OVS High School Newsletter
We are so glad you are here!
Wednesday, January 26th: On-Site Cell Phone/Tablet Drive fund raiser
- High School students can give to Ms. Taylor
- Drop off your used/cracked cell phones or tablets.
- Further directions forthcoming on how to wipe your device prior to drop-off.
- This fundraiser is to support our Senior's graduation experience.
Friday, February 4th: No School for students-teacher training day
Before you turn them in...
Having your personal data, accounts, or passcode locks removed from your device will maximize the value it yields for your chosen nonprofit.
If your phone is not reset to factory settings Mobilize for Good will only be able to salvage your phone for parts and the donation amount will be significantly lower.
Follow the instructions below to factory reset your device:
iPhone reset: Click HERE for directions
Droid Reset: Click HERE for directions
Learning Coach Training
Plans for 2022-23 School Year: Parent response needed
To help us (and you) plan for the fall, please share your current plans for the fall for ALL of your CURRENT OVS learners by clicking the link below.
- This does not guarantee your learner a spot in the fall as that is contingent upon learner engagement and success.
- We understand that plans may change. Please keep us updated if this occurs.
Speaking of plans for next school year...
Things to know about the Career Center courses:
-Learners are on-site at the Career Center every day, for one block (1.5 hours).
-Their electives count as two credits per semester.
-They are awesome opportunities for your learner to explore careers!!!
-These courses supplement our curriculum and program nicely. OVS will work with your learner's schedule so it works for them.
-Learners can take the school bus from their neighborhood high school TO the Career Center, daily for their courses.
Consider attending the open house on Saturday.
Be a Summer School Intern!! Applications now open!
Phone Number: 531.299.8117
As the winter keeps rolling along, so do we here at OVS. If you can believe it, progress report grades will be due in another week. Hopefully you are able to keep up with your learner and know whether they are making the grade or not. Please reach out to myself or any of the other teachers if you need help finding assignments or due dates-we are here to help!
Online Support Tuesday 8:30-9:18 (on New Row)
Please contact me via email and we can set up a time that works for both of us.
Geography 10: This week we will be looking at the relationship between humans and nature. How we interact with one another can wonderful and/or horrible if you think about it.
World History 11: This week students will be taking the Unit 2 Final, Revolution and Empire. We will move on then to Unit 3: Changing Expectations.
NO IN-PERSON SESSIONS ON FEB. 4TH.
Teacher: Kyle Francis-Thomas (AKA: FT)
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Phone Number: 531-299-3789 (voicemail available)
Monday Office Hours:
- 9-10 Grade - 9:20 - 10:08 (ONLINE - ALG 1/2 ONLINE SUPPORT - Semester 2)
- 9-10 Grade - 10:10 - 10:58 (ONLINE - GEO ONLINE SUPPORT - Semester 2)
Thursday Office Hours:
- 11-12 Grade - 9:20 - 10:08 (ONLINE - ALG 3/4 ONLINE SUPPORT - Semester 2)
- 11-12 Grade - 10:10 - 10:58 (ONLINE - PRECAL/TRIG ONLINE SUPPORT- Semester 2)
MTH128B- Algebra 2
Objectives: Students will be able to determine whether an expression is a polynomial and classify polynomials.
Support Links: Overview of Polynomials
Objectives: Students will be able to determine the volume of a right prism, determine the volume of a cylinder, and solve real-world problems involving the volume of a cylinder.
Support Links: Volume of Prisms and Cylinders
MTH308B- Algebra 4
Objectives: No school
Objectives: No school
OTH021-PE Lifetime Wellness
Objectives: Students will learn how to make healthy food choices
Web Design: I have added zeroes in IC to lessons that should have been completed during first semester.
Personal Finance: Make sure to complete your study questions.
US History: Students should have completed a political cartoon analysis focusing on the Red Scare.
MANDATORY WEEKLY ONLINE SESSIONS (in K12):
9th Grade History: Tuesday 2:20-3:05
11/12th Programming: Thursday 8:30-9:18
Web Design: Thursday 9:20-10:08
12th Grade Finance: Thursday 1:30--2:18
Optional Online Support (in K-12)
Join me if you have questions, concerns, or need help!
MANDATORY WEEKLY ONLINE SESSIONS (in K-12):
9th Grade ELA: Tuesdays 1:30-2:15
10th Grade ELA: Tuesday 2:15-3:00
AP ELA: Thursday 11:45-12:30
11th Grade ELA: Thursday 1:30--2:15
12th Grade ELA: Thursday 2:15-3:00
Optional Online Support (in K-12)
9th Grade ELA: We explored poems by DH Lawrence and Countee Cullen
10th Grade ELA: We explored the Harlem Renaissance and analyzed a poem by Lnagston Hughes.
11th Grade ELA: We tried a little "Reader's Theatre" - students volunteered to read various roles.
AP: This week we looked at the essay writing technique of definition by creating etymological analysis of various terms.
12th Grade ELA: We are continuing to read "Siddhartha" and analyze the plot, characters and theme.
Speech: This week we learned about the importance of listening by experienceing a Space Walk.
Yearbook: We are organizing our pages and content areas.
Welcome back to OVS for a great second semester! This is going to be a great couple of quarters full of learning, inquiry, and growth. I am looking forward to all the fun activities/labs we are doing as we finish up this year!
MANDATORY WEEKLY ONLINE SESSIONS (in K12)
- Chemistry: Mondays 10:10-10:58
- AP Bio: Tuesdays 9:18-10:08
- Biology: Tuesdays 10:10-10:58
- Physical Science: Tuesdays 11:00-12:38
- Earth Science: Tuesdays 11:50-12:38
Optional Online Support
- Wednesdays 9:20-10:58
- Fridays 10:10-11:40