OVS High School Newsletter

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Important dates

  • Next week's advisement will be on TEAMS with Ms. McGovern. Watch for the invite.
  • Next week, normal online lesson and online support schedule
  • January 12th 3pm---------------Parent Meeting w/Dr. Loewenstein. More details to come.
  • Jan 15 and Jan 18th ----------No school
  • January 21st ----------------------Return to in-person support
  • January 5th-------------------------School Resumes-ALL online only (see below)

Return to In person Support

We will be returning to our in-person support sessions starting January 21st. The times will be the same as they were last semester. You can use this sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508084EABAB23A4FA7-second

Where: TAC building (Career Center entrance)

When: Thursdays 9:30-11:30 OR 12:30-2:30.

  • Students cannot stay in between sessions
  • Drop-off/Pick-up (see attachment with map and details)

Who can come to in person help sessions?

  • All students are given the opportunity to come to in person support days on Thursdays.
  • Students MUST sign up each week by Tuesday at 3:00
  • It is recommended students arrive with tasks, lessons, concerns identified so time is used wisely
  • If you did not sign up for in person learning, you can still come to the session. However, we have limited capacity, if classrooms are full we won't be able to admit a student who didn't sign up.

Who would benefit from coming?

  • Any student that would benefit from a quiet workspace where teachers are readily available for help are welcome to come.
  • Any student that needs a help with a specific course or lesson may come
  • Any student who is on a BOT

How many students will be in a room?

  • Room 474 will be limited to 10 students
  • Room 350 will be limited to 8 students

What are the safety procedures?

    • If a student does not wear the face covering correctly, they are given 1 reminder. After that, they will receive an office referral and be sent home.
  • Students will be seated 6 feet apart and facing the same way.
  • Students must use hand sanitizer upon entering the room and exiting the room.
  • Students may bring a water bottle filled with water only as the water fountains and vending machines are turned off.
    • No food may be consumed on site.
  • Movement between classrooms will be limited.
  • Tables and chairs will be sanitized before students arrive and again after they leave.

Once I get there, what are the procedures? (for students)

  • Students will scan a QR code to watch a safety video and sign a form acknowledging they will wear their face coverings correctly at all times.
  • Student will log into the OneNote Notebook and fill out the table.
    • Name, Courses/Lessons to be worked on.
  • Student will highlight the cell of the course RED when teacher help is needed.
    • This will indicate to the teacher to come to the table at their earliest convenience.
    • Once the teacher has come to the table, the cell will be turned back to white.
    • This will eliminate the need to raise your hand for long periods of time or try to get the teacher's attention while s/he is helping another student.

We are excited to offer this opportunity to our learners! Please email the high school team of teachers with questions or concerns.

Thank you!

Below is our drop-off and pick-up routine:

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School Safe Hotline Resource

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High School Period Schedule

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Mrs. Utterback Science News

“Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”
Charles Dickens

As we end this semester and prepare for the next, reflect on your struggles and strengths. Reflection and preparation will make second semester better that the first!

Reminder: You have until 11:30 p.m. tonight to turn in your work! Make every second count!

Then relax and enjoy every minute of your well deserved break!

Mr. Brannan News

Welcome back to Semester 2!

We had a great week of orientation. There was high attendance, and it seems as if everyone is off to a good start. Please try to continue the schedule you have set this week and Keep it up.

If you have any questions or see any errors please send me an email.

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Dr. Francis-Thomas News

Welcome back and Happy New Year!

MTH128B (Algebra I) - Students will be able to explain how to solve f(x) = g(x) by graphing, solve the equation f(x) = g(x) by graphing, and solve the equation f(x) = g(x) by making a table of values

Support Links:

Order of Operations


Translate words into variable expressions Math is Fun Help Page

Applications of Inequalities Math is Fun Help Page

Graph of Lines Math is Fun Help Page

Graph Systems of Linear inequalities Math is Fun Help Page

Linear Function Math is Fun Help Page

Absolute Value Functions Math is Fun Help

Operations with Radical Expressions Math is Fun Help

Graph Systems to solve equations Math is Fun Help

MTH208B (Geometry)- Students will be able to prove the angle bisector theorem, prove the Pythagorean theorem using triangle similarity, solve problems using the angle bisector theorem, and solve problems using the Pythagorean theorem.

Support Links:

Geometry Definitions

Transformations Math is Fun Help Page

Vertical Angle Relationships Math is Fun Help Page

Compute Area and Perimeter with Coordinates Math is Fun Help Page

Parallel and Perpendicular Lines Math is Fun Help Page

Parallel Lines & Transversals Math is Fun Help Page

Isosceles & Equilateral Triangles Math is Fun Help Page

Quadrilaterals & Their Properties Math is Fun Help Page

Similar Polygons Math is Fun Help Page

Triangle Proportionality Theorem 2 Math is Fun Help

MTH308B (Algebra 2)- : no online sessions

Support Links:

Systems of Equations

Systems of Liniear Equations with three variables

Inequalities of one variable Math is Fun Help Page

Systems of Linear Inequalities Math is Fun Page

Imaginary Numbers Math is Fun Help Page

Polynomial Long Division Math is Fun Help Page

Solve Rational Equations Math is Fun Help Page

MTH403B (Precal/Trig)- : no online sessions

OTH020B (PE)- students will be able to revisit the importance of warming up and cooling down and the proper techniques

Advisement- counselling session with Ms. Ali

Mrs. Kitko News

Thank you for all your hard work and dedication this week.

Here is what my classes have going on:

English 9:We start with rhetoric this week.

English 10: We have a unit test this coming week.

American Lit: We start a research paper this week.

British Lit: We continue with poetry this week. .

AP Comp and Lit: We continue with Macbeth!

Journalism: We begin with the law that guides journalism this week.

Yearbook: I need pictures from parents. Please email me any pictures you have.

I am always available by email should any questions arise. Students please keep on pace and do not be afraid to ask questions.

Mrs. Kitko

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