PHASE IV LEARNING IN PLACE PLANS TO COVER MAY 18-JUNE 5
Norfolk Public Schools remains committed to ensuring students have access to quality instruction during this time of extended school closures. Consequently, the school division has launched Phase IV of its Learning in Place plans for all grade levels. Phase IV, which is posted below, extends from May 18 through June 5.
For families who do not have access to the Internet, paper copies of Learning in Place plans will be available during the weeks of May 18th and May 25th. For the week of May 18th, packets can be obtained Monday, Wednesday and Friday at any of the 12 original “grab-and-go meal” distribution sites from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. During the week of May 25, packet distribution will take place on Wednesday and Friday only as Monday is the Memorial Day Holiday. As a reminder, those meal distribution sites are: Booker T. Washington HS, P.B. Young ES, Azalea Garden MS, James Monroe ES, Suburban Park ES, Lake Taylor School, Coleman Place ES, Camp Allen ES, Oceanair ES, St. Helena ES, Norview ES, and Southside STEM Academy.
In addition to being available at the meal distribution sites, paper packets may be picked up at your child’s school. However, parents/guardians MUST make an appointment via e-mail with their child’s principal prior to reporting to the school. This is necessary because the state’s current restrictions only permit 10 individuals to gather in one space in a school setting at any one time.
All classroom teachers will maintain daily virtual office hours from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. (weekdays only) for students and parents/guardians to reach out to them with questions and/or concerns (via e-mail, Class Dojo, etc.) regarding assigned learning activities.
Why Students' Completion of Learning Plan Activities is Important
The Learning in Place plan activities expose students to new instructional material. It is important for students to complete these instructional activities and remain engaged in the learning process during the extended closure. Students’ completion of these assignments will be considered as part of their assessment for Quarter 4.
Students can now turn in their completed Learning in Place paper packets at their home schools on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A staff member will be available at each school to take the packets from students or their parents/guardians. Students may also scan their completed work in and email their teachers directly.