In order to ensure our Norman children thrive within virtual learning, they will follow a normal instructional schedule.
Teachers will provide the students with a daily schedule since schedules vary from school to school.
Students will be expected to log-in to their computers at 8:00 AM.
Teachers will deliver direct instruction to students throughout the day. However, they will not remain on the computer all day from 8:00 AM- 3:00 PM.
For example, students may be instructed to complete an activity in a workbook or in their Class Notebooks in the Microsoft Teams app. The teacher will then set a time to meet back in the class to review the work. This type of cycle can be repeated numerous times throughout the lesson.
The students will get breaks between classes, have recess time, lunch time, bathroom breaks, and even a 40 – 45 minute break where they can do things around the house or outside to take the place of PE, library or art.
Teachers and students have a segment of the day for intervention and remediation time. During this time, assignments will be given and time will be provided so the teacher can schedule small group intervention or remediation with students. Students may be asked to read independently or to work on Zearn, if they are not working in a small group with the teacher.
Additionally, teachers will be available for office hours if parents and student have questions. Parents, you will be given more specific details and will be contacted one day next week with further instructions. We are just wanting to give you an example day for an elementary virtual student, so that you know what to expect. Thank you for your support and understanding! Take Care!
At the start of school for safety reasons, parents will not be able to enter the school building to walk their child/children to class and help with carrying school supplies as in the past.
In order to have a smooth beginning to the year, we will have designated school supply drop off dates and times. Supplies may be dropped off to the office on the following dates:
July 27 7:30 – 3:30
July 28 7:30 – 3:30
July 29 7:30 – 3:30
July 30 7:30 – 3:30
July 31 7:30 – 12:00
Please use the buzzer by the front door. We will maintain social distancing and mask requirements in order to have a safe drop-off process. Supply list are located on the Norman website and at Wal-Mart in Bayou Vista. Thank you for your support and understanding as we begin the new school year! Take Care!
Posted by M. E. Norman Web Administrator on 6/3/2020 7:40:00 AM
The Fast ForWord program is an award-winning suite of software exercises that build brain fitness while simultaneously developing cognitive and academic skills. Because the software is web-based, it’s simple for students to use at home.
Your student will need a quiet environment free of distractions to help them stay focused. They’ll also need access to a computer that meets our requirements*, an internet connection, and headphones.
Your student’s school has already established a Fast ForWord schedule. Students should continue using Fast ForWord on the same schedule: 3 days per week, 30 minutes each day
Posted by M. E. Norman Web Administrator on 6/3/2020 7:00:00 AM
The school supply lists for M. E. Norman students for the 2020-2021 school year have been posted. To access the list you can go to the parent section of the Norman website and click on the tab for School Supply Lists. Then choose the grade level that your child is in. I am also listing the links here for each grade list.
St. Mary Parish Families Eligible for Emergency Food Benefits
Posted by M. E. Norman Web Administrator on 5/20/2020 5:00:00 AM
Parents the following information about the districe food service plan was posted by District on 5/16/2020.
The Louisiana Department of Education, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is offering families assistance in purchasing food to help offset school meals missed during the COVID-19 closures. The emergency food benefit is available to ALL children who would normally receive free or reduced meals at school and to ALL students who attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) school.
St. Mary Parish CEP schools include the following:
B. Edward Boudreaux Middle
Bayou Vista Elementary
Franklin Jr. High
Hattie Watts Elementary
Morgan City High
Morgan City Jr. High
Patterson Jr. High
West St. Mary High
Therefore, a parent whose child attends any one of these schools is eligible to apply, as well as any parent whose child is eligible for free/reduced meals at Berwick High and Berwick Jr. High
This is an incredible opportunity for families to obtain assistance in a quick and easy process. The portal for applying opens on Monday, May 18th. Applications are due by June 8, 2020.
Registration for M. E. Norman Elementary (PreK, Kindergarten, and New Students)
Posted by M. E. Norman Web Administrator on 5/4/2020 8:30:00 AM
M. E. Norman will hold registration of PreK students and any new students enrolling in Kindergarten and 1st Grade on May 7, 2020, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Parents/Guardians are reminded to bring the following information:
Child's birth certificate
Social Security card
Proof of address (electric/utility bill in parent/guardian's name, state ID card, lease or mortgage statement)
Proof of income (2 current check stubs, current SNAP benefit letter with student's name)
For safety, we ask that only one parent with a mask come to register the child. No children are allowed on campus at this time. Parents are to park in the back of the school in the large parking lot and enter through the open gate area. A staff member will assist you.
Posted by Norman Elementary Web Administrator on 4/24/2020 11:30:00 AM
Parents and students,
Here are the steps to help you log into Clever.com. Hopefully, these steps will help those that are having difficulty logging in. In addition to using clever to get to Zearn, Mrs. Thomas has asked me to share this information because students can now take AR test from home as well. Please contact your child's teacher if you do not have their log in information for clever.com. Don't forget the students can use the myOn app to have access to lots of good reading material. myOn link
Posted by M. E. Norman Web Administrator on 4/3/2020 11:00:00 AM
I hope this message finds all of our students and their families healthy and well. Our students will have free access to the myON digital library and daily news articles they can access from home during the current COVID-19 school closure period.
This will help them continue reading and learning—and provide additional opportunities for them to explore topics they are interested in.
Staff:"We can do this. We are educators. We were born to make a difference."-Rita Pierson
Students:"I hope you will have a wonderful year, that you'll dream dangerously and outrageously, that you'll make something that didn't exist before you made it, that you will be loved and that you will be liked, and that you will have people to love and like in return. And, most importantly (because I think there should be more kindness and more wisdom in the world right now), that you will, when you need to be, be wise, and that you will always be kind." -Neil Gaiman
There are no Medicare sales representatives. Anyone who tried to sell you Medicare insurance is a scammer.
You do NOT have to join a prescription drug plan to keep your Medicare insurance. Medicare Part D is voluntary and has nothing to do with your regular Medicare coverage.
Telephone scammers posing as "official agents" may ask for personal information, offer free equipment or services, ask for a quick payment, or threaten you. Just hang up.
Help with Medicare is available at medicare.gov or 1-800-MEDICARE.
For Affordable Care Act:
Compare plans and quality ratings at healthcare.gov, where you can also enroll.
This year, you can also sign up for an ACA plan directly with certain certified partners. Make sure a company is on the Certified Partner list before giving them your information.
After you apply for ACA, you may get a phone call from the Marketplace asking you to verify information or supply additional information. If you are unsure about trusting the caller, ask the representative to mail you a letter with instructions for completing your application.
Help for ACA is available from the Marketplace Call Center at 1-800-318-2596. You can also meet with a local assistant in your community who will offer free assistance. Local assistance can be found through the Local Assistance tool.
The M. E. Norman Elementary School website is intended to be a resource for our students and their families, for our employees, and for our community by offering information about our school in a timely manner. While the school makes every effort to ensure that published information is accurate and current, it makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this web site. The St. Mary Parish School Board specifically disavows legal responsibility for what a user may find on an external site as it cannot control or guarantee the content of these sites. Questions, comments, or suggestions about this website can be directed to the website administrator at email@example.com. The St. Mary Parish School Board is committed to providing equal access to information, resources, and services to persons with disabilities or special needs. Those having difficulty accessing webpages or content on a webpage should contact the district web administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 337-836-9661. To file a formal grievance under Section 504 and Title II related to accessibility, visit http://stmaryk12.net/accessibility.