June 30, 2020
Advisory to: ALL VCS PARENTS AND GUARDIANS
Subject: Learning Gadget, Instructional materials & School Operations
Dear Parents/ Guardians,
Warm gratitude to all VCS parents/ guardians who joined us in our series of Google Meet – Up last June 16 – 19, 2020. The attendance in this virtual meet -up sent us a message that we as one VCS Learning Community will be Worshipping, Walking and Working together in facing the New Normal in Education. We would like to thank our Valiant parents who made time to listen to our school plans and how the online learning will be conducted for this upcoming school year. It is with our deepest gratitude that you still believe and entrust your child to be molded as a Veritan student.
In line with the cluster meeting, here are the updates on the following:
- LEARNING GADGET
VCS tied up with Lenovo Philippines as our provider of tablets for this SY 2020 – 2021. We will be accepting orders on the said gadget on your behalf.
The following is the specification of the Lenovo tablet we are offering:
LENOVO TB-X505L TAB 10 inches HD display 1280×800
Qualcomm Snapdragon 429, 2.0 GHZ
LTE, 2GB+16 GB, WIFI
O.S – Android Pie
The Lenovo tablet cost P9,000 with no down payment required but upon receiving the gadget, full payment is needed. We will be accepting orders until July 15, 2020 and an announcement date for payment date will be given. (order form will be uploaded on our official FB page)
For parents who opt to purchase the gadget outside or have an existing tablet, please make sure that the Operating System (OS) is the same with the tablet mentioned above or at least OS 6.0 for Android and iOS 7 for iPad. This is to ensure the compatibility with the apps to be installed and use for learning. We are allowing this as we also want our parents to have less expense during this pandemic.
For Nursery to Grade 3, any available gadget which can be used during online classes as long as it has camera and has OS/ iOS same as mentioned above.
For the incoming Grade 7, all new students in Grade 6 and Junior High School are required to use Chromebook as their learning gadget. Order form for the Chromebook will be uploaded too in the official FB page of the school.
We wish to reiterate that these gadgets are solely for the purpose of your child’s academic learning. We do not allow any games or social media apps to be stored in it at any time during the school year. The school has set a series of orientations about the learning gadget and installation of the needed apps on your child’s device. Rest assured that there will be an orientation about our Digital Learning Program and policies on it.
- INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
The list of Instructional Materials from Nursery up to Senior High is now available, you may visit the school or place your order online through the order form link uploaded in our official FB page.
- REGISTRAR AND ACCOUNTING OFFICES OPERATION
The Registrar’s office and Accounting office are now open to accommodate enrollment and transactions for this school year. Business hours are from 8:30 AM to 3:00PM Monday to Friday.
All official school documents needed can be requested online or through phone calls via appointment with the school registrar. Registrar will set a day for a scheduled pick up/ release of requested documents.This is in compliance with the IATF recommendation of no mass gathering and maximum of only 10 people can gather in one place and must observe social distancing. You may contact Ms. Emily C. Sulanguit through her email email@example.com. or you may call 8842-41-58.
- ONGOING ENROLLMENT
Enrollment for School Year 2020 – 2021 is still ongoing and new students are still welcome to enroll. You may register online through the link in our official FB page.
For other concerns related to this advisory, you may email the School Principal at firstname.lastname@example.org
Let us still continue to pray in overcoming this pandemic. Stay safe!
VERITAS SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION