Updates for Wednesday, August 19
St. Croix Prep Community,
This communication will provide updated information related to our 2020-2021 school opening.
Apply for Child Care for the 2020-21 School Year
- You must have a student enrolled in St. Croix Prep.
- You must qualify as a Tier 1 essential worker (as defined below).
- You must provide proof of your eligibility with employer information.
- Your child must be in kindergarten through 6th grade.
- Healthcare and public health
- Law enforcement, public safety and first responders
- Food and agriculture
- Judicial Branch (essential services)
- National Guard (activated under a Governor Executive Order)
- Educators in pre-K through grade 12 settings
- School staff caring for children of critical workers
- Child care and school-age care providers
YMCA Before and After School Programs
The YMCA school age child care is available to students in kindergarten through sixth grade with flexible three, four, and five day options. Before and after school care and release day care will be provided on-site at St. Croix Prep. YMCA will also offer Full Day Distance Learning Support at their Woodbury location.
Chromebooks Available to Checkout
To improve students’ distance-learning experience, the school will checkout Chromebooks to families. A refundable damage deposit of $50 will be required and can be paid in the main office when the device is picked up. At this time, the school has a limited number of devices available to be checked out. To request a Chromebook, complete the Chromebook Request Form. You will be contacted when the device is available for pickup.
Internet Access Support
Access to adequate internet is necessary for children to succeed in Hybrid and Distance Learning Models. Please contact Chad Olson, St. Croix Prep’s Technology Director, if your family needs financial or logistical assistance in securing internet in your child(ren)’s place of learning.
Distance Learning Day Meals
Our distance learning meal pick up begins Friday, August 28, to any child in our school
Meals will include lunch as well as breakfast items for the following week. Meals will only be provided for scheduled school days. Meals will not be provided on holidays or scheduled days off. Meals will be served on a first come/first served basis, with preference to those families that pre-register. You will be asked to pre-register here.
Your child’s lunch account will be charged for the meals, $1.50 for breakfast (kindergarten students receive breakfast at no charge) and $3.50 for lunch. Families who qualify for educational benefits will receive the meals at no charge.
Families can pick up meals Fridays between 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at St. Croix Prep. Meals will be distributed from the north ‘back’ cafeteria door (the school’s ‘bus’ entrance).
Please email Marianne Thole, Food Service Director, with any questions.