STUDENT - PARENT HANDBOOK
AYA Student-Parent Handbook (2023-2024)
Welcome to the American Youth Academy! We are delighted to have you as part of our school community. As we begin the new academic year, we want to ensure that all students and parents are well-informed about our school policies, procedures, and expectations.
The Student-Parent Handbook serves as a valuable resource, providing essential information about AYA's guidelines, academic requirements, extracurricular activities, and more. It is essential for both students and parents to familiarize themselves with the content of this handbook to promote a successful and positive educational experience.
In this comprehensive handbook, you will find information on:
- Mission and Vision: AYA's educational philosophy, goals, and commitment to nurturing well-rounded students.
- School Hours and Calendar: Important dates, school hours, holidays, and other significant events throughout the academic year.
- Academic Expectations: Details on grading policies, academic integrity, attendance requirements, and academic support resources.
- School Policies: An overview of AYA's discipline policies, dress code, technology guidelines, and rules for student conduct.
- Extracurricular Activities: Information about clubs, sports, community service opportunities, and other extracurricular offerings.
- Health and Safety: Guidelines for maintaining a safe and healthy environment, including immunization requirements and illness policies.
- Communication: The various channels for effective communication between parents, teachers, and administrators.
- Parent Involvement: Ways for parents to actively participate in their child's educational journey and support the school community.
- Library Services: Information about the school library, book fairs, and author visits.
Athletics: AYA's approach to sports, the importance of Islamic values in athletics, and details about sports programs.
- Community Service: The significance of community service, requirements for high school graduation, and available opportunities.
- Supply Lists and Materials: Details on school supplies and materials required for different grade levels.
- Summer Reading Lists: Recommended reading lists to encourage continuous learning during the summer break.
- Campus and Security: Information about campus safety, security measures, and procedures.
Uniforms: An update on the newly designed uniforms and the pre-order process.
- Health Policies: Requirements for immunizations, allergy accommodations, and guidelines for communicable illnesses.
Thank you for being part of the AYA community, and we look forward to a successful and fulfilling academic year!