Aug Prep Weekly Reminders and Updates 5/10-5/16/21

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Neighborhood Parking

We kindly ask parents and staff to use Aug Prep's parking lot and refrain from parking on 5th street as our neighbors are finding it harder and harder to park near their home. Please use our newest parking lot instead. We appreciate your cooperation in advance!

Main Office School Hours (Please note office closed times)

Mon, Tues, Thur & Fri
7 am - 5 pm
Closed 2:30 to 3:30 pm

&

Wednesday
7 am - 5 pm
Closed 10:45 - 11:45 am

Arrival Reminder

  • Elementary - Please do not drop off your child(ren) prior to 7:30 a.m. Parents must remain with their child(ren) for check-in.
  • Middle / High School - Students should not arrive earlier than 7:45 am. Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m.

 

Our swimming pool is open! Register for a class today!

Register for classes here. Classes available: 

  • Babies 1 & 2
  • Preschool levels 1 - 3
  • Parent/Child classes 1-6 yrs old
  • School age levels
  • Family/Friends Block classes
  • Teen
  • Adult Lessons
  • Summer Swim Camp

If you have questions about registration please contact Patricia Frank at 414-810-1380 ext. 12060 or e-mail: pfrank@wsacltd.org.

new dates!!!

High School Testing Dates - No early dismissal

(This has been updated as previously it stated there was an option for early dismissal which was incorrect, we are sorry for the inconvenience!)

  • Monday, May 10th: All 10th-grade students on campus for ACT Aspire to test. Testing will go from 8:00-3:25 (all day). All other students will be virtual on these days.
  • Tuesday, May 11th: All 9th-grade students on campus for ACT Aspire to test. Testing will go from 8:00-3:25 (all day). All other students will be virtual on these days.
On these days ALL students will be expected to come on to campus for mandatory state testing. Arrival time is 7:45 am and will dismissal is at 3:15 pm. Lunch will be served.
Students should wear an Aug Prep top and can wear jeans or khakis (no holes). They should also bring a calculator and a pencil.
Please email jwallace@augprep.org with any questions.

Pandemic EBT Disbursement

The federal government has approved Wisconsin to provide PEBT benefits (P-EBT is a program that provides temporary food benefits) for the 2020-2021 school year.

What you need to know

  • ALL Aug Prep students are eligible to receive PEBT benefits.

  • Families may receive up to $6.82 per school day per child that attended school virtually.

  • The funds will be deposited to your EBT/PEBT card at the end of May or early June 2021.

  • The benefits will be for August 2020 - March 2021.

Families that DO NOT currently receive Food share, W2 or Badgercare

IMPORTANT: The Pandemic EBT 2020-2021 application is now available at the following link:

https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/forwardhealth-pebt.htm  

*** If you previously received a white PEBT card, please hold on to it, you may receive the benefits on that card.

Families that currently receive Food share, W2 or Badgercare

You should receive the benefits on your EBT/PEBT card. If your card is lost or stolen, please contact 1-877-201-7601 to receive a new one.

We highly encourage you to join a PEBT Information Webinar hosted by Hunger Task Force every Friday at 10 a.m. in April, click here to register. If you have additional questions regarding the PEBT program, please email pebtsupport@wisconsin.gov or call the P-EBT hotline at 1-833-431-2224.

Great news! YMCA Summer Day Camp registration is now open! This is for students that are not attending The Center for Urban Teaching Program.

Click here for more information.

COVID UPDATE

We continue to be so thankful and proud of our students, staff and families for your part in keeping our community safe.  As a reminder, it's important you report all COVID symptoms or exposures to us. Please report COVID symptoms, positive tests, exposures or travel using this form or by calling the school at 414-810-1380.
Below is an update of our current quarantines and COVID cases. Thank you for your partnership on this journey!
Weekly Report - Active Cases Snapshot
Quarantine
As of Date Symptoms Travel Positive Close Contact Positive Test - Students and Staff Positive Rate
4/2/2021 0 4 0 0 0.00%
4/9/2021 9 5 3 0 0.00%
4/16/2021 17 3 2 0 0.00%
4/23/2021 17 3 2 0 0.00%
4/30/2021 30 3 0 0 0.00%

Free One-Year Membership to Milwaukee Public Museum (Exclusive for Aug Prep Families!)

The Milwaukee Public Museum is Re-opening Soon!

Receive a free one-year membership to the Milwaukee Public Museum (Exclusive for Aug Prep Staff and Families!) Please complete this form if interested. Please note: Memberships are expected to be mailed in May/June of 2021.

Click here to register!

Summer School for K5 - 7 (*8th grade going to 9th grade, more information to come)

  • Dates:
      • Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - Wednesday, July 28, 2021
      • No School on July 5th
  • Times:
      • 7:30 am – 2:00 pm M/T/Th/F (Breakfast and Lunch included)
      • 7:30 am – 1:00 pm Wed (Breakfast and Lunch included)
    • Location:
      • Aug Prep campus
  • Total Cost:
      • FREE to attend - Includes breakfast, lunch, games, and a safe learning environment!
      • There is no cost to attend summer school; however, students are required to wear a uniform. A uniform consists of the summer school t-shirt and regular uniform bottoms (pants, skirts, etc.), shoes, and socks. The summer school uniform t-shirt must be purchased through CfUT for $5/t-shirt. This is a non-refundable cost that must be submitted when the application is turned in. Additional shirts may be purchased.
        • The summer school uniform t-shirt can be purchased through the PayPal link in the online application or cash to your school office.
  • Is summer school in person?
      • Yes, in person
  • What will scholars learn?
      • Uplifting morning assembly each day
      • Hands-on learning focused on literacy and mathematics
      • Enrichment opportunities including art, music, social studies, science, and physical education
  • What is the Center for Urban Teaching?
    • The Center for Urban Teaching (CfUT) is a Christian non-profit that seeks to identify, prepare, and support high-performing urban teachers and leaders. For further information regarding our program, please visit our website at www.cfut.org or email us at info@cfut.org.

 

  • Who is eligible?
      • Students from your school entering K5-8th grade.
      • Students must be enrolled for the 2021-2022 academic year and commit to attend 15 or more days.
      • Students who miss more than 4 days of summer school will not be allowed to continue in the program.
  • How do I enroll?
  • When is the deadline to register?
      • The deadline to register is May 21st.
  • What do I wear?
      • Students are required to wear a uniform which consists of the summer school t-shirt and regular uniform bottoms (pants, skirts, etc.), shoes, socks, and a mask. The summer school uniform t-shirt must be purchased through CfUT for $5. This is a non-refundable cost that must be submitted when the application is turned in. 
  • Is transportation provided?
      • No, transportation will not be provided for this program.
  • What precautions are you following for COVID-19?
      • Your safety is our top priority! Please know we are taking precautions to ensure your student’s safety while participating in summer school. The use of face masks or cloth face coverings is required for all staff and students. CfUT summer school will be following similar safety protocols in the approved safety plan for in-person instruction that were in place during the school year.
  • My scholar is eligible to enroll in summer school, but their sister, cousin, etc. are from a different school. Can the sister, cousin, etc. attend summer school?
      • No
  • Is there before/aftercare?
      • New info: This will depend on how many students would enroll for the after-school program and is pending.
  • What if I’m on the waiting list?
    • If a spot opens up, your school will contact you with the next steps.

 

  • Payment Note: if envelopes are returned without payment we will send them back with the parent or child.
    • With the online applications, CfUT will mark if they paid online through PayPal or if we should expect to receive a payment in person.

YMCA After-School Care

Families that have registered for our Center For Urban Teaching Summer Program are also encouraged to register for the after-school program through the YMCA! A fun and safe experience available after school Monday - Friday until 6 p.m.
Please see the application for more information on the cost. Parents may apply for the Child Care Program with the State of Wisconsin. If you need assistance with the application, please call 414-274-0759.

Attention 5-8th grade families! Sign up to be a part of our first-ever Create to Donate Event! A Family-Friendly Art Experience!

When? Saturday, June 5

9:30 am to 1 pm

Families of students in grades 5, 6, 7 & 8th are invited to register to participate in our first-EVER Create to Donate event! In partnership with the Sixteenth Street Clinic and our very own art therapist, Mrs. Buss, families will create a one-of-a-kind art piece that may be selected to be displayed at one of Sixteenth Street Clinics locations.

This year, families are asked to create an art piece that reflects our North Star "Serving in love through courage, perseverance, integrity and respect." We ask that your family create the outline of the art piece and submit it to Ms. Alamo / Ms. Rocha (in-person) for approval by Friday, May 21.

On the day of the event (Saturday, June 5) you and your family will have an opportunity to color, paint and use various fun art supplies to complete your masterpiece!

All materials will be provided, along with a warm breakfast and delicious lunch. Only 25 families may register, so please register today! More information below:

  • Only students in grades 5, 6, 7 & 8 may attend.
  • Students must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Maximum of 3 members per household.
  • The sketch must be submitted by Friday, May 21 in person to Ms. Alamo or Ms. Rocha.
  • Sorry, no small children allowed.

Questions? Please email, families@augprep.org.

Click here to register!

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