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COVID-19 Updates

FlexTech Community:
 
Please check this page often for updates on the impact COVID-19 will have on schools.  We will update this page as information becomes available and decisions are made.  We appreciate your patience as we work to create a safe and equitable educational experience for all of our students.
Student Daily Health Screening
 
All students must complete this daily screening form before entering the school building.  We recommend that you bookmark it and set a reminder to fill out the form for each day you plan to come into the building.  Please note that you must be logged into your student email account for the form to work.  The form can be found at tinyurl.com/FTBcovid.
Blended Learning Expectations
 
Student enrolled in our Blended Learning Program are expected to attend synchronously two days a week and learn asynchronously three days a week. Read the specifics in the document below
Orientation Video and Quiz
 

ALL Students and their guardians are required to watch the video and take the quiz below before starting at FlexTech:

1) Watch this 20 minute video

2) Complete this 5 minute quiz

As a proactive step, we are asking students and parents to please complete this form so that we can monitor technology needs.  As we look to support all of our students during this time outside of school, we need to determine what our students need to be successful.  We are asking ALL FlexTech students to complete this form.  Please update your information if anything changes.
 
You can find more information here.
Latest Official Communication
 
Information around this outbreak is changing rapidly. The latest information is available at Michigan.gov/Coronavirus anCDC.gov/Coronavirus. 
Helpful Resources
Food Resources
 
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is pleased to announce that an online map has been developed for families to find locations where meals are being provided during this period of school closure. The map can be found at: www.michigan.gov/meetupeatup and will be updated twice each day during the closure period.
 
 
Here's a map of WiFi hotspots in the state
 
Comcast and Charter Spectrum have both announced that they are opening up their wireless HotSpots for free to the general public. Additionally, both Comcast and Charter Spectrum are offering free internet for 60 days for qualifying families. Lastly, some wireless providers have removed their data limits during this time. Please check with your wireless provider to see if they are removing their data limits. (information shared with permission from LESA) 
Social and Emotional Wellness
 
We want our families to consider the impact that these events may have social and emotional wellbeing.  Please read more about the indicators of emotional stress and what you can do to support yourself or your student here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html
 
The University of Michigan Student-Free Clinical is now working virtually.  View the flyer below for more details.