Return 2 School Tuesday Updates
Every Tuesday now through the First Day of School, Tuesday, September 8, 2020, we will send you an Infinite Campus update on Back to School 2020, including important dates to remember, virtual events, and more!
Back to School Tuesdays Update #4 : September 1, 2020
To help navigate virtual learning this school year, our teachers have developed video tutorials for parents with information that will help access and work within Google Classroom and Clever.
View the videos online to learn more at: https://www.mtsd.org/parents/virtual-resource
Please review the Daily Symptom Screener from the Pandemic Team for parents to reference prior to sending their child to school.Student Daily Symptom Screener
Our Elementary Principals have created Virtual Open House Videos and Kindergarten Welcomes ready! Visit your school's webpages to view videos, resource guides, teacher welcomes and more!
For easy access follow these links:
Our Middle School teams put together information including resources, faqs and more for this year! Learn more on your school's site here:
Back to School Tuesdays Update #3 : August, 25 2020
Please visit our new Return to School Page Most Asked Questions about Masks or MAQs with additional guidance, information, and videos on Face Coverings and Masks for the upcoming school year.
Our Principals have created Back to School Videos for all their students to welcome them back and share the new ways we are staying healthy and safe for 2020 at school.
All videos are posted to our Millcreek Township School District Youtube Channel!
Email is no longer accesible via Gmail. Email can be accessed here. https://www.outlook.com/mtsd.org
The new student login for e-mail is their 6-digit student id @mtsd.org.
For your username make sure you are now using your studentIDfirstname.lastname@example.org
For the password make sure to have lower case letters.
On Friday, August 14, 2020 the student color groupings were posted to Infinite Campus.
- Instructions for Accessing 2020 Schedules & Color Groupings in Infinite Campus
- Questions on your child schedule? We have updated the Return To School FAQ page to include answers to Scheduling concerns
New Information on Student Devices Now Available!
We added new information to the Return to School Pages on the Student Devices for the 2020-2021 School Year. Visit that page to access important information including:
- McDowell Chromebook Request Form
- 100% Virtual Learner & Millcreek Cyber Academy Device Request Form
- Drop - Off / Pick-Up Device Schedule
- Only 100% Virtual Learners & Millcreek Cyber Academy Students should plan to attend and follow the Device Pick-Up Schedule
If your child is does NOT need bus transportation to or from School, please remember to complete the Transportation Opt-out Form
The A/B Color Coded Calendar shared on Friday, August 14, 2020 has been REVISED. View the Calendar Here
The Millcreek Township School District School Board, in conjunction with the Return to School Task Force, would like to gather data regarding staff, student-athletes, athlete parents, parents of non-athletes and non-athlete student feedback on athletics and marching band for the 2020-2021 school year. The results from this survey will be reviewed by the Millcreek School Board on August 24, 2020 during the review of the Return to Play Guidelines.
The Survey will remain open until 11:59pm on Sunday, August 23, 2020.
A message from the Return to School Task Force:
On Monday, August 17, 2020, the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Department of Health released additional guidance on Face Coverings/Masks while in the school. Updated Information is available on the PDE Website.
The Millcreek Township School District RTS Task Force has reviewed the new guidance from PDE and the DOH and will be sharing additional information with our families and staff in next week's B2S Weekly Update on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.
Attention McDowell & MIHS Parents, the Online Locker Request Form is now available. Please use the student’s district issued @mtsd.org email address to access the form.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Update:
Back to School Information Nights are this week on Youtube! Each event will be live streamed and recorded to watch later if you are unable to attend live. Live questions can be submitted during the event using the link posted on the youtube channel.
- Tonight, Tuesday, August 11 at 6pm, Elementary Info Night
- Tomorrow, Wednesday, August 12 at 6pm, Middle Info Night
- Thursday, August 13 at 6pm, Secondary Info Night
August 14, 2020 at 5pm, Millcreek Township School District parents will be able to log into Infinite Campus to access important information about the 2020-2021 School Year.
Instructions on how to access this information on Infinite campus will be available - coming soon!
Click the image above or please visit www.mtsd.org/RTS look for the bulleted link Instructions for 2020 Schedules & Color Groupings- coming soon!
Information available will include:
- Assigned household color groupings
- Your child's schedule of on-campus days and at-home virtual learning days
- Class Schedule
- Transportation Forms
The Return to School FAQ page has been updated with answers to your questions since the approved Reopening plan was posted on August 4, 2020. Learn more at: www.mtsd.org/rts/return-to-school-faqs