Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,
Welcome to my Extended Learning Resource Page. Orange High School will be closed starting Tuesday, March 17. Please access the district COVID-19 Resource Page at https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/domain/3058 for additional information and daily updates.
This Extended Learning Page was created to outline all expectations and provide you with information to access assignments, links, assessments and practice resources.
I will be available daily to answer any questions you may have. My Virtual Office Hours are as follows:
A.M. Virtual Office Hours – Monday to Friday: 9 A.M to 11 A.M.
P.M. Virtual Office Hours – Monday to Friday: 1 P.M to 3vP.M.
Should you have any questions, you can contact me through the following channels:
OR by joining your child’s class on the Reminder Application:
Below are links and codes to access my Google Classroom. All assignments with due dates will be posted Monday through Friday by 9 A.M.
Please note, parents/guardians will be contacted if students do not submit assignments.
Google Classroom Code: ekxzvz6
Remind Code: Text @smugr to 81010
- Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. New York: Random House, 2011.
- “A Court Allows Payment for Bone Marrow. Should People be Able to Sell
- Their Parts?” by Alice Park
- “Do We Own Our Own Bodily Tissues?” by Margaret Ng Thow Hing
- “Paying Patients for Their Tissue: The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks” by Robert
- D. Truog, Aaron S. Kesselheim, and Steven Joffe
- “Tissue Banks Trigger Worry About Ownership Issues” by Charlie Schmidt
- “Human Tissue For Sale: What are the Costs?” by Deborah Josefson
- “My Body, My Property” by Lori B. Andrews
- “Body of Research—Ownership and Use of Human Tissue” by R. Alta
Google Classroom Code: hhpmlm6
Remind Code: Text @adietrick to 81010
- Wiesel, Elie. “Hope, Despair and Memory.” The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, December 11, 1986.
- “When the U.N. Fails, We All Do” by Fareed Zakaria (Source #1)
- “Why Genocide?” by Fred Edwords (Source #2)
- “After Rwanda’s Genocide” by The New York Times Editorial Board (Source #3)
- “Bodies Count; A definition of genocide that makes sense of history.” by Aaron Rothstein (Source #4)
- “The Only Way to Prevent Genocide” by Tod Lindberg (Source #5)
Google Classroom Code: 3a7n6fz
Remind Code: Text @ab47ha to 81010
- Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999.
Research project database resources:Ebsco:username: orangehspassword: tornado1!SIRS:username: orangelibpassword: orangeWorldbook:username: orangehspassword: 07050
Student responsibilities include:
- Identifying a comfortable and quiet space to study/learn
- Dedicating appropriate time to learning, as guided by your teachers
- Routinely checking appropriate Google Classrooms and emails for information on courses, assignments, and resources, on a daily basis
- Attending and participating in any check-in times offered by your teachers
- Engaging in the virtual platforms with academic honesty, integrity, and according to the district’s Acceptable Use Policy
- Submitting all assignments in accordance with provided timelines and/or due dates
Support your child in their learning process by:
- Monitoring OPS updates sent via phone blasts, Class Dojo, Remind, Google Classroom, district website, etc.
- Checking in with your child daily about the At Home/Virtual Learning tasks, activities, and assessments that they are working on
- Encouraging adherence and attendance in the At-Home/Virtual Learning check-in times offered by each of your children’s teachers
- Designating a place and time where your child will work independently on his/her assigned tasks
- Asking your child to provide a brief summary of the learning he/she is engaging in for each class to ensure their understanding of the content
- Asking your child about their deadlines and supporting them, as needed, in submitting assignments in accordance with the established deadlines
- Helping your child manage logs to document progress on assignments and lessons
- Reminding your child to contact/email his/her teachers if they have any questions
Note: If you are having technical difficulty accessing the assignments, please contact your schools’ Technology Coordinator Mrs. Budhu for support at BudhuBer@orange.k12.nj.us
Please be safe!!