Cougars Weekly Bulletin

October 2, 2020

Having issues with WiFi/Internet Service

If your child is experiencing issues with WiFi/Internet Service and is unable to connect to any of their assigned classes, please call or email the attendance line to report the absence.

503.356.2001 or email ALPK-attendance@beaverton.k12.or.us

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Applications for Free or Reduced Meals

It is required every school year to apply for Free/Reduced Meals. Please clink on the link below to apply:

https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/departments/nutrition-services/meal-benefits

or

https://www.schoolcafe.com/

Read-a-Thon

October 9th through November 20th

*More details coming in the next week.

Internet Access and Hot Spots

If you do not currently have internet access, you may qualify for free internet through Comcast.

call: 1-855-846-8376 or at: https://internetessentials.com/get-help#mostasked&all_HowcanIapplyforInternetEssentials


or


Email shd@beaverton.k12.or.us to apply and get on the waitlist for a hotspot.

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Library Checkout

Every Tuesday and Thursday

11:00am to 12:00pm

In addition, students can use Destiny on their ipads or chromebooks to put books on hold. Then, the books will be ready for curbside check-out Tuesdays and Thursdays. Use this video to see how.

International Walk & Roll Day

October 7, 2020

Join students and families from around the world as you walk or roll in your neighborhood on October 7th. (Please remember to stay 6 feet from those not in your household and wear a mask.) All community members are welcome to participate. Use the link to fill out the google form for each person that joined you on your trip. (BSD students may include name and student ID number for a prize entry). This year students can earn things like flashing safety lights, reflective shoelaces and new bike helmets. Schools with the most participation will also earn a Safe Routes to School book bundle for their school library.

Google Form Link: https://forms.gle/9rBZws7qDdqAj6Ab6


Beep "N" Treat

October 30, 2020

6:30pm to 8:00pm

*Drive Thru event

Wednesday Schedule update

Please note that the District will follow a different student schedule next week. Students will have a regular synchronous learning day on Wednesday, October 7, as opposed to an independent asynchronous learning day.

There are no scheduled classes on Friday, October 9.


For your planning purposes, the following Wednesdays also will be traditional synchronous learning days: January 20, February 17 and June 2.

No School for students

October 9, 2020

Staff Development Day

Free Meals

Every Tuesday and Thursday

For ages 1 to 18 yrs. old

11:00am to 12:00pm

Tech Support & Device Exchanges

Onsite tech support and device exchanges will be available this week from 8:00am to 12:00pm Monday-Thursday.

*Please remember that face coverings are required and please wait outside by the designated area and a staff member will come out to assist you.


You can also call or email the Student Help Desk to receive assistance at:

503.356.4660 or shd@beaverton.k12.or.us

Beaverton School District seeks applicants for Social Studies Curriculum Adoption Project Team

Parents, guardians, community members, teachers, students and administrators are encouraged to apply to serve on the Beaverton School District Social Studies Project Team. The Social Studies Project Team will review existing Social Studies curriculum and practices to make curriculum adoption recommendations to the School Board.

The Project Team’s work will begin on October 20 and will conclude by June 2021. The team will meet on the following weekday evenings from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. via Zoom (unless otherwise communicated): October 20, November 17, January 5, February 16, March 30, April 27 and May 25.

Google Form and/or email submissions are due on Monday, October 5 by 4 p.m.

Applications should include the following information:

  1. Students: Name, address, school and grade level, plus any special training or experience in Social Studies.

  2. Parents/Community members: Name, address, ages of children and schools where enrolled (if applicable), plus any special training or experience in Social Studies.

Respond to the following questions/prompts: (please limit your response to no more than one typed page)

  1. Why do you want to serve on the Social Studies Project Team and what contributions will you make towards its goals?

  2. Please describe your personal/professional experiences with educational equity work, and your commitment to educational equity in the realm of Social Studies education. (Educational Equity Policy, BSD Equity Lens)

  3. What unique skills, perspective and voice will you contribute to ensure an inclusive and socially just Social Studies education for all of our students?

Please complete the appropriate online application form here:

  1. Students

  2. Parent/Community members

  3. Teachers & Administrators

Or mail your application including all information listed above to:

Beaverton School District

Teaching and Learning

Attn: Susan Ouellette

16550 SW Merlo Rd.

Beaverton, Oregon

97003

Seeking Volunteers

Seeking family members who are tech savvy and can help other families with their technology related questions. If you are comfortable accessing internet hotspots and navigating platforms such as Zoom, Seesaw and Canvas AND are willing to volunteer a minimum of 3 hours helping other families, please fill out this survey.


Thank you very much considering helping out in this way. By supporting each other as a community, we will get through these difficult times together. If you have any questions, feel free to call Molly Dwyer, 971-301-2493.

Zoom Help with Seesaw and Canvas


Do you have questions about how to navigate Seesaw or Canvas? We will be offering tutorials on Seesaw and Canvas and a questions and answer period with our Technology Teacher, Luke Unger.


Please join us on Zoom

Tuesday, October 6, 5:00-6:00


Zoom Link

https://beavertonk12.zoom.us/j/92623228608?pwd=b0tRcmRrNk55R0pqTkh1ZFhqY3YrZz09

Meeting ID: 926 2322 8608

Passcode: Tech


If you are having difficulty logging into zoom, please watch this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKB5seYs43Q&feature=youtu.be in English or contact the student help desk: 503 356 4656 or shd@beaverton.k12.or.us


Other helpful tech videos can be found at the district “Family Toolkit” website: https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/connect/family-toolkit


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¿Tiene preguntas sobre cómo navegar por Seesaw o Canvas? Ofreceremos tutoriales sobre Seesaw y Canvas y un período de preguntas y respuestas con nuestro maestro de tecnología, Luke Unger.


Únase a nosotros en Zoom

Martes 6 de octubre 5:00 - 6:00



Enlace de zoom: https://beavertonk12.zoom.us/j/92623228608?pwd=b0tRcmRrNk55R0pqTkh1ZFhqY3YrZz09


ID de reunión: 926 2322 8608

Código de acceso: Tech


Se proporcionará interpretación en español.


Si tiene dificultades para iniciar sesión en zoom, mire este video en inglés

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKB5seYs43Q&feature=youtu.be o contactar al la mesa de ayuda para estudiantes: 503 365 4656 o shd@beaverton.k12.or.us donde hay servicio en español.


Se pueden encontrar otros videos útiles en el canal de youtube del distrito de Beaverton:

Seesaw para las familias

BSD Canvas Consejos para padres