The Charles School

Congratulations Class of 2020!Congratulations Class of 2020! Click here to watch the virtual graduation ceremony.Read More ▸
Congratulations Class of 2020
[email protected] Student Honored by The Columbus Metropolitan LibraryChris Todd, [email protected] 9th grade student was honored on Sunday, Feb. 2 for his contribution to the publication "The Big Book: Voices of our Future.” The Columbus Metropolitan Library developed the publication to showcase teen authors in the Columbus area. Teen authors submitted illustrated stories with personal reflections representing each of the library's 23 locations. Chris represented the Martin Luther King Branch.
TCS@ODU Student Honored by The Columbus Metropolitan Library
Meet the [email protected] staff
TCS@ODU staff photo
Roller-coaster ProjectStudents in Ms. Zuniga’s class were asked to build a roller-coaster with a project budget of 6,000,000 in mock money. Students chose their groups and signed a work contract allowing each other to be fired if everyone didn't fulfill their given work title: Treasurer, Secretary, PR and Advertising Specialist, or Lead Architect.
Roller-coaster prject
Cultural Studies Class Makes Guatemalan Worry DollsCultural Studies class has been learning about global issues. They watched a documentary about poverty in Guatemala and made Guatemalan Worry Dolls. Guatemalan Worry Dolls originated in Mayan history. The legend is that if you are kept awake at night because of your worries and stresses, you can tell them to your Worry Doll and they will take your worries and stress away so you can get a good night's sleep.
Cultural Studies Class Makes Guatemalan Worry Dolls

Upcoming Events

Nov
23

No School - PD Days

Mon Nov 23 2020
to Tue Nov 24 2020

Nov
25

No School - Thanksgiving Break

Wed Nov 25 2020
to Fri Nov 27 2020

Nov
30

Fall Ohio's State Testing

Mon Nov 30 2020
to Fri Dec 11 2020

Dec
17

Midterm Exams - 12:30pm Early Release

Thu Dec 17 2020
to Fri Dec 18 2020

News

Meal Pick Up During Virtual Learning - Every [email protected] Student Can Now Until the End of Dec. Receive Free Breakfast and Lunch

Every [email protected] Student From Now Until the End of December Qualifies to Receive Free Breakfast and Lunch! 
During virtual learning [email protected] will continue to serve meals through The National School Lunch Program. Students will be able to pick up food on Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00am till 1:00pm. They will be able to receive 5 days of meals at a time. Please sign-up a week in advance for Meal Pick-up. If you sign up later than the one week time frame we may not have enough meals to distribute.
If you previously paid for a meal, we will be in touch about a reimbursement for your money or a credit to your student’s account. This is only for students enrolled at [email protected] Food portions will not be provided for siblings. 
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Updated COVID Policies

We wanted to take a moment to remind you of our COVID policies upon entering our premises, as well as update you on a new policy. Beginning Monday, October 26, 2020, any visitor or staff member entering the building will be required to have their temperature taken and logged. All of our buildings have contactless thermometers that will be sanitized between each use. If you have any questions or concerns in regards to any of our COVID policies please feel free call the front office at 614-258-8588.

The Graham Family of Schools COVID Policies:
  • Masks on. If you are entering the building you must wear a mask.
  • If you have been sick, have a fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or recent loss of smell please do not enter the building.
  • Maintain 6 feet of distance between one another.
  • Wash your hands for the safety of everyone. Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough. Use a tissue or your sleeve.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
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SCHOOL REPORTING ORDER

Governor DeWine announced details for Ohio's forthcoming case reporting order for K-12 schools.

Beginning Tuesday, September 8, parents or guardians and school staff should notify their school within 24 hours of receiving a positive test or a clinical diagnosis. Within 24 hours after receiving that notification, the school should notify other parents and guardians about that case in writing, providing as much information as possible without releasing protected health information. The school must also notify their local health department within 24 hours. 

Beginning Tuesday, September 15, and each Tuesday thereafter, local health departments will report the number of newly reported and cumulative cases to the Ohio Department of Health. The Ohio Department of Health will publish this data by school or school district, including a breakdown by students and staff, each Thursday.

"We understand there is a balance between privacy and transparency, and we do not intend for protected health information to be released in our effort to provide information to Ohioans so they can make the right decisions for their family," said Governor DeWine. "Please remember that if a school has positive cases among their students or staff, it does not mean the school did anything wrong. Schools cannot control spread in the community, so it is important to practice safety measures not only in the classroom but also when you’re out in the community."

The order will also require each school district or school to identify a COVID-19 coordinator to facilitate the reporting of case information, and upon request, schools or buildings are required to provide the local health department a copy of their pandemic plan.

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