TTVA Weekly Newsletter

September 14, 2022

TTVA School Picture Day

Picture day at TTVA is next month, October 14th

Sign up online at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4BAFA828A5FAC61-tigardtualatin1


Read our attached flyer below for more information on how to order pictures and some helpful tips to make picture day great!

Class Recordings and Technical Difficulties

We are working with our new Platform Reps to resolve some of these tech issues. Thank you for your patience and for submitting tech tickets as needed.


If your student is experiencing issues with their device, please Submit a Ticket by clicking on the image below.

Adding Electives

Students have until September 19th to add Elective classes. If you are interested in picking up another class, please complete the grade level Elective Form, and the new course will be available in Canvas the following day.

Add a Middle School Elective

Add a High School Elective


Mental Health Matters

Parenting Together of Washington County

As parents and caregivers, we feel rewarded when our efforts feel effective and pleasurable. Caring for ourselves as adults is one of the greatest ways to support our students. Parenting Together of Wash Co supports and connects parents/caregivers through events and workshops.Opportunities are offered in English, Spanish and Arabic. Visit the Parenting Together Website to view a list of opportunities

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide prevention is important every day, but September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month. Please reach out to the Virtual Academy Counselor: Lauren Biles for more information or to discuss concerns about a student. Please support our prevention efforts by reviewing and bookmarking important resources:



  • Sept. 13: New PBS Documentary Facing Suicide premiers. A new documentary explores the stories of Americans impacted by suicide, and journeys to the frontlines of medical and scientific research to meet those who are working to help people at risk.

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College & Career Corner

College & Career Centers

TTVA Students have access to the College & Career Centers at both High Schools. JUNIORS & SENIORS: Explore their Websites to see what’s offered!

Tualatin High School College & Career Center

Tigard High School College & Career Center

AES Engineering Scholarship

AES Engineering Scholarship:

Amount of award: $500.00

Deadline for entry: October 8th

This award is available to high school seniors planning on attending a post secondary educational facility. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.

Reminders

Important Dates Coming Up

October 14 - School Picture Day and Supply Pick up at TTSD training center

Reporting Absences

Parents/Guardians must call the attendance office to report a student's absence

What we need to know: Student name, student ID, and reason for absence

24 hour Attendance Line: 503-431-3735 Email: TTVAattendance@ttsd.k12.or.us


Excused absences include:

  • Personal illness, medical, psychological and dental care
  • Illness or death in the family
  • Family emergencies
  • Release time for religious instruction
  • Observance of religious holidays
  • Pre-arranged absences
  • School sponsored activities

Use Canvas to enter live class sessions

As a best practice, you should log into the Canvas card for your class each day in order to get the link for your live class. These links may be updated for a variety of reasons, like having a substitute, so it is always best to enter a live class through the Canvas card.

Need Technology Help?

You can call the technology help desk: 503-431-4051 or submit a tech ticket: http://ticket.ttsdstudents.org

Main Office Contact List

Sarah Dinger - Head Secretary

Contact info: sdinger@ttsd.k12.or.us 503-431-3730

How she can help: answer questions and general school information


Stephanie Reyes - Secretary (bilingual Spanish)

Contact info: sreyes@ttsd.k12.or.us 503-431-3730

How she can help: answer questions and general school information, bilingual Spanish


Lauren Biles - School Counselor

Contact info: lbiles@ttsd.k12.or.us 503-431-3754

How she can help: student schedules, family resources & services, social emotional support, career exploration, goal setting


Jeni DeWolfe - Principal

Contact info: jdewolfe@ttsd.k12.or.us 503-431-3738


Not sure who to contact? Send an email to the main office: VirtualAcademy@ttsd.k12.or.us