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THS moves to remote learning October 9-26

The pivot to online learning will begin Friday, October 9 and students will return to school Monday, October 26. Due to Fall Break being next week, students will only miss 6.5 face-to-face instructional days, but will have a total of 7.5 days of remote learning.

During this time period classes will resume on the Purple/White schedule as normal. Please see the attached schedule. Make-up Monday will be moved from October 19 to October 26 when students return.

Instruction: Teachers will be reaching out to students with more information on how this works for their specific class. Please take advantage of this time each period to connect with teachers and classmates. This online schedule is NOT intended to be two weeks off of school. It is two weeks of online instruction that will allow our school/community to reset and allow all those students that are impacted by the virus to recover. Please stay engaged with your classes. You can expect that there will be assignments and learning expectations. If your student is struggling please have them reach out to their teachers. 

Grades: Online learning will NOT have an automatic passing grade. Students and teachers will need to work together to achieve proficiency, progress, and earn passing grades. Please be aware the end of quarter is October 28. Have a strong pursuit of academic excellence and finish this quarter strong.

Extra-curricular Activities: All extra-curricular activities including performing arts, in-season athletics, and other scheduled competitions will continue. Each participant will be provided 4 tickets for family members at home events. Teams or groups that have a high number of positive COVID cases, and have been notified, will remain on quarantine until the designated date of return.

Quarantines: Students currently out on quarantine or required to be in isolation will need to complete their quarantine/isolation as directed in the communication that was sent home.

School Meals: Breakfast and lunch will continue to be provided for all students as a grab-and-go curbside pick-up in the front of Tooele High School. Pick-up times will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Meal Pick Up: Monday, October 12 pick-up will include breakfast and lunch for 3 days. Monday, October 19 pick-up will include breakfast and lunch for 5 days.

If there are any questions or concerns about pick-up dates and times, please call the Child Nutrition office at 435-833-1920.

CLC and TTECH Classes: Students who are not exhibiting signs or symptoms of COVID-19 or who have not been in direct contact with someone who has tested positive are allowed to attend their CLC or TTECH classes. Students who are unable to attend will not be penalized but need to make contact with their teachers to let them know they will not be in attendance.

CLC/TTECH Transportation: Transportation will be provided for CLC and TTECH students in the morning, mid-day, and in the afternoon. Tooele High School will not be open, please wait on the West side of the school in the bus lane loading zone. Should they choose, a parent/guardian/student may provide their own transportation to and from CLC or TTECH. (buses will not run on the early release Wednesday, October 14. Students will not be penalized for missing class at the CLC or TTECH that day)

In the mornings, routes will run as normal from the bus stops to THS and then to CLC/TTECH.

Mid Day Dropping off and Picking up:

Stop #1 THS 10:30 a.m. 

Stop #2 Sterling Elementary Bus Loading Zone: 10:38 a.m. 

Stop #3 Birch St & N Broadway (Elton Park near Tennis Courts) 10:42 a.m.

Stop #4 905 N 400 E (England Acres Park near the playground) 10:46 a.m. 

Stop #5 269 Slate Drive (Fieldstone Area Park) 10:51 a.m 

Stop #6 641 West 930 North (Gleneagles Park) 10:55 a.m.

Head to CLC and Tooele Tech

Stockton Students: Stop #1 405 North Connor Avenue (LDS Church Parking Lot) 10:40 a.m. 

In the afternoon, routes will run as normal from TTECH/CLC to THS then back to their normal bus stops for drop-off.

For questions or concerns about busing, please call the Transportation Department 435-833-1916.

We want to reassure you that our school staff and teachers have been working hard to provide a safe environment for our students, however, while we continue to do everything we can at our school, we need your help and support to ensure our students and staff can remain healthy and stay safe.

Please make sure your family is adhering to the health order to avoid large group gatherings and wearing a mask in public, especially when social distancing is not possible. The safety and education of our students are our top priority and we are doing everything we can in facilitating both as we balance health department guidelines with continued student learning.

During this two-week period, we would strongly encourage any students who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID or who have had exposure to a positive person to get tested.

Thank you for your support and patience during this unique year. Parents/Guardians, please encourage your students to follow the typical daily schedule. It is so important for our students to maintain good habits of getting up and following established school routines.

Aaron Jarnigin

Principal

Tooele High School

435-833-1978