Biology 1A-Fall 2013

Bi-Weekly Course Updates for Students and Parents

Fall Breaks

GAVS does not have Fall Break

  • Students should follow their course schedules and continue to turn in assignments regardless of the schedule at their school.
  • No extensions are granted for breaks that take place at other schools.

Students Can Submit Assignments up to One Week Late

Assignments submitted after the assignment due date receive the following penalties:

  • Saturday-Monday 10% penalty
  • Tuesday 20% penalty
  • Wednesday 30% penalty
  • Thursday 40% penalty
  • Friday 50% penalty

Any assignments submitted after Friday receive a zero.

GAVS Email-Tips and Tricks

View the "How To" video below from a different teacher here at GAVS to find out how to add a signature to your GAVS Gmail email! This will help your instructor get back to you quickly! :)

Make sure you are being as specific as possible when asking questions. (ie. refer to the assignment name, module page number, etc.)

View Feedback on your Assignments

Do you know how?

Watch the short video below to ensure you know how to review the feedback I give you on your assignments, tests, quizzes etc. This will help you improve and continue to do your best! :)

Viewing Feedback

Parents! You can view grades too!

The Parent Account gives you information about your child’s grades and progress in their course. If your child’s grade drops below a 75, you will receive an automated phone call. If your child’s grade drops below a 70, you will receive a phone call from me.

If you already have a parent account please do NOT create a new one.

1) Please check to see that your parent account is linked to your student’s account.

2) For more information click Help on the Log in page or click this link.

If you are uncertain about whether you have a parent account or not,

1) Log in to GAVS at and at the Log In page type in your username and password.

2) For more information click Help at the top of the Log In page or click the following link.

*Information for parents who have NEVER created a parent account.

1) Login to our website

2) Click the “Log In To GAVS” icon

3) Click “Create An Account” from the navigation bar.

4) You will need to know your child’s GTID and date of birth.

5) Please follow the directions on the screen.

6) Be sure you have linked your parent account to your student’s account.

7) For more information simply click HELP at the top of the Log In page or click the following link.