Letter to Parents and Community about Arapahoe Schools Reopening status. August 5, 2020 Dear Arapahoe School Community, During their Special Meeting on August 4, 2020, the Board of Trustees voted to authorize Arapahoe Schools to operate in the Tier III status until October 16, 2020. This means that school buildings will be closed to students and Arapahoe School Students will participate in classes virtually for the first quarter of school. The Board of Trustees will reexamine this status on October 1, 2020. Under the District’s Tier III Smart Start plan: • The first day of school is Wednesday, August 19, 2020. • Enrolled students will receive a device from the District for use at home to complete online learning programs. o 3rd – 12th Grade devices will be delivered to the home on or before August 19. o K-2nd Grade devices will be distributed during individual or small group parent/student/teacher orientations scheduled the first week of school. Information about scheduling this orientation will follow. • The District will work with families who do not have internet connectivity in the home in order to pair them with resources to ensure students have access to the internet. • Meals will be delivered to all enrolled students beginning August 19. • Fall sports (X-Country, Volleyball & Football) are cancelled. While our teachers and staff are eager to have students back in the classrooms on campus, we think that operating in Tier III status is the best option for our students because of Tribal Health Orders on the Reservation and the level of positive cases and community spread of COVID-19 in areas our students live. The FCSD #38 Board of Trustees and staff encourages our students and families to follow guidelines to keep themselves and our community healthy during this pandemic. We are sending our sympathy to those who have lost loved ones to this disease. We deeply appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate through this together. Respectfully, Roy B. Brown Superintendent
Student Lunch Pickup Good Morning! Student meals will be delivered today and tomorrow to Riverton, Ethete and Great Plains. All other meals can be picked up at either the Administration Building or at Beaver Creek. Thank you.
Registration Drive! Register your student(s) for the 20-21 School Year by AUGUST 3rd at 3:00 p.m. and be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize! Prizes include: Bikes, Fishing/Outdoor Equipment, Grill, Basketball Hoop, and Meat bundles. Returning student registration packets were sent with the meal delivery today. New student registration and additional registration may be picked up at the Administration Building Monday - Thursday 7:00am - 5:00pm. Please call District Registrar, Jodi Brown (856-9333 ext 156) if you have questions.
Friday meals will be delivered during Thursday meal delivery runs. Meal deliveries will continue through June 24, 2020.
Parents and Students Notice. Kajeet wireless hotspots with chargers need to be returned to campus on 5/21 or 5/22 during the scheduled bus/suburban meal deliveries. However, students officially signed up for ESY, 21st Century, and Summer School are allowed to keep their Kajeet wireless hotspot devices through these program durations in June.
Parents and Students Notice. Student iPads and Chromebooks with chargers need to be returned to campus on 5/21 or 5/22 during the scheduled bus runs for meals deliveries. Students officially signed up for ESY, 21st Century, and Summer School are allowed to keep their devices through these program durations in June.
Food Boxes! Hohou to our 21st CCLC staff for packing boxes. If you're in need, there're food boxes for distribution at the Admin Building. 40 boxes left, first come first serve. Hohou!
Friday Night Cruise Keep an eye for our FCSD #38 busses as they drive down Main Street this evening. Celebrate our bus drivers, cafeteria staff, and all staff for all they do for our students! Cruise begins at 7.
ACHS Graduation moved to June 12
21st CCLC students, and families! Work packets were sent home today! Remember to take and send pictures to your 21st CCLC instructor!!! Each Friday, one lucky student will get their name in a drawing for a $20.00 Walmart gift card! What do you have to do to be entered? Show how you have been interacting with the activities. You can do this by posting a picture here on Facebook, emailing or texting a picture to your instructors. Look for more drawings in the near future. Hohou and stay safe!
Weekly Pull-Out Challenges! Remember to check into you Pull-Out Classes!! Each day will have new challenges posted, by a different pull out teacher. Remember to post a response at the of the activity! Here's the link: https://padlet.com/aeslib/challenges
Miss Hudson has begun reading the chapter book Charlotte's Web by E.B. White on her youtube channel. The first 5 chapters for this week are up now; stay tuned if you are interested in listening to the rest of this book with her first grade class. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzLeG-p3BE3gjGMvn3OCsbA?view_as=subscriber
Tous Falcon Family, This morning we are sending our condolences to those who have been impacted by recent loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of our students and families. Self-care at this time can be challenging. Please try to use healthy coping skills such as those sent home for your elementary students each week. Some great skills to help cope with change, loss and life are taking deep breaths, counting, singing, dancing, laughing, sharing memories, trying your best to be positive, arts/crafts, and reading books as a family. Change and loss are challenging, especially during this mandatory isolation. Please know our hearts are with you all during this time. Also, if you know individuals that are unable to keep themselves safe due to depression or dealing with grief during this challenging time, please call 911 and get them help. Everyone matters! --Dr. Nunez
Student iPads for Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades to be delivered to homes on Tuesday 4/21/2020.
Morning Falcons! We hope you're staying healthy and safe! If you haven't looked into your Pull-Out Challanges, here's the link to get started! https://padlet.com/ron_chesmore/h4acn94aejb053wo
Hey there Arapahoe Falcons! "Dr. Nunez and Ms. Spriggs would like everyone to remember how helpful taking deep breaths can be. They would also like to challenge you to teach someone else in your home how to take deep breaths and practice together. Breathe in, hold it, breath out and repeat. If you want to, you can post videos here in the comments with you breathing or teaching someone else how deep breathing helps us all. Cyber hugs sent your way!"
Hi Arapahoe Falcons! Miss Hudson has begun reading the chapter book Charlotte's Web by E.B. White on her YouTube channel. The first 5 chapters for this week are up now; stay tuned if you are interested in listening to the rest of this book with her first grade class. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzLeG-p3BE3gjGMvn3OCsbA?view_as=subscriber
Our staff wants to keep in touch with every student and be available to them and to parents. Please make sure your phone number and address are updated. Leave a message at 856-9333 to give us any changes in your contact information. Please say if the change is temporary (during the quarantine) or permanent. Hohou!