Mrs. Gardner's Course Update

March 13th, 2015 (Issue 5)


Mrs. Gardner's April 2nd Course Update

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I apologize for the inconvenience.


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Please Read ALL Information Below

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Grades Have Been Updated

At each Assignment Due date, grades are updated by the teacher. Zeros are entered for any missing assignments from the student's schedule. Students and parents should view grades and notify the teacher of any issues. Students are encouraged to turn in missing work for partial credit according to GaVS late policy (see below.)

You will receive a course update email from me every two weeks, immediately after an Assignment Due Date.

Please read through the newsletter for helpful information.

Do You See This In Your Gradebook?

If you see the image below, then you have a 0 for this assignment. It was due on March 13th. Please submit by Friday, March 20th for late credit.
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Teacher of the Year Nominations

Who will be named the 2015 Georgia Virtual School Teacher of the Year?

Cast your vote today!

Each year, Georgia Virtual School recognizes one teacher who has excelled in his or her commitment and contribution to our students, school, and online education.

The nomination window is open for students, parents, facilitators, teachers and staff to cast their votes for the 2015 TOTY. If you believe that you know a teacher who should be recognized as Georgia Virtual School's Teacher of the Year, please complete the nomination form before March 31.

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GaVS Art Contest

Georgia Virtual School is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and is looking for students to submit original artwork illustrating 10 years of online learning with Georgia Virtual School. The artwork will be printed on GaVS’s official 10th anniversary merchandise. The student with the winning design will receive a GaVS 10th anniversary gift package.

Contest Details

  • Submissions must be in .pdf format.
  • Submissions are due Friday, March 27, 2015.
  • Email submissions to and include your full name, grade level, phone number, and school in the email.
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Spring Break

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Video Explanation of My Course

How to Read Feedback:

Watch the video below to learn where to find teacher feedback. You'll also learn how to view your missed quiz questions and their correct answers to prepare for tests!

If you cannot view video: Click here to be directed to the original.

* Please note that this video references a Biology course, but the same method applies to English courses.

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Important News and Tips:

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Do You Need An Extension?

Have You Been Sick?

Not every sick day gets an extension. Read through the following newsletter for the sick day extension policy: Click Here

What Can I Do To Succeed?

Do you have questions about how you can improve your grade? Check out the following newsletters:

Did I Submit Work Correctly?

Mrs. Gardner's Tips for Success

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