Infinite Campus Messages

8/18/2020

Good Evening Bobcat Families!

 

The following message contains important information about the start of in person learning on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, which is a full day for all students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.

 

  1. Parents are asked to screen students for a fever and any COVID-19 symptoms everyday prior to departure for school.  Should a student have a fever or show any kind of symptoms, please do not send them to school and notify the school office immediately.

  2. Bus students - Parents are required to wait at the bus stop until their student is screened by the bus driver and then given permission to enter the bus.

  3. No students will be permitted in the school building prior to 7:45 AM.  Breakfast will begin at this time.  As students are screened they will go directly to breakfast or to their classroom.  In the case of MS/HS, these students will go directly to their first hour.  

  4. Students will be screened at the following entrances:  

    • Students in grades K-4 will be screened and enter at the west door.

    • Students in grades 5 and MS will be screened and enter at the north door located between Mrs. Potter’s room and Mrs. Caldwell’s room.  

    • High school students will be screened and enter at the south door located between Ms. Day’s room and Mrs. Tillotson’s room.

    • Students will not enter through the front doors nor will elementary students be allowed on the playground in the morning.

    • Reminder that due to precautions surrounding COVID-19, there will be no visitors permitted at the school until further notice.

    • Bus students will have a staggered dismissal time at the end of the school day.

    • Elementary students who walk or are picked up will be dismissed via their classroom door.

    • MS students who walk and HS school students who walk or drive will be dismissed out of the door in which they arrived in the morning.

 

The staff of Custer County Schools appreciates your cooperation and kindness, as we all try to navigate during these unprecedented times.

 

Have a great evening!

8/16/2020

Good Evening Bobcat Families!

 

The following message contains important information about the start of in person learning on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

 

  1. Parents are asked to screen students for a fever and any COVID-19 symptoms everyday prior to departure for school.  Should a student have a fever or show any kind of symptoms, please do not send them to school and notify the school office immediately.

  2. Bus students - Parents are required to wait at the bus stop until their student is screened by the bus driver and then given permission to enter the bus.

  3. No students will be permitted in the school building prior to 7:45 AM.  Breakfast will begin at this time.  As students are screened they will go directly to breakfast or to their classroom.  In the case of MS/HS, these students will go directly to their first hour.  

  4. Students will be screened at the following entrances:  

    1. Students in grades K-4 will be screened and enter at the west door.

    2. Students in grades 5 and MS will be screened and enter at the north door located between Mrs. Potter’s room and Mrs. Caldwell’s room.  

    3. High school students will be screened and enter at the south door located between Ms. Day’s room and Mrs. Tillotson’s room.

    4. Students will not enter through the front doors nor will elementary students be allowed on the playground in the morning.

    5. Reminder that due to precautions surrounding COVID-19, there will be no visitors permitted at the school until further notice.

    6. Bus students will have a staggered dismissal time at the end of the school day.

    7. Elementary students who walk or are picked up will be dismissed via their classroom door.

    8. MS students who walk and HS school students who walk or drive will be dismissed out of the door in which they arrived in the morning.

  5. 6th Grade Orientation will be held Monday, August 17th in the West gym beginning at 5:30 PM.  Families will enter through the West doors.

  6. 9th grade Orientation will be held Monday, August 17th in the East Gym.  Families will enter the gym using the East door.

 

The staff of Custer County Schools appreciates your cooperation and kindness, as we all try to navigate during these unprecedented times.

 

Have a great evening!

8/10/2020 - Secondary

Good Evening Bobcat Families!

 

As we prepare for the upcoming school year and look forward to being one of the school districts providing in person instruction.  The following are some important items for your information:

 

  1. 6th Grade Orientation will be held on Monday, August 17th at 5:30 PM in the West Gym.  9th Grade Orientation will be held on Monday, August 17th at 6:30 PM in the East Gym.

  2. Students in grades 6-12 will be issued an individual Chromebook for use during the 2020-2021 School Year once we have received the Student Device Responsible Use Contract.  This will be utilized daily in multiple classrooms and for homework.  Students are expected to ensure that the Chromebook is properly charged everyday and is taken care of.

  3. Middle and high school student schedules will be available through the Infinite Campus Portal and mobile App on Friday, August 14th and in person on the first day of school.  Questions about schedules should be directed to Mr. Bomgardner at 719-783-4927.

  4. Due to social distancing requirements, students in grades 6-12 will not have access to lockers for the first semester.  It is recommended that students have a backpack for school supplies.  If your student needs a backpack, please contact the school office no later than Wednesday, August 12, 2020.  Students who bring a lunch, will place lunches in a container for transportation to the lunchroom.  It is recommended that students bring a clean water bottle for hydration.  Bottle filling stations are available throughout the building.  Drinking fountains will not be available.

  5. Secondary students will be required to wear masks in the hall, during passing, and at times while not seated in a classroom.  

  6. Middle school and high school students will have staggered lunch and recess times to accommodate social distancing in the MPR.

  7. For families that have chosen the remote learning option, you must notify the school office ASAP or by August 18th at 4:00 PM at the latest, as these students will not attend school on August 19th.  Families choosing the remote learning option are required to attend orientation on August 20th at 6:00 PM in the West Gym. Both student and parent are required to attend the orientation.

 

We appreciate all of your kindness and support during these unprecedented times.

8/10/2020 - Elementary

Good Evening Bobcat Families!

 

As we prepare for the upcoming school year and look forward to being one of the school districts providing in person instruction.  The following are some important items for your information:

 

  1. Students in grades K-2 will be issued an individual tablet and students in grades 3-5 will be issued an individual Chromebook for use during the 2020-2021 School Year once we have received the Student Device Responsible Use Contract.  This will be utilized daily for classroom and homework.  Students are expected to ensure that their device is properly charged everyday and is taken care of.  Parents should expect these to be distributed in September.  

  2. Class lists will be posted on the foyer windows in the main entrance and the windows of the preschool after 4:00 PM on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.  

  3. Due to social distancing requirements, students in grades K-5 will be kept in cohorts by teachers.  This means that students will stay with their assigned teacher for all subjects, with the exception of gym, music, and art. It is recommended that students bring a clean water bottle for hydration.  Bottle filling stations are available throughout the building.  Drinking fountains will be closed. 

  4. Elementary students will not be required to wear masks in the hall, during passing, and at times while not seated in a classroom.  However, mask usage is encouraged especially when on the bus.  

  5. Students in grades K-5 will have staggered lunch and recess times to accommodate social distancing in the MPR and at recess.

 

We appreciate all of your kindness and support during these unprecedented times.

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Background photo courtesy of 2015 Custer County graduate Brittanee Bohannan

 

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, Custer County School District does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public. The following person(s) have been identified as the compliance officer for the district:  Principal, Joe Vergilio, 709 Main Street, Westcliffe, CO 81252, (719) 783-4921.

 

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