What's Next: Prepare for 2018-19
Summer is a time for fun and relaxation and also for preparing for the year ahead. Plan ahead by reviewing school supply lists, textbook, orientation information, uniform information and more.
The Lower School in Severn Back to School Orientation for 2018-19 on August 21st will begin at 9:00am*.
The Lower School in Annapolis Back to School Orientation for 2018-19 on August 21st will begin at 11:00am*.
*A back to school packet has been mailed to you with more details and information so keep an eye out for it.
It is your choice where to buy your school supplies. If you buy from Office Depot, please use ID number on the top of the supply list. This will give our school 5% back for supplies we need throughout the year. This program is not just for back to school supplies-use it all year at Office Depot.
View The Lunch Program
Students are encouraged to keep reading, practicing math facts and expanding their minds this summer.Summer Reading Instructions
Summer Reading Log
Complete Classical Christian School Reading list: Grade 1-8
For Returning Students:
The following websites require usernames and passwords. Log in information with usernames and passwords are included with your report card. An email to parents with this information was also sent.
Raz-Kids: For those entering Grade 1 Continue to improve your reading. Raz-Kids Parent Information
Reading Assistant: For those entering Grades 2-6 Continue to practice to improve your reading fluency. Reading Assistant Parent Information
IXL Math: for students entering Grades 2-6 Online program to practice all math skills learned this year.
ConnectEd: for students entering Grades 2-6. Our online math curriculum which includes the textbook, extra practice worksheets, games, video, quizzes.
Typing Pal: For students entering grades 2-6. Keyboarding practice to learn to type.
World Book Online: For any grade. Research or read about topics of interest.
Facts 4 Me: online information center especially for younger students.
If you are having trouble logging in email Mrs. Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org
For all students:
Here are some websites that would be good for review and just plain fun. Many of these are for our younger children.
www.switcheroozoo.com Watch, listen and play games about animals
www.kids.nationalgeographic.com Learn about geography and animals
http://reading.ecb.org/ Play games that practice reading strategies
www.seussville.com Read and play games
www.abcya.com Practice math and reading
www.funbrain.com Games for math and reading
www.starfall.com Practice phonics skills
www.storylineonline.net Stories read to you
www.highlightskids.com Read, play games, even science experiments
www.sheppardsoftware.com Many games to practice everything
If you want apps for your iPad or iPhone, you could check out these websites for ideas.
We have not tried each app, so as a parent be wise and check it out first.
The Middle School Back to School Orientation for 2018-19 on August 21st will begin at 1:00pm*.
*A back to school packet will be mailed to you with more details and information so keep an eye out for it.
The following are all the lists that pertain to preparing for the 2018-19 school year:
|6th Graders||NO Summer
|7th Graders||NO Summer
|8th Graders||NO Summer
You have the option to buy all of your school supplies online from School Tool Box. School Tool Box makes it easy to prepare students for their first day of school and lets you enjoy your summer. They provide the supplies you need, made by the brands you trust. All of their products come with a school-year guarantee. The middle school supply lists has been available as of June 1st.
Click Here to start shopping at www.schooltoolbox.com
The middle school used book exchange Was held on June 4th at the Middle School Campus. Check back in May 2019 for the next event date and times!
Learn more about EdTech, our Online Bookstore, by clicking the EdTech Shelfit dashboard Button:
Listed below are links to the information, checklists, forms, etc. that you need to be fully prepared for the 2018-19 school year. The 2018-19 back to school orientation information can be found at the bottom of this page.
Use EdTech Books for purchasing your books and the EdTech book buyback instructions/information. Will be "open" after June 25th, 2018.
Online Used Book Exchange - If you have books that you would like to sell within the AACS community, please post them on the Upper School Online Textbook Connection, its the place to sell your books or buy used books for the upcoming school year. The textbook connection is down for the year. Check back at the end of the school year, when you will be able to post your used books for rising students next year.
2017-18 Uniform & Dress Code This link will be updated to 2018-19 once the student handbooks are available over the summer. We do not anticipate any changes to the uniform and dress code for the 2018-19 school year.
Used Uniform Closet (located at the Middle School Campus) - Kids grow so fast! Here's a chance for you to bless someone else with a gently used hand-me-over! If you have anything from the approved uniform list that someone else might be able to use, please bring it to the used uniform closet! You may also find gently used or even new uniforms for your son or daughter. Lower, Middle and Upper School uniforms are available. Thank you for taking care of each other!
2018-19 Textbook and Resource List
Updated 7/27/18 ( one of the two books for American Sign Language has been removed)
Updated 8/3/18 (additional information/alternate sources for purchase of book for Spanish 1 and 2 courses)
Summer Reading Assignment for Modern Western Thought and Development: First Person Sources from the Roman Empire.
For information on how to set up your paper and cite sources using MLA Formatting, visit the Purdue Online Writing Lab.
All Inclusive Lunch Program at the Upper School
The Upper School lunch provider is SAGE Dining Services. SAGE offers an all inclusive, all-you-care-to-eat lunch service with a wide selection of freshly prepared and high quality food. Everyday there are hot meal options, a soup and salad bar, a sandwich bar, a dessert table, and other selections. For more information on SAGE, please watch the video at this link.
Weekly Schedule for the 2018-19 school year will be available here in August 2018.
Upper School Orientation
Required Orientation Day – Tuesday, August 21 (the day before school starts)
Those who are NEW 9th graders and new 10th-12th graders) and their parents will begin orientation in the Kerr Auditorium at 8:00am. There will be a program for parents until approximately 10:15am and students are expected to finish around 11:00am. New students are free to leave at 11 am on Tuesday, August 21st.
Returning students (parents need not attend) should attend orientation according to the following schedule to help with efficient processing at all orientation stations:
- 12:30-1:15pm Stations open to students who are involved in a fall co-curricular activity (e.g., Athletics, Marching Band).
- 1:15-2:00pm Stations open to students whose last names begin with A-H.
- 2:00-3:00pm Stations open to students whose last names begin with I-Z.
During this self-guided time, returning students should:
- Get their ID photo taken in the Main Gym.
- Ensure their passwords for the various computer and website logins are working.
- Setup their lockers and deposit books.
- Introduce themselves to some of the new faculty and staff.