NPS Virtual Learning Update

Monday, October 19, 2020

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Monday, Nov. 2: Cleaning Day & Staff Work Day

Please see today's district parent update HERE regarding Nov. 2-3, 2020.


K-5th virtual students will be provided independent work on November 2. K-5th virtual teachers will not be available on this day for instruction or assistance due to it being a staff work day. 6th-12th virtual students will continue asynchronous learning as normal on Nov. 2.

Virtual Student Picture Day: Dates, Times, Locations

In order to reduce exposure to our virtual students, we have scheduled virtual student picture day in one of two ways:


Attend your home school's make-up picture day. Please look for the specific time for virtual students if listed next to your school. If your make-up day has passed, please use the evening option.


  • Century: Oct. 14 at 10 a.m.
  • Espy: Oct. 14 from 8-10 a.m.
  • High Pointe: Oct. 20 8:40-11 a.m.
  • JTSD: Oct. 22 8:45 to 10:45 a.m.
  • Mathews: Oct. 14 at 10 a.m.
  • Inman Intermediate: Oct. 15 from 7:45-9 a.m.
  • Summit: Oct. 22 8:30-10 a.m.
  • Nixa Junior High virtual students should use the Oct. 20 day at Faught from 3-7 p.m.

OR


If you are NOT attending your school's photo day or that day has already passed and you would like your child's photo taken for the yearbook and other school needs, please sign up for a time slot on Oct. 20. We have limited space at each time slot, so you need to register for one. You will need to sign up each child separately so we know exactly who is coming and limit it to 15 per time slot. To sign up, go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B45AAA622A64-virtual

Second Semester Virtual Learning

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020 a survey will be sent out to all virtual students regarding interest in second semester virtual learning. Please anticipate this form and begin considering your preference for virtual learning or in-person learning for second semester.

Grades/Progress reports

K-6th: First quarter grade cards will be emailed to parents by virtual teachers toward the end of October. Virtual teachers will be contacting you to set up virtual conferences soon!


7th-12th: Updated grades can be found on PowerSchool. If you need assistance with PowerSchool, contact your child's counselor.

Virtual Learning Tips

K-5th: Have a dedicated work space for your child that is quiet, organized, and allows him/her to be comfortable and focused.

  • Utilize a notebook/folder or place for organizing materials for each subject.
  • Let your child take a break as needed to refresh their thought process and focus.
  • Focus on at least one win each day. Stay positive!


  • 7th-12th: Consider this daily checklist to stay organized with virtual learning!

    LAUNCH Workbooks for K-5th

    Launch began mailing elementary second quarter workbooks the week of October 12. If you do not receive Launch workbooks in the mail by Oct. 23, please let your virtual teacher know.

    Nixa Schools Curbside Meal Order Form

    SIGN UP HERE


    **This form is to be completed by a parent/guardian on behalf of a student. If you'd like to order for more than one child please complete this form for each child individually. You may pick-up meals for your students who attend different schools at one location.**


    By completing the form below, 5 breakfast and 5 lunches will be prepared and boxed. Deadline for orders is Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. Please pick up on Mondays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. & 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the main doors of Inman Intermediate at 1300 N Nicholas Road, Nixa.


    Nixa Schools is serving 5 days' worth of free breakfast & lunch meals to all students, including our virtual learners. Parents will pick-up meals packaged to include all components needed for a nutritious reimbursable meal including protein, grain, fruit, vegetable, and milk. All entrees are carefully selected whole grain rich, low sodium, reduced sugar, and lean protein options.


    Breakfast meals will correspond with the Inman breakfast menu. Lunch entrees will include, but not limited to, both options on that Monday, chicken patty on a bun, pizza of the week, and a fifth option. Sides will include fresh fruit or vegetables, chilled fruit, frozen vegetable, juice and milk.


    Please contact Emily Jones at emilyjones@nixaschools.net or call (417) 724-3860 with any questions or concerns.

    CONNECTED: Chromebook Support

    If you need to purchase a replacement chromebook charger, please go to Schoolpay. After you complete the Schoolpay transaction, you can pick up the purchased replacement charger at your child’s home school.

    Yearbook Ordering

    To order a 2020-2021 yearbook, please visit https://www.jostens.com/. Yearbooks are not sold on Schoolpay.