Camden Prep Remote Learning Extension Until Monday, 2/22/21:
Since our last update in November, we have been monitoring data and consulting with local officials to guide our in-person and remote learning decisions. Sadly, metrics have not improved to a point where we can restart full in-person instruction on our originally slated date of January 20th. As a result of these developments, all Camden Prep schools will extend 100% remote instruction until at least Monday, February 22nd.
- On February 22nd, Camden Prep plans to begin a phased re-opening with select students.
- We look forward to sharing additional details about this in the coming weeks.
As we named before, we do not make or implement these decisions lightly. Our priority remains that we protect the health of our entire community as much as possible, but we are also eager to get back to in-person instruction where and when we can do so safely. In that spirit, we will continue to evaluate all state and local COVID-19-related data and communicate with you on our progress towards reopening as we approach February 22nd.
Parent/Guardian Survey is Now Live:
The mid-year Parent/Guardian survey is now live. All parents/guardians should have received an email with a link to the survey on January 4th. If you have not yet responded, there is still time to do so. The survey will remain open through Monday January 18th. If you did not receive the survey and believe you should have, please fill out this brief form and we will work to get a copy to you as soon as possible. And, to those who have already responded, thank you so much for your input! We greatly value hearing from you!
Opt in for Aramark Meal Deliveries:
Our commitment to providing meals remains the same as we shift to a new model and close our doors for distribution. Rather than picking up meals, Aramark will deliver them to you! They have shifted to solely deliveries based on zip code to better serve our community as the weather changes. Since Aramark serves the city of Camden, you will be able to receive meals for all your Camden school-age children. We hope this is more convenient for you! To receive free delivered meals, you must complete this survey and you must respond to Aramark’s confirmation email to complete your request. Please be on the lookout for their follow up email! Once your information is confirmed, within 7 days you will begin to receive meals weekly.
An outside non-profit organization called the RISC Math Accelerator is offering all Uncommon middle school students access to a free, online afterschool math program to complement your child’s current learning and provide additional, targeted support. Your middle school child will receive a free membership to an online math platform that creates a personalized curriculum and free access to live, on-call experienced math tutors available every weekday for homework help. Students work at their own pace on topics at their level and can contact tutors any time they need assistance. Deadline for signing up is February 1st – RISC is not connected to Uncommon so you can learn more at https://www.mathaccelerator.org/ or for more information, contact RISC directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-913-2684.
Black History Month T-Shirts:
We are so excited to celebrate Black History Month as a Camden Prep community during the month of February. Although our celebration may look a bit different, we will continue the tradition of selling a themed Black History Month t-shirt!
This year’s t-shirts will represent the 2021 Black History Month theme: Celebrating Black Voices. The t-shirt design celebrates the historic election of Vice President Kamala Harris, and features powerful words from her victory speech in November: “Dream with ambition, lead with conviction, and see yourselves in a way that others may not simply because they’ve never seen it before.”
If you are interested in purchasing the 2021 Black History Month t-shirt, please click on the link below to order directly from the vendor. Each t-shirt will remain $10 plus the cost of shipping, and will be shipped directly to your home.
- T-Shirt Shop Link: https://stores.inksoft.com/black_history_month_tees/shop/home
- The t-shirt shop is open now and will remain open well into the month of February.
- Given a processing time of 14 days and added shipping time, we encourage you to order t-shirts as soon as possible in order to receive your shirt in time for Black History Month.