Save the Date! Casey O'Meara, Slate Valley Director of Curriculum, will be hosting an informal meeting on Leveraging Title I Schoolwide Programs to Address Barriers to Academic Success on November 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Abby Wald, Slate Valley Instructional Coach, will be hosting a presentation on Leveraging Title I Schoolwide Programs to Address Barriers to Academic Success on November 10, 2021 at 6:00 pm. 2021-22 Annual Title I Meeting ( slides & survey ): https://bit.ly/3BhWZAU Please join EITHER virtual meeting for Title I using the following link: https://meet.google.com/xza-xpkp-zvx
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Reminder - Tonight! Link to Join: http://meet.google.com/kqu-ysaf-buv
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Slate Valley Parent Tech Night
Join us virtually this evening (November 3rd) from 6:00-6:45 p.m. when we discover how Google Classroom works to provide learning to students wherever they may be. We will also be looking at how to best use the PDF file editor, KAMI. There will be time for questions at the end of the session. Link to join: https://bit.ly/3G2TlhL
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Google Classroom - Graphic
Vaccine Registration for 5-11 Age Group At his press conference yesterday, Governor Scott announced that at 8 a.m. the morning after the CDC authorizes use of COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5-11 vaccine appointments will be available for that group. The CDC authorized the use yesterday afternoon. Registration is now open for vaccination appointments. Parents can learn more about registering for vaccine appointments at http://www.healthvermont.gov/myVaccine. Any families without internet access or who other would like assistance to make their appointment should contact the Health Department call center at (855) 722-7878, Mon - Fri 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Sat and Sun 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. -To speak with someone in a language other than English, dial the call center, and then press 1. -People who are Deaf or hard of hearing can make a TTY call to this number by dialing 711 or 1-800-253-0195. Vaccine appointments are also available through pharmacies and later through pediatrician offices. We are expecting to host school based clinics but do not have all of the information on those yet.
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Save the Date! Screening of the Documentary 'LIKE' Understanding and Creating Balance in Social Media: Monday, November 15th at 6:30 p.m. Registration link will be sent soon! Film plus discussion will last approximately 90 minutes. LIKE breaks down why we find social media so irresistible, examines who is controlling who, and gives you the tools to pivot to a more balanced and contented relationship. It features Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, including the co-creator of the 'LIKE' button, experts in brain science and regular teenagers.
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
LIKE Screening
Dear Slate Valley Families, The winter sports COVID guidelines for Slate Valley can be viewed here: https://5il.co/11d7m. These guidelines will also be followed for other school events. We appreciate your continued support and cooperation as we continue to navigate the operation of school during a pandemic. As always if you have any questions please feel free to reach out. Best, Brooke Olsen-Farrell
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
November 2, 2021 Dear Slate Valley Families, We are getting ready to begin the antigen Test to Stay (TTS) program. Your child's school will notify you when they are ready to begin which will be at the earliest November 8th but definitely by November 15th. Please note that we can only staff this if we have manageable numbers of quarantined students. If we have large numbers then this program will be difficult to staff. That being said, we will continue to do our very best. The TTS program is activated when a student or student(s) are identified as a close contact to a confirmed case of COVID-19 inside school. The intention of the TTS program is to allow students that would otherwise be required to quarantine to remain in school. A detailed description of this program can be found on the Agency of Education Test to Stay website (https://bit.ly/3nPFnHK) and you can also take a look at how the program will work in this flowchart (https://bit.ly/3GGn14N). Please read the complete letter from Superintendent Olsen-Farrell for important information on the Test to Stay Program: https://5il.co/11cwl
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Dear Slate Valley Families, On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 we learned about an individual in our learning community with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Fair Union High School. Please read the letter from Superintendent Olsen-Farrell: https://5il.co/11cvq
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Slate Valley Parent Tech Night Grades K-2 Wednesday November 3 from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. Designed to help parents navigate online work in the event their student needs to quarantine. Topics Covered: SeeSaw, Gmail, Google Meet, & Bitmoji Classroom *FHGS Parents of 2nd Grade Students will want to join the Grades 3-5 Session to see Google Classroom rather than SeeSaw. This Virtual Meeting will be hosted by District Tech Integration Coach Lisa Cacciatore. Please join by going to: http://meet.google.com/kqu-ysaf-buv
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Slate Valley Parent Tech Night
Dear Slate Valley Families, On Monday, November 1, 2021 we learned about an individual in our learning community with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Fair Union High School. Please read the letter from Superintendent Olsen-Farrell: https://5il.co/11acg
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Dear Slate Valley Families, On Friday, October 29th, 2021 we learned about an individual in our learning community with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Fair Grade School. Please read the letter from Superintendent Olsen-Farrell: https://5il.co/117zf
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
***Update: The lockdown in Orwell Village School has now ended. ***
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Dear Slate Valley Families, This is to notify you that Orwell Village School is in lockdown due to an incident at Buxton's Store. All students and staff are safe. Please do not call or come to the school at this time. We will notify you when the lockdown is over.
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Join us virtually on November 3rd from 6:00-6:45 p.m. when we discover how Google Classroom works to provide learning to students wherever they may be. We will also be looking at how to best use the PDF file editor, KAMI. There will be time for questions at the end of the session. Link to join: https://bit.ly/3G2TlhL
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Google Classroom - Graphic
October 26, 2021 Dear Slate Valley Families, I am writing with great sadness to inform you that one of our Fair Haven Union High School students, Kristopher Severance, has died in an automobile accident. Our thoughts and sympathies are with his family and friends. We do know another student and a staff member that are part of our school community were involved in the accident as well. The staff member was treated and released at the scene and the other student has been hospitalized. We are not releasing their names at this time but our thoughts are with them. All of the students were given the news of the death by the school counselors and administration this afternoon. The school acknowledges that there are many responses to grief. A Crisis Response Team of school and other district/community counselors has been assembled to provide additional support as needed. The members of this team are available to meet with students individually and in groups, today as well as over the coming days and weeks. Please contact the school office at (802)265-4966 if you feel your child is in need of further assistance; we have a list of additional school and community mental health resources. Please feel free to utilize Rutland Mental Health Crisis at (802)775-1000 at any point in time. Pictured is some information to support you while talking with your child about grief. If there are memorial services and your child wishes to attend, we strongly encourage you to accompany them to the service. If these services are scheduled during school hours, students who wish to attend will need parental permission to be released from school. Please do not hesitate to contact me or the school counselors with any questions or concerns. Sincerely, Ben Worthing Principal
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Addressing Grief in Children - Infographic
Tonight! October 25th You’re invited to the Slate Valley Unified Union School District Board Meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Fair Haven Grade School Learning Center. This meeting will be in person or you may virtually connect by going to https://meet.google.com/dve-dwqc-tmc or join by phone (US) +1 617-675-4444 PIN: 157 773 867 2874# Tonight’s Agenda: https://5il.co/10t1s Previous Meeting Minutes: https://5il.co/10p2y Next Board Meeting: November 8, 2021, 6:30 p.m. at FHUHS
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Board Meeting Spotlight
Dear Slate Valley Families, I hope everyone is staying healthy as the cold weather begins to take hold. Again thank you for your patience, understanding and willingness to collaborate as we navigate these trying times. We know it isn’t easy and every child, staff member and family is experiencing the pandemic differently. Our commitment is to meet every child everyday where they are academically, socially/emotionally and grow them. Please read the full letter from Superintendent Olsen-Farrell for a COVID update here: https://5il.co/10uqr
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Dear Slate Valley Families, On Friday, October 22nd, 2021 we learned about 2 individuals in our learning community with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Fair Grade School and Castleton Elementary School. Please read the letter from Superintendent Olsen-Farrell: https://5il.co/10ug6
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Dear Slate Valley Staff and Families, If you or your child are participating in our weekly COVID-19 surveillance testing on Wednesday please check to see if your results are in prior to coming to school on Friday. If you are still interested in signing up for the weekly surveillance testing the information is below: Weekly COVID testing on Wednesdays will be offered for ages 5 and up for both unvaccinated and fully vaccinated individuals. It is completely voluntary. If you are interested you need to complete a consent form on-line: https://www.cic-health.com/consent/vt. After consenting you should receive an email from COMMUNICATION INTEL. Your building nurse will be organizing the testing. Frequently asked questions about the testing program: https://education.vermont.gov/news/covid-19-guidance-vermont-schools/school-staff-covid19-surveillance-testing/school-staff-resources Please reach out to your school nurse if you have any questions. Best, Brooke
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley
Dear Slate Valley Families, On Thursday, October 21st 2021 we learned about an individual in our learning community with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at Fair Haven Union High School. Please read the letter from Superintendent Olsen-Farrell: https://5il.co/10s8s
over 2 years ago, Slate Valley