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‘Getting Started’ Information for CSD’s Online and Parent-Guided Learners

Ready, set, learn! Summer is winding down and students are getting ready to hit the books.

For those who chose Online Instruction, or At-Home, Parent-Guided and District-Supported Instruction as their preferred learning path, new information will be made available this week to help students get started with their schooling.

With both options, parents and guardians will be able to check out electronic devices to facilitate their children’s learning. Schools will be distributing the devices between August 18-27, and families should expect to receive distribution dates and instructions from their child’s school. Schools also will be distributing Illustrative Math workbooks to remote learners, both the online students and those who chose parent-guided instruction.

Here is a breakdown of additional resources to be shared with families this week:

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Parent Update for Week of Aug 9-14, 2020

East Midvale faculty and staff are working hard to prepare for a safe and successful return to school in whatever learning option our families have chosen.

  • Save the date:  Thursday Aug. 20 – Reverse teacher parade and virtual Back to School Night!  Drive by East Midvale between 5-5:30 pm to wave hello to your new teacher!  Welcome and Information videos and teacher classroom tours will go live at 6:00 pm.
  • Reminder:  School starts for grades 1-5 on Mon. Aug. 24 and for Kindergarten and Preschool on Thurs. Aug. 27.  Please send students to school wearing a mask.  The school is planning to provide a “school mask” as well if needed.
  • Online students:  Stay tuned for information on how and when technology can be checked out.
  • Mobile Food Pantry Thursday Aug. 20 at 9:00 am at Mountain View Christian Assembly Church, 300 E. 8000 S. in Sandy.  Sponsored through Utah Food Bank.
  • Apply by August 31 for P-EBT benefits of $308 per student who attended East Midvale last year.  Apply at pebtutah.org.  If you already receive SNAP benefits, you need not apply.  Funds will be loaded onto current cards.
  • Call United Way of Salt Lake 211 for information on a free Chromebook or laptop.

IMPORTANT Information for East Midvale Families Aug. 5, 2020

  • Updated School Opening Date:  East Midvale Elementary will begin 1st-5th grade classes on Monday August 24 and Kindergarten and Preschool classes on Thursday August 27 – in compliance with Canyons District School Board’s updated decision.  We will use the additional time to fully prepare for our students and staff to return safely to school!
  • CNS Immunization Clinic will be at East Midvale Elementary:
    • August 6 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm 
    • August 7 from 8:30 am to 11 am.
    • Social Distancing rules apply.  Face Coverings are required.
    • Free for insured and uninsured students attending East Midvale.
  • P-EBT food benefits of $308 per child!  All East Midvale Families with children attending school at the start of COVID pandemic closure March 13 are eligible to receive P-EBT food benefits in form of a debit card.  Apply now at www.pebtutah.org or visit Department of Workforce services- limited time to apply!
  • Does your family need a computer!  United Way of Salt Lake and Utah 211 are helping the community stay connected and thrive during this time of virtual learning.  You could qualify for a free Chromebook or laptop.  Call 211 today!
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