Camas Ridge News 11/16/20

Camas Ridge News 11/16/2020

Turkey Meals, Groovy Get-Together, Learning Pathways & More

Mark Your Calendars

Fitness Frolic Continues ALL MONTH LONG

Rainbow Run – November 18 at 1:00 – Map below

November 19 – Groovy Get Together

November 19 – Supply distribution (may not be all grades, details coming soon) Rock Return

November 26-27 – NO SCHOOL – Thanksgiving Holiday

Turkey Dinner Boxes for Families – Please respond by 11/18

Dear Families,

Thanks to the generous donations by Keith at Once Famous Grill and Quackers, we have been able to work with A3 (Academy of Arts & Academics) in Springfield to offer full turkey dinners to families. The meal will include a frozen turkey, fixins, sides, and pie. Each dinner will serve 5-6 people.

Here are the details:

You MUST use the form below to sign up no later than November 18. If you have trouble using this form, please call (541-760-6199) or email ( Jaime Hock.

Turkey Dinner Form

Pick-up of the meal will be:

November 19 2:00-4:00 at 2105 W. 7th Ave., Eugene

November 19 4:30-6:00 at Camas Ridge Community School (1150 E. 29th Ave)

Please do not sign up if you cannot commit to picking up the meal during these time windows. If you would like a meal and NEED delivery, still complete the request form and we will attempt to arrange delivery.

If you have any questions, please contact Jaime at 541-760-6199.

It’s a Camas Ridge Groovy Get Together! November 19th from 5:30 to 6:30

Let’s get together like only Camas can and share a groovy evening of music and dancing.November 19th from 5:30 to 6:30 via zoom (link pending)

There will be a concert and sing-along with the Bulbs and another famous dance party with DJ KidaKat.

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Return to Learning Choice Form – If Changing Pathway, Due 11/22

Same School Hybrid • Same School Online • Eugene Online Academy: To change to a different pathway next term, submit request now

Learning Pathway Change Request Form (deadline Nov. 22)
Solicitud de cambiar caminos educativos (hasta el 22 de nov.)

Parents may request now to change their student to a different learning pathway option at the next term change — such as from their regular school to the Eugene Online Academy, or from an online option to the hybrid on-site option. The new trimester for middle and high schools begins on December 14, and the new semester for elementary schools begins on February 1.

Students changing between learning pathways could potentially impact students’ current teachers and class assignments, even for a child who does not change pathways. Every effort will be made to minimize these changes, but shifts in class sizes could lead to a need to balance staffing and class rosters.

Sunday, November 22 is the deadline to submit requests to change a student’s learning pathway at the next term change. The online request form is available in English and Spanish. Families without access to complete the form online can call 541-790-7707.

No response is needed from families who are satisfied with the choice they selected at the start of the school year and do not want to make any change.

Three learning pathways for 4J students in 2020–21:

SAME SCHOOL HYBRID — When 4J schools return to in-person learning, it will be in a hybrid model. Students will attend classes on-site at school and online at home in alternating weeks. Eugene School District 4J is planning toward a return to in-person learning at a point beginning after winter break if public health conditions allow. (Lane County currently does not meet the metrics required by the state to resume in-person learning.)

SAME SCHOOL ONLINE — When 4J schools resume on-site learning in a hybrid model, students enrolled in this learning pathway will remain 100% online. This will look different from the distance learning provided for all students this fall, but will include some synchronous (live) learning. Students from different schools may be assigned to a combined classroom for their grade level, though each group of students will continue a connection with their current school.

EUGENE ONLINE ACADEMY — The Eugene Online Academy provides 100% online, asynchronous (on-demand) learning, supplemented by optional real-time check-ins. It uses curriculum specifically designed for online learning, facilitated by licensed 4J teachers. Students enrolling in the Eugene Online Academy this year will not lose their place at their regular school and may return to their regular school at the next term change or the end of the year.

Return of the RAINBOW RUN! Wednesday at 1:00 – Rain or Shine! Fitness Frolic Continues!

Let’s keep this Rainbow Run rolling! Principal Kevin from the school at 1:00 on Wednesday.We’re halfway through our frolic! We hope everyone has enjoyed new and fun ways of focusing on fitness and raising funds for our school. And maybe you’ve seen Principal Kevin running through your neighborhood in his rainbow hero garb, as he joins with our students to meet his goal of 100 miles this month. If you haven’t got your Bingo card from P.E. Teacher Ben yet, or your goal and pledge sheet, you can find both here:

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Checking Out Library Books from Camas

Are you missing your amazing school library? Good news! We have check out available now.

Log in to Camas’ library to search for books and resources. Log in HERE

Follow the steps below:1. Log in with your 4J username and password. Need help? It’s on your clever log in sheet

2. Click the “Catalog” tab.

3. Click Destiny Discover from the menu on the left.

4. Enter a title, author, or subject and click the magnifying glass.

5. Place the title or titles you are iterested in on HOLD

6. We alert you when your books are ready for curbside pick up.

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Please Order Your FREE Camas T-shirt

Your PTO has been working hard to create a special T-shirt for all of our amazing Camas Ridge students and staff. We recognize all the creativity and hard work that have gone into making this year a SUCCESS, despite its challenges. We hope that as we gather virtually in our Camas gear we’ll feel even MORE connected, because together we can do virtually anything!

Choose the size tshirt you’d like for your student(s), by filling out this google form:

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It’s time for students to bring back their colorful rock to participate in our collaborative Camas Rock Garden! Please have your student draw a picture or write a word (in Sharpie or other ink/paint that will hold up to the weather) to share something they’re grateful for, and return your rock to the school THIS WEEK – AT SUPPLY PICK UP , Thursday November 19. Rocks will be displayed so students can see them when they visit the school.
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