Device Distribution Click here for dates and requirements for DEVICE DISTRIBUTION
Jeanine Davis will be at the school Wednesday, July 15, 8:00 – 4:00 to assist anyone having trouble completing online registration.
If you are interested in Student Accident Insurance effective 08/01/2020 and how it an be purchased, here is a direct link for voluntary accidental insurance coverage: https://www.sas-mn.com/k12enronline/links/2020/ms/f1538ms.html
The Prentiss County School District Handbook is loaded horizontally. By clicking on the circular arrow, the Handbook pages will be rotated.
HOMER app for grades PreK-2 is a personalized learn-to-read program that includes a library of interactive stories and songs. Contact Mrs. DeAnna Arnold, firstname.lastname@example.org, for an account. A personalized invitation will be emailed to you for your child.
Nick Jr.’s app for is free for 90 days by using the following link. https://www.noggin.com/noggin-cares-first-book/?step=sign-up A letter with more information is available HERE.
eBooks app for the school is available. Please email email@example.com for an access code. This app works the same as checking out books. The eBooks are available to download up to 10 eBooks at a time. WiFi is needed to download, but once downloaded WiFi is not needed to read. The eBooks will be available for 50 days then may be rechecked or will “disappear.” Open eBooks Middle School Collection (for Grades 5 – 8), the free Open eBooks High School Collection (for Grades 9 – 12), and the free Open eBooks All Ages Collection (for PreK – Grade 12).
Elizabeth Simmons, Ed. S School Library Specialist at MDE Office of Elementary Education and Reading passed along information regarding the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) Learning-at-Home Resource website. MDE has curated both online and screen-free activities for students that are parent friendly. Here is the link to those resources: https://mdek12.org/
Learning Express Link Counselor Jeanine Davis sent this link to a website that has School Center (student help), College Admissions Test Prep (ACT included), College and Career tutorials which includes Microsoft Office tutorials. You will work at your own pace and may come back to each.
EXEMPTION POLICY (PCSD Handbook p. 15):
Students must meet the following criteria in order to be exempt from May end-of-year exams for grades K-12, and students in grades 9-12 December end-of-course exams: (Read Exemption Policy here.)
- Perfect Attendance from October 1 – December 1 and March 1 -May 1.
- Have a passing grade in the class.
- Principals may refuse a student’s exemption status due to disciplinary actions.
School Accidental Insurance Information may be accessed HERE.
Please, read the Google Calendar for other events.
Device Distribution Aug 3-6
Please click on link in main section for students day and building to pick up.
Aug. 10 – First Student Day
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Wheeler School Library is a 2018 recipient of a $1500 Grant.