Remedial Summer School

2020 GUIDELINES/REGULATIONS/PROCEDURES

Printable version of Guidelines, Regulations, Procedures

Schedule

Dates: Mondays – Thursdays, beginning July 6 through August 12, 2020

Instruction: Synchronous/Asynchronous blend
Times:
Office Hour – 8:00 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.

Period 1 – 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Period 2 – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Period 3 – 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Period 4 – 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.   2 times per week for Independent Study courses

First Class: Monday, July 6
Final Exams: Wednesday, August 12
Regents Exams: Cancelled

PLEASE NOTE:

The 2020 Remedial Summer program will be a remote learning experience. All instruction will take place via Google Classroom.

2020 Summer School will be offered to resident students only.

Monroe-Woodbury School District retains the right to cancel a course due to insufficient enrollment or lack of instructors.

RESIDENT REGISTRATION:

Students must register with their M-W High School Guidance Counselor BEFORE June 26. Contact your guidance counselor for specific instructions.

District resident: No tuition fees

Chromebook distribution for Summer School

All students will need a Chromebook for classes.

On Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday, July 2, Monroe-Woodbury will begin distributing computer devices to students enrolled in Summer School and the Summer Crusaders programs. The distribution will take place on both days between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM in the High School main lobby. Please sign up for a specific time slot to pick up your student(s) devices through PickATime, the same program used to make appointments for Parent/Teacher conferences. The link to PickATime is below.

https://pickatime.com/client?ven=11615198

In order to maintain social distancing and ensure everyone’s safety, only those parents who have appointments will be allowed into the High School at their specified time. We ask that you stay in your car in the parking lot until it is your time to enter the building. Please check in with the Security Guard, who will admit you. Masks must be worn at all times.

Please bring Photo ID with you. Devices will only be given to the parent/guardian on record in PowerSchool.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

PREFERRED BROWSERS TO USE PICKATIME ARE CHROME OR FIREFOX Parents who use Safari on phones or iPads have been receiving a message saying all slots are filled.  The issue does not occur using Chrome or Firefox. If you must use Safari on a phone or iPad, clear the cache in Safari and try again.

THERE WILL BE NO BUILDING ACCESS FOR SUMMER SCHOOL STUDENTS


ATTENDANCE/TARDINESS:

The following attendance policies and rules apply to all students enrolled in the Summer School Program:

  • Students are expected to be in the Google Classroom when the period begins.
  • Any tardiness in excess of fifteen (15) minutes will be considered as one (1) absence.
  • Two (2) tardies of less than 15 minutes will be counted as one (1) absence.
  • Students who have more than two (2) legal absences from a class will be dropped from that class and will not be entitled to a grade. Parents/guardians will be notified.
  • A note from a parent/guardian is required for each tardiness or absence.
  • Every effort will be made to notify parent/guardian after each absence or tardiness.
  • Any illegal absence (even one) will be grounds for immediate dismissal from that class.

SAFETY AND SECURITY:

Students interfering with the safety or security of Google Classrooms and/or their occupants will be subject to disciplinary action.  Serious violation, such as the reference of drugs, alcoholic beverages, violence, etc. will result in immediate dismissal from Summer School and referral to local police agencies for appropriate action.

CURRICULUM

The material covered in all remedial courses is based upon NYS syllabi.

GRADES:

  1. Participation Grade is an important component of the final grade.  Lateness, absences, and daily participation will be included in determining the final grade.
  2. Final reports, including class average for the six- week session, the final examination grade will be e-mailed to parents/guardians.
  3. All students must take the Summer School Final Exams on Wednesday, August 12.

    ACADEMIC INTEGRITY:

    The ability and responsibility of students to use their own ideas, works, creations, and knowledge in completing exams, projects, reports, etc. is a guiding principle of public education in a free and democratic society.  Students who cheat and/or plagiarize (use the ideas or words of another without full acknowledgement) will receive a zero on the assignment, not be permitted to re-do it and are subject to possible suspension/dismissal.

    ACCEPTABLE USE OF COMPUTERIZED INFORMATION RESOURCES:

    The reason for using an Internet service for educational purposes is to support school research and to engage in class-related activities.

    With the privileges and rights of an Internet/device user in an educational setting come certain responsibilities and regulations that include, but are not limited to:

    1. Avoiding inappropriate sites.
    2. Complying with copyright laws.
    3. Appropriate communication/behavior via the Internet.
    4. Respecting the virtual classroom environment.

    Should any regulation or instructor’s guideline/direction be violated, access privileges may be revoked and school disciplinary and/or appropriate legal action may be taken.

    Inappropriate or unauthorized usage of school equipment or Internet access or violation of any usage agreement with regard to Internet access is prohibited.

    Consequences, which may be imposed on students include, but are NOT limited to the following:

    1. Warning
    2. Temporary loss of email/Google Classroom access.
    3. Removal from class
    4. Dismissal – every effort will be made to consult with the student and his/her parent/guardian prior to dismissal.
    5. Referral to the appropriate law enforcement agency.

    All other infractions will be dealt with at the discretion of the Summer School principal.

    ONLINE RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS

    M-W Remote Learning Center Student/Family Tech Help site provides “how-to” videos as well as detailed login information:

    https://sites.google.com/mw.k12.ny.us/remotelearningcenter/studentfamily-tech-help

    ClassLink

    Single sign-on database that gives students access to an array of educational apps specific to their educational level.

    https://launchpad.classlink.com/mws

    Google Classroom

    Information to access individual teacher Classrooms will be provided by the teacher. Once students are enrolled in specific Classrooms, using this link will take you to a list of those classes.

    https://classroom.google.com/h

    Until contacted by teachers, you may find the information below helpful as an overview.

    Student Beginners Guide to Google Classroom

    https://www.mw.k12.ny.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Students-beginners-guide-To-Google-Classroom-1.pdf

    TECHNOLOGY:

    The Monroe-Woodbury Micro Computer Center has technology support available. You can complete the Online Help Form by using the following link:

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeA3ljLtY8Sg2g7-yv5IorHO5Uiqdjnpw4zISNDRFHMBx-FoA/viewform

    Several internet companies have now offered free or reduced cost internet to those with school-age children. Additional information can be found here:

    Altice USA

    https://www.alticeusa.com/news/articles/feature/corporate/altice-usa-brings-free-broadband-k-12-and-college-students-during-coronavirus-pandemic

    Comcast

    https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/internet-essentials-low-income-broadband-coronavirus-pandemic

    Spectrum

    https://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more

    ATT

    https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html

    AFFIRMATIVE ACTION:

    Monroe-Woodbury Central School District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. In accordance with Federal regulations, the New York State Human Rights Law and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Monroe-Woodbury does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, religion, creed, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race/gender or sexual orientation in employment or in the educational programs and activities which it operates.


    The University of the State of New York

    THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

    Office of State Assessment
    Albany, New York 12234

    AUGUST 2020 EXAMINATION SCHEDULE

    Students must verify with their schools the exact times that they are to report for their State examinations.

    Table of Regents Exams Schedule
    Thursday

    August 13

    Friday

    August 14

    7:30 a.m. 7:30 a.m.
    CANCELLED CANCELLED
    11:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
    CANCELLED CANCELLED

    Uniform Admission Deadlines

    Table of Uniform Admission Times
    Morning Examinations — 8:15 a.m. Afternoon Examinations — 12:15 p.m.