Hixson Happenings

44th Issue, August 28, 2020

HAPPY FRIDAY!

Hello Hixson families!


Thank you so much for a great first week of school! While we certainly experienced some challenges with technology along the way, we appreciate your flexibility, patience, and understanding as we worked through them.


I want to give a huge shout out to Hixson teachers! They had to learn Canvas in a very short amount of time, and we are so thankful for everything they have done to make the most out of a challenging situation. THANK YOU HIXSON TEACHERS!


We have received some kind words and positive feedback, as well as some ideas on how we can improve virtual. Thank you for that! We will use your feedback to help us make virtual learning the best possible experience for our students.


Have a safe and restful weekend everyone. You certainly worked hard for it!

Dr. Mayes, Dr. Berry, Dr. Vogt, Mr. Hazelton

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Early Dismissal - Friday, September 4, 2020

We will have an early dismissal on Friday, September 4, 2020. Please see the schedule below for more details. Each class will be 32 minutes in length, and there are 3-4 minutes between classes. Teachers will still follow the 50% synchronous and 50% asynchronous model of instruction, which means that your student will engage with Zoom for up to 16 minutes per class, and complete independent learning for up to 16 minutes. Students will be all finished for the day by 12:32 pm. Afterwards, be sure to enjoy your Labor Day weekend!
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Counselors' Newsletter

Please take a moment to read a newsletter from our amazing counselors!

Well Care Check In

Throughout the year Hixson Counselors provide families in need with necessities to include but not limited to food, hygiene items, and clothing. We are including a link to a survey to identify any current needs within our Hixson family. Please take time to complete this confidential survey (below). A Hixson Counselor will reach out if a need is identified for your family.

Hixson Counseling Groups

Hixson's counseling department will be offering weekly counseling groups to students. Click on the link below for more information!

Do You Still Need a Device?

The Webster Groves School District will provide a device for your child to use this semester for virtual classes. If you already have a device, please use it as we are limited in our supply of devices to share.


If you need a device for your student, and you have not already requested one, please fill out the form at this link: https://tinyurl.com/y3jsezwu


If you have already requested a device for your student this semester, please sign up at the link for a time to pick it up: https://tinyurl.com/y4elzkw3


Devices will be distributed from the District Service Center located at 3232 S. Brentwood Blvd. If you have any issues please contact us at support@wgcloud.org.

Technology Support

Below is a link to the technology support ticket system we are utilizing to help give our learners and families the most efficient system to help us keep track of technology support requests. Use this site to submit when you are having technology difficulties with your child's equipment/access/accounts/etc.


https://wgsd.on.spiceworks.com/portal

Meal Pick Up Information

Click the link below to access information regarding Webster Groves School District meal pick up. Please complete the survey if you are in need of meal service.

Team Newsletters

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