Dear Parents/Guardians: I hope this letter finds you well. We have completed the first week of hybrid school. As we proceed, please note the following: Hybrid Schedule for October 12-15, 2021, Secondary Schedule Monday, October 11, 2021- HOLIDAY (No School) Tuesday-Grades 9, 11, and 12 Wednesday-Grades 7, 8, and 10 Thursday-Grades 9, 11, and 12 Friday- all grades remain virtual Hybrid Schedule for October 18-19, 2021, Secondary Schedule Monday, October 18, 2021- Grades 7, 8, and 10 Tuesday, October 19, 2021-Grades 9,11, and 12 (School will be dismissed at 12 noon) Tuesday, October 19, 2021-Distribution of Mid-Term report cards. Reports will be retrieved from RenWeb at 9:00 a.m. Please ensure that you have met your financial obligations. Kindly note that we have reintroduced our late fee policy. Parents who would like to see teachers are asked to email the teacher for an appointment. Teachers will be available to speak with parents from 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. via Zoom on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Mid-term break will take place from October 20-22, 2021. School will reopen on Monday, October 25, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. Breast Cancer Awareness, Shades of Pink Days Bahamas Academy will be supporting the victims of breast cancer by wearing shades of pink clothing on Wednesday and Thursday, October 13-14, 2021. Students will be asked to pay $1.00 to dress up. Part proceeds will be donated to the Cancer Society. Please note that students are to wear clothing in keeping with the school’s policy: No sleeveless blouses or shirts, crop or halter tops, tight fitting pants, leggings, jeggings, distressed or torn clothing, crocs, short pants, and joggers. PTA Meeting PTA meeting will be held for the ELC and Elementary Divisions at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday October 14, 2021. Zoom codes will be sent one hour before the meeting. PTA meeting for the Secondary Division will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Zoom codes will be sent one hour before the meeting. Ten Year Anniversary On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, Bahamas Academy will be hosting a grand chapel and tree planting ceremony at 9:00 a.m. to celebrate ten years of occupying our Marshall Road campus. The service will have a hybrid format. Zoom and YouTube will be our online platforms. Codes and links will be sent a day before the service. 2 Entrance to Bahamas Academy Bahamas Academy has been overwhelmed with the amount of calls from person’s desiring entry into our institution. Due to COVID protocols we are ensuring that our students are safe and that we can have the mandated spaces in our classes. Therefore, please note the following grades are closed: ELC –K5 Elementary-1, 3, 4, and 5 Secondary- 9, 10, 11, and 12 Persons who are seeking entry for the second term are asked to apply by October 29, 2021. Second term begins on November 24, 2021. Application forms can be down loaded from Late Work Policy Parents, please be reminded of the late work policy. Kindly remind your children to submit their assignments on time. It is vitally important that students do their best to produce neat assignments. Lunch Parents are asked to refrain from bringing fast food for their children. Please note that lunch is provided at the school’s cafeteria or students may bring a packed lunch from home. Thank you for supporting Bahamas Academy. Please parents, adhere to the COVID protocols. Regards, Administration