Dear AST Family and Friends,
Today our high school students are away on their field day. We look forward to their late return. For those that take the bus, we are offering late buses today to get them hope. Next week is a very busy week. At one end, we have student-led conferences and elementary parent-teacher conferences and, at the other end, we have our Halloween festivities. And finally, we wrap it all together with themed dress up days for Spirit Week. It is a great week to be on campus.
Student-led conferences are a discussion about your child's learning. The conversation is an opportunity to talk about what they learned, why that is meaningful, and what they are still challenged by. Some questions that teachers and parents may ask include:
Why is that important? interesting? challenging?
What other things might that relate to?
What do you want to do differently next time?
If a parent is unable to attend, students are still expected to hold their conference with their homeroom / advisory teacher. They are encouraged to try and bring an alternative adult from home or find an alternative adult on campus. The members of the staff and administration are already signing up to step in for parents as needed.
Finally, this is the first time for most parents and students. It will be rough around the edges, and we will talk about the experience, and improve upon it. It is important that we make this our own. We look forward to seeing you on Monday.
The Lincoln Activity Center gate is only open for drop off (until about 8:30 am) and pickup (until about 5:00 pm). If you find yourself inside and needing to depart while the gate is closed, please ring the bell for service and the guard will open the gate remotely.
The bell is located on the wall outside of the unmanned guard room of the Lincoln Activity Center.