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VACDES Guidance for Inclement Weather Days

snowy nature scene

 

In the event of school cancellation due to inclement weather (otherwise known as a Snow Day), school will be held virtually.  Students will follow the schedule shown in the table below on Virtual Learning Days. 

All students will have 30-60 minutes of live synchronous learning using Google Meet.  Google Meet links will be posted by teachers in Canvas.  Students will click on the Google Meet icon in Canvas or the posted Google Meet link.  Students will also have asynchronous learning assignments to complete on Virtual Learning Days.

 

Live Google Meets or Video-Based Instruction

for Reading

Live Google Meets or Video-Based Instruction

for Math

    K

8:30 am



11:00 am

   1st

 

9:00 am



11:30 am

   2nd

9:30 am

12:00 pm

3rd

10:00 am

12:30 pm

4th

8:00 am

10:30 am

 

Students will also need to complete 20 minutes in both Lexia and Dreambox.  We are also requesting student complete 20 minutes of independent reading or reading with someone at home.

Other activities your student may be asked to complete would be a choice board for Specials, Empowered Learning Project, free choice writing, and meeting with a small resource group.

Here are Technology Guides for using WPS student Chromebooks:

1. How Students Sign Into WPS Chromebooks

2. Guide for Chromebooks at Home: Troubleshooting and Care

3. Distance Learning Directions: How to Get to Canvas

 

If you have issues with your WPS student Chromebook, please contact WPS Tech Support by emailing techhelp@wps.k12.va.us or by calling your school and dialing extension 40200.