Updates for January 13, 2021

Update for Return to School for Grades K-4

The School Board voted last week to transition K-4 to a 5-day in-person learning model with staggered start as follows:
  • K-2: Monday, January 25
  • 3-4: Monday, February 8 
Busing will be provided. Routes are being updated and each household on a bus route will receive updated route information from ISD834 (Stillwater) by the end of day Wednesday, January 20. At this time, no additional bus route modifications will be processed until Monday, February 15.

YMCA will provide before and after school care beginning Monday, January 25. Register here:

Free on-site breakfast and lunch will be offered to all on-site learners through the end of the school year.  No pre-registration is required. 
New drop-off and pick-up protocols will be communicated in the coming week. 
There is no school for Lower School (K-4) next week. Monday and Tuesday, January 18-20 is consistent with the school calendar and Wednesday through Friday, January 20-22 has been approved by the board for learning model transition planning days.
Grades 5-12 will have school Wednesday, January 20 through Friday, January 22 as scheduled.

Update Regarding Return to School for Grades 5-12

The School Board assigned the COVID-19 Response Team and the Board Return-to-School Committee to develop a recommendation for an updated 5-12 Learning Model Transition Plan and 5-12 return-to-school timeline. A recommendation will be submitted for the January 26 board meeting.
These teams have met twice and will meet again next week to discuss learning model transition plans for grades 5-12 and ways to accelerate MS/US students back into the building.