Paul Distance Learning Strategy

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Paul PCS is committed to supporting student learning through various distance learning platforms during the citywide response to COVID-19. This page will be regularly updated with learning materials and other resources that support the academic growth and development of our scholars while our campus is closed. Check back for updates and follow Paul PCS on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the most up-to-date news.

Parent Communications

03/22/20 – Extended Distance Learning thru April 24th
03/17/20 – Paul’s Distance Learning Program Starts March 18th
03/16/20 – Preparing for Distance Learning
03/15/20 – Distance Learning Explanation for Parents
03/15/20 – SPED Parent Letter on Distance Learning
03/13/20 – Paul PCS Response to COVID-19

Distance Learning Schedule

March 16: Campus closed to students for staff professional development
March 17: Campus open for the distribution of distance learning materials to students
March 18 – April 24: Distance learning for scholars across all grades 6-12
April 27: NO SCHOOL for scholars; Staff professional development

Learning Materials for Scholars

Paul PCS will operate on a normal school day schedule on Tuesday, March 17th in order to distribute materials. Scholars will also learn how to log-in to Google Classroom for direct instruction from their teachers.

Parents can also arrange for pick up during one of two distribution windows: Tuesday, March 17th from 4-6 pm or Wednesday, March 18th from 12:30 to 4:30. If you are unable to secure materials during one of these two times, please contact your child’s school administrator as soon as possible.

High School
Principal Guye Turner

Middle School
Head of School Lanette Bacchus
Interim Principal Shendrina Walker.

**We are following recommendations for social distancing while distributing food and materials.**

Paul PCS Online Learning Platforms (Grades 6-12)

As part of our distance learning plan, Paul PCS will use Google Calendar, Google Classroom, Google Hangout, and Illuminate. The platforms will be used to deliver instruction, upload assignments, set deadlines for assignments, and take assessments in core content classes.  Students will receive an invite and directions on how to connect to Google Classroom from their teacher.

Google Classroom Tutorial for Students and Parents
Google Hangouts Tutorial for Students
Parent Guide to Google Classroom
Illuminate Online Testing*

*Log in using Paul student ID and Quick Code provided by your teacher.

Internet Access

During the COVID-19 response, Comcast is offering two months of free internet to eligible families. No social security number or credit card required to apply.  Visit the following website to submit your application: https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19

Tech Support

Call our temporary help hotline at (202) 378-2269 between 8:00am and 12:30pm, Monday-Thursday to reach our IT department. Or submit a request online: https://tinyurl.com/rwewvg6. Our team will work with you to address your technology needs.

Loaned Devices

Letter about Loaned Devices
Student Device and Internet Safety

Meal Distribution

We will serve lunch daily from 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Additional food distribution sites across the city are listed in the table below. WMATA has also created a list of bus routes serving each DC school meal location. You can view the list here.

School Name Address Ward
Anacostia High School 1601 16th Street SE 8
Ballou High School 3401 4th Street SE 8
Banneker High School 800 Euclid Street NW 1
Brookland Middle School 1150 Michigan Avenue NE 5
Capital City PCS 100 Peabody Street, NW 4
Cardoza Education Campus 1200 Clifton Street NW 1
Columbia Heights Education Campus 3101 16th Street NW 1
Coolidge High School 6315 5th Street NW 4
DC Bilingual 33 Riggs Road, NE 5
Early Childhood Academy PCS 885 Barnaby Street, SE 8
Eagle Academy PCS 3400 Wheeler Road, SE 8
Eastern High School 1700 East Capitol Street NE 6
Friendship Armstrong PCS 1400 First Street, NW 5
Friendship Blow-Pierce PCS 725 19th Street, NE 7
Friendship Chamberlain PCS 1345 Potomac Avenue, SE 6
Friendship Collegiate PCS 4095 Minnesota Avenue, NE 7
Friendship Southeast PCS 645 Milwaukee Place, SE 8
Friendship Technology Prep PCS 2705 Martin Luther King Avenue SE 8
Friendship Woodridge International PCS 2959 Carlton Avenue, NE 5
Howard University Middle School of Math and Science PCS Outside of Anacostia Metro Station 8
Howard University Middle School of Math and Science PCS Outside of Shaw Metro Station 6
IDEA PCS 1027 45th Street, NE 7
Ingenuity Prep PCS 4600 Livingston Road, SE 8
Jefferson Middle School 801 7th Street SW 6
Kelly Miller Middle School 301 49th Street NE 7
Kimball Elementary School 3375 Minnesota Avenue SE 7
Kingsman Academy PCS 1375 E Street, NE 6
Kipp College Prep 1405 Brentwood Parkway, NE 5
KIPP Douglass Facility 2600 Douglass Road, SE 8
KIPP Smilow Facility 5300 Blaine Street, NE 7
KIPP Somerset PCS 3301 Wheeler Road, SE 8
LaSalle-Backus Education Campus 501 Riggs Road NE 4
Mary McLeod Bethune 1404 Jackson Street, NE 5
McKinley Education Campus 151 T Street NE 5
National Collegiate Prep 4600 Livingston Road, SE 8
The Next Step 3047 15th Street, NW 1
Stanton Elementary School 2701 Naylor Road SE 8
Walker-Jones Education Campus 1125 New Jersey Avenue NW 6
Thurgood Marshall Academy PCS 2427 Martin Luther King Avenue, SE 8
Woodson High School 540 55th Street NE 7

Health Resources

Talking to Your Child About Coronavirus
District of Columbia Coronavirus Information
CDC Resources for Home

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