On July 9 a news team from CBS46 visited Eaton Academy to do a story on our plans for fall. Rebekka Schramm and her crew spent almost two hours filming and interviewing staff members who spoke about our plans to provide in-person classes. The reason CBS46 came to Eaton is that we are one of the few schools ready to let news crews in and discuss protocols for COVID-19 and its impact on bringing students physically back to school. Check out this post for more and to view the CBS46 news segment.Continue Reading
At present, we at Eaton academy are planning to operate the classes and sessions of all of our programs in person for the 2020-21 school year. We have created a detailed first draft of the procedures and protocols we will have in place when school starts. A copy of that plan is included with this blog post. We also produced a brief video outlining points of the plan.Continue Reading
When the calendar turns to June, it’s time to roll out our summer programming. In the strange world of today, we have had to make some adjustments to our usual bill of fare. This year we are offering all of our programs online. The summer options provide academic support, entertainment, life skills, and socialization.Continue Reading
On Saturday, May 30, we held our graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020. Normally, graduation is part of our Evening of Celebration, an all-school event that we host at the Roswell Mill to honor our students of all ages. This year in deference to the need for social distancing and to host an event in the safest environment possible, we gathered with just our graduates, their families, and their teachers in front of our building at 9:00 in the morning.Continue Reading
With the 2019-20 school year having just concluded, I want to thank the parents of our students for entrusting us with their education. Helping them to grow socially and emotionally and to advance academically is why Eaton Academy exists. Seeing our students laugh and learn brings joy to everyone on our staff.
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