North Middle High School Monthly

April 2020

Principal's Message

Hello North Family! I want to take the time to just count our many blessings through this life-changing event. During this season of Spring, let's take a look at all of the things that we can be thankful for. Parents, I want to thank for your hard work and dedication through this unprecedented time of educating during COVID-19. We are asking for your patience as this is a new endeavor for us.


We will observe Spring Break April 13-17th. There will be no work during this time! Please enjoy your Spring Break!


Quote:

"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence" (author unknown).


Dr. Kuterah L. Singletary

Library Book Drop Box

Students may return library books at the bus stops or in the library book drop box outside, in the front of the school.

Chromebook Tips

Cleaning the Chromebook Screen

Clean with a soft, slightly water-dampened, lint-free cloth. Avoid getting any moisture on the keys or other openings. Do not use window cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, ammonia, or abrasives to clean the Chromebook.

Chromebook Issues and Repairs

Most Chromebook issues are resolved by restarting the device; however, if the Chromebook is having issues a trouble ticket can be submitted by bringing the device to the school and following the steps below:

1. Complete a Chromebook Device Repair Form (At front desk)

2. Place completed Chromebook Device Repair Form inside of Chromebook.

3. Leave Chromebook and charger with Mrs. Cave to be repaired.

4. Student will be contacted when Chromebook has been repaired.

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North Middle High School Library e-Books

Students can now access e-books in Destiny Discover, our online card catalog. There are approximately 1, 144 e-books available.

1. Log In to Clever

2. Click on Follett

3. Click on North Middle High School (left side)

4. Click on Destiny Discover (left side)

5. Log In (top right corner)

  1. Username-north
    Password-eagles

Discus (scdiscus.org) South Carolina's Virtual Library through the SC State Library

Once on the discus website, click on the A-Z List to access the following:

a. Tutor.com: Real time tutoring from 8am-10pm Sunday – Saturday. The K-12 Student Center includes Live Homework Help, WriteTutor Center, Test Prep Center, and a SkillsCenter Resource Library. Tutors are available with no appointment needed! Tutor.com features a variety of resources for students of all ages.Available until June 30, 2020

b. Teen Book Cloud: Targets grades 7-12. The collection includes graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audio books. Available until August 31, 2020

c. Tumble Math: Targets Kindergarten through Grade 6. Subjects include counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, word problems, geometry, fractions, place value, measurement, probability, division, graphing, finance, and time and temperature. Available until August 31, 2020

WIN Learning: These are free resources for educators, families and work communities. https://www.winlearning.com/win-athome-resources

E-Learning Tips for Parents

1. Limit Distractions

2. Create a Space for Learning

3. Create a Schedule and a Routine

4. Monitor Computer Time

5. Give Breaks

6. Be Supportive

7. Bond with Family

7. Be Patient! We are all in this together!


Photo by "Shenkus Social Studies" by kjarrett is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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