March 13 - RRCSD Closed March 16-April 3

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March 13 - RRCSD Closed March 16-April 3

March 13, 2020

 

Dear Parents and Guardians:

 

During the last few weeks, the Rocky River City School District (RRCSD) has monitored the development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and followed the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our students and staff.

 

In light of information shared by Governor Mike DeWine on Thursday, March 12, the RRCSD will be closed beginning Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, April 3. During this time, there will be no school or school-sponsored athletics, activities, or meetings. Student instruction will continue online (see Required Assignments below).

 

School will resume on Monday, April 6.

 

The RRCSD will continue to follow the established 2019-2020 school-year calendar with spring break from April 10-17.

 

More information about the extended school closure can be found below.

 

Required Assignments

All assignments for the first week of school closure will be posted by the end of the day on Tuesday, March 17. Assignments for week two and then week three will be posted thereafter.

  • For grades K-5, assignment information will be posted on the Goldwood and Kensington websites. 
  • For grades 6-12, each teacher’s assignments will appear in the location where they normally post. A master list of all of these locations will be found on the Rocky River Middle School and Rocky River High School websites.

Lunch Details for Students in Grades K-12

The Nutrition Services Department is prepared to offer boxed lunches for students in Grades K-12 during this extended school closure.  If interested, please fill out this form to order your lunches. The form will need to be filled out for each individual child in your family.

 

Technology for Educational Purposes

If you noted in your August back-to-school forms, or thereafter, that you do not have access to a computer or your family does not have access to the internet for educational purposes, our school district is able to provide resources during this extended closure. For these resources, a parent/guardian is asked to come to the Rocky River High School Media Center on Monday, March 16, between 3:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

 

During our extended school closure, a student technology trouble ticket system will be available on building websites. Tickets will be responded to as soon as possible.

 

Student Medications

If you need to pick up your child’s medication, please contact the school nurse today or Monday to make these arrangements.

 

3rd Quarter Report Card Update

The last day of quarter three will be Monday, March 16. Parents/guardians will be able to view quarter three report cards in ProgressBook on April 24.

 

We will continue to provide updated information during the extended school closure via our Instant Connect phone and email systems. You can also refer to the district’s ongoing communications regarding COVID-19 on our website.

 

Should you have questions regarding COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Health has established a Call Center, staffed by licensed nurses and infectious disease experts, to answer questions everyday from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). 

 

Thank you for your understanding and patience as we continue to work through this matter, and as always, thank you for your support of the Rocky River City School District.

 

Sincerely,

 

Dr. Michael G. Shoaf
Superintendent

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