General Distance Learning Guidelines for Parents
Establish a Schedule — using the divisional schedules, work with everyone in your household to plan the rest of your days including times for eating, playing, cleaning up and getting exercise.
Expectations for Students and Families
Student Expectations for Distance Learning
Submitting Work, Receiving Feedback and Grading
Physical Education and Dance
The PE department will be following an asynchronous plan of teaching. This means teachers will NOT be meeting on Zoom with their classes.
Physical Education Teachers will have lessons posted on the Middle School Physical Education PowerSchool Page every Monday at 9 am. Each grade will receive 4 workouts per week with an assigned teacher.
Students will have the opportunity to ask questions to that assigned teacher. Dance Teachers will post on the Middle School Dance PowerSchool Page every Monday at 9 am. Students can reach out to Barry or Adia with questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
Grades, Narratives and Exams
Change in AP Testing Policy at Friends
Spring Events in the Upper School
Center for Peace, Equity and Justice
In these uncertain times, the bonds of community can bring comfort, while empowering us to make a difference in the world. To that end, the Center for Peace, Equity and Justice aims to virtualize some of its programs for community education and engagement. From lunchtime interactive sessions to an evening speaker series, from distance volunteering opportunities to family empathy-building activities, such programs can enhance self-understanding, strengthen familial relationships, and foster service to others. Expect a communications from CPEJ staff in the days ahead with a few upcoming opportunities––both synchronous and asynchronous––to engage our heads, hearts and hands.
Additional Counseling and Support Resources
Below are outside practitioners who treat anxiety and other mental health conditions should you want to consult with someone for additional care.
Talking to Your Child About CoronaVirus
Guidance to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can help make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate and minimizes anxiety or fear.