Cougars Weekly Bulletin
October 9, 2020
Onsite Tech Support
We will have onsite tech support available.
October 12, 2020 to October 16, 2020
8:00am to 12:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Tech Support from Mr. Unger - Please see the linked question and answer document for help with common questions. link
tips for vision health during distance learning
- Encourage your children to take frequent screen breaks.
- Follow the 20:20:20 rule, take 20 second breaks every 20 minutes to look away from the
screen at a distance of at least 20 feet.
- Keep screens at least arms length distance away from eyes
- Discourage using screens in a dark room
- Consider printing assignments, if possible
- Turn off screens at least one hour before bedtime to support healthy sleep
- Children should have regular vision screenings
- Look for signs of vision issues
Signs of Vision Issues:
- Complaints of eye discomfort or fatigue
- Frequent eye rubbing or blinking
- Short attention span
- Frequent Headaches
- Covering one eye
- Holding reading materials close to the face
- Losing place when reading
- Seeing double
- An eye turning in or out
Information about vision screening:
· In a normal school year, a basic vision screening is completed for every elementary aged child in the Beaverton School District. It is unlikely vision screenings will be performed in the school setting for the 20-21 school year due to COVID-19.
· The American Optometric Association recommends regular eye exams for all children
· Please contact School Nurse Kim Bartholomew if you need help accessing vision services. Kimberly_bartholomew@beaverton.k12.or.us
* There are vouchers available for students who do not have health insurance.