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Daily Update: March 20, 2020 4 p.m.

It has been decided that school dismissal will be extended through Friday, April 10, 2020. During the week of Spring Break, April 6-10, there will be no online instruction and no breakfast or lunch services.(To read the full daily update, click on the title)
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Daily Update: March 19, 2020, 3 p.m.

Our faculty and staff continue to work diligently to make sure schools are cleaned and meals are being served to those who need them. Electronic devices and learning packets are still being handed out and will continue through to Friday. Teachers are online and checking-in with students, adding learning resources and making video tutorials.
Parents and students may be receiving multiple emails, and it can feel overwhelming. Please be patient with us. We know there is a lot of information being pushed out and we expect that to normalize shortly. (For more information from today's update click on the title)
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Daily Update: March 17, 5:30 p.m.

There have been no new updates from the Tooele County Health Department. As of noon today, there are 51 cases of COVID-19 in Utah. All schools are still on dismissal or “soft closure” until March 27, 2020. (Please click on the title for the rest of the daily updates)
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School Dismissal March 16-27, 2020

During a press conference today, Governor Gary Herbert announced all students in the state of Utah will be dismissed from school from March 16-27, 2020 as a preventative measure to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. (Click on the title for more information)
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Daily Update: March 16, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

We will try to provide a daily update during the school dismissal. Today faculty came together for Google Classroom training and collaborated on how to effectively continue the learning process while students are at home. We are grateful for all the employees who worked through the weekend and pulled long days in order to ensure our students have learning options during this school dismissal. We were informed that the Tooele County Health Department has confirmed that there has been a positive test for Covid-19 in Tooele County. We were told it was travel-related and that there is no indication of community spread. There is a quarantine in place for the individual and household members. (To read more click the "Daily Update: March 16, 2020 at 5:30 p.m." title.)
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School Dismissal Feeding Plan -Updated

Update: Breakfast is now included. We were approved to make all sites FREE for 18 and younger. There have been some site location changes and additions.
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Grab-and-Go lunches are being offered March 17-27, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cash will not be accepted. Only 18 years and younger are able to participate. Lunches can be picked up in the drive-thru or walk-up. Students may go to any site of their choosing. Please look at the flyer for additional information. Thank you.
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All extracurricular events have been canceled until March 27, 2020

Dear Parents, Caregivers, Faculty and Staff, We have just watched the Governor’s press conference and received this new update.
The Superintendent’s Executive Staff, as authorized by our Board of Education, will be instituting the following restrictions in accordance with these recommendations. We will continue to stay in close contact with state and local health department and our school admins. We will reevaluate daily and send out regular updates. The ban on these activities and events will not be lifted until after March 27, 2020. (Click on the title to read the full letter)
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Letter from the Superintendent in regard to COVID-19

March 12, 2020-- Dear Parents, Caregivers, Faculty and Staff, In response to the latest CDC media briefing on the Coronavirus and the potential impact at the community level, we want to assure you that we are staying updated on the status in Utah and within our own community. First and foremost, we are following the guidance of the Tooele County Health Department and information being conveyed from the State of Utah. Communication is ongoing, and the situation is being monitored closely at the local level. (Click on the title to read the full letter)
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