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Update to Covid-19

27J Community:


Below are updated answers to two of the pressing questions which we have been working diligently to answer in light of the recent suspension of classes at all 27J schools. We will continue to provide information, as it becomes available, to our community through direct messaging and through updates to our Health Information page: www.sd27j.org/covid.


ACCESS TO SCHOOL BUILDINGS

As yesterday’s developments in the coronavirus situation dictated that we suspend classes at all 27J schools immediately, we will be providing limited access to most school facilities (excluding Reunion Elementary and Riverdale Ridge High) to allow students, parents and staff to retrieve essential belongings that may have been left in our buildings. This window of access will run from 8-11 AM on Monday, March 16.


For parents, students and staff at Reunion Elementary and Riverdale Ridge High, we will provide access to the facility to retrieve essential belongings on Friday, March 20 from 8-11 AM. The window of access for these two schools is delayed in compliance with the Governor’s directive that schools where individuals have tested presumptive-positive be closed for 72 hours.


Please ensure that when retrieving essential belongings, you spend only the minimum, necessary time in our buildings in order to limit exposure for yourselves and others. Anyone experiencing flu-like symptoms is asked to not enter any 27J building so as to mitigate risk.

Access to the school buildings will be supervised.



Please be advised that during this time of Suspension of School in School District 27 J, students WILL NOT BE ASSIGNED ANY WORK and ARE NOT expected to be doing any school work.


FREE MEALS/FOOD PROGRAM


27J Nutrition Services will provide FREE meals for children (ages 1-18) from Tuesday, 3/17 through Friday, 3/20. Meals will be available at pick-up locations via walk-up or drive-thru from 11 AM - 1 PM.


Any child, regardless of what school they attend, may receive free meals. No paperwork is required!


Families will be provided (per child present): one lunch for that day and one breakfast for the next day.


Pick-Up locations are:

Overland Trail Middle--North Lot (455 North 19th Ave.)

Vikan Middle--West Lot (879 Jessup St.)


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Cristina Bissell
Prairie View Middle School Principal
720-685-5401 Cell-719-651-1587
cbissellcostas@sd27j.net