Principal's Message - Quarter 1 Grades & Conferences11/12/2020
We have made it through the first quarter and we are finalizing report cards to be sent out. I wanted to highlight that this grade is another progress report but with more information as the teachers have collected more work to access. These grades indicate how your student is progressing at this halfway mark in the semester. They do not get entered on the transcript. We have one more quarter to work with your student to improve their grade for the semester. Remember that these grades are a snapshot in time and students may continue to submit work for the first quarter that will then be applied to the next progress report.
Conferences will allow you time to communicate with the teachers and work with them in partnership to develop a plan for success. We will be sending out detailed information on how you will be able to easily sign up for a conference online early next week. Our conferences will be held on November 23 and 24 with a handful of teachers hosting conferences on the evenings of November 19 and 20 in lieu of the evenings on November 23 and 24. The online signup tool will let you know exactly when your student’s teachers are available. In general, we will have time slots in the morning, afternoon and evening on November 23 and 24. Each time slot will be 10 minutes long and hosted on Zoom. As with every year at conferences, we do not have enough time slots for every teacher to see all of their families. In planning your time with us, please consider which teachers you really need to see to best support your student. Counselors and the IB coordinator will also be available to provide information to families.
I hope you and your family are safe. As we near the fall break, I wish for you to find needed respite with close loved ones. Thank you for engaging with us and we look forward to seeing you at conferences.
Jo Ann Wadkins
Cleveland High School