Alcona Middle/High School Updates


Having Trouble With Online Learning? - There are several options available to students who are having trouble with online learning. More information can be found at HERE.

Technology Information Night (Virtual) - There will be a technology information night for parents on Thursday, October 29 from 6-7. Topics covered will include Brighstpace, the Brightspace app for parents, ParentVUE, Edgenuity, and more. The presentation will be broadcast through Facebook Live. There will be time at the end to ask questions and get individual help.

Technology -  If you are having technological issues, please put in a help ticket by going to alcona.freshdesk.com. Please note, any replies to emails generated from the ticket system will have to be answered through the system, not through email.

Updating Chromebooks - Having trouble with your hotspot or Chromebook? Try updating your Chromebook. You can find the directions to update HERE.

SAT/PSAT - Seniors and Juniors were able to make up the SAT or PSAT from the end of last year in September and earlier this month. Freshmen and Sophomores may take the PSAT makeup on Wednesday, October 28. For more information, students should check their school emails. Due to testing, the auditorium will be closed to students. Only high school students who are testing should come into the school on Wednesday. A schedule for the day can be found HERE.

Student Feedback - In an effort to gather student feedback, we are asking all high school students to take the Online Student Feedback Survey

Parent Feedback - We are also seeking feedback from parents of high school students. Please complete the Online Parent Feedback Survey to help us evaluate how our programs are going and work to make improvements. 

Student Mental Health - The isolation, uncertainty, and constant change that we are facing right now are taking a toll on the mental health of many students. If your child is struggling, please reach out to us. You can complete a Student Concern Referral or send an email to Ms. Marsh (marsht@alconaschools.net). We are here to help!

Christie Thomas
MS/HS Principal
thomasc@alconaschools.net 
989-736-8534