Coloma Intermediate

CIS News June 1, 2020

Message From Superintendent Ehlers

Superintendent Update - Return To School Plans - May 27th, 2020

Drop Off/Pick Up June 4th and 5th

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Learning Packets

Learning packets for the weeks of 6/1/20 and 6/8/20 will be optional and will not be entered into the gradebook. If you still need to complete previous week's packets, please work on those and get them turned in. We will not be collecting the 6/1/20 and 6/8/20 learning packets.

Remote Learning Reminders

The start of June always signifies the winding down of the school year. This is the one thing that is consistent this year, from previous years.


Please continue to support your student(s) in getting assignments completed and turned in. We want everyone to get credit for the 4th marking period and for the semester!


The last day to turn in assignments will be June 5, 2020. Teachers will use the remainder of the school year grading assignments and updating Power School.


Please note that while the classes currently show letter grades (A-F), the final grade for both the 4th Marking Period as well as the 2nd Semester will be displayed as Credit, No Credit or Incomplete when report cards are finalized.

Google Hangouts Meet (Teacher Office Hours)

Teachers will meet on Wednesday this week. They will not have office hours on Monday or Friday.


4th Grade


5th Grade

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.

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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