August 23, 2021
Dear Stettin Families,
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out. I am happy to help with anything you need!
Mrs. Kelly Halvorsen
WSD Nutrition Service News
This program provides additional support and flexibility for our district to continue serving meals to children while maintaining safety measures and managing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even though receipt of free meals does not depend on an approved free and reduced-price meal application, we are still distributing and processing them soWausau School District families may qualify for P-EBT benefits as well as other school funding.
What's for breakfast and lunch each day?
The Wausau School District continues to create academic and social-emotional support systems linked directly to the needs of our students. Beginning September of the 2021-22 school year, all elementary, middle, and high schools in the Wausau School District are implementing a social and emotional learning model called, Leader in Me.
Leader in Me is a whole-district improvement model that uses teaching practices to promote social and emotional learning for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Leader in Me is based on the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and the work of Stephen Covey. The model empowers students with the leadership and life skills they need to thrive in the 21st century. These principles allow the development of student leaders who not only succeed academically but also are proactive contributors to our school and community.
Through teacher-led instruction, Leader in Me students will acquire and apply skills to:
understand and manage emotions
set and achieve positive goals
feel and show empathy for others
establish and maintain positive relationships
make responsible decisions
work well with others
use leadership skills in and out of the classroom
Thank you for assisting the Wausau School District in building a system of student support. Your support will ensure that each student has the opportunity to receive the assistance they need to achieve social-emotional success. If you would like to learn more about Leader in Me, please refer to the Parent's Guide or reach out to any staff member in our building.
Mrs. Kelly Halvorsen, Principal
WSD COVID-19 Protocols 2021-22
Below are the Wausau School District's COVID-19 protocols as we begin the 2021-22 school year. Please know that guidelines and protocols can change at any time and without notice. If that happens, we will be sure to notify you as soon as possible.
Masks and Face Coverings
As of June 8, 2021, the policy in the Wausau School District states that masks and face coverings are optional in all district buildings.
All students will be offered an in-person spot at their home school. Social distancing will not be followed in most situations.
Students will not be cohorted during the 2021-2022 school year.
Sick Students, Staff, and Visitors
Students, staff, and visitors who have symptoms of infectious illness, such as influenza or COVID-19, should stay home and be referred to their healthcare provider for testing and care.
All students will attend their home school in-person. Those students who wish to remain virtual will need to enroll at WAVE.
When quarantined, students are expected to continue learning by completing lessons and classroom work. Teachers will continue to make daily lessons and classroom work available through Itslearning or Seesaw and will be available for support.
Those who test positive for COVID-19 are required to isolate. Marathon County Health Department will contact all positive cases.
Marathon County Health Department will also implement all quarantines.
Marathon County Health Department will conduct all contact tracing.
School nurses will make the Marathon County Health Department aware if they are notified of a positive COVID-19 case.
Cleaning and Disinfecting
Per CDC guidelines, cleaning once a day is sufficient to remove potential viruses that may be on surfaces. Disinfecting kills any remaining germs on surfaces.
Cleaning will be completed once a day by custodial staff.
If there’s a positive case of COVID, and the case is known within 24 hours, the space will be cleaned AND disinfected by custodial staff.
MERV-13 filtration will be used throughout the district to balance energy use and air quality.
Hand Washing and Hand Sanitizer
Hand sanitizer will be available in every classroom and at the main entrance of each building.
Hand washing with soap and water for 20 seconds will be encouraged at all levels. Elementary students will have a hand washing schedule.
Classroom materials can be shared. Students will wash hands or use hand sanitizer after using shared materials.
Our 2021-2022 Stettin Staff
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