Virtual Attendance Policy

Virtual Attendance Policy

It is the policy and expectation of Paul PCS that every student in both middle and high school maintain regular and consistent school attendance.

School begins at 8:00am and ends at 4:00pm. Even though we are starting classes virtually in 2020, students should log into classes a 5 minutes before online classes begin. It is imperative students arrive to class on time. Excessive tardies will negatively impact their overall grade.

Documentation will be required for all absences and MUST be received within 5 days of the date of absence in order for the absence to be excused.

Students who enter the Virtual Classroom more than 3 minutes after the start time will be required to meet with the teacher during the teacher’s office hours at the end of the school day.

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during

May 2021 Dear Paul PCS families and caretakers: Per the directive of Mayor Bower, Paul Public Charter School is pleased

May 2021 Dear current Paul PCS Parents and Caretakers: It is with great excitement that we invite your scholar to

SMART Saturdays provide Paul’s middle school scholars with free virtual programs and tutoring to help students become confident and successful

  Paul Community, our wonderful Paul International High School Senior, Alexis Beatty, carried the flag for Paul during a tri-county

Mr. Clarkson is a Paul educator, and an active historian who specializes in African-American Studies. Through communications, politics and theater

Paul PCS Community, our Middle School has been recognized by the Mayor’s Office! Ward 4 Liaison, Mr. Anthony M. Mitchell

Scholars learned about POP ART in this unit and studied artist Roy Lichtenstein’s and Andy Warhol 🗯 For this project,

¡Hola Familias de Paul! Por favor, lean la información en el adjunto. Este jueves a las 6 de la tarde

Mayor Muriel Bowser established and championed the Kids Ride Free transit subsidy program to ensure that enrolled District students who

Families, please view and save our updated Academic Calendar as of January 2021 Calendar Familias, por favor vea y guarde

Welcome back Paul Community. We’re excited to have you back in class, attending extended day clubs, and fully engaged in

Winter Break 2020: Mental Health Support for Students Vacaciones de invierno 2020 – Apoyo de salud mental para estudiantes The

Paul PCS partners with One Common Unity – they help us connect to outside, non school-based resources all over the

Paul PCS Community, Google was experiencing a momentary technical difficulty that affected G-Mail, Google Docs and YouTube. The problem has

Are you homeless or at risk of losing your house? Paul PCS has a homeless support and residential resources team.

Únase a la lista de WhatsApp para recibir noticias de Paul en español. El Sr. Gelmi está aquí para ayudar.

Asynchronous Learning Day this Friday Make up missed assignments or gain extra credit. Día de aprendizaje asincrónico este viernes Recupere

The class of 2020 had a 100% graduation rate At least 1 student passed EVERY AP exam, which has never

Provide a quiet space for learning Help your child to create a schedule for completing work Email/call/text teachers with questions

Required Documentation for the following: Illness Death in the student’s immediate family Necessity for a student to attend judiciary or

Take advantage of tutoring services to avoid late nights on homework or studying Ask questions about the material in emails

At Paul PCS, we believe in a safe virtual community grounded in personal accountability and in opportunities for reflection and

High School students will have the opportunity to collect MERIT Money from a Virtual setting for displaying positive behavior, excelling

On time for every class daily Upon entry of a virtual classroom, computers should be placed on MUTE Computers should

The class of 2020 had a 100% graduation rate  At least 1 student passed EVERY AP exam, which has never

On time for every class daily Upon entry of a virtual classroom, computers should be placed on MUTE Computers should

Please keep your microphone muted at all times Please input all questions in the ZOOM chat box or Facebook comments

Each month, Paul students will be highlighted and celebrated during Virtual Community Meetings for their academic success and for displaying

Homeroom begins the first 15 minutes of every day – sign on at 7:55am. Homeroom includes: Academic check-ins Social-Emotional Learning

Ms. Gonzalez Manager of EL Compliance & Instruction Mr. Gelmi EL Family Liaison

  As we continue to grow during Distance Learning as a virtually-based high school, we are excited to provide students

Last weekend Dr. Neely hosted an exciting and successful Paul’s Pearls kick-off event. Paul’s Pearls, also known as the Paul

Dear Paul Parent(s) and Families: I am writing to inform you that Dr. Adjei, our former high school Physics teacher,

Parent(s) and Families: This message is to inform everyone that Mr. Deckard will be temporarily teaching the 7th Grade Ancient

Paul International High School will host 2020’s Back to School Night in a two-part series. PIHS will divide the nights

El departamento de Paul’s Extend Day ofrece tutoría virtual después de la escuela y sesiones de trabajo en grupos pequeños

Paul’s Extend Day department offers virtual after school tutoring and small group work sessions to scholars who need homework help.

¡Esta noche es la Noche de Regreso a Clases para Paul PCS Middle! La Noche de Regreso a la Escuela,

Tonight is Back to School Night for Paul PCS Middle! Back to School Night, which is also known as “curriculum

A message from our Paul PCS Tech Support team! ¡Un mensaje de nuestro equipo de soporte técnico de Paul PCS!

Scholars must arrive by 8:00 am daily. School Dismisses at 1:30pm for the first two weeks of school. Everyday beginning

Julio 2020 Saludos Estudiantes, Padres y Familiares de Paul, Espero que este mensaje les encuentre bien y que estén disfrutando

July 2020 Greetings Paul Students, Parents and Family Members, It is my hope that this message finds you well and

June 25, 2020 Paul PCS families, Happy summer solstice – this season ushers in fun, excitement and a period of

Good morning All, Please join Paul’s graduation class of 2020 virtual commencement by clicking on the link below.   Click

May 22, 2020 Good afternoon Families, DC has started their P-EBT card program which provides money for all scholars who qualify as

Los Examenes Los exámenes de Matemáticas e Inglés de las Escuelas Media y Secundaria de Paul International para los grados

Español Interim Testing Math and ELA interims for both Paul Middle and Paul International High School in grades 6-10 start

March 22, 2020 Dear Paul Families, I am writing to update you on Paul PCS’s response to COVID-19. Based on

Paul PCS and Genuine Foods are pleased to offer Grab and Go breakfast and lunch for any and all scholars

March 17, 2020 Dear Paul Families, I want to thank all of you for working with us to make sure

March 16, 2020 As promised, I am writing to give you options for internet access to ensure your child can

March 15, 2020 Dear Paul Parents, The Special Education Department at Paul PCS is committed to ensuring that differentiated support

March 15, 2020 Dear Paul Parents, As you are aware, Mayor Bowser announced the closure of DCPS for students effective

March 13, 2020 Dear Paul Parents, This morning, Mayor Bowser announced the closure of schools in the District of Columbia

Dear Paul Parents, Rising concern over the spread of the coronavirus has led Mayor Muriel Bowser to declare a state

Midterm Testing Midterms for both Paul Middle and Paul International High School start on Monday, February 17th and continue through

SMART Saturday Academy at Paul Middle Paul Middle School’s SMART Saturday Academy is a new initiative to help our scholars

2020 Open House and Tour Dates Learn more about Paul PCS by joining us for one of our open houses

CANCELLED Event Due to predictions of inclement weather on Saturday, January 18th, our Paul’s Pearls mentoring session on Teen Dating

Midterm Testing Midterms for both Paul Middle and Paul International High School start on Monday, January 13th and continue through

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Support Our Global Travel Program on GivingTuesday GivingTuesday is just around the corner on December 3rd, and Paul PCS is

On October 28, the DC Public Charter School Board (DC PCSB) released its Annual School Quality Report. We are pleased

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Congratulations to our Boys Varsity Soccer team on their championship win against E.L. Haynes on October 31st. The Pirates bested

Midterm Testing Midterms for both Paul Middle and Paul International High School start on Wednesday, October 16th and continue through

Senior Parent Night, originally scheduled for Thursday, October 10th from 6-7:30PM, has been CANCELLED. New event details will be sent

2019 Girls Inspire Summit We are hosting the annual Girls Inspire Summit this Saturday, October 5th from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

International Travel Teaches Scholars the Importance of Cultural Fluency Leading up to their June 2019 trip to Panama, fourteen of

Parent Action Group (PAG) Meeting on October 1st We will host our first Parent Action Group (PAG) meeting of the

¡RESERVA LAS FECHAS! Los padres de Paul PC únanse nosotros y disfruten de un café con pan dulce mientras conocen

Student Led Conferences Fall 2019 Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019 Time: 12:30 – 6:30pm Student-led Conferences provide an opportunity for

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT 2019 Join us for food, music, workshops, and a chance to meet teachers and school leaders!

2019 Extended Day programming at Paul PCS starts on Monday, September 16th. Program activities include homework help, mentoring, arts, STEM,

The United States Senate Youth Program – $5,000 Scholarship Opportunity The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) is a unique

2019 Parent & Family Engagement Summit The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) is pleased to announce the

CANCELLED: Paul vs. Coolidge @Coolidge Friday, August 23, 2019 @6:00 p.m. Our varsity football team’s season opener against Coolidge Senior

Boys Soccer Tryouts Wednesday, August 21st @1:45 pm See flyer below for more information.

Paul Families, All SY18-19 Kids Ride Free SmarTrip cards will expire on September 30, 2019. Please be sure your scholar

Hello Paul Families! We are excited to welcome our new scholars, and welcome back our returning scholars, later this month.

Kids Ride Free cards that allow students to travel on the WMATA system for free are good through September 30,

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