Parent Resources

For Families

Safe Schools Reporting: Use this link to report suspected bullying, harassment, safety issues, or any other information via the web.  You can also use the following to submit your tip via phone, text or email:
Phone/Text: 509-624-4358
Email: 1148@alert1.us

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Shortcut page for district online resources - takes you to links for online programs used in our schools including AR and iReady.

    

We all want our children to succeed––and we understand the importance of supporting and guiding them as they prepare for successful lives after high school on the education and career pathway of their choice. These resources will give parents a better understanding of what their kids are learning and how to connect classwork to education and career aspirations, as well as ways to get more involved. See https://readywa.org/families/

 

https://explore.uw.edu/index.php/email/emailWebview offers an online platform for K-8 students to supplement their learning throughout the spring, while they are studying from home. After downloading a journal from our website, students track their completion of 30 minutes of daily reading over 30 separate days. Once they fill out the journal, they send the journal back to us to receive their Husky gear reward and certificate of completion. 

 

Character Strong, the social emotional curriculum used at the middle/high school is offering a 30 day "Kindness Journal".  Sign up here:  https://characterstrong.lpages.co/kind-a-journal/

 

https://darebee.com/ is an online middle/high school fitness resource.  It provides hundreds of different workouts and exercises.

 

www.scholastic.com/learnathome is from Scholastic which offers day to day projects to keep kids reading, learning and growing.  Select a grade level (PreK through 9th Grade).

 

www.abcya.com provides educational games for grades PreK through 6 that will keep kids engaged and having fun. Topics include math, reading, typing, just-for-fun logic games and more.

 

www.funbrain.com provides games that allow practice with math and reading skills.

 

www.kids.nationalgeographic.com provides learning about geography and fascinating animals.

 

www.pbs.org allows kids to hang out with their favorite PBS characters while learning.

 

www.reading.ecb.org allows students to go "into the book" to play games that practice reading strategies.

 

www.starfall.com provides practice with phonics skills with read-along stories.

 

www.seussville.com allows students to read, play games and hang out with Dr. Seuss and his friends.

 

www.storylineonline.net provides stories read to you by movie stars.

 

www.highlightskids.com allows students to read, play games and conduct science experiments.

 

www.hourofcode.com allows students to learn about and practice computer science coding.

 

https://www.boredteachers.com/resources/60-educational-websites-for-high-school-students-quarantine provide 60+ websites for high school students to continue learning at home.

 

https://gocoderz.com/amazon-future-engineer/?utm_source=Email_Campaign&utm_medium=Amazon&utm_campaign=2020 Amazon Future Engineer offers free online virtual robotics & coding classes for any student or teacher affected by COVID-19 in the US.

 

https://www.k12.wa.us/about-ospi/press-releases/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-resources/resources-continuous-learning-during-school-closures  In response to school closures due to COVID-19, OSPI content experts have curated a selection of links to external organizations providing high-quality online educational materials – courses, lessons, videos, physical and outdoor activity suggestions, etc. 
 
https://coronavirus.wa.gov/you-and-your-family  This page contains links to programs and services that may be helpful for Washingtonians who are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

 
Resources for Parent and Family Engagement
    10 Best Practices for Strong Families - English/Spanish
 

Resources for Students with Disabilities

    With technology becoming more and more relevant in the classroom, we have scouted out some of the best learning Apps for Students with Disabilities.  These iPad applications can be used both in the classroom and at home.

iPad Apps for SWD
 
 
Watch this series of videos from Great Kids that track reading to learn from kindergarten to grade 12.  Produced by Great Schools.
 
Parent Roadmaps to the WA State Learning Standards
 
 

Graduation Requirements

     In  2019, the legislature passed HB1599, which updated graduation requirements for the Class of 2020.   All public high school students are required to meet statewide graduation requirements in order to earn a diploma. The goal is that more students will be better prepared to meet 21st-century demands in their working and personal lives.

     See https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/graduation/graduation-requirements, where families, students and educators can learn more about each of the new requirements, including what each requirement is designed to do and how students will be supported.

     To earn a high school diploma, a student must:

 
Data Dashboard
 
     Visual representation of various data in the Mt Adams School District - https://sites.google.com/masd209.org/masd-dashboards
 
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