Coloma Intermediate

CIS News May 18, 2020

Drop Off/Pick Up June 4th and 5th

We have scheduled dates and times for Student Supply Drop off and Personal Belonging Pick Up on June 4th and 5th from 12:00-3:00pm.


We will have grade level stations and a chromebook station set up in the CIS Parking Lot. All desks and lockers have been cleaned out and bagged according to homeroom teacher.


When you pull into the parking lot, you will be directed to the chromebook station to return your chromebook. Please bring your Chromebook in the case with the charger. You will then be directed to your homeroom teacher's station to return library books and to pick up your personal belongings.


Students and families will not be entering the building. All supplies will be handled in the parking lot. If you or your student is ill, exhibiting any illness type symptoms, have a fever, or been around anyone with COVID-19 symptoms, please do not come to drop off or pick up supplies at this time. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

Yearbook Ordering

If you would like to order a yearbook, please follow this link and complete the online ordering form. Yearsbooks will be shipped directly to your house.


If you have already ordered a yearbook with the order form that was sent out earlier in the year, you will be notified on how your yearbook will be delivered.

Week of 5/18/20 Assignment Instructions

The following instructions are for the learning packets, which may be slightly different than the Google Classroom assingments. If you are doing Google Classroom assignments, the instructions are posted in your child's Google Classroom.


4th Grade


5th Grade

Google Hangouts Meet (Teacher Office Hours)

Please follow the links below for directions on how to access your teacher during their office hours.


4th Grade


5th Grade

Remote Learning Update

We are so pleased to see the continued progress in the online classes and the paper packets that have been returned. Parents, teachers may reach out to you or your child if they notice that they are struggling to complete assignments. Our goal is simply to support your child through this process in any way that we can.


Parents, remember we are not expecting you to be your child's teacher. Of course, we would like for you to check your child's progress, however, if you find yourself or your child becoming overwhelmed with school work, please encourage your child to reach out to their teachers. They can chat with them online during virtual office hours, or send them an email. Teachers will be happy to help break down assignments for your child, reteach and and answer questions.

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CCS Virtual Kindergarten Round Up 2020

Do you have a Comet that is ready to start Kindergarten this year? Be sure to check out our Virtual Kindergarten Round Up with Video Tours and more!

Grading

Assignments will be graded as Credit or Incomplete during the 4th Marking Period with Remote Learning. If students choose not to complete the assignments they will receive No Credit for 4th Marking Period. Remote learning progress data may be utilized when determining if a student qualifies to proceed to the next grade level during the 2020 - 2021 school year.

Reminders

  • If you have internet access and a device at home, assignments will be posted via Google Classroom. Please click the Google Classroom Parent/Guardian Guide below for more information.

  • Meals are delivered on Mondays and Thursdays on a delayed start bus route schedule as well as in the Coloma High School parking lot from 10:00-10:30am.


  • Remember to pick up your learning packets every other Monday from the bus during meal drop off, or in the CIS lobby. The lobby will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Learning packets are for those who do NOT have internet access at home. We will not have learning packets available for those who have internet access.


  • Please remember to put your first and last name on the learning packets before turning them in!! Adding your grade level will be helpful as well!


  • If you do not have internet access at home, please email your teacher, or call 468-2415 to leave a message. Please make sure to include your child's name, grade, homeroom teacher, and your phone number in your message.


  • If you have internet access and need a device for online learning at home, please email your teacher, or call 468-2415 to leave a message. Please make sure to include your child's name, grade, homeroom teacher, and your phone number in your message.


  • Don't forget to check your email or our FB page for our morning announcements!


  • We have boosted our WiFi in the buildings so that you can access WiFi in the Junior High and High School parking lots. Simply pull your vehicle into the lots near the building for access. Please remember to observe social distancing requirements while you do so.


  • Answer keys are included with your child's assignments for your convenience. This is to help support you during the remote learning process.

Google Classroom Parent/Guardian Guide

This link provides step-by-step instructions on how to access Google Classroom.

Frequently Asked Questions about CIS Remote Learning

Specific questions regarding Remote Learning? Here is a link to frequently asked questions.

Resources and Support for Families

The district has put together a list of community resources to help our families through this unprecedented time. If you or anyone you know in the area is in need of assistance, please visit this link to our webpage for more information.

Reach Out for Support!

We all recognize that this situation is filled with emotions and stress. Sometimes we need help managing some of that stress. Please remember that you or your child can reach out to our School Social Worker, Ms. Nimtz during this situation for help. Ms. Nimtz can be reached via e-mail, knimtz@ccs.coloma.org. Remember Comets Care and we all Care about you!
School Closure Information - CCS Webpage

All of the district updates will be available through this link

Frequently asked Questions Regarding Mandated Closure

This link provides answers to many of the frequently asked questions that surround the mandated school closure.

Internet Connectivity Options for Families

Follow this link to see different options if you have internet connectivity issues at home.

COVID-19 Information

Information from Berrien RESA, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the CDC all linked here.

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