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Blog Entries - 2021

Return to School, Fall 2021

Posted on: July 15, 2021
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A message from Isaac Seevers: Greetings Lebanon Warrior Community, First, I want to commend the Lebanon staff, students, parents, and community for prioritizing in-person student learning this past school year. You were truly a leader in the safe reopening

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Week 36 update

Posted on: May 13, 2021
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  Sunday, May 16- Week 36 offline hours due by midnight- this is the final offline hours submission. Monday, May 17-Friday, May 21- Plan to return any borrowed LCS technology throughout the week.  This document explains what

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Week 35 Update

Posted on: May 6, 2021
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Hello, Next week is week 36, the final week of school for option 2 students.  Here's a timeline of important items: Sunday, May 9- Week 35 offline hours due by midnight Tuesday, May 11- Reading MAP testing for students in grades

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week 35- mid-week update

Posted on: May 4, 2021
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Good morning, Two items for you today: Friday is the last day for K-8 students to register for MAP testing.  PLEASE try to have your students participate so teachers have access to good data moving into next year.  Here's all the information you

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Week 34 update

Posted on: April 28, 2021
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Good morning, Please take note of the following items: Offline hours for week 34 are due by Sunday night.  Late submissions do impact student attendance reporting.  25 total hours are due this week, 12.5 for Kindergarten

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Week 33 wrap-up

Posted on: April 26, 2021
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Good morning, I wanted to touch base after the VLA outage last Thursday.  VLA did return Friday about 10 AM.  For last week, week 33, 20 total hours are due, 10 for Kindergarten students.  If offline hours have not been submitted yet, please

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VLA up and running

Posted on: April 23, 2021
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Good afternoon, VLA is now back online.  The Jefferson County ESC has reported back to us that the system is up and running and everything is stable. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding during this outage. Currently, total hours due

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Week 33 Update

Posted on: April 22, 2021
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Hello, Here are updates for this week: Week 33 Offline hours are due by Sunday night.  It's 25 hours total for this week.  More info here. MAP testing is coming up for students in grades K-8.  Students take these tests at home. 

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Week 32 update

Posted on: April 16, 2021
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Good morning!  We're in the home stretch with 4 weeks left in the school year.  Please take note of the following items: When is the last work day of the option 2 school year?  May 16.  That's a Sunday, so if your family has stuck to a

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week 31 update

Posted on: April 8, 2021
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Good afternoon, This is the end of week 31.  Offline hours are due by Sunday.  25 total hours this week.  More information here. If you haven't already registered your K-8 student for MAP testing, please do.  MAP data is very helpful

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Immunization Reminder for families with 6th graders

Posted on: April 5, 2021
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We are reminding our 6th grade Berry parents of the Tdap and Meningococcal (MCV4) immunizations that are required for students to enter 7th grade.   If your child has not received these immunizations, please make an appointment to obtain these as soon as

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week 30 update

Posted on: April 1, 2021
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Hello, I hope everyone had a nice spring break last week. This is week 30.  Twenty total hours are due this week (10 for Kindergarten students).  Please submit offline hours by Sunday night.  More information is here. I wanted to share a

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Transportation for 2021-2022

Posted on: April 1, 2021
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE TRANSPORTATION DEPT: As we enter the spring season of 2021, we are already making plans for the 2021-2022 school year. We will again be requiring parents of all students, grades 1 - 12 to opt-in for transportation for the

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Week 29 update

Posted on: March 18, 2021
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Hello, Here are reminders as we all get ready for a well-deserved week away: Offline hours for week 29 are due Sunday like always. 20 hours are due this week. If a student plans to work during spring break, possibly to make up some missing units or

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Week 28 update

Posted on: March 12, 2021
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Hello, 25 total hours are due this week.  Please submit Offline hours by Sunday evening.  Thank you. I've had some reports of VLA not tracking time correctly recently.  I apologize for this--I know it's frustrating! Always feel free to

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Spring Testing grades K-8

Posted on: March 8, 2021
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Spring tests are right around the corner now.  Here's the information you need to know about: STATE TESTS FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 3-8 State tests for most students in grades 3-8 will take place at the District Performance Center (the old LJHS). 

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Week 27 update

Posted on: March 4, 2021
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Hello! 25 total hours are due this week.  Please submit offline hours by Sunday night. Wheelchair Basketball team for students with Physical Disabilities- Player/Parent meeting is coming up on March 17.  Here's the information. For LHS students

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week 26 update

Posted on: February 26, 2021
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Hello Option 2 families, We've learned a lot this year, and we are hopeful we can welcome your students back to the buildings next fall for in-person learning.  Our experiences this year have shown us that school is a safe place to be, and we

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LJHS scheduling

Posted on: February 19, 2021
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Good morning, Recently our LJHS principal, Brian Dalton, emailed all families with students in grades 6 and 7 about scheduling for next year.  I'm passing along information specific to our option 2 families just as a double-check. Here's a link to Mr.

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LHS scheduling info

Posted on: February 19, 2021
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Hello, Here is a document with links to scheduling information for students currently in grades 8-11.  LHS sent this out last week and I want to ensure you've received it.  If students in grades 9-11 haven't already submitted their google form

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Week 25 update

Posted on: February 18, 2021
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Good afternoon, Due to the holiday Monday and the snow day Tuesday, we'll be looking for15 total hours this week (7.5 for Kindergarten students).  Please submit those hours by Sunday night.  More info is here. Next week, 2/22 through 2/28, we're

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Snow day update 2-16

Posted on: February 16, 2021
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Good morning, Today's snow day will reduce this week's hours expectations from 20 to 15 (from 10 to 7.5 for Kindergarten students).  This means students should need fewer offline hours this week...online work should be the priority. We keep this

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Week 24 update

Posted on: February 11, 2021
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Hello! It's a good time to double-check your students are up-to-date with their work.  Teachers can always alter the progression of units, but if you haven't had communication to the contrary- this is where your students should be: For students using

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Snow day update

Posted on: February 9, 2021
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Good morning, Another snow day!  Just like last week... 1- Since today is a snow day, it is not a work-day for students, and total hours expected for week 24, this week, will be reduced to 20 instead of 25 (10 for Kindergarten students). 2- Snow

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Week 23 update

Posted on: February 4, 2021
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Hello Option 2 families, 20 total hours (10 for Kindergarten) are due this week because of the snow day on Monday.  Students using VLA should submit unit 23 in the Offline Educational Opportunities (B) course by Sunday night.  Students using PLP

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InView testing for 2nd graders

Posted on: February 4, 2021
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Hello, The Ohio Department of Education requires districts to administer grade-level screening tests for giftedness.  In Lebanon, these tests are administered in grades 2 and 5.  We use the InView assessment as our screening test for superior

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LHS scheduling

Posted on: February 3, 2021
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We'd had a lot of questions about course scheduling for next year, so I want to share some information to hopefully help you understand how the process works. Although you may read or hear about scheduling starting, it takes 5 months to complete the

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Snow Day information

Posted on: February 1, 2021
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Good morning! Snow day information: 1- Since today is a snow day, it is not a work-day for students, and total hours expected for week 23, this week, will be reduced to 20 instead of 25. 2- Snow days are also not work days for teachers, so if there's

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Week 22 update

Posted on: January 28, 2021
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Hello Option 2 families, A few updates this week: Offline hours are due by Sunday night.  It's always OK to submit them earlier if there are no more hours to add.  25 hours total are due this week.  More information about attendance hours

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VLA errors

Posted on: January 26, 2021
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Good morning, VLA is aware of issues with saving.  Students should be able to open and read units.  Until VLA saves correctly, it's a good idea to put answers/work into a Google Doc so students can quickly copy it into the answers section

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Week 21 update

Posted on: January 21, 2021
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Hello option 2 families, Week 21 offline hours are due by Sunday night.  20 total hours are due this week (10 for Kindergarten students).  More information is here. MAP testing for K-8 students is coming up January 26-February 1.  More

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Week 20 update

Posted on: January 15, 2021
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Hello, I hope the first couple weeks of second semester have gone well for your family.  Continue to let us know if there are any issues by completing the help form. Information for this week: Week 20 offline hours are due by Sunday to the

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Week 19 update #2

Posted on: January 8, 2021
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Good afternoon, I wanted to communicate a few extra reminders this first week of second semester: 1- Communication- be sure to be checking messaging systems in the platforms and emails for communication from teachers. 2- Attendance- 25 total hours are due

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Week 19 update

Posted on: January 6, 2021
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Hello Option 2 families, This update is coming to you a day early this week.  I'm happy to report that at this point, we believe all option 2 students have correct classes and platform access.  Always use the help form to report any issues. For

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COVID Updates

Posted on: January 5, 2021
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It was great returning to school yesterday and seeing everyone after a much needed winter break.  As we begin the second semester, we continue to face many challenges with the ongoing pandemic.  Just prior to our return, the governor released new

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