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Virtual Learning Updates


Monday, January 25, 2021: 

Tech Support Reminders:


Traditional students will now receive tech assistance through the online ticketing system. All parents are encouraged to use the technical assistance help form (online help desk).  https://forms.gle/5XtEeBgPQsZvahAg8 

*Virtual parents who are not able to schedule during the following times should schedule by sending email to: [email protected] 

Mondays: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. (Closed 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)
Tuesdays: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: on site unavailable
Thursdays: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Fridays: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 







Update-Wednesday, January 20, 2021:


Tech Support Update

Beginning Friday, January 22nd 2021:

 

Onsite support times have changed at Fairborn High School. Parents will NOT be permitted in the high school during school hours when students are present. 

 

New Traditional students - Device pickups will be at the buildings. Don't send students to the tech offices. 

  • FPS & FIS homeroom teacher will put in a ticket with full name and student ID when they get new students and we will deliver to your room. 
  • BMS & FHS guidance counselors will put in a ticket and we will drop off to guidance counselor. 

 

Traditional Student Technical Support - Students will bring their device to their building for support. Don't send students to the tech offices. 

  • All buildings - 1st class of the day, please put in a ticket with the full name, grade, and student ID. Have the student or an adult drop off the device at the front office. BMS will drop with Mrs. Gillman.
  • We will prioritize getting the student devices back or replaced ASAP first thing in the morning. This is not guaranteed since we do have a small department and any absences or emergencies may put us behind. 

 

Virtual Family on Site Support & Pick Up

 

LINK TO SEND VIRTUAL FAMILIES FOR HELP - https://sites.google.com/fairborn.k12.oh.us/fcsvirtualsupport/home


 
For our virtual families we offer times for onsite technology support and pickup. We ask that parents use the parent Help Desk form first to identify the problem and possibly save an added trip to the building. New Families that have completed enrollment can pick up on these days or by appointment.


 Monday - 7:30am to 9am AND 2:00pm to 3:30pm Closed 10am to 1pm


 Tuesday - 2:00pm to 3:30pm


 Wednesday - On site unavailable


 Thursday - 2:00pm to 3:30pm


 Friday - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

 




October 27, 2020:P-EBT Update for Fairborn Virtual Families: 
P-EBT Information for Virtual Families (ONLY for those families who were signed up as "Virtual" beginning September 30th)-

The families should have either received a card in the mail by now or had the benefit loaded to their card. If a parent hasn’t gotten the benefit, if it is an address change, the parent can fill out a form online for the card to be reissued at https://jfs.ohio.gov/ofam/p-ebt.stm....
Click here to view document-PEBT Virtual Families.pdf


October 20, 2020:
FHS students and families,
Picture retakes for traditional/virtual students and Senior Composites will occur on Wednesday, October 28. All underclassmen (who missed the first picture date) should have their pictures taken. 

Seniors: please read the information below carefully. 

PICTURE RETAKE AND 

SENIOR COMPOSITE PICTURE DAY

When:   Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Where:   Gymnasium

Who:  Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who did not have their pictures taken on picture day and those students who want retakes.  Students must have purchased pictures in September and have the actual picture in order to have a picture retaken

ALL SENIORS need to have their pictures taken for the composite.  No hoodies or t-shirts are allowed!!!

Schedule:  7:00 am-7:20 am GCCC seniors and any staff members who missed the first picture day.

1st period:  Freshmen retakes/Seniors last name 

A-G

2nd period: Sophomores retakes/Seniors last name H-N

3rd period:  Junior retakes/Seniors last name O-Z


Picture Retake and Senior Composite

Virtual Students

When:  Monday, October 28, 2020

Time:   2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. 

Where:  Gym

Who: All virtual students in grades 9th-11th who may have missed picture day and those students who want retakes.  For retakes, student must have purchased pictures in September and have the actual pictures in order to have picture retaken.  All virtual  seniors need to have their pictures taken for the composite. No hoodies or t-shirts are allowed!!! 



September 17, 2020:
Virtual Learning Updates


Fairborn City School Virtual Learning Families,

Thank you for your patience as we navigate the Edmentum (6-12) and Lincoln Learning (K-5) platforms for students learning from home in the Virtual Learning Option.  Our guiding principles for this year are:  Patience, Flexibility and Grace as we chart this new territory of virtual learning. 

Thanks to two of our terrific TSAs, Jason Skidmore and Rebekah Fultz, we have a site for Edmentum and Lincoln Learning that will serve as a resource to you for new information and links to each TSAs homepage. Teachers are in the process of building their home page  The link can be found on the Fairborn Website under the Schools/Virtual tab, click Virtual and then select Lincoln Learning (K-5th grades) or Edmentum (6th-12th grades).

Here are the direct links to the learning platforms if you want to save them on your computer. Please know that the most efficient method of communicating with you is through the website and email.We asked that you look for information on the websites when you have questions.


Lincoln Learning (K-5)  

https://sites.google.com/fairborn.k12.oh.us/k-5virtuallearning/home  


Edmentum  (6-12)https://meet.google.com/linkredirect?authuser=0&dest=https%3A%2F%2Fsites.google.com%2Ffairborn.k12.oh.us%2Fvirtuallearning


Log-ins 

We encourage you to watch for an email from your TSA regarding where & how to log in. We hope that all students will have their accounts activated by Friday (9/4) or over the weekend.  Please try to login once you get this information.  If you are not able to log in, please email your TSA. The TSAs will virtually meet with students on Tuesday regardless of whether your students have been able to log in to their learning system. Look for an invitation link to the Google meeting.

With the possibility of unforeseen technical difficulties, we want you to know we are committed to addressing them as quickly as possible. We also have received questions regarding the lesson format and pacing, workload, and submission of work to TSAs. We are working to provide more information regarding coursework and make adjustments as needed. 

We sincerely appreciate your support and dedication to your child’s education. We value your partnership in promoting the success of all students.


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Information for our FCS Virtual Military Families:
Alicia Ciccone, Military Family Life Counselor, wants to  start Zoom groups for our military students who are participating in online learning. Alicia has  created some time spots for the grade levels as follows:
  • Kindergarten
  • 1-2nd grade
  • 3-5th Grade
  • 6th-8th Grade
  • High school
The groups are only 30 minutes each. 

Alicia Ciccone, LPCCMilitary Family Life Counselor
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