Weekly Updates

 
 
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January 18th
Virtual Instruction continues this week.  Students are scheduled to return to school on the Hybrid Model during the week of January 25th.
 
Parents who wish for their child to continue virtually are asked to complete the Continuing Virtual Form under Latest News.  If you have completed the survey, you do not need to do it again.  The deadline for completing the survey is Wednesday, January 20th.
 
The first semester will end on Wednesday, January 20th.  All students in semester classes (History, Civics, World Geography and Science) will switch to new classes on Thursday.  Teachers will be emailing their students with additional information.
 
Sixth and Seventh Grade students will start in new exploratory classes on Thursday.  Teachers will be contacting their students.
 
SOL Testing will be done during the week of January 25th.  Seventh grade students currently taking Civics will be taking an SOL test.  All eighth grade students will take either the Science or World Geography SOL test.  A Group students will test on Tuesday, January 26th.  B Group students will test on Thursday, January 28th.  Seventh grade Virtual students will take their SOL test on Tuesday, January 26th and eighth grade Virtual students will take their SOL test on Thursday, January 28th.  If you have questions or concerns regarding the SOL testing, please call the school.
 
Meal distribution will continue this week on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
January 11th
 
On Monday, school is closed.  There will be no new instruction.  Additionally, the school building will not be open.
 
On Tuesday, classes will resume.
 
Also on Tuesday and Thursday, we will have meal distributions from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
Students will return to Hybrid Instruction on Monday, January 25th (updated)
 
The end of the semester and the second quarter grading period is Wednesday, January 20th.  This means that new exploratory classes will begin on Thursday, January 21st for both sixth and seventh grade students.  Additionally, students in semester classes will switch to new classes.  
 
SOL Testing is scheduled for the week of January 25th (Updated).  Students currently enrolled in Civics, Science 8 and World Geography will be tested.  Detailed information is on our website calendar.  
 
Parents who wish for their students to continue virtually for the 3rd Nine Weeks may sign-up on our website under Latest News - Continuing Virtual Survey.  Students who sign-up for virtual will remain virtual until the end of the third quarter grading period.
 
Students are encouraged to return library books they are no longer reading.  Additionally, students who are switching semester classes will need to switch textbooks.  If a student has dropped a class, the textbook for that class needs to be returned.  
 
 
January 4th
 
Instruction will begin again this week on Tuesday, January 5th.   All classes will be virtual through January 15th. 
 
Zoom Support meetings will continue through this week and next.  Dates and times for each are listed under Latest News on our website.  Tutors are also available to help students and their contact information is provided on the Zoom Support link.  
 
Meals will be distributed this week and next week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Distribution will be from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 
Students will return to Hybrid Instruction on Monday, January 18th.  
 
SOL Testing is scheduled for the week of January 18th.  The following tests will be given - 7th grade Civics, 8th grade Science and 8th grade World Geography.   On Tuesday, January 19th, students in Cohort A (attending school on Mondays and Tuesdays) and 7th grade Virtual Students will take their SOL test.  On Thursday, January 21st, students in Cohort B and 8th grade Virtual Students will take their SOL test.
 
New exploratories for 6th and 7th grade students will start on Thursday, January 21st.  
 
Parents who wish for their students to continue virtually for the 3rd Nine Weeks may sign-up on our website under Latest News - Continuing Virtual Survey.  Students who sign-up for virtual will remain virtual until March 24th.
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