Parent Student Resources

 

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The Arts Academy is committed to ensuring the success of all students. We are proud of the vibrant community that we have developed over the past 30 years, which depends on parents, guardians and families as an integral part of maintaining a productive, successful school environment.

In this section, you’ll find some resources to help you learn more about your studies at the Arts Academy, including information about the the daily schedule, special activities, transportation details/bus schedules, our dress code policies and the FAFSA application process.


Student Handbook, Program of Studies, and Bus Schedules

Creative WritingThe school's policies and procedures are designed to facilitate the Arts Academy's continued success. Parents should carefully review and adhere to the policies outlined in the Student Handbook.

The Program of Studies lists all academic and arts classes, as well as policies for grades and graduation credits

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Academy 2018-2019 Academic Calendar

View this year’s Academic Calendar, which includes school holidays, early release days, and professional development days.

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Academy College & Career Planning Packet

The Arts Academy's College and Career Planning Packet has information about testing, applying for college, and college financial aid planning. 

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PowerSchool

parent portalThe Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts is committed to keeping parents and students informed of students' academic performance. The GHAA Parent Portal is an Internet-based program that allows you to check in on your child's academic achievement progress. We encourage you to make use of our Parent Portal to keep in touch with your child's achievement grades throughout the school year.

Parents/Guardians are mailed a user name and password at the beginning of the school year. If you have difficulty with your login or password please contact Christine Diaz-Ocasio at cdiazocasio@crec.org. For security reasons, a new password or ID will be mailed to the current home address on file. Please contact the subject area teacher with any questions regarding specific grades. To view your child's achievement grades on-line, use a working Internet connection and any common Internet browser.

Type in the following information:

  • The web address (URL) is powerschool.crec.org.
  • Your Guardian/Parent Confidential logon ID
  • Your Guardian/Parent Password

Parents, Friends, and Alumni Association (PFAA)

PFAA  Logo Parents and alumni may participate in a very active Parents, Friends, and Alumni Association (PFAA). PFAA meetings are held monthly at the Arts Academy. PFAA members work together to enhance the visibility of the Arts Academy and to plan special events that generate revenue for the school, and to support the efforts of parents of artistically gifted students. To date, PFAA members have sponsored the annual orientation for incoming students, a college financial aid workshop for parents, a field trip to the Performing and Visual Arts College Fair in Boston, and annual fundraisers. 

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READINGS LISTS at LEXILE.COM (https://lexile.com)

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Lexile is a great option for students and parents to use in order to help find appropriate books for independent reading!  


rockitwearSPIRIT WEAR

Visit our rokkitwear site and choose from hundreds of designs and options. Represent your school while raising money for the Academy! 15% of each order is given back to our school. Click here to check it out! 


CLASS DUES 
Class dues help the Arts Academy fund non-budgeted school-wide events, such as Peace Fest, Semi-Formal, Prom, etc.
Please pay the amount due this year, as well as any previous years that are owed.

SENIORS: $40
JUNIORS: $35
SOPHOMORES: $30
FRESHMEN: $25

Questions/ concerns please contact Kim Stroud at kstroud@crec.org