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 ALPKfirstname.lastname@example.org
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:
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
Email email@example.com to apply and get on the waitlist for a hotspot.
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
Students: Name, address, school and grade level, plus any special training or experience in Social Studies.
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)
Why do you want to serve on the Social Studies Project Team and what contributions will you make towards its goals?
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)
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:
Or mail your application including all information listed above to:
Beaverton School District
Teaching and Learning
Attn: Susan Ouellette
16550 SW Merlo Rd.
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
Meeting ID: 926 2322 8608
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 email@example.com
Other helpful tech videos can be found at the district “Family Toolkit” website: https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/connect/family-toolkit
¿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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org donde hay servicio en español.
Se pueden encontrar otros videos útiles en el canal de youtube del distrito de Beaverton: