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Dear GLOBE Community,

The GLOBE Academy is excited to mark the National Hispanic Heritage Month, which began September 15th. GLOBE celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of our staff and community as well as all American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Follow us on social media as we pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.

GLOBE Distance Learning ... A few things to keep in mind

We ask that students remain present as much as possible during Distance Learning. Students will be counted present on synchronous days when they are logged on and engaged in classes. On asynchronous days, students will be counted present when they submit the required work by the deadline indicated.

Please treat online classes as you would face-to-face classes. If your student has a doctor's appointment, please provide a copy of the doctor's note to the teacher(s) AND the front office staff at the respective campus to excuse the absence. If your student is sick, an email from the parent will suffice. If a student is out 3 or more consecutive days, a doctor's note is required. We cannot accept notes after two weeks from the date of absence.

Please keep in mind that teachers will take attendance for each class session. If the student joins after attendance is taken, then that student might be marked as "Tardy-Unexcused." However, if there is avalid reason for the tardy, an email can be sent to the front office staff.

Absences and tardies due to "technological difficulties" are still absences and tardies. An email to the front office staff and ccing school administration explaining the trouble may "excuse" the absence or tardy, but will not remove it.

Responsive Classroom

AT GLOBE, we believe the first few weeks of school should be spent laying the foundation for a successful school year. Most of our classrooms have transitioned to the second phase of the First Six Weeks of School. The students are becoming more and more independent. They know the routines and the expectations. The regular daily schedule should be in place now as they start diving deeper into content. The students have more responsibility and the tasks are becoming more complex. 

Tech Troubles?

If your student is having technical difficulties with connecting to Google Classroom, Google Meets, or other sources for academic learning, please contact Judy Limor, jlimor@theglobeacademy.net. Please be detailed in your communication so that she can help solve your issue as quickly as possible. For iPad-related issues (Kindergarten and first grade students only), please peruse THIS HELP DOCUMENT. Please do not email Judy Limor about iPad-related issues.  
A Friendly Communications Reminder
The GLOBE Academy Facebook pages provide a fantastic platform for parents to get to know one another and share information. However, please be reminded that official information regarding school events will be posted by school staff. If you need information about school activities, calendar dates, etc. please use email as your primary method for reaching out to teachers and school administrators in order to make sure all information is accurate and up-to-date. If you're not following GLOBE's official Facebook, please find us here.

Below you will find the important dates to remember for the next two weeks. You can also sync the GLOBE calendar to your own digital calendar.

September 22, 2020

Virtual Spirit Night with HopStix
The GLOBE Academy Office Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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What's on the Menu?
The DeKalb County School District has released details on where to pick up lunch for your children Monday, Wednesday and Friday courtesy of DCSD. Click the link below for more details.
Meal Pickups

School Nutrition Services during Distance Learning will be available through the DeKalb County School District. Find out the details about Meal Distributions here.