Apollo Eagle Update

August 5, 2020

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Important Upcoming Dates

August 12: Quarter 1 Schedules Available in Aeries

August 17: First Day of Quarter 1

September 1: Q1 Make Up Productive Hour Sessions Begin (1:40 pm)

September 7: No School (Labor Day)

September 11: Q1 Progress Report Cutoff

September 14: Q1 Progress Reports Visible on Aeries Parent Portal

September 28: No School (Local Holiday)

October 12: Last Day of Make Up Productive Hour Sessions

October 14: Last Day of Quarter 1 (Minimum Day Bell Schedule)

October 15: First Day of Quarter 2

October 19: Q1 Final Grades/Credits Visible on Aeries Parent Portal

Chromebook and Material Pick Up Schedule

We will be having a drive thru chromebook and material pick up on Wednesday, August 12th and Thursday, August 13th. Please review the list below for the date and time of your pick up. You will remain in your vehicle and pull into the driveway of the parking lot behind the gym, off of Blackstock. You will need your student's 6 digit ID number to pick up the chromebook and any other materials that may be needed. For safety, masks will be required. If you are unable to make your assigned date and time, please contact our office and we will do our best to arrange an alternate time for you. Classes begin at 9:00 am on Monday, August 17th so it is important that you pick up a chromebook and other materials on your assigned day and time.


Wednesday, August 12th:

9:00 am - 10:00 am: Last Names Beginning with A

10:00 am - 11:00 am: Last Names B - Ch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Last Names Co - D

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Last Names T - Z

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Last Names Beginning with S



Thursday, August 13th:

9:00 am - 10:00 am: Last Names P-R

10:00 am - 11:00 am: Last Names Me - O

11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Last Names F - Ga

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Last Names Go - J

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Last Names L - Mc

2020-2021 Virtual Learning Bell Schedules

Regular Bell Schedule:

Period 1: 9:00 am - 9:45 am (45 minutes)*

Period 2: 9:49 am - 10:34 am (45 minutes)*

Period 3: 10:38 am - 11:28 am (50 minutes)*

Period 4: 11:32 am - 12:17 pm (45 minutes)*

Period 5: 12:21 pm - 1:06 pm (45 minutes)*

*Students are required to participate in live instruction Zoom sessions

Monday - Friday, during these times. They must be on time and present in the Zoom session the entire class period to receive their productive hour.


Minimum Day Bell Schedule:

Period 1: 9:00 am - 9:35 am (35 minutes)*

Period 2: 9:39 am - 10:14 am (35 minutes)*

Period 3: 10:18 am - 10:53 am (35 minutes)*

Period 4: 10:57 am - 11:32 am (35 minutes)*

Period 5: 11:36 am - 12:11 pm (35 minutes)*

*Students are required to participate in live instruction Zoom sessions

Monday - Friday, during these times. They must be on time and present in the Zoom session the entire class period to receive their productive hour.

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Quarter 1 is 41 days

First Day of Quarter 1 - Monday, August 17, 2020

First Day for Q1 Make Up Productive Hours Sessions - Tuesday, September 1, 2020

No School (Labor Day) - Monday, September 7, 2020

Q1 Progress Report Cutoff - Friday, September 11, 2020

Q1 Progress Reports Visible on Aeries Parent Portal - Monday, September 14, 2020

No School (Local Holiday) - Monday, September 28, 2020

Last Day for Q1 Make Up Productive Hours Sessions - Monday, October 12, 2020

Last Day of Q1 - Wednesday, October 14, 2020 (Minimum Day Bell Schedule)

Q1 Final Grades/Credits Visible on Aeries Parent Portal - Monday, October 19, 2020


Quarter 2 is 41 days

First Day of Quarter 2 - Thursday, October 15, 2020

First Day for Q2 Make Up Productive Hour Sessions - Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Q2 Progress Report Cutoff - Friday, November 6, 2020

Q1 Progress Reports Visible on Aeries Parent Portal - Monday, November 9, 2020

No School (Veterans Day) - Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Last Day for Q1 Make Up Productive Hours Sessions - Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Last Day of Q2 - Friday, December 18, 2020 (Minimum Day Bell Schedule)

Q2 Final Grades/Credits Visible on Aeries Parent Portal - Monday, December 21, 2020


Winter Break: December 21, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Students...Earn Your Productive Hours!

Quarter 1 has 41 days and you need 40 productive hours and a passing grade to earn 5 credits in each of your classes. Do your best to log into your class Zoom meetings ON TIME every day and be on time for ALL of your class Zoom meetings each day. You are required to participate in the Zoom meeting the entire time in order to receive your productive hour. Live instruction and support will be occurring during their entire 45 minute period of each of your classes. We are here to support you, please let us know how we can help.

To download a copy of the charts seen below, click on one of the following links:

How to Succeed at Apollo? - English Version

How to Succeed at Apollo? - Spanish Version

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Contact Information for Teachers

If you need to contact your student's teacher, please feel free to email them and beginning August 17th you should receive a response within 24 hours.


Leslie Arave - leslie.arave@simivalleyusd.org

Kelly Beck - kelly.beck@simivalleyusd.org

Amy Chaidez - amanda.chaidez@simivalleyusd.org

Jay Greene - john.greene@simivalleyusd.org

Phil Jones - phillip.jones@simivalleyusd.org

Carolyn Lantos - carolyn.lantos@simivalleyusd.org

Rick Lebeck - richard.lebeck@simivalleyusd.org

Joe Marshall - joseph.marshall@simivalleyusd.org

Kateri Mattila - kateri.mattila@simivalleyusd.org

Larry Soderlund - lawrence.soderlund@simivalleyusd.org

Virginia Starling - virginia.starling@simivalleyusd.org

Aeries Portal Data Confirmation

Parents/Guardians if you have not already done so, please log on to your Aeries portal parent account to confirm your data. It is important to update phone numbers and emergency contacts every year. Included in the data confirmation is our 2020-2021 Behavior Expectations. Please be sure and review these with your student. If you need help accessing your portal, please contact Carolina Bowers in the office (805) 520-6150 x1511.

Attendance!

Please make sure to call the office or email Angie to clear your student's absences. After 5 days, any uncleared absences will become truancies. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Hernandez in the main office (805) 520-6150 x1510 or email her at angelina.hernandez@simivalleyusd.org.

Aeries Parent Portal

Logging in and monitoring your student's grades can all be done from the Aeries portal. The importance of this cannot be communicated enough. Parents and students will be able to better partner with the teachers by monitoring students' grades, productive hours, attendance, and other important information within Aeries. If you need help accessing your portal, please contact Carolina Bowers in the office (805) 520-6150 x1511.

If you think there is an issue, don't wait. Contact the teacher and find out how to fix the problem.

Administrative/Counselor Student Assignments

A-K: Denise will be your administrative point person (on campus Mondays, Wednesdays) - denise.johnson@simivalleyusd.org or (805) 520-6150 x1509

A-K and EL students: Shanna will be administrative point person (shanna.sarris@simivalleyusd.org or (805) 520-6150 x1505)

L-Z: Maria will be your administrative point person (maria.sprowl@simivalleyusd.org or (805) 520-6150 x1508)


Please feel free to reach out to us at any time should you have any questions or concerns.