Due to the increased risk levels in our community, CUSD1 made the decision to delay our student start date for the 2021 school year until Monday, August 31, 2020 with all of our students being enrolled in remote learning for the first quarter. (Through October 30, 2020) In-person instruction opened back up on November 4th with the option to remain in remote instruction for the 2nd quarter. (Ending January 15, 2021)

  • Daily attendance and engagement by the student(s) will be required.
  • If a student is ill and will not attend remote learning, the parent/guardian must call the school office to report their absence.
  • The student must engage in remote learning activities for a minimum of 5 clock hours each day (as per ISBE requirements). These hours may be flexible over the course of the day and not necessarily met in one consecutive block of time or during regular school hours.
  • Regular communication and feedback from students, parents/guardians, and teachers will be required.
  • Students, parents/guardians, and teachers will be required to utilize the district learning management system, Empower, for all remote learning activities including accessing course content and assessment, submission of assignments, and communication.
  • All 5-12th grade students will be assigned an electronic device, as well as any K-4th grade students that are in need of one. Wi-fi hotspots will also be provided to families that do not currently have working or reliable internet.

School/Grade level Specific Information:

High School

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CHS Staff

CHS Remote Learning Orientation

CHS Block Schedule Calendar

Middle School

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7th grade Red Team
7th grade Gold Team
8th grade Red Team
8th grade Gold Team
CMS Exploratory

CMS Social Work/Counseling

CMS Block Schedules


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4th grade

5th grade

6th grade

Carl Sandburg

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1st grade

2nd grade

3rd grade

Orientation Videos

Wifi Switch on Laptop

Mark Twain

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Meet the Teacher/
Remote Learning Orientation


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Ashmore Staff