Loveland High School

September 17, 2020

Important Dates

  • September 23 - SAT (Registered Seniors only*)

  • September 30 - Enrollment ends for optional Chromebook Insurance

  • October 9 - No school for students

  • October 14 - PSAT/NMSQT (Registered Juniors only*)

  • October 15 & 16 - No school for students

  • October 23 - End of Quarter 1

*Email Kari Lintner at kari.lintner@tsd.org if you have any questions about registering for either of these exams.

Chromebook Insurance

Thompson School District has partnered with One2One Risk Solutions to provide optional accident and loss protection insurance for families for our district Chromebooks. Registering with One2One and purchasing a damage waiver will protect families from the full cost of repair or replacement for your district-issued device and limits your responsibility to a per-occurrence deductible.

The protection plan cost is $15 per device and covers the device through the end of the school year against accidental damage, cracked screens, fire, liquid damage, electrical surge and loss/theft (a loss/theft claim requires a police report for coverage). First incident has a zero deductible, second claim on the same device will be a $25 deductible, and the third claim will be a $50 deductible. A loss/theft claim without a police report will require the replacement cost of the device (this varies depending on the make/model of the device). If families want to take advantage of this optional insurance, please visit www.one2onerisk.com and select “Enroll My Device” to get started. Open enrollment ends on September 30th.

Return To Learn - In-Person Acknowledgement Form and A/B Group Assignment

Please see the attached for important instructions on the following:


  1. Completing the In-Person Acknowledgement form through Infinite Campus (Parent Portal). This is required of all students before physically returning to the building.
  2. Identifying which group your child is in for in-person learning, which begins October 26th.
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Seniors Should Make Counseling Appointments Now

All seniors are encouraged to meet with their counselors in the next several weeks to review graduation requirements and discuss post-secondary planning. These meetings are referred to as ‘senior interviews’ by the Counseling Department. If a student is college bound, this is a good time to discuss information pertaining to college applications, scholarships, and financial aid. Each student is asked to schedule a 45-minute meeting, which will be held through Google Meet.


Please view the counseling calendars to make your appointment. Note: Parents are invited to attend these meetings as well, though parent attendance is not a requirement.

College Bound Senior - Video Resources

Loveland High School Counseling Department is excited to share information for our college-bound seniors regarding the college application process. A series of recorded videos has been created to help guide students through their college applications. The videos can be found on the counseling page of the Loveland High School website. Students should view all videos that pertain to their postsecondary plans before scheduling their senior interviews, which are outlined above. Please see video #1 for an overview of how to proceed.


Thank you for taking the time to watch this video series. We hope you find it helpful and informative.

Seniors & Parents/Guardians Invited to Financial Aid Night

Financial Aid Night will be a virtual Google Meet this year on Wednesday, September 30th, at 6:00 p.m. A representative from the University of Northern Colorado’s Financial Aid office will present on how to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form when applying for financial assistance for college. The FAFSA form for the 2021-2022 academic year will be available at https://fafsa.ed.gov/ on October 1, 2020. A meeting link to join the presentation will be sent to families prior to this event. We hope to see you there!

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Waiver for the Summer Food Service Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture extended the waiver for the Summer Food Service Program through as late as December 31, 2020. This waiver allows Thompson School District Nutrition Services to offer meals to ALL children 18 months - 18 years old AT NO CHARGE!

Since this is temporary, Nutrition Services encourages ALL families to apply for meal benefits. Apply online at: www.myschoolapps.com or email nutrition@thompsonschools.org for more information.

Technology Community Forum

Thompson School District will present a Technology Community Forum for Families on Thursday, September 24th from 6:30-7:30 pm. Comments and questions are being collected in advance using an online form. This form will also be open during the forum, which can be viewed on the TSD Youtube channel.

Agenda:

  • Introduction to TSD Technology for Students

  • Common Issues of Chromebooks and iPads

  • Learning Management Systems and Securly Classroom

  • iPad Management with JAMF School

  • FuelEd and Buzz

  • Media Services

  • Infinite Campus and Parent Portal

  • Information Security on TSD Networks and at Home

  • Q&A Facilitation

  • Tech Support Info and Closing

Little Sis and guardians:

Some parents/guardians may have been removed from Google Classroom by Little Sis. This may have occurred because inaccurate or outdated information is in Infinite Campus (IC). If you have received a communication from Little Sis that you have been removed from your student’s Google Classroom, please check that your contact information in IC is correct, and that your preferred email is listed first. Additionally, make sure that the email is not set to “private”. If you still have issues 24 hours after any changes, please reach out to Randi Willemsen at 613-5228, randi.willemsen@thompsonschools.org, or Kari Lintner at 613-5226, kari.lintner@thompsonschools.org.