• Tier 4 – Hybrid Learning Three Grades
    Three-fourths of the student body would be in the schoolhouse consisting of two grade levels at BVT in shop and two grade levels of 50% cohorts at BVT in academics with two grade levels of 50% cohorts in distance learning.

  • Tier 4 Hybrid Learning Three Grades


  • Tier 4 Academic Cycle
    Students in academics will be reporting to BVT according to cohorts. One Cohort will report for two days during one academic week and three days for the other academic week of the month. A calendar of this rotation will be released when Tier 4 is announced.

    Grade Level Cohorts
    Cohort A: at BVT on Monday & Tuesdays Last Name A – K (First Wednesday of the month)
    Cohort B: at BVT on Thursday & Friday Last Name L – Z (Second Wednesday of the month)

    In-person instruction in academic classrooms will be conducted in a school environment that
    has been appropriately modified to address health and safety requirements issued by
    DESE and BVT.
    • Social distancing
    • Desks no closer than three feet apart
    • Designated mask break areas

    • Both students in the building and remote will follow the regular school day bell schedule.

    Bell Schedule  

    • In this hybrid model, some high needs students may still participate in full-time in-person
       instruction to ensure effective accommodations and some families may still decide to
       keep their teen in distance learning full time.

    • Students who are at home on days designated for their grade level to be in the
       the schoolhouse will access the curriculum through technological outlets such as Zoom,
       Canvas, and Outlook.


  • Tier 4 Vocational Cycle

    • Two grades level will report to BVT for their vocational shop at the same time.

    • In-person instruction in vocational shops will be conducted in a school environment that
       has been appropriately modified to address health and safety requirements issued by
       DESE and BVT.
       • Social distancing
       • Desks no closer than three feet apart
       • Designated mask break areas


  • Tier 4 Freshman Exploratory
    Within the design of Tiers 3–5, Freshmen will be able to participate in our traditional Freshman Exploratory experience.

  • Tier 4 Distance Learning
    Distance learning will include "live" instruction in all educational areas for the school year. 

    • All assigned academic and shop work will be graded and assessed based on standard 
       grading expectations associated with being in the classroom. 

    • The distance learning schedule will follow the A/B Weeks on our traditional one-week cycle.

    • Students will participate in a full day of classes and shop learning each day of the week.

    • We will track attendance and student participation using iPass as if we were operating
       under normal face-to-face circumstances. Families will be able to utilize their iParent
       and iStudent accounts for this information throughout the school year regardless of
       which tier we are operating in.

    • Remote academic and vocational work will be in alignment with typical state standards 
       utilized during non-COVID times.

    • Student work will be assessed regularly using a customary numerical system and families
       will be able to track progress using their iParent and iStudent accounts.

    • Teachers will be utilizing Canvas, Zoom, e-mail, and other technology platforms to
       conduct distance learning.

    • Interpretation and translation services remain available for families in need of those services.

     

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  • Quick Reference
     

    TIER 4 DESIGNATED DAYS 
    FOR ACADEMIC CYCLES
     
    A Cycle
    Monday/Tuesday
    Junior & Freshmen
    Cohort A at BVT
     
    Thursday/Friday
    Junior & Freshmen
    Cohort B at BVT
     
     
    B Cycle 
    Monday/Tuesday
    Senior & Sophomores
    Cohort A at BVT
     
    Thursday/Friday
    Senior & Sophomores
    Cohort B at BVT
     

    Both A & B Cycles
    Wednesday
    1st Wednesday – Cohort A at BVT
    2nd Wednesday – Cohort B at BVT
     



    COVID-19 GUIDELINES

    Keep your teen happy, healthy,
    and safe this school year by staying
    up-to-date on our most recent
     COVID-19 Guidelines.



    IMPORTANT DATES
    Stay up-to-date on the most 
    important dates for school events 
    and other information.

    Dates are Subject to Change Stamp



    TECHNOLOGY ISSUES
    If your teen is using equipment on loan 
    from BVT and has any technology issues, 
    you can e-mail your questions to 
    our Technology Department at: 
    tech_assistance@valleytech.k12.ma.us