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After School Online Learning Programs. https://sites.google.com/clayton.k12.ga.us/elbcparents/free-online-resources?authuser=0   
 All Clayton County students will be able to participate in these enrichment activities until face to face instruction resumes for all students.
 
Additionally, students can access the activity link below created by the Federal Organization "Team Nutrition."
https://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/digital-nutrition-resources-kids.  This link can also be added to your school website.
The Nutrition Department will start distributing snacks along with the breakfast and lunch on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.
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Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) is pleased to share that the six (soon to be seven) locations of the Clayton County Library System are offering free WiFi access for our students and their families. Access is available in the parking lot of each branch. No password is required and the WIFI is active from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm daily, even when the library branches are closed.
It is recommended, for safety and security reasons, that students should make use of this resource during school hours Monday through Friday.

To gain access to the library system’s WiFi, students, using a laptop or a wireless device, should locate the public network, Library Wireless, and click “connect.” 

The Clayton County Public Libraries are currently operating under a limited schedule.  Patrons are allowed in the Building for 45 minutes, and then we close for 15 minutes to clean and sanitize.

 

The library schedules are listed below: 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

Clayton County Public Libraries are evaluating other services and hours based on the progression of the virus in Clayton County and community needs.

 

Clayton County Library System

Headquarters Library (Jonesboro) - 865 Battle Creek Road 

Branches:

Forest Park - 4812 West Street 

Jonesboro - 124 Smith Street 

Lovejoy (Hampton) - 1721 McDonough Road 

Morrow - 6225 Maddox Road 

Riverdale - 420 Valley Hill Road



Virtual Learning at Home Tips


Parent Virtual Learning Toolkit


Student/Parent Handbook

 

Critical Information for Elementary School Parents 2020-2021 (Spanish and Vietnamese)


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Parent Portal Password Reset Video.mp4


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Student CCPS Access Portal



Yvette Morelon
, School Social Worker- Student Services- 7702965903


Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) is pleased to join with the Georgia Department 

of Education (GaDOE) in making available access to the 2019-2020 End of Grade 

Study/Resource Guides and the 2019-2020 End of Course Study/Resource Guides 

to CCPS students and their parents/guardians. 

“We are excited to make these and other resources available to our students and 

their families as they continue to prepare for the Georgia Milestones End of Grade 

tests in April,” said Dr. Morcease J. Beasley, CCPS Superintendent/CEO. “We believe 

that the use of these guides and other resources will have a beneficial impact on the

academic growth and success of our students.”

The Study/Resource Guides are intended to serve as a resource for parents and students. 

They contain practice questions and learning activities for each content area. The standards i

dentified in the Study/Resource Guides address a sampling of the state-mandated content

standards. For the purposes of day-to-day classroom instruction, teachers should consult

the wide array of resources that can be found at www.georgiastandards.org.

To access the 2019-2020 Georgia Milestones End of Grade Study/Resource Guide, click here:

https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/EOG-Study-Resource-Guides.aspx

To access the 2019-2020 Georgia Milestones End of Course Study/Resource Guide, click here:

https://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/EOC-Study-Resource-Guides.aspx



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Application Link: https://www.clayton.k12.ga.us/departments/magnet_programs/magnet_application_process

SOTA audition information- Incoming Students ONLY

 

Audition Process: rising 3rd-5th Grade Only.

Kindergarten-2nd grade acceptance based on lottery process.

VOCAL MUSIC
*Memorize and sing first verse of "America" (America the Beautiful or America) or “Straighten up and Fly Right ”*Sing a scale - teacher directed activity *Sing tonal memory examples

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC
*Students with instrumental experience: Prepare a short piece on the instrument of their choice *Participate in teacher-directed activity * Students with no instrumental experience will participate in teacher lead rhythmic assessment

DANCE
*Perform a prepared  technical dance solo (Ballet, jazz, contemporary) BRING CD OR TAPE- cell phones / youtube may not be used for music. *Participate in a teacher-directed activity *Students should come dressed in appropriate dance attire – No Jeans

THEATRE
*Memorize and perform a 60 second performance piece (may be either a poem or monologue, monologue preferred) All pieces must be age-appropriate, no self-written pieces are accepted. *Participate in teacher-directed activity

VISUAL ARTS
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Portfolio- Bring in three (3) examples of student’s best work *Participate in a still life drawing exercise with the teacher



Kay R. Pace Elementary School of the Arts - Visual and Performing Arts

This elementary comprehensive arts program provides opportunities to develop and highlight performers. Children who enjoy creative expression through 2D and 3D art, dance, instrumental, piano, vocal music, theatre, and the written word will flourish artistically and academically in our performing, visual, and communication arts programs. This program helps develop and nurture talents so students can realize their full potential and become shining stars. Self-discipline, teamwork, and personal confidence foster success in the classroom, on the stage and in life.

Program rationale is to offer students opportunities to focus on excellence in academics while discovering, exploring and refining their talents and interests in the Arts.

This rationale supports the Vision of a learning community where students achieve high academic standards, develop good citizenship qualities, and enhance their artistic expression.

The theme-based school’s Mission would be to provide a safe and supportive environment that promotes the highest quality education in an environment enriched through the Arts.

Goals

  • Improve student achievement through rigorous academic and arts instructional programs
  • Increase student achievement in the arts on the secondary level by introducing a rigorous arts-based curriculum in the primary grades
  • Provide additional choices for parents and students in Clayton County

    Teaching strategies emphasized during professional learning

  • Integrated curriculum
  • Learner-centered lessons
  • Problem-solving based learning
  • Cooperative learning groups
  • Differentiated instruction based on individual learning styles and multiple intelligences

    Program Structure

  • Academics – all students will receive instruction in math, language arts, social studies and science at the appropriate grade level with emphasis on advance instruction
  • Arts – all students will receive enrichment activities in art, music- choral, music-instrumental, dance and drama

 

Admittance Criteria

Kay R. Pace Elementary School of the Arts (Magnet)

Kindergarten through Second Grade

• Completed application • Two letters of recommendation on the official CCPS Form

 

Third through Fifth Grade

• Completed application • Audition in chosen area of interest listed on the application • Two letters of recommendation on the official CCPS Form


Click here for the Parent and Student Commitment Form




2019 GMAS Data and Information:

3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade
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