EDMS Community Newsletter

March 29th 2021 Week 28

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Her we go! This week we shift into our new Hybrid Schedule starting on Monday. We are VERY excited to welcome some students back to campus in the afternoon and to continue serving all of our students through virtual learning online. Please read below as we have several items for your information concerning our move into the Hybrid model. We are excited for this new phase of this unique school year and we are here to support your students and your family in any ways that we can.


Student schedules are entered into Homelink/AERIES. You can find information on reopening and how to look up your student's schedule here.


*If your student has an 8th period class that indicates they are in person on either Monday/Tues (Group A) or Thur/Fri (Group B). The days can be seen next to the class.


*If you student has a 9th period class, they are scheduled for Virtual Learning Support in the afternoon and their class will be held online. These will also either be scheduled for Mon/Tue or Thur/Fri.


*If you do not have your verification code to access Homelink please click here.


*If you know of someone who does not receive this newsletter, have them visit our school website here and fill in their email address to subscribe to it.

REOPENING UPDATES...

IMPORTANT REMINDER: Starting this week ALL distance learning classes will begin at 8:30am. Please note this change and make sure students are up and ready to learn.


MONDAY, 3/29: DL Classes begin at 8:30. ALL students' class schedules stay the same for the morning DL classes. Students attending in person will begin classes at 12:55-3:00pm. THERE ARE FORMS BELOW THAT NEED TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE A STUDENT CAN COME ONTO CAMPUS.


WEDNESDAY, 3/31: Students will meet with their Advisory class.


THURSDAY, 4/1: Students will meet with their regular Thursday classes ODD periods (1,3,5,7). Thursday/Friday In-Person students will meet with their class at 12:55.


COFFEE W/ CLAUSEN THUR 4/1 @ 9:00am

Be sure to join us on Friday morning for Coffee w/ Clausen to talk all things about reopening and have a Q&A time for the Hybrid Schedule. Click here to join us.


FRIDAY, 4/2: NO SCHOOL CESAR CHAVEZ DAY


MONDAY 4/5-4/9: NO SCHOOL SPRING BREAK

HYBRID LEARNING MODEL DETAILS...

Starting Monday 3/29/2021 we will have a new bell schedule to accommodate our hybrid learning model. Here is an example of what the school day will look like for our students moving forward. Please note that school will start earlier at 8:30AM with the new schedule.


All Students-----Students will attend all of their current classes in the mornings. 8:30-11:55 on Mon/Thur and 11:05 on Tues/Fri. Wednesdays will not change and students will meet with their Advisory classes virtually.


100% Distance Learning Students---Virtual classes in the mornings. Students will be assigned to virtual support classes in the afternoon for two hours a day two days a week. The other 2 days will be independent/asynchronous learning time.


Hybrid In Person Learning Students--- Virtual classes in the mornings. Students will be assigned to either Group A or Group B and will attend either on Monday & Tuesday or Thursday & Friday. 12:55-3PM. The other 2 days will be independent/asynchronous learning time at home.

IMPORTANT REOPENING INFORMATION LINKS

FAMILY/SCHOOL COMPACT: Click here. This MUST be completed for ALL in-person learning students before in-person learning begins.


FAMILY/SCHOOL COMPACT en ESPAÑOL: Click here. This MUST be completed for ALL in-person learning students before in-person learning begins.


Daily Digital Health Assessment English/Español: Click here. Must be completed daily for students. Student Daily Health Form QR Code is below for convenience.


All of these links are attached at the bottom of this newsletter for printing and signing if you are unable to complete them digitally. All of these forms will also be available in print in the school office.

REOPENING SPECIAL EDITION NEWSLETTER

REOPENING DOCUMENTS

Upcoming Dates/Events

Mon, 3/29: DL Schedule starts at 8:30 (ODD periods) Group A In Person students meet at 12:55

Tues, 3/30: DL Schedule starts at 8:30 (EVEN periods) Group A In Person students meet at 12:55

Wed, 3/31: Students meet w/ their Advisory Class (Virutally)

Thur, 4/1: DL Schedule starts at 8:30 (ODD periods) Group B In-person students meet at 12:55

Fri, 4/2: NO SCHOOL CESAR CHAVEZ DAY

Mon, 4/5-4/9 NO SCHOOL SPRING BREAK

MDUSD TITLE IX NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

The Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, facilities and practices shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identify, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics (Governing Board Policy 0410).


Contact Us / How to File a Complaint

For questions, concerns or complaints regarding student harassment, discrimination, intimidation and bullying, please contact Jennifer Sachs, Chief of Educational Services, at sachsj@mdusd.org or by phone at (925) 682-8000 x4016.