Hello Discovery Families, By now, all families with email addresses in OnCourse should have received forms to sign via PandaDoc. Please review the documents with your student(s) and electronically sign them as soon as possible as we would like to have them all back before students begin returning to campus Monday. Have a safe and fun weekend! Discovery Admin
over 2 years ago, Dr. Kennedy
All Discovery Families, Please complete the survey in the link below by 5pm Sunday to select your meal service preference for the remainder of the fall semester (through December). If you change your mind, you may opt-out by emailing Nick.Walker@discoveryhsf.org. Online student families will be able to pick up meals weekly on Mondays between 1pm and 2pm at the Loyola Campus. On-Campus students will eat at school and receive meals for the following day before dismissal. The Link: https://forms.gle/8HQbkCXKE4rLSEAk8 As always, thanks for your support and assitance with this matter ! Discovery Schools
over 2 years ago, Dr. Kennedy
DHSF Board Meeting September 21 @ 4:15 PM. To join by computer click link at time of meeting: https://meet.google.com/xkf-kmng-rgx?authuser=0To join by phone dial: (US) +1 650-980-7027‬ PIN: ‪943 058 966‬#
over 2 years ago, Discovery
over 2 years ago, Discovery
Discovery Schools is now hiring K-12 Guest Teachers for the 2020-21 school year. Discovery teachers are passionate educators who drive student achievement through creativity and innovation. Discovery is seeking guest teachers who engage students with a love of learning through personalized group instruction. Click below to apply today! https://lnkd.in/erC-8iD #students #teachers #education #educators
over 2 years ago, Discovery
9-13-2020 Subject: Important Message: Tropical Storm Sally Message: Discovery Families, Discovery School leaders are closely monitoring the events associated with Tropical Storm Sally. The New Orleans area could experience severe weather on Monday evening and Tuesday of this week. At this time, we are preparing our campuses for potential wind and rain events. Monday, September 14th - BLUE MS/HS (5h-12th grades) Discovery students (BLUE) will participate in synchronous online learning as scheduled. Discovery students (GREEN) will participate in asynchronous online learning as scheduled. No students on campus. K-4th (OnCampus Pivot and Discovery Online 2020) All Discovery K-4 students will participate in synchronous online learning as scheduled. No students on campus. Tuesday, September 15th - GREEN K-12th Due to the potential impact of the storm in the Gulf, synchronous and asynchronous online learning will not be provided on Tuesday. All classes cancelled; no students on campus. Wednesday, September 16th - BLUE K-12th All Discovery students will participate in asynchronous online learning (BLUE & GREEN) No students on campus. Thursday, September 17th - GREEN MS/HS (5th-12th grades) Discovery students (GREEN) will participate in synchronous online learning as scheduled. Discovery students (BLUE) will participate in asynchronous online learning as scheduled. High needs students will report to their assigned campus. K-4th (OnCampus Pivot and Discovery Online 2020) All Discovery K-4 students will participate in synchronous online learning through OnCourse Classroom and Google Meets. High needs students will report to their assigned campus. Friday, September 18th - BLUE Day, but all students asynchronous K-12th Faculty Professional Development Day Asynchronous online learning for all students (BLUE & GREEN) No students on campus Please look for direction from your child’s classroom teacher and check OnCourse Classroom for all asynchronous class resources and assignments. Please direct specific questions to your teacher and principal. Facebook questions will not be posted or answered during storm preparations/closure. Discovery School Leaders will stay aware of local weather conditions and will notify you if any other changes need to be made. Thank you for your attention to this message. Stay safe and healthy. Thank you for trusting your child’s education to Discovery Schools and for your cooperation during this most unusual year. Stay Weather Alert, Safe & Dry. With a Tropical HEART, Dr. Glaser, Ms. Preen, & Admin Team
over 2 years ago, Sharon Preen, Assistant Head of School
Discovery parents: Please click the link to view the Counseling Team's latest newsletter, https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/915049/counseling_newsletter.pdf
over 2 years ago, Discovery
The State of Louisiana is giving families another opportunity to receive financial benefits from free and reduced-price school meals missed when schools closed in 2019-2020 due to the pandemic. Eligible families who did not apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program in May and June can take advantage of the second application window that opened at 8 a.m. on September 8, 2020 and closes on September 29, 2020 @ 5pm. Families must apply if they wish to receive the benefits. The application will be available in a P-EBT portal on the Louisiana Department of Education website
over 2 years ago, Discovery
Please click the link below for information about our first Saints Day of this very unconventional school year. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BeoItFoEp0rfzyupIyZjvktp4AjIwXhi_ijNjLOkzNg/edit?usp=sharing
over 2 years ago, Dr. Kennedy
Hello, just a quick thank you note to all who participated in our Labor Day Flipgrid fun (https://flipgrid.com/418ec96c). There are some great videos posted and some genius, creative minds involved. If you have not watched them, you should check them out. We love our community and family! Next challenge coming soon. #Discoveryschools #GreenandBlueForever
over 2 years ago, Dr. Kennedy
We are FAMILY! Swamp Owl Family, it's time to share your story: Use the link below to share your fun or relaxing plans for the upcoming holiday weekend!! Don't forget to check out the posts that have already been shared. Parents/Guardians please help your student(s) (all grades: K-12) with the video recording and join in if you'd like or make your own :-) Let's do what Discovery does best--have fun and connect! Happy Labor Day! https://flipgrid.com/418ec96c
over 2 years ago, Dr. Kennedy
Navigating Your Students Online Learning Experience Due to the many questions, emails and phone calls, Courtney Bullock, Educational Technology Integration Specialist, made this helpful video! It is also located on the Student Websites that can be found under the Discovery Bookmarks Folder when the student is logged into their device. Please watch and let us know if you have any additional questions or concerns. https://youtu.be/9AxWBBiRM58 Discovery Schools Educational IT Team christy.aymami@discoveryhsf.org courtney.bullock@discoveryhsf.org
over 2 years ago, Discovery Schools
Loyola Campus Food Distribution is going on now through 4:00pm. We have approximately 100 meals left to give away. Please come pick up food for the week if you need/want it. Discovery Team
over 2 years ago, KDHSA
Student Device Repair: Due to the recent school closure for weather concerns, we will not be taking any devices for repair. Repair drop off and pick up will resume once the Loyola Campus is re-opened. IT Team
over 2 years ago, Discovery Schools
Flipgrid: At this time, Flipgrid is not working properly. We will let you know when this is back up! Discovery Schools IT Team
over 2 years ago, Discovery Schools
Please check your email for a letter from the Discovery nurses.
over 2 years ago, Sharon Preen, Assistant Head of School
Camera Not Working: We are aware of the fact that cameras may not be working in Google Meets. No student will be marked absent if they are present in the Google Meet, even with the camera off, at this time. IT Team
over 2 years ago, Discovery Schools
School Tool Box has extended the deadline to October 30th for optional online school supply ordering. If you would like to use School Tool Box to purchase school supplies, please visit schooltoolbox.com.
over 2 years ago, Michelle L. Duplantier, Social Worker
Online School Tool Box supply ordering has been extended. (optional)
DHSF Board Meeting Aug 17 @ 4:15 PM To join by computer click link at time of meeting: https://meet.google.com/ybw-jxrd-iiv?authuser=0 To join by phone dial: (‪US‬)‪+1 575-395-6313‬ PIN: ‪816 992 842#‬
over 2 years ago, Discovery
Device Distribution: If you received a loaner device last Spring for Online, please bring it with you when you come to pick up your device for distribution today or Monday. If you have a loaner device from Spring, and you aren't picking up a device, and your child has received a new device this year, please contact Michelle Snow (michelle.snow@discoveryhsf.org) to arrange to drop off that device. We need our loaners back to start processing devices that need to be repaired. If you have any questions, email christy.aymami@discoveryhsf.org. IT Team
over 2 years ago, Discovery Schools