Pine Hollow Middle School

Pine Hollow News: August 17, 2020

Dear Parents,

Wow... What a first day! We definitely had some hiccups (believe it or not, the internet was down on campus for the first two hours of our day), but overall I think it was a successful first day! Attendance was awesome, engagement was great, and technical issues were dealt with quickly. I'm hopeful that by the end of day tomorrow, all of the anxiety and stress you and your kids may be feeling will be eased.


That said, I realize there were a number of students who had issues logging in, accessing things, etc. So thank you for your patience as we answered calls, emails, and texts. Our systems are pretty solid, but I do apologize for any issues you may have encountered.


As we head into Day #2, please double check the bell schedule, review the One-Stop-Shop and log-in to HomeLink on your computer to review class schedules, attendance, and contact information. I know there will be more road bumps ahead, but our goal is to make this process as simple and seamless as possible so that our students can have a great year.


Thanks and let us know if you need anything. Best,


Ben Campopiano
Principal, Pine Hollow Middle School

CampopianoB@mdusd.org
(925) 718-6192

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Back to School Night this Wednesday

This Wednesday, 8/19 is our virtual Back to School Night for parents. Please join us via Zoom at the appropriate time based on your child's grade level:


  • 5:00pm = 6th Grade (Join Zoom Here; Meeting ID: 852 1811 1023; Passcode: 0YnqaSZ2co)
  • 6:00pm = 7th Grade (Join Zoom Here; Meeting ID: 823 4930 2445; Passcode: NWAVw2Xgg6)
  • 7:00pm = 8th Grade (Join Zoom Here; Meeting ID: 872 3743 9026; Passcode: v75X0q0Uq3)


These meetings will be an opportunity for you to hear from the administration, school counselor, and grade level teachers about all things Distance Learning. There will also be a question and answer period during each meeting. We will record these meetings and share in case you cannot attend.

Attendance

A few things to know regarding attendance:
  • Students are required to attend classes, and teachers are taking attendance daily. Please review your child's attendance in HomeLink to verify the accuracy.
  • You need to excuse your child's absences like you do during in-person instruction. Click here to view the steps to take to report an absence.
  • Students who cannot attend class should contact their teacher about how to attain the instruction and/or make-up the work they missed.

Passwords Issues?

If your child is having difficulty logging in to their Chromebook, Google, Clever, etc, please fill out this form so that we can reset your password and get you support.

Chromebooks / Low-Cost Internet Services

If you need a Chromebook, please print, complete, and send this form to bacas@mdusd.org. Please click here to view low-cost internet options for MDUSD families and community members.

Pick-Up Meal Service

View the new pick-up meal service options at Pine Hollow here. You can apply for free/reduced meals here (ENGLISH / SPANISH).