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September 2, 2020

Dear Parents and Community of Cooper Mountain,


I was very excited to welcome our teachers back on Monday! They are working feverishly to be prepared to welcome and support your children in just a week and a half. Even though we continue to exist in unprecedented times, the staff is excited to see you and the students. I have heard words and phrases from staff such as "grateful," "excited," "a new adventure," "a year of opportunity" and "this is going to be a great year!"


I know many of you are anxious to learn more about particular day schedules, screen time, how teachers will build relationships with students, and more. Please know that I am sharing the information with you just as soon as I receive it.


I appreciate all of the kind words you have sent, the offers of grace when I haven't responded immediately and just knowing that you are supporting us as much as we are hoping we support you.


With gratitude,

~Ali


PS - If I haven't responded to an email from you, would you kindly send it again? My Inbox has been exploding over the past two weeks.



Ali Montelongo

Principal

Cooper Mountain Elementary

allison_montelongo@beaverton.k12.or.us

Back To School Night/Meet the Teacher

With school beginning remotely this year, we have decided to combine Meet the Teacher with Back to School Night. This will allow you and your child to see who their teacher is while simultaneously learning about the schedule, curriculum, attendance and more. Teachers will be meeting as teams since they will be collaborating and teaching with consistency.


You will receive an email introduction from your classroom teacher tomorrow afternoon. This will include a Zoom link for Back to School Night.


Only one session will be offered, but it will be recorded. This is in case you have more than one child at the school. You will have access to the recordings, so that you may learn about the other classes at your leisure.


Specialists, Special Education Staff and Support Staff will also be creating videos to be shared.

Class Lists

Class Lists were supposed to have been available to you this morning on Parent Vue, however it seems a glitch in our system allowed many of you to see the lists yesterday. Please know that access to the entire class list is not something that should have been allowed our of respect for others. I was told that there were postings of class lists on social media, but I was unable to locate this. If you or someone you know has posted an entire class list, please kindly remove it. Thank you.

School Supply Information from Cassie Klein, Counselor and Juliet Hong, Student Success Coach

Greetings Families,


We are excited for this new school year!


If you are in need of school supplies for your student, please stop by Cooper Mountain on Wednesday, September 9th from 9am-12pm or Thursday, September 10th between 12pm and 3pm. We have about 60 school supply kits ready to pick up. We look forward to seeing you!


~Cassie & Juliet

Chromebook Distribution (3-5)


If you are new to Cooper Mountain and have a student in 3rd-5th grade, information will be shared shortly about how to get a Chromebook to you. The deployment of devices is arranged and organized at the district level. They want to get the first round of iPad's distributed and then will let us know about Chromebooks. Thank you in advance for your patience.

Repeat Information

iPad Distribution Information for K-2

iPad distribution for Cooper Mountain is on Thursday, September 3rd.

Important information to note prior to device pickup:

  1. We have enough devices for all K-2 students so you do not need to rush at the beginning of the time window.

  2. If you signed out a chromebook in the spring, please bring the device and charger to the IPAD Distribution.

  3. Please ensure you know your student's ID before you come to the deployment. This will greatly speed up the process.

  4. Please fill out this card Device Checkout Info Card.pdf prior to coming to speed up the process and help us maintain social distancing.

The plan for iPad deployment is as follows**Note the times are set up in this manner as we are not allowed to have more than 50 people gathered outside at one time. Thank you for helping us follow this guidance.:

Kindergarten: Thursday, September 3rd from 12:30 to 1:15pm

First Grade: Thursday, September 3rd from 1:15-2:00pm

Second Grade: Thursday, September 3rd from 2:00-2:45pm

Please drive in to the main lot and follow down to the lower lot

We will have staff directing you where to go

You will remain in your car for the entire process

Other:

If you have a Chromebook to return, please bring it with you.

If you have library books to return, please bring those with you as well.

If you cannot make the above times, alternative times/arrangements will be made at a later time.