COVID19 PARENT FAQ's

COVID19 Parent FAQ’s


Q: How will student attendance be handled?


A: Teachers will be taking daily attendance through the use of an online form or survey.  Students who do not complete the daily task through the form or survey will be marked absent.



Q: How and when can my child sign out a Chromebook from the school?


A: Immediately, if you completed the survey Mrs. Payne sent out last week.  A Chromebook will be waiting for you in the main office of your child’s school.  If you did not complete the, please contact the main office of your child’s school.



Q: What if I do not have internet access in my home?


A: Please contact Comcast directly at 1-855-846-8376, or online at www.internetessentials.com.  They are offering low income families free Internet Essentials for 60 days.



Q: We moved into the district on or after March 16th, how do I register my child(ren) for school?


A: Please call the Board of Education Office for more information.



Q: My child qualifies for free or reduced priced meals. Will meals be available for my child? A: Yes, weekly meal pick up will be held every Tuesday from 10:00 am - noon at UES and Endeavour. You may pick up your meals at either location, regardless of which school your child attends. Click here to view the letter sent out by Mrs. Lerner. Q: Will teachers and counselors be reachable via the telephone?


A: No, the best way to contact all staff members is via email.



Q: How will student learning be measured?  Will students be taking assessments, tests and quizzes from home?


A: All of this information will be shared with you by your child’s homeroom teacher.



Q: My child has an IEP, how will he/she continue to receive related services such as OT, PT and speech?


A: Case managers will be in touch and with affected families.  Current NJ law prohibits the delivery of virtual related services.  Any missed services will be made up.



Q:  Will the last day of school be changed?


A:  We do not expect that the last day of school will be changed.



Q: Will teachers and staff be reporting to work in the school buildings?


A: No.



Q: Will all teachers be posting assignments at the same time each day?


A: All assignments will be posted by 4:00 pm on the preceding day.



Q: Will there be “live” interactive teacher instruction?


A: There will be live interaction with teachers, but most instruction will be asynchronous.



Q: Will my child’s teacher provide an outline or a schedule of how the remote learning school day should be structured?  


A: Yes, please watch for emails from your child’s teacher.



Q: Will I need the ability to print assignments for my child, or will all printed material be provided by the school district?


A: Students may complete classwork on a separate sheet of paper. No printing is necessary. After week 1, assignments will be structured so that students will engage electronically.   Q: Are there resources available to parents to assist with Google Classroom?


A: YesYou can find several tutorials here.


Q: How can I get my child’s musical instrument from the school?


A: Call the main office of your child’s school immediately to make arrangements.


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