Family Info On Program Changes


Choreographers' ShowcaseAs a reminder, starting in the 2019-2020 school year, the Arts Academy will divide into two separate programs: a. full-day program and a half-day program. The full-day program will have a seven hour school day from 7:30am to 2:30pm and hold all classes at the Colt Campus. Arts classes will be integrated into the daily schedule in this new full-day configuration. The half-day program will maintain its current afternoon schedule from 1:00pm to 4:15pm Monday through Thursday and hold all classes at the Learning Corridor campus.

For more information on the program structures  and for updates on new program structure and course offerings, check the links below.

changes 2019-20    New Program Schedules

Below is a link to the restructuring folder including videos and other important documents.

Restructure Folder

New Program Course Offerings

Full Day Course OFferings       Half Day


Present families, please take the time to fill out a quick survey to state your intentions on attending our program for the 2019-2020 school year. 


Survey


Currently Enrolled Students Should Declare Their Intentions

guitar classAs we transition into this new arrangement, we are going to ask all currently enrolled 9th-11th grade student to declare their intentions for the 2019-2020 school year. Students and families have four choices.

  1. Become a “grandfathered” student. Take academic classes in the Academy Full-Day program and then transition to the Academy Half-Day program to participate in their arts major from 1:00pm-4:15pm Monday through Thursday.
  2. Become/remain a full-day only student and take arts and academic classes between 7:30am-2:30pm Monday through Friday.
  3. Become/remain a half-day only student at attend academic classes in the home district and come to the Arts Academy for arts programming from 1:00pm-4:15pm Monday through Thursday.
  4. Withdraw from the Arts Academy. Currently enrolled student will be given preference in transfer requests to other CREC high schools.

We are also going to ask all current Arts Middle School 8th grade students declare their intentions for 2019-2020. 8th Grade students have three options.

  1. Become a full-day only student and take arts and academic classes between 7:30am-2:30pm Monday through Friday.
  2. Become a half-day only student at attend academic classes in the home district and come to the Arts Academy for arts programming from 1:00pm-4:15pm Monday through Thursday.
  3. Withdraw from the Arts Academy. Currently enrolled student will be given preference in transfer requests to other CREC high schools


Please State Your Intentions For Next Year

Group ShotA survey had been sent out that asks present Academy families to make a binding decision regarding their intentions for next year. The deadline for submission will be February 28th. Families can re-submit and change their choice up until the February 28th. Families need not fill out a RSCO application for any of the options listed above. If no response is submitted, current full-day students will become full-day only students; current half-day students will become half-day only students; and current 8th grade students will be become full-day only 9th graders.

Please take the survey below.

Survey