Warwick Weekly

News and Updates from Mrs. Adelman - April 9, 2021

Important Dates

Today, Friday, April 9th: Last day to order yearbooks - see below

Wednesday, April 14th: General PTO Meeting at 7PM - Click here to join the virtual meeting

PTO News and Updates

General PTO Virtual Meeting: April 14th at 7PM - General PTO Meeting - Click here for TEAMS link

Spirit Wear: The online Spirit Store will be open until April 13, 2021 - Click here

Yearbook: Please click here to order a yearbook now through April 9, 2021. Our school code is 960539, additional directions include below.

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From the Desk of Mrs. Adelman

Hi Warwick Bears!

Students in grades 3-6 will be taking the PSSAs during the month of May. All students will be completing the assessment online, using his/her/their district provided laptop.

Our Warwick Testing Dates:

English Language Arts: 3rd - 6th Grade ~ May 19th, May 20th, and Math 21st PM Session

Mathematics: 3rd - 6th Grade ~ May 24th ~ AM/PM Session

Science: 4th Grade ~ May 28th ~ Two sessions

Testing of Virtual Academy Students:

Testing is only available in-person and on-site, and each virtual student will be scheduled to take the test in his/her/their homeschool. We remain committed to adhering to the guidelines in our district’s Health and Safety Plan. All students, including virtual students, have been assigned a bus route. Your children may take their bus to and from school on testing days. If you prefer to drive your student to and from school for testing, and wish to pick them up in the middle of the day when they are finished, please let us know.

Parent Right to Opt-Out
Chapter 4 of Title 22 of the Pa. Code (22 Pa. Code 4.4) provides the right of parents/guardians to excuse their child from the state assessment if, upon inspection of the testing materials, they find the assessment to be in conflict with their religious beliefs. Please visit the CBSD Assessment Website for information about how to request to exclude a child from state testing. Parents requesting to opt-out their child from testing must submit a request to me.

An additional communication will be sent out early next week directly to 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade parents.

Please reach out directly to me (aadelman@cbsd.org) with any PSSA questions.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Mrs. Amy Adelman

Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness month! Due to COVID 19 restrictions and the CBSD Health and Safety Plan, we are limited on how to raise awareness this year. Typically, the AS team raises money for the Autism Cares Foundation. Autism Cares’ mission is to partner with individuals and families living on the autism spectrum and to provide integrative resources for life enrichment in a safe and respectful environment. The foundation is focused on improving the life experiences of children and young adults with autism today.

In the beginning of April, students will be provided an autism awareness ribbon coloring page to complete and hang outside their classroom! The puzzle pattern reflects the mystery and complexity of autism. The different colors and shapes represent the diversity of people and families living with this disorder. The brightness of the pieces’ signals hope- hope through research and increasing awareness in people like you! If you would like to make a donation to Autism Cares, please visit their website at https://autismcaresfoundation.org/. On behalf of the Warwick Elementary Autistic Support Team, we thank you for your constant support and for spreading awareness!

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Health Check Reminder

1. Please monitor your child daily for fever and/or other signs of COVID-19. Be sure to keep students home if they have one of the following symptoms –cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, new lack of smell or taste; or two of the following symptoms – fever, sore throat, runny nose/congestion, chills, muscle pain, nausea or vomiting, headache, diarrhea, and fatigue.

2. Students with fever/symptoms/with no known COVID-19 exposure may return to school when asymptomatic and fever free for 24 hours without fever reducing medication; or confirmation of alternative diagnosis by health care provider.

3. Families are required to report confirmed or suspected cases of COVID-19 to the School Nurse.

4. Students who exhibit signs or symptoms of COVID-19 during the school day will be placed in isolation and masked until arrangements are made for dismissal.

5. Students with positive COVID-19 test may return to school after 10 days have passed since the symptoms first appeared and being fever-free for 24 hours without fever reducing medication. The student will need to produce the Isolation Release Letter from the Bucks County Department of Health.

6. Students returning after COVID-19 infection will be checked by the School Nurse prior to returning to the classroom.

7. If a student is exposed to a person with a positive COVID- 19 test, the student will have to quarantine for 10 days. If the student becomes symptomatic, they will be treated as a positive COVID-19 case and will need to isolate at home for 10 days from the date that the symptoms began.
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