This letter was mailed home on Wednesday, May 6th, but is posted here for your convenience.
The State of Wisconsin released more details this morning about Emergency Order #12 ("Safer at Home"), which puts further guidelines into place for public interaction, in an effort to prevent further spread of COVID-19: https://evers.wi.gov/Documents/COVID19/EMO12-SaferAtHome.pdf
In order to minimize the impact of the COVID-19 virus, The Marion School District Wellness/Fitness Center and fieldhouse will be closed indefinitely beginning on Wednesday, March 18th.
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has published an important notice for Wisconsin families titled "A Focus on Mental Health and Wellness During School Closures."
This notice provides links to important resources for families in the following areas:
* General Mental Health and Wellness
* Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Wellness
* Parent, Caregiver, and Educator Mental Health and Wellness
* Positive Parenting and Safe Home Environments
To access this information, please visit: https://dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/sspw/pdf/Focus_on_Mental_Health_and_Wellness_During_School_Closure.pdf
March 31, 2020 Update
Marion School District Families,
Academic care packages for the weeks of April 6th - April 24th will be delivered to elementary families whose children ride morning bus routes on Monday, April 6th, between approximately 9:00 a.m and 12:00 noon.
Please leave a box or cooler at the end of your driveway for easier drop-off and protection of academic materials and meals.
If your child does not ride the bus, please pick up your academic care package from Marion High School between 9:00 & 12:00 on April 6th.
Please see the Marion School District COVID-19 website for further information, or call either the elementary or high school office if you have questions or would like to make other arrangements for academic delivery.