Yoakum High School will remain closed for the remainder of the school year.
The faculty and staff of YHS are currently working on alternative options for our students while face-to-face instruction is suspended. Students have been offered an online option and a paper-based option. If you would like to request the material through paper packet pick-up, please email Mr. Wegener at email@example.com or call the office at (361) 293-3442. You must let us know if you are requesting a paper packet because it has to be prepared specific to your child's class schedule. If your student will access the material online, you can click on on the links below to access the web pages containing all of our teachers' Google Classroom and Remind codes:For those students who have requested instructional packets, we will have packet pick-up on Mondays. Please compile all completed work, attach it together, make sure the student's name is written legibly on the front, and return the completed work when you retrieve the new packet.Pick-up times will be as follows:11:00 am - 1:00 pm5:00 pm - 6:00 pmWe will distribute the packets via the bus line on Goldman Street. We will have personnel making the packet exchange at your vehicle as you drive through. For the safety of everyone involved, please do not get out of your vehicle. Also, please be patient. We will do the best we can to get them out quickly.Important updates for seniors regarding graduation, scholarships, and awards can be found at https://www.yoakumisd.net/Page/1626 or by liking our YHS Counseling Facebook page.For course registration, please see our counseling page at https://www.yoakumisd.net/Page/172.
While face-to-face instruction is suspended, please check our high school website or our counseling department's Facebook page. We will also utilize phone call updates through Blackboard Connect, and we have started a Remind group for parents and students. The information for that group can be found below.
This is uncharted territory for us, so please be patient as we try our best to adjust and provide for our students. Thank you in advance for your cooperation, and we will continue to keep you updated.
Students who are currently taking dual credit classes, please pay attention to the following information:
UTPB Dual Credit
The UTPB SOCI 1301 class is continuing online as normal. Please access your class through your Canvas account as you already have been this semester. If you have not already done so, you need to pay for your course immediately. Please pay for your course using one of the following methods: 1. Pay through the student portal, 2. Pay by check (if paying by check, use invoice #2202Yoakum and student name)
Remit payment to: UTPB Accounting Office, 4901 E University Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762 (Call the UTPB billing office at 432-552-2706 if you have any questions)
The deadline to drop the UTPB SOCI 1301 course with a “W” and NO refund is March 29. Students will not be on campus during this time frame. If you choose to drop your course, you may notify us by email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or call the counseling department. The UTPB dual credit page can be accessed using the link below: https://www.utpb.edu/academics/dual-credit-program/index
Victoria College Dual Credit
Victoria College is extending Spring Break for a full week. VC will not hold classes, either in person or online, through Sunday, March 29. On Monday, March 30, students will resume all classes online or through alternative formats, allowing them to complete their coursework from any location. Students will not be attending class on campus until further notice. Students should check their Victoria College student email accounts on Friday, March 27, for specific instructions on how to complete their coursework for each class.
Updated information regarding the COVID-19 situation for VC classes can be found at: http://www.victoriacollege.edu/BusinessCommunity/covid-19-coronavirus
The deadline to drop VC ENGL 1302, GOVT 2306, or HIST 1302 courses with a “W” and NO refund is March 31. Students will not be on campus during this timeframe. If you choose to drop your course, you may notify us by email ( email@example.com ) or call the counseling department. You must also drop the course in your pirate portal to be officially dropped with VC.
All specific questions related to course content and other class information should be directed to Mr. Chandler by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.