Ozark Schools closed through April 24

March 27 Ozark Schools Update

What exactly does Alternative Learning Methods mean?

Here is some information that will answer many of your questions concerning the alternative learning methods, which will start Monday, April 6.

Alternative Learning Methods Frequently Asked Questions

If your student left their take-home Chromebook, band instruments or prescription medications at school that are needed over the next month, you will be able to get these items on Monday, March 30.

To clarify Chromebooks, we are not handing out Chromebooks on March 30. If your 6-12th grade student left their take-home Chromebook at school, they can pick it up on March 30.

We have created a schedule that outlines when you can pick up your child's needed items. Please note that times are separated by grade or last name. Parents with multiple children in the same building can get all items at once.

Student, parent and staff safety is our top priority. Keeping that in mind, families will not be allowed into the building. You will drive up, remain in your vehicle, and make your request. School staff will then retrieve the items and bring them to your vehicle. Remember, this is for essential items only.

If you cannot make the time in the schedule, please reach out to your building principal to make other arrangements.

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We understand that COVID-19 pandemic has led us to uncertain times. Please know we are here for you. We care about our students and families. Here are some resources that you may find helpful, including food assistance and internet options.

And here are some suggestions and resources to consider as you provide support to your children regarding the extended break due to COVID-19.

All school facilities are closed through April 24. This includes our athletic facilities, fields and tracks.
Ozark School District will continue to provide free breakfast and lunch to any child age 2-18 while schools are closed through April 24. Click here for details and the registration form.

Below is the menu for March 30 - April 3.

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  • Our childcare program for healthcare workers, emergency personnel and school district employees required to work will continue. Find more details here.
  • Crates with books for every level are available from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Monday - Friday at West Elementary and South Elementary, provided it is not raining.
  • If you are looking for fun, educational resources and activities for your children, here is a link to some programs we use at Ozark School District along with the login information.


We think the hashtag says it all - we are stronger together! We had so much fun seeing submissions for Virtual Spirit Week, and we are excited to see what will be coming our way next week. It's a great way to stay connected. Post your pics in the thread, tag us or use the hashtag #tigersstrongertogether and we'll add the photos to our Instagram and Facebook stories.
We continue to update our website regarding all COVID-19 operations. As updates are made, we will summarize those updates here with more detailed information on the relevant page, and will continue to send notifications as appropriate.