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2020-21 School Year Updates
Positive Covid Case: Follow-up Parent Letter Click HERE for covid follow-up letter
Parent FAQ: Covid Symptoms, Testing and Positive Cases: Please click HERE for Parent FAQ
Virtual Learning Code of Conduct 

Junior High Student Virtual Remote Learning Schedule

If the Junior High is closed for in-person learning, follow the below expectations for a successful at-home learning experience:
  1. Students should check in to Google Classroom by 10am. If this isn’t possible, please send mcdonalda@hopewellarea.org an email with a written explanation/excuse.
  2. Some teachers may hold synchronous learning via Microsoft Teams. For synchronous learning opportunities, follow this schedule: https://filecabinet.eschoolview.com/C1650FBE-D399-4F88-B0B1-1E5E4C3D48E8/ff108182-bee6-42f7-a31f-cf31d9859ed4.pdf
  3. Teachers will post a daily agenda, links, instructional resources, and activities in Google Classroom by 9am daily. Students know to check the Classwork section in each of their Google Classrooms.
  4. Teachers, school counselors and principals are available via Microsoft Teams 7:45am-3pm. To get to Microsoft Teams, students can go through Clever – O365 – Teams. Students can privately message their teachers and ask for assistance or request a video call conference. We encourage students to do this and have practiced this in school on numerous occasions. Students' school counselors 5/6 grades: Janae Batchelor and 7/8 grades: Nicole Rodgers
  5. Remember to be vigilant in monitoring your child for COVID-19 symptoms. Keep the school informed of your child’s health.

Jr. High School Picture Make-Up Dates: UPDATED

School Picture Day: Wednesday, January 20 and Thursday, January 21: In-person picture days for students attending school. Hopewell Cyber Students may come to Gym B's entrance between the hours of 9am-2pm. Parent/guardians must remain in their cars, parked alongside Gym B's entrance's sidewalk. Students must enter the building wearing a face covering. All health and safety measures will be in place. If you have any questions about school picture day or would like a physical picture form, please contact Mrs. Steff at steffd@hopewellarea.org.
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Morning Announcements

Click here to check out the video announcements each day!

Full-Time Online Education Attendance Grades 7-12

Attendance notifications for full-time online education students in grades 7-12 will be sent out each week notifying parents and guardians of any discrepancies associated with their child’s online course work and the expectations set by the district.  Please review the attendance policy for full-time online students in grades 7-12 by watching the online education orientation and reading through the attendance policy. Please click on the title of this article to access this important information.  
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Code of Conduct for Virtual Learners

Click here to review the Code of Conduct for Virtual Learners and Families.

Guide to Google Classroom

Click here to view the 2020 Parents' Guide to Google Classroom.

Hopewell Memorial Junior High School 2020-21 School Year

Click here for the Junior High Back to School Information Packet which outlines all new procedures and information for the 2020-2021 school year. Updated 9/11/2020.

Viking Connect

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.  



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.

Online Education Orientation 7-12

Thank you to those who participated in the Online Education Orientation for grades 7-12.  The recording of the presentation, along with a copy of the presentation slides, are available on the Online Education webpage.  Please CLICK HERE to be redirected.

New Student Virtual Orientation

Click here to watch a virtual orientation to our building.

Jr. High Remind Notice Registration for 2020 -2021

For families interested in receiving Remind Notices from the Jr. High for the 2020 - 2021 school year, please register via the link below that corresponds with your child’s 2020 – 2021 grade level. We ask that you please only register one time per household. If you have multiple children attending the Jr. High, please select only one grade level.

- 5th grade - https://www.remind.com/join/ffb39e

- 6th grade - https://www.remind.com/join/de78bf2

- 7th grade - https://www.remind.com/join/72fc92 

- 8th grade - https://www.remind.com/join/96khdk

8th Grade Send Off Parade 2019-2020

Therapy Dog Information

Safe2Say Something

Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General. Safe2Say Something (S2SS) teaches youth how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to “say something” BEFORE it is too late. More +
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 Hopewell Memorial Junior High School
 
2354 Brodhead Rd.
Aliquippa, PA  15001
724-375-6691 
724-375-5029 (fax)

Office Hours 7:30-3:30 

Summer Hours: 7:30 - 3:00 
School Hours: 8:00-2:55  

Principal 

Mr. Edward Katkich 

 Assistant Principal

Mrs. Kylee Babish 

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