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Welcome to fourth grade!
I am Mrs. Solano. During a "typical school year" I teach fourth grade, I organize our school's Oral Language Festival competition, our Spelling Bee, our Bank of America Speech contest (5-6th grade only), and I periodically host Homework Club (Club Ace) in the spring. I've been teaching here at Norris since the year before this campus was built. I taught second grade for eight years, then moved up to fourth, and have been here ever since. I love my students, I love what I do, I believe in what we can do together. 
 
This year will be tough! Your student will be pushed and far surpass what he/she thought he/she could do. Get ready!
 
 
 
It's also on the right side of this homescreen under "links". I will also add it to each of the day's schedule pages.
 
PARENTS: Join my Remind app so you can text me anytime! I'll send reminders via Remind as well. I'll add this link to the "links" page.
Canvas - eLearning | UAB
 
 
This year we will be using Canvas as our learning platform. You can access Canvas via Clever
 
 
Clever Login Information:
gradyear initials last four of id (lunch) number @norris.k12.ca.us
Example: 
Jane Doe
ID number: 12345
Grad year (your student will graduate this year): 25
Her email would be: 25jd2345@norris.k12.ca.us
 
 
 
Important
 
  • August 10th and 11th: Chromebook pick up

If you signed up for a Chromebook, you may come to the campus on the 10th @9:00-11:00 and 11th @3:00-5:00 to receive your Chromebook. If you did not sign up for one yet, but are in need of one, contact the district. 
 
  • August 10th-August 12th : Canvas Instructional video and practice

1. Watch the Canvas Instructional Videos by clicking the links below
2. Get to know canvas!! During this day you will have your student log into Clever > Canvas > Log in with google > Homeroom. Start exploring your Canvas page and getting familiar with the look of tour virtual classroom.
 
  • August 12th &19th: Teacher Meet & Greet Week!

I have set up a Signup Genius for you to select a family-teacher conference. This will be a time for you to meet me, ask me questions and just say hello! Click the link here or from the email sent out on August 10th to reserve a time slot. You and your family do not need to be in the same room, however I would like parent(s) and your student on the video.
 
  • August 13th: 11:30-1:30 4th grade student pick up textbooks

This day you will pick up your textbooks at Norris Elementary and see your teacher! Remember to follow social distancing guidelines to wear a mask and keep 6ft away from your teacher. 11:30-1:30. See video from Mrs. Hudson for map.
 
  • August 12th: 8:30am First whole class zoom call!! 

The link for the zoom call was sent in an email on Monday the 10th.