Truitt Middle School

September 2020

Welcome Back!

Dear Parents and Guardians,


We are a few days away from beginning an unprecedented year. During this time, our staff has been preparing to welcome students back either to CFISD Connect or Face to Face. Either method of instruction that you choose for you child, will be quality schooling. Staff is prepared to teach virtual, as well as in the classroom simultaneously.


Each month there will be a Truitt Middle School newsletter sent out via Facebook, Twitter, and messenger. The newsletters will also be posted on the campus website for your convenience. As you read this important information, please take note of the visitation guidelines on campus, deliveries, masks, nurse protocols, etc.


After not seeing our students since March, we can’t wait to see them next week either in person or virtually. I can speak for the whole staff by saying that we miss them dearly!


Thank you for your support,


Yvette Garcia

Principal

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CFISD ANNUAL STUDENT INFORMATION UPDATE

TRUITT VIDEO ORIENTATION

SCHOOLOGY

SCHOOLOGY PARENT AND STUDENT HELP AND INFORMATION!

Student Password Reset

Students can now reset their own password by visiting https://stugo.cfisd.net/

This information will be included in the Schoology login information being sent to parents and students.

Remember: If you haven’t received a CFISD Chromebook, you can bring your own to school in your clear backpack. Please make sure your name is on you fully charged device! Please bring charger just in case!

SGY1 Secondary
SGY2 Secondary
SGY3 Secondary
Traduce Videos en YouTube
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#MASKUP

Modification of “Use of Face Mask” Protocol:
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released new guidance strongly endorsing the use of face masks as a proven and effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 for children two years of age and older. After carefully reviewing this guidance, we have made several modifications to our “Use of Face Mask” protocol that we believe will strengthen our ability to create a safe learning environment for students and staff.

  • All staff and students (grades PK-12) must wear face masks on buses, in hallways, and in common areas. Students will wear a face mask when entering and/or exiting the gym, playground, or activity space and when not actively engaged in physical activity. Additionally, all staff and students (grades PK-12) will be required to wear face masks in the classroom when social distancing is not feasible and/or the teacher’s method for delivery of instruction warrants the use of face masks. All visitors (including parents, contractors, and vendors) will also wear face masks. Face masks will be provided for staff and students if needed.
  • Face masks are defined to include non-medical and medical grade disposable face masks and cloth face cover­ings (over the nose and mouth) that meet the same protection standards as non-medical grade face masks. Additionally, face masks with exhalation valves (vents that allow air to be exhaled through a hole in the material) may only be worn in combination with full-face shields.
  • Limited exceptions to these rules will only be made for eating, drinking, therapy, or a medical condition or disability that prevents a person from wearing a face mask. Full-face clear shields as an accommodation may be used in place of a mask to protect eyes, nose, and mouth whenever a face mask is not feasible due to a medical condition or whenever the education context may benefit from the ability to see an individual’s full face.
  • Students seeking an exemption from these rules for a medical condition or disability may do so in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Staff seeking an exemption from these rules for a medical condition or disability may do so in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act. Written documentation from a medical provider will be required.
  • Face masks must meet the Student Code of Conduct and dress code requirements.

NOTES FROM THE NURSE

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Find Your Bus!

Community Eligibility Provision

    • On September 8th find the email called “ Help Us Give Free School Breakfast and Lunch”. Fill out the two question survey to help keep breakfast and lunch free at our school. By sharing your information with us, our school can continue to be part of the Community Eligibility Provision which allows us to provide free meals to your child.


    • El 8 de septiembre, busquen el mensaje en su correo electrónico titulado “Ayúdennos a servir desayuno y almuerzo gratis en las escuelas” (Help Us Give Free School Breakfast and Lunch). Respondan las dos preguntas del cuestionario para ayudar a mantener el desayuno y el almuerzo gratuitos en nuestra escuela. Si ustedes responden estas preguntas, nuestra escuela podrá continuar siendo parte de la “Provisión de elegibilidad de la comunidad” (Community Eligibility Provision) que nos permite servir comidas gratuitas a sus hijos.

CURBSIDE MEALS

The following campuses will have curbside meal service:


Anthony Middle School


Aragon Middle School


Arnold Middle School


Bane Elementary


Bang Elementary


Bleyl Middle School


Bridgeland High School


Campbell Middle School


Cook Middle School


Cy-Fair High School


Cypress Creek High School


Cypress Falls High School


Cypress Lakes High School


Cypress Park High School


Cypress Ranch High School


Cypress Ridge High School


Cypress Springs High School


Cypress Woods High School


Dean Middle School


Emmott Elementary


Goodson Middle School


Hancock Elementary


Hopper Middle School


Jersey Village High School


Kahla Middle School


Labay Middle School


Langham Creek High School


Reed Elementary


Salyards Middle School


Spillane Middle School


Thornton Middle School


Truitt Middle School


Watkins Middle School


Willbern Elementary


Curbside meals will be available from 4 pm until 6 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. On Tuesday students will receive 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches, and students will receive 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches on Thursday.

MEALS

MEALS

• In addition to daily health screening and face masks, nutrition services staff will

wear gloves during meal preparation and service, and cashiers will wear a face

shield.

• Social distancing will be maintained between students and employees as much

as feasible.

• Menu items will be limited, including condiments, and there will not be a la carte

food options.

• For breakfast, students will be offered grab and go service.

• For lunch, students will pick up meals in the cafeteria serving lines, and access to

lines will be controlled to limit the number of students in line at any time.

• To reduce the number of surfaces the students will be touching, there will not be

self-service menu options.

• Serving lines will be sanitized frequently.

• Students and parents will be encouraged to use School Café to make payments on

accounts.

• Cash received from students will be placed in the student’s account. To reduce contact,

no change will be given.

• No student use of pin pads.

• Students may be directed to eat in various locations throughout the building to maximize social distancing.

• Curbside meals for students who choose the CFISD Connect learning option, will adhere to

health and safety protocols which will be communicated specifically to these students

and families.

PBIS

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BELL SCHEDULE

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SCHEDULES

Parents can view student schedules on September 5th in Home Access.
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SCHOOL SUPPLIES

SCHOOL SUPPLIES - ALL GRADES



Wide rule 8 x 10.5 Filler paper 200 ct. 2

Asst. Pocket and Brad Folder 4

Mead wide ruled black marble comp book 100 ct 4

Bic black med stick pens 2

Pink bevel eraser (latex free) 1

No. 2 Pencil 24

Reg. Pencil sharpener w/receptacle 1

7” Pre-sharpened colored pencils 12 ct. 1

Sharpie accent pen style 1

Highlighter fluorescent yellow 1

Nylon pencil bag, clear top w/grommet 7.25 x 10.25 1

Avery Permanent White Glue Stick .26 oz. 2

Crayola wash fine tip classic markers 8ct 1

Kleenex Tissue 160 ct. 1

Clear Backpack 1

Water Bottle 1

Earbuds 1

Students should have clear backpacks to carry laptops and supplies.

We will not be selling school supply packets this year.