Back to School Plan
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Can I pay fees online?
A: Unfortunately at this time, you can’t pay fees online. We are only accepting fees through mail-in.
Q: Website says to mail in fees by July 31. How do we pay after this date?
A: Mail in or stop by the business office
Q: How will my child get his class schedule?
A: Freshman report to period one on August 13th & 14th and will receive a hard copy from their teacher. All upperclassmen will log into Infinite Campus to check their schedules which will be available on August 3.
Q: Who is considered a vulnerable student?
A: Students receiving special education, 504, ELL, or homeless services may be designated as vulnerable.
Q: Do I have to check out a Chromebook?
A: Students who are returning to the on campus blended learning MUST check out a chromebook device. Chromebooks are the only device that will be allowed for in class work. Personal devices are not allowed on the DOE network. If you are choosing the Distance Learning option, you don't have to check out a chromebook. If you do need a chromebook for home use, you can check one out.
Q: Can we request to switch groups?
A: The request to switch groups due to family hardship may be made by contacting the academy VP via phone or email and will be made on a case by case basis. The request may be granted based on the size of the class and ability to adhere to the social distancing requirements.
Q: How did you make the Maroon and Gold groups?
A: The groups are based the students First letter of their last name, Maroon (A-K) and Gold (L-Z)
Q: What if I have two kids at Castle with different last names; one in Maroon group, and one in Gold group? Could they be placed in the same group?
A:The request to switch groups due to family hardship may be made by contacting the academy VP via phone or email and will be made on a case by case basis. The request may be granted based on the size of the class and ability to adhere to the social distancing requirements.
Q: Is there a school supply list?
A: There is no school supply list for high school. If the teachers need specific supplies for their class, it will be noted in their syllabus. They will receive their syllabus when they start school.
Q: What is the desk spacing in the classroom?
A: The desk spacing will be six feet apart.
Q: What if my child wants to wear a shield instead of a mask?
A: A student may wear a shield in addition to wearing a mask rather than in place of.