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Back-to-school information

This important video is from Superintendent Noreen Bush. Please take a few minutes to absorb the heartfelt back-to-school message.

COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY

Cedar Rapids Community School District Health Services is here to provide COVID-19 health and safety guidance for your family.
 

CHROMEBOOK PICK UP AND VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

CHROMEBOOKSCHEDULE

The distribution of the chromebooks will take place on the following dates and times: 

Monday, September 14 – 8 am to 6 pm
Tuesday, September 15 – 8 am to 3 pm
Wednesday, September 16 – 8 am to 3 pm

If one of these dates/times do not work for you and your student, please call the main office at 558-2348.

Use the McKinley Street drive.  Remain in your vehicle.   Staff will be outside to greet you.  Masks are required.  

Each chromebook is labeled with student name, username, and student number.   In addition to the chromebook, each student will be given a chromebook case, earbuds and a charger.  
 

The Student Device Program Acknowledgement form (CLICK HERE) must be completed before a chromebook is given to a student.  It must be signed by both the student and the parent.  If possible, please bring an executed copy at the time of pick up.  We will have blank copies if this is not possible.  We cannot issue a chromebook to your student until this form is completed.   Review the Student Device Use Agreement and the Standards for Proper Care addendum ( CLICK HERE) prior to signing.
 

In addition to signing the acknowledgement, please complete the Release Agreement in Infinite Campus (E-Verification).  CLICK HERE.   If you need assistance with your username and/or password, please call the main office at 558-2348.  Laptops will be available on the day you pick up your chromebook to complete E-Verification.  E-Verification must be done yearly.  
 

A back-to-school packet with the following information will also be distributed at the time of pick up:


 ·        Chromebook Log-in Instructions - if you wish to download,  CLICK HERE
·         Sports Physical Form/Concussion Form for 7th/8th graders
·         PTA Membership Form
·         Supply List
·         Breakfast and Lunch at No Cost
·         Grizzly Cove Fact Sheet and Application Form  (TEFAP)
·         Homeless Education Rights
·         Infinite Campus Login Information
·         Medication Administration Form (green sheet)
·         Hy-Vee Cash 4 Students
·         Sample Schedules


Forms in the back-to-school packet can be mailed to McKinley STEAM Academy, 620 10th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403.   You may also call the main office at 558-2348 to arrange a drop-off time.  

  
Hy-Vee receipts and Box Tops can be turned in at the time chromebooks are picked up.


Backpacks will be available (until we run out) on Wednesday, September 16, beginning at 9 am.   Courtesy of Wellington Heights Community Church.

 

Please call the McKinley main office at 558-2348 if you have any questions.  See you next week!

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