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  • Course Updates

    COURSE UPDATE MARCH 16, 2020: 

    Dear Writing Strategies Students & Parents, 

    I am thinking about all of you during this uncertain time in all of our lives. I know that each one of you is facing unique circumstances and realities at home. Please feel free to email me any time you have a question or concern as we transition to online learning on Wednesday, March 18th. 

    As your Writing Strategies teacher, I am available for writing assistance and tutoring during the school closure. I will host a weekly virtual Writing Strategies meeting via Google Hangouts each Monday from 10am-11am. Attendance during these virtual meetings are optional, but recommended. I will send access codes via e-mail and weekly. 

    I am also available to review your writing assignments via e-mail or for individual virtual tutoring sessions via Google Hangouts. Please email me with specific requests. 

    As we transition to online learning, please complete the following: 

    • Sign up for course updates & virtual meeting access codes

    Please text @writingchs to 81010 to receive course updates and access codes for the weekly virtual meetings.  Your student’s phone number and personal information is kept private on Remind. Parents and students should join. 


    • First Assignment for Writing Strategies (due Friday, 3/20)

    Your first weekly assignment for credit in Writing Strategies is to email me at with the following information: 

    -An update about how you are doing 

    -Your upcoming English assignments for the week (once they are assigned) and your plan to complete them

    -Any area or assignments you request help in for the week


    -Moving forward, for credit in Writing Strategies each week, I will expect two emails checking in with me at different times each week. When you send these check-in e-mails is up to you, but consider sending one email at the beginning and end of each week.  My email address is and I will be checking and responding to messages regularly.  


    Again, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email me. We are all in this together. 


    Mrs. Owens