HCPS Inclement Weather Days FAQ
For Students and Families, 2023-24 School Year
What does asynchronous learning for an inclement weather day mean?
How do I access inclement weather learning experiences and assignments?
Resources for students in grades Kindergarten through Grade 12 are housed in Canvas modules linked from an inclement weather button found on each student’s course home page. Pre-Kindergarten students have received all of their materials in a bookbag provided through the classroom teacher.
- Canvas Quick Start Guide for Elementary Students (How to access the inclement weather button/assignments)
- Canvas Quick Start Guide for Middle and High School Students (How to access the inclement weather button/assignments)
- Accessing Dreambox – Elementary School
- Accessing Dreambox – Middle School
- Accessing Clever – High School
At what time will learning experiences and assignments be made available?
Teachers will publish in Canvas all information and assignments by 9:00 a.m. on inclement weather days.
How long do students have to complete all learning experiences and assignments?
Students in all grade levels and all content areas will have 10 ‘regular’ school days following the asynchronous inclement weather day to complete all work and submit to their teacher(s). For example:
What if I cannot access the internet and/or Canvas?
If a student or family can access email, they can reach out to the teachers(s) to let him/her/them know that there are issues with accessing the internet and/or Canvas. If a student or family does not have access to email, they can reach out to the teacher once schools reopen by phone, email, Canvas, or in-person.
What should I do if I have questions while working on the assignments?
Students may contact their teacher(s) through email and/or Canvas to ask questions related to the learning. Students may also talk to their teacher(s) in person upon returning to in-person learning after the inclement weather day to ask questions and receive help.
What if I forgot my device the day before an inclement weather day?
The 10 day make up window allows students who forget their device the night before time to return to school, talk to their teacher(s), and access the work from the inclement weather day. Students should alert their teacher(s) upon return to school that the device was forgotten.
This FAQ was last updated on January 9, 2024, at 9:00 a.m.