Q. What technologies will my student need to successfully learn from home?
Students will need a computer, smartphone or tablet device. It should be running the most current operating system possible. All software updates should be applied. The device will need to have audio and a video camera.
Please see the inventory of apps that our students may need to access while learning from home.
Q. Is there a schedule that my student should be following?
Yes, please log in to the Parent Portal to view the schedules.
Q. What is the best work environment for my students?
Ideally, the workspace will be free from distraction and in an open area where others are working. A clear kitchen table is ideal.
Q. My student is having a hard time handling this, can you provide any resources for us?
Yes, our School Counselor, Caitlin Gibb, is available for 15-or 30-minute counseling sessions. You can schedule a video session or phone call with Caitlin via calend.ly in the portal. She can also be reached on her Northwest Academy landline number: (503) 223-3367, extension 124.
More information on managing stress and anxiety during this time can be found here.