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Mount Vernon City Schools District 80

2710 North Street, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8080 Fax: 618-244-8082

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District #80 2020-2021 K-8 Tentative Reopening Plan

Posted July 28th, 2020

2020-2021 District 80 K-8 Tentative Reopening Plan.pdf

District #80

2020-2021 School Registration

(Kindergarten – 8th Grade Only)

Returning Students to District #80

Mount Vernon City Schools District #80 is happy to announce online registration for the 2020-2021 school year. Online registration will be available through the Skyward Family Access portal. The Skyward Family Access Portal is an online tool for parents to complete school registration, check online grades, check assigned bus stops, and other important student information. Online registration is only available for returning students to District #80. This includes students who attended Hall School and will start kindergarten this year. In person/paper copy registration will not be available for returning students. All returning students must complete the online registration process. Online Registration will be open from August 5-7, 2020. If you do not have internet/WIFI access or computer access, you may complete your online registration at the Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center, JL Buford School, or Zadok Casey Middle School on Aug 5-6 from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. All parents/guardians entering the buildings will be required to do the following:

  • Have temperature checked and be clear of any symptoms.

  • Follow social distancing rules.

  • Wear a mask.

Please complete the following steps to access online registration

  • Click here for the Skyward Family Access Portal or copy and paste the link below into your browser: https://skyward.mtv80.org/scripts/wsisa.dll/WService=wsEAplus/fwemnu01.w

  • You will need a login and password to enter the Skyward Family Access Portal. If you have used Skyward Family Access in the past, you can log into your account with your existing login and password. If you have never logged into Skyward Family Access, you can contact the schools (See step #4)

  • Once you have logged into Skyward Family Access, click the online registration and follow the steps.

  • If you have trouble logging into Skyward or with online registration, you can call one of the schools for assistance. Primary Center-244-8068 JL Buford -244-8064 Casey Middle School-244-8060.

NEW Students to District #80

All new students to District #80 will be required to register at the Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center, JL Buford, or Zadok Casey Middle School. Please contact one of the schools if you have questions or need more information. Primary Center-244-8068, JL Buford -244-8064, Casey Middle School-244-8060.

All parents/guardians entering the building to register students will be required to do the following:

  • Have temperature checked and be clear of any symptoms.

  • Follow social distancing rules.

  • Wear a mask.

In order to complete registration, all new students will be required to bring the following items:

  • Residency – You will need to bring ONE of the following documents with you:

      • A lease

      • Post-Marked, Addressed Mail

      • Utility Bill

      • Residential property tax statement

      • Mortgage account or proof of home ownership

      • Major Credit Card bill

      • Vehicle title or registration card

      • Installment loan contract from bank or other financial institution

      • Pay check or pay stub

      • Insurance Policy

      • Checking or savings account statement

      • Third person affidavit of residency from the landlord or property owner

Other Required Documentation for ALL STUDENTS NEW TO DISTRICT 80 SCHOOLS:

  • Birth Certificate

  • Health/Complete up to date Shot Record and Physical Exam for all grades; Dental Exams for Kindergarten, Second, & Sixth Grade Students; Eye Exam for Kindergarten. All students moving to Illinois from out of state must have an Eye Exam regardless of grade level.

K-3 Grades - Primary Center

  • Kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2020 to register.

  • Kindergarten students and all students new to District 80 must provide a Birth Certificate.

  • Kindergarten students must have state required immunizations, Physical Exam, Eye Exam, and Dental Exam.

  • Grade 2 students need to have a Dental Exam.

4-5 Grades - J.L. Buford

6-8 Grades - Casey Middle School


Dr. Andy Hall Early Childhood Center Tentative Reopening Plan for families

(Posted July 26, 2020)

Please email hall@mtv80.org with any questions regarding the reopening.


2020 07 26 Dr. Andy Hall Early Childhood Center - Tentative Reopening Plan for Families.pdf
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Information for Remote Learners

2020-2021 School Supply Lists

In addition to the items listed below, please provide your child with a face mask and refillable water bottle.

K-3 Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center

2020-2021 K-3 Dr. Nick Osborne Prmary Center Supply Lists.pdf

4-5 JL Buford Intermediate Education Center

2021-2021 4-5 JL Buford Intermediate Education Center Supply List.pdf

6-8 Casey Middle School

2020-2021 6-8 Casey Middle School Supply List.pdf

Summer Meal Schedule

2020 Summer Meal Schedule.pdf

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) SNAP Benefits

2020 05 Snap Benefits.pdf

Health and Wellness

When to stay home

I NEED TO STAY HOME IF.pdf

HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILD ADAPT TO WEARING A MASK


Wearing-a-Mask-Tips.pdf
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It pays to be a SUBSTITUTE in District 80!

  • Substitute Teacher rate is $115 per day!

  • A one time Longevity Bonus of $200 will be paid to Substitute Teachers and Substitute Aides after a sub has worked for 90 FULL days for the district.

  • Substitute Aide (Paraprofessional) pay rate is $10.45 per hour for the 2019-2020 school year

  • Click here for details and more information or call Kerri @ 244-8080.

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Our Schools

Doctor Andy Hall School Logo

Dr. Andy Hall Early Childhood Center

301 South 17th Street

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8087 Fax: 618-244-8088

Doctor Nick Osborne School Logo

Dr. Nick Osborne Primary Center

401 North 30th Street

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8068 Fax: 618-244-8075

J.L. Buford School Logo

J.L. Buford Intermediate Education Center

623 South 34th Street

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8064 Fax 618-244-8103

Zadok Casey School Logo

Zadok Casey Middle School

1829 Broadway

Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Phone: 618-244-8060 Fax: 618-244-8104

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Peanut Tree nut reminder.pdf

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Individuals with Disabilities Act Information

Disabilities Act.pdf

Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention


Policy for Suicide and Depression Awareness and Prevention.pdf

Prevention and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment

Policy for Prevention of and Response to Bullying, Intimidation, and Harassment.pdf

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App Launch Materials-page9.pdf

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