MYES Family Newsletter

TEAM MYES SUMMER UPDATE #3

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A Message from Mrs. Austin, Principal

Homeroom Letters were delivered earlier this week. Please contact the school if you did not receive your child's information. The general grade level student schedule was also included.


Please know that students will engage in a combination of virtual face to face instruction, completion of assigned tasks offline and non-screen time activities. Teachers will be purposeful in scheduling breaks into the day for students. The full schedule will be phased in, with expectations for time spent in virtual learning increasing as students become comfortable with the digital tools. This will vary depending on the student’s age and developmental level.


Your child's teacher will communicate more specific information on your child's schedule during the Virtual Meet the Teacher Session on Friday, August 28th at 3 pm or 4 pm (pick one time). You will also learn more about the teacher, the virtual platform- Schoology, curriculum and classroom expectations.


We understand the vast needs of our youngest learners. We will be preparing home learning kits that will allow students to have hands on materials to enhance the virtual model. Our staff is already carefully organizing materials that will be most beneficial to your child! See below for more information on the material distribution schedule.


Your child will also be receiving a letter with important technology information during the material distribution event. It will include:

  • Parent Access Code for Schoology: Many parents/guardians have already connected to their child(ren)'s Schoology account using their Parent Access Code. If you have not created a parent account in Schoology, use this Parent Access Code to create your account and connect with your child(ren) accounts.
  • Your student's NEW FCPS credentials to access all FCPS technology.

Courses and course materials will be visible to students and parents/guardians in Schoology on Thursday, August 27th.


I am in the office Monday-Thursday from 8 am-4 pm. Please contact me directly by phone (240-236-1900) or e-mail (dana.austin@fcps.org) with questions and/or needs.


- Dana Austin, Proud Principal of Myersville Elementary

Student Material Distribution and Technology Deployment Schedule

STUDENT MATERIAL DISTRIBUTION:

MYES will offer the following schedule for families to pick up beginning of year paperwork and home learning kits. Pick up will occur curbside by the front Kindergarten doors. As you approach the curb, display the student's last name and grade level on paper in your front window. Family members will be asked to remain in their car and adhere to health guidelines.


TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT:

For families who requested a chromebook or hotspot, please plan to first drive to the back of the school via the car rider loop. Mrs. Ridenour will be at the gym entrance door to distribute technology. Requests must be made via the student planning profile survey or by contacting the front office prior to your scheduled time.


Tuesday, August 25

  • 10 am- 12 pm: Grade 3
  • 12 pm- 2 pm: Grade 4
  • 2 pm- 4 pm: Grade 2


Wednesday, August 26

  • 10 am- 12 pm: Grade 5
  • 12 pm- 2 pm: Grade 1
  • 2 pm- 4 pm: Grade K
  • 4 pm- 6 pm: Open Evening Session


We look forward to seeing our MYES families and students!

Please call the front office if you are unable to come during these scheduled times.

IMPORTANT for Virtual Meet the Teacher Sessions

For students and parents to be able to join the google meeting rooms on August 28th, you'll need to be logged into the google chrome browser with your child's FCPS account. As a security precaution when using a google meet nickname, only FCPS staff and students can join. Student usernames and passwords will be distributed during the student material distribution event.


The virtual learning lab will be available for family practice during the day on August 28 from 10-4. Go to meet.google.com and enter: team-myes. Having your child log in on this day will also ensure that students are ready to join their first classroom meet on Monday, August 31st. If you have trouble connecting, please send an email to janice.walker@fcps.org.

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FCPS Elementary School Supplies

This message contains the 2020-2021 FCPS School Supplies List.

This list is pared back from previous years to the essentials for learning at home.


Kindergarten and Grade 1

Composition Book- 1

Crayons Box-1

Dry Erase Markers (schools will send home whiteboards or equivalent) Pack-1

Glue Sticks-1

Headphones or Earbuds-1

Highlighter-1

Pocket Folders-3

Sharpened Wooden Pencils Pack-1

Sketchbook-1

Scissors-1


Grade 2-5

Ballpoint Pen Box-1

Crayons Box-1

Dry Erase Markers (schools will send home whiteboards or equivalent) Pack-1

Glue Sticks-1

Headphones or Earbuds-1

Highlighter Pack-1

Pocket Folders-5

Sharpened Wooden Pencils Pack-1

Sketchbook-1

Spiral Notebook-2

Scissors-1

School Supply Assistance

Middletown feeder schools:
Pre-register by calling (301-371-3119). Distribution on Thursday, August 13, 3-6 PM Middletown Fire Company Activities Building, 1 Fireman's Lane, Middletown MD 21769


CASS Community Resource Guide:
tinyurl.com/FCPSCASS


For more information, please visit unitedwayfrederick.org/stuffthebus

Want to stay MYES Summer Strong?

WAYS MUSTANGS CAN BUILD THEIR BRAIN MUSCLES-


For the Summer MYES Challenge: Click Here


For FCPS Supplemental Summer Resources: Click Here


For NSLA Summer Enrichment Opportunities: Click Here

Student Enrollment

To register, first identify which school your child will attend. You will then need to visit our online enrollment portal where you can complete an online enrollment in a secure, virtual environment.

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