AIM FAMILY UPDATES
We plan to launch In-Person Community Care on February 8, leading up to the launch of our
In-Person Learning Model on April 12. As we welcome students and staff back into our school buildings, we will continue to offer a Remote-Only option for families who prefer to continue remote learning through the remainder of the school year.
TIMELINE FOR REOPENING:
If you are interested in signing up for Community Care or In-Person Learning, please submit your interest by Thursday, January 21, 2021 using this form.
(Note – you must sign up for Community Care by January 21; the form to select an in-person option for your student will be sent in February, to sign up for In-Person learning beginning April 12).
For questions about our return to campus with Community Care or In-Person Learning, we will host a family ‘office hours’ sessions on:
Here is the full version of the family communications that was sent out on 1.14.21 to all families that included the above information
By the end of January, we will start phone calls to parents and guardians each day with a summary of all periods that your student was marked with an unexcused absence. To report a student absence, please call the main office (773-820-9426) or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need support with motivating your student or help navigating their schedule, please reach out to Mr. Acevedo, our Student Support team leader, email@example.com
With Quarter 2 and Semester 1 ending on Friday, January 22nd, students should be attending classes, engaging and participating, and completing required work to end the quarter and semester with a passing grade in each class. Reach out to your child’s mentor, teachers, staff, and leadership with any questions or supports needed - staff emails can be found here.
All students are enrolled in the following courses:
Middle School (7th & 8th Grade): English, History, Math, Science, WIN, Arts
High School (9th Grade): English, History, Math, Science, Spanish, Arts
Friday, January 22nd is the last day for students to turn in work that will be graded and reflected on Quarter 2/Semester 1 Report Cards. Students who turn in work after the deadline can receive credit, but there is no guarantee that it will be included in Report Card grades. Quarter 3/Semester 2 begins on Monday, January 25th. We are looking forward to the second half of the school year and your continued partnership in your child’s education!
All AIM students are enrolled in a Quarter 2 Arts class in which they are working through either a music and dance or visual and literary arts learning pathway. Daily instruction and assignments have been carried out during classes utilizing the AIM Arts Website. Please check in with your child and their arts teacher to ensure they are on track with Q2 assignments in order to pass the class by the end of the quarter next Friday, January 22nd.
Restorative Conversations during Covid: Check out this tip sheet on ways to have meaningful communications during the challenges of Covid.
School Store: The AIM Corner Store’s Grand Opening is the end of this month. Great prizes like: snack boxes, art supplies, AIM Gear, and gift certificates (gaming, music, etc.) are available. Earn your points by completing projects, PFAs, and engaging in class activities.
January Happiness Calendar: Daily activities to bring happiness and joy to your life and that of others.
Learn how to support your student with our digital tools!
Summit: (English/Science/Math/History) and Synergy: (Spanish/Arts/Attendance)
Contact Dean Acevedo (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions!
If you know any students in grades 7, 8, 9 or 10 who would like to join the AIM Family, have them visit aimchicago.org for all information and to apply!