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OCON Virtual Learning Community

The Oconomowoc Area School District (OASD) is excited to introduce the Oconomowoc Virtual Learning Community (OVLC) as one of the educational options for students in the 2020-21 school year.  Our District continues to listen to the feedback from families, and we understand the need families have to support their children in entirely virtual settings as a result of the current pandemic.  We believe the OVLC will meet this need for families, both in response to COVID-19 and long-term, as families determine the most flexible educational environment for their children.


Meet the OVLC Staff for Grades 7-12

Meet the OVLC staff for grades 7-12 and learn more about the daily schedule and experience 



Request to Move Between OVLC & In-Person School

The OASD launched the Ocon Virtual Learning Community (OVLC) at the start of the 2020-21 school year to provide families an alternative option to in-person learning in our school buildings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

When we launched this new program, we planned several transition times throughout the year when students could move from in-person learning into the OVLC or vice versa. These transition times align with the semester for high school students and the trimester for intermediate and elementary students. To maintain appropriate and consistent staffing for both the OVLC and in-person learning, we are not able to move students at any other time during the school year.

Grades 4K-8:  Deadlines for 2nd Trimester:

  • Deadline to complete this form requesting a transfer into or from the OVLC = November 13, 2020
  • First day of 2nd Trimester = November 30, 2020

Grades 9-12:  Deadlines for 2nd Semester:

  • Deadline to complete this form requesting a transfer into or from OVLC = January 5, 2021
  • First day of 2nd Semester = January 19, 2021

Grades 4K-8:  Deadlines for 3rd Trimester:

  • Deadline to complete this form requesting a transfer into or from the OVLC = February 12, 2021
  • First day of 3rd Trimester = March 1, 2021


Please complete this online form to request a transition from OVLC to in-person school or in-person school to OVLC for each student.

About the OVLC

About the OVLC

The OVLC is structured as part of the OASD, not an OASD Charter School.  Students who enroll in the OVLC will continue to be part of the OASD and can participate in OASD co-curricular activities or athletics.  Students will also have the opportunity to transition between settings at designated points in the school year if they find the educational environment is no longer conducive to their academic or social development.


OVLC Program Planning Guide

This Program Planning Guide is designed to support families as they decide if the OVLC is the right fit for their children. This document will continue to change as the OVLC team finalizes program details leading up to the start of the 2020-21 school year.

Click here to read the initial OVLC Program Planning Guide


OVLC Resources

You can learn more about the OVLC and see some of the resources our teachers use by clicking these links:

OVLC Introduction

OVLC Communication and Resources

How To Be a Successful Student in OVLC

OVLC Family Newsletter

OVLC Family Newsletter

Use the links below to view the weekly Ocon Virtual Learning Community newsletters for OVLC families.


OVLC 4K-6th Grade e-Newsletter

November 13, 2020, Edition

November 6, 2020, Edition

October 30, 2020, Edition


OVLC 7th-12th Grade e-Newsletter

Click here for the OVLC 7th-12th Grade eNewsletter

 

Technology Help

Technology Help

The OASD Technology and Innovation Department provides guidance and technology support for district staff and families.

>> Click Here To Reach the OASD Technology & Innovation Department Website


TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION WEBSITE

The Technology & Innovation website is filled with information, videos, tutorials, and instructions on:

  1. Common Tech Solutions - to use when troubleshooting a technology problem
  2. Canvas
    • How to generate a pairing code
    • Overview for parents and students
    • How to use Canvas as a parent and as a student
    • Logging in to Canvas
    • And much more!
  3. Google Apps
    • How to use Google Meet/Hangout
    • How to organize your Google Drive
    • Using Gmail
    • Google Classroom Tutorial Videos
    • Google Read & Write
  4. Device Information
    • Using a Chromebook
    • Hotspots
  5. Using video programs like Flipgrid, Zoom, and Screencastify
  6. Elementary Technology
    • Using Classlink
    • Using Seesaw
    • And much more!
  7. Library Resources
  8. Technology Tools
  9. Edgenuity Student Learning Experience video

OASD TECHNOLOGY HELP DESK

If you are having technology trouble or have questions about some of the common learning tools your child is using, please visit the Technology & Innovation website linked above.  The website is filled with videos, step-by-step instructions, documents, and links to help families.

You can also contact the Help Desk at:
HelpDesk@oasd.org
(262)-560-2126

The Help Desk is staffed during school hours. If you have trouble or need assistance during non-school hours, please check the Technology & Innovation website for information or please email or call the Help Desk.  Emails and voicemails will be returned the next school day.



915 E. Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262-560-1115
Nondiscrimination: The Oconomowoc Area School District provides assurance that no student is discriminated against because of the student's sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability.
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