Eastside Academic Studies

 

Policies & Guidelines

General Guidelines 

  • These classes are not part of a formal school. They are offered by the individual teachers to support the homeschooling community. For information or to register for specific classes, contact the instructors themselves. Please do not call Lilburn Alliance Church--they are only providing the place for us to meet.
  • Classes are filled on first-come, first-served basis.
  • Each student must have a medical release/liability waiver form filled out online. We want to make sure every child has emergency information available to each supervising adult. 
  • Supervised lunch areas are provided for students who have classes before and after lunchtime. If there is a parent eating with a child, the child may eat wherever the parent is.

Age ranges

Elementary classes are for children in grades 4-6.

Middle School classes are for children in grades 6-8.

High School classes are for children in grades 9-12.

Those students whose ages do not match the traditional age ranges are subject to the teacher's approval if their ages vary more than a year from the norm.

Eastside Academic Studies Behavior and Discipline Policy

Eastside Academic Studies seeks to honor God and serve families. Teachers agree to create an atmosphere of respect and discipline, and students who do not fit into this atmosphere are challenged to change their behavior or leave the classes. Several areas in particular merit disciplinary action:

  • Misuse of Lilburn Alliance Church property--classes are held in good faith that those involved will respect and preserve the campus and its furnishings. Any misuse of property will require parents of guilty students to pay for repairs and/or replacements needed. Students may then be asked to leave classes at Eastside, depending on the seriousness or frequency of the infraction.
  • Behavior while on the Eastside campus--Students should conduct themselves modestly and appropriately. The primary purpose of the classes is to instruct students in various subjects, and any behavior that distracts any student from learning, whether during or between classes, may be questioned by the teachers and staff. Students will either amend their behavior or be asked to leave classes. This behavior includes how adults or students are respected, what clothing students choose to wear*, public displays of affection, choice of activities between classes, and other matters that may distract from the learning and moral environment. If a student is required to withdraw from Eastside classes due to behavior issues, registration fees and tuition paid to that point will not be refunded.
  • Supervised lunch areas are provided for students who have classes before and after lunchtime. If there is a parent eating with a child, the child may eat wherever the parent is.
  • If a seventh grade or older student does not have a class a particular period but must wait for a later class to begin, he will be enrolled in study hall for a fee of $25 per semester, payable to the supervisor on duty. Each child will be monitored so that he has a quiet, supervised place to work. If a parent chooses to stay with a child, the family is not charged the study hall fee.
  • Laptop computers and some other electronic devices such as tablets are always subject to supervision of instructors and study hall monitors. Teachers and study hall monitors reserve the right to access such devices at all times in order to monitor appropriateness of material. Sharing information (e.g. students looking over the shoulders of those using computers) with other students on campus is not allowed unless this is in the direct presence of an instructor who has knowledge of what is being done on the computer. If instructors see anything they deem inappropriate, the student will be advised and the student's device may be confiscated until a parent picks it up from a designated adult.
  • Cell phones are allowed to be carried at all times, but content shared involving the Internet or sharing of photos and video is also under the jurisdiction of instructors and supervisors. Instructors and monitors may decide what their policies are concerning cell phone usage.
  • Timely pick up of students by parents--Parents must pick up their children within 15 minutes of the end of the class the student has completed. Eastside cannot become the overseer of students after their last classes of the day, for their safety and out of respect of the church staff and Eastside Academic Studies teachers. Parents who have not arranged pick up of their children may be asked to pay up to $1 per minute they are late. Habitually late pick-ups can lead to families being asked to leave the program due to safety and monitoring issues. Study hall is available for students who need to wait between classes for their next class.
  • Students must have written parental permission to leave the premises with other students. This permission must be on their person.
  • No child can be left unsupervised by either a parent or supervisor at any time on any part of the Eastside campus.

 

*We ask that our students dress modestly.  When the warm weather approaches, some are tempted to wear sports shorts and other inappropriate clothing to class.  We are asking that students not wear sports shorts, muscle shirts, bare-midriff shirts, skinny-strap tops, off the shoulder looks, etc. Shorts and skirts should be no higher than mid-thigh. We have a great group of students here at Eastside.  We would like to make sure that we minimize distractions and that everyone is treated with Godly respect.

 

 

 

Announcements

Lilburn Alliance Church (Eastside)

Come join the game nights. Play board games, active games, and hang out. Make sure to bring some of your own activities if you can, like a frisbee or spike ball! We will meet at the Agavero Cantina truck... (more)


  

Come to classes in your Halloween Costume! Be modest and maintain the Eastside dress code; nothing vulgar or controversial (no political figures); nothing demonic.


PLEASE SEND US YOUR PICTURES for consideration!!!!  We highly encourage all students, parents, and teachers to send in pictures of their peers, events, and class activities. 
SEND TO GOOGLE DRIVE HERE.   We are accepting short videos... (more)



Zoom Meeting – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7505688441, Meeting ID: 750 568 8441

A Georgia Student Finance Commission Representative will provide a workshop to help students and their families plan for college. They will provide general and state... (more)


 

Bambinelli's Pizza & Pasta-Northlake, 3202 Northlake Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30345, bambinellis.com

The Restaurant Club is focused on visiting different restaurants in the Tucker-Lilburn area. Students are  invited to... (more)



Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86766994747, Meeting ID: 867 6699 4747

The current book we are reading is Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke.  For age rating and other information see: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-reviews... (more)



 Vive le Masquerade!

Homeschool Winter Formal

 

Eastside Academic Studies invites you to join in a night of mystery and dancing!

Buy Your Tickets Now!
Prices increase after Thanksgiving.


Friday, January 28, 2022
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

 

Lucky... (more)


Eastside Dress Code

Although we do not have a formal dress code at Eastside, we do ask that our students dress modestly.  With the warm weather, some are tempted to wear sports shorts and other inappropriate clothing to class.  We are... (more)


Visit our Facebook group, Eastside Academic Studies, and join the conversation at www.facebook.com/groups/eastsideacademicstudies/



Attached is the recording of the Talent/No-Talent Show that was held on Friday, May 14, 2021.


Location: Crossroads Church, 5587 Redan Rd, Stone Mountain, GA 30087


Packing shoebox gifts for children (Samaritan's Purse)

Bring a shoebox or shoebox-sized plastic tub, small toys, craft and hygiene items, socks, clothes, (no liquids or foods... (more)


The following Eastside students participated in the ceremony: Erin Copeland, Andrew Kirk, Ruben Munoz, Malaika Taylor, Faith Thomas, Weatherby Waldrop-Kelly and Phoebe Wexel. 

You can view the ceremony through the attached video.



Here is a short video of the 2019 Talent Show.  We are working on a longer one.  It should be out soon.



We will be selling Eastside apparel on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch.  We still have several items in stock.  If we do not have your selection, you can add your request to our list.  Once we get twelve items requested we can make... (more)


You are invited to participate in a brief Eastside Parent/Student Questionnaire to give us feedback on our Eastside classes.  Please complete a separate one for each class.  It should only take a few minutes to complete. Just follow the link below.

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Instagram

If you want information on any upcoming Eastside events, follow the Eastside Instagram account @eastside_academic_studies

Contact Tabitha Darnell at swimgirltcd@gmail.com if you have any questions.


Discord

Eastside has a Discord server, which is... (more)


Zoom with veteran teachers and parents. Any parents welcome.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8659717764

 

November 18, 7:00 – 8:15

Topic: Mental Health for Our Children

Hear from counselors who actively work with youth.

 

Questions? Contact Margaret at pmpshuman@aol.com... (more)


We are looking forward to the beginning of this school year next week.  Below is information about the procedures at Eastside for the next several months.  We will stay abreast of CDC recommendations as the fall session progresses.

COVID... (more)


 
 
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