Monday, April 20, 2020

4/20 COVID19 Closure Update

Updates for MO families on the nineteenth day of the COVID-19 health-related closure:
  • I will be conducting a Parent University via Facebook Live today at 4 p.m.
  • Based on the directive of Governor Murphy, all MOTSD schools are operating under a health-related closure until at least 5/15. Therefore, home instruction will be continue as per the MOTSD Health-Related Closure Plan (tinyurl.com/MOhealthplan)
  • I met with the senior class officers this morning and we will be releasing contingency plans for end of year events on Monday 4/27.
  • Click for Parents Guide to Google Classroom and Google Hangouts
  • Click for MOHS Digital Learning Guide
  • Click for MOMS Digital Learning Guide
  • Click for Grades 1-5 Digital Learning Guide
  • Reminders regarding digital learning: 
    • Students are expected to check their course-respective Google Classrooms on a daily basis to receive updates and assignments from their teachers.
    • Students are strongly encouraged to make themselves available for and participate during the synchronous learning opportunities facilitated by their teachers via Google Hangouts.  New content is being delivered and these sessions will help students continue to make academic progress.
    • If students need extra help they can schedule an office hours appointment with their teachers. 
    • If an extenuating circumstance such as illness, family responsibilities, or work dynamics prevent participation in synchronous sessions, please email your teacher, counselor, and/or building administration.  
    • If you require additional assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out as follows:
    • The MO Success Academy resumes this week. Please click for more details.
    • The ASPIRE program resumes this week. Please click this link for more details.
  • Check out the #COVID19 edition of the MOTSD Education Update.
  • Click for an important update about AP Exam administrations.
  • Click for the April Guidance Newsletter
  • We are working very closely with Mayor Greenbaum, MO Township Administrator Tatarenko, and the MO Health Department to ensure our MOTSD families are as healthy and safe as possible. Contact the MO Department of Health COVID-19 hotline at (862) 419-4300 with any suspected cases. In an effort to respond to the many questions and concerns raised by our residents, the Township has established a COVID-19 email address  for general questions regarding the virus, Township preparation and response: COVID-19@mtolivetwp.org  
  • With the exception of MOMS, all MOTSD buildings, fields, and grounds are closed to all staff, students, and community members. 
  • All registered MOTSD students who qualify for free and/or reduced lunch can pick up boxed breakfasts and lunches Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this week at Mount Olive Middle School from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.