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Weekly Update 3-29-21

Dear AFHS Parents:

 

Please watch this video from Mr. Wight:

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PujbsOohImARKc-HsZFNXFMWnNJanOsH/view

 

This is Matt Wight with the latest news and updates from AFHS and WCPSS.

As I am sure you are aware, the WCPSS Board of Education voted to allow students the option of changing their present attendance plan.

 

Below is a link to a survey that we are asking parents to complete IF you want to make a change. If you want to remain in the plan that you are in now, you don't need to do anything. 

 

Link to survey to request a change from Plan to VA or vice versa.  Survey is now closed.  The first day back to school for all students that want in-person learning (Plan A) is Thursday, April 8th.

Frequently Asked Questions from parents regarding Plan and VA changes.

  

Bus Riders

Eligible bus riders currently in Virtual Academy returning to in-person learning must apply for bus service. The student must meet all transportation eligibility requirements. Students must also submit the health attestation form. Bus assignments will not be provided until the attestation form is received. Parents should click this link to apply for service (wcpss.net/busrider) and to submit the attestation form (wcpss.net/busform).

Requests made for transportation will be closed after three days if the attestation form is not received, and the parent will be notified.

Students will be assigned to a bus as quickly as possible after the attestation form is received. Typically, riders are assigned within a few days after the department receives all required information. Depending on the volume of students returning to in person learning, it could be longer.

WCPSS Calendar Update

WCPSS Traditional Calendar **Updated 3/22/21**



Student Parking Lottery and Off Campus Lunch Pass Update-Juniors/Seniors

Juniors/Seniors may apply for the parking lottery and/or an off-campus lunch pass. 

NOTE: The Parking Lottery closes FRIDAY, March 26th at 11:59pm.

 

Current Juniors (Class of 2022)

As of 2020, state law mandates that ALL seniors must have a Meningitis vaccination before they begin their senior year. Please submit a copy of your immunizations, showing the Meningitis vaccination, via email to: Lcolhoun@wcpss.net or you can fax to: 919-694-0525. This proof must be received BEFORE the first day of the 2021-22 school year.  Link to Meningitis vaccination information, K-12 Health Requirements

 

AP Exam Information for 2020-21 School Year

Due to social distancing guidelines, AFHS students will be expected to engage in AP testing digitally from home (with the exception of Spanish and French language exams). 

AFHS AP Exams 

 

PreACT for all 10th grade students (Plan and VA)

The PreACT will be given to ALL sophomores on April 14, 2021. Details.

 

Photos for the Yearbook by March 31st

Any current freshman, sophomore, or junior who didn't have their photo taken by LifeTouch on picture day has another option to get in the 'people' section of the yearbook if submitted by March 31st: Jostens' Yearbook+. Details

 

Upcoming Dates

March 29th-April 7th-No School for Students

April 7th-Parking Tag and Lunch Pass Pick Up Details

April 8th-All students in Plan A will return to the school building (VA remains remote)

April 8th-Elon College Virtual Visit Pre-Register

April 12th-St. Bonaventure  Virtual Visit Pre-Register

April 13th-Penn State  Virtual Visit Pre-Register

April 14th-ECU  Virtual Visit Pre-Register

April 15th-William Peace  Virtual Visit Pre-Register

April 14th-Pre-ACT All Sophomore Students (Plan and VA)

 

Best regards,

 

M. Wight