Learn at Home (Remote Learning) Page

Remote Instruction During School Closure

March 23, 2020 - April 20, 2020

A Guide for Students and Parents

Think Safety First

SAFETY FIRST

  • Stay home and monitor your health for cold or flu symptoms. Call your doctor if you have symptoms like coughing, shortness of breath, fever, sore throat.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water. Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Practice Social Distancing by avoiding unnecessary contact and travel
  • For more information and real-time updates, text “COVID” to 692-692.

If you or anyone at your home is exhibiting any symptoms of the coronavirus please follow directions on the CDC website (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/) and notify our principal @ grodriguez2@schools.nyc.gov as soon as possible.

COMMUNICATION

Instagram:MIHSNYC and CREATIVE_MIHS

Twitter: MIHSNYC

MEALS

The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for all NYC children.

  • Beginning March 23, meals will be distributed at more than 400 sites across the city.
  • Three meals a day, including breakfast, will be available to all NYC children
  • Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at locations across the city.
  • Use this site lookup tool to find a location near you!

For other options please check our attached food pantry list below.

TECHNOLOGY

Laptops / iPads: Students will be provided individual laptops as needed. All students will fill out the Instructional Technology sign out form.

If you received a laptop and need assistance connecting to your WiFi read the "How to Connect to WiFi" sheet.

Tech support for online learning: Contact AP Moses Ahn mahn@mihsnyc.org

Tech support for email: Contact Mr. James - jbarkley@mihsnyc.org

Internet Access:

    • Spectrum Free Wi-Fi access for 60 days To enroll call 1-844-488-8395.
    • COMCAST: New Internet Essentials customers will receive two free months of Internet service, after which you can cancel the service (you can do at any time) or keep it as a regular paying Internet Essentials customer for $9.95 per month plus tax. Apply by April 30, 2020. Call 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish."

AT&T: Call 800-288-2020 or 611 from your AT&T device


Your Classes

Foundations

Foundations (FS) 9th Grade

Foundations is using Google Classroom, Remind, and other digital learning apps such as Learning Upgrade, Duolingo, and Padlet. Each teacher will post due dates for assignments. More information can be found on our Cluster Website:

Innovation Transformation

Innovation Transformation (IT) 10th- 11th Grade

IT is using Google Classroom, Schoology and other websites and apps to support online learning. Teachers will post assignments and are available through email, Remind and Zoom. More information is available on our cluster website:

Choices Action Reflection

Choices, Action, Reflection (CAR) 10th- 11th Grade

CAR will be using Google Classroom as the main platform for distributing assignments and communicating with students. We will also use zoom for office hours which will be available throughout the school week.

CAR website:

Achievers

Achievers (ACH) 12th Grade

ACH is using Google classroom as our hub for assignments. Additional learning apps such as Flipgrid, Padlet, Loom and Zoom will be used to facilitate learning. Assignments will be posted at the beginning of the week with due dates on Fridays. Remind, Classroom announcements and email will be used to communicate with students. More information can be found on our Cluster website below:

Additional Resources from the DOE: Learn at Home Site

SCHOOL SUPPORT CONTACTS

Need someone to talk to? Do you have any concerns or needs? Contact your Support Team! We are still here for you!

Madelin Zambrana-Gonzalez

Madelin Zambrana-Gonazalez

Social worker

HOME OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 10:00 am 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (parent contact only)

Daira Olivero

Daira Olivero

Guidance Counselor

HOME OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday

10:00 am - 12:00 pm 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Alli Finiasz

Allison Finiasz

Guidance Counselor

Email: afiniasz@mihsnyc.org

HOME OFFICE HOURS:

Monday - Friday

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Carolina Cedano

Carolina Cedano

Parent Coordinator

Phone: (646) 812-1053

HOME OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Friday

9:00 am - 11:00 am 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (parent calls only)

For medical emergencies please call 911 or visit an emergency room. Please also see resources below:

Suicide prevention-Lifeline 800-273-8255

LifeNet Crisis and Resource HelpLine: English LifeNet: 1-800-LIFENET (800-543-3638)

Spanish LifeNet: 1-877-AYUDESE (877-293-3373)

Asian LifeNet (available in Cantonese and Mandarin):

1-877-990-8585 Deaf/Hearing Impaired: TTY 1-212-982-5284

NYCWELL (Mental health help) 888-692-9355

1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355),1-888-692-9355 (Español)

1-888-692-9355 (中文)

NYC Well also offers telephone interpretation in over 200 languages.

711 (TTY para personas con problemas de audición)

For text, call and chat support with problems like stress, depression, anxiety, or drug and alcohol use please go to https://nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/