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WHS Morning Announcement

Today is May 28 - Welcome to Day 72 of WHS Distance Learning – We are currently following a Distance Learning B Day schedule, so please make sure to check Google Classroom or email from those periods’ teachers, which would be periods 5,6 & 7.

Here are our announcements for today:

Wellness Wednesday:

 

Older News: 

    • Mr. Pereira shows how to make a proper bowl of cereal: https://youtu.be/CBFbsDDT-b4
    • Seniors - From Ms. Ochoa "Seniors May 20th is the due date for your senior survey. Those students who have not completed the survey or have started but not finished were emailed by Ochoa last night. If you did not I repeat did not get an email congratulations you are one step closer to graduation. Those who did receive an email once again today is the deadline and yes, it is a graduation requirement." 
    • From Ms. Q - Here is a link for mindfulness meditation: https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=_csXVyQotFA
    • Here is a link for an article/guide on sleep: https://bestsleephealth.com/anxiety/
    • Stamford Public Schools 2020 Graduation: Please note: No final decision has been made about the SPS  2020 Graduation.  We appreciate the feedback we are receiving from students and families.  In the coming week, we will announce a decision that ensures the health, safety and equity for all staff, students and the community.
    • From the School Counseling Dept - 
      • Seniors - Please complete the senior survey on Naviance by the 20th, it is a graduation requirement.
      • Juniors - Please complete the junior survey sent by your counselor through google.
      • From Ms. Ochoa (AP Guru): AP Students taking exams this week please check your School Gmail for an email from Ms. Ochoa for some very important news regarding submitting exam answers
      • Don't forget to tag the counselors at westhillcounselors on your ig pictures of your plans after graduation or use #whs20andbeyond.
    • From Micayla Roth the Online Executive Editor of The Westword – Located on www.thewestwordonline.com is the link for senior wills so make sure to fill them out by May 22
    • From Ms. English – Please follow the following link for the Westhill HS Hope in Motion team page, http://support.stamfordhospitalfoundation.org/site/TR?px=1185795&pg=personal&fr_id=1090&et=SAtSZFRC-X8Y9c4gssMZww
    • Learn to make cheesy eggs: https://youtu.be/8Eipf90IpQg
    • Fom Ms. Q - Here is a link for a deep breathing relaxation video you can use for today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_csXVyQotFA
    • Check in via Google Classroom and/or Gmail, Grab and Go Meals are NOT available at Westhill, Need a Chrome book or need to go to school – Can only go on Monday, Wednesday and Friday – YOU MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT. Information found on the website about that. 
  • Superintendent Dr. Tamu Lucero, along with Mayor David Martin, announced May 5th that all Stamford Public Schools will continue providing education to students via Distance Teaching and Learning through the end of the scheduled school year. The last scheduled day for students is June 15, 2020. This decision is in keeping with Connecticut Governor Lamont’s recent announcement regarding closures due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency in Connecticut.
  • La superintendente Dra. Tamu Lucero, junto con el alcalde David Martin, anunció el 5 de mayo que todas las Escuelas Públicas de Stamford continuarán brindando educación a los estudiantes a través de la enseñanza y el aprendizaje a distancia hasta el final del año escolar programado. El último día programado para los estudiantes es el 15 de junio de 2020. Esta decisión está en cojunto con el reciente anuncio del gobernador de Connecticut Lamont sobre los cierres debido a la emergencia de salud pública COVID-19 en Connecticut.
  • 3rd Marking Period Grades are Now Available in the PowerSchool Portal: 
    • Access to your child's 3rd marking period grades is via the PowerSchool Parent Portal. In order to view your child's report card you will need to log on to your Parent Portal account and click on Grades and Attendance. If you do not have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account or need user name/password support, please submit a request by going to http://64.251.53.237/ParentPortal/Tickets/New. When completing the ticket, please be sure to provide your child's name, grade and school. A representative from the Stamford Public Schools will contact you with your credentials. 
    • El acceso a las calificaciones del tercer período de calificaciones de su hijo se realiza a través del Portal para padres de PowerSchool. Para ver la boleta de calificaciones de su hijo, deberá iniciar sesión en su cuenta del Portal de Padres y hacer clic en Grados y Asistencia. Si no tiene una cuenta en el Portal de Padres de PowerSchool o necesita soporte para nombre de usuario / contraseña, envíe una solicitud a http://64.251.53.237/ParentPortal/Tickets/New. Al completar el boleto, asegúrese de proporcionar el nombre, grado y escuela de su hijo. Un representante de las Escuelas Públicas de Stamford lo contactará con sus credenciales.
  • From Guidance – Juniors who did not have a Junior meeting please check in with your counselor. Some of your counselors maybe doing a Google Meet and others posting a video.
  • From Micayla Roth the Online Executive Editor of The Westword – Congratulations to all seniors who have solidified their plans for next year! We are releasing the Google Form for senior wills, which are a fun way to commemorate your friendships and memories from the past four years. Please fill it out by May 22. We look forward to reading and publishing your responses! http://thewestwordonline.com/2020/05/senior-wills-2020/ is the link for senior wills so make sure to fill em out.
  • Unfortunately Senior Prom is cancelled
  • From Guidance - The school counseling department is asking for seniors to take part in our #whs20andbeyond campaign as a way to spotlight your post Westhill plans. Take a pic and post it your IG with the #whs20andbeyond or tag westhillcouselors in your pictures. We are asking for seniors to do this by May 8th so we can put something special together to CELEBRATE your hard work. If you have any question, please email Ms. Ochoa – pochoa@stamfordct.gov
  • From Ms. Ochoa, our AP Guru – Just your friendly AP Coordinator with a few updates: 1. Everyone, please answer this one question survey regarding emails. I have to make sure that everyone is receiving emails from the College Board. 2. The online AP Exam application is optimized for use in the latest versions of Chrome (preferred), Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge. The exam application won't be compatible with Internet Explorer 11. Students taking Spanish Language- YOU CAN NOT USE A CHROME BOOK. You will be downloading an App to do the recording. More information to follow. 3. I have emailed students who have balances and instructions on how to pay those balances. Failure to do so will result in a hold on your account. Like always if you have any questions email me @ pochoa@stamfordct.gov
  • Westhill Weekly Distance Learning Newsletter <<< April 27th to May 1st Edition >>>
  • WHS Mindfulness Club Instagram page includes step by step instructions on how to get practicing as well as videos and much content to help people stay motivated.: https://www.instagram.com/westhill_mindfulness/
  • Check in to your teachers via Google Classroom and/or Gmail - Your Google login is your ID_number@stamfordpublicschools.org
  • Grab and Go Meals Are NOT Available at Westhill. Go to location nearest you.
  • Do you need a Chromebook or need to go to school – Can only go on Monday, Wednesday and Friday – YOU MUST MAKE AN APPOINTMENT by calling the office (203) 977-4477
  • Dear parents please feel free to reach the School and Parent Facilitator via e-mail or at (203) 977-4477 x 5532 if you need help with power school or any other concern. Giselle Robalino WHS School and Parent Facilitator - Grobalino@StamfordCT.gov
  • Estimados padres, no dude en comunicarse conmigo por correo electrónico o a la extensión (203) 977-4477 x 5532 si necesita ayuda con Power School o cualquier otra inquietud. Giselle Robalino WHS School and Parent Facilitator - Grobalino@StamfordCT.gov
  • The link to the story referenced in the announcements here as well: https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/coronavirus/article/Westhill-Angels-swoop-in-to-help-those-working-on-15218293.php?src=sthpcp
  • From Ms. Kurtz – Congrats to our FBLA State Winners: 1st Place for Intro to Financial Math-: Arjun Anand 1st Place for Emerging Business Issues: Talia Kunin, Morgan McDonald, Brynn Spingola 2nd Place for Banking and Financial Systems: Gaurov Bansal, Priscilla Tehrani, Tejas Vermani 2nd Place for Intro to Business Presentation: Brandon Shapiro, Zachary Young, Piotr Zach 3rd Place for Business Calculations: Quinn Whelan 4th Place for Social Media Campaign: James Grosso, Anshul Gupta, Timothy Silkowitz 5th Place for Economics: Zachary Ostroff. You make us Westhill and Proud!
  • Ms. Porter-Collins video: https://vimeo.com/412935865
  • Activities for May from Ms. Q: English or Spanish

Our new weekly schedule – Monday (B-day: 5,6,7& Support) Tuesday (A-Day: 1,2,3,4) Wellness Wednesday (Support and Make-up) Thurs (B-day) Fri (A-Day)

We have decided to make a change to the A/B Day Cycle Schedule to include a "Wellness/Support" day every Wednesday. This will give the students flexibility in accessing extra-help/support as needed. To keep consistency with the current schedule we will begin with a "B" Day.

Month

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

May

A

*

*

B

A

W/S

B

A

*

*

B

A

W/S

B

A

*

*
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 BAW/SBA**BAW/SBA**   

Month

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

June

B

A

W/S

B

A

*

*

B

A

W/S

B

A

*

*

B

-

-

Time

A DAY

B DAY

SUPPORT DAY

Time

7:15-8:50Student Support, Planning & GradingStudent Support, Planning & GradingStudent Support, Planning & Grading7:15-8:50

9:00-10:00

Period 1

Online Instruction

Period 5

Online Instruction

Office Hours

9:00-11:10

10:10-11:10

Period 2

Online Instruction

Period 6

Online Instruction

Office Hours9:00-11:10

11:20-11:50

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

11:20-11:50

12:00-1:00

Period 3

Online Instruction

Period 7

Online Instruction

Office Hours

12:00-2:10

1:10-2:10

Period 4

Online Instruction

Prep-grading

Office Hours12:00-2:10

 

 

 

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