Aiken High School Virtual Orientation Information

August 20, 2020

In order to protect our students, staff, and families during this uncertain time, we will be beginning our school year virtually. During the week of August 24 through August 28, each grade level team will be hosting family orientation in order to help acclimate students and family to our new virtual world of education!

The family orientation information is listed below by grade level.

Seventh Grade

Orientation will be held virtually on Google Meet the week of August 24.

Students with last names A-G on Monday, H-M on Tuesday, N-S on Wednesday and T-Z on Thursday.

Parents are encouraged to attend with their child. Additionally, there will be a parent orientation held from 4–6 p.m. Wednesday, August 26.

Students should sign in to Google using their CPS account.

Follow this link to enter Google Meet at 9 a.m. Break out sessions will follow on the following topics:

  • How to use Echo (Aiken's educational platform) and registering for courses.
  • How to schedule reminders using Google Calendar.
  • Class expectations.
  • Class schedules.

Eighth Grade

Schedule for Google Meet Orientation Sessions

Eighth graders will meet three times a day Monday-Thursday.

  • Monday, August 24 — 9–10 a.m., 11 a.m.–noon, 1–2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 25 — 9–10 a.m., 11 a.m.–noon, 1–2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 26 — 9–10 a.m., 11 a.m.–noon, 1–2 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 27 — 9–10 a.m., 11 a.m.–noon, 1–2 p.m.

Eighth graders will meet two times on Friday.

  • Friday, August 28 — 10–11 a.m., Noon–1 p.m.

Every eighth grade Google Meet session can be accessed from this link.

Ninth Grade

Schedule

Google meet is available every day, twice a day, Monday-Friday:

  • 8:30-9:25 a.m.
  • 1-1:55 p.m.

Ninth Grade Google Meet Link

Tenth Grade

The tenth-grade team will be hosting family orientation meetings during the following times:

  • Monday, August 24 — 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 25 — 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 26 — 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 27 — 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m.
  • Friday, August 28 — 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., Noon, 2 p.m.

The tenth-grade team will also host three family orientation meetings in the evening. These will be as follows:

  • Monday, August 24 — 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 26 — 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 27 — 7 p.m.

Every tenth-grade family orientation meeting can be accessed using this Google Meet link.

Eleventh Grade

Schedule

Eleventh grade will meet four times a day, every day, Monday-Friday (You only need to attend one session.)

  • 8:30–9:25 a.m.
  • 9:30–10:25 a.m.
  • Noon–12:55 p.m.
  • 1–1:55 p.m.

After School Sessions

  • 6–6:55 p.m. Monday, August 24, with Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Zyyon 
  • 6–6:55 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, with Ms. Foster
  • 7:30–8:25 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, with Mr. White and Dr. Williamson 
  • 7–7:55 p.m. Thursday, August 27,  with Mr. Bogart

Click Here to Join Orientation

Twelfth Grade

Schedule

Twelfth grade meets four times a day every day Monday-Friday (You only need to attend one session.)

  • 8:30–9:25 a.m.
  • 9:30–10:25 a.m.
  • Noon–12:55 p.m.
  • 1–1:55 p.m.

After School Sessions

  • 6–6:55 p.m. Monday, August 24, with Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Zyyon 
  • 6–6:55 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, with Ms. Foster
  • 7:30–8:25 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, with Mr. White and Dr. Williamson 
  • 7–7:55 p.m. Thursday, August 27,  with Mr. Bogart

Click here to join orientation

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