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A Message from Dr. Sanders - November 23, 2020

Coronavirus Information

 
 Doctor
 
The safety and security of our students and families is our District's #1 priority. We have compiled a hub of resources that will include updates and Press Releases. If you have any questions during this time, please contact Dr. Sanders at [email protected].
 
 

COVID-19 Reporting

Monday, November 23, 2020 

COVID-19 Cases Reported within the Sandusky City School District 

Dear Sandusky City School District Families and Staff, On Monday, November 23, 2020, we were informed of the following positive COVID-19 cases within the district: 
 - One Sandusky High School staff member
 - One Sandusky Intermediate School staff member 

As part of our safety protocol and procedures, we are working closely with the Erie County Health Department. Anyone identified as a close contact will be notified by the health department as a part of the COVID-19 contact tracing protocol. 

Please contact Dr. Sturgill at 419-984-1016 or the Erie County Health Department at 419-626-5623 if you have any questions.

COVID-19 Case Report - November 23, 2020
COVID-19 Case Report- November 20, 2020
COVID-19 Case Report - November 19, 2020
COVID-19 Case Report - November 17, 2020
COVID-19 Case Report - November 16, 2020
COVID-19 Case Report - November 13, 2020 (PM)
COVID-19 Case Report - November 13, 2020 (AM)
COVID-19 Case Report - November 10, 2020
COVID-19 Case Report - November 9, 2020
COVID-19 Case Report - November 6, 2020
COVID-19 Case Report - October 20, 2020

Total Confirmed Cases: 28 in district, 1 virtual student

District Updates

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Student Services Resource Guide

Check out this guide from our Student Services Department regarding community resources that may be available to you. Resources included but are not limited to:
- Assistance for families during virtual learning
- Basic needs (e.g., food assistance, housing, clothing, transportation, etc.)
- Employment
- Wellness, counseling, and physical health care
- Holiday resources (including clickable links for Christmas assistance)
- Home relief grant opportunities

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Possible Transportation Delays

We wanted to make you aware that due to staffing shortages with our transportation department, there may be delays in bus routes in the upcoming days. We are working to ensure this does not happen, however, we want families who utilize our buses to be aware. If there is any delay with a bus route, we will send an all call to the building it affects that day and we will share the delay information to our social media pages. We encourage you to pick up and drop off your student whenever possible. Thank you for being flexible during these unprecedented times 
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A Letter from the Chief Academic Officer & Superintendent

We would like to thank you for your continued patience and support this school year. On Monday, October 19, 2020, we returned to face-to-face (in-person) instruction while placing a priority on the safety and social emotional well-being of our students and staff. Sandusky City Schools’ teachers and principals continue to work diligently to meet the demands of these unprecedented times. To this, the Senior Leadership Team has every confidence in the collective efforts of our employees to ensure that all students are safe and successful this school year.

It is important to remember that we must all remain flexible. The Senior Leadership Team will work to ensure we have transparent and on-going communication with all of our stakeholders. The goal of this letter is to provide an update on changes that impact academic achievement and instructional improvement in the following four areas:
1. Changes in the original teacher training days (Professional Development/Wavier Days)
2. Changes in the grade reporting procedure and timelines
3. Changes to our Parent Teacher Conference format
4. Understanding why we are testing your child (Formative Assessments)...

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Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron, and Richland Counties Partnering with SCS to Eliminate Digital Inequity

Sandusky City Schools’ is launching a partnership with the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron and Richland Counties to help eliminate digital inequity. Project Eliminate Digital Inequity is an opportunity that was created through a grant that was obtained by the Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron and Richland Counties to help bolster access to technology for low-income families in all three of the counties they serve. Mrs. Janice Warner, President, Board of Trustees, Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron and Richland Counties stated, “We recognize the significance of leveraging partnerships that aid in our efforts to alleviate poverty and empower low-income communities. In the 21st century, eliminating digital inequity is a huge barrier for low-income families. This partnership will accelerate our efforts to change lives by creating pathways to success for those vulnerable members of our communities.

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Change of Address and Proof of Residency

 Attention Parents and Guardians:
 
Please remember to send in any address changes and your students' proof of residency to the Board of Education (BOE). You can bring in proof of residency information, ID, or fill out a change of address form at the BOE located at 407 Decatur Street. If you have any questions please call us at 419.626.6940 or you can email us at [email protected].
 
Proof of Residency includes: utility bill, lease or rent agreement, photo ID, US change of address, savings account information, credit card statement, US Mail delivered to the home, or an insurance bill
 
  Change of Address Form (please bring your ID when you bring your form to the BOE)
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Updates to Professional Learning Days (No School for Students)

Fall Break - November 23 - 27, 2020 (extended)
*Fall Break is extended two days to accomodate for Professional Learning Days for Staff

January 14 - 15, 2020
Professional Learning Days for Staff

February 23, 2020
Early Release for PK-6 students

February 24, 2020
Delayed Start for 7-12 Students

March 9, 2020
Early Release for PK-6 Students

March 10, 2020
Delayed Start for 7-12 Students

Spring Break - March 29 - April 5, 2020
*Spring Break is extended 1 day to accomodate for Professional Learning for Staff

May 11, 2020
Professional Learning Day for Staff

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Other News

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After-School Curbside Snack at Sandusky Library

Sandusky Library is offering curbside snack pick-up, weekdays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Snacks can be picked-up at the main entrance of the Sandusky Library, accessible from the Jackson Street Parking Lot. Snacks are available free of charge to any child under the age of 18, regardless of household income. An adult may pick-up the snacks without the child(ren) being present.

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Sign up for Free Books in Ohio with the Imagination Library!

The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is working to put more books in the hands of Ohio’s children and ensure that every student enters kindergarten ready to succeed. Imagination Library was started by country singer Dolly Parton and offers age-appropriate books to children from birth to age 5, regardless of parent income.

The Ohio Department of Education Office for Early Learning and School Readiness is encouraging all preschools, Head Start/Early Head Start programs, and childcare settings to share information about the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library and encourage families to enroll into the free monthly book program.

Technology Help

For technology help, please email [email protected] or call 419.984.1012.

For help with OneView (esvportal) or Progress Book, please email [email protected].
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