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7/20/2020, 8/3/2020
July 6, 2020
A Message from Dr. Schultz
Dear CCA Community, 

CCA Leadership is working closely with CCSD leaders, the Colorado League of Charter Schools, the Colorado Department of Education and health experts to develop our plans to return to 100% face-to-face instruction in the fall based on their latest recommendations. The health and safety of our CCA community remains a top priority as we develop our reopening plans that will comply with State and local health requirements.

We want your children to be here in-person at CCA. We know that our children need to interact with their teachers and their friends.  We know that a part of the quality, rigorous education that we offer at CCA occurs here within our building. Please know that we will do all that we can to ensure that our work is focused on helping your children learn and grow in the best way possible.  Because of our focused mission, CCA will not be offering a full time online or full time virtual CCA school option.   

The Cherry Creek School District will be offering online learning for all students. If you would like to permanently withdraw from CCA and enroll in the CCSD online option , we respect and honor your decision. Please complete CCSDs online Parent Forms at my.cherrycreekschools.org in addition to our Learning Plan Options Survey so that both CCSD and CCA can make accommodations for your child(ren)’s 2020-2021 school year. We ask that you please complete these forms as soon as possible, no later than July 13, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact our registrar, Caitlin Leins at cleins@cherrycreekacademy.org
 
That will allow both CCA and CCSD to plan appropriately for your children.   Cherry Creek Academy is a waitlist school, which means that your child will need to be placed back on our waitlist to be offered a spot in the future. 
 
In the event that CCA closes for a short amount of time during an outbreak, or for any health reasons, please know that we will continue to offer online coursework as we did during the 4th quarter and the spring of 2020. If we have to close at any time, your children will still have their chromebooks and your children’s teachers will transition to online learning in a more effective and efficient way than we did this past spring. We are continually learning and growing and improving our ability to service your children. 
If you have any questions or concerns please feel to contact me at aschultz@cherrycreekacademy.org or on my cell phone at 920-216-9111 at any time.


Respectfully,
Ann Schultz
Ann Schultz, PhD
Executive Director of Cherry Creek Academy 
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Are you interested in being a Substitute Teacher or Substitute Assistant/Supervisor at Cherry Creek Academy? 

Do you hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher? If you do you are eligible to apply for a Three Year Substitute Authorization through the Colorado Department of Education. Click here to access the application link.

If you do not hold a Bachelor’s degree, but you are a High School graduate, you are eligible to apply for a One Year Substitute Authorization through the Colorado Department of Education. Click here to access the application link.

Daily Rate: $110/day.

Upon receipt of your initial licensure, and 5 days of working as a substitute at CCA, CCA will reimburse you for the cost of your licensure.
More News
School Supply Lists
Our teachers have worked hard updating our school supply lists to best prepare our students for successful in-person learning in the fall. You will notice a few important additions including art supplies that will make it possible for each student to have individual supplies. We have eliminated P.E. uniforms for this year and students will not be required to change out for gym class.
Device Drop Off
On Monday, July 13, 2020 from 8 am to 12 pm we ask families with children in going into grades 2nd - 8th drop-off their Chromebooks and any library books.   So that we can make necessary updates and ensure that all student devices are functioning properly.

Families with children going into grades 2nd - 8th who are not in town may make alternative arrangements with Dr. Schultz, CCA's Executive Director, by emailing her at aschultz@cherrycreekacademy.org or calling 920-216-9111.
Online Summer Math Camps
Mrs. Priya and Mr. Loomis are excited to announce CCA's Summer Math Camps this year. We will have two ONLINE tutoring sessions in July. The first session will begin next week.

For more information, please click here.
Summer Learning Extension Activities & Private Tutoring
Some of our staff are offering private tutoring for CCA students. For more information, please click here .

In addition, Our teachers have compiled many different resources to foster learning this summer including, Summer Extension Activities , Readiness Packets , and Required and Recommended Reading lists .

Cherry Creek School District has also created a great website with resources for students.
Tdap Required for 6th Graders
Please make sure your children are immunized and receive their Tdap booster. Your child's pediatrician can provide you with a copy of your child's immunization records that can be emailed to Nurse Jayne at jbauer@cherrycreekacademy.org.
Community News & Resources
Free Summer Meals Program
CCSD will provide two free, grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at six sites across the district. A bag of fresh fruit will also be distributed every Friday. Cherry Creek Academy families are welcome to attend. Please click
here for more information.
Community Resources
Cherry Creek Schools is honored to partner with a number of food banks and community resources during this unique time. These resources are available to those who are in need in the CCA community. Please click here for Cherry Creek Schools Food Bank Sites and Information page.
The Parent Connection
The Parent Connection is sent to parents and community subscribers twice a month with information about student, school and district achievements, financial information, staff, events, board policy and more.     Subscribe to The Parent Connection here.

Please click   here to read the lastest Parent Connection newsletter from CCSD.
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