Irons Jr. High Newsletter

We Are Hawks!

Week of August 31st

Irons Family,


We will start our ramp up return to Irons next week!


Starting Monday, August 31, 2020 students who chose in-person learning will come to school one day next week based on the following alpha break.


8/31 - Last Names A through C

9/1 - Last Names D through J

9/2 - Last Names K through Q

9/3 - Last Names R through Z


Students, when you arrive on campus you will report to your first period class. You can locate your schedule in the SSO, student access, student information, then schedules.


Parents, you can locate the schedule in Parent Access Center.


Please review our Welcome to Irons social distancing video prior to next week.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nCH9ih29aGWNRJaVMAfDCvhNUvjYBko5/view


Parents, to view the most complete grade information you will need to use Parent Access Center. Grades in canvas are not official because some assignments are not graded in canvas.


As always please let me know if something is not right. We are working to get better every day!


We Are Hawks!

Find Student Schedules in Student and Parent Access

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Social Distancing Procedures

What Bus Do I Ride

For complete information on bus transportation, including bus numbers and stop times, please visit https://www.conroeisd.net/transportation/


As you plan for return to campus next week please discuss with your child the method of transportation they will ride home on the first day of school. Please double check that everyone is on the same page with transportation.


Parents you can locate bus number/route and time in Parent Access Center


Example below:

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Masks Are Required

Please encourage your child to protect themselves and those around them by wearing a mask and social distancing when possible. While you cannot control the actions of other students. We can all lead by example. I hope you will encourage your child to do just that.

Student Covid-19 Screening


Irons family you are valued partners in our Roadmap to Reopening Plan. In addition to wearing cloth face coverings, social distancing, washing hands, and regular cleaning and disinfecting of frequently touched surfaces, another essential element in helping slow the spread of COVID-19 at school is each parent’s commitment to screening their child daily for symptoms.


Parents are asked to keep any student exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 at home and to notify the campus at contactirons@conroeisd.net or 936-709-8500


Please review the information and be sure to keep your child at home if he/she is exhibiting any of the symptoms described.

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Please note that all campuses are closed to visitors at this time to help stop the spread of COVID-19. If you must visit a campus, we ask that you screen yourself prior to leaving your home. All visitors that come on a campus/facility will be required to use the Access Intercom System or call the front office from their vehicle. Once the reception area identifies the person and their need to be on campus, they will be allowed in the building. All visitors will be required to sign in using the visitor program. Each visitor will be asked the screening questions. If a “yes” response is given to one of the questions, the visitor will be asked to leave the campus immediately.


Parent/teacher conferences, ARDS, 504 meetings etc. Will be held virtually or by telephone when possible. Thank you for helping to keep our school community safe.

Split Bell Schedule Will Promote Social Distancing

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One Way Halls Will Promote Social Distancing

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Athletics

Cross Country information is now available on the Boys and Girls Athletic pages.

Visit the website for more information!

https://boysathletics054.wixsite.com/boys/cross-country

https://girlsathletics054.wixsite.com/girls/cross-country


Practice will start on August 31st and will run from 7:15-8:15 am.

Irons Yearbooks On Sale Now

Don't miss out on the 2020 yearbook! We have limited quantities remaining. Contact Debbie Richardson dzrichardson@conroeisd.net for more information.


2020-2021 yearbooks are currently available for $45, which will be the best price of the year!


Please go to www.Balfour.com to pre-order.

Irons Reminders

1. Students should log into Canvas via the Single Sign on System. To log onto the SSO follow these directions:


Step 1. Go to conroeisd.net


Step 2. Click on Conroe ISD SSO at the top of the webpage

Step 3. Log into the SSO by using the student's username and password

Step 4. Click on Canvas in the SSO

Step 5. Click on Google Drive in the SSO


Both Canvas and Google Drive should be open to make assessing curriculum easier.


2. Once in Canvas, students will see their courses. They need to engaged with every course daily. The State of Texas has a rule that for students to receive credit for a course they must be in attendance 90% of the time. They have not waived this rule for remote learning - so it is imperative that students engage in their courses when they are scheduled.


3. During Remote Learning for All (through September 7, 2020) our teachers will have synchronous time available. Please see you teachers Canvas page for times.


4. Free and Reduced Meal Application must be updated by September 24th to continue to receive services after that date. The online application only take about 15 minutes to complete, and significantly speeds up the approval process.


https://www.myschoolapps.com/


5. Curbside Meal Distribution will begin Thursday, August 13, breakfast and lunch meals will be available curbside at Irons for students to purchase or free to students who qualify.


We are no longer allowed by the state to distribute meals free to all students.

Meals will be available on the bus ramp Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. until noon. Multiple meals will be distributed on pick up days.


Tuesday: 2 breakfast meals/ 2 lunch meals

Thursday: 3 breakfast meals/ 3 lunch meals


A student meal card located in Parent Access must be presented to scan and identify the student when meals are picked up. The card can be printed on paper or presented electronically on a phone. No change will be made for cash transactions and any change will be applied to student's meal account.


Pre-payments can be made at https://www.myschoolbucks.com/


Meal prices and the free and reduced meal application are available on the child nutrition website. https://www.conroeisd.net/department/child-nutrition/

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