For Parents
We hope your distance learning experience is a positive one!  We have some websites recommended by our teachers and some additional information below.  I hope you find it useful.  Enjoy!


Social Emotional Supports

The Story of the Oyster and the Butterfly:  The Corona Virus and Me:  Click Here


Coping During the COVID-19 Pandemic:  A Guide for Families with Children with Autism:  Click Here



Distance Learning Information

For general distance learning technology support, click here:  NPS Tech Support 

To connect to wifi on your NPS chromebook, click here:  Connect to Wifi

Need tech support with your NPS Chrombebook?  Beginning 4/1/20 you may go to the NPS Tech Depot at 350 Main Ave. on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 1:00 and 3:00 to swap out a defective chromebook.  Park in the 10 spaces, leave the device in the designated area, and proceed to the technician to receive the replacement.  Please maintain an appropriate social distance.  

 

 

 


Mrs. Corbin recommends the following Music sites: 


 sfskids.org/  Play, Listen, and Compose!

metopera.org/  Nightly livestreaming of opera!  Free!

musictheory.net  Music theory lessons

danielx.net   Create your own video game music!

musiclab  Chrome music lab




Mrs. Cahill recommends the following Drama sites:


trustysidekick.org  Imaginative theater shows for kids

broadwayhd.com   Actual live Broadway show recordings$8.99/month or 7 day free trial then cancel   

thebestclass.org   Free online Readers' Theatre scripts; students can perform them for family

 

Mrs Jacobs recommends the following ELL sites:

kidsa-z.com  Mrs. Jacob's Raz Kids classroom 

norwalkps.org/curriculum  Sites to practice English




Mr. Armitage recommends the following PE sites:

mommypoppins.com  Fun indoor games.  Great for rainy days and apartments!



Mrs. Gotouhidis recommends the following Gifted and Talented links:

NPS GT Department
  Enrichment activities for all K-5 students from our very own staff!

GT links  Virtual gifted and talented enrichment materials curated by the Univ. of Kentucky



Mrs. DeForest recommends the following Art sites:

deepspacesparkle.com  Free lessons for kids

cassiestephens.blogspot.com  Free art lessons for kids

moma.org  Museum of Modern Art for kids!

metmuseum.org  Metropolitan Museum of Art for kids!


Mrs. DeMichael recommends the following reading activities:


storylineonline.net  Fabulous read alouds!  

norwalkpl.org  Norwalk Public Library offers ebooks with downloading instructions

Here are two great books to read aloud together as a family:  Wishtree and One and Only Ivan by author K.A. Applegate.






Medical Information

If you are looking for medical advice, you should contact a health care provider or the Nuvance Health COVID-19 Community Hotline at (888) 667-9262.





Food Services

ALL children from birth to eighteen who live in Norwalk are entitled to food.  Food will continue to be provided from the district at the following sites:

Pick up Locations for Student Meals Beginning Monday, March 30.

Monday – Friday, 12 noon to 2 pm.

SCHOOL SITES

Brien McMahon High School - 300 Highland Avenue

Jefferson Elementary School - 75 Van Buren Avenue

Kendall Elementary School - 57 Fillow Street

Marvin Elementary School - 16 Calf Pasture Beach Road

Ponus Ridge Middle School - 21 Hunter’s Lane

Nathan Hale Middle School - 176 Strawberry Hill Avenue

Ponus Ridge Middle School - 21 Hunter’s Lane

Tracey Magnet School - 20 Camp Street

COMMUNITY SITES

Ben Franklin Community Center - 165 Flax Hill Road 

Carver Community Center - 7 Academy Street

Nathaniel Ely Center (Maritime Odyssey Preschool) - 11 Ingalls Avenue




These Norwalk organizations offer pantry and/or meal services.

Please call ahead to confirm details, as things are changing quickly.

 

Person 2 Person

76 South Main Street | 203-939-1650 | https://p2phelps.org/

Days/Hours Open: Mon-Fri 9-4 pm

 

Open Door Shelter

4 Merritt Street | 203-866-1057 | https://www.opendoorshelter.org/

Days/Hours Open: Mon-Fri 9:30-11:30 am

 

Meals on Wheels (Delivered Meals)

11 Allen Road | 203-847-3115 | https://www.norwalkseniors.org/

Days/Hours Open: Delivery available Mon-Fri for homebound/disabled

 

Norwalk Salvation Army

14 Byington Place | 203-866-2125 | https://ctri.salvationarmy.org/SNE/

Days/Hours Open: Mon-Fri 10 am - 2 pm (by appointment)

 

Bridgeport Rescue Mission (Takeaway Meals)

Various Locations and hours | 203-333-4087 https://bridgeportrescuemission.org/

13 Day St. - Tuesdays at 6 pm

Meadow Gardens (49 Meadow St.) - Thursdays at 6 pm

Roodner Court (261 Ely Ave.) - Fridays at 6 pm

Mt. Zion Church (96 South Main St.) - Sundays at 1pm