Remote and Hybrid Schedule Update


January 22, 2021

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Please Help!

District 4 and the IDPH require that individuals self-certify that they are free of symptoms before entering school buildings. The daily student self-certification must be done each day for each student in your household by 8:00 AM. Please remember to log in to your Skyward Family Access Portal online or using the app to complete the daily student self-certification. Please see the instructions and videos below.

*Self-Certification must be done by a parent or guardian by asking each student in your household the self-certification questions and submitting on Skyward by 8:00.

Call us!

Please contact the Army Trail Office at 630-458-2504 if you are experiencing any of the following.
  • Having trouble connecting
  • connecting late or
  • student is absent
  • trouble self-certifying

Attendance Awards

During the pandemic, the school has become more difficult for many students. Many families have needed to make many sacrifices to ensure that their children can attend school daily. As a school, we have not done enough to recognize the families that have made these sacrifices or recognize each student's efforts that attend school daily.

As a result, we have started an attendance recognition system at Army Trail to recognize each family's hard work. Starting next week, certificates will be mailed home to recognize attendance during the first trimester, September 1 through November 13. Students that have met the criteria will be recognized in one of the following three categories.

  • Certificate of Attendance - Student achieving between 90 and 94% attendance
  • Excellence in Attendance - Students achieving between 95 and 99% attendance
  • Perfect Attendance - Student achieving 100% attendance

Be on the lookout for these very special packages!

Asynchronous Time Explained

We have found that students view the time away from their teacher during the school day is optional. Asynchronous time is a required part of each student's school day. The daily asynchronous time is not optional. This is the time that the student is to complete the assignments assigned for that day. Students not completing their assigned work or participating during the asynchronous are at risk of being marked as an Area of Concern on their SLP or marked absent. If you have any questions about the use of this time, please reach out directly to your child's teacher or the Army Trail Office

International Travel

As we prepare for hybrid students to return back to school beginning on Tuesday, January 19, we would like to remind families regarding our safety protocol for international travel. For students who have traveled outside the country over winter break or plan on traveling, the student must quarantine for 14 days beginning the day after the student arrived back to the United States BEFORE they can attend school in person. This precaution is done to ensure the safety of all of our students and staff. This guidance also follows the CDC guidance regarding COVID-19. If you have any questions, please contact the office.

Hybrid Model Expectations

Hybrid Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Hybrid & Remote Learners with AM Assignment

AM session hours: 8:45 – 11:15 am

  • Direct instruction with the teacher (in-person and remote)
  • Instruction will focus on core subjects

PM session hours: 12:45 – 3:15 pm
  • All Remote Instruction
  • Combination of synchronous & asynchronous learning
  • Specials classes and related services will occur during this time.

Hybrid & Remote Learners with PM Assignment

AM session hours: 8:45 – 11:15 am

  • All Remote Instruction
  • Combination of synchronous & asynchronous learning
  • Specials classes and related services will occur during this time

PM session hours: 12:45 – 3:15 pm
  • Direct instruction with the teacher (in-person and remote)
  • Instruction will focus on core subjects


ALL Hybrid/Remote AM & PM – Synchronous Instruction

ALL instruction will take place remotely

  • AM session hours: 8:45 – 10:45 am
  • Attendance, morning meeting, SEL with the entire class
  • Guided reading & math groups, Enrichment, 1:1, Conferencing, etc.
  • Teacher Office hours: 10:45 – 11:15 am/ 12:45 – 1:15 pm
  • Asynchronous learning, catch-up, and synchronous Specials: 12:55 – 3:15 pm

Pickup and Drop Off Information

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Pickup Additional Pickup Information

Student pick-up has changed this year to allow for greater social distancing and safety. Dismissal for the AM begins at 11:15 and dismissal for the PM begins at 3:15. All families have been assigned a Pickup number. Additionally, each family received three Pick up number signs (see picture below) to display in the car that matches the number on each student's backpack tag. When arriving please display the sign on your front windshield. If you do not have your sign, it will take longer to pick up your student(s). One of our staff members will then radio the number to alert teachers and students that you have arrived. Once in the blue zone, you may pick up your student. We hope that this makes pick-up safer and more organized.
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ASD4 Food Distribution


  • Food will be provided from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each Wednesday
  • Seven days worth of meals will be distributed (five breakfasts and five lunches)
  • Menus will be posted on the district website each month


Indian Trail Junior High School, 222 N Kennedy Drive in Addison, Door 1

Social Emotional Support

The following is a list of resources to help alleviate some of the stress during this time.
  • Emergencies: 9-1-1
  • Safe School Hotline: 1-800-4-1-VOICE, x359
  • Crisis Support Line available 24-7 (Mental Health Support): 630-627-1700
  • SASS Cares Line (Mental Health Crisis): 1-800-345-9049
  • Addison Township: 630-530-8161 Providing food to families Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m
  • Community Resource Guide

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In-Person Learning

For a more detailed description of In-person learning at Army Trail, please use the button above.

Remote Learning Family Site

Use this link for Classroom Site, Teacher, & School Information.

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