• Dear Students and Parents/Guardians,

     

    Greetings!

    I hope you are all doing well during this unprecedented time.

    I am Ms. Gehlert and this is my 23rd year teaching Health Education and my fourth year at Orchard View. I love working with young people (I have six children of my own) and teaching is truly a passion. Outside of school, I am active in Girl Scouts and with the Down Syndrome Association of the Hudson Valley.

    We are moving forward with “distance” learning/online learning for Health class. As everyone acclimates to this process of learning and teaching, it will require some patience, flexibility and understanding from all parties.  It may become necessary to modify assignments and/or due dates, as I assess how the online learning is progressing or due to directives beyond my control.  The most current information will be on Google Classroom.  

      

    Access to Google Classroom:

     

    To view assignments for Orchard View Health: https://classroom.google.com/c/MTU4MjcyNjEzMzg5?cjc=awhrfzh

     

    Sign in for Google Classroom:

    firstname.lastname@k12.wcsdny.org

     

    Google password:

    Firstname [capitalize] and ID#

    The meeting link for our class is https://meet.google.com/lookup/hht6w3hrpo . You are expected to be in attendance daily during remote learning, and in attendance according to your cohort if/when we switch to the hybrid learning plan.

    Everyday there is a check-in on Google Classroom for all students. Please be diligent about checking in, as it will be utlized for attendance purposes. While you are on Classroom, check out (and do!) the lesson or assignment for that day.

    Regarding grading, the details will be included in the syllabus, but on Google Classroom you will be able to see the assignments that have been turned in and graded. In addition, parents can sign up for daily or weekly grade notifications through Google Classroom. I recommend keeping current with lessons, as the quarter will progress quickly. Assignments have due dates, but if there are issues with getting the work completed in a timely manner, please reach out.

    I can be contacted at (and any Google format shared at) tammy.gehlert@wcsdny.org .

    Remind is another tool I use for communication with students and parents.Parents and students, please sign up for Remind. To sign up for Remind, text the message @msg4health to the number 81010. If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting @msg4health to (845) 684-4785. You can also join using the following link: https://www.remind.com/join/msg4health.  

     

    Stay safe and stay healthy!

    -Ms. Gehlert