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January 10, 2022

The spread of COVID-19 has caused significant staffing shortages within Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS). Due to the limited number of staff available to safely operate our schools, JCPS will not have school on Monday, January 10. Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) will begin on Tuesday, January 11 and will continue through Friday, January 14 for all JCPS students.

If our staffing levels return to a point that we can safely operate school, our scheduled return to in-person instruction will be Tuesday, January 18. This follows the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. We will continue to keep families informed of any changes.

We understand this will be a challenge to families, but this is temporary. Providing you with student expectations during NTI is important to us. To ensure you know what the NTI school day will look like, we’ve included a few key details that we believe will be helpful in planning out the next several days.

All students will have live online instruction at various points during the school day and are expected to participate during that time. If an issue arises with your student’s device, please reach out to our office at 502-485-8233.

We will follow the schedule of our traditional school day. Conway Middle School NTI Schedule.  All classes will be conducted via google meet.

Please plan to start your day at 8:00.

Advisory 8:00 - 8:15

1st Period 8:15 - 8:45

2nd Period 8:45 - 9:15

3rd Period 9:15 - 9:45

Brain Break 9:45 - 10:00

4th Period 10:00 - 10:30

5th Period 10:30 - 11:00

6th Period 11:00 - 11:30

Office Hours 12:45 - 2:30

Instructions for logging into the Google Classroom can be found at this link.

All students should have technology.  The vast majority of our students will access their google meets using their iPads.  Chromebooks have been provided to students who do not have iPads.

While we are in NTI, Conway will be a food site.  Meals may be picked up between 11 and 1 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

If your child needs to pick up a device to complete their NTI work, please call the school at 485-8233 to make arrangements.  iPad chargers/ cords are available for purchase for $10.

Students will continue to have access to other supports during NTI including: Special Education, English Language Learner support, counseling support and our mental health practitioners.

This virtual learning environment is not anticipated to last long and when our staffing needs are resolved, we will return to in-person instruction.

Thank you for helping us to make this a smooth transition for students. 

Sincerely,

Greg Fehr

Principal

Conway Middle School