PANTHER PROWL

CIMARRON MIDDLE SCHOOL APRIL 2020

EPS LEARNING DASHBOARD

Visit the EPS Learning Dashboard for learning resources, self-care, scheduling, EPS Eats, and other useful tools to help your family

MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL

Panther Families,


What unprecedented times we are living! I hope you and your young scholars are well and adjusting to this time of togetherness.


Distance Learning begins Monday, April 6 through the EPS Learning Dashboard. Teachers have created lessons based on the most important standards for the 4th quarter for every core subject area. The lessons are specifically designed for students to be able to learn independently. Your child's teachers will also be reaching out to your scholar to support their learning of this new material throughout the week. EPS will be adding lessons for electives soon!


Please remember no new grades will be given during the Distance Learning window from April 6 - May 13. Our young scholars are being contacted by teachers to complete or improve any work posted by March 13.. I know students' natural inclination may be to not complete the work provided through the Dashboard since it's not being graded. However, I encourage them to complete these assignments. This is the very best kind of learning - learning to gain new knowledge and skills! We do not want ANY student to fall behind during this time.


If we can be of any help to you, for any reason, please do not hesitate to reach out through email or phone. We miss your students more than we can express!


Stay healthy!


Gabe Schmidt

Principal


"You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating." - Barbara Sher

IS YOUR STUDENTS CHROMEBOOK OR CHARGER DAMAGED?

Edmond Public Schools (EPS) computer technicians will be available to swap out broken Chromebooks and/or chargers on Thursday, April 2, from 9 am-1 pm, at 1216 S. Rankin (between Central Middle School and the YMCA). If your student's Chromebook or charger requires repair, staff will meet you in the parking lot and simply swap out your Chromebook or charger for a replacement. Please bring your student's EPS badge, if possible. Your student will keep this replacement device until the end of the year. Standard fines/Student Technology Protection Plan (STPP) coverage will apply. Beginning the week of Monday, April 6, staff will be available one or two days per week for Chromebook repairs. More information will be forthcoming when an exact schedule has been determined.



El Chromebook de mi hijo está roto / dañado. ¿Pueden obtener uno nuevo para usar durante el aprendizaje continuo?

Los técnicos informáticos de las Escuelas Públicas de Edmond (EPS) estarán disponibles para intercambiar Chromebooks y / o cargadores rotos el jueves 2 de abril, de 9 am a 1 pm, en 1216 S. Rankin (entre Central Middle School y YMCA). Si el Chromebook o cargador de su estudiante requiere reparación, el personal lo recibirá en el estacionamiento y simplemente cambiará su Chromebook o cargador por un reemplazo. Por favor traiga la insignia EPS de su estudiante, si es posible. Su estudiante mantendrá este dispositivo de reemplazo hasta el final del año. Se aplicará la cobertura de multas estándar / Plan de protección de tecnología estudiantil (STPP). A partir de la semana del lunes 6 de abril, el personal estará disponible uno o dos días por semana para reparaciones de Chromebook. Se proporcionará más información cuando se haya determinado un horario exacto.

April 6 - 10 is Assistant Principals Week!

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Thank you Sarah Roberts and Carrie Hidgon for all you do to make Cimarron great!

Tell our Assistant Princpals how much you miss them and send some love and encouragement:

carrie.higdon@edmondschools.net

sarah.roberts@edmondschools.net

PANTHER DIGITAL CHALLENGE #1

Hey Panthers,

Just because we are at home doesn't mean we can't have fun! Take our Digital Challenge Week #1 and post your pics on our Facebook Page.

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DISTANCE LEARNING WITH OETA & OKSDE

Starting Monday, March 30, OETA adjusted its daytime schedule to provide curriculum-based programming for students over the air on its broadcast channel, OETA WORLD.


http://www.oeta.tv/blogs/education/distance-learning-with-oeta/


On Air - Middle school educational programming will air Monday-Friday from 8 am-2 pm on OETA WORLD. Grade-specific videos, interactive lessons, lesson plans, and printables.


Click here for Middle School learning.

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AMAZON SMILE

AmazonSmile lets you enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com PLUS donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the Cimarron PTO!

Use this link for all of your online shopping and daily Amazon purchases. Support your CPTO and shop with Smile with Amazon!

CIMARRON MIDDLE SCHOOL

Principal Gabe Schmidt

Assistant Principal Carrie Higdon

Assistant Principal Sarah Roberts