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DeSoto Virtual Academy

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Please return Chromebooks and hotspots

Any student that still has a Chromebook or Internet hotspot in their possession should return them to their school of enrollment anytime Monday 06/14 through Thursday 06/18, between 8AM and 3PM. All devices will be inactivated beginning 06/21, and no longer usable. Thank you very much for your cooperation.

Dive Into Reading

Do you have a time to help a kid improve their reading? The Dive Into Reading program kicks off next week in DeSoto. The program is still in need of a few more volunteer mentors. Mentors will join their student for breakfast and reading on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It’s going to be a great summer! Sign up to volunteer by following this link.

Kindergarten Readiness Bag

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading worked with several teachers in DeSoto County to capture some of their tips for using the materials inside the Kindergarten Readiness Bags. Please follow this link to view the videos.

No School - Memorial Day

There is no school this Friday 5/28 and Monday 5/31 due to the Memorial Day Holiday. Students return back on 6/1 for the last two weeks of the 20-21 school year.

FSA Testing Schedule at West

West Elementary FSA Testing Schedule

May 4-5 - 4th/5th Grade FSA Reading
May 6-7 - *Virtual 4th/5th Grade FSA Reading
May 11-12 - 4th/5th Grade FSA Math
May 13-14 - *Virtual 4th/5th Grade FSA Math
May 18-19 - 3rd Grade FSA Math (*Virtual as well)
May 20-21 - 5th Grade FSA Math (*Virtual as well)
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