Hixson Happenings

55th Issue, November 15, 2020

Reflections on this week

We have had a wonderful return to school this week! It was so nice to see our students in person. What a positive week! Thank you to our Hixson students, parents, and staff for your patience, flexibility, and understanding as we worked through this week of transition. To our virtual families, thank you for your patience as well. Here are just a few notes that I have regarding this week.


  • When you are dropping your student off at school at the S. Elm lot, please make sure that you pull all the way up as close as you can to Officer McCullough, and then let your student out of the car. This helps us to avoid back ups on S. Elm.
  • All Hixson students should have a device at this time. If your student does not have one, please contact their counselor or grade level principal.
  • Students are still adjusting to the one way hallways. They did fairly well this week! :-)
  • Students who are quarantined should be checking their teachers' Canvas pages for assignments they need to complete. In addition, teachers will contact students to make sure they understand what to do. Please reach out to teachers, counselors, and administrators for support!
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Fall Holiday Meal Baskets

Each year we sponsor Hixson families with a fall holiday meal basket. This year will look different with how families will receive their basket. We are asking Hixson staff and families to purchase Schnucks gift cards. You have the option to either mail a gift card to the school, Attn: Counseling Department 630 S Elm Webster Groves MO 63119 or send in a gift card with your student. They can turn it into the main office. Thank you for supporting our Hixson families.


Click the link below to purchase gift cards online.

https://premium.vcdelivery.com/v2/Schnucks/

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Picture Day - December 1, 2020

Wagner Portrait Group will be photographing students for portrait packages & school records. This will be your special opportunity to purchase your school pictures! Don’t forget to dress appropriately as the school dress code will apply. Please direct all questions, concerns, or special requests directly to Wagner Portrait Group. We are happy to help! 1-800-444-7986 info@wagnerportaitgroup.com


Link to order pictures: https://bit.ly/31ZMvHp


Dr. Mayes will release a plan for picture day to parents soon, along with a plan for virtual students to have their pictures taken. Stay tuned!

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Hixson Spirit Wear!

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Technology Support

Below is a link to the technology support ticket system we are utilizing to provide our learners and families with the most efficient system for submitting technology support requests. Use this site to submit your request when you are having issues with your student's equipment/access/accounts/etc.


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

WGSD Community Care Food Pantry

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Team/Department Newsletters

Due to this week being focused on transitioning Hixson to a new phase of learning, we will not have team and department newsletters this week. They will return next week!