The first week of academics went pretty smoothly! Please help us by having students ready to go. If you are contacted by the teacher or office to pick up resources, please come to the office between 7:15 AM and 5 PM. Also, set up a good academic space for your students. If you need an internet hotspot or desk for your student, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
VIRTUAL THURSDAY ENVELOPE
Each Thursday, you should receive a VIRTUAL Thursday envelope, like this, with important information through Option C. Please read the enclosed information and send any questions to email@example.com, or call the office.
ARRIVAL AND SIGN -ON
In-person students: arrive from 7:15 – 7:35 for breakfast; 7:50 if not eating breakfast; remote students log in by 7:55.
All parents/guardians should update to the new MIINEHEALTH app to record student health. Call office for questions.
Attendance, including Tardy Counts, have started. If a student has an issue, the parent/guardian should send the teacher a message and contact the office.
In-person students must follow student handbook uniform rules. Remote students must wear a uniform shirt or Sister Thea Sweatshirt.
REDUCED/FREE MEAL APPLICATION
Don’t forget to complete the application for free/reduced meals and return it as soon as possible. The deadline for the application is Tuesday, September 1. This is required for all students, so we can continue to receive Federal $$.
FACTS for TUITION
All families must be enrolled in FACTS by now. Students will not be allowed in class if this is not done. For questions, contact the office or go to: https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/42LK1 .
There will be NO SCHOOL on Labor Day, Monday, Sep. 7. School will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 8.
HOME STORAGE SYSTEM
We received a generous donation of milk crates, and we bought some liners, so each student should have one for school supplies. Decorate the crates and send a picture to firstname.lastname@example.org , and you may win a prize!!!
ZOOM ETIQUETTE : Please review these important rules with your students!!!
TEACHER OFFICE HOURS
Each Homeroom teacher will host an evening Office Hours weekly, so parents/guardians can ask questions, seek help, or just discuss information with the teacher. Please be sure to attend to keep communication open!
1 Free / Reduced Lunch Worksheet Due
7 Labor Day. No School
11 Mass 2:00 PM (Staff Leads)
18 First Quarter Mid-Term; Pinwheels for Peace Project; Mass 2:00 PM (Staff Leads)
25 Mass 2:00 PM (Staff Leads)
30 Iowa Assessment Begins
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