• Guidelines for Parents/Guardians:

    • Set aside time for each of your students to have access to a technology device for about 20 minutes daily between 8:00am -2:00pm in order to check-in with their teachers using Google Meet.
    • Check your child's teacher page for a daily agenda of "live" instruction sessions.
    • Make a daily schedule of consistent routines for your children to follow each day including:
      • School check-in time between (8:00-2:00pm)
      • School academic work time
      • Physical activity
      • Home helper/chore time
      • Play/tv time
      • And, ensure consistent meal and bedtimes
    • Ensure that each student has enough time on a technology device to complete their daily work before 11:59pm each day.
    • Be available or have older siblings help students with new learning.
    • Utilize Google Meet links on the school's website if you need to contact school staff, have questions for your child's teacher(s) regarding course work, attendance or if you need the school's assistance during this closure period.
    • Check the school's website for periodic updates throughout the distance learning period. Use the information on the District Services tab to contact school administration and other key school employees during this time.
    • Students do not need to "hangout" on google meet all day. They should plan to join the google meet for "live" instruction times, posted on each teacher page, and to receive assistance with content, assignments and social and emotional needs.
    • Students can do the actual assignments when they are not logged into a "live" session.

     

    K-4 Elementary School Students:

    • Students can find daily lessons for EACH day on their teacher's website by 8:00AM Monday-Friday.
    • Students can also find weekly lessons posted for their specialist classes (PE, Arabic, Media/Technology, and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) on those teacher's websites by 8:00AM Monday-Friday.
    • Students must log on to Google Meet at least 2x a week, Monday through Friday to have "live" check-in time with their homeroom & specialist teachers.
    • Students should type their names and questions to notify their teachers that they have entered Google Meet.
    • Students must complete/submit all of their work for each class to be marked as present for daily attendance. Each teacher homeroom teacher will take attendance based on work submission.
    • Technology Staff, EL and SPED teachers will also be available for students during office hours for student support. Please see their website for their Google Meet information.
    • Educational Assistants, Instructional Coaches and other school support staff, including Administrators, will regularly be joining class "live" sessions to assist teachers and students and can be available in a seperate google meeting to work with students as needed. 

     

    5-8 Middle School Students:

    • Students can find daily lessons for EACH hour of their day on their teacher's website by 8:00AM Monday-Friday.
    • Students must log on to Google Meet at least 2x a week, Monday through Friday to have "live" check-in time with their homeroom & specialist teachers.
    • Students should type their names and questions to notify their teachers that they have entered Google Meet.
    • Students must complete/submit all of their work for each class to be marked as present for daily attendance. Each teacher homeroom teacher will take attendance based on work submission.
    • Technology Staff, EL and SPED teachers will also be available for students during office hours for student support. Please see their website for their Google Meet information.
    • Educational Assistants, Instructional Coaches and other school support staff, including Administrators, will regularly be joining class "live" sessions to assist teachers and students and can be available in a seperate google meeting to work with students as needed.

     

    TCIS Student Attendance Policy:

    • K-4 Students must complete all of their daily lessons posted on Google Classroom each day by 11:59pm.
    • 5-8 Students must complete all of their daily work for each class they are enrolled in by 11:59pm.
    • Students do not need to be "live" on the google meet platform the entire school day for attendance but work submission is required.
    • Attendance will be taken in Synergy by 8:15am the following day based on work submission.
    • If students are sick or unable to participate for the day, parents/guardians must phone the school at (612) 821-6470 and report their student as absent.
    • Office staff will make absent phone calls throughout the week to families.
    • If you have questions regarding attendance, please call the main school phone line (612) 821-6470 and we can answer any questions you have.