Who would have thought we would need an ice day in October? Although I am not a fan of cold weather and ice, I am very thankful we had a system in place to go virtual at moment. I’m not going to lie, I enjoy laying by a fire, playing in the snow, and drinking hot chocolate on snow days, but I don’t like making up days in May. We were able to have a win-win situation at my house. We did school work, while staying warm and drinking hot chocolate. We were able to finish in the morning and have an afternoon of fun, chaos, cleaning, and possibly a little fighting, lol. (I will just say, I am thankful for teachers.) This situation is what we make of it and I choose to be thankful!
During these days, we were able to brainstorm and problem-solve different things that came up. This is a HUGE learning curve, but teachers and administration will continue to work hard to better our systems to make this learning style easier. If you had trouble or questions, please let the teacher know, so we can collaboratively come up with solutions. Please know in the event of virtual learning, due to COVID-19, devices will be checked out to those who need them and Wi-Fi will be available in our school parking lots.
Thank you for your help in making our virtual days possible. This is definitely a team effort, and we could not make it work without the support and help of parents/guardians. We appreciate you.
In a world that is a little chaotic, let's all do our best to find ways to be thankful this month. Happy November!
Students of the Month
Karlee Cates in Ms. Allen
Jacob Wald in Ms. Archibeque
Kenley Bartel in Ms. Bell
Jaylee Moore in Ms. Cabaniss
Klaire Merkey in Ms. Hardin
Cadence Mitchell in Ms. Richert
Madyson Alves in Ms. Smith
Isac Pinon in Ms. Sossamon
Kaylie Kroeker in Ms. Bass
Mason Shantz in Ms. Briggs
Tucker Diviney in Ms. Cummins
Caleb Lindamood in Ms. Farris
Olivia Waldrop in Ms. Price
Casen Hodges in Ms. Roof
Grace Ray in Ms. Spoon
Elijah Musick in Ms. Whitefield
Brigs Case in Ms. Anders
Tinley Haley in Ms. Barger
Makayla Eckhardt in Ms. Bozarth
Mikaela Mitchell in Ms. McPherson
Kiley Burton in Ms. Metscher
Andrew Walker in Ms. Potter
Jake Kreizenbeck in Ms. Ridgeway
Nakylie Austin in Ms. Schmitz
Zoey Rainey in Ms. Stark
Aiden Pierce in Ms. Gossen
Aaron Hernandez in Ms. Harris
Ana Garza in Ms. Howl
Valeri Hernandez in Ms. Klassen
Tucker Habekott in Ms. Lewis
Ava Tourian in Ms. Spradlin
Ayden Taylor in Ms Forbes
Keaton Falasco in Ms. Wilhite
The Schoology LMS has been a great asset to our school district. I know this is a whole new way of thinking for most of the parents, but the kids are adapting very well. With COVID-19, we have had to adapt faster than we would have chosen, but I am glad students are able to learn while using technology. In their lives, technology is becoming the only option, so I am excited we are able to financially acquire systems that will prepare them for their future.
Since virtual days are new to us all, I want to clarify expectations for students during these days. In the event the district moves to virtual learning or if students are out of school for sickness, quarantine, etc., the expectation is for students to complete all assignments virtually. We expect students to complete the assignments at their home unless other arrangements have been made. They will not be given extra time in their school day to make up the work that was missed. If a device is needed, please call the office and we will make arrangements to get you what you will need. If a student is sick, not quarantined, they will still have extra days to complete assignments. Again, this is a work in progress and if we all work together, we can make this work.
For additional help with Schoology, click the link below.
WFD for the lessons during Fire Safety Week.
Parents and students for all of the monetary donations and cans to donate to the Food and Resource Center.
Fundraiser success: Thank you for all of your support.
Our school ROCKS: Rockin' our Halloween costumes
Project AWARE November Highlights
This month Weatherford Project AWARE would like to introduce our AWARE Community Service Provider Partner, Red Rock BHS. The Project AWARE Counselors serve as mental health interventionists for our students to help link them to outpatient services with our AWARE Community Partner if needed.
Red Rock’s Outpatient Programs provide mental health and behavioral health services to youth and families. Services are “recovery focused” and “client and family driven” and may be provided in the community as well as at Red Rock’s new office location in Weatherford. Oklahoma minds and bodies matter! Red Rock has an array of accredited outpatient programs that are tailored to the unique needs of an individual and family designed to improve their mental and physical well‐being. Mental and physical health are intrinsically related and better described as components of the whole person. Red Rock serves thousands of individuals every year, treating their mental health, behavioral health, and physical health. The ultimate goal is for each person and family to maintain their physical and mental health, gain the ability to adapt to change, and cope with life’s challenges.
If you would like more information about Project AWARE or the Project AWARE Community Service Provider Partner, please contact Kelly Lackey MA LPC (Project AWARE Community Manager) or Stephanie Perkins MS LPC Candidate) at 580-772-3327.