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11/9/202 Weekly Communication

Weeks of: Monday, Nov. 9 -  Friday, Nov. 27, 2020
CALENDAR:
Wednesday, Nov. 11:
6:30 - 7:30 - Art, Comics & Visual Storytelling Club

Thursday, Nov. 12:4:45 - 5:30 - Yearbook Club

Monday, Nov. 16:
2:00 - 3:00 - GSA Club
2:00 - 3:00 - Anime/Manga Club

Tuesday, Nov. 17:
5:30 - 6:30 - Book Club

Wednesday, Nov. 18: 
6:30 - 7:30 - Art, Comics & Visual Storytelling Club

Thursday, Nov. 19: 
4:45 - 5:30 - Yearbook Club
5:00 - 6:30 - Virtual Dance Party
Friday, Nov. 20:
Midterm Progress Reports

Nov. 24 - Nov. 27:
Thanksgiving Break 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Our annual Fundraiser is in progress right now. We included the link below if you want to learn more about what we are earning money towards and how to help make it happen.  PLEASE hear us when we say we understand that times are tough and money is tight. We are offering this opportunity for those that can right now--VIKAN families are always reaching out and asking how they can support so we wanted to share this opportunity.
Please check you email for link
See email with letter with information details. 

Student pictures - Phone calls were made to families for virtual learning students about picture packet pick up. If you did not receive a phone call and  your student purchased pictures or if your student took a picture and would like the picture proofs, please call our office. Any picture proof packets not picked up by Friday, Nov. 13th will be discarded. 

Vikan families, if you need help with food, employment, shelter, etc., and need to know where to go and who to reach out to please check your email for link a list of resources. You may also reach out to us and we will do our best to help and find additional resources for you. 

We want to remind you that students are still eligible to get free breakfast and lunch meals in the unfortunate event that your student is not able to attend school in person due to quarantine. Please check for email to sign-up to request and pick up meals on Tuesdays Free  grab and go. We ask that you sign up each week so that we know how many meals to prepare for pick up.  

VIKIAN COMMUNITY! Our Virtual Art Museum is now open, it showcases the work of Art of students, Vikan staff and faculty, and other student-artists in a virtual reality format - fully online. Please check your email for link! Designed by our Vikan MS Art Teacher, Mrs. Davenport and the Art Club and Advisory. 

Urgent Message from the Health Office: Parents! Please make sure your student is up to date on immunizations. This is a District requirement for In Person Students, as well as our Remote Learners in the State of Colorado. All 6th grade students are required to have a TdaP booster on entrance into the 6th grade. We will be excluding students that are non-compliant on immunizations on December 8th , 2020, this includes Remote Learners. We need all updates submitted to the school, an “In Process” form with a confirmable appointment, or a signed exemption on file by November 20th, 2020. If you have questions, need forms or exclusions, please contact Gloria in the Health Office at 303-655-4103 or email : gwertz@sd27j.net Thank you.  

Student Fees - If you have not paid your student’s fees for the 2020-2021 school year, please see email for link to be directed to the online payment website.  Our district office sends out monthly reminders of outstanding payments. Please keep in mind that student fees will travel with the student once they have moved on to high school in our district. 

Elective Class - All elective classes for all students start at 8:00 am online. They are required! 

Attendance - If your student will be absent for the day, please report their absence on the attendance line at 303-655-4056. This is for all students including virtual students.