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  • Spring 21 Opening ZOOM

    STEAM Families,


    The Fayette County Public School Board met to discuss the opening of school for the Spring 2021 semester. After reviewing COVID-19 data provided by the Fayette County Health Department, in tandem with other external data, the board agreed to continue with remote learning beginning, Thursday, January 7 - Friday, January 22.

     

    The school board will continue to review data from the local health department to determine if in-person instruction will begin, Monday, January 25. The district is committed to communicating with families weekly concerning this matter.

     

    The STEAM Academy administrators have scheduled ZOOM meetings with grade level students on Thursday, January 7th at 8:00am.

     

    The purpose of these meetings is to discuss the master schedule, attendance, and student schedules. We will also discuss how students should log on to their classes for Thursday and Friday of this week.

     

    Attendance at the meeting is mandatory as this will be the first day of school for the spring semester.


    Guardians, you are welcome to attend the meeting with your student.


    Please see below information pertaining to your specific grade level and when your ZOOM meeting will occur. Links to the ZOOMs were sent out through Infinite Campus messenger. 

    If you did not receive a link to the ZOOM please email christopher.flores@fayette.kyschools.us

     

    Students who are only taking classes on the BCTC campus do not need to attend these ZOOMs as you will meet with Mr. Flores and Mr. Ridd Friday morning on a separate ZOOM.


    Freshmen and Sophomores
    8:00am-8:30am 


    Juniors and Seniors
    8:00am-8:30am 

     

    It is important that prior to these meetings on Thursday morning, students log into Infinite Campus to locate their new Spring semester courses. Please know that these schedules
    may change from this evening until Thursday morning as we work tomorrow to finalize rosters. Please make sure to log-in Thursday morning to see your student’s final schedule. We will not be able to facilitate any schedule changes at this time as our schedule is very limited. We will only make changes if a mistake has been made on course placement.

    We look forward to seeing the students on Thursday morning.

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  • STEAM Academy In-Person and Remote Learning Plan

    Fayette County Public Schools and STEAM Academy are preparing to offer in-person instruction for students whose families choose to send their children back to campus and
    remote instruction for families who choose to keep their children at home. While plans are being made with an eye toward January 2021, students will only return to campus if it is safe to do so.

    In collaboration with families and employees, each school has developed a school-specific plan in consultation with its School-Based Decision Making Council, aligned to the state’s “Guidance on Safety Expectations and Best Practices for Kentucky Schools (K-12), (Appendix A) and Fayette County Public Schools procedures.

    STEAM Academy In-Person and Remote Learning Plan Document Link

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  • Spring 20-21 STEAM Academy Schedule

    • Regardless of In-Person or Remote learning, this is the schedule that will be followed.
    STEAM Academy 20-21 Spring Schedule
    Times

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

    (Wednesday students will only meet for advisory courses)

    *Dual credit courses meet regardless of STEAM schedule. Dual credit students will be notified of any changes)

    7:45-8:30 Advisory
    8:34-9:40  1st Hour
     9:44-10:50 2nd Hour
     10:54-12:24 3rd Hour
    Lunches

    Lunch A: 11:10-11:30 

    Lunch B: 11:37-11:57

    Lunch C: 12:04-12:24 (Virtual and Remote Lunch Time)

    12:28-1:34 4th Hour
    1:38-2:45 5th Hour

    Dual Credit Courses

    CLD 102 (DC): Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11AM-11:50AM

    HIS 109 (DC): Tuesday, Thursday 10:30-11:45

    PLS 103 (DC): Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10AM-10:50AM 

    WRD 111 Section 2 (DC): Everyday 9:44AM-10:50AM 

    WRD 111 Section 5 (DC): Everyday 1:38PM-2:45PM

     

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  • STEAM 12-17-20 ZOOM Information

     
    Dear STEAM Families,
     
    Please access the link below to find all the information that was presented at the 12-17-20 ZOOM meeting.  The main Slide show that was presented is for both in-person learners and remote learners.  Information for in-person leaners is on slides 1-19 and information for remote learners is on slides 21-34.  The recorded video for the in-person ZOOM is also in the folder.  Unfortunately, the video for the remote learners ZOOM did not work properly and record.  You can watch the face to face ZOOM for a lot of the same information and the PowerPoint slides will also convey most of the information needed.  
     
    We have also linked in the Q & A Document from last night that is still live as well as the transportation link that we need all families to fill out.  
     
    Thanks to all who were able to join us last night.  Have a safe and restful break!
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  •  Next Level at BCTC & UK

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    STEAM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics is the broad umbrella for how the curriculum in this Innovation Zone program is organized. Students tackle high school concepts at very high levels, all through the lens of authentic, problem-based learning. For more information or to schedule a tour, please call (859) 381-3033. 

    STEAM Next Level Video


     

     

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