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FAIR Help Desk

 

Need a Ride?  Metro Bus Card Registration

All students are eligible for a Metro Bus Card for the school year.  Register using this FAIR Bus Card link and when your card is ready, we will email you using your MPS school email address for you to come to FAIR to pick up. https://tinyurl.com/FAIRBusCards

 

Back to School Distance Learning Videos

Helpful Back to School Links on our Webpage (Help Desk phone numbers and website, How to get technology support, mental health support and staff contact resources etc.) 

 

Understanding the FAIR Daily Bell Schedule and Student Schedules( What’s “A” and “B” Day?, How do I read my schedule?

 

How to Request a Schedule Change

 

FAIR Help Desk

  • Get 'live'video assistance by connection on Google Meet from 9:00am - 4:00pm daily.  Google Meets Nickname:  fairhelpdesk  or  http://meet.google.com/oxe-yghg-vmb (note: this link will expire on 9/11/20)

  • Talk to us by phone at our Google Voice Number 612-486-2530

 

 

Each school day class is scheduled, students should:

 

  • Visit your classes online in Google Classroom Sites
  • Review the lesson introduction and content
  • Complete the assignments/projects and turn in on the due date
  • Review the Daily Announcements (in the sidebar and sent through Google Classroom)

 

During the week students should:

 

  • At your own pace, work on other activities or assessments (for each class) posted for the week. Plan to be finished with the week’s activities by the due date for the class.

  • Connect with your teacher if you need help; your teacher will be available through Google Meet to help you during their posted office hours.

 

Emails/Student-Parent Contact:

  • Teachers will respond to communication from staff, students, and parents on a daily basis. Any communication sent from 8am-3pm, M-F, will be responded to no later than 4pm of that day. Any queries sent after 3pm may be responded to on the next business day. 

 

Homework Resources

Best Buy Teen Tech Center in Summit OIC: Safe Center for Online Learning Sessions

  • Free for all: Heritage Park 13-18 year olds. Monday - Friday, 12-3pm
  • A space for teens to utilize internet, computers, and complete their virtual school classes. 
  • Reserve your spot daily HERE!
  • Questions and more information: Nich Thomas, 612.278.7356 nthomas@saoic.org 
 

Learning Pods

  • Community-based program offering safe spaces where your child can get supplemental learning. 
  • Available for students grades K-8
  • Locations: Harold Mezile North Community YMCA, Progressive Baptist Church, Friendship Academy of the Arts, Family Life Center, Zion Baptist Church
  • Questions and more information: Jason Burns at 612-412-0314 jops1906@gmail.com 
 

Homework Help: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6 at Farview Park

  • 7-10 year olds- time for younger distance learners to come together in a small group setting to work on their academics. This time can be used for peer to peer help and support or for homework help and support from the program staff. 
  • Register online (ages 7-10)
 

Homework Help: Wednesdays and Fridays 4-6 at Farview Park

  • 11-16 year olds-time for teen distance learners to come together in a small group setting to work on their academics. This time can be used for peer to peer help and support or for homework help and support from the program staff. 
  • Register online (ages 11-16)
 

Homework Help: Wednesdays 3-5 at North Commons Park

  • 6-16 year olds--time, the place, and the assistance to ensure your child completes their homework completely and correctly. Our friendly staff is available to help you tackle your homework so that you succeed in school. We assist with homework, practice basic skills, or help in studying for an upcoming test.
  • Please go to your neighborhood recreation center during business hours to sign up for a free ActivePass.