Prairie Land Coronavirus Update 10 (April 2020).pdf

In order to meet the needs of students, parents and teachers moving forward, parents/students will be able to pick up and drop off materials on Friday and Monday afternoons from 1:00-3:00 pm. Individual teachers will be communicating directly with parents/students if materials are ready for pick up or need to be dropped off. Please continue to check your emails regularly. Student materials will be available at the front entrance and drop off baskets will be clearly marked. We remind you to practice social distancing during this process.

Good Morning (Monday, March 16)

In accordance with the direction of the province, J.C.Charyk Hanna School is closed for student attendance, but arrangements are being made to continue instruction online. This is going to look different in each class and all parents will be hearing from their child's teacher via email on a regular basis. Most students at JCC were briefed about possible scenarios on Friday, but how instruction will look moving forward is going to evolve day by day. Teachers and students are going to be seeing a different side of their classes moving forward.

There is some misunderstanding that students are carrying the grades they have as of Friday forward as their year end grade. This is not correct. Teachers are still going to be engaging their students in course work, assignments will be given and marks collected. Elementary report cards are still going to be issued Friday, March 20.

We are in the process of figuring out how to best and most appropriately arrange for students to get needed materials from school. As soon as we have a plan in place, the school will be notifying all parents by email.

Please understand that this is new for everyone and there will be some growing pains on all fronts. We realize that everyone is dealing with new realities at home, at work and in all aspects of their lives. Please continue to check your email and have your children check their email to keep current in the education situation.

Thanks for your support,

J.C.C. Admin

Today (Sunday, March 15) the Minister of Education announced that classes will be cancelled starting tomorrow. We do not know all the details at this time, but teachers will be at school tomorrow to work out a plan on delivering instruction with students. Please try to check your email tomorrow as this will be our primary communication with parents. Also, remind your grade 7-12 children to check their google classroom, as teachers will be communicating with students through this format. If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to me through email or by phone.

corry.raugust@plrd.ab.ca

The Skatepark Improvement Group (SIG) is a group of students involved in a Project Based Learning class. The premise of the class is that students who have an idea for a project, skill or activity work together to complete their idea. A group of grade 7 and 8 students have identified a need to upgrade the current skatepark and have begun to explore what is involved in putting a plan together. To date, representatives have met with the Community Services Board, contacted a Canadian manufacturer, researched funding and developed some possible direction, but they would like to get some public input on moving forward. Please take two minutes and complete our survey. Survey for the SIG PLC group