Carter G. Woodson Academy

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Scholar Wins 1st Place in 2021 MLK essay contest

    Scholar Bryson Lilly won the 2021 Unity Breakfast essay contest, whose theme was “Unity: In an Age of Uncertainty.” The honor came with a prize of $500. 

    The Alpha Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Education Foundation sponsors the annual essay contest, which is open to all Fayette County middle schoolers. Congratulations, Scholar Lilly! We are so proud of our Royal!

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  • CGW Preparatory Academy

    Are you looking for information about the new CGW Preparatory Academy opening for the 2021-22 school year?  Please visit the district's program page for details. 

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  • Digital Citizenship Course Requirement due January 29th

    Scholars - if you did NOT finish your Digital Citizenship online course in Canvas in December, you will need to complete it during C days or free time during the week before January 29th to remain on full internet access.

    Please check your account - Ms. McGrath has emailed you with instructions if you still need to complete the course.  The course instructions are in your Academic Leadership or Advisory Canvas course under Modules. Please follow those instructions carefully to make sure that you get full credit once the lessons are complete. 

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  • Important Information for Start of School - January 2021

    Welcome back, Scholars and Families!  Our first day of virtual instruction will start Thursday, January 7th, 2021. 

    • Scholars - you will be required to sign in with your school email and password when entering Zoom meetings this semester.
    • High School Scholars: You have all new Canvas courses for this semester.  Please go to Courses, then All Courses and star your new courses based on your schedule in IC.
    • Middle School Scholars: Please go to your Quarter 3 schedule in IC and then star the Canvas courses that apply to you for this quarter.  You may be returning to a Quarter 1 Canvas course in some cases.  

    Parents and Families - please review our CGWA In-Person & Remote Learning Plan.  CGWA Admin will have an informational meeting for any parents to review the plan on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  Please see your email or IC for more information and the Zoom link.

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  • Schedules for Spring 2021

    The A/B rotation schedule for the spring has been posted under our NTI/2DL tab.  Also located there is our daily schedule with times.  Scholars should enter their Zoom meeting at the start of each class time listed.  Scholars' class schedules for the second semester and third quarter can be found in IC.  Scholars should access IC through the Google Waffle and choose the Single Sign On option. 

    Note: Advisory and Academic Leadership Canvas Courses WILL NOT CHANGE FROM FIRST SEMESTER.


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