It’s not every day SESI students get to have an NFL player right in their living room. But that’s exactly what happened for FCS PEAK Academy students on Friday, May 1. Indianapolis Colts player Rock Ya-Sin joined students from FCS PEAK Academy locations in Roswell, Hapeville and Union City, Georgia, via Zoom. School social worker Joshua Sterling, MSW, arranged for the high-profile guest speaker as a thank you for students who remain dedicated to their schoolwork during remote learning because of COVID-19. He reached out to Ya-Sin, a fellow member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., in hopes he [...]
Student worked in pairs investigating different variables (i.e. fins and noses) that affect the height and distance of a bottle rocket. Once done constructing and designing they launched their bottle rockets. After the completion of activity students gained an understanding of Newton's 3rd Law. We keep on learning... Learn more about our school today.
Here's the wonderful finished products of our Teacher Work Day and painting murals of our logo...
The staff of the FCS PEAK Academies spent November 5th Teacher Work Day; working together. It started morning learning and then lunch. Then, we came together as each site and were given the opportunity to paint our logo in any colors, any way they wanted as long as they worked together. It was so much fun with trivia intwined throughout the day for points and prizes. Everyone had a wonderful time and walked away with a team painting to hang proudly at their site. Staff feedback was "had a wonderful time"; "can't wait for what's next"; "we should do [...]
Hapeville site was able to take advantage of a fantastic Leadership Conference last month. They traveled into the city of Atlanta and spent the day in workshops and with speakers hearing about business and leadership. Attached is a student's perspective about the conference. Her excitement and hopes shine through in her writing which you can read here.
What impact has Moet had on colleagues and students over the past month? Moet is a calming guide in the crazy world of IEPs and 504s. She shares information with all stakeholders and is transparent in the needs of our kids. She always puts them first without second thought but, she supports parents and teachers in offering the best they have in return. Moet allows our teachers to teach and our students to learn. She is passionate about her role and takes pride in her work always giving above and beyond to make sure things are done [...]
What has Ms. Stanley accomplished over the past month to achieve Student of the Month? Ms Stanley has been an excellent example of PEAK Academy and this program. She completes all of her work on time. Redirects her peers with dignity and respect. Interact with staff by using appropriate language and behavior. What is something Ms. Stanley has accomplished so far this school year that they are proud of? Above average grades and presently working towards Student Government.