What can I expect while my high school student is engaged in virtual learning?

  • Students will be provided a district owned laptop computer in their home.
  • During each semester, students can earn up to four credits. In virtual learning, high school students will enroll in up to four courses during the first nine weeks and up to four courses during the second nine weeks.
  • Each student will be provided a daily schedule for attending and participating in virtual classes through Microsoft Teams and Canvas.
  • Each of the four classes will last 90 minutes with no more than 45 minutes with their teacher and others (synchronous) and the rest of the class time will be working on their own (asynchronous).
  • Teachers will record all synchronous learning sessions and the videos will be available for students who may not be available during the virtual session.
  • English Language Learner (ELL), Special Education, Gifted & Talented (GT), and intervention supports will be provided virtually.

Students enrolled in a Central Campus lab-based course will attend in-person class one day per week. What will the high school schedule look like?

High School Bell Schedule

Period 1

8:30 – 10:00

Period 2

10:00 – 11:30

LUNCH

11:30 – 12:30

Period 3

12:30 – 2:00

Period 4

2:00 – 3:30

What are the expectations for my high school student while learning virtually?

  • Attend and participate in virtual instruction during scheduled classes
  • Engage in learning experiences both with their teacher and others (synchronous) and work on their own (asynchronous). If unavailable for the live learning experience, view the recorded video session
  • Use pacing and tracking strategies to monitor their own learning
  • Complete and submit assignments
  • Communicate with teachers any barriers they are experiencing

What can I expect from my high schooler’s teachers while engaged in virtual learning?

Teachers will:

  • Provide live remote instruction and learning tasks during a portion of the regularly scheduled class period.
  • Recorded remote instruction for students to access if unavailable to attend the virtual class.
  • Monitor student engagement, work completion, and learning progress toward learning targets.
  • Provide timely feedback on student work submissions.
  • Provide additional mini-lessons or small group instruction for students who need more support.
  • Take attendance.
  • Weekly update grades on Infinite Campus.
  • Communicate with students regarding absences and/or late or missing work.
  • Schedule availability to respond to student needs.
  • Possibly “flex” their time to be available for students outside the regular school hours.
  • Regularly communicate with the student.
  • Work with colleagues and families to remove barriers to learning.
  • Schedule an individual education program (IEP) team meeting for each student receiving special education services to develop plans for a hybrid and virtual learning environment.