Antwerp Local Schools News Article

In-Service Day and COVID-19 Update

... with their teachers beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at approximately 9:30 a.m. School personnel will utilize this time period to make sure the school has enough internet bandwidth to carry out instruction in the event that our entire student population has to move to a Remote Learning Plan. Similarly, school personnel will have the opportunity to determine if students have adequate internet/computer capability in their homes to carry out remote learning. Furthermore, the 30-minute time period will provide an opportunity for students and staff to practice communicating through remote applications.

If your child does not have a computer at home and needs a computer, students will be permitted to bring their school-assigned computers home with them Thursday, November 19th as long as parents have completed the “Assigned Computer Device” form and paid the $10, which covers the cost associated with wear and tear, batteries, and other issues arising from the extended use of the computer device. Please contact your child’s respective school office if you would like to fill out a computer device form and pay the $10 cost.

Antwerp Local Schools is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff. We are also committed to keep students, parents, and the community updated with current information regarding COVID-19 issues as it relates to our school operations. Currently, we have a classroom teacher and a substitute custodian quarantined due to testing positive for COVID-19. Fortunately, no students or staff were in close contact with the two employees. We also have one student who recently tested positive. Eight fellow students were quarantined due to close contact with the student who tested positive. School personnel will continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in our school community. For now, we plan to continue with our current in-person educational setting.

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