While we have not yet finished the school year, I know many folks in BVSD are already turning their attention to the fall and what our plans will be for returning to school.
District COVID-19 Updates
BVSD has decided to continue Home Learning through the end of the current 2019-2020 School Year and the 2020 Summer Learning program.
To make sure all students were prepared for home learning, staff created backpacks of supplies, learning materials, and books. Staff volunteers distributed these to students over three different days at nine locations across the district. "It's all together for all students and families," says Angel Stobaugh, Director of Language Arts and Humanities.
Our goal is to connect all students with devices and the internet at home so they can fully engage in their learning. Over 7,000 devices have been distributed for students across the district, and our IT team has been working with families who need the internet through a variety of different options.
Home learning is in full swing as we wrap up week 2. It has been a heavy lift for everyone involved. While not everything worked perfectly out of the gate, we appreciate everyone’s patience and flexibility.
We will continue to follow the guidance of Colorado Governor Polis and our partners in public health, who have access to the latest and most up-to-date data modeling.
As you may have heard, this afternoon Colorado Governor Jared Polis announced in person learning will remain suspended longer than originally expected – at least through April 30.
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2020 Graduation Update
Grading and Attendance for each school level
Food and Materials Distribution Information
Next episode of “Let’s Talk Education: Social-Emotional and Academic Support” live streaming tomorrow
Here is some important information as we head into next week:
Our plan for the distribution of technological devices this week at our buildings, as well as future plans to distribute paper materials and food after Spring Break, will continue as scheduled.
See this link for important updates
Tonight, Governor Polis signed an executive order suspending in-person learning in schools across the state until April 17.
As we begin the first full week of school closures, we wanted to provide you with some additional information regarding what our next steps will look like, if we are unable to return to our buildings following Spring Break.
At the recommendation of Boulder Public Health, we will be closing all schools in Boulder Valley, beginning tomorrow, March 13, 2020 through the end of Spring Break (March 29, 2020).
In conjunction with recommendations at the local agency level, BVSD has made a decision on upcoming travel to protect students and staff. We feel that the below steps are warranted because of the growing health risks to our students and concerns that they could be quarantined far from home.
A Centaurus substitute staff member was notified of being exposed to coronavirus. BVSD is taking necessary precautions.
As we shared earlier this week, Boulder Valley School District has been working closely with our local public health agencies as we monitor the global outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The Boulder Valley School District has been working closely with our local public health agencies as we monitor the global outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).