Chi-Hi Parent & Student Update
WOGO Broadcast with video from Camera at Chi-Hi
Footage from the Drone Graduation 2020
Cardinal Country Smug Mug
Dan also generously provided his password: Cardinals for his SmugMug account. Feel free to use any of the photos that contain your son or daughter! You can either have SmugMug spring and ship the photos to you or you can download and print them yourself!
Oh the Places You'll Go
One last video message from Mrs. Goodman
Students! Share your memories with WOGO
WOGO would love to incorporate more of your voices into the graduation broadcast! If you would be willing, please leave a short (30 seconds or less) voicemail in the following format:
"This is ______, and the thing I'll never forget about Chi-Hi is...." or "This is ________, and my favorite memory of senior year is..."
Please leave your short voicemail by calling WOGO's Listener Line: 715-255-0121. You'll hear a 4 second Google message, and then can leave your memory!
If at all possible, please leave your voicemail by Saturday, May 30th. Thank you!
Senior Yard Signs
- May 6, 2020, 6:00- Excellence in Education Banquet link (in case you missed it)
- May 20, 2020, 6:00 pm- Scholarship Presentations & Awards Ceremony- More details to come
- May 26, 2020, 8:00 am-11:00 am- pick up Caps & Gowns in Staff Parking Lot near Door 1
- June 3, 2020, 7:00 pm-Graduation Procession - More details to come
**See below for other important information for the Class of 2020**
Drop Off Times
Click here to see what platforms your student's teacher is using.
May 27, 2020-Message regarding Grades
Parents and students-
Yesterday, our technology team did a test run with switching over the Infinite Campus gradebook. Some of you have checked your status and recognized this change.
Grades will be posted as a Pass if the work this quarter has been proficient up to this point. If so, then semester grade will also reflect a pass. If your son or daughter did not demonstrate enough evidence of growth in the fourth quarter, the gradebook will reflect No Credit or NC instead of a Fail. If so, the semester grade will also reflect NC.
For the next week, we have switched this feature off. However, next week teachers are required to post grades for grades 9-11 by June 5th. You can expect to see a Pass or No Credit on the report card.
Senior grades will be posted June 2nd after 4 PM as a Pass or No Credit for this semester. We need to determine if any seniors would be at risk of not graduating on June 3rd.
Thank you so much for your patience. This is the first time our school district has had to modify our traditional way of grading student progress, and we are still learning how the technology systems reflect those changes.
Pass/Fail for 2nd Semester
The high school will be implementing a pass/fail system for grading for the remainder of the second semester. We can not guarantee an equitable learning environment for all students. Some students will not have access to the internet to engage in online learning platforms. Second semester will not be reflected in any student’s GPA. It will remain Pass/Fail if school resumes or if school remains closed. If students are in need of a transcript with letter grades for scholarship opportunities or for college applications, we will have access in Infinite Campus to pull that type of transcript for you. Please notify your counselor if you need this information.
How does grading actually work?
Students are expected to do their best to complete the remaining standards with proficiency before June 3 on the learning platforms. Since there are 3 different learning platforms, staff will be uploading the feedback on learning in the Infinite Campus portal. They will be communicating if there are missing assessments and what percentage students have earned throughout the semester. This feedback will be helpful to parents in working with your child at home.
At the end of the semester, Infinite Campus will turn those percentages into a Pass or a Fail. If a student's evidence of learning is above a 59.5%, the student will pass and earn credit. If the student earns below a 59.5%, the student will fail and not earn credit for the course.
A Message about Summer School from Sue Kern
Dear CFAUSD Families,
We can all agree that this has been quite a school year! Thank you for all of your efforts in helping your child(ren) continue learning through virtual instruction. We appreciate you and our partnership with you!
As we all continue to work through our current reality, we know that you care as much as we do about keeping your child(ren) engaged in continued learning opportunities throughout the summer.
Unfortunately, many of the programs that are usually available to your child(ren) in our community have been cancelled. Although we are unable to provide on campus programming, we are happy to announce that we will be continuing summer learning throughout the month of June!
For detailed information, please click this Summer of Learning Guide!
From Activities Office
**We have begun researching viable alternatives (should we need them) for the Class of 2020 to get to experience the rite of passage of their graduation ceremony, even if it needs to occur at a different time or in a different way. Hopefully, it doesn’t come to this, but just in case it does, we don’t want to be caught unprepared.**
It is the intention of the high school administration team to acknowledge your achievements throughout your high school career. We realize how important it is to have closure for students and their families. We fully intend to have ceremonies if at all possible at the end of the year or sometime this summer. We will keep you posted with updated information.
- On Tuesday, May 26, seniors can pick up their caps, gowns, tassels, and yearbooks from 9:00-12:00 in the staff parking lot located by Door 1.
University of Wisconsin Admissions
In recognition of the challenges posed by COVID-19, the University of Wisconsin System announced a series of changes to admissions policies that will make it easier for students to enroll this fall. Per the release, “The changes include reducing the undergraduate application fee effective immediately, accepting unofficial high school transcripts for admission consideration, and holding students harmless for changes in admissions testing, grading formats, and other standard requirements.”
Here are 2 links you might find helpful during this time!
Self Care For Parents:
Family Support Center: