Hybrid In-Person Learning Update
Beginning on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021, we will return to hybrid in-person learning at Sierra Vista Primary and White Mountain Elementary Schools, as well as for our special education students at Ruidoso Middle and High Schools. Tuesday will be a Blue day, while Thursday and Friday will resume Gold hybrid learning days. At the present time, we do not yet have a definitive start date for the return of middle and high school students to the hybrid model.  However, plans are in the works at the Public Education Department.
Moving forward, we continue encouraging everyone to wear a mask, wash your hands frequently, and avoid mass gatherings.  These public health recommendations continue to be encouraged, even if you have already received a vaccination.
A partir del martes 19 de enero del año 2021, regresaremos al aprendizaje híbrido en persona en las escuelas primarias de Sierra Vista y White Mountain, así como para nuestros estudiantes de educación especial en las escuelas secundaria y preparatoria de Ruidoso. El martes será un día del grupo azul, mientras que el jueves y el viernes se reanudarán los días de aprendizaje híbridos para el grupo dorado. En la actualidad, aún no tenemos una fecha de inicio definitiva para el regreso de los estudiantes de secundaria y preparatoria al modelo híbrido. Sin embargo, se están trabajando planes en el Departamento de Educación Pública.  En el futuro, seguimos alentando a todos a usar máscara facial, lavarse las manos con frecuencia y evitar las reuniones masivas. Se siguen fomentando estas recomendaciones de salud pública, incluso si ya ha recibido una vacuna. 

Student Attendance- Remote Learning


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REGULATION

STUDENT ATTENDANCE Supplemental for REMOTE LEARNING

(Remote Learning Daily Attendance)

 

Student attendance and daily participation remain critical components of learning.  This is particularly important in a remote learning environment.  Parents should continue to call in to the school’s attendance line to report absences and/or technical difficulties with the remote learning environment.

Attendance in a distant/remote learning environment is defined as “engaging with the assigned material.”  This will be measured by the “check-in” assigned by the individual teacher.

Student attendance will be captured within Powerschool in the following ways, and will always be determined no later than 11:59 p.m. each night.

For grades Pre-K to 2

Each student’s parent or caregiver shall provide daily affirmation of the student’s readiness and presence for instruction by a scheduled time indicated by the teacher.   Each student will keep a portfolio of completed assignments to be returned to the teacher.

For grades 3rd to 5th

Each student (or student’s parent/caregiver) will provide daily affirmation of the student’s readiness and presence for instruction by a scheduled time indicated by the teacher. Each student will keep a portfolio of completed assignments to be returned to the teacher.

For grades 6th to 8th 

Each student will provide daily affirmation of the student’s readiness and presence for instruction by responding to the teacher’s “check-in” during the normally-scheduled time of the class.  Students who are not able to log in during the normally-scheduled time must communicate and make arrangements with the teacher regarding the attendance “check-in” prior to 2:30 p.m.

For grades 9th to 12th

Each student will provide daily affirmation of the student’s readiness and presence for instruction by responding to the teacher’s “check-in” during the normally-scheduled time of the class.  Students who are not able to log in during the normally-scheduled time must communicate and make arrangements with the teacher regarding the attendance “check-in” prior to 2:30 p.m.

 

 

Check-in’s can be measured in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to:

  • Participation in conference or other individual phone calls
  • Participation in video conferencing with staff or live virtual classroom
  • Participation in interactive tutorial
  • Participation in an online study group
  • Text messaging (including group text)
  • E-mail with question or other student-initiated contact
  • Assignment/portfolio pickups and/or returns
  • Assignment submission
  • Posting in a discussion forum or online academic discussion with time-stamp
  • Completion of online web forms and/or surveys.
  • Requiring a response
  • Pre-class assignments
  • Written reflections

NOTE: “Check-in’s” related to class assignments do not need to be done DURING the “class” time unless that is part of the direction.

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