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Today, students and teachers will be saying their good-byes, but it won’t be like any last day of school that any of us have ever experienced. In this era of COVID-19, there will be no hugs and those tearful moments will be held, not in the classroom, but through digital screens.

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While the pandemic has delayed BVSD’s graduations, it did not keep our community from coming together virtually and, in some cases in socially-distanced displays, to show their appreciation of the Class of 2020 during BVSD Senior Week.

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Food program serves all Families, regardless of background
When schools closed and BVSD launched food distribution, many of the first customers were families who receive free and reduced lunch. The pandemic has now impacted people from all socioeconomic backgrounds, so the food distribution sites are now a place where BVSD families from all walks of life go to help stretch their monthly budget during these financially stressful times.

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BVSD recently received the results of two surveys, one for educators – the TLCC Survey and another for families – the Annual Parent Survey. They are giving district and school leaders a snapshot of teaching, learning and perceptions prior to pandemic. Additionally surveys going out this week will provide us with insight into how we can improve Home Learning from elementary families and secondary students.

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So much has been asked of parents during this time— balancing full-time jobs and home learning for their kids, learning new technologies, facing financial and emotional struggles. The district really can’t thank parents enough for all they have done to keep learning alive at home.

Natural Food Companies Step Up to Support BVSD Families

When schools closed in March, Boulder’s thriving natural and organic food industry jumped into action to help feed BVSD’s families. Within hours of the announcement, a mini-war room had been convened with leaders from Naturally Boulder, Conscious Alliance and Fresh Ideas Group to create a plan to connect local food product companies to the school district to provide in-kind donations of food.

COVID19 Reintroduction Model

“One thing everyone is unified on is wanting to know what’s going to happen. And they want to get back to normal as soon as possible,” said Superintendent Rob Anderson. “We are taking the responsibility of educating students and keeping them safe both very seriously. Those two things can compete.”