Erin School Friday Folder
December 4th 2020
- Tuesday, Dec 8th-last day to drop off pajamas
- Tuesday, Dec 15th-PTC meeting, 6.30pm
- Dec 23rd-Jan 4th-NO SCHOOL-Winter Break
New Covid-19 Quarantine Guidelines
On 12/3/2020, I had my weekly meeting with the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department (WOPHD). In that meeting, WOPHD and Washington County District Administrators spent a great deal of time talking about the CDC's new quarantine guidelines that were released earlier this week.
If you have not heard, the CDC has released new quarantine guidelines. This drops quarantining for close contacts from 14 days (24 if not able to isolate from a positive case) to 10 (20 if not able to isolate from a positive case). There is also the option of 7 days with a negative test on the 5th day and being symptom free. The County Health Department is not ready to take a stance on the 7 day rule because they need time to decide what tests to accept and what tests to not accept. The County and State need some time to sort this out because this revised stance from the CDC is brand new for everyone.
So, effective immediately, the County is switching to 10 days instead of 14 for close contacts. Like most if not all, Erin SD will also be adopting the 10 day plan immediately and retroactively to all in quarantine to align precisely with the County as we have been doing since we re-opened. Once I hear more about the 7 day plan, I will be in touch with you and share the County's guidance for us.
Thank you for your support and teamwork to keep Erin School face to face and open for our students and staff. Together Everyone Accomplishes More.
I am happy to inform you that we have not seen a spike in positive cases for students or parents, resulting in student quarantine due to the Thanksgiving break. This is great news. Thank you for your help in keeping our school healthy and face to face..
1st Trimester Report Cards
To see your child's report log into Skyward and click on the Portfolio Tab, look for the file titled Standards Report Card.
If your student has an IEP their 1st trimester progress report has been uploaded as well.
If you need help with Skyward, please contact Donna Runte.
Erin School Ski Club
Erin students that are planning to sign up for Ski Club please do so by Sunday night (Dec 6th) so I can get an idea of our total participants. If online registration is full just email me.
If you are not a current Erin student and are interested in joining please email me asap so I can add you to our waiting list.
If there are students that have a season pass but would like to ride the bus to the hill please let me know by Wednesday, Dec 9th.
Ski Club Registration is here! Our dates are Mondays, January 11th, 25th and February 1st, 8th 2021.
See flyer for more detailed info.
Please note that Little Switz has currently capped our registration to 40 participants this season. Only Erin School Students can register right now. First come, first serve-online registration will close once we reach 40 or on Wednesday, December 9th.
We will have a one way bus to the hill if we have enough interest.
If you, as a parent or family/friends are interested in participating please email Mrs. Matthys and you will be put on a waiting list (first come, first serve) in the event we don't have 40 students participate or if Little Switz adds more slots to our registration. Please indicate in your email if you need tickets/equipment/lessons.
If you are currently not an Erin School student do NOT register online.
Online registration: https://shop.littleswitz.com/groups
group code: ERIN2021
Payment: cash or check, made out to Erin School, is due by Wednesday, December 9th. Please print your registration email out and send it to school with your payment. Please mark on your printout if your student will ride the bus one way to the hill or not.
Changes at the hill due to Covid 19: https://www.littleswitz.com/covid-19
If your student is a season pass holder and does not need lessons/equipment but would like to ride the bus, please email Mrs. Matthys-do not register online.
Any questions, contact Mrs. Matthys -firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-673-3720
Student Council-Destination Dino Liam Pajama Drive
Drop off date extended to Tue, Dec 8th!
We are collecting new pajamas for Destination Dino Liam Pajama Drive. Pajamas can be dropped off Dec 1-8 at our school.
See flyer for more details.
School Lunches for Virtual Learners
- Orders can be placed between 9:00 am Friday and 9:00 am Monday.
- Orders need to be picked up on Wednesdays between 1:45 pm-2:15 pm at the rear entrance of Erin School.
Meals are no cost regardless of free/reduced eligibility until federal funding is exhausted (anticipated to be through December 2020).
Complete one order form per child you are picking up for. Children may only receive 1 lunch per scheduled school day; receiving meals from more than one community location is prohibited.
Questions? Contact Cathy Conway at email@example.com or (262)673-3720 ext. 4140
The gift cards can only be redeemed at Goeman’s RapidMarts in Erin and Hartford (including Uncle Larry’s Car Wash) and can be used to purchase anything they sell (gas, food, beverages, etc). These gift cards never expire and are available in $25, $50, and $100 denominations. For those of us that frequent Goeman’s BP on a regular basis, this is an easy way to help the school. Besides ordering gift cards for your own use, consider buying them as holiday gifts and taking orders from neighbors and friends.
Place your orders by filling out the order form and returning it along with your check(s) to the Erin School front office by Monday, Dec. 14. Gift cards will be ready for pick up in the office by Friday, Dec. 18. (Note: If you need gift cards earlier in Dec. contact the office and we can fill orders earlier on an as needed basis).
* Holiday Craft-Looking for something to entertain the kids this weekend? The PTC is sending home ornament kits today for every 4K-5th grade student. Normally we host Holiday Craft Day at school and assist the students in making ornaments however in this unnormal year we decided to send home supplies and instructions for making the ornaments. Please look in your students backpack for the kit. Spend a little family time making the ornaments and using them to decorate your tree!
Besides making ornaments the students usually make holiday cards at Holiday Craft Day. This year the cards or letters were made in the classroom. The PTC was able to give Support the Troops almost 300 cards or letters made by our 5K - 8th grade students. These cards and letters will be shared with troops around the world this holiday season.
Thank you to the teachers for helping the students make the cards and letters. Thank you to the parents who helped prepare the ornament kits.