(G9-12) Week of Welcome: HS Orientation, August 9 – 13

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Dear High School Parents and Students,

I am so pleased to share this information about the start of our 2021-2022 school year. Your teachers, counselors, and administrators have worked hard to ensure that all students, new and returning, have a successful start to an exceptional school year.

Below, you will find the orientation schedule to our Week of Welcome, WOW. It includes everything from information sessions, to community-building events, and the launch of academic classes. Each activity is essential in helping you start your school year with ease and confidence.

Please note that attendance at Orientation is mandatory for all students; new and returning.

Making Sure You Get the Most Out of WOW

To get the most out of your Week of Welcome, please make sure that you have:

  • Logged into PowerSchool and accessed your schedule of classes
  • Read the email about Schoology and watch the video included within. Schoology is our new learning management system which has replaced PowerSchool Learning). You will find the videos in the email from Mr. Thomas Galvez, HS ICT Coach, sent to students on Friday, August 6.
  • Checked your SSIS email account and Google calendar for important information and calendar invites
  • Set up a comfortable and quiet learning environment at home
  • Read through the SSIS Virtual School: Parent Guide 2021-2022

WOW HS Schedule of Events: August 9-13, 2021 (Link to live schedule online)

Orientation Schedule of Events: August 9-10
Monday, August 9, 2021
Time Activity Who How to Join
8:00-10:00 am New Student Placement Testing:

Math and Modern World Languages

New Students Google Meet

Link sent by email, Friday, Aug 6

4:00-5:00 pm New Family Orientation New Families to SSIS Zoom Meeting

Link sent by email, Friday, Aug 6

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Time Activity Who How to Join
7:00-7:45 am Remote Learning Orientation All HS Students and Families who are currently outside of Vietnam Link sent to identified students and their families
9:00-9:30 am Welcome to the High School at SSIS New Students and Families Zoom Meeting

Link sent by email, Friday, Aug 6

9:45-10:15 am Introduction to Tech in the HS @ SSIS New Students and Families Zoom Meeting

Link sent by email, Friday, Aug 6

1:00-1:40 pm HS Assembly: Welcome to SY 21/22 All High School Students, New and Returning Zoom Meeting

Link sent by email, Friday, Aug 6

2:00-2:30 pm Advisory All High School Students, New and Returning Link sent to students by their Advisory Teacher
7:30-8:00 pm HS Welcome to School Year 21/22 for Parents All Parents of High School Students Zoom Meeting

Link sent by email, Friday, Aug 6

Class Meeting Schedule: August 11-13
Meeting links for Advisory and classes are shared with students through Schoology.
Wednesday, Aug 11 Thursday, Aug 12 Friday, Aug 13
8:00-8:30 am HS Assembly

Zoom Link Sent in Calendar Invite

Advisory Advisory
8:45-9:30 am Block A Block C Block F
9:45-10:30 am Block B Block D Block G
10:45-11:30 am Block E Block H
1:00-3:00 pm Advisory: Individual Meetings with Students

Scheduled by Advisory Teacher

Advisory: Individual Meetings with Students

Scheduled by Advisory Teacher

Advisory: Individual Meetings with Students

Scheduled by Advisory Teacher

 

We look forward to welcoming you in the different events that make up our Week of Welcome! It is going to be a fantastic year and we look forward to kicking it off next week.

All my very best,

Ms. Jennifer Mendes
High School Principal