Kellogg Strong - Distance Learning

Family Newsletter - January 14th

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All things for Distance Learning

Need Help? Families and students can drop into this Google Meet

Monday: 8:30-9:30am

Tuesday: 8:30-9:30am


Nickname: kellogghelp


Google Meet link


Of course you can also call. 503-916-5707

Message from your Administrative Team

Kellogg families,


Monday - Thursday:



Attendance:


  • Teachers will be taking attendance.
  • Please call the office as usual to report any absences 503-916-5707


Cameras on:


  • Teachers will ask students to keep their cameras on and will communicate as grade level teams what engagement will look like.
  • We've had the opportunity to get to know students so we hope they are more comfortable with cameras on which leads to more engagement and learning.


COVID testing and reporting:


  • If your child tests positive, someone in your household tests positive, you've been exposed, please continue to notify the school.
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How to get to class

Here is the site that has the links to the classrooms


Your teachers will have their class links ALSO posted on their Canvas page


Some teachers might send you Google Calendar Invites

Need Help? Families and students can drop into this Google Meet

Tuesday: 8:30-9:30am

Wednesday: 8:30-9:30am


Nickname: kellogghelp


Google Meet link

Schedules

Lunches and supplies - CHANGE

In order to help cover kitchen staffing shortages, lunches for our students will be picked up FRANKLIN HS. More info to come.


During 11:00 - 12:30 you can also stop by the school for:

  • Any basic school supplies that you might need
  • Get any supplies you left at school. Students may not enter the building. There will be an adult to go get it for you.


Chromebooks and chargers:

  • We are in low supply of chargers as they are the first thing students lose track of.
  • If you have questions about your device, please email khamilton@pps.net and we will try and get your question answered.

Affinity Groups will still happen at the same time

If you were part of any of the morning affinity groups, they will still happen at the same time virtually. Please visit the Virtual Link Site to find your group.

Black Excellence

Latino Club

LGBTQ+Allies

ADHD Group

Indigenous Peoples


Also you will find the links to

REAP

SUN

Latino Network

Important Dates

January 24 - 27 - Temporary Distance Learning

January 27th - Last day of Quarter 2, Semester 1

January 28th - No Students - Grading day

January 31st - No Students - School Climate Planning Day

February 4th - NAEP Testing

POSTPONED - February 3rd - 5th

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From Family Events Committee

Attention, Kellogg Families! As a brand new school with a new set of students and families, we would like to know what kind of activities and events you are interested in having at Kellogg Middle School. As we work to build our school community and culture, we invite you to fill out the survey below as student and family input is critical to this process!


Family Engagement Survey - English


Family Engagement Survey - Spanish


Family Engagement Survey - Vietnamese


Family Engagement Survey - Simplified Chinese


Family Engagement Survey - Chuukese



Thank you,


Kelly Greenberg, MSW

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers Why Do Pronouns Matter?

Want to learn more about gender?

8th Grade School Counselor

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Volunteers - there is still time


Please fill out the following survey to let us know what areas you would be interested to volunteer with. We will contact you to make sure security and training steps are complete before starting.


Please go to https://www.pps.net/volunteer to make sure you have filled their requirements.

An in person or virtual training will happen January 4th with Mrs. Roletto. More information to come.


Adults in our building are expected to follow the PPS Volunteer Code of Conduct while in our building during school hours.


Each opportunity is listed with some details. Please email groletto@pps.net with questions.



Volunteer Interest Survey

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ONGOING FAMILY IMMUNIZATION CLINICS

The Multnomah County Health Department is offering twice-weekly Immunization Clinics for families and children to obtain COVID-19 and school-required vaccines. Clinics will be held on Wednesdays from 11 am - 2 pm & 3 pm - 6 pm at the Gateway WIC Building, 131 NE 102nd Ave., Portland; and on Saturdays from 9 am - 12 pm & 1 pm - at the NE Health Clinic, 5329 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. #322, Portland.


Appointments are required for children aged 5 - 11. No appointment is required for family members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and flu shots.


Call 503-988-8939 to make an appointment. More info is available at: multco.us/vaccineclinics.


Betse Thielman, Manager Health Services, ethielman@pps.net

Locating A Pediatric Vaccine Clinic Near You!

  1. Log into Multnomah County Health Department’s vaccine locator website and:

    1. Enter your address or zip code under “Location.”

    2. Click “Search”

    3. Click “Filter Your Results”

    4. Click “Pfizer age 5-11” under Vaccine Type.

    5. Click “Apply Filters” under Date Range.

    6. View the list of Pediatric Vaccine Clinics under Provider Information.

    7. Contact the Pediatric Vaccine Clinic provider for appointment information.

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