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Week of April 27, 2020
Week of April 27, 2020
Candy Weatherspoon
Sunday, April 26, 2020

Week of April 27, 2020: 

*This will be the first of two emails today. The first email will be our standard weekly message that you receive on a "normal" Sunday. The second email will address the Governor's Executive order and the State Boards grading guidance.

Week 3 of remote learning was another success! Teachers have been giving great feedback on what has been going on. They highlight the great support that they are receiving from parents! We know this continues to be a stressful time, and we continue to keep that in mind as teachers continue to practice Grace and Empathy.  

Senior Celebration:  We were able to reach out to Seniors this week by delivering a yard sign congratulating them for being a member of the class of 2020. We also gave them their graduation caps and gowns. It was great to see the smiles and to let them know they are missed. We are exploring plans for a Graduation Ceremony!

You have earned it and asked for it – so here it is! Next weekend is a celebration of families and a time for a much-needed break after four weeks of remote instruction. 

May 1: Family Friday - this will be a day of no online work and the family has the day off from schoolwork (You disconnect and shut off)

May 4: Momma Monday (Dad too!) - this will be another day off for the family and will be the kick-off to Teacher Appreciation Week and is a great way to say thanks to families. 

May 8: Flex Day - your teachers will decide the best use of this day (planning and/or make up day for student work) – your teachers will reach out with more information.

May 1 – May 4 will give you a much-needed long weekend. We discussed making it Mother's Day weekend but did not think many families could make it that long before needing a break! (May 8 will help)

Cookie Dough / Boosters Fundraiser:

We are excited that we have a date for Candyman Cookie Dough Delivery! We will have the drive-thru pick up on Thursday, May 7th, from 10 am until 5:30 pm in the high school parking lot. We will be working by appointment times to keep the line moving quickly and efficiently. Please take a look at the SIGN-UP GENIUS below and choose a time that works best for you. 

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0d4ba4ac29a1f85-candyman

We also wanted to let you know that we will be rescheduling the Main Event party! We are on hold due to the Governor's orders, but once they are lifted, we will reschedule. Please stay tuned for more information.

Boosters and the Athletic Department would like to say thank you to every family that participated in our Candyman fundraiser this year! We also appreciate your patience with our delayed delivery. We will see you on May 7th! 

Student Support Team Newsletter:  https://www.smore.com/zbfpx

Please remember that our Student Support Team is in place to help provide care and support during this time. They have information about resources and can support your child's/families SEL. 

Teacher Appreciation Week: We have a unique opportunity to celebrate teachers during the week of May 4 – May 8. Please be on the lookout for more information this week. We all know how essential teachers are, and they have been doing great work for our students and families!

Spring Pictures:  If you ordered Spring Pictures, Strawbridge is processing orders and will fill them once they ramp up production again. This may be a few more weeks.

Yearbook: We will be working on a way to distribute yearbooks and give you more details soon.