EWSD is now accepting registration requests for prekindergarten enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year. Space is limited in our pre-K classrooms and placement is determined by a lottery drawing. The window to submit a registration request will be open until Friday February 25th. Please click on the "Pre-K Lottery Form" button to submit a pre-K registration request.
Hello Hiawatha families,
As many of you know, it has been a busy couple of weeks dealing with many COVID situations in our community. Due to the increase in COVID transmission and a new Vermont Agency of Education directive on prevention and mitigation strategies for our schools, I wanted to write you a school-specific update.
We are entering a new phase in our response to the pandemic. If you haven’t done so already, I strongly encourage you to read the EWSD Communication: COVID Testing Update that was released yesterday.
Here are some of the takeaways from our shift in response:
Let’s start with what has NOT changed:
Please contact me if you need testing kits for illness and community exposure. Once supplies are more robust, I will be able to distribute them more liberally for these reasons and for in-home exposures, as well.
I appreciate the effort we have all put into keeping our community healthy and safe over the past couple of years. I know this pandemic has taken its toll on all of us. I look forward to brighter days ahead.
During the Winter months, please remember to send your student to school every day with:
If students do not have boots and snow pants, they will need to stay on paved areas of the playground during recess. This is done to keep them dry.
Please pack indoor shoes for your student to wear inside the school building. Wearing wet snow boots is not only uncomfortable but makes for wet floors, which can lead to injury.
Reporting an Absence, Late Arrival, or Change in After School Plans
There are many ways to contact us regarding your student's attendance. You can call the Attendance line at 802-857-7007 (for Attendance only), call Michelle at 802-878-1384, email Michelle at firstname.lastname@example.org or go directly to our website and click on the Report an Absence button.
If you need to make a change to your child’s after school plan, please contact Michelle directly before 2:00 PM (1PM on Wednesdays) on any given day.
If you contact your student's teacher through SeeSaw or any other means regarding a change of plan in your student's day or attendance PLEASE BE SURE TO CONTACT MICHELLE ALSO.
The EWSD Farm to School and Child Nutrition Program advocated actively for the passage of this law, believing strongly that high quality, nutritious food, from local sources make our kids and communities healthier.
Sara Jablonski has been selected as the new interim principal at Founders Memorial School, filling the vacated role through the end of the 2021-22 school year.