Urgent weather alert for Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Good evening families,

Due to the Kent School District closure tomorrow Excel will also be closed on Wednesday. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. As of now we will be reopened on Thursday, February 9th.

Urgent weather alert for Tuesday, February 7th

Good evening families,

Excel will once again be closed on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017. Regular school and after school are cancelled. We will continue to monitor the weather situation and update accordingly.

Urgent weather alert for Monday, February 6th, 2017

Excel Public Charter School will be CLOSED on Monday, February 6th 2016. School will, as of now, resume on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017. Please continue to watch this site for any updates on the school opening status for Tuesday.

Urgent weather alert for Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

UPDATED 9:14 PM: Excel will be operating on at least a 2 hour delayed start tomorrow, Tuesday, January 10th.  We are continuing to monitor the situation, as of now we will be opening doors to students at 9:40 AM.  This means that:

  • School will begin two  hours later than normal, 10:00 am, and doors will open at 9:40 am.
  • Bus pick-up schedules will also be two hours later than normal.
  • Although buses will start their routes on the late schedule, road and traffic conditions may impede progress, so buses could be running later.
  • Buses will use regularly scheduled stops.
  • School will dismiss at the normal time.

We may cancel afterschool activities, athletics and extra-curricular events due to inclement weather on late start days.

We will continue to monitor the weather and update accordingly.

Urgent update regarding the 12/9 Orchestra Concert

Dear families,

Due to the weather forecast for this evening in the surrounding areas we have decided to postpone the Friday, December 9th Orchestra Concert. We regret needing to cancel for this evening and we will definitely reschedule for a future date. We will update the website and through robocalls when we have a new date for the concert.

 

Update 12/12 @ 9:27AM: Orchestra Concert has been rescheduled for 4pm on Wednesday, December 14th.

Urgent weather update for Friday, December 9th

Dear families,

Updated 5:20 AM 12/9:

Excel will be operating with 2.5 hour delay, students should report at 10:30 AM to school. This means that:

  • School will begin two and a half hours later than normal (10:30 AM).
  • Bus pick-up schedules will also be two and a half hours later than normal.
  • Although buses will start their routes on the late schedule, road and traffic conditions may impede progress, so buses could be running later.
  • Buses will use regularly scheduled stops.
  • School will dismiss at the normal time.

We may cancel afterschool activities, athletics and extra-curricular events due to inclement weather on late start days.

We will continue to monitor the weather and update accordingly.

Friday’s Morning Joe for December 9th is cancelled.

Urgent weather update for Thursday, December 8th

Dear families,

As of 4:00 PM on December 7th, we have cancelled After School Programs only for December 8th. Students will be dismissed from school at 3:45 PM and buses will be here to take them home at that time. At this time school starts at normal time.

We are continuing to monitor the weather situation and will update this post and send out additional phone and email alerts if the weather will impact the school day further.

Update 8:17 AM December 8th: The Excel board meeting scheduled to take place at Excel Public Charter School this evening has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Update 2:42 PM December 8th: Friday’s Morning Joe for December 9th is cancelled.

Some Summer updates

Hello Excel families,

We hope that your summer has been going well so far! We are very busy getting ready to welcome your scholars back to school in a few weeks. We’ve got some updates and information that we’d like share to get you ready for the first day of school:

Important Dates:

  • Friday, August 5 from 5-7 pm: Open House. Come by to check out the school, meet our teachers and staff, place uniform orders, and ask questions!
  • Friday, August 19 from 6-8 pm: New and Returning Student Orientation. Learn about our program, student expectations, and receive your student’s first free set of uniforms.
  • August 22-26 from 8 am-2:15 pm. First week of school. All grades will attend the first week of school together. Students can arrive as early as 7:40 am and instruction starts at 8:00 am. Early dismissal all week at 2:15 pm.

Uniforms:

  • All students must wear a uniform – polo with Excel logo (see below for colors); khaki-colored uniform pants or skirt, all brown or all black shoes (any kind except boots and heels); Excel crewneck sweatshirt
  • 6th grade – navy blue polo
  • 7th grade – grey polo
  • 8th grade – gold polo
  • Excel polos and sweatshirts must be purchased through www.landsend.com or through the school; pants, skirts and shoes may be purchased elsewhere
    If ordering through the school, orders can be placed as early as August 5. Polos are $11 and sweatshirts are $12. Please reach out to mainoffice@excelwa.org for more information.

Supplies:

Excel will provide the majority of supplies unless otherwise noted. Families should purchase for the first day of school:

  • 5 sharpened pencils everyday
  • Backpack (no rollers or drawstring bags)
  • Independent reading book

Thank you,
Main Office Staff