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The Annual Fund Campaign is our primary opportunity for school families to participate in the continued success of our school by helping to bridge the gap left by state and local funding. This fund supports existing educational programs, new curriculum development, improves facilities, and supports essential needs of Socrates Academy.
Update on Return to In-Person

At last night's Board meeting, our BOD voted to move to Plan A for all K-5 students upon the encouragement of Governor Cooper to get students back in school. Middle School will remain on Plan B until further guidance from government officials. The movement of students in K-5 will take place on Monday, March 1. We will remain on a hybrid schedule in all grades for the next 2 weeks, beginning with A week on Tuesday, February 16. The following week will be B week.

In Person is Monday - Thursday. Friday all classes are held remotely for deep cleaning of campus.

Plan B, Hybrid return will begin for K-8 starting Tuesday, February 16th.
  • This will be an A Week

K-5 will move to Plan A Monday, March 1st.

  • K-5 Students who are currently hybrid will now attend both weeks. This is only for students who were already attending in-person classes. You may not choose to opt-in at this time. New opt-ins for on campus instruction will begin March 29.  

  • Families still have the option to remain remote.

  • If your family is not comfortable with Plan A, (students attending BOTH A and B weeks) and you are currently attending Hybrid Instruction you may complete the RETURN TO REMOTE FORM to let us know that you will be continue instruction remotely.

Greenlight Symptom Reporting Software
As we begin Plan B and transition to Plan A we are changing the way we screen students in morning carpool. We will begin using the Greenlight Symptom Reporting Software so we can better track health trends during this time. Morning check-ins using this website will be mandatory. If a family has not filled out their Greenlight Symptom Survey, they will be asked to move out of carpool line and rejoin once they have filled out the survey. Temperatures will still be taken upon arrival as an additional precaution.

The instructions below are detailed, but simple and include screen shots of the onboarding process. Each family will receive a text at 7am each morning to remind them to report any symptoms. A symptom survey must be filled out for each student arriving at school.

  • Your unique activation code for students is: JollyLunch83

  • If you have issues or questions about the account creation or need assistance, please contact - your child's teacher or office administration will not be able to assist with this process.

  • Every morning families arriving at school must log into the app at or use the link sent to them by text to complete a symptom survey.

  • When the families arrive at school, they will be required to show their green checkmark from the application for each child they are bringing.

  • It is not mandatory for remote students to complete this information each day, but we do encourage it so we can support all of our families during the pandemic.
Intent to Return Forms

We are planning for the 2020-21 school year and we need your help. If your child will NOT be returning to Socrates Academy next year, please fill out the exit form. The form can be found on the Socrates website, under Parents > Forms and Payments or by clicking HERE
School Choice, Neighborhood Improvement, & Economic Development

February 25

North Carolina has 201 public charter schools, serving over 125,000 students. The benefits to students and their families are undisputed, but what about the benefits to the communities where charter schools are located? Dr. Bartley Danielsen of NC State University will break down the numbers for us in this informative, thought-provoking webinar.

Dr. Danielsen teaches graduate and undergraduate corporate finance courses, and he is a co-author of “Foundations of Financial Management”, an international best-selling textbook now in its 14th edition.
Dr. Danielsen’s research interests focus on financial market efficiency, short-sale constraints, market microstructure, and the interaction of derivatives markets with spot markets. His research appears in the Review of Financial Studies, Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and numerous other high-quality academic finance and real estate journals.
Continuing the Legacy:
Black Education in NC

February 22

In celebration of Black History Month, join the North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools (NCAPCS) on February 22, 2021 from 3:00-4:00pm ET for a conversation about the history of black education in NC, with a focus on the role of public charter schools in the education of black students.

Several state and charter school leaders will share their reflections on the evolution of education in our state, including the impact of school choice and the role of public charter schools.

Ron Rice, Senior Director of Government Relations with the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, will moderate a panel discussion with Clarence Henderson, Civil Rights activist; Dr. Michelle Johnson, Superintendent of The College Preparatory and Leadership Academy; Marcus Brandon, Executive Director of CarolinaCAN; Eric Sanchez, Founder of Henderson Collegiate Charter School; and Cheryl Turner, Superintendent of Sugar Creek Charter School.

The panel will discuss the impact on black students who attend public charter schools supported by leaders of color and much more.
Actor's Body Workshops

Actor and teaching artist Allison Rhinehardt, from Children's Theatre of Charlotte is working with our 8th grade drama students in the digital classroom this week! Students are participating in a series of workshops on the Actor's Body. This residency was made possible through an Arts and Science Council grant.
We Want Your Selfie Portrait

Our Yearbook Staff wants to include every student but without traditional student images, we need your help!

Need additional help? Watch the Video >>
Help your school community be stronger advocates for charter schools by utilizing these resources

Rhonda Dillingham, Executive Director of the North Carolina Association for Public Charter Schools, was a guest of School Insurance Advisors. She presented Debunking Myths About Charter Schools. 


Read Rhonda's op-ed debunking charter school myths.

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