March 5, 2021 Everyone Succeeds Here!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!


March 8 through April 2 - Intramural Volleyball


March 19 - 1/2 Student Day


April 5 - Report Cards Sent Home


April 19 through 23 - School Break


CAMELS HUMP MIDDLE SCHOOL


Baseball and Softball Sign Ups:


CHMS Baseball 2021 Signup CHMS Softball 2021 Signup


FUTURE PLANNING

As the school or District works under the guidance of the Agency of Education and Department of Health, we may be required to move to remote learning in one or more of our schools with very little forewarning. Therefore, I want to share with you our current plan in regards to the event that necessitates our moving to remote learning. Hopefully, this plan will allow us to make this transition as smooth as possible for everyone.


Moving from our current hybrid model to remote learning:

Day 1

  • In-person is cancelled for that day and students do not have school or classes

  • Virtual group classes our conducted/held as scheduled


Day 2 through return to In-person instruction

  • Virtual instruction for all students, Groups A and B, commences.

  • Student daily schedules will remain the same

  • All core classes will be held

  • Teachers will provide students with new links for “new” remote learning classes

  • Classroom instruction will remain synchronous.

  • There will be some adjustments made to Unified Arts classes. These will be communicated at a later date.


Over the next couple of weeks, teachers will be preparing to move to remote learning if the need arises. Below is what to expect:

  • Teachers will be working with students here in the building to organize and model for students the potential changes that will impact students

  • Exploratory Arts teachers will be reviewing their Google classrooms and access with students.

  • Teachers may be communicating with families with any additional classroom links that may be used if we need to move to a fully remote learning environment.

  • School Administrators will communicate updated instructional timelines(virtual, hybrid, full in-person) with families


We recognize the challenges that transitioning to remote learning may cause a family. Please reach out to us with any questions or concerns. We are committed to supporting our families if we need to transition to remote learning.

VOLLEYBALL Information:

7th and 8th graders will only practice on the two days they are at school.

5th and 6th graders have been divided and assigned to two days of the week:

    • Polaris and Solstice will practice on Mondays and Thursdays

    • Pride and Equinox will practice on Tuesdays and Fridays.


To maintain safety we will be conscious about distancing appropriately and will be practicing in masks. Please pack a couple of extra masks for your child on those days so that they can wear a fresh mask for practice to increase its effectiveness. Players are welcome to change into gym clothes and should bring sneakers to wear.

Wood4Good

Wood4Good, LTD. is a VT based non-profit whose mission is to supply Vermonters with free firewood. There is no criteria for the families we give wood to, when people ask, we give. Wood4Good started as a family with some extra wood in their yard and is now giving away more than 50 cords of firewood seasonally. We are looking for more families to give to, is there anyone in your community or that you know who could use a hand next winter. We would love to help them, please have them send an email to wood4goodvt@gmail.com

Please check out our website: www.wood4goodvt.org or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Wood4GoodVT/

We need your help in spreading the word to get more volunteers to increase our ability to give;

  • Trucking help, we need people who can lend their time and their trucks to bring wood to the people who need it.

  • Volunteer help at our Jericho woodlot; we need help with processing our firewood, running splitters, stacking wood etc.

  • Funding assistance, we give away all the wood with no charge, we need help paying for our operations

https://www.gofundme.com/f/wood-4-good-needs-additional-resources

Please have anyone you know email and or contact Eric Axelrod, CEO of Wood4Good, LTD.

Wood4Goodvt@gmail.com

802.310.1949

Mount Mansfield Girls Lacrosse Club – 2021

Program is for girls fourth grade through eighth grade. Season starts at the end of March (depending on snow) and runs through the first week of June. Practices are held Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-7:30 at Mills River Park. Games are Sundays in May and the first Sunday in June. Please contact Melissa Mutolo melissamutolo@live.com for registration information.

FOOD PICK UP TIME

Pick up food time is 12:45-2:30 pm on Wednesdays!

5 Reasons to Pick Up FREE Meals from MMUUSD

1. The food is free to all kids 18 and under, no questions asked. Regardless of your level of need, it saves you money on food for your kids. Also, note that need can be financial, situational, or emotional.

“I want to save meals for those who really need it.” We have heard this comment throughout our community and we want to assure you that we have enough food for all.

2. When the food is not picked up, the Mount Mansfield Nutrition Department may receive less funding, which can lead to not being able to offer as much food, as well as employee layoffs. The food is reimbursed by the federal government on a per meal basis. The more kids we feed, the more reimbursement we get. The fewer we feed, the less we get. Plus, even with all kids now being eligible for the free food, fewer meals may actually be served than during a typical school year, leading to potential shortfalls in the future.

3. It can save the food from turning to waste. In some cases, if the food isn’t picked up, it has to be thrown away!

4. It’s comforting to kids to have familiar foods from their school. Kids love eating foods they would normally get at the school, and drinking milk from the little cartons they only get there as well. It’s hard enough missing normal school life – this gives them a little “taste” of it at home, and reminds them every day that the school misses them and wants to still take care of them.

5. It saves you some stress of feeding your kids, as most of the food is ready-to-eat. There are typically individual servings of cereal, milk, sandwiches, fruit, veggies, snacks, and more. Kids can just grab it and eat it.

It has saved me a lot of time and hassle so instead of cooking or trying to figure out what to feed them, I can focus more on helping my kids learn!”

School food service guarantees healthful options for your kids, and it can be fun for kids to drive up to their schools and see some familiar faces, if even just through their car windows!

Go to THIS link to sign up. 5 and 7-day options available.