoor activities including visits to Farms for pick-your-own & maze fun, Botanical Gardens to study the changes in trees & plants and Living History sites for hands-on activities.
To help plan September curriculum focused classroom activities or field trips for your students, try these themed celebrations.
Sept. 6: National Read a Book Day.
Sept. 15: Greenpeace Day.
Sept. 17: Constitution Day, Citizenship Day.
Sept. 22: Native American Day.
Sept. 23: Autumnal Equinox Day.
Sept 24: National Punctuation Day. Monthly observances: Hispanic Heritage Month. Library Card Sign-Up Month. National Courtesy Month. Use the link to check out some interactive field trips in the DC-Metro area.
IMPORTANT NOTICES, RESOURCES, & REMINDERS
Any student sick/not feeling well needs to stay at home. If a student arrives at on-site classes and seems sick, they will be sent home as soon as possible. Parents, please designate someone in advance who can pick them up immediately.
Student Dress Code
All students must wear their SHABACH sweatshirt, hoodies, and sweaters at all times. Any other attire is a dress code violation (please visit the Back 2 School page on our website to access the Code of Conduct & Dress Code Form & a sample dress code violation).
Senior Graduation Planning Meeting
1st Senior Meeting is on Sep. 25th at 7:00 PM and will be hybrid (the video link will be sent to the 2024 Seniors soon). It is a Mandatory in-person meeting if you plan to graduate with SHABACH! in May 2024. Please let us know if you plan to attend virtually.
Student School ID
All ID forms must be turned in by Sep. 15th. Students who have not turned in ALL their forms will not be allowed to participate in our program or attend classes as of Sep. 22nd. (please visit the Back 2 School page on our website to access the ID Request Form and remember to purchase your IDs via FACTS before completing the form - $5 per ID).
Parent/Guardian’s, have you signed up for Remind? A test text will go out by September 22nd. Please let us know if you did not receive it.
Emergency Medical Form & Activities Consent Form
All permissions forms (Code of Conduct & Dress Code, Emergency Contact & Medical, Activities Participation & Photo Release Consent, etc.) must be turned in by Sep. 22nd. Students who have not turned in ALL their forms will not be allowed to participate in our program or attend classes as of Sep. 25th. (please visit the Back 2 School page on our website to access all permission forms).
IMPORTANT NOTICES, RESOURCES, & REMINDERS (cont.)
All students must wear SHABACH! uniform shirts, sweatshirts, & hoodies. Please refer to the Code of Conduct & Dress Code PDF for the uniform requirements.
All American Wear School Uniforms
5001 – B Forbes Blvd
Lanham, MD 20706
Student Technology Requirements (ON-SITE)
Each student should have available to them a device, preferably a laptop or desktop, to complete their online assignments on-site. They will also need the following: a printer, copy paper, and ink in their home workspace.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Students observed struggling with the onsite course content after 6 weeks, will be advised to hire a private tutor for their student moving forward. We do not want to hinder the success of any student, so, you also may be asked to withdraw your student from the class to pursue a more individualized plan. Parents will be notified via email and/or a phone call by the teacher.
PARENTS/GUARDIANS: REMEMBER TO CHECK YOUR STUDENT’S GRADES IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM*, IN THEIR ONLINE PROGRAMS, AND WITH THEIR INDIVIDUAL TUTORS. THIS IS ESSENTIAL TO REMAINING UPDATED ON THIR STRUGGLES, STRENGTHS, AND WEAKNESSES.
*Log into Google Classroom to view their activity in their academic classes. Please provide your email to their SHABACH! Christian Academy Homeschool Tutor to be added as a guardian (Tutor emails are located on your student’s syllabus and in Google classroom). Guardians can receive email summaries about their student’s work in class, which include information about missing work, upcoming work, and class activity
• Missing work—Work not turned in.
• Upcoming work—Work that’s due today and tomorrow or that’s due in the upcoming week
• Class activities—Announcements, assignments, and questions recently posted by teachers.
You MUST log in WITH your student (under their student account) to view their grades & communications from their teacher about grades.
Please always send tuition questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. ALL emails, documents, etc., unless otherwise stated, should always go to email@example.com