Parent Notice for Week of Dec. 20-22, 2021

Parent Notice: December 21, 2021

Dismissal will be at 3:00 PM Tomorrow. There will be NO After School activities (No: Play, Study, Win, No after school, No soccer, No tutoring, etc) 

Christmas Break:  Last day of classes for grades PreK-3 through 8th grade will be Wednesday, December 22.  Dismissal for PreK-3 &4 will be at 2:25 and K-8th will be at 3:00 PM. We are scheduled to return to the building on Monday, January 3rd, but during these unprecedented times and uncertainty of possible school closures due to COVID the school (teachers) are prepared to go into full remote learning.  The teachers will be sending you and your children the Google Classroom codes and their remote learning schedules. If you have any questions with regards to login in please reach out to your child’s teacher through email or Class Dojo.  The students will also be taking home all their books between today and tomorrow, so they may be prepared if we have to shut down.  Let’s pray and hope that we will not have to go through this again. We just ask that you check emails/alerts from FACTSIS for any messages with regards to school closures.

Remote Learning Rules:   Remote learning must be treated as a regular day of school: signing in on time, prepared with all materials, cameras on, devices turned on, full name displayed, and all work submitted on time. Attached you will also find the academy virtual learning pledge. You and your children should read and discuss the rules together.

Christmas Show: Tonight via ZOOM at 7:00PM

 The link to the Christmas Show is below:

St. Brigid Academy Winter Concert

When:   Tue Dec 21, 2021 7pm – 8pm Eastern Time – New York
Join Zoom Meeting
  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81653609031

Meeting ID: 816 5360 9031
Passcode: BRIGID
One tap mobile
+16465588656,,81653609031# US (New York)

   

Health and Safety Regulations:  NEW UPDATE:EFFECTIVE December 3, 2021: To ensure the reporting to public health, the ability to confirm the negative result was on a specimen collected from the symptomatic individual, and to have an official printed test result  that can be provided as proof of eligibility to participate in school, has medical supervision, and a doctor’s note).

 EffectiveDecember 3, 2021, OTC and At Home COVID Tests, even if FDA approved, are not acceptable for return to school for the following:

·       Individuals identified as close contacts (known exposure) -Individuals who do not meet the DOH criteria for exemption from quarantine are required to complete the full quarantine or if eligible the Day 5 PCR Test Out Option

·       Exhibiting COVID symptoms- Individuals who stay home or are sent home with COVID -19 like symptoms are required to get a negative PCR test and a Doctor’s note clearing them to safely return to school.

 Please Note: This update is not different to our current policy, it only clarifies the use of OTC or At Home Tests.

Christmas Spirit Week:  Thank you all who participated and donated to our annual Christmas Spirit Week! It was a wonderful success and everyone had a nice time.

The Bishop’s Mass:  Thank you families for coming to mass with your children this past Sunday.  It was wonderful to be together as a school family celebrating the day of the Lord with our new Bishop.

 

May your Christmas be filled with joy, love, and God’s favor! Have a beautiful Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year!

 

 

 
 
 
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