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Weekly Updates

 
 
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February 22
 
This week our basketball teams will finish their season.  The games are not open to the public but all of the games are live streamed.  The links for each school are listed on our Athletics page.
 
Tuesday is the Midterm of Quarter 3.  Students are reminded to complete their assignments in a timely manner and to contact their teachers if they have questions.
 
Meal distributions will continue on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Meals are free to any child 18 years old and younger.
 
On Thursday, 4 Day In-Person Instruction will begin.  All students who do not plan to remain Virtual are to return to school.  Four Day In-Person instruction will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.  Wednesdays will continue to be remote learning days for all students.  
 
A few quick reminders....
 
Classes begin each day at 8:07 a.m. and end at 3:07 p.m.  Car riders can be dropped off at the main entrance starting at 7:30 a.m.
 
Breakfast and lunch are free for all students.  Students will eat their meals in the classrooms.  Students may bring a clear water bottle to school.  
 
CDC guidelines remain in effect.  Students are required to wear a mask at all times both at school and on the bus.  Mask breaks will be given throughout the day by their teachers.  Students must maintain a distance of six feet from others when possible.  
 
All students are expected to bring their Chromebook to school with them each day.  Chromebooks must be charged before coming to school.  Any technical problems with the Chromebooks should be reported to the library.
 
Yearbooks can be ordered online under the link for Students.   Yearbooks are $35.00 and March 31st is the deadline to place your order. 
 
February 1
​Meal distributions will continue on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Meals are free to any child 18 years old and younger.
 
All students taking Science this semester will need to check out a textbook.  Additionally, eighth graders taking World Geography will need to check out a textbook.  All students are encouraged to return textbooks they are no longer using.  
 
Students who missed their SOL test last week will have an opportunity to take it this week.  THe guidance department will work with students to make-up the test.  Additionally, any 7th and 8th grade Virtual student who needs to take their SOL test should call the guidance office at 739-3305 to arrange to take the test on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.  SOL Retakes will be scheduled for next week.  
 
A few randomly selected students will participate in the Virginia School Survey of Climate.  The purpose of the survey is to measure student support, student engagement, school discipline, and safety conditions in school.  The online survey is anonymous and does not ask for students’ names.  Any parent who does not wish for their child to participate in the survey should call the school on Monday.
 
On February 8th and 9th, all students will participate in Remote Learning days.  There will be no in-person instruction as the building will be closed.
 
2021 Yearbooks can be ordered online for $35.00 at picotavo.com.  The link can be found under the tab for Students on our website.  
 
 
 

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  • understand all students can learn
  • foster effective communication, critical thinking, creativity and collaboration
  • prepare students for success
  • meet the unique needs of each child
  • are grounded in respect and integrity
  • have a well-defined curriculum and programs that meet or exceed state and national standards
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  • have high expectations which inspire high performance
  • enable students to be college and career ready
  • engage and communicate with families

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Spring 2021 SOL Testing Plan

All students, both those in-person and those fully virtual, are expected to come to school to take their SOL test. IF for any reason, a virtual student cannot come to school to take their test, please call us - 739-3300 - by the end of the day on Friday, April 16. We will work with you to make other arrangements.