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                                                   Dr. Tonya Bailey, Encore Academy Principal                                                                                      
 Principal - Dr. Tonya Bailey 614-501-2303 tonya.bailey@reyn.org
Assistant Principal - Mrs. Nicole Carter 614-501-2308 nicole.carter@reyn.org
Assistant Principal- Mrs. Donita Hampton 614-501-2273 donita.hampton@reyn.org
College/Career Readiness Counselor - Mrs. Anna Shaffer  614-501-2302 anna.shaffer@reyn.org
Administrative Secretary -  Theresa Bosley 614-501-2301 theresa.bosley@reyn.org
Attendance Line- 614-501-2300
Encore Mailing Address - 8579 Summit Road Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Encore Fax Number - 614-501-2299
Main Encore Phone - 614-501-2300
 Mark Your Clendars!  
August 19 - 1st  Day of School for Grades 10 & 11
August 20 - ALL Students Report
August 22- Meet The Teacher 5-7pm 
September 2 - No School
October 10 - Homecoming Parade 
October 11 - No School 
October 12 - Homecoming Dance 
October 16 - PSAT 
October 18 - End of 1st Quarter 
October 24 - Parent-Teacher Conferences - 4:00-8:00 p.m.
November 4 - No School
November 5 - No School 
November 7 - Parent-Teacher Conferences - 4:00-8:00 p.m.
November 27-29 - Thanksgiving Break
December 20 - End of 1st Semester
December 20 -  January 6 - Winter Break
January 20 - No School
February 14 - No School
February 17 - No School
March 6 - End of 3rd Quarter
March 23-27 - Spring Break
April 10 - No School
April 13 - No School
May 25 - No School
May 26 - RHS Graduation - 7:00 p.m. - Schottenstein Center 
May 28 - Last Day of School 
From Our Principal 

Dear Encore Academy Families,

Welcome Back!

I hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer. I also hope you are relaxed, recharged and ready to start a new school year. I am delighted that you are part of the Encore Academy learning community. I welcome and value your positive energy and dedication to excellence in education, and I look forward to working with you and your children.

 New Staff
Each year brings positive change. This includes a few additions to our staff. We are delighted to welcome six new staff members to our academy. Encore Academy families please welcome the following teachers:

Benjamin DeVictor – ELA Teacher

Kaitlyn McCawley – Science Teacher

Elizabeth Dexter – Math Teacher

Krista Vaulker – Math Teacher

Denise Yorde – Intervention Specialist (Math Foundations)

Courtney Wells – Interventions Specialist (ELA Foundations)

Brandon Twiss – Health/Physical Education


Facilities Update


Block Schedule - Our school start and end times will remain the same – 7:25 AM to 1:55 PM. However, we are moving to a block scheduled day. Classes will now be a little over an hour and half long, allowing for more problem/project-based learning, presentations, and overall more instructional time. Some courses will be on an alternate A/B day schedule allowing for more year-long courses. Students will also have options for semester long classes. This will be an adjustment for most and although some are familiar with teaching in a block schedule, we cannot predict the obstacles we may face with this transition. I ask for your patience and understanding when we come upon some unfamiliar territory during this transition. With improved student growth and learning at the center of this movement, we will be purposeful in providing any all support to our students, staff and parents to help make this transition as smooth as possible. 

Preschool – Preschool classes have been added to the Summit Campus building this year. The preschool classes will be located at the far end of the building by the eSTEM office. We are looking forward to welcoming these students and families into the building. The preschool area is off-limits to high school students. However, we are looking forward to fostering a relationship with the preschool team that would allow for some unique partnership opportunities for our students.

Health/Physical Education – We have added a Health/PE teacher to the building this year.  I am thrilled that we can finally offer Health/PE face to face and begin to reduce the number of students that have to take it online.  We know we won't be able to get every single student face to face Health/PE, but this should significantly decrease the number of students taking it online!

Enrichment or Intervention Classes (E/I) – With the exception of those students assigned to a music class and those 11th and 12th graders who have late arrival privileges, ALL students will be required to take an enrichment class or an intervention class from 7:25-8:16 AM. Students who need some additional support, based upon their Ohio Graduation Test scores, will be assigned to an Intervention class. Students will have an opportunity to visit the Enrichment classes on August 20th and 21st before making their choice on which class they will attend.  Their specific enrichment class will then begin on August 22nd.  

Once again, welcome back! Looking forward to another exciting school year!

Proud to serve as your Principal,

Dr. Tonya M. Bailey



PLEASE NOTE:   If your student is going to be tardy or absent from school, please call the school office at (614) 501-2300 to advise us of the tardy/absence.  When your student returns to school, please send them with either a doctor's note or a parent note so that the tardy/absence can be excused.  Ten (10) parent written notes to excuse absences are allowed per school year per our student Code of Conduct. You can also email a note to Mrs. Bosley at theresa.bosley@reyn.org.  A tardy/absence is not considered excused unless a note is received.
Summer Office Hours are 8:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m  

Welcome Back! 

Raider Check In:  Thursday, August 8th from 3-6 pm in the PAC lobby. You must turn in your back to school paperwork and EMA in order to receive your schedule.  Back to school packets will be mailed home Friday, August 2nd. Forms are also available for download on this page (to the left) under Raider Check-In 2019-2020.  If you have any questions, please call the office at 614-501-2301 

 School ID's and photos will be taken at school on August 26th. 


NEW Immunization Requirements:

Per State of Ohio law (ORC 3313.671), students are required to receive 2 doses of the meningococcal vaccine (A, C, W, and Y) prior to their 12th grade school year.  Documentation of this immunization must be on file at the school prior to the start of the school year.  Please click on the link below for more information, as well as the verification form. 



District Events
Labor Day
Mon Sep 2 2019
P.T.O. Meeting
Tue Sep 10 2019
Party for the Pantries
Sat Sep 21 2019
P.T.O. Meeting
Wed Oct 9 2019
Senior Parent Access to Google Classroom

To access Mrs. Shaffer’s Class of 2019 Google Classroom, please follow the directions below:

1.      Click the link: https://classroom.google.com/c/MTc1NTkzNzUzNzFa

2.      At the top right of the screen, click the + to “Join a classroom”

3.      Use the access code nar49a

*If you still have Mrs. Schmitt’s Class of 2019 Google classroom, be aware this is NOT active and will not be updated. You will need to join this new classroom for current information and updates. CHECK MRS. SHAFFER’S CLASSROOM OFTEN. This will be the main source of information and communication for the Class of 2019 from Mrs. Shaffer.

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