Distance Learning Update

9/18/20

Dear Families

As we complete our first full week of distance learning, we wanted to reach out to provide some assistance and clarification. We are new to offering distance learning in this format and thank you for your continued flexibility. As we completed our first weeks of distance learning, we noticed a few patterns and wanted to troubleshoot some of these. Please click each of the video links below for more explanation from members of the admin team. You will also find some documents that provide clarification around distance learning classroom etiquette, procedures, and policies.
Attendance Procedure for Distance Learners

Click here for an explanation about attendance procedures during distance learning. It is important to note that attendance during distance learning is not taken by teachers. It is done by students. This is a big change from in-person learning.

Step-By-Step Instructions To Complete Attendance

Need a refresher on how to check-in each day through Infinite Campus Portal? Click here.

School Device and Maintenance Requirements

Click here to view Mrs. Sabol, Assistant Principal, Grades 9 & 11 explain the requirements around using a school-issued device.

NPAS Technology Help Desk

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Phone: (952) 758-1790
  • Location: Lower-level of CEC / District Office (Door #15 by the Aquatics & Fitness Center)
Distance Learning Materials Pick Up Procedures

Click here to watch a video from Mr. Wetschka, Assistant Principal - Grades 10 & 12 - Explains how to get materials to and from your teachers.

Privacy and Recording in Virtual Learning Environments

Click here for an explanation around recording procedures and policy in the virtual learning environment.

Online Video and Live-Streaming Etiquette Document

This document outlines etiquette and norms around participation in an online classroom. Please pay special attention to the rules around recording.

NPAS Internet and Acceptable Use Safety Policy

Click here for the full Internet and Acceptable Use and Safety Policy

20-21 Back to School Guide for Parents