As we continue to ensure safety is the top priority for our students, faculty, and staff, during the 2020-2021 school year, this page will serve as a resource to our community. Please check back here frequently for updates.
We hope everyone is having an enjoyable holiday break. Please see the 12-31-20 Parent and Guardian Update . This update has information regarding Hope Hall students learning fully on-line until after Martin Luther King Jr. Day due to the number of teachers currently in quarantine. We look forward to the return of our hybrid model on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
Based on the New York State’s Micro-Cluster Strategy designation of most of Monroe County as a “Yellow Zone” in November, Hope Hall is required to conduct COVID-19 testing in order to continue in-person learning.
Please see the 11.12.20 Rapid Testing Consent Letter that went home to parents/guardians and complete the consent form ASAP, ideally by Friday, November 13th at 4:00 p.m. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.
Based August parent forums, we have an frequently asked questions form to address common questions and concerns from our families. We hope this information helps prepare you for the 2020-2021 school year.
Additional details, including our full re-opening plan, and key components of the plan can be found below:
As we prepare to return to in-person learning, we want students and families to be informed about key safety and community wellness procedures, including face coverings, hand-washing and social distancing. We hope these videos will be helpful resources:
All updates are sent via e-mail through our Praxi system. Key information is housed on our website for reference. Please contact your child’s teacher directly for clarification or further details.
2020-2021 On-line Learning will be through Google Classroom.
Here are some useful videos to help navigate Google Classroom from a parent/guardian perspective:
Your child(ren)’s homeroom teacher will be your first level of support with Google Classroom. Please reach out to them with any questions.
National Parent Hotline: 1-855-427-2736
During Spring of 2020 we offered virtual “Community Meetings” on-line for students.This was a great opportunity to stay connected and show families what Community is all about. The first is below and you can find all of them on our YouTube channel.
Practicing mindful breathing can help individuals maintain physical and mental wellness (i.e. reduce stress and anxiety, support with regulating emotions, etc.). Ms. Eaker demonstrates several breathing techniques in the following links/videos.
Here’s a fun activity for when you’re making breakfast, lunch, and dinner – turn it into a song with your family! Here are some easy rhythms to speak or clap to go with your meals and snacks.