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Papillion La Vista Community Schools to offer remote learning option

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Posted at 5:05 PM, Jul 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-27 19:12:31-04

PAPILLION, Neb. (KMTV) — Papillion La Vista Community Schools have announced a remote learning option for the fall.

The school district says the remote program is a completely separate program from the face-to-face instruction.

A registration link for the remote learning program will be sent to families through e-mail on July 28, which will need to be completed by July 31. Remote learning will start on August 18.

Students who choose the remote learning option must enroll on a semester to semester basis. After the completion of the semester, students can decide whether to move on campus or continue learning remotely.

See more information below and on their website.

• Each grade level at the elementary will be assigned a district teacher(s) to facilitate remote learning across buildings.

• Each course at the middle school and high school will be assigned a teacher to facilitate remote learning.

• Teachers will be giving instruction over zoom and/or assigning work for students to complete. Work will be graded accordingly.

• All completed assignments will need to be submitted electronically to the teacher.

• A specific schedule will be assigned once all of the enrollment is complete.

• Attendance will be taken and students will be expected to be online during their scheduled times.

• There will be an hour break for lunch. The rest of the day students will need to be online or completing assignments.

• Course offerings/curriculum will be limited at each level, elementary, middle school and high school.

• Limited technology will be available for families, priority will be given to those with the highest need.

• Students enrolled in the remote program will NOT be allowed to participate in athletics or activities at the school. NO EXCEPTIONS!

• Students will be enrolled in the remote learning program at PLCS with students from throughout the District. They will not be assigned to their current school and therefore will not receive communication and update from their school.

• Daily attendance will be taken and students are expected to attend all remote learning classes.

Watch a live stream of Monday's school board meeting below.