Saint Simon provides live distance learning for grades K-8. All of the books, technology, and needed supplies including musical instruments and art supplies are prepared for each student to learn at home. Distance learning has a standard daily schedule including the full curriculum and the daily routines of morning assembly, announcements, and scheduled breaks. The kindergarten through third-grade teachers deliver live instruction from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. After lunch, there are office hours until 3:00 p.m. to provide small group opportunities and one on one support. Grades 4-8 have live instruction from 8:15 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with lunch and breaks. Office hours for grades 4-8 are from 2:10 pm to 3:00 p.m. to provide opportunities for collaboration. P.E. is instructed live by our two P.E. teachers for grades 4-8 and a mix of recorded and live for K-8. Music instruction is live. The enrichment teachers for art and Spanish deliver recorded classes. The students and parents use the Schoology platform with integrated custom tools to manage daily schedules, homework, communications, documents, and more.
Our reading specialist supports our K-4 grade students who need assistance in mastering reading. Our counselor supports the social-emotional needs of our students and families one on one where needed and engages in our classrooms for topical discussions and activities. Our librarian introduces our preschool to third graders to the world of books and is a resource for our older students.