Tongass School of Arts and Sciences

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Mr. Shultz's 3rd Grade Class
  • Hello TSAS Families,

    This Monday is the first day of our school’s scheduled window to take the School Climate and Connectedness Survey (SCCS). 

    Families can take the family survey any time during the statewide window of January 17th to March 25th.

    Account Setup

    1. Click on this link and create your password. If you already have an account but forgot your password, select ‘Forgot password?’
    2. Click “Response Rates” and you can see live responses coming in here. 

    Survey Links

    School Name: Tongass School of Arts & Sciences Charter School

    Family Survey: 259020family

    Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

  • Tongass School Daily School Schedule

     

    School Bus

    BUS ROUTES TO/FROM TSAS 2021-2022

    Transportation Agreement and Form

     

    School Breakfast and Lunch - it is again free this year, however, please fill out the Free and Reduced Lunch form.  We need 100% of our TSAS families to fill this out.  Our Title grants depend on this information for these forms.  Without it our funding for our school is greatly impacted.  Thank you for taking the time to fill this out.  The on line form can be found HERE: FREE AND REDUCED MEAL APPLICATION

     

    Parents, please check and update your contact information in PowerSchool. This is super important for us to share important information with you!!

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  • Principal 
    Scott Huff
    scott.huff@k21schools.org

    Guidance Counselor
    Catharine Rocke
    catharine.rocke@k21schools.org


    Administrative Assistant 
    Lydia Cruz
    lydia.cruz@k21schools.org

    School Nurse / Health Aide
    Kimberly Rodriguez
    kimberly.rodriguez@k21schools.org


    Community Liaison
    Kendra Rocke
    kendra.rocke@k21schools.org 

    410 Schoenbar Road
    Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

    T.S.A.S. Main Campus - 907-225-5720
    TSAS-office-staffGRP@k21schools.org 




    School Hours

    T.S.A.S. Main Campus - 9:10 am to 3:40 pm

    If your student is going to be tardy, absent, or out of school for any reason, please feel free to contact us by phone or email us using the above information.



    Before / After School Program

    Thunderbird U is Tongass School of Arts and Sciences before and after school program. Thunderbird U at T.S.A.S. begins at 7:30 am and ends at 5:00 pm. Students interested in enrolling MUST have obtained permission from Thunderbird U Program Director Cade Browning and a signed permission slip from their parents prior to attending. Please contact Cade Browning at cade.browning@k21schools.org for more information. 


     

     

  • TSAS Start Strong /CDC Guidelines

    Good Afternoon TSAS Families,

    Wednesday night, the school board accepted TSAS APC’s request to follow the school district Start Strong Protocols or the CDC guidelines, whichever best meets our students, staff, and family’s needs. TSAS’s procedures may be different than some of the other schools in the district. I am providing a written outline to help us navigate these confusing times. Don’t hesitate to call the office to speak with Mr. Huff or Mrs. Rodriguez if you have any questions. 

    Masking at TSAS

    TSAS will continue to wear masks at all risk levels. The APC will monitor and reassess as if the risk level drops significantly. 

    TEST-TO-STAY

    Test-to-stay is for unvaccinated students who have been identified as a close contact while at school. Up-to-date vaccinated students do not need to quarantine. However, we would like to have proof of vaccination.

    • Up-to-date vaccinated students will test at school for 5 school days. Double masking is recommended. Up-to-date vaccination means you have had both initial Covid shots and, if eligible, a booster.

    • Unvaccinated students will quarantine for 5 days and test on the 6th day for the next 5 school days. 

    • This applies if there have been no symptoms during the 5 days. 

    If you are a Close Contact at school

    Unvaccinated Individuals 

    • Quarantine for at least 5 days, then test

    Up-to-date Vaccinated Individuals.

    • No quarantine

    Had COVID in the past 90 days

    • No quarantine

    • You do not need to stay home unless you develop symptoms.

    IF YOU Tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms, regardless of vaccination status

    • Isolate

    • End isolation after 5 full days if you are fever-free for 24 hours (without the use of fever-reducing medication) and your symptoms are improving.

    You will need to contact the office and speak with Mrs. Rodriguez about return dates before the student may return to school. 

    Parents/guardians who wish to opt their children into the Test-to-Stay program must complete a Parent/Guardian Authorization for Student COVID Screening form and turn it into the children’s school(s) or complete the online form.

    I want to thank all of our TSAS families for your continued support and understanding as we work together to keep all of our TSAS school families safe. We will continue to do everything we can to make learning possible for everyone. Don’t hesitate to reach out to the teachers for instructional support, and the office will continue to have instructional materials available for pick up for students as needed. 

    Warmly, 

    Scott Huff, TSAS Principal

    School Phone # (907) 225-5720

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