Middle Years Alternative MYA Middle

Principal
Kathleen Fitzpatrick

4725 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19139
Phone: 215-581-5633

“Strong Minds, Strong Bodies, Strong Leaders”

MYA - Middle Years Alternative

UPCOMING IN OCTOBER AT MYA

 INTERIM REPORTS

Interim reports will be sent home on

Friday, October 3

 

 WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL DANCE

Friday, October 3, 2013    2:00-3:19

All students who have earned less than 10 demerit points are invited to attend.

 

COLUMBUS DAY

Monday, October 14, 2013 

Schools/Administartive Offices Closed

 

EARLY RELEASE   

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Dismissal for Students at 12:19 

Professional Development for Staff 

Counseling Corner

Ms. Theresa Knight has been assigned to MYA as our counselor.  She will be handling all counseling responsibilities including site-based counseling services to students and high school selection for our grade 8 students.  Ms. Knight is at MYA each Thursday for the entire day.  Please feel free to call her with any questions on this day, or to leave a message for her at school with any questions or concerns you might have.

HIGH SCHOOL SELECTION

Ms. Knight, Ms. Petrosky and Ms. Welshans will be working together on the high school selection process for all grade 8 students.  During the month of October, we will plan an evening for parents of our grade 8 students so that we can apprise and familiarize you with the process and make you aware of important deadlines.  Applications for admission are not yet available.  Once they are are accessable we will distribute them to students.  A number of high schools will be holding open house events for students who are interested in their programs.  We strongly encourage you to take advantage of these oppoetunities since there is no High School Fair scheduled for this school year. Please feel free to call us at school with any questions you might have.

Below are the dates and times for upcoming open house events. Students who attend will not be marked absent or late provided they report to school immediately after the session is over. 

OPEN HOUSE EVENTS 

George Washington Carver HS for Engineering and Science

Saturday, October 5th  

9:30-11:30

 

Pakway Northwest High School for Peace and Justice

Thursday, October 19th  

Thursday, October 24th

8:30-10:30 

 

Lankenau Environmental Science Magnet High School

Tuesday, October 8th

Tuesday October 22nd

8am-9:15am 

MYA

TRANSPASSES

Transpasses are distributed during the advisory period each Friday for the following week.  if your child is absent on the day transpasses are distributed, he/she should report to the Main Office to receive a transpass.  Student transpasses cannot be replaced if they are lost.

 

Student Lockers

By Monday, September 23, all students will have received locker assignments.  Students may use lockers 3 times per day:  in the morning before class, before reporting to the cafeteria for lunch, after the last class of the day.  Students must place all outerwear including hats, jackets, gloves and scarves in the lockers.  Students must place all book bags and tote bags in lockers.

REMINDERS FOR PARENTS


     Hard copies of Back to School information and additional summer portfolios are available in the MYA Main Office.  The office is open each day from 8:00AM to 3:30PM (4:00PM-Wednesdays only)

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