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  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week:  "In a world where you can be anything, BE DRUG FREE."  This week is Red Ribbon Week, an annual alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention awareness campaign, it’s the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the nation.  We hope you will feel empowered to discuss this message at home, around the dinner table with your student.
  • Hybrid Reopening Plan  The planned date for reopening Mitchell Senior is Monday, November 9th.  The Mitchell Senior reopening information is attached below.  If your student is returning in person, please make sure you have signed the Health Screening Affidavit that was sent home last week via Parent Square (you will need to click on the "Form" link to complete the affidavit).  Students will not be able to attend in-person without the signed affidavit.  Also, if your student is returning in-person and will be riding the busplease sign the transportation waiver that was sent last week via Parent Square as soon as possible (you will need to click on the "Form" link to complete the waiver). 
  • AM/PM In-Person Hybrid - Letters indicating your student's In-Person Hybrid schedule for AM or PM will be sent out at the end of the week.  Please be patient as we work to build each student's new class schedule.  Your student will receive instructions on how to view their new schedules in Aeries the week of November 2nd.  New class schedules will begin for both In-Person and Distance Learners on November 9th.
  • Tdap Immunizations - We still have several 7th grade students who need to bring in their immunization records for Tdap. The nurse will be contacting those who have not updated these records.  Please get these in to our main office immediately.  Students must have up-to-date immunizations to begin In-Person instruction.
  • Red Ribbon Week Dress-Up Days and contests - Monday, 10/26: Pajama Day, Tuesday, 10/27: Crazy Sock Day, Wednesday, 10/28: Wear PINK for Breast Cancer Awareness, Thursday, 10/29: Red Ribbon Day, Wear RED, Friday, 10/30: Wear Orange, Black, & Purple Day. Students received information regarding our Pumpkin Carving Contest (entries due by 10/29) and our Costume Contest (Oct. 31). Please email our ASB advisor, Mr. Hammar mhammar@aesd.edu for more information.
  • Associated Student Body (ASB) - Our ASB Election will be held October 30!  Students will be voting via a Google Form. Contact our ASB Advisor, Mr. Hammar, for more information. 
  • Trimester 1 Grading End -  The first grading period ends this Friday, October 30th.  Student report cards will be mailed home the second week of November. 
  • School Site Council (SSC) - The next SSC meeting will be held on October 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm via Zoom.  The agenda is posted on the school website.
  • Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Parent Guide to Digital Learning - The AESD website now has a link to a digital learing handbook!  Check it out!  LINK
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Hybrid and Distance Learning Meal Service Update -  Meals are provided for FREE to all AESD students who are attending in-person or remaining on Distance Learning.  All curbside and bus route meal service will end on October 26, 2020.  Students who remain with Distance Learning can pickup meals for multiple days every Wednesday beginning October 28, 2020.  Distance Leanring Meals must be ordered by doing to the order form link in the attached flyer.  All AESD students must be enrolled in Distrance Learning to pickup meals on Wednesdays.  
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence. Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • Online Library Book Check-out / Pick-up - Go to our website mitchellsenior.school. Under “Students” click “Library”. Click “Mitchell Senior Elementary School”. Browse our Catalog and fill out the form! Drive or walk to the parking lot by the library on Grove Avenue. Call or text 209-356-4449 when you are here to pick up your order. It’s that simple!  Pick up days will be:  Monday through Friday, 11:30 am -2:15 pm *Please have your form submitted by 10:00am for same day pick up* Email or text Mrs. Gomez if you have any questions: fgomez@aesd.edu or 209-356-4449.
  • Mitchell Senior Clubs - Students have received invitations to two more exciting clubs: D & D Club, Advisor: Mr. Devrick adevrick@aesd.edu and CA Cadet Corp Club, Advisor: aalvernaz@aesd.edu.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/

    Best,

    Principal Dietz
    ddietz@aesd.edu
 
  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week:  "Focus on the good."  This simple quote tells us to focus more on the positive in life and less on the negative. I'd say that pretty much sums it up. 
  • Hybrid Reopening Plan Communication from Dr. Schiber was sent out on Friday.  Attached to that communication was our Mitchell Senior reopening information.  It is attached below.
  • Tdap Immunizations - We still have several 7th grade students who need to bring in their immunization records for Tdap. The nurse will be contacting those who have not updated these records.  Please get these in to our main office immediately.
  • Wear PINK on Wednesday in October for Breast Cancer Awareness -  Encourage your student to take a stand and support breast cancer awareness.  We wear pink on Wednesdays in October.
  • Associated Student Body (ASB) - We are gearing up for our student body elections!  Contact our ASB Advisor, Mr. Hammar, for more information.  Our virtual election will be held at the end of the month.
  • Grading Period Extended -  The 1st quarter grading period has been extended to October 30th.  Student report cards will now be mailed home the second week of November.
  • Intervention Sessions - Our Distance Learning schedule has an intervention time built in from 1 pm - 2 pm daily.  If your student requires intervention, his/her teacher will connect with him/her. Teachers are offering a variety of intervention supports, for example, enroll them in a small group Zoom session, assign foundational skill building, provide support checklists/schedules, offer homework help/office hours, make-up assignment sessions, and test retakes.  Your partnership and assistance with intervention support is a KEY TO SUCCESS for your student.
  • Communication - This is a reminder that if you or your student have questions or concerns with a class, or if your student is having technical issues trying to log on, please email the teacher(s).  When sending an email, include your child's full name, the period they are enrolled for that class and your full name.  
  • Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Parent Guide to Digital Learning - The AESD website now has a link to a digital learing handbook!  Check it out!  LINK
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Hybrid and Distance Learning Meal Service Update -  Meals are provided for FREE to all AESD students who are attending in-person or remaining on Distance Learning.  All curbside and bus route meal service will end on October 26, 2020.  Students who remain with Distance Learning can pickup meals for multiple days every Wednesday beginning October 28, 2020.  Distance Leanring Meals must be ordered by doing to the order form link in the attached flyer.  All AESD students must be enrolled in Distrance Learning to pickup meals on Wednesdays.  
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence. Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • Online Library Book Check-out / Pick-up - Go to our website mitchellsenior.school. Under “Students” click “Library”. Click “Mitchell Senior Elementary School”. Browse our Catalog and fill out the form! Drive or walk to the parking lot by the library on Grove Avenue. Call or text 209-356-4449 when you are here to pick up your order. It’s that simple!  Pick up days will be:  Monday through Friday, 11:30 am -2:15 pm *Please have your form submitted by 10:00am for same day pick up* Email or text Mrs. Gomez if you have any questions: fgomez@aesd.edu or 209-356-4449.
  • T-Bird Clubs - Our list of clubs is growing!  Students have been getting email invitations to Comic Book Club, Rise & Shine Club, Drama Club, Book Club, AVID, ASB...more are being added weekly.  Encourage your student to participate in these extra-curricular opportunities.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 

Best,

Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu

 
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  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week:  “Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;  set today’s rhythm with your heart-drum;  walk today’s march with courage; create today as your celebration of life.”― Jonathan Lockwood Huie  Be bold with your talents and creativity!  Share you with the world! 
  • Return to School Family Survey Thank you to all of our families for completing the Return to School survey.  This is very important information we need in building a master schedule if we are allowed to open up to in-person AM/PM Hybrid model.  Please contact the school office tomorrow morning if you have not shared your learning model committment with us.
  • Wear PINK on Wednesday in October for Breast Cancer Awareness -  Encourage your student to take a stand and support breast cancer awareness.  We wear pink on Wednesdays in October.
  • Associated Student Body (ASB) - We are gearing up for our student body elections!  Contact our ASB Advisor, Mr. Hammar, for more information.  Our virtual election will be held at the end of the month.
  • The Great CA Shake Out - Mitchell Senior will be participating in The Great CA Shake Out on Thursday, 10/15 at approximately 10:15 am.  For more information, visit:  https://www.shakeout.org/california/index.html
  • Grading Period Extended -  The 1st quarter grading period has been extended to October 30th.  Student report cards will now be mailed home the second week of November.
  • Intervention Sessions - Our Distance Learning schedule has an intervention time built in from 1 pm - 2 pm daily.  If your student requires intervention, his/her teacher will connect with him/her. Teachers are offering a variety of intervention supports, for example, enroll them in a small group Zoom session, assign foundational skill building, provide support checklists/schedules, offer homework help/office hours, make-up assignment sessions, and test retakes.  Your partnership and assistance with intervention support is a KEY TO SUCCESS for your student.
  • Communication - This is a reminder that if you or your student have questions or concerns with a class, or if your student is having technical issues trying to log on, please email the teacher(s).  When sending an email, include your child's full name, the period they are enrolled for that class and your full name.  
  • Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Parent Guide to Digital Learning - The AESD website now has a link to a digital learing handbook!  Check it out!  LINK
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Parent Appointments - We’re here to talk!  Administration and support specialists are available to have a Zoom or phone call appointment with parents.  Call and schedule an appointment with Mrs. DeLaCruz in the office at 357-6124 today!  See flyer attached for available support personnel.
  • Meal Service -  NO Enrollment Required, NO Cost!! All children (18 and under) can now receive meals at no cost and they don’t have to be enrolled in AESD. All serving sites will be serving meals to all children (18 and under) including bus routes and childcare. Attached is the updated flyer for the bus routes. Meal cards are not required at this time.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence. Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • Online Library Book Check-out / Pick-up - Go to our website mitchellsenior.school. Under “Students” click “Library”. Click “Mitchell Senior Elementary School”. Browse our Catalog and fill out the form! Drive or walk to the parking lot by the library on Grove Avenue. Call or text 209-356-4449 when you are here to pick up your order. It’s that simple!  Pick up days will be:  Monday through Friday, 11:30 am -2:15 pm *Please have your form submitted by 10:00am for same day pick up* Email or text Mrs. Gomez if you have any questions: fgomez@aesd.edu or 209-356-4449.
  • T-Bird Clubs - Our list of clubs is growing!  Students have been getting email invitations to Comic Book Club, Rise & Shine Club, Drama Club, Book Club, AVID, ASB...more are being added weekly.  Encourage your student to participate in these extra-curricular opportunities.
  • Virtual T-Bird Band - After school virtual band classes are underway! If you have a student who has been in band in the past, they should have received an invitation via email from Mr. Cox, our band director. If your student did not receive an email and would like to join band, please email Mr. Cox at rcox@aesd.edu right away.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 

Best,

Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu

 
  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week:  "The doors will be opened to those bold enough to knock!"  - F.Scott Fitzgerald Sometimes it’s the most simple of phrases that can have the most profound meaning isn’t it? This quote has always served as a reminder that everything is possible and that I am in charge of my own destiny. 
  • Return to School Family Survey - Please make sure to complete the survey that was sent on Friday afternoon by Wednesday, October 7th at 8 pm.  This is VERY important information for our planning and scheduling of classes. Here is the link if you have not yet completed the survery:  LINK
  • Grading Period Extended -  The 1st quarter grading period has been extended to October 30th.  Student report cards will now be mailed home the second week of November.
  • Intervention Sessions - Our Distance Learning schedule has an intervention time built in from 1 pm - 2 pm daily.  If your student requires intervention, his/her teacher will connect with him/her. Teachers are offering a variety of intervention supports, for example, enroll them in a small group Zoom session, assign foundational skill building, provide support checklists/schedules, offer homework help/office hours, make-up assignment sessions, and test retakes.  Your partnership and assistance with intervention support is a KEY TO SUCCESS for your student.
  • Communication - This is a reminder that if you or your student have questions or concerns with a class, or if your student is having technical issues trying to log on, please email the teacher(s).  When sending an email, include your child's full name, the period they are enrolled for that class and your full name.  
  • Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Parent Guide to Digital Learning - The AESD website now has a link to a digital learing handbook!  Check it out!  LINK
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Parent Appointments - We’re here to talk!  Administration and support specialists are available to have a Zoom or phone call appointment with parents.  Call and schedule an appointment with Mrs. DeLaCruz in the office at 357-6124 today!  See flyer attached for available support personnel.
  • Meal Service -  NO Enrollment Required, NO Cost!! All children (18 and under) can now receive meals at no cost and they don’t have to be enrolled in AESD. All serving sites will be serving meals to all children (18 and under) including bus routes and childcare. Attached is the updated flyer for the bus routes. Meal cards are not required at this time.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence. Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • Online Library Book Check-out / Pick-up - Go to our website mitchellsenior.school. Under “Students” click “Library”. Click “Mitchell Senior Elementary School”. Browse our Catalog and fill out the form! Drive or walk to the parking lot by the library on Grove Avenue. Call or text 209-356-4449 when you are here to pick up your order. It’s that simple!  Pick up days will be:  Monday through Friday, 11:30 am -2:15 pm *Please have your form submitted by 10:00am for same day pick up* Email or text Mrs. Gomez if you have any questions: fgomez@aesd.edu or 209-356-4449.
  • T-Bird Clubs - Our list of clubs is growing!  Students have been getting email invitations to Comic Book Club, Rise & Shine Club, Drama Club, Book Club, AVID, ASB...more are being added weekly.  Encourage your student to participate in these extra-curricular opportunities.
  • Virtual T-Bird Band - After school virtual band classes are underway! If you have a student who has been in band in the past, they should have received an invitation via email from Mr. Cox, our band director. If your student did not receive an email and would like to join band, please email Mr. Cox at rcox@aesd.edu right away.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 

Best,

Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu

 
  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week:  Those who spend their time looking for the faults in others usually make no time to correct their own. –Art Janak.  What can we do to improve ourselves? Teach your students:  Looking at your own faults is crucial to making improvements, but if you spend your time focusing on other peoples' faults you will never make true progress within yourself. This is a very bold growth mindset!
  • Intervention Sessions - Our Distance Learning schedule has an intervention time built in from 1 pm - 2 pm daily.  If your student requires intervention, his/her teacher will connect with him/her. Teachers are offering a variety of intervention supports, for example, enroll them in a small group Zoom session, assign foundational skill building, provide support checklists/schedules, offer homework help/office hours, make-up assignment sessions, and test retakes.  Your partnership and assistance with intervention support is a KEY TO SUCCESS for your student.
  • Communication - This is a reminder that if you or your student have questions or concerns with a class, or if your student is having technical issues trying to log on, please email the teacher(s).  When sending an email, include your child's full name, the period they are enrolled for that class and your full name.  
  • SSC Meeting - Our first SSC meeting will be September 30th at 3 pm via Zoom.  The agenda is posted on our school website.
  • Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Parent Appointments - We’re here to talk!  Administration and support specialists are available to have a Zoom or phone call appointment with parents.  Call and schedule an appointment with Mrs. DeLaCruz in the office at 357-6124 today!  See flyer attached for available support personnel.
  • Meal Service - AESD has added additional stops and another bus route! Curbside Meal Service for Distance Learning at AESD Sites! NO Enrollment Required, NO Cost!! All children (18 and under) can now receive meals at no cost and they don’t have to be enrolled in AESD. All serving sites will be serving meals to all children (18 and under) including bus routes and childcare. Attached is the updated flyer for the bus routes. Meal cards are not required at this time.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence. Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • Online Library Book Check-out / Pick-up - Go to our website mitchellsenior.school. Under “Students” click “Library”. Click “Mitchell Senior Elementary School”. Browse our Catalog and fill out the form! Drive or walk to the parking lot by the library on Grove Avenue. Call or text 209-356-4449 when you are here to pick up your order. It’s that simple!  Pick up days will be:  Monday through Friday, 11:30 am -2:15 pm *Please have your form submitted by 10:00am for same day pick up* Email or text Mrs. Gomez if you have any questions: fgomez@aesd.edu or 209-356-4449.
  • AVID Club - AVID Club will begin this Thursday, October 1st at 2 pm and will run every Tuesday and Thursday at 2 pm. This academic support club is open to students who were invited last spring to be part of AVID. Students will meet and connect with their AVID peers, get academic support from their AVID teacher, participate in college and career awareness activities, and take virtual field trips to college campuses. AVID teachers will be emailing the Zoom link to these students. Contact Mrs. Johnson for more information: rjohnson@aesd.edu
  • T-Bird Clubs - Our list of clubs is growing!  Students have been getting email invitations to Comic Book Club, Rise & Shine Club, Drama Club, Book Club, ASB...more are being added weekly.  Encourage your student to participate in these extra-curricular opportunities.
  • Virtual T-Bird Band - After school virtual band classes are underway! If you have a student who has been in band in the past, they should have received an invitation via email from Mr. Cox, our band director. If your student did not receive an email and would like to join band, please email Mr. Cox at rcox@aesd.edu right away.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 

Best,

Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu

 
  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week:  "Put a grain of boldness into everything you do."  - Baltasar Gracián  We need to teach our children to stop worrying about being wrong, speak up and try new things. When we're faced with a new opportunity and feel that urge to stay comfortably in the status quo, we need to ask ourselves what we are afraid will happen.  Encourage your student to speak up - even mistakes help us grow. 
  • School Site Council (SSC) Interest - Thank you to the parents who showed an interest in being part of our Mitchell Senior School Site Council.  Congratulations and appreciation go to the parents who will be representing you for 2020-2022 on our MSE SSC:  Michael R. Gutierrez, Elishah Perez, Mari Pimentel, and Irene S Salazar.
  • Communication - This is a reminder that if you or your student have questions or concerns with a class, or if your student is having technical issues trying to log on, please email the teacher(s).  When sending an email, include your child's full name, the period they are enrolled for that class and your full name.  
  • Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Parent Appointments - We’re here to talk!  Administration and support specialists are available to have a Zoom or phone call appointment with parents.  Call and schedule an appointment with Mrs. DeLaCruz in the office at 357-6124 today!  See flyer attached for available support personnel.
  • Meal Service - AESD has added additional stops and another bus route! Curbside Meal Service for Distance Learning at AESD Sites! NO Enrollment Required, NO Cost!! All children (18 and under) can now receive meals at no cost and they don’t have to be enrolled in AESD. All serving sites will be serving meals to all children (18 and under) including bus routes and childcare. Attached is the updated flyer for the bus routes. Meal cards are not required at this time.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence. Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • Online Library Book Check-out / Pick-up - Go to our website mitchellsenior.school. Under “Students” click “Library”. Click “Mitchell Senior Elementary School”. Browse our Catalog and fill out the form! Drive or walk to the parking lot by the library on Grove Avenue. Call or text 209-356-4449 when you are here to pick up your order. It’s that simple! New! Pick up days will be:  Monday through Friday, 11:30 am -2:15 pm *Please have your form submitted by 10:00am for same day pick up* Email or text Mrs. Gomez if you have any questions: fgomez@aesd.edu or 209-356-4449.
  • T-Bird Book Club - Students- Virtual Book Club on meets every Thursday @ 1pm! “Read books YOU want to read and tell us about them! Recommend books to your friends! Join in conversation about books alike!” Have your student contact Mrs. Gomez, our librarian, today to sign up!!! fgomez@aesd.edu.
  • Comic Book Club - Mr. Devrick and Mr. Button are really impressed by the response  they've gotten so far for interested students! They are looking forward to hosting their first Comic book Club Zoom meeting on Wednesday, September 23rd at 2:00 PM!  Flyer attached!
  • Virtual T-Bird Band - Band students started their virtual band classes on Thursday last week. If you have a student who has been in band in the past, they should have received an invitation via email from Mr. Cox, our band director. If your student did not receive an email and would like to join band, please email Mr. Cox at rcox@aesd.edu right away.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 
Best,

Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu

 
  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week:  "When you focus on the good, the good gets better." - Abraham Hicks.  I’m a firm believer that your thoughts create your reality. You can manifest pretty much anything in your life if you believe in it, and I mean truly believe in it, not just say you believe it.  Be bold with your positive affirmations!  Talk with your student and practice the affirmation:  "I get better every single day!"
  • School Site Council (SSC) Interest - Thank you to the parents who showed an interest in being part of our Mitchell Senior School Site Council.  Please watch for the ballot to be sent via Parent Square this week.  
  • English Language Advisory Commitee (ELAC) Interest - We are still in need of interested parents to be members of this committee. The ELAC is a school-level committee comprised of parents, staff, and community members designated to advise school officials on English learner programs and services.  All members of the English Learner Advisory Committee must be elected by parents of English Learners.  If you wish to be nominated for the English Learner Advisory Committee, please complete the information in the link by Friday:  Nomination Link - English or Nomination Link / Spanish.
  • Distance Learning -  Full Distance Learning Schedule is underway.  Students attend ALL 6 PERIODS beginning at 8 am every day.  Distance Learning Weekly Schedule attached.  Students must attend live class meetings via Zoom EVERY PERIOD.  Attendance will be taken each period. Students will click on the Zoom links in each teacher's Google Classroom.
  • Communication - This is a reminder that if you or your student have questions or concerns with a class, or if your student is having technical issues trying to log on, please email the teacher(s).  When sending an email, include your child's full name, the period they are enrolled for that class and your full name.  
  • First Day Packet Return -  If you received a call from our office, please return your packet immediately.  If you need a new packet, please stop by the main office window to pick one up.
  • Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Parent Appointments - We’re here to talk!  Administration and support specialists are available to have a Zoom or phone call appointment with parents.  Call and schedule an appointment with Mrs. DeLaCruz in the office at 357-6124 today!  See flyer attached for available support personnel.
  • UC Merced Online Homework Helpline - This Learning Lab at UC Merced program is designed to be an “after-hours” homework help support center for K-12 students and parents. Grade level rooms will be staffed by CalTeach undergraduate students and will be open from 5:30pm to 6:30pm on Monday - Thursday. CalTeach undergraduate students will help K-12 students and parents with homework questions, general tutoring support for science and math content as well as give guidance on where to find additional support materials for students. Click HERE for more information.  They are currently full, but have a waitlist form available.
  • Meal Service - Curbside Meal Service for Distance Learning at AESD Sites! NO Enrollment Required, NO Cost!! All children (18 and under) can now receive meals at no cost and they don’t have to be enrolled in AESD. All serving sites will be serving meals to all children (18 and under) including bus routes and childcare. Attached is the updated flyer for the curbside meal service and bus routes. Meal cards are not required at this time.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence. Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • Online Library Book Check-out / Pick-up - Go to our website mitchellsenior.school. Under “Students” click “Library”. Click “Mitchell Senior Elementary School”. Browse our Catalog and fill out the form! Drive or walk to the parking lot by the library on Grove Avenue. Call or text 209-356-4449 when you are here to pick up your order. It’s that simple! Pick up days will be: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 11:30 am -2:15 pm *Please have your form submitted by 10:00am for same day pick up* Email or text Mrs. Gomez if you have any questions: fgomez@aesd.edu or 209-356-4449.
  • T-Bird Book Club - Students- Come join our Virtual Book Club on Thursday, September 17 @ 1pm! “Read books YOU want to read and tell us about them! Recommend books to your friends! Join in conversation about books alike!” Have your student contact Mrs. Gomez, our librarian, today to sign up!!! fgomez@aesd.edu
  • Virtual T-Bird Band - By now your student who has been in band in the past should have received an invitation via email from Mr. Cox, our band director. If your student did not receive an email and would like to join band, please email Mr. Cox at rcox@aesd.edu.
  • Back to School Drive-Thru Event - Castle Family Health Centers is having a Back to School Drive-Thru Event this Saturday, September 19th from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at 3605 Hospital Road, Atwater.  FREE backpacks, FREE flu shots, FREE school supplies, FREE food boxes (while supplies last).  Face masks are required to attend drive-thru.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 

Best,

Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu

 
     
 
Mitchell Senior Virtual Band Classes - Starting Soon
 

Good News! Beginning next week, Mr. Cox, our band director, will be beginning Extra-Curricular Virtual Band Instruction. Mr. Cox will be contacting students who indicated band as an elective on their course selection form last spring. Please have your student watch their email tomorrow for an invitation to "MSE Band" Google Classroom and let Mr. Cox know if they are interested in joining. Band classes will be held on Zoom between 2:00-3:00 pm on weekdays organized by instrument. Mr. Cox will provide more information to interested band students.

  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week:  "In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact." - Les Brown240 of those minutes for your student each day are for learning and connecting with school.  Thank you for all you are doing at home to support your student this year during Distance Learning.  We thank you for welcoming us into your homes to make a positive impact.  
  • Labor Day Holiday - There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, September 7th in honor of the Labor Day holiday. This day is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
  • School Site Council (SSC) Interest - Mitchell Senior is in the process of accepting nominations for our School Site Council (SSC).  Deadline: The SSC is an elected council composed of the an administrator, teachers, other school personnel, and parents. The SSC meets a minimum of 5 times a year and each member serves a minimum 2 year term. All parents of students attending members of the School Site Council must be elected by parents of the school. There are currently 4 openings on Mitchell Senior School Site Council. If you wish to be nominated for the SSC, please complete the information on this link: Nomination Link - English or Nomination Link - Spanish.
  • English Language Advisory Commitee (ELAC) Interest - Mitchell Senior is in the process of accepting nominations for our English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC). The ELAC is a school-level committee comprised of parents, staff, and community members designated to advise school officials on English learner programs and services.  All members of the English Learner Advisory Committee must be elected by parents of English Learners.  If you wish to be nominated for the English Learner Advisory Committee, please complete the information in the link:  Nomination Link - English or Nomination Link / Spanish.
  • Virtual BACK TO SCHOOL - ICYMI: Click on this LINK to see our amazing Mitchell Senior Staff and take a look at what is going on in their classes this year!
  • Distance Learning -  Full Distance Learning Schedule is underway.  Students attend ALL 6 PERIODS beginning at 8 am every day.  Distance Learning Weekly Schedule attached.  Students must attend live class meetings via Zoom EVERY PERIOD.  Attendance will be taken each period. Students will click on the Zoom links in each teacher's Google Classroom.
  • Communication - This is a reminder that if you or your student have questions or concerns with a class, or if your student is having technical issues trying to log on, please email the teacher(s).  When sending an email, include your child's full name, the period they are enrolled for that class and your full name.  
  • First Day Packet Return -  If you haven’t yet, please return the color forms from the First Day Packet with parent/guardian signatures in the same envelope to the main office window; the office will be calling to follow up.  If you need a new packet, please stop by the main office window to pick one up.
  • New!  Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Parent Appointments - We’re here to talk!  Administration and support specialists are available to have a Zoom or phone call appointment with parents.  Call and schedule an appointment with Mrs. DeLaCruz in the office at 357-6124 today!  See flyer attached for available support personnel.
  • UC Merced Online Homework Helpline - This Learning Lab at UC Merced program is designed to be an “after-hours” homework help support center for K-12 students and parents. Grade level rooms will be staffed by CalTeach undergraduate students and will be open from 5:30pm to 6:30pm on Monday - Thursday. CalTeach undergraduate students will help K-12 students and parents with homework questions, general tutoring support for science and math content as well as give guidance on where to find additional support materials for students. Click HERE for more information.
  • Meal Service - Curbside Meal Service for Distance Learning at AESD Sites! NO Enrollment Required, NO Cost!! All children (18 and under) can now receive meals at no cost and they don’t have to be enrolled in AESD. All serving sites will be serving meals to all children (18 and under) including bus routes and childcare. Attached is the updated flyer for the curbside meal service and bus routes. Meal cards are not required at this time.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence. Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • T-Bird Book Club - Students- Come join our Virtual Book Club on Wednesday, September 9 @ 1pm! “Read books YOU want to read and tell us about them! Recommend books to your friends! Join in conversation about books alike!” Have your student contact Mrs. Gomez, our librarian, today to sign up!!! fgomez@aesd.edu
  • Back to School Drive-Thru Event - Castle Family Health Centers is having a Back to School Drive-Thru Event on Saturday, September 19th from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at 3605 Hospital Road, Atwater.  FREE backpacks, FREE flu shots, FREE school supplies, FREE food boxes (while supplies last).  Face masks are required to attend drive-thru.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 

Best,
Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu
No School
Monday, September 7th

School resumes on Tuesday, September 8th
DD

Curbside Meal Service

for 

Distance Learning 

at AESD Sites! 

NO Enrollment Required, NO Cost!! 

All children (18 and under) can now receive meals at no cost and they don’t have to be enrolled in AESD. All serving sites will be serving meals to all children (18 and under) including bus routes and childcare. Attached is the updated flyer for the curbside meal service and bus routes. Meal cards are not required at this time.

  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week: Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen, others make it happen.” ~ Michael Jordan.  This is a great conversation starter to have with your student this week.  What goals have they set for themselves this school year?  Make them happen!
  • Virtual BACK TO SCHOOL - Click on this LINK to see our amazing Mitchell Senior Staff and take a look at what is going on in their classes this year!
  • Distance Learning -  Full Distance Learning Schedule is underway.  Students attend ALL 6 PERIODS beginning at 8 am every day.  Distance Learning Weekly Schedule attached.  Students must attend live class meetings via Zoom EVERY PERIOD.  Attendance will be taken each period. Students will click on the Zoom links in each teacher's Google Classroom.
  • Communication - This is a reminder that if you or your student have questions or concerns with a class, or if your student is having technical issues trying to log on, please email the teacher(s).  When sending an email, include your child's full name, the period they are enrolled for that class and your full name.  
  • First Day Packet Return -  If you haven’t yet, please return the color forms from the First Day Packet with parent/guardian signatures in the same envelope to the main office window.
  • New!  Technology Curriculum Family Support Helpline - We’re here to help!  Talk to a LIVE Mitchell Senior teacher, Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 8 pm.  See flyer attached for more information.
  • Chromebook Helpline - If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 during business hours.
  • Parent Appointments - We’re here to talk!  Administration and support specialists are available to have a Zoom or phone call appointment with parents.  Call and schedule an appointment with Mrs. DeLaCruz in the office at 357-6124 today!  See flyer attached for available support personnel.
  • UC Merced Online Homework Helpline - This Learning Lab at UC Merced program is designed to be an “after-hours” homework help support center for K-12 students and parents. Grade level rooms will be staffed by CalTeach undergraduate students and will be open from 5:30pm to 6:30pm on Monday - Thursday. CalTeach undergraduate students will help K-12 students and parents with homework questions, general tutoring support for science and math content as well as give guidance on where to find additional support materials for students. Click HERE for more information.
  • Meal Service - Curbside meal service for Distance Learning has resumed at school sites. Serving time for curbside service is 10:30AM to 12:30PM district wide. The Mitchell K-6 Meal service is extended to 1:00pm so students who must walk to pick up their meals can do so after their 6th period class. The district has also added curbside meal service on bus routes.  See attached flyers.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence.  Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Merced County Warm Line - Merced County BHRS Warm Line is ready for our youth! This line is a non-emergency resource. If you have a youth that is not in crisis, they can call  the “Youth Warm Line” to talk to someone who is ready to listen and support them!  Open 24 hours a day/7 days per week (209) 381-6800 or toll free (888) 334-0163.  Information attached.
  • T-Bird Book Club - Students- Come join our Virtual Book Club on Wednesday, September 2 @ 1pm! “Read books YOU want to read and tell us about them! Recommend books to your friends! Join in conversation about books alike!” Have your student contact Mrs. Gomez, our librarian, today to sign up!!! fgomez@aesd.edu
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 

Best,

Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu
  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week: “Sometimes you WIN, sometimes you LEARN!”  Any setback, whether professional or personal, can be turned into a step forward when you possess the right tools to turn a loss into a gain. As we navigate Distance Learning together - let’s focus on the GAINS!  Hopefully as we troubleshoot the technology, we gain new knowledge to support others!
  • Distance Learning -  Full Distance Learning Schedule is underway.  Students attend ALL 6 PERIODS beginning at 8 am every day.  Distance Learning Weekly Schedule attached.  Students must attend live class meetings via Zoom EVERY PERIOD.  Attendance will be taken each period. Students will click on the Zoom links in each teacher's Google Classroom.
  • First Day Packet Return - Packets were due to the office last Friday.  If you haven’t yet, please return the color forms from the First Day Packet with parent/guardian signatures in the same envelope to the main office window.
  • Chromebook Helpline -  If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 or contact our office at 357-6124.
  • Meal Service UPDATE - Curbside meal service for Distance Learning has resumed at school sites. Serving time for curbside service is 10:30AM to 12:30PM district wide. The Mitchell K-6 Meal service is extended to 1:00pm so students who must walk to pick up their meals can do so after their 6th period class. The district has also added curbside meal service on bus routes.  See attached flyers.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence.  Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • T-Bird Book Club - Students- Come join our Virtual Book Club on Wednesday, August 26 @ 1pm! “Read books YOU want to read and tell us about them! Recommend books to your friends! Join in conversation about books alike!” Have your student contact Mrs. Gomez, our librarian, today to sign up!!! fgomez@aesd.edu
  • Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan Parent Input Survey - Atwater Elementary would like your feedback on our Learning, Continuity, and Attendance Plan that details our actions to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please take a moment to complete the survey found at this link: https://forms.gle/WmR1f12PXMKLryLLA You can also access this survey on the AESD website. Thank you.  Please complete by Monday, August 24th.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
 
 
Best,
 
Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu
  
T-Bird News - Week of August 17, 2020
  • #BeBOLD! - Our theme this year is #BeBOLD! Our BOLD quote for the week: “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.”  - Winston Churchill  As we navigate these first weeks of Distance Learning I am so grateful for the attitudes of grace we are displaying toward one another.  Thank you parents for supporting both your student and the teachers as we work to make this the best year ever.  Your partnership is truly appreciated.
  • Here we go!  Full Distance Learning Schedule begins tomorrow, Monday, August 17th.  Students attend ALL 6 PERIODS beginning at 8 am every day.  Distance Learning Weekly Schedule attached.  Students must attend live class meetings via Zoom EVERY PERIOD.  Attendance will be taken each period. Students will click on the Zoom links in each teacher's Google Classroom.
  • Pick-up Day was a success! We managed to get supplies, books and packets out to nearly 800 families in less than 5 hours.  Thank you for your patience and kind words as you came through the line.  If you missed the pick-up day, please contact the office to make arrangements to get your student’s items.
  • Beginning-of-the-Year Assessments- You student should have completed the beginning-of-the-year assessments in ELA and Math.  Teachers will be checking in to make sure.  The last day to finish is Friday, August 21st.
  • First Day Packet Return - Please return the color forms from the First Day Packet with parent/guardian signatures in the same envelope by Friday, August 21st.  A drop-box will be located outside the Mitchell Senior main office window during school hours.
  • Chromebook Helpline:  If your child is having any issues with their Chromebook, please contact the Technology Hotline immediately:  (209) 357-9891 or contact our office at 357-6124.
  • Meal Service UPDATE - Curbside meal service for Distance Learning has resumed at school sites. Serving time for curbside service is 10:30AM to 12:30PM district wide. The Mitchell K-6 Meal service is extended to 1:00pm so students who must walk to pick up their meals can do so after their 6th period class.
  • Attendance - Daily student attendance for each class is required for Distance Learning instruction. Students must sign into their Google Classrooms for each class and join the live Zoom class meeting each period, every day.  If your child doesn’t attend a class, the school will call to verify the absence.  Parents will still communicate with the school regarding their child’s attendance. A student who misses more than three days will be monitored. Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board. 
  • Library Books - Mrs. Gomez, Mitchell Senior’s librarian, is still collecting library books. She can collect library books from ANY AESD school. Just bring any library books you have at home and drop them off at our main office window.
  • Mitchell Senior Website - Information is always being updated on our website at mitchellsenior.school, Atwater Elementary School District's website at aesd.edu and our facebook page at facebook.com/MitchellSeniorElem/
Thank you for a great first week.  Don’t hesitate to call or email me if I can support you or your student.

Best,

Principal Dietz

ddietz@aesd.edu
 

Below is the class period schedule for Mitchell Senior:

Mitchell Senior Student Weekly Distance Learning Schedule
Times Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00-8:40 Period 1 Period 1 Period 1 Period 1 Period 1
8:45-9:25 Period 2 Period 2 Period 2 Period 2 Period 2
9:30-10:10 Period 3 Period 3 Period 3 Period 3 Period 3
10:15-10:55 Period 4 Period 4 Period 4 Period 4 Period 4
11:00-11:40 Period 5 Period 5 Period 5 Period 5 Period 5
11:45-12:25 Period 6 Period 6 Period 6 Period 6 Period 6
1:00 - 2:00 Support as assigned (Special Education, ELL, Intervention)
 
Mitchell Senior Student Weekly Distance Learning Schedule
 

Good evening Families!

It was great seeing all of you at supply and pick-up day today! The First Day Packet forms with signatures need to be returned to our drop box at the main office window by Friday, August 21st.  


Your student should be working on Beginning of the Year Assessments for the next two days. Thursday they will attend their virtual ELA class and Friday they will attend their virtual math class. This will meet their attendance requirements for these two days.  

Starting Monday, August, 17th, It is very important that your student log into every class period, every day.

Attendance Requirements:
  1. Daily student attendance will be required for in-person and distance learning instruction models. 
  2. Parents will still need to communicate with the school office regarding their child’s attendance. (209)357-6124
  3. A student who misses more than three days will be contacted by the school and  monitored.  Absences that are unexcused could result in a review with School Attendance Review Team and/or School Attendance Review Board.
Below is the class period schedule for Mitchell Senior:

Mitchell Senior Student Weekly Distance Learning Schedule
Times Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00-8:40 Period 1 Period 1 Period 1 Period 1 Period 1
8:45-9:25 Period 2 Period 2 Period 2 Period 2 Period 2
9:30-10:10 Period 3 Period 3 Period 3 Period 3 Period 3
10:15-10:55 Period 4 Period 4 Period 4 Period 4 Period 4
11:00-11:40 Period 5 Period 5 Period 5 Period 5 Period 5
11:45-12:25 Period 6 Period 6 Period 6 Period 6 Period 6
1:00 - 2:00 Support as assigned (Special Education, ELL, Intervention)

Best,
Principal Dietz
ddietz@aesd.edu