Dallas ISD decides on virtual classes only for the first month of school

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Superintendent Hinojosa announced Aug. 20 that after consulting with his senior leadership and county health officials, the district will open with 100% distance learning when school starts Sept. 8. Distance learning continues through at least Oct. 6.

Go here to learn more and visit the Dallas ISD Reentry Page.

El día de hoy, tras consultar con su equipo de liderazgo y el personal del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos del Condado de Dallas, el superintendente Michael Hinojosa decidió que el distrito empezará con clases 100% a distancia cuando comience el año escolar el 8 de septiembre.

Haga clic aquí para abrir la página de reingreso de Dallas ISD.

Up To Date Info

Lab Reports

Stay up to date with Mr. Palacios’ Lab reports and other information:

https://www.dallasisd.org/domain/22735

Letters/Documents

Grade Level Choice Selection Sheets

SEM Directory & SEM / Townview Google Classroom Access Codes

Second Round Applicants

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We appreciate your interest in applying to The School of Science and Engineering Magnet. During these unprecedented times of COVID-19 and national/state/local orders, the school will not administer second round testing, as all of our seats have been filled.

Thank you and be well.

Andrew Palacios
Principal Science and Engineering

Online Learning

Update

Notes

  1. Students should log into their Google Classrooms and check-in by 3:00 pm daily to be counted as “present”. You must log into each of your classes and complete the Google Classroom assignment to be counted as “present”. Attendance will be taken daily.
  2. Teachers will be available from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM to answer emails, Google Classroom questions, etc… Two grades per week will be given in PowerSchool.
  3. Repeat daily, until further notice.
  4. That’s it. It’s simple.

* For now, students should only access their SEM teacher Google Classrooms. Information regarding their elective classes is forthcoming.

DISD At-Home Learning Guide.

Access Codes for Google Classrooms

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Answers

  • Yes, teachers will collect and grade/post 2 grades per week/student/content.
  • Yes, student attendance will be documented. It’s important they log into their Google Classroom DAILY and complete the daily task.
  • ASP. Mr. Jaramillo will offer virtual office hours for students and families to receive assistance in the next steps of the college process. He will continue to be available for help with financial aid verification, interpreting financial aid letters, and enrollment / housing deposits and waivers. Mr. Jaramillo will continue to share scholarship opportunities, virtual visit opportunities, and other information that comes through from the colleges. We will send out a link in the next few days.
  • Please see FAQ for STAAR Cancellation.
  • Information About Meal Service During Dallas ISD Closure

Counseling Services

Update

Dallas ISD has two platforms to help connect students and parents with their school counselors (Let’s Talk and Request for Counseling Services Link in English & Spanish). We ask that all counselors check their emails and follow-up within 24 hours or less.

Let’s Talk Link: https://www.dallasisd.org/letstalk

English: https://forms.gle/5m3gS85ErHjzUPbh7

Request for Counseling Services

This form is for current Dallas Independent School District students, parents/guardians, or staff who would like to request counseling services from a professional school counselor. Once completed, a member of the counseling team associated with the identified school will be in touch with you regarding your concerns.

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Spanish: https://forms.gle/BkYZFizndGLL7ZFWA

Servicios de Consejería

Este formulario es para los estudiantes actuales del Distrito Escolar Independiente de Dallas, padres/tutores o el personal que desea solicitar servicios de consejería de un consejero escolar profesional. Una vez completado, un miembro del equipo de consejería asociado con la escuela identificada se pondrá en contacto con usted con respecto a sus preocupaciones.

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