Converse Cougars Weekly Update

For the Week of May 10-14, 2021

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Messaging from Superintendent Keyser

ARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL TIMES AT CONVERSE:

Morning

7:45 am: Students can be dropped off at Converse; doors are open for students

7:45 am: Breakfast starts in the classrooms

8:00 am: School day starts; students arriving after 8:00 am are marked tardy

8:15 am: Breakfast in the classroom ends


Afternoon

3:00 pm: School day ends; student dismissal and pick-up.

Schedule for the Week:

Week of May 10 - May 14:

Monday: Instructional Day - Cohort A returns to Converse for in-person learning/ Cohort B distance learning. MISMATCHED SOCKS DAY; wear your crazy mismatched socks.


Tuesday: Instructional Day - Cohort A in-person at Converse / Cohort B distance learning

FAVORITE SUPER HERO SHIRT DAY; wear your favorite super hero shirt today!


Wednesday: No School for students; student work catch-up day.


Thursday: Instructional Day - Cohort B at Converse for in-person learning/ Cohort A distance learning. MISMATCHED SOCKS DAY; wear your crazy mismatched socks.


Friday: Instructional Day - Cohort B at Converse for in-person learning/ Cohort A distance learning. HAT DAY; wear your favorite hat today!


Planning ahead:

No School May 31 (Memorial Day)

Last Days of School

Cohort A June 1

Cohort B June 4


Summer School

June 22- July 29

Registration Opened Monday, April 26 through Skyward Family Access


If you have any questions or need support please contact the main office at 608-361-2105.

Fun at Converse!

"We're the Students of the WeeK"

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IMPORTANT TERM 4 INFORMATION:

Grab and Go Meals

GRAB-AND-GO MEALS are available every Wednesday through June 9. Families will receive a seven-day meal pack.


Grab and Go Meals continue to be available at all elementary schools from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

To arrange for meal delivery, please call (608) 361-3136.

Technology Assistance

If you have any technology related issues, please call the District Technology help line:

608-361-4061. The District Technology Team is able to offer support form 7:30am - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday.


You can also submit a request for help online using this website: https://www.sdb.k12.wi.us/Domain/2062


District Technology support continues to be offered at the Beloit Public Library from 11 am to 4 pm each Thursday.


Please call the Converse Main Office (608) 361-2105 if you have questions.

Speak Up, Speak Out!

Created by the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of School Safety (OSS), the SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT Resource Center is a comprehensive, one-stop place to turn with important concerns.


SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT allows students, parents, school staff, and community members to confidentially report tips on potential harm or criminal activities directed at school students, school employees, and schools. The SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT Resource Center can respond confidentially and quickly to get help to you or to someone who is hurting or struggling.


Tips can be submitted 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week by telephone, mobile app, or via the SPEAK UP, SPEAK OUT website. The phone number to report potential or criminal activity directed at students, school employees and/or schools is 1-800-697-8761. To access the website Tip Line, Click HERE.


For more information, please visit the Speak Up, SpeakOut Website

Second Harvest Food Bank

For more information and a calendar of dates and times, visit https://www.secondharvestmadison.org/partner-resources/mobile-pantry-schedule


Or call 608-223-9121


Beloit:

● People’s Church (340 W. Grand Ave.) 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10 am

● People’s Church (340 W. Grand Ave.) 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am


Janesville:

● St. John Vianney Catholic Church (1250 E. Racine St) 1st Monday of the month

○ Registration from 11:30-12:30, Food Distribution from 12:30-2:00 pm

● First Lutheran Church (612 N Randall Ave) 2nd Thursday of the month. 4-6 pm


Any changes to times or locations for mobile pantry distributions will be communicated via our texting service. You will ONLY receive a text notification if there is a change. Text FOODROCK to 47177.

Second Harvest does not require any identification or proof of residency. Bring bags or boxes if possible. They distribute about 60 pounds of food per household.

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Contacting Converse:


PLEASE CONTINUE TO REACH OUT TO US:

Converse Office (Ms. Missi)

mpolglaze@sdb.k12.wi.us

(608) 361-2105


Ms. Malott-Principal

lmalott@sdb.k12.wi.us

(608) 361-2110


Mr. Stengl-Assistant Principal

rstengl@sdb.k12.wi.us

(608) 361-2178


Converse Health Office (Ms. Brooke):

bmckearn@sdb.k12.wi.us

(608) 361-2115


Ms. Staci Brandt-Counselor

ssarvisbrandt@sdb.k12.wi.us

(608) 361-2187


PLEASE continue to check:

  • email
  • text messages
  • voicemail
  • SEESAW
  • the school district website (www.sdb.k12.wi.us)
  • the School District of Beloit APP
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SDB Mission and Vision SDB MISSION AND VISION

On behalf of the Board of Education and the School District of Beloit we stand against all forms of systemic and institutional racism. Now more than ever it is necessary for our community’s institutions and organizations to commit to be anti-racist. We are proud of the diversity within the School District of Beloit and we acknowledge the challenges and adversity that so many of our families of color are facing. We are always committed to supporting our students, families, and staff. We are here for you and we are stronger together. #BeloitProud

Mission: The mission of the School District of Beloit, committed to excellence and strengthened and enriched by diversity, is to prepare each student to compete, contribute and thrive as an admirable citizen in a rapidly changing world by engaging students in a wide variety of high quality, relevant programs in partnership with families, schools and the stateline community.

Vision: Preparing and inspiring every student to succeed in life and contribute to an ever-changing world.