Genesis Great Start Page

All the information you need get your scholar off to a Great Start for the upcoming school year!

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Welcome / Announcements
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New school start date has been moved to August 9, 2021.

We are closely monitoring data. At this point, our plan is to return to campus in person in the fall.  We are taking extra precautions to prepare our campus for a safe return.

Welcome Parents

We're honored and excited to have your family join us for the 2021-2022 school year.

Great Start Checklist

View the COVID Re-opening plan

The plan includes provisions for an all-virtual learning model, but only if we find ourselves in that situation again. The current plan is to be fully in-person when we begin next week.

Please note that the most important part of the plan is that everybody on campus will be wearing masks when they are indoors, as per CDC recommendations, to reduce the possibility of spread.

If your scholar has underlying conditions, please reach out to Ms. Fagin at efagin@giacademy.org.

School Messenger Opt In

Each family should text Yes to 67587 In order to Opt In to our School Messenger system.  This will allow real time updates via text and email and will be used as a primary form of communication.

Complete Summer Reading List

Please note the 3rd - 5th-grade summer reading assignment has been revised to add some clarity.

Note: The books have not changed; the assignment has just been revised slightly for each grade.

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

Scholar Uniforms

Please follow link below for all information regarding Genesis uniform policy and how to acquire uniforms for your scholar(s).

Important Scholar Health Information

Please follow the link below to access Student Health Services Medical Forms and instructions for parents in regards to special medical needs of their scholars. 

School Supply List

Genesis Family Handbook

All families are responsible for the information in the Family Handbook.  The required parent signature pages are included in the online registration.  Scholars are required to sign and submit a separate commitment page and that will be completed in their homeroom class, however, parents should go over this information with scholars at home as well.

 

Please click the link below to review our handbook. Parents will be notified when revisions are made. 

Before/After School Care Options

For the 2021-2022 Academic year, Global Tech Academy will continue to be our before care and after care provider. All families are required to set up a family account with Global Tech even if you do not foresee using our aftercare provider.

 

Nutrition Page

ALL SCHOLARS THAT ATTEND GENESIS INNOVATION ACADEMY WILL RECEIVE MEALS FREE OF CHARGE FOR THE ENTIRE 21-22 SCHOOL YEAR.

Our food service provider is SLA Management. SLA offers healthy food options including vegetarian and gluten free lunch options. Your scholar(s) also has the option of bringing their lunch from home.

Please be mindful that Genesis Innovation Academy is a NUT FREE CAMPUS. No peanut products are allowed on campus.

Please visit our Nutrition Page for more details.

All families are required to create a school lunch account even if you do not plan on using SLA's lunch program.

Online Free and Reduced Meal Application

Even though families are not required to complete a meal application for school year 21-22 (in which would determine the price you pay for meals), we strongly encourage each household to completes a meal application. The data will help our school with partnerships and funding programs such as Title l.

(Link to electronic meal application here)

Power School

All families will have a power school account which will allow parents to monitor grades, attendance and other administrative information for your scholar.

Power school login information will be provided to new families during the first few weeks of school.

 

The District Code for Genesis Innovation Academy is: DXBC

Power school has an app that can be downloaded to your phone:

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Canvas

Genesis uses Canvas to assign and keep track of student assignments and grades. Please click the link below for instructions to set up your Canvas account. 

Bus Transportation

Genesis does not offer bus transportation.

My Payments Plus

Genesis parents may make in-school purchases (with the exception of breakfast and lunch) using our convenient My Payments Plus website and mobile app. This includes items such as field trips, school clubs and sports programs fees, and spirit wear.

Parents, please create your free My Payments Plus account using the link below to access the system and for more details.

What's New This Year

10th Grade

Genesis adds a grade every year.  This year will be our second year of high school.  Decisions are still being finalized as to whether we will have a separate campus for 9th and 10th grade this year.

Open House

Our Open House will be held on Friday, August 6, 2021.  Please click on the link below for times and full details on how to attend.

First day of school:
New start date August 9, 2021 (We are closely monitoring data and planning for an in-person return.)
School Hours:
Lower School (K-4th Grade) 8am-3pm
Lower School (5th Grade) 8am-4pm
Middle School (6th - 8th Grade) 8am-4pm
High School (9th - 10th Grade) 8am-4pm
Dismissal Times and Sibling Care

Scholars, not attending an afterschool provider, must be picked up within 30 minutes of their dismissal time.

Before 3:30pm for scholars in grades K-4 and
Before 4:30pm for 5th grade and higher

 

Scholars not picked up by their scheduled dismissal time will proceed to Global Tech Academy. Parents will need to park and pick up scholars from GTA and pay appropriate fees.

 

Sibling care, for the hour between the lower school dismissal time and the upper school dismissal time, is offered for free as a courtesy for families with multiple scholars with different dismissal times. This allows for families to come at one dismissal time to pick up all of their scholars. Sibling care is only for siblings.