Hopewell High School

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Parent/Guardian Questions:
 
Hopewell's 2020-2021 school year will look very different for students, staff, parents and families. We know that families are needing to make decisions regarding child care, health and safety of family members, and what is in the best interest of each child.
 
With so much unknown and new, please use this form to send the District questions. The administrative team will respond as soon as possible. We will try our very best to provide you any available information that can assist you in your decision-making.
 
We will collect some of these questions and responses in order to create a FAQ for parents that will be posted on the website.
 
 
Hopewell's Health and Safety Plan
 
This Plan was approved by the School Board on August 10, 2020, and sent to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for approval.  Please reference this for the most current school reopening plans:
 
 
Cyber Orientation meetings: 
 
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Viking Connect

With the school year approaching, the district is ready to begin to deploy devices for our Viking Connect initiative.  This means that the district will supply a Chromebook and charger for all students in grades 3-12 and an iPad for students in grades K-2. These devices will be used for students who are attending school in the hybrid model, as well as those who will be attending our cyber program.  Our pick up plan will follow the same drive-thru set up that was used in March.  We will use the driveway at the HS with device pick up at the auditorium doors.  Parents will be asked to stay in their cars and staff will deliver your devices, with proper PPE. 

Prior to your arrival, you will need to complete several online forms including a student responsibility form, a parent responsibility form, a student acceptable use policy, a device monitoring acknowledgment, and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) form.  You will also need to pay a $25 technology fee to cover the damage or repair of your child’s device.  Families who are on free or reduced lunch will have a reduced fee of $15.  The forms and payment must be submitted prior to your device pick up.  



District staff will be checking on these items prior to distributing a device to you.  If these are not in order upon your arrival, we will ask you to pull into the HS parking lot and complete your paperwork at that time.

 

IMPORTANT-Devices for the Junior High and Kindergarten students at Margaret Ross are not yet scheduled for pick up.  We will notify you when these devices are ready.

 

Devices deployment will begin on Monday, August 17th and run through Friday, August 21st  between the hours of 9am-2pm.  Evening pick up times are also available.  Please review the assigned days below:

Monday 8/17 9 am-2 pm   High School Students Only (last names A-K)

Tuesday 8/18 9 am-2 pm  High School Students Only (last names L-Z) 

Tuesday 8/18 4pm-6 pm   Open to any families with multiple children/multi-devices

Wednesday 8/19 9-2 pm   Cyber families only (K-12)

Wednesday 8/19 4-6 pm   Open to any families with multiple children/multi-devices

Thursday 8/20 9 am-2 pm  Elementary Students Only (last names A-K)  

Thursday 8/20 4-6 pm         Open to any families not able to make their scheduled time 

Friday 8/21 9-2pm               Elementary only students (last names L-Z)

 

Viking Connect Devices
 
The District is equipped to provide uniform devices to every student so that learning can be accessed at home and at school.  While parents may have devices at home, we would encourage you to participate in the Viking Connect initiative.  Should you choose to opt out of this program, please contact your school principal.
 
Why opting out is discouraged:
 
A parent/guardian may choose to decline a 1:1 device for their child(ren) ONLY if they decide to provide a personally purchased device to their student. 

An important consideration: Should your child opt-out and choose to use a personally owned device instead, please understand that software (apps) purchased by the District may not be available or distributed to personally owned devices. Students who opt-out will not receive technical support of any kind for any personally owned devices. It will be the responsibility of the parent/guardian & student to ensure the device is working properly and effectively every day.

If you have any questions regarding the pick-up schedule, please contact Dr. Maslyk maslykj@hopewellarea.org. If there are any issues accessing the electronic forms or payment system, please contact Mr. Nelson nelsond@hopewellarea.orgTechnology Coordinator at the HS.

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HHS 2020 Back to School Updates, Athletic and COVID Information, HHS Cyber Registration

Check here for regular updates with important information for parents and students for the upcoming 2020 school year.
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Hopewell Cyber Program Information and Sign Up

Hopewell Area School District is proud to offer our K-12 Cyber Program. The purpose of the Hopewell Cyber Program is to offer students the education they need to prepare for life in the 21st century while providing students, parents, and families the needed flexibility, especially during the current pandemic. Our program allows students to remain at home while experiencing a robust and rigorous curriculum.

Hopewell is proud to meet the needs and wants of students and their parents in the same quality academic environment with which stakeholders have become accustomed. The quality of education with which you are accustomed remains as high as ever, but the courses are presented in a different way. No matter which program a student chooses to enroll in, successful completion will result in a Hopewell diploma. Parents and students can be assured that they are prepared for the next steps in education or in life.

Please Click Here for Information about the Program and Courses.

Please Click here to Enroll in Hopewell's Cyber Program for grades K-8. 

Please Click here to enroll in Hopewell's Cyber Program for grads 9-12. 

Facility Update as Beaver County is GREEN

In anticipation of Beaver County being identified as GREEN on June 12, please see the re-opening of our outside facilities:

Outside facilities will be available for informal or personal use beginning Saturday, June 13 with expectations of following CDC guidelines. 

Inside facility requests are on hold at this time due to the need for appropriate staffing/cleaning in order to follow all required safety measures. 

School athletics are dependent on the PIAA guidance. Further information will be forthcoming.

Outdoor facilities by community athletic groups can begin June 13, pending that fields and/or facilities are prepared and ready for use and proper request process is followed. Please note that any indoor facilities that have been previously used in conjunction with outdoor facility use will not be available until further notice.

Class of 2020 Virtual May Day

The Class of 2020 is pleased to present this year's May Day Program.  CLICK HERE to view the senior slide show, the list of honors and awards as well as the May Day Court program

Virtual Graduation

It is with great pleasure that we share plans to celebrate the Class of 2020 through a virtual graduation ceremony. Although many are disappointed with the lack of a large group public graduation celebration, we are compelled as a school district to do all we can to promote the safety and health of all members of our school community.  Please CLICK HERE to read the full document which outlines the details of the senior class virtual graduation.

May Day Court and King/Queen Announcement

Please click on the link to this message to view a video announcing the May Day Court and the announcement of the Scepter Bearer, Crown Bearer,  and King & Queen. More +

May Day Court Announcement

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May Day Information

All SENIOR students should read the information provided in this article.  Important dates and deadlines are approaching for this years May Day court, recognition program, and senior slide show.  Please read through this information and if you have any other questions, please contact Mrs. Gustafson via email or Schoology messaging.   More +

Announcement from Franciscan University of Steubenville

Any student who has been accepted, or who is planning on applying for admission into Franciscan Univeristy of Steubenville should read through this unprecendented announcement.  If you have any additional questions, please reach out to the university directly. More +

Order Your Yearbook

A reminder to all students.  If you have not ordered your 2020 Viking Yearbook,  Please visit www.jostensyearbooks.com  or call 1-877-767-5217 to place your order.

Senior Portraits for Yearbook

If you have not submitted your senior portrait yet, please do so immediately.  You can do this by emailing your picture directly to Mr. Toney at toneyg@hopewellarea.org .  Also, if you have any questions, please contact Mr. Toney at the same address.  
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Office Hours    7:00 - 3:15
Summer Hours   7:30 - 3:00 
School Hours    7:35 - 2:20 
 
Phone:  (724) 375-6691 
Fax:  (724) 378-1705
 
Principal
Michael Allison
 
Assistant Principal
Dr. Robert Kartychak  
 
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Counselors
Dr. Janice L. Dreshman (Last names A-G)
Maria Vanyo (Last names H-O)
Rich Collins (Last names P-Z)

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