Welcome to WAVA!

January 11th - January 15th

We are here for you!

You know that your kids have something special inside them. We know it too. Washington Virtual Academies (WAVA) and K¹² ignite the minds of children like yours to bring learning and innate possibility alive. Together, we are helping Washington students in grades K-12 reach their true, personal potential.

This week, our FAST team is here to help you get everything set up. Our goal is to ensure all families are feeling confident and ready to go before their first day of school.

In this newsletter you will find:
  • A welcome video from our FAST team
  • Your daily to do list
  • Video tutorials
  • Details on daily live class connect sessions
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Monday - January 11th

  1. You will receive a student cheat sheet by email which will include your student ID (SID), regular ID, who your Family Academic Support Liasion (F.A.S.L.) is and the student resolution matrix.
  2. Your F.A.S.L. will be sending you a welcome email which includes a helpful toolkit.
  3. If you need help setting up your accounts, please watch the video below. If you still need help, you can sign up for a live walk through at 11am or 7pm. Scroll down to view this week's list of live sessions.

Tuesday - January 12th

  1. Read the School Handbook.
  2. Begin your onboarding checklist (this is in the k-mail your F.A.S.L. sent you.)
  3. Be sure to install BbC Launcher if you haven't done so already.
  4. k12 will be emailing you a quick survey. Please respond to this survey as your feedback is very important to us.
  5. Today's live session will be about using K-mail, Netiquette for Online Communication, and Toolkit Walkthrough. Today's live sessions will be at 11am and 7pm.

Wednesday - January 13th

  1. Your F.A.S.L. will begin individual welcome calls today. Please be on the lookout for this important call and be sure to return the call if it is missed.
  2. Please have your student begin the course titled, "Welcome to Online Learning." This is a self paced course with a total of 5 lessons. Each lessons takes 5-10 minutes to complete.
  3. Today's live session will be about your Daily/Weeky Plan and the Welcome to Online Learning course. Today's live sessions will be at 11am and 7pm.

Thursday - January 14th

  1. Please check out wava.k12start.com
  2. Browse through the academic and social events to see if there are some you can start attending.
  3. Start planning or creating your student's workspace.
  4. Have your student continue with the Welcome to Online Learning lessons.
  5. OPTIONAL - Join our WAVA Facebook Group (Search for WAVA Learning Coaches.)
  6. Today's live session will be about WAVA's social environment. Today's live sessions will be at 11am and 8pm.
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Friday - January 15

  1. Begin planning your daily schedule.
  2. Your materials should start to arrive anytime now. Don't worry, you can still start without them.
  3. Please be sure to complete any future Pulse Check Surveys delivered to your inbox. Your feedback is vital to improving the WAVA Program.
  4. Have your student finish the Welcome to Online Learning Course.
  5. Today's live session will be about the importance of creating a daily schedule. Today's live session will be at 11am.

Congratulations!

KINDERGARTEN - 7TH GRADE

Your student will be participating in the Week of Welcome (WOW) starting January 22nd. You will be receiving an email with the first week's schedule on January 20th.

In the meantime, if you have any questions feel free to reach out to your Family Academic Support Liaison. You can continue to attend any class connect session that you see on your weekly plan.

See you again on January 22nd.

8TH GRADE

Your student will be participating in the Week of Welcome (WOW) starting February 1st. You will be receiving an email with the first week's schedule a few days before then.


In the meantime, if you have any questions feel free to reach out to your Family Academic Support Liaison. You can continue to attend any class connect session that you see on your weekly plan.

See you again on February 1st.

*********** LIVE SESSIONS - SIGN UP BELOW ***********

Live session: How to set up your Learning Coach Account and Student Account 11am

Monday, Jan. 11th, 11am

This is an online event.

Cheryl Holbrook will be hosting this session.

Follow this link to join: http://tinyurl.com/accountsetupam
Be sure to have blackboard installed on your computer.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Live session: How to set up your Learning Coach Account and Student Account 7pm

Monday, Jan. 11th, 7pm

This is an online event.

Becky Mintz will be hosting this session.

Follow this link to join: http://tinyurl.com/accountsetuppm
Be sure to have blackboard installed on your computer.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Live session: Using K-mail, Netiquette for Online Communication, and Toolkit Walkthrough 11am

Tuesday, Jan. 12th, 11am

This is an online event.

Heather Bennett will be hosting this session.
Check your weekly schedule in the OLS.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Live session: Using K-mail, Netiquette for Online Communication, and Toolkit Walkthrough 7pm

Tuesday, Jan. 12th, 7pm

This is an online event.

Rebecca Arcarese will be hosting this session.
Check your weekly schedule in the OLS.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Live session: Your Daily/Weeky Plan and Welcome to Online Learning 11am

Wednesday, Jan. 13th, 11am

This is an online event.

Erin Gunn and Becky Mintz will be hosting this session.
Check your weekly schedule in the OLS.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Live session: Your Daily/Weeky Plan and Welcome to Online Learning 7pm

Wednesday, Jan. 13th, 7pm

This is an online event.

Rebecca Arcarese will be hosting this session.
Check your weekly schedule in the OLS.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Live session: Webtour and Student Social Overview 11am

Thursday, Jan. 14th, 11am

This is an online event.

Denise Roberts will be hosting this session.
Check your weekly schedule in the OLS.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Live session: Webtour and Student Social Overview 8pm

Thursday, Jan. 14th, 8pm

This is an online event.

Denise Roberts will be hosting this session.
Check your weekly schedule in the OLS.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Live session: Creating a Daily Schedule

Friday, Jan. 15th, 11am

This is an online event.

Cheryl Holbrook will be hosting this session.
Check your weekly schedule in the OLS.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.