State University of New York, University at Buffalo
Julius Maxilmilians University of Wuerzburg(Links, schedules, and Tech troubleshooting? Scroll down!)Kelly Ferris earned their degree in English Language and Literature with a minor in German from the State University of New York, University at Buffalo and Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Germany.This is their second year as the German Teacher at Harper Park Middle School.Frau Ferris is the #1 Ranked German teacher of all German Teachers at Harper Park.Prior to Harper Park, Frau F. was a High School Language Arts and ESL Teacher (grades 10-12) in Japan.Frau Ferris is fluent in German and Japanese, an avid gamer, camper, fromer trail guide in the Adirondacks, and enthusiastic cyclist. Frau, their husband, and dog, Taco, have lived in the USA since 2016.Ranked #200/1200 Family Taco!!Twitter @ParkDeutschThe Harper Park community can keep up with German on Twitter! Do not feel obligated to follow the account--the account is public, and easily viewable on all devices!(if there are sudden county wide power outages, and LCPS email issues, this is the fastest and easiest "last resort" way I can relay a general message to families while I work around the issue. I also post interesting German stuff!)
Students will need for Distance Learning in 2020-21:
a working student chromebook that allows for participation in class (always sign in with your school account).
access to the internet/a hotspot.
a bookmarked GERMAN folder in Google drive/Schoology platform(helps with organization).
Student Agenda (your agenda will be useful this year!)
(optional)Headphones with working built in mic (these could be your child's gaming headphones, or earbuds/mic combo)
For Hybrid/ in person classes:
- pens in black or blue ink
- a red pen for self-correcting class work activities
- A sturdy folder with pockets
- Lined, loose leaf paper
- A sturdy spiral notebook or black and white composition book
Course InformationCourses: Schoology
Parents and Guardians may track all assignments and grades in ParentVUE.Schoology Students can access assignments, and class notes via this link.For information on SOL standards for the State of Virginia:Tech issues? Troubleshoot with the slides here!Getting assistance with your Chromebook:DDI will continue to provide support.
- Fill out this form for a Repair Appointment
- Email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org (from your LCPS email)
- Call the Technology Support Center at (571) 252-2112 (open 8AM-5PM M-F)
Times Tues.+ Weds Thurs. +Fri 8:35-8:55 Advisory Advisory
1-Deutsch I/Learning lab
5- Deutsch II 10:30-11:53 2- Teacher Duty
12-12:29 Lunch3- Lunch 12:30-1:10 Deutsch II 7-Guided Resource 8 1:11-1:54
7-Learning Lab, Resource 2:00-3:23 4-Deutsch I B8-Deutsch ITuesday, Wednesday are A DaysThursday, Friday are B Days
Frau Ferris' Office Hours
Daily in Learning Lab
Students are encouraged to schedule personal help sessions at any time with Frau!VisionCourses above are linked to online learning environments housed collectively in Loudoun County's Vision Site. Course information, homework, and other forms of communication will be housed in these locations for each Harper Park teacher.Current GradesPlease Log into PHOENIX
Contact Information Address:
701 Potomac Station Drive Leesburg, VA 20175