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COVID Update - October 2, 2020

Greenback Family,   We revisited our gating criteria with the Pratt County Health Department and I want to relay the background and our thinking.   Our primary goal is to avoid . . .

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COVID Update - September 25, 2020

Click for video   Greenback Family,   We are five weeks into school and we are happy to be in school and participating in activities.  We know that can change.  In fact, we had our second . . .

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COVID Update - September 4, 2020

Greenback Family,   We were informed by the Health Department of our first student testing positive for COVID-19.  I want to take this opportunity to explain our process.  Under our COVID tab, we have a . . .

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COVID Update - August 21, 2020

  Greenback Family,   School is just about here!  I see and hear a lot of excitement from kids to get back to school.  Our middle school and high school athletes are already back and working . . .

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COVID Update - July 31, 2020

  July 31 Video Update   Greenback Family,   I want to address a controversial topic—facemasks—and give our parents insight into our planning.  A link for a parent survey (parents . . .

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Kansas COVID Workgroup for Kids

Link to the Kansas COVID Workgroup for Kids Recommendations for School Reopening

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COVID Update - July 24, 2020

24 July 2020   Greenback Family,   I want to update you on some important developments for our schools.  I know there is healthy debate about the right way forward in this pandemic but . . .

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COVID Update - July 15, 2020

15 July 2020   Greenback Family,   This is an update regarding the Governor’s Executive Order to delay the start of school until September 8 th .  We will review our school calendar and . . .

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COVID Update - July 6, 2020

6 July 2020   Greenback Family,   I have two updates for you regarding our protocols in response to the pandemic.   First, from our survey of families we know we have a significant . . .

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Contact Tracing Guidelines & COVID Symptoms

27 June 2020   Greenback Family,   Here are guidelines on contact tracing per the Pratt County Health Department.   1. First Degree Contact of a Known Exposure: First degree contact . . .

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COVID Update - June 27, 2020

27 June 2020   Greenback Family,   Here is a transcript of the phone call regarding a COVID-19 contact that was messaged today.   “Hello, this is a message regarding . . .

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COVID Update - June 1, 2020

Link to video message   29 May 2020   Greenback Family,   As summer begins, we continue to work on preparations for our next school year.  I want to give you some insight into our . . .

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COVID Update - April 21, 2020

Click here to view video . . .

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COVID Update - April 6, 2020

06 April 2020   Greenback Family,   We are one week into our Continuous Learning Plan—our approach for this final quarter—and I want to touch base with our parents.  At this stage, many . . .

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COVID Update - March 31, 2020

31 March 2020   Greenback Family,   Per the press release from the Pratt County Health Department, Pratt has its first confirmed COVID-19 case.  We have understood that we would eventually see . . .

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COVID Update - March 30, 2020

30 March 2020   Greenback Family,   Today we had a Special Board Meeting for the purpose of approving our Continuous Learning Plan (CLP).  If you are bored with binging Netflix, you can watch a . . .

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COVID Update - March 29, 2020

29 March 2020   Greenback Family,   After consulting with the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), Kansas Department of  Health and Environment (KDHE), and our county emergency management . . .

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COVID Update - March 28, 2020

28 March 2020   Greenback Family,   Governor Kelly issued a Stay-At-Home Order for all KS counties, effective Monday at 12:01 am.  As with previous orders for specific counties, “essential . . .

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COVID Update - March 26, 2020

March 26 Video update  

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COVID Update - March 25, 2020

25 March 2020   Greenback Family,   This an update of food drop-off locations and times because we are adding two sites and changing some times to accommodate the additional sites.  There is also . . .

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COVID Update - March 24, 2020

24 March 2020   Greenback Family,   Teachers are busy developing plans specific to their grade level and subject.  Please look for a phone call from your child’s teacher as we assess needs . . .

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COVID Update - March 23, 2020

Video Update from Tony Helfrich, USD 382 Superintendent https://boxcast.tv/view/march-23-824818

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COVID Update - March 22, 2020

22 March 2020   Greenback Family,   First, this is a reminder that we do not have school for students this week, March 23-27, due to our preparations regarding the COVID-19 health crisis.  Teachers . . .

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COVID Update - March 19, 2020

19 March 2020     Greenback Family,   I thank everyone for their patience as we adapt to changes in our routine…and changes to the changes.   I want to thank our . . .

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COVID Update - March 18, 2020

18 March 2020   Greenback Family,   With our COVID-19 health crisis, I know the landscape is changing fast and that contributes to an uneasy, anxious feeling.  I’m sure we all fall into one . . .

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COVID Update - March 16, 2020

16 March 2020   Greenback Family,   We have decided to make a school closure for March 23-27 in order to protect student and community safety and make detailed preparations for how we will help keep our . . .

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