Aristotle Academy

“FREE” Dress Friday

CHANGE:  Free dress Friday will now ONLY occur on the last Friday of the month and will be FREE to all students.  The dates for those Dress Free days are Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 31, Apr 28 and May 26.  Remember to keep dress modest and respectable.

Holiday Program – Wed. Dec. 14, 2016

Aristotle Academy’s Holiday Program

Wednesday December 14th 2016 at 6 pm

 

Your children will be participating in our annual Holiday Program TONIGHT and will need to be at school by 5:45 pm.  They will be performing Christmas songs and dances from around the world.

 

Costume Assignments

Kindergarten:

All red uniform shirt and khaki (tan) pants and a red “Santa” hat.

First and Second Graders

All red uniform shirts and navy pants and a red “Santa” hat

Third and Fourth Graders (we will provide the neckerchiefs and head scarf’s)

All White uniform shirt.  Girls: skirt (any color) and apron that ties around the waist, Boys: navy pants

Fifth and Sixth Graders

All: navy uniform shirt, Girls: khaki pants or skirt, Boys: khaki pants

Food Drive Competition

PTO is sponsoring a Food Drive to benefit COMMUNITY ACTION of American Fork.  The class the collects the most cans or other supplies wins an Ice Cream party.

Most Needed Items:

Food:

  • Wet goods: condiments, peanut butter, jelly, syrup, etc.
  • Canned meat: tuna, chicken, beef etc.
  • Canned Fruit: Mandarin oranges, peaches, pears, etc.
  • Soup and stew
  • Items for kids’ nutrition packs: granola bars, natural juice boxes, raisins, peanut butter crackers, fruit and grain bars, Easy Mac, Chef Boyardee, microwave meal, etc.

Hygiene:

  • Disposable diapers: especially toddler sizes
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothpaste
  • Feminine Hygiene products (tampons, pads, panty liners)
  • Bar Soap
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Laundry soup

Aristotle Board Meeting

Wednesday October 26th – 6 pm Room 14

Agenda:

  1.  Welcome & Roll Call (Alan
  2. Public Comments (2 minute per person) – Alan
  3. Approve previous Board Minutes – Darren
  4. Financial Report – Darren
  5. Principal’s Report – Warren
  6. Voluntary Improvement Plan Discussion – Board, Darren, Warren & Julie
  7. Adjourn until next meeting

PTO Halloween Carnival

PTO Halloween Carnival Friday October 14th – 3:30-6:30 @ Aristotle Academy Multi Purpose room

PTO is in need of parent volunteers to help run the games and monitor bounce houses.  If you are able to volunteer during any part of the event, i.e. set up, during the event or clean-up, please contact one of the following:

Erika Fernandez – (801) 347-4673

Carmen Helsing – (801) 836-0682

Melanie Helsing – (434) 917-1628

 

 

PTO Garage Sale

PTO Garage Sale – Saturday October 8th:  9-3 pm in the parking lot in front of Aristotle Academy.  Donations will be accepted.  Contact Erika Fernandez (801) 347-4673 with any questions.

Fall Break

Fall Break will be Thursday October 20th, Friday October 21st.  NO school held during this time.

Great News Parents!

Great News Parents!
The State Charter School Board on May 12th approved are request for the Voluntary School Improvement Plan.

Next school year we will be implementing improvements to our current educational offerings.
We are excited about moving forward with the 2016-2017 School Year at Aristotle Academy.
Please contact me should you have further questions.

Warmest regards,
Warren R. Shenk, Principal
Aristotle Academy wshenk@aristotleacademyk8.org
801-763-7286

Aristotle Academy Parent Meeting

Aristotle Academy Parent Meeting
May 5, 2016
6:30 PM – Room 28

Agenda:

Welcome & Introductions – Warren
Summer School Program – Warren
Introduction to the Charter School Voluntary School Improvement Plan – Alan
Benefits to our school, students, parents and staff – Julie
Anticipated timeline – Julie
Q& A – Warren, Alan, Julie

Aristotle Academy is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors.

Dear Parents,
Aristotle Academy is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the Board of Directors. The responsibilities of the Board are:
• Provide oversight functions
• Promote the school’s mission
• Lead planning and policy making
• Achieve charter requirements
• Ensure financial solvency
• Ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
• Ensure the school has competent, professional staff and hire the Principal
• Ensure a successful academic program as measured by internal and external assessments
The Board serves as an advocate for academic excellence of Aristotle Academy’s students and places those interests at the forefront of decision making. Being a Board member requires examining the current state of school affairs and planning future goals to meet our school’s mission.Interested parties should email questions and/or resumes to Warren Shenk, Principal, at wshenk@aristotleacademyk8.org .