School Returns January 4th Online

December 15, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, Willow Creek Charter School will be starting the 3rd quarter of the 2020-21 year online on January 4, 2020. The AZ Department of Health Services benchmark data indicates that the recommended delivery model for schools in Yavapai County should be online only. Details on the benchmark data are below: https://www.azdhs.gov/preparedness/epidemiology-disease-control/infectious-disease-epidemiology/index.php#novel-coronavirus-schools Please know that our goal is to get the students back in the classroom as soon as possible. We will be monitoring the data weekly to determine when it is safe to return to onsite teaching and keep you updated with any changes. During online distance learning, we will be offering free on-site learning support services that are available to a limited number of students with specific needs or require a place to go during the day to access our Distance Online Learning. Please contact your child’s teachers directly regarding needs in this area. The online classroom schedules are listed below for your reference. For each level, it indicates whether students or online/offline and the timeframes for attendance check-ins. Please note that all grade levels (except Kg) must sign in twice a day for attendance purposes. We will run online classes based on our regular schedule. For example, if your child’s class starts at 8:00, students must log in at that time in order to take morning attendance. If your child is out sick or will be out, please contact the office to let us know. Level 1 Distance Learning Schedule 8:15 - 8:30 Attendance Check-in (via Remind or E-mail) 8:30 – 9:30 Morning Meeting – Math lesson (online) 9:30 – 10:30 Independent Work Time (offline) 10:30 – 11:30 Check in - ELA lesson (online) 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break 12:30 – 3:00 Individual interventions, schedule Science and Social Studies Level 2 Distance Learning Schedule (Online) 8:15 – 9:45 1st grade (online) - Reading and Math direct instruction 1st grade morning Attendance Check-in 8:15 – 9:45 2nd grade – Independent work (offline) 9:45 – 10:00 Morning break 10:00 – 11:30 2nd grade (online) - Reading and Math direct instruction 2nd grade morning Attendance Check-in 10:00 – 11:30 1st grade – Independent work (offline) 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break 12:30 – 1:30 1st and 2nd grade afternoon Attendance Check-in Both grade levels for writing, science and social studies (online) 1:30 – 2:30 Independent work or small groups 2:30 – 3:00 Wrap-up Level 3 Distance Learning Schedule (Online) 8:00-8:15 Morning Attendance Check in / Morning Activity 8:15-9:45 Math- Students will have direct instruction and group work in part of this class. 9:45-10:00 Break 10:00-11:30 ELA- Students will have direct instruction in this class. 11:30-12:30 Lunch Break 12:30-1:15 Afternoon Attendance Check in / Writing- Students will have direct instruction and independent work in part of this class. 1:15-2:00 Science- Students will have direct instruction and group work in part of this class. 2:00-2:15 Social Studies- Students will have direct instruction and independent work in part of this class 2:15-3:15 Typing/Epic Reading/Reteach- Students will have direct instruction and independent work in part of this class. Level 4 Distance Learning Schedule (Online) *Synchronous: Students will have direct interaction with all or part of the class. *Asynchronous: Students will work independently at their own pace. 7:30-8:00 Teacher Prep 8:00-8:15 Morning Attendance Check in / Morning Activity (Synchronous) 8:15-9:45 ELA (Synchronous) 9:45-10:00 Break 10:00-11:30 Math (Synchronous) 11:30-12:00 Afternoon Attendance Check in / Lunch Break 12:00-12:45 Science (Asynchronous) 12:45-1:30 Social Studies (Asynchronous) 1:30-1:45 Break 1:45-3:15 ß Independent Work/Intervention (Asynchronous) Level 5 Distance Learning Schedule (Online) 8:00 – 8:15 Morning Attendance Check-in / Journaling 8:15 – 9:00 Teach 7th Math 8th Math Independent 9:00 - 9:45 Teach 8th Math 7th Math Independent 9:45 – 10:00 Break 10:00 – 11:30 ELA/Writing 11:30 – 12:30 Lunch 12:30 – 2:00 Afternoon Attendance Check-in / Science 2:00 – 4:00 Independent Work / Intervention Parent Reminder Please do not interrupt your student’s teacher during regular school hours. If there is an emergency or you need immediate assistance, or need to leave a message for your child’s teacher or your child please contact the office. Teachers and staff will respond to all emails or parent communication within 24 hours during the regular school week, not on weekends. Thank you!

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