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Pirate's Plan for Safer Sailing
Pirate's Plan for Safer Sailing
Jacob Hartman
Friday, July 24, 2020

Pirate’s Plan for Safer Sailing

July 23, 2020

Dear families, 

With input from both our staff and families plus guidance from local, state and national health departments, it was decided at the July School Board meeting that the Fall River School District will be open five days a week this fall, with many safety precautions in place.  Parents and students who are not ready for in person learning at this time may request that they start the school year with online learning provided by the school district.  A major part of the increased sanitation will be two sanitizing machines that can quickly clean a room or bus.  Out of respect for others, masks or shields will only be required when six foot social distancing can’t be maintained.  Masks or shields will be provided by the district for anyone who needs one. The district will use a number of strategies to reduce the amount of time that students and staff are unable to socially distance.  One of these strategies is that the middle & high schools will operate on a modified block schedule with no late starts.  Students will attend their normal classes, periods 1-4 on one day and then periods 5-8 the second day.  Classes will now be held for approximately 90 minutes every other day instead of 45 minutes each day.  The approved school reopening plan will be re-evaluated after the first quarter grading period.

If you have any questions, please contact a member of the Fall River administrative team.

 

As we prepare for the start of the new school year, we want to make you aware of the following;

  • School picture day on Monday, August 4th has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 10th from 8:00am -12:00pm.  Picture retake day is set for October 6th. 

  • Open House on Wednesday, August 26th has been canceled and rescheduled. This year, open house will run from August 10, 2019 to August 21, 2019 daily from 8:30 to 3:00 by appointment. Please call 484-3333 option 3 to schedule an appointment. Students will be able to visit classroom to see room location and organize lockers. Sixth through twelve grade students will have lockers. 

  • In-person Registration on Monday, August 4th has been canceled. 

    • Registration will be On-line only through Infinite Campus and is now open!  To complete online registration, login to Infinite Campus (Campus Parent), choose “More” and click, “Online Registration”.  As a reminder you will need to provide the school with a working cell phone number and an email address for at least one parent/guardian in each household. All households must have two Emergency Contacts listed. New users to Infinite Campus can contact Sue Bentz for an activation key: sbentz@fallriver.k12.wi.us, 920-484-3333 x226.  

    • New to the district families, can register by going to our website at www.fallriver.k12.wi.us under district information tab, please proceed by clicking on New families registration link.

    • If no access to internet or help with online registration is needed please email sbentz@fallriver.k12.wi.us

    • All Fees should be paid online before September 1st.   Service Fees (including those for food service deposits) will be waived through August 31st.

  • Students schedules will be available through Infinite Campus on July 24, 2020.

  • Schedule changes can be made by contacting Mrs. Liebenthal through email at:  aliebent@fallriver.k12.wi.us or in person by appointment during the month of August.

  • Mr. Anderson will be reaching out by phone in the near future to find out student riding information.  We will then create bus routes that can safely bring our students into school this fall.  Students and staff riding the bus will be required to wear a mask or face shield when they cannot maintain six-foot social distancing. Please wait for Mr. Anderson to reach out and answer his questions on ridership.  If you are a new rider please contact Mrs. Sue Bentz @ 920-484-3333 ext 226 or sbentz@fallriver.k12.wi.us