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Week Of 3-29-2020

posted Mar 27, 2020, 12:01 PM by David Brissette   [ updated Mar 27, 2020, 3:17 PM ]

3-29-2020

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Distance Learning continues this week. We are proud of how hard our students have worked and how serious they have taken this.  We understand how new this is to all of our families and thank you for stepping up. This will get easier and teachers and staff are constantly making adjustments based on feedback from students and families and one another. Teachers are working around the clock to come up with innovative ways to deliver instruction.  Please continue to emphasize to your children that this is school time and not vacation. This continues to be brand new to all of us and there will be a lot of adjustments to be made. I thank you again for your patience as we navigate through virtual learning. Please do not hesitate to e-mail your teacher or me with any issues that may arise.  We are in this together!!

David P. Brissette

Chromebooks- There have been two Chromebook Distribution Days now.  I am assuming that every student that needed one received one by families filling out the forms and going to one of the two pick up days. If there continues to be an issue, please go here to fill out the form to get a Chromebook. If this doesn’t work, please go to the district website and fill out the form there. www.bsd-ri.net I am sure they will have another pick up time for families in need of Chromebooks.  Please note that the district technology department is in charge of this and individual schools are not handing these out. 

Virtual Spirit Week- With one week of distance learning under our belts, The BHS Student council came up with this week's theme! In order to participate, please check the weekly spirit week flyer (attached) and plan to dress for the day's theme or set aside time to do the activity. At some point during the day, take a photo of your child  (or if they can have them) in their attire or them completing the activity. Finally, email the photo to brissetted@bsd-ri.net. Photos will be shared virtually to show our community spirit and continue to remind us that we are all in this together! 

ATTENTION Daily Lunches- There has been an adjustment to lunch distribution time in Burrillville.  Bag lunches are being offered at Callahan daily from 11:00-12:00 now.  Your child needs to be there to pick the lunch up.  This is being done in front of the school of WLC. ATTENTION


For the latest information on the corona virus please the following link: https://health.ri.gov/diseases/respiratory/?parm=163 


School District Calendar


PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL THE SCHOOL WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE AT 401-568-1330

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A message from PTA: 

 

The popcorn fundraising order has been submitted and once it arrives to us we will contact parents about arranging a pickup time. We don’t have anything else until we come up with concrete plans for the rest of the year. Thanks and I hope you’re all hanging in there.

 

The Callahan PTA

 

  • Yearbook pre-sales have begun and will continue until April. They can preorder their copy via the paper form that went home or order online at:

 

  • If you are new to our Callahan family or a new Stop & Shop shopper, please add our school to your rewards account. Stop & Shop helps us raise money for our school with your everyday purchases. For any questions please refer to the attached flyer:

 


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Negative Lunch Balance-The negative balance policy is in effect.  The new negative balance limits for full pay students is - $19.50 this price reflects the new increase allowing full pay students to charge up to five breakfasts and five lunches. The reduced limit remains at -$3.50. If your child’s account goes over this amount they will have an alternate lunch of that consists of two sides, milk and a sunny butter and jelly sandwich. Please visit the school district’s lunch program for more information:

Burrillville School Lunch Menus

To add money to your child’s account electronically: https://www.myschoolbucks.com/index.jsp 

 

Please visit our school website for important messages at: 

http://callahan.bsd-ri.net/principal-s-blog



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Mar 27, 2020, 12:01 PM
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David Brissette,
Mar 27, 2020, 3:17 PM
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