We know that we make the greatest impact on student learning when school staff and families work closely together on behalf of students. We use the classroom stream in Google Classroom so that students, teachers and parents can communicate regularly about topics such as the work that is occurring in the classroom, homework, special event reminders, upcoming appointments or absences, and overdue library books. We ask that your children check the stream weekly. Teachers will respond to all messages and in turn, we ask that each family develop a home routine where parents review the stream with the child each week, ensure that all messages and homework is attended to.
While the stream in Classroom is an important tool we also know that other methods of communication may work well for families. Let the classroom teachers know if you prefer phone calls or emails and we will also provide parents with the classroom voicemail if you wish to leave a message or make an appointment to speak with the teacher. Note that teachers and students cannot accept phone calls during class time as their focus needs to remain on the student learning.
Concerns may arise and we ask that parents/guardians begin by speaking directly with the staff member involved. If further help is needed, speak with the Principal or Assistant Principal.
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