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HomeTech Updates
Mike Ervin
Friday, November 30, 2018

Camp Fire Updates

 

HOMETECH

 

WEBSITE & EMAIL UPDATE

 

Fire Update

 

HomeTech Charter School’s Paradise campus survived the Camp Fire, but we understand that many of your homes did not make it. Our hearts are with you during this trying time.

Our top priorities are the safety, well-being and education of our students, and one of the most impactful ways we can ensure this is to get our students and teachers back together as soon as possible to begin the healing and rebuilding process. Please view our latest updates on our school calendar, below. Please be on the look out as your child’s teachers will begin reaching out to families the week of November 26 to discuss the latest updates and confirm attendance.

 

School to Re-Open December 3

On Monday, December 3, HomeTech Charter School students will return to school alongside peers from Achieve Charter High School at Living Hope Fellowship located at 355 Panama Avenue in Chico. Since space is shared, the schedules for each school and their students will be slightly different:

 

  • -HomeTech Charter School will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • -Achieve Charter High School will be open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Fridays, the school will be open from 8 a.m. to noon.

 

Students will participate in academic instruction, team building, and trauma care activities led by their teachers. The goal is to provide students structure, support and security as soon as possible to begin the healing and rebuilding process.

Pick Up & Drop Off

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

  • Drop Off: 8:30-9 a.m.
  • School: 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Pick Up: 3:00-3:30 p.m.
  • Drop Off: 9-9:30 a.m.
  • School: 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Pick Up: 3:00-3:30 p.m.

Wednesday

Food Service & Transportation

Our school is working with our partners at the Butte County Office of Education to provide breakfast and lunch to all students Monday through Friday, in addition to transportation options. We will provide updates as they come through.

Holiday Schedule

School will be closed for the regular holiday break from December 20th through January 4th and will resume on Monday, January 7th, 2019. 

Next Steps

In an effort to start the rebuilding process as quickly as possible, the Paradise charter school community holds regular meetings with the Butte County Office of Education, Paradise and Chico Unified School Districts, third party vendors, and charter school champions from across the state to identify new locations for their schools. Living Hope Fellowship and Life Church are long-term interim locations for Achieve Charter Schools and HomeTech. CORE Butte Gymnasium is a temporary location for Paradise Charter Middle School and Children’s Community Charter Schools, but partners continue to meet and work around the clock to secure permanent sites for each school.

 

Resources and Support

 

For a full list of Camp Fire supports, visit the Butte County Office of Education.

 

To join relief efforts and help Paradise charter schools rebuild, visit the California Charter Schools Association.

Contact Information:

Teachers will be calling families to discuss details this week. Please check in with your student’s teachers for questions and additional updates.

TEXT UPDATE

HomeTech Charter School is re-opening next Monday, December 3 at Living Hope Fellowship located at 355 Panama Avenue in Chico. Please check our website and your email for additional details. Your child’s teacher will be calling you this week to discuss and confirm your attendance.

SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATE

Facebook/IG

CAMP FIRE UPDATE: We have great news! HomeTech Charter School will re-open doors to students on Monday, December 3 at Living Hope Fellowship in Chico. Your child’s teacher will be calling you this week to discuss details and confirm your attendance. To learn specifics, visit our website: https://www.hometech.org

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Twitter

Great news! We are re-opening next Monday, Dec. 3 at Living Hope Fellowship in Chico. Learn more: https://www.hometech.org

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