Shorewood Ripples

Campus will be open for teachers and students

August 21, 2020

The Virtual+ model, an adaptation of a completely virtual classroom, allows for opportunities for individual students as well as small groups to meet with their teachers or other staff in-person. “The Virtual+ part is that in contrast to where we were in the spring, our buildings are open and we...

Extracurricular activities dealt with case-by-case

August 21, 2020

Aside from standard scholastic instruction, extracurricular activities have also been affected by the pandemic. Major performances have been put on hold. “Both the drama department and our music department, so all of the performing arts, have pushed all of their performances back through at least December...

High school classes to be taught in longer blocks of time

Room 316, normally where French and Spanish classes take place, remains empty, as it will in the fall. Teachers will have to adjust to a new teaching style, both because of online learning as well as having longer class periods.

August 21, 2020

Online school timetables will look different at each level, just as they did in-person. At the high school, classes will be taught in longer blocks of 70 minutes, with only three or four classes per day.  With longer class periods, teachers will need to find ways to engage their students beyond trad...

Discussions of equity influence plan

August 21, 2020

In recent weeks, there have been many discussions regarding equity as it relates to online learning, as well as how it fits into the general school environment.  In response to complaints highlighting the underrepresentation of student and diverse voices, a meeting was held on July 22 to address s...

Hybrid model of learning still a possibility for the future

August 21, 2020

While the school year is confirmed to be starting online, using the Virtual+ model until November 6, administrators, teachers and staff have been developing what a hybrid instruction model could look like.  The most likely scenario is that half the student body would attend school in-person ...

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