PARENTS/GUARDIANS: HERE IS INFORMATION TO HELP YOU DECIDE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD FOR S’MORE LEARNING.
PLAN PENDING MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION(MDE) APPROVAL:
Our plan is pending approval from MDE. If MDE does not approve our plan then there will not be S’MORE learning. We are registering students now to include how many students will attend so we can include that in our plan. We should know in the next week about approval.
WHAT IS S’MORE LEARNING: It is a target learning program for kids who may need help in any of the following areas.
math or reading,
a need for development with social and/or emotional skills,
organizational skills to be successful at school.
must be grounded with equitable practices.
TYPE OF MODEL PICKED BY PARENTS: Hybrid. Staff to student ratio for grades K-3 will be 1-6 for grades, 4-8 staff, to student ratio will be 1-9.
Students will be divided into two groups.
WEEK 1 Group A: Will attend SCHOOL: Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Distance Learning: Tuesday and Thursday. Group B: Will attend SCHOOL: Tuesday and Thursday. Distance learning: Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
WEEK 2 Group B will attend SCHOOL: Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Distance Learning: Tuesday and Thursday. Group A: Will attend SCHOOL: Tuesday and Thursday. Distance learning: Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
WHAT ABOUT COVID-19: Minnesota Department of Health and Safety Guidelines must be met for Staff, Students, Families, and Facilities. Here is a link to the guidelines: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/schools/socialdistance.pdf
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PLACE: New Heights Elementary
DATES: July 13-24
TRANSPORTATION: Not available. Students will either need to be dropped off/picked up or walk.
FEE: It is FREE OF CHARGE!!
ATTENDANCE: Programming is planned, with a specific purpose and focus in mind: therefore it cannot be a drop-in program. It is a commitment to attend all sessions. The learning is activity-based. Teachers will use these approaches each day to work on academic and social learning. Teachers use themes and projects to engage students in exciting learning opportunities.
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH: Breakfast and lunch will be provided the day’s students are at the school. Days students are not in school, grab and go breakfast and lunch is available through the Summer Eats Program that is available for all students up to age 18. More information regarding locations and times is in the link below: https://www.egf.k12.mn.us/article/253648?org=east-grand-forks-public-schools
HOW TO REGISTER: Due to staffing we will be capping programming this summer learning at 60 students. Registration will be based on the first 60 applicants. A waiting list will be established. Parents will be notified of entry into the program and/or if they are on the waiting list. Click this link to register: https://forms.gle/41MGoQaAYvbq89E27