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Week of February 10, 2014

BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING ...... CRITICAL UPDATE for YOUR CLASS CONNECTS!

We have been informed by BlackBoard that ALL users will need to do a “configuration” on Monday morning (February 10th) before they enter their first CC session for the day.


This configuration could take up to an hour, and it cannot be done before Monday.


You will not be able to get into your CC sessions until this has been completed.


First thing on Monday morning, you should click on the following link to configure your ClassConnect sessions: http://tinyurl.com/Class-Connect-Configuration

"We never went into a game thinking we couldn't win."

The HeraldNet quoted the Seahawks' defensive lineman Michael Bennett after their crushing victory over the Broncos in the Superbowl February 2. “We saw this coming. We never went into a game thinking we couldn’t win."

How are you going into the "game"? Are you going to win this semester? I have heard this phrase a lot from students this semester...."It's a fresh start". And that it is. You have a whole new semester to prove to yourself that you have what it takes to win.

You have a great coaching team on your side too! Your teachers, advisor, guidance counselor, and learning coach are all here to help you execute the right play that will lead to your success.

Be in the game to win.
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New Students and Learning Coaches ORIENTATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS WEEK!

To open a link in a new window, RIGHT CLICK on the link, and select "open in new window"

For families who are starting today 2/10/14


Monday 2/10

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am OR 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • New Student Orientation - Finding Kmail, Finding CC Schedules & Links, Logging into the LMS/OLS
  • Click http://tinyurl.com/kzzhlqg to join

  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • New Learning Coach Orientation - Attendance, Responsibilities of a HS Learning Coach
  • Click http://tinyurl.com/kzzhlqg to join



Tuesday 2/11 -

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am OR 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • New Student Orientation - Who to call for What, Technical Support, Checking the Gradebook, Explain ILPS
  • Click http://tinyurl.com/kzzhlqg to join




Wednesday 2/12

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am
  • New Student Orientation - 2nd Semester School Calendar, Creating Folder/Files, Organizational Strategies
  • Click http://tinyurl.com/kzzhlqg to join




Thursday 2/13 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Orientation Recordings for New Students and Learning Coaches

For Students who started 2/3/14..

Did you miss a session? Want to watch it again to refresh? Check out these links...


FOR NEW STUDENTS:


FOR LEARNING COACHES:



To open link in new window, RIGHT CLICK ON LINK, click "OPEN IN A NEW WINDOW"

QUICK NEWS BRIEFS

FACES of OHVA

Newport Aquarium-Newport, KY

Thursday, Feb. 13th, 10am-12:30pm

One Aquarium Way, Newport, KY 41071


Join us at Newport Aquarium in Cincinnati for a self guided tour! See the rare and mysterious White Gators, Mighty Mike, and more wonderful animals!


Meet at the Shark Ray Bay Theatre at 12:00 noon for F2F sign in and the Dive Show! Teachers will remain at the Shark Ray Bay until 12:30 noon.

Two free children with each paying adult ($23 adult tickets)


Time: Aquarium hours 10 am - 6 pm - Teachers will be at the Shark Ray Bay Theatre for the 12:00 noon Dive Show and F2F sign in.


Contact Deanne Weber at dweber@ohva.org for more info.

After the event fill out this F2F survey to record your attendance: http://surveymonkey.com/s/F2F13-14

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Guidance Counselor Corner

MARK your calendars!!!!

https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.15252B29AC7E27B41277AAB45CF829&sid=559

February 14, 11:15 am, Virtual tour of Marion Technical college
February 21, 11:15 am, Virtual tour of Akron University
February 28, 11:15 am, Virtual tour of Shawnee State University

Finding Your Path: Check your kmail for links!
10th Grade: February 14@ 1pm
11th Grade: February 14 & 28 @1pm

K12 College and Career Workshops: http://tinyurl.com/k12ccw
Wednesdays @3pm
Feb 12-Your Guide to the FAFSA
Feb 19- Giving Your Best Interview
Feb 26-Hands on Learning: Vocational Education

ATTENTION SENIORS:
There will be a CC meeting about graduation and cap/gown info in the near future. Date is still being determined. Until then, write down all your questions and hang tight.


Your guidance counselor team are working non-stop perfecting your fabulous 2nd semester schedule. :) Please note they will return calls and kmails as quickly as they are able.

Browser Support for Study Island

Your best bet for Study Island is to use Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer 10.


Recent browser upgrades may be causing issues!

  • Mozilla Firefox: Highly recommended and supported
  • Internet Explorer: IE 10 recommended and supported. IE11 is not supported at this time, although it may work for most operations on the teacher end. It is not recommended for students since it may affect text to speech, video, and possibly other things in S.I.
  • Google Chrome: Not supported--It may work but there may be issues

To make you smile....

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Happy Valentine's Day!!!

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