Please find information regarding technology support for virtual instruction. There are self help resources you can try on your own, and there is also information on requesting additional technology support.
The technology support team at HHES is proud to offer the following service to support you with your online and Chromebook troubleshooting and repair needs. Please visit our Technology Virtual Lobby to receive support from our Library Media and Technology staff starting Monday October 26th. The Technology Virtual Lobby will be available every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. We welcome you to use the following link to connect with us online: https://meet.google.com/xta-fsxk-hpo Or, to join by phone, dial +1 818-457-9360 - PIN: 632 882 490# HHES Technology Virtual Lobby
To assist you with distance learning, we have created the HHES Virtual Lobby, which will be covered by the HHES Front Office Staff and various support staff.
DAILY ATTENDANCE Please review Policy 9010: https://policy.hcpss.org/9000/9010/ If your student is absent or will be absent, please email the following to explain the reason: HHESabsence@hcpss.org If you are requesting 3 or more discretionary days, please download the PDF fillable Discretionary Absence Form and email it to the above email address. If you are requesting a day for a religious holiday not identified by the Howard County Public School System school calendar, please download the PDF fillable Religious Obligation Form and email it to the above email address. HCPSS has updated Attendance and Grading expectations for the Fall Semester. For questions about attendance, please reach out to our Attendance Secretary, Melanie Facchiano at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you interested in learning more about participating in Battle of the Books? Battle of the Books Info Meeting and Dates to Remember: Info Meeting for Battle of the Books that HCLS is hosting. Live meeting will take place TONIGHT - Tuesday, Oct 20 at 7:30pm via Zoom. A recording will be available by October 30. Registration for the info meeting (Links to an external site.) is now open. No limit on number of teams that can register per school. Each team should have 5 members to register and 1 coach. Teammates must attend the same school. Teams will read 11 books. Each team will receive one set of BoB books. Important dates for the 2021 event October 20: Virtual informational meeting at 7 pm via Zoom PDFs of agenda and presentation will be provided. October 23: Registration opens at 10 am and remains open until capacity is reached or November 6 at 11:59 pm, whichever comes first. November 17, November 19, November 21 : Curbside pick up of books at HCLS Miller Branch Virtual meeting will be released on the 16th and remain available through the 21st Choose to attend or view on one of the three days Coaches pick up their team’s set of books after attending or viewing this meeting Mandatory for ALL coaches this year PDFs of agenda and presentation will be provided February 8, 2021: Permission forms due (see below) and last day to change team info March 23, 24, or 25, 2021: Mandatory virtual logistics meetings at 7 pm via Zoom Friday, April 16, 2021: Virtual Battle of the Books event For more information go to the Howard County Public Library BoB link PDF icon Battle of the Books Opportunity.pdf Battle of the Books Info Meeting and Dates to Remember: Info Meeting for Battle of the Books that HCLS is hosting. Live meeting will take place TONIGHT - Tuesday, Oct 20 at 7:30pm via Zoom. A recording will be available by October 30. Registration for the info meeting (Links to an external site.) is now open. No limit on number of teams that can register per school. Each team should have 5 members to register and 1 coach. Teammates must attend the same school. Teams will read 11 books. Each team will receive one set of BoB books. For more information go to the Howard County Public Library link below: http://hclibrary.org/new-a-main/battle-of-the-books/ PDF icon Battle of the Books Opportunity.pdf
As we gear up to begin virtual learning on Tuesday, 9/8/20, please consider taking a moment to view Howard County's Canvas Orientation videos. These videos will highlight the features available in Canvas, as well as help you navigate the system. Please Note: You may revisit these guides, as needed, throughout the school year. Do you have older siblings too? To access all school levels, CLICK HERE. To access Elementary School videos only, CLICK HERE.
A Virtual Tour of HHES with Barkley.
The updated HHES School Supplies List. Please find the school supply list for all elementary schools here. For the 2020-21 school year, there is one supply list for all elementary schools. The number of supplies on the list have been reduced to keep costs down for families and reflect those most essential for virtual learning. Input was received from elementary administrators and the Division of Academics.
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