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Genesis Great Start Information

All the information you need get your scholar off to a Great Start!

Welcome Parents

We're honored and excited to have your family join us for the 2019-2020 school year.

We know you are eager to get your children off to a strong start, so we've prepared this page (which we will continue to update) with resources to help.
Great Start Checklist
Parents, please check off all items on the Genesis Great Start Checklist.
Complete Summer Reading List
Please make sure your scholar completed their reading and recital assignments before the first day of school.
2019-2020 Academic Calendar
Scholar Uniforms
Please follow link below for all information regarding Genesis uniform policy and how to acquire uniforms for your scholar(s).
School Supply List
Please click on link to download information for your scholar's grade. 



Genesis Family Handbook
View/Download your copy of the handbook by clicking the link below.

All families are responsible for the information in the Family Handbook and are required to sign and submit the three signature pages after reviewing. Families will be notified here when handbook updates are completed for the 2019-2020 academic school year. Addendum signature pages will also be provided if necessary.
Before/After School Care Options
For the 2019/2020 Academic year, Global Tech Academy will be our aftercare provider. All families are required to set up a family account with Global Tech even if you do not foresee using our aftercare provider.

There will be a limited Free Registration period prior to the start of the school year. Families that sign up after the free registration period will be subject to the $50.00 registration fee.

Please be sure to sign up before July 30, 2019.
Nutrition Page
Please visit our new Nutrition Page for menu information including: free and reduced forms, links to school menu, and meal payment portal.

All families are required to create a school lunch account even if you do not plan on using SLA’s lunch program.
Applications can also be obtained from Ms. Fagin in the Genesis Front Office
SLA, our cafeteria service provider, has put together a short document with helpful dining reminders for parents (including menus, wallets, and more).
Power School
All families will have a power school account which will allow parents to monitor assignments, grades, attendance and other administrative information for your scholar. Power school login information will be provided to new families during the first week of school.
The District Code for Genesis Innovation Academy is: DXBC

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

What's New This Year

  • Lower school now consists of grades K – 5th
  • 5th grade scholars will be in lower school uniforms, but follow upper school hours
  • Upper school consists of grades 6th-8th
  • Global Tech Academy is our new Before Care & After Care Provider

First day of school:

August 5, 2019

 

School Hours:

Lower School (K  -  4th)   -  8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lower School (5th)          -  8:00 am to 4:00 pm 
Upper School (6th - 8th)  -  8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Breakfast served from 7:15 am to 7:45 am

 

Open House for New and Returning Families

Thursday, August 1, 2019

9:00 am – 11:00 am Grades K-5 Boys and Girls Academy
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 6-8 Boys and Girls Academy

If you have scholars in both lower and upper school you just need to come once to the session most convenient for you. Teachers will be available for the entire day.

Dismissal Times and Sibling Care

Scholars, not attending an afterschool provider, must be picked up within 30 minutes of their dismissal time. 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, from 3pm to 4pm, is offered for families with lower school scholars with an upper school sibling. This allows for families to come at one dismissal time to pick up all of their scholars. Sibling care is only for siblings.  A small fee may be applicable for sibling care.

School Lunch

Our food service provider is SLA Management. You will have the option of ordering school lunch and also purchasing breakfast. SLA offers healthy options including vegetarian and gluten free lunch options. More info will be available at the open house.

Students are also welcome to bring their own lunch but please be mindful that Genesis is a Nut Free Campus. No peanut products are allowed on campus.

Before Care

Global Tech

CLICK HERE for more information about Global Tech Before and After School Programs 

Before Care will be offered to families from  6:30 am to 7:15 am

Anyone needing to drop children off before 7:15 am can participate in before care for a fee of $25/ week ($10/ day for drop-ins)

 

After School Options

Global Tech

CLICK HERE for more information about Global Tech Before and After School Programs 

CLICK HERE to Visit Global Tech Sign Up Page

 

The Joseph B. Whitehead Boys and Girls Club

1900 Lakewood Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30315
CLICK HERE for more information

(404) 627 - 4617

For parents interested in The Boys & Girls club as an after school option, The Whitehead location will provide transportation from Genesis to their facility after school if there are enough interested parents to sign up.  Please contact the Whitehead Boys and Girls club directly for this option and sign up information.

Thomasville Boys & Girls Club

1835 Henry Thomas Drive S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30315
CLICK HERE for more information

 

Dismissal Times and Sibling Care

Scholars, not attending an afterschool provider, must be picked up within 30 minutes of their dismissal time. 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, from 3pm to 4pm, is offered for families with lower school scholars with an upper school sibling. This allows for families to come at one dismissal time to pick up all of their scholars. Sibling care is only for siblings. A small fee may be applicable for sibling care.

Bus Transportation

Genesis does not offer bus transportation.