SCHOOL/DISTRICT CLOSURE INFO vol. 2

FOR WLCSD FAMILIES

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WHAT IS NEW?

A Message from WLCSD

We hope you are taking care of your families, following the Governor’s stay inside directive, and continuing to connect with your child’s learning via Google classroom. We are communicating with the Governor’s office, the Michigan Department of Education, our local and state health officials, and others as we gather resources to keep you updated.

Shout Outs for WLCSD

Walled Lake Schools wants to collect feedback from our parents, students, staff or community members on the experience you are having during our school closure.

Outside Food Pantry Available

Please stop by Mary Helen Guest Elementary, Walled Lake Elementary and/or Wixom Elementary and help yourself to the food/supplies in the Outdoor Food Pantries. The pantries were filled by many other families from across the WLCSD. On behalf of all elementary schools, we cannot thank you enough for your generosity.


Please take what you need. If you would like to help fill the pantry, you can do that as well. We are all committed to taking good care of each other.

i-READY FAMILY CENTRAL DURING THIS CLOSURE

Please be sure you visit i-Ready Family Center to learn how you can support your student during the school closure. Family Guides are available in different languages.

M-STEP

Standardized Testing: The United States Department of Education has agreed to grant States a waiver from 2019-2020 standardized tests.

Report Cards are Posted

Elementary Report Cards via Skyward Family Access.

If you have any questions, please check with your student's teacher.

REMINDERS

FOOD DISTRIBUTION Updated 3-21-2020

WLCSD Food Distribution March 30 & April 6

Distribution Date(s) & Time: Monday, March 30 & April 6 from 1:45 to 3 p.m. or when all the food is distributed.

Where:

  • Walled Lake Western High School, 600 Beck Road, Walled Lake
    • Pick-up at Western is outside the gym entrance in the parking lot and bus loop area near the athletic fields.
  • Walled Lake Central High School, 1600 Oakley Park Road, Walled Lake
    • Pick-up at Central is at the main entrance. Please follow those directing traffic.

Children will receive 7 days of breakfast and 7 days of lunch for all children 18 and under, and adults with disabilities 26 and under.

The meals distributed are provided by the Unanticipated School Closure Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), are available to all children at no cost.

Message Regarding Online Instruction

Our ultimate goal in moving to a virtual classroom is to create a way for teachers and students to connect, extend and enrich learning opportunities, and ensure a sense of stability for our school communities. We hope you and your students enjoy the opportunity to feel connected to our teachers and find the activities easy to engage in as best fits your families needs/schedules.

RESOURCES - UPDATED EACH WEEK

FOOD & Family support RESOURCES

GOOGLE CLASSROOM & TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES

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Parent Guide to Google Classroom

Remember that only student Google accounts (not parent accounts) can join a class.

IREADY RESOURCES

LITERACY RESOURCES

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL RESOURCES

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