The O'Farrell Charter School

Winner of the National Excellence in Urban Education Award

Online/Distance Learning Plan for Students

 
 
Students will use their O'Farrell email and password to access their courses in Schoology.
 

If your child has any trouble logging in, please call our school office at 619-263-3009.

 

Weekly Schedule-Begins August 24, 2020

 

6th, 7th, 8th Grade-Student Distance Learning Schedule

Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Period 5

Independent Work

Period 5

Independent Work

Period 5

Independent Work

Period 5

Independent Work

Period 5

Independent Work

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Period 1

Independent Work

Period 3

Independent Work & Tutoring Hours

Period 1

Independent Work & Tutoring Hours

Period 3

Independent Work & Tutoring Hours

Period 1

Independent Work & Tutoring Hours

10:00a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Period 2

Independent Work

Period 1

Live Instruction

Period 3

Live Instruction

Period 1

Live Instruction

Period 3

Live Instruction

Break

Break

Break

Break

Break

Break

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Period 3

Independent Work

Period 2

Live Instruction

Period 4

Live Instruction

Period 2

Live Instruction

Period 4

Live Instruction

12:15-1:15

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.

Homebase

Live Instruction

Per 5A PE/Elective  Per 5B PE/Elective  Per 5A PE/Elective  Per 5B PE/Elective 

2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Period 4

Independent Work

Period 4

Independent Work & Tutoring Hours

Period 2

Independent Work & Tutoring Hours

Period 4

Independent Work & Tutoring Hours

Period 2

Independent Work & Tutoring Hours

 
Instructions for Accessing Tutoring during independent work periods. 
 
Need Technology?
 
Visit Room 101 on Mondays between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
 
Connect your Chromebook to the Internet
 
If you have a school chromebook at home and are having trouble connecting it to the internet, please click here for a guide to help you:
 
 
Access to Technology
 
Chromebooks:
If your child needs a chromebook to borrow during the school closure, or if you have issues with your current chromebook, our IT team is available in the main office every Monday between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. You do not need to schedule an appointment; you may just walk in during this time frame.  Email jill.andersen@ofarrellschool.org with questions. 
 
Internet Options:
 
1) Cox through their Connect2Compete program is offering no term commitment, no deposit, and no installation fee for internet services. Learn more by visiting cox.com/lowcostinternet or call 800-234-3993. $9.95 per month (plus taxes)
 
2) Charter Communication/Spectrum is offering free broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. To enroll, please call 844-488-8395. Free if Eligible.
 
3) Verizon is tripling the data allowances for students participating in the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools (VILS) program. No action on the part of participating students to take advantage of this benefit. Learn more by calling 800-837-4966.
 
4) AT&T is temporarily lifting data caps, allowing existing customers to communicate with one another without concern for overages. Visit ATT.com to learn more or call 866-861-6075. $10 per month (plus taxes)
 
5) T-Mobile for the next 60 days is lifting data caps and giving an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot service to existing customers. To learn more, visit T-mobile.com or call 800-866-2453. $15 per month (plus taxes.)
 
6) Sprint is lifting data caps, and will soon allow users with hotspot-capable handsets to utilize 20GB of hotspot service, if hotspot service is not already subscribed to. To learn more, visit Sprint.com or call 888-211-4727.
 
Family Support Services Referral
 
If your student needs additional social-emotional support, please use this form to refer your student to our Family Support Services office. One of our student advocates will be in touch with them. 
 
Students, if you need someone to talk too, you can self-submit using this same form. Ms. Brianda, Ms. Rosa, or Ms. Janessa will schedule a zoom call with you.
 
Additional Resources
Many companies are offering free access during this time. Click on the links below to learn more: