2019-2020 End of Year

UPDATE: May 18, 2020
Good Evening ECA Families!
 
Wow! Our year is almost over. Even though our last few days are still virtual, they are busy, so please review the following schedule to ensure you do not miss anything.
 
End of Year Dates – Please review carefully.
  • May 19th: Virtual Awards Day – Please click on the “invite” link below for your class at the designated times. The ID and PW is listed below the link. We strongly encourage everyone to sign in early in case you have technical difficulties. The link can be shared with other family members that may want to attend.
      • 9:00 am 1st and 2nd grade
      • 10:00 am 3rd and 4th grade/Safety Patrol
      • 11:30 pm 5th Grade Affirmation Ceremony/Safety Patrol
      • 1:00 pm Middle School (6th – 8th)
      • 2:30 pm High School (9th – 12th)
  • May 11th through 21st
    Students may continue to complete and submit any unfinished work. Teachers will maintain office hours 8:00-4:00 for students with questions or needing assistance with work to be completed.
  • May 21st:
      • Last day of school
      • Last day for students to submit work to their teachers.
      • End of the 4th nine weeks.
 
END OF YEAR RETURNS AND PICK-UPS
All ECA items (ipads, library books, textbooks, etc.) will need to be returned. All personal items that were left in lockers or classrooms have been placed in bags, labeled, and will need to be picked up. Please sign up to reserve your pick up/drop off time by clicking on the link: https://signup.com/go/zfeeQSd.
 
For the health and safety of our ECA families, faculty, and staff we will have the following procedures in place:
 
1. The returns and pick-ups will take place in the ECA gymnasium. Please enter from the back parking lot at the designated double doors.
2. You must sign up for a reserved time.
3. Everyone will be required to wear a mask.
4. You will be required to sign in upon arrival, hand sanitizer will be provided.
5. Only ECA students and one parent or guardian may enter the gym.
6. Stations will be set up around the gym with signs directing you to the area to return items, turn in work, etc.
7. We will have a station for parents to pick up student medications that have been kept in the office.
8. Everyone will be given 5 minutes in the gym.
9. The gym will be sanitized after each group exits the gym.
10. Our faculty and staff will maintain social distancing guidelines.
 
  • May 25th: Memorial Day – NO SCHOOL J
  • May 26th – 28th: Post planning for teachers.
  • May 28th: All report cards will be mailed to students.
  • Senior Graduation – Saturday, June 27th at 5:00 pm in the Excel Christian gymnasium on the Emerson campus.
 
Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions!
 
Be blessed!
 
Donna Garland, M.Ed
Administrator
 
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UPDATE: April 24, 2020
It has been so exciting to see our students continuously engaged in their virtual learning sessions as this school year comes to an end. We can’t thank each of you enough for your hard work and dedication to help ECA persevere through the end of this school year. Our teachers have truly gone above and beyond at a moment’s notice to transition to online instruction. We want to say, “Thank You” to everyone for truly partnering together to make the last 9 weeks of school a success.
 
As we bring this school year to a close, we have broken down for you our plans for the next few weeks.
 
  • May 11th: Review Day (for SRI & SMI Assessment) – Teachers will share the details with you regarding this assessment for Reading and Math.
  • May 12th: End Of Year Online Assessment (SRI and SMI) for grades levels K thru 8.
  • May 13th through May 15th: Parent/Teacher End of Year Conferences (Teachers will schedule the conference time with each family.)
  • May 19th: Virtual Awards Day (Academics)
  • May 11th through 21st: Students may continue to complete and submit any unfinished work. Teachers will maintain office hours 9:00-2:00 for students with questions or needing assistance with work to be completed.
  • May 21st:
      • Last day of school
      • Last day for work to be submitted by students – end of the 4th nine weeks
      • All ECA materials, ipads, library books, and textbooks need to be returned to Excel between 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.
  • May 25th: Memorial Day
  • May 26th: Teachers will have all grades posted by 4:00 pm
  • May 26th – 28th: Post planning for teachers.
  • May 28th: All report cards will be mailed to students.
Grading: Teachers will use the 3rd grading period final grade, as of March 12th, and average with grades that have been collected since then. Teachers would only use grades that would improve a final grade, not be detrimental. No End of Year Finals for grades 6th – 12th.
 
Graduation: Seniors you have NOT been forgotten. J We are carefully monitoring the current situations and will finalize our decision on the date for your ceremony based on the safety of our students, families, and staff. We plan to celebrate you, and you will have a graduation ceremony soon!
 

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