NCVA Beacon Herald

April 2021

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Our Mission

NCVA is a community of students, families and educators dedicated to expanding educational choice through innovative and technology rich instructional practices, and accountable for developing each student's full potential for academic and post-secondary success.

Happy Spring Break 2021!

March 2021 was one of our biggest months this school year! In addition to our regular events, we also saw March Madness, the Kids Heart/American Heart Challenges, Stride’s the Reel Me Video Challenge, and our HS College Fair. Thank you for your participation. We hope you found activities that resonated with your family!


Spring Break is on the horizon, April 5th-April 9th. On behalf of our entire NCVA family, we would like to wish you a fun and relaxing Spring Break! We’ll see you back in class on Monday, April 12th!


In Partnership,

NCVA Staff

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Important Dates

  • April 1: (K-2) I Can be Confident and Calm on Test Day (Part 2)
  • April 5-9: Spring Break (School Closed)
  • April 12: (MS) What is Test Anxiety? (Part 1)
  • April 14: (MS) I Can be Confident and Calm on Test Day (Part 2)
  • April 13: (3rd-5th) What is Test Anxiety? (Part 1)
  • April 15: Re-Registration Deadline
  • April 15: (3rd-5th) I can be Confident and Calm on Test Day (Part 2)
  • April 16: LC Social Time
  • April 22: [RSVP] HS Bonus Virtual Outing with NCMA
  • April 22: K-5 Virtual Bookmobile Tour
  • April 23rd: NCVA Lottery (New families)
  • April 23: K-8 Bonus Virtual Outing
  • April 30: [RSVP] LC Speaker: "Promoting Volunteerism"

** NCVA Re-Registration for SY 21-22: DEADLINE April 15! **


~Save the Dates~

Virtual Art & Talent Shows (K-12): May 21st

NCVA School Calendar SY 20-21

[ACTION NEEDED] Re-Registration SY 21-22 by 4/15!

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Attention NCVA Families: Each year our families have the opportunity to renew their student's seat at NCVA for the upcoming school year. Re-registration for NCVA is now open! Please let us know your plans for SY 21-22 as soon as possible via the "Learning Coach Account" in the Online School (pictured above). Reach out to your student's Advisor or Homeroom Teacher if you need assistance with Re-Registration. Please submit by April 15th.

Resources

NCVA Family Directory SY 20-21

The NCVA Family Directory for SY 20-21 is here! This is a great opportunity for our families to socialize with one another in your local area. Participation is Optional.

REGISTER HERE


Family Engagement Plan SY 20-21

Dear Learning Coaches: Please take a few moments to read over the Family Engagement Policy. It will be maintained in the Beacon Herald for your reference.

*SY 21-22 NCVA Annual Health Notification

Per NC State and K12 guidelines, NCVA is required to provide families important immunization and health information annually. This includes updates for SY 21-22. Please review the NCVA Annual Health Notification SY 21-22 closely and save it for future reference.


Be sure to follow-up with your local health care provider or local health department with additional questions as it pertains to your student(s). We wish your family a happy and healthy school year!

NCVA Spirit Store

Launching in the Middle of March. Keep an Eye out for a Launch Email!

Kids Heart & American Heart Challenges

Thank you for your support of the American Heart Association (AHA) in March! It was our very first time participating, and the first time that the AHA has brought this program to a school such as ours. Let's celebrate:


  • Our school raised a total of $3,642.35
  • Kids Heart Challenge (K-5) Homeroom Winner: Ms. Clayton, 1st Grade
  • Outstanding Week of Wellness attendance
  • Countless volunteer hours served by our National Junior Honor Society, National Honor Society, and HS Leadership Club members

Excellent work, everyone! We hope to do this again next Spring. Keep working towards reaching your wellness goals!

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April Events

Community Service-#Stride Serves

April: Pinwheels for Prevention

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. "In 2008 Prevent Child Abuse America introduced the Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign. What our research showed, and what our experiences since then have reinforced, is that people respond positively to pinwheels, which represent childlike whimsy and lightheartedness and our vision for a world where all children grow up happy, healthy, and prepared to succeed in supportive families and communities...Pinwheels are a reminder that we all play a role in children's lives." https://preventchildabuse.org/resources/pinwheels-for-prevention/ .





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Clubs

NCVA Clubs SY 20-21

NCVA has several school-based clubs. There is still time to join! Click this link to find out more about club offerings NCVA Clubs SY 20-21 . Please direct additional questions about school-based clubs to the appropriate Club Organizer listed.

K12 Clubs

Check out the *NEW* K12 Clubs Smore HERE!


Student and Family questions about K12 National Clubs & other National Programming may be directed to clubs@k12.com .

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K12 National News

*UPDATE* K12 National Newsletter

Please read the K12 Newsletter April 2021 for updates from the National Team!



We are happy to see more Learning Coaches visiting and supporting one another in our new online community built for Learning Coaches. Our LC Community is a safe and caring online space where you can:

• Find, connect, and develop relationships with other Learning Coaches

• Find school specific information and resources

• Learn from and encourage other Learning Coaches


You can access our school’s LC Community from the K12 App by logging in with your Learning Coach credentials and clicking the Community tab at the bottom.

Don’t have the K12 App? Download the K12 App on your iOS or Android device today!


Join us today at www.learningcoachlife.com!

K12 Student ID Cards

Have you ever wanted to own a physical Student Identification Card for community discounts? The K12 site for ordering these has launched. Order yours today for a minimal fee that includes shipping at http://studentid.k12.com .

LC Community on the K12 App!

We are happy to see more Learning Coaches visiting and supporting one another in our new online community built for Learning Coaches. Our LC Community is a safe and caring online space where you can:

• Find, connect, and develop relationships with other Learning Coaches

• Find school specific information and resources

• Learn from and encourage other Learning Coaches

You can access our school’s LC Community from the K12 App by logging in with your Learning Coach credentials and clicking the Community tab at the bottom.

Don’t have the K12 App? Download the K12 App on your iOS or Android device today!

Join us today at www.learningcoachlife.com!

K12 LC Resources S'more

Stay abrest of new K12 training opportunities from K12. Check-out the LC Resources S'more.

K12 Learning Liftoff Newsletter

For fun ideas for you and your children, subscribe to our Learning Liftoff newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Register here: http://www.learningliftoff.com/

School News and Updates

NCVA Website

If you haven't already, please bookmark our NCVA website! There are many great resources for our families including a detailed staff directory. Check it out today!

Attendance Corner

Keys to Successful Attendance:

1. Attend all required LIVE Class Connect Sessions

2. Complete all lessons and assignments due for the day

3. Make up any over-due lessons

4. Manually log ALL attendance in the Learning Coach (LC) Account of OLS under the Attendance Tab

K12 Support 1-866-512-2273

Check out our full catalog of technical support resources at the bottom of this newsletter! K12 Customer support is open 24/7 to provide assistance to our families.


Trouble Logging in?

  1. Clear cache and cookies weekly. Click HERE to find out how to use this common troubleshooting trick.
  2. Power off your computer nightly to allow for automatic system updates.

Elementary School Updates

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Can you believe it is already April? The last 2 months of school are always busy and exciting. Please remind your student the importance of doing their best as we get closer to the end of the school year. They have worked hard all year and now it is their time to stand out. Let's continue to work hard and finish the school year out strong. We are so proud of of the students at NCVA! Keep up the hard work.

Re-registration

We are excited to see so many families re-registering for the 2021-2022 school year. If you have not already done so, please log into your LC account, go to "my info" and make your selection. Undecided? That's ok, just choose undecided and update your choice later on.

Kindergarten Celebration

Please join us on May 21 to celebrate. Kindergarten graduation will not be in person this year. The safety of our students and staff are our first priority, so we will be celebrating virtually. Your homeroom teacher will send out the details soon.

9:00-Mrs. Romans

10:00 Ms. McElroy

11:00 Mrs. Myers

12:00 Mrs. Brown

1:00 Mrs. Anderson

2:00 Mrs. Hassen

5th Grade Promotion Ceremony

Our 5th grade classes will celebrate moving into Middle School with a promotion ceremony on May 21st at 4:00. Your homeroom teacher will be sending out an invite soon.

Order your Yearbook now!

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Yearbook Link

Please click on the link below to order your yearbook.
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• NON-COMPETITIVE, OPTIONAL

• ALL students at NCVA in grades K-5 may submit artwork .

• Limit (2) submissions per student..

• Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Drawing, Digital Art, Pottery, Folk Art, etc. accepted.

• Artwork MUST BE ORIGINAL.

Submission Guidelines

1. Take a high quality digital photograph.

2. Artwork should be attached to an email and sent to Ms. Mabe Royal kmaberoyal@ncvacademy.org with “ART SHOW SUBMISSION” as the subject title.

3. Artwork submissions MUST INCLUDE full name of student, grade level, the media or category of the submission and the title of the piece in the body of the email. SUBMISSIONS NOT FOLLOWING GUIDELINES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, PLEASE EMAIL WITH ANY QUESTION

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT

Wednesday May 19, 2021 @ 5pm
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Dates to Remember

  • April 5th-9th: Spring Break
  • April 13th-15th: NC Check-In #3
  • April 22nd: ES Virtual Bookmobile Tour
  • April 23rd: ES Outing
  • May 3rd-7th: EOY NWEA

TIPS FOR SUCCESS

  • Check your email DAILY - This should be done multiple times a day.
  • Always check your class connect schedule in the morning when you log in.
  • Attend all "required" class connects. These are mandatory.
  • Log those PE/Health hours every week!
  • Participate – If you don’t like to talk on the mic, please answer in the chat box or use your polling tools. Let us know you are there and trying. If you will work for us, we will work for YOU!
  • Ask questions – Please, please ask questions. We need to know how we can help. For those of you that are shy about asking questions in class, please email us!
  • Keep that Tech Support number handy – If you have technical issues, call them! They’re available 24-7. Technical problems are not an excuse for not completing work. The number is 866.512.2273 – put it somewhere you can refer to it easily!
  • Save ALL of your passwords and important information somewhere you can find it. You MUST know your NCVA email, your Student ID Number, your Go Formative username and password (for this year, returning students!). Keep them all in one place so that you're not locked out when you have important things to do!

Middle School Updates

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Spring break will be a good time to help you rest and reset for the final months of the school year! Use this month to review what you’ve learned this year, master difficult skills, & ask for help, when needed.



Below are a few tips we recommend for a successful month, some important dates for April, and a motivational book to check out at Big Universe that will motivate you this month of school! Be sure to also check out the Bitmoji classrooms of the month: Ms. Cooper's 6th grade ELA classroom & Ms. Miller's 8th grade Science classroom! Finally, check out a sneak peak about our EOG Middle School challenge below: the EOG Olympics!

Important Upcoming Dates this Month

    • April 5-9th: Spring Break (No CCs; No OMS)
    • April 12-16th: NC Check In Testing & Makeups (6-8th Reading, 6th-8th Math, Math I, & 8th Science)
    • April 16th - EOG Olympics Opening Ceremonies

    *See your Class Connect schedule in the Online School for daily schedule*

    Academic Tips for this month:


      • Volunteer in class - Raise your hand, write in the chat, or offer to help a classmate by volunteering your thinking. The more you participate and give your best effort, the more you will grow!
      • Take time for extra practice in your online programs provided to you for free, like IXL for Reading and Math or CK-12 for Science! Both of these programs help you review what you know and test your learning from this year. Not sure how to log in? Email your teacher for help!
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      Middle School Yearbooks SY 20-21

      •Link to pre-order: https://www.treering.com/validate?PassCode=1016167827842628

      •Questions: Dr. Sara Kourtsounis at skourtsounis@ncvacademy.org

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      Motivational Figures of the Month: The Navajo Code Talkers!

      The Navajo Code Talkers were a group of about 400 indigenous, Navajo people that crafted a secret language to help the Marine Corps during WWII. Their code was successful during the war, but remained a secret when they returned to the United States after the war was over in case it was needed for any future wars. These code talkers kept the secret for over 20 years, and eventually were recognized for their heroic efforts!


      Check out this unique story in Big Universe today!

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      Bitmoji Classrooms of the Month

      Even though we don’t have physical classrooms, many of our teachers have created virtual spaces that feel like a cozy, brick-and-mortar classroom.

      Check out Ms. Cooper’s 6th grade ELA Bitmoji classroom & Ms. Miller's 8th grade Science Bitmoji classroom below! What do you notice about her classroom?

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      Coming soon...

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      Submission Deadline: Wed, May 19th @ 5:00 p.m.

      Submission Guidelines:

      1. Take a high quality digital photograph, video or recording.


      2. Artwork should be attached to an email and sent to Ms. Mabe Royal for High School Students with “ART SHOW SUBMISSION” as the subject title. Perfor-mances can be submitted using Spring 2021 Virtual Art and Talent Show Flipgrid. If you wish to sign up for an OPEN MIC time slot please do so here, NCVA Virtual Art and Talent Show Open Mic Sign Ups.


      3. Artwork submissions MUST INCLUDE full name of student, grade level, the media or category of the submission and the title of the piece in the body of the email.


      *SUMISSIONS NOT FOLLOWING GUIDELINES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.*

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      High School Updates

      April Updates

      Please remember to check your email, course plans, and class announcements every single day. This will help you to be successful.


      Important Dates:

      *Class Connect sessions will appear on the student's schedule in the Online School.*

      • April 1: HS Connection Corner
      • April 5th -9th: Spring Break No school for students and staff
      • April 15-16th: Interims for Math
      • April 19th-20th: Interims for Non-EOC Courses
      • April 22nd: HS Connection Corner
      • April 29th: HS Connection Corner


      High School EOC's are closer than you think!

      Start studying and reviewing now. Please reach out to your teacher if you have questions about how to review for your exams.


      Also, spring break can be used to work to catch up on classes. If you are behind/missing hours or need to make up work, spring break can be a great opportunity to do so.

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      High School Year Book Update

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      Submission Deadline: Wed, May 19th @ 5:00 p.m.

      Submission Guidelines:

      1. Take a high quality digital photograph, video or recording.


      2. Artwork should be attached to an email and sent to Ms. Mabe Royal for High School Students with “ART SHOW SUBMISSION” as the subject title. Perfor-mances can be submitted using Spring 2021 Virtual Art and Talent Show Flipgrid. If you wish to sign up for an OPEN MIC time slot please do so here, NCVA Virtual Art and Talent Show Open Mic Sign Ups.


      3. Artwork submissions MUST INCLUDE full name of student, grade level, the media or category of the submission and the title of the piece in the body of the email.


      *SUMISSIONS NOT FOLLOWING GUIDELINES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.*

      Congratulations National Honor Society Inductees!

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      Scholarship Opportunities

      High School Counseling Team

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      Tallo: Digital Resume

      Tallo is a unique digital resource that allows students to showcase their talents and skills. Share your accomplishments and even link videos. Find out more by reading the attachment below!

      Special Programs Updates

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      How long have you been with NCVA? 4 Years

      Hometown: High Point, NC

      Where do you live now? Matthews, NC

      Educational Background (degrees/years of experience): Bachelor's in Child Development and Master of Education both from UNC-Greensboro

      What are you doing when you're not working? Reading, Hiking, Cooking

      What is your favorite food? Cheese!

      What is your favorite book? My favorite children's book is Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae

      If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you travel and why? I would love to travel to France! I took French in school and want to put my language skills to the test!

      What is your go to restaurant? I love sushi for dinners out!

      What is your go to late at night snack? Ice Cream

      Do you have a hidden talent? If so what is it? *Talent in progress* During break I started doing yoga and my ultimate goal is to be able to do a handstand!

      What is the best thing about working at NCVA? The people! (Shout out to the EC and Elementary teams- you are awesome!)

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      How long have you been with NCVA? 3rd year

      Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

      Where do you live now? Wake Forest, NC

      Educational Background (degrees/years of experience): B.S. Criminal Justice, M.A.T Special Education, 9 years teaching experience

      What are you doing when you're not working?: Spending time with family (Boys-3 year old twins, 20 month old, and husband) enjoying the outdoors

      What is your favorite food? Cous-Cous

      What is your favorite book? Siddhartha

      If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you travel and why? Greece or Italy, both have such beauty!

      What is your go to restaurant? Local restaurant- Over the Falls

      What is your go to late at night snack? Cheese

      Do you have a hidden talent? If so what is it? No hidden talents!

      What is the best thing about working at NCVA? The teamwork and seeing students flourish in their own way.

      NCVA Student Support Team

      Strong Start...Strong Finish!

      We're in the final stretch of the school year! Quarter 4 is in progress. Please use this time to finish strong! Spring Break is April 5th-April 9th. The Online School will be accessible for any students that need additional time to catch-up on any overdue lessons. An extra hour per day can make a big difference! Read your class announcements and e-mails for instructions from your teachers. Don't hesitate to e-mail your instructor if you have additional questions about an assignment.


      Be on the look-out for more social sessions for students and Learning Coaches sponsored by our Advisors. These are excellent opportunities for our familes to connect and build friendships outside of class. Check your Class Connect schedule for updates. Please reach out if we may assist you!


      Meet your Student Support Team

      Lea King, Student Support Administrator

      Laura Zuber, Student Attendance Specialist

      Paige Adams, Student Resource Coordinator

      Jillian Davenport, Community Engagement Specialist

      Whitney Cress, K-8 Counselor


      Student Support Advisors :

      K-5: Amy Baker, Brittany Carson, Rebekah Logan, Allison Mosley, Nkechi Orabuchi-Fluker, Jevonda Perkins, and Katie Szostak

      6-8: Brittany Bonardi, Tiffany Carson, Lauren Hedrick, Kristen Herd, and Danielle Smithers.

      9-12: Marah Barrow, Debbie DeLoach, Karie Shuler, and Jennifer Triplett

      NCVA Learning Coach Development

      Be on the look-out for more activities planned just for Learning Coaches this Spring! Don't forget to scroll down to the "Learning Coach Central" section of the Beacon Herald Newsletter for more details about offerings this month. We hope to see you there!


      • LC Speaker Series
      • Mathematical Minds
      • LC Support Group-Social Emotional Learning
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      K-8 Counselor: Whitney Cress

      Hello all! My name is Whitney Cress, and I am the Elementary and Middle School Counselor. Please never hesitate to reach out for support!


      Your students will see me during our monthly Beacon Times, where we will focus on a Social Emotional Learning topic. I also offer counseling small groups throughout the school year, so be on the lookout for my emails! I am looking forward to an amazing year!


      Also, take notice of our student services website packed with a tremendous amount of helpful community, academic, social and emotional resources.


      Whitney Cress

      whcress@ncvacademy.org

      919-346-0121 ext. 2113

      Beacon Time!

      Monthly Beacon Times are offered to further develop students' social and emotional skills. These assemblies will be offered each month during the school year by our school counselor and student resource coordinator. We look forward to seeing you there!


      K-2 Beacon Time (April):

      • Optional Text Anxiety Workshop (see below for details)


      3-5 Beacon Time (April):

      • Optional Text Anxiety Workshop (see below for details)


      MS Beacon Time (April 26 @ 2:00):

      • Optimism/Humor


      HS Beacon Time (April 20 @ 12:30):

      • Optimism/Humor


      LC Beacon Time (Podcast released the first week of April via email)

      • Safety for a Child in Today's World
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      Donut Stress about the Test! 2 Part Test Anxiety Workshop

      Our K-8 school counselor, Mrs. Cress, is offering a two part workshop to help student manage test anxiety. With end of year tests approaching, many of our students can start feeling nervous of anxious. The goal of these workshops is to give our students skills and reassurance to test with confidence!


      Title: What is Test Anxiety? Let’s Test Prep for Success! (Part 1 of 2)

      • Understanding test anxiety

      • Reframing worries (what is in and out of our control)

      • Test Prep for Success!


      Title: I Can be Confident and Calm on Test Day! (Part 2 of 2)

      • Positive thinking and self-talk

      • Calming strategies


      Grades 1-2: Tuesday, 3/30 @ 2-2:40 (part 1), Thursday, 4/1 @ 2-2:40 (part 2)

      Grades 3-5: Tuesday, 4/13 @ 2-2:40 (part 1), Thursday, 4/15 @ 2-2:40 (part 2)

      MS: Monday, 4/12 @ 2-2:40 (part 1), Wednesday, 4/14 @ 2-2:40 (part 2)

      *Sessions will appear on all student's calendars as optional

      Social Emotional Groups

      Middle School Group(s)


      Light Keepers (Anxiety and Depression)

      Offers a chance for students to connect and support one other around shared struggles with anxiety and depression. Groups will explore topics such as triggers, positive self-talk, distorted thinking, social connectedness, and conquering fears. Students will be given opportunities for discussion.



      High School Group(s)


      Light Keepers (Anxiety and Depression)

      Offers a chance for students to connect and support one other around shared struggles with anxiety and depression. Groups will explore topics such as triggers, positive self-talk, distorted thinking, social connectedness, and conquering fears. Students will be given opportunities for discussion.



      Learning Coach Support Group


      Parenting Children with Mental Health Needs Support Group

      * Renamed to PEAK (Parents of Exceptionally Awesome Kids)

      Many parents never suspect their child would be struggling with mental health disorders and coaching their child through difficult symptoms. Many times, mental health can shape the family’s way of life. But—NCVA parents are not alone. Many of our students are diagnosed with a variety of mental health difficulties and are enrolled at NCVA because they are more comfortable and thrive in a virtual setting. Parents can benefit from the support and time to connect with other families undergoing the same hurdles and successes.

      • · Meets 1x a month for 45 minutes
      • · Times will be on your LC CC Schedule (no need to register)

      NCVA provides McKinney-Vento/Homeless support to qualifying students


      You may be eligible for assistance through the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Below is the definition of what qualifies a family to be considered eligible for supports and services.

      According to section 725(2) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11434a(2)), the term “homeless children and youths”—

      (A) means individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence; and

      (B) includes—

      (i) children and youths who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship, or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or camping grounds due to the lack of alternative accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; or are abandoned in hospitals.

      (ii) children and youths who have a primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings;

      (iii) children and youths who are living in cars, parks, public spaces, abandoned buildings, substandard housing, bus or train stations, or similar settings; and

      (iv) migratory children who qualify as homeless for the purposes of this subtitle because the children are living in circumstances described in clauses (i) through (iii).

      Children and youth are considered homeless if they fit both Part A and any one of the sub-parts of Part B of the definition above.


      If you feel you may qualify or if you have any questions, please contact Paige Adams, Homeless Liaison & Family Resource Coordinator, at padams@ncvacademy.org or at 919-346-0121 ext. 2030.

      COVID RESOURCES

      Check out various resources available as we transition through these critical times together. Both links are living documents featuring regular updates.


      Specific by region, including assistance with food, finances, utilities, etc.


      Social and educational resources for your children.


      Crisis Support:

      · Text support: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis (including COVID19, self harm, anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation) and get connected with a trained crisis counselor.

      · National Suicide Hotline number is 800-273-TALK (8255), there is also a chat option on their website, https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ .

      · As always, call 911 with any life-threatening emergencies, including thoughts or plans of suicide and self-harm.

      Learning Coach Central

      NCDHSS-Childcare Resource

      Are you looking for childcare resources? Please read this flyer from the NC Department of Health and Human Services. Call 1-888-600-1685 to speak with a representative about care for a school aged-child. #StayStrongNC

      LC Volunteers Needed!

      Attention Learning Coaches

      Want to get more involved? There are many exciting opportunities to participate and share your unique skills. Let us know more about your interests. Please complete the VOLUNTEER SURVEY to join our team.


      *Background Checks are required for all school volunteers.

      Social Media

      Please take advantage of opportunities to connect with the K12 and NCVA communities online and social media, via:


      NCVA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NorthCarolinaVirtualAcademy/

      If you have not already, take a few moments to review our school on the NCVA Facebook page. Share your experience with others by clicking on the "Review" tab. This is a great way to make friends and connect with other NCVA families.


      NCVA Twitter: https://twitter.com/ncva_k12
      NCVA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ncva_k12/


      K12 Learning Coach Cafe: https://www.facebook.com/groups/K12LCCafe/

      K12 Learn Latino FB Page (in Spanish): https://www.facebook.com/K12LearnLatino

      K12 NEW Learning Coaches : https://www.facebook.com/groups/NewK12LearningCoaches/

      *New* LC Community via the K12 App

      Connect with NCVA families directly from the K12 app! Learn about the LC Community HERE. Join the NCVA LC Community by downloading the K12 App to your mobile device and log-in with your LC credentials.
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      Directions to Join a Regional Parent Group

      Want to connect with other NCVA families near your area? Join an RPG today!

      1. E-mail the Regional Parent Group where you reside. Find your county on the map.
      2. Include your Name, County, Student(s)' Name(s), Grade Level(s), and Phone Number.


      Region 1 ncvaregion1@yahoo.com *NEW*

      Region 2 ncvaregion2@gmail.com

      Region 3 ncvaregion3@yahoo.com

      Region 4 ncvaregion4@gmail.com

      Region 5 ncvaregion5@gmail.com

      Region 6 ncvaregion6@gmail.com

      Region 7/8 ncvaregion7_8@yahoo.com


      PLEASE NOTE: The Regional Parent Groups are comprised of Learning Coaches. They do NOT have access to student information. Please contact your student's Homeroom or Content Area Teacher(s) for academic questions.

      NCVA LC Speaker Events (Recordings)

      It's been a busy school year! Perhaps you are new to NCVA or missed some of our earlier LC events. Check out the LC seminars that we offered earlier in the year. Click HERE to access recordings!


      FEATURING:

      · “Mathematical Minds” Series

      · “Supporting Exceptional Learners”

      · “Addressing Various Learning Styles”

      · “Social Media & Online Safety” and more…

      K12 Customer Support & Videos 1-866-512-2273

      Do you need help installing a K12 printer or enabling Flash content in Firefox? Or do you need to know how to configure audio for a Class Connect? Check out our new easy-to-follow Technical Support videos that will walk you through these steps and more at:

      https://www.help.k12.com/s/topic/0TO0B000000I2moWAC/technical-support-videos#?tabset-26361=2


      • K12 App: Download HERE



      Having trouble logging in to the OLS? Is OLS navigation slow? Try clearing your browser cache and cookies.
      As of July 2020, the recommended browser when using the K12 Online School platforms, for all grade levels, is Google Chrome.

      If you are your online classes using Chrome, we recommend installing the Flash Enabler extension which will enable and save Flash settings for your classes. Please refer to Enabling Flash in Chrome for a step-by-step guide to enabling Flash in Chrome.


      Zoom App

      Sometimes, staff will schedule sessions in Blackboard, then re-direct students or Learning Coaches to a Zoom room for a more interactive experience. Never miss a Zoom session again! Be sure to download the Zoom app to your computer.

      HELPING OUR SCHOOL

      Box Tops for Education

      As a public school, NCVA is able to participate in Box Tops for Education by General Mills. As you shop and purchase normal, everyday products such as food, storage, paper products, and cleaning supplies our school may now earn credit using Box Tops mobile app. Thank you for your support!




      • For a limited time, you may also bring physical box tops with you to an outing or mail them to the school address attention Office Manager.

      UPDATE Your Contact Information

      Please ensure your phone number and e-mail are up to date in the OLS under your LC Account.


      • Change of Address: Proof of Residence (utility bill, lease, home owner's statement) is required to update your physical address. Please e-mail the information to the Registrar at registrar@ncvacademy.org.

      Contact Information

      North Carolina Virtual Academy

      4220 NC HWY 55, Suite 130

      Durham, NC 27713

      Phone: 919-346-0121

      Fax: 919-324-6597

      Website: http://ncva.k12.com


      K12 Customer Support: 1-866-512-2273

      www.help.k12.com/s/