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Family Updates

Charleston R-I Board Votes to Return to 5 Day In-Person Instruction for 2nd Quarter; JaysAway 100% Virtual Instruction Still Available

During a special meeting on October 8, the Charleston R-I Board of Education voted 5-2 in favor of returning to 100% In-Person instruction, 5 days per week beginning in the 2nd Quarter. Read the full PRESS RELEASE, here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qLHW9RypLP2xy-Q1K4UojnHc_q3Q87R7P1bEWFRZ7d8/edit?usp=sharing
 

JaysAway Application for 2nd Quarter

To apply for JaysAway 100% Virtual Instruction for 2nd Quarter 2020, click here:
https://forms.gle/xjmyc8VsabSwbQgk6
 
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CHROMEBOOK INSURANCE
Students using school-issued devices (i.e. Chromebooks) must enroll in One2One Insurance.
 
The One2One Insurance website is: https://www.one2onerisk.com/
 
When registering with One2One you will be prompted to submit a $30 fee for each student (max of $90 per family). Online payments using a debit/credit card or electronic check are available. Families needing to pay using cash will need to contact the building office.
 
View the following documents for directions on how to enroll your device and process a claim:

Instructional Modes Announced

On Tuesday, August 18, Charleston R-I School District sent out a SchoolMessenger email and SMS text which included information about student instructional modes (Group A/B, JaysAway). Parents should check their email to view their child's instructional mode. All parents will additionally receive official notification of their child's instructional mode in the mail.
 
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
For Group A and JaysAway students, the first day of school will be Wednesday, August 26, 2020. The first day of school for Group B students will be Thursday, August 27, 2020. Friday, August 28 will be a Group A day. 
 
Please contact your child's school if you have any questions.
 
BLENDED A/B SCHEDULE CALENDAR
Visit https://www.charlestonbluejays.org/calendar/ to view the school calendar, including the Blended A/B schedule.
 
CHROMEBOOKS
If your JaysAway student needs a Chromebook, we are hosting two pickup dates:
 
- Chromebook Pickup Day 1: Wednesday, August 19, 2020, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
- Chromebook Pickup Day 2: Thursday, August 20, 2020, from 9:00am to 3:00pm
These dates are ONLY for JaysAway students; Blended A/B students will receive their Chromebooks at another time.
 
CHROMEBOOK INSURANCE
To pick up a Chromebook, please first complete the online registration process which includes our One2One Insurance enrollment (if you have already completed this during online registration, please bring your confirmation).
 
The One2One Insurance website is: https://www.one2onerisk.com/
 
When registering with One2One you will be prompted to submit a $30 fee for each student (max of $90 per family). Online payments using a debit/credit card or electronic check are available. Families needing to pay using cash will need to contact the building office.

Online Registration 2020-2021

Online registration for Charleston R-I School District is now OPEN! This registration is for ALL students, including JaysAway Virtual learners and Blended A/B in-person learners.
 
NEW FAMILIES
New to Charleston R-I School District? To get started, you will need to visit the following website and click on "Register New Family" on the Parent tab:
 
RETURNING FAMILIES
All returning families will need to log into their Parent Portal account, found here:
Are you a returning family without a Parent Portal login? Complete the Parent Portal Agreement form below, or contact your child's school for technical support:
 
Once you are logged in, a yellow banner across the top of the Parent Portal dashboard will read "Online Registration must be completed for 20-21." Click on "View" to get started.
 
REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARENTS
View the following documents for instructions on how to access and navigate Parent Portal:

Charleston R-I Back-to-School Plans for Fall 2020

The leaders of Charleston R-I School District want the very best for our students, and have worked hard to put forth a plan for returning to class in Fall 2020.
 
View the FULL PLAN, here:

JaysAway Virtual Instruction Application

We are not currently accepting applications. The JaysAway Virtual Instruction Application window closed on 8/5/20 at 11:59 p.m.
 
The "JaysAway Virtual Instruction" Application was previously available here:
 
 

Facebook Live Q&A

On August 3, 2020, a Facebook Live Q&A was held to answer questions about the Re-Entry Plan 2020. Parents, staff, and students previously submitted questions via a Google Form.
 
View the Facebook Live Q&A here: