St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School Mission Statement

 

Inspired by the life of St. Vincent de Paul we provide a Catholic education that promotes Gospel values, academic excellence, and a life of Christian charity.

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The Week at a Glance

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Check out to see what is upcoming for the week ahead!

March 30 - April 3

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School News

March 30, 2020

Hello Parents,

You should have all received an invitation from your child’s teacher to join ClassDojo. We will be using ClassDojo in conjunction with SchoolSpeak to communicate with families, reward students, and deliver instruction. It is imperative that all parents join the team so that we are all on the same during distance learning. If you have not received an invitation to join ClassDojo please reach out to your child’s teacher. You MUST sign up before Friday of this week. Please remember that we will be using BOTH SchoolSpeak and ClassDojo to communicate with you and your children. We thank you for your support and cooperation. May God Bless You!

SVdP Golf Classic has been rescheduled for November 7, 2020 at GCU Golf Course. Stay tuned for more details!

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Grades 6-8 Distance Learning Procedures

New Policy Updates as of 3/27/2020

• Class Dojo

◦ Each student is provided with an individual account to keep track of positives

◦ Every 4 positives a student earns (for actions like Zoom call participation, turning in work early, and others) will put them in a drawing for a weekly $20 Amazon Gift Card

◦ Students and parents have access to this platform

• Students will be required to check in with their homeroom teachers at 8:30 AM for attendance and prayer each day Monday-Friday (with Zoom or Google Hangout, per teacher request)

• Students must check emails daily for feedback, comments, and communication with teachers

• Daily Physical Activity is just as important as academic growth. Students are required to perform exercise daily, and the log filled out for P.E. class as part of the student’s grade. This log is accessed in Class Dojo or via SchoolSpeak.

And All Conditions of Previous Policy

• Students are expected to complete assignments through Google Classroom, Achieve 3000, and iXL, or other platforms as assigned.

• Assignments will be posted, and should be completed on time. Some will be due weekly, and some with various due dates. Google Calendar will show all assignments and their due dates.

• Teacher lesson plans will be available to parents, which will include weekly assignments and due dates.

• Teachers will be available via email at any time, with an expected response coming no later than 24 hours.

• Per the schedule below, teachers will be available at allotted times via Zoom call, and/or Google Hangout.

◦ Students will be required to use their SVdP account for all services

◦ Zoom allows face-to-face group calls for rapid meetings with students, similar to FaceTime or Skype; invitations will be posted on Google Classroom

◦ Google Hangout allows instant text communication

◦ During the scheduled time, teachers will be available for the entire grade for dedicated time

• For technical assistance with online learning, please contact:

◦ Chromebook or internet access-Mr. Diaz (ediaz@svdpschool.org)

◦ iXL, Google Accounts-email, passwords, etc.-Mr. Nosek (jnosek@svdpschool.org)

◦ Achieve3000-Mr. Kleinpeter (skleinpeter@svdpschool.org)

◦ Help with computer literacy (checking email, using google classroom, schoolspeak, or class dojo)-Ms. Vigil (mvigil@svdpschool.org)

• The schedule below is recommended for all students. We encourage students to follow a schedule to keep their lives organized and regimented. The work can be at any time, but interactive teacher time will follow the schedule.

• Additional teacher-led instruction time can be scheduled by appointment via email Monday-Friday, 8AM-3PM.

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