Dear TSA Community-

 

Happy Spring Break!

 

This week marks almost one month since the state-wide closure of schools was announced.  This has been an unprecedented experience that will undoubtedly serve as a significant piece of our history.  With all the challenges the quarantine has presented for all of us, I wanted to share a few positive notes and begin thinking about protocols for the end of the year.

 

First, “E-Rama” was a tremendous success!  Big thanks go out to all the teachers and staff who coordinated the virtual activity rooms and the large number of students who participated!  This represented a truly TSA way to re-connect with everyone and provided at least a brief moment of normalcy.

 

We are also very appreciative to BCAN who helped create our virtual First Friday presentation, which launched last Friday.  The student entries were fantastic and gave us a great deal of pride and a reminder of what amazing talent exists at our school.

 

Some notes regarding Spring Break Week· 

  • There will not be any instruction provided during this time. Instruction will begin again on Tuesday, April 21st.
  •  During this time, teachers will not be available.· 
  • Tech will be available for emergency issues such as outages, server failure, etc. email helpdesk@ts4arts.org and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

 

Classes continue to go well and I have received several positive reports from students, faculty, and parents.  I know this has been an adjustment for all of us, but even in the midst of this pandemic, we continue our commitment to provide the type of high caliber education you have come to expect from TSA.

 At this time, we are scheduled to return to the building for classes on Monday, May 4th.  However, there is a strong possibility that Governor DeWine will extend school closures to the end of the year.  With this in mind, we would like to schedule a virtual Town Hall meeting for all TSA parents near the end of April to review procedures for the end of the year and to provide an opportunity to answer any questions you may have.

 We will send out access information after spring break as well as the actual timing of the event.  Hopefully, we should have a better idea from Governor DeWine as to whether school will commence or be cancelled at that point.  We expect to offer this Town Hall in two different sessions, and will then post the session on our website if families are not able to attend.

 While I know this is hardly the traditional spring break you have come to expect, I hope you all enjoy this time you have with your family and I wish you nothing but happiness and good health!

 

Regards-

 

Dr Mead