February 6 - 13, 2021
Delta Family Center - Weekly Notes and News
Incredible Years Class
Delta County Schools Winter Break February 15 - 19, 2021
UPDATED DCSD Guidelines - Department of Public Health & Safety Guidelines Please refer to the following document on guidance on when your child is ok to go to school. At-home screenings should be happening at home prior to coming to school.
BELA Preschool/Delta County School District Guidelines for COVID-19 Symptoms
● If students/staff have symptoms they should not come to school until symptoms resolve/have improved
● If students/staff have minor symptoms that resolve within 48 hours and they can safely wear a mask they should return to school
● If minor symptoms have not resolved after 48 hours they are required to home isolate for 10 days following symptom onset
● If students/staff with minor symptoms in home isolation take a PCR or rapid test and test negative or obtain an alternate diagnosis and can safely wear a mask, they may return to school earlier (negative test results/doctor note required)
● If students/staff have tested positive they are required to home isolate for 10 days following symptom onset
● Students/staff who have been confirmed positive in the previous 90 days are not required to quarantine/home isolate.
Parents/Guardians of students who have symptoms should call the school and communicate the health status of their student. This should also include any absence of a student due to home isolation directed by the health department or a health official due to close contact with a positive case outside of school. These students will be marked “EXC19'' for the duration of their absence and our health aide and attendance advocate will stay in communication as to the status of your student. If a student is required to quarantine due to close contact while at school they will be marked “Q” for the duration of their absence. Once students complete a required quarantine and/or home isolation period they need to return to school. Teachers will not provide distance learning for students who chose not to attend school. A parent’s excuse for a student absence does not qualify for distance learning access.
BELA Weekly Class Newsletters
If you have not yet received a newsletter or talked to your teacher about how you would like to get your child's class newsletter, please let them know ASAP. If you need additional supports, please contact Angela Feder, Director or Lisa Mock, Assistant Director at (970)874-9517
BELA Preschool Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Menu
Backpack Program Exchange Dates!
The Backpack Program is Coming Your Way! Each BELA class should receive a PowerAnnouncer as to your date and time for pick up. Families should have also hear from our wonderful Backpack Ladies with details about their exchange during their week.
Outlying Delta County Families: When it is your exchange week, the Backpack Ladies will be in our big white van from 11-1pm in partnership with each community's elementary school.
February 8th - 11th: Ms. Tina & Ms. Mimi
Ms. Sara/Kaitlyn & Ms. Stacy/Ms. Jessi
Ms. Shannon & Ms. Misty
Ms. Tiffini/Ms. Morgan & Ms. Em & Ms. Emily
Ms. Cindy & Ms. Danielle
Ms. Christina & Ms. Cendy
February 15th - 19th: Winter Break/Backpack Office Closed
February 23rd: Hotchkiss/Crawford
February 24th: Cedaredge
February 25th: Paonia
If you are NEW to the Backpack Program, please follow the link below to fill out a short form and watch a short required "Box Talk" prior to picking your first Backpack Box.
If you have questions, please call (970)874-9517 and ask to talk to the Backpack Office. See you all soon!
Required for all NEW Backpack Families prior to getting your first box.
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