Tuesday, May 11, 2021

This week at STrEaM Academy

May 10th, 2021

Dear STrEaM Families,

This is the LAST full week of school!  Let’s FINISH STRONG, STrEaM Academy!

Thank you parents!! 

THANK YOU from our entire staff for all the love, support, food and coffee for Teacher Appreciation Week! We felt the love all week, and have such tremendous appreciation for our supportive parents and school community!

Working Wednesdays:

Just TWO Wednesdays remaining! This Wednesday, 5/12, please make sure your child completes the iReady Diagnostic in Reading and Math. It is important that we get this final (3rd) data point for this school year. 

Next Wednesday, 5/19 is our final virtual working day of the year. 

Join our APC for the final meeting of the year, 5:30 PM on Youtube!

Planet Ride Saturday 5/15:

Join us to bike the "Planet Ride!"  Meet at 5th and G, next to the giant sun at 9:45 am.  See full details on the permission form, due by Thursday May 13th.  Permission Form link  

Students MUST have a helmet, bike in good repair, a lunch/snack, water, sun glasses & sunscreen, a mask, and a ride home. 

FIELD DAY Thursday 5/20:

This year we will have grade-level Field Day events on the last day of school

  • Eighth graders will begin with a Moving-On Ceremony on campus, followed by a hike to Cheney Lake for a treasure hunt and ice cream sandwiches
  • 7th graders will walk to Chugach Foothills Park for a day of activity stations including: yard games, ultimate frisbee, board games, & free play
  • 6th graders will stay on campus and rotate through stations designed for fun and camaraderie: yard games, basketball, crafts, and a design challenge

21-22 SY Planning:

Parents of current 6th and 7th grade students: if your child will not be returning to STrEaM in the fall, PLEASE notify us for planning purposes! We have a waiting list already, and the second lottery is open. 

501c3 BASKET AUCTION: 

The online auction CLOSES FRIDAY AT 3 PM! Bid on auction baskets here: Anchorage Stream Academy Spring 2021 Auction by Stream Anchorage 501(c)(3) or scan the QR CODE with your phone camera.

The “Engaged Citizen” fundraiser is still open for donations. For every four items a student adds to the Pantry Pack, they receive a drawing ticket for THE HIKING BASKET! So keep those food donations coming in until May 14th. 

Drop Off and Pick Up:

  • Please pull forward as far as possible before stopping
  • Please drive slow and safely on campus and in the neighborhood
  • Keep 2 lanes: drop off on the inside/curb, passing lane on the outside
  • Students walking home must leave campus when dismissed and may not return to campus

Thank you!

Principal Mokelke  mokelke_adam@asdk12.org 

Admin. Assistant Biondich  biondich_sylvia@asdk12.org

(907) 742-9000

https://www.asdk12.org/stream



Monday, April 26, 2021

This week at STrEaM Academy
April 26th, 2021

Dear STrEaM Families,

It is already the last week of April! The sun is shining and we are going outdoors every day at STrEaM. Next week we will already be into May, with Field Day and the end of the school year right around the corner. Let’s FINISH STRONG, STrEaM Academy!

This week we will have our LAST Morning Coffee for the year, Wednesday at 8 AM on Zoom and Youtube. We will have a STrEaM-themed Kahoot and prizes for winners! 

Upcoming Dates of Note: 

The first week of May is Teacher appreciation week. The final deadline for Mastery Assessments is Friday, May 14th. Last day of school and Field Day 5/20. 

Spirit Week this Week!

Mindful Monday: Pajama Day

Two-Compliment Tuesday: Rainbow Colors

Wacky Wednesday: Wacky hair/face paint (on Zoom)

Thankful Thursday: Monochrome day

Fun Friday: Costumes (must be school appropriate)

501c3 BASKET AUCTION 

We are so excited to share the basket auction website is up and ready! The "Engaged Citizen" fundraiser is still open for donations. For every four items a student adds to the Pantry Pack collection, they receive a ticket for THE HIKING BASKET! So keep those food donations coming in until May 14th. 

Preview the exciting auction baskets here: https://sa5c3.betterworld.org/auctions/anchorage-stream-academy-spring  

Parent Volunteer Coordinator Melissa Reid can be contacted at Reid_Melissa@asdk12.org or 907-301-9380

COVID Information:

COVID Vaccines for Youth (Zoom session link)

April 28, 2021: 6-7 pm

This Pop-Up ECHO will discuss the pending authorization of COVID-19 vaccines for youth age 12-15 and what families need to know. This is a Q&A format intended for the general public as well as health care providers. 

Drop Off and Pick Up:

  • Please pull forward as far as possible before stopping and dropping students 
  • Please drive slow and safely on campus and in the neighborhood
  • Keep 2 lanes: drop off on the inside/curb, passing lane on the outside
  • Students walking home must leave campus when dismissed and may not return to campus

Have a GREAT week everyone. 

Thank you!

Principal Mokelke  mokelke_adam@asdk12.org 

Admin. Assistant Biondich  biondich_sylvia@asdk12.org

(907) 742-9000

https://www.asdk12.org/stream



Sunday, April 4, 2021

This week at STrEaM Academy

April 5th, 2021


Dear STrEaM Families,

Our return to in-person learning has been outstanding! Thank you to parents, students and our staff for your hard work, cooperation, patience and positivity. 

We continue with PEAKS testing this week: 8th grade on Monday, 7th grade on Tuesday, 6th grade on Thursday. Thank you to our staff and students for putting their best into these necessary assessments. 

The lottery has closed and our 21-22 enrollment is strong. WELCOME new STrEaM students and families!! 

Remember to join us for Morning Coffee every Wednesday at 8 AM on Zoom and Youtube! 

NEXT week, on Friday 4/16 there is NO SCHOOL for STrEaM only. This is a predetermined day in our calendar based on our lease agreement with Wayland Baptist to not have school on their fall and spring graduation dates. 

501c3 BASKET AUCTION 

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Melissa Reid at Reid_Melissa@asdk12.org or 907-301-9380

Donations for themed baskets accepted through April 15th. Volunteers, please pick up the items 4/15 to inventory/assemble, and return to the school Monday April 19th for the photographer and auctioneer to prepare.

501(c)(3) Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 7th at 5:30pm - call the school for the link, if you are interested in attending!

Morning Drop Off:

  • Please pull forward as far as possible before stopping and dropping students
  • Keep 2 lanes: drop off on the inside/curb, passing lane on the outside
  • Please drop off no earlier than 7:45 AM. Doors will open at 7:55 AM. School begins at 8:00 AM
  • Please follow speed limits, drive safely and keep mobile devices off and away (Anchorage Law)

Afternoon Pick Up:

  • Staggered dismissal begins at 12:45. If you want students earlier, call Mrs. Biondich. Students are dismissed for pick up at 1:00 PM
  • Students walking home must leave campus at dismissal and may not return to campus
  • Parents may park if waiting is an option
  • Please follow the cones and traffic pattern for pick up and drop off

Reminders for in-person learning: 

  • Come prepared to go outside every day! 
  • Bring cold or prepackaged snacks only. Snack during outdoor breaks each period
  • No items can be left in the building due to cleaning protocols
  • Bring chromebooks and chargers each day
  • Approved masks are to be worn properly at all times (no buffs, vented masks)
  • ASD is SYMPTOM FREE. Students exhibiting symptoms may not attend
  • Students sent home with symptoms must have a negative test to return

Have a great week everyone. Thank you!

Principal Mokelke 
mokelke_adam@asdk12.org 

Admin. Assistant Biondich
biondich_sylvia@asdk12.org
(907) 742-9000




Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Wednesday 3/24

Message for Wednesday, 3-24-21

Hello families!

Pick up and drop off went much more smoothly today. Thank YOU for your understanding, cooperation and patience! Please continue to pull as far forward as possible, and remember Anchorage Municipal ordinance (law) prohibits the driver of any vehicle from talking on a mobile communication device while driving a vehicle in an active school zone or on school grounds, unless the vehicle is stopped or a hands-free device is used. 

Working Wednesday

Remember tomorrow is our virtual "Working Wednesday." ALL students attend class from home on Zoom. Students must log in to all three classes, and attendance is required. See schedule below. 

Morning Coffee 

Join us at 8:00 AM for "Morning Coffee." Our special guest is Dante Medema, local author of young adult fiction "The Truth Project." We also have 8th grade project presentations!  Join Zoom Meeting: https://asdk12.zoom.us/j/189887262?pwd=dGl6NlExZTRJMmVGUE9ET3ZjeHVtUT09

Meeting ID: 189 887 262.  Passcode: (see your email or message us to request)

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/adammokelke

Ski Club

Ski Club #2 meets today at 3 PM on Zoom, and meets 3:00-4:15 Tues/Wed/Thurs until April 15th. https://asdk12.zoom.us/j/94600799137?pwd=QzlqOVFEUWJScWxQRmVMdkhhWTlJQT09

PEAKS testing

Next week we begin PEAKS State testing. Due to COVID restrictions we will not schedule makeup testing. 8th Grade tests Mondays (3/29, 4/5, 4/12). 7th grade tests Tuesdays (3/30, 4/6) and 6th graders test Thursdays (4/1, 4/8).

Thank you!

Let us know if we can support you in any way!

Principal Mokelke

mokelke_adam@asdk12.org

WORKING WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE

TIME

ACTIVITY

DURATION

8:00 -9:00 

Morning Coffee (optional for families)

60 minutes

10:15-11:15

First Zoom Session

60 minutes


Break

15 minutes

11:30-12:30

Second Zoom Session

60 Minutes

12:30-1:00

Lunch

30 minutes

1:00-2:00 

Third Zoom Session

60 Minutes


Friday, March 19, 2021

Return to in-person Monday 3/22/21

March 19th, 2021

Dear STrEaM Families,

On Monday, March 22nd, we return to in-person learning at school! 

This will be our first day in person in over a year. Please exercise patience and grace as we navigate new protocols and re-acclimate together. 

Morning Drop Off:

  • Please pull forward as far as possible before stopping and dropping students. See the traffic pattern below, and follow directions from staff
  • Please drop off no earlier than 7:45 AMStudents will be directed to line up with their cohort and wait for teachers to take them to class at 7:55 AM
  • 6th grade lines up at front door, 7th and 8th at the east/side door
  • Please follow speed limits, drive safely and keep mobile devices off and away

Afternoon Pick Up:

  • Students are dismissed for pick up at 1:00 PM
  • Students walking home must leave campus immediately and may not return to campus
  • Parents may park or pull as far forward as possible in the pick-up line

Please follow the cones and traffic pattern for pick up and drop off:

In-person learning begins Monday, 3/22:

  • 4 days per week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • Doors will open at 7:55 AM. School begins at 8:00 AM
  • Students begin the day with a 30 minute Learning Lab doing iReady & ALEKS
  • Students attend 3 periods within cohort teacher teams
  • Dismissed at 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Working Wednesdays: Log in to Zoom at home

Important procedures for in-person learning: 

  • Bring cold or prepackaged snacks only. Snack during outdoor breaks each period
  • No items can be left in the building due to cleaning protocols
  • Bring chromebooks and chargers each day
  • Masks are to be worn properly at all times
  • Come prepared to go outside every day!
  • ASD is SYMPTOM FREE. Students exhibiting symptoms may not attend
  • Students sent home with symptoms must have a negative test to return

STrEaM Hybrid/virtual students: 

  • Beginning 3/22, work asynchronously on Canvas assignments Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
  • Continue daily with iReady and ALEKS Math
  • Attend Zoom classes on Wednesdays (Mandatory)

Principal Mokelke 

mokelke_adam@asdk12.org 



Sunday, March 14, 2021

3-15-21 4th Quarter begins!

March 14th, 2021

Dear STrEaM Families,

Tomorrow, Monday March 15th, we return from Spring Break and start the 4th Quarter. We will start off in virtual learning this week in preparation for our return to in-person learning Monday, March 22nd. Wednesdays will remain at-home, virtual "Working Wednesdays" for 4th Quarter. 

Classes are Virtual for ALL students this week:

  • Look for communication for teachers on schedules and links
  • Follow the online schedule, switching to Q4 core classes
  • Attend classes on Zoom this week
  • Check Canvas course home page for Q4 schedule and links
  • Wednesday 3/17: Start our new Working Wednesday alternate schedule

In-person learning begins Monday, 3/22:

  • In Person 4 days/week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
  • See schedule below
  • Doors will open at 7:55 AM. School begins at 8:00 AM
  • Students begin the day with a 30 minute Learning Lab, working on iReady & ALEKS
  • Students attend 3 periods within cohort teacher teams
  • Dismissed for lunch off campus at 1:00 PM
  • Virtual Working Wednesdays (schedule below): log in to Zoom classes at home

Important procedures for in-person learning: 

  • Bring cold or prepackaged snacks only. Snack during outdoor breaks each period
  • No items can be left in the building due to cleaning protocols
  • Bring chromebooks and chargers each day
  • Masks worn properly at all times
  • Come prepared to go outside every day!
  • ASD is SYMPTOM FREE. Students exhibiting symptoms may not attend
    • Students sent home with symptoms must have a negative test to return

STrEaM Hybrid/virtual students: 

  • Attend all classes on Zoom the week of 3/15
  • Beginning 3/22, work asynchronously on Canvas assignments Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
  • Continue daily with iReady and ALEKS Math
  • Attend Zoom classes on Wednesdays (Mandatory)

Remember the LOTTERY IS OPEN for new students, and closes at the end of this week!

Please call or email with any questions! We're here to support you through this transition. 

Principal Mokelke 

mokelke_adam@asdk12.org

(907) 742-9000


IN-PERSON LEARNING SCHEDULE (M/T/TH/F)

TIME

ACTIVITY

7:55-8:00 

Doors open for students: direct to classrooms

  • After 8:00 AM, students must use main entrance

  • check in prior to going to class

8:00-8:30

Learning Lab: iReady & ALEKS

Pull out: Small group Intervention

8:30- 9:55

Period 1

9:55-11:20

Period 2

11:20-12:45

Period 3

12:45-1:00

End of day cleaning procedures and dismissal

1:00

Dismissal: lunch off campus



WORKING WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE

All students attend virtually

TIME

ACTIVITY

DURATION

8:00 -9:00 

Morning Coffee (optional for families)

60 minutes

10:15-11:15

First Zoom Session

60 minutes

11:15-11:30

Break

15 minutes

11:30-12:30

Second Zoom Session

60 Minutes

12:30-1:00

Lunch

30 minutes

1:00-2:00 

Third Zoom Session 

60 Minutes

Sunday, February 28, 2021

3-1-22 Parent Letter on Q4 in-person and hybrid

March 1st, 2021


Dear STrEaM Families,


Here are our plans and information for the 4th Quarter. Quarter 4 begins March 15th, following Spring Break. We will return to in-person learning on Monday, March 22nd. 


Virtual Learning schedule for ALL students beginning Monday, 3/15 (Online):

  • All students attend virtual classes for the week of 3/15
  • Follow the online schedule, switching to Q4 core classes
  • Attend new Quarter 4 classes on Zoom
  • Watch for Welcome Email from Q4 teachers with links
  • Check Canvas course home page for Q4 schedule and links
  • Wednesday 3/17: follow new Working Wednesday schedule (see below)

In-person learning schedule beginning Monday, 3/22:

  • Doors open at 7:55 AM. School begins at 8:00 AM
  • Students begin with a 30 minute Learning Lab in their 1st period class, working on iReady, ALEKS, assignments and coursework
  • Students attend 3 periods within cohort teacher teams
  • Dismissal and lunch off campus at 1:00 PM
  • See In-Person Schedule below

Important procedures for in-person learning: 

  • Bring cold or prepackaged snacks only. Snack during outdoor breaks each period
  • No items can be left in the building due to cleaning protocols
  • Bring chromebooks and chargers each day
  • Masks worn properly at all times
  • Come prepared to go outside every day!
  • ASD is SYMPTOM FREE. Students exhibiting symptoms may not attend
  • Students sent home with symptoms must have a negative test to return

STrEaM Hybrid/virtual students: 

  • Attend all classes with your cohort on Zoom the week of 3/15
  • Beginning 3/22, work asynchronously on Canvas assignments Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
  • Continue daily with iReady and ALEKS Math
  • Attend Zoom classes on Wednesdays (Mandatory)

IN-PERSON LEARNING SCHEDULE (M/T/TH/F)

TIME

ACTIVITY

7:55-8:00 

Doors open for students: directly to classrooms

  • After 8:00 AM, students must use main entrance

  • Check in prior to going to class

8:00-8:30

Learning Lab: iReady & ALEKS

Pull out: Small group Intervention

8:30- 9:55

Period 1

9:55-11:20

Period 2

11:20-12:45

Period 3

12:45-1:00

End of day cleaning procedures and dismissal

1:00

Dismissal



WORKING WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE

All students attend virtually

TIME

ACTIVITY

DURATION

8:00 -9:00 

Morning Coffee (optional for families)

60 minutes

10:15-11:15

First Zoom Session

60 minutes

11:15-11:30

Break

15 minutes

11:30-12:30

Second Zoom Session

60 Minutes

12:30-1:00

Lunch

30 minutes

1:00-2:00 

Third Zoom Session 

60 Minutes


Please continue reaching out with any questions!


Principal Mokelke

mokelke_adam@asdk12.org

(907) 742-9000