JCMS ELL News: April 3, 2020

Spanish Translation Phone Line 785-717-4428

Online learning begins April 6th!

Students should be checking email and Schoology EVERY day!

Spanish Translation Line

If you need to call the school or have questions, the Spanish Translation Line is still available! Calls will be forwarded to an email and answered by an ELL aide.

Computer Help Desk

If your student has issues with their computer, please call the Help Desk 717-4357

Instructions for Translating ALL Schoology pages/documents/resources


Instructions for Translating ALL Schoology pages/documents/resources

1. Open Chrome on your computer.

2. At the top right corner, click the three vertical dots next to the person icon.

3. From the drop down menu, select SETTINGS.

4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Advanced.

5. In the language box, click the drop arrow (to the right) and click on ADD LANGUAGES which is in bold type.

6. Select from the list of languages and add.

7. Once the language appears, click on the three vertical dots to the right. You will get a message box. Select DISPLAY GOOGLE CHROME IN THE LANGAUGE.

8. A RELAUNCH box will appear. Click on that.

9. Then anything opened in Chrome will be in Spanish, including Schoology.



Instrucciones para traducir TODAS las páginas/documentos/recursos de Schoology

1. Abra Chrome en su computadora.

2. En la esquina superior derecha, haga clic en los tres puntos verticales al lado del icono de persona.

3. En el menú desplegable, seleccione SETTINGS (Configuración).

4. Desplácese hasta la parte inferior de la página y haga clic en Advanced (Avanzado).

5. En el cuadro de Language (idioma), haga clic en la flecha desplegable (a la derecha) y haga clic en ADD LANGUAGES (AGREGAR IDIOMAS) que está en negrita.

6. Seleccione de la lista de idiomas y agregue (add).

7. Una vez que aparezca el idioma, haga clic en los tres puntos verticales a la derecha. Aparecerá un mensaje en un cuadro. Seleccione DISPLAY GOOGLE CHROME IN THIS LANGUAGE (seleccionar Google Chrome en este idioma).

8. Aparecerá un cuadro de RELAUNCH (REINICIAR). Haga clic en eso.

9. Luego, todo lo que se abra en Chrome estará en español, incluido Schoology.

Video: Instructions for Translating ALL Schoology pages/documents/resources

Continuous Learning Schedule

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Grab and Go Lunches

The following locations are available for grab and go lunches for children beginning March 30th (please note that Westwood has been added):

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Monday - Friday

Early Childhood Center – 1803 Elmdale Ave
H.D. Karns Building – 300 W 9th (Parking lot in back)
Grandview Elementary – 109 E Grandview (Grandview Plaza)
Milford Elementary – 402 12th St (Milford)
Seitz Elementary – 27500 Rifle Range Rd (Fort Riley)
Sheridan Elementary – 429 W Ash
Spring Valley Elementary – 1601 Hickory Ln
Washington Elementary – 1500 N Washington

Westwood Elementary – 1600 N Eisenhower

Meals are free for ALL children age 1-18. Children receive a lunch and a breakfast for the next day. Children must be present to receive the meals.

United Way of JC-GC also provides family meal kits which are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Free Friday Night Dinner!

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Free Tuesday Night Dinner!

FOR EVERYONE – Our free Tuesday evening dinners will continue in a slightly different format. During the Corona virus epidemic, community meals will be packaged to be eaten at home rather than the church. Meals will continue to be hot, healthy, and homemade! Serving will begin at 5:30 and end at 7 p.m

Our feeding ministries will take place under the large canopy at 4th and Adams!

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* April 6th - Online school begins!!

* April 10th -NO school (Good Friday)

* May 4th - NO school (Teacher Professional Development)

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Translating Smore Newsletter -Traducir la hoja informativa de Smore

ALL Smore newsletters you receive can be translated by Clicking the translate button at the bottom of the screen. Below is a picture of the translate page option.


La informaccion de Smore que usted recibe se puede traducir usando el buton el la parte inferior de la pantalla . A contunuacion se muestra un imagen de la opcion de pagina de traduccion.

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