Week 12: Parent-Teacher Conferences
The What-to-Knows at Estacada Middle School for Families
Week 12 at EMS: Nov 22-Nov 23 No School For Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher Virtual Conferences
Monday, Nov. 22nd, 12pm to Tuesday, Nov. 23rd, 4pm
This is an online event.
EMS will be utilizing zoom links to host 10-minute conferences. To sign up for a 10-minute time slot, you will use PTCfast.
When you are ready to begin your conference, please enter through your student's Canvas page and enter the teacher's Canvas class of which you have the scheduled conference. Your student's teacher will let you into the Zoom meeting once you are in the waiting room.
Please call us if you are having difficulties: (503) 630-8516 x2502
Follow the Steps in this Newsletter to Sign up for Parent-Teacher Conferences.
Emergency Broadband Benefit
This is a program being offered to families through the government. It is for families that may need to get the Internet into their homes. We want all students to have access to the internet.
Families: Please visit Reliance Connect's website and the very first thing that comes up is the Emergency Broadband Benefit program. Follow the prompts through the different paperwork and it is fairly easy to apply.
You are eligible to receive $50.00 a month toward getting your internet connected. All you need to do is follow the links. Most of the programs through Reliance are only $59.00 so this would cover all but 9.00.
Families qualify if they:
1- are low income,
2-have children that qualify for free and reduced lunches,
3-Received a Federal Pell Grant,
4-Are SNAP eligible,
5- Had a substantial loss of income due to job loss or were furloughed and had an income of below 99,000.00 single filers and 198,000.00 for Joint filers.
Virtual Snow School Days Are Coming
As winter weather approaches, our district is prepared to transition in-person learning to distance learning to keep school going even during inclement weather. This means that instead of having no school during snow days, your child’s academic progress won’t skip a beat. Students will transition to virtual learning.
Prepare your children by ensuring that they are bringing their school device home every evening, and contact your child’s school if you need a hotspot or additional support to ensure that you have home internet access.
Click on this button to view information about our Virtual Snow Days, How your student attends learning, and Why we are implementing Virtual Snow Days
Positive Covid-19 Test During the Weekend? Let us know!
The number you need to call to notify us about your student's positive case is: 971-220-6594. Thank you for partnering with use to keep our students in the classroom with as little interruption as possible.