TUESDAY'S NEWSDAY 10
November 10, 2020
From Principal Hammond
Thank you to everyone for your support and commitment as we keep our learning environment safe and healthy. As we enter later fall and winter, it will become even more important to keep our guards up. Hand washing, mask wearing, cleaning and changing of masks throughout the week, and keeping our students in smaller cohorts will continue to remain some of our top priorities.
We appreciate you following through with these practices at home. Additionally, it remains important to screen your child for Covid symptoms before sending them to school each day.
Mark Your Calendar
- Tuesday, November 10: Early Dismissal for Students - 12:30 PM Conferences
- Wednesday, November 11: Early Dismissal for Students - 12:30 PM Conferences
- Thursday, November 12: Early Dismissal for Students - 12:30 PM Conferences
- Friday, November 13: Early Dismissal for Students - 12:30 PM Conferences
- Wednesday, November 25: Early Dismissal - 12:50 PM
- Thursday, November 26 & Friday November 27: Thanksgiving Break - No School
- Thursday, December 3: Picture retake day
Zoom Transition Updates
Technology Expectations & Guidelines
As we make the shift to Zoom, we thought it would be a good time to review our technology guidelines and expectations to ensure students are practicing digital citizenship and remaining engaged in their learning from home. Families are asked to help their student(s):
Identify a place in your home for distance learning work. It can be distracting if students are logging in while riding in a car, at the grocery store or in another location.
The learning space should be free of distractions (siblings, toys, pets, etc.).
Students must keep their screen name as their first and last name to be admitted into the live Zoom session. Click here for more information.
Students remain on MUTE, unless they are participating in a lesson.
Student cameras must remain ON during the duration of the live stream - this will provide an opportunity for the teacher to engage the child in the learning experience from home. If a student’s video camera is turned off during a live stream, we will consider them to be absent from the session.
Zoom links must not be shared with others outside of the classroom.
Click the link to view the Zoom Student Directions video
Zoom Download Tutorials can be accessed here: Zoom Family Resources
Virtual Veterans Day 2020
Arrival & Dismissal
Parents/Guardians who are dropping off students in the morning, or picking up students in the afternoon are asked to remain in their vehicles during this process. We will have staff on hand ready to support during these transition times. If you are dropping off your child in the morning please be sure their mask is on and backpack is ready BEFORE you pull up to the drop off location, so that we can quickly and safely transition kids out of vehicles and into the building.
Due to the current health and safety precautions in place, we are limiting visitors in our building to essential business only. If you need to come to the school to pick up your child, please be sure you have a government issued ID on you for entry each and every time. Even if we recognize you, we will ask for your ID. This is our policy.
Traffic SafetyPlease be reminded to follow all traffic rules while driving in our parking lots and around RES, including stopping at stop signs and adhering to the speed limit. Cars may not travel into the bus loop during arrival and dismissal.
School Dismissal Manager
If there are changes to your child's dismissal plans, remember to log in to School Dismissal Manager to update with the new plans. A reminder that 'bus' is the default for all students. Distribution of a student pick up number tag, or the data from the summer survey does not automatically inform us that your child is a pick up.
DROP OFF SAFETY
SPECIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Ms. Jennifer Del Conte, Director, Spec. Svcs.
Mrs. Jennifer Hankla, Supervisor, Spec. Svcs
Mrs. Marilyn Caruso, Secretary, Spec Svcs.
email@example.com Ext. 312
Mrs. Jennifer Basso, School Secretary
firstname.lastname@example.org Ext. 302
Miss Bobbie Granskog, School Secretary
email@example.com Ext. 304
Budgets, Payroll & Tuesday’s Newsday
Mrs. Rachel Saluzzi, School Secretary
firstname.lastname@example.org Ext. 301
Assistant to School Principals
School Dismissal Manager & Subs
OTHER FREQUENTLY CALLED NUMBERS:
Nurse Connolly — Ext. 309
Library— Ext. 343
Kitchen — Ext. 351
You will find a complete list of telephone extensions and email addresses for our staff on our website www.reddingelementaryps.org
NEWS FROM OUR HEALTH OFFICE
Health Office Reminders
Face Coverings & Clothing:The students continue to do an excellent job wearing their face coverings and washing their hands. Please continue to pack an extra mask in backpacks. Also remember with the colder weather arriving to send a hat and gloves and warm coat; we will go outside for recess when the weather permits and we do not have extra clothing and boots in the health office.
Absences and Illness: If you keep your child home on a school day, please make sure you are filling out School Dismissal Manager. Be as specific as you can (temperature, sore throat, headache, etc.) versus “sick” or “illness”; please be sure to include if they have a fever or not. In addition, it is imperative that you are following the Daily Home Screening for Students, including daily temperature checks before school. If your child is exhibiting any of the symptoms listed in section 1, please follow the steps accordingly. Documentation MUST be received by the nurse before a student can return to in person learning.
Thank you all for keeping our school community healthy and safe.
For questions or concerns or to report absence/illness please contact Nurse Jen Connolly directly at 203-938-2519 ext. 309 or email at email@example.com
Attention Redding Residents:
Partners in Education Preschool Program (Located at RES)
We are now accepting applications for our 2021-2022 Preschool Program!
Applications are now available through the RES Website, under the school
resources link. You may email the form back to firstname.lastname@example.org
or mail back to the address on the form.
If you need additional information, please call 203-938-0104
Tuesday's Newsday Material Deadline
Please click on the link to see what is happening at the MTL for children this month.