Orchard Hills Weekly Update
A telephone screening resource is available to help pre-screen and identify potential illness in Oakland County Students. You can now contact a Safe for School Hotline through Oakland County Health and Beaumont to ask questions. For more details: Safe For School Flyer.
Intervention and English Language Development virtual curriculum nights are today. See below for times.
Masks are required for hybrid students and staff in the building. Please make sure you are completing your health screener for each of your children in the mornings prior to sending them to in person school.
Literacy Specialist Virtual Curriculum Night 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. with Mrs. Hribar
Math Interventionist Virtual Curriculum Night 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. with Mrs. Walker
English Language Development (ELD) Virtual Curriculum Night 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. with Mrs. Gunes
Virtual Materials Pick Up Available 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
October 16 & 19
Oakland County Vision Screening Grades 1 & 3 Hybrid Students Only. Also any Kindergarten Hybrid Students without a vision screening. Contact the office if you do not want your child screened, or if your child is in another grade and you would like your child screened.
Election Day, No School. No students virtually or hybrid. Staff Professional Development (PD)
November 9th and 10th
School Pictures 1:30 - 7:00 p.m.
- Hybrid students will be taken on their attendance day.
- Virtual Students will be able to take their pictures anytime after 3:45 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Please come have your picture taken for the yearbook, even if you do not want to purchase photos!
Orchard Hills PTO Updates
Please submit photos and/or short video clips (10 seconds max) of students dressed in their Halloween costumes, to the link below to be included in our Virtual Halloween Parade video (2 photos/videos max per person). The video will be emailed out on October 30th. See above linked flyer for full details. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT PHOTOS/VIDEOS IS OCTOBER 28TH!
CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT PHOTOS/VIDEOS - https://bit.ly/OHParade
We will also be having a video cover contest! This contest is open to all students, using any form of artistic media to create a cover, which will be used as the intro to our Virtual Parade Video. See linked flyer above for full details. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT ENTRIES IS OCTOBER 23RD!
CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT COVER ENTRIES - https://bit.ly/OHContest
If you have any questions please email us at OrchardHillsNEWS@gmail.com.
Food + Nutrition Department Updates
Per USDA school meals are currently FREE for all students through the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.
This means that all children will receive free breakfast and lunch while at school or learning from home. No additional paperwork is required to receive this benefit. This automatically applies to any child 18 and under or 26 and under for those with disabilities, including children who are not yet of school age.
On Thursdays, Virtual students are able to pick up 7 days of breakfast and lunch and Hybrid students are able to pick up 5 days of breakfast and lunch.
Distribution takes place at Novi High School at the entrance off Taft Rd. Times are 10:00 am-12:00 noon and 5:00 pm-6:00 pm. This is a drive up service and you will remain in your car. Children do not need to be present.
Virtual Students: If your child will be missing all or a portion of the virtual day due to appointments etc, please email your classroom teacher, and call the attendance line at 248-449-1401 or use the MiStar Parent Reported Absence feature.
Hybrid Students Reminders/Info
Please pack a spare change of clothing for your students in the event of spills, wet playground equipment or accidents.
Now that the District is a 1:1 (one device for every student) and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) learning environment, students are expected to bring a fully-charged NCSD issued device or a fully-charged BYOD device to school each day (along with a charger).