Weekly Family Updates

Greetings CLA-EAST Families!


The month of February is an extremely busy but exciting month for our school. Below are brief details of what you can expect in February.


Practice state assessments. On Monday 2/11 and Tuesday 2/12, scholars will be taking their mock state assessments. This is a test that simulates the rigor and feel of the end of the year state test. Scholars will sit for a half portion of the Reading test on Monday and a half portion of the Math test on Tuesday. It’s important for everyone to prepare as if this is the actual test. It’s extremely important that your scholar is here at school on both days on time for practice testing.


Student-led conferences are next week. Next Wednesday and Thursday you will be meeting with your scholar, and homeroom teacher to review their academic progress this trimester. We need EVERYONE sign-up for a winter SLC. Use the link below to schedule your SLC.


6th Grade Student-led Conference Sign-up               7th Grade Student-led Conference Sign-up


The winter session of after-school clubs will begin February 11th and end on April 12th. All clubs are first come serve up to 25 students per club. The deadline for signing up for after-school clubs is Thursday, February 7th.  (see the clubs offered here)


Black History Month is here and we have many engaging activities for our scholars. Please see the CLA-EAST BMH agenda and family letter for more details.


Lastly, Re-enrollment is going on now. If you have not already done so, please take the time to complete your re-enrollment by logging in to your SchoolMint account.


I’m looking forward to another great week…let’s go TIGERS!


Yours in Education,

Ricardo Franklin, Sr.

Founding Principal



Academic Updates
MATH Scholars will continue evaluating and solving one-step equations before beginning their round robin unit test review.


Scholars will be reviewing for the Unit 4 Test and then will start their next unit involving one and two step equations.
SCIENCE Scholars will continue their unit on matter as they conduct virtual and actual labs where they identify the phases of change. Scientist will continue their hydrologic cycle unit with practical and virtual labs.
ENGLISH Scholars will continue reading Promise to Keep as well as discuss point of view in informational text. Scholars will continue reading the Giver while reviewing last week’s quiz. They will also be preparing for the practice state testing next week.
SOCIAL STUDIES Scholars will be wrapping up their world religions unit and beginning their BHM, wax museum, projects. Scholars will be taking their unit test on The Renaissance and begin the Harlem Renaissance later in the week.


Operations, Special Events & Updates

  • 2/13 – 2/14 – Student Led-Conference (1:00 pm dismissal on the 13th; No school on 14th)
  • Use the links above to sign-up
  • 2/15 – Presidents Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • 2/18 – NO SCHOOL
  • 3/1 – End of 2nd Trimester
  • 3/8 – PD Day (NO SCHOOL)
  • 3/8 – Winter Report Cards Mailed Home
  • 3/25 – 3/29 – Spring Break


Current School data

Attendance – 94.6% Pass/Fail Rate – 50.3% Suspension Rate – 13.6%