Staggered Schedules for the week of Aug. 24-28 are as follows: Westwood and East Pointe Elementary: 1st-4th grade: Monday, August 24 -- students whose last name begins with A-K attend school Tuesday, August 25 -- students whose last names begin with L-Z attend school Wednesday, August 26 -- all 1st-4th grade students attend school Kindergarten: Classes will be divided up into 3 separate groups for back-to-school attendance. Your child’s teacher will let you know which day your child is assigned. Monday, August 24 -- Group 1 Tuesday, August 25 -- Group 2 Wednesday, August 26 -- Group 3 Thursday, August 27 -- all kindergarten students attend school East Hills, Jr. High, Freshman Center, and High School (grades 5-12) Monday, August 24 -- students whose last name begins with A-K attend school Tuesday, August 25 -- students whose last names begin with L-Z attend school Wednesday, August 26 -- all 5th-12th grade students attend school
The Arkansas Department of Education announces the opening of the Ready for School Resource Call Center (1-833-353-6050) The purpose of the call center is to provide Arkansans with information and resources regarding the reopening of schools. https://bit.ly/2XriDBs
The Greenwood Board of Education met in Special Session on Thursday, July 30, 2020. During the meeting, the Board approved the following items: Greenwood School District Re-entry Plan, Emergency Procedure for Face Coverings, and AAA Guidelines for Students involved in Online Learning. Access these documents at: https://bit.ly/3jQ6Aaq
The Greenwood Board of Education will meet in a special session on Thursday, July 30th to discuss the Ready for Learning Plan and take action on personnel items.
Greenwood School District administration was recently notified that a student athlete tested positive for COVID-19. Dr. Dustin Smith, Athletic Director, stated that the parents of all students who were identified as “close contacts” have been notified per ADH guidelines. Smith also released this statement, “The case was confined to one sport and one facility. Activities/practices for that sport have been suspended at this time and the facility will undergo the appropriate disinfecting and cleaning. For the privacy of our students and staff, the Greenwood School District cannot share personal information regarding this case. The school district has followed the procedures outlined by the Arkansas Department of Health and remain steadfast in our commitment to the safety of our students and staff.”
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On Thursday, July 9th, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the state would move back the start of the 2020-21 school year. The new directive outlined that schools could begin their first day of school no earlier than August 24th and no later than August 26th. Superintendent John Ciesla stated that “although we are saddened by the delay in the start of the school, we will use the extra time to continue to prepare our schools for the 2020-21 school year.” District administration, calendar committee members, and the Board of Education will work to review the current school calendar and make necessary changes. Those changes will be announced late next week.
Information Document regarding Back to School can be found with this web address: https://tinyurl.com/ybsb483v